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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 882 873 846
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -27
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 20 51 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.018% 0.044% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.24% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 34 39
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +80.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,750 £32,500 £23,250
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +39.78%

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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the UK

IMAP
Top 12 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 2 September 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 -1 20 £45,000 - 2
London 0 11 £46,500 +3.33% 2
East of England - 7 £27,500 -
Ipswich - 4 £27,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £27,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
City of London +16 2 £58,750 +23.68%
Bracknell +22 1 £30,000 -
Berkshire -12 1 £30,000 -50.00%
South East -39 1 £30,000 -50.00%
East Midlands - 1 - -
Derbyshire - 1 - -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 62 (91.18%) SMTP
2 60 (88.24%) DNS
3 54 (79.41%) Linux
4 35 (51.47%) Perl
5 34 (50.00%) Windows
5 34 (50.00%) HTTP
5 34 (50.00%) VMware
6 31 (45.59%) MySQL
7 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
7 29 (42.65%) Firewall
8 28 (41.18%) TCP/IP
9 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
10 26 (38.24%) Puppet
10 26 (38.24%) Nagios
10 26 (38.24%) Apache
10 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
11 25 (36.76%) Configuration Management
12 24 (35.29%) VPN
13 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
14 21 (30.88%) POP3
15 20 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
15 20 (29.41%) Ruby
15 20 (29.41%) Xen
16 19 (27.94%) VLAN
16 19 (27.94%) Ubuntu
16 19 (27.94%) DHCP
17 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
17 18 (26.47%) UNIX
18 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
19 16 (23.53%) ZABBIX

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 26 (38.24%) Apache
1 26 (38.24%) MS Exchange
2 14 (20.59%) IIS
3 13 (19.12%) Tomcat
3 13 (19.12%) nginx
4 12 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (13.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (10.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 6 (8.82%) Lync
9 5 (7.35%) Joomla!
9 5 (7.35%) WordPress
9 5 (7.35%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (5.88%) SharePoint
11 3 (4.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (2.94%) Moodle
13 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
13 1 (1.47%) GlassFish
13 1 (1.47%) Jetty
13 1 (1.47%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (26.47%) MS Excel
2 12 (17.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (91.18%) SMTP
2 60 (88.24%) DNS
3 34 (50.00%) HTTP
4 29 (42.65%) Firewall
5 28 (41.18%) TCP/IP
6 24 (35.29%) VPN
7 21 (30.88%) POP3
8 19 (27.94%) DHCP
8 19 (27.94%) VLAN
9 15 (22.06%) SAN
10 14 (20.59%) Internet
11 11 (16.18%) Wireless
11 11 (16.18%) iSCSI
11 11 (16.18%) SSL
12 9 (13.24%) FTP
13 8 (11.76%) LDAP
14 7 (10.29%) DMZ
14 7 (10.29%) OSPF
14 7 (10.29%) BGP
14 7 (10.29%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (45.59%) MySQL
2 20 (29.41%) PostgreSQL
3 15 (22.06%) SQL Server
4 12 (17.65%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.41%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (14.71%) Subversion
4 9 (13.24%) Maven
5 7 (10.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 7 (10.29%) TeamCity
6 4 (5.88%) JIRA
7 1 (1.47%) Mercurial
General
1 7 (10.29%) Billing
2 4 (5.88%) Marketing
2 4 (5.88%) Advertising
3 2 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (32.35%) Systems Administrator
1 22 (32.35%) Administrator
2 13 (19.12%) Support Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 10 (14.71%) Linux Administrator
3 10 (14.71%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Support Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (11.76%) Systems Support
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 7 (10.29%) Senior Support Engineer
6 6 (8.82%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Security Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Consultant
8 3 (4.41%) Systems Manager
8 3 (4.41%) Technical Specialist
8 3 (4.41%) Email Specialist
9 2 (2.94%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (19.12%) MAPI
2 12 (17.65%) LAMP
3 7 (10.29%) Memcached
4 5 (7.35%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 4 (5.88%) Flash
5 4 (5.88%) COM
6 3 (4.41%) Sensu
7 2 (2.94%) HTML
8 1 (1.47%) .NET
8 1 (1.47%) SOAP
8 1 (1.47%) REST
8 1 (1.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.65%) Replication
2 11 (16.18%) iPhone
3 9 (13.24%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 8 (11.76%) Clustering
5 7 (10.29%) PDA
5 7 (10.29%) Blackberry
6 6 (8.82%) Data Centre
7 4 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 54 (79.41%) Linux
2 34 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (27.94%) Ubuntu
4 18 (26.47%) UNIX
5 16 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (16.18%) Windows 8
7 11 (16.18%) Windows Vista
7 11 (16.18%) Android
8 8 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (10.29%) Windows XP
9 7 (10.29%) Mac OS
10 6 (8.82%) CentOS
11 4 (5.88%) Debian
12 3 (4.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (2.94%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (36.76%) Configuration Management
2 16 (23.53%) DevOps
3 14 (20.59%) Load Balancing
4 9 (13.24%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (13.24%) Time Management
4 9 (13.24%) Performance Tuning
5 8 (11.76%) Open Source
6 7 (10.29%) Service Delivery
7 6 (8.82%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.35%) E-Commerce
9 4 (5.88%) Software Licensing
9 4 (5.88%) Server Building
10 2 (2.94%) High Availability
10 2 (2.94%) Data Management
10 2 (2.94%) OO
11 1 (1.47%) ITIL
11 1 (1.47%) Service Management
11 1 (1.47%) Migration
11 1 (1.47%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) Perl
2 23 (33.82%) PowerShell
3 20 (29.41%) Ruby
4 14 (20.59%) Java
5 13 (19.12%) Python
6 10 (14.71%) Bash Shell
7 9 (13.24%) PHP
8 3 (4.41%) SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C
9 1 (1.47%) C#
9 1 (1.47%) C++
Qualifications
1 13 (19.12%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) MCP
2 4 (5.88%) CCNA
2 4 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) MCTS
3 1 (1.47%) MCITP
3 1 (1.47%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.82%) SLA
2 4 (5.88%) QA
3 1 (1.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (29.41%) Xen
3 15 (22.06%) Hyper-V
4 14 (20.59%) KVM
5 12 (17.65%) Varnish
6 8 (11.76%) NFS
6 8 (11.76%) Active Directory
7 7 (10.29%) vSphere
7 7 (10.29%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (7.35%) iptables
8 5 (7.35%) Sendmail
9 4 (5.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 4 (5.88%) Ceph
10 3 (4.41%) Terminal Services
11 2 (2.94%) VirtualBox
12 1 (1.47%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 26 (38.24%) Nagios
1 26 (38.24%) Puppet
2 16 (23.53%) ZABBIX
3 13 (19.12%) Cacti
4 8 (11.76%) Capistrano
5 7 (10.29%) Tivoli
5 7 (10.29%) Sysprep
5 7 (10.29%) Backup Exec
5 7 (10.29%) Vagrant
5 7 (10.29%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (7.35%) cPanel
7 4 (5.88%) Icinga
8 1 (1.47%) logstash
8 1 (1.47%) Graylog
8 1 (1.47%) WMI
8 1 (1.47%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 34 (50.00%) VMware
2 29 (42.65%) Microsoft
3 11 (16.18%) Cisco
4 9 (13.24%) Red Hat
5 7 (10.29%) Apple
5 7 (10.29%) Symantec
5 7 (10.29%) Draytek
5 7 (10.29%) Veeam
5 7 (10.29%) Juniper
5 7 (10.29%) NetApp
6 4 (5.88%) Adobe
6 4 (5.88%) F5
6 4 (5.88%) Polycom
7 2 (2.94%) Oracle
8 1 (1.47%) HP
8 1 (1.47%) Lotus
8 1 (1.47%) CommVault
8 1 (1.47%) Zerto
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