The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 2 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 866 861 869
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing PPP 36 63 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.054% 0.019%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.30% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 30 44 16
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £35,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+28.57% -18.60%

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
18408 21006 19116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.64% 18.09% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 15295 16594 15434
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 2 September 2015 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 23 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the UK over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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
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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
England -6 31 £45,000 - 5
South East -27 13 £45,000 - 3
London -6 11 £32,500 -38.09% 1
Berkshire -3 6 £45,000 - 3
Kent +1 5 £70,000 +75.00%
Tunbridge Wells -27 5 £70,000 +75.00%
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Reading -5 4 £45,000 - 3
Scotland - 3 £50,000 - 1
South West -18 2 £22,500 -35.71%
Horsham - 2 £45,000 -
Bristol - 2 £22,500 -
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Surrey +6 1 £36,000 -34.54%
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Glasgow - 1 £37,500 -
Cobham - 1 £36,000 -
Bridgend - 1 £27,500 -
Wales - 1 £27,500 -
South Wales - 1 £27,500 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 58 (64.44%) BGP
2 57 (63.33%) Cisco
3 51 (56.67%) MPLS
4 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
5 48 (53.33%) Firewall
6 43 (47.78%) EIGRP
6 43 (47.78%) L2TP
6 43 (47.78%) CCNP
7 41 (45.56%) OSPF
8 36 (40.00%) IPsec
9 33 (36.67%) DNS
10 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
10 32 (35.56%) Load Balancing
11 31 (34.44%) Cisco ASA
11 31 (34.44%) VPN
11 31 (34.44%) WAN
11 31 (34.44%) Broadband
11 31 (34.44%) VMware
12 24 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
13 23 (25.56%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (25.56%) Wireless
14 22 (24.44%) UNIX
14 22 (24.44%) LAN
14 22 (24.44%) VoIP
15 21 (23.33%) CCNA
16 20 (22.22%) ITIL
16 20 (22.22%) VLAN
17 19 (21.11%) HSRP
17 19 (21.11%) IPv4
18 17 (18.89%) Internet

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (4.44%) Lync
Applications
1 6 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (5.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.11%) CA PPM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 58 (64.44%) BGP
2 51 (56.67%) MPLS
3 48 (53.33%) Firewall
4 43 (47.78%) EIGRP
4 43 (47.78%) L2TP
5 41 (45.56%) OSPF
6 36 (40.00%) IPsec
7 33 (36.67%) DNS
8 32 (35.56%) TCP/IP
9 31 (34.44%) VPN
9 31 (34.44%) Broadband
9 31 (34.44%) WAN
9 31 (34.44%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (26.67%) Spanning Tree
11 23 (25.56%) Wireless
11 23 (25.56%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (24.44%) LAN
12 22 (24.44%) VoIP
13 20 (22.22%) VLAN
14 19 (21.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (4.44%) Big Data
2 2 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.22%) MySQL
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.11%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
General
1 10 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (6.67%) Marketing
3 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Network Engineer
2 13 (14.44%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (13.33%) Analyst
4 9 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Network Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Developer
5 7 (7.78%) Implementation Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Senior Implementation Engineer
5 7 (7.78%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (5.56%) PPC Executive
6 5 (5.56%) PPC Specialist
6 5 (5.56%) Head of Architecture
6 5 (5.56%) PPC Manager
6 5 (5.56%) PPC Analyst
6 5 (5.56%) Senior Manager
6 5 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Systems Support Engineer
8 3 (3.33%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) SOAP
1 5 (5.56%) XML
2 4 (4.44%) XSD
2 4 (4.44%) XSLT
2 4 (4.44%) JMS
2 4 (4.44%) Web Services
2 4 (4.44%) .NET
2 4 (4.44%) REST
3 3 (3.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET
3 3 (3.33%) WCF
3 3 (3.33%) jQuery
3 3 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.11%) CSS
4 1 (1.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.56%) Statistics
4 3 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) GIS
6 1 (1.11%) Clustering
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.11%) Social Media
6 1 (1.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (24.44%) UNIX
2 8 (8.89%) Linux
3 4 (4.44%) Windows
4 1 (1.11%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (35.56%) Load Balancing
2 20 (22.22%) ITIL
3 17 (18.89%) Mentoring
4 13 (14.44%) Network Design
5 12 (13.33%) SOA
6 11 (12.22%) Coaching
7 10 (11.11%) Network Management
7 10 (11.11%) Analytics
7 10 (11.11%) Service Delivery
8 9 (10.00%) Change Management
8 9 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (10.00%) Project Management
8 9 (10.00%) Service Management
8 9 (10.00%) High Availability
9 8 (8.89%) Business Continuity Planning
9 8 (8.89%) Business Continuity
10 7 (7.78%) BCP
11 6 (6.67%) Test Management
11 6 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (4.44%) Shell Script
2 4 (4.44%) Java
2 4 (4.44%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.44%) Perl
3 3 (3.33%) C#
4 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.11%) SQL
4 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (1.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 50 (55.56%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (47.78%) CCNP
3 21 (23.33%) CCNA
4 15 (16.67%) CCDP
5 13 (14.44%) CCSP
6 11 (12.22%) CCIE
7 10 (11.11%) CCIP
7 10 (11.11%) JNCIS
8 9 (10.00%) Degree
8 9 (10.00%) CCDA
9 8 (8.89%) SC Cleared
9 8 (8.89%) Security Cleared
10 7 (7.78%) CCSA
10 7 (7.78%) CCSE
11 5 (5.56%) Postgraduate
12 4 (4.44%) JNCIA
13 3 (3.33%) MCTS
13 3 (3.33%) MCSE
13 3 (3.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.89%) SLA
2 3 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (11.11%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.22%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.22%) XenApp
3 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (6.67%) OpenView
2 5 (5.56%) CiscoWorks
2 5 (5.56%) Cacti
2 5 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
3 4 (4.44%) Nagios
4 2 (2.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (63.33%) Cisco
2 31 (34.44%) VMware
3 17 (18.89%) F5
4 14 (15.56%) CheckPoint
5 12 (13.33%) Juniper
6 9 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.78%) Nortel
7 7 (7.78%) Nokia
7 7 (7.78%) SonicWALL
8 5 (5.56%) Polycom
8 5 (5.56%) Google
8 5 (5.56%) Remedy
8 5 (5.56%) 3Com
8 5 (5.56%) BMC
9 4 (4.44%) Avaya
9 4 (4.44%) Siemens
9 4 (4.44%) Red Hat
9 4 (4.44%) webMethods
10 2 (2.22%) McAfee
10 2 (2.22%) Citrix
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