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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 860 887 847
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -40
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 35 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.033% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.19% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 28 31 28
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +112.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £53,250
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £50,000 £19,000
% change year-on-year
-35.00% +163.15%

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
18612 20378 20337
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 17.30% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15172 16298 16504
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015 within the UK.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the UK

IMAP
Top 18 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 6 July 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
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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 +22 31 £43,750 -12.50% 5
South East +2 14 £37,500 -37.50% 3
London +21 12 £60,000 +26.31% 2
Brighton - 8 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 8 £45,000 -
City of London +35 7 £46,500 -2.10%
Edinburgh +11 4 £35,500 +29.09%
East of England +10 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Scotland +9 4 £35,500 +29.09%
Kent - 4 £30,000 -
Suffolk - 4 £27,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £27,500 -
Stansted - 4 £30,000 -
Berkshire -17 2 £30,000 -50.00% 1
Bracknell +14 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Reading -15 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North West - 1 - -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 86 (89.58%) SMTP
2 74 (77.08%) DNS
3 73 (76.04%) Linux
4 50 (52.08%) HTTP
5 47 (48.96%) VMware
6 46 (47.92%) Perl
7 45 (46.88%) Windows
8 44 (45.83%) Firewall
9 41 (42.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
11 39 (40.63%) MySQL
12 37 (38.54%) MS Exchange
12 37 (38.54%) POP3
13 34 (35.42%) MS Excel
13 34 (35.42%) Puppet
14 33 (34.38%) Configuration Management
15 32 (33.33%) VPN
15 32 (33.33%) Apache
16 30 (31.25%) UNIX
16 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
17 29 (30.21%) Internet
17 29 (30.21%) Nagios
17 29 (30.21%) PostgreSQL
18 27 (28.13%) VLAN
19 26 (27.08%) Hyper-V
19 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
19 26 (27.08%) IIS
19 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (26.04%) MAPI
20 25 (26.04%) DHCP

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 37 (38.54%) MS Exchange
2 32 (33.33%) Apache
3 26 (27.08%) IIS
4 17 (17.71%) nginx
5 16 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 16 (16.67%) Tomcat
6 15 (15.63%) SharePoint
7 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 10 (10.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 7 (7.29%) Office Communications Server
9 7 (7.29%) Lync
10 4 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (4.17%) IBM Notes
11 3 (3.13%) WordPress
11 3 (3.13%) Joomla!
11 3 (3.13%) Moodle
12 2 (2.08%) CMS
12 2 (2.08%) GroupWise
13 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
Applications
1 34 (35.42%) MS Excel
2 18 (18.75%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) RoboHelp
3 2 (2.08%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (13.54%) Office 365
2 5 (5.21%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Google Apps
4 2 (2.08%) IaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 86 (89.58%) SMTP
2 74 (77.08%) DNS
3 50 (52.08%) HTTP
4 44 (45.83%) Firewall
5 37 (38.54%) POP3
6 32 (33.33%) VPN
7 30 (31.25%) TCP/IP
8 29 (30.21%) Internet
9 27 (28.13%) VLAN
10 25 (26.04%) DHCP
11 21 (21.88%) SAN
12 17 (17.71%) iSCSI
13 15 (15.63%) Wireless
14 14 (14.58%) SSL
15 10 (10.42%) CDMA
15 10 (10.42%) GPRS
15 10 (10.42%) GSM
15 10 (10.42%) DMZ
15 10 (10.42%) OSPF
15 10 (10.42%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (40.63%) MySQL
2 29 (30.21%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (27.08%) SQL Server
4 16 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 8 (8.33%) QlikView
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (19.79%) Git (software)
2 18 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 13 (13.54%) Subversion
4 12 (12.50%) Maven
5 6 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (6.25%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.04%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (9.38%) Billing
2 5 (5.21%) Marketing
3 4 (4.17%) Advertising
4 2 (2.08%) Finance
5 1 (1.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (30.21%) Systems Administrator
1 29 (30.21%) Administrator
2 17 (17.71%) Support Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Systems Support
3 11 (11.46%) Systems Engineer
3 11 (11.46%) Systems Support Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (10.42%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 9 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Support Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Consultant
7 5 (5.21%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Junior
7 5 (5.21%) Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Technical Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Communications Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (26.04%) MAPI
2 15 (15.63%) LAMP
3 13 (13.54%) Memcached
4 12 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (5.21%) Regular Expression
6 4 (4.17%) .NET
6 4 (4.17%) XML
7 3 (3.13%) Sensu
7 3 (3.13%) Alternative PHP Cache
8 2 (2.08%) OAuth2
8 2 (2.08%) JMS
8 2 (2.08%) OpenID
8 2 (2.08%) XSD
8 2 (2.08%) SAML
8 2 (2.08%) CSS
9 1 (1.04%) SOAP
9 1 (1.04%) Web Services
9 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.04%) XSLT
9 1 (1.04%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) iPhone
2 12 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (12.50%) Replication
3 11 (11.46%) Blackberry
3 11 (11.46%) Computer Science
4 10 (10.42%) PDA
5 8 (8.33%) Clustering
5 8 (8.33%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.04%) W3C
7 1 (1.04%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Handset
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 73 (76.04%) Linux
2 45 (46.88%) Windows
3 30 (31.25%) UNIX
4 26 (27.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (26.04%) Ubuntu
6 18 (18.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (15.63%) Android
7 15 (15.63%) Windows 8
8 14 (14.58%) Windows Vista
9 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2003
10 10 (10.42%) Solaris
10 10 (10.42%) Windows XP
11 9 (9.38%) Mac OS
12 4 (4.17%) CentOS
12 4 (4.17%) Debian
13 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.04%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (1.04%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (34.38%) Configuration Management
2 23 (23.96%) Load Balancing
3 16 (16.67%) Open Source
4 12 (12.50%) DevOps
5 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 8 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (7.29%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (7.29%) Performance Tuning
8 6 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (5.21%) Time Management
9 5 (5.21%) Malware Detection\Protection
10 4 (4.17%) Server Building
10 4 (4.17%) Mentoring
10 4 (4.17%) Software Licensing
11 3 (3.13%) Software Engineering
12 2 (2.08%) Data Management
12 2 (2.08%) Content Management
12 2 (2.08%) Release Management
12 2 (2.08%) Migration
12 2 (2.08%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (47.92%) Perl
2 25 (26.04%) PowerShell
3 24 (25.00%) Java
4 22 (22.92%) Ruby
5 16 (16.67%) Python
6 8 (8.33%) PHP
7 5 (5.21%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.17%) Bash Shell
9 3 (3.13%) SQL
9 3 (3.13%) C#
10 1 (1.04%) C++
10 1 (1.04%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.04%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (13.54%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) CEH
2 5 (5.21%) CISSP
3 4 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.17%) MCP
3 4 (4.17%) CCNA
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.04%) MCTS
4 1 (1.04%) MCITP
4 1 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (4.17%) SLA
3 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 41 (42.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (27.08%) Hyper-V
3 23 (23.96%) Xen
4 16 (16.67%) Varnish
5 15 (15.63%) KVM
6 14 (14.58%) NFS
7 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
8 9 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
8 9 (9.38%) vSphere
9 8 (8.33%) Terminal Services
10 5 (5.21%) SpamAssassin
11 4 (4.17%) Ceph
11 4 (4.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
12 3 (3.13%) VirtualBox
12 3 (3.13%) iptables
12 3 (3.13%) Sendmail
13 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (1.04%) VMware ESX
13 1 (1.04%) FreeRADIUS
13 1 (1.04%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 34 (35.42%) Puppet
2 29 (30.21%) Nagios
3 21 (21.88%) ZABBIX
4 17 (17.71%) Cacti
5 13 (13.54%) Tivoli
5 13 (13.54%) Sysprep
6 12 (12.50%) Backup Exec
7 7 (7.29%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (7.29%) Capistrano
8 6 (6.25%) Vagrant
9 5 (5.21%) MIMEsweeper
10 4 (4.17%) Icinga
11 3 (3.13%) cPanel
12 1 (1.04%) logstash
12 1 (1.04%) Graylog
12 1 (1.04%) McAfee ePO
12 1 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
12 1 (1.04%) WMI
12 1 (1.04%) SCVMM
12 1 (1.04%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 47 (48.96%) VMware
2 40 (41.67%) Microsoft
3 19 (19.79%) Cisco
4 14 (14.58%) Juniper
5 13 (13.54%) NetApp
6 11 (11.46%) Apple
6 11 (11.46%) Symantec
7 10 (10.42%) Draytek
8 9 (9.38%) Veeam
9 8 (8.33%) F5
10 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
11 5 (5.21%) Webroot
11 5 (5.21%) Postini
11 5 (5.21%) Websense
11 5 (5.21%) Clearswift
12 4 (4.17%) Polycom
12 4 (4.17%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.17%) Lotus
12 4 (4.17%) Adobe
13 3 (3.13%) Google
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