Period
to 11 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
England > North West
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 345 363 368
Rank change year-on-year +18 +5 -
Permanent jobs citing PPP 9 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.080% 0.061% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.45% 0.41% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 1
North West median annual salary £38,500 £43,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.47% +34.38% -
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% -2.38% -6.67%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,985 1,947 1,908
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 17.54% 14.75% 15.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,642 1,547 1,570
North West median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,150 £21,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,650 £56,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for PPP in the North West

PPP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for PPP in the North West

PPP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PPP in the North West over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for PPP in the North West

PPP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the North West region over the 6 months to 11 December 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
Cheshire +28 4 £38,500 - 1
Manchester +12 4 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Lancashire - 1 - -
PPP
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 West region with a requirement for PPP.

1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 4 (44.44%) The Twelve-Factor App
2 4 (44.44%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Splunk
3 3 (33.33%) Groovy
3 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 3 (33.33%) Firewall
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) IPv4
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
3 3 (33.33%) L2TP
3 3 (33.33%) Broadband
3 3 (33.33%) VPN
3 3 (33.33%) Spring WebFlux
3 3 (33.33%) Vert.x
3 3 (33.33%) Dashboard Development

PPP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 2 (22.22%) JBoss
1 2 (22.22%) Jetty
1 2 (22.22%) Tomcat
1 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
1 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 4 (44.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) BGP
1 3 (33.33%) Broadband
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
1 3 (33.33%) IPv4
1 3 (33.33%) L2TP
1 3 (33.33%) MPLS
1 3 (33.33%) OSPF
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
2 2 (22.22%) HSRP
2 2 (22.22%) IPv6
2 2 (22.22%) TACACS
2 2 (22.22%) VLAN
2 2 (22.22%) VoIP
2 2 (22.22%) VRRP
3 1 (11.11%) DSL
3 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
3 1 (11.11%) SSL
3 1 (11.11%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MariaDB
1 2 (22.22%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) Jenkins
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
3 3 (33.33%) Cucumber
3 3 (33.33%) Geb
3 3 (33.33%) Gradle
4 1 (11.11%) Selenium
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Ericsson Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Juniper Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support
3 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) Web Services
2 3 (33.33%) Spring WebFlux
2 3 (33.33%) Vert.x
3 2 (22.22%) RESTful
3 2 (22.22%) Spring
3 2 (22.22%) Spring Boot
4 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
4 1 (11.11%) CSS
4 1 (11.11%) HTML
4 1 (11.11%) jQuery
4 1 (11.11%) REST
4 1 (11.11%) SOAP
4 1 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (11.11%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) DevOps
2 4 (44.44%) The Twelve-Factor App
3 3 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (33.33%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (33.33%) Open Source
3 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Change Management
4 1 (11.11%) Coaching
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 1 (11.11%) Password Management
4 1 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (11.11%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) Shell Script
2 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 3 (33.33%) Groovy
2 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
3 2 (22.22%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNP
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Docker
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) Kubernetes
2 1 (11.11%) Ansible
2 1 (11.11%) Cacti
2 1 (11.11%) Nagios
2 1 (11.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) RANCID
2 1 (11.11%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Juniper
1 3 (33.33%) Splunk
2 2 (22.22%) Ericsson
2 2 (22.22%) Huawei
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco
3 1 (11.11%) Nintex