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 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 909 979 994
Rank change year-on-year
+70 +15
Permanent jobs citing WPA 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.011% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 4
Median salary £37,500 £61,250 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-38.77% +6.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £60,250 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £62,250 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary - £62,500 £34,500
% change year-on-year
- +81.15%

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
16543 18546 20812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 16.91% 17.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13752 15271 16624
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
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 £40,000 £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 2 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
London +37 2 £37,500 -37.50%
England +35 2 £37,500 -38.77%

WPA
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2 (66.67%) MS Office
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) MVC
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) jQuery
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Web Services
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) .NET

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:

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Internet
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Technology Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior .NET Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) jQuery
1 1 (33.33%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft