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 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK
Rank 838 936 914
Rank change year-on-year
+98 -22
Permanent jobs citing POP3 24 16 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.016% 0.038%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.091% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23 14 34
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +39.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,100 £27,500 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,450 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +14.94%

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
13611 17536 19173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.21% 17.12% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 11138 14600 15513
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

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 22 February 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the UK over the 3 months to 22 February 2017. 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 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 +81 23 £50,000 -
London +73 12 £65,000 +217.38%
South West - 5 £32,500 -
Exeter - 4 £32,500 -
Devon - 4 £32,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £50,000 -
Malvern - 3 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
South East +70 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £27,500 -
Chessington - 1 £65,000 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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 65 (91.55%) SMTP
2 57 (80.28%) IMAP
3 49 (69.01%) DNS
4 42 (59.15%) TCP/IP
5 40 (56.34%) Linux
6 38 (53.52%) DHCP
7 37 (52.11%) VMware
8 33 (46.48%) LDAP
8 33 (46.48%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (45.07%) Windows
10 30 (42.25%) SSL
11 28 (39.44%) Red Hat
11 28 (39.44%) Apache
11 28 (39.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 25 (35.21%) Unix
12 25 (35.21%) Java
12 25 (35.21%) MySQL
13 24 (33.80%) PHP
13 24 (33.80%) Tomcat
14 23 (32.39%) Perl
14 23 (32.39%) NetApp
14 23 (32.39%) LAMP
14 23 (32.39%) Red Hat Satellite
14 23 (32.39%) Performance Tuning
15 22 (30.99%) Open Source
15 22 (30.99%) Finance
15 22 (30.99%) Migration
16 20 (28.17%) Problem Management
17 19 (26.76%) Stress Testing
17 19 (26.76%) Root Cause Analysis

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 28 (39.44%) Apache
2 24 (33.80%) Tomcat
3 19 (26.76%) JBoss
4 16 (22.54%) MS Exchange
5 14 (19.72%) Exchange Server 2010
6 7 (9.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (8.45%) Exchange Server 2013
8 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2000
8 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
9 3 (4.23%) Skype for Business
10 2 (2.82%) IIS
10 2 (2.82%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 17 (23.94%) MS Excel
2 12 (16.90%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 4 (5.63%) MS Office
3 4 (5.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (21.13%) Office 365
2 4 (5.63%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.82%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.41%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.41%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 65 (91.55%) SMTP
2 57 (80.28%) IMAP
3 49 (69.01%) DNS
4 42 (59.15%) TCP/IP
5 38 (53.52%) DHCP
6 33 (46.48%) LDAP
7 30 (42.25%) SSL
8 14 (19.72%) Broadband
8 14 (19.72%) LAN
9 13 (18.31%) HTTP
9 13 (18.31%) VoIP
10 12 (16.90%) WLAN
11 10 (14.08%) FTP
11 10 (14.08%) ICMP
12 9 (12.68%) SAN
13 6 (8.45%) Internet
13 6 (8.45%) IPv4
13 6 (8.45%) IPv6
13 6 (8.45%) SNMP
13 6 (8.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) MySQL
2 2 (2.82%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.41%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) GitLab
2 3 (4.23%) Artifactory
2 3 (4.23%) JIRA
2 3 (4.23%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (30.99%) Finance
2 13 (18.31%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (25.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (23.94%) Analyst
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Advisor
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Support
4 9 (12.68%) Technical Support Advisor
5 8 (11.27%) Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (9.86%) Server Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) IT Engineer
7 6 (8.45%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (8.45%) SOC Analyst
7 6 (8.45%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Linux Systems Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Active Directory Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Network Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.23%) Windows Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) LAMP
2 4 (5.63%) MAPI
3 3 (4.23%) Gherkin
4 2 (2.82%) Ajax
4 2 (2.82%) CSS
4 2 (2.82%) Doctrine
4 2 (2.82%) HTML
4 2 (2.82%) Symfony
5 1 (1.41%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
2 11 (15.49%) Handset
3 10 (14.08%) Clustering
4 7 (9.86%) Blackberry
5 6 (8.45%) Cyber Attack
5 6 (8.45%) Management Information System
6 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (5.63%) PKI
7 2 (2.82%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.41%) SCADA
8 1 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (56.34%) Linux
2 32 (45.07%) Windows
3 28 (39.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 25 (35.21%) Unix
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2003
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (14.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (5.63%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (2.82%) Android
7 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.82%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Performance Tuning
2 22 (30.99%) Migration
2 22 (30.99%) Open Source
3 20 (28.17%) Problem Management
4 19 (26.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (26.76%) Server Hardening
4 19 (26.76%) Stress Testing
5 17 (23.94%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (23.94%) Risk Management
6 15 (21.13%) Project Management
6 15 (21.13%) Security Hardening
7 13 (18.31%) BCP
8 11 (15.49%) B2B
8 11 (15.49%) Change Management
8 11 (15.49%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (15.49%) Line Management
9 10 (14.08%) Mentoring
10 8 (11.27%) Load Balancing
11 7 (9.86%) High Availability
11 7 (9.86%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (35.21%) Java
2 24 (33.80%) PHP
3 23 (32.39%) Perl
4 7 (9.86%) SQL
5 4 (5.63%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.82%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (12.68%) CISSP
2 7 (9.86%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.45%) CCNP
3 6 (8.45%) GCIA
3 6 (8.45%) GCIH
3 6 (8.45%) SANS
4 5 (7.04%) SC Cleared
4 5 (7.04%) Security Cleared
5 3 (4.23%) Degree
6 2 (2.82%) MCP
7 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
7 1 (1.41%) CCNA
7 1 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.13%) PCI DSS
2 7 (9.86%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (46.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (18.31%) Active Directory
3 6 (8.45%) Dovecot
4 4 (5.63%) VMware ESX
5 3 (4.23%) vSphere
5 3 (4.23%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.82%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (2.82%) Xen
Systems Management
1 23 (32.39%) Red Hat Satellite
2 19 (26.76%) Nagios
3 8 (11.27%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (8.45%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (8.45%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (5.63%) HP SIM
5 4 (5.63%) OpenView
5 4 (5.63%) SCOM
6 3 (4.23%) SCCM
7 2 (2.82%) Backup Exec
7 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (52.11%) VMware
2 28 (39.44%) Red Hat
3 23 (32.39%) NetApp
4 18 (25.35%) Microsoft
5 13 (18.31%) Cisco
6 11 (15.49%) TOWER Software
7 6 (8.45%) HP
8 5 (7.04%) Dell
9 4 (5.63%) Citrix
9 4 (5.63%) F5
9 4 (5.63%) Oracle
10 3 (4.23%) BT
10 3 (4.23%) Hitachi
10 3 (4.23%) MobileIron
10 3 (4.23%) Openreach
11 2 (2.82%) EMC
11 2 (2.82%) Juniper
11 2 (2.82%) Symantec