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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 841 857 823
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -34
Permanent jobs citing POP3 40 35 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.033% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 43
Average salary £35,750 £55,000 £45,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +20.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,475 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £22,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year
+97.72% -52.43%

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 21 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 February 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 -1 39 £35,750 -35.00% 2
London +16 19 £25,000 -56.52% 1
South East -8 14 £43,500 +31.81%
Berkshire +6 9 £43,500 +31.81%
Hertfordshire - 5 £62,500 - 1
East of England - 5 £62,500 - 1
Slough +5 3 £43,500 +31.81%
City of London -6 3 £67,500 +17.39% 1
Stevenage - 2 £62,500 -
Reading - 2 £46,750 -
Yorkshire -5 1 £27,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire -9 1 £27,500 +25.00%
Surrey -12 1 £25,000 -31.03%
Leeds -15 1 £27,500 +25.00%
Bracknell - 1 - -
Thames Ditton - 1 £25,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 £24,000 -
Middlesex - 1 £43,500 -
Home Counties - 1 - -
Farnborough - 1 £24,000 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 66 (81.48%) SMTP
2 52 (64.20%) Internet
3 47 (58.02%) IMAP
4 43 (53.09%) Windows
5 42 (51.85%) VPN
6 41 (50.62%) DNS
6 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
7 38 (46.91%) MS Office
8 36 (44.44%) Firewall
9 35 (43.21%) Linux
10 29 (35.80%) UNIX
10 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
10 29 (35.80%) Cisco
11 28 (34.57%) VLAN
12 25 (30.86%) VoIP
12 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
13 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
14 22 (27.16%) Telecoms
14 22 (27.16%) SSL
14 22 (27.16%) MAPI
14 22 (27.16%) HTTP
14 22 (27.16%) Load Balancing
15 21 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
15 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
15 21 (25.93%) Solaris
16 20 (24.69%) HTML
17 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2013
18 18 (22.22%) SGSN
18 18 (22.22%) PowerShell
18 18 (22.22%) CDMA

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 25 (30.86%) MS Exchange
2 21 (25.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 19 (23.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 16 (19.75%) IBM Notes
5 13 (16.05%) IIS
5 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2003
5 13 (16.05%) Exchange Server 2007
5 13 (16.05%) Office Communications Server
6 12 (14.81%) Lync
7 5 (6.17%) Apache
8 3 (3.70%) SharePoint
9 2 (2.47%) GroupWise
9 2 (2.47%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.47%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (1.23%) nginx
10 1 (1.23%) Confluence
10 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 38 (46.91%) MS Office
2 29 (35.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 13 (16.05%) Office 365
2 12 (14.81%) IaaS
2 12 (14.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.17%) SaaS
4 1 (1.23%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 66 (81.48%) SMTP
2 52 (64.20%) Internet
3 47 (58.02%) IMAP
4 42 (51.85%) VPN
5 41 (50.62%) DNS
6 36 (44.44%) Firewall
7 28 (34.57%) VLAN
8 25 (30.86%) VoIP
9 24 (29.63%) TCP/IP
10 22 (27.16%) HTTP
10 22 (27.16%) SSL
11 21 (25.93%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (22.22%) SGSN
12 18 (22.22%) CDMA
12 18 (22.22%) GPRS
12 18 (22.22%) GSM
13 14 (17.28%) Broadband
13 14 (17.28%) LLU
14 8 (9.88%) DHCP
15 7 (8.64%) IKE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (16.05%) MySQL
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (27.16%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.94%) Marketing
3 3 (3.70%) Electronics
3 3 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.47%) Banking
5 1 (1.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Consultant
2 22 (27.16%) Technical Support
3 15 (18.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 15 (18.52%) Graduate
4 14 (17.28%) Technical Advisor
5 12 (14.81%) Senior Consultant
6 11 (13.58%) Implementation Consultant
6 11 (13.58%) Senior Implementation Consultant
7 7 (8.64%) Technical Engineer
8 6 (7.41%) Security Consultant
8 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
9 5 (6.17%) Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Security Analyst
9 5 (6.17%) Escalation Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) Junior Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) IT Security Analyst
10 4 (4.94%) Junior
10 4 (4.94%) IT Manager
11 3 (3.70%) Network Consultant
11 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.16%) MAPI
2 20 (24.69%) HTML
3 5 (6.17%) Regular Expression
4 3 (3.70%) COM
5 2 (2.47%) CSS
5 2 (2.47%) XML
6 1 (1.23%) .NET
6 1 (1.23%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.94%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.70%) Clustering
3 3 (3.70%) DTV
4 2 (2.47%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.47%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.23%) Psychology
5 1 (1.23%) Open Source
5 1 (1.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 43 (53.09%) Windows
2 35 (43.21%) Linux
3 29 (35.80%) UNIX
4 21 (25.93%) Solaris
5 10 (12.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (3.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (3.70%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (1.23%) CentOS
8 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.23%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Load Balancing
2 11 (13.58%) Capacity Management
3 9 (11.11%) Migration
4 7 (8.64%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (8.64%) Mobile Device Management
4 7 (8.64%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (8.64%) Technical Architecture
5 5 (6.17%) ITIL
6 4 (4.94%) Information Management
7 3 (3.70%) Programme Management
7 3 (3.70%) E-Procurement
7 3 (3.70%) Service Management
7 3 (3.70%) Change Management
7 3 (3.70%) ITSM
7 3 (3.70%) Problem Management
7 3 (3.70%) Release Management
7 3 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (2.47%) Cyber Security
9 1 (1.23%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (1.23%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.22%) 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%) C++
6 1 (1.23%) SQL
6 1 (1.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.23%) C#
6 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (20.99%) CCNA
1 17 (20.99%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (7.41%) Degree
3 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.17%) CEH
3 5 (6.17%) CISSP
3 5 (6.17%) MCSE
4 3 (3.70%) MCSA
4 3 (3.70%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.41%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.47%) SLA
3 1 (1.23%) QA
System Software
1 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (13.58%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) SpamAssassin
5 1 (1.23%) KVM
5 1 (1.23%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.23%) Sendmail
5 1 (1.23%) Varnish
5 1 (1.23%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 7 (8.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (6.17%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (2.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.23%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.23%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 41 (50.62%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.80%) Cisco
3 16 (19.75%) Lotus
4 14 (17.28%) Nokia
4 14 (17.28%) BT
5 12 (14.81%) VMware
6 7 (8.64%) CheckPoint
7 5 (6.17%) Websense
7 5 (6.17%) Clearswift
7 5 (6.17%) Webroot
7 5 (6.17%) Postini
8 4 (4.94%) Red Hat
8 4 (4.94%) Hitachi
9 3 (3.70%) SAP
10 2 (2.47%) Novell
10 2 (2.47%) Symantec
11 1 (1.23%) NETGEAR
11 1 (1.23%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.23%) F5
11 1 (1.23%) Facebook
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