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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 833 902 796
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -106
Permanent jobs citing POP3 39 22 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.019% 0.078%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.11% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33 19 70
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £26,400 £22,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £51,500 £59,650
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £45,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
-1.11% +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
19826 20141 21409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 17.01% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15758 16031 17346
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 6 May 2015 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 14 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 6 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
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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 +36 34 £30,000 -33.33% 3
London +40 21 £20,475 -60.04%
East of England +23 7 £62,500 +47.05% 2
Hertfordshire - 7 £62,500 - 2
South East +7 6 £43,500 -3.33% 1
Berkshire -5 4 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Edinburgh - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland - 4 £40,000 -
Stevenage - 3 £62,500 -
Reading -14 1 £43,500 -13.00% 1
Slough - 1 - -
Middlesex - 1 £43,500 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Hammersmith - 1 £59,000 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 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 71 (88.75%) SMTP
2 51 (63.75%) DNS
2 51 (63.75%) Internet
3 48 (60.00%) Windows
4 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
5 41 (51.25%) MS Office
5 41 (51.25%) IMAP
6 38 (47.50%) VPN
7 37 (46.25%) Linux
8 34 (42.50%) Cisco
9 32 (40.00%) MS Excel
10 30 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 29 (36.25%) VoIP
11 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
12 28 (35.00%) UNIX
13 27 (33.75%) Firewall
14 24 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (30.00%) CCNA
14 24 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
15 22 (27.50%) BT
15 22 (27.50%) Nokia
15 22 (27.50%) Broadband
15 22 (27.50%) LLU
16 19 (23.75%) MySQL
16 19 (23.75%) MS Exchange
17 17 (21.25%) PHP
17 17 (21.25%) VMware
18 16 (20.00%) HTML
18 16 (20.00%) HTTP
18 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 2010
2 15 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 14 (17.50%) IIS
4 12 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (10.00%) IBM Notes
6 7 (8.75%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (7.50%) Apache
7 6 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
7 6 (7.50%) Lync
8 3 (3.75%) nginx
8 3 (3.75%) Moodle
8 3 (3.75%) WordPress
8 3 (3.75%) Joomla!
9 2 (2.50%) GroupWise
9 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
9 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
10 1 (1.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 41 (51.25%) MS Office
2 32 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (3.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Office 365
2 6 (7.50%) IaaS
2 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.25%) SaaS
4 4 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 71 (88.75%) SMTP
2 51 (63.75%) DNS
2 51 (63.75%) Internet
3 41 (51.25%) IMAP
4 38 (47.50%) VPN
5 30 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 29 (36.25%) VoIP
7 27 (33.75%) Firewall
8 24 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
9 22 (27.50%) LLU
9 22 (27.50%) Broadband
10 16 (20.00%) HTTP
11 15 (18.75%) VLAN
12 14 (17.50%) SSL
13 13 (16.25%) CDMA
13 13 (16.25%) GPRS
13 13 (16.25%) GSM
13 13 (16.25%) SGSN
14 8 (10.00%) SAN
15 6 (7.50%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.75%) MySQL
2 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.25%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.25%) Jenkins
General
1 29 (36.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.00%) Marketing
3 3 (3.75%) Electronics
3 3 (3.75%) Finance
3 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.25%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 24 (30.00%) Technical Support
2 23 (28.75%) 2nd Line Support
2 23 (28.75%) Graduate
3 22 (27.50%) Technical Advisor
4 12 (15.00%) Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) IT Manager
5 6 (7.50%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (7.50%) Analyst
5 6 (7.50%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (6.25%) Security Analyst
6 5 (6.25%) Administrator
6 5 (6.25%) Office 365 Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Junior Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Senior Implementation Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Junior
7 4 (5.00%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Implementation Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) IT Security Analyst
8 3 (3.75%) Technical Manager
8 3 (3.75%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) HTML
2 14 (17.50%) MAPI
3 5 (6.25%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.75%) Sensu
4 3 (3.75%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (3.75%) LAMP
4 3 (3.75%) COM
5 2 (2.50%) CSS
5 2 (2.50%) XML
6 1 (1.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (6.25%) Clustering
3 3 (3.75%) DTV
3 3 (3.75%) Replication
4 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.25%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.25%) Psychology
5 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.25%) Open Source
5 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (60.00%) Windows
2 37 (46.25%) Linux
3 28 (35.00%) UNIX
4 13 (16.25%) Solaris
5 11 (13.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (3.75%) CentOS
9 2 (2.50%) Ubuntu
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 7
10 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
2 5 (6.25%) ITIL
2 5 (6.25%) Malware Detection\Protection
3 4 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (5.00%) Service Management
3 4 (5.00%) Migration
3 4 (5.00%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (5.00%) Capacity Management
3 4 (5.00%) Problem Management
4 3 (3.75%) Release Management
4 3 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (3.75%) Time Management
4 3 (3.75%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (3.75%) DevOps
4 3 (3.75%) Programme Management
4 3 (3.75%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (3.75%) ITSM
5 2 (2.50%) Change Management
5 2 (2.50%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.25%) PHP
2 12 (15.00%) Perl
3 11 (13.75%) PowerShell
4 7 (8.75%) Java
5 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 4 (5.00%) SQL
7 3 (3.75%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.50%) Ruby
9 1 (1.25%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.25%) C
9 1 (1.25%) C#
9 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (30.00%) CCNA
1 24 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.25%) CISSP
2 5 (6.25%) CEH
3 3 (3.75%) Degree
3 3 (3.75%) MCP
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.50%) MCSE
4 2 (2.50%) MCSA
5 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.25%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (15.00%) Hyper-V
2 12 (15.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.25%) SpamAssassin
3 5 (6.25%) Xen
4 3 (3.75%) iptables
4 3 (3.75%) Varnish
4 3 (3.75%) VirtualBox
4 3 (3.75%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.25%) XenApp
5 1 (1.25%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.25%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.25%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (7.50%) Nagios
2 5 (6.25%) MIMEsweeper
3 4 (5.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (3.75%) cPanel
4 3 (3.75%) Cacti
4 3 (3.75%) Puppet
5 2 (2.50%) Capistrano
5 2 (2.50%) ZABBIX
6 1 (1.25%) logstash
6 1 (1.25%) Graylog
6 1 (1.25%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.25%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.25%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 43 (53.75%) Microsoft
2 34 (42.50%) Cisco
3 22 (27.50%) BT
3 22 (27.50%) Nokia
4 17 (21.25%) VMware
5 8 (10.00%) Lotus
6 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
6 5 (6.25%) Websense
6 5 (6.25%) Clearswift
6 5 (6.25%) Webroot
6 5 (6.25%) Postini
7 3 (3.75%) SAP
8 2 (2.50%) Novell
8 2 (2.50%) CheckPoint
9 1 (1.25%) Apple
9 1 (1.25%) Google
9 1 (1.25%) Oracle
9 1 (1.25%) HP
9 1 (1.25%) Dell
9 1 (1.25%) Citrix
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