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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 626 608 -
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -
Permanent jobs citing WPA 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.007% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.039% 0.014% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £72,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £35,000 -
% change year-on-year
-45.71% -
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
7715 7001 8868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.88% 15.75% 18.12%
Number of salaries quoted 6364 5966 7504
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 2 October 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 3 (60.00%) ATM
1 3 (60.00%) LAN
1 3 (60.00%) SDH
1 3 (60.00%) VoIP
1 3 (60.00%) WAN
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) HTTP
1 3 (60.00%) IKE
1 3 (60.00%) PPP
1 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (60.00%) VPN
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) 802.11
1 3 (60.00%) SONET
1 3 (60.00%) DWDM
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) L2TP

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) HTTPS
1 3 (60.00%) SSL
1 3 (60.00%) Internet
1 3 (60.00%) 802.11
1 3 (60.00%) SONET
1 3 (60.00%) DWDM
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) BGP
1 3 (60.00%) EIGRP
1 3 (60.00%) L2TP
1 3 (60.00%) Telnet
1 3 (60.00%) NetScreen
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (60.00%) Wireless
1 3 (60.00%) Frame Relay
1 3 (60.00%) IPsec
1 3 (60.00%) WEP
1 3 (60.00%) SSH
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) W3C
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) UNIX
1 3 (60.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (40.00%) Information Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) CISSP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (60.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) OpenView
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco
1 3 (60.00%) Juniper
1 3 (60.00%) Foundry
2 2 (40.00%) VMware