The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 655 663 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing WAP 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.005% 0.009% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.012% 0.024% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £27,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +66.66%
WAP
England

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 London region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
16845 16591 19836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 39.89% 37.17% 40.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14768 14091 16774
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in London

WAP
Salary Trend in London

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

WAP Salary Trend in London

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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 3 (100.00%) Handset
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) MPLS
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SSL
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) CCNP
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) PBX
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Cacti
2 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 2 (66.67%) F5
2 2 (66.67%) FirePass
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) LTE
3 1 (33.33%) Juniper
3 1 (33.33%) 3G

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) FirePass
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) IPsec
1 2 (66.67%) LAN
1 2 (66.67%) MPLS
1 2 (66.67%) PBX
1 2 (66.67%) SSL
1 2 (66.67%) VoIP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) WAN
1 2 (66.67%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) 3G
2 1 (33.33%) GPRS
2 1 (33.33%) GSM
2 1 (33.33%) LTE
2 1 (33.33%) UMTS
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support
1 2 (66.67%) Network Support Analyst
1 2 (66.67%) Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Network Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Support
2 1 (33.33%) Commercial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Field Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Field Test Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper Support
2 1 (33.33%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Handset
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) CCNP
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCVP
2 1 (33.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Cacti
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) F5
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
1 2 (66.67%) Palo Alto
1 2 (66.67%) SolarWinds
2 1 (33.33%) BT
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper