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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 860 825 833
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +8
Permanent jobs citing POP3 42 59 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.054% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35 48 62
Average salary £38,500 £52,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-3.75% -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
20221 18851 22777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.22% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16222 15021 18832
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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 22 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 27 November 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 -41 38 £40,000 -20.00% 2
London -9 16 £38,988 -32.19% 1
South East -26 8 £38,500 +10.00% 1
Berkshire - 8 £38,500 -
West Yorkshire -17 5 £32,500 +47.72%
Yorkshire -36 5 £32,500 +47.72%
County Antrim - 4 £35,000 -
Belfast - 4 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 4 £35,000 -
East of England - 3 £60,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £60,000 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £60,000 -
Wetherby - 3 £32,500 -
North East - 3 £60,000 -
City of London +13 2 £57,500 -
Leeds -16 2 £27,250 +23.86%
Stevenage - 2 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
Slough - 1 £38,500 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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
3 39 (48.75%) IMAP
4 37 (46.25%) TCP/IP
5 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 35 (43.75%) Linux
7 34 (42.50%) VPN
7 34 (42.50%) Internet
7 34 (42.50%) Firewall
8 31 (38.75%) Cisco
9 30 (37.50%) SSL
9 30 (37.50%) Windows
10 28 (35.00%) VLAN
11 27 (33.75%) VoIP
12 24 (30.00%) MS Office
12 24 (30.00%) Migration
13 23 (28.75%) MS Excel
14 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
14 22 (27.50%) UNIX
14 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (26.25%) MAPI
16 20 (25.00%) MySQL
16 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
16 20 (25.00%) Network Security
17 18 (22.50%) DHCP
18 16 (20.00%) PPP
18 16 (20.00%) RIP
18 16 (20.00%) SNMP
18 16 (20.00%) IKE
18 16 (20.00%) IPX

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 22 (27.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (17.50%) Apache
2 14 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2007
3 13 (16.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (13.75%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (13.75%) IBM Notes
5 9 (11.25%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (11.25%) Exchange Server 2003
5 9 (11.25%) Lync
6 8 (10.00%) nginx
7 7 (8.75%) Apache Solr
7 7 (8.75%) Drupal
7 7 (8.75%) Lotus Domino
8 6 (7.50%) WordPress
9 5 (6.25%) IIS
10 4 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (2.50%) SharePoint
11 2 (2.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (2.50%) Joomla!
11 2 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 24 (30.00%) MS Office
2 23 (28.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Magento
2 1 (1.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.50%) SaaS
2 9 (11.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (11.25%) Office 365
2 9 (11.25%) IaaS
3 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.00%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.25%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 58 (72.50%) SMTP
2 41 (51.25%) DNS
3 39 (48.75%) IMAP
4 37 (46.25%) TCP/IP
5 34 (42.50%) VPN
5 34 (42.50%) Firewall
5 34 (42.50%) Internet
6 30 (37.50%) SSL
7 28 (35.00%) VLAN
8 27 (33.75%) VoIP
9 22 (27.50%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (25.00%) Network Security
11 18 (22.50%) DHCP
12 16 (20.00%) PPP
12 16 (20.00%) RIP
12 16 (20.00%) SNMP
12 16 (20.00%) IKE
12 16 (20.00%) IPX
12 16 (20.00%) IPX/SPX
12 16 (20.00%) IPv6
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
2 4 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (10.00%) Back Office
3 4 (5.00%) Legal
4 3 (3.75%) Finance
5 2 (2.50%) Banking
6 1 (1.25%) Retail
6 1 (1.25%) Marketing
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 29 (36.25%) Consultant
2 15 (18.75%) Security Consultant
3 13 (16.25%) Network Consultant
4 12 (15.00%) Technical Support
4 12 (15.00%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) Implementation Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Consultant
5 9 (11.25%) Senior Implementation Consultant
6 8 (10.00%) Administrator
7 7 (8.75%) Systems Manager
8 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.50%) Graduate
8 6 (7.50%) Architect
8 6 (7.50%) Systems Architect
8 6 (7.50%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (7.50%) Technical Advisor
9 5 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
9 5 (6.25%) Exchange Administrator
10 4 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
11 3 (3.75%) Service Desk Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (26.25%) MAPI
2 15 (18.75%) HTML
3 10 (12.50%) Regular Expression
4 7 (8.75%) Web Services
5 5 (6.25%) CSS
6 4 (5.00%) .NET
6 4 (5.00%) Memcached
7 3 (3.75%) COM
7 3 (3.75%) LAMP
8 1 (1.25%) Ajax
8 1 (1.25%) CGI
8 1 (1.25%) SAML
8 1 (1.25%) J2EE
8 1 (1.25%) Servlets
8 1 (1.25%) XML
8 1 (1.25%) XSLT
8 1 (1.25%) ODBC
8 1 (1.25%) Flash
8 1 (1.25%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.00%) Replication
3 2 (2.50%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.50%) iPad
4 1 (1.25%) PMI
4 1 (1.25%) DTV
4 1 (1.25%) Clustering
4 1 (1.25%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.75%) Linux
2 30 (37.50%) Windows
3 22 (27.50%) UNIX
4 12 (15.00%) 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
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Migration
2 16 (20.00%) Kalman Filter
3 15 (18.75%) ITIL
4 13 (16.25%) Load Balancing
5 11 (13.75%) Release Management
6 9 (11.25%) Capacity Management
7 7 (8.75%) Problem Management
7 7 (8.75%) B2B
7 7 (8.75%) B2C
8 6 (7.50%) Service Management
9 5 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (6.25%) ITSM
9 5 (6.25%) Mobile Device Management
9 5 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
10 4 (5.00%) High Availability
10 4 (5.00%) Change Control
10 4 (5.00%) Load Testing
10 4 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (5.00%) Data Security
10 4 (5.00%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) PHP
2 14 (17.50%) PowerShell
3 8 (10.00%) Perl
3 8 (10.00%) VBA
4 6 (7.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (6.25%) Java
5 5 (6.25%) C
6 3 (3.75%) C++
6 3 (3.75%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.25%) PHP4
7 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (13.75%) MCP
3 9 (11.25%) CCNA
3 9 (11.25%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (7.50%) MCSE
5 5 (6.25%) Degree
6 3 (3.75%) MCSA
6 3 (3.75%) CISSP
6 3 (3.75%) CEH
7 1 (1.25%) MCITP
7 1 (1.25%) RHCE
7 1 (1.25%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.50%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.00%) MDaemon
3 6 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (6.25%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.25%) Varnish
5 3 (3.75%) SpamAssassin
6 1 (1.25%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 7 (8.75%) ZABBIX
1 7 (8.75%) Capistrano
1 7 (8.75%) HAProxy
2 6 (7.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (6.25%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (3.75%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (2.50%) Nagios
7 1 (1.25%) Cacti
7 1 (1.25%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 36 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 31 (38.75%) Cisco
3 16 (20.00%) Lotus
3 16 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 10 (12.50%) VMware
4 10 (12.50%) F5
5 7 (8.75%) Rackspace
5 7 (8.75%) Red Hat
6 6 (7.50%) BT
6 6 (7.50%) Symantec
6 6 (7.50%) Nokia
7 4 (5.00%) Hitachi
8 3 (3.75%) Websense
8 3 (3.75%) Clearswift
8 3 (3.75%) Webroot
8 3 (3.75%) Postini
9 1 (1.25%) Google
9 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) NetApp
9 1 (1.25%) Novell
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