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 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank - 965 1001
Permanent jobs citing WEP 0 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.010% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.057% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
Median salary - £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London median salary - £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
16560 19249 20943
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.37% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 13773 15691 16702
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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