The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 621 641 -
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.008% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.073% 0.051% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Average salary £45,000 £51,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.19% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,000 £73,750
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -57.96%
PPTP
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
6862 7882 7803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.57% 16.14% 17.73%
Number of salaries quoted 5815 6512 6445
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £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% -

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in London

PPTP
Salary Trend in London

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

PPTP Salary Trend in London

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 18 (100.00%) Linux
1 18 (100.00%) VPN
1 18 (100.00%) IPsec
2 17 (94.44%) OpenVPN
3 16 (88.89%) L2TP
3 16 (88.89%) MySQL
4 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
4 14 (77.78%) PHP
4 14 (77.78%) MariaDB
4 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
5 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
5 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
5 13 (72.22%) CentOS
5 13 (72.22%) nginx
5 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
5 13 (72.22%) Apache
5 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
6 12 (66.67%) VMware
6 12 (66.67%) Python
6 12 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
6 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (66.67%) Xen
6 12 (66.67%) KVM
6 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 11 (61.11%) Internet
7 11 (61.11%) Perl
7 11 (61.11%) Debian
8 10 (55.56%) Web Services
8 10 (55.56%) Route 53
9 9 (50.00%) Amazon Linux

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 13 (72.22%) Apache
1 13 (72.22%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 12 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (55.56%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) VPN
1 18 (100.00%) IPsec
2 17 (94.44%) OpenVPN
3 16 (88.89%) L2TP
4 11 (61.11%) Internet
5 3 (16.67%) DNS
6 1 (5.56%) OSPF
6 1 (5.56%) BGP
6 1 (5.56%) LDAP
6 1 (5.56%) LAN
6 1 (5.56%) WAN
6 1 (5.56%) SMTP
6 1 (5.56%) HTTP
6 1 (5.56%) IKE
6 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
6 1 (5.56%) Firewall
6 1 (5.56%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (88.89%) MySQL
2 14 (77.78%) MariaDB
General
1 13 (72.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
2 14 (77.78%) Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (55.56%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Linux
2 13 (72.22%) Ubuntu
2 13 (72.22%) CentOS
3 11 (61.11%) Debian
4 9 (50.00%) Amazon Linux
5 1 (5.56%) UNIX
5 1 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (5.56%) Migration
1 1 (5.56%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 14 (77.78%) PHP
1 14 (77.78%) Shell Script
2 13 (72.22%) Bash Shell
3 12 (66.67%) Python
4 11 (61.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 12 (66.67%) Xen
1 12 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (66.67%) KVM
Vendors
1 13 (72.22%) Red Hat
2 12 (66.67%) VMware
3 2 (11.11%) Rackspace
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco