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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 835 830 851
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +21
Permanent jobs citing PPP 57 66 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.053% 0.059% 0.033%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 23
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -2.04%

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
19539 18871 21833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.16% 16.86% 20.06%
Number of salaries quoted 15564 14946 17583
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 27 March 2015 within the UK.

PPP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPP
Top 29 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 27 March 2015. 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 +13 57 £50,000 +38.88% 15
South East -11 29 £47,500 +46.15% 10
Berkshire +4 22 £50,000 +53.84% 1
London +48 19 £41,000 -3.52%
Reading +1 13 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Hampshire -3 5 £42,500 +30.76%
Tyne and Wear - 4 £50,000 -
North East - 4 £50,000 -
Southampton -14 3 £45,000 +38.46%
West Midlands -34 3 £27,500 -8.33% 1
Leeds +9 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
City of London +6 2 - -
Yorkshire +3 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
West Yorkshire -1 2 £52,500 +31.25% 1
Birmingham -7 2 - -
Dudley - 2 - - 1
Gatwick - 2 £27,000 -
Manchester - 2 £41,000 - 3
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £50,000 -
Prudhoe - 2 £50,000 -
Basingstoke - 2 £38,500 -
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 - 1
West Sussex - 2 £27,000 -
North West - 2 £41,000 - 3
Studley -2 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Warwickshire -14 1 £27,500 -8.33%
Surrey - 1 £27,000 -
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
Camberley - 1 £27,000 -

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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.

1 105 (79.55%) Cisco
2 88 (66.67%) BGP
3 86 (65.15%) Cisco Certification
4 84 (63.64%) CCNP
5 81 (61.36%) IPsec
6 80 (60.61%) MPLS
7 62 (46.97%) OSPF
8 61 (46.21%) Firewall
8 61 (46.21%) VPN
9 60 (45.45%) L2TP
10 47 (35.61%) EIGRP
11 45 (34.09%) DSL
11 45 (34.09%) VoIP
12 40 (30.30%) DNS
13 39 (29.55%) Cisco IOS
14 38 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (28.79%) ATM
15 37 (28.03%) TCP/IP
16 36 (27.27%) Load Balancing
17 34 (25.76%) SNMP
18 33 (25.00%) Broadband
18 33 (25.00%) VLAN
19 32 (24.24%) VMware
19 32 (24.24%) WAN
19 32 (24.24%) Ethernet
20 31 (23.48%) xDSL
21 30 (22.73%) Linux
22 29 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
23 28 (21.21%) UNIX
24 25 (18.94%) ISDN

PPP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 (3.03%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (9.85%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 11 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.52%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 88 (66.67%) BGP
2 81 (61.36%) IPsec
3 80 (60.61%) MPLS
4 62 (46.97%) OSPF
5 61 (46.21%) VPN
5 61 (46.21%) Firewall
6 60 (45.45%) L2TP
7 47 (35.61%) EIGRP
8 45 (34.09%) DSL
8 45 (34.09%) VoIP
9 40 (30.30%) DNS
10 39 (29.55%) Cisco IOS
11 38 (28.79%) Cisco ASA
11 38 (28.79%) ATM
12 37 (28.03%) TCP/IP
13 34 (25.76%) SNMP
14 33 (25.00%) Broadband
14 33 (25.00%) VLAN
15 32 (24.24%) WAN
15 32 (24.24%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.52%) MySQL
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
General
1 21 (15.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.06%) Finance
3 2 (1.52%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.52%) Advertising
3 2 (1.52%) Marketing
4 1 (0.76%) Games
Job Titles
1 80 (60.61%) Network Engineer
2 12 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (6.82%) NOC Engineer
4 8 (6.06%) Consultant
5 6 (4.55%) Analyst
5 6 (4.55%) Technical Support
5 6 (4.55%) Support Engineer
5 6 (4.55%) Security Consultant
5 6 (4.55%) Network Support
5 6 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
5 6 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (4.55%) IP Engineer
6 5 (3.79%) Network Team Leader
6 5 (3.79%) Network Support Engineer
6 5 (3.79%) Team Leader
7 4 (3.03%) Network Analyst
7 4 (3.03%) Senior Manager
7 4 (3.03%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 29 (21.97%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.55%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.03%) PKI
4 3 (2.27%) Clustering
5 2 (1.52%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.76%) GIS
6 1 (0.76%) Statistics
6 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.73%) Linux
2 28 (21.21%) UNIX
3 15 (11.36%) Solaris
4 9 (6.82%) Windows
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.52%) CentOS
5 2 (1.52%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.27%) Load Balancing
2 20 (15.15%) ITIL
3 17 (12.88%) Network Design
4 16 (12.12%) Network Management
5 14 (10.61%) Change Management
6 12 (9.09%) Service Delivery
7 10 (7.58%) Network Monitoring
8 9 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
8 9 (6.82%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.82%) Configuration Management
9 8 (6.06%) Project Management
10 7 (5.30%) Test Management
10 7 (5.30%) Capacity Planning
11 6 (4.55%) High Availability
11 6 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.79%) Change Control
12 5 (3.79%) Time Management
13 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
13 4 (3.03%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.33%) SQL
2 5 (3.79%) Python
2 5 (3.79%) Perl
3 3 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 86 (65.15%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (63.64%) CCNP
3 23 (17.42%) CCNA
4 19 (14.39%) CCSP
4 19 (14.39%) Degree
5 18 (13.64%) CCIP
6 17 (12.88%) CCDP
7 15 (11.36%) JNCIS
8 13 (9.85%) CCIE
9 11 (8.33%) Sun Certification
9 11 (8.33%) SCSA
10 3 (2.27%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.27%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.27%) CCDA
10 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (2.27%) MCSE
11 2 (1.52%) CCA
11 2 (1.52%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (1.52%) CCEA
11 2 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.30%) SLA
2 2 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.61%) VMware ESX
3 4 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.52%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.76%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.76%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 10 (7.58%) Cacti
2 8 (6.06%) Nagios
3 3 (2.27%) OpenView
4 2 (1.52%) Netcool
4 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 105 (79.55%) Cisco
2 32 (24.24%) VMware
3 19 (14.39%) HP
4 18 (13.64%) Juniper
5 16 (12.12%) Microsoft
5 16 (12.12%) F5
6 11 (8.33%) Oracle
6 11 (8.33%) Sun
6 11 (8.33%) Veritas
6 11 (8.33%) CheckPoint
7 9 (6.82%) Red Hat
8 6 (4.55%) Huawei
9 4 (3.03%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 3 (2.27%) Brocade
11 2 (1.52%) Fortinet
11 2 (1.52%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.52%) Aruba
11 2 (1.52%) Isilon
11 2 (1.52%) EMC
11 2 (1.52%) Citrix
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FT Select
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + company benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Salary: £4000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Dental, Life Insurance
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + full bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: 6 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Salary: £40,000-£52,000 (dependent on experience)
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
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Salary: Up to 38,782.00 depending on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
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AXA
Posted: 9 days ago
Tunbridge Wells
AXA
Posted: 9 days ago
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AXA
Salary: From £29,988 - Subject to experience
Posted: 9 days ago
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AXA
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 9 days ago
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AXA
Salary: up to c £63,200 dep on exp + bonus + bens
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Salary: Up to £41,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
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