The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for WAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited WAP over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 867 893 955
Rank change year-on-year +26 +62  
Permanent jobs citing WAP 16 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.030% 0.018%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.078% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 13 15 18
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,700 £32,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £63,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £36,000 £38,354
% change year-on-year +13.88% -6.13%  

WAP is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Software Library & Framework Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 36036 38317 42264
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 40.97% 38.91% 38.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30270 33297 36165
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing WAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for WAP in the UK

WAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for WAP in the UK

WAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing WAP over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for WAP in the UK

WAP
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WAP within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 14 £41,000 +4.45% 1
South East +50 6 £37,500 -15.73%
West Midlands +8 6 £69,713 +64.02%
Shropshire - 5 £69,713 -
Telford - 4 £69,713 -
Berkshire +32 2 £41,000 -7.86%
Hook - 2 £38,750 -
Surrey - 2 £36,750 -
Hampshire - 2 £38,750 -
Staines - 2 £36,750 -
London - 2 £35,000 - 1
Reading +30 1 £41,000 -6.81%
Slough - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 with a requirement for WAP.

1 18 (69.23%) Office 365
2 17 (65.38%) DNS
3 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
4 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (53.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (50.00%) Windows
5 13 (50.00%) Firewall
6 12 (46.15%) Citrix
6 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 11 (42.31%) VPN
7 11 (42.31%) PaaS
8 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
9 9 (34.62%) Linux
9 9 (34.62%) Wireless
10 8 (30.77%) Apache
10 8 (30.77%) PHP
10 8 (30.77%) SQL
10 8 (30.77%) MySQL
10 8 (30.77%) WAN
10 8 (30.77%) DHCP
10 8 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
10 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
10 8 (30.77%) DevOps
10 8 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
11 7 (26.92%) CentOS

WAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 8 (30.77%) Apache
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (69.23%) Office 365
2 14 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (53.85%) Azure Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (42.31%) PaaS
4 8 (30.77%) Amazon EC2
4 8 (30.77%) Amazon S3
4 8 (30.77%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 7 (26.92%) Route 53
6 6 (23.08%) IaaS
6 6 (23.08%) SaaS
7 5 (19.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (19.23%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 5 (19.23%) AWS CloudFormation
7 5 (19.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 5 (19.23%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 17 (65.38%) DNS
2 13 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (42.31%) VPN
4 9 (34.62%) Wireless
5 8 (30.77%) DHCP
5 8 (30.77%) WAN
6 7 (26.92%) BGP
6 7 (26.92%) OSPF
7 6 (23.08%) IPv6
7 6 (23.08%) SSL
8 5 (19.23%) ICMP
8 5 (19.23%) IPv4
8 5 (19.23%) Multicast
9 4 (15.38%) GPRS
9 4 (15.38%) GSM
9 4 (15.38%) Network Security
9 4 (15.38%) UMTS
10 3 (11.54%) LAN
10 3 (11.54%) LTE
10 3 (11.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (30.77%) Amazon RDS
1 8 (30.77%) MySQL
2 5 (19.23%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
3 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Cloud Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Cloud Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Cloud Solutions Architect
2 6 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (19.23%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Azure Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Office 365 Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Field Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Field Test Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Architect
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Field Telecoms Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Mobile Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Telecoms Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) LAMP
2 6 (23.08%) JSON
3 1 (3.85%) WML
3 1 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (19.23%) PKI
2 4 (15.38%) Handset
3 2 (7.69%) Clustering
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 2 (7.69%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (38.46%) Windows Server
3 9 (34.62%) Linux
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (26.92%) CentOS
5 7 (26.92%) Ubuntu
6 3 (11.54%) Unix
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) DevOps
2 6 (23.08%) Presales
3 5 (19.23%) Change Control
3 5 (19.23%) ITIL
3 5 (19.23%) Load Balancing
3 5 (19.23%) Migration
3 5 (19.23%) Network Architecture
3 5 (19.23%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) Project Governance
3 5 (19.23%) Project Management
3 5 (19.23%) Software Delivery
3 5 (19.23%) TOGAF
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.54%) Test Management
5 2 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (7.69%) Desktop Virtualisation
5 2 (7.69%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (30.77%) PHP
1 8 (30.77%) SQL
2 5 (19.23%) Java
2 5 (19.23%) PowerShell
3 2 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (19.23%) CCIE
3 2 (7.69%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) QA
2 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 7 (26.92%) Hyper-V
2 7 (26.92%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.69%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 2 (7.69%) Cacti
1 2 (7.69%) Nagios
Vendors
1 12 (46.15%) Citrix
1 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 7 (26.92%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 4 (15.38%) Meraki
5 3 (11.54%) HP
6 2 (7.69%) Kaseya
6 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
6 2 (7.69%) Symantec
6 2 (7.69%) Veeam
7 1 (3.85%) Facebook
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