Period
to 1 October 2020

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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 671 1039 1141
Rank change year-on-year +368 +102 -9
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 18 37 35
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.037% 0.026% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.17% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 19
Median annual salary £65,000 £47,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.30% -14.55% +18.92%
10th Percentile £20,700 £42,500 £22,405
90th Percentile £73,750 £80,625 £72,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £22,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -51.11% -18.18% +29.41%

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 7,445 22,034 24,682
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.50% 15.71% 14.91%
Number of salaries quoted 5,890 16,720 19,596
Median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,744 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £75,000
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 1 October 2020.

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 1 October 2020. 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 +378 18 £65,000 +38.30% 5
London +278 10 £67,500 -22.86% 5
UK excluding London +320 8 £22,000 -51.11%
North of England +195 8 £22,000 -55.10%
North West +133 8 £22,000 -55.10%

For the 6 months to 1 October 2020, 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 14 (77.78%) Android
2 10 (55.56%) Confluence
2 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
2 10 (55.56%) Gerrit
2 10 (55.56%) Artifactory
2 10 (55.56%) Ruby
2 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 10 (55.56%) Atlassian
2 10 (55.56%) Kanban
2 10 (55.56%) Groovy
2 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (55.56%) YAML
2 10 (55.56%) CentOS
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
2 10 (55.56%) Azure
2 10 (55.56%) ServiceNow
2 10 (55.56%) Ansible
2 10 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 10 (55.56%) Ticket Management
2 10 (55.56%) Elastic Stack
2 10 (55.56%) Terraform
2 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure as Code
2 10 (55.56%) Perl
2 10 (55.56%) XML
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Python
2 10 (55.56%) LDAP
2 10 (55.56%) FTP
2 10 (55.56%) HTTP

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 (55.56%) Confluence
Applications
1 8 (44.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Azure
1 10 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 10 (55.56%) DNS
1 10 (55.56%) FTP
1 10 (55.56%) HTTP
1 10 (55.56%) SMTP
1 10 (55.56%) TCP/IP
2 8 (44.44%) ADSL
2 8 (44.44%) Ethernet
2 8 (44.44%) MPLS
2 8 (44.44%) VDSL
2 8 (44.44%) Wireless
3 2 (11.11%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) MongoDB
1 10 (55.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Artifactory
1 10 (55.56%) Gerrit
1 10 (55.56%) Git (software)
1 10 (55.56%) JIRA
2 8 (44.44%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (44.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Consultant
1 10 (55.56%) Linux Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Cloud Consultant
2 9 (50.00%) Linux Support
2 9 (50.00%) Support Consultant
3 8 (44.44%) Analyst
3 8 (44.44%) Support Analyst
3 8 (44.44%) Technical Analyst
3 8 (44.44%) Technical Support
3 8 (44.44%) Technical Support Analyst
4 1 (5.56%) Azure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Elastic Stack
1 10 (55.56%) LDAP
1 10 (55.56%) XML
1 10 (55.56%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 14 (77.78%) Android
2 10 (55.56%) CentOS
2 10 (55.56%) Linux
2 10 (55.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (44.44%) Apple iOS
3 8 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (55.56%) Infrastructure as Code
1 10 (55.56%) Kanban
1 10 (55.56%) Scrum
1 10 (55.56%) Ticket Management
2 8 (44.44%) B2B
2 8 (44.44%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (55.56%) Groovy
1 10 (55.56%) Perl
1 10 (55.56%) Python
1 10 (55.56%) Ruby
1 10 (55.56%) Shell Script
2 8 (44.44%) Bash Shell
2 8 (44.44%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (55.56%) Active Directory
1 10 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Ansible
1 10 (55.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (55.56%) Atlassian
1 10 (55.56%) ServiceNow
1 10 (55.56%) VMware
2 8 (44.44%) Microsoft