The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WPA skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WPA over the 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
UK / England
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 926 947
Permanent jobs citing WPA 0 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England - 0.002% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.013% 0.011%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 2
Median salary - £37,500 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -38.77%  
UK excluding London median salary - - £62,500

WPA is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13671 15566 18132
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.36% 16.90% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 34056 39448 44145
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

WPA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WPA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WPA in England

WPA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WPA in England.

Salary trend for WPA in England

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for WPA.

1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) WEP
1 2 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 2 (100.00%) WPA2
1 2 (100.00%) F5
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
2 1 (50.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (50.00%) HSRP
2 1 (50.00%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed

WPA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ATM
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) Multicast
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) RIP
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) WEP
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless Security
1 2 (100.00%) WPA2
2 1 (50.00%) IGMP
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Client Onboarding
1 1 (50.00%) Network Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) Network Design
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (50.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Arista
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Riverbed