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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 874 934 906
Rank change year-on-year
+60 -28
Permanent jobs citing PPP 36 36 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.033% 0.054%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.20% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 29 30 44
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%

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
16448 18009 20907
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 16.73% 18.23%
Number of salaries quoted 13612 14924 16541
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 30 August 2016 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 21 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 30 August 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 +39 36 £47,500 +5.55% 5
London +45 14 £50,000 +53.84% 2
South East +23 11 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Southampton - 7 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire - 7 £32,500 - 1
East of England - 5 £57,500 -
Reading +5 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Berkshire +3 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Rickmansworth - 3 - -
Hertfordshire - 3 - -
South West +2 2 £28,750 +27.77% 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £57,500 -
Cirencester - 2 £28,750 -
North West - 2 £32,000 -
Leicester - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Manchester - 2 £32,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 - 1
East Midlands - 2 - -
Rochdale - 2 £32,000 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 44 (66.67%) MPLS
2 40 (60.61%) Cisco
3 37 (56.06%) BGP
4 32 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (40.91%) CCNP
6 26 (39.39%) VPN
7 24 (36.36%) CCNA
7 24 (36.36%) IPsec
7 24 (36.36%) OSPF
7 24 (36.36%) Juniper
7 24 (36.36%) L2TP
8 23 (34.85%) Data Centre
9 21 (31.82%) Telecoms
10 17 (25.76%) Firewall
11 16 (24.24%) WAN
11 16 (24.24%) ITIL
11 16 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (22.73%) Linux
13 14 (21.21%) LAN
13 14 (21.21%) VoIP
13 14 (21.21%) IPv4
13 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
14 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (19.70%) VMware
15 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (18.18%) Change Control
16 11 (16.67%) Network Management
16 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
17 10 (15.15%) Finance
17 10 (15.15%) CCIE

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 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
1 2 (3.03%) CMS
1 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.03%) Jadu
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.03%) MS Office
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 2 (3.03%) Slack
3 1 (1.52%) IaaS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (66.67%) MPLS
2 37 (56.06%) BGP
3 26 (39.39%) VPN
4 24 (36.36%) IPsec
4 24 (36.36%) L2TP
4 24 (36.36%) OSPF
5 17 (25.76%) Firewall
6 16 (24.24%) Cisco IOS
6 16 (24.24%) WAN
7 14 (21.21%) IPv4
7 14 (21.21%) LAN
7 14 (21.21%) VoIP
8 12 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 10 (15.15%) Ethernet
10 10 (15.15%) VLAN
11 9 (13.64%) Junos
12 8 (12.12%) DNS
12 8 (12.12%) IPv6
12 8 (12.12%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
2 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Games
4 5 (7.58%) Online Betting
5 4 (6.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 30 (45.45%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) IP Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
3 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
4 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
5 4 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
5 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Consultant
6 3 (4.55%) Data Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Data Architect
6 3 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.06%) 802.1X
1 4 (6.06%) Middleware
2 2 (3.03%) DBIx::Class
2 2 (3.03%) Lucene
2 2 (3.03%) Sphinx
2 2 (3.03%) Xapian
3 1 (1.52%) .NET
3 1 (1.52%) Velocity
3 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (34.85%) Data Centre
2 9 (13.64%) Statistics
3 6 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
5 4 (6.06%) CMDB
5 4 (6.06%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
6 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.03%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.03%) Replication
6 2 (3.03%) VCE vBlock
7 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) Mechatronics
7 1 (1.52%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 15 (22.73%) Linux
2 10 (15.15%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Unix
4 3 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (24.24%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Configuration Management
3 12 (18.18%) Change Control
4 11 (16.67%) Network Management
5 10 (15.15%) Load Balancing
6 9 (13.64%) TOGAF
7 7 (10.61%) ITSM
7 7 (10.61%) Presales
7 7 (10.61%) Time Management
8 6 (9.09%) Process Improvement
9 5 (7.58%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 5 (7.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (7.58%) Service Management
10 4 (6.06%) Analytics
10 4 (6.06%) DevOps
10 4 (6.06%) Internal Audit
10 4 (6.06%) Line Management
10 4 (6.06%) Prototyping
10 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
10 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.61%) Python
2 6 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.03%) C
4 2 (3.03%) PHP
5 1 (1.52%) C#
5 1 (1.52%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (48.48%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (40.91%) CCNP
3 24 (36.36%) CCNA
4 10 (15.15%) CCIE
5 8 (12.12%) CCIP
6 7 (10.61%) Degree
7 2 (3.03%) AWS Certification
7 2 (3.03%) CCSP
7 2 (3.03%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.03%) MCSA
7 2 (3.03%) MCSE
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.03%) VCP5
7 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO 9000
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.09%) VMware ESX
3 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
4 2 (3.03%) vCloud
4 2 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Nagios
2 4 (6.06%) Cacti
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) OpenNMS
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) RANCID
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 2 (3.03%) WSUS
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (60.61%) Cisco
2 24 (36.36%) Juniper
3 13 (19.70%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) F5
5 4 (6.06%) Apple
5 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.55%) Brocade
6 3 (4.55%) Extreme Networks
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) Citrix
7 2 (3.03%) Ericsson
7 2 (3.03%) Foundry
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Huawei
7 2 (3.03%) Microsoft
7 2 (3.03%) Toshiba
7 2 (3.03%) ZyXEL
8 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.52%) Cognizant
8 1 (1.52%) Sage
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