The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 408 418 425
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +7
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 31 6 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.16% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.72% 0.14% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 5
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +63.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £32,800 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £40,000 £24,600
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £36,847 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.62% -7.88%
IMAP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4324 4176 4990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.66% 20.28% 23.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3328 3255 3995
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

IMAP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

IMAP Salary Trend in the South East

IMAP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IMAP across the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the South East

IMAP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the South East region over the 3 months to 6 March 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
Berkshire +2 12 £47,000 +42.42%
Kent - 8 £22,500 -
Hampshire - 4 £33,500 -
East Sussex -18 3 £40,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £43,500 -
Surrey - 1 £25,000 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 49 (98.00%) SMTP
2 41 (82.00%) Linux
3 31 (62.00%) Firewall
4 29 (58.00%) VLAN
4 29 (58.00%) VPN
4 29 (58.00%) MAPI
5 22 (44.00%) POP3
5 22 (44.00%) Load Balancing
6 21 (42.00%) HTTP
7 18 (36.00%) Internet
7 18 (36.00%) Solaris
7 18 (36.00%) UNIX
8 16 (32.00%) Windows
8 16 (32.00%) HTML
8 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
8 16 (32.00%) DNS
8 16 (32.00%) VMware
9 15 (30.00%) SGSN
9 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 15 (30.00%) CDMA
9 15 (30.00%) GPRS
9 15 (30.00%) GSM
9 15 (30.00%) IIS
10 14 (28.00%) Perl
10 14 (28.00%) FTP
11 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (24.00%) MS Office
12 12 (24.00%) Backup Exec
12 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (30.00%) IIS
3 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (22.00%) Apache
5 10 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 10 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (6.00%) Tomcat
8 2 (4.00%) IBM Notes
8 2 (4.00%) GroupWise
8 2 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (24.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.00%) Google Apps
2 4 (8.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 49 (98.00%) SMTP
2 31 (62.00%) Firewall
3 29 (58.00%) VPN
3 29 (58.00%) VLAN
4 22 (44.00%) POP3
5 21 (42.00%) HTTP
6 18 (36.00%) Internet
7 16 (32.00%) DNS
8 15 (30.00%) CDMA
8 15 (30.00%) GPRS
8 15 (30.00%) GSM
8 15 (30.00%) SGSN
9 14 (28.00%) FTP
10 11 (22.00%) Wireless
10 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
10 11 (22.00%) DHCP
11 10 (20.00%) DMZ
12 9 (18.00%) SSH
12 9 (18.00%) Telnet
13 8 (16.00%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (6.00%) MySQL
2 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Subversion
1 3 (6.00%) Maven
1 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (16.00%) Games
1 8 (16.00%) French Language
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
2 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (28.00%) Support Engineer
2 13 (26.00%) Administrator
2 13 (26.00%) Systems Administrator
3 12 (24.00%) Systems Engineer
3 12 (24.00%) Systems Support
3 12 (24.00%) Systems Support Engineer
4 11 (22.00%) Linux Administrator
4 11 (22.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Support
5 6 (12.00%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Head of Development
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering Manager
7 3 (6.00%) Escalation Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Exchange Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (58.00%) MAPI
2 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 4 (8.00%) SAML
3 4 (8.00%) OpenID
3 4 (8.00%) OAuth2
3 4 (8.00%) JMS
4 2 (4.00%) .NET
5 1 (2.00%) COM
5 1 (2.00%) CSS
5 1 (2.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (22.00%) Blackberry
2 10 (20.00%) PDA
2 10 (20.00%) iPhone
2 10 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.00%) Open Source
4 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 2 (4.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.00%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 41 (82.00%) Linux
2 18 (36.00%) UNIX
2 18 (36.00%) Solaris
3 16 (32.00%) Windows
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (24.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (22.00%) Windows 8
5 11 (22.00%) Android
5 11 (22.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (20.00%) Windows Vista
6 10 (20.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (18.00%) Windows 7
8 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Phone
9 1 (2.00%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.00%) Ubuntu
9 1 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (44.00%) Load Balancing
2 9 (18.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (8.00%) Line Management
3 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (2.00%) Migration
5 1 (2.00%) Supplier Management
5 1 (2.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Perl
2 10 (20.00%) VBScript
3 7 (14.00%) Java
4 3 (6.00%) Python
4 3 (6.00%) Ruby
5 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.00%) SQL
5 1 (2.00%) C
5 1 (2.00%) C#
5 1 (2.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) VCP4
System Software
1 15 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (24.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (8.00%) KVM
5 3 (6.00%) Xen
6 2 (4.00%) vSphere
6 2 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.00%) VirtualBox
7 1 (2.00%) MDaemon
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (24.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (6.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 16 (32.00%) VMware
2 15 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Apple
3 11 (22.00%) Symantec
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco
4 10 (20.00%) Draytek
4 10 (20.00%) Intel
5 5 (10.00%) Google
6 4 (8.00%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (8.00%) Juniper
7 2 (4.00%) Novell
7 2 (4.00%) Lotus
7 2 (4.00%) Veeam
8 1 (2.00%) Nokia
8 1 (2.00%) Avaya
8 1 (2.00%) HP
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) McAfee
8 1 (2.00%) NETGEAR
8 1 (2.00%) Kaspersky
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