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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 212 221 214
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 12 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.22% 0.074% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.27% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 3
Average salary £47,000 £33,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.42% +32.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £32,600 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £33,400 £32,200
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-9.37% -
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
1572 1502 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.46% 27.83% 29.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1018 1058 1186
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
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
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IMAP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

IMAP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

IMAP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +5 3 £43,500 +31.81%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £43,500 -
IMAP
South East

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 20 (100.00%) SMTP
2 16 (80.00%) POP3
3 15 (75.00%) Internet
3 15 (75.00%) HTTP
3 15 (75.00%) VPN
3 15 (75.00%) MAPI
3 15 (75.00%) UNIX
3 15 (75.00%) Solaris
3 15 (75.00%) Linux
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) VLAN
3 15 (75.00%) Load Balancing
4 12 (60.00%) SGSN
4 12 (60.00%) CDMA
4 12 (60.00%) GPRS
4 12 (60.00%) GSM
4 12 (60.00%) HTML
5 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
6 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (20.00%) Google
6 4 (20.00%) Google Apps
6 4 (20.00%) OAuth2
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) OpenID
6 4 (20.00%) Line Management
6 4 (20.00%) Java
6 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 4 (20.00%) JMS
6 4 (20.00%) FTP
6 4 (20.00%) SAML

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) GroupWise
2 1 (5.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) SMTP
2 16 (80.00%) POP3
3 15 (75.00%) Internet
3 15 (75.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) VLAN
3 15 (75.00%) HTTP
3 15 (75.00%) VPN
4 12 (60.00%) CDMA
4 12 (60.00%) GPRS
4 12 (60.00%) GSM
4 12 (60.00%) SGSN
5 4 (20.00%) FTP
6 1 (5.00%) DNS
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (5.00%) GGSN
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Technical Support
2 5 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Software Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Head of Development
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Engineering Manager
3 4 (20.00%) Software Development Manager
4 3 (15.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Field Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Consultant
5 1 (5.00%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (75.00%) MAPI
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
3 4 (20.00%) JMS
3 4 (20.00%) SAML
3 4 (20.00%) OpenID
3 4 (20.00%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) UNIX
1 15 (75.00%) Solaris
1 15 (75.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) Load Balancing
2 8 (40.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (20.00%) Line Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) Java
2 1 (5.00%) Perl
2 1 (5.00%) C
2 1 (5.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (20.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Novell
2 1 (5.00%) Lotus