Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1042 1145 1128
Rank change year-on-year +103 -17 +111
Permanent jobs citing WAP 13 13 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.010% 0.008% 0.011%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.025% 0.020% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 16
England median annual salary £32,500 £26,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27% -4.67%
10th Percentile £28,946 £21,700 £27,625
90th Percentile £38,750 £53,000 £42,500
UK median annual salary £32,500 £26,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -29.73% -1.33%

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 51,385 65,501 64,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.55% 40.72% 40.60%
Number of salaries quoted 42,325 55,168 55,415
England median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £29,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

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
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 23 May 2019. 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 West - 7 £30,894 -
North of England - 7 £30,894 -
Midlands - 6 £38,750 -
West Midlands - 6 £38,750 -
WAP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) SharePoint
2 10 (76.92%) Office 365
2 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco
3 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (53.85%) SCCM
4 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
4 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
4 6 (46.15%) VLAN
4 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
4 6 (46.15%) DHCP
4 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (46.15%) MS Access
4 6 (46.15%) VBA
4 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
4 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (46.15%) Hardware Maintenance
4 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (46.15%) Network Management

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 10 (76.92%) SharePoint
2 4 (30.77%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (76.92%) Office 365
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (46.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
2 10 (76.92%) DNS
2 10 (76.92%) VPN
3 6 (46.15%) DHCP
3 6 (46.15%) VLAN
4 4 (30.77%) DMZ
4 4 (30.77%) LAN
4 4 (30.77%) TCP/IP
4 4 (30.77%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) MS Access
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
1 2 (15.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Associate Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) IT Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) IT Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) IT Support
3 3 (23.08%) IT Systems Administrator
3 3 (23.08%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (15.38%) IT Manager
4 2 (15.38%) IT Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Manager
5 1 (7.69%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Data Centre
1 4 (30.77%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
1 10 (76.92%) Windows Server
2 6 (46.15%) Windows 2000
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) Disaster Recovery
1 6 (46.15%) Hardware Maintenance
1 6 (46.15%) Network Management
1 6 (46.15%) Problem-Solving
1 6 (46.15%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (38.46%) Data Protection
2 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (30.77%) Data Security
3 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 4 (30.77%) ITIL
3 4 (30.77%) Migration
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
4 3 (23.08%) Asset Management
4 3 (23.08%) Email Filtering
4 3 (23.08%) High Availability
4 3 (23.08%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (23.08%) Patch Management
4 3 (23.08%) Performance Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Software Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) PowerShell
1 6 (46.15%) VBA
2 2 (15.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) CCNA
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
3 6 (46.15%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (30.77%) VMware Workstation
5 3 (23.08%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (23.08%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) SCCM
2 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 4 (30.77%) SCOM
3 3 (23.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco
2 7 (53.85%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) NetApp
3 4 (30.77%) Palo Alto
3 4 (30.77%) SolarWinds
4 3 (23.08%) HP
4 3 (23.08%) Veeam