Period
to 22 July 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 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
UK
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1160 1199 1269
Rank change year-on-year +39 +70 +16
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 7 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.004% 0.003% 0.007%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.027% 0.018% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 14
UK median annual salary £57,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +39.39% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £25,000 £28,475
90th Percentile £85,000 £49,250 £49,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +13.33%

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 26,349 28,362 34,231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.19% 15.87% 16.91%
Number of salaries quoted 20,846 23,038 28,455
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
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 July 2018.

Salary histogram 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 22 July 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 +40 7 £57,500 +31.43% 2
London +13 4 £63,750 +27.50% 2
UK excluding London +3 3 £42,500 +13.33%
South East - 3 £42,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 7 (100.00%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (42.86%) Degree
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) HSRP
5 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 3 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (42.86%) L2TP
5 3 (42.86%) Cisco
5 3 (42.86%) OSPF
5 3 (42.86%) BGP
5 3 (42.86%) VRRP
5 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
5 3 (42.86%) SQL
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) Windows
5 3 (42.86%) LAN

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 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
2 6 (85.71%) DNS
2 6 (85.71%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Firewall
3 5 (71.43%) MPLS
4 3 (42.86%) BGP
4 3 (42.86%) HSRP
4 3 (42.86%) L2TP
4 3 (42.86%) LAN
4 3 (42.86%) OSPF
4 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
4 3 (42.86%) VRRP
4 3 (42.86%) WAN
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco PIX
5 2 (28.57%) SDH
5 2 (28.57%) VLAN
5 2 (28.57%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server 2012
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (28.57%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (28.57%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Architect
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) 802.1X
2 1 (14.29%) Node.js
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
1 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Cloud
1 1 (14.29%) Fixed Income
1 1 (14.29%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Process Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (28.57%) Network Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Analytical Thinking
3 1 (14.29%) Deployment Automation
3 1 (14.29%) DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 1 (14.29%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (14.29%) High-Frequency Trading
3 1 (14.29%) Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Tech Ops
3 1 (14.29%) Ultra-Low Latency
3 1 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
2 2 (28.57%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) CCNP
2 2 (28.57%) CCSA
2 2 (28.57%) CCSP
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) HP APS
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
2 2 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (14.29%) AWS Certification
System Software
1 5 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 1 (14.29%) KVM
3 1 (14.29%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (42.86%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (14.29%) Ansible
2 1 (14.29%) HAProxy
2 1 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) Cisco
3 2 (28.57%) CheckPoint
3 2 (28.57%) HP
3 2 (28.57%) Juniper
3 2 (28.57%) Nokia
3 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) Facebook
4 1 (14.29%) Google
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Red Hat