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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i-2004)
Rank - 872 877
Permanent jobs citing WPA2 0 1 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK - 0.001% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.005% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £52,500

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (100.00%) WPA
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) WEP
2 1 (50.00%) CWNA
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
2 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) AirMagnet
2 1 (50.00%) Product Management
2 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP

WPA2
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) WPA
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
2 1 (50.00%) WEP
2 1 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Network Security
2 1 (50.00%) WLAN
2 1 (50.00%) RIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DMZ
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) 802.11
2 1 (50.00%) OSPF
2 1 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Solutions Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Auditor
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Cryptography
1 1 (50.00%) Credit Risk
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Product Management
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) CWNA
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) McAfee
1 1 (50.00%) AirMagnet
1 1 (50.00%) Aruba
1 1 (50.00%) Ruckus Wireless