The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP 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 PPTP over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank - 417 443
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.005% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.021% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 2
Average salary - £75,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +60.42%
UK excluding London average salary £33,750 £20,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+68.75% -57.21%
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 South East region.

Communications & Networking Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
4976 4721 5273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 22.33% 22.26% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3704 3651 4309
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% -1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,090 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

PPTP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

PPTP Salary Trend in the South East

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) Symantec
2 4 (80.00%) Sophos
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Cisco
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Citrix
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) Sage
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Draytek
2 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (80.00%) NETGEAR
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) iPhone

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 5 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 4 (80.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 4 (80.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) VPN
1 5 (100.00%) IPsec
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
3 3 (60.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Escalation Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (60.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
2 1 (20.00%) Junior IT Technician
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Blackberry
1 4 (80.00%) iPhone
1 4 (80.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Vista
2 4 (80.00%) Windows XP
2 4 (80.00%) Android
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 8
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
1 4 (80.00%) Symantec
1 4 (80.00%) Sophos
1 4 (80.00%) Cisco
1 4 (80.00%) Citrix
1 4 (80.00%) Sage
1 4 (80.00%) Draytek
1 4 (80.00%) NETGEAR