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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 807 833 847
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +14
Permanent jobs citing PPP 71 60 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.058% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.34% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 49 35 24
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,200 £57,500 £58,400
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.76%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +11 68 £50,000 - 3
South East -13 35 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Berkshire -5 29 £50,000 - 1
London +10 26 £50,000 -7.40% 1
Reading +3 19 £50,000 - 1
City of London +6 12 £50,000 -9.09%
West Midlands -15 4 £45,000 +50.00%
North East - 4 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 4 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £50,000 -
Hampshire -17 3 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Camberley - 3 £47,500 -
Surrey - 3 £47,500 -
East of England - 3 £50,000 -
Slough -4 2 - -
Southampton -6 2 £45,000 +50.00%
Birmingham -9 2 £60,000 +4.34%
South Wales -19 2 £36,750 +26.72%
Wales -20 2 £36,750 +26.72%
Cardiff - 2 £36,750 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £50,000 -
Studley -4 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Warwickshire -12 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Worcestershire - 1 £30,000 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £63,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £63,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £38,500 -
Redditch - 1 £30,000 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 100 (76.92%) Cisco
2 78 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (60.00%) IPsec
3 70 (53.85%) CCNP
4 69 (53.08%) MPLS
4 69 (53.08%) BGP
5 66 (50.77%) VPN
6 54 (41.54%) L2TP
7 52 (40.00%) OSPF
8 48 (36.92%) Firewall
9 42 (32.31%) Cisco ASA
10 40 (30.77%) DSL
11 36 (27.69%) VoIP
11 36 (27.69%) Cisco IOS
12 33 (25.38%) TCP/IP
13 32 (24.62%) Ethernet
13 32 (24.62%) EIGRP
14 31 (23.85%) ATM
15 30 (23.08%) Linux
16 29 (22.31%) xDSL
17 27 (20.77%) SNMP
18 24 (18.46%) DNS
18 24 (18.46%) Cisco PIX
18 24 (18.46%) VMware
19 23 (17.69%) VLAN
19 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
20 22 (16.92%) Load Balancing
20 22 (16.92%) Telecoms
20 22 (16.92%) CCNA
21 21 (16.15%) IPv4

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (3.08%) Apache
2 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.54%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.46%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.46%) MS Office
3 2 (1.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.54%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 78 (60.00%) IPsec
2 69 (53.08%) MPLS
2 69 (53.08%) BGP
3 66 (50.77%) VPN
4 54 (41.54%) L2TP
5 52 (40.00%) OSPF
6 48 (36.92%) Firewall
7 42 (32.31%) Cisco ASA
8 40 (30.77%) DSL
9 36 (27.69%) VoIP
9 36 (27.69%) Cisco IOS
10 33 (25.38%) TCP/IP
11 32 (24.62%) Ethernet
11 32 (24.62%) EIGRP
12 31 (23.85%) ATM
13 29 (22.31%) xDSL
14 27 (20.77%) SNMP
15 24 (18.46%) DNS
15 24 (18.46%) Cisco PIX
16 23 (17.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (8.46%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (3.08%) Bugzilla
2 4 (3.08%) Git (software)
General
1 22 (16.92%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.69%) Finance
3 3 (2.31%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.54%) Retail
4 2 (1.54%) Games
4 2 (1.54%) Advertising
4 2 (1.54%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (60.77%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.23%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (8.46%) NOC Engineer
4 10 (7.69%) Consultant
5 9 (6.92%) Security Consultant
6 7 (5.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Technical Support
7 6 (4.62%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Network Consultant
7 6 (4.62%) Network Support
7 6 (4.62%) Technical Engineer
7 6 (4.62%) Network Security Consultant
7 6 (4.62%) Technical Support Engineer
8 5 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.08%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Developer
9 4 (3.08%) Analyst
9 4 (3.08%) Senior Manager
9 4 (3.08%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.08%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.08%) CSS
1 4 (3.08%) HTML
1 4 (3.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.69%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.08%) Management Information System
2 4 (3.08%) PKI
3 2 (1.54%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.54%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.77%) Statistics
4 1 (0.77%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 30 (23.08%) Linux
2 19 (14.62%) UNIX
3 11 (8.46%) Solaris
4 10 (7.69%) Windows
5 4 (3.08%) SUSE
5 4 (3.08%) Debian
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.54%) CentOS
6 2 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.77%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (16.92%) Load Balancing
2 18 (13.85%) Network Management
3 12 (9.23%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (7.69%) Change Management
5 9 (6.92%) Service Delivery
5 9 (6.92%) Configuration Management
5 9 (6.92%) Change Control
6 8 (6.15%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (6.15%) ITIL
7 7 (5.38%) Network Design
8 6 (4.62%) Workflow
9 5 (3.85%) Project Management
10 4 (3.08%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (3.08%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.08%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.08%) Incident Management
10 4 (3.08%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.31%) Time Management
11 3 (2.31%) Stress Testing
11 3 (2.31%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (11.54%) SQL
2 9 (6.92%) Perl
2 9 (6.92%) Python
3 7 (5.38%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.08%) PHP
4 4 (3.08%) C
4 4 (3.08%) C++
4 4 (3.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 78 (60.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (53.85%) CCNP
3 22 (16.92%) CCNA
4 17 (13.08%) Degree
4 17 (13.08%) CCIP
5 11 (8.46%) SCSA
5 11 (8.46%) Sun Certification
5 11 (8.46%) CCIE
6 8 (6.15%) CCSP
7 7 (5.38%) CCDP
8 5 (3.85%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.31%) JNCIA
9 3 (2.31%) MCSE
9 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (1.54%) CCA
10 2 (1.54%) Citrix Certification
10 2 (1.54%) CCEA
10 2 (1.54%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.54%) JNCIE
10 2 (1.54%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.62%) SLA
2 3 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (2.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (10.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.08%) Samba
4 2 (1.54%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.77%) FreeRADIUS
5 1 (0.77%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 9 (6.92%) Nagios
2 8 (6.15%) Cacti
3 4 (3.08%) Netcool
4 1 (0.77%) OpenView
Vendors
1 100 (76.92%) Cisco
2 24 (18.46%) VMware
3 16 (12.31%) Microsoft
3 16 (12.31%) HP
4 13 (10.00%) F5
5 12 (9.23%) CheckPoint
6 11 (8.46%) Veritas
6 11 (8.46%) Juniper
6 11 (8.46%) Sun
6 11 (8.46%) Oracle
7 10 (7.69%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.62%) Huawei
9 4 (3.08%) Adobe
10 3 (2.31%) Brocade
10 3 (2.31%) BT
11 2 (1.54%) EMC
11 2 (1.54%) Citrix
11 2 (1.54%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.54%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.54%) Google
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £44,000 per annum + Shift Allowance + Great benefits +
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Hook, Hampshire
CGI
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago