The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for PPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
England / West Midlands
Rank - 236 215
Permanent jobs citing PPP 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.016% 0.040%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 0.11% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £55,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +100.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00%  

PPP 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 724 934 782
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 15.35% 15.24% 15.53%
Number of salaries quoted 591 746 666
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +14.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £60,000 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

PPP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing PPP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for PPP in the West Midlands

PPP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for PPP in the West Midlands

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for PPP.

1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) BGP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (100.00%) DNS
1 2 (100.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (100.00%) Firewall
1 2 (100.00%) HSRP
1 2 (100.00%) LAN
1 2 (100.00%) MPLS
1 2 (100.00%) OSPF
1 2 (100.00%) Spanning Tree
1 2 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (100.00%) VLAN
1 2 (100.00%) VoIP
1 2 (100.00%) VPN
1 2 (100.00%) WAN
1 2 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (100.00%) Wireless
1 2 (100.00%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Network Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) High Availability
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNA
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) VMware