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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 918 922 925
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing WAP 16 28 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.026% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.042% 0.071% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 11 27 8
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £30,000 £90,000
% change year-on-year
+20.83% -66.66%

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
38503 39611 42685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.97% 37.18% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 33219 34097 35665
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.89%

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 8 February 2016 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 8 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 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 9 £35,000 +16.66% 4
Surrey +18 8 £35,000 -12.50%
South East +15 8 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Woking - 5 £37,500 -
Wales - 2 £40,000 -
Caerphilly - 2 £40,000 -
South Wales - 2 £40,000 -
London +2 1 £28,000 -44.00% 2

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (48.00%) DNS
4 12 (48.00%) Firewall
5 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
5 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 10 (40.00%) VLAN
6 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 10 (40.00%) DHCP
7 9 (36.00%) SCCM
8 8 (32.00%) SCOM
8 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (32.00%) SCSM
8 8 (32.00%) SAN
8 8 (32.00%) Replication
8 8 (32.00%) Clustering
9 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (28.00%) Finance
10 6 (24.00%) VPN
10 6 (24.00%) VMware
10 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
10 6 (24.00%) LAN
10 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 5 (20.00%) Time Management
11 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 6 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (8.00%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (60.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (44.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (16.00%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (8.00%) Office 365
3 2 (8.00%) PaaS
4 1 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (48.00%) DNS
1 12 (48.00%) Firewall
2 10 (40.00%) DHCP
2 10 (40.00%) VLAN
3 8 (32.00%) SAN
4 6 (24.00%) LAN
4 6 (24.00%) VPN
5 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.00%) Network Security
6 2 (8.00%) Reverse Proxy
6 2 (8.00%) WAN
6 2 (8.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (8.00%) Wireless
7 1 (4.00%) 3G
7 1 (4.00%) GPRS
7 1 (4.00%) GSM
7 1 (4.00%) LTE
7 1 (4.00%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (28.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.00%) Retail
3 2 (8.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Cloud Architect
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architect
3 4 (16.00%) Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) Field Engineer
4 3 (12.00%) Hyper-V Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Network Manager
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Field Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Clustering
1 8 (32.00%) Replication
2 5 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (16.00%) Private Cloud
4 2 (8.00%) HP Storage
5 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 17 (68.00%) Windows
2 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (40.00%) Windows Server
4 8 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (8.00%) Windows 8
6 2 (8.00%) Windows Vista
6 2 (8.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (20.00%) Information Management
2 5 (20.00%) IT Governance
2 5 (20.00%) Risk Management
2 5 (20.00%) Time Management
3 3 (12.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (8.00%) Business Continuity
4 2 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.00%) Network Management
4 2 (8.00%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL
5 1 (4.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (4.00%) Open Source
5 1 (4.00%) Service Management
5 1 (4.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (4.00%) Java
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 2 (8.00%) CCNA
1 2 (8.00%) CCNP
1 2 (8.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (8.00%) MCSA
1 2 (8.00%) MCSD
1 2 (8.00%) MCSE
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 14 (56.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (44.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (16.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.00%) Terminal Services
5 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (36.00%) SCCM
2 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (32.00%) SCOM
2 8 (32.00%) SCSM
3 2 (8.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
4 1 (4.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 15 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 5 (20.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 2 (8.00%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco
5 2 (8.00%) F5
5 2 (8.00%) HP
5 2 (8.00%) Oracle
5 2 (8.00%) ProCurve
5 2 (8.00%) Sage
6 1 (4.00%) BT
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