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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 884 857 871
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +14
Permanent jobs citing WAP 7 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.030% 0.021%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.017% 0.075% 0.051%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 18
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,575 £33,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £70,000 £70,750
UK excluding London average salary £26,125 £35,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year
-25.35% -28.20%

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
42258 42660 46897
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.54% 39.74% 40.29%
Number of salaries quoted 35576 37010 41087
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 1 October 2014 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 1 October 2014. 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 -49 6 £55,000 - 5
London -8 5 £57,500 +4.54%
City of London +7 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Scotland - 1 £30,000 - 2
East of England - 1 £22,250 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 1 £22,250 - 2
Aberdeen - 1 £30,000 - 2
Cambridge - 1 £22,250 -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) SLA
2 8 (57.14%) Cisco
3 7 (50.00%) Wireless
3 7 (50.00%) iPhone
4 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
5 5 (35.71%) Apple
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (28.57%) iPad
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
6 4 (28.57%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) Java
7 3 (21.43%) MS Office
7 3 (21.43%) MCP
7 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
7 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
7 3 (21.43%) Line Management
7 3 (21.43%) Google
7 3 (21.43%) MCITP
7 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
7 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (14.29%) PDA
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (14.29%) Photoshop
3 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (21.43%) Structured Cabling
2 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) GPRS
3 2 (14.29%) GSM
3 2 (14.29%) UMTS
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
4 1 (7.14%) WCDMA
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) HTTP
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
4 1 (7.14%) PBX
4 1 (7.14%) SMS
4 1 (7.14%) IPv6
4 1 (7.14%) RTCP
4 1 (7.14%) RTP
4 1 (7.14%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Games
2 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Analyst
1 5 (35.71%) Support Analyst
2 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Support Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Graphic Designer
4 2 (14.29%) Graphic Artist
4 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Designer
5 1 (7.14%) Desktop Support
5 1 (7.14%) Junior
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
5 1 (7.14%) Applications Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) SyncML
1 2 (14.29%) XML
1 2 (14.29%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) WML
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) J2EE
2 1 (7.14%) J2ME
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) iPhone
2 6 (42.86%) Blackberry
3 4 (28.57%) iPad
4 2 (14.29%) PDA
4 2 (14.29%) Graphic Design
4 2 (14.29%) Animation
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
4 2 (14.29%) Mobile Games
5 1 (7.14%) Streaming Video
5 1 (7.14%) GIS
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
5 1 (7.14%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Mac OS X
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) UNIX
5 1 (7.14%) bada
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (21.43%) Line Management
1 3 (21.43%) Business Continuity
2 1 (7.14%) Data Security
2 1 (7.14%) Change Control
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
2 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
2 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (28.57%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) MCP
2 3 (21.43%) MCSE
2 3 (21.43%) MCITP
3 2 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (7.14%) CCNA
4 1 (7.14%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Apple
3 4 (28.57%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) Google
5 1 (7.14%) Symbian
5 1 (7.14%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) ESRI
5 1 (7.14%) Kaseya
5 1 (7.14%) Mitel
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