The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 860 876 852
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -24
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 44 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.029% 0.024%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 35 15 19
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,150 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £29,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+52.54% -1.66%

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

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
18147 20706 18627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.63% 18.15% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15099 16374 15035
Average salary £45,000 £44,261 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% +0.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend

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

L2TP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

L2TP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing L2TP within the UK.

L2TP Salary Trend in the UK

L2TP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing L2TP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the UK over the 3 months to 4 September 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
England +22 44 £50,000 -4.76% 6
South East +26 21 £45,000 +69.81% 3
Berkshire +33 18 £45,000 +69.81% 3
London -10 17 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Reading +12 8 £45,000 +69.81% 2
Yorkshire - 6 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 -
Leeds - 5 £50,000 -
Surrey +7 3 £60,000 +9.09%
West Sussex - 3 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 3 £35,000 -
Horsham - 3 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £18,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Skipton - 1 £18,000 -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 86 (79.63%) IPsec
2 80 (74.07%) Cisco
3 77 (71.30%) VPN
4 67 (62.04%) BGP
5 56 (51.85%) Firewall
5 56 (51.85%) MPLS
6 50 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
7 48 (44.44%) OSPF
8 46 (42.59%) VMware
9 44 (40.74%) PPP
10 41 (37.96%) SSL
11 40 (37.04%) DNS
11 40 (37.04%) Linux
12 39 (36.11%) TCP/IP
13 38 (35.19%) CCNP
13 38 (35.19%) Cisco ASA
14 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 36 (33.33%) EIGRP
15 34 (31.48%) Data Centre
16 32 (29.63%) IPv4
17 30 (27.78%) UNIX
17 30 (27.78%) WAN
18 27 (25.00%) Broadband
19 26 (24.07%) Juniper
19 26 (24.07%) PPTP
19 26 (24.07%) OpenVPN
20 24 (22.22%) Load Balancing
20 24 (22.22%) Perl
21 23 (21.30%) Python
22 22 (20.37%) VLAN

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (10.19%) Apache
2 10 (9.26%) nginx
3 7 (6.48%) MS Exchange
3 7 (6.48%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (4.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (4.63%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.26%) Amazon EC2
1 10 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (9.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 86 (79.63%) IPsec
2 77 (71.30%) VPN
3 67 (62.04%) BGP
4 56 (51.85%) Firewall
4 56 (51.85%) MPLS
5 48 (44.44%) OSPF
6 44 (40.74%) PPP
7 41 (37.96%) SSL
8 40 (37.04%) DNS
9 39 (36.11%) TCP/IP
10 38 (35.19%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (33.33%) EIGRP
12 32 (29.63%) IPv4
13 30 (27.78%) WAN
14 27 (25.00%) Broadband
15 26 (24.07%) PPTP
15 26 (24.07%) OpenVPN
16 22 (20.37%) VLAN
17 21 (19.44%) HSRP
18 20 (18.52%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (17.59%) MySQL
2 13 (12.04%) MariaDB
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.93%) CouchDB
General
1 21 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.70%) Retail
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (62.96%) Network Engineer
2 20 (18.52%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.11%) Administrator
5 9 (8.33%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Design Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Implementation Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Senior Implementation Engineer
7 7 (6.48%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (4.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (3.70%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Senior Network Support
11 3 (2.78%) Senior Network Support Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Network Support
11 3 (2.78%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Senior Support Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) Web Services
2 4 (3.70%) CSS
3 3 (2.78%) LAMP
4 1 (0.93%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (31.48%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.41%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.63%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.04%) Linux
2 30 (27.78%) UNIX
3 18 (16.67%) Windows
4 11 (10.19%) CentOS
4 11 (10.19%) Debian
4 11 (10.19%) Ubuntu
5 9 (8.33%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.93%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.93%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 20 (18.52%) Network Design
3 17 (15.74%) ITIL
4 13 (12.04%) Mentoring
5 9 (8.33%) Coaching
5 9 (8.33%) Network Architecture
5 9 (8.33%) Project Management
6 8 (7.41%) BCP
6 8 (7.41%) Business Continuity
6 8 (7.41%) DDoS Mitigation
6 8 (7.41%) Business Continuity Planning
7 7 (6.48%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (5.56%) Change Management
8 6 (5.56%) Test Management
8 6 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (4.63%) OpenUP
10 4 (3.70%) Network Management
10 4 (3.70%) Continuous Improvement
10 4 (3.70%) Change Control
10 4 (3.70%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 24 (22.22%) Perl
2 23 (21.30%) Python
3 19 (17.59%) Shell Script
4 12 (11.11%) PowerShell
5 11 (10.19%) Bash Shell
5 11 (10.19%) PHP
6 9 (8.33%) Ruby
7 7 (6.48%) SQL
8 2 (1.85%) Java
9 1 (0.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 50 (46.30%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (35.19%) CCNP
3 15 (13.89%) CCNA
3 15 (13.89%) CCDP
4 14 (12.96%) CCSP
5 13 (12.04%) JNCIA
6 11 (10.19%) CCIP
7 10 (9.26%) JNCIS
8 9 (8.33%) CCIE
9 7 (6.48%) CCDA
9 7 (6.48%) CCSA
9 7 (6.48%) CCSE
9 7 (6.48%) Security Cleared
10 6 (5.56%) Degree
11 4 (3.70%) MCITP
11 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Certification
11 4 (3.70%) MCSE
12 3 (2.78%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 36 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (17.59%) Xen
3 16 (14.81%) VMware ESX
4 11 (10.19%) KVM
5 9 (8.33%) VirtualBox
6 5 (4.63%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (2.78%) Active Directory
8 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
8 2 (1.85%) XenApp
9 1 (0.93%) iptables
9 1 (0.93%) Postfix
9 1 (0.93%) pfSense
9 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 19 (17.59%) Nagios
2 9 (8.33%) ZABBIX
3 7 (6.48%) Puppet
3 7 (6.48%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (6.48%) Ansible
4 5 (4.63%) Cacti
5 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.93%) OpenView
6 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 80 (74.07%) Cisco
2 46 (42.59%) VMware
3 26 (24.07%) Juniper
4 17 (15.74%) Red Hat
5 11 (10.19%) F5
6 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
7 7 (6.48%) CheckPoint
8 6 (5.56%) Citrix
9 4 (3.70%) Oracle
9 4 (3.70%) HP
10 3 (2.78%) Symantec
11 2 (1.85%) Sophos
11 2 (1.85%) SonicWALL
11 2 (1.85%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.85%) EMC
11 2 (1.85%) AVG
11 2 (1.85%) Ipanema Technologies
11 2 (1.85%) NetApp
12 1 (0.93%) Sandvine
12 1 (0.93%) Alcatel-Lucent
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