The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for IMAP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IMAP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 825 892 946
Rank change year-on-year +67 +54  
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 49 41 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.042% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 0.25% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 34 40 27
Median salary £41,250 £26,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +55.66% -37.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,480 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £27,000 £33,750
% change year-on-year +48.14% -20.00%  

IMAP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14409 16452 19238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.11% 16.95% 17.36%
Number of salaries quoted 11742 13680 15693
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing IMAP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IMAP over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IMAP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +40 43 £41,250 +55.66% 9
London +17 12 £57,500 +150.00% 3
South East +67 11 £62,500 +13.63% 4
East of England +2 9 £40,000 +50.94% 1
Hertfordshire -5 8 £40,000 +50.94%
Watford - 8 £40,000 -
Hampshire +26 7 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Scotland - 6 - -
Edinburgh - 5 - -
South West -5 4 £21,000 -38.23%
Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Cornwall - 4 £21,000 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £35,000 -
Southampton - 4 - - 2
Berkshire +20 3 £90,000 +56.52%
North West -35 3 £40,000 -28.88% 1
Manchester - 3 £40,000 - 1
Portsmouth - 3 £50,000 - 2
Stockport - 3 £40,000 -
Slough - 3 £90,000 -
Hammersmith - 2 £57,500 -
York - 2 £37,500 -
Kent - 1 £22,500 -
City of London - 1 £47,500 -
Truro - 1 £22,500 -
Dartford - 1 £22,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 with a requirement for IMAP.

1 84 (79.25%) SMTP
2 65 (61.32%) Linux
3 48 (45.28%) Apache
4 44 (41.51%) Windows
5 42 (39.62%) LDAP
6 40 (37.74%) HTTP
7 39 (36.79%) DNS
8 36 (33.96%) DevOps
9 33 (31.13%) VMware
9 33 (31.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (27.36%) Java
11 26 (24.53%) POP3
11 26 (24.53%) Git (software)
12 25 (23.58%) Active Directory
13 24 (22.64%) CentOS
14 23 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 23 (21.70%) Ansible
14 23 (21.70%) Opscode Chef
15 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
15 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
16 21 (19.81%) TeamCity
16 21 (19.81%) Shell Script
16 21 (19.81%) Firewall
16 21 (19.81%) Windows Server
17 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
17 20 (18.87%) VoIP
17 20 (18.87%) Web Services
18 19 (17.92%) Unix
18 19 (17.92%) Red Hat

IMAP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 48 (45.28%) Apache
2 18 (16.98%) Tomcat
3 15 (14.15%) nginx
4 14 (13.21%) MS Exchange
5 13 (12.26%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (10.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 9 (8.49%) IIS
8 7 (6.60%) Confluence
9 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
9 4 (3.77%) SAS
9 4 (3.77%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.83%) ColdFusion
10 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2000
12 1 (0.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.94%) JBoss
12 1 (0.94%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (7.55%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 1 (0.94%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (12.26%) Office 365
2 11 (10.38%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (4.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 84 (79.25%) SMTP
2 42 (39.62%) LDAP
3 40 (37.74%) HTTP
4 39 (36.79%) DNS
5 26 (24.53%) POP3
6 21 (19.81%) Firewall
7 20 (18.87%) VoIP
8 18 (16.98%) DHCP
8 18 (16.98%) TCP/IP
9 15 (14.15%) Internet
10 14 (13.21%) Broadband
11 13 (12.26%) FTP
11 13 (12.26%) LAN
11 13 (12.26%) SAN
12 12 (11.32%) iSCSI
12 12 (11.32%) SSL
12 12 (11.32%) VLAN
13 11 (10.38%) HTTPS
13 11 (10.38%) VPN
14 10 (9.43%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) MySQL
1 16 (15.09%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.21%) Relational Database
3 7 (6.60%) SQL Server
4 3 (2.83%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.94%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.94%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.94%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 26 (24.53%) Git (software)
2 21 (19.81%) TeamCity
3 17 (16.04%) Jenkins
4 12 (11.32%) JIRA
5 11 (10.38%) Mercurial
6 9 (8.49%) Artifactory
7 8 (7.55%) GitLab
8 5 (4.72%) Bugzilla
8 5 (4.72%) CMake
8 5 (4.72%) Maven
8 5 (4.72%) MSBuild
8 5 (4.72%) NuGet
8 5 (4.72%) Phabricator
8 5 (4.72%) Ranorex
8 5 (4.72%) SonarQube
9 4 (3.77%) Subversion
10 3 (2.83%) JUnit
10 3 (2.83%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.94%) Vagrant
General
1 17 (16.04%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.49%) Finance
3 3 (2.83%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.94%) Banking
5 1 (0.94%) French Language
Job Titles
1 18 (16.98%) DevOps Engineer
2 16 (15.09%) Administrator
2 16 (15.09%) Developer
2 16 (15.09%) Linux Administrator
3 15 (14.15%) IT Engineer
4 14 (13.21%) Junior
4 14 (13.21%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Support Engineer
6 12 (11.32%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 10 (9.43%) Java Developer
7 10 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
7 10 (9.43%) Technical Support
8 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Analyst
9 8 (7.55%) DevOps Administrator
9 8 (7.55%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.55%) Junior DevOps
9 8 (7.55%) Linux DevOps Administrator
9 8 (7.55%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 7 (6.60%) Technical Support Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (18.87%) Web Services
2 15 (14.15%) RESTful
3 14 (13.21%) SOAP
4 11 (10.38%) Elastic Stack
4 11 (10.38%) LAMP
5 10 (9.43%) Sensu
6 8 (7.55%) Gherkin
7 7 (6.60%) CSS
7 7 (6.60%) HTML
8 6 (5.66%) MAPI
8 6 (5.66%) XML
9 5 (4.72%) .NET
9 5 (4.72%) .NET Framework
9 5 (4.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (4.72%) Entity Framework
9 5 (4.72%) jQuery
10 4 (3.77%) Ajax
11 3 (2.83%) JSON
11 3 (2.83%) LINQ
11 3 (2.83%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.26%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.32%) Data Centre
3 11 (10.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.60%) Clustering
4 7 (6.60%) Handset
5 5 (4.72%) Robotics
6 3 (2.83%) Client/Server
6 3 (2.83%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.83%) EPoS
6 3 (2.83%) iPad
7 2 (1.89%) Fintech
7 2 (1.89%) PKI
8 1 (0.94%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.94%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.94%) iPhone
8 1 (0.94%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.94%) PDA
8 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 65 (61.32%) Linux
2 44 (41.51%) Windows
3 33 (31.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 24 (22.64%) CentOS
5 21 (19.81%) Windows Server
6 19 (17.92%) Unix
7 16 (15.09%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (12.26%) Debian
8 13 (12.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (6.60%) Ubuntu
10 6 (5.66%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.66%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.72%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.83%) Android
12 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (1.89%) Apple iOS
13 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.94%) Solaris
14 1 (0.94%) Windows 10
14 1 (0.94%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (33.96%) DevOps
2 23 (21.70%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (16.04%) High Availability
4 14 (13.21%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (11.32%) Migration
5 12 (11.32%) OO
5 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
6 11 (10.38%) Configuration Management
6 11 (10.38%) OOP
6 11 (10.38%) Open Source
7 10 (9.43%) BDD
8 8 (7.55%) SDLC
8 8 (7.55%) User Stories
9 7 (6.60%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.66%) MVC
11 5 (4.72%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (4.72%) Presales
11 5 (4.72%) Service Management
11 5 (4.72%) Software Testing
11 5 (4.72%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (27.36%) Java
2 21 (19.81%) Shell Script
3 17 (16.04%) Ruby
4 15 (14.15%) Groovy
5 14 (13.21%) Bash Shell
6 9 (8.49%) SQL
7 8 (7.55%) Korn
8 7 (6.60%) JavaScript
8 7 (6.60%) PHP
9 6 (5.66%) Perl
10 5 (4.72%) C#
11 2 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (20.75%) SC Cleared
1 22 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.38%) Computer Science Degree
2 11 (10.38%) Degree
3 6 (5.66%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (4.72%) A+ Certification
4 5 (4.72%) CCNA
4 5 (4.72%) MCP
4 5 (4.72%) MCSA
4 5 (4.72%) MCSE
4 5 (4.72%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (4.72%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (0.94%) CCNP
5 1 (0.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) Data Quality
1 1 (0.94%) PCI DSS
1 1 (0.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 25 (23.58%) Active Directory
2 23 (21.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (15.09%) Dovecot
4 15 (14.15%) Hyper-V
5 13 (12.26%) KVM
6 11 (10.38%) Docker
7 8 (7.55%) XenServer
8 6 (5.66%) Sendmail
9 5 (4.72%) BIND 9
9 5 (4.72%) NFS
9 5 (4.72%) Samba
9 5 (4.72%) vSphere
10 4 (3.77%) iptables
10 4 (3.77%) Postfix
11 3 (2.83%) SpamAssassin
11 3 (2.83%) Varnish
11 3 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
12 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
13 1 (0.94%) pfSense
13 1 (0.94%) qmail
Systems Management
1 23 (21.70%) Ansible
1 23 (21.70%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (13.21%) Nagios
3 12 (11.32%) Puppet
4 11 (10.38%) Kibana
4 11 (10.38%) logstash
4 11 (10.38%) ZABBIX
5 8 (7.55%) SCOM
6 3 (2.83%) HAProxy
7 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (1.89%) Red Hat Satellite
8 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.94%) Packer
8 1 (0.94%) SELinux
Vendors
1 33 (31.13%) VMware
2 20 (18.87%) Microsoft
3 19 (17.92%) Red Hat
4 9 (8.49%) NetApp
5 8 (7.55%) HP
6 5 (4.72%) Atlassian
6 5 (4.72%) Cisco
6 5 (4.72%) Google
7 4 (3.77%) DataCore
7 4 (3.77%) Dell
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) Palo Alto
9 2 (1.89%) Avaya
9 2 (1.89%) F5
9 2 (1.89%) Oracle
9 2 (1.89%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.94%) Adobe
10 1 (0.94%) Apple
10 1 (0.94%) Juniper
10 1 (0.94%) Openreach
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Salary: 60,000 to 70,000
Posted: 6 hours ago
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