The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT jobs advertised for the London 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 612 642 615
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -27
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 24 24 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.054% 0.050% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.30% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 5
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% -19.23%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+53.84% +4.00%
L2TP
England

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

Communications & Networking Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
6892 7908 7570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 15.58% 16.43% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5845 6565 6218
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in London

L2TP
Salary Trend in London

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

L2TP Salary Trend in London

L2TP
Salary Histogram in London

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

L2TP Salary Histogram in London

L2TP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the London 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
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -
L2TP
England

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 38 (67.86%) IPsec
2 34 (60.71%) VPN
3 33 (58.93%) Cisco
4 31 (55.36%) Linux
5 29 (51.79%) BGP
6 26 (46.43%) CCNP
6 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
7 23 (41.07%) PPTP
8 22 (39.29%) VMware
8 22 (39.29%) PPP
8 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
8 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
9 20 (35.71%) Red Hat
10 19 (33.93%) Python
11 18 (32.14%) Perl
12 17 (30.36%) MySQL
12 17 (30.36%) IPv4
12 17 (30.36%) MPLS
12 17 (30.36%) Xen
13 16 (28.57%) OpenVPN
13 16 (28.57%) Internet
13 16 (28.57%) UNIX
14 15 (26.79%) Juniper
14 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
14 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
14 15 (26.79%) MariaDB
15 13 (23.21%) OSPF
15 13 (23.21%) Firewall
15 13 (23.21%) PHP
16 12 (21.43%) Apache

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the London 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 12 (21.43%) Apache
1 12 (21.43%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (19.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 38 (67.86%) IPsec
2 34 (60.71%) VPN
3 29 (51.79%) BGP
4 23 (41.07%) PPTP
5 22 (39.29%) PPP
6 17 (30.36%) IPv4
6 17 (30.36%) MPLS
7 16 (28.57%) Internet
7 16 (28.57%) OpenVPN
8 13 (23.21%) Firewall
8 13 (23.21%) OSPF
9 12 (21.43%) Broadband
9 12 (21.43%) LAN
9 12 (21.43%) WAN
10 11 (19.64%) Ethernet
10 11 (19.64%) ADSL
10 11 (19.64%) Cisco ASA
11 10 (17.86%) Cisco IOS
11 10 (17.86%) TCP/IP
11 10 (17.86%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (30.36%) MySQL
2 15 (26.79%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (26.79%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.79%) Games
Job Titles
1 28 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Systems Administrator
3 13 (23.21%) Administrator
4 8 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
7 2 (3.57%) Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Technical Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Support Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Network Support
8 1 (1.79%) Network Architect
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Support
8 1 (1.79%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Data Network Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Cisco Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 3 (5.36%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (5.36%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 31 (55.36%) Linux
2 16 (28.57%) UNIX
3 12 (21.43%) Debian
3 12 (21.43%) Ubuntu
3 12 (21.43%) CentOS
4 10 (17.86%) Amazon Linux
5 6 (10.71%) Windows
6 3 (5.36%) Solaris
7 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (10.71%) Project Planning
2 5 (8.93%) Configuration Management
2 5 (8.93%) Network Management
2 5 (8.93%) Change Control
3 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
3 4 (7.14%) Time Management
3 4 (7.14%) Data Management
4 3 (5.36%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (5.36%) DDoS Mitigation
4 3 (5.36%) OpenUP
4 3 (5.36%) Project Management
4 3 (5.36%) Capacity Management
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (5.36%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (5.36%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (3.57%) Mentoring
6 1 (1.79%) DevOps
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity Planning
6 1 (1.79%) Migration
6 1 (1.79%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Python
2 18 (32.14%) Perl
3 15 (26.79%) Shell Script
4 13 (23.21%) PHP
5 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.71%) Ruby
6 6 (10.71%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Java
7 2 (3.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (46.43%) CCNP
1 26 (46.43%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (16.07%) CCNA
3 6 (10.71%) JNCIA
4 5 (8.93%) CCIP
4 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
5 4 (7.14%) CCIE
6 3 (5.36%) CCSP
6 3 (5.36%) Degree
7 2 (3.57%) CCVP
8 1 (1.79%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (30.36%) Xen
3 11 (19.64%) KVM
4 6 (10.71%) VirtualBox
5 5 (8.93%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (19.64%) Nagios
2 8 (14.29%) Cacti
3 6 (10.71%) ZABBIX
4 4 (7.14%) Puppet
4 4 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (7.14%) Ansible
5 3 (5.36%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (58.93%) Cisco
2 22 (39.29%) VMware
3 20 (35.71%) Red Hat
4 15 (26.79%) Juniper
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle
6 3 (5.36%) Sandvine
6 3 (5.36%) HP
7 1 (1.79%) Alcatel-Lucent