The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 916 940 978
Rank change year-on-year
+24 +38
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 2 23 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.021% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.012% 0.13% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 2 22 6
Median salary £28,750 £52,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-45.23% +55.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £37,500 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £28,750 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-23.33% +25.00%

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
16184 17957 20944
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.91% 16.59% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 13281 14920 16516
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing PPTP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPTP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 2 £28,750 -47.72%
Cirencester - 2 £28,750 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £28,750 -
South West - 2 £28,750 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing PPTP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PPTP.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
3 8 (80.00%) Firewall
3 8 (80.00%) IPsec
4 7 (70.00%) VLAN
4 7 (70.00%) DHCP
4 7 (70.00%) SAN
4 7 (70.00%) Cisco
4 7 (70.00%) DNS
4 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
4 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (70.00%) Veeam
4 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) WAN
6 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (40.00%) NAS
7 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (90.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (70.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (30.00%) IIS
4 3 (30.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) SSL
1 10 (100.00%) VPN
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) IPsec
3 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 7 (70.00%) DNS
3 7 (70.00%) SAN
3 7 (70.00%) VLAN
4 6 (60.00%) WAN
5 4 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (40.00%) NAS
6 3 (30.00%) ADSL
6 3 (30.00%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (30.00%) iSCSI
6 3 (30.00%) LAN
6 3 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 3 (30.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) IPX
7 2 (20.00%) IPX/SPX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (40.00%) Banking
1 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Network Administrator
1 4 (40.00%) Server Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Presales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Presales Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (10.00%) HTML
1 1 (10.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (40.00%) Clustering
3 2 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 7
2 7 (70.00%) Windows 8
3 6 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
2 3 (30.00%) Web Filtering
3 2 (20.00%) Migration
3 2 (20.00%) Presales
3 2 (20.00%) Software Distribution
4 1 (10.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (10.00%) ERP
4 1 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 1 (10.00%) Network Management
4 1 (10.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCSA
1 2 (20.00%) MCSE
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 4 (40.00%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (20.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco
1 7 (70.00%) Veeam
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) VMware
4 4 (40.00%) Symantec
5 2 (20.00%) Sophos
6 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
6 1 (10.00%) Juniper
6 1 (10.00%) Sage