Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Wireless Application Protocol (WAP)
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1157 1193 1285
Rank change year-on-year +36 +92 +32
Permanent jobs citing WAP 32 26 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.018% 0.014% 0.012%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.044% 0.036% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 25 18 23
UK median annual salary £41,628 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.05% +13.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £38,250 £29,800
90th Percentile £72,500 £60,875 £52,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,500 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year -16.47% +21.43% +16.67%

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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 72189 72861 83089
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.16% 38.95% 37.99%
Number of salaries quoted 60006 63236 71019
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

WAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for WAP in the UK

WAP
Top 8 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
England +56 32 £41,628 -2.05% 1
UK excluding London +38 27 £35,500 -16.47% 1
Midlands +13 15 £62,356 +46.72%
West Midlands +8 15 £62,356 +46.72%
North of England +17 8 £34,000 -24.44%
North East - 8 £34,000 -
London +2 5 £70,000 +33.33%
South East +41 4 £35,500 -19.32% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 23 (71.88%) DHCP
1 23 (71.88%) DNS
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (59.38%) PowerShell
4 18 (56.25%) Windows
4 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
5 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
5 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (53.13%) WSUS
5 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
5 17 (53.13%) VMware
6 14 (43.75%) Clustering
6 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (43.75%) WAN
6 14 (43.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (43.75%) Office 365
7 12 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
7 12 (37.50%) SAN
7 12 (37.50%) NAS
8 11 (34.38%) Firewall
8 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
8 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
9 10 (31.25%) Linux
10 9 (28.13%) LAN
10 9 (28.13%) Cisco
10 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (28.13%) UAG

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 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
1 8 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 14 (43.75%) Azure Active Directory
1 14 (43.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 14 (43.75%) Office 365
2 9 (28.13%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (18.75%) IaaS
3 6 (18.75%) PaaS
3 6 (18.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (71.88%) DHCP
1 23 (71.88%) DNS
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
3 12 (37.50%) NAS
3 12 (37.50%) SAN
4 11 (34.38%) Firewall
4 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (28.13%) LAN
6 8 (25.00%) SMTP
6 8 (25.00%) WLAN
7 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (18.75%) SMPP
7 6 (18.75%) SMS
7 6 (18.75%) VLAN
7 6 (18.75%) VPN
8 5 (15.63%) BGP
8 5 (15.63%) ICMP
8 5 (15.63%) IPv4
8 5 (15.63%) IPv6
8 5 (15.63%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
General
1 6 (18.75%) Marketing
2 4 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Server Support
2 8 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) Developer
4 6 (18.75%) Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Cloud Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Leader
4 6 (18.75%) Technical Support
5 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Cloud Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) MySQL Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Ruby Developer
5 5 (15.63%) Server Engineer
5 5 (15.63%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Hardware Support Engineer
6 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) JSON
2 3 (9.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (43.75%) Clustering
2 5 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
2 5 (15.63%) PKI
3 3 (9.38%) Replication
4 1 (3.13%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 18 (56.25%) Windows
1 18 (56.25%) Windows Server
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) CentOS
6 3 (9.38%) Ubuntu
6 3 (9.38%) Unix
7 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (37.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 11 (34.38%) Mentoring
4 9 (28.13%) Change Management
5 8 (25.00%) ITIL
6 6 (18.75%) Infrastructure Management
6 6 (18.75%) Patch Management
6 6 (18.75%) Service Management
6 6 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (15.63%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 5 (15.63%) Load Balancing
7 5 (15.63%) Mobile Marketing
7 5 (15.63%) Network Architecture
7 5 (15.63%) Network Design
7 5 (15.63%) Project Governance
7 5 (15.63%) Project Management
7 5 (15.63%) Software Delivery
7 5 (15.63%) TOGAF
8 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
8 3 (9.38%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) PowerShell
2 5 (15.63%) Ruby
3 3 (9.38%) Java
4 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (6.25%) C
4 2 (6.25%) Python
5 1 (3.13%) C++
5 1 (3.13%) Shell Script
5 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.75%) Degree
1 6 (18.75%) MCITP
1 6 (18.75%) MCSA
1 6 (18.75%) MCSE
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.63%) CCIE
2 5 (15.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 23 (71.88%) Active Directory
2 17 (53.13%) Hyper-V
2 17 (53.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (28.13%) UAG
4 8 (25.00%) DFS Replication
4 8 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 17 (53.13%) WSUS
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Clustering
2 9 (28.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 9 (28.13%) SCCM
2 9 (28.13%) SCOM
3 6 (18.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Microsoft
1 17 (53.13%) VMware
2 9 (28.13%) Cisco
3 8 (25.00%) Citrix
4 6 (18.75%) arcserve
4 6 (18.75%) CA
4 6 (18.75%) Sophos
4 6 (18.75%) Symantec
4 6 (18.75%) Veeam
4 6 (18.75%) Veritas
5 3 (9.38%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.13%) IBM
6 1 (3.13%) Oracle
6 1 (3.13%) Teradata