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 June 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 835 867 863
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Permanent jobs citing PPP 54 66 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.051% 0.056% 0.021%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.33% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 45 57 21
Average salary £38,782 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.04% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £29,200 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £38,782 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.04% +23.07%

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
18764 20011 20516
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.65% 17.03% 19.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 15999 16604
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 June 2015 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 28 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 June 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 +36 48 £43,000 +7.50% 4
South East +4 25 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Kent +18 12 £51,500 +14.44%
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £51,500 -
London +32 10 £37,500 -21.05%
Berkshire -15 9 £52,500 +60.30% 1
West Midlands -1 7 £29,000 -37.96%
Reading -13 7 £52,500 +61.53%
Dudley - 7 £29,000 -
Birmingham -4 6 £29,000 -49.56%
Bridgend - 4 £30,000 -
South Wales - 4 £30,000 -
Wales - 4 £30,000 -
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 3 £27,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £27,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire +31 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Leeds +16 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Yorkshire +7 2 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North West - 2 £41,000 - 1
Surrey - 2 £27,000 -
Camberley - 2 £27,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 -
Manchester - 2 £41,000 - 1
Southampton -2 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Hampshire -7 1 £45,000 +38.46% 1

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 92 (80.00%) Cisco
2 86 (74.78%) BGP
3 78 (67.83%) Cisco Certification
4 77 (66.96%) CCNP
5 73 (63.48%) MPLS
6 66 (57.39%) IPsec
7 56 (48.70%) L2TP
8 54 (46.96%) Firewall
9 52 (45.22%) OSPF
10 50 (43.48%) EIGRP
11 41 (35.65%) DNS
12 40 (34.78%) TCP/IP
12 40 (34.78%) VPN
12 40 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (33.91%) VMware
14 38 (33.04%) WAN
15 37 (32.17%) VoIP
15 37 (32.17%) Cisco IOS
16 35 (30.43%) VLAN
16 35 (30.43%) Broadband
16 35 (30.43%) DSL
17 33 (28.70%) Load Balancing
18 31 (26.96%) Spanning Tree
19 30 (26.09%) ATM
20 29 (25.22%) Data Centre
21 27 (23.48%) ITIL
21 27 (23.48%) ISDN
22 25 (21.74%) LAN
22 25 (21.74%) IPv4
22 25 (21.74%) SNMP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (3.48%) Lync
2 2 (1.74%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.48%) MS Office
2 4 (3.48%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.87%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.87%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 86 (74.78%) BGP
2 73 (63.48%) MPLS
3 66 (57.39%) IPsec
4 56 (48.70%) L2TP
5 54 (46.96%) Firewall
6 52 (45.22%) OSPF
7 50 (43.48%) EIGRP
8 41 (35.65%) DNS
9 40 (34.78%) TCP/IP
9 40 (34.78%) VPN
9 40 (34.78%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (33.04%) WAN
11 37 (32.17%) VoIP
11 37 (32.17%) Cisco IOS
12 35 (30.43%) VLAN
12 35 (30.43%) Broadband
12 35 (30.43%) DSL
13 31 (26.96%) Spanning Tree
14 30 (26.09%) ATM
15 27 (23.48%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.48%) Big Data
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.74%) MySQL
3 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Oracle Forms
General
1 10 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.09%) Finance
3 1 (0.87%) Games
3 1 (0.87%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 66 (57.39%) Network Engineer
2 17 (14.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (10.43%) Analyst
4 10 (8.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (7.83%) Network Analyst
6 8 (6.96%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Network Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) IP Engineer
9 4 (3.48%) Network Specialist
9 4 (3.48%) NOC Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) .NET Developer
10 3 (2.61%) Senior Implementation Engineer
10 3 (2.61%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 2 (1.74%) Consultant
11 2 (1.74%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 2 (1.74%) Lead Developer
11 2 (1.74%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.35%) SOAP
2 4 (3.48%) Web Services
2 4 (3.48%) XML
2 4 (3.48%) XSD
2 4 (3.48%) XSLT
2 4 (3.48%) .NET
2 4 (3.48%) JMS
2 4 (3.48%) REST
3 3 (2.61%) jQuery
3 3 (2.61%) WCF
3 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.61%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.61%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (0.87%) CSS
4 1 (0.87%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (25.22%) Data Centre
2 23 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 4 (3.48%) Statistics
3 4 (3.48%) PKI
4 3 (2.61%) Clustering
5 2 (1.74%) GIS
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Social Media
6 1 (0.87%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.74%) Linux
2 21 (18.26%) UNIX
3 8 (6.96%) Solaris
4 6 (5.22%) Windows
5 2 (1.74%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (28.70%) Load Balancing
2 27 (23.48%) ITIL
3 18 (15.65%) Network Management
4 16 (13.91%) Network Design
4 16 (13.91%) Change Management
5 12 (10.43%) Configuration Management
6 11 (9.57%) High Availability
6 11 (9.57%) Service Delivery
7 10 (8.70%) Change Control
8 9 (7.83%) Test Management
8 9 (7.83%) Mentoring
9 8 (6.96%) Coaching
9 8 (6.96%) Project Management
10 7 (6.09%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (6.09%) SOA
11 6 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (5.22%) Incident Management
11 6 (5.22%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (4.35%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.48%) Java
1 4 (3.48%) JavaScript
1 4 (3.48%) SQL
2 3 (2.61%) Python
2 3 (2.61%) C#
3 1 (0.87%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.87%) Perl
Qualifications
1 78 (67.83%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (66.96%) CCNP
3 24 (20.87%) CCNA
4 19 (16.52%) CCSP
4 19 (16.52%) CCDP
5 17 (14.78%) JNCIS
6 12 (10.43%) CCIP
6 12 (10.43%) Degree
7 9 (7.83%) CCIE
8 6 (5.22%) Security Cleared
9 5 (4.35%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.35%) CCDA
10 4 (3.48%) Sun Certification
10 4 (3.48%) SCSA
10 4 (3.48%) CCSE
10 4 (3.48%) CCSA
11 3 (2.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
11 3 (2.61%) MCSE
12 2 (1.74%) CNE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) SLA
2 4 (3.48%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (16.52%) VMware ESX
2 17 (14.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.74%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.74%) XenApp
4 2 (1.74%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.87%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 13 (11.30%) Cacti
2 11 (9.57%) Nagios
3 7 (6.09%) OpenView
4 4 (3.48%) CiscoWorks
4 4 (3.48%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.74%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.74%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (80.00%) Cisco
2 39 (33.91%) VMware
3 17 (14.78%) F5
4 15 (13.04%) Juniper
5 13 (11.30%) Microsoft
6 12 (10.43%) Red Hat
7 11 (9.57%) CheckPoint
8 10 (8.70%) HP
9 4 (3.48%) Sun
9 4 (3.48%) Oracle
9 4 (3.48%) webMethods
9 4 (3.48%) Remedy
9 4 (3.48%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 4 (3.48%) BMC
9 4 (3.48%) Nokia
9 4 (3.48%) Siemens
9 4 (3.48%) Veritas
9 4 (3.48%) Nortel
9 4 (3.48%) Avaya
9 4 (3.48%) SonicWALL
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ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 14 days ago