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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
Rank 873 855 855
Rank change year-on-year
-18 0
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 24 50 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.043% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.24% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 32 29
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £19,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +163.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £37,750 £18,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £64,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £60,000 £18,750
% change year-on-year
-41.66% +220.00%

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
18445 20679 19842
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.89% 17.75% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16486 15926
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +0.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 4 August 2015 within the UK.

IMAP Salary Histogram in the UK

IMAP
Top 17 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 4 August 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 -2 21 £45,750 -16.81% 2
London +18 9 £46,500 -2.10% 1
East of England - 7 £27,500 -
South East -3 4 £35,000 -41.66%
Ipswich - 4 £27,500 -
Suffolk - 4 £27,500 -
City of London +29 3 £44,500 -6.31%
Scotland +6 3 £38,500 +40.00%
Edinburgh 0 3 £38,500 +40.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 £47,500 -
Berkshire -16 2 £30,000 -50.00%
East Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Brighton - 2 £40,000 -
Bracknell +16 1 £30,000 -
Reading -23 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - - 1
North West - 1 - - 1

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 72 (91.14%) SMTP
2 68 (86.08%) DNS
3 64 (81.01%) Linux
4 44 (55.70%) Perl
5 42 (53.16%) HTTP
6 41 (51.90%) VMware
7 37 (46.84%) Firewall
7 37 (46.84%) MySQL
8 36 (45.57%) Windows
9 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
10 32 (40.51%) Apache
10 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
11 31 (39.24%) Puppet
12 30 (37.97%) Configuration Management
13 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
13 29 (36.71%) Nagios
13 29 (36.71%) MS Exchange
13 29 (36.71%) POP3
14 26 (32.91%) VPN
14 26 (32.91%) PostgreSQL
15 24 (30.38%) MS Excel
16 23 (29.11%) UNIX
16 23 (29.11%) Ubuntu
16 23 (29.11%) Xen
17 22 (27.85%) Ruby
18 21 (26.58%) VLAN
18 21 (26.58%) Load Balancing
18 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
18 21 (26.58%) IIS
18 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012

IMAP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 32 (40.51%) Apache
2 29 (36.71%) MS Exchange
3 21 (26.58%) IIS
4 17 (21.52%) nginx
5 16 (20.25%) Tomcat
6 14 (17.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (13.92%) Exchange Server 2007
8 9 (11.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 6 (7.59%) Lync
9 6 (7.59%) WordPress
9 6 (7.59%) Office Communications Server
9 6 (7.59%) Joomla!
9 6 (7.59%) SharePoint
10 3 (3.80%) Moodle
10 3 (3.80%) Exchange Server 2013
11 2 (2.53%) IBM Notes
12 1 (1.27%) GroupWise
12 1 (1.27%) GlassFish
12 1 (1.27%) Jetty
Applications
1 24 (30.38%) MS Excel
2 15 (18.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.92%) Office 365
2 3 (3.80%) SaaS
3 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (91.14%) SMTP
2 68 (86.08%) DNS
3 42 (53.16%) HTTP
4 37 (46.84%) Firewall
5 29 (36.71%) TCP/IP
5 29 (36.71%) POP3
6 26 (32.91%) VPN
7 21 (26.58%) VLAN
8 20 (25.32%) Internet
8 20 (25.32%) DHCP
9 19 (24.05%) SAN
10 15 (18.99%) SSL
11 14 (17.72%) iSCSI
12 13 (16.46%) Wireless
13 10 (12.66%) OSPF
13 10 (12.66%) BGP
14 9 (11.39%) DMZ
14 9 (11.39%) NAS
15 8 (10.13%) LDAP
16 6 (7.59%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (46.84%) MySQL
2 26 (32.91%) PostgreSQL
3 21 (26.58%) SQL Server
4 15 (18.99%) Relational Database
5 5 (6.33%) QlikView
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 19 (24.05%) Git (software)
2 18 (22.78%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.46%) Subversion
4 12 (15.19%) Maven
5 6 (7.59%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 6 (7.59%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.27%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (11.39%) Billing
2 4 (5.06%) Marketing
2 4 (5.06%) Advertising
3 1 (1.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (36.71%) Systems Administrator
1 29 (36.71%) Administrator
2 15 (18.99%) Support Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 13 (16.46%) Linux Administrator
4 10 (12.66%) Systems Support Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Systems Support
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) Senior Support Engineer
5 9 (11.39%) DevOps Engineer
6 5 (6.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Consultant
7 4 (5.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (5.06%) Communications Engineer
8 3 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.80%) Security Specialist
8 3 (3.80%) Junior
8 3 (3.80%) Analyst
8 3 (3.80%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (22.78%) MAPI
2 15 (18.99%) LAMP
3 10 (12.66%) Memcached
4 6 (7.59%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 5 (6.33%) HTML
6 3 (3.80%) Regular Expression
6 3 (3.80%) Sensu
7 2 (2.53%) .NET
8 1 (1.27%) SOAP
8 1 (1.27%) Java EE
8 1 (1.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.99%) Replication
2 13 (16.46%) iPhone
3 11 (13.92%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (12.66%) Computer Science
4 10 (12.66%) Clustering
4 10 (12.66%) Blackberry
5 9 (11.39%) PDA
6 8 (10.13%) Data Centre
7 4 (5.06%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.27%) Handset
8 1 (1.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 64 (81.01%) Linux
2 36 (45.57%) Windows
3 23 (29.11%) Ubuntu
3 23 (29.11%) UNIX
4 21 (26.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (18.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (17.72%) Android
6 14 (17.72%) Windows 8
7 13 (16.46%) Windows Vista
8 10 (12.66%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (11.39%) Windows XP
9 9 (11.39%) Mac OS
10 7 (8.86%) CentOS
11 5 (6.33%) Solaris
12 4 (5.06%) Debian
13 3 (3.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (1.27%) Windows 7
14 1 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (1.27%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.97%) Configuration Management
2 21 (26.58%) Load Balancing
3 15 (18.99%) DevOps
4 11 (13.92%) Open Source
5 10 (12.66%) Performance Tuning
6 9 (11.39%) Service Delivery
7 8 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (7.59%) Time Management
8 6 (7.59%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (5.06%) Software Licensing
9 4 (5.06%) Server Building
10 3 (3.80%) Malware Detection\Protection
11 2 (2.53%) High Availability
11 2 (2.53%) Data Management
11 2 (2.53%) OO
11 2 (2.53%) E-Commerce
11 2 (2.53%) Migration
12 1 (1.27%) Performance Testing
12 1 (1.27%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.70%) Perl
2 22 (27.85%) Ruby
3 20 (25.32%) PowerShell
3 20 (25.32%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) Python
5 9 (11.39%) PHP
6 7 (8.86%) Bash Shell
7 3 (3.80%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.80%) SQL
8 1 (1.27%) C
8 1 (1.27%) C#
8 1 (1.27%) C++
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) MCP
2 4 (5.06%) CCNA
2 4 (5.06%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CISSP
3 3 (3.80%) CEH
4 1 (1.27%) MCTS
4 1 (1.27%) MCITP
4 1 (1.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.86%) SLA
2 4 (5.06%) QA
3 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 35 (44.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (29.11%) Xen
3 21 (26.58%) Hyper-V
4 17 (21.52%) KVM
5 16 (20.25%) Varnish
6 11 (13.92%) NFS
7 9 (11.39%) VMware ESXi
7 9 (11.39%) vSphere
8 7 (8.86%) Active Directory
9 6 (7.59%) Sendmail
9 6 (7.59%) iptables
10 5 (6.33%) Terminal Services
11 4 (5.06%) Veritas Cluster Server
11 4 (5.06%) Ceph
12 3 (3.80%) SpamAssassin
13 2 (2.53%) VirtualBox
14 1 (1.27%) FreeRADIUS
14 1 (1.27%) MDaemon
14 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 31 (39.24%) Puppet
2 29 (36.71%) Nagios
3 18 (22.78%) ZABBIX
4 17 (21.52%) Cacti
5 10 (12.66%) Backup Exec
5 10 (12.66%) Tivoli
5 10 (12.66%) Sysprep
6 7 (8.86%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (8.86%) Capistrano
7 6 (7.59%) Vagrant
7 6 (7.59%) cPanel
8 4 (5.06%) Icinga
9 3 (3.80%) MIMEsweeper
10 1 (1.27%) Norton AntiVirus
10 1 (1.27%) WMI
10 1 (1.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 1 (1.27%) logstash
10 1 (1.27%) Graylog
10 1 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 41 (51.90%) VMware
2 32 (40.51%) Microsoft
3 14 (17.72%) Cisco
4 11 (13.92%) Juniper
5 10 (12.66%) NetApp
5 10 (12.66%) Red Hat
5 10 (12.66%) Symantec
6 9 (11.39%) Apple
6 9 (11.39%) Draytek
6 9 (11.39%) Veeam
7 5 (6.33%) F5
8 4 (5.06%) Polycom
8 4 (5.06%) Adobe
9 3 (3.80%) Websense
9 3 (3.80%) Clearswift
9 3 (3.80%) Postini
9 3 (3.80%) Webroot
10 2 (2.53%) Lotus
10 2 (2.53%) Oracle
11 1 (1.27%) CommVault
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