The table below looks at the statistics for PPP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PPP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Point-to-Point Protocol (PPP)
Rank 127 139 137
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -2
Permanent jobs citing PPP 2 4 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.12% 0.18% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.38% 0.71% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.00%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £45,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-27.77% +23.28%
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
529 567 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 31.28% 25.73% 29.90%
Number of salaries quoted 359 416 420
Median salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

PPP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading region citing PPP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 September 2016, IT jobs citing PPP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Reading region with a requirement for PPP.

1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) L2TP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) xDSL
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) Broadband
3 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 4 (57.14%) IPv4
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
3 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
4 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
4 3 (42.86%) Extreme Networks
4 3 (42.86%) Change Management
4 3 (42.86%) Network Management
4 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 3 (42.86%) X.21
4 3 (42.86%) DSL
4 3 (42.86%) ITSM

PPP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) BGP
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) IPsec
1 7 (100.00%) L2TP
1 7 (100.00%) MPLS
1 7 (100.00%) OSPF
1 7 (100.00%) WAN
1 7 (100.00%) xDSL
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
3 4 (57.14%) Broadband
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (57.14%) EIGRP
3 4 (57.14%) IPv4
3 4 (57.14%) SSL
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
4 3 (42.86%) DSL
4 3 (42.86%) SNMP
4 3 (42.86%) X.21
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Network Operations Engineer
2 3 (42.86%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support
3 1 (14.29%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Load Balancing
1 4 (57.14%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (42.86%) Capacity Management
2 3 (42.86%) Change Management
2 3 (42.86%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) ITSM
2 3 (42.86%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
1 1 (14.29%) Python
1 1 (14.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (57.14%) CCNP
3 3 (42.86%) CCIE
3 3 (42.86%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) CCIP
4 1 (14.29%) CCSP
4 1 (14.29%) JNCIA
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Juniper
3 3 (42.86%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (14.29%) F5
4 1 (14.29%) VMware