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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 793 810 834
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +24
Permanent jobs citing PPP 72 53 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.070% 0.053% 0.041%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.39% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 46 27 35
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +15.62%
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
18661 17562 21389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.02% 17.46% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15164 13877 17958
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 24 December 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 24 December 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
South East -5 31 £47,500 -5.00%
London -1 26 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -11 8 £29,500 -1.66%
North East - 5 £60,000 -
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 92 (76.03%) Cisco
2 75 (61.98%) IPsec
3 71 (58.68%) Cisco Certification
4 66 (54.55%) VPN
4 66 (54.55%) MPLS
5 64 (52.89%) BGP
6 59 (48.76%) CCNP
7 54 (44.63%) OSPF
8 51 (42.15%) L2TP
9 50 (41.32%) Firewall
10 38 (31.40%) TCP/IP
11 37 (30.58%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (28.93%) VoIP
12 35 (28.93%) Cisco IOS
13 34 (28.10%) DSL
14 32 (26.45%) ATM
15 31 (25.62%) Ethernet
16 29 (23.97%) Linux
16 29 (23.97%) EIGRP
17 26 (21.49%) SNMP
18 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
18 24 (19.83%) VLAN
18 24 (19.83%) xDSL
19 23 (19.01%) DNS
19 23 (19.01%) CCNA
20 22 (18.18%) SSL
20 22 (18.18%) Frame Relay
20 22 (18.18%) Cisco PIX
21 21 (17.36%) Load Balancing
22 20 (16.53%) DHCP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (4.13%) Apache
2 2 (1.65%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (10.74%) MS Excel
2 11 (9.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (9.09%) MS Office
3 2 (1.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 75 (61.98%) IPsec
2 66 (54.55%) MPLS
2 66 (54.55%) VPN
3 64 (52.89%) BGP
4 54 (44.63%) OSPF
5 51 (42.15%) L2TP
6 50 (41.32%) Firewall
7 38 (31.40%) TCP/IP
8 37 (30.58%) Cisco ASA
9 35 (28.93%) Cisco IOS
9 35 (28.93%) VoIP
10 34 (28.10%) DSL
11 32 (26.45%) ATM
12 31 (25.62%) Ethernet
13 29 (23.97%) EIGRP
14 26 (21.49%) SNMP
15 24 (19.83%) VLAN
15 24 (19.83%) xDSL
16 23 (19.01%) DNS
17 22 (18.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (9.09%) Oracle Forms
2 5 (4.13%) Bugzilla
2 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
General
1 24 (19.83%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.92%) Finance
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.48%) Games
4 2 (1.65%) Retail
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Advertising
4 2 (1.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.83%) Banking
Job Titles
1 76 (62.81%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.92%) NOC Engineer
3 11 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 11 (9.09%) Consultant
4 9 (7.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (6.61%) Network Consultant
5 8 (6.61%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (4.96%) Network Support
7 5 (4.13%) Technical Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Network Support Engineer
7 5 (4.13%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Developer
7 5 (4.13%) Technical Support
7 5 (4.13%) Support Engineer
8 4 (3.31%) Senior Manager
8 4 (3.31%) Analyst
8 4 (3.31%) Team Leader
8 4 (3.31%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.13%) HTML
1 5 (4.13%) CSS
1 5 (4.13%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.70%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.13%) PKI
3 4 (3.31%) Mainframe
3 4 (3.31%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.65%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.65%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.83%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 29 (23.97%) Linux
2 19 (15.70%) UNIX
3 12 (9.92%) Solaris
4 11 (9.09%) Windows
5 5 (4.13%) SUSE
5 5 (4.13%) Debian
6 3 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.65%) CentOS
7 2 (1.65%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (17.36%) Load Balancing
2 14 (11.57%) Kalman Filter
3 13 (10.74%) Network Management
4 10 (8.26%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (8.26%) Service Delivery
5 7 (5.79%) Change Management
5 7 (5.79%) Workflow
5 7 (5.79%) ITIL
5 7 (5.79%) Configuration Management
5 7 (5.79%) Change Control
6 6 (4.96%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (4.96%) People Management
7 5 (4.13%) Time Management
7 5 (4.13%) Project Management
7 5 (4.13%) Network Design
8 4 (3.31%) Data Analysis
8 4 (3.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (3.31%) Risk Management
8 4 (3.31%) Project Planning
8 4 (3.31%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 16 (13.22%) SQL
2 9 (7.44%) Python
2 9 (7.44%) Perl
3 7 (5.79%) Shell Script
4 5 (4.13%) PHP
4 5 (4.13%) C
4 5 (4.13%) C++
4 5 (4.13%) Java
Qualifications
1 71 (58.68%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (48.76%) CCNP
3 23 (19.01%) CCNA
4 18 (14.88%) CCIP
5 17 (14.05%) Degree
6 11 (9.09%) SCSA
6 11 (9.09%) CCIE
6 11 (9.09%) Sun Certification
7 5 (4.13%) CCSP
7 5 (4.13%) CCDP
8 4 (3.31%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.48%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.65%) MCITP
10 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.65%) CCA
10 2 (1.65%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.65%) CCEA
10 2 (1.65%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.48%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.61%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.13%) Samba
4 2 (1.65%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.83%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 6 (4.96%) Netcool
1 6 (4.96%) Nagios
1 6 (4.96%) Cacti
2 3 (2.48%) OpenView
3 1 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
3 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (76.03%) Cisco
2 20 (16.53%) VMware
3 16 (13.22%) HP
4 15 (12.40%) Microsoft
5 14 (11.57%) CheckPoint
6 12 (9.92%) Sun
7 11 (9.09%) Veritas
7 11 (9.09%) Oracle
8 9 (7.44%) F5
9 8 (6.61%) Red Hat
10 6 (4.96%) Huawei
11 5 (4.13%) Adobe
11 5 (4.13%) Juniper
12 3 (2.48%) BT
12 3 (2.48%) Aruba
13 2 (1.65%) Isilon
13 2 (1.65%) Foundry
13 2 (1.65%) Google
13 2 (1.65%) Brocade
13 2 (1.65%) Fortinet
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