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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 620 629 601
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -28
Permanent jobs citing PPP 13 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.029% 0.049% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.30% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 0
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
6967 7918 7829
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.63% 16.16% 17.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5907 6536 6464
Average salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £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 3 July 2015.

PPP Salary Histogram in London

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 27 (81.82%) CCNP
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
1 27 (81.82%) BGP
2 26 (78.79%) L2TP
3 24 (72.73%) Cisco
4 18 (54.55%) IPv4
4 18 (54.55%) MPLS
5 17 (51.52%) IPsec
6 16 (48.48%) Broadband
7 14 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
7 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (36.36%) Linux
8 12 (36.36%) DSL
9 11 (33.33%) Cacti
10 9 (27.27%) Nagios
10 9 (27.27%) UNIX
11 8 (24.24%) DHCP
11 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
11 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
11 8 (24.24%) VMware
11 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
11 8 (24.24%) Network Management
11 8 (24.24%) Change Control
11 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
12 7 (21.21%) Degree
12 7 (21.21%) IPv6
12 7 (21.21%) DNS
12 7 (21.21%) CCNA
13 6 (18.18%) Python

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 27 (81.82%) BGP
2 26 (78.79%) L2TP
3 18 (54.55%) IPv4
3 18 (54.55%) MPLS
4 17 (51.52%) IPsec
5 16 (48.48%) Broadband
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco IOS
6 14 (42.42%) Cisco ASA
7 12 (36.36%) DSL
8 8 (24.24%) DHCP
9 7 (21.21%) IPv6
9 7 (21.21%) DNS
10 6 (18.18%) Internet
11 5 (15.15%) Firewall
12 4 (12.12%) VPLS
12 4 (12.12%) Megaco
12 4 (12.12%) RTP
12 4 (12.12%) OSPF
12 4 (12.12%) VoIP
13 3 (9.09%) WLAN
General
1 2 (6.06%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Games
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (75.76%) Network Engineer
2 9 (27.27%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (18.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Programme Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Network Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Support
6 1 (3.03%) Cisco Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (24.24%) Data Centre
2 4 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (9.09%) Clustering
4 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) UNIX
3 3 (9.09%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (24.24%) Configuration Management
1 8 (24.24%) Network Management
1 8 (24.24%) Change Control
2 4 (12.12%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.12%) Time Management
2 4 (12.12%) Service Delivery
2 4 (12.12%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.09%) OpenUP
3 3 (9.09%) Project Management
3 3 (9.09%) Capacity Management
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (9.09%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.06%) SDLC
4 2 (6.06%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
4 2 (6.06%) DSDM
4 2 (6.06%) Programme Management
4 2 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (18.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 27 (81.82%) CCNP
1 27 (81.82%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) CCNA
2 7 (21.21%) Degree
3 5 (15.15%) CCIP
3 5 (15.15%) CCIE
4 3 (9.09%) CCSP
5 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (24.24%) VMware ESX
1 8 (24.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.03%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 11 (33.33%) Cacti
2 9 (27.27%) Nagios
3 3 (9.09%) OpenView
Vendors
1 24 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (24.24%) Red Hat
2 8 (24.24%) VMware
3 5 (15.15%) Juniper
3 5 (15.15%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 3 (9.09%) HP
4 3 (9.09%) Sandvine
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