Period
to 16 December 2018

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 6 months to 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Post Office Protocol, version 3 (POP3)
UK
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1123 1186 1153
Rank change year-on-year +63 -33 +129
Permanent jobs citing POP3 2 15 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.008% 0.055% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2 11 46
UK median annual salary £68,750 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +175.00% -37.50% +73.05%
10th Percentile £63,375 £21,875 £20,355
90th Percentile £73,125 £60,000 £65,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,500 £24,375 £50,000
% change year-on-year +197.44% -51.25% +5.26%

POP3 is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 23,617 27,415 31,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.93% 15.39% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 18,503 22,193 25,368
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

POP3
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing POP3 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 4 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 6 months to 16 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +69 2 £68,750 +175.00% 3
UK excluding London +47 1 £72,500 +197.44% 3
London +44 1 £65,000 +8.33%
South East -1 1 £72,500 +197.44% 3

For the 6 months to 16 December 2018, IT jobs citing POP3 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for POP3.

1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) MAPI
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Back Office
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN

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 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) IMAP
1 2 (100.00%) SMTP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (50.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Messaging Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) MAPI
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Ivanti
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec