The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - 257 247
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - 0.014% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.088% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Average salary - £19,000 £19,000
UK excluding London average salary - £33,250 £19,000
% change year-on-year
- +75.00%
WEP
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 North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
793 1133 937
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.24% 16.12% 14.11%
Number of salaries quoted 657 936 813
Average salary £36,018 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.95% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

WEP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

WEP Salary Trend in the North West