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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 869 - 960
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing WEP 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% - 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.021% - 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 10
Median salary £50,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 - £50,000

WEP 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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14205 16463 19293
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.13% 16.96% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11559 13682 15731
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

WEP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for WEP in the UK

WEP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WEP in the UK

WEP
Top 5 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 3 months to 25 June 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
England - 3 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £50,000 -
Worcester - 2 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £50,000 -
London - 1 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing WEP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WEP.

1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) WPA
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless Security
1 2 (50.00%) WPA2
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)

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 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) ATM
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Gigabit Ethernet
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) Multicast
1 2 (50.00%) OSPF
1 2 (50.00%) RIP
1 2 (50.00%) VoIP
1 2 (50.00%) VPN
1 2 (50.00%) WAN
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless
1 2 (50.00%) Wireless Security
1 2 (50.00%) WPA
1 2 (50.00%) WPA2
2 1 (25.00%) IGMP
2 1 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
2 1 (25.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) C# Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior C# Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Web Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Security Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Network Specialist
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) .NET Core
1 2 (50.00%) Angular 2
1 2 (50.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) CSS3
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) HTML5
1 2 (50.00%) Kendo UI
1 2 (50.00%) KnockoutJS
1 2 (50.00%) Node.js
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (25.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Change Control
2 1 (25.00%) Client Onboarding
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
2 1 (25.00%) Network Design
2 1 (25.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (25.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco
1 2 (50.00%) F5
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Arista
2 1 (25.00%) Aruba
2 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (25.00%) Juniper
2 1 (25.00%) Nokia
2 1 (25.00%) Riverbed