The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK
Rank 819 913 917
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +4
Permanent jobs citing POP3 33 12 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.012% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.073% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 27 12 32
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +21.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,692 £20,480 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
14141 16414 18857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.80% 16.70% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13634 15290
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing POP3 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

POP3 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

POP3
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing POP3 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Trend in the UK

POP3
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing POP3 over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the UK over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +91 24 £50,000 +11.11% 2
London +80 9 £62,500 +205.17% 2
Malvern - 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £50,000 -
South West - 4 £32,500 -
Devon - 4 £32,500 -
Exeter - 4 £32,500 -
South East +57 3 £56,250 -11.41%
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £52,500 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +45 1 £60,000 -5.51%
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -
Maidenhead - 1 £60,000 -
City of London - 1 £62,500 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, IT jobs citing POP3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for POP3.

1 60 (90.91%) SMTP
2 51 (77.27%) DNS
2 51 (77.27%) IMAP
3 40 (60.61%) TCP/IP
4 36 (54.55%) DHCP
4 36 (54.55%) Linux
5 32 (48.48%) VMware
6 31 (46.97%) VMware Infrastructure
7 30 (45.45%) Windows
7 30 (45.45%) SSL
8 28 (42.42%) LDAP
9 25 (37.88%) Apache
9 25 (37.88%) Unix
9 25 (37.88%) MySQL
10 24 (36.36%) Java
10 24 (36.36%) Perl
10 24 (36.36%) PHP
10 24 (36.36%) Red Hat
10 24 (36.36%) LAMP
10 24 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
11 23 (34.85%) Red Hat Satellite
11 23 (34.85%) NetApp
12 22 (33.33%) Finance
13 20 (30.30%) Nagios
13 20 (30.30%) Tomcat
13 20 (30.30%) Open Source
13 20 (30.30%) Problem Management
14 19 (28.79%) Stress Testing
14 19 (28.79%) Root Cause Analysis

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (37.88%) Apache
2 20 (30.30%) Tomcat
3 19 (28.79%) JBoss
4 15 (22.73%) MS Exchange
5 13 (19.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (10.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2000
9 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
10 2 (3.03%) IIS
10 2 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.52%) Joomla!
11 1 (1.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 9 (13.64%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 4 (6.06%) MS Office
3 4 (6.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.52%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.52%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (90.91%) SMTP
2 51 (77.27%) DNS
2 51 (77.27%) IMAP
3 40 (60.61%) TCP/IP
4 36 (54.55%) DHCP
5 30 (45.45%) SSL
6 28 (42.42%) LDAP
7 14 (21.21%) Broadband
7 14 (21.21%) VoIP
8 13 (19.70%) LAN
9 10 (15.15%) FTP
10 9 (13.64%) ICMP
10 9 (13.64%) WLAN
11 8 (12.12%) Firewall
11 8 (12.12%) HTTP
11 8 (12.12%) Internet
11 8 (12.12%) SAN
12 7 (10.61%) Network Security
13 6 (9.09%) PSTN
13 6 (9.09%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (37.88%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
2 1 (1.52%) Artifactory
2 1 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) GitLab
2 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 22 (33.33%) Finance
2 12 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.03%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (36.36%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 16 (24.24%) Analyst
4 11 (16.67%) Technical Support
5 10 (15.15%) Technical Advisor
5 10 (15.15%) Technical Support Advisor
6 8 (12.12%) Administrator
7 7 (10.61%) IT Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (9.09%) Server Engineer
8 6 (9.09%) SOC Analyst
9 5 (7.58%) Messaging Engineer
9 5 (7.58%) Technical Analyst
10 4 (6.06%) Exchange Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Active Directory Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Cybersecurity Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Security Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Senior Linux Engineer
11 3 (4.55%) Support Analyst
11 3 (4.55%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.36%) LAMP
2 3 (4.55%) MAPI
3 2 (3.03%) Gherkin
4 1 (1.52%) Ajax
4 1 (1.52%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 1 (1.52%) CSS
4 1 (1.52%) Doctrine
4 1 (1.52%) HTML
4 1 (1.52%) jQuery
4 1 (1.52%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 12 (18.18%) Handset
3 10 (15.15%) Clustering
4 7 (10.61%) Blackberry
5 6 (9.09%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (9.09%) Management Information System
6 3 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.55%) PKI
7 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.52%) Replication
8 1 (1.52%) SCADA
8 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 36 (54.55%) Linux
2 30 (45.45%) Windows
3 25 (37.88%) Unix
4 24 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.55%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (3.03%) Android
7 2 (3.03%) Mac OS
7 2 (3.03%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
2 20 (30.30%) Open Source
2 20 (30.30%) Problem Management
3 19 (28.79%) Migration
3 19 (28.79%) Root Cause Analysis
3 19 (28.79%) Server Hardening
3 19 (28.79%) Stress Testing
4 17 (25.76%) Risk Management
5 16 (24.24%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (22.73%) Security Hardening
7 14 (21.21%) Project Management
8 13 (19.70%) BCP
9 11 (16.67%) B2B
9 11 (16.67%) Change Management
9 11 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (16.67%) Line Management
10 10 (15.15%) Mentoring
11 9 (13.64%) Load Balancing
12 7 (10.61%) High Availability
12 7 (10.61%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) Java
1 24 (36.36%) Perl
1 24 (36.36%) PHP
2 6 (9.09%) SQL
3 4 (6.06%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) CISSP
2 8 (12.12%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.09%) CCNP
3 6 (9.09%) GCIA
3 6 (9.09%) GCIH
3 6 (9.09%) SANS
4 3 (4.55%) Degree
5 2 (3.03%) CCNA
5 2 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (1.52%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) PCI DSS
2 8 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (46.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
3 3 (4.55%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.55%) vSphere
4 2 (3.03%) Dovecot
4 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (3.03%) Xen
4 2 (3.03%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.52%) KVM
5 1 (1.52%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (34.85%) Red Hat Satellite
2 20 (30.30%) Nagios
3 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (9.09%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (9.09%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (6.06%) HP SIM
5 4 (6.06%) OpenView
5 4 (6.06%) SCOM
6 3 (4.55%) SCCM
7 2 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 2 (3.03%) Puppet
8 1 (1.52%) Cacti
8 1 (1.52%) cPanel
Vendors
1 32 (48.48%) VMware
2 24 (36.36%) Red Hat
3 23 (34.85%) NetApp
4 18 (27.27%) Microsoft
5 14 (21.21%) Cisco
6 11 (16.67%) TOWER Software
7 6 (9.09%) HP
8 5 (7.58%) Dell
9 3 (4.55%) Citrix
9 3 (4.55%) F5
9 3 (4.55%) Hitachi
9 3 (4.55%) MobileIron
9 3 (4.55%) Oracle
10 2 (3.03%) BT
10 2 (3.03%) EMC
10 2 (3.03%) Juniper
10 2 (3.03%) Openreach
10 2 (3.03%) Symantec
11 1 (1.52%) R1Soft
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Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
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