The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 121 119 133
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing PPP 18 16 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.76% 0.70% 0.051%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 2.22% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 9 6 1
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
PPP
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Communications & Networking Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
727 722 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.81% 31.36% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 402 520 535
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 29 January 2015.

PPP Salary Histogram in Reading

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) Firewall
2 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
3 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 19 (73.08%) xDSL
4 18 (69.23%) VoIP
4 18 (69.23%) VPN
5 17 (65.38%) MPLS
6 16 (61.54%) CCNA
6 16 (61.54%) Ethernet
7 15 (57.69%) Cisco
7 15 (57.69%) BGP
7 15 (57.69%) IPsec
8 14 (53.85%) UNIX
8 14 (53.85%) ATM
8 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (50.00%) OSPF
10 12 (46.15%) SNMP
11 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
11 11 (42.31%) Sun
11 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
11 11 (42.31%) Solaris
11 11 (42.31%) Linux
11 11 (42.31%) Oracle Forms
11 11 (42.31%) SQL
11 11 (42.31%) Oracle
11 11 (42.31%) MS Office
11 11 (42.31%) Veritas
11 11 (42.31%) Sun Certification
11 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
11 11 (42.31%) Degree

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 11 (42.31%) MS Excel
1 11 (42.31%) MS Office
1 11 (42.31%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 23 (88.46%) Firewall
2 19 (73.08%) xDSL
3 18 (69.23%) VoIP
3 18 (69.23%) VPN
4 17 (65.38%) MPLS
5 16 (61.54%) Ethernet
6 15 (57.69%) BGP
6 15 (57.69%) IPsec
7 14 (53.85%) ATM
8 13 (50.00%) OSPF
9 12 (46.15%) SNMP
10 10 (38.46%) EIGRP
11 8 (30.77%) L2TP
11 8 (30.77%) WAN
12 7 (26.92%) Broadband
12 7 (26.92%) DNS
12 7 (26.92%) SSL
12 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
12 7 (26.92%) DSLAM
12 7 (26.92%) VLAN
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (42.31%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Support
3 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Support
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 3 (11.54%) Network Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Security Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Network Support
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Network Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (53.85%) UNIX
2 11 (42.31%) Solaris
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Network Management
2 4 (15.38%) Change Control
2 4 (15.38%) Kalman Filter
3 3 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL
3 3 (11.54%) Load Balancing
4 2 (7.69%) Stress Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (42.31%) SQL
2 3 (11.54%) Shell Script
2 3 (11.54%) Perl
2 3 (11.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (84.62%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (73.08%) CCNP
3 16 (61.54%) CCNA
4 11 (42.31%) Sun Certification
4 11 (42.31%) Degree
4 11 (42.31%) SCSA
5 6 (23.08%) CCSP
6 3 (11.54%) CCIP
6 3 (11.54%) CCDP
6 3 (11.54%) CCIE
6 3 (11.54%) JNCIA
6 3 (11.54%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (11.54%) ISO 9001
1 3 (11.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (11.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Cisco
2 11 (42.31%) Microsoft
2 11 (42.31%) Sun
2 11 (42.31%) Oracle
2 11 (42.31%) Veritas
2 11 (42.31%) HP
3 9 (34.62%) F5
4 6 (23.08%) Huawei
5 4 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 3 (11.54%) VMware
7 2 (7.69%) Juniper
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