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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 891 955 962
Rank change year-on-year
+64 +7
Permanent jobs citing WAP 19 15 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.014% 0.005%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.050% 0.037% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 14 13 3
Median salary £43,250 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.33% +36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £43,250 £50,000 £27,500
% change year-on-year
-13.50% +81.81%

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
37933 40425 44068
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 38.83% 37.56% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 33037 34510 37055
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 30 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 30 August 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 +37 18 £43,250 +15.33%
West Midlands - 12 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 11 £42,500 -
South East +21 3 £44,000 -12.00%
Reading +1 2 £44,000 -12.00%
Berkshire 0 2 £44,000 -12.00%
Buckinghamshire +17 1 £32,500 -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
North West - 1 £45,000 -
Borehamwood - 1 £30,000 -
Redditch - 1 £42,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £30,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £30,000 -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 20 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 20 (45.45%) Information Management
2 20 (45.45%) ServiceNow
3 19 (43.18%) Time Management
4 18 (40.91%) IT Governance
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (40.91%) Risk Management
4 18 (40.91%) Programme Management
5 16 (36.36%) Finance
6 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
7 14 (31.82%) Windows
7 14 (31.82%) Cisco
7 14 (31.82%) Retail
7 14 (31.82%) Enterprise Architecture
8 13 (29.55%) Firewall
8 13 (29.55%) VPN
9 11 (25.00%) DHCP
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
11 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
12 7 (15.91%) Wireless
12 7 (15.91%) CCNA
12 7 (15.91%) DNS
12 7 (15.91%) LAN
12 7 (15.91%) WAN
12 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
12 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (15.91%) PaaS

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 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (9.09%) IBM Notes
1 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 26 (59.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Infor M3
2 1 (2.27%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.91%) IaaS
1 7 (15.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (15.91%) PaaS
2 4 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (29.55%) Firewall
1 13 (29.55%) VPN
2 11 (25.00%) DHCP
3 7 (15.91%) DNS
3 7 (15.91%) LAN
3 7 (15.91%) WAN
3 7 (15.91%) Wireless
4 6 (13.64%) Internet
5 4 (9.09%) SAN
5 4 (9.09%) VLAN
5 4 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (4.55%) FirePass
6 2 (4.55%) IP Telephony
6 2 (4.55%) IPsec
6 2 (4.55%) MPLS
6 2 (4.55%) PBX
6 2 (4.55%) SSL
6 2 (4.55%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.55%) WebEx
7 1 (2.27%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.27%) SQL Server
General
1 16 (36.36%) Finance
2 14 (31.82%) Retail
3 6 (13.64%) Billing
4 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.27%) Back Office
5 1 (2.27%) Electronics
5 1 (2.27%) Front Office
5 1 (2.27%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 16 (36.36%) Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Business Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Cloud Technical Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Service Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Technical Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Technical Business Analyst
2 14 (31.82%) Technical Services Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Network Engineer
4 6 (13.64%) Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Business Architect
4 6 (13.64%) Systems Architect
5 5 (11.36%) Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
6 4 (9.09%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Consultant
6 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (6.82%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) SCCM Engineer
8 2 (4.55%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (45.45%) Management Information System
2 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
3 7 (15.91%) Hybrid Cloud
3 7 (15.91%) Private Cloud
4 4 (9.09%) AS400
4 4 (9.09%) CMDB
4 4 (9.09%) iSeries
5 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.55%) Handset
6 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 7 (15.91%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Information Management
2 19 (43.18%) Time Management
3 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) IT Governance
3 18 (40.91%) Programme Management
3 18 (40.91%) Risk Management
4 14 (31.82%) Enterprise Architecture
5 7 (15.91%) Data Protection
6 6 (13.64%) ITIL
6 6 (13.64%) Problem Management
7 4 (9.09%) Email Filtering
7 4 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
9 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
10 1 (2.27%) Change Management
10 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.27%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (2.27%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 1 (2.27%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (18.18%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (15.91%) CCNA
4 3 (6.82%) CCNP
5 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.27%) CCVP
6 1 (2.27%) CISSP
6 1 (2.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.36%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) GMP
System Software
1 10 (22.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (15.91%) Hyper-V
2 7 (15.91%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCDPM
1 7 (15.91%) SCOM
1 7 (15.91%) SCOrch
1 7 (15.91%) SCVMM
2 4 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (9.09%) SCCM
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (4.55%) Cacti
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.27%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.27%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 20 (45.45%) ServiceNow
2 14 (31.82%) Cisco
3 11 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (11.36%) VMware
5 4 (9.09%) IBM
5 4 (9.09%) Infor
5 4 (9.09%) Intel Security
5 4 (9.09%) IronPort
5 4 (9.09%) Lotus
5 4 (9.09%) ScanSafe
5 4 (9.09%) Veeam
6 3 (6.82%) Riverbed
7 2 (4.55%) F5
7 2 (4.55%) Mitel
7 2 (4.55%) Palo Alto
7 2 (4.55%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.27%) Ericsson
8 1 (2.27%) Redknee
8 1 (2.27%) Sage
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec