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 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 818 864 792
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -72
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 51 27 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.024% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.14% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 40 25 48
Average salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £23,550
10% offered a salary of more than £59,100 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £33,695 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+18.71% -3.73%
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
18584 19117 20199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 17.31% 19.77%
Number of salaries quoted 14840 15268 16477
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015.

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 6 May 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
South East +31 29 £40,000 +30.08% 2
London +32 18 £46,500 -11.42% 2
East of England +18 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
IMAP
UK

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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.

1 101 (85.59%) SMTP
2 91 (77.12%) Linux
3 68 (57.63%) DNS
4 59 (50.00%) Perl
5 52 (44.07%) Windows
5 52 (44.07%) VMware
6 48 (40.68%) Apache
6 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
6 48 (40.68%) Firewall
7 47 (39.83%) VMware Infrastructure
8 46 (38.98%) HTTP
8 46 (38.98%) IIS
9 45 (38.14%) MS Exchange
10 41 (34.75%) MS Excel
11 38 (32.20%) VPN
12 37 (31.36%) POP3
12 37 (31.36%) MySQL
12 37 (31.36%) VLAN
13 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
14 34 (28.81%) MAPI
14 34 (28.81%) Internet
14 34 (28.81%) Hyper-V
15 32 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
16 31 (26.27%) DHCP
16 31 (26.27%) TCP/IP
17 30 (25.42%) Puppet
18 29 (24.58%) Configuration Management
19 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
20 27 (22.88%) Load Balancing
20 27 (22.88%) PostgreSQL

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, 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 48 (40.68%) Apache
2 46 (38.98%) IIS
3 45 (38.14%) MS Exchange
4 26 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (20.34%) Exchange Server 2003
6 21 (17.80%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (15.25%) SharePoint
8 17 (14.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 17 (14.41%) nginx
9 14 (11.86%) Tomcat
10 9 (7.63%) Office Communications Server
10 9 (7.63%) Lync
11 8 (6.78%) IBM Notes
12 6 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
13 3 (2.54%) Moodle
13 3 (2.54%) WordPress
13 3 (2.54%) Joomla!
14 2 (1.69%) Alfresco
14 2 (1.69%) CMS
14 2 (1.69%) GroupWise
Applications
1 41 (34.75%) MS Excel
2 27 (22.88%) MS Office
3 3 (2.54%) RoboHelp
3 3 (2.54%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.41%) Office 365
2 6 (5.08%) IaaS
2 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.24%) SaaS
3 5 (4.24%) Google Apps
4 4 (3.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 101 (85.59%) SMTP
2 68 (57.63%) DNS
3 48 (40.68%) Firewall
4 46 (38.98%) HTTP
5 38 (32.20%) VPN
6 37 (31.36%) POP3
6 37 (31.36%) VLAN
7 34 (28.81%) Internet
8 31 (26.27%) TCP/IP
8 31 (26.27%) DHCP
9 25 (21.19%) FTP
10 21 (17.80%) SAN
10 21 (17.80%) SSH
11 18 (15.25%) Wireless
12 17 (14.41%) DMZ
12 17 (14.41%) iSCSI
13 16 (13.56%) Telnet
14 14 (11.86%) SSL
15 13 (11.02%) CDMA
15 13 (11.02%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (31.36%) MySQL
2 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
3 27 (22.88%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (12.71%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.63%) QlikView
6 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (13.56%) Jenkins
2 15 (12.71%) Git (software)
3 12 (10.17%) Maven
4 11 (9.32%) Subversion
5 4 (3.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (3.39%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.54%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 17 (14.41%) Games
1 17 (14.41%) French Language
2 9 (7.63%) Billing
3 7 (5.93%) Marketing
4 6 (5.08%) Finance
5 4 (3.39%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.54%) Electronics
6 3 (2.54%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.54%) Advertising
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 43 (36.44%) Systems Administrator
1 43 (36.44%) Administrator
2 25 (21.19%) Linux Administrator
3 24 (20.34%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (15.25%) Support Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (14.41%) Systems Support
5 17 (14.41%) Systems Support Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Support Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) DevOps Engineer
9 6 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
9 6 (5.08%) Technical Engineer
10 5 (4.24%) Technical Writer
10 5 (4.24%) Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Security Analyst
10 5 (4.24%) Office 365 Consultant
11 4 (3.39%) Software Engineering Manager
11 4 (3.39%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (28.81%) MAPI
2 17 (14.41%) HTML
3 15 (12.71%) LAMP
4 13 (11.02%) Memcached
5 9 (7.63%) XML
6 5 (4.24%) XSD
6 5 (4.24%) Regular Expression
7 4 (3.39%) OAuth2
7 4 (3.39%) OpenID
7 4 (3.39%) CSS
7 4 (3.39%) .NET
7 4 (3.39%) SAML
7 4 (3.39%) JMS
8 3 (2.54%) Sensu
8 3 (2.54%) Alternative PHP Cache
9 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 2 (1.69%) WCF
9 2 (1.69%) LINQ
9 2 (1.69%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.80%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (16.95%) iPhone
3 19 (16.10%) Open Source
4 18 (15.25%) Blackberry
5 17 (14.41%) PDA
6 12 (10.17%) Replication
6 12 (10.17%) Computer Science
7 6 (5.08%) Clustering
8 4 (3.39%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.54%) DTV
9 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
10 2 (1.69%) W3C
10 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.85%) Social Media
11 1 (0.85%) Handset
11 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.85%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 91 (77.12%) Linux
2 52 (44.07%) Windows
3 32 (27.12%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (22.03%) Ubuntu
5 25 (21.19%) UNIX
6 21 (17.80%) Android
7 20 (16.95%) Windows Server 2008
8 18 (15.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 18 (15.25%) Windows 8
9 17 (14.41%) Windows XP
9 17 (14.41%) Windows Vista
10 14 (11.86%) Solaris
11 9 (7.63%) Mac OS
11 9 (7.63%) Windows 7
12 4 (3.39%) CentOS
12 4 (3.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (1.69%) Debian
14 1 (0.85%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (24.58%) Configuration Management
2 27 (22.88%) Load Balancing
3 11 (9.32%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (7.63%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.63%) DevOps
5 6 (5.08%) Performance Tuning
5 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
5 6 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (5.08%) Time Management
6 5 (4.24%) Release Management
6 5 (4.24%) Content Management
6 5 (4.24%) Migration
6 5 (4.24%) Scrum
6 5 (4.24%) Malware Detection\Protection
7 4 (3.39%) Line Management
7 4 (3.39%) Mentoring
7 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (3.39%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (3.39%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (2.54%) Capacity Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (50.00%) Perl
2 28 (23.73%) PowerShell
3 24 (20.34%) Java
4 18 (15.25%) Ruby
5 17 (14.41%) VBScript
6 14 (11.86%) Python
7 8 (6.78%) PHP
8 6 (5.08%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.24%) SQL
10 4 (3.39%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.54%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.54%) C#
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.56%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) CISSP
2 5 (4.24%) CEH
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.69%) MCP
3 2 (1.69%) MCSE
3 2 (1.69%) MCSA
3 2 (1.69%) CCNA
4 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.63%) QA
2 4 (3.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 47 (39.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (28.81%) Hyper-V
3 19 (16.10%) Xen
4 16 (13.56%) Varnish
5 14 (11.86%) NFS
5 14 (11.86%) Active Directory
5 14 (11.86%) KVM
6 9 (7.63%) Terminal Services
6 9 (7.63%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (7.63%) vSphere
7 5 (4.24%) SpamAssassin
8 4 (3.39%) VirtualBox
8 4 (3.39%) Sendmail
8 4 (3.39%) Ceph
9 3 (2.54%) iptables
9 3 (2.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 1 (0.85%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
10 1 (0.85%) MDaemon
10 1 (0.85%) Dovecot
Systems Management
1 30 (25.42%) Puppet
2 27 (22.88%) Nagios
3 19 (16.10%) Backup Exec
3 19 (16.10%) ZABBIX
4 17 (14.41%) Cacti
5 13 (11.02%) Tivoli
5 13 (11.02%) Sysprep
6 5 (4.24%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (4.24%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (4.24%) Capistrano
7 4 (3.39%) Icinga
7 4 (3.39%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 4 (3.39%) Vagrant
8 3 (2.54%) cPanel
9 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
9 1 (0.85%) logstash
9 1 (0.85%) Graylog
9 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
9 1 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
9 1 (0.85%) WMI
Vendors
1 52 (44.07%) VMware
2 48 (40.68%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.03%) Cisco
4 18 (15.25%) Apple
4 18 (15.25%) Symantec
5 17 (14.41%) Draytek
5 17 (14.41%) Intel
6 16 (13.56%) Juniper
7 13 (11.02%) NetApp
8 9 (7.63%) Veeam
9 8 (6.78%) F5
9 8 (6.78%) Lotus
10 7 (5.93%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.24%) Postini
11 5 (4.24%) Google
11 5 (4.24%) Fortinet
11 5 (4.24%) Webroot
11 5 (4.24%) Websense
11 5 (4.24%) Clearswift
12 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
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