The first table below looks at the demand for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Scotland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 159 - 152
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing POP3 4 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.11% - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.92% - 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 6
Average salary £27,500 - £22,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +37.09%
Communications & Networking Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
436 338 488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 11.97% 10.49% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 287 216 269
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +26.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,850 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £52,950
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
POP3
UK

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

POP3
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

POP3 Salary Trend in Scotland

POP3
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Edinburgh - 4 £27,500 -
POP3
UK

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 5 (100.00%) COM
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
1 5 (100.00%) IMAP
2 4 (80.00%) JNCIA
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (80.00%) xDSL
2 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 4 (80.00%) Lync
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Games
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) CCNA
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (80.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) LAN
1 5 (100.00%) WAN
1 5 (100.00%) SMTP
1 5 (100.00%) IMAP
2 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 4 (80.00%) xDSL
2 4 (80.00%) Junos
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Internet
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) ADSL
General
1 4 (80.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Support
1 5 (100.00%) Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Support Engineer
1 5 (100.00%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) COM
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) JNCIA
1 4 (80.00%) CCNA
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Juniper
2 4 (80.00%) SolarWinds
2 4 (80.00%) VMware