Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
UK > England
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1101 1152 1196
Rank change year-on-year +51 +44 +71
Permanent jobs citing WAP 13 29 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.009% 0.017% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.022% 0.043% 0.023%
Number of salaries quoted 4 21 14
England median annual salary £37,500 £41,628 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.92% -2.05% +13.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £31,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £72,500 £70,375
UK median annual salary £32,500 £41,628 £42,500
% change year-on-year -21.93% -2.05% +13.33%

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 58,180 67,723 68,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 39.60% 40.29% 39.27%
Number of salaries quoted 48,134 56,862 59,850
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,500 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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
East of England - 4 £50,000 - 1
London +41 2 - - 1
Midlands +35 2 £25,000 -54.55%
North of England +13 2 - -
South West - 2 - -
North West - 2 - -
East Midlands - 2 £25,000 -
South East +15 1 - - 3
WAP
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing WAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for WAP.

1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 6 (46.15%) Office 365
4 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
4 6 (46.15%) WorldPay
4 6 (46.15%) Task Automation
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 4 (30.77%) DNS
6 4 (30.77%) DHCP
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (23.08%) Finance
8 2 (15.38%) Handset
8 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
8 2 (15.38%) Back Office
8 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
8 2 (15.38%) PSTN
8 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
8 2 (15.38%) Linux
8 2 (15.38%) ITIL
8 2 (15.38%) Unix
8 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
8 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (15.38%) IMAP
8 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (46.15%) Office 365
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (15.38%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (15.38%) PaaS
3 2 (15.38%) SaaS
4 1 (7.69%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) DHCP
1 4 (30.77%) DNS
2 2 (15.38%) IMAP
2 2 (15.38%) PSTN
2 2 (15.38%) Skype
2 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) Relational Database
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Support Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support
2 4 (30.77%) Applications Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Windows Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) 2nd Line Support
4 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) IT Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Fintech
1 2 (15.38%) Handset
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
2 2 (15.38%) Windows 8
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Task Automation
2 2 (15.38%) Email Migration
2 2 (15.38%) Identity Access Management
2 2 (15.38%) Incident Management
2 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 1 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 1 (7.69%) People Management
3 1 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (7.69%) Target Operating Model
3 1 (7.69%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
System Software
1 10 (76.92%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) WorldPay
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 2 (15.38%) Equitrac
4 1 (7.69%) SAP