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 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 886 870 816
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -54
Permanent jobs citing POP3 18 39 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.034% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.099% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 18 38 58
Average salary £20,480 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.88% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £27,850 £32,350
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+5.55% +24.13%

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
18147 20706 18627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.15% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 16374 15035
Average salary £45,000 £44,261 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 4 September 2015 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 8 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 4 September 2015. 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 -11 18 £20,480 -56.88% 3
London -8 13 £20,475 -56.89% 1
East of England -1 3 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Hertfordshire -4 3 £47,500 +72.72% 2
Berkshire +9 2 £43,750 -7.89%
South East -1 2 £43,750 -2.77%
Bracknell +20 1 £30,000 -33.33%
Reading 0 1 £57,500 +15.00%

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 57 (98.28%) SMTP
2 46 (79.31%) DNS
3 39 (67.24%) Windows
4 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
5 30 (51.72%) Internet
6 29 (50.00%) MS Office
7 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
7 28 (48.28%) Cisco
7 28 (48.28%) VPN
8 27 (46.55%) VoIP
9 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
9 26 (44.83%) CCNA
9 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
9 26 (44.83%) Linux
9 26 (44.83%) BT
10 25 (43.10%) Telecoms
10 25 (43.10%) LLU
10 25 (43.10%) Cisco IOS
10 25 (43.10%) Broadband
10 25 (43.10%) Nokia
11 21 (36.21%) IMAP
12 15 (25.86%) Firewall
13 13 (22.41%) UNIX
14 10 (17.24%) ITIL
14 10 (17.24%) Perl
15 9 (15.52%) SQL
15 9 (15.52%) HTML
15 9 (15.52%) MySQL
15 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
16 8 (13.79%) LDAP

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 7 (12.07%) Tomcat
1 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
2 6 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (8.62%) Apache
3 5 (8.62%) WordPress
3 5 (8.62%) nginx
3 5 (8.62%) Joomla!
4 4 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) IIS
6 2 (3.45%) Moodle
6 2 (3.45%) Lync
7 1 (1.72%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.72%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (50.00%) MS Office
2 28 (48.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.72%) Office 365
1 1 (1.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 57 (98.28%) SMTP
2 46 (79.31%) DNS
3 30 (51.72%) Internet
4 28 (48.28%) VPN
5 27 (46.55%) VoIP
6 26 (44.83%) TCP/IP
7 25 (43.10%) Broadband
7 25 (43.10%) LLU
7 25 (43.10%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (36.21%) IMAP
9 15 (25.86%) Firewall
10 8 (13.79%) LDAP
11 6 (10.34%) FTP
11 6 (10.34%) SSH
12 5 (8.62%) HTTP
12 5 (8.62%) SSL
12 5 (8.62%) SAN
13 3 (5.17%) DHCP
13 3 (5.17%) VLAN
14 2 (3.45%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.72%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 25 (43.10%) Telecoms
2 4 (6.90%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 25 (43.10%) Graduate
1 25 (43.10%) Technical Support
1 25 (43.10%) 2nd Line Support
1 25 (43.10%) Technical Advisor
2 7 (12.07%) Administrator
2 7 (12.07%) Analyst
3 6 (10.34%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 5 (8.62%) Linux Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Security Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.17%) Email Specialist
6 3 (5.17%) Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.45%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.72%) Support Specialist
8 1 (1.72%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.72%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (1.72%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) HTML
2 5 (8.62%) LAMP
2 5 (8.62%) Alternative PHP Cache
3 3 (5.17%) Sensu
4 2 (3.45%) MAPI
5 1 (1.72%) .NET
5 1 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.07%) Clustering
3 5 (8.62%) Replication
4 1 (1.72%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.72%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.72%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (67.24%) Windows
2 26 (44.83%) Linux
3 13 (22.41%) UNIX
4 5 (8.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (8.62%) CentOS
5 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (3.45%) Solaris
7 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.24%) ITIL
2 7 (12.07%) Data Analysis
2 7 (12.07%) Load Balancing
2 7 (12.07%) ITIL V3
2 7 (12.07%) Capacity Management
3 5 (8.62%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (8.62%) Time Management
4 4 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 4 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (6.90%) WFM
5 3 (5.17%) DevOps
6 2 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.45%) High Availability
6 2 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.45%) Data Management
6 2 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (3.45%) OO
6 2 (3.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (3.45%) Service Management
6 2 (3.45%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 10 (17.24%) Perl
2 9 (15.52%) SQL
3 7 (12.07%) PHP
4 5 (8.62%) Java
4 5 (8.62%) Bash Shell
5 4 (6.90%) PowerShell
6 2 (3.45%) C++
6 2 (3.45%) Ruby
7 1 (1.72%) C
7 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 26 (44.83%) CCNA
1 26 (44.83%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (6.90%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.72%) MCTS
4 1 (1.72%) MCITP
4 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.07%) SLA
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.62%) Sendmail
2 5 (8.62%) Varnish
2 5 (8.62%) iptables
3 4 (6.90%) Hyper-V
3 4 (6.90%) Xen
4 3 (5.17%) KVM
5 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
5 2 (3.45%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.72%) XenApp
6 1 (1.72%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (13.79%) Nagios
2 5 (8.62%) Cacti
2 5 (8.62%) cPanel
3 3 (5.17%) Puppet
3 3 (5.17%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.45%) Capistrano
4 2 (3.45%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.72%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.72%) WSUS
5 1 (1.72%) logstash
5 1 (1.72%) Graylog
5 1 (1.72%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 32 (55.17%) Microsoft
2 28 (48.28%) Cisco
3 26 (44.83%) BT
4 25 (43.10%) Nokia
5 8 (13.79%) VMware
6 7 (12.07%) Avaya
7 5 (8.62%) Red Hat
8 4 (6.90%) Verint
9 2 (3.45%) Citrix
10 1 (1.72%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.72%) Meraki
10 1 (1.72%) Juniper
10 1 (1.72%) Lotus
10 1 (1.72%) Oracle
10 1 (1.72%) Dell
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