Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Wired Equivalent Privacy (WEP)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1203 1235 1296
Rank change year-on-year +32 +61 +38
Permanent jobs citing WEP 3 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.004% 0.002%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.011% 0.025% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 4
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -10.00% -20.00%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,813 £47,500
90th Percentile £44,500 £47,500 £56,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% -

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 28309 32038 36151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.65% 16.96% 16.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22925 26230 29899
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WEP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 21 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
England +19 3 £40,000 -11.11%
London - 2 £40,000 -
UK excluding London +16 1 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
1 2 (66.67%) VMware
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) SOAP
2 1 (33.33%) HTML5
2 1 (33.33%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) CSS3
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (66.67%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Broadband
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) CSS3
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) HTML5
1 1 (33.33%) REST
1 1 (33.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (33.33%) Mobile Payment
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Line Management
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Collaborative Working
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) VB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) HP
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware