The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
England / South East
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 430 467
Permanent jobs citing POP3 0 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - 0.049% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.25% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
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 the South East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2747 3667 4475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 18.82% 19.91% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 7037 10059 12158
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £66,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

POP3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing POP3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for POP3 in the South East

POP3
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for POP3 in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 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 South East region with a requirement for POP3.

1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
2 1 (50.00%) Open Source
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing

POP3
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) JBoss
2 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) LDAP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) SSL
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) LAMP
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
1 1 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Security Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Server Hardening
1 1 (50.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) Java
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 1 (50.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) VMware