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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 845 858 858
Rank change year-on-year
+13 0
Permanent jobs citing PPP 57 18 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.017% 0.037%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.28% 0.097% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 32 15 26
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £33,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £50,000 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +20.00%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 24 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 19 September 2014. 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 +20 55 £40,000 -13.51% 2
London -2 28 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South East -8 18 £40,000 -4.76% 1
City of London +22 17 - -
Berkshire +6 10 £45,000 +15.38%
Reading -2 7 £50,000 +48.14%
South West -23 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Cirencester - 5 £35,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £38,000 - 1
Southampton - 5 £38,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £29,000 -
Kent 0 2 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £29,000 -
Slough +6 1 £32,500 -35.00%
Surrey 0 1 £55,000 +22.22%
East of England -25 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £29,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 £29,000 -
Reigate - 1 £55,000 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

1 105 (84.00%) Cisco
2 87 (69.60%) IPsec
3 78 (62.40%) Cisco Certification
3 78 (62.40%) MPLS
4 75 (60.00%) VPN
5 70 (56.00%) BGP
6 66 (52.80%) L2TP
7 64 (51.20%) OSPF
8 63 (50.40%) CCNP
9 53 (42.40%) Firewall
10 46 (36.80%) TCP/IP
11 45 (36.00%) DSL
12 38 (30.40%) Cisco IOS
13 37 (29.60%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (28.80%) VoIP
15 35 (28.00%) Ethernet
16 33 (26.40%) SNMP
16 33 (26.40%) VLAN
17 30 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
18 29 (23.20%) WAN
19 28 (22.40%) CCNA
20 27 (21.60%) CCIP
21 25 (20.00%) EIGRP
22 24 (19.20%) Frame Relay
22 24 (19.20%) DNS
22 24 (19.20%) SSL
22 24 (19.20%) DHCP
22 24 (19.20%) Linux
23 23 (18.40%) WLAN
24 22 (17.60%) ATM

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 5 (4.00%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.60%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.80%) MS Office
2 1 (0.80%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.80%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (2.40%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.40%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 87 (69.60%) IPsec
2 78 (62.40%) MPLS
3 75 (60.00%) VPN
4 70 (56.00%) BGP
5 66 (52.80%) L2TP
6 64 (51.20%) OSPF
7 53 (42.40%) Firewall
8 46 (36.80%) TCP/IP
9 45 (36.00%) DSL
10 38 (30.40%) Cisco IOS
11 37 (29.60%) Cisco ASA
12 36 (28.80%) VoIP
13 35 (28.00%) Ethernet
14 33 (26.40%) SNMP
14 33 (26.40%) VLAN
15 30 (24.00%) Cisco PIX
16 29 (23.20%) WAN
17 25 (20.00%) EIGRP
18 24 (19.20%) Frame Relay
18 24 (19.20%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.80%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (4.00%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.60%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (10.40%) Finance
2 11 (8.80%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.60%) Games
4 3 (2.40%) Retail
4 3 (2.40%) Advertising
5 2 (1.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.80%) Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (61.60%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.00%) Network Consultant
2 15 (12.00%) Consultant
2 15 (12.00%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Security Consultant
3 13 (10.40%) Network Security Consultant
4 9 (7.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 7 (5.60%) Cisco Engineer
6 5 (4.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (4.00%) Software Developer
6 5 (4.00%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.00%) Developer
6 5 (4.00%) Analyst
7 4 (3.20%) Network Support
7 4 (3.20%) Operations Engineer
7 4 (3.20%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (2.40%) MI Analyst
8 3 (2.40%) Financial Analyst
8 3 (2.40%) Support Engineer
8 3 (2.40%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.40%) HTML
2 5 (4.00%) CSS
2 5 (4.00%) Ajax
3 1 (0.80%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.40%) Statistics
2 5 (4.00%) PKI
3 4 (3.20%) Mainframe
4 3 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.60%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.20%) Linux
2 13 (10.40%) UNIX
3 12 (9.60%) Windows
4 7 (5.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.00%) SUSE
5 5 (4.00%) Debian
6 3 (2.40%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.40%) Solaris
7 2 (1.60%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.80%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.80%) Load Balancing
2 17 (13.60%) Kalman Filter
3 16 (12.80%) Network Management
4 12 (9.60%) ITIL
4 12 (9.60%) Project Management
5 11 (8.80%) Change Control
6 9 (7.20%) Change Management
7 8 (6.40%) Data Analysis
7 8 (6.40%) Network Monitoring
8 7 (5.60%) People Management
8 7 (5.60%) Configuration Management
9 6 (4.80%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (4.00%) ITIL V3
10 5 (4.00%) Time Management
10 5 (4.00%) Workflow
10 5 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
11 4 (3.20%) Service Delivery
11 4 (3.20%) Project Planning
11 4 (3.20%) Budget Control
12 3 (2.40%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.20%) Perl
1 9 (7.20%) SQL
1 9 (7.20%) Python
1 9 (7.20%) Shell Script
2 5 (4.00%) PHP
2 5 (4.00%) C
2 5 (4.00%) C++
2 5 (4.00%) Java
3 3 (2.40%) VB
3 3 (2.40%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (62.40%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (50.40%) CCNP
3 28 (22.40%) CCNA
4 27 (21.60%) CCIP
5 11 (8.80%) Degree
6 8 (6.40%) CCIE
7 5 (4.00%) CCSP
8 4 (3.20%) ITIL Certification
8 4 (3.20%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.40%) JNCIP
9 3 (2.40%) JNCIE
9 3 (2.40%) CISSP
10 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.80%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.80%) SCSA
11 1 (0.80%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.20%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.20%) SLA
1 4 (3.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (6.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (5.60%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.00%) Samba
4 1 (0.80%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) Nagios
1 7 (5.60%) Cacti
2 6 (4.80%) Netcool
3 4 (3.20%) OpenView
4 1 (0.80%) CiscoWorks
4 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (84.00%) Cisco
2 18 (14.40%) F5
3 16 (12.80%) CheckPoint
4 15 (12.00%) VMware
5 10 (8.00%) Juniper
6 7 (5.60%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.00%) Adobe
7 5 (4.00%) HP
8 3 (2.40%) Sun
8 3 (2.40%) Oracle
8 3 (2.40%) Cognos
8 3 (2.40%) Veritas
8 3 (2.40%) Google
8 3 (2.40%) BT
8 3 (2.40%) Foundry
9 2 (1.60%) Avaya
10 1 (0.80%) SolarWinds
10 1 (0.80%) IBM
10 1 (0.80%) Microsoft
10 1 (0.80%) Compuware
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