The table below looks at the statistics for PPTP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPTP over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
Rank 95 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.079% 0.076% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.35% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £17,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £20,000 £61,500
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -67.47%
PPTP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
300 284 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 23.70% 21.63% 26.52%
Number of salaries quoted 262 254 239
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

PPTP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPTP across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPTP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

PPTP
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPTP across the Wales region.

PPTP Salary Trend in Wales

PPTP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPTP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 17 September 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
(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
South Wales +5 1 £37,500 +120.58%
PPTP
UK

PPTP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (100.00%) MySQL
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) IGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) AWK

PPTP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 2 (100.00%) Apache
1 2 (100.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) ADSL
1 2 (100.00%) ISDN
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) DHCP
1 2 (100.00%) SNMP
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) IGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) IPsec
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco PIX
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Support
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Support
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 2 (100.00%) Network Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) AWK
1 2 (100.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) Nokia
1 2 (100.00%) Red Hat
1 2 (100.00%) CheckPoint