The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 624 618 623
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +5
Permanent jobs citing PPP 19 12 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.043% 0.025% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.16% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 3
Average salary £41,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.52% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £37,750 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £58,000 £54,300
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -2.04%
PPP
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
7787 7413 8578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.63% 15.70% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6499 6064 7075
Average salary £51,500 £49,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.04% -1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in London

PPP
Salary Trend in London

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

PPP Salary Trend in London

PPP
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

PPP Salary Histogram in London

PPP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the London region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
City of London +10 1 - -
PPP
England

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 40 (86.96%) Cisco
2 34 (73.91%) CCNP
2 34 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
3 32 (69.57%) IPsec
4 31 (67.39%) L2TP
5 30 (65.22%) Cisco ASA
6 29 (63.04%) BGP
7 22 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (41.30%) DSL
9 17 (36.96%) IPv4
10 16 (34.78%) MPLS
11 14 (30.43%) Linux
12 13 (28.26%) VPN
13 12 (26.09%) VMware
14 11 (23.91%) Broadband
14 11 (23.91%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (23.91%) Cacti
15 10 (21.74%) DHCP
15 10 (21.74%) CCIP
15 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
15 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
15 10 (21.74%) Network Management
16 9 (19.57%) DNS
16 9 (19.57%) Nagios
17 8 (17.39%) OSPF
17 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
18 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
18 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
19 6 (13.04%) VoIP
19 6 (13.04%) CCIE

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 2 (4.35%) MS Exchange
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 32 (69.57%) IPsec
2 31 (67.39%) L2TP
3 30 (65.22%) Cisco ASA
4 29 (63.04%) BGP
5 22 (47.83%) Cisco IOS
6 19 (41.30%) DSL
7 17 (36.96%) IPv4
8 16 (34.78%) MPLS
9 13 (28.26%) VPN
10 11 (23.91%) Broadband
10 11 (23.91%) Cisco PIX
11 10 (21.74%) DHCP
12 9 (19.57%) DNS
13 8 (17.39%) OSPF
14 6 (13.04%) VoIP
15 5 (10.87%) Ethernet
15 5 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
15 5 (10.87%) Wireless
16 4 (8.70%) Frame Relay
16 4 (8.70%) RTP
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
2 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.35%) Marketing
3 1 (2.17%) Games
Job Titles
1 37 (80.43%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Senior Network Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (6.52%) Network Manager
4 2 (4.35%) Senior Manager
4 2 (4.35%) PPC Specialist
4 2 (4.35%) IP Engineer
4 2 (4.35%) PPC Manager
4 2 (4.35%) PPC Analyst
4 2 (4.35%) PPC Executive
4 2 (4.35%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) Clustering
3 2 (4.35%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.35%) Private Cloud
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (30.43%) Linux
2 3 (6.52%) UNIX
2 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Solaris
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (21.74%) Network Management
2 8 (17.39%) Configuration Management
3 7 (15.22%) Capacity Planning
4 5 (10.87%) Change Control
4 5 (10.87%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.70%) Project Management
5 4 (8.70%) Incident Management
5 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
6 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) OpenUP
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.52%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.52%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.35%) Product Management
7 2 (4.35%) Portfolio Management
7 2 (4.35%) Analytics
Qualifications
1 34 (73.91%) CCNP
1 34 (73.91%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (21.74%) CCIP
3 6 (13.04%) CCIE
3 6 (13.04%) Degree
4 3 (6.52%) CCSP
5 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 2 (4.35%) CCDP
5 2 (4.35%) CCA
5 2 (4.35%) Citrix Certification
5 2 (4.35%) CCEA
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (4.35%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (21.74%) VMware ESX
2 7 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.17%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (23.91%) Cacti
2 9 (19.57%) Nagios
3 3 (6.52%) OpenView
Vendors
1 40 (86.96%) Cisco
2 12 (26.09%) VMware
3 10 (21.74%) Red Hat
4 4 (8.70%) Juniper
4 4 (8.70%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 3 (6.52%) HP
6 2 (4.35%) Citrix
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
6 2 (4.35%) Google