The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 889 881 896
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +15
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 14 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.009% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.069% 0.046% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 11
Average salary £31,750 £71,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.43% +78.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £55,650 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £73,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £71,250 £31,250
% change year-on-year
-56.49% +128.00%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20184 21961 22055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.96% 19.88% 17.69%
Number of salaries quoted 15996 17715 18408
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%

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 24 April 2014 within the UK.

PPTP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPTP
Top 7 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -26 14 £31,750 -56.20%
South West - 6 £43,250 -
Bristol - 6 £43,250 -
South East -12 5 £31,000 -57.24%
West Sussex - 5 £31,000 -
Haywards Heath - 4 £31,000 -
London -40 3 £52,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 24 (100.00%) Windows
1 24 (100.00%) VPN
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (91.67%) IPsec
3 22 (91.67%) VMware
3 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
4 21 (87.50%) DNS
5 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
5 20 (83.33%) Firewall
6 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
7 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (62.50%) Linux
9 14 (58.33%) IIS
9 14 (58.33%) XML
9 14 (58.33%) HTML
9 14 (58.33%) MySQL
9 14 (58.33%) SMTP
9 14 (58.33%) HTTP
9 14 (58.33%) SAN
10 13 (54.17%) VMware ESX
11 11 (45.83%) Degree
11 11 (45.83%) MCSE
11 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
12 10 (41.67%) MCSA
12 10 (41.67%) Back Office
12 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
13 9 (37.50%) Java
13 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
13 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (58.33%) IIS
2 9 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 7 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2003
5 5 (20.83%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (12.50%) nginx
6 3 (12.50%) Confluence
6 3 (12.50%) Apache
6 3 (12.50%) Tomcat
7 1 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (45.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
3 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 24 (100.00%) VPN
2 22 (91.67%) IPsec
3 21 (87.50%) DNS
4 20 (83.33%) Firewall
5 14 (58.33%) SMTP
5 14 (58.33%) HTTP
5 14 (58.33%) SAN
6 7 (29.17%) SSL
7 5 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
7 5 (20.83%) Network Security
7 5 (20.83%) H.323
7 5 (20.83%) DHCP
7 5 (20.83%) ISDN
7 5 (20.83%) VoIP
8 3 (12.50%) NAS
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (12.50%) WAN
8 3 (12.50%) TCP/IP
9 2 (8.33%) Ethernet
9 2 (8.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (91.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (58.33%) MySQL
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (16.67%) Big Data
5 3 (12.50%) MongoDB
6 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (41.67%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Systems Administrator
2 11 (45.83%) Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Systems Administrator
3 5 (20.83%) Windows Administrator
4 4 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Administrator
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Technical Services Manager
6 2 (8.33%) Service Manager
7 1 (4.17%) IT Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Junior IT Technician
7 1 (4.17%) Junior
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) XML
1 14 (58.33%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (16.67%) Blackberry
2 4 (16.67%) iPad
2 4 (16.67%) iPhone
3 3 (12.50%) Mobile App
4 2 (8.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 19 (79.17%) Windows 7
4 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) CentOS
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
8 4 (16.67%) Windows XP
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (16.67%) Android
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Vista
8 4 (16.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (16.67%) DNA
2 4 (16.67%) High Availability
3 2 (8.33%) Time Management
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 9 (37.50%) Java
2 3 (12.50%) Ruby
2 3 (12.50%) Bash Shell
2 3 (12.50%) Perl
2 3 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (45.83%) Degree
2 11 (45.83%) MCSE
3 10 (41.67%) MCSA
4 9 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (37.50%) CCNA
5 6 (25.00%) CCNP
5 6 (25.00%) MCTS
5 6 (25.00%) MCITP
6 2 (8.33%) MCP
6 2 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (8.33%) CCEA
6 2 (8.33%) CCIA
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (54.17%) VMware ESX
4 10 (41.67%) Hyper-V
5 2 (8.33%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) XenServer
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (37.50%) Nagios
2 3 (12.50%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (12.50%) Puppet
3 2 (8.33%) Cacti
3 2 (8.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) VMware
2 9 (37.50%) Cisco
3 8 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) SolarWinds
4 7 (29.17%) Symantec
5 6 (25.00%) Sophos
5 6 (25.00%) NETGEAR
5 6 (25.00%) Draytek
6 4 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) Sage
7 3 (12.50%) Atlassian
7 3 (12.50%) Veeam
8 2 (8.33%) NetApp
8 2 (8.33%) Juniper
8 2 (8.33%) Dell
8 2 (8.33%) ProCurve
8 2 (8.33%) SonicWALL