The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 407 402 426
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +24
Permanent jobs citing PPP 31 25 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.14% 0.12% 0.087%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.65% 0.56% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 12
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.70% +15.62%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4771 4476 5383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.15% 21.14% 23.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3548 3452 4516
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PPP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PPP Salary Trend in the South East

PPP
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

PPP Salary Histogram in the South East

PPP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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
Berkshire +8 25 £46,750 -6.50%
Surrey - 6 £51,250 -
PPP
England

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 (58.70%) MPLS
2 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (56.52%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) VPN
4 24 (52.17%) Ethernet
4 24 (52.17%) OSPF
5 23 (50.00%) CCNP
6 22 (47.83%) BGP
7 21 (45.65%) xDSL
8 19 (41.30%) VoIP
8 19 (41.30%) IPsec
9 18 (39.13%) ATM
9 18 (39.13%) CCNA
10 16 (34.78%) EIGRP
10 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
11 15 (32.61%) SNMP
11 15 (32.61%) Degree
12 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
13 13 (28.26%) UNIX
13 13 (28.26%) HP
14 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
14 12 (26.09%) SSL
14 12 (26.09%) VLAN
15 11 (23.91%) SQL
15 11 (23.91%) Oracle
15 11 (23.91%) MS Office
15 11 (23.91%) Solaris
15 11 (23.91%) Linux
15 11 (23.91%) Oracle Forms

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 11 (23.91%) MS Office
1 11 (23.91%) MS Excel
1 11 (23.91%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Communications & Networking
1 27 (58.70%) MPLS
2 26 (56.52%) Firewall
3 25 (54.35%) VPN
4 24 (52.17%) OSPF
4 24 (52.17%) Ethernet
5 22 (47.83%) BGP
6 21 (45.65%) xDSL
7 19 (41.30%) IPsec
7 19 (41.30%) VoIP
8 18 (39.13%) ATM
9 16 (34.78%) EIGRP
10 15 (32.61%) SNMP
11 12 (26.09%) TCP/IP
11 12 (26.09%) SSL
11 12 (26.09%) VLAN
12 11 (23.91%) L2TP
12 11 (23.91%) DNS
12 11 (23.91%) WAN
13 9 (19.57%) IPX
13 9 (19.57%) Broadband
Development Applications
1 11 (23.91%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (19.57%) Finance
3 2 (4.35%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (43.48%) Network Engineer
2 6 (13.04%) Network Support
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Network Security Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Network Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Support
3 5 (10.87%) Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Security Consultant
3 5 (10.87%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (10.87%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Team Leader
4 4 (8.70%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (6.52%) Junior Support Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Junior
5 3 (6.52%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (6.52%) Junior Network Support
5 3 (6.52%) Junior Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.52%) PKI
2 3 (6.52%) Mainframe
3 2 (4.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (28.26%) UNIX
2 11 (23.91%) Solaris
2 11 (23.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.57%) Load Balancing
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
3 7 (15.22%) Change Management
4 6 (13.04%) ITIL
5 5 (10.87%) Root Cause Analysis
5 5 (10.87%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.87%) People Management
6 4 (8.70%) Change Control
6 4 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 4 (8.70%) Network Management
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL V3
7 3 (6.52%) Time Management
7 3 (6.52%) Budget Control
7 3 (6.52%) Data Analysis
7 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (6.52%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.35%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.35%) Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (23.91%) SQL
2 2 (4.35%) Python
2 2 (4.35%) Shell Script
2 2 (4.35%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (50.00%) CCNP
3 18 (39.13%) CCNA
4 15 (32.61%) Degree
5 11 (23.91%) SCSA
5 11 (23.91%) Sun Certification
6 5 (10.87%) CCIE
6 5 (10.87%) CCSP
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (6.52%) CCDP
7 3 (6.52%) JNCIS
8 2 (4.35%) JNCIA
8 2 (4.35%) SC Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
8 2 (4.35%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (56.52%) Cisco
2 13 (28.26%) HP
3 11 (23.91%) Microsoft
3 11 (23.91%) Sun
3 11 (23.91%) Veritas
3 11 (23.91%) Oracle
4 8 (17.39%) F5
5 7 (15.22%) CheckPoint
6 6 (13.04%) Huawei
7 4 (8.70%) VMware
8 2 (4.35%) Brocade
8 2 (4.35%) Fortinet
8 2 (4.35%) Aruba
9 1 (2.17%) Juniper