Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1195 1215 1276
Rank change year-on-year +20 +61 +44
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 3 3 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.002% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.011% 0.009% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 31
UK median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.46% -17.72% +5.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £24,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £47,500 £40,750 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +38.46% -13.33% +25.00%

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 27907 32032 36420
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.66% 16.98% 16.66%
Number of salaries quoted 22586 26216 30097
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Top 4 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 19 November 2017. 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 +40 2 - - 1
London - 2 - - 1
UK excluding London +36 1 £45,000 +38.46%
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 3 (100.00%) VPN
1 3 (100.00%) L2TP
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) CentOS
2 2 (66.67%) Magento
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) hybris
2 2 (66.67%) iPad
2 2 (66.67%) Puppet
2 2 (66.67%) Node.js
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) ATG
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) MySQL
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Tomcat
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce

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 (66.67%) Tomcat
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere
1 2 (66.67%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Magento
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon S3
1 2 (66.67%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) L2TP
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) IPsec
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (66.67%) MySQL
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) AWS Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) Node.js
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (66.67%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) CentOS
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) Java
1 2 (66.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Ansible
1 2 (66.67%) HAProxy
1 2 (66.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) ATG
1 2 (66.67%) Demandware
1 2 (66.67%) hybris
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Red Hat
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) F5
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto