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

Location
3 months to
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 865 884 850
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -34
Permanent jobs citing WAP 22 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.009% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.055% 0.023% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 14
Average salary £30,000 £61,250 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-51.02% +25.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,800 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £90,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £61,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-51.02% +44.11%

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
39934 43508 43727
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.31% 40.64% 40.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34114 36133 38516
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,361 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.62% +4.96%

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 2 March 2015 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 19 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 2 March 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 22 £30,000 -66.66% 3
South East -12 13 £30,000 -66.66%
Surrey - 7 £40,000 -
Berkshire +2 4 £50,000 -44.44%
Hampshire +1 4 £30,000 +20.00%
Reading -1 4 £50,000 -44.44%
Leeds - 4 £27,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £27,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £27,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £25,000 -
Southampton - 3 £30,000 -
Wolverhampton - 3 £25,000 -
Worthing - 2 £30,000 -
London - 2 £47,500 - 2
Basingstoke - 2 £30,000 -
Gosport - 2 £30,000 -
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
City of London - 1 £45,000 - 2

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
3 15 (34.09%) Cisco
3 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
3 15 (34.09%) Internet
4 14 (31.82%) MySQL
5 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
5 13 (29.55%) LAN
5 13 (29.55%) WAN
5 13 (29.55%) Wireless
6 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
6 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (27.27%) HTML
6 12 (27.27%) XML
7 11 (25.00%) XHTML
7 11 (25.00%) HTTP
7 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (22.73%) MS Office
8 10 (22.73%) SLA
8 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
9 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (20.45%) ITIL
10 8 (18.18%) MCP
10 8 (18.18%) UNIX
10 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
10 8 (18.18%) Linux
10 8 (18.18%) VBScript
10 8 (18.18%) Citrix
10 8 (18.18%) Blackberry

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 5 (11.36%) Apache
1 5 (11.36%) Node.js
2 4 (9.09%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) Lync
3 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) MS Office
2 4 (9.09%) MS Excel
3 3 (6.82%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.27%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.27%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 2 (4.55%) IaaS
2 2 (4.55%) PaaS
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) Internet
2 13 (29.55%) LAN
2 13 (29.55%) WAN
2 13 (29.55%) Wireless
3 12 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (25.00%) HTTP
4 11 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 8 (18.18%) VPN
5 8 (18.18%) Firewall
5 8 (18.18%) GPRS
6 6 (13.64%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
7 4 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (9.09%) VoIP
7 4 (9.09%) DNS
8 3 (6.82%) SS7
8 3 (6.82%) GSM
8 3 (6.82%) SMS
8 3 (6.82%) UMTS
9 2 (4.55%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.82%) MySQL
2 8 (18.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
3 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.82%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Subversion
1 1 (2.27%) TeamCity
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) Hudson
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 12 (27.27%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.82%) Finance
2 3 (6.82%) Billing
2 3 (6.82%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
3 2 (4.55%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (22.73%) Consultant
1 10 (22.73%) Technical Consultant
2 9 (20.45%) Technical Support
2 9 (20.45%) Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Developer
3 5 (11.36%) Support Analyst
3 5 (11.36%) Support Engineer
3 5 (11.36%) Support Consultant
3 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Consultant
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (9.09%) Field Engineer
4 4 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
5 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
5 3 (6.82%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) HTML
1 12 (27.27%) XML
2 11 (25.00%) XHTML
3 4 (9.09%) LAMP
4 3 (6.82%) XSLT
4 3 (6.82%) CSS
5 2 (4.55%) SOAP
5 2 (4.55%) Web Services
6 1 (2.27%) Flash
6 1 (2.27%) Cocoa
6 1 (2.27%) Ajax
6 1 (2.27%) JSON
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) HTML5
6 1 (2.27%) iOS SDK
6 1 (2.27%) WebSockets
6 1 (2.27%) Cocoa Touch
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Streaming Video
1 8 (18.18%) Blackberry
2 7 (15.91%) iPhone
3 6 (13.64%) PDA
4 5 (11.36%) RIA
4 5 (11.36%) Open Source
5 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.27%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.27%) Animation
6 1 (2.27%) iPad
6 1 (2.27%) User Experience
6 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.27%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 35 (79.55%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (18.18%) UNIX
4 8 (18.18%) Linux
5 7 (15.91%) Windows XP
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Phone
6 6 (13.64%) Android
7 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.45%) ITIL
2 6 (13.64%) OO
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
3 5 (11.36%) Line Management
4 4 (9.09%) OO PHP
5 3 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.82%) Business Continuity
5 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.27%) Android Development
7 1 (2.27%) Change Control
7 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.27%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 13 (29.55%) JavaScript
2 8 (18.18%) VBScript
3 5 (11.36%) PHP
4 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 4 (9.09%) VB
5 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) C
7 1 (2.27%) C#
7 1 (2.27%) C++
7 1 (2.27%) Java
7 1 (2.27%) Perl
7 1 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) MCP
3 6 (13.64%) Degree
4 5 (11.36%) CCNA
4 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
5 3 (6.82%) MCSE
5 3 (6.82%) MCITP
6 2 (4.55%) MCTS
7 1 (2.27%) MCSA
7 1 (2.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.73%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.27%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.27%) vSphere
3 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.27%) UAG
3 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (6.82%) Windows Intune
3 2 (4.55%) SCOrch
3 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (4.55%) WSUS
3 2 (4.55%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) SCOM
4 1 (2.27%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 15 (34.09%) Cisco
1 15 (34.09%) Microsoft
2 8 (18.18%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 6 (13.64%) Mitel
4 6 (13.64%) HP
5 5 (11.36%) Siemens
5 5 (11.36%) Google
6 4 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 4 (9.09%) Apple
7 3 (6.82%) Oracle
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.55%) Altiris
9 1 (2.27%) Kaseya
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