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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 842 956 907
Rank change year-on-year
+114 -49
Permanent jobs citing PPP 34 29 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.027% 0.060%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.16% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 39
Median salary £42,000 £40,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.70% -19.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -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
15506 17745 20329
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.21% 16.54% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 12559 14671 16364
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 7 December 2016 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 21 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 7 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +100 32 £37,500 -8.53% 4
South East +72 19 £32,500 -20.73% 3
Southampton - 13 £32,500 - 2
Hampshire - 13 £32,500 - 2
London +64 11 £55,000 +22.22%
West Sussex - 5 £37,500 - 1
Horsham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Surrey +17 2 £32,000 -21.95%
West Midlands -11 2 £32,000 -1.53%
East of England - 2 - -
Dudley - 2 £32,000 -
Camberley - 2 £32,000 -
Gatwick - 2 £32,000 -
Hertfordshire - 2 - -
Berkshire +46 1 £42,500 +25.92%
Cardiff - 1 £55,000 -
South Wales - 1 £55,000 -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
City of London - 1 £60,500 -
Slough - 1 £42,500 -
Wales - 1 £55,000 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, 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 41 (63.08%) Cisco
2 40 (61.54%) MPLS
3 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (55.38%) BGP
5 34 (52.31%) CCNP
5 34 (52.31%) CCNA
5 34 (52.31%) Cisco IOS
6 30 (46.15%) VPN
7 29 (44.62%) Windows
7 29 (44.62%) OSPF
8 26 (40.00%) L2TP
8 26 (40.00%) VLAN
8 26 (40.00%) Data Centre
9 24 (36.92%) IPsec
10 23 (35.38%) Linux
11 20 (30.77%) VoIP
12 19 (29.23%) Juniper
13 17 (26.15%) Statistics
13 17 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
13 17 (26.15%) Junos
14 15 (23.08%) VMware
14 15 (23.08%) RTP
15 14 (21.54%) Firewall
16 13 (20.00%) CCIE
16 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
17 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
17 12 (18.46%) HSRP
18 10 (15.38%) IPv4
18 10 (15.38%) VRRP
19 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management

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 (12.31%) Exchange Server 2010
1 8 (12.31%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.08%) CMS
3 2 (3.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (3.08%) Jadu
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.08%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.23%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.08%) Slack
4 1 (1.54%) GitHub
4 1 (1.54%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.54%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 40 (61.54%) MPLS
2 36 (55.38%) BGP
3 34 (52.31%) Cisco IOS
4 30 (46.15%) VPN
5 29 (44.62%) OSPF
6 26 (40.00%) L2TP
6 26 (40.00%) VLAN
7 24 (36.92%) IPsec
8 20 (30.77%) VoIP
9 17 (26.15%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (26.15%) Junos
10 15 (23.08%) RTP
11 14 (21.54%) Firewall
12 12 (18.46%) HSRP
12 12 (18.46%) TCP/IP
13 10 (15.38%) IPv4
13 10 (15.38%) VRRP
14 8 (12.31%) Ethernet
14 8 (12.31%) Frame Relay
15 7 (10.77%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.62%) RDBMS
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.08%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.08%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.08%) Neo4j
3 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) Big Data
4 1 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.54%) MySQL
4 1 (1.54%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.54%) QlikView
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Maven
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
General
1 9 (13.85%) Finance
2 7 (10.77%) Games
3 6 (9.23%) Retail
4 5 (7.69%) Online Betting
4 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 3 (4.62%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
6 1 (1.54%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 34 (52.31%) Network Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Network Security Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Security Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Architect
4 5 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Applications Manager
5 4 (6.15%) IT Support
6 3 (4.62%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Consultant
6 3 (4.62%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.69%) Web Services
2 4 (6.15%) HTML
3 3 (4.62%) XML
4 2 (3.08%) DBIx::Class
4 2 (3.08%) Lucene
4 2 (3.08%) Software Packaging
4 2 (3.08%) Sphinx
4 2 (3.08%) Xapian
5 1 (1.54%) .NET
5 1 (1.54%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.54%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.54%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.54%) CSS
5 1 (1.54%) HTML5
5 1 (1.54%) J2EE
5 1 (1.54%) jQuery
5 1 (1.54%) React
5 1 (1.54%) REST
5 1 (1.54%) SOAP
5 1 (1.54%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 17 (26.15%) Statistics
3 4 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.15%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.62%) Hedge funds
5 2 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (3.08%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.08%) PMI
5 2 (3.08%) Replication
5 2 (3.08%) VCE vBlock
6 1 (1.54%) Blog
6 1 (1.54%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.54%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 29 (44.62%) Windows
2 23 (35.38%) Linux
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Server
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (13.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (3.08%) Unix
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.54%) Android
5 1 (1.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (13.85%) Configuration Management
1 9 (13.85%) Network Management
2 8 (12.31%) ERP
3 7 (10.77%) Change Control
3 7 (10.77%) ITIL
4 6 (9.23%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 5 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.69%) Presales
6 4 (6.15%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (6.15%) Change Management
6 4 (6.15%) High Availability
6 4 (6.15%) Project Management
6 4 (6.15%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.62%) Analytics
7 3 (4.62%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (4.62%) Process Improvement
7 3 (4.62%) Software Engineering
7 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.08%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.23%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) C
2 4 (6.15%) Perl
2 4 (6.15%) Python
3 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
4 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.08%) Groovy
4 2 (3.08%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) C#
5 1 (1.54%) Java
5 1 (1.54%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.54%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.54%) Scala
Qualifications
1 37 (56.92%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (52.31%) CCNA
2 34 (52.31%) CCNP
3 13 (20.00%) CCIE
4 9 (13.85%) Degree
5 4 (6.15%) Postgraduate
6 2 (3.08%) AWS Certification
6 2 (3.08%) JNCIP
6 2 (3.08%) MCSA
6 2 (3.08%) MCSE
6 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (3.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (3.08%) VCP5
6 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.54%) Analytics IQ
7 1 (1.54%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.08%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.23%) VMware ESX
3 3 (4.62%) Firmware
3 3 (4.62%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (3.08%) Terminal Services
4 2 (3.08%) vCloud
4 2 (3.08%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.31%) Nagios
2 4 (6.15%) Cacti
2 4 (6.15%) SCCM
3 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.08%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.08%) OpenNMS
3 2 (3.08%) Puppet
3 2 (3.08%) RANCID
3 2 (3.08%) SCOM
3 2 (3.08%) ThinApp
3 2 (3.08%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (63.08%) Cisco
2 19 (29.23%) Juniper
3 15 (23.08%) VMware
4 8 (12.31%) CheckPoint
5 7 (10.77%) Palo Alto
6 5 (7.69%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.15%) Apple
7 4 (6.15%) Citrix
7 4 (6.15%) Oracle
8 2 (3.08%) AppSense
8 2 (3.08%) Brocade
8 2 (3.08%) Ericsson
8 2 (3.08%) Foundry
8 2 (3.08%) Huawei
8 2 (3.08%) Toshiba
8 2 (3.08%) T-Plan
8 2 (3.08%) ZyXEL
9 1 (1.54%) F5
9 1 (1.54%) Google
9 1 (1.54%) SonicWALL
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