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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 849 882 859
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -23
Permanent jobs citing WAP 29 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.011% 0.024%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.074% 0.026% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 29 8 9
Average salary £30,000 £90,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-66.66% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,750 £39,700
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £90,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £90,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +133.76%

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
39276 42093 45889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.09% 41.03% 41.94%
Number of salaries quoted 33876 35161 40804
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 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%

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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 27 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 30 January 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 +12 27 £30,000 -66.66% 4
South East -18 11 £30,000 -66.66%
Surrey - 7 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 6 £30,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £30,000 -
London +3 4 £47,500 - 1
Leeds - 4 £37,250 -
Wolverhampton - 4 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £25,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £37,250 -
Southampton - 3 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £30,000 -
Gosport - 2 £30,000 -
Guildford - 2 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £30,000 -
Worthing - 2 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands +18 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Reading -2 1 £50,000 -44.44%
East of England -10 1 £29,000 -67.77% 1
Berkshire -16 1 £50,000 -44.44%
Essex - 1 £29,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £32,500 -
Lincoln - 1 £32,500 -
Harlow - 1 £29,000 -
City of London - 1 £45,000 - 1

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 13 (32.50%) LAN
3 13 (32.50%) WAN
3 13 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
3 13 (32.50%) Wireless
4 12 (30.00%) Internet
5 11 (27.50%) SLA
5 11 (27.50%) XML
5 11 (27.50%) HTML
5 11 (27.50%) MySQL
5 11 (27.50%) MS Office
6 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 10 (25.00%) XHTML
6 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
7 9 (22.50%) Citrix
7 9 (22.50%) ITIL
7 9 (22.50%) MCP
8 8 (20.00%) VPN
8 8 (20.00%) HTTP
8 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
8 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (17.50%) Windows Phone
9 7 (17.50%) Streaming Video
9 7 (17.50%) GPRS

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 3 (7.50%) Node.js
1 3 (7.50%) Apache
1 3 (7.50%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.50%) Lync
2 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (27.50%) MS Office
2 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.50%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (2.50%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (7.50%) Office 365
2 2 (5.00%) IaaS
2 2 (5.00%) PaaS
3 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) LAN
1 13 (32.50%) WAN
1 13 (32.50%) Wi-Fi
1 13 (32.50%) Wireless
2 12 (30.00%) Internet
3 10 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (20.00%) VPN
4 8 (20.00%) HTTP
5 7 (17.50%) GPRS
6 6 (15.00%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (12.50%) Structured Cabling
7 5 (12.50%) Firewall
8 4 (10.00%) DNS
8 4 (10.00%) VoIP
8 4 (10.00%) IP Telephony
9 3 (7.50%) SMS
10 2 (5.00%) DHCP
11 1 (2.50%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (2.50%) RTCP
11 1 (2.50%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) MySQL
2 7 (17.50%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.50%) RDBMS
4 2 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 8 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Legal
3 2 (5.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Consultant
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 9 (22.50%) Technical Support
2 9 (22.50%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
4 5 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.00%) Technical Support Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 4 (10.00%) Field Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Developer
6 3 (7.50%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Analyst
6 3 (7.50%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Senior PHP Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (27.50%) XML
1 11 (27.50%) HTML
2 10 (25.00%) XHTML
3 3 (7.50%) LAMP
3 3 (7.50%) CSS
3 3 (7.50%) XSLT
4 1 (2.50%) HTML5
4 1 (2.50%) Cocoa Touch
4 1 (2.50%) iOS SDK
4 1 (2.50%) WebSockets
4 1 (2.50%) Android SDK
4 1 (2.50%) Ajax
4 1 (2.50%) JSON
4 1 (2.50%) Cocoa
4 1 (2.50%) .NET
4 1 (2.50%) J2EE
4 1 (2.50%) Flash
4 1 (2.50%) J2ME
4 1 (2.50%) SyncML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (22.50%) Blackberry
2 7 (17.50%) Streaming Video
3 6 (15.00%) PDA
3 6 (15.00%) iPhone
4 4 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.50%) RIA
5 3 (7.50%) Open Source
6 1 (2.50%) iPad
6 1 (2.50%) User Experience
6 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.50%) GIS
6 1 (2.50%) Mobile Games
6 1 (2.50%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.50%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 34 (85.00%) Windows
2 10 (25.00%) Windows 7
3 8 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (17.50%) Windows Phone
5 6 (15.00%) Windows XP
6 5 (12.50%) Android
6 5 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (10.00%) UNIX
7 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (7.50%) Linux
9 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
10 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (22.50%) ITIL
2 6 (15.00%) Line Management
3 5 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.00%) OO
4 4 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.50%) OO PHP
6 2 (5.00%) Service Management
6 2 (5.00%) ITSM
6 2 (5.00%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.50%) Web Development
7 1 (2.50%) Performance Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.50%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.50%) Product Management
7 1 (2.50%) Change Control
7 1 (2.50%) Android Development
7 1 (2.50%) Data Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (17.50%) VBScript
3 4 (10.00%) PHP
3 4 (10.00%) SQL
4 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
4 3 (7.50%) VB
5 2 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (5.00%) C
6 1 (2.50%) Objective-C
6 1 (2.50%) C#
6 1 (2.50%) C++
6 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 10 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (22.50%) MCP
3 6 (15.00%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (12.50%) CCNA
5 3 (7.50%) MCITP
5 3 (7.50%) MCSE
5 3 (7.50%) A+ Certification
6 2 (5.00%) MCTS
7 1 (2.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (27.50%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (2.50%) UAG
3 1 (2.50%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.50%) vSphere
3 1 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (15.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (7.50%) Windows Intune
3 2 (5.00%) SCOrch
3 2 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (5.00%) SCCM
3 2 (5.00%) SCOM
3 2 (5.00%) WSUS
4 1 (2.50%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (32.50%) Cisco
3 9 (22.50%) Citrix
4 6 (15.00%) Mitel
4 6 (15.00%) Google
5 5 (12.50%) Siemens
5 5 (12.50%) Apple
6 4 (10.00%) HP
6 4 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (10.00%) Riverbed
7 2 (5.00%) Altiris
8 1 (2.50%) Kaseya
8 1 (2.50%) ESRI
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Barron McCann
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Borehamwood
Everything Everywhere
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus / Benefits / Laptop / Phone
Posted: 23 days ago