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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 876 927 934
Rank change year-on-year
+51 +7
Permanent jobs citing PPP 39 41 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.037% 0.050%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 39
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £29,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £66,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £50,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +42.85%

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
16583 18590 20776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.92% 17.64%
Number of salaries quoted 13798 15290 16608
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 22 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 28 July 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 +54 39 £52,500 +5.00% 3
London +41 14 £55,000 +33.33% 1
South East +29 13 £52,500 -7.89% 1
East of England - 9 £57,500 - 1
Rickmansworth - 7 - - 1
Hertfordshire - 7 - - 1
Reading +17 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Berkshire +11 6 £52,500 +16.66%
Hampshire +6 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Southampton 0 3 £32,500 -27.77% 1
Camberley - 3 £55,000 -
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
North West - 2 £32,000 -
Manchester - 2 £32,000 -
Rochdale - 2 £32,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £57,500 -
South West +16 1 £25,000 +11.11%
Kent +11 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 £25,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £25,000 -
Folkestone - 1 - -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 42 (63.64%) MPLS
2 38 (57.58%) Cisco
3 37 (56.06%) BGP
4 31 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
5 26 (39.39%) VPN
6 25 (37.88%) CCNP
6 25 (37.88%) OSPF
7 22 (33.33%) L2TP
7 22 (33.33%) Juniper
7 22 (33.33%) Firewall
7 22 (33.33%) IPsec
8 21 (31.82%) Telecoms
9 20 (30.30%) WAN
10 19 (28.79%) CCNA
10 19 (28.79%) Data Centre
11 17 (25.76%) ITIL
12 15 (22.73%) IPv4
12 15 (22.73%) LAN
12 15 (22.73%) EIGRP
13 14 (21.21%) Load Balancing
14 12 (18.18%) Ethernet
15 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
15 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (16.67%) xDSL
15 11 (16.67%) VMware
16 10 (15.15%) Finance
16 10 (15.15%) Network Management
16 10 (15.15%) DNS
16 10 (15.15%) VoIP

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 2 (3.03%) Apache Solr
1 2 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.52%) Confluence
2 1 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.52%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Flinto
1 1 (1.52%) InVision
1 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.52%) MS Office
1 1 (1.52%) Pixate
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.55%) SaaS
2 1 (1.52%) IaaS
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (63.64%) MPLS
2 37 (56.06%) BGP
3 26 (39.39%) VPN
4 25 (37.88%) OSPF
5 22 (33.33%) Firewall
5 22 (33.33%) IPsec
5 22 (33.33%) L2TP
6 20 (30.30%) WAN
7 15 (22.73%) EIGRP
7 15 (22.73%) IPv4
7 15 (22.73%) LAN
8 12 (18.18%) Ethernet
9 11 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
9 11 (16.67%) xDSL
10 10 (15.15%) DNS
10 10 (15.15%) HSRP
10 10 (15.15%) IPv6
10 10 (15.15%) SSL
10 10 (15.15%) VoIP
11 9 (13.64%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.55%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.55%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.03%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.03%) Neo4j
2 2 (3.03%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.03%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.03%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.52%) JIRA
General
1 21 (31.82%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.15%) Finance
3 5 (7.58%) Marketing
4 4 (6.06%) Games
5 2 (3.03%) Online Betting
6 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Network Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Architect
3 8 (12.12%) Implementation Engineer
4 7 (10.61%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Cloud Solutions Architect
5 6 (9.09%) IP Engineer
5 6 (9.09%) IT Manager
5 6 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
5 6 (9.09%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (7.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (7.58%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (6.06%) Configuration Manager
8 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Juniper Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Network Operations Engineer
8 3 (4.55%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.58%) 802.1X
2 4 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (3.03%) DBIx::Class
3 2 (3.03%) Lucene
3 2 (3.03%) Sphinx
3 2 (3.03%) Xapian
4 1 (1.52%) .NET
4 1 (1.52%) Material Design
4 1 (1.52%) Velocity
4 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Private Cloud
3 5 (7.58%) Statistics
4 4 (6.06%) CMDB
4 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.06%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.03%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.03%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.03%) Mechatronics
6 2 (3.03%) Replication
6 2 (3.03%) Robotics
7 1 (1.52%) Animation
7 1 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.52%) mHealth
7 1 (1.52%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.52%) User Experience
7 1 (1.52%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 6 (9.09%) Windows
3 4 (6.06%) Unix
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Load Balancing
3 11 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 10 (15.15%) Network Management
5 9 (13.64%) Change Control
5 9 (13.64%) Time Management
5 9 (13.64%) TOGAF
6 7 (10.61%) ITSM
6 7 (10.61%) Presales
6 7 (10.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (9.09%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.58%) Project Management
8 5 (7.58%) Prototyping
8 5 (7.58%) Service Management
9 4 (6.06%) Change Management
9 4 (6.06%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (6.06%) ERP
9 4 (6.06%) Quality Management
9 4 (6.06%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.06%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) Python
2 6 (9.09%) Perl
3 4 (6.06%) Shell Script
3 4 (6.06%) SQL
4 3 (4.55%) C
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
5 2 (3.03%) C++
5 2 (3.03%) PHP
6 1 (1.52%) C#
Qualifications
1 31 (46.97%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (37.88%) CCNP
3 19 (28.79%) CCNA
4 9 (13.64%) CCIE
5 8 (12.12%) CCIP
6 7 (10.61%) Degree
7 3 (4.55%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.03%) AWS Certification
8 2 (3.03%) CCSP
8 2 (3.03%) ISEB
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.03%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.52%) MCSA
9 1 (1.52%) MCSE
9 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.52%) PhD
9 1 (1.52%) VCP5
9 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) ISO 9000
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.03%) PCI DSS
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.06%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.52%) vCloud
3 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (9.09%) Nagios
2 4 (6.06%) Cacti
3 2 (3.03%) Failover Clustering
3 2 (3.03%) OpenNMS
3 2 (3.03%) Puppet
3 2 (3.03%) RANCID
3 2 (3.03%) SCCM
3 2 (3.03%) SCOM
4 1 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.52%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (57.58%) Cisco
2 22 (33.33%) Juniper
3 11 (16.67%) VMware
4 5 (7.58%) Extreme Networks
4 5 (7.58%) F5
5 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
6 3 (4.55%) Apple
6 3 (4.55%) Brocade
6 3 (4.55%) CheckPoint
6 3 (4.55%) Oracle
7 2 (3.03%) Ericsson
7 2 (3.03%) Foundry
7 2 (3.03%) HP
7 2 (3.03%) Huawei
7 2 (3.03%) Toshiba
7 2 (3.03%) ZyXEL
8 1 (1.52%) BT
8 1 (1.52%) Google
8 1 (1.52%) IronPort
8 1 (1.52%) Sitecore
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