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 23 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 900 946 997
Rank change year-on-year
+46 +51
Permanent jobs citing WAP 26 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.013% 0.007%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.069% 0.034% 0.017%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 8
Median salary £38,000 £41,250 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.87% +38.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,900 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,250 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £45,000 £26,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +68.22%

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
37913 41050 48382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.49% 37.95% 39.97%
Number of salaries quoted 32806 35035 41334
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 £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 23 May 2016 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 17 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 23 May 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 +39 11 £40,000 -3.03% 2
North West - 5 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £35,000 - 1
South East +17 3 £47,500 -17.39%
Berkshire +18 2 £47,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £36,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £36,000 -
London +15 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Reading +14 1 £47,500 -
Northwich - 1 £44,000 -
Brighton - 1 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £44,000 -
Newbury - 1 £47,500 -
East Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 33 (76.74%) MS Excel
2 24 (55.81%) Finance
3 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (48.84%) Programme Management
4 21 (48.84%) Retail
4 21 (48.84%) Information Management
4 21 (48.84%) Enterprise Architecture
4 21 (48.84%) IT Governance
4 21 (48.84%) Time Management
4 21 (48.84%) ServiceNow
4 21 (48.84%) Risk Management
4 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
4 21 (48.84%) Data Centre
5 18 (41.86%) Windows
6 17 (39.53%) Firewall
7 16 (37.21%) DNS
7 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
8 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
9 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
10 13 (30.23%) DHCP
11 11 (25.58%) VLAN
12 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
13 9 (20.93%) SCOM
13 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
13 9 (20.93%) VMware
13 9 (20.93%) Cisco
14 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 8 (18.60%) VPN
14 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification

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 6 (13.95%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (13.95%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) IBM Notes
2 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (76.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (11.63%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (9.30%) PaaS
4 2 (4.65%) IaaS
5 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (39.53%) Firewall
2 16 (37.21%) DNS
3 13 (30.23%) DHCP
4 11 (25.58%) VLAN
5 8 (18.60%) LAN
5 8 (18.60%) SAN
5 8 (18.60%) VPN
5 8 (18.60%) WAN
6 6 (13.95%) Internet
7 4 (9.30%) VoIP
8 2 (4.65%) FirePass
8 2 (4.65%) GPRS
8 2 (4.65%) IP Telephony
8 2 (4.65%) IPsec
8 2 (4.65%) MPLS
8 2 (4.65%) PBX
8 2 (4.65%) SSL
8 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.65%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (4.65%) Wireless
General
1 24 (55.81%) Finance
2 21 (48.84%) Retail
3 2 (4.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (32.56%) Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Business Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Cloud Technical Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Service Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Technical Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Technical Business Analyst
2 12 (27.91%) Technical Services Analyst
3 9 (20.93%) Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Cloud Architect
3 9 (20.93%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (16.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Administrator
5 4 (9.30%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.65%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Network Manager
6 2 (4.65%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (4.65%) Server Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 21 (48.84%) Data Centre
1 21 (48.84%) Management Information System
2 7 (16.28%) Clustering
2 7 (16.28%) Private Cloud
3 5 (11.63%) Replication
4 4 (9.30%) AS400
4 4 (9.30%) iSeries
5 3 (6.98%) Handset
6 2 (4.65%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (2.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (41.86%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server
3 10 (23.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
4 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (48.84%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (48.84%) Information Management
2 21 (48.84%) IT Governance
2 21 (48.84%) Programme Management
2 21 (48.84%) Risk Management
2 21 (48.84%) Time Management
3 7 (16.28%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (13.95%) ITIL
4 6 (13.95%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.30%) Email Filtering
5 4 (9.30%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (6.98%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.65%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
7 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.65%) Service Delivery
7 2 (4.65%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.30%) SQL
2 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (18.60%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) CCNA
3 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (9.30%) CCNP
5 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.33%) CCVP
7 1 (2.33%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) SLA
2 2 (4.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (2.33%) GMP
3 1 (2.33%) QA
System Software
1 16 (37.21%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (20.93%) SCOM
2 8 (18.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (18.60%) SCCM
3 7 (16.28%) SCSM
4 4 (9.30%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (4.65%) Cacti
5 2 (4.65%) SCDPM
5 2 (4.65%) SCOrch
5 2 (4.65%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (48.84%) ServiceNow
2 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
3 9 (20.93%) Cisco
3 9 (20.93%) VMware
4 4 (9.30%) IBM
4 4 (9.30%) Infor
4 4 (9.30%) Intel Security
4 4 (9.30%) IronPort
4 4 (9.30%) Lotus
4 4 (9.30%) ScanSafe
4 4 (9.30%) Veeam
5 2 (4.65%) F5
5 2 (4.65%) Mitel
5 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 2 (4.65%) Palo Alto
5 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
5 2 (4.65%) Sage
5 2 (4.65%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.33%) BT
6 1 (2.33%) Ericsson
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