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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
Rank 800 899 895
Rank change year-on-year +99 -4  
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 57 49 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.067% 0.048% 0.061%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.42% 0.28% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 55 43 58
Median salary £50,000 £26,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.67% -39.08%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £20,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £27,500 £26,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +3.77% -35.36%  

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 13618 17785 19381
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.03% 17.28% 18.34%
Number of salaries quoted 11099 14713 15424
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Top 27 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 24 March 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 +107 57 £50,000 +88.67% 3
London +89 33 £65,000 +182.60% 2
East of England +8 11 £27,500 +3.77%
Essex +1 6 £25,000 -5.66%
South West - 6 £25,000 -
Suffolk - 5 £30,000 -
Hammersmith - 5 £60,000 -
Ipswich - 5 £30,000 -
Devon - 3 £24,000 -
South East +53 2 £62,500 +13.63%
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £62,500 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £25,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands +26 1 £25,560 -5.33% 1
Cheshire - 1 £62,500 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
Wilmslow - 1 £62,500 -
Brentwood - 1 - -
Gloucester - 1 £27,500 -
Fleet - 1 £62,500 -
York - 1 £37,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £25,560 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £37,500 -
North West - 1 £62,500 -

IMAP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 95 (85.59%) SMTP
2 63 (56.76%) VMware
3 60 (54.05%) DNS
3 60 (54.05%) Linux
4 58 (52.25%) LDAP
5 55 (49.55%) POP3
6 53 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
7 47 (42.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (42.34%) Apache
8 44 (39.64%) Windows
9 43 (38.74%) Java
10 40 (36.04%) SSL
11 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
12 37 (33.33%) Unix
13 36 (32.43%) Red Hat
14 33 (29.73%) Firewall
14 33 (29.73%) DHCP
15 32 (28.83%) Tomcat
15 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
16 31 (27.93%) NetApp
17 30 (27.03%) HTTP
18 28 (25.23%) LAN
19 27 (24.32%) Windows Server
20 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
21 25 (22.52%) MS Exchange
21 25 (22.52%) PHP
21 25 (22.52%) MySQL
22 24 (21.62%) VPN
23 23 (20.72%) Perl
23 23 (20.72%) Disaster Recovery

IMAP
Top Related 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 47 (42.34%) Apache
2 32 (28.83%) Tomcat
3 25 (22.52%) MS Exchange
4 19 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (17.12%) JBoss
5 10 (9.01%) Elasticsearch
5 10 (9.01%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 9 (8.11%) nginx
7 5 (4.50%) Confluence
7 5 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.50%) SharePoint
8 4 (3.60%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (2.70%) IIS
9 3 (2.70%) Skype for Business
10 2 (1.80%) IBM Domino
10 2 (1.80%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (1.80%) SAS
11 1 (0.90%) ColdFusion
11 1 (0.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (13.51%) MS Office
2 8 (7.21%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 7 (6.31%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.80%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.90%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.90%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (17.12%) Office 365
2 10 (9.01%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (4.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.80%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.90%) G Suite
5 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 95 (85.59%) SMTP
2 60 (54.05%) DNS
3 58 (52.25%) LDAP
4 55 (49.55%) POP3
5 40 (36.04%) SSL
6 38 (34.23%) TCP/IP
7 33 (29.73%) DHCP
7 33 (29.73%) Firewall
8 30 (27.03%) HTTP
9 28 (25.23%) LAN
10 24 (21.62%) VPN
11 21 (18.92%) VoIP
12 20 (18.02%) Internet
12 20 (18.02%) WAN
13 15 (13.51%) SAN
14 14 (12.61%) Wi-Fi
15 12 (10.81%) FTP
16 11 (9.91%) Broadband
16 11 (9.91%) VLAN
17 8 (7.21%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (22.52%) MySQL
2 13 (11.71%) NoSQL
3 11 (9.91%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.90%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.90%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.90%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (16.22%) Git (software)
2 16 (14.41%) TeamCity
3 12 (10.81%) JIRA
4 11 (9.91%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.11%) Mercurial
6 8 (7.21%) GitLab
7 4 (3.60%) Artifactory
8 3 (2.70%) Subversion
9 2 (1.80%) AQtime
9 2 (1.80%) JUnit
9 2 (1.80%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.80%) Vagrant
9 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
9 2 (1.80%) WebLOAD
General
1 23 (20.72%) Finance
2 16 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.80%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.80%) Legal
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
4 1 (0.90%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 31 (27.93%) Linux Engineer
2 19 (17.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (11.71%) Support Engineer
4 12 (10.81%) Windows Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) DevOps Engineer
5 11 (9.91%) Systems Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Developer
6 10 (9.01%) Exchange Engineer
6 10 (9.01%) Junior
7 9 (8.11%) Analyst
8 8 (7.21%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Field Engineer
8 8 (7.21%) Linux Systems Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Administrator
9 7 (6.31%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.31%) Java Developer
9 7 (6.31%) Linux Administrator
9 7 (6.31%) Technical Advisor
9 7 (6.31%) Technical Support
9 7 (6.31%) Technical Support Advisor
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (20.72%) LAMP
2 14 (12.61%) MAPI
3 11 (9.91%) RESTful
3 11 (9.91%) SOAP
3 11 (9.91%) Web Services
4 9 (8.11%) Elastic Stack
5 8 (7.21%) Sensu
6 6 (5.41%) Gherkin
7 4 (3.60%) CSS
7 4 (3.60%) HTML
8 3 (2.70%) .NET
9 2 (1.80%) Ajax
9 2 (1.80%) CCXML
9 2 (1.80%) Doctrine
9 2 (1.80%) J2EE
9 2 (1.80%) jQuery
9 2 (1.80%) JSON
9 2 (1.80%) Symfony
9 2 (1.80%) VXML
9 2 (1.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (19.82%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.71%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (9.91%) Computer Science
4 10 (9.01%) Clustering
5 9 (8.11%) iPad
6 8 (7.21%) Driving Licence
6 8 (7.21%) EPoS
7 7 (6.31%) Handset
8 4 (3.60%) PKI
9 2 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (1.80%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.90%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.90%) CCTV
10 1 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.90%) Fintech
10 1 (0.90%) Graphic Design
10 1 (0.90%) iPhone
10 1 (0.90%) SCADA
10 1 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.90%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 60 (54.05%) Linux
2 47 (42.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 44 (39.64%) Windows
4 37 (33.33%) Unix
5 27 (24.32%) Windows Server
6 26 (23.42%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (16.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 13 (11.71%) CentOS
9 8 (7.21%) Windows 7
10 6 (5.41%) Windows 8
11 5 (4.50%) Mac OS
11 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (3.60%) Debian
12 4 (3.60%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (2.70%) Mac OS X
14 2 (1.80%) Android
15 1 (0.90%) Mac OS X Server
15 1 (0.90%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.90%) Windows Vista
15 1 (0.90%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.72%) Disaster Recovery
1 23 (20.72%) Migration
1 23 (20.72%) Open Source
2 21 (18.92%) Performance Tuning
3 20 (18.02%) Continuous Integration
3 20 (18.02%) Problem Management
3 20 (18.02%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (17.12%) Server Hardening
4 19 (17.12%) Stress Testing
5 17 (15.32%) Project Management
6 15 (13.51%) Security Hardening
7 14 (12.61%) DevOps
7 14 (12.61%) High Availability
8 13 (11.71%) BCP
9 11 (9.91%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (9.91%) B2B
9 11 (9.91%) Change Management
9 11 (9.91%) Line Management
9 11 (9.91%) OO
9 11 (9.91%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.74%) Java
2 25 (22.52%) PHP
3 23 (20.72%) Perl
4 16 (14.41%) SQL
5 14 (12.61%) Ruby
5 14 (12.61%) Shell Script
6 11 (9.91%) Groovy
7 6 (5.41%) Python
8 4 (3.60%) JavaScript
8 4 (3.60%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.70%) C#
10 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.80%) C++
Qualifications
1 20 (18.02%) SC Cleared
1 20 (18.02%) Security Cleared
2 14 (12.61%) Degree
3 11 (9.91%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (6.31%) A+ Certification
4 7 (6.31%) MCP
5 6 (5.41%) CCNP
5 6 (5.41%) JNCIP
5 6 (5.41%) MCSE
5 6 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (5.41%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (4.50%) CCNA
6 5 (4.50%) MCSA
7 3 (2.70%) CISSP
8 1 (0.90%) ACTC
8 1 (0.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.51%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.80%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) Solvency II
System Software
1 53 (47.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (28.83%) Active Directory
3 18 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 12 (10.81%) Dovecot
5 6 (5.41%) VMware ESX
6 3 (2.70%) Docker
6 3 (2.70%) vSphere
6 3 (2.70%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.80%) VirtualBox
7 2 (1.80%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.90%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.90%) iptables
8 1 (0.90%) KVM
8 1 (0.90%) NFS
8 1 (0.90%) Samba
8 1 (0.90%) Sendmail
8 1 (0.90%) Varnish
8 1 (0.90%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.90%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (20.72%) Red Hat Satellite
2 19 (17.12%) Nagios
3 11 (9.91%) Ansible
3 11 (9.91%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (8.11%) Kibana
4 9 (8.11%) logstash
4 9 (8.11%) ZABBIX
5 4 (3.60%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (3.60%) Puppet
6 2 (1.80%) Packer
6 2 (1.80%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.90%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 63 (56.76%) VMware
2 36 (32.43%) Red Hat
3 31 (27.93%) NetApp
4 19 (17.12%) Microsoft
5 16 (14.41%) Cisco
6 11 (9.91%) TOWER Software
7 7 (6.31%) Juniper
8 6 (5.41%) Google
9 4 (3.60%) Citrix
9 4 (3.60%) F5
9 4 (3.60%) Oracle
10 3 (2.70%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.80%) Adobe
11 2 (1.80%) Apple
11 2 (1.80%) Dell
11 2 (1.80%) IBM
12 1 (0.90%) Avaya
12 1 (0.90%) EMC
12 1 (0.90%) HP
12 1 (0.90%) Symantec
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