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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 837 844 841
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -3
Permanent jobs citing PPP 59 27 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.025% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.15% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 35 17 34
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £39,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £50,000 £55,150
UK excluding London average salary £36,500 £50,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
-27.00% +32.45%

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
20409 18425 22014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.88% 17.20% 19.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16174 14905 17966
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 26 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 23 October 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 55 £47,500 -5.00% 7
London +7 25 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East -13 16 £48,750 -2.50% 1
City of London - 13 - - 1
Berkshire +5 8 £50,000 +5.26% 1
Reading -6 7 £50,000 +5.26% 1
West Midlands -18 6 £29,000 -42.00% 2
South West -21 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Gloucestershire - 5 £35,000 -
Cirencester - 5 £35,000 -
Worcestershire -2 4 £29,000 -42.00%
Surrey - 4 £55,000 -
Redditch - 4 £29,000 -
Reigate - 3 £55,000 -
Kent +11 2 £40,000 -
Tunbridge Wells - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £38,000 -
Southampton - 2 £38,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £60,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 2 £60,000 -
North East - 2 £60,000 -
Birmingham -15 1 £29,000 -42.00%
Camberley - 1 £47,500 -
Studley - 1 £30,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 1 £30,000 - 2
Midlands - 1 £62,500 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 95 (81.90%) Cisco
2 83 (71.55%) IPsec
3 74 (63.79%) VPN
4 72 (62.07%) MPLS
5 69 (59.48%) Cisco Certification
6 62 (53.45%) BGP
7 57 (49.14%) L2TP
7 57 (49.14%) OSPF
8 54 (46.55%) CCNP
9 50 (43.10%) Firewall
10 46 (39.66%) DSL
11 40 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
12 37 (31.90%) TCP/IP
13 34 (29.31%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (25.86%) Cisco PIX
14 30 (25.86%) Ethernet
15 29 (25.00%) VoIP
16 27 (23.28%) VLAN
17 25 (21.55%) ATM
18 24 (20.69%) SNMP
18 24 (20.69%) CCIP
18 24 (20.69%) Frame Relay
19 23 (19.83%) EIGRP
19 23 (19.83%) Load Balancing
20 22 (18.97%) HSRP
20 22 (18.97%) SSL
21 21 (18.10%) CCNA
21 21 (18.10%) Linux
22 20 (17.24%) DNS
22 20 (17.24%) DHCP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 5 (4.31%) Apache
2 2 (1.72%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.72%) MS Office
1 2 (1.72%) Spreadsheet
1 2 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.72%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 83 (71.55%) IPsec
2 74 (63.79%) VPN
3 72 (62.07%) MPLS
4 62 (53.45%) BGP
5 57 (49.14%) L2TP
5 57 (49.14%) OSPF
6 50 (43.10%) Firewall
7 46 (39.66%) DSL
8 40 (34.48%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (31.90%) TCP/IP
10 34 (29.31%) Cisco IOS
11 30 (25.86%) Cisco PIX
11 30 (25.86%) Ethernet
12 29 (25.00%) VoIP
13 27 (23.28%) VLAN
14 25 (21.55%) ATM
15 24 (20.69%) SNMP
15 24 (20.69%) Frame Relay
16 23 (19.83%) EIGRP
17 22 (18.97%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (4.31%) Bugzilla
1 5 (4.31%) Git (software)
2 3 (2.59%) Oracle Forms
General
1 14 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.48%) Finance
3 7 (6.03%) Games
4 4 (3.45%) Advertising
5 3 (2.59%) Retail
6 2 (1.72%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.72%) Marketing
7 1 (0.86%) Banking
Job Titles
1 74 (63.79%) Network Engineer
2 16 (13.79%) NOC Engineer
3 13 (11.21%) Consultant
4 12 (10.34%) Security Consultant
5 11 (9.48%) Network Consultant
6 10 (8.62%) Network Security Consultant
7 7 (6.03%) Cisco Engineer
7 7 (6.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 5 (4.31%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.31%) Developer
9 4 (3.45%) Project Manager
9 4 (3.45%) Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Senior Network Engineer
9 4 (3.45%) Network Support
10 3 (2.59%) Technical Support Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Technical Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Network Operations Engineer
10 3 (2.59%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (6.03%) HTML
2 5 (4.31%) Ajax
2 5 (4.31%) CSS
3 1 (0.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.31%) PKI
1 5 (4.31%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.45%) Mainframe
3 2 (1.72%) Hedge funds
3 2 (1.72%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.72%) Statistics
4 1 (0.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (18.10%) Linux
2 13 (11.21%) UNIX
3 10 (8.62%) Windows
4 7 (6.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (4.31%) SUSE
5 5 (4.31%) Debian
6 4 (3.45%) Solaris
7 3 (2.59%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.72%) Mac OS
8 2 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.86%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.83%) Load Balancing
2 15 (12.93%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (12.07%) Network Management
4 11 (9.48%) Network Monitoring
4 11 (9.48%) Change Control
5 9 (7.76%) ITIL
6 8 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 7 (6.03%) People Management
7 7 (6.03%) Change Management
8 6 (5.17%) Project Management
8 6 (5.17%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (5.17%) Time Management
9 5 (4.31%) Data Analysis
9 5 (4.31%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (4.31%) ITIL V3
9 5 (4.31%) Service Delivery
9 5 (4.31%) Workflow
10 4 (3.45%) Analytics
10 4 (3.45%) Budget Control
10 4 (3.45%) Pay per click
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.62%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) Perl
2 7 (6.03%) Python
2 7 (6.03%) Shell Script
3 5 (4.31%) Java
3 5 (4.31%) C
3 5 (4.31%) C++
3 5 (4.31%) PHP
Qualifications
1 69 (59.48%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (46.55%) CCNP
3 24 (20.69%) CCIP
4 21 (18.10%) CCNA
5 10 (8.62%) Degree
6 9 (7.76%) CCIE
7 4 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (2.59%) JNCIA
8 3 (2.59%) JNCIP
8 3 (2.59%) JNCIE
8 3 (2.59%) CISSP
9 2 (1.72%) CCA
9 2 (1.72%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (1.72%) CCEA
9 2 (1.72%) CCSP
9 2 (1.72%) MCSE
9 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.72%) Sun Certification
9 2 (1.72%) SCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.45%) SLA
1 4 (3.45%) ISO 9001
1 4 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (8.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (6.03%) VMware ESX
3 5 (4.31%) Samba
4 1 (0.86%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 9 (7.76%) Netcool
2 7 (6.03%) Cacti
2 7 (6.03%) Nagios
3 4 (3.45%) OpenView
4 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.86%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 95 (81.90%) Cisco
2 17 (14.66%) VMware
3 14 (12.07%) CheckPoint
4 11 (9.48%) F5
5 7 (6.03%) Red Hat
6 6 (5.17%) Juniper
6 6 (5.17%) HP
7 5 (4.31%) Adobe
8 4 (3.45%) Sun
8 4 (3.45%) Microsoft
8 4 (3.45%) Oracle
8 4 (3.45%) Veritas
8 4 (3.45%) Google
9 3 (2.59%) Foundry
9 3 (2.59%) BT
10 2 (1.72%) Citrix
11 1 (0.86%) SolarWinds
11 1 (0.86%) Aruba
11 1 (0.86%) ArcSight
11 1 (0.86%) Dell
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