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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 868 919 874
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -45
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 24 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.009% 0.006%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.048% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 23 6 6
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,100 £30,000 £18,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- -21.05%

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
18445 20755 19902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.74% 18.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15184 16566 15978
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +2.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 July 2015 within the UK.

PPTP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPTP
Top 10 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 July 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 +35 24 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Manchester +14 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
North West +4 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
London +38 9 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South East - 5 £27,000 -
Haywards Heath - 3 £27,000 -
West Sussex - 3 £27,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £57,500 -
Maidenhead - 2 £57,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 44 (100.00%) VPN
1 44 (100.00%) IPsec
2 40 (90.91%) Linux
3 32 (72.73%) MySQL
4 31 (70.45%) OpenVPN
5 27 (61.36%) PHP
6 26 (59.09%) Bash Shell
6 26 (59.09%) CentOS
7 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
8 24 (54.55%) Python
8 24 (54.55%) L2TP
9 23 (52.27%) VMware
9 23 (52.27%) Route 53
10 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (43.18%) Xen
12 18 (40.91%) Perl
13 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
13 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
14 16 (36.36%) Puppet
14 16 (36.36%) DNS
15 15 (34.09%) Apache
15 15 (34.09%) Shell Script
15 15 (34.09%) MariaDB
16 14 (31.82%) Ubuntu
16 14 (31.82%) nginx
16 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
17 13 (29.55%) Migration
17 13 (29.55%) Cisco
17 13 (29.55%) Windows
17 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 15 (34.09%) Apache
2 14 (31.82%) nginx
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.27%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 25 (56.82%) Amazon AWS
2 23 (52.27%) Route 53
3 13 (29.55%) Amazon EC2
4 12 (27.27%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (100.00%) VPN
1 44 (100.00%) IPsec
2 31 (70.45%) OpenVPN
3 24 (54.55%) L2TP
4 16 (36.36%) DNS
5 12 (27.27%) Internet
5 12 (27.27%) TCP/IP
6 11 (25.00%) Firewall
7 9 (20.45%) OSPF
7 9 (20.45%) BGP
8 8 (18.18%) VLAN
9 7 (15.91%) HSRP
9 7 (15.91%) SSL
9 7 (15.91%) HTTP
9 7 (15.91%) IKE
9 7 (15.91%) LDAP
9 7 (15.91%) SMTP
10 6 (13.64%) VRRP
11 5 (11.36%) DHCP
12 3 (6.82%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (72.73%) MySQL
2 15 (34.09%) MariaDB
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Selenium
1 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (31.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (40.91%) Systems Administrator
2 17 (38.64%) Administrator
3 10 (22.73%) DevOps Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 5 (11.36%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Linux Administrator
5 5 (11.36%) Systems Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) IT Support
7 2 (4.55%) Senior IT Support
8 1 (2.27%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (27.27%) LAMP
2 11 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (38.64%) Data Centre
2 12 (27.27%) Cryptography
2 12 (27.27%) PKI
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 40 (90.91%) Linux
2 26 (59.09%) CentOS
3 14 (31.82%) Ubuntu
4 13 (29.55%) Windows
5 12 (27.27%) Debian
6 10 (22.73%) Amazon Linux
7 7 (15.91%) UNIX
8 4 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
8 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
9 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (29.55%) Migration
2 12 (27.27%) Scrum
2 12 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 12 (27.27%) Analytics
2 12 (27.27%) DevOps
3 11 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 11 (25.00%) Data Protection
3 11 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (9.09%) Data Management
5 3 (6.82%) Project Planning
6 2 (4.55%) Time Management
6 2 (4.55%) Validation
7 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.27%) BCP
7 1 (2.27%) Configuration Management
7 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) PHP
2 26 (59.09%) Bash Shell
3 24 (54.55%) Python
4 18 (40.91%) Perl
5 15 (34.09%) Shell Script
6 12 (27.27%) C++
7 6 (13.64%) Ruby
7 6 (13.64%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.55%) Java
8 2 (4.55%) SQL
9 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) JNCIP
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 20 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (43.18%) Xen
3 13 (29.55%) KVM
4 11 (25.00%) Docker
5 6 (13.64%) VirtualBox
6 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.27%) pfSense
7 1 (2.27%) iptables
Systems Management
1 16 (36.36%) Puppet
2 11 (25.00%) Vagrant
3 7 (15.91%) Nagios
4 6 (13.64%) ZABBIX
5 4 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (9.09%) Ansible
6 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
3 13 (29.55%) Cisco
4 5 (11.36%) HP
5 4 (9.09%) Sage
5 4 (9.09%) Oracle
6 3 (6.82%) Sophos
6 3 (6.82%) Draytek
7 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
7 2 (4.55%) Juniper
8 1 (2.27%) Microsoft
8 1 (2.27%) Symantec
London
Bluetownonline
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago