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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 771 801 835
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +34
Permanent jobs citing PPP 66 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.068% 0.053% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.31% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 26
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,200 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
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
17557 16858 20674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.07% 17.34% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 14352 13311 17265
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -9 33 £48,750 -2.50% 1
London +5 26 £50,000 -7.40%
West Midlands -11 4 £45,000 +50.00%
North East - 4 £50,000 -
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 93 (75.61%) Cisco
2 74 (60.16%) IPsec
3 73 (59.35%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (53.66%) MPLS
4 66 (53.66%) BGP
5 64 (52.03%) CCNP
6 61 (49.59%) VPN
7 51 (41.46%) OSPF
8 50 (40.65%) L2TP
9 48 (39.02%) Firewall
10 38 (30.89%) Cisco ASA
11 37 (30.08%) DSL
12 35 (28.46%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (27.64%) VoIP
14 33 (26.83%) TCP/IP
15 31 (25.20%) ATM
16 30 (24.39%) Linux
16 30 (24.39%) Ethernet
16 30 (24.39%) EIGRP
17 27 (21.95%) xDSL
18 26 (21.14%) SNMP
19 24 (19.51%) VMware
20 23 (18.70%) VLAN
20 23 (18.70%) DNS
20 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
21 22 (17.89%) Load Balancing
22 21 (17.07%) Telecoms
22 21 (17.07%) IPv4
23 20 (16.26%) SSL
23 20 (16.26%) CCNA

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (3.25%) Apache
2 2 (1.63%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.63%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.94%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.94%) MS Office
3 2 (1.63%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 74 (60.16%) IPsec
2 66 (53.66%) MPLS
2 66 (53.66%) BGP
3 61 (49.59%) VPN
4 51 (41.46%) OSPF
5 50 (40.65%) L2TP
6 48 (39.02%) Firewall
7 38 (30.89%) Cisco ASA
8 37 (30.08%) DSL
9 35 (28.46%) Cisco IOS
10 34 (27.64%) VoIP
11 33 (26.83%) TCP/IP
12 31 (25.20%) ATM
13 30 (24.39%) Ethernet
13 30 (24.39%) EIGRP
14 27 (21.95%) xDSL
15 26 (21.14%) SNMP
16 23 (18.70%) DNS
16 23 (18.70%) VLAN
17 21 (17.07%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.25%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.25%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.25%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (17.07%) Telecoms
2 10 (8.13%) Finance
3 3 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.63%) Advertising
4 2 (1.63%) Games
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
4 2 (1.63%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 73 (59.35%) Network Engineer
2 11 (8.94%) Cisco Engineer
2 11 (8.94%) NOC Engineer
3 10 (8.13%) Consultant
4 9 (7.32%) Security Consultant
5 7 (5.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (4.88%) Technical Support
6 6 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 6 (4.88%) Network Consultant
6 6 (4.88%) Network Support
6 6 (4.88%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (4.07%) Network Support Engineer
8 4 (3.25%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.25%) Software Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Developer
8 4 (3.25%) Analyst
8 4 (3.25%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.25%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.25%) HTML
1 4 (3.25%) CSS
1 4 (3.25%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.25%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.25%) PKI
3 2 (1.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.81%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.39%) Linux
2 19 (15.45%) UNIX
3 11 (8.94%) Solaris
4 10 (8.13%) Windows
5 4 (3.25%) SUSE
5 4 (3.25%) Debian
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.63%) CentOS
6 2 (1.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.81%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (17.89%) Load Balancing
2 16 (13.01%) Network Management
3 12 (9.76%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (7.32%) Change Control
4 9 (7.32%) Configuration Management
4 9 (7.32%) Service Delivery
4 9 (7.32%) Change Management
5 8 (6.50%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.69%) ITIL
7 6 (4.88%) Workflow
8 5 (4.07%) Network Design
8 5 (4.07%) Project Management
9 4 (3.25%) Risk Management
9 4 (3.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.25%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.25%) Mentoring
10 3 (2.44%) People Management
10 3 (2.44%) Time Management
10 3 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (12.20%) SQL
2 9 (7.32%) Python
2 9 (7.32%) Perl
3 7 (5.69%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.25%) PHP
4 4 (3.25%) C
4 4 (3.25%) C++
4 4 (3.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 73 (59.35%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (52.03%) CCNP
3 20 (16.26%) CCNA
4 17 (13.82%) Degree
5 16 (13.01%) CCIP
6 11 (8.94%) CCIE
6 11 (8.94%) Sun Certification
6 11 (8.94%) SCSA
7 8 (6.50%) CCSP
8 7 (5.69%) CCDP
9 5 (4.07%) JNCIS
10 3 (2.44%) MCSE
10 3 (2.44%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CCA
11 2 (1.63%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.63%) CCEA
11 2 (1.63%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.63%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 3 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.44%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.13%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.25%) Samba
4 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.81%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 9 (7.32%) Nagios
2 8 (6.50%) Cacti
3 4 (3.25%) Netcool
4 1 (0.81%) OpenView
Vendors
1 93 (75.61%) Cisco
2 24 (19.51%) VMware
3 16 (13.01%) Microsoft
3 16 (13.01%) HP
4 12 (9.76%) CheckPoint
5 11 (8.94%) Veritas
5 11 (8.94%) Oracle
5 11 (8.94%) Sun
6 10 (8.13%) Red Hat
6 10 (8.13%) F5
7 7 (5.69%) Juniper
8 6 (4.88%) Huawei
9 4 (3.25%) Adobe
10 3 (2.44%) Brocade
10 3 (2.44%) BT
11 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.63%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.63%) EMC
11 2 (1.63%) Citrix
11 2 (1.63%) Google
Hook, Hampshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
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