The table below looks at the statistics for WPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPA over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 632 674 680
Rank change year-on-year
+42 +6
Permanent jobs citing WPA 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.002% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.032% 0.014% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £60,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-37.50% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £60,000 £66,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £60,000 £74,000
UK excluding London median salary - £62,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +81.15%
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
6266 6968 7790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.89% 15.66% 16.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5386 5896 6458
Median salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.76% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the London region citing WPA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 4 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing WPA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for WPA.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Internet

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technology Consultant
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft