Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Internet Message Access Protocol (IMAP)
UK
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 836 953 1114
Rank change year-on-year +117 +161 +78
Permanent jobs citing IMAP 16 2 14
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.002% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.012% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 11
10th Percentile £45,075 " "
25th Percentile £62,500 " £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 - £55,000
75th Percentile £77,500 " £60,625
90th Percentile " " £66,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 - £45,000

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 10,917 16,543 22,804
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 12.93% 15.04% 15.34%
Number of salaries quoted 8,310 13,218 17,696
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 20 April 2021.

Salary histogram for IMAP in the UK

IMAP
Top 4 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 20 April 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 +158 16 £70,000 - 4
London - 15 £70,000 - 3
UK excluding London +90 1 £47,500 - 1
South West - 1 £47,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 14 (87.50%) Java
1 14 (87.50%) SMTP
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 9 (56.25%) Azure
3 9 (56.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (50.00%) Ticket Management
4 8 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (50.00%) Terraform
4 8 (50.00%) Artifactory
4 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
4 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 8 (50.00%) Ansible
4 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
4 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 8 (50.00%) Confluence
4 8 (50.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (50.00%) Gerrit
4 8 (50.00%) CentOS
4 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 8 (50.00%) Kanban
4 8 (50.00%) Groovy
4 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (50.00%) Ruby
4 8 (50.00%) JIRA
4 8 (50.00%) Atlassian
4 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (50.00%) YAML
4 8 (50.00%) DNS

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 8 (50.00%) Confluence
2 6 (37.50%) Apache Spark
3 2 (12.50%) MS Exchange
4 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (6.25%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) Azure
1 9 (56.25%) Azure Active Directory
2 6 (37.50%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (37.50%) IaaS
3 2 (12.50%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (87.50%) SMTP
2 9 (56.25%) TCP/IP
3 8 (50.00%) DNS
3 8 (50.00%) FTP
3 8 (50.00%) HTTP
4 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) MongoDB
1 8 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (37.50%) Big Data
2 6 (37.50%) Flink
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (50.00%) Artifactory
1 8 (50.00%) Gerrit
1 8 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 8 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (50.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Consultant
1 8 (50.00%) Linux Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Consultant
2 7 (43.75%) Senior Linux Consultant
3 6 (37.50%) Developer
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Cloud Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support
4 1 (6.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Linux Support
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Microsoft Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) Elastic Stack
1 8 (50.00%) LDAP
1 8 (50.00%) XML
1 8 (50.00%) YAML
2 6 (37.50%) Kafka
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Algorithms
1 6 (37.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) BYOD
2 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) CentOS
1 8 (50.00%) Linux
1 8 (50.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 2 (12.50%) Windows 10
3 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (50.00%) Infrastructure as Code
2 8 (50.00%) Kanban
2 8 (50.00%) Scrum
2 8 (50.00%) Ticket Management
3 6 (37.50%) Build Automation
3 6 (37.50%) Capacity Planning
3 6 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 6 (37.50%) Demand Forecasting
3 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
3 6 (37.50%) Network Virtualisation
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Analysis
3 6 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (37.50%) Site Reliability Engineering
3 6 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (6.25%) Email Migration
4 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
4 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (50.00%) Groovy
2 8 (50.00%) Perl
2 8 (50.00%) Python
2 8 (50.00%) Ruby
2 8 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (37.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (50.00%) Ansible
1 8 (50.00%) Terraform
2 6 (37.50%) Kubernetes
2 6 (37.50%) Prometheus
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (6.25%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Atlassian
1 8 (50.00%) ServiceNow
1 8 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle
3 1 (6.25%) Darktrace
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft