The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for POP3 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited POP3 over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 858 886 929
Rank change year-on-year +28 +43  
Permanent jobs citing POP3 4 28 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.005% 0.030% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.029% 0.18% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 16
Median salary £23,115 £23,000 £20,475
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.50% +12.33%  
UK excluding London median salary £30,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% -2.59%  

POP3 is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13673 15669 18191
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.32% 16.96% 17.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11162 13131 14886
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

POP3
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing POP3 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for POP3 in England

POP3
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing POP3 in England.

Salary trend for POP3 in England

POP3
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the England region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
London +5 3 £23,115 +12.86% 1
East of England -4 1 £30,000 -50.00% 1
POP3
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 across the England region with a requirement for POP3.

1 25 (92.59%) IMAP
2 24 (88.89%) SMTP
3 13 (48.15%) LDAP
3 13 (48.15%) Windows
3 13 (48.15%) Linux
4 12 (44.44%) VMware
5 11 (40.74%) Apache
5 11 (40.74%) HTTP
6 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
6 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 10 (37.04%) Dovecot
7 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 9 (33.33%) LAN
7 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
8 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
8 8 (29.63%) VoIP
8 8 (29.63%) WLAN
8 8 (29.63%) Broadband
8 8 (29.63%) DNS
8 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
8 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
8 8 (29.63%) GitLab
8 8 (29.63%) Mozilla Thunderbird
9 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
9 7 (25.93%) Migration
9 7 (25.93%) Handset
10 6 (22.22%) DHCP
11 5 (18.52%) SSL
11 5 (18.52%) Open Source
12 4 (14.81%) Artifactory

POP3
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 11 (40.74%) Apache
2 9 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 3 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.11%) MS Exchange
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (7.41%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.70%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.11%) Office 365
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (92.59%) IMAP
2 24 (88.89%) SMTP
3 13 (48.15%) LDAP
4 11 (40.74%) HTTP
5 9 (33.33%) LAN
6 8 (29.63%) Broadband
6 8 (29.63%) DNS
6 8 (29.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (29.63%) VoIP
6 8 (29.63%) WLAN
7 6 (22.22%) DHCP
8 5 (18.52%) SSL
9 4 (14.81%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (11.11%) FTP
10 3 (11.11%) ICMP
10 3 (11.11%) Internet
11 2 (7.41%) NAS
11 2 (7.41%) NetScaler
11 2 (7.41%) SAN
11 2 (7.41%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) MySQL
2 1 (3.70%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) GitLab
2 4 (14.81%) Artifactory
2 4 (14.81%) TeamCity
3 3 (11.11%) JIRA
General
1 9 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (37.04%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (29.63%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Advisor
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Support
3 7 (25.93%) Technical Support Advisor
4 5 (18.52%) Analyst
5 4 (14.81%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 3 (11.11%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.41%) Network Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) Gherkin
1 3 (11.11%) LAMP
2 2 (7.41%) MAPI
3 1 (3.70%) Ajax
3 1 (3.70%) CSS
3 1 (3.70%) Doctrine
3 1 (3.70%) HTML
3 1 (3.70%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Handset
2 3 (11.11%) Clustering
3 2 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.41%) PKI
4 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.70%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.70%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 13 (48.15%) Linux
1 13 (48.15%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Debian
4 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 2 (7.41%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (3.70%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) Migration
2 5 (18.52%) Open Source
3 4 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) BDD
4 3 (11.11%) User Stories
4 3 (11.11%) Wireframes
5 2 (7.41%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.41%) High Availability
5 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.41%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) OO
6 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (11.11%) Java
1 3 (11.11%) Perl
1 3 (11.11%) PHP
2 2 (7.41%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.70%) JavaScript
3 1 (3.70%) Python
3 1 (3.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) SC Cleared
1 8 (29.63%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) CCNP
2 1 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.70%) CISSP
2 1 (3.70%) GCIA
2 1 (3.70%) GCIH
2 1 (3.70%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (37.04%) Dovecot
2 7 (25.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.70%) Postfix
5 1 (3.70%) qmail
5 1 (3.70%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.70%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.70%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.70%) Nagios
3 1 (3.70%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.70%) OpenView
3 1 (3.70%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (44.44%) VMware
2 10 (37.04%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.41%) Cisco
3 2 (7.41%) Citrix
3 2 (7.41%) F5
3 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.41%) NetApp
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
4 1 (3.70%) BT
4 1 (3.70%) HP
4 1 (3.70%) Openreach
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