The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 868 824 854
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +30
Permanent jobs citing WAP 2 32 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.031% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.005% 0.079% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 18
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £39,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-29.48% -5.45%
WAP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
41570 40572 46192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 38.58% 39.73% 41.12%
Number of salaries quoted 35304 35382 40977
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

WAP
Salary Trend in England

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

WAP Salary Trend in England

WAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the England region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -4 1 - - 1
London -19 1 £60,000 +9.09% 2
WAP
UK

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAP.

1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
1 5 (62.50%) iPhone
2 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 3 (37.50%) Android
4 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (25.00%) Google
4 2 (25.00%) PDA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
4 2 (25.00%) Animation
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (25.00%) MPLS
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
4 2 (25.00%) Games
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
4 2 (25.00%) Apple

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing WAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited WAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (25.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (25.00%) Photoshop
2 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) MPLS
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (25.00%) VPN
3 2 (25.00%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (12.50%) SSL
4 1 (12.50%) IPv6
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) GPRS
4 1 (12.50%) GSM
4 1 (12.50%) UMTS
4 1 (12.50%) 4G
4 1 (12.50%) RTCP
4 1 (12.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Analyst
1 3 (37.50%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (25.00%) Graphic Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Graphic Artist
2 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) Flash
2 1 (12.50%) J2ME
2 1 (12.50%) SyncML
2 1 (12.50%) WML
2 1 (12.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) J2EE
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) iPhone
2 3 (37.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile Games
3 2 (25.00%) PDA
3 2 (25.00%) Graphic Design
3 2 (25.00%) Animation
4 1 (12.50%) GIS
4 1 (12.50%) Smart Meter
4 1 (12.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Android
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (25.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Data Security
2 1 (12.50%) Web Development
2 1 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (25.00%) VMware ESX
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 2 (25.00%) Apple
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Google
4 1 (12.50%) ESRI
4 1 (12.50%) HP
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