The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 882 918 933
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +15
Permanent jobs citing PPP 34 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.047% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.27% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 22 42 52
Median salary £52,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,600 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £51,250 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+36.66% -3.22%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
16651 19150 20929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.07% 17.28% 17.40%
Number of salaries quoted 13836 15616 16734
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PPP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PPP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP within the UK.

PPP Salary Trend in the UK

PPP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP over the 3 months to 1 July 2016 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the UK over the 3 months to 1 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 34 £52,500 +20.00% 4
London +52 14 £55,000 +22.22% 2
South East +21 10 £52,500 +16.66%
East of England - 6 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 6 - -
Hertfordshire - 6 - -
Berkshire +13 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Reading +10 5 £52,500 +5.00%
Surrey +31 4 £52,500 +94.44%
Camberley 0 4 £52,500 +94.44%
West Midlands -9 2 £44,000 +51.72%
Rochdale - 2 £32,000 -
Manchester - 2 £32,000 -
Coventry - 2 £44,000 -
North West - 2 £32,000 -
Kent +2 1 - -
Folkestone - 1 - -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 2016, IT jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PPP.

1 38 (60.32%) MPLS
2 37 (58.73%) BGP
2 37 (58.73%) Cisco
3 28 (44.44%) Firewall
4 27 (42.86%) VPN
4 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (39.68%) WAN
5 25 (39.68%) OSPF
6 22 (34.92%) EIGRP
6 22 (34.92%) CCNP
7 20 (31.75%) Juniper
7 20 (31.75%) L2TP
7 20 (31.75%) IPsec
7 20 (31.75%) Telecoms
8 19 (30.16%) LAN
8 19 (30.16%) Load Balancing
9 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
10 15 (23.81%) HSRP
10 15 (23.81%) ITIL
11 14 (22.22%) SSL
11 14 (22.22%) IPv4
12 13 (20.63%) CCNA
12 13 (20.63%) DNS
12 13 (20.63%) Wireless
13 12 (19.05%) Finance
13 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (19.05%) xDSL
14 11 (17.46%) Ethernet
14 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
14 11 (17.46%) Broadband

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.59%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Flinto
1 1 (1.59%) InVision
1 1 (1.59%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.59%) IaaS
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (60.32%) MPLS
2 37 (58.73%) BGP
3 28 (44.44%) Firewall
4 27 (42.86%) VPN
5 25 (39.68%) OSPF
5 25 (39.68%) WAN
6 22 (34.92%) EIGRP
7 20 (31.75%) IPsec
7 20 (31.75%) L2TP
8 19 (30.16%) LAN
9 15 (23.81%) HSRP
10 14 (22.22%) IPv4
10 14 (22.22%) SSL
11 13 (20.63%) DNS
11 13 (20.63%) Wireless
12 12 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
12 12 (19.05%) xDSL
13 11 (17.46%) Broadband
13 11 (17.46%) Ethernet
13 11 (17.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
1 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.59%) JIRA
General
1 20 (31.75%) Telecoms
2 12 (19.05%) Finance
3 5 (7.94%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (19.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (17.46%) Implementation Engineer
4 10 (15.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (12.70%) Architect
6 6 (9.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) Consultant
6 6 (9.52%) IP Engineer
6 6 (9.52%) IT Manager
7 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Cloud Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Presales Solution Architect
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Implementation Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) Solutions Architect
8 4 (6.35%) Configuration Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.94%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.35%) Middleware
3 1 (1.59%) .NET
3 1 (1.59%) Material Design
3 1 (1.59%) Velocity
3 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.98%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.11%) Private Cloud
3 4 (6.35%) CMDB
3 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
3 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.17%) Mechatronics
5 2 (3.17%) PMI
5 2 (3.17%) Robotics
6 1 (1.59%) Animation
6 1 (1.59%) mHealth
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
6 1 (1.59%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.76%) Unix
2 2 (3.17%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (30.16%) Load Balancing
2 15 (23.81%) ITIL
3 9 (14.29%) Network Design
4 8 (12.70%) Configuration Management
4 8 (12.70%) Presales
4 8 (12.70%) Project Management
4 8 (12.70%) Root Cause Analysis
4 8 (12.70%) Time Management
5 7 (11.11%) TOGAF
6 6 (9.52%) Change Control
6 6 (9.52%) ITSM
6 6 (9.52%) Network Management
6 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
7 5 (7.94%) BCP
7 5 (7.94%) Business Continuity Planning
7 5 (7.94%) Coaching
7 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.94%) Mentoring
7 5 (7.94%) Prototyping
7 5 (7.94%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.11%) Python
2 5 (7.94%) Perl
3 3 (4.76%) C
3 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.17%) C++
4 2 (3.17%) PHP
4 2 (3.17%) SQL
5 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (42.86%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (34.92%) CCNP
3 13 (20.63%) CCNA
4 9 (14.29%) CCIE
5 8 (12.70%) CCIP
6 5 (7.94%) Degree
7 4 (6.35%) JNCIA
8 3 (4.76%) CCSP
8 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
8 3 (4.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (3.17%) ISEB
9 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.59%) PhD
10 1 (1.59%) VCP5
10 1 (1.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.94%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) ISO 9000
2 4 (6.35%) QA
3 2 (3.17%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) vCloud
3 1 (1.59%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.59%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (4.76%) Cacti
1 3 (4.76%) Nagios
2 2 (3.17%) OpenNMS
2 2 (3.17%) Puppet
2 2 (3.17%) RANCID
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCOM
3 1 (1.59%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.59%) SolarWinds Orion
3 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Cisco
2 20 (31.75%) Juniper
3 9 (14.29%) VMware
4 8 (12.70%) CheckPoint
5 6 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
5 6 (9.52%) F5
6 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
7 3 (4.76%) Brocade
8 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
8 2 (3.17%) Fortinet
8 2 (3.17%) Foundry
8 2 (3.17%) HP
8 2 (3.17%) Huawei
8 2 (3.17%) Oracle
8 2 (3.17%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.59%) Apple
9 1 (1.59%) Citrix
9 1 (1.59%) EMC
9 1 (1.59%) Hitachi
9 1 (1.59%) NetApp
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