The table below looks at the statistics 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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 833 872 840
Rank change year-on-year
+39 -32
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 45 29 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.044% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.25% 0.15% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 10
Average salary £50,000 £46,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £26,275 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%
L2TP
UK

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

Communications & Networking Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
17659 19346 19336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.11% 17.53% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 14453 15586 15775
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 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
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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 +25 24 £45,000 -14.28%
South East +19 15 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
North East - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
L2TP
UK

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 82 (77.36%) IPsec
2 78 (73.58%) Cisco
3 69 (65.09%) BGP
4 62 (58.49%) MPLS
4 62 (58.49%) VPN
5 61 (57.55%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (55.66%) CCNP
7 57 (53.77%) PPP
8 50 (47.17%) Firewall
9 41 (38.68%) OSPF
10 39 (36.79%) VMware
11 38 (35.85%) Data Centre
12 35 (33.02%) Cisco ASA
12 35 (33.02%) EIGRP
13 34 (32.08%) Linux
13 34 (32.08%) SSL
14 32 (30.19%) DNS
14 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (29.25%) IPv4
16 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
16 30 (28.30%) Juniper
16 30 (28.30%) WAN
17 27 (25.47%) Broadband
18 26 (24.53%) OpenVPN
19 23 (21.70%) Load Balancing
20 22 (20.75%) Network Design
21 21 (19.81%) LAN
21 21 (19.81%) UNIX
21 21 (19.81%) Python
22 20 (18.87%) Telecoms

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 11 (10.38%) Apache
1 11 (10.38%) nginx
2 5 (4.72%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.94%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (9.43%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.43%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 82 (77.36%) IPsec
2 69 (65.09%) BGP
3 62 (58.49%) MPLS
3 62 (58.49%) VPN
4 57 (53.77%) PPP
5 50 (47.17%) Firewall
6 41 (38.68%) OSPF
7 35 (33.02%) EIGRP
7 35 (33.02%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (32.08%) SSL
9 32 (30.19%) DNS
10 31 (29.25%) IPv4
11 30 (28.30%) TCP/IP
11 30 (28.30%) WAN
12 27 (25.47%) Broadband
13 26 (24.53%) OpenVPN
14 21 (19.81%) LAN
15 20 (18.87%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (17.92%) DSL
17 18 (16.98%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.09%) MySQL
2 14 (13.21%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (18.87%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.89%) Games
3 1 (0.94%) Military
3 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 74 (69.81%) Network Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Senior Network Engineer
2 14 (13.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (12.26%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.32%) Administrator
5 9 (8.49%) Design Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Implementation Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (5.66%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (4.72%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 3 (2.83%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) IP Engineer
10 2 (1.89%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.89%) Architect
10 2 (1.89%) Analyst
10 2 (1.89%) Network Team Leader
11 1 (0.94%) Senior Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) Web Services
2 3 (2.83%) LAMP
3 1 (0.94%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (35.85%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.32%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.77%) Clustering
5 2 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.94%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 34 (32.08%) Linux
2 21 (19.81%) UNIX
3 11 (10.38%) Debian
3 11 (10.38%) Ubuntu
3 11 (10.38%) CentOS
4 9 (8.49%) Amazon Linux
5 6 (5.66%) Windows
6 3 (2.83%) Solaris
7 2 (1.89%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.89%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (21.70%) Load Balancing
2 22 (20.75%) Network Design
3 18 (16.98%) ITIL
4 14 (13.21%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.32%) DDoS Mitigation
6 11 (10.38%) Network Management
7 9 (8.49%) Network Architecture
7 9 (8.49%) Configuration Management
7 9 (8.49%) Project Management
8 8 (7.55%) Change Management
8 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.55%) Change Control
8 8 (7.55%) Root Cause Analysis
8 8 (7.55%) Coaching
9 7 (6.60%) Business Continuity Planning
9 7 (6.60%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.66%) BCP
10 6 (5.66%) Test Management
11 5 (4.72%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (4.72%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.81%) Python
2 17 (16.04%) Shell Script
3 14 (13.21%) Perl
4 12 (11.32%) PHP
5 11 (10.38%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.89%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (57.55%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (55.66%) CCNP
3 15 (14.15%) CCSP
3 15 (14.15%) CCDP
4 14 (13.21%) CCNA
5 11 (10.38%) CCIP
5 11 (10.38%) CCIE
5 11 (10.38%) JNCIS
6 9 (8.49%) JNCIA
7 6 (5.66%) CCSE
7 6 (5.66%) CCSA
7 6 (5.66%) CCDA
8 4 (3.77%) Degree
9 3 (2.83%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.83%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.83%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.89%) CCVP
11 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.94%) MCITP
11 1 (0.94%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.55%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (30.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (16.04%) VMware ESX
3 10 (9.43%) Xen
3 10 (9.43%) KVM
4 5 (4.72%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.72%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.89%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.89%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.89%) XenApp
6 1 (0.94%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 13 (12.26%) Nagios
2 11 (10.38%) Cacti
3 3 (2.83%) OpenView
4 2 (1.89%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.94%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 78 (73.58%) Cisco
2 39 (36.79%) VMware
3 30 (28.30%) Juniper
4 19 (17.92%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.32%) F5
6 8 (7.55%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.72%) HP
8 3 (2.83%) Microsoft
8 3 (2.83%) Citrix
8 3 (2.83%) Sandvine
9 2 (1.89%) AVG
9 2 (1.89%) NetScout
9 2 (1.89%) NetApp
9 2 (1.89%) EMC
9 2 (1.89%) Symantec
9 2 (1.89%) Sophos
9 2 (1.89%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.89%) Kaspersky
9 2 (1.89%) Riverbed
9 2 (1.89%) SolarWinds
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