The table below looks at the statistics for WAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 898 959 983
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +24
Permanent jobs citing WAP 34 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.017% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.089% 0.045% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 19 18 5
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +36.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,700 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £45,000 £32,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £38,354 £27,500
% change year-on-year
+10.81% +39.46%

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
38099 42319 46873
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.85% 38.09% 39.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33097 36189 40123
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

WAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing WAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 2016 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 29 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +52 22 £43,250 +15.33% 4
West Midlands - 11 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 9 £45,000 -
North West - 6 £35,000 - 1
Manchester - 4 £35,000 - 1
South East +36 3 £44,000 -23.47% 2
Berkshire - 3 £44,000 - 1
Wolverhampton - 2 £36,000 -
Reading - 2 £44,000 - 1
Cheshire - 2 £44,500 -
East of England +31 1 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire +27 1 £30,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -
County Down - 1 £30,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £30,000 -
Northwich - 1 £44,000 -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for WAP.

1 38 (67.86%) MS Excel
2 29 (51.79%) Management Information System
2 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (51.79%) Information Management
2 29 (51.79%) ServiceNow
3 28 (50.00%) Time Management
4 27 (48.21%) IT Governance
4 27 (48.21%) Risk Management
4 27 (48.21%) Finance
4 27 (48.21%) Programme Management
5 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
6 23 (41.07%) Enterprise Architecture
6 23 (41.07%) Retail
7 18 (32.14%) Windows
8 16 (28.57%) Firewall
9 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
9 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
10 13 (23.21%) DHCP
10 13 (23.21%) DNS
11 12 (21.43%) Cisco
11 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
12 11 (19.64%) VPN
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 10 (17.86%) Private Cloud
13 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
13 10 (17.86%) SCOM
13 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
14 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
14 9 (16.07%) LAN
14 9 (16.07%) WAN

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (8.93%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.14%) IBM Notes
2 4 (7.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) IIS
Applications
1 38 (67.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Infor M3
2 1 (1.79%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (14.29%) PaaS
3 6 (10.71%) IaaS
4 4 (7.14%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (7.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Firewall
2 13 (23.21%) DHCP
2 13 (23.21%) DNS
3 11 (19.64%) VPN
4 9 (16.07%) LAN
4 9 (16.07%) WAN
5 8 (14.29%) SAN
5 8 (14.29%) VLAN
6 6 (10.71%) Internet
7 5 (8.93%) VoIP
7 5 (8.93%) Wireless
8 3 (5.36%) FirePass
8 3 (5.36%) IPsec
8 3 (5.36%) MPLS
8 3 (5.36%) PBX
8 3 (5.36%) SSL
8 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
9 2 (3.57%) 3G
9 2 (3.57%) GPRS
9 2 (3.57%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
General
1 27 (48.21%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Retail
3 6 (10.71%) Billing
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.79%) Back Office
5 1 (1.79%) Electronics
5 1 (1.79%) Front Office
5 1 (1.79%) Mandarin Language
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Analyst
2 15 (26.79%) Architect
3 14 (25.00%) Business Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Cloud Technical Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Technical Business Analyst
3 14 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
4 13 (23.21%) Cloud Architect
5 9 (16.07%) Enterprise Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Business Architect
6 6 (10.71%) Systems Architect
7 5 (8.93%) Administrator
7 5 (8.93%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Cloud Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
8 4 (7.14%) Network Engineer
9 3 (5.36%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Management Information System
2 24 (42.86%) Data Centre
3 10 (17.86%) Private Cloud
4 6 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (7.14%) AS400
5 4 (7.14%) Clustering
5 4 (7.14%) CMDB
5 4 (7.14%) Handset
5 4 (7.14%) iSeries
6 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.57%) Replication
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.79%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 12 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) Agile Software Development
1 29 (51.79%) Information Management
2 28 (50.00%) Time Management
3 27 (48.21%) IT Governance
3 27 (48.21%) Programme Management
3 27 (48.21%) Risk Management
4 23 (41.07%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (12.50%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Data Protection
7 5 (8.93%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.14%) Email Filtering
8 4 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (7.14%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
9 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
10 2 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
11 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
11 1 (1.79%) Operations Management
11 1 (1.79%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (1.79%) C
2 1 (1.79%) Java
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (16.07%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (12.50%) CCNA
4 4 (7.14%) CCNP
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.57%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (3.57%) CISSP
7 1 (1.79%) CCVP
7 1 (1.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) GMP
2 1 (1.79%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (26.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.79%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCOM
2 7 (12.50%) SCCM
3 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 6 (10.71%) SCDPM
3 6 (10.71%) SCOrch
3 6 (10.71%) SCVMM
4 4 (7.14%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (7.14%) SCSM
5 3 (5.36%) Cacti
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 29 (51.79%) ServiceNow
2 15 (26.79%) Microsoft
3 12 (21.43%) Cisco
4 8 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (7.14%) IBM
5 4 (7.14%) Infor
5 4 (7.14%) Intel Security
5 4 (7.14%) IronPort
5 4 (7.14%) Lotus
5 4 (7.14%) ScanSafe
5 4 (7.14%) Veeam
6 3 (5.36%) F5
6 3 (5.36%) Mitel
6 3 (5.36%) Palo Alto
6 3 (5.36%) Riverbed
6 3 (5.36%) SolarWinds
7 2 (3.57%) Juniper
7 2 (3.57%) Sage
8 1 (1.79%) Ericsson
8 1 (1.79%) Symantec
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