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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 891 869 893
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +24
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 5 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.011% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.025% 0.065% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 4
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £61,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% -10.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £20,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -67.47%

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
20333 18564 22220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 17.39% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16090 15077 18216
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 17 September 2014 within the UK.

PPTP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPTP
Top 8 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 17 September 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
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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 -41 4 £40,000 -27.27% 4
London -11 2 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 -
Wales +8 1 £37,500 +120.58%
South Wales +5 1 £37,500 +120.58%
Cwmbran - 1 £37,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 26 (100.00%) VPN
1 26 (100.00%) IPsec
2 22 (84.62%) DNS
3 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 21 (80.77%) Firewall
4 20 (76.92%) Linux
5 19 (73.08%) VMware
5 19 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
7 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
7 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
8 16 (61.54%) MySQL
9 15 (57.69%) SAN
10 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
10 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 13 (50.00%) HTML
11 13 (50.00%) XML
11 13 (50.00%) SMTP
11 13 (50.00%) HTTP
11 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
12 12 (46.15%) IIS
12 12 (46.15%) ISDN
12 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
13 10 (38.46%) VoIP
13 10 (38.46%) Nagios
13 10 (38.46%) H.323
13 10 (38.46%) Back Office
13 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
13 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (46.15%) IIS
2 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 5 (19.23%) Apache
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (15.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (15.38%) Confluence
5 3 (11.54%) nginx
6 2 (7.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (53.85%) MS Excel
2 4 (15.38%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Route 53
1 2 (7.69%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) VPN
1 26 (100.00%) IPsec
2 22 (84.62%) DNS
3 21 (80.77%) Firewall
4 15 (57.69%) SAN
5 13 (50.00%) HTTP
5 13 (50.00%) SMTP
6 12 (46.15%) ISDN
7 10 (38.46%) VoIP
7 10 (38.46%) H.323
7 10 (38.46%) Network Security
8 7 (26.92%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (26.92%) DHCP
8 7 (26.92%) SSL
9 5 (19.23%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (15.38%) OSPF
10 4 (15.38%) BGP
10 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
10 4 (15.38%) SNMP
10 4 (15.38%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 16 (61.54%) MySQL
3 10 (38.46%) Big Data
4 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (11.54%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) JIRA
1 2 (7.69%) PHPUnit
1 2 (7.69%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (38.46%) Back Office
2 2 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (3.85%) Marketing
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Administrator
2 12 (46.15%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Administrator
4 5 (19.23%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (11.54%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Project Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Linux Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) HTML
1 13 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (7.69%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 4 (15.38%) iPhone
3 4 (15.38%) iPad
3 4 (15.38%) Blackberry
4 2 (7.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (7.69%) User Experience
5 1 (3.85%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 19 (73.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (65.38%) Windows 7
5 8 (30.77%) CentOS
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Vista
7 4 (15.38%) Android
7 4 (15.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (15.38%) Windows Phone
8 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (30.77%) DNA
2 8 (30.77%) High Availability
3 2 (7.69%) Analytics
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
3 2 (7.69%) DevOps
3 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
3 2 (7.69%) Network Management
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
3 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Programme Management
4 1 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.85%) CRM
4 1 (3.85%) E-Commerce
4 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (19.23%) Java
1 5 (19.23%) Bash Shell
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) Ruby
3 2 (7.69%) AWK
3 2 (7.69%) C
3 2 (7.69%) C++
3 2 (7.69%) PHP
4 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (38.46%) Degree
3 7 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (26.92%) CCNA
4 6 (23.08%) MCSE
5 5 (19.23%) MCSA
6 4 (15.38%) CCNP
7 3 (11.54%) MCTS
7 3 (11.54%) MCITP
8 2 (7.69%) CCIA
8 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (7.69%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (7.69%) CCEA
8 2 (7.69%) MCP
8 2 (7.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (3.85%) MCSM
System Software
1 19 (73.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (65.38%) Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) VMware ESX
4 9 (34.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (7.69%) XenServer
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (7.69%) Squid
6 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.85%) UAG
Systems Management
1 10 (38.46%) Nagios
1 10 (38.46%) logstash
2 2 (7.69%) WSUS
2 2 (7.69%) Cacti
2 2 (7.69%) Puppet
2 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 19 (73.08%) VMware
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 9 (34.62%) Cisco
4 8 (30.77%) SolarWinds
5 6 (23.08%) NETGEAR
5 6 (23.08%) Citrix
5 6 (23.08%) Draytek
5 6 (23.08%) Red Hat
6 5 (19.23%) Symantec
7 4 (15.38%) Sophos
7 4 (15.38%) Sage
7 4 (15.38%) Atlassian
7 4 (15.38%) Juniper
8 2 (7.69%) Nokia
8 2 (7.69%) Avaya
8 2 (7.69%) HP
8 2 (7.69%) Dell
8 2 (7.69%) ProCurve
8 2 (7.69%) WatchGuard
8 2 (7.69%) SonicWALL
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