The table below looks at the statistics for CHAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CHAP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
Rank 896 907 891
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -16
Permanent jobs citing CHAP 4 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.022% 0.014% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +37.50%
UK excluding London average salary - £55,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +37.50%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18448 20813 18849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.66% 18.12% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15302 16464 15218
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CHAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CHAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

CHAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CHAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CHAP within the UK.

CHAP Salary Trend in the UK

CHAP
Top 3 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CHAP within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 4 £62,500 +13.63% 1
London +6 4 £62,500 +54.32%
City of London - 4 £62,500 -

CHAP
Top 4 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CHAP 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 CHAP.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development
1 4 (100.00%) Social Media
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills

CHAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing CHAP 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 CHAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Social Media
1 4 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Web Development