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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
Rank 849 869 863
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -6
Permanent jobs citing WAP 31 10 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.009% 0.027%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.076% 0.023% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 31 6 11
Average salary £30,000 £71,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-57.89% +9.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £90,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £90,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-66.66% +63.63%

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
40720 44212 48079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 36.86% 41.02% 42.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35086 37344 42863
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

WAP Salary Histogram in the UK

WAP
Top 28 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 24 December 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 +17 29 £30,000 -57.89% 3
South East -4 11 £30,000 -66.66%
Surrey +2 7 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 7 £30,000 - 2
West Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 - 2
Leeds - 5 £47,500 - 2
Hampshire - 5 £30,000 -
London -7 4 £50,000 -4.76%
Wolverhampton - 4 £25,000 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £25,000 - 1
Southampton - 3 £30,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £30,000 -
East of England -16 2 £25,625 -71.52%
Guildford -17 2 £30,000 -
Worthing - 2 £30,000 -
Gosport - 2 £30,000 -
Sheffield - 2 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands +18 1 £32,500 -7.14%
Berkshire +6 1 £50,000 -44.44%
Reading +3 1 £50,000 -44.44%
Cambridge +1 1 £22,250 -75.27%
Cambridgeshire -4 1 £22,250 -75.27%
Essex - 1 £29,000 -
Lincolnshire - 1 £32,500 -
Harlow - 1 £29,000 -
Lincoln - 1 £32,500 -

WAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
3 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
4 13 (34.21%) LAN
4 13 (34.21%) WAN
4 13 (34.21%) Cisco
4 13 (34.21%) Wi-Fi
5 11 (28.95%) MS Office
5 11 (28.95%) SLA
5 11 (28.95%) Internet
5 11 (28.95%) Wireless
6 10 (26.32%) XML
6 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (23.68%) HTML
7 9 (23.68%) MySQL
7 9 (23.68%) ITIL
7 9 (23.68%) MCP
7 9 (23.68%) Citrix
7 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
8 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 8 (21.05%) XHTML
8 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
8 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
9 7 (18.42%) HTTP
9 7 (18.42%) VPN
9 7 (18.42%) Windows Phone
10 6 (15.79%) GPRS
10 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
10 6 (15.79%) Mitel

WAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (7.89%) Apache
1 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
1 3 (7.89%) Node.js
2 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) MS Office
2 4 (10.53%) MS Excel
3 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (2.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (2.63%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (5.26%) PaaS
1 2 (5.26%) Office 365
1 2 (5.26%) IaaS
2 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (34.21%) LAN
1 13 (34.21%) WAN
1 13 (34.21%) Wi-Fi
2 11 (28.95%) Wireless
2 11 (28.95%) Internet
3 8 (21.05%) TCP/IP
4 7 (18.42%) VPN
4 7 (18.42%) HTTP
5 6 (15.79%) GPRS
5 6 (15.79%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (13.16%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) Structured Cabling
7 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
7 4 (10.53%) VoIP
8 3 (7.89%) DNS
8 3 (7.89%) SMS
9 1 (2.63%) UMTS
9 1 (2.63%) DHCP
9 1 (2.63%) GSM
9 1 (2.63%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MySQL
2 5 (13.16%) SQL Server
3 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
3 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
General
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (26.32%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Consultant
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Support
3 7 (18.42%) Technical Consultant
4 6 (15.79%) Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Support Engineer
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Support Analyst
5 5 (13.16%) Technical Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Field Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Developer
7 3 (7.89%) IT Manager
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Service Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Senior PHP Developer
7 3 (7.89%) Senior Technical Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Field Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (26.32%) XML
2 9 (23.68%) HTML
3 8 (21.05%) XHTML
4 3 (7.89%) XSLT
4 3 (7.89%) LAMP
4 3 (7.89%) CSS
5 1 (2.63%) Cocoa
5 1 (2.63%) Ajax
5 1 (2.63%) JSON
5 1 (2.63%) HTML5
5 1 (2.63%) iOS SDK
5 1 (2.63%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.63%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (2.63%) Android SDK
5 1 (2.63%) Flash
5 1 (2.63%) J2ME
5 1 (2.63%) SyncML
5 1 (2.63%) WML
5 1 (2.63%) .NET
5 1 (2.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
2 6 (15.79%) PDA
2 6 (15.79%) iPhone
3 5 (13.16%) Streaming Video
4 4 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 3 (7.89%) RIA
5 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 1 (2.63%) iPad
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.63%) User Experience
6 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.63%) Smart Meter
6 1 (2.63%) Graphic Design
6 1 (2.63%) Animation
6 1 (2.63%) GIS
6 1 (2.63%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 31 (81.58%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
3 7 (18.42%) Windows Phone
4 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (13.16%) Android
5 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
6 4 (10.53%) UNIX
6 4 (10.53%) Windows XP
6 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) ITIL
2 6 (15.79%) Line Management
3 5 (13.16%) Service Delivery
4 4 (10.53%) OO
4 4 (10.53%) Business Continuity
4 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (7.89%) OO PHP
6 2 (5.26%) Service Management
6 2 (5.26%) Software Distribution
6 2 (5.26%) Data Protection
6 2 (5.26%) ITSM
7 1 (2.63%) Data Security
7 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.63%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
7 1 (2.63%) Product Management
7 1 (2.63%) Change Control
7 1 (2.63%) Web Development
7 1 (2.63%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
2 5 (13.16%) VBScript
3 4 (10.53%) PHP
3 4 (10.53%) SQL
4 2 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) C
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Perl
5 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (23.68%) MCP
3 6 (15.79%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (15.79%) Degree
4 5 (13.16%) CCNA
4 5 (13.16%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
5 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 3 (7.89%) MCITP
6 2 (5.26%) MCTS
7 1 (2.63%) MCSA
7 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (28.95%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (5.26%) WSUS
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) Windows Intune
2 2 (5.26%) SCOrch
2 2 (5.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (2.63%) SCCM
Vendors
1 15 (39.47%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) Cisco
3 9 (23.68%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) Mitel
4 6 (15.79%) Google
5 5 (13.16%) Siemens
5 5 (13.16%) Apple
5 5 (13.16%) HP
6 4 (10.53%) Riverbed
7 3 (7.89%) VMware
8 2 (5.26%) Altiris
9 1 (2.63%) Kaseya
9 1 (2.63%) ESRI
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsys
Salary: Up to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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