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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 128 138 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Permanent jobs citing PPP 11 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.44% 0.047% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.44% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 0
Average salary £32,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £36,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
764 837 598
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.61% 39.20% 25.22%
Number of salaries quoted 512 641 508
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 18 April 2014.

PPP Salary Histogram in Reading

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 27 (96.43%) MPLS
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 25 (89.29%) VPN
3 19 (67.86%) Cisco
3 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
4 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
5 17 (60.71%) CCNP
5 17 (60.71%) ATM
5 17 (60.71%) xDSL
6 16 (57.14%) IPsec
6 16 (57.14%) UNIX
6 16 (57.14%) VoIP
6 16 (57.14%) OSPF
7 15 (53.57%) BGP
8 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
9 12 (42.86%) Degree
9 12 (42.86%) HP
9 12 (42.86%) Sun
9 12 (42.86%) DSL
9 12 (42.86%) SQL
9 12 (42.86%) Oracle
9 12 (42.86%) Linux
10 11 (39.29%) CCNA
10 11 (39.29%) Huawei
11 8 (28.57%) X.21
11 8 (28.57%) Solaris
12 7 (25.00%) ISDN
12 7 (25.00%) SNMP
12 7 (25.00%) CCIP
12 7 (25.00%) CCIE

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 27 (96.43%) MPLS
1 27 (96.43%) Firewall
2 25 (89.29%) VPN
3 19 (67.86%) Ethernet
4 17 (60.71%) ATM
4 17 (60.71%) xDSL
5 16 (57.14%) IPsec
5 16 (57.14%) VoIP
5 16 (57.14%) OSPF
6 15 (53.57%) BGP
7 12 (42.86%) DSL
8 8 (28.57%) X.21
9 7 (25.00%) ISDN
9 7 (25.00%) SNMP
10 6 (21.43%) HSRP
10 6 (21.43%) VLAN
10 6 (21.43%) WAN
11 5 (17.86%) DHCP
11 5 (17.86%) DNS
11 5 (17.86%) L2TP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Oracle Forms
General
1 13 (46.43%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Marketing
3 1 (3.57%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Support Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Technical Support
1 8 (28.57%) Support Engineer
1 8 (28.57%) Network Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) NOC Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
3 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support
4 2 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Senior Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Graduate
Operating Systems
1 16 (57.14%) UNIX
2 12 (42.86%) Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (14.29%) Change Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
3 3 (10.71%) Network Management
4 2 (7.14%) Product Management
4 2 (7.14%) Stress Testing
4 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) SQL
2 4 (14.29%) Shell Script
2 4 (14.29%) Perl
2 4 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) CCNP
3 12 (42.86%) Degree
4 11 (39.29%) CCNA
5 7 (25.00%) CCIP
5 7 (25.00%) CCIE
5 7 (25.00%) CCSP
5 7 (25.00%) SCSA
5 7 (25.00%) JNCIA
6 6 (21.43%) Sun Certification
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) Netcool
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Cisco
2 12 (42.86%) HP
2 12 (42.86%) Sun
2 12 (42.86%) Oracle
3 11 (39.29%) Huawei
4 7 (25.00%) Veritas
4 7 (25.00%) F5
5 3 (10.71%) CheckPoint
6 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (3.57%) Sybase
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago