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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 819 920 896
Rank change year-on-year +101 -24  
Permanent jobs citing POP3 23 27 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.028% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.18% 0.16% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 25 36
Median salary £63,750 £27,500 £42,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +131.81% -34.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,115 £20,480 £20,475
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +12.35%  

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 12886 16990 18774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.42% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10548 14184 15090
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 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing POP3 in England over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 28 March 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 +80 16 £65,000 +182.60% 1
South East +47 2 £62,500 +4.16%
South West - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
POP3
UK

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 60 (93.75%) SMTP
2 53 (82.81%) IMAP
3 44 (68.75%) DNS
4 39 (60.94%) Linux
5 37 (57.81%) TCP/IP
6 35 (54.69%) DHCP
6 35 (54.69%) LDAP
6 35 (54.69%) VMware
7 31 (48.44%) Apache
7 31 (48.44%) Red Hat
7 31 (48.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (45.31%) SSL
10 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
11 25 (39.06%) Java
11 25 (39.06%) MySQL
12 24 (37.50%) PHP
12 24 (37.50%) Windows
13 23 (35.94%) Unix
13 23 (35.94%) Perl
13 23 (35.94%) LAMP
13 23 (35.94%) Open Source
13 23 (35.94%) Red Hat Satellite
13 23 (35.94%) Performance Tuning
14 22 (34.38%) Finance
15 21 (32.81%) Migration
15 21 (32.81%) NetApp
16 20 (31.25%) Problem Management
17 19 (29.69%) Stress Testing
17 19 (29.69%) Root Cause Analysis

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 31 (48.44%) Apache
2 27 (42.19%) Tomcat
3 19 (29.69%) JBoss
4 11 (17.19%) MS Exchange
5 9 (14.06%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (7.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 4 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (4.69%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 3 (4.69%) Skype for Business
9 2 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (3.13%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.50%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
4 2 (3.13%) MS Office
5 1 (1.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.19%) Office 365
2 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.56%) OneDrive
4 1 (1.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 60 (93.75%) SMTP
2 53 (82.81%) IMAP
3 44 (68.75%) DNS
4 37 (57.81%) TCP/IP
5 35 (54.69%) DHCP
5 35 (54.69%) LDAP
6 29 (45.31%) SSL
7 16 (25.00%) HTTP
8 10 (15.63%) LAN
9 9 (14.06%) FTP
9 9 (14.06%) ICMP
10 8 (12.50%) Broadband
10 8 (12.50%) VoIP
10 8 (12.50%) WLAN
11 6 (9.38%) IPv4
11 6 (9.38%) IPv6
11 6 (9.38%) Network Security
11 6 (9.38%) SNMP
11 6 (9.38%) VPN
12 4 (6.25%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (39.06%) MySQL
2 2 (3.13%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) GitLab
2 4 (6.25%) Artifactory
2 4 (6.25%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.69%) JIRA
4 1 (1.56%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (34.38%) Finance
2 9 (14.06%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (48.44%) Linux Engineer
2 18 (28.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (20.31%) Analyst
4 10 (15.63%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Advisor
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Support
6 7 (10.94%) Technical Support Advisor
7 6 (9.38%) Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (9.38%) Server Engineer
7 6 (9.38%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (7.81%) IT Engineer
8 5 (7.81%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Exchange Engineer
9 4 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Security Analyst
10 3 (4.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.69%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (35.94%) LAMP
2 3 (4.69%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.69%) MAPI
3 2 (3.13%) Ajax
3 2 (3.13%) CSS
3 2 (3.13%) Doctrine
3 2 (3.13%) HTML
3 2 (3.13%) Symfony
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.88%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Clustering
2 7 (10.94%) Handset
3 6 (9.38%) Cyber Attack
3 6 (9.38%) Management Information System
4 5 (7.81%) Blackberry
5 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.69%) PKI
6 1 (1.56%) SCADA
6 1 (1.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (60.94%) Linux
2 31 (48.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (37.50%) Windows
4 23 (35.94%) Unix
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (10.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.56%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.94%) Open Source
1 23 (35.94%) Performance Tuning
2 21 (32.81%) Migration
3 20 (31.25%) Problem Management
4 19 (29.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 19 (29.69%) Server Hardening
4 19 (29.69%) Stress Testing
5 17 (26.56%) Risk Management
6 16 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 15 (23.44%) Security Hardening
8 14 (21.88%) Project Management
9 13 (20.31%) BCP
10 11 (17.19%) B2B
10 11 (17.19%) Change Management
10 11 (17.19%) Line Management
11 10 (15.63%) Mentoring
12 9 (14.06%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (9.38%) Network Architecture
13 6 (9.38%) Protective Monitoring
13 6 (9.38%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 25 (39.06%) Java
2 24 (37.50%) PHP
3 23 (35.94%) Perl
4 4 (6.25%) SQL
5 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) CISSP
2 8 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.38%) CCNP
3 6 (9.38%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.38%) GCIA
3 6 (9.38%) GCIH
3 6 (9.38%) SANS
4 3 (4.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.56%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (23.44%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.38%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (46.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (15.63%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.06%) Dovecot
4 3 (4.69%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.69%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 23 (35.94%) Red Hat Satellite
2 19 (29.69%) Nagios
3 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (9.38%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (9.38%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (6.25%) HP SIM
5 4 (6.25%) OpenView
5 4 (6.25%) SCOM
6 2 (3.13%) Puppet
7 1 (1.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 35 (54.69%) VMware
2 31 (48.44%) Red Hat
3 21 (32.81%) NetApp
4 14 (21.88%) Microsoft
5 11 (17.19%) TOWER Software
6 10 (15.63%) Cisco
7 4 (6.25%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) Citrix
8 3 (4.69%) F5
8 3 (4.69%) Oracle
9 1 (1.56%) BT
9 1 (1.56%) Dell
9 1 (1.56%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.56%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.56%) Openreach
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