The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 222 228 215
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -13
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 7 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.12% 0.034% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.11% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 7
Average salary £40,000 £33,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £33,500 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £33,500 £39,100
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
IMAP
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1818 1748 1476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.28% 29.64% 27.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 1195 1154
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing IMAP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

IMAP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IMAP across the Berkshire region.

IMAP Salary Trend in Berkshire

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing IMAP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IMAP.

1 29 (100.00%) SMTP
2 21 (72.41%) Degree
3 20 (68.97%) MAPI
4 19 (65.52%) Internet
4 19 (65.52%) HTTP
5 11 (37.93%) POP3
5 11 (37.93%) Firewall
6 10 (34.48%) VLAN
6 10 (34.48%) VPN
6 10 (34.48%) LDAP
6 10 (34.48%) UNIX
6 10 (34.48%) Solaris
6 10 (34.48%) Linux
6 10 (34.48%) C++
6 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
7 9 (31.03%) Benchmarking
7 9 (31.03%) VMware
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) C#
7 9 (31.03%) Windows
7 9 (31.03%) Broadband
7 9 (31.03%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
7 9 (31.03%) SMPP
7 9 (31.03%) SAN
7 9 (31.03%) NAS
7 9 (31.03%) SCTP
7 9 (31.03%) M3UA
7 9 (31.03%) IIS
7 9 (31.03%) QA

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing IMAP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited IMAP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (31.03%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
2 1 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.45%) GroupWise
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.45%) Google Apps
1 1 (3.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) SMTP
2 19 (65.52%) HTTP
2 19 (65.52%) Internet
3 11 (37.93%) POP3
3 11 (37.93%) Firewall
4 10 (34.48%) VLAN
4 10 (34.48%) VPN
4 10 (34.48%) LDAP
5 9 (31.03%) Broadband
5 9 (31.03%) SAN
5 9 (31.03%) SMPP
5 9 (31.03%) TCP/IP
5 9 (31.03%) NAS
5 9 (31.03%) SCTP
5 9 (31.03%) M3UA
6 7 (24.14%) SGSN
6 7 (24.14%) CDMA
6 7 (24.14%) GPRS
6 7 (24.14%) GSM
7 6 (20.69%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (31.03%) WebLOAD
1 9 (31.03%) AQtime
2 3 (10.34%) LoadRunner
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
1 9 (31.03%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Design Engineer
1 9 (31.03%) Senior Design Engineer
2 6 (20.69%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Technical Support
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Senior Test Engineer
4 4 (13.79%) Performance Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Performance Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Tester
5 3 (10.34%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Messaging Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Consultant
7 1 (3.45%) Support Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (68.97%) MAPI
2 9 (31.03%) SOAP
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 8 (27.59%) HTML
4 1 (3.45%) J2EE
4 1 (3.45%) Servlets
4 1 (3.45%) XML
4 1 (3.45%) XSLT
4 1 (3.45%) Flash
4 1 (3.45%) XHTML
4 1 (3.45%) CGI
4 1 (3.45%) SAML
4 1 (3.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Smartphone
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) UNIX
1 10 (34.48%) Solaris
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (34.48%) Load Balancing
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Benchmarking
3 8 (27.59%) Capacity Management
4 6 (20.69%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (3.45%) Email Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.45%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (34.48%) C++
2 9 (31.03%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 1 (3.45%) C
3 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (72.41%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) MCSE
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
2 1 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (31.03%) QA
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) VMware ESX
1 9 (31.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) NetBackup
1 3 (10.34%) Backup Exec
1 3 (10.34%) PureDisk
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) VMware
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) Novell
3 1 (3.45%) Lotus
3 1 (3.45%) Google