The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 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.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Challenge-Handshake Authentication Protocol (CHAP)
Rank 920 885 904
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +19
Permanent jobs citing CHAP 15 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.003% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.013% 0.004%
Number of salaries quoted 15 2 1
Average salary £52,500 £35,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.85% -35.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,750 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.87% -35.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20651 22515 22399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.83% 19.91% 17.81%
Number of salaries quoted 16370 18140 18686
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CHAP over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 within the UK.

CHAP Salary Histogram 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow - 12 £45,000 - 1
Scotland - 12 £45,000 - 1
England -39 3 £54,000 +51.04% 1
London - 3 £54,000 - 1
City of London - 3 £54,000 -

CHAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 20 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 20 (100.00%) PPP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 20 (100.00%) MPLS
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
3 16 (80.00%) CCNP
3 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (80.00%) OSPF
3 16 (80.00%) BGP
4 12 (60.00%) L2TP
4 12 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (60.00%) SNMP
4 12 (60.00%) ADSL
4 12 (60.00%) SHDSL
5 9 (45.00%) Project Management
6 8 (40.00%) Wireless
6 8 (40.00%) Firewall
6 8 (40.00%) LAN
6 8 (40.00%) VoIP
6 8 (40.00%) VPN
6 8 (40.00%) Juniper
6 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
6 8 (40.00%) Network Security
6 8 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 8 (40.00%) Aruba
7 4 (20.00%) Frame Relay
7 4 (20.00%) IPsec

CHAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 20 (100.00%) PPP
1 20 (100.00%) MPLS
2 17 (85.00%) WAN
3 16 (80.00%) TCP/IP
3 16 (80.00%) OSPF
3 16 (80.00%) BGP
4 12 (60.00%) L2TP
4 12 (60.00%) Wi-Fi
4 12 (60.00%) SNMP
4 12 (60.00%) ADSL
4 12 (60.00%) SHDSL
5 8 (40.00%) Wireless
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) LAN
5 8 (40.00%) VoIP
5 8 (40.00%) VPN
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (40.00%) Cisco PIX
5 8 (40.00%) Network Security
Job Titles
1 20 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (40.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Support
4 2 (10.00%) Network Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) Project Management
2 4 (20.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (80.00%) CCNP
3 4 (20.00%) CCSA
3 4 (20.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (40.00%) Juniper
2 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (40.00%) Barracuda Networks
2 8 (40.00%) Aruba
3 4 (20.00%) Websense
3 4 (20.00%) Nokia
3 4 (20.00%) SolarWinds
Glasgow
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Huxley Associates
Posted: 16 days ago