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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 909 911 925
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Permanent jobs citing PPP 28 63 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.057% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 63
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £27,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £55,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £38,891 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+28.56% -2.77%

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
17671 20049 20487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.23% 18.16% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14669 15886 16267
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 5 May 2016 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 18 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 5 May 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 -5 25 £50,000 +21.95% 3
London +14 10 £37,500 -8.53%
South East 0 9 £50,000 +12.99% 1
Berkshire -2 6 £50,000 -
Reading +11 5 £51,250 -
West Yorkshire +12 2 £55,000 +7.31%
Yorkshire +8 2 £55,000 +7.31%
Surrey +4 2 £50,000 +85.18%
Leeds +1 2 £55,000 +7.31%
Camberley -12 2 £50,000 +85.18%
West Midlands -22 2 £44,000 +51.72% 1
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 1
Coventry - 2 £44,000 -
East of England - 2 - - 1
Rickmansworth - 2 - - 1
Kent -7 1 - - 1
Folkestone - 1 - - 1
City of London - 1 £61,500 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 (63.33%) Cisco
1 38 (63.33%) BGP
2 35 (58.33%) MPLS
2 35 (58.33%) Firewall
3 29 (48.33%) WAN
4 28 (46.67%) VPN
5 27 (45.00%) OSPF
5 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
6 25 (41.67%) IPsec
7 23 (38.33%) Load Balancing
8 22 (36.67%) EIGRP
8 22 (36.67%) CCNP
9 19 (31.67%) SSL
9 19 (31.67%) LAN
9 19 (31.67%) L2TP
10 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
11 16 (26.67%) VMware
12 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 15 (25.00%) Juniper
12 15 (25.00%) Wireless
12 15 (25.00%) HSRP
13 14 (23.33%) ATM
13 14 (23.33%) CCNA
13 14 (23.33%) xDSL
14 13 (21.67%) DNS
14 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
15 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
15 12 (20.00%) Ethernet
16 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
16 11 (18.33%) SLA

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 4 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.67%) IaaS
2 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (63.33%) BGP
2 35 (58.33%) Firewall
2 35 (58.33%) MPLS
3 29 (48.33%) WAN
4 28 (46.67%) VPN
5 27 (45.00%) OSPF
6 25 (41.67%) IPsec
7 22 (36.67%) EIGRP
8 19 (31.67%) L2TP
8 19 (31.67%) LAN
8 19 (31.67%) SSL
9 15 (25.00%) HSRP
9 15 (25.00%) Wireless
10 14 (23.33%) ATM
10 14 (23.33%) xDSL
11 13 (21.67%) DNS
11 13 (21.67%) TCP/IP
12 12 (20.00%) Ethernet
13 11 (18.33%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (18.33%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 10 (16.67%) Finance
3 4 (6.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (18.33%) Implementation Engineer
5 10 (16.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 9 (15.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 8 (13.33%) Consultant
8 7 (11.67%) IT Manager
9 6 (10.00%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
9 6 (10.00%) Support Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) IP Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 5 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (6.67%) Data Consultant
11 4 (6.67%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.00%) .NET
2 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 2 (3.33%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.33%) Middleware
4 1 (1.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.67%) CSS
4 1 (1.67%) HTML
4 1 (1.67%) jQuery
4 1 (1.67%) REST
4 1 (1.67%) SOAP
4 1 (1.67%) Velocity
4 1 (1.67%) Web Services
4 1 (1.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (28.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.33%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (6.67%) EqualLogic
4 4 (6.67%) Replication
4 4 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (3.33%) CMDB
6 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.33%) Mechatronics
6 2 (3.33%) PMI
6 2 (3.33%) Robotics
7 1 (1.67%) Animation
7 1 (1.67%) mHealth
7 1 (1.67%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.67%) User Experience
7 1 (1.67%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.00%) Windows
2 5 (8.33%) Unix
3 4 (6.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.67%) Linux
4 1 (1.67%) Solaris
4 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Load Balancing
2 11 (18.33%) ITIL
3 9 (15.00%) Network Design
3 9 (15.00%) Project Management
4 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
4 7 (11.67%) Service Management
5 6 (10.00%) BCP
5 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity
5 6 (10.00%) Business Continuity Planning
5 6 (10.00%) Coaching
5 6 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.00%) Service Design
6 5 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (6.67%) Change Management
7 4 (6.67%) Network Management
7 4 (6.67%) Presales
7 4 (6.67%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.00%) High Availability
8 3 (5.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.00%) Python
1 6 (10.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.33%) VB
3 4 (6.67%) Perl
3 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (5.00%) C
5 2 (3.33%) C#
5 2 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (1.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (36.67%) CCNP
3 14 (23.33%) CCNA
4 9 (15.00%) CCIE
5 7 (11.67%) CCIP
6 6 (10.00%) Degree
6 6 (10.00%) Security Cleared
7 5 (8.33%) JNCIA
7 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
8 4 (6.67%) CCA
8 4 (6.67%) CCSP
8 4 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.33%) ISEB
9 2 (3.33%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.67%) CCDA
10 1 (1.67%) CCSA
10 1 (1.67%) CCSE
10 1 (1.67%) CISSP
10 1 (1.67%) VCP5
10 1 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9000
2 2 (3.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.33%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.67%) XenApp
3 4 (6.67%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.67%) vCloud
4 1 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.33%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 38 (63.33%) Cisco
2 16 (26.67%) VMware
3 15 (25.00%) Juniper
4 11 (18.33%) CheckPoint
5 7 (11.67%) HP
6 6 (10.00%) F5
7 5 (8.33%) Citrix
7 5 (8.33%) Extreme Networks
8 4 (6.67%) Dell
8 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
8 4 (6.67%) Sophos
8 4 (6.67%) Veeam
9 3 (5.00%) Fortinet
10 2 (3.33%) CommVault
10 2 (3.33%) EMC
10 2 (3.33%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.33%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.67%) Hitachi
11 1 (1.67%) NetApp
11 1 (1.67%) Nokia
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Rushworths
Salary: Competitive base + Car/car allowance & benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Folkestone
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 per annum + 5 Star Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
West Midlands
Cognizant
Posted: 26 days ago