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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
UK
Rank - - 951
Permanent jobs citing WPA 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - - 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £19,000
UK excluding London median salary - - £19,000

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
13611 17536 19173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 17.12% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11138 14600 15513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) LAMP
2 3 (75.00%) Samba
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Perl
2 3 (75.00%) MySQL
2 3 (75.00%) XML
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Apache
2 3 (75.00%) Python
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) NFS
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Subversion
2 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
2 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 3 (75.00%) JSON
2 3 (75.00%) JIRA
2 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (75.00%) nginx

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (75.00%) Apache
1 3 (75.00%) nginx
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) LDAP
2 3 (75.00%) SAN
2 3 (75.00%) SSL
2 3 (75.00%) VPN
3 2 (50.00%) DHCP
3 2 (50.00%) DNS
3 2 (50.00%) VLAN
3 2 (50.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (25.00%) WPA2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Buildbot
1 3 (75.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (75.00%) Jenkins
1 3 (75.00%) JIRA
1 3 (75.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Administrator
1 3 (75.00%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (50.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 1 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) JSON
1 3 (75.00%) LAMP
1 3 (75.00%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Flex
2 2 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (50.00%) REST
2 2 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (25.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Ubuntu
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 2 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Server Virtualisation
2 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Open Source
3 1 (25.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Perl
1 3 (75.00%) Python
1 3 (75.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) NFS
1 3 (75.00%) Samba
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (50.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 2 (50.00%) Kibana
2 2 (50.00%) logstash
3 1 (25.00%) Ansible
3 1 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (25.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) Atlassian
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Google