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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 432 429 435
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 4 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.12% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.091% 0.52% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 10 12
Average salary £35,000 £60,000 £18,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.66% +220.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £60,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £65,000 £24,900
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £60,000 £18,750
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +220.00%
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
4376 4982 5080
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 21.14% 22.14% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3521 3735 3941
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 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 4 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 -16 2 £30,000 -50.00%
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
IMAP
England

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 4 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 32 (96.97%) SMTP
2 29 (87.88%) Linux
3 27 (81.82%) DNS
4 23 (69.70%) VMware
4 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (63.64%) VLAN
5 21 (63.64%) VPN
6 20 (60.61%) HTTP
7 16 (48.48%) Perl
8 15 (45.45%) MySQL
8 15 (45.45%) Java
8 15 (45.45%) Apache
8 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
8 15 (45.45%) Python
8 15 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (45.45%) Firewall
8 15 (45.45%) SAN
8 15 (45.45%) Ruby
8 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
9 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
9 14 (42.42%) MAPI
10 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
10 13 (39.39%) Windows
10 13 (39.39%) Xen
10 13 (39.39%) KVM
11 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
11 12 (36.36%) Puppet
11 12 (36.36%) Ubuntu
11 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
11 12 (36.36%) Microsoft

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 15 (45.45%) Apache
1 15 (45.45%) Tomcat
2 13 (39.39%) MS Exchange
3 11 (33.33%) IIS
4 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (30.30%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.03%) IBM Notes
6 1 (3.03%) GroupWise
Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Office
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (30.30%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (96.97%) SMTP
2 27 (81.82%) DNS
3 21 (63.64%) VPN
3 21 (63.64%) VLAN
4 20 (60.61%) HTTP
5 15 (45.45%) SAN
5 15 (45.45%) Firewall
6 10 (30.30%) OSPF
6 10 (30.30%) BGP
6 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
6 10 (30.30%) DHCP
7 9 (27.27%) Wireless
7 9 (27.27%) DMZ
7 9 (27.27%) NAS
8 8 (24.24%) POP3
9 5 (15.15%) CDMA
9 5 (15.15%) GPRS
9 5 (15.15%) GSM
9 5 (15.15%) Internet
9 5 (15.15%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (45.45%) MySQL
1 15 (45.45%) PostgreSQL
1 15 (45.45%) Relational Database
2 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (36.36%) Subversion
1 12 (36.36%) Maven
1 12 (36.36%) Git (software)
1 12 (36.36%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (3.03%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (39.39%) Systems Administrator
1 13 (39.39%) Administrator
2 10 (30.30%) Systems Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Systems Support
2 10 (30.30%) Support Engineer
2 10 (30.30%) Systems Support Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Support Engineer
3 9 (27.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 7 (21.21%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 7 (21.21%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Java Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (42.42%) MAPI
2 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (30.30%) Blackberry
2 9 (27.27%) Replication
2 9 (27.27%) PDA
2 9 (27.27%) iPhone
2 9 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.06%) Clustering
5 1 (3.03%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.03%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 13 (39.39%) Windows
3 12 (36.36%) Ubuntu
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (30.30%) Android
5 10 (30.30%) Windows 8
5 10 (30.30%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (27.27%) Windows XP
6 9 (27.27%) Mac OS
6 9 (27.27%) Windows Vista
7 5 (15.15%) UNIX
7 5 (15.15%) Solaris
8 3 (9.09%) Debian
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
9 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Load Balancing
2 12 (36.36%) Configuration Management
3 2 (6.06%) Migration
3 2 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (6.06%) DevOps
4 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.03%) Manual Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) Perl
2 15 (45.45%) Python
2 15 (45.45%) Ruby
2 15 (45.45%) Java
3 2 (6.06%) SQL
4 1 (3.03%) C
4 1 (3.03%) C#
4 1 (3.03%) C++
4 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
System Software
1 23 (69.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (39.39%) Xen
2 13 (39.39%) KVM
3 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (27.27%) vSphere
4 9 (27.27%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (12.12%) Ceph
6 2 (6.06%) Active Directory
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (3.03%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 12 (36.36%) Puppet
2 10 (30.30%) Backup Exec
3 4 (12.12%) Nagios
3 4 (12.12%) Icinga
4 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 23 (69.70%) VMware
2 12 (36.36%) Microsoft
3 10 (30.30%) Juniper
3 10 (30.30%) Symantec
4 9 (27.27%) Draytek
4 9 (27.27%) Veeam
4 9 (27.27%) Apple
4 9 (27.27%) Cisco
5 3 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) Nokia
6 1 (3.03%) Novell
6 1 (3.03%) Lotus
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee