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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 820 842 824
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Permanent jobs citing PPP 56 24 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.024% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.14% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 36 16 33
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £50,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +32.45%
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
19221 17728 20919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.98% 17.44% 19.62%
Number of salaries quoted 15309 14445 17200
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 £27,500 £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 October 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 October 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 +35 26 £51,250 +2.50% 4
South East -8 17 £47,500 -5.00% 1
West Midlands -13 6 £29,000 -42.00% 2
South West -19 4 £35,000 -30.00%
North East - 2 £60,000 -
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -
PPP
UK

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (81.58%) Cisco
2 80 (70.18%) IPsec
3 73 (64.04%) MPLS
4 70 (61.40%) Cisco Certification
4 70 (61.40%) VPN
5 64 (56.14%) BGP
6 59 (51.75%) OSPF
7 54 (47.37%) L2TP
7 54 (47.37%) CCNP
8 51 (44.74%) Firewall
9 43 (37.72%) DSL
10 37 (32.46%) TCP/IP
11 36 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (30.70%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (28.07%) Ethernet
14 30 (26.32%) VoIP
15 27 (23.68%) VLAN
16 26 (22.81%) Cisco PIX
16 26 (22.81%) ATM
16 26 (22.81%) SNMP
17 25 (21.93%) Frame Relay
18 24 (21.05%) EIGRP
18 24 (21.05%) CCIP
19 23 (20.18%) Load Balancing
20 22 (19.30%) HSRP
20 22 (19.30%) CCNA
20 22 (19.30%) SSL
21 21 (18.42%) DNS
21 21 (18.42%) DHCP
21 21 (18.42%) Linux

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (4.39%) Apache
2 2 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.75%) MS Office
1 2 (1.75%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (1.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (3.51%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.75%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 80 (70.18%) IPsec
2 73 (64.04%) MPLS
3 70 (61.40%) VPN
4 64 (56.14%) BGP
5 59 (51.75%) OSPF
6 54 (47.37%) L2TP
7 51 (44.74%) Firewall
8 43 (37.72%) DSL
9 37 (32.46%) TCP/IP
10 36 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
11 35 (30.70%) Cisco IOS
12 32 (28.07%) Ethernet
13 30 (26.32%) VoIP
14 27 (23.68%) VLAN
15 26 (22.81%) Cisco PIX
15 26 (22.81%) ATM
15 26 (22.81%) SNMP
16 25 (21.93%) Frame Relay
17 24 (21.05%) EIGRP
18 22 (19.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.39%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.39%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.63%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (12.28%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.65%) Finance
3 7 (6.14%) Games
4 4 (3.51%) Advertising
5 3 (2.63%) Retail
6 2 (1.75%) Marketing
6 2 (1.75%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (61.40%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.91%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (11.40%) Consultant
4 12 (10.53%) Security Consultant
5 11 (9.65%) Network Consultant
6 10 (8.77%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 5 (4.39%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.39%) Developer
9 4 (3.51%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Network Support
9 4 (3.51%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.51%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Technical Support
10 3 (2.63%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.63%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.14%) HTML
2 5 (4.39%) CSS
2 5 (4.39%) Ajax
3 1 (0.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.39%) PKI
1 5 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.51%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.75%) Statistics
3 2 (1.75%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.75%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.42%) Linux
2 13 (11.40%) UNIX
3 10 (8.77%) Windows
4 7 (6.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.39%) SUSE
5 5 (4.39%) Debian
6 4 (3.51%) Solaris
7 3 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.75%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.88%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Load Balancing
2 16 (14.04%) Network Management
2 16 (14.04%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (9.65%) Change Control
3 11 (9.65%) Network Monitoring
4 9 (7.89%) ITIL
5 8 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 7 (6.14%) Project Management
6 7 (6.14%) Change Management
6 7 (6.14%) People Management
7 6 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (5.26%) Time Management
8 5 (4.39%) ITIL V3
8 5 (4.39%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.39%) Workflow
8 5 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (4.39%) Data Analysis
9 4 (3.51%) Pay per click
9 4 (3.51%) Project Planning
9 4 (3.51%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.77%) SQL
2 7 (6.14%) Python
2 7 (6.14%) Shell Script
2 7 (6.14%) Perl
3 5 (4.39%) PHP
3 5 (4.39%) C
3 5 (4.39%) C++
3 5 (4.39%) Java
Qualifications
1 70 (61.40%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (47.37%) CCNP
3 24 (21.05%) CCIP
4 22 (19.30%) CCNA
5 10 (8.77%) CCIE
5 10 (8.77%) Degree
6 4 (3.51%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.63%) CISSP
7 3 (2.63%) JNCIA
7 3 (2.63%) JNCIP
7 3 (2.63%) JNCIE
8 2 (1.75%) MCITP
8 2 (1.75%) MCSE
8 2 (1.75%) SCSA
8 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (1.75%) Sun Certification
8 2 (1.75%) CCSP
8 2 (1.75%) CCA
8 2 (1.75%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.51%) SLA
1 4 (3.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.14%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.39%) Samba
4 1 (0.88%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.89%) Netcool
2 7 (6.14%) Nagios
2 7 (6.14%) Cacti
3 4 (3.51%) OpenView
4 1 (0.88%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 93 (81.58%) Cisco
2 17 (14.91%) VMware
3 14 (12.28%) CheckPoint
4 11 (9.65%) F5
5 7 (6.14%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.26%) Juniper
6 6 (5.26%) HP
7 5 (4.39%) Adobe
8 4 (3.51%) Sun
8 4 (3.51%) Oracle
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.51%) Veritas
8 4 (3.51%) Google
9 3 (2.63%) BT
9 3 (2.63%) Foundry
10 2 (1.75%) Citrix
11 1 (0.88%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.88%) IBM
11 1 (0.88%) Compuware
11 1 (0.88%) Dell
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