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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 298 304 312
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +8
Permanent jobs citing PPP 12 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.12% 0.096% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.66% 0.62% 0.087%
Number of salaries quoted 4 9 2
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £58,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -5.17%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%
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
1814 1613 2299
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.62% 15.56% 21.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1560 1381 2029
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,250
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 30 January 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 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (96.00%) Cisco ASA
3 22 (88.00%) IPsec
3 22 (88.00%) L2TP
4 20 (80.00%) CCNP
5 17 (68.00%) VPN
5 17 (68.00%) Cisco PIX
5 17 (68.00%) DSL
6 13 (52.00%) CCIP
7 7 (28.00%) MPLS
8 5 (20.00%) BGP
9 4 (16.00%) IPv4
9 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
9 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
9 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (12.00%) Network Management
10 3 (12.00%) HSRP
10 3 (12.00%) Multicast
10 3 (12.00%) Cacti
10 3 (12.00%) VLAN
10 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
10 3 (12.00%) Wireless
10 3 (12.00%) BT
10 3 (12.00%) VMware
10 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
10 3 (12.00%) CCNA
10 3 (12.00%) SLA
10 3 (12.00%) Linux

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 24 (96.00%) Cisco ASA
2 22 (88.00%) IPsec
2 22 (88.00%) L2TP
3 17 (68.00%) VPN
3 17 (68.00%) Cisco PIX
3 17 (68.00%) DSL
4 7 (28.00%) MPLS
5 5 (20.00%) BGP
6 4 (16.00%) IPv4
6 4 (16.00%) TCP/IP
6 4 (16.00%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (12.00%) HSRP
7 3 (12.00%) Multicast
7 3 (12.00%) VLAN
7 3 (12.00%) IP Telephony
7 3 (12.00%) Wireless
7 3 (12.00%) ADSL
7 3 (12.00%) 802.11
8 1 (4.00%) OSPF
8 1 (4.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (4.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Incident Management
1 4 (16.00%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (12.00%) Network Management
2 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
Qualifications
1 24 (96.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (80.00%) CCNP
3 13 (52.00%) CCIP
4 3 (12.00%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (12.00%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (12.00%) Cacti
1 3 (12.00%) Nagios
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (12.00%) BT
2 3 (12.00%) VMware
2 3 (12.00%) Red Hat