Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies requiring PPP skills. It includes a benchmarking guide to the annual salaries offered in vacancies that cited PPP over the 6 months leading up to 25 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
25 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 840 907 788
Rank change year-on-year +67 -119 +149
Permanent jobs citing PPP 64 12 527
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.013% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.46% 0.079% 2.30%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 34
10th Percentile £44,000 £35,000 £48,025
25th Percentile £53,125 £40,625 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £67,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +33.33%
75th Percentile £80,000 £110,000 £66,250
90th Percentile £91,375 £146,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £75,000 £46,250 £60,000
% change year-on-year +62.16% -22.92% +33.33%

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK

PPP falls under the Communications and Computer Networking category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring communications or computer networking skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 13,853 15,169 22,929
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 12.61% 16.40% 13.27%
Number of salaries quoted 9,443 7,634 11,811
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,000 £28,250
25th Percentile £32,500 £35,750 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £51,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -6.86% -2.86% +5.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £70,938 £70,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,886 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -0.25% -5.26% +5.56%

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PPP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PPP in the UK

PPP
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PPP.

Salary trend for PPP in the UK

PPP
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PPP over the 6 months to 25 June 2024.

Salary histogram for PPP in the UK

PPP
Top 7 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 6 months to 25 June 2024. 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
Jobs
England +88 64 £75,000 -14.29% 4
UK excluding London 0 56 £75,000 +62.16% 4
North of England - 46 - - 3
North West - 46 - - 2
London +97 6 £71,250 -35.23%
South West -36 5 £75,000 -14.29%
East of England - 5 £75,000 -

PPP
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

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

Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) AWS
1 2 (3.13%) dbt
1 2 (3.13%) Snowflake
2 1 (1.56%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) BGP
1 2 (3.13%) DNS
1 2 (3.13%) GPON
1 2 (3.13%) OSPF
1 2 (3.13%) VLAN
1 2 (3.13%) Wireless
General
1 24 (37.50%) Social Skills
2 5 (7.81%) Finance
3 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Automotive
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.13%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 2 (3.13%) Law
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.56%) Organisational Skills
5 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 35 (54.69%) Senior
2 10 (15.63%) Commercial Manager
3 5 (7.81%) Lead
4 2 (3.13%) Analyst
4 2 (3.13%) Data Engineer
4 2 (3.13%) Legal Analyst
4 2 (3.13%) Research Scientist
4 2 (3.13%) Senior Commercial Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Senior Manager
4 2 (3.13%) Technology Analyst
4 2 (3.13%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Coordinator
5 1 (1.56%) Graduate
5 1 (1.56%) Principal Data Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Principal Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Senior Data Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Training Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.56%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 12 (18.75%) GNSS
2 2 (3.13%) Low-Code
3 1 (1.56%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Debian
1 2 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.63%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (34.38%) Project Delivery
3 17 (26.56%) Mentoring
4 13 (20.31%) Risk Management
5 12 (18.75%) Kalman Filter
5 12 (18.75%) Sensor Fusion
5 12 (18.75%) Signal Processing
6 10 (15.63%) Agile
7 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (10.94%) Culture Change
9 4 (6.25%) Probabilistic Estimation
10 3 (4.69%) Asset Management
10 3 (4.69%) Contingency Planning
10 3 (4.69%) Financial Analysis
10 3 (4.69%) Workflow
11 2 (3.13%) Artificial Intelligence
11 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
11 2 (3.13%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.13%) Project Management
11 2 (3.13%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 12 (18.75%) MATLAB
2 2 (3.13%) C++
3 1 (1.56%) Java
3 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 42 (65.63%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) CCNP
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.13%) JNCIS
2 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) COSO
1 3 (4.69%) ISO 31000
1 3 (4.69%) NIST
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Icinga
1 2 (3.13%) Nagios
2 1 (1.56%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) DocuSign
1 2 (3.13%) Juniper
1 2 (3.13%) MikroTik
1 2 (3.13%) TP-LINK
1 2 (3.13%) ZyXEL