Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1138 1138 1245
Rank change year-on-year 0 +107 0
Permanent jobs citing WAP 14 16 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.008% 0.010% 0.009%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.021% 0.025% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 12 15 20
England median annual salary £35,000 £36,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.11% +0.69% +3.57%
10th Percentile £22,150 £26,900 £31,225
90th Percentile £42,700 £48,500 £48,750
UK median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -7.89% +1.33% +20.00%

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 68,093 64,758 74,735
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.12% 40.40% 38.82%
Number of salaries quoted 57,772 55,835 65,071
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 25 April 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 25 April 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
South East -9 5 £35,000 -14.63% 1
North of England -15 5 £35,000 -6.04%
North East -17 5 £35,000 -6.04%
London -12 4 £25,500 -27.14% 2
WAP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (64.29%) Office 365
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) VLAN
4 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (42.86%) Veeam
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) WLAN
5 6 (42.86%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) DHCP
5 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 6 (42.86%) ITIL
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Clustering
6 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
6 5 (35.71%) CA
6 5 (35.71%) Veritas
6 5 (35.71%) arcserve
6 5 (35.71%) Symantec
6 5 (35.71%) Sophos
6 5 (35.71%) Linux

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 7 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (35.71%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (7.14%) Amazon S3
5 1 (7.14%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) VLAN
3 6 (42.86%) DHCP
3 6 (42.86%) LAN
3 6 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) WLAN
4 5 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) SMTP
4 5 (35.71%) VoIP
5 4 (28.57%) DMZ
5 4 (28.57%) NAS
5 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) IP Telephony
7 2 (14.29%) Wireless
8 1 (7.14%) L2TP
8 1 (7.14%) Network Security
8 1 (7.14%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
3 1 (7.14%) MySQL
General
1 2 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 4 (28.57%) IT Support Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) CRM Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Field Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Team Lead
4 1 (7.14%) Junior IT Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Junior IT Support
4 1 (7.14%) Junior Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 4 (28.57%) Replication
3 2 (14.29%) Fintech
4 1 (7.14%) CCTV
4 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
4 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 4 (28.57%) CentOS
5 4 (28.57%) Ubuntu
6 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 2 (14.29%) Unix
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
7 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Patch Management
3 4 (28.57%) Change Control
3 4 (28.57%) Desktop Virtualisation
3 4 (28.57%) Incident Management
3 4 (28.57%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 4 (28.57%) Proactive Monitoring
3 4 (28.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (14.29%) Task Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Campaign Management
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (7.14%) OpenUP
5 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.14%) C
3 1 (7.14%) C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Python
3 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) A+ Certification
2 1 (7.14%) CCNA
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (35.71%) DFS Replication
2 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
2 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (35.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) Backup Exec
1 5 (35.71%) WSUS
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (42.86%) Veeam
3 5 (35.71%) arcserve
3 5 (35.71%) CA
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) Sophos
3 5 (35.71%) Symantec
3 5 (35.71%) Veritas
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) WorldPay
6 1 (7.14%) Apple
6 1 (7.14%) Canon
6 1 (7.14%) Draytek
6 1 (7.14%) Google
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Teradata
6 1 (7.14%) Yealink