The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 220 215 212
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing POP3 9 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.16% 0.073% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.58% 0.27% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 12
Average salary £43,500 £33,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+31.81% -34.00%
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £26,375 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+67.77% -42.97%
POP3
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1542 1497 1582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 28.14% 27.50% 30.13%
Number of salaries quoted 993 1053 1201
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POP3 across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

POP3
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing POP3 across the Berkshire region.

POP3 Salary Trend in Berkshire

POP3
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +7 3 £43,500 +31.81%
Reading - 2 £46,750 -
Bracknell - 1 - -
POP3
South East

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing POP3 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POP3.

1 17 (100.00%) SMTP
2 16 (94.12%) VPN
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) VLAN
2 16 (94.12%) IMAP
3 15 (88.24%) Load Balancing
3 15 (88.24%) Internet
3 15 (88.24%) MAPI
3 15 (88.24%) HTTP
3 15 (88.24%) UNIX
3 15 (88.24%) Solaris
3 15 (88.24%) Linux
4 12 (70.59%) HTML
4 12 (70.59%) CDMA
4 12 (70.59%) GPRS
4 12 (70.59%) GSM
4 12 (70.59%) SGSN
5 8 (47.06%) Capacity Management
6 3 (17.65%) Degree
7 2 (11.76%) DNS
8 1 (5.88%) SSL
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
8 1 (5.88%) IPv6
8 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
8 1 (5.88%) SAN
8 1 (5.88%) Novell
8 1 (5.88%) Lotus
8 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
8 1 (5.88%) IKE

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing POP3 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited POP3. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) IIS
1 1 (5.88%) IBM Notes
1 1 (5.88%) MS Exchange
1 1 (5.88%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (5.88%) GroupWise
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) SMTP
2 16 (94.12%) VPN
2 16 (94.12%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) VLAN
2 16 (94.12%) IMAP
3 15 (88.24%) Internet
3 15 (88.24%) HTTP
4 12 (70.59%) CDMA
4 12 (70.59%) GPRS
4 12 (70.59%) GSM
4 12 (70.59%) SGSN
5 2 (11.76%) DNS
6 1 (5.88%) SSL
6 1 (5.88%) IPv6
6 1 (5.88%) SAN
6 1 (5.88%) IKE
6 1 (5.88%) IPX
6 1 (5.88%) IPX/SPX
6 1 (5.88%) PPP
6 1 (5.88%) RIP
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Technical Support
2 5 (29.41%) Technical Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Server Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Field Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (88.24%) MAPI
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) UNIX
1 15 (88.24%) Solaris
1 15 (88.24%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Load Balancing
2 8 (47.06%) Capacity Management
3 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) Perl
1 1 (5.88%) C
1 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 1 (5.88%) Novell
1 1 (5.88%) Lotus
1 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
1 1 (5.88%) F5