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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 415 442 439
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -3
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 27 13 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.13% 0.057% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.60% 0.27% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 22 12 5
Average salary £40,000 £40,750 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +81.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,500 £25,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £46,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-13.51% +20.12%
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
4470 4846 5216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.69% 21.13% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 3407 3817 4201
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 26 May 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 26 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
East Sussex - 14 £45,000 - 3
Kent - 9 £30,000 -
Berkshire -4 4 £42,750 -14.50% 1
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 57 (98.28%) SMTP
2 49 (84.48%) Linux
3 35 (60.34%) VPN
3 35 (60.34%) DNS
3 35 (60.34%) VLAN
4 31 (53.45%) VMware
4 31 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (51.72%) Firewall
6 29 (50.00%) MAPI
7 27 (46.55%) HTTP
8 22 (37.93%) Windows
8 22 (37.93%) MS Exchange
9 21 (36.21%) Perl
9 21 (36.21%) Load Balancing
10 20 (34.48%) Apache
10 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
11 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
11 19 (32.76%) Java
12 18 (31.03%) MS Office
12 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
12 18 (31.03%) Backup Exec
12 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
12 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
12 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
12 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
13 17 (29.31%) Windows 8
13 17 (29.31%) Android
13 17 (29.31%) Wireless
13 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2003
13 17 (29.31%) Cisco

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 22 (37.93%) MS Exchange
2 20 (34.48%) Apache
3 18 (31.03%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (29.31%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (29.31%) IIS
5 16 (27.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 16 (27.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 15 (25.86%) Tomcat
7 4 (6.90%) SharePoint
8 2 (3.45%) GroupWise
8 2 (3.45%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (32.76%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.03%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (18.97%) Office 365
2 5 (8.62%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 57 (98.28%) SMTP
2 35 (60.34%) VPN
2 35 (60.34%) DNS
2 35 (60.34%) VLAN
3 30 (51.72%) Firewall
4 27 (46.55%) HTTP
5 18 (31.03%) TCP/IP
6 17 (29.31%) Wireless
6 17 (29.31%) POP3
6 17 (29.31%) SAN
6 17 (29.31%) DHCP
7 16 (27.59%) DMZ
8 12 (20.69%) CDMA
8 12 (20.69%) GPRS
8 12 (20.69%) GSM
8 12 (20.69%) Internet
8 12 (20.69%) SGSN
9 10 (17.24%) OSPF
9 10 (17.24%) BGP
10 9 (15.52%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.31%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.86%) Relational Database
2 15 (25.86%) PostgreSQL
2 15 (25.86%) MySQL
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (20.69%) Maven
1 12 (20.69%) Subversion
1 12 (20.69%) Jenkins
1 12 (20.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (8.62%) French Language
1 5 (8.62%) Games
2 1 (1.72%) Retail
2 1 (1.72%) Marketing
2 1 (1.72%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Administrator
1 17 (29.31%) Support Engineer
1 17 (29.31%) Systems Administrator
2 16 (27.59%) Systems Support Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Systems Engineer
2 16 (27.59%) Systems Support
3 12 (20.69%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 12 (20.69%) Linux Administrator
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 9 (15.52%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Head of Development
6 4 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Engineering Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Development Manager
6 4 (6.90%) Software Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Exchange Consultant
7 3 (5.17%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (50.00%) MAPI
2 13 (22.41%) HTML
3 4 (6.90%) OAuth2
3 4 (6.90%) OpenID
3 4 (6.90%) SAML
3 4 (6.90%) JMS
4 2 (3.45%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) CSS
5 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (29.31%) Blackberry
2 16 (27.59%) PDA
2 16 (27.59%) iPhone
2 16 (27.59%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.52%) Replication
4 8 (13.79%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.17%) Clustering
6 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.72%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 49 (84.48%) Linux
2 22 (37.93%) Windows
3 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (29.31%) Windows 8
4 17 (29.31%) Android
4 17 (29.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 16 (27.59%) Windows XP
5 16 (27.59%) Windows Vista
6 12 (20.69%) Ubuntu
6 12 (20.69%) UNIX
6 12 (20.69%) Solaris
7 9 (15.52%) Mac OS
8 8 (13.79%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.17%) Debian
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Phone
10 1 (1.72%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.72%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.72%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) Load Balancing
2 12 (20.69%) Configuration Management
3 4 (6.90%) Open Source
3 4 (6.90%) Line Management
3 4 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (3.45%) Migration
4 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (3.45%) DevOps
4 2 (3.45%) Capacity Management
5 1 (1.72%) E-Commerce
5 1 (1.72%) Supplier Management
5 1 (1.72%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 21 (36.21%) Perl
2 19 (32.76%) Java
3 15 (25.86%) Ruby
3 15 (25.86%) Python
4 5 (8.62%) VBScript
5 2 (3.45%) SQL
6 1 (1.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.72%) C
6 1 (1.72%) C#
6 1 (1.72%) C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.17%) QA
System Software
1 31 (53.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (31.03%) Hyper-V
3 14 (24.14%) KVM
4 13 (22.41%) Xen
5 9 (15.52%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (15.52%) vSphere
6 5 (8.62%) Active Directory
7 4 (6.90%) Ceph
8 1 (1.72%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.72%) MDaemon
8 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.72%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (31.03%) Backup Exec
2 12 (20.69%) Puppet
3 4 (6.90%) Icinga
3 4 (6.90%) Nagios
4 1 (1.72%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (1.72%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 31 (53.45%) VMware
2 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.31%) Cisco
3 17 (29.31%) Apple
3 17 (29.31%) Symantec
4 16 (27.59%) Draytek
5 10 (17.24%) Juniper
6 9 (15.52%) Veeam
7 5 (8.62%) Intel
7 5 (8.62%) Google
8 4 (6.90%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (5.17%) Red Hat
10 2 (3.45%) Novell
10 2 (3.45%) Lotus
11 1 (1.72%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.72%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.72%) HP
11 1 (1.72%) Dell
11 1 (1.72%) Avaya
11 1 (1.72%) Nokia
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