Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for PPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PPP over the 6 months to 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1071 1168 1191
Rank change year-on-year +97 +23 +6
Permanent jobs citing PPP 79 62 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.047% 0.033% 0.046%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.29% 0.19% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 69 44 87
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,000 £26,150
90th Percentile £62,000 £80,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +12.50%

PPP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 26849 32570 37175
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.07% 17.11% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 21863 27284 30177
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing PPP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for PPP in England

PPP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP in England.

Salary trend for PPP in England

PPP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PPP in England over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for PPP in England

PPP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the England region over the 6 months to 25 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +43 28 £52,500 -4.55% 1
South East +82 25 £53,750 +4.88% 2
East of England +25 19 £47,500 -11.63%
North of England -11 6 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Yorkshire +26 4 £32,000 -41.82% 1
North West -36 2 £60,000 +87.50% 1
South West - 2 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +44 1 £75,000 +51.52%
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
PPP
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, IT jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for PPP.

1 53 (67.09%) OSPF
1 53 (67.09%) BGP
2 49 (62.03%) MPLS
2 49 (62.03%) Cisco Certification
3 47 (59.49%) Cisco
4 45 (56.96%) CCNP
5 43 (54.43%) Firewall
6 34 (43.04%) VPN
7 32 (40.51%) IPsec
8 30 (37.97%) EIGRP
9 29 (36.71%) WAN
9 29 (36.71%) CCIE
9 29 (36.71%) VLAN
10 27 (34.18%) Data Centre
11 25 (31.65%) L2TP
12 23 (29.11%) F5
12 23 (29.11%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (27.85%) Load Balancing
13 22 (27.85%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (25.32%) Juniper
14 20 (25.32%) Frame Relay
14 20 (25.32%) Ethernet
15 19 (24.05%) CCNA
15 19 (24.05%) Finance
15 19 (24.05%) CheckPoint
16 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
16 17 (21.52%) Python
16 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
16 17 (21.52%) VMware
17 16 (20.25%) Broadband

PPP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.27%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.39%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.86%) SaaS
3 4 (5.06%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.06%) IaaS
3 4 (5.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.80%) Akamai
4 3 (3.80%) Amazon ELB
4 3 (3.80%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (3.80%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Google Analytics
5 2 (2.53%) Google Tag Manager
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 53 (67.09%) BGP
1 53 (67.09%) OSPF
2 49 (62.03%) MPLS
3 43 (54.43%) Firewall
4 34 (43.04%) VPN
5 32 (40.51%) IPsec
6 30 (37.97%) EIGRP
7 29 (36.71%) VLAN
7 29 (36.71%) WAN
8 25 (31.65%) L2TP
9 23 (29.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 22 (27.85%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (25.32%) Ethernet
11 20 (25.32%) Frame Relay
12 17 (21.52%) TCP/IP
13 16 (20.25%) Broadband
14 15 (18.99%) HSRP
14 15 (18.99%) IPv4
14 15 (18.99%) SSL
14 15 (18.99%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.80%) MySQL
2 1 (1.27%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.27%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.53%) Selenium
2 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.27%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (1.27%) NUnit
3 1 (1.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.27%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.27%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (1.27%) WebDriver
General
1 19 (24.05%) Finance
2 9 (11.39%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.53%) Marketing
5 1 (1.27%) Advertising
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (60.76%) Network Engineer
2 14 (17.72%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Network Support
3 12 (15.19%) Network Support Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Senior Network Support
3 12 (15.19%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 12 (15.19%) Support Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 10 (12.66%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Network Security Engineer
5 6 (7.59%) Security Engineer
6 4 (5.06%) Business Manager
6 4 (5.06%) Developer
6 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.80%) Network Analyst
7 3 (3.80%) Relationships Manager
7 3 (3.80%) Senior IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) Web Services
2 6 (7.59%) CSS
3 5 (6.33%) HTML
4 4 (5.06%) jQuery
5 3 (3.80%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.80%) React
6 2 (2.53%) .NET
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.53%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (1.27%) .NET Framework
7 1 (1.27%) Ajax
7 1 (1.27%) HTML5
7 1 (1.27%) J2EE
7 1 (1.27%) JSON
7 1 (1.27%) JSP
7 1 (1.27%) LINQ
7 1 (1.27%) RESTful
7 1 (1.27%) XML
7 1 (1.27%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (34.18%) Data Centre
2 11 (13.92%) Computer Science
3 9 (11.39%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.86%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.53%) Blog
6 1 (1.27%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.27%) Handset
6 1 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (1.27%) PKI
6 1 (1.27%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.27%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.99%) Linux
2 10 (12.66%) Unix
3 7 (8.86%) VMS
3 7 (8.86%) Windows
4 6 (7.59%) CentOS
4 6 (7.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.85%) Load Balancing
2 12 (15.19%) Root Cause Analysis
3 10 (12.66%) ITIL
3 10 (12.66%) Network Management
4 8 (10.13%) Presales
4 8 (10.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 7 (8.86%) Biometrics
5 7 (8.86%) DevOps
5 7 (8.86%) Network Design
6 6 (7.59%) Capacity Planning
6 6 (7.59%) Low Latency
7 5 (6.33%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 5 (6.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (6.33%) IT Strategy
7 5 (6.33%) Risk Management
8 4 (5.06%) Data Architecture
9 3 (3.80%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.80%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (3.80%) Informatics
9 3 (3.80%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) Python
2 16 (20.25%) Perl
3 10 (12.66%) Shell Script
4 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.06%) Java
7 2 (2.53%) C#
7 2 (2.53%) PHP
8 1 (1.27%) SQL
8 1 (1.27%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.27%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 49 (62.03%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (56.96%) CCNP
3 29 (36.71%) CCIE
4 19 (24.05%) CCNA
5 12 (15.19%) SC Cleared
5 12 (15.19%) Security Cleared
6 10 (12.66%) CCSP
6 10 (12.66%) JNCIA
7 7 (8.86%) CCMSE
7 7 (8.86%) CCSA
7 7 (8.86%) CCSE
7 7 (8.86%) JNCIE
8 6 (7.59%) Degree
9 3 (3.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.27%) CCDA
10 1 (1.27%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (1.27%) CCIP
10 1 (1.27%) MCP
10 1 (1.27%) MCSE
10 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.59%) PMO
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (7.59%) Docker
3 3 (3.80%) vCloud
4 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.27%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (7.59%) Ansible
1 6 (7.59%) Grafana
1 6 (7.59%) Munin
1 6 (7.59%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (7.59%) Puppet
1 6 (7.59%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.53%) Nagios
2 2 (2.53%) Salt
2 2 (2.53%) SCOM
3 1 (1.27%) Cacti
3 1 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.27%) OpenView
Vendors
1 47 (59.49%) Cisco
2 23 (29.11%) F5
3 20 (25.32%) Juniper
4 19 (24.05%) CheckPoint
5 17 (21.52%) VMware
6 15 (18.99%) Palo Alto
7 9 (11.39%) SolarWinds
8 8 (10.13%) Fortinet
9 7 (8.86%) CA
9 7 (8.86%) HP
10 6 (7.59%) Microsoft
11 5 (6.33%) Google
12 3 (3.80%) Citrix
13 2 (2.53%) AppDynamics
13 2 (2.53%) Brocade
13 2 (2.53%) Infoblox
13 2 (2.53%) Optimizely
14 1 (1.27%) Arista
14 1 (1.27%) NetQoS
14 1 (1.27%) Splunk
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 8 hours ago
North West London
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
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Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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AXA
Salary: Up to £40,000 dep on exp + bonus + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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360 Resourcing
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 18 days ago