Period
to 21 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WEP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WEP over the 6 months to 21 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 672 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +1217
Permanent jobs citing WEP 8 0 0
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 0
Median annual salary £62,500 - -
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 - -

WEP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 7,471 21,291 24,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.29% 15.54% 14.86%
Number of salaries quoted 5,948 16,347 19,238
Median annual salary £50,500 £45,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.68% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £25,750 £25,925
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

WEP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing WEP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for WEP in the UK

WEP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing WEP.

Salary trend for WEP in the UK

WEP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing WEP over the 6 months to 21 October 2020.

Salary histogram for WEP in the UK

WEP
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WEP within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 2020. 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
England - 8 £62,500 - 2
UK excluding London - 7 £62,500 - 1
South East - 6 £62,500 -
North of England - 1 £55,000 - 1
Work from Home - 1 £55,000 - 1
London - 1 £70,000 - 1
North West - 1 £55,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 21 October 2020, IT jobs citing WEP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for WEP.

1 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) Azure
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) SOLID
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS

WEP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 8 (100.00%) Azure
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 8 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Azure Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior .NET Developer
2 7 (87.50%) Senior Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
1 8 (100.00%) .NET Core
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Entity Framework
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) HTML5
2 1 (12.50%) LINQ
2 1 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Scrum
2 1 (12.50%) SDLC
2 1 (12.50%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft