The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 885 904 847
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -57
Permanent jobs citing WAP 14 6 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.032%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.034% 0.013% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 13
Average salary £43,750 £27,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+59.09% -50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,521 £27,500 £31,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £27,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+81.81% -47.61%

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
41418 44528 42429
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.32% 38.25% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 35449 37455 36678
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WAP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 September 2015 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
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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
England +33 14 £43,750 -27.08% 3
South East +15 7 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire +22 6 £50,000 -
Reading - 6 £50,000 -
London +4 5 £37,500 -37.50% 2
City of London +32 1 £29,000 -51.66% 1
Nottinghamshire - 1 £31,708 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £31,708 -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
3 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
4 15 (48.39%) LAN
5 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
6 13 (41.94%) Cisco
7 12 (38.71%) Firewall
7 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
8 11 (35.48%) SCCM
8 11 (35.48%) HP
9 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (32.26%) Wireless
10 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 9 (29.03%) ProCurve
10 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (29.03%) Mac OS X
10 9 (29.03%) SQL
10 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
10 9 (29.03%) ITIL
11 8 (25.81%) WLAN
11 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
11 8 (25.81%) Lync
11 8 (25.81%) Veeam
11 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (25.81%) Replication
11 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
12 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2010
1 8 (25.81%) Lync
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint
1 8 (25.81%) SharePoint 2013
2 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 7 (22.58%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (3.23%) OpenStack
3 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (16.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.68%) MS Office
3 2 (6.45%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.45%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (9.68%) Office 365
3 2 (6.45%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (48.39%) LAN
2 12 (38.71%) Firewall
3 10 (32.26%) Wireless
3 10 (32.26%) Cisco ASA
4 8 (25.81%) WLAN
5 7 (22.58%) VPN
5 7 (22.58%) DNS
6 6 (19.35%) GPRS
6 6 (19.35%) WAN
7 5 (16.13%) GGSN
7 5 (16.13%) SGSN
7 5 (16.13%) MVNO
7 5 (16.13%) Diameter Protocol
8 4 (12.90%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (9.68%) TCP/IP
10 2 (6.45%) DHCP
10 2 (6.45%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (6.45%) GSM
10 2 (6.45%) UMTS
11 1 (3.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (12.90%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.23%) Billing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (19.35%) Consultant
3 4 (12.90%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.45%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Test Engineer
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Architect
6 1 (3.23%) Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Replication
2 4 (12.90%) Private Cloud
3 3 (9.68%) PDA
3 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (3.23%) Clustering
4 1 (3.23%) IPTV
4 1 (3.23%) HP Storage
4 1 (3.23%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (70.97%) Windows
2 10 (32.26%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (29.03%) Windows 7
3 9 (29.03%) Mac OS X
4 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (9.68%) Windows Phone
6 2 (6.45%) Linux
7 1 (3.23%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.23%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (29.03%) ITIL
2 8 (25.81%) Patch Management
3 6 (19.35%) CRM
4 5 (16.13%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.45%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Network Management
5 2 (6.45%) Change Control
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
6 1 (3.23%) Customer Engagement
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Project Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Management
6 1 (3.23%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) PowerShell
2 9 (29.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.23%) T-SQL
3 1 (3.23%) Java
Qualifications
1 9 (29.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (19.35%) MCSE
2 6 (19.35%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) CCNP
3 2 (6.45%) CCNA
3 2 (6.45%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.45%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.45%) MCP
3 2 (6.45%) MCSD
4 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) SLA
1 1 (3.23%) QA
System Software
1 19 (61.29%) Active Directory
2 12 (38.71%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.23%) Terminal Services
4 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.23%) XenApp
4 1 (3.23%) vSphere
4 1 (3.23%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (35.48%) SCCM
2 7 (22.58%) SCOrch
3 4 (12.90%) Windows Intune
4 3 (9.68%) SCVMM
5 1 (3.23%) ZABBIX
5 1 (3.23%) SCOM
5 1 (3.23%) SCDPM
5 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 20 (64.52%) Microsoft
2 13 (41.94%) Cisco
3 11 (35.48%) HP
4 9 (29.03%) ProCurve
5 8 (25.81%) Veeam
6 5 (16.13%) Huawei
6 5 (16.13%) Ericsson
6 5 (16.13%) Nokia
7 3 (9.68%) Siemens
7 3 (9.68%) VMware
7 3 (9.68%) Mitel
8 2 (6.45%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.45%) Citrix
8 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.45%) Red Hat
8 2 (6.45%) F5
9 1 (3.23%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.23%) Oracle
9 1 (3.23%) Apple
9 1 (3.23%) Dell
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