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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 140 138 142
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 10 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.40% 0.20% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.33% 0.66% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £51,250 £24,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.34% -61.20%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +0.71%
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
754 760 852
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 30.17% 30.57% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 406 513 657
Average salary £50,000 £46,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015.

L2TP Salary Histogram in Reading

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (100.00%) PPP
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
2 15 (93.75%) BGP
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 15 (93.75%) IPsec
3 14 (87.50%) CCNP
4 13 (81.25%) Firewall
5 12 (75.00%) SNMP
6 11 (68.75%) OSPF
7 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
7 10 (62.50%) F5
8 9 (56.25%) CCSP
9 8 (50.00%) X.21
9 8 (50.00%) DSL
9 8 (50.00%) Broadband
9 8 (50.00%) WAN
9 8 (50.00%) xDSL
10 7 (43.75%) ISDN
10 7 (43.75%) DNS
10 7 (43.75%) ATM
11 6 (37.50%) CCIP
11 6 (37.50%) CCDP
11 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
11 6 (37.50%) VoIP
11 6 (37.50%) UNIX
11 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
11 6 (37.50%) VMware
11 6 (37.50%) JNCIS
11 6 (37.50%) VLAN

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 16 (100.00%) PPP
1 16 (100.00%) MPLS
2 15 (93.75%) BGP
2 15 (93.75%) IPsec
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 12 (75.00%) SNMP
5 11 (68.75%) OSPF
6 10 (62.50%) EIGRP
7 8 (50.00%) X.21
7 8 (50.00%) xDSL
7 8 (50.00%) DSL
7 8 (50.00%) Broadband
7 8 (50.00%) WAN
8 7 (43.75%) ISDN
8 7 (43.75%) DNS
8 7 (43.75%) ATM
9 6 (37.50%) VLAN
9 6 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
9 6 (37.50%) VoIP
9 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
Job Titles
1 8 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) NOC Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) IP Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Network Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) IP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Core Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Load Balancing
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Network Management
3 4 (25.00%) Change Management
3 4 (25.00%) Stress Testing
4 3 (18.75%) Test Management
4 3 (18.75%) Network Design
5 1 (6.25%) Deep Packet Inspection
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) Perl
1 3 (18.75%) Python
1 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 9 (56.25%) CCSP
4 6 (37.50%) CCIP
4 6 (37.50%) CCDP
4 6 (37.50%) JNCIS
5 5 (31.25%) CCNA
5 5 (31.25%) CCIE
6 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
System Software
1 3 (18.75%) VMware ESX
1 3 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco
2 10 (62.50%) F5
3 6 (37.50%) VMware
4 5 (31.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) BT