The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 819 823 809
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 47 41 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.040% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 40 33 56
Average salary £35,250 £35,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.70% -2.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,750 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £55,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-4.28% +7.69%
IMAP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18922 17838 21728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.45% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 15367 14093 18212
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in England

IMAP
Salary Trend in England

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

IMAP Salary Trend in England

IMAP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IMAP across the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

IMAP Salary Histogram in England

IMAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the England region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. 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
South East +21 21 £33,500 +11.66% 1
London +18 21 £38,250 -23.50% 3
Yorkshire -23 3 £32,500 +18.18%
South West -5 1 £36,250 - 4
North West -6 1 £29,000 -
IMAP
UK

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 78 (77.23%) SMTP
2 53 (52.48%) Linux
3 43 (42.57%) Windows
4 39 (38.61%) Microsoft
5 35 (34.65%) POP3
6 34 (33.66%) DNS
6 34 (33.66%) Firewall
6 34 (33.66%) Degree
7 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
7 32 (31.68%) Internet
8 30 (29.70%) MAPI
8 30 (29.70%) IIS
9 26 (25.74%) HTTP
10 25 (24.75%) Apache
11 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
11 24 (23.76%) Active Directory
11 24 (23.76%) Perl
11 24 (23.76%) MS Excel
12 23 (22.77%) FTP
12 23 (22.77%) VPN
12 23 (22.77%) SSH
13 22 (21.78%) Solaris
13 22 (21.78%) VMware
14 21 (20.79%) MS Office
15 20 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (18.81%) UNIX
16 19 (18.81%) Games
17 17 (16.83%) VBScript
17 17 (16.83%) Intel
17 17 (16.83%) SQL Server

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 30 (29.70%) IIS
2 25 (24.75%) Apache
3 24 (23.76%) MS Exchange
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2003
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (13.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 10 (9.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (9.90%) Office Communications Server
6 10 (9.90%) IBM Notes
6 10 (9.90%) Lync
7 7 (6.93%) nginx
8 5 (4.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 4 (3.96%) Zope
9 4 (3.96%) Plone
9 4 (3.96%) ejabberd
10 3 (2.97%) MS Project Server
10 3 (2.97%) GroupWise
10 3 (2.97%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.99%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (23.76%) MS Excel
2 21 (20.79%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Project
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) RoboHelp
4 1 (0.99%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.90%) Microsoft Azure
1 10 (9.90%) Office 365
1 10 (9.90%) IaaS
2 3 (2.97%) SaaS
3 1 (0.99%) Google Apps
3 1 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 78 (77.23%) SMTP
2 35 (34.65%) POP3
3 34 (33.66%) DNS
3 34 (33.66%) Firewall
4 32 (31.68%) TCP/IP
4 32 (31.68%) Internet
5 26 (25.74%) HTTP
6 23 (22.77%) FTP
6 23 (22.77%) VPN
6 23 (22.77%) SSH
7 15 (14.85%) VLAN
7 15 (14.85%) Telnet
7 15 (14.85%) DHCP
8 14 (13.86%) SSL
9 13 (12.87%) LDAP
10 12 (11.88%) SAN
11 11 (10.89%) Broadband
11 11 (10.89%) Network Security
12 10 (9.90%) OpenVPN
12 10 (9.90%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.83%) SQL Server
2 13 (12.87%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (12.87%) MySQL
3 4 (3.96%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.99%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 9 (8.91%) WebLOAD
1 9 (8.91%) AQtime
2 4 (3.96%) Emacs
3 3 (2.97%) LoadRunner
4 2 (1.98%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.99%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.99%) Subversion
General
1 19 (18.81%) Games
2 15 (14.85%) French Language
3 14 (13.86%) Telecoms
4 11 (10.89%) Marketing
5 7 (6.93%) Finance
6 5 (4.95%) Back Office
7 2 (1.98%) Electronics
7 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.99%) Billing
8 1 (0.99%) Legal
Job Titles
1 34 (33.66%) Administrator
2 32 (31.68%) Systems Administrator
3 25 (24.75%) Linux Administrator
4 24 (23.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 11 (10.89%) Consultant
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (9.90%) Implementation Consultant
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Implementation Consultant
7 9 (8.91%) Senior Design Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) Design Engineer
8 8 (7.92%) Support Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Technical Support
9 7 (6.93%) Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) Systems Support
9 7 (6.93%) Systems Support Engineer
10 6 (5.94%) Analyst
10 6 (5.94%) Test Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Senior Test Engineer
11 4 (3.96%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.96%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (29.70%) MAPI
2 9 (8.91%) HTML
2 9 (8.91%) .NET
2 9 (8.91%) SOAP
3 4 (3.96%) COM
4 3 (2.97%) XML
4 3 (2.97%) Regular Expression
5 2 (1.98%) ODBC
5 2 (1.98%) LAMP
6 1 (0.99%) Ajax
6 1 (0.99%) Java EE
6 1 (0.99%) Memcached
6 1 (0.99%) Flash
6 1 (0.99%) XHTML
6 1 (0.99%) CGI
6 1 (0.99%) SAML
6 1 (0.99%) XSD
6 1 (0.99%) XSLT
6 1 (0.99%) CSS
6 1 (0.99%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.91%) Smartphone
3 7 (6.93%) Blackberry
3 7 (6.93%) Computer Science
3 7 (6.93%) iPhone
4 6 (5.94%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.95%) PDA
6 4 (3.96%) Open Source
7 3 (2.97%) Mathematics
8 2 (1.98%) Clustering
8 2 (1.98%) DTV
9 1 (0.99%) Psychology
9 1 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.99%) Social Media
9 1 (0.99%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 53 (52.48%) Linux
2 43 (42.57%) Windows
3 22 (21.78%) Solaris
4 19 (18.81%) UNIX
5 16 (15.84%) Ubuntu
6 13 (12.87%) OpenBSD
6 13 (12.87%) Windows 7
7 7 (6.93%) Android
7 7 (6.93%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (6.93%) Windows XP
8 6 (5.94%) Mac OS X
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (4.95%) Windows 8
9 5 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (4.95%) Debian
9 5 (4.95%) Windows Vista
10 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.96%) FreeBSD
11 2 (1.98%) CentOS
11 2 (1.98%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (12.87%) Load Balancing
1 13 (12.87%) Kalman Filter
2 12 (11.88%) Migration
3 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (8.91%) Benchmarking
5 8 (7.92%) E-Commerce
5 8 (7.92%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (7.92%) Capacity Management
6 7 (6.93%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (6.93%) Configuration Management
7 6 (5.94%) Technical Architecture
7 6 (5.94%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (4.95%) Project Management
9 4 (3.96%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.96%) Web Development
9 4 (3.96%) Information Management
9 4 (3.96%) Web Design
10 3 (2.97%) Data Governance
10 3 (2.97%) Risk Management
10 3 (2.97%) E-Procurement
Programming Languages
1 24 (23.76%) Perl
2 17 (16.83%) VBScript
3 14 (13.86%) PowerShell
4 13 (12.87%) PHP
4 13 (12.87%) SQL
5 10 (9.90%) C++
6 9 (8.91%) C#
7 8 (7.92%) Shell Script
8 5 (4.95%) VBA
9 4 (3.96%) Python
9 4 (3.96%) C
9 4 (3.96%) Java
10 3 (2.97%) Ruby
10 3 (2.97%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 34 (33.66%) Degree
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (7.92%) MCP
4 6 (5.94%) MCSE
5 5 (4.95%) CCNA
5 5 (4.95%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.96%) PMI Certification
7 3 (2.97%) CEH
7 3 (2.97%) MCITP
7 3 (2.97%) CISSP
7 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (2.97%) PMP
7 3 (2.97%) MCSA
8 2 (1.98%) CCIE
8 2 (1.98%) CCNP
8 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
8 2 (1.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.89%) QA
2 4 (3.96%) Solvency II
2 4 (3.96%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.96%) SLA
3 3 (2.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (2.97%) Basel II
System Software
1 24 (23.76%) Active Directory
2 20 (19.80%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (8.91%) Hyper-V
3 9 (8.91%) NFS
3 9 (8.91%) VMware ESX
4 8 (7.92%) Postfix
5 7 (6.93%) Samba
5 7 (6.93%) SpamAssassin
6 6 (5.94%) OpenSSH
6 6 (5.94%) Varnish
7 5 (4.95%) MDaemon
8 4 (3.96%) KVM
8 4 (3.96%) Ceph
9 2 (1.98%) Sendmail
10 1 (0.99%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.99%) Dovecot
10 1 (0.99%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (7.92%) Backup Exec
2 6 (5.94%) Nagios
2 6 (5.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 4 (3.96%) Ansible
3 4 (3.96%) Ganeti
3 4 (3.96%) Bacula
3 4 (3.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (3.96%) HAProxy
4 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.97%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (2.97%) NetBackup
4 3 (2.97%) PureDisk
4 3 (2.97%) ZABBIX
5 2 (1.98%) Cacti
5 2 (1.98%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.99%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.99%) Sysprep
6 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 39 (38.61%) Microsoft
2 22 (21.78%) VMware
3 17 (16.83%) Intel
4 11 (10.89%) Cisco
4 11 (10.89%) Lotus
5 9 (8.91%) Symantec
6 7 (6.93%) Apple
7 5 (4.95%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.95%) Draytek
8 4 (3.96%) SAP
8 4 (3.96%) HP
8 4 (3.96%) Hitachi
9 3 (2.97%) Juniper
9 3 (2.97%) Websense
9 3 (2.97%) Clearswift
9 3 (2.97%) Postini
9 3 (2.97%) Webroot
10 2 (1.98%) MobileIron
10 2 (1.98%) SOTI
10 2 (1.98%) Citrix
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