Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wi-Fi Protected Access (WPA)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1147 1181 1262
Rank change year-on-year +34 +81 +31
Permanent jobs citing WPA 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.004% 0.026% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 5
England median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% -25.93%
10th Percentile £36,250 £38,000 £40,750
90th Percentile £38,750 £48,750 £65,750
UK median annual salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% -10.00% -13.04%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26278 30329 34647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.73% 17.03% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21395 25016 28798
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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

WPA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPA within the England region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South West - 1 £37,500 -
WPA
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention

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 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
1 1 (100.00%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Business Continuity
1 1 (100.00%) Cybersecurity
1 1 (100.00%) Data Loss Prevention
1 1 (100.00%) Ethical Hacking
1 1 (100.00%) Information Security
1 1 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (100.00%) Penetration Testing
1 1 (100.00%) SIEM
1 1 (100.00%) Vulnerability Management
1 1 (100.00%) Web Application Development
1 1 (100.00%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) ISO/IEC 27001