The first table below looks at the demand 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 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 North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
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 £45,000 £35,750 -
% change year-on-year
+25.87% -
Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1067 1349 991
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.85% 18.38% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 819 1061 876
Average salary £40,000 £35,250 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.47% +5.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
WEP
England

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 24 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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%) ADSL
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
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN

WEP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
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
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) PSTN
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows XP
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
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