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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
Rank - 866 877
Permanent jobs citing CHAP 0 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.006% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.034% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Average salary - £52,000 -
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 28 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) PPP
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) L2TP
1 3 (60.00%) ADSL
1 3 (60.00%) SHDSL
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) Redis
2 2 (40.00%) Big Data
2 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband

CHAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) ADSL
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) PPP
1 3 (60.00%) MPLS
1 3 (60.00%) OSPF
1 3 (60.00%) L2TP
1 3 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (60.00%) SHDSL
2 2 (40.00%) iSCSI
2 2 (40.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) Redis
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Administrator
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (40.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) CCIE
1 3 (60.00%) CCNP
1 3 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Puppet
1 2 (40.00%) Opscode Chef