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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 135 126 130
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing PPP 8 18 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.38% 0.75% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.30% 2.46% 1.79%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 5
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £30,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +63.93%
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
615 731 725
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.20% 30.36% 32.34%
Number of salaries quoted 470 415 520
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 8 February 2016.

PPP Salary Histogram in Reading

PPP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) xDSL
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) L2TP
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
2 12 (92.31%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) VMware
4 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
5 8 (61.54%) VPN
6 7 (53.85%) SSL
6 7 (53.85%) Broadband
6 7 (53.85%) IPv4
6 7 (53.85%) Wireless
6 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
6 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
6 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
6 7 (53.85%) F5
7 6 (46.15%) CCNP
7 6 (46.15%) Juniper
7 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
8 5 (38.46%) SNMP
8 5 (38.46%) ITIL
8 5 (38.46%) Unix
8 5 (38.46%) CCNA
8 5 (38.46%) X.21

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 13 (100.00%) Firewall
1 13 (100.00%) MPLS
1 13 (100.00%) xDSL
2 12 (92.31%) BGP
2 12 (92.31%) IPsec
2 12 (92.31%) L2TP
2 12 (92.31%) OSPF
2 12 (92.31%) WAN
3 8 (61.54%) VPN
4 7 (53.85%) Broadband
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (53.85%) EIGRP
4 7 (53.85%) IPv4
4 7 (53.85%) SSL
4 7 (53.85%) Wireless
5 6 (46.15%) Ethernet
6 5 (38.46%) DSL
6 5 (38.46%) SNMP
6 5 (38.46%) X.21
7 4 (30.77%) VoIP
General
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (46.15%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Network Support
4 3 (23.08%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) NOC Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Operations Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Operations Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior IT Support
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (38.46%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Load Balancing
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
3 3 (23.08%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (23.08%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) Perl
1 4 (30.77%) Python
1 4 (30.77%) Shell Script
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (46.15%) CCNP
3 5 (38.46%) CCNA
4 4 (30.77%) CCIE
4 4 (30.77%) CCSP
4 4 (30.77%) JNCIA
5 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
5 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) CCIP
7 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (92.31%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) VMware
3 7 (53.85%) F5
4 6 (46.15%) Juniper
5 3 (23.08%) EMC
5 3 (23.08%) Mitel
6 1 (7.69%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) Oracle
6 1 (7.69%) Sun
6 1 (7.69%) Veritas
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: 2 days ago