The table below looks at the statistics for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 930 956 984
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +28
Permanent jobs citing WEP 1 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.006% 0.048% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 3
Median salary £17,250 £50,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-65.50% -23.07%
UK excluding London median salary £17,250 £50,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-65.50% +163.15%

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
16619 18727 20342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.95% 16.98% 17.65%
Number of salaries quoted 13833 15361 16237
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WEP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

WEP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WEP
Salary Trend

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

WEP Salary Trend in the UK

WEP
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WEP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +41 1 £17,250 -65.50%
Tyne and Wear - 1 £17,250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £17,250 -
North East - 1 £17,250 -

WEP
Top 20 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT jobs citing WEP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WEP.

1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Convergys
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Czech Language
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
1 1 (50.00%) Russian Language
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Sensu
1 1 (50.00%) Icinga

WEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (50.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Czech Language
1 1 (50.00%) French Language
1 1 (50.00%) German Language
1 1 (50.00%) Polish Language
1 1 (50.00%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Account Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) LAMP
1 1 (50.00%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (50.00%) Icinga
1 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Convergys