Period
to 22 April 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PPTP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PPTP over the 6 months to 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1183 1182 1282
Rank change year-on-year -1 +100 -2
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 6 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.005%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% 0.007% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 11
UK median annual salary £45,000 £22,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -43.75% -15.79%
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £22,500 -
% change year-on-year +44.44% - -

PPTP 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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 26,473 27,713 34,481
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.92% 16.18% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 21,072 22,576 28,623
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

PPTP
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PPTP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PPTP in the UK

PPTP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PPTP in the UK

PPTP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PPTP over the 6 months to 22 April 2018.

Salary histogram for PPTP in the UK

PPTP
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PPTP within the UK 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
England - 6 £45,000 - 4
UK excluding London -29 4 £32,500 +44.44% 1
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
London - 2 £57,500 - 3
North West - 1 £60,000 -
North of England - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 April 2018, IT jobs citing PPTP 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 with a requirement for PPTP.

1 6 (100.00%) VPN
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (50.00%) CCNP
3 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) VRRP
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard

PPTP
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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Firewall
1 6 (100.00%) VLAN
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) BGP
3 3 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 3 (50.00%) HSRP
3 3 (50.00%) IPsec
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) OSPF
3 3 (50.00%) SSL
3 3 (50.00%) VRRP
3 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (50.00%) Wireless
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) L2TP
4 2 (33.33%) SSH
4 2 (33.33%) TACACS
4 2 (33.33%) xDSL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) 802.1X
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
2 2 (33.33%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (33.33%) Network Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Analytics
3 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) CCNA
1 3 (50.00%) CCNP
1 3 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCSA
2 2 (33.33%) CCSP
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) HP APS
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) HP
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Draytek
3 3 (50.00%) NETGEAR
3 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 2 (33.33%) Nokia
5 1 (16.67%) Meraki
5 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto