The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 115 - 124
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 22 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.87% - 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% - 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 6 0 1
Average salary £60,000 - £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £51,000 £19,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year
+168.42% -28.30%
IMAP
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
769 689 556
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.56% 29.62% 26.73%
Number of salaries quoted 428 515 411
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

IMAP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

IMAP Salary Trend in Reading

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 30 (100.00%) SMTP
1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 21 (70.00%) Windows
3 17 (56.67%) C#
3 17 (56.67%) C++
3 17 (56.67%) .NET
3 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
3 17 (56.67%) IIS
3 17 (56.67%) MAPI
3 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
3 17 (56.67%) SAN
3 17 (56.67%) QA
3 17 (56.67%) WebLOAD
3 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (56.67%) Benchmarking
3 17 (56.67%) VMware
3 17 (56.67%) VMware ESX
3 17 (56.67%) NAS
3 17 (56.67%) AQtime
4 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
4 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
4 13 (43.33%) Internet
4 13 (43.33%) Wireshark
4 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
4 13 (43.33%) HTTP
4 13 (43.33%) LDAP
5 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
6 9 (30.00%) Smartphone
6 9 (30.00%) Marketing

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 (56.67%) IIS
2 4 (13.33%) GroupWise
2 4 (13.33%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (100.00%) SMTP
2 17 (56.67%) SAN
2 17 (56.67%) NAS
3 13 (43.33%) Internet
3 13 (43.33%) Wireshark
3 13 (43.33%) HTTP
3 13 (43.33%) LDAP
4 9 (30.00%) SMPP
4 9 (30.00%) Broadband
4 9 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 9 (30.00%) M3UA
4 9 (30.00%) SCTP
5 6 (20.00%) SNMP
6 4 (13.33%) Firewall
6 4 (13.33%) Wireless
6 4 (13.33%) VPN
6 4 (13.33%) DNS
6 4 (13.33%) SSL
6 4 (13.33%) DMZ
6 4 (13.33%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (56.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (56.67%) WebLOAD
1 17 (56.67%) AQtime
2 4 (13.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 13 (43.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (30.00%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) French Language
3 3 (10.00%) German Language
3 3 (10.00%) Italian Language
3 3 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Test Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Test Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Performance Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Design Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Senior Design Engineer
2 9 (30.00%) Performance Test Engineer
3 6 (20.00%) Performance Tester
3 6 (20.00%) Tester
4 3 (10.00%) Mobility Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) QA Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Software Tester
6 1 (3.33%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (56.67%) .NET
1 17 (56.67%) MAPI
2 9 (30.00%) SOAP
3 4 (13.33%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Computer Science
2 9 (30.00%) Smartphone
3 4 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 4 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 4 (13.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows XP
2 4 (13.33%) Android
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Mobile
2 4 (13.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Benchmarking
2 13 (43.33%) Performance Tuning
3 4 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (13.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (6.67%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (3.33%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) SQL
2 17 (56.67%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) MCITP
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (13.33%) CCIE
2 4 (13.33%) CCNP
2 4 (13.33%) CCNA
2 4 (13.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (56.67%) QA
2 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 17 (56.67%) VMware ESX
2 13 (43.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) PureDisk
1 6 (20.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (20.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
1 17 (56.67%) VMware
2 4 (13.33%) MobileIron
2 4 (13.33%) SOTI