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 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 Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 874 845 862
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +17
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 2 21 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.002% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.010% 0.12% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 4
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -10.56%
UK excluding London average salary £20,000 £20,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
- -67.47%
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
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

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
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPTP 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 +1 2 £50,000 -9.09% 1
PPTP
UK

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
2 9 (90.00%) Linux
3 8 (80.00%) MySQL
4 7 (70.00%) HTML
4 7 (70.00%) XML
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) SMTP
4 7 (70.00%) HTTP
4 7 (70.00%) VMware
4 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (60.00%) Big Data
5 6 (60.00%) logstash
5 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (60.00%) Firewall
5 6 (60.00%) H.323
5 6 (60.00%) Network Security
5 6 (60.00%) ISDN
5 6 (60.00%) VoIP
5 6 (60.00%) Windows
5 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
5 6 (60.00%) IIS
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (50.00%) CentOS
7 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
7 4 (40.00%) Confluence

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 6 (60.00%) IIS
2 4 (40.00%) Confluence
3 3 (30.00%) Apache
3 3 (30.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Route 53
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
2 7 (70.00%) DNS
2 7 (70.00%) SMTP
2 7 (70.00%) HTTP
3 6 (60.00%) ISDN
3 6 (60.00%) VoIP
3 6 (60.00%) H.323
3 6 (60.00%) Firewall
3 6 (60.00%) Network Security
4 4 (40.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) MySQL
2 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (60.00%) Big Data
3 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
1 2 (20.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (40.00%) Back Office
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Administrator
2 6 (60.00%) Systems Administrator
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Administrator
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 2 (20.00%) Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Administrator
5 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) HTML
1 7 (70.00%) XML
2 2 (20.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Computer Science
1 4 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (20.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (20.00%) User Experience
3 1 (10.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Linux
2 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (50.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (40.00%) DNA
2 4 (40.00%) High Availability
3 2 (20.00%) Analytics
3 2 (20.00%) DevOps
3 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
4 1 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Identity Management
4 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Java
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Ruby
1 3 (30.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) C
2 2 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 1 (10.00%) MCSM
3 1 (10.00%) MCTS
3 1 (10.00%) MCITP
3 1 (10.00%) MCSE
3 1 (10.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (70.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 4 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 2 (20.00%) Squid
5 1 (10.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) logstash
2 4 (40.00%) Nagios
3 2 (20.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Atlassian
3 4 (40.00%) SolarWinds
4 3 (30.00%) Red Hat
5 2 (20.00%) Perforce
5 2 (20.00%) Avaya
5 2 (20.00%) Juniper
5 2 (20.00%) New Relic
5 2 (20.00%) WatchGuard
6 1 (10.00%) SAP
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Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + bonus benefits
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