The table below looks at the statistics 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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank 877 - 878
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SpamAssassin 3 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.006%
As % of the System Software category 0.024% - 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £30,000 - £33,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 - £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire System Software category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

System Software Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
System Software category
12682 10711 11015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 12.03% 10.31% 9.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10767 8873 9378
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £38,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.96% -4.37%

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
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 26 January 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
(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 - 3 £30,000 -
London - 2 £30,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £40,000 -
North West - 1 £40,000 -
Burnley - 1 £40,000 -

SpamAssassin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 11 (91.67%) DNS
3 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (75.00%) SMTP
3 9 (75.00%) IMAP
4 7 (58.33%) Perl
4 7 (58.33%) SSL
5 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (50.00%) PHP
6 5 (41.67%) Python
6 5 (41.67%) FreeBSD
6 5 (41.67%) Apache
6 5 (41.67%) Java
6 5 (41.67%) Solaris
6 5 (41.67%) CISSP
6 5 (41.67%) Cisco
6 5 (41.67%) Nagios
6 5 (41.67%) Websense
6 5 (41.67%) Clearswift
6 5 (41.67%) MIMEsweeper
6 5 (41.67%) OpenBSD
6 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (41.67%) POP3
6 5 (41.67%) CEH
6 5 (41.67%) nginx
6 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
6 5 (41.67%) Webroot
6 5 (41.67%) Postini

SpamAssassin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) nginx
2 4 (33.33%) ejabberd
2 4 (33.33%) Zope
2 4 (33.33%) Plone
3 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (8.33%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 5 (41.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) DNS
2 9 (75.00%) SMTP
2 9 (75.00%) IMAP
3 7 (58.33%) SSL
4 6 (50.00%) TCP/IP
5 5 (41.67%) POP3
5 5 (41.67%) Network Security
5 5 (41.67%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (41.67%) OpenVPN
6 4 (33.33%) SSH
6 4 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (33.33%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
7 1 (8.33%) Firewall
7 1 (8.33%) Internet
7 1 (8.33%) VoIP
7 1 (8.33%) VPN
7 1 (8.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (91.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (33.33%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Emacs
2 1 (8.33%) Subversion
General
1 4 (33.33%) Games
2 1 (8.33%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
2 1 (8.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Junior
1 5 (41.67%) Security Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) IT Security Analyst
1 5 (41.67%) Junior Analyst
2 4 (33.33%) Administrator
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) IT Security Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Replication
1 1 (8.33%) Clustering
1 1 (8.33%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) UNIX
1 12 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (41.67%) FreeBSD
2 5 (41.67%) OpenBSD
2 5 (41.67%) Ubuntu
2 5 (41.67%) Solaris
3 4 (33.33%) Debian
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
4 1 (8.33%) AIX
4 1 (8.33%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Web Design
1 4 (33.33%) Web Development
1 4 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (8.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (8.33%) QMS
2 1 (8.33%) Data Protection
2 1 (8.33%) Security Architecture
2 1 (8.33%) SIEM
2 1 (8.33%) Analytics
2 1 (8.33%) Information Security
2 1 (8.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 9 (75.00%) Shell Script
2 7 (58.33%) Perl
3 6 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (41.67%) Python
4 5 (41.67%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) CISSP
1 5 (41.67%) CEH
2 4 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) ISO 9000
1 1 (8.33%) BS7799
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Varnish
1 5 (41.67%) Ceph
2 1 (8.33%) Dovecot
2 1 (8.33%) Openswan
2 1 (8.33%) OpenSIPS
2 1 (8.33%) Corosync
2 1 (8.33%) KVM
2 1 (8.33%) NFS
2 1 (8.33%) VMware ESX
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (8.33%) Postfix
2 1 (8.33%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Nagios
1 5 (41.67%) MIMEsweeper
1 5 (41.67%) Bacula
2 4 (33.33%) Ganeti
2 4 (33.33%) HAProxy
2 4 (33.33%) Ansible
3 1 (8.33%) logstash
3 1 (8.33%) Rsyslog
3 1 (8.33%) Cacti
3 1 (8.33%) Munin
3 1 (8.33%) yum
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Spacewalk
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Cisco
1 5 (41.67%) Websense
1 5 (41.67%) Clearswift
1 5 (41.67%) Webroot
1 5 (41.67%) Postini
2 4 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (8.33%) Bloomberg
3 1 (8.33%) McAfee
3 1 (8.33%) Sophos
3 1 (8.33%) VMware
3 1 (8.33%) Tripwire
3 1 (8.33%) SolarWinds
3 1 (8.33%) Percona
3 1 (8.33%) Oracle