The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 141 126 128
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 2 7 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.080% 0.30% 0.100%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.27% 1.01% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 2
Average salary £26,500 £38,750 £43,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.61% -10.40%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -40.47%
L2TP
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
732 695 528
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 29.15% 30.18% 26.36%
Number of salaries quoted 415 506 402
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

L2TP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

L2TP Salary Trend in Reading

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 10 (100.00%) PPP
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) DSL
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
1 10 (100.00%) xDSL
2 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 6 (60.00%) X.21
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) SNMP
3 5 (50.00%) ITIL
3 5 (50.00%) UNIX
3 5 (50.00%) Change Management
4 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
5 3 (30.00%) F5
5 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (30.00%) Python
5 3 (30.00%) Perl
6 2 (20.00%) CCIP
6 2 (20.00%) CCIE
6 2 (20.00%) CCSP
6 2 (20.00%) JNCIA

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) WAN
1 10 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 10 (100.00%) PPP
1 10 (100.00%) MPLS
1 10 (100.00%) OSPF
1 10 (100.00%) BGP
1 10 (100.00%) DSL
1 10 (100.00%) Firewall
1 10 (100.00%) IPsec
1 10 (100.00%) xDSL
2 6 (60.00%) X.21
2 6 (60.00%) SNMP
3 4 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (20.00%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (100.00%) NOC Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Network Management
2 5 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 1 (10.00%) Stress Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Time Management
4 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) Perl
1 3 (30.00%) Python
1 3 (30.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (60.00%) CCNA
2 6 (60.00%) CCNP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) CCSP
3 2 (20.00%) JNCIA
4 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) F5
3 1 (10.00%) Juniper