The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 422 434 462
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +28
Permanent jobs citing WAP 11 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.050% 0.018% 0.026%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.14% 0.048% 0.063%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 3
Average salary £30,000 £90,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +130.76%
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £62,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-52.00% +60.25%
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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7746 8402 9592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 35.42% 38.66% 41.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6759 7148 8800
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

WAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

WAP Salary Trend in the South East

WAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

WAP Salary Histogram in the South East

WAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Surrey +3 7 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
Berkshire +3 1 £50,000 -44.44%
WAP
England

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) GPRS
2 6 (50.00%) XML
2 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 5 (41.67%) Streaming Video
3 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (41.67%) Wireless
3 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) MySQL
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) VBScript
3 5 (41.67%) XHTML
3 5 (41.67%) LAN
3 5 (41.67%) WAN
4 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (33.33%) SLA
4 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
4 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (25.00%) MS Office
6 2 (16.67%) MCP

WAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (25.00%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) GPRS
1 6 (50.00%) Internet
2 5 (41.67%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (41.67%) Wireless
2 5 (41.67%) LAN
2 5 (41.67%) WAN
2 5 (41.67%) TCP/IP
3 4 (33.33%) HTTP
4 2 (16.67%) SMS
5 1 (8.33%) UMTS
5 1 (8.33%) GSM
5 1 (8.33%) SSL
5 1 (8.33%) IPv6
5 1 (8.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Technical Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) Field Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (16.67%) Support Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 2 (16.67%) Support Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (8.33%) Service Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) XML
2 5 (41.67%) XHTML
2 5 (41.67%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) WML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) Streaming Video
2 4 (33.33%) Blackberry
3 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (16.67%) PDA
5 1 (8.33%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 4 (33.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (33.33%) Windows Phone
3 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (16.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) JavaScript
1 5 (41.67%) VBScript
2 2 (16.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) MCP
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (16.67%) Siemens
2 2 (16.67%) Mitel
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco