The table below looks at the statistics 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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 882 - 898
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 13 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% - 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.065% - 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Average salary £47,500 - £70,000
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 - £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 - £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,750 - £70,000

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
19878 19343 22065
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.14% 16.87% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15842 15319 17776
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 £69,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

PPTP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPTP
Top 6 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 31 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
(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 - 12 £47,500 - 5
London - 11 £47,500 - 5
City of London - 2 £45,000 - 1
South East - 1 £27,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £27,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £27,000 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 33 (100.00%) IPsec
2 31 (93.94%) VPN
3 29 (87.88%) Linux
4 20 (60.61%) MySQL
4 20 (60.61%) VMware
4 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (57.58%) Apache
6 17 (51.52%) Windows
6 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
6 17 (51.52%) Bash Shell
7 16 (48.48%) nginx
7 16 (48.48%) CentOS
7 16 (48.48%) L2TP
8 15 (45.45%) Perl
8 15 (45.45%) PHP
8 15 (45.45%) OpenVPN
9 14 (42.42%) Python
9 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
9 14 (42.42%) Firewall
10 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (39.39%) Xen
10 13 (39.39%) Cisco
10 13 (39.39%) MariaDB
10 13 (39.39%) KVM
11 12 (36.36%) Web Services
11 12 (36.36%) SMTP
11 12 (36.36%) HTTP
11 12 (36.36%) VLAN
11 12 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
12 11 (33.33%) Ubuntu

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 19 (57.58%) Apache
2 16 (48.48%) nginx
3 7 (21.21%) Tomcat
4 5 (15.15%) IIS
5 3 (9.09%) Confluence
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (39.39%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (36.36%) Amazon EC2
3 11 (33.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 33 (100.00%) IPsec
2 31 (93.94%) VPN
3 16 (48.48%) L2TP
4 15 (45.45%) OpenVPN
5 14 (42.42%) Firewall
6 12 (36.36%) VLAN
6 12 (36.36%) HTTP
6 12 (36.36%) SMTP
7 11 (33.33%) LAN
7 11 (33.33%) SNMP
7 11 (33.33%) WAN
7 11 (33.33%) Internet
8 10 (30.30%) TCP/IP
8 10 (30.30%) DNS
8 10 (30.30%) SSL
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (30.30%) Cisco PIX
8 10 (30.30%) Spanning Tree
9 9 (27.27%) Network Security
9 9 (27.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (60.61%) MySQL
2 13 (39.39%) MariaDB
3 6 (18.18%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.18%) SQL Server
4 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (42.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (9.09%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 17 (51.52%) Systems Administrator
2 13 (39.39%) Administrator
3 12 (36.36%) Network Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (27.27%) Security Engineer
5 6 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 6 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (3.03%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) Web Services
2 7 (21.21%) SOAP
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 4 (12.12%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
3 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 29 (87.88%) Linux
2 17 (51.52%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) CentOS
4 11 (33.33%) Amazon Linux
4 11 (33.33%) Ubuntu
5 10 (30.30%) Debian
6 8 (24.24%) Windows XP
6 8 (24.24%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (21.21%) UNIX
8 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (18.18%) Windows 7
9 2 (6.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
10 1 (3.03%) Windows Vista
10 1 (3.03%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.21%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.12%) Network Management
2 4 (12.12%) DevOps
2 4 (12.12%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.06%) Network Design
4 2 (6.06%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (6.06%) High Availability
4 2 (6.06%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.03%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.03%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 17 (51.52%) Bash Shell
2 15 (45.45%) Perl
2 15 (45.45%) PHP
3 14 (42.42%) Python
4 10 (30.30%) Shell Script
5 5 (15.15%) Ruby
6 3 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (3.03%) AWK
7 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) CCNA
1 10 (30.30%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Degree
3 3 (9.09%) CCNP
4 2 (6.06%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.06%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (39.39%) KVM
2 13 (39.39%) Xen
3 11 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 7 (21.21%) iptables
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware
5 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (3.03%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) Puppet
1 5 (15.15%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (9.09%) logstash
2 3 (9.09%) Nagios
3 2 (6.06%) Nessus
Vendors
1 20 (60.61%) VMware
2 17 (51.52%) Red Hat
3 13 (39.39%) Cisco
4 10 (30.30%) Microsoft
5 9 (27.27%) CheckPoint
6 7 (21.21%) Fortinet
6 7 (21.21%) Juniper
6 7 (21.21%) Foundry
6 7 (21.21%) F5
7 5 (15.15%) HP
8 3 (9.09%) Atlassian
8 3 (9.09%) SolarWinds
9 2 (6.06%) Splunk
9 2 (6.06%) ArcSight
9 2 (6.06%) Brocade
9 2 (6.06%) Dell
9 2 (6.06%) EMC
9 2 (6.06%) Nokia
10 1 (3.03%) Sage
10 1 (3.03%) Citrix
West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum +Bens
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Working Environment
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Modis International - London
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
Posted: 18 days ago