Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
England > North of England
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 480 478 496
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18 +28
Permanent jobs citing PPP 15 3 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.060% 0.012% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.47% 0.085% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9 3 8
North of England median annual salary £43,000 £21,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +104.76% -61.82% +10.00%
England median annual salary £43,000 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -11.79% +2.63% -5.00%

PPP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,201 3,515 3,747
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 12.71% 14.50% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,614 2,876 3,084
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,250 £21,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,000 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - +4.65%

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for PPP in the North of England

PPP
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for PPP in the North of England

PPP
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the North of England region over the 6 months to 22 April 2018. 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
North West - 15 £43,000 -
PPP
England

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for PPP.

1 9 (60.00%) Broadband
1 9 (60.00%) VoIP
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) IPv4
1 9 (60.00%) IPv6
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
1 9 (60.00%) Juniper
1 9 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 9 (60.00%) MPLS
1 9 (60.00%) OSPF
1 9 (60.00%) BGP
1 9 (60.00%) L2TP
1 9 (60.00%) VRRP
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
1 9 (60.00%) Huawei
1 9 (60.00%) VLAN
1 9 (60.00%) HSRP
1 9 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (53.33%) JNCIP
2 8 (53.33%) RANCID
2 8 (53.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 8 (53.33%) SCCM
2 8 (53.33%) Python
2 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
2 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (53.33%) Cacti
2 8 (53.33%) OpenNMS
2 8 (53.33%) Puppet
2 8 (53.33%) Network Management

PPP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (60.00%) BGP
1 9 (60.00%) Broadband
1 9 (60.00%) HSRP
1 9 (60.00%) IPv4
1 9 (60.00%) IPv6
1 9 (60.00%) L2TP
1 9 (60.00%) MPLS
1 9 (60.00%) OSPF
1 9 (60.00%) VLAN
1 9 (60.00%) VoIP
1 9 (60.00%) VPN
1 9 (60.00%) VRRP
2 8 (53.33%) DNS
2 8 (53.33%) Ethernet
2 8 (53.33%) Firewall
2 8 (53.33%) LAN
2 8 (53.33%) MRTG
2 8 (53.33%) SNMP
2 8 (53.33%) TACACS
2 8 (53.33%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (40.00%) Penetration Tester
2 6 (40.00%) Tester
3 5 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (26.67%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacker
Miscellaneous
1 8 (53.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Linux
1 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 8 (53.33%) Change Management
2 8 (53.33%) Configuration Management
2 8 (53.33%) Network Management
2 8 (53.33%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (40.00%) Information Security
3 6 (40.00%) Penetration Testing
3 6 (40.00%) Security Architecture
3 6 (40.00%) Threat Modelling
4 4 (26.67%) Incident Management
5 2 (13.33%) Ethical Hacking
6 1 (6.67%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (6.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Perl
1 8 (53.33%) PHP
1 8 (53.33%) Python
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (53.33%) CCNP
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (53.33%) JNCIP
2 6 (40.00%) CREST Certified
2 6 (40.00%) OSCP
2 6 (40.00%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (53.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (53.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (53.33%) Cacti
1 8 (53.33%) Nagios
1 8 (53.33%) OpenNMS
1 8 (53.33%) Puppet
1 8 (53.33%) RANCID
1 8 (53.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Cisco
1 9 (60.00%) Ericsson
1 9 (60.00%) Huawei
1 9 (60.00%) Juniper