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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 885 924 886
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -38
Permanent jobs citing WAP 14 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.007% 0.015%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.033% 0.017% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 17
Average salary £45,000 £27,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £25,700 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £32,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £27,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -36.47%

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
41821 47620 44610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 37.71% 40.10% 40.37%
Number of salaries quoted 35593 40144 38834
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +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 £40,000 £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 27 April 2015 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 14 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 27 April 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 +42 14 £45,000 +63.63% 5
South East +21 6 £48,750 +95.00% 4
London - 4 £45,000 - 1
Reading - 4 - -
Berkshire - 4 - - 3
South West -23 2 £45,000 +63.63%
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
Leeds - 2 £40,000 -
Oxford - 1 £57,500 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Surrey - 1 £40,000 - 1
City of London - 1 - -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
3 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
4 16 (36.36%) Cisco
5 15 (34.09%) LAN
6 14 (31.82%) WAN
6 14 (31.82%) ITIL
7 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (27.27%) VPN
9 11 (25.00%) Firewall
9 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
9 11 (25.00%) Internet
9 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 11 (25.00%) MySQL
10 10 (22.73%) Linux
10 10 (22.73%) HTTP
10 10 (22.73%) Wireless
11 9 (20.45%) XHTML
11 9 (20.45%) HTML
11 9 (20.45%) MS Office
11 9 (20.45%) XML
11 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
11 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
12 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
12 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (18.18%) UNIX
12 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 2 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (4.55%) Lync
4 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 1 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (20.45%) 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
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.09%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) IaaS
3 2 (4.55%) PaaS
4 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (34.09%) LAN
2 14 (31.82%) WAN
3 12 (27.27%) VPN
4 11 (25.00%) Internet
4 11 (25.00%) Firewall
4 11 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 10 (22.73%) Wireless
5 10 (22.73%) HTTP
6 8 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 7 (15.91%) Cisco ASA
8 6 (13.64%) GPRS
9 5 (11.36%) VoIP
10 4 (9.09%) GSM
10 4 (9.09%) DNS
10 4 (9.09%) SS7
10 4 (9.09%) UMTS
10 4 (9.09%) IP Telephony
11 3 (6.82%) Structured Cabling
12 2 (4.55%) DHCP
13 1 (2.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) MySQL
2 7 (15.91%) SQL Server
3 6 (13.64%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (11.36%) Relational Database
4 5 (11.36%) RDBMS
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
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 11 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.09%) Billing
2 4 (9.09%) Marketing
3 2 (4.55%) Finance
3 2 (4.55%) Legal
4 1 (2.27%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Consultant
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Support
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Consultant
3 7 (15.91%) Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Cloud Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Technical Support Consultant
5 5 (11.36%) Support Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Developer
7 3 (6.82%) IT Manager
7 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Senior Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Field Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) Service Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) PHP Developer
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Technical Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.82%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (20.45%) HTML
1 9 (20.45%) XHTML
1 9 (20.45%) XML
2 4 (9.09%) LAMP
3 3 (6.82%) CSS
3 3 (6.82%) XSLT
4 2 (4.55%) SOAP
4 2 (4.55%) Web Services
5 1 (2.27%) jQuery
5 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.27%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Blackberry
2 6 (13.64%) Private Cloud
2 6 (13.64%) iPhone
2 6 (13.64%) Streaming Video
2 6 (13.64%) PDA
3 5 (11.36%) Open Source
3 5 (11.36%) RIA
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile Games
4 1 (2.27%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Graphic Design
4 1 (2.27%) Animation
4 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.27%) Replication
4 1 (2.27%) Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (81.82%) Windows
2 10 (22.73%) Linux
3 9 (20.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
4 8 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (18.18%) UNIX
5 7 (15.91%) Windows Phone
6 6 (13.64%) Windows XP
7 5 (11.36%) Android
8 4 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (9.09%) Mac OS X
9 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (2.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.82%) ITIL
2 8 (18.18%) Data Protection
3 5 (11.36%) OO
3 5 (11.36%) Service Delivery
4 4 (9.09%) OO PHP
5 3 (6.82%) Line Management
6 2 (4.55%) Service Management
6 2 (4.55%) ITSM
6 2 (4.55%) Software Distribution
6 2 (4.55%) TDD
6 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.27%) Unit Testing
7 1 (2.27%) Pair Programming
7 1 (2.27%) Mobile Device Management
7 1 (2.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.27%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.27%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.27%) CRM
7 1 (2.27%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (20.45%) PowerShell
3 6 (13.64%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) VBScript
4 5 (11.36%) PHP
5 3 (6.82%) VB
6 2 (4.55%) Ruby
6 2 (4.55%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.64%) MCP
2 6 (13.64%) MCSE
3 5 (11.36%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (9.09%) MCSA
4 4 (9.09%) CCNA
4 4 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (9.09%) Degree
5 3 (6.82%) A+ Certification
6 2 (4.55%) MCTS
6 2 (4.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (6.82%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.27%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (2.27%) UAG
4 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Windows Intune
1 7 (15.91%) SCOrch
2 5 (11.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) SCOM
4 2 (4.55%) WSUS
4 2 (4.55%) SCDPM
4 2 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.27%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.27%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (36.36%) Cisco
3 7 (15.91%) HP
3 7 (15.91%) Citrix
3 7 (15.91%) VMware
4 5 (11.36%) Mitel
4 5 (11.36%) Siemens
5 4 (9.09%) Red Hat
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
5 4 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 3 (6.82%) Google
6 3 (6.82%) Apple
7 2 (4.55%) Altiris
8 1 (2.27%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.27%) ProCurve
8 1 (2.27%) Veeam
8 1 (2.27%) Dell
South West London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Slough
Telefonica
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago