Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for IMAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IMAP over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1090 1150 1245
Rank change year-on-year +60 +95 -32
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 61 62 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.036% 0.035% 0.016%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.20% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 52 42 27
England median annual salary £48,500 £31,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.20% -30.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £20,355 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,750 £65,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,500 £30,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +61.67% -33.33% +12.50%

IMAP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26638 30581 34788
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.77% 17.04% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 21700 25241 28931
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing IMAP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in England

IMAP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IMAP in England.

Salary trend for IMAP in England

IMAP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IMAP in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for IMAP in England

IMAP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +17 21 £65,000 +217.38% 1
South East +31 15 £50,000 -4.76%
North of England +10 13 £35,000 -17.65%
Yorkshire - 8 £35,000 -
Midlands +46 6 £48,500 +38.57%
West Midlands +17 6 £48,500 +61.67%
North West -2 5 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England +6 4 £40,000 +73.91%
South West +10 2 £23,000 -36.11%
IMAP
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing IMAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for IMAP.

1 43 (70.49%) SMTP
2 39 (63.93%) Linux
3 29 (47.54%) Apache
4 25 (40.98%) DNS
5 24 (39.34%) HTTP
6 22 (36.07%) Windows
7 21 (34.43%) Java
7 21 (34.43%) DevOps
8 20 (32.79%) Web Services
9 19 (31.15%) LDAP
10 18 (29.51%) Shell Script
10 18 (29.51%) Ruby
11 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
12 16 (26.23%) Unix
12 16 (26.23%) Python
12 16 (26.23%) SOAP
13 15 (24.59%) VMware
13 15 (24.59%) CentOS
13 15 (24.59%) nginx
14 14 (22.95%) RESTful
14 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
14 14 (22.95%) Ansible
15 13 (21.31%) Puppet
15 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
15 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
16 12 (19.67%) PHP
16 12 (19.67%) Internet
16 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
16 12 (19.67%) Groovy

IMAP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 29 (47.54%) Apache
2 15 (24.59%) nginx
3 11 (18.03%) IIS
4 7 (11.48%) MS Exchange
5 5 (8.20%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (8.20%) Tomcat
6 3 (4.92%) Confluence
6 3 (4.92%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (4.92%) SAS
7 2 (3.28%) ColdFusion
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.48%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (8.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 43 (70.49%) SMTP
2 25 (40.98%) DNS
3 24 (39.34%) HTTP
4 19 (31.15%) LDAP
5 16 (26.23%) TCP/IP
6 12 (19.67%) Internet
7 10 (16.39%) DHCP
8 8 (13.11%) FTP
9 7 (11.48%) Firewall
10 6 (9.84%) SSL
10 6 (9.84%) Telnet
10 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications
11 5 (8.20%) HTTPS
11 5 (8.20%) iSCSI
11 5 (8.20%) POP3
11 5 (8.20%) S/MIME
11 5 (8.20%) SS7
12 4 (6.56%) SAN
12 4 (6.56%) VLAN
13 3 (4.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (19.67%) NoSQL
2 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
3 10 (16.39%) MySQL
4 5 (8.20%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.56%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Git (software)
2 9 (14.75%) TeamCity
3 6 (9.84%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.84%) JIRA
4 5 (8.20%) JUnit
4 5 (8.20%) Mercurial
5 3 (4.92%) Subversion
5 3 (4.92%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.64%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (16.39%) Finance
2 6 (9.84%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.64%) Banking
3 1 (1.64%) French Language
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Marketing
3 1 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) DevOps Engineer
2 12 (19.67%) Developer
3 10 (16.39%) Linux/Unix DevOps
4 8 (13.11%) Administrator
4 8 (13.11%) Java Developer
4 8 (13.11%) Linux Administrator
4 8 (13.11%) Linux DevOps Engineer
4 8 (13.11%) Linux Engineer
5 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (9.84%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 6 (9.84%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.20%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) IT Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (8.20%) Support Engineer
8 4 (6.56%) .NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
9 3 (4.92%) Applications Support Engineer
9 3 (4.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (32.79%) Web Services
2 16 (26.23%) SOAP
3 14 (22.95%) RESTful
4 11 (18.03%) Elastic Stack
5 9 (14.75%) XML
6 5 (8.20%) CCXML
6 5 (8.20%) JSON
6 5 (8.20%) LAMP
6 5 (8.20%) Sensu
6 5 (8.20%) VXML
7 4 (6.56%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.56%) Ajax
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (6.56%) Entity Framework
7 4 (6.56%) jQuery
7 4 (6.56%) LINQ
7 4 (6.56%) LINQ to SQL
7 4 (6.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
1 5 (8.20%) Data Centre
1 5 (8.20%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (3.28%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.28%) iPad
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Fintech
3 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.64%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (1.64%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 39 (63.93%) Linux
2 22 (36.07%) Windows
3 17 (27.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 16 (26.23%) Unix
5 15 (24.59%) CentOS
6 10 (16.39%) Windows Server
7 8 (13.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (9.84%) Ubuntu
9 5 (8.20%) Debian
10 3 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
11 2 (3.28%) Mac OS X
11 2 (3.28%) Solaris
11 2 (3.28%) Windows 7
11 2 (3.28%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.64%) SUSE
12 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (34.43%) DevOps
2 11 (18.03%) Configuration Management
3 9 (14.75%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (11.48%) SDLC
5 6 (9.84%) High Availability
5 6 (9.84%) MVC
5 6 (9.84%) Open Source
5 6 (9.84%) Software Engineering
6 5 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (8.20%) Information Security
6 5 (8.20%) OO
6 5 (8.20%) OOP
7 4 (6.56%) Internal Audit
7 4 (6.56%) IT Audit
7 4 (6.56%) Mentoring
7 4 (6.56%) Process Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) API Development
8 3 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.92%) User Stories
8 3 (4.92%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (34.43%) Java
2 18 (29.51%) Ruby
2 18 (29.51%) Shell Script
3 16 (26.23%) Python
4 12 (19.67%) Groovy
4 12 (19.67%) PHP
5 7 (11.48%) Perl
6 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
6 6 (9.84%) SQL
7 5 (8.20%) Bash Shell
8 4 (6.56%) C#
9 2 (3.28%) Korn
9 2 (3.28%) Lua
10 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
1 7 (11.48%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (8.20%) Degree
3 2 (3.28%) CISSP
4 1 (1.64%) CCNA
4 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.64%) MCP
4 1 (1.64%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) MCSE
4 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (14.75%) Active Directory
3 7 (11.48%) Sendmail
4 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
4 6 (9.84%) KVM
5 5 (8.20%) Docker
5 5 (8.20%) Dovecot
5 5 (8.20%) Postfix
6 4 (6.56%) BIND 9
6 4 (6.56%) NFS
6 4 (6.56%) Samba
6 4 (6.56%) SpamAssassin
6 4 (6.56%) vSphere
7 2 (3.28%) iptables
7 2 (3.28%) Varnish
7 2 (3.28%) XenApp
7 2 (3.28%) XenServer
8 1 (1.64%) qmail
8 1 (1.64%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 14 (22.95%) Ansible
1 14 (22.95%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (21.31%) Puppet
3 5 (8.20%) Kibana
3 5 (8.20%) logstash
3 5 (8.20%) ZABBIX
4 4 (6.56%) HAProxy
5 2 (3.28%) Nagios
5 2 (3.28%) SCOM
6 1 (1.64%) Packer
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) VMware
2 13 (21.31%) Microsoft
3 11 (18.03%) Red Hat
4 6 (9.84%) Google
5 4 (6.56%) Dell
6 3 (4.92%) Apple
6 3 (4.92%) Atlassian
6 3 (4.92%) DataCore
6 3 (4.92%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) NetApp
7 2 (3.28%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) LogRhythm
7 2 (3.28%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.64%) Avaya
8 1 (1.64%) Cisco
8 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.64%) Juniper
8 1 (1.64%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.64%) SonicWALL