The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 825 866 805
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -61
Permanent jobs citing POP3 43 36 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.033% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.19% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 36 32 47
Average salary £35,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £22,300 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £29,625 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+50.21% -34.16%
POP3
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18894 18481 21040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.30% 17.12% 20.17%
Number of salaries quoted 15185 14671 17079
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in England

POP3
Salary Trend in England

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

POP3 Salary Trend in England

POP3
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POP3 across the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

POP3 Salary Histogram in England

POP3
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the England region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
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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
London -10 20 £20,475 -62.77%
South East -6 15 £43,500 +8.75%
East of England +24 8 £62,500 +47.05%
POP3
UK

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 66 (80.49%) SMTP
2 52 (63.41%) Internet
3 48 (58.54%) DNS
4 47 (57.32%) Windows
4 47 (57.32%) IMAP
5 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
6 43 (52.44%) MS Office
7 41 (50.00%) VPN
8 35 (42.68%) MS Excel
9 33 (40.24%) Linux
9 33 (40.24%) Cisco
9 33 (40.24%) Firewall
10 29 (35.37%) VoIP
11 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
12 25 (30.49%) UNIX
12 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
12 25 (30.49%) Cisco IOS
13 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
14 22 (26.83%) CCNA
14 22 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
14 22 (26.83%) VLAN
15 21 (25.61%) SSL
16 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
17 19 (23.17%) Broadband
17 19 (23.17%) Nokia
17 19 (23.17%) BT
17 19 (23.17%) LLU
17 19 (23.17%) Load Balancing
18 18 (21.95%) HTTP

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 24 (29.27%) MS Exchange
2 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2010
2 20 (24.39%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (18.29%) IBM Notes
4 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (17.07%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (15.85%) Office Communications Server
5 13 (15.85%) Lync
6 12 (14.63%) IIS
7 6 (7.32%) Apache
8 3 (3.66%) WordPress
8 3 (3.66%) Joomla!
8 3 (3.66%) nginx
8 3 (3.66%) Moodle
9 2 (2.44%) GroupWise
Applications
1 43 (52.44%) MS Office
2 35 (42.68%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.66%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Office 365
2 13 (15.85%) IaaS
2 13 (15.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.10%) SaaS
4 1 (1.22%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (80.49%) SMTP
2 52 (63.41%) Internet
3 48 (58.54%) DNS
4 47 (57.32%) IMAP
5 41 (50.00%) VPN
6 33 (40.24%) Firewall
7 29 (35.37%) VoIP
8 25 (30.49%) TCP/IP
8 25 (30.49%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (26.83%) VLAN
10 21 (25.61%) SSL
11 19 (23.17%) Broadband
11 19 (23.17%) LLU
12 18 (21.95%) HTTP
13 13 (15.85%) CDMA
13 13 (15.85%) GPRS
13 13 (15.85%) GSM
13 13 (15.85%) SGSN
14 9 (10.98%) SAN
15 7 (8.54%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) MySQL
2 4 (4.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.22%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.22%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.22%) Jenkins
General
1 26 (31.71%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.88%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Electronics
3 3 (3.66%) Finance
3 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.22%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (29.27%) Technical Support
2 23 (28.05%) Consultant
3 20 (24.39%) Graduate
3 20 (24.39%) 2nd Line Support
4 19 (23.17%) Technical Advisor
5 13 (15.85%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (13.41%) Implementation Consultant
6 11 (13.41%) Senior Implementation Consultant
7 6 (7.32%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (6.10%) Security Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Security Consultant
8 5 (6.10%) Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Junior
9 4 (4.88%) IT Manager
9 4 (4.88%) IT Security Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Junior Analyst
10 3 (3.66%) Data Centre Technician
10 3 (3.66%) Infrastructure Technician
10 3 (3.66%) Data Centre Operations Technician
10 3 (3.66%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (20.73%) MAPI
2 15 (18.29%) HTML
3 5 (6.10%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.66%) LAMP
4 3 (3.66%) COM
4 3 (3.66%) Alternative PHP Cache
5 2 (2.44%) CSS
5 2 (2.44%) XML
5 2 (2.44%) Sensu
6 1 (1.22%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.10%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.10%) Clustering
3 3 (3.66%) Replication
3 3 (3.66%) DTV
4 1 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.22%) Psychology
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Open Source
4 1 (1.22%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 47 (57.32%) Windows
2 33 (40.24%) Linux
3 25 (30.49%) UNIX
4 16 (19.51%) Solaris
5 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (4.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.66%) CentOS
7 3 (3.66%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.22%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Load Balancing
2 7 (8.54%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (8.54%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (8.54%) Migration
2 7 (8.54%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (7.32%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (7.32%) Capacity Management
4 4 (4.88%) Information Management
5 3 (3.66%) E-Procurement
5 3 (3.66%) Programme Management
5 3 (3.66%) ITIL
5 3 (3.66%) Service Management
5 3 (3.66%) Change Management
5 3 (3.66%) ITSM
5 3 (3.66%) Time Management
5 3 (3.66%) Problem Management
5 3 (3.66%) Release Management
5 3 (3.66%) Digital Marketing
5 3 (3.66%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (2.44%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (21.95%) PowerShell
2 15 (18.29%) PHP
3 11 (13.41%) Perl
4 6 (7.32%) Java
5 5 (6.10%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.66%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) Ruby
7 1 (1.22%) SQL
7 1 (1.22%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.22%) C
7 1 (1.22%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (26.83%) CCNA
1 22 (26.83%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.10%) CISSP
2 5 (6.10%) CEH
3 3 (3.66%) MCP
3 3 (3.66%) MCSE
3 3 (3.66%) MCSA
3 3 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.44%) Degree
5 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) SLA
2 4 (4.88%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 14 (17.07%) Active Directory
2 13 (15.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.41%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.10%) SpamAssassin
5 4 (4.88%) Xen
6 3 (3.66%) iptables
6 3 (3.66%) Sendmail
6 3 (3.66%) Varnish
7 2 (2.44%) VirtualBox
8 1 (1.22%) KVM
8 1 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (8.54%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (6.10%) Nagios
2 5 (6.10%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (3.66%) Cacti
3 3 (3.66%) cPanel
4 2 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.44%) Puppet
5 1 (1.22%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.22%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.22%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.22%) logstash
5 1 (1.22%) Graylog
Vendors
1 45 (54.88%) Microsoft
2 33 (40.24%) Cisco
3 19 (23.17%) Nokia
3 19 (23.17%) BT
4 15 (18.29%) Lotus
5 14 (17.07%) VMware
6 6 (7.32%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.32%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.10%) Websense
7 5 (6.10%) Clearswift
7 5 (6.10%) Webroot
7 5 (6.10%) Postini
8 4 (4.88%) Hitachi
9 3 (3.66%) SAP
10 2 (2.44%) Novell
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle
11 1 (1.22%) HP
11 1 (1.22%) Dell
11 1 (1.22%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.22%) Kaspersky