The table below looks at the statistics for WPA skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPA over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank - 59 -
Permanent jobs citing WPA 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.20% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.82% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £19,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £36,883 £25,250 -
% change year-on-year
+46.06% -
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
85 55 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 20.73% 11.00% 13.38%
Number of salaries quoted 74 43 63
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,789 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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