The table below looks at the statistics for POP3 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 889 944 945
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +1
Permanent jobs citing POP3 18 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.021% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.13% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 23 38
Median salary £22,000 £23,115 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.82% -48.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,480 £20,475 £27,850
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £22,500 £48,750 £38,500
% change year-on-year
-53.84% +26.62%

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
16139 18139 20947
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.99% 16.60% 18.32%
Number of salaries quoted 13193 15072 16527
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

POP3
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing POP3 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +60 15 £22,000 +0.92% 6
London +41 12 £20,480 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £22,000 -
North East - 2 £22,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £22,000 -
Northampton - 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing POP3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for POP3.

1 41 (93.18%) SMTP
2 33 (75.00%) DNS
3 32 (72.73%) Windows
4 28 (63.64%) IMAP
5 24 (54.55%) Internet
6 23 (52.27%) Broadband
7 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
8 21 (47.73%) Telecoms
9 19 (43.18%) VoIP
10 18 (40.91%) DHCP
11 17 (38.64%) LAN
11 17 (38.64%) Linux
12 15 (34.09%) Firewall
12 15 (34.09%) LLU
13 13 (29.55%) VMware
14 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
14 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (25.00%) WAN
16 10 (22.73%) Mozilla Thunderbird
17 9 (20.45%) 4G
17 9 (20.45%) LTE
17 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
17 9 (20.45%) ADSL
17 9 (20.45%) PSTN
17 9 (20.45%) Handset
17 9 (20.45%) 2G
17 9 (20.45%) 3G
18 8 (18.18%) CRM
18 8 (18.18%) Cisco
18 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (27.27%) MS Exchange
2 8 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (15.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.09%) IIS
5 3 (6.82%) Apache
5 3 (6.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.27%) Confluence
7 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.27%) JBoss
7 1 (2.27%) Joomla!
7 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.27%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (2.27%) WebSphere
7 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (22.73%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Documaker
1 1 (2.27%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 41 (93.18%) SMTP
2 33 (75.00%) DNS
3 28 (63.64%) IMAP
4 24 (54.55%) Internet
5 23 (52.27%) Broadband
6 22 (50.00%) TCP/IP
7 19 (43.18%) VoIP
8 18 (40.91%) DHCP
9 17 (38.64%) LAN
10 15 (34.09%) Firewall
10 15 (34.09%) LLU
11 11 (25.00%) WAN
12 9 (20.45%) 2G
12 9 (20.45%) 3G
12 9 (20.45%) 4G
12 9 (20.45%) ADSL
12 9 (20.45%) LTE
12 9 (20.45%) PSTN
13 7 (15.91%) FTP
13 7 (15.91%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) MySQL
2 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Gerrit
1 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.27%) JIRA
1 1 (2.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (47.73%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (20.45%) Analyst
2 8 (18.18%) Administrator
2 8 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 7 (15.91%) Technical Advisor
3 7 (15.91%) Technical Analyst
3 7 (15.91%) Technical Support Advisor
4 6 (13.64%) Operations Analyst
4 6 (13.64%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Messaging Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Support Analyst
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Infrastructure Support Manager
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) IT Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Network Support
7 2 (4.55%) Network Support Technician
7 2 (4.55%) Support Manager
7 2 (4.55%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) LAMP
2 1 (2.27%) Alternative PHP Cache
2 1 (2.27%) MAPI
2 1 (2.27%) Middleware
2 1 (2.27%) RESTful
2 1 (2.27%) SOAP
2 1 (2.27%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Handset
2 4 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.82%) Blackberry
3 3 (6.82%) Clustering
3 3 (6.82%) Driving Licence
3 3 (6.82%) Virtual Team
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.27%) Fintech
5 1 (2.27%) PKI
5 1 (2.27%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (72.73%) Windows
2 17 (38.64%) Linux
3 8 (18.18%) Windows Server
4 7 (15.91%) Android
4 7 (15.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (13.64%) Mac OS
5 6 (13.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (11.36%) Unix
7 3 (6.82%) CentOS
7 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
9 1 (2.27%) Solaris
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 2000 Server
9 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
9 1 (2.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (18.18%) CRM
2 5 (11.36%) B2B
2 5 (11.36%) Load Balancing
2 5 (11.36%) Time Management
3 4 (9.09%) Migration
3 4 (9.09%) Network Design
3 4 (9.09%) Patch Management
4 3 (6.82%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (6.82%) High Availability
4 3 (6.82%) Kanban
4 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.82%) OO
4 3 (6.82%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (6.82%) Scrum
4 3 (6.82%) SDLC
4 3 (6.82%) Service Delivery
4 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
4 3 (6.82%) Software Licensing
4 3 (6.82%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.91%) PHP
1 7 (15.91%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 3 (6.82%) Bash Shell
3 3 (6.82%) C++
3 3 (6.82%) Perl
4 1 (2.27%) Java
4 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) CCNP
3 3 (6.82%) MCSE
3 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.55%) CCNA
5 1 (2.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (13.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (6.82%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) Docker
5 1 (2.27%) iptables
5 1 (2.27%) KVM
5 1 (2.27%) Samba
5 1 (2.27%) Sendmail
5 1 (2.27%) Varnish
5 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.27%) VirtualBox
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.27%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (9.09%) WSUS
2 3 (6.82%) Nagios
2 3 (6.82%) SCCM
3 2 (4.55%) cPanel
4 1 (2.27%) Ansible
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.27%) Cacti
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) Puppet
4 1 (2.27%) Rancher
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Satellite
4 1 (2.27%) Sysdig
4 1 (2.27%) vRealize
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) VMware
2 9 (20.45%) Microsoft
3 8 (18.18%) Cisco
4 6 (13.64%) Openreach
5 5 (11.36%) Citrix
5 5 (11.36%) Juniper
6 4 (9.09%) Dell
7 3 (6.82%) Hitachi
7 3 (6.82%) MobileIron
7 3 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.55%) BT
8 2 (4.55%) HP
8 2 (4.55%) NetApp
8 2 (4.55%) Oracle
9 1 (2.27%) Apple
9 1 (2.27%) BMC
9 1 (2.27%) EMC
9 1 (2.27%) IBM
9 1 (2.27%) Intel
9 1 (2.27%) Sage
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