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The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) and a requirement for PPP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PPP over the 6 months to 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 802 577 310
Rank change year-on-year -225 -267 +43
Permanent jobs citing PPP 68 20 3
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.089% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 0.51% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 33 3 3
10th Percentile £47,500 - £32,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £40,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +50.00% -33.33% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £42,375 £67,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £43,200 -
UK median annual salary £60,000 £45,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +33.33% -19.64% +12.00%

PPP 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 WFH option and a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 9,025 3,895 1,185
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 11.75% 10.74% 13.41%
Number of salaries quoted 5,375 2,979 965
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,289
25th Percentile £41,567 £41,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% - -8.33%
75th Percentile £74,125 £70,000 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +8.25%

PPP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing PPP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

PPP trend for jobs with a WFH option

PPP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing PPP.

PPP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

PPP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing PPP over the 6 months to 25 June 2022.

PPP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, PPP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for PPP.

1 35 (51.47%) Java
1 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
2 32 (47.06%) Python
3 30 (44.12%) AWS
4 27 (39.71%) Docker
4 27 (39.71%) DevOps
4 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
4 27 (39.71%) Terraform
4 27 (39.71%) Infrastructure as Code
4 27 (39.71%) Linux
5 25 (36.76%) Problem-Solving
6 22 (32.35%) Test Automation
7 18 (26.47%) C++
8 16 (23.53%) IPsec
8 16 (23.53%) Azure
8 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (23.53%) Clean Code
9 15 (22.06%) Full Stack Development
9 15 (22.06%) Kafka
9 15 (22.06%) GCP
9 15 (22.06%) OO
9 15 (22.06%) OOD
9 15 (22.06%) Agile
10 14 (20.59%) LAN
10 14 (20.59%) WAN
10 14 (20.59%) Sun
10 14 (20.59%) IPv4
10 14 (20.59%) IPv6
10 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.59%) AWS CloudFormation

PPP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (1.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 30 (44.12%) AWS
2 16 (23.53%) Azure
3 15 (22.06%) GCP
4 14 (20.59%) Amazon ECS
4 14 (20.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (7.35%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (23.53%) IPsec
2 14 (20.59%) IPv4
2 14 (20.59%) IPv6
2 14 (20.59%) LAN
2 14 (20.59%) WAN
3 12 (17.65%) MQTT
4 9 (13.24%) UPnP
4 9 (13.24%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (10.29%) Cisco ASA
5 7 (10.29%) Firewall
5 7 (10.29%) MPLS
6 5 (7.35%) HSRP
6 5 (7.35%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.35%) VRRP
7 2 (2.94%) BGP
7 2 (2.94%) HTTP
7 2 (2.94%) Internet
7 2 (2.94%) OSPF
7 2 (2.94%) VoIP
7 2 (2.94%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (20.59%) Big Data
2 13 (19.12%) Amazon Aurora
2 13 (19.12%) CockroachDB
2 13 (19.12%) Redis
3 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) MaxDB
Development Applications
1 14 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 13 (19.12%) Eclipse
3 12 (17.65%) Bitbucket
3 12 (17.65%) GoogleTest
3 12 (17.65%) Jenkins
3 12 (17.65%) JIRA
3 12 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (17.65%) TestRail
3 12 (17.65%) Valgrind
4 9 (13.24%) Robot Framework
5 3 (4.41%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (4.41%) Gradle
5 3 (4.41%) Maven
6 2 (2.94%) ESLint
6 2 (2.94%) Grunt
6 2 (2.94%) gulp
6 2 (2.94%) webpack
7 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.47%) Storybook
General
1 14 (20.59%) Social Skills
2 13 (19.12%) Banking
3 9 (13.24%) Telecoms
4 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.41%) Games
6 1 (1.47%) Finance
6 1 (1.47%) Legal
6 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (20.59%) Java Engineer
1 14 (20.59%) Senior Java Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded Java Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Java Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Senior Java Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Senior Linux Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
2 12 (17.65%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) DevOps Engineer
3 9 (13.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.06%) Kafka
2 13 (19.12%) JSON
2 13 (19.12%) REST
2 13 (19.12%) Velocity
2 13 (19.12%) XML
3 12 (17.65%) Web Services
4 4 (5.88%) Spring
5 3 (4.41%) ActiveMQ
5 3 (4.41%) React
6 2 (2.94%) CSS
6 2 (2.94%) Express
6 2 (2.94%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.94%) HTML
6 2 (2.94%) Middleware
6 2 (2.94%) Node.js
6 2 (2.94%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (2.94%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.94%) Struts
7 1 (1.47%) JDBC
7 1 (1.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.59%) Public Cloud
1 14 (20.59%) Renewable Energy
2 13 (19.12%) Cloud Native
3 12 (17.65%) CAN bus
3 12 (17.65%) User Experience
4 7 (10.29%) Algorithms
5 6 (8.82%) GNSS
5 6 (8.82%) PMI
5 6 (8.82%) Social Media
6 2 (2.94%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.47%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.47%) Robotics
7 1 (1.47%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 27 (39.71%) Linux
2 12 (17.65%) Debian
2 12 (17.65%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.47%) Android
3 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (51.47%) Software Engineering
2 27 (39.71%) DevOps
2 27 (39.71%) Infrastructure as Code
3 25 (36.76%) Problem-Solving
4 22 (32.35%) Test Automation
5 16 (23.53%) Clean Code
5 16 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (22.06%) Agile
6 15 (22.06%) Full Stack Development
6 15 (22.06%) OO
6 15 (22.06%) OOD
7 14 (20.59%) Cloud Operations
7 14 (20.59%) Microservices
7 14 (20.59%) Software Architecture
8 13 (19.12%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (19.12%) CI/CD
8 13 (19.12%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 13 (19.12%) Observability
8 13 (19.12%) Site Reliability Engineering
8 13 (19.12%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 35 (51.47%) Java
2 32 (47.06%) Python
3 18 (26.47%) C++
4 14 (20.59%) Go
4 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
5 12 (17.65%) C#
6 7 (10.29%) Ruby
7 6 (8.82%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.94%) Bash
8 2 (2.94%) Perl
8 2 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (17.65%) Computer Science Degree
1 12 (17.65%) Degree
1 12 (17.65%) Master's Degree
2 7 (10.29%) CCNP
2 7 (10.29%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.82%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.94%) CCIE
4 2 (2.94%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
1 1 (1.47%) RosettaNet
1 1 (1.47%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (39.71%) Docker
2 5 (7.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (39.71%) Kubernetes
1 27 (39.71%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Sun
2 13 (19.12%) Confluent
3 12 (17.65%) Google
4 7 (10.29%) Cisco
5 5 (7.35%) HP
5 5 (7.35%) Juniper
5 5 (7.35%) Palo Alto
6 3 (4.41%) IBM
7 2 (2.94%) Instagram
7 2 (2.94%) MuleSoft
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle
8 1 (1.47%) SAP
8 1 (1.47%) Software AG
8 1 (1.47%) webMethods