The first table below looks at the demand for SpamAssassin skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited SpamAssassin over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the System Software category.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank 904 881 890
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +9
Permanent jobs citing SpamAssassin 9 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the System Software category 0.073% 0.009% 0.053%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 6
Average salary £66,250 £50,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+32.50% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £54,050 £50,000 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 - £33,500
System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12391 10770 11262
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.58% 9.90% 9.54%
Number of salaries quoted 10286 9172 9660
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%

SpamAssassin
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing SpamAssassin within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the System Software category.

SpamAssassin Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

SpamAssassin
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing SpamAssassin within the UK.

SpamAssassin Salary Trend in the UK

SpamAssassin
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing SpamAssassin over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 within the UK.

SpamAssassin Salary Histogram in the UK

SpamAssassin
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing SpamAssassin within the UK over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -18 9 £66,250 +32.50% 1
London -51 8 £67,500 +35.00% 1
Manchester - 1 £28,500 -
North West - 1 £28,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -

SpamAssassin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin.

1 20 (86.96%) Sophos
2 16 (69.57%) C++
2 16 (69.57%) Perl
2 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 16 (69.57%) Finance
3 14 (60.87%) UNIX
4 8 (34.78%) Information Security
5 7 (30.43%) OOP
5 7 (30.43%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
6 3 (13.04%) Games
6 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
6 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
7 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
7 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
7 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
7 2 (8.70%) C
7 2 (8.70%) IPsec
7 2 (8.70%) BS7799
7 2 (8.70%) VPN
7 2 (8.70%) DNS
7 2 (8.70%) Cisco
7 2 (8.70%) Windows
7 2 (8.70%) MySQL
7 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
7 2 (8.70%) SQL
8 1 (4.35%) VB
8 1 (4.35%) VBA
8 1 (4.35%) MS Office
8 1 (4.35%) AIX

SpamAssassin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing SpamAssassin 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 SpamAssassin. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Apache
1 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Line 500
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) IPsec
1 2 (8.70%) VPN
1 2 (8.70%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) WAN
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (4.35%) SSL
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
2 1 (4.35%) SSH
2 1 (4.35%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) MySQL
1 2 (8.70%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 16 (69.57%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Games
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Security Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Analyst
4 3 (13.04%) IT Security Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) IT Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.35%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.35%) Senior Information Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.35%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.35%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.35%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 14 (60.87%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Windows
4 1 (4.35%) AIX
4 1 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) Debian
4 1 (4.35%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Information Security
2 7 (30.43%) OOP
2 7 (30.43%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) Computer Security
3 3 (13.04%) Cyber Security
4 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
4 2 (8.70%) Security Architecture
4 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.35%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.35%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.35%) QMS
5 1 (4.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) C++
1 16 (69.57%) Perl
2 2 (8.70%) C
2 2 (8.70%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) VB
3 1 (4.35%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) BS7799
2 1 (4.35%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.35%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.35%) Xen
1 1 (4.35%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 20 (86.96%) Sophos
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco
3 1 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.35%) Sage
3 1 (4.35%) McAfee
3 1 (4.35%) VMware
3 1 (4.35%) Tripwire
City, London
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Salary: Competitive plus benefits
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