Period
to 19 June 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 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1135 1073 1180
Rank change year-on-year -62 +107 +20
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 36 104 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.021% 0.060% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.38% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 17 88 110
UK median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.06% +60.38% -37.65%
10th Percentile £18,800 £21,673 £19,250
90th Percentile £73,350 £70,000 £57,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £21,250 £30,000 £26,500
% change year-on-year -29.17% +13.21% -33.75%

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 26,110 27,509 33,762
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.17% 15.98% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,769 22,397 28,000
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% - +0.56%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Top 8 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 June 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 -64 36 £45,500 +7.06% 5
UK excluding London -42 21 £21,250 -29.17% 5
East of England +7 15 £22,500 -25.00% 2
London -26 15 £62,500 -3.85%
North of England -4 3 £19,000 -47.59%
North West -5 3 £19,000 -61.03%
South East -11 2 £78,750 +26.00% 3
South West -9 1 - -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 29 (80.56%) SMTP
2 26 (72.22%) Windows
3 25 (69.44%) Linux
4 24 (66.67%) DNS
5 23 (63.89%) DevOps
5 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
6 22 (61.11%) SSL
6 22 (61.11%) Python
7 21 (58.33%) DHCP
7 21 (58.33%) HP
7 21 (58.33%) VMware
8 20 (55.56%) POP3
8 20 (55.56%) TCP/IP
8 20 (55.56%) Web Services
8 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 19 (52.78%) PowerShell
9 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
9 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
9 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
9 19 (52.78%) SQL
9 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
9 19 (52.78%) HTTP
9 19 (52.78%) Finance
10 18 (50.00%) Cisco
10 18 (50.00%) FTP
10 18 (50.00%) SOAP
10 18 (50.00%) PHP
10 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
10 18 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
10 18 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring

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 17 (47.22%) Confluence
1 17 (47.22%) OpenStack
1 17 (47.22%) WebLogic
1 17 (47.22%) WebSphere
2 5 (13.89%) MS Exchange
3 4 (11.11%) Tomcat
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.56%) Apache
5 2 (5.56%) nginx
6 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.78%) SAS
6 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (2.78%) InDesign
2 1 (2.78%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 1 (2.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.78%) Pro/ENGINEER
2 1 (2.78%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 17 (47.22%) Documaker
Cloud Services
1 17 (47.22%) Amazon AWS
1 17 (47.22%) GitHub
1 17 (47.22%) IaaS
2 6 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (80.56%) SMTP
2 24 (66.67%) DNS
3 22 (61.11%) SSL
4 21 (58.33%) DHCP
5 20 (55.56%) POP3
5 20 (55.56%) TCP/IP
6 19 (52.78%) HTTP
7 18 (50.00%) FTP
8 17 (47.22%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (47.22%) Cisco Nexus
8 17 (47.22%) HTTPS
8 17 (47.22%) ICMP
8 17 (47.22%) IPsec
8 17 (47.22%) OpenVPN
8 17 (47.22%) SNMP
8 17 (47.22%) SSH
8 17 (47.22%) Telnet
8 17 (47.22%) WPA2
9 4 (11.11%) Firewall
10 3 (8.33%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (47.22%) MongoDB
2 17 (47.22%) Oracle Database
3 5 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.78%) Data Mart
5 1 (2.78%) MySQL
5 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 19 (52.78%) Git (software)
2 17 (47.22%) Gerrit
2 17 (47.22%) JIRA
2 17 (47.22%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (2.78%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.78%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.78%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (52.78%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Marketing
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (63.89%) DevOps Engineer
2 17 (47.22%) Senior DevOps
2 17 (47.22%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Analyst
3 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 2 (5.56%) IT Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support
5 2 (5.56%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 1 (2.78%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (2.78%) CRM Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Linux/Unix DevOps
6 1 (2.78%) Senior Data Analyst
6 1 (2.78%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (55.56%) Web Services
2 18 (50.00%) RESTful
2 18 (50.00%) SOAP
3 17 (47.22%) Middleware
3 17 (47.22%) YAML
4 5 (13.89%) .NET
4 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
4 5 (13.89%) SAML
5 3 (8.33%) MAPI
6 2 (5.56%) LDAP
7 1 (2.78%) Ajax
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (2.78%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.78%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (2.78%) LAMP
7 1 (2.78%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (2.78%) RequireJS
7 1 (2.78%) Sensu
7 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (11.11%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (8.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.78%) Fintech
3 1 (2.78%) Handset
3 1 (2.78%) iPhone
3 1 (2.78%) Linux Command Line
3 1 (2.78%) PDA
3 1 (2.78%) Replication
3 1 (2.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 26 (72.22%) Windows
2 25 (69.44%) Linux
3 23 (63.89%) Windows Server
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (52.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (50.00%) Android
5 18 (50.00%) CentOS
5 18 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 17 (47.22%) Solaris
7 4 (11.11%) Windows 10
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (8.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X
9 1 (2.78%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (2.78%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) DevOps
2 18 (50.00%) High Availability
2 18 (50.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 18 (50.00%) SDLC
3 17 (47.22%) Application Performance Monitoring
3 17 (47.22%) Capacity Planning
3 17 (47.22%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (47.22%) Integration Testing
3 17 (47.22%) Network Monitoring
3 17 (47.22%) Project Management
3 17 (47.22%) Release Management
3 17 (47.22%) Root Cause Analysis
3 17 (47.22%) Runbook
4 5 (13.89%) Cybersecurity
4 5 (13.89%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (11.11%) Incident Management
5 4 (11.11%) ITIL
5 4 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (11.11%) Workflow
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 22 (61.11%) Python
2 19 (52.78%) PowerShell
2 19 (52.78%) SQL
3 18 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 18 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 18 (50.00%) PHP
4 6 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (2.78%) AWK
5 1 (2.78%) C#
5 1 (2.78%) Groovy
5 1 (2.78%) Perl
5 1 (2.78%) Ruby
5 1 (2.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (5.56%) MCITP
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 20 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (47.22%) Docker
2 17 (47.22%) Samba
2 17 (47.22%) VirtualBox
3 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (5.56%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.78%) Kerio MailServer
5 1 (2.78%) Postfix
5 1 (2.78%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 18 (50.00%) Ansible
1 18 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
1 18 (50.00%) Puppet
2 17 (47.22%) Nagios
2 17 (47.22%) Rancher
2 17 (47.22%) Sysdig
2 17 (47.22%) vRealize
3 4 (11.11%) OpenView
4 3 (8.33%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.78%) HAProxy
5 1 (2.78%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (2.78%) Kibana
5 1 (2.78%) logstash
5 1 (2.78%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (2.78%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 21 (58.33%) HP
1 21 (58.33%) VMware
2 18 (50.00%) Cisco
2 18 (50.00%) Splunk
3 17 (47.22%) AppDynamics
3 17 (47.22%) BMC
3 17 (47.22%) IBM
3 17 (47.22%) Intel
3 17 (47.22%) New Relic
3 17 (47.22%) Oracle
3 17 (47.22%) Red Hat
3 17 (47.22%) ServiceNow
3 17 (47.22%) WorldPay
4 6 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 4 (11.11%) Remedy
6 2 (5.56%) Apple
6 2 (5.56%) Symantec
6 2 (5.56%) Veeam
7 1 (2.78%) Kerio
7 1 (2.78%) Sage