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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 821 811 834
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Permanent jobs citing PPP 57 57 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.056% 0.053% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.31% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 50 45 21
Average salary £50,000 £36,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.88% -12.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,100 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,100 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -2.04%
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
18686 18261 20789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.28% 17.11% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 15005 14504 16864
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015.

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 31 March 2015. 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
South East +3 30 £50,000 +53.84% 9
London +16 18 £41,000 -3.52%
North East - 4 £50,000 -
West Midlands -22 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Yorkshire -5 2 £52,500 +31.25% 2
North West - 2 £41,000 - 3
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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.

1 101 (78.91%) Cisco
2 86 (67.19%) BGP
3 84 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
4 82 (64.06%) CCNP
5 79 (61.72%) IPsec
6 78 (60.94%) MPLS
7 61 (47.66%) Firewall
8 60 (46.88%) OSPF
9 59 (46.09%) L2TP
10 58 (45.31%) VPN
11 45 (35.16%) EIGRP
12 44 (34.38%) DSL
13 42 (32.81%) VoIP
14 39 (30.47%) ATM
14 39 (30.47%) DNS
15 37 (28.91%) Cisco IOS
16 36 (28.13%) Load Balancing
16 36 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
16 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
17 34 (26.56%) Broadband
18 33 (25.78%) SNMP
19 32 (25.00%) VMware
19 32 (25.00%) VLAN
20 31 (24.22%) WAN
21 30 (23.44%) Linux
21 30 (23.44%) Ethernet
22 29 (22.66%) xDSL
22 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (21.88%) UNIX
24 26 (20.31%) ISDN

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 4 (3.13%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.59%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.59%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 86 (67.19%) BGP
2 79 (61.72%) IPsec
3 78 (60.94%) MPLS
4 61 (47.66%) Firewall
5 60 (46.88%) OSPF
6 59 (46.09%) L2TP
7 58 (45.31%) VPN
8 45 (35.16%) EIGRP
9 44 (34.38%) DSL
10 42 (32.81%) VoIP
11 39 (30.47%) ATM
11 39 (30.47%) DNS
12 37 (28.91%) Cisco IOS
13 36 (28.13%) Cisco ASA
13 36 (28.13%) TCP/IP
14 34 (26.56%) Broadband
15 33 (25.78%) SNMP
16 32 (25.00%) VLAN
17 31 (24.22%) WAN
18 30 (23.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.56%) MySQL
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (16.41%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.25%) Finance
3 2 (1.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.56%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.56%) Advertising
3 2 (1.56%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Games
Job Titles
1 77 (60.16%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (7.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (7.03%) NOC Engineer
4 7 (5.47%) IP Engineer
4 7 (5.47%) Consultant
5 6 (4.69%) Analyst
5 6 (4.69%) Technical Support
5 6 (4.69%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.69%) Network Support
5 6 (4.69%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (4.69%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (4.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Network Team Leader
6 5 (3.91%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (3.91%) Team Leader
6 5 (3.91%) Security Consultant
7 4 (3.13%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.13%) Network Analyst
7 4 (3.13%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 29 (22.66%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.13%) PKI
4 3 (2.34%) Clustering
5 2 (1.56%) Private Cloud
5 2 (1.56%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.78%) GIS
6 1 (0.78%) Statistics
6 1 (0.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.44%) Linux
2 28 (21.88%) UNIX
3 15 (11.72%) Solaris
4 9 (7.03%) Windows
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.56%) CentOS
5 2 (1.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (28.13%) Load Balancing
2 20 (15.63%) ITIL
3 15 (11.72%) Network Design
4 14 (10.94%) Change Management
4 14 (10.94%) Network Management
5 12 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 10 (7.81%) Network Monitoring
7 9 (7.03%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.03%) Configuration Management
8 8 (6.25%) Project Management
8 8 (6.25%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (5.47%) Test Management
9 7 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (4.69%) High Availability
10 6 (4.69%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.69%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (3.91%) Change Control
11 5 (3.91%) Time Management
12 4 (3.13%) Incident Management
12 4 (3.13%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.59%) SQL
2 5 (3.91%) Python
2 5 (3.91%) Perl
3 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (65.63%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (64.06%) CCNP
3 22 (17.19%) CCNA
4 19 (14.84%) CCSP
4 19 (14.84%) CCIP
4 19 (14.84%) Degree
5 17 (13.28%) CCDP
6 15 (11.72%) JNCIS
7 14 (10.94%) CCIE
8 11 (8.59%) Sun Certification
8 11 (8.59%) SCSA
9 3 (2.34%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.34%) CCDA
9 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (2.34%) MCSE
10 2 (1.56%) CCA
10 2 (1.56%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.56%) CCEA
10 2 (1.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.47%) SLA
2 2 (1.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (14.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.94%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.13%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.56%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.78%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) Cacti
2 8 (6.25%) Nagios
3 3 (2.34%) OpenView
4 2 (1.56%) Netcool
4 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 101 (78.91%) Cisco
2 32 (25.00%) VMware
3 19 (14.84%) HP
4 17 (13.28%) Juniper
5 16 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (10.94%) F5
7 11 (8.59%) Oracle
7 11 (8.59%) Sun
7 11 (8.59%) Veritas
8 10 (7.81%) CheckPoint
9 9 (7.03%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.69%) Huawei
11 4 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
12 3 (2.34%) Brocade
13 2 (1.56%) Fortinet
13 2 (1.56%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.56%) Aruba
13 2 (1.56%) Isilon
13 2 (1.56%) EMC
13 2 (1.56%) Citrix
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £29000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Life Insurance
Posted: 6 days ago
Wigan
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: £40,000-£52,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: Up to 38,782.00 depending on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: From £29,988 - Subject to experience
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 14 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: up to c £63,200 dep on exp + bonus + bens
Posted: 14 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 19 days ago