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

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
Rank 909 966 987
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +21
Permanent jobs citing WPA 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.003% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.015% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Median salary £37,500 - £48,750
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 - £47,750
10% offered a salary of more than £39,500 - £49,750
UK excluding London median salary - - £50,000

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
16834 19627 20614
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.14% 17.89% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 13972 15753 16485
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 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 29 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
London +45 2 £37,500 -
England +44 2 £37,500 -

WPA
Top 18 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 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