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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 826 834 831
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Permanent jobs citing POP3 40 41 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.039% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 35 36 53
Average salary £32,500 £51,250 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-36.58% +10.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,250 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+36.15% -27.77%

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
18559 17813 21817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.82% 17.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 15078 13984 18103
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 20 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 January 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 +14 39 £32,500 -36.58% 4
London -8 19 £20,475 -64.39% 2
South East -22 9 £43,500 +8.75% 2
Berkshire -5 7 £45,000 +36.36%
West Yorkshire -10 5 £27,500 +25.00%
Yorkshire -11 5 £27,500 +25.00%
Hertfordshire - 4 £61,250 -
East of England - 4 £61,250 -
Leeds +6 3 £27,500 +25.00%
City of London -1 3 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Stevenage - 3 £60,000 -
Slough -4 2 £45,250 +37.12%
Wetherby - 2 £32,500 -
Birmingham - 2 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £60,000 -
Surrey -15 1 £25,000 -39.39% 1
Hampshire - 1 £24,000 -
Reading - 1 £50,000 -
Thames Ditton - 1 £25,000 -
Farnborough - 1 £24,000 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 61 (75.31%) SMTP
2 47 (58.02%) Internet
3 46 (56.79%) IMAP
4 44 (54.32%) DNS
5 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
6 38 (46.91%) VPN
6 38 (46.91%) Windows
7 36 (44.44%) Firewall
8 35 (43.21%) Linux
9 34 (41.98%) MS Office
10 28 (34.57%) SSL
10 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
10 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
11 27 (33.33%) Cisco
11 27 (33.33%) VLAN
12 26 (32.10%) VoIP
12 26 (32.10%) UNIX
13 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
14 21 (25.93%) MAPI
14 21 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
15 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
15 20 (24.69%) Telecoms
16 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
16 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
17 18 (22.22%) Load Balancing
17 18 (22.22%) HTTP
18 17 (20.99%) Solaris
18 17 (20.99%) HTML
18 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2013
19 16 (19.75%) Lotus

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 24 (29.63%) MS Exchange
2 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (20.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (18.52%) IBM Notes
5 14 (17.28%) Exchange Server 2003
6 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2007
6 13 (16.05%) Lync
7 12 (14.81%) Office Communications Server
8 8 (9.88%) Apache
8 8 (9.88%) IIS
9 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
9 3 (3.70%) Lotus Domino
9 3 (3.70%) WordPress
10 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.47%) CMS
10 2 (2.47%) nginx
10 2 (2.47%) Joomla!
11 1 (1.23%) Drupal
11 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 34 (41.98%) MS Office
2 28 (34.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.28%) Office 365
2 13 (16.05%) IaaS
2 13 (16.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.41%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
4 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (75.31%) SMTP
2 47 (58.02%) Internet
3 46 (56.79%) IMAP
4 44 (54.32%) DNS
5 38 (46.91%) VPN
6 36 (44.44%) Firewall
7 28 (34.57%) SSL
7 28 (34.57%) TCP/IP
8 27 (33.33%) VLAN
9 26 (32.10%) VoIP
10 21 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (22.22%) HTTP
12 14 (17.28%) CDMA
12 14 (17.28%) GPRS
12 14 (17.28%) GSM
12 14 (17.28%) SGSN
13 12 (14.81%) DHCP
14 11 (13.58%) Broadband
14 11 (13.58%) LLU
15 10 (12.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.28%) MySQL
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) JMeter
1 1 (1.23%) Subversion
1 1 (1.23%) JIRA
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.23%) Webistrano
General
1 20 (24.69%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.17%) Marketing
3 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 4 (4.94%) Finance
3 4 (4.94%) Electronics
4 3 (3.70%) Back Office
5 2 (2.47%) Banking
6 1 (1.23%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (30.86%) Consultant
2 19 (23.46%) Technical Support
3 13 (16.05%) Senior Consultant
4 12 (14.81%) Implementation Consultant
4 12 (14.81%) Senior Implementation Consultant
4 12 (14.81%) Graduate
4 12 (14.81%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (13.58%) Technical Advisor
6 9 (11.11%) Security Consultant
7 8 (9.88%) Support Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Network Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Network Security Consultant
9 5 (6.17%) IT Security Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Junior Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Escalation Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Junior
9 5 (6.17%) Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (25.93%) MAPI
2 17 (20.99%) HTML
3 6 (7.41%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.70%) COM
4 3 (3.70%) CSS
4 3 (3.70%) LAMP
5 2 (2.47%) XML
5 2 (2.47%) .NET
6 1 (1.23%) Web Services
6 1 (1.23%) ODBC
6 1 (1.23%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) DTV
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.47%) iPad
4 1 (1.23%) Replication
4 1 (1.23%) Clustering
4 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.23%) Psychology
4 1 (1.23%) Open Source
4 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 38 (46.91%) Windows
2 35 (43.21%) Linux
3 26 (32.10%) UNIX
4 17 (20.99%) Solaris
5 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (4.94%) Ubuntu
8 3 (3.70%) CentOS
8 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (1.23%) FreeBSD
10 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 14 (17.28%) Migration
3 10 (12.35%) Capacity Management
3 10 (12.35%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (9.88%) Mobile Device Management
4 8 (9.88%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (9.88%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (8.64%) ITIL
6 5 (6.17%) Release Management
7 4 (4.94%) Digital Marketing
7 4 (4.94%) Problem Management
7 4 (4.94%) Change Control
7 4 (4.94%) ITSM
7 4 (4.94%) Programme Management
7 4 (4.94%) Information Management
7 4 (4.94%) Service Management
8 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.70%) Change Management
8 3 (3.70%) E-Procurement
9 2 (2.47%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (23.46%) PowerShell
2 13 (16.05%) PHP
3 9 (11.11%) Perl
4 5 (6.17%) C
4 5 (6.17%) Java
4 5 (6.17%) Shell Script
5 3 (3.70%) VBA
5 3 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) JavaScript
7 1 (1.23%) C#
7 1 (1.23%) SQL
7 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 14 (17.28%) CCNA
1 14 (17.28%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (7.41%) MCP
4 5 (6.17%) MCSE
4 5 (6.17%) CISSP
4 5 (6.17%) CEH
4 5 (6.17%) Degree
5 3 (3.70%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (2.47%) SLA
4 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 20 (24.69%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (9.88%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) SpamAssassin
5 3 (3.70%) MDaemon
6 2 (2.47%) Varnish
7 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
7 1 (1.23%) KVM
7 1 (1.23%) Sendmail
7 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (6.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (6.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.47%) cPanel
4 1 (1.23%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) HAProxy
4 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.23%) ZABBIX
4 1 (1.23%) Cacti
4 1 (1.23%) Capistrano
4 1 (1.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (48.15%) Microsoft
2 27 (33.33%) Cisco
3 16 (19.75%) Lotus
4 11 (13.58%) Nokia
4 11 (13.58%) BT
5 10 (12.35%) VMware
5 10 (12.35%) CheckPoint
6 6 (7.41%) Red Hat
7 5 (6.17%) Symantec
7 5 (6.17%) Websense
7 5 (6.17%) Clearswift
7 5 (6.17%) Webroot
7 5 (6.17%) Postini
8 4 (4.94%) Hitachi
8 4 (4.94%) SAP
8 4 (4.94%) F5
9 1 (1.23%) Facebook
9 1 (1.23%) Twitter
9 1 (1.23%) Rackspace
9 1 (1.23%) Google
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