The first table below looks at the demand for L2TP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 868 850 837
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -13
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 30 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.012% 0.030%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.064% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 25
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -33.33%
Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
19095 18728 19890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.57% 18.38% 17.88%
Number of salaries quoted 15425 15169 16656
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
L2TP
UK

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in England

L2TP
Salary Trend in England

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

L2TP Salary Trend in England

L2TP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing L2TP across the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

L2TP Salary Histogram in England

L2TP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the England region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. 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
London -9 24 £52,500 -19.23%
South East -5 6 £32,500 -13.33%
L2TP
UK

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 52 (94.55%) IPsec
3 50 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
4 48 (87.27%) PPP
5 44 (80.00%) CCNP
6 39 (70.91%) BGP
7 38 (69.09%) MPLS
8 36 (65.45%) VPN
9 34 (61.82%) OSPF
10 26 (47.27%) DSL
10 26 (47.27%) Cisco IOS
11 23 (41.82%) Linux
12 21 (38.18%) VoIP
12 21 (38.18%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (34.55%) Cisco PIX
13 19 (34.55%) VLAN
13 19 (34.55%) CCNA
14 18 (32.73%) CCIP
14 18 (32.73%) Firewall
15 16 (29.09%) Juniper
15 16 (29.09%) WAN
15 16 (29.09%) Windows
16 14 (25.45%) Junos
17 13 (23.64%) Ethernet
18 12 (21.82%) RTP
18 12 (21.82%) Network Management
18 12 (21.82%) Statistics
19 11 (20.00%) xDSL
19 11 (20.00%) UNIX
20 8 (14.55%) ITIL

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the England 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 2 (3.64%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 52 (94.55%) IPsec
2 48 (87.27%) PPP
3 39 (70.91%) BGP
4 38 (69.09%) MPLS
5 36 (65.45%) VPN
6 34 (61.82%) OSPF
7 26 (47.27%) DSL
7 26 (47.27%) Cisco IOS
8 21 (38.18%) Cisco ASA
8 21 (38.18%) VoIP
9 19 (34.55%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (34.55%) VLAN
10 18 (32.73%) Firewall
11 16 (29.09%) WAN
12 14 (25.45%) Junos
13 13 (23.64%) Ethernet
14 12 (21.82%) RTP
15 11 (20.00%) xDSL
16 8 (14.55%) SNMP
17 6 (10.91%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.64%) MySQL
General
1 5 (9.09%) Games
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (74.55%) Network Engineer
2 11 (20.00%) NOC Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (5.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Administrator
4 2 (3.64%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (3.64%) Network Administrator
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) Security Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) Wintel Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 1 (1.82%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.82%) Statistics
2 3 (5.45%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Clustering
3 1 (1.82%) SecurID
3 1 (1.82%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (41.82%) Linux
2 16 (29.09%) Windows
3 11 (20.00%) UNIX
4 5 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.64%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.82%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.82%) Network Management
2 8 (14.55%) ITIL
2 8 (14.55%) Load Balancing
3 7 (12.73%) Change Management
4 5 (9.09%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.09%) Change Control
5 2 (3.64%) Stress Testing
5 2 (3.64%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (1.82%) Time Management
6 1 (1.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (1.82%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.73%) Perl
2 5 (9.09%) Python
2 5 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 2 (3.64%) PHP
3 2 (3.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 50 (90.91%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (80.00%) CCNP
3 19 (34.55%) CCNA
4 18 (32.73%) CCIP
5 5 (9.09%) CCIE
6 3 (5.45%) CCSP
6 3 (5.45%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.64%) JNCIP
7 2 (3.64%) JNCIE
7 2 (3.64%) CISSP
8 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.82%) MCITP
8 1 (1.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.82%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.91%) VMware ESX
2 5 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.82%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Nagios
1 5 (9.09%) Cacti
2 2 (3.64%) OpenView
Vendors
1 55 (100.00%) Cisco
2 16 (29.09%) Juniper
3 7 (12.73%) VMware
4 6 (10.91%) F5
5 5 (9.09%) Red Hat
6 2 (3.64%) Microsoft
6 2 (3.64%) Foundry
7 1 (1.82%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.82%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.82%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.82%) Nortel
7 1 (1.82%) Citrix
7 1 (1.82%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.82%) CA
7 1 (1.82%) Nokia