The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank - 215 -
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 0 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - 0.039% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.24% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 0
Average salary - £20,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £25,750 £20,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+28.75% -67.47%
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 West region.

Communications & Networking Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
985 831 1196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 16.25% 16.25% 21.03%
Number of salaries quoted 849 646 996
Average salary £35,000 £35,657 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.84% +1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

PPTP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

PPTP Salary Trend in the South West

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) IIS
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) SMTP
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) Back Office
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (87.50%) High Availability
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
2 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) logstash
2 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (87.50%) SolarWinds
2 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development

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Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (87.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) SMTP
1 8 (100.00%) HTTP
1 8 (100.00%) VPN
1 8 (100.00%) DNS
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
2 7 (87.50%) Network Security
2 7 (87.50%) SAN
2 7 (87.50%) H.323
2 7 (87.50%) ISDN
2 7 (87.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) MySQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Big Data
General
1 8 (100.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (100.00%) Systems Administrator
1 8 (100.00%) Administrator
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Administrator
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) XML
1 8 (100.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (87.50%) Computer Science
1 7 (87.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Windows
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 8 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) High Availability
1 7 (87.50%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (87.50%) DNA
2 1 (12.50%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) CCNA
2 1 (12.50%) MCSE
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) VMware ESX
1 8 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) logstash
1 7 (87.50%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) VMware
2 7 (87.50%) SolarWinds
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft