The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 842 864 859
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -5
Permanent jobs citing PPP 59 23 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.021% 0.036%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 39 19 25
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £43,000 £64,700
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £33,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+7.40% -32.50%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20545 19756 21121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.57% 18.17% 17.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16471 15851 17426
Average salary £44,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.29% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 July 2014 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 23 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 July 2014. 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 +15 58 £45,000 +33.33% 3
London -26 26 £52,500 - 2
South East -2 24 £41,250 +22.22%
Berkshire +16 21 £43,750 +42.85%
Reading +15 15 £42,500 +38.77%
City of London 0 14 £50,000 -
West Midlands +5 5 £29,000 -3.33% 1
Birmingham - 4 £29,000 - 1
Hampshire -9 3 £38,750 +40.90%
Southampton - 3 £38,750 -
Slough - 2 £32,500 -
Worcestershire -3 1 £30,000 -
East of England - 1 - -
Redditch - 1 £30,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £45,000 -
Cirencester - 1 £35,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £33,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £33,500 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £33,500 -
South West - 1 £35,000 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

1 111 (82.84%) Cisco
2 90 (67.16%) Cisco Certification
3 88 (65.67%) MPLS
4 81 (60.45%) IPsec
5 80 (59.70%) BGP
5 80 (59.70%) CCNP
6 79 (58.96%) VPN
7 75 (55.97%) OSPF
8 65 (48.51%) L2TP
9 61 (45.52%) Firewall
10 48 (35.82%) Ethernet
11 43 (32.09%) VoIP
12 42 (31.34%) DSL
13 41 (30.60%) TCP/IP
14 40 (29.85%) CCNA
15 38 (28.36%) Cisco IOS
16 36 (26.87%) SNMP
16 36 (26.87%) WAN
17 31 (23.13%) VLAN
18 30 (22.39%) ATM
19 28 (20.90%) Linux
20 26 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
21 25 (18.66%) Load Balancing
22 24 (17.91%) xDSL
23 23 (17.16%) Cisco PIX
23 23 (17.16%) DHCP
23 23 (17.16%) DNS
24 22 (16.42%) UNIX
24 22 (16.42%) CCIP
24 22 (16.42%) EIGRP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 2 (1.49%) FileNet
2 1 (0.75%) Lync
2 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.49%) MS Office
2 1 (0.75%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.22%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.75%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.99%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 88 (65.67%) MPLS
2 81 (60.45%) IPsec
3 80 (59.70%) BGP
4 79 (58.96%) VPN
5 75 (55.97%) OSPF
6 65 (48.51%) L2TP
7 61 (45.52%) Firewall
8 48 (35.82%) Ethernet
9 43 (32.09%) VoIP
10 42 (31.34%) DSL
11 41 (30.60%) TCP/IP
12 38 (28.36%) Cisco IOS
13 36 (26.87%) SNMP
13 36 (26.87%) WAN
14 31 (23.13%) VLAN
15 30 (22.39%) ATM
16 26 (19.40%) Cisco ASA
17 24 (17.91%) xDSL
18 23 (17.16%) Cisco PIX
18 23 (17.16%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.24%) OLAP
2 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (0.75%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (10.45%) Finance
2 13 (9.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.22%) Advertising
4 5 (3.73%) Games
5 3 (2.24%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 78 (58.21%) Network Engineer
2 19 (14.18%) NOC Engineer
3 12 (8.96%) Network Consultant
3 12 (8.96%) Consultant
4 10 (7.46%) Security Consultant
4 10 (7.46%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (6.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Support Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Senior Network Engineer
6 8 (5.97%) Network Support
7 6 (4.48%) Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Project Manager
7 6 (4.48%) Financial Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Support
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Support Engineer
7 6 (4.48%) MI Analyst
7 6 (4.48%) Technical Engineer
8 5 (3.73%) Cisco Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Operations Engineer
9 4 (2.99%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (5.97%) HTML
2 3 (2.24%) .NET
3 2 (1.49%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.49%) CSS
3 2 (1.49%) Web Services
4 1 (0.75%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.18%) Statistics
2 4 (2.99%) PKI
3 3 (2.24%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.49%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.90%) Linux
2 22 (16.42%) UNIX
3 15 (11.19%) Windows
4 6 (4.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.99%) Solaris
6 2 (1.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.75%) SUSE
7 1 (0.75%) Debian
7 1 (0.75%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.75%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (18.66%) Load Balancing
2 18 (13.43%) Project Management
3 16 (11.94%) ITIL
4 15 (11.19%) Network Management
5 12 (8.96%) Change Management
6 10 (7.46%) Data Analysis
7 7 (5.22%) Pay per click
7 7 (5.22%) Analytics
7 7 (5.22%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (4.48%) Configuration Management
8 6 (4.48%) Data Modelling
8 6 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (4.48%) Time Management
8 6 (4.48%) Change Control
8 6 (4.48%) Data Management
9 5 (3.73%) Root Cause Analysis
10 4 (2.99%) Multivariate Testing
10 4 (2.99%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.99%) Stakeholder Management
10 4 (2.99%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (7.46%) SQL
2 7 (5.22%) Perl
2 7 (5.22%) Python
2 7 (5.22%) Shell Script
3 6 (4.48%) VB
3 6 (4.48%) VBA
4 2 (1.49%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.49%) C#
5 1 (0.75%) C++
5 1 (0.75%) Java
5 1 (0.75%) C
5 1 (0.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (67.16%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (59.70%) CCNP
3 40 (29.85%) CCNA
4 22 (16.42%) CCIP
5 16 (11.94%) Degree
6 9 (6.72%) CCSP
7 7 (5.22%) CCIE
8 5 (3.73%) SCSA
8 5 (3.73%) JNCIA
9 4 (2.99%) Sun Certification
10 3 (2.24%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.49%) CISSP
11 2 (1.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.49%) JNCIP
11 2 (1.49%) JNCIE
12 1 (0.75%) CCSA
12 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.49%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (5.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.73%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.75%) Snort
3 1 (0.75%) Samba
3 1 (0.75%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 10 (7.46%) Netcool
2 5 (3.73%) Cacti
2 5 (3.73%) Nagios
3 4 (2.99%) OpenView
4 2 (1.49%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.75%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.75%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 111 (82.84%) Cisco
2 18 (13.43%) Juniper
2 18 (13.43%) F5
3 16 (11.94%) CheckPoint
4 9 (6.72%) VMware
5 8 (5.97%) HP
6 7 (5.22%) Google
7 6 (4.48%) Sun
7 6 (4.48%) Red Hat
7 6 (4.48%) Avaya
7 6 (4.48%) Cognos
7 6 (4.48%) Oracle
8 5 (3.73%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.24%) Huawei
9 3 (2.24%) Facebook
9 3 (2.24%) Yahoo!
9 3 (2.24%) IBM
9 3 (2.24%) Veritas
10 2 (1.49%) Pega
10 2 (1.49%) Foundry
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Benefits and training
Posted: 5 days ago
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