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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 447 429 421
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 1 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.005% 0.11% 0.093%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.024% 0.49% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 20
Average salary £30,000 £60,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +144.89%
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £43,000 £23,250
% change year-on-year
-33.13% +84.94%
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
4253 5090 4837
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 20.75% 22.56% 22.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3409 3776 3748
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
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 £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
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 27 August 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 -11 1 £30,000 -50.00%
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 27 (96.43%) SMTP
2 25 (89.29%) Linux
3 24 (85.71%) DNS
4 21 (75.00%) VMware
4 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (64.29%) VLAN
5 18 (64.29%) VPN
6 17 (60.71%) HTTP
7 15 (53.57%) Perl
8 14 (50.00%) Apache
8 14 (50.00%) Tomcat
8 14 (50.00%) Python
8 14 (50.00%) Java
8 14 (50.00%) MySQL
8 14 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (50.00%) Ruby
8 14 (50.00%) Relational Database
9 13 (46.43%) SAN
10 12 (42.86%) Firewall
10 12 (42.86%) KVM
10 12 (42.86%) Xen
10 12 (42.86%) Ubuntu
11 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
11 11 (39.29%) Maven
11 11 (39.29%) Subversion
11 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
11 11 (39.29%) Puppet
11 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
11 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
11 11 (39.29%) Windows

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 14 (50.00%) Apache
1 14 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (39.29%) MS Exchange
3 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (32.14%) IIS
4 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (28.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 9 (32.14%) MS Office
2 8 (28.57%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) SMTP
2 24 (85.71%) DNS
3 18 (64.29%) VPN
3 18 (64.29%) VLAN
4 17 (60.71%) HTTP
5 13 (46.43%) SAN
6 12 (42.86%) Firewall
7 9 (32.14%) OSPF
7 9 (32.14%) BGP
7 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 9 (32.14%) DHCP
8 8 (28.57%) Wireless
8 8 (28.57%) DMZ
8 8 (28.57%) NAS
9 5 (17.86%) POP3
10 4 (14.29%) iSCSI
11 3 (10.71%) SGSN
11 3 (10.71%) CDMA
11 3 (10.71%) GPRS
11 3 (10.71%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (50.00%) MySQL
1 14 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 14 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 9 (32.14%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (39.29%) Subversion
1 11 (39.29%) Maven
1 11 (39.29%) Git (software)
1 11 (39.29%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Systems Administrator
1 12 (42.86%) Administrator
2 9 (32.14%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Systems Support
2 9 (32.14%) Support Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Systems Support Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Support Engineer
4 7 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (7.14%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Consultant
7 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (3.57%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) MAPI
2 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 2 (7.14%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Blackberry
2 8 (28.57%) Replication
2 8 (28.57%) PDA
2 8 (28.57%) iPhone
2 8 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.57%) Clustering
4 1 (3.57%) Smartphone
4 1 (3.57%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 25 (89.29%) Linux
2 12 (42.86%) Ubuntu
3 11 (39.29%) Windows
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (32.14%) Android
5 9 (32.14%) Windows 8
5 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (28.57%) Windows XP
6 8 (28.57%) Mac OS
6 8 (28.57%) Windows Vista
7 3 (10.71%) UNIX
7 3 (10.71%) Solaris
7 3 (10.71%) Debian
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (3.57%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Configuration Management
1 11 (39.29%) Load Balancing
2 2 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (7.14%) Migration
2 2 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
3 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
3 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (3.57%) Manual Testing
3 1 (3.57%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) Perl
2 14 (50.00%) Python
2 14 (50.00%) Ruby
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 2 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (3.57%) C
4 1 (3.57%) C#
4 1 (3.57%) C++
4 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 21 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (42.86%) Xen
2 12 (42.86%) KVM
3 10 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (28.57%) vSphere
4 8 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (14.29%) Ceph
6 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.57%) MDaemon
6 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (39.29%) Puppet
2 9 (32.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (14.29%) Nagios
3 4 (14.29%) Icinga
4 1 (3.57%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 21 (75.00%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) Juniper
3 9 (32.14%) Symantec
4 8 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (28.57%) Draytek
4 8 (28.57%) Veeam
4 8 (28.57%) Apple
5 3 (10.71%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.57%) McAfee
6 1 (3.57%) Nokia
6 1 (3.57%) Avaya