The first table below looks at the demand for PPTP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 893 868 885
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +17
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 11 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.054% 0.035% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 3
Average salary £37,500 £75,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% +150.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £18,800 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £80,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £75,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year
-50.00% +163.15%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20227 19758 21013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.39% 18.15% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16236 15909 17355
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPTP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PPTP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPTP within the UK.

PPTP Salary Trend in the UK

PPTP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPTP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 within the UK.

PPTP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPTP
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPTP within the UK over the 3 months to 23 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
(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 -33 9 £50,000 -33.33% 4
South West -8 4 - -
Bristol - 4 - -
South Wales -3 2 £37,500 +120.58%
Wales -8 2 £37,500 +120.58%
North West - 2 £30,000 - 1
London - 2 £51,250 - 3
Manchester - 2 £30,000 - 1
City of London - 1 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
Cwmbran - 1 £37,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PPTP 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 PPTP.

1 24 (100.00%) VPN
1 24 (100.00%) IPsec
2 20 (83.33%) DNS
3 19 (79.17%) Windows
3 19 (79.17%) Firewall
4 18 (75.00%) Linux
5 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
5 17 (70.83%) VMware
5 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
7 15 (62.50%) SAN
7 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
8 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
8 14 (58.33%) MySQL
9 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
10 11 (45.83%) SMTP
10 11 (45.83%) HTTP
10 11 (45.83%) HTML
10 11 (45.83%) XML
11 10 (41.67%) Back Office
11 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
11 10 (41.67%) Degree
11 10 (41.67%) IIS
11 10 (41.67%) ISDN
11 10 (41.67%) Nagios
11 10 (41.67%) Big Data
12 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
12 9 (37.50%) Cisco

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing PPTP 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 PPTP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (41.67%) IIS
2 6 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (12.50%) Apache
6 2 (8.33%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.33%) Confluence
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.17%) nginx
Applications
1 14 (58.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Route 53
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) VPN
1 24 (100.00%) IPsec
2 20 (83.33%) DNS
3 19 (79.17%) Firewall
4 15 (62.50%) SAN
5 11 (45.83%) HTTP
5 11 (45.83%) SMTP
6 10 (41.67%) ISDN
7 8 (33.33%) VoIP
7 8 (33.33%) H.323
7 8 (33.33%) Network Security
8 7 (29.17%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (29.17%) DHCP
8 7 (29.17%) SSL
9 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.67%) OSPF
10 4 (16.67%) BGP
10 4 (16.67%) EIGRP
10 4 (16.67%) SNMP
10 4 (16.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) MySQL
3 10 (41.67%) Big Data
4 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) JIRA
1 2 (8.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 10 (41.67%) Back Office
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Administrator
2 10 (41.67%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 8 (33.33%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (20.83%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Developer
6 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (45.83%) HTML
1 11 (45.83%) XML
2 2 (8.33%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) iPhone
2 4 (16.67%) iPad
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.17%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 19 (79.17%) Windows
2 18 (75.00%) Linux
3 17 (70.83%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (62.50%) Windows 7
5 6 (25.00%) CentOS
6 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
7 4 (16.67%) Android
7 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.67%) Windows Phone
8 2 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (33.33%) DNA
1 8 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (8.33%) Analytics
2 2 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (8.33%) Unit Testing
2 2 (8.33%) Network Management
2 2 (8.33%) ITIL
2 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.33%) Network Load Balancing
3 1 (4.17%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.17%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.17%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.17%) CRM
3 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 3 (12.50%) Java
1 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.33%) C
2 2 (8.33%) C++
2 2 (8.33%) PHP
2 2 (8.33%) AWK
3 1 (4.17%) Ruby
3 1 (4.17%) SQL
3 1 (4.17%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (58.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (41.67%) Degree
3 7 (29.17%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (29.17%) CCNA
4 6 (25.00%) MCSE
5 5 (20.83%) MCSA
6 4 (16.67%) CCNP
7 3 (12.50%) MCTS
7 3 (12.50%) MCITP
8 2 (8.33%) CCIA
8 2 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (8.33%) CCEA
8 2 (8.33%) MCP
8 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (4.17%) MCSM
System Software
1 17 (70.83%) Active Directory
1 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (41.67%) VMware ESX
3 9 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (8.33%) XenServer
4 2 (8.33%) vSphere
4 2 (8.33%) Squid
5 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (4.17%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (41.67%) Nagios
2 8 (33.33%) logstash
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
3 2 (8.33%) Cacti
3 2 (8.33%) Puppet
4 1 (4.17%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 17 (70.83%) VMware
2 12 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (37.50%) Cisco
4 8 (33.33%) SolarWinds
5 6 (25.00%) Citrix
5 6 (25.00%) Draytek
5 6 (25.00%) NETGEAR
6 5 (20.83%) Symantec
7 4 (16.67%) Sophos
7 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.67%) Sage
8 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 2 (8.33%) Juniper
8 2 (8.33%) Nokia
8 2 (8.33%) HP
8 2 (8.33%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) Perforce
8 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL
8 2 (8.33%) Atlassian
8 2 (8.33%) ProCurve
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits + Flexitime
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £0 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: £75,000 - £110,000 per year
Posted: 20 days ago