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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank 895 - 906
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SpamAssassin 9 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% - 0.002%
As % of the System Software category 0.071% - 0.016%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Average salary £25,000 - £37,500
UK excluding London average salary - - -

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
12765 11174 12256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 11.22% 10.33% 10.66%
Number of salaries quoted 10701 9391 10499
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.84% -2.50%

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 4 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 21 October 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
London - 9 £25,000 -
England - 9 £25,000 -
City of London - 4 £25,000 -
Harrow - 1 - -

SpamAssassin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) UNIX
3 12 (63.16%) Perl
4 10 (52.63%) DNS
5 9 (47.37%) Sophos
5 9 (47.37%) C++
5 9 (47.37%) MySQL
5 9 (47.37%) Finance
6 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
6 7 (36.84%) SMTP
6 7 (36.84%) IMAP
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco
7 6 (31.58%) Games
8 5 (26.32%) SSL
8 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
8 5 (26.32%) Windows
8 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
9 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
9 4 (21.05%) Ceph
9 4 (21.05%) ejabberd
9 4 (21.05%) Ganeti
9 4 (21.05%) Bacula
9 4 (21.05%) Emacs
9 4 (21.05%) HAProxy
9 4 (21.05%) Ansible
9 4 (21.05%) Varnish
9 4 (21.05%) OpenVPN
9 4 (21.05%) MariaDB
9 4 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
9 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu

SpamAssassin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 4 (21.05%) ejabberd
1 4 (21.05%) nginx
1 4 (21.05%) Apache
1 4 (21.05%) Zope
1 4 (21.05%) Plone
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (52.63%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) SMTP
2 7 (36.84%) IMAP
3 5 (26.32%) SSL
3 5 (26.32%) TCP/IP
4 4 (21.05%) OpenVPN
4 4 (21.05%) Reverse Proxy
4 4 (21.05%) Network Security
4 4 (21.05%) Asterisk PBX
4 4 (21.05%) BGP
4 4 (21.05%) SSH
4 4 (21.05%) OSPF
4 4 (21.05%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (15.79%) POP3
6 2 (10.53%) Internet
6 2 (10.53%) VPN
6 2 (10.53%) IPsec
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (47.37%) MySQL
2 4 (21.05%) MariaDB
2 4 (21.05%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Emacs
2 2 (10.53%) Subversion
General
1 9 (47.37%) Finance
2 6 (31.58%) Games
3 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Law
4 1 (5.26%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Systems Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Administrator
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) IT Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Security Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Manager
4 2 (10.53%) IT Security Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Security Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.79%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Algorithms
2 2 (10.53%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 18 (94.74%) Linux
2 17 (89.47%) UNIX
3 5 (26.32%) Windows
4 4 (21.05%) Ubuntu
4 4 (21.05%) Solaris
4 4 (21.05%) FreeBSD
4 4 (21.05%) Debian
4 4 (21.05%) OpenBSD
5 2 (10.53%) AIX
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.26%) Windows 8
6 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
2 4 (21.05%) Web Development
2 4 (21.05%) Web Design
3 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 3 (15.79%) Asset Management
3 3 (15.79%) OOP
3 3 (15.79%) OO
3 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
3 3 (15.79%) Data Protection
4 2 (10.53%) Cyber Security
4 2 (10.53%) SIEM
4 2 (10.53%) Computer Security
4 2 (10.53%) QMS
5 1 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (5.26%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (63.16%) Perl
2 9 (47.37%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) Shell Script
4 4 (21.05%) Python
5 3 (15.79%) Java
5 3 (15.79%) PHP
6 2 (10.53%) C
7 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 3 (15.79%) CEH
2 3 (15.79%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.79%) BS7799
2 2 (10.53%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Ceph
1 4 (21.05%) Varnish
2 1 (5.26%) VMware ESX
2 1 (5.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (21.05%) Ganeti
1 4 (21.05%) Bacula
1 4 (21.05%) HAProxy
1 4 (21.05%) Ansible
1 4 (21.05%) Nagios
2 3 (15.79%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Sophos
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco
3 4 (21.05%) HP
4 3 (15.79%) Websense
4 3 (15.79%) Clearswift
4 3 (15.79%) Webroot
4 3 (15.79%) Postini
5 2 (10.53%) Tripwire
5 2 (10.53%) McAfee
6 1 (5.26%) VMware
6 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
6 1 (5.26%) Bloomberg