The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 610 596 606
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing POP3 20 25 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.046% 0.056% 0.045%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16 18 21
Average salary £38,988 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.19% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £56,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,750 £60,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
POP3
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7335 7251 9161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.77% 16.27% 19.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6221 5941 7785
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in London

POP3
Salary Trend in London

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

POP3 Salary Trend in London

POP3
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POP3 across the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

POP3 Salary Histogram in London

POP3
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the London region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
City of London -1 3 £67,500 +17.39%
POP3
England

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 28 (75.68%) Windows
3 24 (64.86%) MS Excel
4 23 (62.16%) MS Office
5 21 (56.76%) SMTP
5 21 (56.76%) Migration
6 20 (54.05%) IMAP
7 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
7 18 (48.65%) DNS
8 17 (45.95%) Lotus
9 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
9 15 (40.54%) Cisco
9 15 (40.54%) Internet
10 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
11 13 (35.14%) IBM Notes
11 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
11 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 12 (32.43%) SSL
12 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
13 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (29.73%) Office Communications Server
13 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (29.73%) Lync
13 11 (29.73%) Office 365
13 11 (29.73%) IaaS
13 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (27.03%) PHP
14 10 (27.03%) MySQL
14 10 (27.03%) Linux
14 10 (27.03%) SaaS

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the 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 18 (48.65%) MS Exchange
2 13 (35.14%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (35.14%) IBM Notes
3 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2003
3 11 (29.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 11 (29.73%) Office Communications Server
3 11 (29.73%) Lync
4 9 (24.32%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (18.92%) Drupal
5 7 (18.92%) Apache
5 7 (18.92%) nginx
5 7 (18.92%) Apache Solr
6 6 (16.22%) Lotus Domino
7 4 (10.81%) WordPress
7 4 (10.81%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (5.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (5.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (64.86%) MS Excel
2 23 (62.16%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (29.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (29.73%) Office 365
1 11 (29.73%) IaaS
2 10 (27.03%) SaaS
3 4 (10.81%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (56.76%) SMTP
2 20 (54.05%) IMAP
3 18 (48.65%) DNS
4 15 (40.54%) TCP/IP
4 15 (40.54%) Internet
5 12 (32.43%) SSL
6 9 (24.32%) VoIP
7 8 (21.62%) Cisco IOS
7 8 (21.62%) VPN
7 8 (21.62%) Broadband
7 8 (21.62%) LLU
8 7 (18.92%) ICMP
8 7 (18.92%) Firewall
9 4 (10.81%) Network Security
9 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications
10 2 (5.41%) LDAP
11 1 (2.70%) FTP
11 1 (2.70%) HTTP
11 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
11 1 (2.70%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) MySQL
2 7 (18.92%) MongoDB
2 7 (18.92%) Relational Database
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Subversion
1 7 (18.92%) JIRA
1 7 (18.92%) Webistrano
2 4 (10.81%) JMeter
General
1 12 (32.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (13.51%) Back Office
3 4 (10.81%) Legal
4 3 (8.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 3 (8.11%) Electronics
4 3 (8.11%) Finance
5 2 (5.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (29.73%) Senior Consultant
1 11 (29.73%) Consultant
1 11 (29.73%) Implementation Consultant
1 11 (29.73%) Senior Implementation Consultant
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Advisor
2 8 (21.62%) Technical Support
2 8 (21.62%) 2nd Line Support
2 8 (21.62%) Graduate
3 7 (18.92%) Systems Manager
4 6 (16.22%) Systems Architect
4 6 (16.22%) Architect
5 3 (8.11%) Junior
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Specialist
5 3 (8.11%) IT Security Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Junior Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) Security Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Architect
6 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Specialist
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) Regular Expression
2 7 (18.92%) Web Services
3 5 (13.51%) HTML
3 5 (13.51%) CSS
3 5 (13.51%) MAPI
4 4 (10.81%) Memcached
4 4 (10.81%) .NET
5 1 (2.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.92%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 4 (10.81%) Replication
3 3 (8.11%) DTV
4 2 (5.41%) Blackberry
4 2 (5.41%) iPad
5 1 (2.70%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (2.70%) Psychology
5 1 (2.70%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Windows
2 10 (27.03%) Linux
3 4 (10.81%) FreeBSD
3 4 (10.81%) Mac OS X
4 3 (8.11%) UNIX
5 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Migration
2 9 (24.32%) ITIL
3 7 (18.92%) Business Intelligence
3 7 (18.92%) B2B
3 7 (18.92%) B2C
3 7 (18.92%) Technical Architecture
3 7 (18.92%) Release Management
3 7 (18.92%) Mobile Device Management
4 4 (10.81%) Information Management
4 4 (10.81%) Load Testing
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) Data Security
5 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
5 3 (8.11%) Programme Management
5 3 (8.11%) Digital Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
6 1 (2.70%) Information Security Management
6 1 (2.70%) Security Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (35.14%) PowerShell
2 10 (27.03%) PHP
3 5 (13.51%) VBA
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.11%) Perl
4 3 (8.11%) Java
4 3 (8.11%) Shell Script
5 2 (5.41%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) CCNA
1 8 (21.62%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (18.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.51%) MCP
4 3 (8.11%) CISSP
4 3 (8.11%) CEH
5 2 (5.41%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.70%) QA
System Software
1 14 (37.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) MDaemon
3 4 (10.81%) Varnish
4 3 (8.11%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) ZABBIX
1 7 (18.92%) Capistrano
1 7 (18.92%) HAProxy
1 7 (18.92%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (16.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (8.11%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 30 (81.08%) Microsoft
2 17 (45.95%) Lotus
3 15 (40.54%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) BT
4 8 (21.62%) Nokia
5 7 (18.92%) Rackspace
6 6 (16.22%) Symantec
7 4 (10.81%) Hitachi
7 4 (10.81%) VMware
8 3 (8.11%) Webroot
8 3 (8.11%) Postini
8 3 (8.11%) SAP
8 3 (8.11%) Websense
8 3 (8.11%) Clearswift
9 1 (2.70%) Facebook
9 1 (2.70%) Twitter