The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - 70 -
Permanent jobs citing WPA 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.17% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.30% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £19,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £19,000 -
WPA
North West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
50 77 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 10.82% 13.16% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 42 58 68
Average salary £32,000 £34,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.24% -1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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