The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 3 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 301 337 329
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -8
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 7 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.070% 0.047% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.44% 0.30% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 2
Average salary £46,500 £52,500 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.42% -2.32%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +37.93%
IMAP
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1586 1977 2105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.76% 15.34% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1363 1667 1874
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

IMAP
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

IMAP Salary Trend in the City of London

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 17 (77.27%) Windows
1 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
2 15 (68.18%) Apache
2 15 (68.18%) Perl
3 14 (63.64%) IIS
3 14 (63.64%) SMTP
3 14 (63.64%) DNS
4 13 (59.09%) Internet
4 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
4 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
5 11 (50.00%) ZABBIX
5 11 (50.00%) Cacti
5 11 (50.00%) nginx
5 11 (50.00%) Ubuntu
5 11 (50.00%) Open Source
5 11 (50.00%) Puppet
5 11 (50.00%) MySQL
5 11 (50.00%) NFS
5 11 (50.00%) Nagios
5 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
5 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (45.45%) VMware
6 10 (45.45%) LAMP
6 10 (45.45%) Tivoli
6 10 (45.45%) Terminal Services
6 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
6 10 (45.45%) DHCP
6 10 (45.45%) HTTP

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 17 (77.27%) MS Exchange
2 15 (68.18%) Apache
3 14 (63.64%) IIS
4 11 (50.00%) nginx
5 10 (45.45%) SharePoint
6 7 (31.82%) Office Communications Server
6 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (31.82%) Lync
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (13.64%) IBM Notes
8 1 (4.55%) Tomcat
8 1 (4.55%) Jetty
8 1 (4.55%) GlassFish
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
1 3 (13.64%) Office 365
1 3 (13.64%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (63.64%) SMTP
1 14 (63.64%) DNS
2 13 (59.09%) Internet
3 10 (45.45%) DHCP
3 10 (45.45%) HTTP
3 10 (45.45%) iSCSI
4 8 (36.36%) Firewall
5 4 (18.18%) Telnet
5 4 (18.18%) SCCP
5 4 (18.18%) H.323
5 4 (18.18%) SSH
5 4 (18.18%) BIG-IP
5 4 (18.18%) SSL
5 4 (18.18%) FTP
5 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications
5 4 (18.18%) WebEx
6 3 (13.64%) POP3
7 1 (4.55%) IPsec
7 1 (4.55%) SNMP
7 1 (4.55%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) MySQL
1 11 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 10 (45.45%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Subversion
1 1 (4.55%) Mercurial
1 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 10 (45.45%) Billing
2 7 (31.82%) Marketing
3 4 (18.18%) Games
3 4 (18.18%) Advertising
3 4 (18.18%) French Language
4 3 (13.64%) Electronics
4 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
4 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Systems Administrator
1 14 (63.64%) Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Communications Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Implementation Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Principal Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Implementation Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) LAMP
1 10 (45.45%) Memcached
2 4 (18.18%) MAPI
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (45.45%) Computer Science
2 4 (18.18%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (18.18%) iPhone
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.64%) DTV
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 15 (68.18%) Linux
3 11 (50.00%) Ubuntu
4 10 (45.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (18.18%) Android
6 1 (4.55%) Debian
6 1 (4.55%) UNIX
6 1 (4.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Open Source
1 11 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 10 (45.45%) Service Delivery
3 4 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (18.18%) Server Building
4 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (13.64%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
4 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.55%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.55%) High Availability
5 1 (4.55%) DevOps
5 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) Perl
2 13 (59.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (18.18%) VBScript
4 1 (4.55%) Python
4 1 (4.55%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) NFS
2 10 (45.45%) Terminal Services
2 10 (45.45%) Varnish
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (18.18%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 3 (13.64%) Active Directory
5 1 (4.55%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (4.55%) KVM
Systems Management
1 11 (50.00%) ZABBIX
1 11 (50.00%) Cacti
1 11 (50.00%) Puppet
1 11 (50.00%) Nagios
2 10 (45.45%) Tivoli
2 10 (45.45%) Sysprep
3 3 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 10 (45.45%) VMware
2 10 (45.45%) NetApp
3 5 (22.73%) F5
3 5 (22.73%) Cisco
4 4 (18.18%) Intel
4 4 (18.18%) Adobe
4 4 (18.18%) Polycom
5 3 (13.64%) Lotus
5 3 (13.64%) SAP
6 1 (4.55%) Red Hat
6 1 (4.55%) Juniper
6 1 (4.55%) Fortinet