The table below looks at the statistics for WPA skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPA 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
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 936 969 996
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +27
Permanent jobs citing WPA 1 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.001% 0.005% 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.006% 0.025% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Median salary £36,883 £25,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+46.06% -46.84%
UK excluding London median salary £36,883 £25,250 -
% change year-on-year
+46.06% -

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%

WPA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

WPA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WPA
Salary Trend

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

WPA Salary Trend in the UK

WPA
Top 14 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 2016, IT jobs citing WPA 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 WPA.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server

WPA
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:

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
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Salary: £22511 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago