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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 862 888 822
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -66
Permanent jobs citing POP3 31 30 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.025% 0.077%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.14% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 21 24 75
Average salary £20,475 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-56.89% +11.76%
UK excluding London average salary £36,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.33% +20.00%

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
18995 20729 20713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.19% 17.28% 18.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15491 16577 16796
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 20 £20,475 -56.89% 4
London +53 14 £20,475 -56.89% 1
Edinburgh +14 4 £35,500 +29.09%
Scotland +7 4 £35,500 +29.09%
South East +4 2 £30,000 -33.33% 3
Berkshire -6 2 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £62,500 -
Stevenage - 2 £62,500 -
East of England - 2 £62,500 -
Bracknell +13 1 £30,000 -40.00%
Reading -8 1 - - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £59,000 -
Manchester - 1 - -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
North West - 1 - -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 75 (97.40%) SMTP
2 50 (64.94%) DNS
3 47 (61.04%) Windows
4 40 (51.95%) Internet
5 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
6 37 (48.05%) Linux
6 37 (48.05%) IMAP
7 35 (45.45%) TCP/IP
7 35 (45.45%) VPN
8 34 (44.16%) MS Office
9 33 (42.86%) Cisco
10 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
11 26 (33.77%) VoIP
12 25 (32.47%) UNIX
13 24 (31.17%) CCNA
13 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (31.17%) BT
13 24 (31.17%) Cisco IOS
14 23 (29.87%) LLU
14 23 (29.87%) Telecoms
14 23 (29.87%) Firewall
14 23 (29.87%) Nokia
14 23 (29.87%) Broadband
15 18 (23.38%) HTML
16 17 (22.08%) MySQL
16 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
17 15 (19.48%) PHP
17 15 (19.48%) VMware
18 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (22.08%) MS Exchange
2 12 (15.58%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (12.99%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (11.69%) IIS
5 7 (9.09%) Tomcat
6 4 (5.19%) IBM Notes
6 4 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2003
7 3 (3.90%) Joomla!
7 3 (3.90%) Apache
7 3 (3.90%) WordPress
7 3 (3.90%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.90%) nginx
7 3 (3.90%) Moodle
7 3 (3.90%) Lync
8 2 (2.60%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 34 (44.16%) MS Office
2 30 (38.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Office 365
3 2 (2.60%) IaaS
3 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.30%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 75 (97.40%) SMTP
2 50 (64.94%) DNS
3 40 (51.95%) Internet
4 37 (48.05%) IMAP
5 35 (45.45%) TCP/IP
5 35 (45.45%) VPN
6 26 (33.77%) VoIP
7 24 (31.17%) Cisco IOS
8 23 (29.87%) LLU
8 23 (29.87%) Broadband
8 23 (29.87%) Firewall
9 12 (15.58%) HTTP
9 12 (15.58%) VLAN
10 10 (12.99%) SGSN
10 10 (12.99%) CDMA
10 10 (12.99%) GPRS
10 10 (12.99%) GSM
11 9 (11.69%) SSL
11 9 (11.69%) SAN
12 8 (10.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (22.08%) MySQL
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (1.30%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.30%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
General
1 23 (29.87%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.19%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.30%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Law
3 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (31.17%) Graduate
1 24 (31.17%) Technical Support
1 24 (31.17%) 2nd Line Support
2 23 (29.87%) Technical Advisor
3 12 (15.58%) Analyst
4 7 (9.09%) Consultant
5 6 (7.79%) IT Manager
6 5 (6.49%) Administrator
6 5 (6.49%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (5.19%) Junior
7 4 (5.19%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (5.19%) IT Security Analyst
7 4 (5.19%) Junior Analyst
8 3 (3.90%) Exchange Consultant
8 3 (3.90%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Email Specialist
8 3 (3.90%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.90%) Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) HTML
2 11 (14.29%) MAPI
3 5 (6.49%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.90%) Sensu
4 3 (3.90%) Alternative PHP Cache
4 3 (3.90%) LAMP
5 2 (2.60%) .NET
6 1 (1.30%) COM
6 1 (1.30%) CSS
6 1 (1.30%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.69%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 3 (3.90%) Replication
4 1 (1.30%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.30%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.30%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.30%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.30%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 47 (61.04%) Windows
2 37 (48.05%) Linux
3 25 (32.47%) UNIX
4 11 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.99%) Solaris
5 10 (12.99%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.90%) CentOS
7 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.30%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (16.88%) Load Balancing
2 10 (12.99%) ITIL
3 8 (10.39%) Capacity Management
4 7 (9.09%) Data Analysis
4 7 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 5 (6.49%) Malware Detection\Protection
6 4 (5.19%) WFM
6 4 (5.19%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.90%) Time Management
7 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (3.90%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (3.90%) DevOps
8 2 (2.60%) High Availability
8 2 (2.60%) Mobile Device Management
8 2 (2.60%) Data Management
8 2 (2.60%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.60%) Service Management
8 2 (2.60%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.30%) Migration
9 1 (1.30%) OO
Programming Languages
1 15 (19.48%) PHP
2 12 (15.58%) Perl
3 10 (12.99%) Java
4 9 (11.69%) SQL
5 6 (7.79%) PowerShell
6 5 (6.49%) Shell Script
7 3 (3.90%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.60%) Ruby
8 2 (2.60%) C#
9 1 (1.30%) C++
9 1 (1.30%) C
Qualifications
1 24 (31.17%) CCNA
1 24 (31.17%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.49%) CISSP
2 5 (6.49%) CEH
3 4 (5.19%) Degree
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.30%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.30%) MCTS
5 1 (1.30%) MCITP
5 1 (1.30%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 14 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (12.99%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.79%) Active Directory
4 5 (6.49%) SpamAssassin
4 5 (6.49%) Xen
5 3 (3.90%) iptables
5 3 (3.90%) Varnish
5 3 (3.90%) VirtualBox
5 3 (3.90%) Sendmail
6 1 (1.30%) XenApp
6 1 (1.30%) VMware ESX
6 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.30%) KVM
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) Nagios
2 5 (6.49%) MIMEsweeper
3 3 (3.90%) Cacti
3 3 (3.90%) Puppet
3 3 (3.90%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.90%) cPanel
4 2 (2.60%) ZABBIX
4 2 (2.60%) Capistrano
5 1 (1.30%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.30%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.30%) WSUS
5 1 (1.30%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.30%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.30%) logstash
5 1 (1.30%) Graylog
Vendors
1 39 (50.65%) Microsoft
2 33 (42.86%) Cisco
3 24 (31.17%) BT
4 23 (29.87%) Nokia
5 15 (19.48%) VMware
6 7 (9.09%) Avaya
7 5 (6.49%) Websense
7 5 (6.49%) Clearswift
7 5 (6.49%) Webroot
7 5 (6.49%) Postini
8 4 (5.19%) Verint
8 4 (5.19%) Lotus
9 3 (3.90%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.60%) Novell
10 2 (2.60%) Dell
10 2 (2.60%) Citrix
11 1 (1.30%) Juniper
11 1 (1.30%) Oracle
11 1 (1.30%) HP
11 1 (1.30%) Apple
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