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 3 months to 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
UK
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 885 933 958
Rank change year-on-year +48 +25  
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 4 7 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.007% 0.022%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.042% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 23
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £48,500 £51,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.94% +13.33%  

PPTP 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 14390 16539 19222
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.18% 16.86% 17.30%
Number of salaries quoted 35612 41353 46564
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £25,798 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £70,000 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for PPTP in the UK

PPTP
Top 6 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 3 months to 29 June 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
UK excluding London +25 3 £41,250 -2.94%
England +50 2 £43,750 +9.37% 1
London +25 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
North of England - 1 £37,500 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT jobs citing PPTP 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 PPTP.

1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) CentOS
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) MySQL
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP

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 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) Apache
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
2 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (20.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) VPN
2 3 (60.00%) IPsec
2 3 (60.00%) Network Security
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (20.00%) Broadband
4 1 (20.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (20.00%) IPv4
4 1 (20.00%) IPv6
4 1 (20.00%) LAN
4 1 (20.00%) POP3
4 1 (20.00%) SMTP
4 1 (20.00%) SNMP
4 1 (20.00%) SSL
4 1 (20.00%) VoIP
4 1 (20.00%) WAN
4 1 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) MySQL
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Security Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (20.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) CentOS
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Virtual Environments
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (20.00%) Cryptography
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (20.00%) Ethical Hacking
2 1 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Open Source
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C++
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) A+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCDP
2 1 (20.00%) CCEA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNA
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Citrix Certification
2 1 (20.00%) MCP
2 1 (20.00%) MCSA
2 1 (20.00%) MCSE
2 1 (20.00%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (20.00%) LXC
2 1 (20.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Cacti
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
2 1 (20.00%) F5
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Juniper
2 1 (20.00%) Meraki
2 1 (20.00%) Palo Alto
2 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
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