The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank - - 88
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales - - 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £28,000
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £31,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year
+8.06% -55.71%
PPTP
Wales

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 Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
338 202 239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 27.86% 20.18% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 271 169 230
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £28,100 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

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

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

PPTP
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

PPTP Salary Trend in South Wales

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (66.67%) Firmware
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
2 2 (66.67%) IGRP

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Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 3 (100.00%) Apache
1 3 (100.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) IPsec
1 3 (100.00%) VLAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 3 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
2 2 (66.67%) ADSL
2 2 (66.67%) ISDN
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) SNMP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) OSPF
2 2 (66.67%) BGP
2 2 (66.67%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Network Management
2 2 (66.67%) Configuration Management
2 2 (66.67%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) AWK
1 1 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Firmware
1 2 (66.67%) VMware ESX
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Dell
2 2 (66.67%) EMC
2 2 (66.67%) Nokia
2 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Brocade
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat