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 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
Rank 808 928 891
Rank change year-on-year
+120 -37
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 41 11 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.011% 0.057%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.066% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 34 10 55
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +24.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,650 £26,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,250 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £45,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +34.32%

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
14124 16758 18949
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.74% 16.76% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11537 13913 15380
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 20 January 2017 within the UK.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the UK

IMAP
Top 22 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 20 January 2017. 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 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 +111 36 £30,000 -33.33% 4
London +83 12 £56,250 +40.62% 3
East of England +30 10 £27,500 -45.00%
South East +71 5 £52,500 +31.25% 1
South West +13 5 £27,500 -38.88%
Essex - 5 £25,000 -
Devon - 5 £27,500 -
Berkshire +53 3 £52,500 - 1
Brentwood - 3 - -
East Midlands - 3 £40,000 -
Suffolk - 3 £30,000 -
Northamptonshire - 3 £40,000 -
Ipswich - 3 £30,000 -
Northampton - 3 £40,000 -
Reading +40 2 £51,250 -2.38% 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £23,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £52,500 -
North West - 1 £47,500 -
City of London - 1 £62,500 -
Manchester - 1 £47,500 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 71 (86.59%) SMTP
2 52 (63.41%) POP3
3 50 (60.98%) DNS
4 46 (56.10%) VMware
5 42 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
6 40 (48.78%) SSL
7 39 (47.56%) Linux
8 38 (46.34%) Windows
8 38 (46.34%) LDAP
9 37 (45.12%) TCP/IP
10 36 (43.90%) Unix
11 31 (37.80%) DHCP
12 29 (35.37%) Java
13 28 (34.15%) Apache
13 28 (34.15%) LAN
13 28 (34.15%) NetApp
14 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
15 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 25 (30.49%) Red Hat
16 25 (30.49%) Firewall
16 25 (30.49%) MySQL
17 24 (29.27%) Perl
17 24 (29.27%) PHP
17 24 (29.27%) LAMP
17 24 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
18 23 (28.05%) Red Hat Satellite
18 23 (28.05%) MS Exchange
19 22 (26.83%) Tomcat
19 22 (26.83%) Finance
20 21 (25.61%) Disaster Recovery

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 28 (34.15%) Apache
2 23 (28.05%) MS Exchange
3 22 (26.83%) Tomcat
4 19 (23.17%) JBoss
5 15 (18.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (8.54%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (7.32%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (7.32%) IIS
9 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2000
9 4 (4.88%) IBM Domino
9 4 (4.88%) SharePoint
10 3 (3.66%) Skype for Business
11 2 (2.44%) Office Communications Server
12 1 (1.22%) Confluence
12 1 (1.22%) Joomla!
12 1 (1.22%) MQSeries
12 1 (1.22%) nginx
12 1 (1.22%) SAS
12 1 (1.22%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (12.20%) MS Office
2 9 (10.98%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 5 (6.10%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Office 365
2 7 (8.54%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.66%) Google Cloud Platform
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.22%) G Suite
5 1 (1.22%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (86.59%) SMTP
2 52 (63.41%) POP3
3 50 (60.98%) DNS
4 40 (48.78%) SSL
5 38 (46.34%) LDAP
6 37 (45.12%) TCP/IP
7 31 (37.80%) DHCP
8 28 (34.15%) LAN
9 25 (30.49%) Firewall
10 21 (25.61%) VoIP
11 20 (24.39%) Internet
12 19 (23.17%) VPN
12 19 (23.17%) WAN
13 15 (18.29%) SAN
14 14 (17.07%) Broadband
15 12 (14.63%) Wi-Fi
16 11 (13.41%) FTP
17 9 (10.98%) Network Security
17 9 (10.98%) WLAN
18 8 (9.76%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (30.49%) MySQL
2 5 (6.10%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (4.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (8.54%) JIRA
2 4 (4.88%) AQtime
2 4 (4.88%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.88%) LoadRunner
2 4 (4.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.88%) WebLOAD
3 3 (3.66%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.44%) JUnit
4 2 (2.44%) Subversion
4 2 (2.44%) TeamCity
4 2 (2.44%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.22%) Artifactory
5 1 (1.22%) GitLab
5 1 (1.22%) Mercurial
General
1 22 (26.83%) Finance
2 17 (20.73%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.44%) Retail
4 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (23.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (13.41%) Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Technical Support
4 10 (12.20%) Technical Advisor
4 10 (12.20%) Technical Support Advisor
5 9 (10.98%) Windows Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) Exchange Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Junior
7 6 (7.32%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (7.32%) Network Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Field Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) IT Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Support Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Technical Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) IT Support Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Performance Engineer
9 4 (4.88%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (29.27%) LAMP
2 13 (15.85%) MAPI
3 4 (4.88%) .NET
3 4 (4.88%) SOAP
3 4 (4.88%) Web Services
4 3 (3.66%) JSON
4 3 (3.66%) RESTful
5 2 (2.44%) CCXML
5 2 (2.44%) Gherkin
5 2 (2.44%) VXML
5 2 (2.44%) XML
6 1 (1.22%) Alternative PHP Cache
6 1 (1.22%) CSS
6 1 (1.22%) Doctrine
6 1 (1.22%) ELK Stack
6 1 (1.22%) HTML
6 1 (1.22%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (1.22%) REST
6 1 (1.22%) SAML
6 1 (1.22%) Sensu
Miscellaneous
1 21 (25.61%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.63%) Handset
3 10 (12.20%) Clustering
4 6 (7.32%) Computer Science
4 6 (7.32%) iPad
5 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (6.10%) Driving Licence
5 5 (6.10%) EPoS
6 4 (4.88%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (4.88%) PKI
7 1 (1.22%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.22%) CCTV
7 1 (1.22%) iPhone
7 1 (1.22%) Replication
7 1 (1.22%) SCADA
7 1 (1.22%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.22%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 39 (47.56%) Linux
2 38 (46.34%) Windows
3 36 (43.90%) Unix
4 26 (31.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (25.61%) Windows Server
6 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (7.32%) Windows 7
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (6.10%) Mac OS
10 4 (4.88%) CentOS
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
11 3 (3.66%) Android
11 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
12 2 (2.44%) Debian
12 2 (2.44%) Windows Vista
13 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X Server
13 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (1.22%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.27%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (25.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 20 (24.39%) Open Source
3 20 (24.39%) Problem Management
4 19 (23.17%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (23.17%) Server Hardening
4 19 (23.17%) Stress Testing
5 17 (20.73%) Migration
5 17 (20.73%) Project Management
6 15 (18.29%) Security Hardening
7 13 (15.85%) BCP
8 11 (13.41%) B2B
8 11 (13.41%) Change Management
8 11 (13.41%) Line Management
8 11 (13.41%) Risk Management
9 7 (8.54%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (7.32%) Performance Monitoring
11 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (6.10%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.37%) Java
2 24 (29.27%) Perl
2 24 (29.27%) PHP
3 16 (19.51%) SQL
4 7 (8.54%) PowerShell
5 6 (7.32%) Python
6 4 (4.88%) Bash Shell
6 4 (4.88%) C#
6 4 (4.88%) C++
7 3 (3.66%) Ruby
7 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) Groovy
8 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (10.98%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (10.98%) Degree
2 6 (7.32%) CCNP
2 6 (7.32%) JNCIP
2 6 (7.32%) MCP
3 5 (6.10%) A+ Certification
4 4 (4.88%) MCSE
4 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (3.66%) CCNA
5 3 (3.66%) CISSP
5 3 (3.66%) MCSA
5 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
5 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) ACTC
6 1 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (18.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (51.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (32.93%) Active Directory
3 13 (15.85%) Hyper-V
4 8 (9.76%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.66%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.44%) Docker
6 2 (2.44%) Dovecot
6 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.44%) VirtualBox
6 2 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (2.44%) vSphere
6 2 (2.44%) Xen
7 1 (1.22%) KVM
7 1 (1.22%) Snort
7 1 (1.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (28.05%) Red Hat Satellite
2 20 (24.39%) Nagios
3 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (4.88%) Perfmon
3 4 (4.88%) Puppet
4 2 (2.44%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.44%) Packer
5 1 (1.22%) Ansible
5 1 (1.22%) Cacti
5 1 (1.22%) cPanel
5 1 (1.22%) Kibana
5 1 (1.22%) logstash
5 1 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (1.22%) QRadar
5 1 (1.22%) RSA Archer
5 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 46 (56.10%) VMware
2 28 (34.15%) NetApp
3 25 (30.49%) Red Hat
4 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
5 14 (17.07%) Cisco
6 11 (13.41%) TOWER Software
7 8 (9.76%) Juniper
8 4 (4.88%) Citrix
8 4 (4.88%) F5
8 4 (4.88%) Google
8 4 (4.88%) IBM
8 4 (4.88%) Oracle
9 2 (2.44%) Apple
9 2 (2.44%) BT
9 2 (2.44%) Dell
9 2 (2.44%) EMC
9 2 (2.44%) HP
9 2 (2.44%) Openreach
9 2 (2.44%) Symantec
10 1 (1.22%) Adobe
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