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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 927 895 896
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +1
Permanent jobs citing POP3 16 39 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.037% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14 34 31
Average salary £50,000 £35,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.86% -35.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,586 £20,475 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,450 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £43,500 £22,000
% change year-on-year
+14.94% +97.72%

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
17369 19051 17944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 18.14% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14458 15433 14053
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 13 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 14 February 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
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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 -16 16 £50,000 +39.86% 5
South East -1 7 £60,000 +37.93% 3
East of England +4 5 £50,000 -20.00% 1
Berkshire +3 4 £61,750 +41.95% 1
Reading +2 4 £61,750 +32.08% 1
Hertfordshire -5 4 £50,000 -20.00%
London -5 4 £20,480 +0.02% 1
Surrey +10 2 £45,000 +80.00% 1
Staines - 2 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 1 £27,500 - 1
Essex - 1 £27,500 - 1
Colchester - 1 £27,500 - 1
High Wycombe - 1 £27,500 - 1

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 32 (94.12%) SMTP
2 30 (88.24%) DNS
3 20 (58.82%) Internet
4 18 (52.94%) Linux
4 18 (52.94%) Windows
5 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
6 15 (44.12%) Cisco
6 15 (44.12%) FTP
6 15 (44.12%) MS Office
6 15 (44.12%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (41.18%) SSH
7 14 (41.18%) Broadband
7 14 (41.18%) VoIP
7 14 (41.18%) VPN
8 13 (38.24%) CCNA
8 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
8 13 (38.24%) Nokia
8 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
8 13 (38.24%) LLU
8 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
8 13 (38.24%) BT
9 12 (35.29%) SLA
10 11 (32.35%) MySQL
10 11 (32.35%) IMAP
11 10 (29.41%) Firewall
12 9 (26.47%) PHP
12 9 (26.47%) Unix
12 9 (26.47%) Nagios
12 9 (26.47%) Red Hat

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 7 (20.59%) Apache
1 7 (20.59%) Joomla!
1 7 (20.59%) Moodle
1 7 (20.59%) nginx
1 7 (20.59%) WordPress
2 3 (8.82%) MS Exchange
3 2 (5.88%) Confluence
3 2 (5.88%) OpenStack
3 2 (5.88%) WebLogic
3 2 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.94%) IIS
Applications
1 15 (44.12%) MS Office
2 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Magento
2 2 (5.88%) Documaker
3 1 (2.94%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) GitHub
2 2 (5.88%) IaaS
2 2 (5.88%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 32 (94.12%) SMTP
2 30 (88.24%) DNS
3 20 (58.82%) Internet
4 16 (47.06%) TCP/IP
5 15 (44.12%) Cisco IOS
5 15 (44.12%) FTP
6 14 (41.18%) Broadband
6 14 (41.18%) SSH
6 14 (41.18%) VoIP
6 14 (41.18%) VPN
7 13 (38.24%) LLU
8 11 (32.35%) IMAP
9 10 (29.41%) Firewall
10 9 (26.47%) SSL
11 7 (20.59%) HTTP
11 7 (20.59%) SAN
12 4 (11.76%) DHCP
13 2 (5.88%) HTTPS
13 2 (5.88%) ICMP
13 2 (5.88%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) MySQL
2 4 (11.76%) DB2
2 4 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
4 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Gerrit
1 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.88%) JIRA
1 2 (5.88%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Technical Support
2 13 (38.24%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 13 (38.24%) 1st/2nd Line Technical Support
2 13 (38.24%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (38.24%) 2nd Line Technical Support
2 13 (38.24%) Graduate
2 13 (38.24%) Graduate Technical Support
2 13 (38.24%) Technical Advisor
2 13 (38.24%) Technical Support Advisor
3 7 (20.59%) Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) Linux Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 7 (20.59%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (14.71%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Web Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (20.59%) Alternative PHP Cache
1 7 (20.59%) LAMP
1 7 (20.59%) LEMP Stack
2 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 3 (8.82%) Ajax
3 3 (8.82%) CSS
3 3 (8.82%) XHTML
3 3 (8.82%) XML
4 2 (5.88%) Middleware
4 2 (5.88%) RESTful
4 2 (5.88%) SOAP
4 2 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (5.88%) YAML
5 1 (2.94%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Clustering
1 7 (20.59%) Replication
2 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (52.94%) Linux
1 18 (52.94%) Windows
2 9 (26.47%) CentOS
2 9 (26.47%) Unix
3 5 (14.71%) Windows Server
4 3 (8.82%) Android
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Solaris
6 1 (2.94%) Debian
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (23.53%) Time Management
2 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
2 7 (20.59%) Performance Tuning
2 7 (20.59%) SDLC
3 6 (17.65%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) Kanban
4 5 (14.71%) Scrum
4 5 (14.71%) Service Delivery
4 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
5 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 4 (11.76%) ITSM
5 4 (11.76%) Service Management
6 2 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (5.88%) Migration
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Release Management
6 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (26.47%) Bash Shell
1 9 (26.47%) PHP
2 8 (23.53%) Perl
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) C++
6 3 (8.82%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 13 (38.24%) CCNA
1 13 (38.24%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (14.71%) Degree
3 2 (5.88%) MCP
3 2 (5.88%) MCSE
3 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 2 (5.88%) PMP
4 1 (2.94%) MCITP
4 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (35.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (20.59%) iptables
1 7 (20.59%) Sendmail
1 7 (20.59%) Varnish
1 7 (20.59%) Xen
2 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 2 (5.88%) Samba
3 2 (5.88%) VirtualBox
4 1 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (26.47%) Nagios
2 7 (20.59%) Cacti
2 7 (20.59%) cPanel
3 2 (5.88%) Ansible
3 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (5.88%) Puppet
3 2 (5.88%) vRealize
4 1 (2.94%) SmoothWall
4 1 (2.94%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 15 (44.12%) Cisco
3 13 (38.24%) BT
3 13 (38.24%) Nokia
4 9 (26.47%) Red Hat
5 6 (17.65%) Oracle
6 4 (11.76%) VMware
7 3 (8.82%) HP
8 2 (5.88%) AppDynamics
8 2 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (5.88%) BMC
8 2 (5.88%) IBM
8 2 (5.88%) Intel
8 2 (5.88%) New Relic
8 2 (5.88%) Sage
8 2 (5.88%) ServiceNow
8 2 (5.88%) Splunk
8 2 (5.88%) WorldPay
9 1 (2.94%) Acronis
9 1 (2.94%) AVG
Surrey
Salt
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50-70K DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Colchester
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago