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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 140 126 -
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -
Permanent jobs citing PPP 2 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.089% 0.63% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.34% 2.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 0
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 £37,500 £33,750
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +11.11%
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
586 747 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 26.06% 31.27% 32.19%
Number of salaries quoted 357 427 568
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 17 (100.00%) MPLS
2 16 (94.12%) BGP
2 16 (94.12%) IPsec
2 16 (94.12%) Cisco
3 15 (88.24%) CCNP
3 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (82.35%) L2TP
5 13 (76.47%) EIGRP
5 13 (76.47%) OSPF
5 13 (76.47%) Firewall
5 13 (76.47%) SNMP
6 11 (64.71%) F5
7 10 (58.82%) DNS
7 10 (58.82%) CCSP
7 10 (58.82%) Broadband
7 10 (58.82%) WAN
8 9 (52.94%) ISDN
8 9 (52.94%) VoIP
8 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
8 9 (52.94%) ATM
8 9 (52.94%) X.21
8 9 (52.94%) DSL
8 9 (52.94%) VLAN
8 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
9 8 (47.06%) Spanning Tree
10 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
10 7 (41.18%) JNCIS
10 7 (41.18%) VMware
10 7 (41.18%) CCDP
10 7 (41.18%) UNIX

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) MPLS
2 16 (94.12%) BGP
2 16 (94.12%) IPsec
3 14 (82.35%) L2TP
4 13 (76.47%) EIGRP
4 13 (76.47%) OSPF
4 13 (76.47%) SNMP
4 13 (76.47%) Firewall
5 10 (58.82%) Broadband
5 10 (58.82%) WAN
5 10 (58.82%) DNS
6 9 (52.94%) ISDN
6 9 (52.94%) VoIP
6 9 (52.94%) TCP/IP
6 9 (52.94%) DSL
6 9 (52.94%) X.21
6 9 (52.94%) VLAN
6 9 (52.94%) ATM
7 8 (47.06%) Spanning Tree
8 6 (35.29%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Network Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) IP Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.88%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (52.94%) Data Centre
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Load Balancing
2 4 (23.53%) ITIL
2 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 3 (17.65%) Change Management
3 3 (17.65%) Stress Testing
3 3 (17.65%) Test Management
3 3 (17.65%) Network Management
4 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Kalman Filter
5 1 (5.88%) Deep Packet Inspection
5 1 (5.88%) DDoS Mitigation
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) Perl
1 3 (17.65%) Python
1 3 (17.65%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (88.24%) CCNP
1 15 (88.24%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (58.82%) CCSP
3 7 (41.18%) JNCIS
3 7 (41.18%) CCDP
4 6 (35.29%) CCIP
5 5 (29.41%) CCIE
6 4 (23.53%) CCNA
7 3 (17.65%) JNCIA
8 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
8 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) VMware ESX
2 3 (17.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (94.12%) Cisco
2 11 (64.71%) F5
3 7 (41.18%) VMware
4 6 (35.29%) Juniper
5 1 (5.88%) CheckPoint
5 1 (5.88%) BT
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago