The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WPA2 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WPA2 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
WPA2 (IEEE 802.11i-2004)
UK / England
Rank 822 920 -
Rank change year-on-year +98 -  
Permanent jobs citing WPA2 1 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.001% 0.002% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.008% 0.012% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £65,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £65,000 - -

WPA2 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 12888 16787 18332
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.15% 17.39% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10546 14011 14714
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 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

WPA2
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing WPA2 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for WPA2 in England

WPA2
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for WPA2 in England

WPA2
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WPA2 within the England region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands - 1 £65,000 -
WPA2
UK

WPA2
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing WPA2 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 WPA2.

1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) WPA
2 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
3 1 (33.33%) Presales
3 1 (33.33%) Gigabit Ethernet
3 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (33.33%) BYOD
3 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Frame Relay
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (33.33%) WEP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (33.33%) Google
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Wireshark
3 1 (33.33%) German Language
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security

WPA2
Top Related 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Multicast
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) VRRP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) WPA
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) FCoE
3 1 (33.33%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (33.33%) HSRP
3 1 (33.33%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAAS
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless Security
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (33.33%) German Language
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) BYOD
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) High Availability
2 1 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Validation
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (33.33%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Aruba
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Facebook
1 1 (33.33%) Google
1 1 (33.33%) Riverbed