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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 828 810 835
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +25
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 48 52 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.045% 0.051% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 36 42 50
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +15.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £52,500 £56,150
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £44,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-25.13% +37.69%
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
19190 17574 21255
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.96% 17.39% 19.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15293 14302 17477
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +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 20 October 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 20 October 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
London +1 23 £42,500 -19.04% 2
South East -1 20 £38,500 +10.00% 2
South West - 3 £22,750 -
North West -16 1 £16,200 - 2
East of England - 1 £40,000 -
IMAP
UK

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 62 (72.94%) SMTP
2 43 (50.59%) Degree
3 39 (45.88%) Windows
3 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
4 36 (42.35%) MAPI
5 32 (37.65%) TCP/IP
6 30 (35.29%) Active Directory
7 29 (34.12%) DNS
7 29 (34.12%) POP3
8 28 (32.94%) Linux
9 26 (30.59%) Internet
9 26 (30.59%) Firewall
10 24 (28.24%) HTTP
11 22 (25.88%) SQL
12 21 (24.71%) VMware
13 20 (23.53%) Solaris
14 19 (22.35%) IIS
14 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
14 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
15 18 (21.18%) NAS
15 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
15 18 (21.18%) C++
15 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
15 18 (21.18%) SAN
16 17 (20.00%) Benchmarking
16 17 (20.00%) C#
16 17 (20.00%) .NET
16 17 (20.00%) LDAP
16 17 (20.00%) VPN

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 19 (22.35%) IIS
2 18 (21.18%) MS Exchange
3 11 (12.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (8.24%) GroupWise
4 7 (8.24%) Lotus Domino
4 7 (8.24%) Apache
5 6 (7.06%) nginx
6 5 (5.88%) Lync
6 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
6 5 (5.88%) IBM Notes
6 5 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (4.71%) Zope
7 4 (4.71%) Plone
7 4 (4.71%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (4.71%) ejabberd
8 3 (3.53%) MS Project Server
9 1 (1.18%) GlassFish
9 1 (1.18%) Jetty
9 1 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 19 (22.35%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.41%) MS Office
3 3 (3.53%) MS Project
3 3 (3.53%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Office 365
2 4 (4.71%) IaaS
2 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.53%) SaaS
3 3 (3.53%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 62 (72.94%) SMTP
2 32 (37.65%) TCP/IP
3 29 (34.12%) DNS
3 29 (34.12%) POP3
4 26 (30.59%) Internet
4 26 (30.59%) Firewall
5 24 (28.24%) HTTP
6 18 (21.18%) SAN
6 18 (21.18%) NAS
7 17 (20.00%) VPN
7 17 (20.00%) LDAP
8 13 (15.29%) SSL
8 13 (15.29%) Wireshark
9 11 (12.94%) Broadband
9 11 (12.94%) Network Security
10 10 (11.76%) OpenVPN
10 10 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (10.59%) SMPP
11 9 (10.59%) DHCP
11 9 (10.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (21.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (14.12%) PostgreSQL
2 12 (14.12%) MySQL
3 4 (4.71%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 17 (20.00%) WebLOAD
1 17 (20.00%) AQtime
2 4 (4.71%) Emacs
2 4 (4.71%) LoadRunner
3 2 (2.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.18%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.18%) Subversion
General
1 16 (18.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (12.94%) Marketing
3 10 (11.76%) Finance
4 9 (10.59%) Back Office
5 4 (4.71%) Games
6 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.35%) Electronics
6 2 (2.35%) French Language
6 2 (2.35%) German Language
6 2 (2.35%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.35%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.18%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (24.71%) Administrator
2 16 (18.82%) Systems Administrator
3 11 (12.94%) Test Engineer
4 10 (11.76%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 10 (11.76%) Linux Administrator
5 9 (10.59%) Performance Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Performance Test Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Design Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Senior Test Engineer
5 9 (10.59%) Design Engineer
6 8 (9.41%) Consultant
7 7 (8.24%) Analyst
7 7 (8.24%) Tester
8 6 (7.06%) Technical Support
8 6 (7.06%) Performance Tester
9 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
9 5 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
9 5 (5.88%) Exchange Administrator
10 4 (4.71%) Exchange Specialist
10 4 (4.71%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (42.35%) MAPI
2 17 (20.00%) .NET
3 10 (11.76%) SOAP
4 7 (8.24%) HTML
5 4 (4.71%) ODBC
6 3 (3.53%) Flash
6 3 (3.53%) XHTML
6 3 (3.53%) XML
6 3 (3.53%) XSLT
6 3 (3.53%) Servlets
6 3 (3.53%) J2EE
6 3 (3.53%) CGI
6 3 (3.53%) SAML
6 3 (3.53%) Ajax
6 3 (3.53%) Regular Expression
7 1 (1.18%) Java EE
7 1 (1.18%) LAMP
7 1 (1.18%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Computer Science
2 9 (10.59%) Smartphone
3 5 (5.88%) iPhone
3 5 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 5 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.53%) PMI
5 3 (3.53%) Mathematics
6 2 (2.35%) Open Source
6 2 (2.35%) Clustering
6 2 (2.35%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 39 (45.88%) Windows
2 28 (32.94%) Linux
3 20 (23.53%) Solaris
4 15 (17.65%) UNIX
5 13 (15.29%) OpenBSD
6 11 (12.94%) Ubuntu
6 11 (12.94%) Windows 7
7 6 (7.06%) Mac OS X
8 5 (5.88%) Windows XP
8 5 (5.88%) Debian
8 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (4.71%) Android
9 4 (4.71%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (4.71%) FreeBSD
10 2 (2.35%) CentOS
10 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Vista
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (21.18%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (20.00%) Benchmarking
3 15 (17.65%) Migration
4 14 (16.47%) Performance Tuning
5 13 (15.29%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (10.59%) Load Balancing
7 8 (9.41%) E-Commerce
8 7 (8.24%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.24%) Configuration Management
8 7 (8.24%) Project Management
9 6 (7.06%) PRINCE2
9 6 (7.06%) Capacity Management
10 4 (4.71%) Software Distribution
10 4 (4.71%) Web Development
10 4 (4.71%) Web Design
11 3 (3.53%) Identity Management
11 3 (3.53%) Risk Management
11 3 (3.53%) Data Governance
11 3 (3.53%) Email Migration
11 3 (3.53%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (25.88%) SQL
2 18 (21.18%) C++
3 17 (20.00%) C#
4 13 (15.29%) PHP
5 9 (10.59%) VBA
6 8 (9.41%) Shell Script
6 8 (9.41%) Perl
7 6 (7.06%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.71%) Python
8 4 (4.71%) C
8 4 (4.71%) Java
9 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.53%) Ruby
9 3 (3.53%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.35%) VBScript
11 1 (1.18%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 43 (50.59%) Degree
2 16 (18.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.59%) MCP
4 7 (8.24%) MCSE
4 7 (8.24%) MCITP
5 6 (7.06%) PMI Certification
6 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (5.88%) CCNA
7 4 (4.71%) CCIE
7 4 (4.71%) CCNP
8 3 (3.53%) CISSP
8 3 (3.53%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (3.53%) PMP
8 3 (3.53%) CEH
9 2 (2.35%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (20.00%) QA
2 6 (7.06%) SLA
3 5 (5.88%) Solvency II
4 3 (3.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (3.53%) Basel II
5 1 (1.18%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 30 (35.29%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (20.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (10.59%) MDaemon
5 8 (9.41%) NFS
5 8 (9.41%) Postfix
6 7 (8.24%) Samba
6 7 (8.24%) SpamAssassin
7 6 (7.06%) OpenSSH
8 5 (5.88%) Varnish
9 4 (4.71%) Ceph
10 3 (3.53%) KVM
11 1 (1.18%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (7.06%) NetBackup
1 6 (7.06%) Backup Exec
1 6 (7.06%) PureDisk
2 5 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (5.88%) Nagios
3 4 (4.71%) HAProxy
3 4 (4.71%) Ansible
3 4 (4.71%) Ganeti
3 4 (4.71%) Bacula
4 3 (3.53%) MIMEsweeper
4 3 (3.53%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (2.35%) ZABBIX
5 2 (2.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (2.35%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.18%) Cacti
Vendors
1 39 (45.88%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.71%) VMware
3 8 (9.41%) Lotus
4 6 (7.06%) Cisco
5 5 (5.88%) Symantec
5 5 (5.88%) Postini
6 4 (4.71%) SAP
6 4 (4.71%) HP
6 4 (4.71%) Citrix
6 4 (4.71%) MobileIron
6 4 (4.71%) SOTI
7 3 (3.53%) Novell
7 3 (3.53%) Google
7 3 (3.53%) Webroot
7 3 (3.53%) Websense
7 3 (3.53%) Clearswift
7 3 (3.53%) Red Hat
8 2 (2.35%) Apple
8 2 (2.35%) Intel
9 1 (1.18%) Avaya
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