The first table below looks at the demand for WPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPA over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing WPA 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary - £47,500 -
Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
87 79 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 13.10% 16.42% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 63 70 87
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £20,350
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WPA
North West

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

WPA Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

WPA
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

WPA Salary Trend in Merseyside

WPA
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) COM
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Apple
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) WEP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8

WPA
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) PSTN
1 1 (100.00%) SMTP
1 1 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) DNS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) WEP
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 1 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) MCP
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Apple