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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 129 130 132
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing PPP 13 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.53% 0.47% 0.049%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.77% 1.60% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 6 0
Average salary £50,000 £32,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,000 £36,750
% change year-on-year
+38.88% -2.04%
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
733 688 792
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.13% 29.39% 38.92%
Number of salaries quoted 395 485 613
Average salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.06% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PPP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

PPP Salary Histogram in Reading

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (90.00%) CCNP
3 24 (80.00%) Firewall
4 21 (70.00%) MPLS
4 21 (70.00%) VoIP
5 20 (66.67%) ATM
6 19 (63.33%) xDSL
7 18 (60.00%) IPsec
7 18 (60.00%) BGP
7 18 (60.00%) Cisco
8 17 (56.67%) UNIX
8 17 (56.67%) CCNA
8 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (53.33%) Ethernet
10 15 (50.00%) SNMP
10 15 (50.00%) VPN
11 14 (46.67%) OSPF
11 14 (46.67%) L2TP
12 13 (43.33%) EIGRP
12 13 (43.33%) Broadband
13 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
13 11 (36.67%) WAN
13 11 (36.67%) Solaris
13 11 (36.67%) Linux
13 11 (36.67%) Oracle Forms
13 11 (36.67%) SQL
13 11 (36.67%) Oracle
13 11 (36.67%) MS Office
13 11 (36.67%) CCSP
13 11 (36.67%) Microsoft

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (36.67%) MS Office
1 11 (36.67%) MS Excel
1 11 (36.67%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Firewall
2 21 (70.00%) VoIP
2 21 (70.00%) MPLS
3 20 (66.67%) ATM
4 19 (63.33%) xDSL
5 18 (60.00%) BGP
5 18 (60.00%) IPsec
6 16 (53.33%) Ethernet
7 15 (50.00%) VPN
7 15 (50.00%) SNMP
8 14 (46.67%) OSPF
8 14 (46.67%) L2TP
9 13 (43.33%) EIGRP
9 13 (43.33%) Broadband
10 11 (36.67%) WAN
11 10 (33.33%) DNS
11 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
11 10 (33.33%) X.21
11 10 (33.33%) VLAN
11 10 (33.33%) DSL
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) Oracle Forms
General
1 11 (36.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (63.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Support
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support
3 5 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Technical Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Network Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Network Support
5 3 (10.00%) Junior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) IP Network Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (56.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) UNIX
2 11 (36.67%) Solaris
2 11 (36.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (16.67%) ITIL
2 5 (16.67%) Network Management
3 4 (13.33%) Change Management
3 4 (13.33%) Stress Testing
4 3 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (6.67%) Test Management
6 1 (3.33%) Change Control
6 1 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 11 (36.67%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) Python
2 3 (10.00%) Shell Script
2 3 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 28 (93.33%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (90.00%) CCNP
3 17 (56.67%) CCNA
4 11 (36.67%) Degree
4 11 (36.67%) CCSP
4 11 (36.67%) Sun Certification
4 11 (36.67%) SCSA
5 8 (26.67%) JNCIS
5 8 (26.67%) CCDP
6 5 (16.67%) CCIP
7 4 (13.33%) CCIE
8 3 (10.00%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware ESX
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) Sun
2 11 (36.67%) HP
2 11 (36.67%) Veritas
2 11 (36.67%) Oracle
2 11 (36.67%) F5
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 6 (20.00%) Huawei
4 4 (13.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) BT
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