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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 857 862 874
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +12
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 22 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.010% 0.004%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.056% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 21 10 4
Average salary £48,500 £50,000 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.00% +9.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,175 £30,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £32,250
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +55.03%

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
18832 17703 21929
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.06% 19.82%
Number of salaries quoted 15289 13892 18201
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £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 27 January 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 27 January 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 +8 17 £50,000 - 6
London +33 15 £50,000 -16.66% 6
City of London +16 11 £50,500 +53.61% 2
South Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Wales - 3 £35,000 -
Cwmbran - 3 £35,000 -
Torfaen - 3 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 2 £37,250 -
South East - 2 £37,250 -
Haywards Heath - 1 £27,000 -
Horsham - 1 £47,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 21 (80.77%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) Linux
4 16 (61.54%) Firewall
5 15 (57.69%) Cisco
6 14 (53.85%) SMTP
6 14 (53.85%) HTTP
7 13 (50.00%) DNS
7 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
7 13 (50.00%) VMware
7 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (46.15%) VLAN
8 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
8 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
8 12 (46.15%) MySQL
9 11 (42.31%) Apache
9 11 (42.31%) WAN
9 11 (42.31%) SNMP
9 11 (42.31%) LAN
9 11 (42.31%) Network Security
10 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
10 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
10 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
10 10 (38.46%) SSL
10 10 (38.46%) Cisco Certification
10 10 (38.46%) CCNA
10 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
10 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
11 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
3 7 (26.92%) IIS
4 5 (19.23%) Confluence
5 3 (11.54%) MS Exchange
6 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (3.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (11.54%) Route 53
2 3 (11.54%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 24 (92.31%) VPN
1 24 (92.31%) IPsec
2 16 (61.54%) Firewall
3 14 (53.85%) HTTP
3 14 (53.85%) SMTP
4 13 (50.00%) DNS
5 12 (46.15%) TCP/IP
5 12 (46.15%) VLAN
6 11 (42.31%) Network Security
6 11 (42.31%) WAN
6 11 (42.31%) SNMP
6 11 (42.31%) LAN
7 10 (38.46%) SSL
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco IOS
7 10 (38.46%) Cisco PIX
8 9 (34.62%) MPLS
8 9 (34.62%) OSPF
8 9 (34.62%) BGP
8 9 (34.62%) EIGRP
8 9 (34.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) MySQL
2 10 (38.46%) SQL Server
3 8 (30.77%) MongoDB
4 4 (15.38%) MariaDB
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Network Engineer
2 10 (38.46%) Systems Administrator
3 9 (34.62%) Network Security Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Security Engineer
4 7 (26.92%) Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Systems Administrator
5 4 (15.38%) Linux Administrator
6 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 2 (7.69%) Help Desk Support
8 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) SOAP
1 7 (26.92%) XML
2 4 (15.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Computer Science
2 6 (23.08%) Mobile App
3 2 (7.69%) User Experience
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) iPhone
4 1 (3.85%) iPad
4 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Linux
3 10 (38.46%) Windows XP
3 10 (38.46%) Windows 7
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (30.77%) CentOS
4 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (26.92%) UNIX
6 3 (11.54%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (3.85%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Ubuntu
7 1 (3.85%) Windows Vista
7 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (26.92%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (23.08%) DevOps
3 4 (15.38%) Network Management
4 3 (11.54%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.69%) Network Design
5 2 (7.69%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Online Security
Programming Languages
1 9 (34.62%) Bash Shell
2 8 (30.77%) Perl
3 7 (26.92%) Ruby
4 5 (19.23%) Java
5 4 (15.38%) PHP
5 4 (15.38%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) 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%) SC Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) A+ Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 13 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (15.38%) Xen
2 4 (15.38%) KVM
3 2 (7.69%) Firmware
3 2 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 2 (7.69%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (26.92%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (19.23%) logstash
2 5 (19.23%) Puppet
3 3 (11.54%) Nagios
4 2 (7.69%) Nessus
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) VMware
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft
4 9 (34.62%) Juniper
4 9 (34.62%) Red Hat
4 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
5 7 (26.92%) Fortinet
5 7 (26.92%) Foundry
5 7 (26.92%) F5
6 5 (19.23%) Atlassian
6 5 (19.23%) HP
7 3 (11.54%) Symantec
7 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
8 2 (7.69%) Avaya
8 2 (7.69%) Splunk
8 2 (7.69%) ArcSight
8 2 (7.69%) New Relic
8 2 (7.69%) Brocade
8 2 (7.69%) WatchGuard
8 2 (7.69%) Dell
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
South West London
Commensus
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago