The first table below looks at the demand for WEP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WEP over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
Rank 898 882 894
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +12
Permanent jobs citing WEP 3 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.005% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.015% 0.025% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 7
Average salary £65,000 £31,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+106.34% -45.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,200 £29,100 £49,300
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £32,100 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £31,500 -
% change year-on-year
-39.68% -
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WEP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WEP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WEP over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 within the UK.

WEP Salary Histogram in the UK

WEP
Top 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WEP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -29 2 £70,000 +122.22% 1
London - 2 £70,000 -

WEP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WEP 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 WEP.

1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) WPA
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) IKE
3 2 (40.00%) PPP
3 2 (40.00%) SDH
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) CCIE
3 2 (40.00%) CCNP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
3 2 (40.00%) UNIX
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) SONET
3 2 (40.00%) DWDM
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) OSPF
3 2 (40.00%) Frame Relay

WEP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing WEP 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 WEP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
1 4 (80.00%) WPA
2 3 (60.00%) VLAN
2 3 (60.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Wireless
2 3 (60.00%) Internet
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) IKE
3 2 (40.00%) PPP
3 2 (40.00%) SDH
3 2 (40.00%) VoIP
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
3 2 (40.00%) HTTPS
3 2 (40.00%) SSL
3 2 (40.00%) ATM
3 2 (40.00%) 802.11
3 2 (40.00%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Banking
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) IT Auditor
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Desktop Support
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) REST
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (20.00%) Credit Risk
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) UNIX
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
2 1 (20.00%) Mac OS
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Vista
2 1 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) TDD
2 1 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (20.00%) OOD
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) CCIE
1 2 (40.00%) CCNP
1 2 (40.00%) CISSP
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIP
1 2 (40.00%) JNCIE
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView
2 1 (20.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) Juniper
2 2 (40.00%) Foundry
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Apple
3 1 (20.00%) McAfee
Speke, Liverpool
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £17,000 to £21,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago