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 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 877 922 883
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -39
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 21 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.012% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.11% 0.072% 0.046%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 8
Average salary £46,250 £32,500 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.30% -55.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £30,000 £69,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £76,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £31,000 £72,500
% change year-on-year
+20.96% -57.24%

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
19737 20707 21639
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.96% 16.99% 19.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15677 16491 17510
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 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 7 May 2015 within the UK.

PPTP Salary Histogram in the UK

PPTP
Top 10 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 7 May 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
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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 +39 20 £47,500 +46.15% 5
London +51 16 £47,500 -7.31% 2
City of London +37 3 £50,000 - 1
North West - 3 £37,500 - 3
Manchester - 3 £37,500 - 3
South East +8 1 £40,000 +29.03%
West Sussex +5 1 £40,000 +29.03%
Haywards Heath -9 1 £40,000 +29.03%
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 43 (100.00%) IPsec
2 41 (95.35%) VPN
3 38 (88.37%) Linux
4 29 (67.44%) MySQL
5 24 (55.81%) VMware
5 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 24 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (55.81%) OpenVPN
6 23 (53.49%) Bash Shell
6 23 (53.49%) Apache
7 22 (51.16%) CentOS
8 21 (48.84%) L2TP
8 21 (48.84%) PHP
9 20 (46.51%) Red Hat
10 19 (44.19%) nginx
10 19 (44.19%) Windows
11 18 (41.86%) Python
11 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
12 17 (39.53%) Perl
12 17 (39.53%) MariaDB
13 16 (37.21%) Route 53
13 16 (37.21%) KVM
13 16 (37.21%) Xen
14 15 (34.88%) Firewall
14 15 (34.88%) Amazon EC2
15 14 (32.56%) Ubuntu
15 14 (32.56%) VLAN
15 14 (32.56%) Web Services
15 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
15 14 (32.56%) Cisco

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 23 (53.49%) Apache
2 19 (44.19%) nginx
3 7 (16.28%) Tomcat
4 6 (13.95%) IIS
5 3 (6.98%) Confluence
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.65%) MS Exchange
6 2 (4.65%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.33%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (2.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 24 (55.81%) Amazon AWS
2 16 (37.21%) Route 53
3 15 (34.88%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (6.98%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 43 (100.00%) IPsec
2 41 (95.35%) VPN
3 24 (55.81%) OpenVPN
4 21 (48.84%) L2TP
5 15 (34.88%) Firewall
6 14 (32.56%) VLAN
7 13 (30.23%) Internet
7 13 (30.23%) DNS
8 12 (27.91%) HTTP
8 12 (27.91%) SNMP
8 12 (27.91%) TCP/IP
8 12 (27.91%) WAN
8 12 (27.91%) SMTP
8 12 (27.91%) SSL
9 11 (25.58%) Cisco IOS
9 11 (25.58%) LAN
10 10 (23.26%) MPLS
10 10 (23.26%) Cisco PIX
10 10 (23.26%) Spanning Tree
11 9 (20.93%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (67.44%) MySQL
2 17 (39.53%) MariaDB
3 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
4 6 (13.95%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 18 (41.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.98%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Systems Administrator
2 20 (46.51%) Administrator
3 12 (27.91%) Network Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Security Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 9 (20.93%) Linux Administrator
5 3 (6.98%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Administrator
7 1 (2.33%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.33%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.33%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) Web Services
2 7 (16.28%) SOAP
3 5 (11.63%) HTML
3 5 (11.63%) XML
4 2 (4.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.93%) Computer Science
2 4 (9.30%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.98%) PKI
3 3 (6.98%) Cryptography
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.33%) iPad
5 1 (2.33%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 38 (88.37%) Linux
2 22 (51.16%) CentOS
3 19 (44.19%) Windows
4 14 (32.56%) Ubuntu
5 12 (27.91%) Debian
5 12 (27.91%) Amazon Linux
6 9 (20.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (18.60%) Windows XP
8 7 (16.28%) UNIX
8 7 (16.28%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.95%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (4.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (4.65%) Windows 8
11 1 (2.33%) Windows Phone
11 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (2.33%) Android
11 1 (2.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (16.28%) Requirements Analysis
2 6 (13.95%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (13.95%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (13.95%) DevOps
3 4 (9.30%) Network Management
4 3 (6.98%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (6.98%) Analytics
4 3 (6.98%) Configuration Management
4 3 (6.98%) Load Balancing
4 3 (6.98%) Scrum
4 3 (6.98%) Migration
5 2 (4.65%) Network Design
5 2 (4.65%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.65%) Software Engineering
5 2 (4.65%) TDD
5 2 (4.65%) Network Load Balancing
5 2 (4.65%) Data Protection
5 2 (4.65%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) Bash Shell
2 21 (48.84%) PHP
3 18 (41.86%) Python
4 17 (39.53%) Perl
5 14 (32.56%) Shell Script
6 5 (11.63%) Ruby
7 3 (6.98%) Java
7 3 (6.98%) C++
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) SQL
8 1 (2.33%) AWK
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) CCNA
1 10 (23.26%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (16.28%) Degree
3 3 (6.98%) CCNP
4 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (55.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (37.21%) KVM
2 16 (37.21%) Xen
3 12 (27.91%) Active Directory
4 8 (18.60%) iptables
5 3 (6.98%) VMware ESX
6 2 (4.65%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
6 2 (4.65%) Firmware
6 2 (4.65%) Docker
7 1 (2.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.33%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Puppet
2 5 (11.63%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (9.30%) Nagios
4 3 (6.98%) logstash
5 2 (4.65%) Nessus
5 2 (4.65%) Vagrant
6 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) VMware
2 20 (46.51%) Red Hat
3 14 (32.56%) Cisco
4 11 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 9 (20.93%) CheckPoint
6 7 (16.28%) F5
6 7 (16.28%) Foundry
6 7 (16.28%) Juniper
6 7 (16.28%) HP
6 7 (16.28%) Fortinet
7 3 (6.98%) Atlassian
7 3 (6.98%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.65%) Brocade
8 2 (4.65%) Nokia
8 2 (4.65%) Dell
8 2 (4.65%) EMC
8 2 (4.65%) Symantec
8 2 (4.65%) Sage
8 2 (4.65%) Rackspace
8 2 (4.65%) Splunk
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