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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 903 867 875
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +8
Permanent jobs citing PPP 32 70 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.066% 0.059%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.36% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 51 38
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £32,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +63.93%

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
17278 19320 18195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 18.15% 17.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14368 15676 14260
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 February 2016 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 24 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 10 February 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
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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 -20 27 £52,500 +5.00% 1
South East -11 9 £52,500 +12.29% 1
Berkshire -31 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Reading -6 7 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Yorkshire +13 6 £55,000 +4.76%
Leeds +8 6 £55,000 +4.76%
West Yorkshire 0 6 £55,000 +4.76%
South West - 5 £40,000 -
London -12 4 £46,250 -7.50%
Edinburgh - 4 - -
Exeter - 4 £40,000 -
Devon - 4 £40,000 -
Scotland - 4 - -
Hertfordshire +5 2 - -
East of England -2 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 2 - -
West Midlands -16 1 £55,000 +83.33%
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Kent - 1 £50,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -
Folkestone - 1 £50,000 -
Bristol - 1 £60,000 -
Coventry - 1 £55,000 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 35 (63.64%) Firewall
2 33 (60.00%) Cisco
3 32 (58.18%) BGP
4 29 (52.73%) MPLS
4 29 (52.73%) WAN
5 28 (50.91%) OSPF
6 27 (49.09%) IPsec
7 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
8 23 (41.82%) VPN
8 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
9 22 (40.00%) L2TP
10 20 (36.36%) EIGRP
10 20 (36.36%) SSL
11 19 (34.55%) Wireless
11 19 (34.55%) xDSL
12 18 (32.73%) VMware
13 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
14 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
14 15 (27.27%) CCNP
15 13 (23.64%) IPv4
15 13 (23.64%) Broadband
15 13 (23.64%) LAN
16 12 (21.82%) Ethernet
17 11 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
17 11 (20.00%) SLA
17 11 (20.00%) CCNA
17 11 (20.00%) ATM
17 11 (20.00%) Project Management
18 10 (18.18%) DSL

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 (7.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.64%) SAS
3 1 (1.82%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) AdWords
2 1 (1.82%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (63.64%) Firewall
2 32 (58.18%) BGP
3 29 (52.73%) MPLS
3 29 (52.73%) WAN
4 28 (50.91%) OSPF
5 27 (49.09%) IPsec
6 23 (41.82%) VPN
7 22 (40.00%) L2TP
8 20 (36.36%) EIGRP
8 20 (36.36%) SSL
9 19 (34.55%) Wireless
9 19 (34.55%) xDSL
10 13 (23.64%) Broadband
10 13 (23.64%) IPv4
10 13 (23.64%) LAN
11 12 (21.82%) Ethernet
12 11 (20.00%) ATM
12 11 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
12 11 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 10 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.73%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.64%) Base SAS
2 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.64%) SAS Enterprise Guide
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects XI
3 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) JIRA
General
1 7 (12.73%) Finance
2 5 (9.09%) Marketing
3 1 (1.82%) Advertising
3 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (25.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 12 (21.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (10.91%) Consultant
5 6 (10.91%) IT Manager
6 5 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Senior Implementation Engineer
6 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) Data Consultant
7 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (7.27%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.91%) .NET
2 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
3 3 (5.45%) XML
4 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
4 2 (3.64%) CSS
4 2 (3.64%) HTML
4 2 (3.64%) jQuery
4 2 (3.64%) REST
4 2 (3.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.55%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (7.27%) EqualLogic
3 4 (7.27%) Replication
3 4 (7.27%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.64%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.64%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.64%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.64%) PMI
4 2 (3.64%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.82%) Animation
5 1 (1.82%) mHealth
5 1 (1.82%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.91%) Unix
1 6 (10.91%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Load Balancing
2 11 (20.00%) Project Management
3 10 (18.18%) ITIL
4 8 (14.55%) Network Design
5 6 (10.91%) Change Management
5 6 (10.91%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (10.91%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.91%) Network Management
5 6 (10.91%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (9.09%) BCP
6 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity
6 5 (9.09%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (9.09%) Coaching
6 5 (9.09%) Service Management
7 4 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (5.45%) High Availability
8 3 (5.45%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.45%) Stress Testing
9 2 (3.64%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
9 2 (3.64%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.55%) SQL
2 6 (10.91%) VB
3 5 (9.09%) Perl
3 5 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 5 (9.09%) Python
3 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.64%) C#
4 2 (3.64%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.64%) VB.NET
4 2 (3.64%) VB6
5 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (41.82%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (27.27%) CCNP
3 11 (20.00%) CCNA
4 9 (16.36%) CCIE
5 5 (9.09%) CCSP
5 5 (9.09%) JNCIA
5 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
6 4 (7.27%) CCA
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix Certification
6 4 (7.27%) Degree
6 4 (7.27%) SC Cleared
7 2 (3.64%) CCIP
7 2 (3.64%) ISEB
7 2 (3.64%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.82%) CCDA
8 1 (1.82%) CCDP
8 1 (1.82%) CCENT
8 1 (1.82%) CCSA
8 1 (1.82%) CISSP
8 1 (1.82%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (7.27%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.27%) XenApp
2 4 (7.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (3.64%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 33 (60.00%) Cisco
2 18 (32.73%) VMware
3 10 (18.18%) Juniper
4 9 (16.36%) CheckPoint
4 9 (16.36%) F5
5 5 (9.09%) HP
6 4 (7.27%) Citrix
6 4 (7.27%) Dell
6 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (7.27%) Sophos
6 4 (7.27%) Veeam
7 3 (5.45%) EMC
7 3 (5.45%) Fortinet
7 3 (5.45%) Mitel
8 2 (3.64%) CommVault
8 2 (3.64%) Google
8 2 (3.64%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.82%) Meraki
9 1 (1.82%) Polycom
9 1 (1.82%) Red Gate
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