The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 821 925 921
Rank change year-on-year +104 -4  
Permanent jobs citing PPP 37 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.028% 0.053%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 22 49
Median salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.63% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £27,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

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 with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13603 17985 19852
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 15.96% 17.30% 18.37%
Number of salaries quoted 11087 14881 15830
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 the UK

PPP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PPP in the UK

PPP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PPP over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for PPP in the UK

PPP
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPP within the UK over the 3 months to 28 March 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
England +113 34 £47,500 -13.63% 4
South East +57 13 £45,000 -14.28% 1
London +81 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
East of England +24 8 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Berkshire +38 7 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Surrey - 5 £45,000 -
Cambridge - 5 £45,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 5 £45,000 - 1
Reading +30 4 £58,750 +11.90% 1
Yorkshire +28 3 £21,000 -61.81%
Bracknell - 3 £80,000 -
Basildon - 3 £60,000 -
Essex - 3 £60,000 -
City of London +38 2 £36,250 -41.05%
East Yorkshire - 2 £21,000 -
Hull - 2 £21,000 -
West Yorkshire +22 1 £42,000 -23.63%
Hampshire - 1 £42,000 -
Westminster - 1 £35,000 -
Southampton - 1 £42,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £42,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 with a requirement for PPP.

1 42 (60.00%) MPLS
2 41 (58.57%) OSPF
2 41 (58.57%) BGP
3 39 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
4 37 (52.86%) Cisco
5 35 (50.00%) CCNP
6 29 (41.43%) VLAN
7 27 (38.57%) CCNA
7 27 (38.57%) VPN
8 26 (37.14%) Firewall
9 20 (28.57%) Frame Relay
9 20 (28.57%) Finance
9 20 (28.57%) Windows
9 20 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
10 19 (27.14%) CCIE
10 19 (27.14%) CheckPoint
11 18 (25.71%) IPsec
11 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (24.29%) VRRP
12 17 (24.29%) HSRP
13 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
13 15 (21.43%) Palo Alto
13 15 (21.43%) Network Security
14 13 (18.57%) Ethernet
15 12 (17.14%) WAN
15 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
15 12 (17.14%) Juniper
15 12 (17.14%) ITIL
16 10 (14.29%) Retail
16 10 (14.29%) VMware

PPP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2013
1 6 (8.57%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.43%) MS Office
2 1 (1.43%) MS Project
2 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (8.57%) Office 365
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 3 (4.29%) IaaS
4 3 (4.29%) SaaS
5 2 (2.86%) Akamai
5 2 (2.86%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) GitHub
6 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
6 1 (1.43%) Google Tag Manager
Communications & Networking
1 42 (60.00%) MPLS
2 41 (58.57%) BGP
2 41 (58.57%) OSPF
3 29 (41.43%) VLAN
4 27 (38.57%) VPN
5 26 (37.14%) Firewall
6 20 (28.57%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (28.57%) Frame Relay
7 18 (25.71%) Cisco ASA
7 18 (25.71%) IPsec
8 17 (24.29%) HSRP
8 17 (24.29%) VRRP
9 15 (21.43%) Network Security
10 13 (18.57%) Ethernet
11 12 (17.14%) TCP/IP
11 12 (17.14%) WAN
12 9 (12.86%) DHCP
12 9 (12.86%) DNS
12 9 (12.86%) EIGRP
12 9 (12.86%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 6 (8.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.71%) QlikView
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.86%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.86%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.43%) Big Data
4 1 (1.43%) GIS
Development Applications
1 6 (8.57%) Jenkins
2 4 (5.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.29%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.86%) Subversion
5 1 (1.43%) Maven
General
1 20 (28.57%) Finance
2 10 (14.29%) Retail
3 8 (11.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (5.71%) Electronics
5 3 (4.29%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.43%) Marketing
6 1 (1.43%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 34 (48.57%) Network Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Network Security Engineer
2 12 (17.14%) Security Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Consultant
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Applications Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence Architect
6 4 (5.71%) C Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Firmware Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) IP Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Network Analyst
6 4 (5.71%) Programme Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (14.29%) Web Services
2 5 (7.14%) HTML
3 4 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (2.86%) .NET
4 2 (2.86%) ASP.NET
4 2 (2.86%) Software Packaging
5 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
5 1 (1.43%) Apache CXF
5 1 (1.43%) CSS
5 1 (1.43%) HTML5
5 1 (1.43%) J2EE
5 1 (1.43%) jQuery
5 1 (1.43%) React
5 1 (1.43%) REST
5 1 (1.43%) SOAP
5 1 (1.43%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.29%) Hedge funds
5 2 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.86%) PMI
5 2 (2.86%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.43%) Blog
6 1 (1.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 10 (14.29%) Linux
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (7.14%) CentOS
4 5 (7.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.86%) VMS
5 2 (2.86%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.43%) Android
6 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.43%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (17.14%) ITIL
2 9 (12.86%) Change Management
3 8 (11.43%) Load Balancing
3 8 (11.43%) Presales
4 6 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (8.57%) ERP
4 6 (8.57%) Virtual Environments
5 5 (7.14%) DevOps
5 5 (7.14%) Low Latency
5 5 (7.14%) Network Design
5 5 (7.14%) Project Management
6 4 (5.71%) Business Continuity
6 4 (5.71%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (5.71%) High Availability
6 4 (5.71%) Network Management
6 4 (5.71%) Procure-to-Pay
6 4 (5.71%) Software Engineering
6 4 (5.71%) Statistics
6 4 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
6 4 (5.71%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) C
1 6 (8.57%) Perl
1 6 (8.57%) Python
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 5 (7.14%) Bash Shell
3 4 (5.71%) Embedded C
4 2 (2.86%) C#
4 2 (2.86%) Groovy
4 2 (2.86%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.43%) Java
5 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.43%) Scala
5 1 (1.43%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (55.71%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (50.00%) CCNP
3 27 (38.57%) CCNA
4 19 (27.14%) CCIE
5 6 (8.57%) Degree
6 4 (5.71%) JNCIA
6 4 (5.71%) Postgraduate
6 4 (5.71%) SC Cleared
6 4 (5.71%) Security Cleared
7 3 (4.29%) JNCIS
8 2 (2.86%) CCDA
8 2 (2.86%) CCMSE
8 2 (2.86%) CCSA
8 2 (2.86%) CCSE
8 2 (2.86%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.86%) PMI Certification
8 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.43%) Analytics IQ
9 1 (1.43%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.71%) SLA
2 2 (2.86%) PMO
2 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 9 (12.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.14%) Docker
2 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.71%) Firmware
4 2 (2.86%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.86%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (2.86%) Terminal Services
4 2 (2.86%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (7.14%) Ansible
1 5 (7.14%) Grafana
1 5 (7.14%) Munin
1 5 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (7.14%) Puppet
1 5 (7.14%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.86%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.86%) Nagios
2 2 (2.86%) Salt
2 2 (2.86%) SCCM
2 2 (2.86%) SCOM
2 2 (2.86%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 37 (52.86%) Cisco
2 19 (27.14%) CheckPoint
3 15 (21.43%) Palo Alto
4 12 (17.14%) Juniper
5 10 (14.29%) VMware
6 9 (12.86%) Microsoft
7 8 (11.43%) F5
8 5 (7.14%) Citrix
9 4 (5.71%) Oracle
10 3 (4.29%) BT
10 3 (4.29%) Ericsson
10 3 (4.29%) Google
10 3 (4.29%) Huawei
10 3 (4.29%) Redback
10 3 (4.29%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.86%) AppSense
11 2 (2.86%) Brocade
11 2 (2.86%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.86%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.86%) T-Plan
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