The first table below looks at the demand for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 10 July 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 for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 208 210 -
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -
Permanent jobs citing PPP 3 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.056% 0.036% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.36% 0.22% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Average salary £30,000 £30,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,500 £33,125 £40,250
% change year-on-year
+7.16% -17.70%
Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
842 924 889
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.76% 16.80% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 710 768 727
Average salary £35,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PPP
England

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PPP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PPP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PPP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

PPP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

PPP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 10 July 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
Birmingham - 2 £43,250 -
Worcestershire +6 1 £30,000 -
PPP
England

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PPP 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 PPP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) IPsec
2 8 (80.00%) DSL
2 8 (80.00%) X.21
2 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 8 (80.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) ATM
2 8 (80.00%) ISDN
2 8 (80.00%) Netcool
3 7 (70.00%) UNIX
3 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 5 (50.00%) VPN
5 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 4 (40.00%) Juniper
5 4 (40.00%) CCNA
5 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (30.00%) CCNP
6 3 (30.00%) SLA
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) .NET
7 2 (20.00%) IBM
7 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 2 (20.00%) HPUX
7 2 (20.00%) Linux
7 2 (20.00%) LAN
7 2 (20.00%) WAN

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing PPP 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 PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) IPsec
2 8 (80.00%) OSPF
2 8 (80.00%) BGP
2 8 (80.00%) DSL
2 8 (80.00%) X.21
2 8 (80.00%) ATM
2 8 (80.00%) ISDN
3 5 (50.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Ethernet
5 2 (20.00%) SAN
5 2 (20.00%) VLAN
5 2 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Network Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Technical Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) UNIX
2 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (20.00%) HPUX
2 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (40.00%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (20.00%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (70.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (40.00%) CCNA
3 3 (30.00%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (80.00%) Netcool
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (40.00%) Juniper
3 2 (20.00%) IBM
3 2 (20.00%) HP