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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Apache SpamAssassin
Rank 891 - 885
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing SpamAssassin 8 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% - 0.003%
As % of the System Software category 0.064% - 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 4
Average salary £30,000 - £41,250
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £28,500 - -

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
12426 10472 11808
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 10.68% 9.85% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10275 8927 10112
Average salary £40,875 £42,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.82% +4.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%

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 29 August 2014 within the UK.

SpamAssassin Salary Histogram in the UK

SpamAssassin
Top 6 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 29 August 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 - 8 £30,000 - 1
London - 7 £30,000 - 1
Manchester - 1 £28,500 -
City of London - 1 £25,000 - 1
North West - 1 £28,500 -
Harrow - 1 - -

SpamAssassin
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Sophos
3 13 (61.90%) Perl
3 13 (61.90%) UNIX
4 12 (57.14%) Finance
5 10 (47.62%) C++
6 7 (33.33%) Information Security
7 6 (28.57%) MySQL
7 6 (28.57%) DNS
8 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
8 4 (19.05%) Games
8 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
8 4 (19.05%) SSL
8 4 (19.05%) SMTP
8 4 (19.05%) OOP
8 4 (19.05%) OO
8 4 (19.05%) IMAP
9 3 (14.29%) Webroot
9 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
9 3 (14.29%) CEH
9 3 (14.29%) Postini
9 3 (14.29%) Computer Security
9 3 (14.29%) SaaS
9 3 (14.29%) Regular Expression
9 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
9 3 (14.29%) Java
9 3 (14.29%) PHP
9 3 (14.29%) POP3
9 3 (14.29%) Windows
9 3 (14.29%) Cisco

SpamAssassin
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.76%) Zope
2 1 (4.76%) Plone
2 1 (4.76%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 4 (19.05%) SSL
2 4 (19.05%) SMTP
2 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (19.05%) IMAP
3 3 (14.29%) POP3
4 2 (9.52%) VPN
4 2 (9.52%) IPsec
4 2 (9.52%) SSH
5 1 (4.76%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (4.76%) Network Security
5 1 (4.76%) NAS
5 1 (4.76%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (4.76%) OpenVPN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) OSPF
5 1 (4.76%) BGP
5 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (4.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (28.57%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.76%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Subversion
1 1 (4.76%) Emacs
General
1 12 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (19.05%) Games
3 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Analyst
1 7 (33.33%) Security Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Junior Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) IT Security Engineer
4 3 (14.29%) Junior
4 3 (14.29%) IT Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Security Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) IT Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Administrator
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Information Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Information Security Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Thin Client
1 1 (4.76%) Data Protection Act
1 1 (4.76%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Linux
2 13 (61.90%) UNIX
3 3 (14.29%) Windows
4 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 2 (9.52%) Debian
5 1 (4.76%) OpenBSD
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (4.76%) AIX
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) FreeBSD
5 1 (4.76%) Windows XP
5 1 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Information Security
2 4 (19.05%) OOP
2 4 (19.05%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 3 (14.29%) Cyber Security
4 2 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (9.52%) Data Protection
4 2 (9.52%) Security Architecture
4 2 (9.52%) Asset Management
5 1 (4.76%) Web Development
5 1 (4.76%) QMS
5 1 (4.76%) E-Commerce
5 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (4.76%) Web Design
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 13 (61.90%) Perl
2 10 (47.62%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Java
4 3 (14.29%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) C
6 1 (4.76%) VB
6 1 (4.76%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) CISSP
1 3 (14.29%) CEH
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) BS7799
2 1 (4.76%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Active Directory
1 1 (4.76%) VMware ESX
1 1 (4.76%) Xen
1 1 (4.76%) Postfix
1 1 (4.76%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) MIMEsweeper
2 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.76%) HAProxy
2 1 (4.76%) Ansible
2 1 (4.76%) Nagios
Vendors
1 14 (66.67%) Sophos
2 3 (14.29%) Websense
2 3 (14.29%) Clearswift
2 3 (14.29%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Webroot
2 3 (14.29%) Postini
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Sage
3 1 (4.76%) McAfee
3 1 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (4.76%) Tripwire
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