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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 936 970 995
Rank change year-on-year
+34 +25
Permanent jobs citing WEP 1 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.006% 0.020% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £57,500 £48,750 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.94% +5.40%
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+17.94% +8.33%

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
17671 20049 20487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.23% 18.16% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14669 15886 16267
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 3 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 5 May 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 +26 1 £57,500 +17.94% 1
South East +21 1 £57,500 -28.12% 1
Hampshire - 1 £57,500 -

WEP
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
1 1 (100.00%) 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 (100.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (100.00%) nginx
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Linux Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) LAMP
1 1 (100.00%) Sensu
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (100.00%) Icinga
1 1 (100.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
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