The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
Rank 890 811 882
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +71
Permanent jobs citing POP3 27 72 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.065% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.33% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 23 56 37
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20469 22138 22344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.87% 19.94% 17.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16208 17824 18652
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £64,000 £65,000
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 18 April 2014 within the UK.

POP3 Salary Histogram in the UK

POP3
Top 25 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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -94 24 £45,000 +16.12% 3
South East -30 11 £45,000 +38.46% 3
Berkshire +1 6 £47,500 +28.37% 1
London -79 6 £57,500 +53.33%
West Yorkshire - 6 £23,500 -
Yorkshire - 6 £23,500 -
Surrey -19 4 £40,000 +23.07%
City of London -23 4 £57,500 +1.76%
Leeds - 4 £22,000 -
Reading +1 3 £50,000 +35.13% 1
Staines - 3 £40,000 -
Bradford - 2 £25,000 -
Harrow -8 1 £45,000 +28.57%
East of England -20 1 £42,500 -5.55%
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £26,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £50,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £26,000 -
Egham - 1 - -
Ruislip - 1 £37,500 -
Oxford - 1 £26,750 -
Essex - 1 £42,500 -
Glamorgan - 1 - -
Oxfordshire - 1 £26,750 -

POP3
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 57 (86.36%) SMTP
2 45 (68.18%) Windows
3 41 (62.12%) Microsoft
4 39 (59.09%) Active Directory
5 33 (50.00%) Linux
6 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
6 32 (48.48%) LDAP
7 31 (46.97%) SSL
8 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
9 27 (40.91%) ITIL
10 26 (39.39%) Migration
11 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
11 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (36.36%) Lotus
12 23 (34.85%) Blackberry
12 23 (34.85%) Lotus Domino
13 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 22 (33.33%) Symantec
13 22 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
14 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
14 21 (31.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 21 (31.82%) IBM Notes
14 21 (31.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 20 (30.30%) SQL
15 20 (30.30%) MySQL
16 19 (28.79%) VMware
17 18 (27.27%) Cisco
18 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (25.76%) PHP
18 17 (25.76%) MCSE

POP3
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 29 (43.94%) MS Exchange
2 23 (34.85%) Lotus Domino
3 22 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
4 21 (31.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 21 (31.82%) IBM Notes
5 15 (22.73%) Office Communications Server
6 9 (13.64%) Apache
7 3 (4.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (4.55%) IIS
8 2 (3.03%) WordPress
8 2 (3.03%) Jetty
8 2 (3.03%) Drupal
8 2 (3.03%) nginx
8 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
8 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
9 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (1.52%) GroupWise
9 1 (1.52%) OpenStack
9 1 (1.52%) Lync
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) SaaS
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) Google Apps
2 1 (1.52%) Office 365
2 1 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (86.36%) SMTP
2 32 (48.48%) TCP/IP
2 32 (48.48%) LDAP
3 31 (46.97%) SSL
4 13 (19.70%) HTTP
4 13 (19.70%) IMAP
5 12 (18.18%) DNS
6 10 (15.15%) FTP
7 9 (13.64%) Internet
8 8 (12.12%) Firewall
9 7 (10.61%) Network Security
9 7 (10.61%) VPN
9 7 (10.61%) DHCP
10 6 (9.09%) BGP
10 6 (9.09%) OSPF
10 6 (9.09%) WAN
11 5 (7.58%) LAN
11 5 (7.58%) VoIP
11 5 (7.58%) WLAN
11 5 (7.58%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (30.30%) MySQL
2 13 (19.70%) SQL Server
3 11 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 9 (13.64%) DB2
5 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) JMeter
1 2 (3.03%) Subversion
1 2 (3.03%) JIRA
General
1 15 (22.73%) Banking
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 4 (6.06%) Retail
3 4 (6.06%) French Language
3 4 (6.06%) German Language
4 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.52%) Marketing
5 1 (1.52%) Advertising
5 1 (1.52%) Automotive
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Support Engineer
2 14 (21.21%) 3rd Line Support
3 8 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 7 (10.61%) Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Network Consultant
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Support
5 5 (7.58%) Applications Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Support Engineer
5 5 (7.58%) Technical Engineer
6 4 (6.06%) Messaging Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Specialist
6 4 (6.06%) Network Security Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Security Consultant
6 4 (6.06%) Analyst
7 3 (4.55%) Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
7 3 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (4.55%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (24.24%) HTML
2 11 (16.67%) CSS
2 11 (16.67%) XML
3 10 (15.15%) XHTML
3 10 (15.15%) Ajax
4 3 (4.55%) Web Services
5 2 (3.03%) REST
5 2 (3.03%) Regular Expression
5 2 (3.03%) Memcached
5 2 (3.03%) SOAP
6 1 (1.52%) CGI
6 1 (1.52%) SAML
6 1 (1.52%) Flash
6 1 (1.52%) MAPI
6 1 (1.52%) XSLT
6 1 (1.52%) Servlets
6 1 (1.52%) .NET
6 1 (1.52%) J2EE
6 1 (1.52%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.52%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.03%) Replication
3 1 (1.52%) DTV
3 1 (1.52%) PMI
3 1 (1.52%) Open Source
3 1 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.52%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.52%) Physics
3 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.52%) iPhone
3 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
3 1 (1.52%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 45 (68.18%) Windows
2 33 (50.00%) Linux
3 24 (36.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (18.18%) UNIX
5 4 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.55%) Mac OS X
7 2 (3.03%) Fedora
7 2 (3.03%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 2 (3.03%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.52%) Windows 2000
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.52%) CentOS
8 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.91%) ITIL
2 26 (39.39%) Migration
3 9 (13.64%) Service Management
3 9 (13.64%) ITSM
4 4 (6.06%) Project Management
5 2 (3.03%) Data Security
5 2 (3.03%) Scrum
5 2 (3.03%) Incident Management
5 2 (3.03%) Load Testing
5 2 (3.03%) Stress Testing
5 2 (3.03%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (3.03%) Release Management
5 2 (3.03%) Problem Management
5 2 (3.03%) High Availability
5 2 (3.03%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (3.03%) B2B
5 2 (3.03%) B2C
5 2 (3.03%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (1.52%) Email Migration
6 1 (1.52%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.36%) PowerShell
2 22 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (30.30%) SQL
4 17 (25.76%) PHP
5 15 (22.73%) C
6 14 (21.21%) Perl
7 3 (4.55%) Java
8 2 (3.03%) PHP4
8 2 (3.03%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.52%) Python
9 1 (1.52%) VBScript
9 1 (1.52%) VB
9 1 (1.52%) VBA
9 1 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (25.76%) MCSE
2 8 (12.12%) Degree
3 7 (10.61%) HND
4 1 (1.52%) CCNA
4 1 (1.52%) RHCE
4 1 (1.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (21.21%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 39 (59.09%) Active Directory
2 17 (25.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (7.58%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Postfix
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (31.82%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 14 (21.21%) SCOM
2 14 (21.21%) Tivoli
2 14 (21.21%) Norton AntiVirus
2 14 (21.21%) MAILsweeper
3 9 (13.64%) Plesk
4 2 (3.03%) Capistrano
4 2 (3.03%) Puppet
4 2 (3.03%) ZABBIX
4 2 (3.03%) Nagios
4 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.03%) HAProxy
5 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 41 (62.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (36.36%) Lotus
3 22 (33.33%) Symantec
4 19 (28.79%) VMware
5 18 (27.27%) Cisco
6 14 (21.21%) McAfee
7 13 (19.70%) Oracle
8 5 (7.58%) CheckPoint
8 5 (7.58%) F5
9 3 (4.55%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.55%) JBoss
10 2 (3.03%) NetApp
10 2 (3.03%) Juniper
10 2 (3.03%) Rackspace
11 1 (1.52%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.52%) Avaya
11 1 (1.52%) EMC
11 1 (1.52%) Citrix
11 1 (1.52%) Novell
11 1 (1.52%) Apple
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