The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 837 829 816
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -13
Permanent jobs citing POP3 43 50 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.046% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.27% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 35 41 75
Average salary £41,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.82% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £23,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing POP3 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the UK 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
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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
England -6 40 £45,000 -18.18% 1
London -14 20 £38,988 -32.19%
Berkshire +12 6 £41,500 +23.88%
West Yorkshire +4 6 £30,000 +36.36%
Yorkshire -14 6 £30,000 +36.36%
South East -21 6 £41,500 +21.16% 1
City of London -1 3 £67,500 +17.39%
Leeds -4 3 £27,500 +25.00%
Wetherby - 3 £32,500 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £60,000 -
North East - 3 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
East of England - 2 £60,000 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £33,750 -
Stevenage - 2 £60,000 -
County Antrim - 2 £33,750 -
Belfast - 2 £33,750 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 58 (72.50%) SMTP
2 41 (51.25%) DNS
2 41 (51.25%) Internet
3 40 (50.00%) IMAP
4 39 (48.75%) Linux
5 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (43.75%) Windows
7 33 (41.25%) VPN
8 32 (40.00%) Firewall
9 30 (37.50%) TCP/IP
10 29 (36.25%) MS Office
11 28 (35.00%) Cisco
12 27 (33.75%) SSL
13 26 (32.50%) VoIP
14 25 (31.25%) UNIX
14 25 (31.25%) VLAN
15 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
16 22 (27.50%) Migration
17 20 (25.00%) MySQL
17 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
18 19 (23.75%) MAPI
18 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
18 19 (23.75%) Cisco IOS
19 17 (21.25%) HTML
19 17 (21.25%) Lotus
20 16 (20.00%) PHP
20 16 (20.00%) ITIL
20 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
20 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
21 15 (18.75%) Apache

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 20 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.75%) Apache
2 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (16.25%) IBM Notes
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (13.75%) Office Communications Server
4 11 (13.75%) Lync
5 8 (10.00%) nginx
6 7 (8.75%) Apache Solr
6 7 (8.75%) Drupal
7 6 (7.50%) WordPress
7 6 (7.50%) Lotus Domino
7 6 (7.50%) IIS
8 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
9 3 (3.75%) SharePoint
10 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
10 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 29 (36.25%) MS Office
2 24 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.50%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft Azure
1 11 (13.75%) Office 365
1 11 (13.75%) IaaS
2 10 (12.50%) SaaS
3 4 (5.00%) Rackspace Cloud
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 58 (72.50%) SMTP
2 41 (51.25%) DNS
2 41 (51.25%) Internet
3 40 (50.00%) IMAP
4 33 (41.25%) VPN
5 32 (40.00%) Firewall
6 30 (37.50%) TCP/IP
7 27 (33.75%) SSL
8 26 (32.50%) VoIP
9 25 (31.25%) VLAN
10 19 (23.75%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (18.75%) Network Security
11 15 (18.75%) HTTP
12 13 (16.25%) DHCP
13 11 (13.75%) IKE
13 11 (13.75%) IPX
13 11 (13.75%) IPX/SPX
13 11 (13.75%) PPP
13 11 (13.75%) RIP
13 11 (13.75%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (25.00%) MySQL
2 8 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 7 (8.75%) SQL Server
3 7 (8.75%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Subversion
1 7 (8.75%) JIRA
1 7 (8.75%) Webistrano
2 4 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 16 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.25%) Back Office
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.75%) Electronics
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Consultant
2 15 (18.75%) Technical Support
3 11 (13.75%) Senior Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Security Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Implementation Consultant
3 11 (13.75%) Senior Implementation Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Technical Advisor
4 8 (10.00%) Network Security Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Network Consultant
4 8 (10.00%) Graduate
4 8 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (8.75%) Support Engineer
5 7 (8.75%) Systems Manager
6 6 (7.50%) Systems Architect
6 6 (7.50%) Administrator
6 6 (7.50%) Architect
7 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Data Centre Operations Technician
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) MAPI
2 17 (21.25%) HTML
3 10 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 7 (8.75%) Web Services
5 6 (7.50%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) Memcached
6 4 (5.00%) .NET
7 3 (3.75%) COM
7 3 (3.75%) LAMP
8 1 (1.25%) XML
8 1 (1.25%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Replication
3 3 (3.75%) DTV
4 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.50%) Open Source
4 2 (2.50%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.25%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.75%) Linux
2 35 (43.75%) Windows
3 25 (31.25%) UNIX
4 14 (17.50%) Solaris
5 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (5.00%) FreeBSD
5 4 (5.00%) Mac OS X
5 4 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.75%) CentOS
7 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.50%) Migration
2 16 (20.00%) ITIL
3 15 (18.75%) Load Balancing
4 12 (15.00%) Release Management
5 11 (13.75%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (12.50%) Capacity Management
7 8 (10.00%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.75%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (8.75%) Technical Architecture
8 7 (8.75%) Business Intelligence
8 7 (8.75%) B2B
8 7 (8.75%) B2C
8 7 (8.75%) Service Management
9 6 (7.50%) ITSM
10 4 (5.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (5.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.00%) Information Management
10 4 (5.00%) Data Security
10 4 (5.00%) High Availability
10 4 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) PHP
1 16 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.00%) Perl
3 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (6.25%) Java
4 5 (6.25%) C
4 5 (6.25%) VBA
5 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.75%) C++
6 1 (1.25%) PHP4
6 1 (1.25%) SQL
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) CCNA
1 11 (13.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (10.00%) MCP
4 5 (6.25%) MCSE
4 5 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (3.75%) MCSA
5 3 (3.75%) CISSP
5 3 (3.75%) CEH
6 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
6 1 (1.25%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) SLA
4 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 19 (23.75%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) Varnish
3 5 (6.25%) MDaemon
4 3 (3.75%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) ZABBIX
1 7 (8.75%) Capistrano
1 7 (8.75%) HAProxy
1 7 (8.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.75%) MIMEsweeper
5 2 (2.50%) Nagios
5 2 (2.50%) cPanel
6 1 (1.25%) Cacti
6 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.00%) Cisco
3 17 (21.25%) Lotus
4 11 (13.75%) CheckPoint
5 10 (12.50%) VMware
6 8 (10.00%) Nokia
6 8 (10.00%) BT
7 7 (8.75%) Rackspace
7 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
8 6 (7.50%) Symantec
9 5 (6.25%) F5
10 4 (5.00%) Hitachi
11 3 (3.75%) SAP
11 3 (3.75%) Webroot
11 3 (3.75%) Postini
11 3 (3.75%) Websense
11 3 (3.75%) Clearswift
12 1 (1.25%) Facebook
12 1 (1.25%) Twitter
12 1 (1.25%) Oracle
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