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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 647 651 713
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +62
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 10 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.036% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.21% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 3
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +20.96%
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
6689 7796 7807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.84% 17.46% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 5705 6516 6397
Average salary £52,500 £52,250 £49,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPTP across the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

PPTP Salary Histogram in London

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
2 9 (90.00%) VLAN
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (90.00%) Windows
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 9 (90.00%) Symantec
2 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
2 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
3 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
4 5 (50.00%) Firewall
4 5 (50.00%) SAN
4 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (50.00%) Clustering
4 5 (50.00%) Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (50.00%) NAS
4 5 (50.00%) Veeam
4 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (40.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (40.00%) IIS
4 1 (10.00%) Apache
4 1 (10.00%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (10.00%) CloudFront
2 1 (10.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
2 9 (90.00%) DHCP
2 9 (90.00%) DNS
2 9 (90.00%) VLAN
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) NAS
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
4 4 (40.00%) ADSL
4 4 (40.00%) FTP
4 4 (40.00%) HTTPS
4 4 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (10.00%) Internet
5 1 (10.00%) L2TP
5 1 (10.00%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (10.00%) MySQL
General
1 5 (50.00%) Banking
1 5 (50.00%) Investment Banking
2 4 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Administrator
2 5 (50.00%) Network Administrator
2 5 (50.00%) Server Administrator
3 4 (40.00%) Team Leader
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Leader
3 4 (40.00%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) LAMP
1 1 (10.00%) LEMP Stack
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Clustering
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (40.00%) iPhone
2 4 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (90.00%) Windows
1 9 (90.00%) Windows 7
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (90.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 4 (40.00%) Android
4 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000
4 4 (40.00%) Windows 2000 Server
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Vista
4 4 (40.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (10.00%) CentOS
5 1 (10.00%) Debian
5 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (10.00%) Perl
1 1 (10.00%) PHP
1 1 (10.00%) Python
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (90.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (10.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 4 (40.00%) Backup Exec
1 4 (40.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 4 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Symantec
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Veeam
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Apple
3 4 (40.00%) Dell
3 4 (40.00%) Draytek
3 4 (40.00%) GFI Software
3 4 (40.00%) HP
3 4 (40.00%) IBM
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) SonicWALL
3 4 (40.00%) Sophos
3 4 (40.00%) WatchGuard
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat