The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 833 866 832
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -34
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 50 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.035% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.26% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 34 36
Average salary £40,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £60,000 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +10.38%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

IMAP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

IMAP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IMAP within the UK.

IMAP Salary Trend in the UK

IMAP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing IMAP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 within the UK.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the UK

IMAP
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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
England +51 44 £45,000 -10.00% 11
South East +19 27 £40,000 +26.98% 4
London +47 14 £61,250 +16.66% 3
East Sussex - 14 £42,500 - 2
Brighton - 13 £45,000 - 1
Kent - 9 £30,000 -
Stansted - 8 £30,000 -
City of London +39 6 £52,000 -3.25% 1
Scotland +22 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Edinburgh +20 6 £40,000 +45.45%
Berkshire -3 4 £42,750 -14.50% 1
East of England +15 3 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hertfordshire -1 3 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Reading -16 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £59,000 -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 100 (85.47%) SMTP
2 89 (76.07%) Linux
3 75 (64.10%) DNS
4 55 (47.01%) Perl
5 52 (44.44%) Firewall
6 51 (43.59%) VMware
7 50 (42.74%) Windows
8 47 (40.17%) HTTP
9 45 (38.46%) MS Exchange
9 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 45 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
10 41 (35.04%) Apache
11 40 (34.19%) POP3
12 39 (33.33%) MS Excel
13 38 (32.48%) MySQL
13 38 (32.48%) IIS
14 36 (30.77%) TCP/IP
14 36 (30.77%) VPN
15 35 (29.91%) VLAN
16 33 (28.21%) MAPI
16 33 (28.21%) SQL Server
17 32 (27.35%) Internet
17 32 (27.35%) Puppet
18 31 (26.50%) Hyper-V
18 31 (26.50%) Windows Server 2012
18 31 (26.50%) Configuration Management
18 31 (26.50%) UNIX
19 30 (25.64%) DHCP
20 28 (23.93%) Nagios
20 28 (23.93%) PostgreSQL

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 45 (38.46%) MS Exchange
2 41 (35.04%) Apache
3 38 (32.48%) IIS
4 25 (21.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 22 (18.80%) Exchange Server 2003
6 20 (17.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 18 (15.38%) SharePoint
8 17 (14.53%) nginx
9 16 (13.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (12.82%) Tomcat
11 9 (7.69%) Lync
11 9 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (5.98%) IBM Notes
13 6 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
14 3 (2.56%) Moodle
14 3 (2.56%) WordPress
14 3 (2.56%) Joomla!
15 2 (1.71%) CMS
15 2 (1.71%) Alfresco
15 2 (1.71%) GroupWise
Applications
1 39 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 23 (19.66%) MS Office
3 3 (2.56%) RoboHelp
3 3 (2.56%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (2.56%) Magento
1 3 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.68%) Office 365
2 5 (4.27%) IaaS
2 5 (4.27%) Google Apps
2 5 (4.27%) SaaS
2 5 (4.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 100 (85.47%) SMTP
2 75 (64.10%) DNS
3 52 (44.44%) Firewall
4 47 (40.17%) HTTP
5 40 (34.19%) POP3
6 36 (30.77%) TCP/IP
6 36 (30.77%) VPN
7 35 (29.91%) VLAN
8 32 (27.35%) Internet
9 30 (25.64%) DHCP
10 20 (17.09%) SAN
11 19 (16.24%) FTP
12 17 (14.53%) Wireless
12 17 (14.53%) iSCSI
13 16 (13.68%) DMZ
14 13 (11.11%) SSL
14 13 (11.11%) SSH
15 12 (10.26%) SGSN
15 12 (10.26%) CDMA
15 12 (10.26%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (32.48%) MySQL
2 33 (28.21%) SQL Server
3 28 (23.93%) PostgreSQL
4 16 (13.68%) Relational Database
5 9 (7.69%) QlikView
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (14.53%) Git (software)
1 17 (14.53%) Jenkins
2 12 (10.26%) Maven
2 12 (10.26%) Subversion
3 5 (4.27%) TeamCity
3 5 (4.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (1.71%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (9.40%) French Language
1 11 (9.40%) Games
2 9 (7.69%) Billing
3 8 (6.84%) Marketing
4 6 (5.13%) Finance
5 4 (3.42%) Advertising
5 4 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.56%) Electronics
6 3 (2.56%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 38 (32.48%) Administrator
1 38 (32.48%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (17.09%) Linux Administrator
3 19 (16.24%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 18 (15.38%) Support Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Systems Support Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Systems Engineer
5 16 (13.68%) Systems Support
6 9 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 9 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
7 8 (6.84%) Consultant
7 8 (6.84%) DevOps Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Office 365 Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Consultant
8 5 (4.27%) Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Junior
8 5 (4.27%) Security Analyst
8 5 (4.27%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) Technical Writer
9 4 (3.42%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (28.21%) MAPI
2 16 (13.68%) HTML
3 15 (12.82%) LAMP
4 13 (11.11%) Memcached
5 9 (7.69%) XML
6 5 (4.27%) Regular Expression
6 5 (4.27%) XSD
7 4 (3.42%) CSS
7 4 (3.42%) .NET
7 4 (3.42%) JMS
7 4 (3.42%) SAML
7 4 (3.42%) OAuth2
7 4 (3.42%) OpenID
8 3 (2.56%) Sensu
8 3 (2.56%) Alternative PHP Cache
9 2 (1.71%) Ajax
9 2 (1.71%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.71%) LINQ
9 2 (1.71%) WCF
9 2 (1.71%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (17.09%) iPhone
3 19 (16.24%) Open Source
4 17 (14.53%) Blackberry
5 16 (13.68%) PDA
6 12 (10.26%) Replication
6 12 (10.26%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.98%) Clustering
8 4 (3.42%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (2.56%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.56%) DTV
10 2 (1.71%) W3C
10 2 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.85%) Social Media
11 1 (0.85%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.85%) Psychology
11 1 (0.85%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.85%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 89 (76.07%) Linux
2 50 (42.74%) Windows
3 31 (26.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (26.50%) UNIX
4 25 (21.37%) Ubuntu
5 21 (17.95%) Android
6 19 (16.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (14.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (14.53%) Windows 8
8 16 (13.68%) Windows Vista
8 16 (13.68%) Windows XP
9 13 (11.11%) Solaris
10 9 (7.69%) Mac OS
11 8 (6.84%) Windows 7
12 4 (3.42%) CentOS
13 3 (2.56%) Debian
14 2 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 1 (0.85%) Windows Phone
15 1 (0.85%) Mac OS X
15 1 (0.85%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (26.50%) Configuration Management
2 26 (22.22%) Load Balancing
3 11 (9.40%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (8.55%) DevOps
5 9 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.98%) Performance Tuning
6 7 (5.98%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (5.13%) Software Engineering
7 6 (5.13%) Time Management
8 5 (4.27%) Malware Detection\Protection
8 5 (4.27%) Release Management
8 5 (4.27%) Content Management
8 5 (4.27%) Scrum
8 5 (4.27%) Migration
9 4 (3.42%) Line Management
9 4 (3.42%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (2.56%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (2.56%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (47.01%) Perl
2 26 (22.22%) PowerShell
3 25 (21.37%) Java
4 20 (17.09%) Ruby
5 15 (12.82%) Python
6 11 (9.40%) VBScript
7 8 (6.84%) PHP
8 6 (5.13%) Shell Script
9 5 (4.27%) SQL
10 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
11 3 (2.56%) JavaScript
11 3 (2.56%) C#
12 1 (0.85%) C++
12 1 (0.85%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 5 (4.27%) CISSP
2 5 (4.27%) CEH
3 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.69%) QA
2 4 (3.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 31 (26.50%) Hyper-V
3 21 (17.95%) Xen
4 16 (13.68%) Varnish
5 15 (12.82%) KVM
6 14 (11.97%) NFS
7 11 (9.40%) Active Directory
8 9 (7.69%) vSphere
8 9 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (7.69%) Terminal Services
9 5 (4.27%) SpamAssassin
10 4 (3.42%) Ceph
10 4 (3.42%) Veritas Cluster Server
10 4 (3.42%) Sendmail
10 4 (3.42%) VirtualBox
11 3 (2.56%) iptables
12 1 (0.85%) FreeRADIUS
12 1 (0.85%) MDaemon
12 1 (0.85%) Dovecot
12 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 32 (27.35%) Puppet
2 28 (23.93%) Nagios
3 20 (17.09%) ZABBIX
4 18 (15.38%) Backup Exec
5 17 (14.53%) Cacti
6 13 (11.11%) Tivoli
6 13 (11.11%) Sysprep
7 6 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
7 6 (5.13%) Capistrano
8 5 (4.27%) Vagrant
8 5 (4.27%) MIMEsweeper
9 4 (3.42%) Icinga
10 3 (2.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (2.56%) cPanel
11 1 (0.85%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.85%) HP Operations Orchestration
11 1 (0.85%) logstash
11 1 (0.85%) Graylog
11 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
11 1 (0.85%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 51 (43.59%) VMware
2 45 (38.46%) Microsoft
3 26 (22.22%) Cisco
4 17 (14.53%) Apple
4 17 (14.53%) Symantec
5 16 (13.68%) Draytek
5 16 (13.68%) Juniper
6 13 (11.11%) NetApp
7 11 (9.40%) Intel
8 9 (7.69%) F5
8 9 (7.69%) Veeam
9 7 (5.98%) Lotus
10 6 (5.13%) Red Hat
11 5 (4.27%) Websense
11 5 (4.27%) Clearswift
11 5 (4.27%) Postini
11 5 (4.27%) Google
11 5 (4.27%) Webroot
11 5 (4.27%) Fortinet
12 4 (3.42%) Polycom
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