The table below looks at the statistics for WPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPA over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 623 616 639
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +23
Permanent jobs citing WPA 5 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% 0.014% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £70,000 - £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 - -
WPA
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7705 7358 8510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.46% 16.34% 16.48%
Number of salaries quoted 6391 6132 7219
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPA across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WPA Jobs Demand Trend in London

WPA
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPA across the London region.

WPA Salary Trend in London

WPA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing WPA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPA.

1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) WEP
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
2 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Foundry
2 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) 802.11
2 3 (50.00%) SONET
2 3 (50.00%) DWDM
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) OSPF
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 3 (50.00%) L2TP
2 3 (50.00%) Telnet
2 3 (50.00%) NetScreen
2 3 (50.00%) CCIE

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the London region citing WPA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WPA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
1 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) Internet
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
1 4 (66.67%) Firewall
1 4 (66.67%) Wireless
1 4 (66.67%) VLAN
1 4 (66.67%) WEP
2 3 (50.00%) SSH
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco PIX
2 3 (50.00%) Network Security
2 3 (50.00%) Junos
2 3 (50.00%) Fibre Channel
2 3 (50.00%) FWSM
2 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 3 (50.00%) HSRP
2 3 (50.00%) Frame Relay
2 3 (50.00%) IPsec
2 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (50.00%) HTTPS
2 3 (50.00%) SSL
General
1 3 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (16.67%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (16.67%) IT Auditor
3 1 (16.67%) Auditor
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) W3C
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Credit Risk
2 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
1 3 (50.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (33.33%) Mac OS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Information Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Network Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) CISSP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (50.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco
1 3 (50.00%) Juniper
1 3 (50.00%) Foundry
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) McAfee
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
London
HFG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago