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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
Rank 899 877 -
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -
Permanent jobs citing CHAP 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% 0.011% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 - -

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
20327 18645 22362
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.23% 19.45%
Number of salaries quoted 16107 15066 18227
Average salary £43,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 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 21 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -13 5 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Reigate - 3 £55,000 - 2
Surrey - 3 £55,000 - 2
South East - 3 £55,000 - 2
London -11 2 £57,500 +15.00%

CHAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) PPP
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) L2TP
1 3 (50.00%) ADSL
1 3 (50.00%) SHDSL
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
2 2 (33.33%) Redis
2 2 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
2 2 (33.33%) Ruby
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) C
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) .NET

CHAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (50.00%) PPP
1 3 (50.00%) MPLS
1 3 (50.00%) OSPF
1 3 (50.00%) L2TP
1 3 (50.00%) ADSL
1 3 (50.00%) SHDSL
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) iSCSI
2 2 (33.33%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 2 (33.33%) Redis
1 2 (33.33%) Big Data
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (16.67%) Junior
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
1 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ruby
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) C
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) C#
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCIE
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
1 2 (33.33%) Opscode Chef
Reigate, Surrey
Capita
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago