The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 202 208 222
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +14
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 7 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% 0.11% 0.072%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.54% 0.36% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 2
Average salary £45,000 £30,250 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.76% +5.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £26,500 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £41,250 £29,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +4.00%
L2TP
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1300 1668 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.09% 29.74% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 886 948 1139
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing L2TP across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

L2TP
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing L2TP across the Berkshire region.

L2TP Salary Trend in Berkshire

L2TP
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing L2TP across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

L2TP Salary Histogram in Berkshire

L2TP
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +4 3 £45,000 +48.76%
Bracknell - 2 £45,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
L2TP
South East

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing L2TP 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 L2TP.

1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
1 21 (95.45%) MPLS
2 20 (90.91%) BGP
2 20 (90.91%) IPsec
3 18 (81.82%) EIGRP
3 18 (81.82%) OSPF
4 17 (77.27%) PPP
5 15 (68.18%) Firewall
5 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (59.09%) CCNP
7 12 (54.55%) VPN
8 11 (50.00%) IPv4
8 11 (50.00%) VMware
8 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 10 (45.45%) Load Balancing
9 10 (45.45%) Juniper
9 10 (45.45%) SSL
9 10 (45.45%) Broadband
10 9 (40.91%) SNMP
10 9 (40.91%) xDSL
11 8 (36.36%) WAN
11 8 (36.36%) CCSP
11 8 (36.36%) DSL
12 7 (31.82%) X.21
12 7 (31.82%) ATM
12 7 (31.82%) ISDN
12 7 (31.82%) DNS
12 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
12 7 (31.82%) F5
12 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire region citing L2TP 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 L2TP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) IIS
1 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (4.55%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 21 (95.45%) MPLS
2 20 (90.91%) BGP
2 20 (90.91%) IPsec
3 18 (81.82%) EIGRP
3 18 (81.82%) OSPF
4 17 (77.27%) PPP
5 15 (68.18%) Firewall
6 12 (54.55%) VPN
7 11 (50.00%) IPv4
8 10 (45.45%) Broadband
8 10 (45.45%) SSL
9 9 (40.91%) xDSL
9 9 (40.91%) SNMP
10 8 (36.36%) WAN
10 8 (36.36%) DSL
11 7 (31.82%) X.21
11 7 (31.82%) ISDN
11 7 (31.82%) ATM
11 7 (31.82%) DNS
12 6 (27.27%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 16 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (9.09%) IP Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Provisioning Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Core Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (22.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) UNIX
2 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 7 (31.82%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (22.73%) DDoS Mitigation
3 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 3 (13.64%) Test Management
4 3 (13.64%) Network Design
5 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.09%) Network Management
5 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (9.09%) Change Management
5 2 (9.09%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Application Performance Management
6 1 (4.55%) Capacity Management
6 1 (4.55%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.55%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) Perl
1 2 (9.09%) Python
1 2 (9.09%) Shell Script
2 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (68.18%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (59.09%) CCNP
3 8 (36.36%) CCSP
4 6 (27.27%) CCDP
4 6 (27.27%) JNCIS
5 5 (22.73%) CCIP
6 4 (18.18%) CCNA
6 4 (18.18%) CCIE
7 3 (13.64%) JNCIA
8 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
8 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 1 (4.55%) MCITP
9 1 (4.55%) Degree
9 1 (4.55%) MCSE
9 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (31.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (18.18%) VMware ESX
3 1 (4.55%) MetaFrame
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Cisco
2 11 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (45.45%) Juniper
4 7 (31.82%) F5
5 1 (4.55%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (4.55%) LANDesk
5 1 (4.55%) BT
5 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
5 1 (4.55%) Citrix