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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 621 629 631
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +2
Permanent jobs citing WPA 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.002% 0.011% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.014% 0.065% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 0
Average salary £60,000 £70,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £62,500 £19,000 £51,500
% change year-on-year
+228.94% -63.10%
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
7010 7746 7191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.88% 16.69% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 5994 6399 6016
Average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 28 August 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
2 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) WPA2
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (50.00%) Patch Management

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) WPA2
2 1 (50.00%) LDAP
2 1 (50.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Lead Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Platform Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Information Security
1 1 (50.00%) Zachman Framework
1 1 (50.00%) TOGAF
1 1 (50.00%) Software Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee
2 1 (50.00%) Tripwire
2 1 (50.00%) F5