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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 841 893 861
Rank change year-on-year
+52 -32
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 25 8 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.024% 0.007% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.041% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 24 4 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -46.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year
- -50.00%
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
17302 19482 18877
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.91% 17.80% 18.54%
Number of salaries quoted 14317 15672 15270
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £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 30 July 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 30 July 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
(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
North West +8 11 £37,500 +25.00% 1
London +40 9 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East - 5 £27,000 -
PPTP
UK

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 43 (100.00%) VPN
1 43 (100.00%) IPsec
2 39 (90.70%) Linux
3 31 (72.09%) MySQL
4 30 (69.77%) OpenVPN
5 27 (62.79%) PHP
6 26 (60.47%) Bash Shell
6 26 (60.47%) CentOS
7 25 (58.14%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (55.81%) Python
9 23 (53.49%) L2TP
9 23 (53.49%) VMware
9 23 (53.49%) Route 53
10 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (44.19%) Xen
12 18 (41.86%) Perl
13 17 (39.53%) Red Hat
13 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
14 16 (37.21%) Puppet
15 15 (34.88%) MariaDB
15 15 (34.88%) DNS
15 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
16 14 (32.56%) Telecoms
16 14 (32.56%) Ubuntu
16 14 (32.56%) Apache
16 14 (32.56%) nginx
17 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
17 13 (30.23%) KVM
17 13 (30.23%) Migration
18 12 (27.91%) LAMP

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (32.56%) Apache
1 14 (32.56%) nginx
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (9.30%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (9.30%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (58.14%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (53.49%) Route 53
3 13 (30.23%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (27.91%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) VPN
1 43 (100.00%) IPsec
2 30 (69.77%) OpenVPN
3 23 (53.49%) L2TP
4 15 (34.88%) DNS
5 12 (27.91%) Internet
6 11 (25.58%) TCP/IP
6 11 (25.58%) Firewall
7 9 (20.93%) OSPF
7 9 (20.93%) BGP
8 7 (16.28%) HTTP
8 7 (16.28%) IKE
8 7 (16.28%) LDAP
8 7 (16.28%) SMTP
8 7 (16.28%) VLAN
8 7 (16.28%) HSRP
9 6 (13.95%) VRRP
9 6 (13.95%) SSL
10 4 (9.30%) DHCP
11 3 (6.98%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) MySQL
2 15 (34.88%) MariaDB
3 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.30%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Selenium
1 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (32.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (41.86%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (39.53%) Administrator
3 10 (23.26%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Administrator
6 4 (9.30%) Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Network Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) IT Support
8 2 (4.65%) Senior IT Support
9 1 (2.33%) Project Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Escalation Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.91%) LAMP
2 11 (25.58%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (39.53%) Data Centre
2 12 (27.91%) Cryptography
2 12 (27.91%) PKI
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 39 (90.70%) Linux
2 26 (60.47%) CentOS
3 14 (32.56%) Ubuntu
4 12 (27.91%) Debian
4 12 (27.91%) Windows
5 10 (23.26%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (16.28%) UNIX
7 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 7
7 4 (9.30%) Windows 8
8 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (30.23%) Migration
2 12 (27.91%) Scrum
2 12 (27.91%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (27.91%) Analytics
2 12 (27.91%) DevOps
3 11 (25.58%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (25.58%) Data Protection
3 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 4 (9.30%) Data Management
5 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.65%) Time Management
6 2 (4.65%) Validation
7 1 (2.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.33%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) PHP
2 26 (60.47%) Bash Shell
3 24 (55.81%) Python
4 18 (41.86%) Perl
5 15 (34.88%) Shell Script
6 12 (27.91%) C++
7 6 (13.95%) Ruby
7 6 (13.95%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.65%) Java
8 2 (4.65%) SQL
9 1 (2.33%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Degree
3 2 (4.65%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.33%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (46.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (44.19%) Xen
3 13 (30.23%) KVM
4 11 (25.58%) Docker
5 6 (13.95%) VirtualBox
6 4 (9.30%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (37.21%) Puppet
2 11 (25.58%) Vagrant
3 6 (13.95%) Nagios
3 6 (13.95%) ZABBIX
4 4 (9.30%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (9.30%) Ansible
Vendors
1 23 (53.49%) VMware
2 17 (39.53%) Red Hat
3 12 (27.91%) Cisco
4 4 (9.30%) HP
4 4 (9.30%) Sage
4 4 (9.30%) Oracle
5 3 (6.98%) Draytek
5 3 (6.98%) Sophos
6 2 (4.65%) Juniper
6 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 16 days ago