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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 866 913 917
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +4
Permanent jobs citing PPP 30 28 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.031% 0.026% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.19% 0.16% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 26 26 27
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £28,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £70,000 £53,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +28.57%

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
16175 17956 20664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13248 14921 16282
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 27 September 2016 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 18 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 27 September 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 +56 30 £40,000 -11.11% 6
South East +33 13 £32,500 -27.77% 4
Southampton - 11 £32,500 - 1
Hampshire - 11 £32,500 - 3
London +46 10 £50,000 +29.03% 2
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
Berkshire +10 2 £52,500 +16.66%
Reading +10 2 £52,500 +16.66%
South West -4 2 £28,750 +27.77%
Leicester - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 - -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £57,500 -
Cambridge - 2 £57,500 -
Cirencester - 2 £28,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 -
East Midlands - 2 - -
Rickmansworth - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 - -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 43 (68.25%) MPLS
2 40 (63.49%) Cisco
3 36 (57.14%) BGP
4 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
5 27 (42.86%) CCNP
5 27 (42.86%) L2TP
6 26 (41.27%) CCNA
6 26 (41.27%) VPN
6 26 (41.27%) Data Centre
7 25 (39.68%) OSPF
7 25 (39.68%) IPsec
8 24 (38.10%) Juniper
9 20 (31.75%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (30.16%) Linux
11 18 (28.57%) VoIP
11 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
12 15 (23.81%) ITIL
13 14 (22.22%) WAN
13 14 (22.22%) Firewall
14 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
14 13 (20.63%) IPv4
14 13 (20.63%) LAN
14 13 (20.63%) Windows
14 13 (20.63%) VLAN
14 13 (20.63%) Statistics
14 13 (20.63%) Junos
15 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
15 12 (19.05%) Change Control
15 12 (19.05%) VMware
16 11 (17.46%) RTP

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 (3.17%) Apache Solr
1 2 (3.17%) CMS
1 2 (3.17%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.17%) Jadu
1 2 (3.17%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.17%) MS Office
2 1 (1.59%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.76%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 43 (68.25%) MPLS
2 36 (57.14%) BGP
3 27 (42.86%) L2TP
4 26 (41.27%) VPN
5 25 (39.68%) IPsec
5 25 (39.68%) OSPF
6 20 (31.75%) Cisco IOS
7 18 (28.57%) VoIP
8 14 (22.22%) Firewall
8 14 (22.22%) WAN
9 13 (20.63%) IPv4
9 13 (20.63%) Junos
9 13 (20.63%) LAN
9 13 (20.63%) VLAN
10 11 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (17.46%) RTP
11 9 (14.29%) EIGRP
12 8 (12.70%) Ethernet
13 7 (11.11%) DNS
13 7 (11.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) Data Mining
1 3 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (4.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (3.17%) Hadoop
2 2 (3.17%) Neo4j
2 2 (3.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.17%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (3.17%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Git (software)
General
1 18 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 10 (15.87%) Finance
3 7 (11.11%) Games
4 5 (7.94%) Online Betting
5 4 (6.35%) Marketing
6 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 32 (50.79%) Network Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Presales Solution Architect
3 6 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
4 4 (6.35%) Configuration Manager
4 4 (6.35%) Implementation Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) IP Engineer
4 4 (6.35%) IT Manager
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Data Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Architect
5 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Security Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.76%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.35%) Middleware
2 3 (4.76%) 802.1X
3 2 (3.17%) DBIx::Class
3 2 (3.17%) Lucene
3 2 (3.17%) Sphinx
3 2 (3.17%) Xapian
4 1 (1.59%) .NET
4 1 (1.59%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Data Centre
2 13 (20.63%) Statistics
3 6 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.35%) CMDB
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Management Information System
4 4 (6.35%) Private Cloud
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Team
5 3 (4.76%) VCE vBlock
6 2 (3.17%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (3.17%) Driving Licence
6 2 (3.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 19 (30.16%) Linux
2 13 (20.63%) Windows
3 3 (4.76%) Unix
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.81%) ITIL
2 13 (20.63%) Configuration Management
3 12 (19.05%) Change Control
4 11 (17.46%) Network Management
5 9 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 9 (14.29%) TOGAF
6 7 (11.11%) ITSM
6 7 (11.11%) Time Management
7 6 (9.52%) Presales
7 6 (9.52%) Process Improvement
8 5 (7.94%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 4 (6.35%) Analytics
9 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (6.35%) Critical Path Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) DevOps
9 4 (6.35%) Internal Audit
9 4 (6.35%) Line Management
9 4 (6.35%) Prototyping
9 4 (6.35%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (6.35%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.94%) Perl
1 5 (7.94%) Python
2 4 (6.35%) SQL
3 3 (4.76%) Shell Script
4 2 (3.17%) Bash Shell
4 2 (3.17%) PHP
5 1 (1.59%) C
5 1 (1.59%) C#
Qualifications
1 32 (50.79%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (42.86%) CCNP
3 26 (41.27%) CCNA
4 9 (14.29%) CCIE
5 5 (7.94%) CCIP
5 5 (7.94%) Degree
6 3 (4.76%) VCP5
6 3 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (3.17%) AWS Certification
7 2 (3.17%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.17%) MCSA
7 2 (3.17%) MCSE
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.59%) CCSP
8 1 (1.59%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.35%) ISO 9000
1 4 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (4.76%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.52%) VMware ESX
3 4 (6.35%) Active Directory
4 3 (4.76%) vCloud
4 3 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.70%) Nagios
2 4 (6.35%) Cacti
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.17%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.17%) OpenNMS
4 2 (3.17%) Puppet
4 2 (3.17%) RANCID
4 2 (3.17%) SCCM
4 2 (3.17%) SCOM
4 2 (3.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 40 (63.49%) Cisco
2 24 (38.10%) Juniper
3 12 (19.05%) VMware
4 4 (6.35%) Apple
4 4 (6.35%) F5
4 4 (6.35%) ServiceNow
5 3 (4.76%) Brocade
5 3 (4.76%) Citrix
5 3 (4.76%) Extreme Networks
5 3 (4.76%) Oracle
6 2 (3.17%) Ericsson
6 2 (3.17%) Foundry
6 2 (3.17%) Huawei
6 2 (3.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.17%) Toshiba
6 2 (3.17%) ZyXEL
7 1 (1.59%) Cognizant
7 1 (1.59%) Sage
7 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.59%) Sophos
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