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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 854 877 857
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -20
Permanent jobs citing PPP 48 61 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.052% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.30% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 38 47 24
Average salary £37,500 £43,750 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £29,700 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £56,600 £53,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
18879 20458 20390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.32% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15383 16370 16541
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 40 £45,000 +5.88% 6
South East +4 19 £45,000 +27.65% 2
London +9 13 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Tunbridge Wells - 12 £51,500 -
Kent - 12 £51,500 -
Bridgend - 5 £30,000 -
South Wales - 5 £30,000 -
Wales - 5 £30,000 -
West Midlands -9 4 £29,000 -3.33%
Berkshire -24 4 £45,000 +9.09% 2
Dudley - 4 £29,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham -6 3 £29,000 -32.94%
Reading -19 3 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Glasgow +5 1 £37,500 -21.05%
Scotland +2 1 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Southampton -4 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Hampshire -10 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 -
Surrey - 1 £27,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £27,000 -
Prudhoe - 1 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £27,000 -
Camberley - 1 £27,000 -
North East - 1 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 - 1

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 88 (80.73%) BGP
2 84 (77.06%) Cisco
3 74 (67.89%) MPLS
4 71 (65.14%) Cisco Certification
5 70 (64.22%) CCNP
6 58 (53.21%) IPsec
7 57 (52.29%) L2TP
8 56 (51.38%) Firewall
9 54 (49.54%) EIGRP
9 54 (49.54%) OSPF
10 42 (38.53%) DNS
11 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
11 40 (36.70%) WAN
12 39 (35.78%) VPN
12 39 (35.78%) Broadband
12 39 (35.78%) VMware
13 38 (34.86%) Load Balancing
14 36 (33.03%) Cisco ASA
15 34 (31.19%) Cisco IOS
16 33 (30.28%) VLAN
17 30 (27.52%) VoIP
17 30 (27.52%) DSL
17 30 (27.52%) Spanning Tree
18 29 (26.61%) Data Centre
19 28 (25.69%) ITIL
20 27 (24.77%) IPv4
21 26 (23.85%) LAN
22 25 (22.94%) ISDN
23 23 (21.10%) ATM
23 23 (21.10%) UNIX

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (3.67%) Lync
2 2 (1.83%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.92%) Open Workbench
Business Applications
1 5 (4.59%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.92%) CA PPM
Communications & Networking
1 88 (80.73%) BGP
2 74 (67.89%) MPLS
3 58 (53.21%) IPsec
4 57 (52.29%) L2TP
5 56 (51.38%) Firewall
6 54 (49.54%) EIGRP
6 54 (49.54%) OSPF
7 42 (38.53%) DNS
8 40 (36.70%) TCP/IP
8 40 (36.70%) WAN
9 39 (35.78%) Broadband
9 39 (35.78%) VPN
10 36 (33.03%) Cisco ASA
11 34 (31.19%) Cisco IOS
12 33 (30.28%) VLAN
13 30 (27.52%) DSL
13 30 (27.52%) VoIP
13 30 (27.52%) Spanning Tree
14 27 (24.77%) IPv4
15 26 (23.85%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.59%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.67%) Big Data
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.83%) MySQL
General
1 7 (6.42%) Telecoms
1 7 (6.42%) Finance
2 1 (0.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 62 (56.88%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.84%) Cisco Engineer
3 12 (11.01%) Analyst
4 10 (9.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (8.26%) Network Analyst
6 8 (7.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (7.34%) Implementation Engineer
7 7 (6.42%) Developer
8 6 (5.50%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 5 (4.59%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Network Specialist
10 4 (3.67%) IP Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) NOC Engineer
11 3 (2.75%) .NET Developer
12 2 (1.83%) Team Leader
12 2 (1.83%) Systems Support Engineer
12 2 (1.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
12 2 (1.83%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.59%) SOAP
2 4 (3.67%) Web Services
2 4 (3.67%) XML
2 4 (3.67%) XSD
2 4 (3.67%) XSLT
2 4 (3.67%) JMS
2 4 (3.67%) .NET
2 4 (3.67%) REST
3 3 (2.75%) AngularJS
3 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.75%) WCF
3 3 (2.75%) jQuery
3 3 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.92%) CSS
4 1 (0.92%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (26.61%) Data Centre
2 16 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.59%) Statistics
4 4 (3.67%) PKI
4 4 (3.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.75%) Clustering
6 2 (1.83%) GIS
7 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.92%) Social Media
7 1 (0.92%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 23 (21.10%) UNIX
2 17 (15.60%) Linux
3 6 (5.50%) Windows
4 4 (3.67%) Solaris
5 2 (1.83%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (34.86%) Load Balancing
2 28 (25.69%) ITIL
3 17 (15.60%) Network Design
3 17 (15.60%) Network Management
4 14 (12.84%) Change Management
5 12 (11.01%) Service Delivery
6 11 (10.09%) High Availability
6 11 (10.09%) Mentoring
7 10 (9.17%) Coaching
7 10 (9.17%) Change Control
7 10 (9.17%) Configuration Management
7 10 (9.17%) Project Management
8 8 (7.34%) Test Management
8 8 (7.34%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (6.42%) Business Continuity
9 7 (6.42%) SOA
10 6 (5.50%) BCP
10 6 (5.50%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (8.26%) Python
2 4 (3.67%) Java
2 4 (3.67%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.75%) Perl
3 3 (2.75%) Shell Script
3 3 (2.75%) C#
Qualifications
1 71 (65.14%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (64.22%) CCNP
3 23 (21.10%) CCNA
4 18 (16.51%) CCDP
4 18 (16.51%) CCSP
5 14 (12.84%) JNCIS
5 14 (12.84%) CCIP
6 12 (11.01%) CCIE
7 9 (8.26%) Degree
8 7 (6.42%) Security Cleared
8 7 (6.42%) CCDA
9 6 (5.50%) CCSA
9 6 (5.50%) CCSE
9 6 (5.50%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.75%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.75%) MCSE
11 2 (1.83%) CNE
11 2 (1.83%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.09%) SLA
2 4 (3.67%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (18.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (13.76%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.67%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.83%) Terminal Services
4 2 (1.83%) XenApp
4 2 (1.83%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.92%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (10.09%) Cacti
2 9 (8.26%) Nagios
3 8 (7.34%) OpenView
4 5 (4.59%) CiscoWorks
4 5 (4.59%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.83%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (77.06%) Cisco
2 39 (35.78%) VMware
3 19 (17.43%) F5
3 19 (17.43%) Juniper
4 12 (11.01%) CheckPoint
5 10 (9.17%) Microsoft
6 8 (7.34%) Red Hat
7 5 (4.59%) Nokia
7 5 (4.59%) HP
7 5 (4.59%) Nortel
7 5 (4.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 5 (4.59%) BMC
7 5 (4.59%) 3Com
7 5 (4.59%) Remedy
7 5 (4.59%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.67%) Siemens
8 4 (3.67%) Avaya
8 4 (3.67%) webMethods
9 3 (2.75%) Sandvine
10 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
Other
Vodafone
Posted: Yesterday
Hillingdon, Middlesex
Celgene
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 15 days ago