The table below looks at the statistics for IMAP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 890 941 911
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -30
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 20 25 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.023% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15 21 44
Median salary £22,500 £46,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-51.61% +20.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +35.71%

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
16133 18186 20683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.94% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13195 15112 16297
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

IMAP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing IMAP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 September 2016 within the UK.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the UK

IMAP
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 18 £20,480 -55.23% 9
London +52 9 £20,480 -55.23% 2
South East +45 3 £50,000 +66.66% 4
Berkshire +32 3 £50,000 +66.66%
East of England +15 3 - - 1
Cambridge - 3 - -
Cambridgeshire - 3 - -
Birmingham - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 2 - -
East Midlands +17 1 £40,000 -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £40,000 -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, IT jobs citing IMAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for IMAP.

1 53 (92.98%) SMTP
2 39 (68.42%) Windows
3 37 (64.91%) DNS
4 28 (49.12%) Linux
5 27 (47.37%) POP3
6 23 (40.35%) Broadband
7 21 (36.84%) DHCP
7 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
7 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
7 21 (36.84%) Internet
7 21 (36.84%) Telecoms
8 20 (35.09%) MS Exchange
8 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
9 19 (33.33%) VoIP
9 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
10 16 (28.07%) Firewall
11 15 (26.32%) SAN
11 15 (26.32%) NFS
11 15 (26.32%) LLU
11 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
11 15 (26.32%) NAS
12 14 (24.56%) Android
12 14 (24.56%) MAPI
12 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
12 14 (24.56%) MS Office
12 14 (24.56%) VMware
13 13 (22.81%) Perl
13 13 (22.81%) Python
13 13 (22.81%) LAN
13 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (35.09%) MS Exchange
2 11 (19.30%) Apache
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2007
2 11 (19.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (17.54%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (12.28%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 7 (12.28%) IIS
5 6 (10.53%) Tomcat
6 5 (8.77%) Jetty
7 3 (5.26%) MindAlign
7 3 (5.26%) Skype for Business
8 2 (3.51%) IBM Domino
8 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.75%) Confluence
9 1 (1.75%) Joomla!
9 1 (1.75%) MQSeries
9 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
9 1 (1.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (24.56%) MS Office
2 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
3 10 (17.54%) Mozilla Thunderbird
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Documaker
1 1 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.75%) GitHub
3 1 (1.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 53 (92.98%) SMTP
2 37 (64.91%) DNS
3 27 (47.37%) POP3
4 23 (40.35%) Broadband
5 21 (36.84%) DHCP
5 21 (36.84%) Internet
6 19 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 19 (33.33%) VoIP
7 16 (28.07%) Firewall
8 15 (26.32%) LLU
8 15 (26.32%) NAS
8 15 (26.32%) SAN
9 13 (22.81%) LAN
10 9 (15.79%) 2G
10 9 (15.79%) 3G
10 9 (15.79%) 4G
10 9 (15.79%) ADSL
10 9 (15.79%) LTE
10 9 (15.79%) PSTN
10 9 (15.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (24.56%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) MySQL
3 7 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.77%) Couchbase
5 3 (5.26%) Big Data
6 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) AQtime
2 6 (10.53%) WebLOAD
3 5 (8.77%) Bitbucket
4 2 (3.51%) LoadRunner
4 2 (3.51%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Gerrit
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (36.84%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.28%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Investment Banking
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
3 3 (5.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (17.54%) Administrator
1 10 (17.54%) Systems Administrator
2 9 (15.79%) Linux Administrator
2 9 (15.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 8 (14.04%) Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Senior Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 8 (14.04%) Technical Support
4 7 (12.28%) IT Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) IT Support
4 7 (12.28%) IT Support Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior IT Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Senior IT Support
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Advisor
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Technical Support Advisor
5 6 (10.53%) Operations Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Performance Tester
5 6 (10.53%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 6 (10.53%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (24.56%) MAPI
2 7 (12.28%) LAMP
3 6 (10.53%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) Dropwizard
4 5 (8.77%) Java EE
4 5 (8.77%) JMX
4 5 (8.77%) Swagger
5 3 (5.26%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (3.51%) SOAP
7 1 (1.75%) ActiveMQ
7 1 (1.75%) Alternative PHP Cache
7 1 (1.75%) JSON
7 1 (1.75%) Middleware
7 1 (1.75%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (1.75%) REST
7 1 (1.75%) RESTful
7 1 (1.75%) SAML
7 1 (1.75%) Web Services
7 1 (1.75%) XMPP
7 1 (1.75%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 11 (19.30%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (15.79%) Handset
4 8 (14.04%) Clustering
4 8 (14.04%) Replication
5 7 (12.28%) Blackberry
5 7 (12.28%) iPhone
5 7 (12.28%) PDA
6 6 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 4 (7.02%) PKI
8 3 (5.26%) Biology
8 3 (5.26%) Data Centre
9 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (1.75%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 39 (68.42%) Windows
2 28 (49.12%) Linux
3 20 (35.09%) Windows Server
4 14 (24.56%) Android
5 11 (19.30%) CentOS
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (19.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (15.79%) Unix
7 9 (15.79%) Windows Vista
8 7 (12.28%) Mac OS
8 7 (12.28%) Windows 10
8 7 (12.28%) Windows 7
8 7 (12.28%) Windows 8
8 7 (12.28%) Windows XP
9 5 (8.77%) Debian
9 5 (8.77%) Solaris
9 5 (8.77%) Ubuntu
10 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (5.26%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (19.30%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (19.30%) Open Source
2 7 (12.28%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (10.53%) DevOps
3 6 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
4 5 (8.77%) ITIL
4 5 (8.77%) Problem Management
4 5 (8.77%) Time Management
5 4 (7.02%) B2B
5 4 (7.02%) Benchmarking
5 4 (7.02%) CRM
5 4 (7.02%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.26%) Bioinformatics
6 3 (5.26%) Coaching
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (5.26%) Internal Audit
6 3 (5.26%) People Management
6 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 3 (5.26%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (5.26%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) Perl
1 13 (22.81%) Python
2 10 (17.54%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 6 (10.53%) C#
4 6 (10.53%) C++
4 6 (10.53%) Java
4 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 3 (5.26%) PHP
5 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) MCP
2 1 (1.75%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.77%) PCI DSS
2 4 (7.02%) QA
System Software
1 21 (36.84%) Active Directory
2 15 (26.32%) NFS
3 13 (22.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (15.79%) Hyper-V
5 7 (12.28%) Sendmail
5 7 (12.28%) VMware ESX
6 5 (8.77%) Corosync
6 5 (8.77%) Squid
7 4 (7.02%) Samba
8 3 (5.26%) Postfix
8 3 (5.26%) Shibboleth
9 1 (1.75%) Docker
9 1 (1.75%) iptables
9 1 (1.75%) KVM
9 1 (1.75%) Snort
9 1 (1.75%) Varnish
9 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (1.75%) VirtualBox
9 1 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (1.75%) Xen
Systems Management
1 10 (17.54%) Nagios
2 8 (14.04%) Backup Exec
3 6 (10.53%) Cacti
3 6 (10.53%) Perfmon
4 5 (8.77%) Bacula
4 5 (8.77%) HAProxy
5 4 (7.02%) Puppet
6 3 (5.26%) Ganglia
7 2 (3.51%) cPanel
8 1 (1.75%) Ansible
8 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.75%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (1.75%) QRadar
8 1 (1.75%) Rancher
8 1 (1.75%) RSA Archer
8 1 (1.75%) Sysdig
8 1 (1.75%) vRealize
Vendors
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 11 (19.30%) Cisco
4 8 (14.04%) Apple
4 8 (14.04%) Draytek
4 8 (14.04%) Red Hat
5 7 (12.28%) Veeam
6 6 (10.53%) Openreach
7 5 (8.77%) Oracle
8 3 (5.26%) HP
8 3 (5.26%) IBM
8 3 (5.26%) Proofpoint
9 2 (3.51%) BT
9 2 (3.51%) Dell
9 2 (3.51%) Splunk
10 1 (1.75%) Avaya
10 1 (1.75%) Citrix
10 1 (1.75%) EMC
10 1 (1.75%) Intel
10 1 (1.75%) Juniper
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