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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 134 133 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 5 2 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.21% 0.087% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.69% 0.28% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 0
Average salary £50,000 £43,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.94% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%
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
727 722 662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.81% 31.36% 34.02%
Number of salaries quoted 402 520 535
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
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
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing L2TP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

L2TP Salary Histogram in Reading

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) PPP
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) xDSL
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
3 5 (62.50%) Network Management
3 5 (62.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) JNCIA
4 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 3 (37.50%) UNIX
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) CCIP
4 3 (37.50%) CCIE
4 3 (37.50%) CCSP
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) Shell Script

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (100.00%) PPP
1 8 (100.00%) BGP
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
1 8 (100.00%) IPsec
1 8 (100.00%) MPLS
1 8 (100.00%) xDSL
2 6 (75.00%) OSPF
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Ethernet
3 5 (62.50%) SNMP
4 3 (37.50%) VPN
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) DSL
4 3 (37.50%) EIGRP
4 3 (37.50%) X.21
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (12.50%) IPv6
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Team Leader
3 2 (25.00%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Management
2 3 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) ITIL
3 2 (25.00%) Change Management
3 2 (25.00%) Stress Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
2 5 (62.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) JNCIA
3 3 (37.50%) CCIP
3 3 (37.50%) CCIE
3 3 (37.50%) CCSP
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) Juniper