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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 857 900 810
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -90
Permanent jobs citing POP3 40 32 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.026% 0.085%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.15% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 78
Average salary £35,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £27,125 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +9.09%

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
19175 20688 21017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.74% 17.06% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 15395 16552 16993
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 May 2015 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 16 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 28 May 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
(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
England +48 28 £20,475 -54.50% 6
London +52 17 £20,475 -54.50% 1
Edinburgh +22 7 £40,000 +45.45%
Scotland +17 7 £40,000 +45.45%
East of England +23 5 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Hertfordshire - 5 £45,000 - 3
South East +7 4 £42,750 -5.00% 2
Berkshire +2 4 £42,750 -14.50% 1
Stevenage - 2 £62,500 -
Reading -2 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £59,000 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 74 (92.50%) SMTP
2 52 (65.00%) DNS
3 47 (58.75%) Windows
4 44 (55.00%) Internet
5 42 (52.50%) IMAP
6 39 (48.75%) Linux
6 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
7 36 (45.00%) MS Office
8 35 (43.75%) VPN
9 34 (42.50%) TCP/IP
10 31 (38.75%) Cisco
10 31 (38.75%) MS Excel
11 28 (35.00%) UNIX
11 28 (35.00%) Firewall
12 26 (32.50%) Telecoms
12 26 (32.50%) VoIP
13 22 (27.50%) BT
13 22 (27.50%) CCNA
13 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
13 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
14 21 (26.25%) LLU
14 21 (26.25%) Broadband
14 21 (26.25%) Nokia
15 19 (23.75%) HTML
15 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
16 17 (21.25%) MySQL
17 15 (18.75%) PHP
17 15 (18.75%) HTTP
17 15 (18.75%) Load Balancing
17 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
2 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (12.50%) IIS
4 10 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (8.75%) IBM Notes
6 6 (7.50%) Tomcat
6 6 (7.50%) Lync
6 6 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
6 6 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (5.00%) Apache
8 3 (3.75%) Joomla!
8 3 (3.75%) WordPress
8 3 (3.75%) nginx
8 3 (3.75%) Moodle
9 2 (2.50%) GroupWise
9 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 36 (45.00%) MS Office
2 31 (38.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.50%) Office 365
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.25%) SaaS
2 5 (6.25%) IaaS
3 3 (3.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 74 (92.50%) SMTP
2 52 (65.00%) DNS
3 44 (55.00%) Internet
4 42 (52.50%) IMAP
5 35 (43.75%) VPN
6 34 (42.50%) TCP/IP
7 28 (35.00%) Firewall
8 26 (32.50%) VoIP
9 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
10 21 (26.25%) LLU
10 21 (26.25%) Broadband
11 15 (18.75%) HTTP
12 14 (17.50%) VLAN
13 12 (15.00%) SGSN
13 12 (15.00%) SSL
13 12 (15.00%) CDMA
13 12 (15.00%) GPRS
13 12 (15.00%) GSM
14 9 (11.25%) SAN
15 8 (10.00%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) MySQL
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (32.50%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Multimedia
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (28.75%) Technical Support
2 22 (27.50%) 2nd Line Support
2 22 (27.50%) Graduate
3 21 (26.25%) Technical Advisor
4 10 (12.50%) Consultant
4 10 (12.50%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.25%) Office 365 Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Junior
7 4 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Exchange Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Linux Administrator
8 3 (3.75%) Senior Implementation Consultant
8 3 (3.75%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (23.75%) HTML
2 13 (16.25%) MAPI
3 5 (6.25%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.75%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (3.75%) Sensu
4 3 (3.75%) LAMP
5 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 2 (2.50%) XML
6 1 (1.25%) COM
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (8.75%) Clustering
3 3 (3.75%) DTV
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.25%) Psychology
4 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.25%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.25%) Social Media
4 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.25%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.25%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 47 (58.75%) Windows
2 39 (48.75%) Linux
3 28 (35.00%) UNIX
4 12 (15.00%) Solaris
5 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (11.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.75%) CentOS
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.25%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 9 (11.25%) ITIL
3 7 (8.75%) Capacity Management
4 5 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 5 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 5 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
4 5 (6.25%) Malware Detection\Protection
5 4 (5.00%) Migration
5 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
6 3 (3.75%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (3.75%) WFM
6 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (3.75%) Time Management
6 3 (3.75%) DevOps
6 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (3.75%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (3.75%) Service Management
6 3 (3.75%) Programme Management
7 2 (2.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) PHP
2 12 (15.00%) Perl
3 9 (11.25%) Java
4 8 (10.00%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.50%) Ruby
8 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) C#
8 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (27.50%) CCNA
1 22 (27.50%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.25%) CEH
2 5 (6.25%) CISSP
3 4 (5.00%) Degree
4 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.25%) MCTS
5 1 (1.25%) MCITP
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) MCP
5 1 (1.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 13 (16.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 9 (11.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.25%) Xen
4 5 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (3.75%) iptables
5 3 (3.75%) Varnish
5 3 (3.75%) Sendmail
5 3 (3.75%) VirtualBox
6 1 (1.25%) KVM
6 1 (1.25%) XenApp
6 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Nagios
2 5 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (3.75%) cPanel
3 3 (3.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.75%) Cacti
3 3 (3.75%) Puppet
4 2 (2.50%) Capistrano
4 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
5 1 (1.25%) WSUS
5 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.25%) Graylog
5 1 (1.25%) logstash
5 1 (1.25%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 39 (48.75%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.75%) Cisco
3 22 (27.50%) BT
4 21 (26.25%) Nokia
5 14 (17.50%) VMware
6 7 (8.75%) Lotus
7 5 (6.25%) Webroot
7 5 (6.25%) Postini
7 5 (6.25%) Avaya
7 5 (6.25%) Websense
7 5 (6.25%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.75%) Verint
8 3 (3.75%) SAP
8 3 (3.75%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.50%) Novell
9 2 (2.50%) Dell
9 2 (2.50%) Citrix
10 1 (1.25%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.25%) Google
10 1 (1.25%) NETGEAR
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Salary: £21000 per annum
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