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 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK / England
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 797 910 894
Rank change year-on-year +113 -16  
Permanent jobs citing PPP 42 26 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.052% 0.027% 0.063%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.32% 0.15% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 20 55
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,150 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +21.95%  

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 13011 16948 19117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.02% 17.36% 18.42%
Number of salaries quoted 10614 14182 15278
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,597 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing PPP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 26 April 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 3 months to 26 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +79 18 £53,750 +7.50%
London +63 11 £45,000 +20.00% 3
East of England +17 10 £47,500 -5.00% 6
Yorkshire +22 2 £21,000 -61.81%
East Midlands - 1 £75,000 -
PPP
UK

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 43 (63.24%) MPLS
2 42 (61.76%) OSPF
2 42 (61.76%) BGP
3 38 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
4 36 (52.94%) Cisco
5 34 (50.00%) CCNP
6 31 (45.59%) Firewall
7 28 (41.18%) VPN
8 27 (39.71%) VLAN
9 24 (35.29%) CCIE
9 24 (35.29%) IPsec
10 21 (30.88%) Frame Relay
11 19 (27.94%) CCNA
11 19 (27.94%) WAN
12 18 (26.47%) Ethernet
12 18 (26.47%) Finance
12 18 (26.47%) CheckPoint
12 18 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
12 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
13 16 (23.53%) Network Security
14 15 (22.06%) Cisco IOS
14 15 (22.06%) EIGRP
14 15 (22.06%) HSRP
15 14 (20.59%) Palo Alto
15 14 (20.59%) L2TP
15 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
15 14 (20.59%) Windows
16 13 (19.12%) Python
16 13 (19.12%) VRRP
16 13 (19.12%) VMware

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 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (7.35%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (7.35%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.47%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (7.35%) Office 365
3 4 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
3 4 (5.88%) IaaS
3 4 (5.88%) SaaS
4 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (2.94%) Akamai
5 2 (2.94%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.94%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.47%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 43 (63.24%) MPLS
2 42 (61.76%) BGP
2 42 (61.76%) OSPF
3 31 (45.59%) Firewall
4 28 (41.18%) VPN
5 27 (39.71%) VLAN
6 24 (35.29%) IPsec
7 21 (30.88%) Frame Relay
8 19 (27.94%) WAN
9 18 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (26.47%) Ethernet
10 16 (23.53%) Network Security
11 15 (22.06%) Cisco IOS
11 15 (22.06%) EIGRP
11 15 (22.06%) HSRP
12 14 (20.59%) L2TP
12 14 (20.59%) TCP/IP
13 13 (19.12%) VRRP
14 12 (17.65%) Cisco Nexus
15 11 (16.18%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.88%) QlikView
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.94%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.94%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 7 (10.29%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.94%) Subversion
5 1 (1.47%) Maven
5 1 (1.47%) TeamCity
General
1 18 (26.47%) Finance
2 8 (11.76%) Retail
2 8 (11.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.88%) Electronics
4 3 (4.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.47%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 37 (54.41%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Network Security Engineer
3 10 (14.71%) Security Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Consultant
4 6 (8.82%) Network Support
4 6 (8.82%) Network Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Support
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (8.82%) Support Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Architect
5 4 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
5 4 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.18%) Web Services
2 4 (5.88%) HTML
2 4 (5.88%) XML
3 2 (2.94%) .NET
3 2 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.47%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.47%) J2EE
4 1 (1.47%) REST
4 1 (1.47%) SOAP
4 1 (1.47%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.47%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.47%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.35%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.41%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.94%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.47%) NHS
6 1 (1.47%) PKI
6 1 (1.47%) PMI
6 1 (1.47%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.59%) Windows
2 10 (14.71%) Linux
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.82%) CentOS
4 6 (8.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (8.82%) Unix
5 2 (2.94%) VMS
6 1 (1.47%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.65%) Load Balancing
2 10 (14.71%) ITIL
3 9 (13.24%) Presales
4 7 (10.29%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (8.82%) DevOps
5 6 (8.82%) Low Latency
5 6 (8.82%) Network Design
5 6 (8.82%) Network Management
6 5 (7.35%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (7.35%) Change Management
6 5 (7.35%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (7.35%) Virtual Environments
7 4 (5.88%) Business Continuity
7 4 (5.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 4 (5.88%) Project Management
7 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
7 4 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (19.12%) Python
2 12 (17.65%) Perl
3 6 (8.82%) Bash Shell
3 6 (8.82%) C
3 6 (8.82%) Shell Script
3 6 (8.82%) SQL
4 4 (5.88%) Embedded C
5 2 (2.94%) C#
5 2 (2.94%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.47%) Groovy
6 1 (1.47%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 38 (55.88%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (50.00%) CCNP
3 24 (35.29%) CCIE
4 19 (27.94%) CCNA
5 8 (11.76%) SC Cleared
5 8 (11.76%) Security Cleared
6 6 (8.82%) CCSP
6 6 (8.82%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.88%) Degree
8 2 (2.94%) CCMSE
8 2 (2.94%) CCSA
8 2 (2.94%) CCSE
8 2 (2.94%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.94%) Postgraduate
8 2 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.47%) CCDA
9 1 (1.47%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.88%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) PMO
3 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 13 (19.12%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.82%) Docker
3 5 (7.35%) Firmware
4 4 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.94%) vCloud
6 1 (1.47%) Active Directory
6 1 (1.47%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.47%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (8.82%) Ansible
1 6 (8.82%) Grafana
1 6 (8.82%) Munin
1 6 (8.82%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (8.82%) Puppet
1 6 (8.82%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.94%) Nagios
2 2 (2.94%) Salt
2 2 (2.94%) SCOM
3 1 (1.47%) SCCM
3 1 (1.47%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 36 (52.94%) Cisco
2 18 (26.47%) CheckPoint
3 14 (20.59%) Palo Alto
4 13 (19.12%) F5
4 13 (19.12%) VMware
5 10 (14.71%) Juniper
6 8 (11.76%) Microsoft
7 5 (7.35%) SolarWinds
8 4 (5.88%) Citrix
9 3 (4.41%) Fortinet
9 3 (4.41%) Oracle
10 2 (2.94%) AppDynamics
10 2 (2.94%) Brocade
10 2 (2.94%) CA
10 2 (2.94%) Google
10 2 (2.94%) HP
10 2 (2.94%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.94%) SAP
11 1 (1.47%) Arista
11 1 (1.47%) NetQoS
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