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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 811 805 818
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +13
Permanent jobs citing POP3 39 41 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.043% 0.055%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 53
Average salary £32,500 £51,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.58% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £22,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.15% -27.77%
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
17902 16616 20469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.12% 17.37% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 14632 13118 17090
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
London -3 19 £20,475 -64.39% 1
South East -27 9 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Yorkshire -13 5 £27,500 +25.00%
East of England - 4 £61,250 - 1
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
POP3
UK

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 55 (73.33%) SMTP
2 43 (57.33%) DNS
2 43 (57.33%) Internet
3 42 (56.00%) IMAP
4 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
5 36 (48.00%) Windows
6 34 (45.33%) VPN
7 32 (42.67%) MS Office
7 32 (42.67%) Firewall
8 29 (38.67%) Linux
9 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
9 28 (37.33%) SSL
10 27 (36.00%) TCP/IP
11 26 (34.67%) Cisco
11 26 (34.67%) VoIP
12 24 (32.00%) MS Exchange
13 23 (30.67%) VLAN
14 22 (29.33%) UNIX
15 21 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (25.33%) PowerShell
16 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
16 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
16 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
17 17 (22.67%) MAPI
17 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (20.00%) Lotus
18 15 (20.00%) IBM Notes
19 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
19 14 (18.67%) CCNA
19 14 (18.67%) HTTP

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (22.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (20.00%) IBM Notes
5 14 (18.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (17.33%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (17.33%) Lync
7 12 (16.00%) Office Communications Server
8 7 (9.33%) IIS
9 6 (8.00%) Apache
10 2 (2.67%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (2.67%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.67%) CMS
10 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.67%) WordPress
10 2 (2.67%) Joomla!
11 1 (1.33%) nginx
Applications
1 32 (42.67%) MS Office
2 28 (37.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.67%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.67%) Office 365
2 13 (17.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (17.33%) IaaS
3 5 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (1.33%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 55 (73.33%) SMTP
2 43 (57.33%) DNS
2 43 (57.33%) Internet
3 42 (56.00%) IMAP
4 34 (45.33%) VPN
5 32 (42.67%) Firewall
6 28 (37.33%) SSL
7 27 (36.00%) TCP/IP
8 26 (34.67%) VoIP
9 23 (30.67%) VLAN
10 21 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
11 14 (18.67%) HTTP
12 12 (16.00%) DHCP
13 11 (14.67%) LLU
13 11 (14.67%) Broadband
14 10 (13.33%) Frame Relay
14 10 (13.33%) IPsec
14 10 (13.33%) EIGRP
14 10 (13.33%) IGRP
14 10 (13.33%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) MySQL
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (25.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.67%) Marketing
3 4 (5.33%) Electronics
3 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 4 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.00%) Back Office
5 2 (2.67%) Banking
6 1 (1.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (33.33%) Consultant
2 17 (22.67%) Technical Support
3 13 (17.33%) Senior Consultant
4 12 (16.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 12 (16.00%) Graduate
4 12 (16.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
4 12 (16.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 11 (14.67%) Technical Advisor
6 9 (12.00%) Security Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 6 (8.00%) Network Consultant
7 6 (8.00%) Network Security Consultant
8 5 (6.67%) IT Security Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Junior
8 5 (6.67%) Analyst
8 5 (6.67%) Security Analyst
9 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (4.00%) Technical Manager
10 3 (4.00%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (22.67%) MAPI
2 12 (16.00%) HTML
3 5 (6.67%) Regular Expression
4 3 (4.00%) LAMP
4 3 (4.00%) COM
5 2 (2.67%) CSS
5 2 (2.67%) XML
6 1 (1.33%) ODBC
6 1 (1.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.33%) DTV
3 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.67%) iPad
4 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.33%) Psychology
4 1 (1.33%) Social Media
4 1 (1.33%) Open Source
4 1 (1.33%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.00%) Windows
2 29 (38.67%) Linux
3 22 (29.33%) UNIX
4 13 (17.33%) Solaris
5 7 (9.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.33%) Ubuntu
8 3 (4.00%) CentOS
8 3 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (18.67%) Load Balancing
2 13 (17.33%) Migration
3 10 (13.33%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (10.67%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (10.67%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (10.67%) Capacity Management
5 6 (8.00%) ITIL
6 4 (5.33%) Service Management
6 4 (5.33%) ITSM
6 4 (5.33%) Programme Management
6 4 (5.33%) Change Control
6 4 (5.33%) Release Management
6 4 (5.33%) Digital Marketing
6 4 (5.33%) Problem Management
6 4 (5.33%) Information Management
7 3 (4.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (4.00%) Change Management
7 3 (4.00%) E-Procurement
8 2 (2.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.33%) PowerShell
2 12 (16.00%) PHP
3 7 (9.33%) Perl
4 5 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 5 (6.67%) Java
5 3 (4.00%) C
5 3 (4.00%) VBA
6 1 (1.33%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.33%) C#
6 1 (1.33%) C++
6 1 (1.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (18.67%) Cisco Certification
1 14 (18.67%) CCNA
2 8 (10.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (8.00%) MCP
4 5 (6.67%) CEH
4 5 (6.67%) CISSP
4 5 (6.67%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) Degree
5 3 (4.00%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.00%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.67%) SLA
4 1 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 19 (25.33%) Active Directory
2 9 (12.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.67%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.67%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (4.00%) MDaemon
6 1 (1.33%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.33%) Varnish
6 1 (1.33%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.33%) KVM
6 1 (1.33%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (6.67%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.67%) cPanel
4 1 (1.33%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.33%) Cacti
4 1 (1.33%) Nagios
4 1 (1.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (50.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (34.67%) Cisco
3 15 (20.00%) Lotus
4 11 (14.67%) Nokia
4 11 (14.67%) BT
5 10 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 9 (12.00%) VMware
7 6 (8.00%) Red Hat
8 5 (6.67%) Webroot
8 5 (6.67%) Postini
8 5 (6.67%) Websense
8 5 (6.67%) Clearswift
8 5 (6.67%) Symantec
9 4 (5.33%) SAP
9 4 (5.33%) Hitachi
9 4 (5.33%) F5
10 1 (1.33%) Google
10 1 (1.33%) NETGEAR
10 1 (1.33%) Kaspersky
10 1 (1.33%) Facebook
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