The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 437 419 414
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -5
Permanent jobs citing POP3 12 20 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.055% 0.092% 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.43% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 17
Average salary £39,250 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £24,800 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £35,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -16.16%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4915 4649 5261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.51% 21.47% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 3645 3606 4255
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

POP3
Salary Trend in the South East

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

POP3 Salary Trend in the South East

POP3
Salary Histogram in the South East

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

POP3 Salary Histogram in the South East

POP3
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 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
Berkshire - 11 £40,000 -
Hampshire -12 1 £30,000 +25.00%
POP3
England

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 22 (100.00%) SMTP
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) VLAN
3 17 (77.27%) VPN
4 14 (63.64%) DNS
5 11 (50.00%) Internet
5 11 (50.00%) IMAP
5 11 (50.00%) DHCP
6 10 (45.45%) VoIP
6 10 (45.45%) WLAN
6 10 (45.45%) MAPI
6 10 (45.45%) SSL
6 10 (45.45%) Cisco
6 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
6 10 (45.45%) MPLS
6 10 (45.45%) OSPF
6 10 (45.45%) BGP
6 10 (45.45%) EIGRP
6 10 (45.45%) IGRP
6 10 (45.45%) TACACS
6 10 (45.45%) IKE
6 10 (45.45%) IPX
6 10 (45.45%) IPX/SPX
6 10 (45.45%) PPP
6 10 (45.45%) RIP
6 10 (45.45%) SNMP
6 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 10 (45.45%) IPv6
6 10 (45.45%) Frame Relay
6 10 (45.45%) IPsec

POP3
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 3 (13.64%) Lotus Domino
1 3 (13.64%) MS Exchange
1 3 (13.64%) GroupWise
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (13.64%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 22 (100.00%) SMTP
2 20 (90.91%) Firewall
3 17 (77.27%) VLAN
3 17 (77.27%) VPN
4 14 (63.64%) DNS
5 11 (50.00%) IMAP
5 11 (50.00%) Internet
5 11 (50.00%) DHCP
6 10 (45.45%) VoIP
6 10 (45.45%) WLAN
6 10 (45.45%) IKE
6 10 (45.45%) IPX
6 10 (45.45%) IPX/SPX
6 10 (45.45%) PPP
6 10 (45.45%) RIP
6 10 (45.45%) SNMP
6 10 (45.45%) TCP/IP
6 10 (45.45%) MPLS
6 10 (45.45%) OSPF
6 10 (45.45%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MySQL
1 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (13.64%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (63.64%) Consultant
2 10 (45.45%) Network Consultant
3 9 (40.91%) Security Consultant
3 9 (40.91%) Network Security Consultant
4 4 (18.18%) Technical Support
5 3 (13.64%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Cloud Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Messaging Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Tester
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (45.45%) MAPI
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 3 (13.64%) CGI
3 3 (13.64%) SAML
3 3 (13.64%) Ajax
3 3 (13.64%) Servlets
3 3 (13.64%) XML
3 3 (13.64%) XSLT
3 3 (13.64%) Flash
3 3 (13.64%) XHTML
4 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) UNIX
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 7 (31.82%) Solaris
3 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Kalman Filter
2 7 (31.82%) Load Balancing
3 6 (27.27%) Capacity Management
4 4 (18.18%) Change Control
4 4 (18.18%) Service Delivery
5 3 (13.64%) Identity Management
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) PRINCE2
5 3 (13.64%) Project Management
5 3 (13.64%) Email Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Problem Management
6 1 (4.55%) Release Management
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Manual Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Service Management
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) ITIL
6 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 1 (4.55%) Perl
2 1 (4.55%) C
2 1 (4.55%) C++
2 1 (4.55%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) MCSE
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (13.64%) PMI Certification
1 3 (13.64%) MCITP
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) ISO 9001
1 4 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 10 (45.45%) Cisco
1 10 (45.45%) CheckPoint
1 10 (45.45%) F5
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 3 (13.64%) Citrix
3 3 (13.64%) Novell
3 3 (13.64%) Lotus
3 3 (13.64%) Google
4 2 (9.09%) Postini
5 1 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 1 (4.55%) Oracle