Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for WAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAP over the 6 months to 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1117 1151 1237
Rank change year-on-year +34 +86 0
Permanent jobs citing WAP 26 7 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.016% 0.004% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.040% 0.011% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 20 6 18
England median annual salary £38,314 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.85% +21.43% +16.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £29,925
90th Percentile £72,500 £48,750 £52,500
UK median annual salary £38,314 £42,500 £36,250
% change year-on-year -9.85% +17.24% +20.83%

WAP is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 65,668 65,523 75,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 40.79% 39.44% 38.42%
Number of salaries quoted 55,533 56,987 65,185
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing WAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for WAP in England

WAP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WAP in England.

Salary trend for WAP in England

WAP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAP in England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for WAP in England

WAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North East - 9 £34,000 -
North of England - 9 £34,000 -
Midlands +33 8 £48,314 +13.68%
West Midlands +10 8 £48,314 +13.68%
London +10 7 £70,000 +33.33%
South East +14 2 £39,000 +20.00%
WAP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 across the England region with a requirement for WAP.

1 19 (73.08%) Windows
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) DHCP
2 17 (65.38%) DNS
2 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
2 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 17 (65.38%) WSUS
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
2 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (65.38%) PowerShell
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 14 (53.85%) Clustering
4 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (46.15%) SAN
5 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
5 12 (46.15%) NAS
5 12 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
6 10 (38.46%) Linux
7 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
7 9 (34.62%) LAN
7 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
7 9 (34.62%) ITIL
7 9 (34.62%) WLAN
7 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 9 (34.62%) SMTP
7 9 (34.62%) Cisco
7 9 (34.62%) Citrix
7 9 (34.62%) Office 365

WAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2003
1 9 (34.62%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (34.62%) Azure Active Directory
1 9 (34.62%) Microsoft Azure
1 9 (34.62%) Office 365
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) DHCP
1 17 (65.38%) DNS
2 12 (46.15%) NAS
2 12 (46.15%) SAN
3 10 (38.46%) TCP/IP
4 9 (34.62%) LAN
4 9 (34.62%) SMTP
4 9 (34.62%) WAN
4 9 (34.62%) WLAN
5 7 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (26.92%) VLAN
6 6 (23.08%) Firewall
6 6 (23.08%) SMS
7 5 (19.23%) SMPP
8 4 (15.38%) DMZ
8 4 (15.38%) VoIP
9 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (34.62%) SQL Server
2 6 (23.08%) MySQL
3 2 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.85%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (23.08%) Marketing
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Server Support
2 9 (34.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Developer
4 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Technical Leader
4 6 (23.08%) Technical Support
5 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (19.23%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (19.23%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (19.23%) Ruby Developer
6 4 (15.38%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Server Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Technical Operations Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Network Support
7 2 (7.69%) Server Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Clustering
2 5 (19.23%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) Replication
4 2 (7.69%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 19 (73.08%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (38.46%) Linux
4 9 (34.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) CentOS
6 4 (15.38%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (46.15%) Mentoring
2 12 (46.15%) Root Cause Analysis
3 9 (34.62%) ITIL
4 8 (30.77%) Change Management
5 7 (26.92%) Patch Management
6 6 (23.08%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (23.08%) Service Management
6 6 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (19.23%) Mobile Marketing
8 4 (15.38%) Change Control
8 4 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 4 (15.38%) Malware Detection/Protection
8 4 (15.38%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (11.54%) OpenUP
10 2 (7.69%) Proactive Management
10 2 (7.69%) Task Automation
11 1 (3.85%) Campaign Management
11 1 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) Ruby
3 3 (11.54%) SQL
4 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
4 1 (3.85%) C
4 1 (3.85%) C++
4 1 (3.85%) Java
4 1 (3.85%) Python
4 1 (3.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Degree
1 6 (23.08%) MCITP
1 6 (23.08%) MCSA
1 6 (23.08%) MCSE
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
2 17 (65.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (34.62%) DFS Replication
3 9 (34.62%) XenApp
4 8 (30.77%) UAG
Systems Management
1 17 (65.38%) WSUS
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Clustering
2 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 8 (30.77%) SCCM
2 8 (30.77%) SCOM
3 7 (26.92%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft
1 17 (65.38%) VMware
2 9 (34.62%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix
3 7 (26.92%) arcserve
3 7 (26.92%) CA
3 7 (26.92%) Sophos
3 7 (26.92%) Symantec
3 7 (26.92%) Veeam
3 7 (26.92%) Veritas
4 4 (15.38%) Red Hat
5 2 (7.69%) WorldPay
6 1 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (3.85%) Teradata