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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 858 892 875
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -17
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 25 15 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.075% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 22 11 10
Average salary £45,000 £32,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,000 £62,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £31,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+16.93% -57.24%

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
18979 20034 21026
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.76% 17.06% 19.33%
Number of salaries quoted 15206 16046 16990
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +44 24 £45,000 +38.46% 4
London +58 17 £47,500 -7.31% 1
Manchester - 4 £37,500 - 2
North West - 4 £37,500 - 2
City of London +42 3 £50,000 - 1
South East +2 3 £27,000 -12.90% 1
West Sussex +1 3 £27,000 -12.90% 1
Haywards Heath -9 3 £27,000 -12.90% 1
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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%) IPsec
2 42 (95.45%) VPN
3 38 (86.36%) Linux
4 28 (63.64%) MySQL
5 26 (59.09%) OpenVPN
6 23 (52.27%) VMware
7 22 (50.00%) L2TP
7 22 (50.00%) PHP
7 22 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
8 21 (47.73%) Bash Shell
8 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
9 20 (45.45%) CentOS
9 20 (45.45%) Apache
10 19 (43.18%) Python
10 19 (43.18%) Telecoms
11 18 (40.91%) Windows
11 18 (40.91%) MariaDB
12 17 (38.64%) Route 53
12 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
12 17 (38.64%) Firewall
13 16 (36.36%) nginx
13 16 (36.36%) Xen
13 16 (36.36%) Cisco
13 16 (36.36%) KVM
14 15 (34.09%) Amazon EC2
14 15 (34.09%) Shell Script
15 14 (31.82%) SSL
15 14 (31.82%) Web Services
15 14 (31.82%) Perl
15 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 20 (45.45%) Apache
2 16 (36.36%) nginx
3 5 (11.36%) Tomcat
4 4 (9.09%) MS Exchange
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (6.82%) IIS
6 1 (2.27%) Confluence
6 1 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (6.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (38.64%) Route 53
3 15 (34.09%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (9.09%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 44 (100.00%) IPsec
2 42 (95.45%) VPN
3 26 (59.09%) OpenVPN
4 22 (50.00%) L2TP
5 17 (38.64%) Firewall
6 14 (31.82%) SSL
6 14 (31.82%) TCP/IP
6 14 (31.82%) VLAN
7 13 (29.55%) Internet
8 12 (27.27%) SNMP
8 12 (27.27%) DNS
8 12 (27.27%) WAN
9 11 (25.00%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (25.00%) LAN
10 10 (22.73%) MPLS
10 10 (22.73%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (22.73%) Spanning Tree
11 9 (20.45%) Network Security
11 9 (20.45%) OSPF
11 9 (20.45%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (63.64%) MySQL
2 18 (40.91%) MariaDB
3 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.82%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.27%) Selenium
General
1 19 (43.18%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.55%) Advertising
3 1 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (52.27%) Systems Administrator
2 21 (47.73%) Administrator
3 12 (27.27%) Network Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Security Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Network Security Engineer
5 7 (15.91%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 7 (15.91%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) DevOps Administrator
8 1 (2.27%) Escalation Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) IT Support
8 1 (2.27%) Senior IT Support
8 1 (2.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Project Engineer
8 1 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (31.82%) Web Services
2 7 (15.91%) SOAP
3 4 (9.09%) LAMP
4 2 (4.55%) HTML
4 2 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.91%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.09%) Cryptography
2 4 (9.09%) PKI
3 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) iPad
4 1 (2.27%) iPhone
4 1 (2.27%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 38 (86.36%) Linux
2 20 (45.45%) CentOS
3 18 (40.91%) Windows
4 14 (31.82%) Ubuntu
5 12 (27.27%) Debian
5 12 (27.27%) Amazon Linux
6 11 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (18.18%) Windows XP
8 7 (15.91%) UNIX
9 6 (13.64%) Windows 7
10 4 (9.09%) Windows 8
11 3 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (4.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
13 1 (2.27%) Android
13 1 (2.27%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (15.91%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (9.09%) Scrum
2 4 (9.09%) Migration
2 4 (9.09%) Network Management
2 4 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (9.09%) Analytics
2 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
2 4 (9.09%) DevOps
3 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (6.82%) TDD
3 3 (6.82%) Data Protection
3 3 (6.82%) Load Balancing
3 3 (6.82%) Configuration Management
4 2 (4.55%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (4.55%) Network Design
4 2 (4.55%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (4.55%) Software Engineering
4 2 (4.55%) High Availability
4 2 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (50.00%) PHP
2 21 (47.73%) Bash Shell
3 19 (43.18%) Python
4 15 (34.09%) Shell Script
5 14 (31.82%) Perl
6 4 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (4.55%) Ruby
8 1 (2.27%) AWK
8 1 (2.27%) Java
8 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (22.73%) CCNA
2 7 (15.91%) Degree
3 3 (6.82%) CCNP
4 2 (4.55%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (47.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (36.36%) Xen
2 16 (36.36%) KVM
3 12 (27.27%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.18%) iptables
5 4 (9.09%) Hyper-V
6 3 (6.82%) Docker
6 3 (6.82%) VMware ESX
7 2 (4.55%) Firmware
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (2.27%) pfSense
8 1 (2.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) Puppet
2 3 (6.82%) Vagrant
3 2 (4.55%) Nagios
3 2 (4.55%) Nessus
3 2 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (2.27%) logstash
4 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (52.27%) VMware
2 17 (38.64%) Red Hat
3 16 (36.36%) Cisco
4 10 (22.73%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.45%) HP
5 9 (20.45%) CheckPoint
6 7 (15.91%) Foundry
6 7 (15.91%) F5
6 7 (15.91%) Juniper
6 7 (15.91%) Fortinet
7 4 (9.09%) Sage
8 3 (6.82%) Draytek
8 3 (6.82%) Sophos
9 2 (4.55%) Nokia
9 2 (4.55%) Dell
9 2 (4.55%) EMC
9 2 (4.55%) Symantec
9 2 (4.55%) Brocade
9 2 (4.55%) Rackspace
9 2 (4.55%) Splunk
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
City of London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago