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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 861 861 890
Rank change year-on-year
0 +29
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 19 18 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.017% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.097% 0.097% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 18 18 4
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £50,000 £35,750
% change year-on-year
-27.50% +39.86%

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
19643 18515 22476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.18% 19.73%
Number of salaries quoted 15881 14521 18756
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
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

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -6 14 £50,000 - 6
London -9 13 £50,000 -9.09% 6
City of London +19 9 £48,000 +46.00% 4
South Wales - 4 £35,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £35,000 - 1
Cwmbran - 3 £35,000 - 1
Torfaen - 3 £35,000 - 1
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £21,500 -
Horsham - 1 £47,500 -
Pontypridd - 1 £21,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £47,500 -
South East - 1 £47,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 (96.00%) VPN
2 23 (92.00%) IPsec
3 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 20 (80.00%) Linux
4 15 (60.00%) Firewall
5 14 (56.00%) SMTP
5 14 (56.00%) HTTP
5 14 (56.00%) Cisco
6 13 (52.00%) MySQL
6 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
6 13 (52.00%) DNS
6 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (48.00%) Apache
7 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (48.00%) VLAN
8 11 (44.00%) LAN
8 11 (44.00%) WAN
8 11 (44.00%) SNMP
8 11 (44.00%) CCNA
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (44.00%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
9 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
9 10 (40.00%) OSPF
9 10 (40.00%) BGP
9 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
9 10 (40.00%) VMware
9 10 (40.00%) Network Security
9 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 12 (48.00%) Apache
2 8 (32.00%) Tomcat
2 8 (32.00%) nginx
3 7 (28.00%) Confluence
3 7 (28.00%) IIS
4 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (8.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (12.00%) Route 53
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
2 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (96.00%) VPN
2 23 (92.00%) IPsec
3 15 (60.00%) Firewall
4 14 (56.00%) HTTP
4 14 (56.00%) SMTP
5 13 (52.00%) DNS
5 13 (52.00%) TCP/IP
6 12 (48.00%) VLAN
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco IOS
7 11 (44.00%) Cisco PIX
7 11 (44.00%) WAN
7 11 (44.00%) SNMP
7 11 (44.00%) LAN
8 10 (40.00%) OSPF
8 10 (40.00%) BGP
8 10 (40.00%) EIGRP
8 10 (40.00%) Network Security
9 9 (36.00%) VoIP
10 8 (32.00%) SSL
10 8 (32.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (52.00%) MySQL
2 9 (36.00%) SQL Server
3 8 (32.00%) MongoDB
4 2 (8.00%) Big Data
4 2 (8.00%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.00%) JIRA
2 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (12.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.00%) Advertising
3 1 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Network Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (32.00%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (32.00%) Security Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (16.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (8.00%) Help Desk Support
5 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (4.00%) Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (4.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.00%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
1 7 (28.00%) SOAP
1 7 (28.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
2 2 (8.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Mobile App
2 5 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (8.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
1 20 (80.00%) Linux
2 10 (40.00%) CentOS
3 9 (36.00%) Windows XP
3 9 (36.00%) Windows 7
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (28.00%) UNIX
4 7 (28.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (28.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (24.00%) DevOps
3 4 (16.00%) Network Management
4 3 (12.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.00%) Analytics
6 1 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (4.00%) High Availability
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Online Security
6 1 (4.00%) Network Design
6 1 (4.00%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Bash Shell
2 8 (32.00%) Perl
3 7 (28.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.00%) Java
5 4 (16.00%) PHP
6 2 (8.00%) C
6 2 (8.00%) C++
6 2 (8.00%) AWK
6 2 (8.00%) Python
7 1 (4.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (44.00%) CCNA
1 11 (44.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (16.00%) CCNP
3 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (8.00%) A+ Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (4.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (52.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.00%) KVM
3 2 (8.00%) Firmware
3 2 (8.00%) VMware ESX
3 2 (8.00%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (8.00%) Squid
3 2 (8.00%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (28.00%) Puppet
1 7 (28.00%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (20.00%) logstash
3 3 (12.00%) Nagios
4 1 (4.00%) Nessus
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Cisco
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (40.00%) Red Hat
3 10 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 10 (40.00%) VMware
4 9 (36.00%) Juniper
5 7 (28.00%) Fortinet
5 7 (28.00%) Atlassian
5 7 (28.00%) Foundry
5 7 (28.00%) F5
6 5 (20.00%) HP
7 3 (12.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (12.00%) Nokia
8 2 (8.00%) Brocade
8 2 (8.00%) WatchGuard
8 2 (8.00%) Dell
8 2 (8.00%) EMC
8 2 (8.00%) Avaya
8 2 (8.00%) Symantec
8 2 (8.00%) Perforce
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Cwmbran
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
City of London
Quantica Technology - London
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago