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

Location
3 months to
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 859 883 863
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -20
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 14 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.004% 0.003%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.074% 0.022% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 13 4 3
Average salary £48,500 £41,625 £28,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.51% +48.66%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £28,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +78.57%

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
18900 17855 20698
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.02% 16.90% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15127 14032 16850
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 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 5 March 2015 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 5 March 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +9 11 £50,500 +21.32% 11
London +38 9 £52,500 +59.69% 11
City of London +4 6 £52,500 +59.69% 4
South East - 2 £37,250 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,250 -
Cwmbran - 1 £35,000 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £27,000 -
Horsham - 1 £47,500 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 24 (92.31%) VPN
1 24 (92.31%) IPsec
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 19 (73.08%) Windows
4 15 (57.69%) Cisco
5 14 (53.85%) Firewall
6 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 12 (46.15%) MySQL
7 12 (46.15%) HTTP
7 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
7 12 (46.15%) SMTP
7 12 (46.15%) VMware
7 12 (46.15%) VLAN
7 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (42.31%) LAN
8 11 (42.31%) WAN
8 11 (42.31%) SNMP
8 11 (42.31%) DNS
8 11 (42.31%) Apache
9 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
9 10 (38.46%) SSL
9 10 (38.46%) CCNA
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
9 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
10 9 (34.62%) Network Security
10 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
10 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 11 (42.31%) Apache
2 8 (30.77%) nginx
3 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
4 5 (19.23%) IIS
5 3 (11.54%) Confluence
5 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (15.38%) Route 53
2 4 (15.38%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) VPN
1 24 (92.31%) IPsec
2 14 (53.85%) Firewall
3 12 (46.15%) HTTP
3 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
3 12 (46.15%) SMTP
3 12 (46.15%) VLAN
4 11 (42.31%) LAN
4 11 (42.31%) WAN
4 11 (42.31%) SNMP
4 11 (42.31%) DNS
5 10 (38.46%) SSL
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
6 9 (34.62%) Network Security
6 9 (34.62%) MPLS
6 9 (34.62%) OSPF
6 9 (34.62%) BGP
6 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
7 8 (30.77%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server
3 6 (23.08%) MariaDB
3 6 (23.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (26.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Security Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Network Security Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Systems Administrator
3 6 (23.08%) Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) SOAP
2 5 (19.23%) HTML
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
2 5 (19.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 4 (15.38%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.85%) iPhone
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (76.92%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) Windows
3 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) CentOS
5 7 (26.92%) UNIX
6 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (15.38%) Amazon Linux
8 3 (11.54%) Debian
8 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
9 1 (3.85%) Android
9 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (15.38%) Network Management
2 4 (15.38%) DevOps
2 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (7.69%) High Availability
4 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
4 2 (7.69%) Network Design
4 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.85%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 6 (23.08%) Python
3 6 (23.08%) PHP
4 5 (19.23%) Ruby
5 3 (11.54%) Java
5 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
6 1 (3.85%) AWK
6 1 (3.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (38.46%) CCNA
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) Degree
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (19.23%) Xen
3 5 (19.23%) KVM
4 2 (7.69%) Firmware
4 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
2 3 (11.54%) Nagios
2 3 (11.54%) logstash
3 2 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
3 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
4 7 (26.92%) Foundry
4 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
4 7 (26.92%) Juniper
4 7 (26.92%) F5
5 5 (19.23%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Atlassian
6 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 2 (7.69%) Splunk
7 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
7 2 (7.69%) Nokia
7 2 (7.69%) Dell
7 2 (7.69%) EMC
7 2 (7.69%) Brocade
8 1 (3.85%) NETGEAR
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Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
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City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
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London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
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City of London
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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West London
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
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City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum £60 to £70k + Bonus, Car Allowance,
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Omnio Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum plus benefits and bonus
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