The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 312 318 322
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +4
Permanent jobs citing POP3 6 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.054% 0.14% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.93% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 7
Average salary £52,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.69% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £50,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
POP3
London

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

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1825 1833 2386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.52% 15.30% 19.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 1613 2131
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £31,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

POP3
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

POP3 Salary Trend in the City of London

POP3
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POP3 across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the City of London

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (100.00%) Migration
2 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
3 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
3 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
3 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
3 11 (84.62%) IMAP
4 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (69.23%) MDaemon
4 9 (69.23%) Back Office
4 9 (69.23%) MAPI
4 9 (69.23%) VBA
4 9 (69.23%) MCP
5 7 (53.85%) Symantec
5 7 (53.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
7 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
7 4 (30.77%) SSL
7 4 (30.77%) Lotus
7 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
7 4 (30.77%) Windows
7 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
8 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (15.38%) Office 365
9 2 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (15.38%) Lync
9 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the City of London 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 12 (92.31%) MS Exchange
2 9 (69.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (30.77%) IBM Notes
4 3 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (15.38%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (15.38%) Lotus Domino
5 2 (15.38%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (15.38%) Lync
5 2 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 11 (84.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (15.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) TCP/IP
1 11 (84.62%) IMAP
2 5 (38.46%) Unified Communications
3 4 (30.77%) SSL
4 2 (15.38%) Internet
4 2 (15.38%) Firewall
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) LDAP
4 2 (15.38%) SMTP
General
1 9 (69.23%) Back Office
2 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 2 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (15.38%) Manufacturing
2 2 (15.38%) Banking
2 2 (15.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Administrator
1 5 (38.46%) Exchange Administrator
2 4 (30.77%) Exchange Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Email Specialist
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Architect
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) DTV
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
2 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.69%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
3 1 (7.69%) Windows XP
3 1 (7.69%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Migration
2 4 (30.77%) Configuration Management
3 2 (15.38%) Programme Management
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
3 2 (15.38%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (15.38%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (7.69%) Information Management
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) VBA
2 4 (30.77%) PowerShell
3 2 (15.38%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (69.23%) MCP
3 2 (15.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (69.23%) MDaemon
Systems Management
1 7 (53.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (7.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (53.85%) Symantec
3 4 (30.77%) Lotus
4 2 (15.38%) SAP