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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 219 231 215
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Permanent jobs citing POP3 6 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.10% 0.035% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.12% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £41,500 £33,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.88% -12.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £33,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £33,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
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
1792 1705 1465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 31.14% 29.48% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1173 1162
Average salary £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.57% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £68,000
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (100.00%) SMTP
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) VLAN
2 14 (93.33%) Internet
3 10 (66.67%) UNIX
3 10 (66.67%) Solaris
3 10 (66.67%) Linux
3 10 (66.67%) HTTP
3 10 (66.67%) MAPI
3 10 (66.67%) IMAP
3 10 (66.67%) Load Balancing
4 8 (53.33%) Capacity Management
5 7 (46.67%) HTML
5 7 (46.67%) CDMA
5 7 (46.67%) GPRS
5 7 (46.67%) GSM
5 7 (46.67%) SGSN
6 5 (33.33%) VoIP
6 5 (33.33%) WLAN
6 5 (33.33%) DHCP
6 5 (33.33%) IKE
6 5 (33.33%) IPX
6 5 (33.33%) IPX/SPX
6 5 (33.33%) PPP
6 5 (33.33%) RIP
6 5 (33.33%) SNMP
6 5 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (33.33%) DNS
6 5 (33.33%) SSL

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) VPN
1 15 (100.00%) SMTP
1 15 (100.00%) Firewall
1 15 (100.00%) VLAN
2 14 (93.33%) Internet
3 10 (66.67%) HTTP
3 10 (66.67%) IMAP
4 7 (46.67%) CDMA
4 7 (46.67%) GPRS
4 7 (46.67%) GSM
4 7 (46.67%) SGSN
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (33.33%) Network Security
5 5 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 5 (33.33%) HSRP
5 5 (33.33%) Frame Relay
5 5 (33.33%) IPsec
5 5 (33.33%) DHCP
5 5 (33.33%) MPLS
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Network Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Technical Support
1 5 (33.33%) Security Consultant
1 5 (33.33%) Network Security Consultant
2 3 (20.00%) Escalation Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (66.67%) MAPI
2 7 (46.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 10 (66.67%) UNIX
1 10 (66.67%) Solaris
1 10 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 8 (53.33%) Capacity Management
3 5 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (26.67%) Change Control
4 4 (26.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C
1 1 (6.67%) C++
1 1 (6.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (26.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (26.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 5 (33.33%) F5