The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank - 898 899
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 0 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England - 0.017% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.093% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 0 16 8
Average salary - £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.66% -25.00%
PPTP
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
16182 18251 16872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 18.37% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 13595 14901 13299
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPTP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in England

PPTP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPTP across the England region.

PPTP Salary Trend in England

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing PPTP 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 PPTP.

1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) Windows
4 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) OSPF
4 5 (62.50%) BGP
5 4 (50.00%) Firewall
5 4 (50.00%) VMware
5 4 (50.00%) DNS
5 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (50.00%) Puppet
5 4 (50.00%) DevOps
6 3 (37.50%) CentOS
6 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
6 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
6 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (37.50%) VLAN
6 3 (37.50%) SSL
6 3 (37.50%) IKE
6 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
6 3 (37.50%) Python
6 3 (37.50%) MySQL
6 3 (37.50%) MPLS
6 3 (37.50%) L2TP
7 2 (25.00%) RSVP
7 2 (25.00%) VRRP
7 2 (25.00%) Nagios
7 2 (25.00%) Juniper
7 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the England region citing PPTP 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 PPTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (25.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (62.50%) BGP
2 5 (62.50%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) IKE
4 3 (37.50%) L2TP
4 3 (37.50%) MPLS
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) VLAN
5 2 (25.00%) HSRP
5 2 (25.00%) HTTP
5 2 (25.00%) OpenVPN
5 2 (25.00%) RSVP
5 2 (25.00%) Spanning Tree
5 2 (25.00%) VPLS
5 2 (25.00%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) CouchDB
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Vagrant
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) DevOps Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Juniper Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
1 1 (12.50%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Cryptography
1 2 (25.00%) PKI
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
2 1 (12.50%) Fat Client
2 1 (12.50%) Smartcard
2 1 (12.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
4 2 (25.00%) Unix
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (12.50%) Debian
5 1 (12.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Vista
5 1 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) DevOps
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Analytics
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
2 2 (25.00%) Validation
2 2 (25.00%) Web Operations
3 1 (12.50%) Presales
3 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) PowerShell
1 3 (37.50%) Python
2 2 (25.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) Perl
2 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) Ruby
3 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (12.50%) COBIT
1 1 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (25.00%) Docker
2 2 (25.00%) VirtualBox
2 2 (25.00%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) KVM
3 1 (12.50%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Nagios
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Juniper
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (12.50%) Citrix
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Palo Alto