The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 878 954 979
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +25
Permanent jobs citing WAP 30 16 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.015% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.079% 0.038% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 18 15 4
Median salary £43,250 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £31,708 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+36.40% +15.30%

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

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
38110 41670 45676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.83% 37.80% 39.24%
Number of salaries quoted 33121 35535 38873
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

WAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WAP
Salary Trend

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

WAP Salary Trend in the UK

WAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WAP over the 3 months to 25 July 2016 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +68 22 £43,250 +15.33%
West Midlands - 13 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 11 £42,500 -
North West - 4 £39,500 -
South East +34 3 £44,000 -12.00%
Berkshire +9 3 £44,000 -12.00%
Reading +13 2 £44,000 -12.00%
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £44,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £36,000 -
East of England +38 1 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire +20 1 £30,000 -
Northwich - 1 £44,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £30,000 -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2016, IT jobs citing WAP 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 WAP.

1 35 (66.04%) MS Excel
2 27 (50.94%) Management Information System
2 27 (50.94%) Information Management
2 27 (50.94%) ServiceNow
3 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (49.06%) Time Management
4 25 (47.17%) IT Governance
4 25 (47.17%) Risk Management
4 25 (47.17%) Programme Management
5 24 (45.28%) Finance
6 22 (41.51%) Data Centre
7 21 (39.62%) Retail
7 21 (39.62%) Enterprise Architecture
8 16 (30.19%) Windows
8 16 (30.19%) Firewall
9 14 (26.42%) DHCP
9 14 (26.42%) Cisco
10 13 (24.53%) VPN
10 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
10 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
11 11 (20.75%) DNS
12 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
12 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
13 9 (16.98%) SCOM
13 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (16.98%) Private Cloud
14 8 (15.09%) LAN
14 8 (15.09%) WAN

WAP
Top Related 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 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (7.55%) IBM Notes
1 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
1 4 (7.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) IIS
Applications
1 35 (66.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.89%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (13.21%) PaaS
3 6 (11.32%) IaaS
4 4 (7.55%) Office 365
5 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (30.19%) Firewall
2 14 (26.42%) DHCP
3 13 (24.53%) VPN
4 11 (20.75%) DNS
5 8 (15.09%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) WAN
6 7 (13.21%) SAN
6 7 (13.21%) VLAN
6 7 (13.21%) Wireless
7 6 (11.32%) Internet
8 5 (9.43%) VoIP
9 3 (5.66%) FirePass
9 3 (5.66%) IPsec
9 3 (5.66%) MPLS
9 3 (5.66%) PBX
9 3 (5.66%) SSL
10 2 (3.77%) IP Telephony
10 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
10 2 (3.77%) WebEx
11 1 (1.89%) Diameter Protocol
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
General
1 24 (45.28%) Finance
2 21 (39.62%) Retail
3 6 (11.32%) Billing
4 2 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.89%) Back Office
5 1 (1.89%) Electronics
5 1 (1.89%) Front Office
5 1 (1.89%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 17 (32.08%) Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Business Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Cloud Technical Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Service Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Technical Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Technical Business Analyst
2 14 (26.42%) Technical Services Analyst
3 13 (24.53%) Architect
4 11 (20.75%) Cloud Architect
5 7 (13.21%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Business Architect
6 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
6 6 (11.32%) Systems Architect
7 5 (9.43%) Administrator
7 5 (9.43%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.55%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Consultant
8 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Consultant
9 3 (5.66%) Network Analyst
9 3 (5.66%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (50.94%) Management Information System
2 22 (41.51%) Data Centre
3 9 (16.98%) Private Cloud
4 6 (11.32%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (7.55%) AS400
5 4 (7.55%) CMDB
5 4 (7.55%) iSeries
6 3 (5.66%) Clustering
6 3 (5.66%) Handset
7 2 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.89%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Windows 7
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.77%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (50.94%) Information Management
2 26 (49.06%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (49.06%) Time Management
3 25 (47.17%) IT Governance
3 25 (47.17%) Programme Management
3 25 (47.17%) Risk Management
4 21 (39.62%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (13.21%) ITIL
6 6 (11.32%) Data Protection
7 5 (9.43%) Problem Management
8 4 (7.55%) Email Filtering
8 4 (7.55%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.66%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (5.66%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (5.66%) Service Delivery
10 1 (1.89%) Change Management
10 1 (1.89%) Configuration Management
10 1 (1.89%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.89%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.55%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.98%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) CCNA
4 4 (7.55%) CCNP
5 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.77%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.77%) CISSP
7 1 (1.89%) CCVP
7 1 (1.89%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) GMP
System Software
1 13 (24.53%) Active Directory
2 9 (16.98%) Hyper-V
3 6 (11.32%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.77%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 9 (16.98%) SCOM
2 6 (11.32%) SCCM
2 6 (11.32%) SCDPM
2 6 (11.32%) SCOrch
2 6 (11.32%) SCVMM
3 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (7.55%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (5.66%) Cacti
5 3 (5.66%) SCSM
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.89%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (50.94%) ServiceNow
2 14 (26.42%) Cisco
3 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 7 (13.21%) VMware
5 4 (7.55%) IBM
5 4 (7.55%) Infor
5 4 (7.55%) Intel Security
5 4 (7.55%) IronPort
5 4 (7.55%) Lotus
5 4 (7.55%) ScanSafe
5 4 (7.55%) Veeam
6 3 (5.66%) F5
6 3 (5.66%) Mitel
6 3 (5.66%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.66%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.89%) Sage
8 1 (1.89%) Symantec