The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 817 827 838
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs citing PPP 57 18 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.018% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.096% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 38 14 28
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,500 £62,600
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £33,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19294 18739 19929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.62% 18.40% 17.91%
Number of salaries quoted 15599 15157 16682
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PPP
UK

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -19 27 £52,500 - 1
South East -3 23 £42,500 +25.92%
West Midlands -5 4 £29,500 -1.66% 1
East of England - 1 - -
South West - 1 £35,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £33,500 - 1
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 93 (80.17%) Cisco
2 76 (65.52%) IPsec
3 75 (64.66%) MPLS
4 73 (62.93%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (62.93%) VPN
5 65 (56.03%) BGP
6 64 (55.17%) CCNP
7 60 (51.72%) OSPF
8 59 (50.86%) Firewall
9 48 (41.38%) L2TP
10 44 (37.93%) VoIP
11 39 (33.62%) CCNA
11 39 (33.62%) Cisco IOS
12 36 (31.03%) DSL
13 35 (30.17%) Ethernet
14 33 (28.45%) VLAN
15 30 (25.86%) Linux
16 29 (25.00%) ATM
16 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
17 27 (23.28%) WAN
18 24 (20.69%) Load Balancing
19 23 (19.83%) xDSL
19 23 (19.83%) DHCP
19 23 (19.83%) DNS
19 23 (19.83%) SNMP
19 23 (19.83%) UNIX
20 21 (18.10%) WLAN
20 21 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
21 20 (17.24%) Juniper
21 20 (17.24%) EIGRP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 2 (1.72%) FileNet
2 1 (0.86%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
2 1 (0.86%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (6.03%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.45%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 76 (65.52%) IPsec
2 75 (64.66%) MPLS
3 73 (62.93%) VPN
4 65 (56.03%) BGP
5 60 (51.72%) OSPF
6 59 (50.86%) Firewall
7 48 (41.38%) L2TP
8 44 (37.93%) VoIP
9 39 (33.62%) Cisco IOS
10 36 (31.03%) DSL
11 35 (30.17%) Ethernet
12 33 (28.45%) VLAN
13 29 (25.00%) ATM
13 29 (25.00%) TCP/IP
14 27 (23.28%) WAN
15 23 (19.83%) DHCP
15 23 (19.83%) SNMP
15 23 (19.83%) DNS
15 23 (19.83%) xDSL
16 21 (18.10%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.59%) OLAP
2 1 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.86%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.86%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (12.07%) Finance
2 12 (10.34%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.03%) Advertising
4 5 (4.31%) Games
5 3 (2.59%) Marketing
6 1 (0.86%) Retail
6 1 (0.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 60 (51.72%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.66%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (10.34%) Network Consultant
3 12 (10.34%) Consultant
4 10 (8.62%) Security Consultant
4 10 (8.62%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (7.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Support
7 6 (5.17%) Project Manager
7 6 (5.17%) MI Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (5.17%) Network Support
8 5 (4.31%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.90%) HTML
2 4 (3.45%) .NET
3 2 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.72%) CSS
3 2 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (0.86%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.38%) Statistics
2 4 (3.45%) PKI
3 3 (2.59%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.86%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.86%) Linux
2 23 (19.83%) UNIX
3 17 (14.66%) Windows
4 6 (5.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (3.45%) Solaris
6 2 (1.72%) HPUX
6 2 (1.72%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.86%) SUSE
7 1 (0.86%) Debian
7 1 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (20.69%) Load Balancing
2 16 (13.79%) ITIL
3 13 (11.21%) Network Management
4 11 (9.48%) Change Management
5 10 (8.62%) Data Analysis
6 9 (7.76%) Project Management
7 7 (6.03%) Analytics
7 7 (6.03%) Pay per click
8 6 (5.17%) Time Management
8 6 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (5.17%) Change Control
8 6 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.17%) Configuration Management
8 6 (5.17%) Data Modelling
8 6 (5.17%) Data Management
9 5 (4.31%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.45%) ITIL V3
10 4 (3.45%) Multivariate Testing
10 4 (3.45%) Network Design
10 4 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.48%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) Perl
2 7 (6.03%) Python
2 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
3 6 (5.17%) VB
3 6 (5.17%) VBA
4 2 (1.72%) C#
4 2 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.86%) C
5 1 (0.86%) C++
5 1 (0.86%) Java
5 1 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 73 (62.93%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (55.17%) CCNP
3 39 (33.62%) CCNA
4 19 (16.38%) CCIP
5 16 (13.79%) Degree
6 9 (7.76%) CCSP
7 6 (5.17%) CCIE
8 5 (4.31%) SCSA
8 5 (4.31%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.45%) Sun Certification
10 3 (2.59%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.72%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.72%) JNCIE
11 2 (1.72%) CISSP
11 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
12 1 (0.86%) CCSA
12 1 (0.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.86%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (6.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.31%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.86%) Snort
3 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.86%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Netcool
2 5 (4.31%) Nagios
2 5 (4.31%) Cacti
3 3 (2.59%) OpenView
4 1 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 93 (80.17%) Cisco
2 20 (17.24%) Juniper
3 17 (14.66%) F5
4 15 (12.93%) CheckPoint
5 9 (7.76%) HP
5 9 (7.76%) VMware
6 7 (6.03%) Google
7 6 (5.17%) Red Hat
7 6 (5.17%) Oracle
7 6 (5.17%) Cognos
7 6 (5.17%) Sun
8 5 (4.31%) Avaya
9 4 (3.45%) IBM
9 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
10 3 (2.59%) Veritas
10 3 (2.59%) Huawei
10 3 (2.59%) Yahoo!
10 3 (2.59%) Facebook
11 2 (1.72%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.72%) Foundry
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