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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 858 880 847
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -33
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 26 8 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.025% 0.007% 0.010%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.041% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 25 5 10
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £33,750 £20,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +68.75%
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
17213 19493 17790
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.84% 18.19% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 14343 15539 14459
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPTP across the England region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

PPTP Salary Histogram 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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 +21 11 £55,000 +10.00% 3
North West +11 10 £37,500 +25.00%
South East - 4 £57,500 -
Yorkshire - 1 £18,000 - 1
PPTP
UK

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 52 (100.00%) VPN
1 52 (100.00%) IPsec
2 48 (92.31%) Linux
3 35 (67.31%) MySQL
4 33 (63.46%) OpenVPN
5 30 (57.69%) CentOS
5 30 (57.69%) Bash Shell
5 30 (57.69%) PHP
6 28 (53.85%) Python
6 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
7 27 (51.92%) VMware
7 27 (51.92%) L2TP
8 26 (50.00%) Route 53
9 24 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (42.31%) Xen
10 22 (42.31%) Puppet
11 21 (40.38%) Perl
12 20 (38.46%) DNS
13 18 (34.62%) Windows
13 18 (34.62%) DevOps
14 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
14 17 (32.69%) Cisco
14 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
15 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
15 16 (30.77%) Migration
16 15 (28.85%) Firewall
16 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
16 15 (28.85%) C++
16 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
16 15 (28.85%) MariaDB

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 14 (26.92%) Apache
1 14 (26.92%) nginx
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.62%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (53.85%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (50.00%) Route 53
3 15 (28.85%) Amazon ELB
4 13 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 52 (100.00%) VPN
1 52 (100.00%) IPsec
2 33 (63.46%) OpenVPN
3 27 (51.92%) L2TP
4 20 (38.46%) DNS
5 15 (28.85%) TCP/IP
5 15 (28.85%) Firewall
6 14 (26.92%) OSPF
6 14 (26.92%) BGP
7 12 (23.08%) Internet
8 11 (21.15%) VLAN
9 10 (19.23%) HSRP
9 10 (19.23%) LDAP
9 10 (19.23%) SMTP
9 10 (19.23%) HTTP
9 10 (19.23%) IKE
10 9 (17.31%) SSL
10 9 (17.31%) VRRP
11 5 (9.62%) MPLS
12 4 (7.69%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (67.31%) MySQL
2 15 (28.85%) MariaDB
3 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.92%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Selenium
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
General
1 15 (28.85%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (32.69%) Administrator
3 12 (23.08%) DevOps Engineer
4 8 (15.38%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 7 (13.46%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (9.62%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Linux Administrator
6 5 (9.62%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) IT Support
8 2 (3.85%) Senior IT Support
9 1 (1.92%) Support Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Escalation Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) DevOps Administrator
9 1 (1.92%) Software Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) IT Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Consultant
9 1 (1.92%) Project Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (1.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) LAMP
2 11 (21.15%) Web Services
3 1 (1.92%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Data Centre
2 15 (28.85%) Cryptography
2 15 (28.85%) PKI
3 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 48 (92.31%) Linux
2 30 (57.69%) CentOS
3 18 (34.62%) Windows
4 15 (28.85%) Ubuntu
5 13 (25.00%) Debian
6 10 (19.23%) UNIX
6 10 (19.23%) Amazon Linux
7 5 (9.62%) Windows 8
7 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (7.69%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) DevOps
2 16 (30.77%) Migration
3 15 (28.85%) Scrum
3 15 (28.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 15 (28.85%) Analytics
4 14 (26.92%) Data Protection
4 14 (26.92%) Continuous Delivery
4 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (26.92%) TDD
5 4 (7.69%) Data Management
5 4 (7.69%) Validation
5 4 (7.69%) Time Management
6 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.92%) ITIL
8 1 (1.92%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.92%) Project Management
8 1 (1.92%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 30 (57.69%) PHP
1 30 (57.69%) Bash Shell
2 28 (53.85%) Python
3 21 (40.38%) Perl
4 16 (30.77%) Shell Script
5 15 (28.85%) C++
6 10 (19.23%) PowerShell
7 9 (17.31%) Ruby
8 3 (5.77%) SQL
9 2 (3.85%) Java
10 1 (1.92%) C
10 1 (1.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (9.62%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.69%) JNCIP
3 3 (5.77%) Degree
4 1 (1.92%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (42.31%) Xen
3 14 (26.92%) KVM
3 14 (26.92%) Docker
4 9 (17.31%) VirtualBox
5 4 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 4 (7.69%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.92%) Postfix
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (42.31%) Puppet
2 14 (26.92%) Vagrant
3 9 (17.31%) Nagios
3 9 (17.31%) ZABBIX
4 7 (13.46%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (13.46%) Ansible
Vendors
1 27 (51.92%) VMware
2 17 (32.69%) Red Hat
2 17 (32.69%) Cisco
3 4 (7.69%) HP
3 4 (7.69%) Juniper
3 4 (7.69%) Sage
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Sophos
4 3 (5.77%) Draytek
5 2 (3.85%) Rackspace
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockton-on-Tees
Bluetownonline Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 days ago