Period
to 15 January 2021

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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 731 1009 1106
Rank change year-on-year +278 +97 +48
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 14 20 21
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.016% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.11% 0.092%
Number of salaries quoted 14 14 19
Median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% +13.40%
10th Percentile £61,250 £42,500 £34,800
90th Percentile £77,500 £57,500 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £24,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -52.00% -9.09% +25.71%

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 8,897 19,033 22,780
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.24% 15.06% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 7,117 15,178 18,083
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

IMAP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IMAP.

Salary trend for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IMAP over the 6 months to 15 January 2021.

Salary histogram for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Top 5 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 15 January 2021. 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 +275 14 £70,000 +47.37% 3
London +199 13 £70,000 +27.27% 2
UK excluding London +192 1 £24,000 -52.00% 1
North of England +97 1 £24,000 -56.36%
North West +84 1 £24,000 -56.36%

For the 6 months to 15 January 2021, 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 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) Perl
1 13 (92.86%) XML
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Python
1 13 (92.86%) LDAP
1 13 (92.86%) FTP
1 13 (92.86%) HTTP
1 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
1 13 (92.86%) Shell Script
1 13 (92.86%) SMTP
1 13 (92.86%) PostgreSQL
1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
1 13 (92.86%) Ruby
1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
1 13 (92.86%) Atlassian
1 13 (92.86%) Kanban
1 13 (92.86%) Groovy
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (92.86%) YAML
1 13 (92.86%) CentOS
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
1 13 (92.86%) Azure
1 13 (92.86%) Bash Shell
1 13 (92.86%) Confluence
1 13 (92.86%) MongoDB

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 13 (92.86%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (92.86%) Azure
1 13 (92.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) DNS
1 13 (92.86%) FTP
1 13 (92.86%) HTTP
1 13 (92.86%) SMTP
1 13 (92.86%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) ADSL
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) MPLS
2 1 (7.14%) VDSL
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (92.86%) MongoDB
1 13 (92.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (92.86%) Artifactory
1 13 (92.86%) Gerrit
1 13 (92.86%) Git (software)
1 13 (92.86%) Jenkins
1 13 (92.86%) JIRA
General
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (92.86%) Consultant
1 13 (92.86%) Linux Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 7 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 7 (50.00%) Support Consultant
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Consultant
3 6 (42.86%) Senior Linux Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (92.86%) Elastic Stack
1 13 (92.86%) LDAP
1 13 (92.86%) XML
1 13 (92.86%) YAML
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) CentOS
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Android
2 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (92.86%) Infrastructure as Code
1 13 (92.86%) Kanban
1 13 (92.86%) Scrum
1 13 (92.86%) Ticket Management
2 1 (7.14%) B2B
2 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) Bash Shell
1 13 (92.86%) Groovy
1 13 (92.86%) Java
1 13 (92.86%) Perl
1 13 (92.86%) Python
1 13 (92.86%) Ruby
1 13 (92.86%) Shell Script
System Software
1 13 (92.86%) Active Directory
1 13 (92.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (92.86%) Ansible
1 13 (92.86%) Terraform
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Atlassian
1 13 (92.86%) ServiceNow
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft