The table below looks at the statistics for WPA2 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WPA2 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i-2004)
Rank 887 - 880
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing WPA2 12 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.011% - 0.001%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% - 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 12 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average 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
18473 21075 18878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.65% 18.10% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15349 16663 15236
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

WPA2
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WPA2 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

WPA2 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WPA2
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPA2 within the UK.

WPA2 Salary Trend in the UK

WPA2
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPA2 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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 - 12 £50,000 -
South East - 11 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 10 £50,000 -
Farnborough - 3 £50,000 -
Berkshire - 1 £62,500 -
London - 1 £60,000 -
Slough - 1 £62,500 -

WPA2
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WPA2 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 WPA2.

1 14 (100.00%) VPN
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
1 14 (100.00%) Network Security
2 13 (92.86%) Information Security
3 12 (85.71%) IPsec
3 12 (85.71%) Internet
3 12 (85.71%) MPLS
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco
3 12 (85.71%) CCNP
3 12 (85.71%) CCNA
3 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (85.71%) ITIL
3 12 (85.71%) LAN
3 12 (85.71%) VoIP
3 12 (85.71%) WAN
3 12 (85.71%) Ethernet
3 12 (85.71%) VLAN
3 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
3 12 (85.71%) FortiGate
3 12 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (78.57%) Capacity Planning
4 11 (78.57%) Network Management
4 11 (78.57%) Supplier Management
4 11 (78.57%) DMZ
4 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
4 11 (78.57%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
6 4 (28.57%) Snort

WPA2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WPA2 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 WPA2. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) VPN
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Wireless
1 14 (100.00%) Network Security
2 12 (85.71%) VLAN
2 12 (85.71%) Internet
2 12 (85.71%) MPLS
2 12 (85.71%) IPsec
2 12 (85.71%) LAN
2 12 (85.71%) VoIP
2 12 (85.71%) WAN
2 12 (85.71%) Ethernet
3 11 (78.57%) DMZ
4 7 (50.00%) BGP
5 2 (14.29%) WPA
5 2 (14.29%) Intrusion Detection
5 2 (14.29%) LDAP
5 2 (14.29%) SSL
General
1 11 (78.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Network Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 2 (14.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) UNIX
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Information Security
2 12 (85.71%) ITIL
2 12 (85.71%) Network Monitoring
3 11 (78.57%) Configuration Management
3 11 (78.57%) Supplier Management
3 11 (78.57%) Capacity Planning
3 11 (78.57%) Network Management
4 4 (28.57%) Business Continuity
5 3 (21.43%) Change Control
6 2 (14.29%) Patch Management
Qualifications
1 12 (85.71%) CCNP
1 12 (85.71%) CCNA
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (85.71%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Snort
2 2 (14.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (85.71%) FortiGate
2 4 (28.57%) Check_MK
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 2 (14.29%) F5
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Tripwire