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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 387 451 451
Rank change year-on-year +64 0  
Permanent jobs citing POP3 2 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.013% 0.036% 0.067%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.068% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 10
Median salary £62,500 £60,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +37.93%  
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 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 2936 4259 4597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.70% 22.09% 21.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2386 3597 3509
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

POP3
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 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

POP3
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the South East region over the 3 months to 27 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
Hampshire - 2 £62,500 -
POP3
England

POP3
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 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 South East region with a requirement for POP3.

1 20 (100.00%) DNS
1 20 (100.00%) IMAP
2 19 (95.00%) LAMP
2 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 19 (95.00%) SMTP
2 19 (95.00%) DHCP
2 19 (95.00%) TCP/IP
2 19 (95.00%) SSL
2 19 (95.00%) NetApp
2 19 (95.00%) Red Hat
2 19 (95.00%) Finance
2 19 (95.00%) Java
2 19 (95.00%) Perl
2 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 19 (95.00%) Unix
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Apache
2 19 (95.00%) LDAP
3 16 (80.00%) Problem Management
4 15 (75.00%) Stress Testing
4 15 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
4 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
4 15 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 15 (75.00%) Open Source
4 15 (75.00%) Tomcat
4 15 (75.00%) JBoss

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 19 (95.00%) Apache
2 15 (75.00%) JBoss
2 15 (75.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Office 365
1 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
1 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 20 (100.00%) DNS
1 20 (100.00%) IMAP
2 19 (95.00%) DHCP
2 19 (95.00%) LDAP
2 19 (95.00%) SMTP
2 19 (95.00%) SSL
2 19 (95.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) PSTN
3 1 (5.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (95.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 19 (95.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 19 (95.00%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (75.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Administrator
3 4 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (95.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
1 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 19 (95.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
2 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Problem Management
2 15 (75.00%) Open Source
2 15 (75.00%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 15 (75.00%) Security Hardening
2 15 (75.00%) Server Hardening
2 15 (75.00%) Stress Testing
3 11 (55.00%) B2B
3 11 (55.00%) BCP
3 11 (55.00%) Change Management
3 11 (55.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (55.00%) Line Management
3 11 (55.00%) Migration
3 11 (55.00%) Project Management
3 11 (55.00%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.00%) Content Management
4 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 1 (5.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (95.00%) Java
1 19 (95.00%) Perl
1 19 (95.00%) PHP
2 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) A+ Certification
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (75.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 19 (95.00%) Red Hat Satellite
2 15 (75.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 19 (95.00%) NetApp
1 19 (95.00%) Red Hat
1 19 (95.00%) VMware
2 11 (55.00%) TOWER Software
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft