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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West - - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £19,000 £31,500
% change year-on-year
+163.15% -39.68%
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
943 1040 1053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.45% 14.56% 14.52%
Number of salaries quoted 761 879 883
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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

WEP
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) COM
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WPA
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing WEP 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 WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) PSTN
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) WPA
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Desktop Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (100.00%) Windows 8
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) MCP
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Apple