The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 302 308 310
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing PPP 9 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.087% 0.048% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.31% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £50,000 £54,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.40% -6.89%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £30,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+53.27% -25.60%
PPP
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Communications & Networking Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1958 1593 2250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.82% 15.34% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1649 1343 2020
Average salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.94% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

PPP
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the City of London region.

PPP Salary Trend in the City of London

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
3 18 (85.71%) L2TP
3 18 (85.71%) IPsec
4 17 (80.95%) CCNP
5 14 (66.67%) VPN
5 14 (66.67%) DSL
5 14 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
6 10 (47.62%) CCIP
7 6 (28.57%) MPLS
8 4 (19.05%) BGP
8 4 (19.05%) IPv4
8 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
8 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
9 3 (14.29%) VLAN
9 3 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (14.29%) BT
9 3 (14.29%) VMware
9 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
9 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
9 3 (14.29%) Network Management
9 3 (14.29%) HSRP
9 3 (14.29%) Multicast
9 3 (14.29%) Cacti
9 3 (14.29%) CCNA
9 3 (14.29%) SLA
9 3 (14.29%) Linux
9 3 (14.29%) ADSL

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
2 18 (85.71%) IPsec
2 18 (85.71%) L2TP
3 14 (66.67%) VPN
3 14 (66.67%) DSL
3 14 (66.67%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (28.57%) MPLS
5 4 (19.05%) BGP
5 4 (19.05%) IPv4
5 4 (19.05%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (14.29%) IP Telephony
6 3 (14.29%) VLAN
6 3 (14.29%) HSRP
6 3 (14.29%) Multicast
6 3 (14.29%) 802.11
6 3 (14.29%) ADSL
6 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 3 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 21 (100.00%) Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (14.29%) Network Management
2 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 20 (95.24%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (80.95%) CCNP
3 10 (47.62%) CCIP
4 3 (14.29%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Nagios
1 3 (14.29%) Cacti
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (14.29%) Red Hat
2 3 (14.29%) BT
2 3 (14.29%) VMware