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

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 904 949
Rank change year-on-year +19 +45  
Permanent jobs citing POP3 5 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.028% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.035% 0.17% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 27 20
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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 14375 16711 18941
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.12% 16.97% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 11703 13908 15439
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 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

POP3
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

POP3
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for POP3 in the UK

POP3
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing POP3 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 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
England +21 4 £23,115 +0.50% 1
London +24 3 £23,115 +12.86% 1
East of England -14 1 £30,000 -50.00%
Scotland - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £30,000 -
Glasgow - 1 - -

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

1 26 (92.86%) IMAP
2 25 (89.29%) SMTP
3 14 (50.00%) Windows
3 14 (50.00%) Linux
4 13 (46.43%) LDAP
4 13 (46.43%) VMware
5 12 (42.86%) Apache
6 11 (39.29%) HTTP
7 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
7 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
7 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (35.71%) Dovecot
8 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
8 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
8 9 (32.14%) LAN
8 9 (32.14%) VoIP
9 8 (28.57%) WLAN
9 8 (28.57%) Broadband
9 8 (28.57%) DNS
9 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
9 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (28.57%) GitLab
9 8 (28.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
10 7 (25.00%) Handset
10 7 (25.00%) Migration
11 6 (21.43%) DHCP
11 6 (21.43%) Open Source
12 5 (17.86%) MySQL
12 5 (17.86%) SSL

POP3
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 12 (42.86%) Apache
2 10 (35.71%) Tomcat
3 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2000
4 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (3.57%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (3.57%) IIS
5 1 (3.57%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Mozilla Thunderbird
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 26 (92.86%) IMAP
2 25 (89.29%) SMTP
3 13 (46.43%) LDAP
4 11 (39.29%) HTTP
5 9 (32.14%) LAN
5 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
5 9 (32.14%) VoIP
6 8 (28.57%) Broadband
6 8 (28.57%) DNS
6 8 (28.57%) WLAN
7 6 (21.43%) DHCP
8 5 (17.86%) SSL
9 4 (14.29%) OpenLDAP
10 3 (10.71%) FTP
10 3 (10.71%) ICMP
10 3 (10.71%) Internet
11 2 (7.14%) NAS
11 2 (7.14%) Network Security
11 2 (7.14%) SAN
11 2 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) MySQL
2 1 (3.57%) CouchDB
2 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) GitLab
2 4 (14.29%) Artifactory
2 4 (14.29%) TeamCity
3 3 (10.71%) JIRA
General
1 9 (32.14%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Linux Engineer
1 10 (35.71%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Advisor
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Support
3 7 (25.00%) Technical Support Advisor
4 5 (17.86%) Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Technical Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Business Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Agile Business Analyst
7 2 (7.14%) IT Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 2 (7.14%) Network Systems Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Server Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
7 2 (7.14%) Windows Systems Engineer
8 1 (3.57%) PHP MySQL Developer
8 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.71%) Gherkin
1 3 (10.71%) LAMP
2 2 (7.14%) MAPI
3 1 (3.57%) Ajax
3 1 (3.57%) CSS
3 1 (3.57%) Doctrine
3 1 (3.57%) HTML
3 1 (3.57%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Handset
2 3 (10.71%) Clustering
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (7.14%) PKI
4 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (3.57%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Linux
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (10.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (7.14%) Debian
5 2 (7.14%) Ubuntu
5 2 (7.14%) Unix
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Migration
2 6 (21.43%) Open Source
3 4 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (10.71%) BDD
4 3 (10.71%) User Stories
4 3 (10.71%) Wireframes
5 2 (7.14%) Business Analysis
5 2 (7.14%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (7.14%) High Availability
5 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 2 (7.14%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) CRM
6 1 (3.57%) OO
6 1 (3.57%) Risk Management
6 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (10.71%) Java
1 3 (10.71%) Perl
1 3 (10.71%) PHP
1 3 (10.71%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.57%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) CISSP
2 1 (3.57%) GCIA
2 1 (3.57%) GCIH
2 1 (3.57%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) PCI DSS
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (35.71%) Dovecot
2 8 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.71%) Active Directory
4 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.57%) LXC
5 1 (3.57%) Postfix
5 1 (3.57%) qmail
5 1 (3.57%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (7.14%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (3.57%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) HP SIM
3 1 (3.57%) Nagios
3 1 (3.57%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (3.57%) OpenView
3 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) VMware
2 10 (35.71%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.14%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) Citrix
3 2 (7.14%) F5
3 2 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (7.14%) NetApp
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) BT
4 1 (3.57%) HP
4 1 (3.57%) Openreach
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