The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 821 812 838
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +26
Permanent jobs citing PPP 61 18 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.057% 0.018% 0.042%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.10% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 44 14 31
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £43,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-18.60% +14.66%
PPP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19276 17936 20631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.01% 17.72% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15425 14596 17106
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in England

PPP
Salary Trend in England

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

PPP Salary Trend in England

PPP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

PPP Salary Histogram in England

PPP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the England region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +9 25 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South East -15 24 £45,000 +15.38% 2
South West -3 5 £35,000 -30.00%
West Midlands - 5 £29,000 -
East Midlands -8 1 £33,500 -33.00%
East of England -10 1 - -
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 95 (81.20%) Cisco
2 83 (70.94%) IPsec
3 76 (64.96%) MPLS
4 73 (62.39%) VPN
5 70 (59.83%) BGP
6 69 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
7 64 (54.70%) OSPF
8 58 (49.57%) Firewall
8 58 (49.57%) CCNP
9 56 (47.86%) L2TP
10 41 (35.04%) DSL
11 40 (34.19%) Cisco IOS
12 37 (31.62%) VoIP
13 35 (29.91%) TCP/IP
14 33 (28.21%) Ethernet
15 32 (27.35%) VLAN
16 29 (24.79%) CCNA
17 28 (23.93%) SNMP
17 28 (23.93%) Linux
18 27 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (21.37%) WAN
20 24 (20.51%) DHCP
20 24 (20.51%) DNS
20 24 (20.51%) EIGRP
20 24 (20.51%) Load Balancing
21 23 (19.66%) SSL
22 22 (18.80%) CCIP
22 22 (18.80%) ATM
22 22 (18.80%) Frame Relay
22 22 (18.80%) Cisco PIX

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT jobs across the England 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (4.27%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.85%) MS Office
2 1 (0.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.85%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.42%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 83 (70.94%) IPsec
2 76 (64.96%) MPLS
3 73 (62.39%) VPN
4 70 (59.83%) BGP
5 64 (54.70%) OSPF
6 58 (49.57%) Firewall
7 56 (47.86%) L2TP
8 41 (35.04%) DSL
9 40 (34.19%) Cisco IOS
10 37 (31.62%) VoIP
11 35 (29.91%) TCP/IP
12 33 (28.21%) Ethernet
13 32 (27.35%) VLAN
14 28 (23.93%) SNMP
15 27 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
16 25 (21.37%) WAN
17 24 (20.51%) DHCP
17 24 (20.51%) DNS
17 24 (20.51%) EIGRP
18 23 (19.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.27%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.85%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.27%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.71%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (11.97%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.98%) Games
4 4 (3.42%) Advertising
5 2 (1.71%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 63 (53.85%) Network Engineer
2 18 (15.38%) NOC Engineer
3 15 (12.82%) Network Consultant
3 15 (12.82%) Consultant
4 13 (11.11%) Security Consultant
4 13 (11.11%) Network Security Consultant
5 7 (5.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (5.13%) Project Manager
6 6 (5.13%) Analyst
7 5 (4.27%) Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Network Operations Engineer
7 5 (4.27%) Network Support
8 4 (3.42%) MI Analyst
8 4 (3.42%) Financial Analyst
9 3 (2.56%) Support Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (2.56%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.69%) HTML
2 5 (4.27%) CSS
2 5 (4.27%) Ajax
3 1 (0.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) Statistics
2 4 (3.42%) PKI
3 3 (2.56%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.93%) Linux
2 17 (14.53%) UNIX
3 16 (13.68%) Windows
4 8 (6.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.27%) SUSE
5 5 (4.27%) Debian
6 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.56%) Solaris
7 2 (1.71%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.85%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.51%) Load Balancing
2 17 (14.53%) Network Management
2 17 (14.53%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (11.11%) ITIL
4 12 (10.26%) Change Management
5 11 (9.40%) Change Control
6 8 (6.84%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (6.84%) Data Analysis
6 8 (6.84%) Project Management
7 7 (5.98%) Configuration Management
8 5 (4.27%) Workflow
8 5 (4.27%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (4.27%) Time Management
9 4 (3.42%) Multivariate Testing
9 4 (3.42%) ITIL V3
9 4 (3.42%) Pay per click
9 4 (3.42%) Analytics
9 4 (3.42%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.42%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (3.42%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.40%) Perl
1 11 (9.40%) Python
1 11 (9.40%) Shell Script
2 9 (7.69%) SQL
3 5 (4.27%) PHP
3 5 (4.27%) C
3 5 (4.27%) C++
3 5 (4.27%) Java
4 4 (3.42%) VB
4 4 (3.42%) VBA
Qualifications
1 69 (58.97%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (49.57%) CCNP
3 29 (24.79%) CCNA
4 22 (18.80%) CCIP
5 12 (10.26%) Degree
6 9 (7.69%) CCIE
7 6 (5.13%) CCSP
8 5 (4.27%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.56%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.56%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.56%) CISSP
10 2 (1.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.85%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.85%) SCSA
11 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.98%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.27%) Samba
4 1 (0.85%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 8 (6.84%) Netcool
2 7 (5.98%) Nagios
2 7 (5.98%) Cacti
3 4 (3.42%) OpenView
4 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 95 (81.20%) Cisco
2 20 (17.09%) F5
3 17 (14.53%) CheckPoint
4 16 (13.68%) VMware
5 14 (11.97%) Juniper
6 8 (6.84%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.27%) Adobe
7 5 (4.27%) HP
8 4 (3.42%) Cognos
8 4 (3.42%) Google
9 3 (2.56%) Veritas
9 3 (2.56%) Oracle
9 3 (2.56%) Sun
9 3 (2.56%) Foundry
10 2 (1.71%) Avaya
11 1 (0.85%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.85%) Compuware
11 1 (0.85%) Dell
11 1 (0.85%) IBM
11 1 (0.85%) Microsoft
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £8k on call
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Computer Project Services Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago