The first table below looks at the demand for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 127 132 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Permanent jobs citing PPP 14 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.60% 0.089% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 0.29% -
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 0
Average salary £43,750 £30,625 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £33,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+14.81% -25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
736 700 583
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.32% 31.04% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 402 535 427
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
PPP
Berkshire

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

PPP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

PPP
Salary Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PPP across the Reading region.

PPP Salary Trend in Reading

PPP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

PPP Salary Histogram in Reading

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP.

1 26 (100.00%) MPLS
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 25 (96.15%) Cisco
3 21 (80.77%) VPN
3 21 (80.77%) OSPF
3 21 (80.77%) BGP
4 19 (73.08%) IPsec
5 17 (65.38%) Ethernet
5 17 (65.38%) xDSL
6 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
7 14 (53.85%) SNMP
8 13 (50.00%) CCNP
8 13 (50.00%) UNIX
8 13 (50.00%) VoIP
8 13 (50.00%) F5
9 12 (46.15%) DSL
10 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (38.46%) L2TP
11 10 (38.46%) WAN
11 10 (38.46%) CCNA
12 9 (34.62%) IPv6
12 9 (34.62%) Change Management
13 8 (30.77%) VLAN
13 8 (30.77%) Network Security
13 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
13 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
13 8 (30.77%) HSRP
13 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
13 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
13 8 (30.77%) DNS

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the Reading region citing PPP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited PPP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 26 (100.00%) MPLS
1 26 (100.00%) Firewall
2 21 (80.77%) VPN
2 21 (80.77%) OSPF
2 21 (80.77%) BGP
3 19 (73.08%) IPsec
4 17 (65.38%) Ethernet
4 17 (65.38%) xDSL
5 14 (53.85%) SNMP
6 13 (50.00%) VoIP
7 12 (46.15%) DSL
8 11 (42.31%) Cisco IOS
9 10 (38.46%) L2TP
9 10 (38.46%) WAN
10 9 (34.62%) IPv6
11 8 (30.77%) VLAN
11 8 (30.77%) Network Security
11 8 (30.77%) NetScaler
11 8 (30.77%) Cisco Nexus
11 8 (30.77%) HSRP
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle Forms
General
1 6 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) NOC Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Network Consultant
2 8 (30.77%) Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Security Consultant
3 6 (23.08%) Network Security Consultant
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support
6 2 (7.69%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Network Specialist
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) UNIX
2 5 (19.23%) Linux
3 1 (3.85%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (34.62%) Change Management
2 8 (30.77%) Load Balancing
3 7 (26.92%) ITIL
4 5 (19.23%) Network Management
5 2 (7.69%) Stress Testing
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
6 1 (3.85%) Change Control
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) Perl
1 6 (23.08%) Python
1 6 (23.08%) Shell Script
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (50.00%) CCNP
3 10 (38.46%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCIE
4 4 (15.38%) CCSP
4 4 (15.38%) CCIP
4 4 (15.38%) JNCIA
4 4 (15.38%) Degree
5 3 (11.54%) Sun Certification
5 3 (11.54%) SCSA
6 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (3.85%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Netcool
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Cisco
2 13 (50.00%) F5
3 8 (30.77%) CheckPoint
4 5 (19.23%) Oracle
5 4 (15.38%) Sun
5 4 (15.38%) HP
6 3 (11.54%) Huawei
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
7 2 (7.69%) Veritas