Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Tunneling Protocol (PPTP)
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1173 1186 1261
Rank change year-on-year +13 +75 -10
Permanent jobs citing PPTP 6 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.001% 0.009%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.023% 0.007% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 18
UK median annual salary £32,500 £28,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -45.24% +8.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,375 £30,800
90th Percentile £53,875 £33,125 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £28,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.04% -23.33% +7.14%

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 26,666 29,899 34,414
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.33% 16.86% 16.60%
Number of salaries quoted 21,579 24,329 28,595
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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PPTP over the 6 months to 18 January 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 18 January 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 +8 6 £32,500 +13.04% 6
UK excluding London +9 4 £32,500 +13.04% 1
East Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
Midlands - 3 £32,500 -
London - 2 - - 5
North West - 1 £60,000 -
North of England - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (50.00%) XenServer
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
4 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
4 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
4 3 (50.00%) Draytek
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) NETGEAR
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Office 365

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
2 2 (33.33%) Tomcat
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Magento
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (33.33%) Amazon S3
2 2 (33.33%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) VPN
2 5 (83.33%) DNS
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) VLAN
4 3 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) IPsec
5 2 (33.33%) L2TP
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (16.67%) BGP
6 1 (16.67%) EIGRP
6 1 (16.67%) HSRP
6 1 (16.67%) MPLS
6 1 (16.67%) OSPF
6 1 (16.67%) SSL
6 1 (16.67%) VRRP
6 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (16.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 3 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) AWS Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Linux Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Core Network Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Cloud
1 2 (33.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) CentOS
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Analytics
2 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCIE
1 1 (16.67%) CCNA
1 1 (16.67%) CCNP
1 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) 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 2 (33.33%) Ansible
1 2 (33.33%) HAProxy
1 2 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (16.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Juniper
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 3 (50.00%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix
2 3 (50.00%) Draytek
2 3 (50.00%) HP
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) NETGEAR
2 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 3 (50.00%) VMware
2 3 (50.00%) WatchGuard
3 2 (33.33%) ATG
3 2 (33.33%) Demandware
3 2 (33.33%) hybris
3 2 (33.33%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 2 (33.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 1 (16.67%) Meraki
4 1 (16.67%) Palo Alto