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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 306 321 324
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 12 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.11% 0.033% 0.056%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.22% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 7
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,000 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £50,250 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £45,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-25.55% +38.46%
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
1855 1850 2432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.71% 15.19% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1632 2171
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IMAP across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the City of London

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
3 11 (55.00%) POP3
3 11 (55.00%) Migration
4 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (45.00%) MAPI
5 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
5 9 (45.00%) VBA
5 9 (45.00%) MCP
5 9 (45.00%) Back Office
5 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (45.00%) MDaemon
6 8 (40.00%) Degree
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) DNS
8 6 (30.00%) Finance
9 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
9 5 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 5 (25.00%) Symantec
9 5 (25.00%) MS Office
9 5 (25.00%) SMTP
10 4 (20.00%) UNIX
10 4 (20.00%) MySQL
10 4 (20.00%) Solaris
10 4 (20.00%) Linux
10 4 (20.00%) Apache
10 4 (20.00%) Python
10 4 (20.00%) FreeBSD

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, 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 10 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (20.00%) Apache
3 4 (20.00%) nginx
3 4 (20.00%) Zope
3 4 (20.00%) Plone
3 4 (20.00%) ejabberd
4 3 (15.00%) MS Project Server
5 2 (10.00%) IBM Notes
5 2 (10.00%) Lync
5 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (5.00%) GroupWise
6 1 (5.00%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (70.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (15.00%) MS Project
3 3 (15.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) POP3
2 9 (45.00%) TCP/IP
3 7 (35.00%) DNS
4 5 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (25.00%) SMTP
5 4 (20.00%) OSPF
5 4 (20.00%) BGP
5 4 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 4 (20.00%) Asterisk PBX
5 4 (20.00%) OpenVPN
5 4 (20.00%) SSH
5 4 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (15.00%) Firewall
6 3 (15.00%) Internet
6 3 (15.00%) SSL
7 1 (5.00%) Wireless
7 1 (5.00%) DMZ
7 1 (5.00%) LDAP
7 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) MariaDB
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Emacs
General
1 9 (45.00%) Back Office
2 6 (30.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Games
4 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
5 2 (10.00%) Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Electronics
5 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Administrator
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Email Specialist
5 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Change Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (45.00%) MAPI
2 1 (5.00%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (10.00%) DTV
2 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (10.00%) iPhone
2 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) UNIX
2 4 (20.00%) Solaris
2 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) FreeBSD
2 4 (20.00%) Ubuntu
2 4 (20.00%) Debian
2 4 (20.00%) OpenBSD
3 2 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Vista
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Migration
2 4 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (20.00%) Web Design
2 4 (20.00%) Web Development
2 4 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (15.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (15.00%) Data Governance
3 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (15.00%) Project Management
3 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (5.00%) Information Management
5 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Software Distribution
5 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) VBA
2 4 (20.00%) Python
2 4 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (15.00%) C
4 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) MCP
3 8 (40.00%) Degree
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (15.00%) PMP
4 3 (15.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (5.00%) CCIE
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) CCNA
5 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) Solvency II
2 3 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 3 (15.00%) Basel II
3 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (45.00%) MDaemon
3 4 (20.00%) Varnish
3 4 (20.00%) SpamAssassin
3 4 (20.00%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (20.00%) Nagios
2 4 (20.00%) HAProxy
2 4 (20.00%) Ganeti
2 4 (20.00%) Bacula
2 4 (20.00%) Ansible
3 1 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (25.00%) Symantec
3 4 (20.00%) HP
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
4 3 (15.00%) SAP
5 2 (10.00%) Lotus
6 1 (5.00%) SOTI
6 1 (5.00%) MobileIron