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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 894 860 895
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +35
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 10 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.010% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.048% 0.057% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 2
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +12.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £70,000 £61,350
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £20,000 £46,750
% change year-on-year
+87.50% -57.21%

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
20862 19212 21438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.81% 17.68% 18.29%
Number of salaries quoted 16558 15532 17592
Average salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 22 August 2014 within the UK.

PPTP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPTP
Top 11 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 August 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 -17 8 £40,000 -25.58% 3
South West -15 4 - -
Bristol - 4 - -
Wales +2 2 £37,500 +120.58%
South Wales -2 2 £37,500 +120.58%
Manchester - 2 £30,000 -
North West - 2 £30,000 -
London -9 1 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Cardiff - 1 £37,500 -
Cwmbran - 1 £37,500 -
Torfaen - 1 £37,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 25 (100.00%) VPN
1 25 (100.00%) IPsec
2 21 (84.00%) DNS
3 20 (80.00%) Windows
3 20 (80.00%) Firewall
4 19 (76.00%) Linux
5 18 (72.00%) VMware
5 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
6 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
7 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
8 15 (60.00%) SAN
8 15 (60.00%) MySQL
9 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
9 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
10 12 (48.00%) SMTP
10 12 (48.00%) HTTP
10 12 (48.00%) HTML
10 12 (48.00%) XML
11 11 (44.00%) IIS
11 11 (44.00%) ISDN
12 10 (40.00%) Nagios
12 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
12 10 (40.00%) Back Office
12 10 (40.00%) Degree
12 10 (40.00%) Big Data
13 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
13 9 (36.00%) logstash

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 11 (44.00%) IIS
2 6 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (16.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (16.00%) Apache
5 3 (12.00%) Confluence
6 2 (8.00%) Tomcat
6 2 (8.00%) nginx
7 1 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (56.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Route 53
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 25 (100.00%) VPN
1 25 (100.00%) IPsec
2 21 (84.00%) DNS
3 20 (80.00%) Firewall
4 15 (60.00%) SAN
5 12 (48.00%) SMTP
5 12 (48.00%) HTTP
6 11 (44.00%) ISDN
7 9 (36.00%) Network Security
7 9 (36.00%) H.323
7 9 (36.00%) VoIP
8 7 (28.00%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (28.00%) DHCP
8 7 (28.00%) SSL
9 5 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
10 4 (16.00%) EIGRP
10 4 (16.00%) OSPF
10 4 (16.00%) BGP
10 4 (16.00%) SNMP
10 4 (16.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (68.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (60.00%) MySQL
3 10 (40.00%) Big Data
4 5 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) JIRA
1 2 (8.00%) PHPUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (40.00%) Back Office
2 2 (8.00%) Retail
3 1 (4.00%) Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Electronics
3 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) Administrator
2 11 (44.00%) Systems Administrator
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Administrator
3 8 (32.00%) Windows Systems Administrator
4 5 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.00%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Project Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Service Manager
6 2 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (8.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Active Directory Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) HTML
1 12 (48.00%) XML
2 2 (8.00%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (32.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.00%) iPad
2 4 (16.00%) iPhone
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 20 (80.00%) Windows
2 19 (76.00%) Linux
3 18 (72.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (64.00%) Windows 7
5 7 (28.00%) CentOS
6 5 (20.00%) Windows 8
6 5 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (16.00%) Windows XP
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Vista
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (16.00%) Android
7 4 (16.00%) Windows Phone
8 2 (8.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (32.00%) DNA
1 8 (32.00%) High Availability
2 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
2 2 (8.00%) ITIL
2 2 (8.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (8.00%) Network Load Balancing
2 2 (8.00%) Analytics
2 2 (8.00%) Network Management
2 2 (8.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (4.00%) DevOps
3 1 (4.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (4.00%) Identity Management
3 1 (4.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (4.00%) CRM
3 1 (4.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 4 (16.00%) Java
1 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (8.00%) Perl
2 2 (8.00%) PHP
2 2 (8.00%) C
2 2 (8.00%) C++
2 2 (8.00%) AWK
2 2 (8.00%) Ruby
3 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (40.00%) Degree
3 7 (28.00%) CCNA
3 7 (28.00%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (24.00%) MCSE
5 5 (20.00%) MCSA
6 4 (16.00%) CCNP
7 3 (12.00%) MCTS
7 3 (12.00%) MCITP
8 2 (8.00%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (8.00%) CCEA
8 2 (8.00%) MCP
8 2 (8.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (8.00%) CCIA
8 2 (8.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (4.00%) MCSM
System Software
1 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (68.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (40.00%) VMware ESX
4 9 (36.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.00%) Squid
5 2 (8.00%) XenServer
5 2 (8.00%) vSphere
6 1 (4.00%) UAG
6 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (40.00%) Nagios
2 9 (36.00%) logstash
3 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 2 (8.00%) Cacti
3 2 (8.00%) Puppet
4 1 (4.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 18 (72.00%) VMware
2 12 (48.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (36.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) SolarWinds
5 6 (24.00%) Citrix
5 6 (24.00%) Draytek
5 6 (24.00%) NETGEAR
6 5 (20.00%) Symantec
6 5 (20.00%) Red Hat
7 4 (16.00%) Sage
7 4 (16.00%) Sophos
8 3 (12.00%) Atlassian
8 3 (12.00%) Juniper
9 2 (8.00%) HP
9 2 (8.00%) Dell
9 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
9 2 (8.00%) Nokia
9 2 (8.00%) Perforce
9 2 (8.00%) SonicWALL
9 2 (8.00%) ProCurve
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