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 29 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 881 927 866
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -61
Permanent jobs citing WAP 19 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.005% 0.019%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.045% 0.013% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 18
Average salary £37,500 £27,500 £37,375
Average salary % change year-on-year
+36.36% -26.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,700 £26,600 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £32,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,354 £27,500 £37,375
% change year-on-year
+39.46% -26.42%

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
41819 47152 43592
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 39.17% 40.15%
Number of salaries quoted 35756 40389 37891
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 29 June 2015 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 15 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 29 June 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 +77 19 £37,500 +15.38%
London +40 12 £37,500 +15.38%
Nottinghamshire - 2 £31,708 -
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £31,708 -
South East - 1 £57,500 -
Leeds - 1 £29,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £29,000 -
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Watford - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 (73.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Cisco
3 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
4 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 15 (50.00%) Firewall
5 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
6 13 (43.33%) HP
6 13 (43.33%) LAN
7 12 (40.00%) Wireless
7 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
8 11 (36.67%) SCCM
8 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
9 10 (33.33%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
10 9 (30.00%) Lync
10 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
10 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
11 8 (26.67%) WLAN
11 8 (26.67%) Replication
11 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
11 8 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (26.67%) ProCurve
11 8 (26.67%) Veeam
11 8 (26.67%) Patch Management
12 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (23.33%) Linux
12 7 (23.33%) ITIL

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 9 (30.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (30.00%) Lync
1 9 (30.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 8 (26.67%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (6.67%) Apache
4 2 (6.67%) Node.js
5 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (10.00%) MS Office
3 2 (6.67%) MS Visio
3 2 (6.67%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.67%) Office 365
3 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Firewall
2 13 (43.33%) LAN
3 12 (40.00%) Wireless
4 10 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (26.67%) WLAN
6 7 (23.33%) VPN
7 5 (16.67%) Internet
7 5 (16.67%) WAN
7 5 (16.67%) HTTP
7 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
7 5 (16.67%) UMTS
7 5 (16.67%) GSM
8 4 (13.33%) GPRS
8 4 (13.33%) SS7
9 3 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (6.67%) DNS
10 2 (6.67%) DHCP
10 2 (6.67%) Reverse Proxy
11 1 (3.33%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (3.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (16.67%) MySQL
4 4 (13.33%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Subversion
1 1 (3.33%) TeamCity
1 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.33%) Hudson
1 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 4 (13.33%) Billing
2 4 (13.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (23.33%) Consultant
3 4 (13.33%) Technical Support
3 4 (13.33%) Cloud Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Network Support
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Cloud Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
1 3 (10.00%) XML
1 3 (10.00%) XHTML
1 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) SOAP
3 1 (3.33%) LAMP
3 1 (3.33%) jQuery
3 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (26.67%) Replication
2 4 (13.33%) Private Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Streaming Video
4 2 (6.67%) PDA
4 2 (6.67%) RIA
4 2 (6.67%) iPhone
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.33%) Handset
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) IPTV
5 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
5 1 (3.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 12 (40.00%) Windows 7
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (30.00%) Mac OS X
5 7 (23.33%) Linux
6 5 (16.67%) UNIX
7 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (13.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (10.00%) Windows XP
9 2 (6.67%) Android
9 2 (6.67%) Windows Phone
10 1 (3.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (26.67%) Patch Management
2 7 (23.33%) ITIL
3 6 (20.00%) CRM
3 6 (20.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (10.00%) Open Source
5 2 (6.67%) Network Management
5 2 (6.67%) Change Control
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.67%) OO
5 2 (6.67%) TDD
5 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Pair Programming
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (3.33%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) PowerShell
2 10 (33.33%) SQL
3 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (10.00%) VBScript
5 2 (6.67%) VB
5 2 (6.67%) Ruby
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
2 4 (13.33%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) A+ Certification
3 2 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (6.67%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
1 1 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.33%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (3.33%) UAG
4 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (3.33%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (36.67%) SCCM
2 6 (20.00%) SCOrch
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Intune
4 3 (10.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (6.67%) SCDPM
6 1 (3.33%) SCOM
6 1 (3.33%) SCVMM
6 1 (3.33%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Cisco
2 16 (53.33%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) HP
4 8 (26.67%) ProCurve
4 8 (26.67%) Veeam
5 6 (20.00%) VMware
6 5 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (13.33%) Oracle
8 2 (6.67%) Siemens
8 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
8 2 (6.67%) Mitel
8 2 (6.67%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.67%) F5
9 1 (3.33%) Google
9 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
9 1 (3.33%) BT
9 1 (3.33%) Apple
9 1 (3.33%) IBM
9 1 (3.33%) Dell
9 1 (3.33%) Citrix