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

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 925 924
Rank change year-on-year +95 -1  
Permanent jobs citing POP3 22 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.026% 0.024% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.14% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 21 23 40
Median salary £65,000 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +136.36% -31.25%  
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 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 13624 18170 19810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.93% 17.37% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 11093 15040 15797
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

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing POP3 over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for POP3 in the UK

POP3
Top 14 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 30 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
England +73 22 £65,000 +136.36% 1
London +66 16 £65,000 +182.60% 1
South East +57 2 £62,500 +4.16%
South West - 2 £30,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £40,000 -
Northampton - 2 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £62,500 -
Devon - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £27,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £70,000 -
Exeter - 1 £32,500 -
Gloucester - 1 £27,500 -
Fleet - 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 30 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 with a requirement for POP3.

1 57 (91.94%) SMTP
2 51 (82.26%) IMAP
3 41 (66.13%) DNS
4 38 (61.29%) Linux
5 35 (56.45%) TCP/IP
6 34 (54.84%) VMware
7 33 (53.23%) LDAP
8 32 (51.61%) DHCP
9 29 (46.77%) Red Hat
9 29 (46.77%) Apache
9 29 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
9 29 (46.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (43.55%) SSL
11 26 (41.94%) Tomcat
12 24 (38.71%) Windows
13 23 (37.10%) Java
13 23 (37.10%) MySQL
14 22 (35.48%) Unix
14 22 (35.48%) PHP
14 22 (35.48%) Open Source
14 22 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
15 21 (33.87%) Red Hat Satellite
15 21 (33.87%) Perl
15 21 (33.87%) LAMP
16 20 (32.26%) Finance
16 20 (32.26%) NetApp
17 19 (30.65%) Migration
17 19 (30.65%) Problem Management
18 18 (29.03%) Stress Testing
18 18 (29.03%) Root Cause Analysis

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 29 (46.77%) Apache
2 26 (41.94%) Tomcat
3 18 (29.03%) JBoss
4 11 (17.74%) MS Exchange
5 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (8.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (8.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2000
8 3 (4.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint
9 2 (3.23%) Skype for Business
10 1 (1.61%) IIS
10 1 (1.61%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 14 (22.58%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.90%) Mozilla Thunderbird
3 4 (6.45%) MS Visio
4 3 (4.84%) MS Office
5 1 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (17.74%) Office 365
2 3 (4.84%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.61%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.61%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 57 (91.94%) SMTP
2 51 (82.26%) IMAP
3 41 (66.13%) DNS
4 35 (56.45%) TCP/IP
5 33 (53.23%) LDAP
6 32 (51.61%) DHCP
7 27 (43.55%) SSL
8 16 (25.81%) HTTP
9 10 (16.13%) LAN
10 9 (14.52%) Broadband
10 9 (14.52%) FTP
10 9 (14.52%) ICMP
11 8 (12.90%) VoIP
11 8 (12.90%) WLAN
12 6 (9.68%) IPv4
12 6 (9.68%) IPv6
12 6 (9.68%) Network Security
12 6 (9.68%) SNMP
12 6 (9.68%) VPN
13 5 (8.06%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.10%) MySQL
2 2 (3.23%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.23%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.61%) CouchDB
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (12.90%) GitLab
2 4 (6.45%) Artifactory
2 4 (6.45%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.84%) JIRA
4 1 (1.61%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (32.26%) Finance
2 9 (14.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.23%) Retail
Job Titles
1 29 (46.77%) Linux Engineer
2 15 (24.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 14 (22.58%) Analyst
4 10 (16.13%) Systems Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (11.29%) Technical Advisor
6 7 (11.29%) Technical Support
6 7 (11.29%) Technical Support Advisor
7 6 (9.68%) Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Linux Administrator
7 6 (9.68%) Server Engineer
7 6 (9.68%) SOC Analyst
8 5 (8.06%) IT Engineer
8 5 (8.06%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (6.45%) Technical Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Business Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Exchange Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Security Analyst
10 3 (4.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
10 3 (4.84%) Technical Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.87%) LAMP
2 3 (4.84%) Gherkin
2 3 (4.84%) MAPI
3 2 (3.23%) Ajax
3 2 (3.23%) CSS
3 2 (3.23%) Doctrine
3 2 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) Symfony
4 1 (1.61%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.97%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.90%) Clustering
3 7 (11.29%) Handset
4 6 (9.68%) Cyber Attack
4 6 (9.68%) Management Information System
5 5 (8.06%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.84%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (4.84%) PKI
7 1 (1.61%) SCADA
7 1 (1.61%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (61.29%) Linux
2 29 (46.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 24 (38.71%) Windows
4 22 (35.48%) Unix
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (4.84%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (1.61%) Debian
7 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (35.48%) Open Source
1 22 (35.48%) Performance Tuning
2 19 (30.65%) Migration
2 19 (30.65%) Problem Management
3 18 (29.03%) Root Cause Analysis
3 18 (29.03%) Server Hardening
3 18 (29.03%) Stress Testing
4 16 (25.81%) Risk Management
5 15 (24.19%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (20.97%) Project Management
6 13 (20.97%) Security Hardening
7 12 (19.35%) BCP
8 10 (16.13%) B2B
8 10 (16.13%) Change Management
8 10 (16.13%) Cybersecurity
8 10 (16.13%) Line Management
8 10 (16.13%) Mentoring
9 6 (9.68%) Malware Analysis
9 6 (9.68%) Protective Monitoring
9 6 (9.68%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.10%) Java
2 22 (35.48%) PHP
3 21 (33.87%) Perl
4 5 (8.06%) SQL
5 2 (3.23%) JavaScript
5 2 (3.23%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.23%) Python
6 1 (1.61%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 9 (14.52%) CISSP
2 8 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 8 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 6 (9.68%) CCNP
3 6 (9.68%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (9.68%) GCIA
3 6 (9.68%) GCIH
3 6 (9.68%) SANS
4 3 (4.84%) Degree
5 1 (1.61%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.61%) MCP
5 1 (1.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.97%) PCI DSS
2 6 (9.68%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (46.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (16.13%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.52%) Dovecot
4 3 (4.84%) VMware ESX
4 3 (4.84%) XenDesktop
5 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.61%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.61%) vSphere
5 1 (1.61%) Xen
Systems Management
1 21 (33.87%) Red Hat Satellite
2 18 (29.03%) Nagios
3 7 (11.29%) Microsoft Clustering
4 6 (9.68%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 6 (9.68%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (6.45%) HP SIM
5 4 (6.45%) OpenView
5 4 (6.45%) SCOM
6 2 (3.23%) Puppet
7 1 (1.61%) Backup Exec
7 1 (1.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 34 (54.84%) VMware
2 29 (46.77%) Red Hat
3 20 (32.26%) NetApp
4 14 (22.58%) Microsoft
5 11 (17.74%) Cisco
6 10 (16.13%) TOWER Software
7 5 (8.06%) HP
8 3 (4.84%) Citrix
8 3 (4.84%) F5
8 3 (4.84%) Oracle
9 2 (3.23%) Dell
10 1 (1.61%) BT
10 1 (1.61%) EMC
10 1 (1.61%) Hitachi
10 1 (1.61%) Juniper
10 1 (1.61%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.61%) Openreach
10 1 (1.61%) Symantec
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