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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK
Rank 822 898 886
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -12
Permanent jobs citing PPP 30 27 71
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.027% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.21% 0.16% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 45
Median salary £43,250 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.12% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,045 £29,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £43,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.32% -14.00%

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
14141 16414 18857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.80% 16.70% 18.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11489 13634 15290
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 16 January 2017 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 19 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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +85 29 £42,500 +4.93%
South East +63 15 £42,000 -16.00%
London +85 12 £55,000 +69.23%
Southampton - 9 £42,000 -
Hampshire - 9 £42,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £37,500 -
Horsham - 4 £37,500 -
Berkshire +40 2 £61,250 +16.66%
West Yorkshire +33 1 £42,000 -21.86%
Yorkshire +15 1 £42,000 -21.86%
City of London - 1 £60,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £42,000 -
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Bracknell - 1 £80,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 -
East of England - 1 - -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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 39 (61.90%) Cisco
2 35 (55.56%) MPLS
3 34 (53.97%) BGP
3 34 (53.97%) CCNA
3 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
3 34 (53.97%) Cisco IOS
4 31 (49.21%) CCNP
5 30 (47.62%) Windows
6 28 (44.44%) VPN
6 28 (44.44%) OSPF
7 25 (39.68%) VLAN
8 22 (34.92%) Data Centre
9 21 (33.33%) L2TP
9 21 (33.33%) IPsec
9 21 (33.33%) Linux
10 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (26.98%) VoIP
12 15 (23.81%) Juniper
13 14 (22.22%) CCIE
13 14 (22.22%) VMware
13 14 (22.22%) RTP
13 14 (22.22%) Junos
13 14 (22.22%) Statistics
14 13 (20.63%) Firewall
14 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
15 12 (19.05%) Finance
15 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.05%) HSRP
16 11 (17.46%) Frame Relay
17 10 (15.87%) VRRP

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 8 (12.70%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.70%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.17%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.17%) Jadu
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Office 365
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (3.17%) Slack
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.59%) GitHub
3 1 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.59%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 35 (55.56%) MPLS
2 34 (53.97%) BGP
2 34 (53.97%) Cisco IOS
3 28 (44.44%) OSPF
3 28 (44.44%) VPN
4 25 (39.68%) VLAN
5 21 (33.33%) IPsec
5 21 (33.33%) L2TP
6 18 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (26.98%) VoIP
8 14 (22.22%) Junos
8 14 (22.22%) RTP
9 13 (20.63%) Firewall
9 13 (20.63%) TCP/IP
10 12 (19.05%) HSRP
11 11 (17.46%) Frame Relay
12 10 (15.87%) VRRP
13 8 (12.70%) Network Security
14 7 (11.11%) Ethernet
15 6 (9.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.70%) SQL Server
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.35%) QlikView
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.17%) GIS
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.59%) Big Data
5 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 4 (6.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.59%) Maven
General
1 12 (19.05%) Finance
2 10 (15.87%) Retail
3 6 (9.52%) Games
4 5 (7.94%) Online Betting
5 4 (6.35%) Electronics
6 3 (4.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.59%) Marketing
7 1 (1.59%) Music Industry
7 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Network Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (12.70%) Security Engineer
3 7 (11.11%) Consultant
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Architect
6 4 (6.35%) Applications Manager
6 4 (6.35%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (6.35%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) IT Support
6 4 (6.35%) Software Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (11.11%) Web Services
2 5 (7.94%) HTML
3 4 (6.35%) XML
4 2 (3.17%) .NET
4 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.17%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.59%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.59%) CSS
5 1 (1.59%) HTML5
5 1 (1.59%) J2EE
5 1 (1.59%) jQuery
5 1 (1.59%) React
5 1 (1.59%) REST
5 1 (1.59%) SOAP
5 1 (1.59%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Data Centre
2 14 (22.22%) Statistics
3 4 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.35%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
4 3 (4.76%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.17%) Data Integration
5 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.17%) PMI
5 2 (3.17%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 30 (47.62%) Windows
2 21 (33.33%) Linux
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (15.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.17%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.59%) Android
5 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (12.70%) ERP
2 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 7 (11.11%) ITIL
3 6 (9.52%) Change Control
3 6 (9.52%) Configuration Management
3 6 (9.52%) Network Management
3 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
3 6 (9.52%) Virtual Environments
4 5 (7.94%) Change Management
4 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (7.94%) Project Management
5 4 (6.35%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (6.35%) Business Continuity
5 4 (6.35%) Data Modelling
5 4 (6.35%) Software Engineering
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (4.76%) Analytics
6 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (3.17%) High Availability
7 2 (3.17%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.52%) C
1 6 (9.52%) SQL
2 4 (6.35%) Embedded C
3 2 (3.17%) C#
3 2 (3.17%) Groovy
3 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.59%) Java
4 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (53.97%) CCNA
1 34 (53.97%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (49.21%) CCNP
3 14 (22.22%) CCIE
4 8 (12.70%) Degree
5 4 (6.35%) Postgraduate
6 2 (3.17%) MCSA
6 2 (3.17%) MCSE
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.17%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.17%) VCP5
6 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.59%) Analytics IQ
7 1 (1.59%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.94%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (6.35%) Firmware
4 3 (4.76%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (3.17%) Terminal Services
5 2 (3.17%) vCloud
5 2 (3.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (7.94%) Nagios
2 2 (3.17%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.17%) SCCM
2 2 (3.17%) ThinApp
2 2 (3.17%) WSUS
3 1 (1.59%) Cacti
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 39 (61.90%) Cisco
2 15 (23.81%) Juniper
3 14 (22.22%) VMware
4 10 (15.87%) CheckPoint
5 9 (14.29%) Palo Alto
6 8 (12.70%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.94%) Oracle
8 4 (6.35%) Citrix
9 2 (3.17%) Apple
9 2 (3.17%) AppSense
9 2 (3.17%) SAP
9 2 (3.17%) T-Plan
10 1 (1.59%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.59%) F5
10 1 (1.59%) Google
10 1 (1.59%) Intel Security
10 1 (1.59%) Nokia
10 1 (1.59%) Sage
10 1 (1.59%) SonicWALL
10 1 (1.59%) Sophos