Period
to 19 February 2018

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 6 months to 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1156 1082 1262
Rank change year-on-year -74 +180 -53
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 28 97 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.056% 0.020%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.34% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23 78 43
UK median annual salary £60,000 £40,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% +45.45% -27.63%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £19,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £68,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +50.94% -20.90%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,641 28,854 35,047
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.18% 16.64% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 21,509 23,436 29,073
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 19 February 2018.

Salary histogram for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Top 9 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 6 months to 19 February 2018. 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
England -68 28 £60,000 +41.18% 10
UK excluding London -33 16 £35,000 -12.50% 5
London -34 12 £70,000 +16.67% 5
North of England -2 8 £35,000 -17.65% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
East of England -10 4 £46,500 +55.00% 2
North West -10 3 £20,000 -52.94% 1
South East -7 2 £102,500 +95.24% 2
South West -7 2 £25,000 -9.09%

For the 6 months to 19 February 2018, IT jobs citing IMAP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for IMAP.

1 22 (78.57%) DNS
2 17 (60.71%) SMTP
3 16 (57.14%) Windows
4 15 (53.57%) HTTP
5 14 (50.00%) Linux
6 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 11 (39.29%) Ruby
7 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (35.71%) nginx
8 10 (35.71%) Apache
8 10 (35.71%) PHP
8 10 (35.71%) Internet
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
9 9 (32.14%) Office 365
9 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
10 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
10 8 (28.57%) SOAP
10 8 (28.57%) Python
10 8 (28.57%) LDAP
10 8 (28.57%) CentOS
10 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (28.57%) RESTful
10 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
10 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
10 8 (28.57%) Ansible
10 8 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
11 7 (25.00%) DevOps
11 7 (25.00%) Puppet
11 7 (25.00%) Groovy
11 7 (25.00%) DHCP

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 10 (35.71%) Apache
1 10 (35.71%) nginx
2 3 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (10.71%) IIS
3 2 (7.14%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.57%) InDesign
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
2 1 (3.57%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (3.57%) PTC Creo
2 1 (3.57%) Vectorworks
Cloud Services
1 9 (32.14%) Office 365
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (17.86%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (78.57%) DNS
2 17 (60.71%) SMTP
3 15 (53.57%) HTTP
4 10 (35.71%) Internet
5 7 (25.00%) DHCP
6 6 (21.43%) HTTPS
7 5 (17.86%) POP3
8 4 (14.29%) SSL
8 4 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 2 (7.14%) ADSL
9 2 (7.14%) FTP
10 1 (3.57%) Broadband
10 1 (3.57%) Firewall
10 1 (3.57%) LAN
10 1 (3.57%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (3.57%) VoIP
10 1 (3.57%) WAN
10 1 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) NoSQL
2 6 (21.43%) Relational Database
3 5 (17.86%) MySQL
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
4 3 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 3 (10.71%) Jenkins
1 3 (10.71%) Mercurial
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
1 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 1 (3.57%) Banking
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Support
3 5 (17.86%) Active Directory Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support
3 5 (17.86%) Applications Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Office 365 Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Windows Support Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Analyst
4 4 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Developer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (28.57%) LDAP
1 8 (28.57%) RESTful
1 8 (28.57%) SOAP
2 6 (21.43%) Web Services
3 3 (10.71%) .NET
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 3 (10.71%) Ajax
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (10.71%) CSS
3 3 (10.71%) Entity Framework
3 3 (10.71%) HTML
3 3 (10.71%) jQuery
3 3 (10.71%) LINQ
3 3 (10.71%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (10.71%) Sensu
3 3 (10.71%) WCF
3 3 (10.71%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
1 3 (10.71%) Replication
2 2 (7.14%) W3C
3 1 (3.57%) Fintech
3 1 (3.57%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Linux
3 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (28.57%) CentOS
4 8 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (10.71%) Unix
5 3 (10.71%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.57%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Configuration Management
2 7 (25.00%) DevOps
3 3 (10.71%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (10.71%) API Development
3 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.71%) High Availability
3 3 (10.71%) Malware Detection/Protection
3 3 (10.71%) MVC
3 3 (10.71%) OO
3 3 (10.71%) OOP
3 3 (10.71%) SDLC
3 3 (10.71%) SIEM
3 3 (10.71%) Software Engineering
4 1 (3.57%) Asset Management
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (39.29%) Ruby
2 10 (35.71%) PHP
3 8 (28.57%) Python
4 7 (25.00%) Groovy
4 7 (25.00%) Java
5 6 (21.43%) Shell Script
6 5 (17.86%) Perl
7 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
8 3 (10.71%) C#
8 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
8 3 (10.71%) Lua
8 3 (10.71%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CISSP
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (10.71%) Degree
System Software
1 11 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
3 2 (7.14%) Postfix
3 2 (7.14%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (3.57%) Kerio MailServer
4 1 (3.57%) Terminal Server
4 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) Ansible
1 8 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (25.00%) Puppet
3 3 (10.71%) Kibana
3 3 (10.71%) logstash
3 3 (10.71%) ZABBIX
4 2 (7.14%) HAProxy
5 1 (3.57%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 12 (42.86%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (17.86%) Google
3 5 (17.86%) Red Hat
4 3 (10.71%) LogRhythm
4 3 (10.71%) Veeam
5 1 (3.57%) Adobe
5 1 (3.57%) Apple
5 1 (3.57%) Kerio
5 1 (3.57%) Mitel
5 1 (3.57%) Sage