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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 808 874 876
Rank change year-on-year
+66 +2
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 65 45 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.038% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.35% 0.22% 0.043%
Number of salaries quoted 58 40 9
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,625 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%

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
18687 20148 21020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.69% 17.04% 19.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15023 16104 17009
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 24 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 29 May 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 +81 64 £50,000 +53.84% 6
London +73 31 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South East +21 23 £50,000 +53.84% 3
Berkshire +10 11 £52,500 +61.53% 1
Buckinghamshire - 11 £50,000 - 1
Reading -7 7 £52,500 +61.53%
City of London +36 3 £50,000 -
North East - 3 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £50,000 -
Leeds - 3 £50,000 -
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
North West +16 2 £41,000 -21.90%
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 -
Birmingham - 2 £32,500 - 2
Bracknell - 2 £53,750 -
Manchester - 2 £41,000 -
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 - 2
Edinburgh +14 1 £32,500 +4.83%
Scotland +2 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Hampshire -4 1 - -
Portsmouth - 1 - -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 96 (84.96%) IPsec
2 85 (75.22%) Cisco
3 68 (60.18%) BGP
4 65 (57.52%) VPN
5 63 (55.75%) MPLS
6 62 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
7 60 (53.10%) CCNP
8 57 (50.44%) PPP
9 48 (42.48%) Firewall
10 45 (39.82%) Linux
11 44 (38.94%) VMware
12 41 (36.28%) Cisco ASA
13 39 (34.51%) Data Centre
13 39 (34.51%) OSPF
14 33 (29.20%) IPv4
14 33 (29.20%) SSL
14 33 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
15 32 (28.32%) DNS
16 31 (27.43%) EIGRP
16 31 (27.43%) OpenVPN
17 29 (25.66%) Juniper
18 28 (24.78%) TCP/IP
18 28 (24.78%) WAN
19 26 (23.01%) Telecoms
20 25 (22.12%) Red Hat
21 24 (21.24%) Network Design
21 24 (21.24%) Cisco IOS
22 22 (19.47%) PPTP
23 21 (18.58%) DSL
23 21 (18.58%) VMware ESX

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 13 (11.50%) Apache
2 12 (10.62%) nginx
3 4 (3.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.88%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.50%) Route 53
2 13 (11.50%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 96 (84.96%) IPsec
2 68 (60.18%) BGP
3 65 (57.52%) VPN
4 63 (55.75%) MPLS
5 57 (50.44%) PPP
6 48 (42.48%) Firewall
7 41 (36.28%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (34.51%) OSPF
9 33 (29.20%) IPv4
9 33 (29.20%) SSL
10 32 (28.32%) DNS
11 31 (27.43%) EIGRP
11 31 (27.43%) OpenVPN
12 28 (24.78%) TCP/IP
12 28 (24.78%) WAN
13 24 (21.24%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (19.47%) PPTP
15 21 (18.58%) DSL
16 20 (17.70%) LAN
17 19 (16.81%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (18.58%) MySQL
2 18 (15.93%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) MongoDB
General
1 26 (23.01%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.77%) Games
2 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.77%) Advertising
3 1 (0.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 76 (67.26%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.04%) Systems Administrator
3 16 (14.16%) Administrator
4 14 (12.39%) Cisco Engineer
5 11 (9.73%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Network Design Engineer
6 10 (8.85%) Design Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) NOC Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 4 (3.54%) Implementation Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 3 (2.65%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.77%) Network Security Engineer
10 2 (1.77%) Architect
10 2 (1.77%) Analyst
10 2 (1.77%) Network Team Leader
10 2 (1.77%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (1.77%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.39%) Web Services
2 3 (2.65%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (34.51%) Data Centre
2 13 (11.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.42%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.65%) Clustering
6 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 45 (39.82%) Linux
2 14 (12.39%) UNIX
3 12 (10.62%) Debian
3 12 (10.62%) Ubuntu
3 12 (10.62%) CentOS
3 12 (10.62%) Amazon Linux
4 8 (7.08%) Windows
5 3 (2.65%) Solaris
6 2 (1.77%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.77%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (21.24%) Network Design
2 20 (17.70%) Load Balancing
3 17 (15.04%) Network Management
4 16 (14.16%) ITIL
5 13 (11.50%) DDoS Mitigation
6 12 (10.62%) Configuration Management
6 12 (10.62%) Mentoring
7 9 (7.96%) Network Architecture
7 9 (7.96%) Change Management
8 8 (7.08%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (7.08%) Change Control
9 7 (6.19%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (5.31%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.31%) Project Management
10 6 (5.31%) Coaching
10 6 (5.31%) Test Management
11 5 (4.42%) Root Cause Analysis
11 5 (4.42%) BCP
12 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity
12 4 (3.54%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) Python
2 16 (14.16%) Shell Script
2 16 (14.16%) PHP
3 13 (11.50%) Perl
4 12 (10.62%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 62 (54.87%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (53.10%) CCNP
3 13 (11.50%) CCSP
3 13 (11.50%) CCDP
4 11 (9.73%) JNCIS
4 11 (9.73%) CCNA
5 9 (7.96%) CCIP
6 8 (7.08%) CCIE
7 7 (6.19%) JNCIA
8 6 (5.31%) Degree
9 4 (3.54%) CCSA
9 4 (3.54%) CCSE
9 4 (3.54%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.54%) CCDA
10 2 (1.77%) CCVP
10 2 (1.77%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (29.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (18.58%) VMware ESX
3 14 (12.39%) Xen
3 14 (12.39%) KVM
4 5 (4.42%) FreeRADIUS
4 5 (4.42%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.77%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.77%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.77%) XenApp
6 1 (0.88%) iptables
6 1 (0.88%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 17 (15.04%) Nagios
2 14 (12.39%) Cacti
3 3 (2.65%) OpenView
4 2 (1.77%) Nessus
4 2 (1.77%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.77%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.88%) Puppet
5 1 (0.88%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.88%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 85 (75.22%) Cisco
2 44 (38.94%) VMware
3 29 (25.66%) Juniper
4 25 (22.12%) Red Hat
5 11 (9.73%) F5
6 6 (5.31%) CheckPoint
6 6 (5.31%) HP
7 3 (2.65%) Sandvine
7 3 (2.65%) Microsoft
7 3 (2.65%) Symantec
8 2 (1.77%) Sophos
8 2 (1.77%) EMC
8 2 (1.77%) Citrix
8 2 (1.77%) NetApp
8 2 (1.77%) AVG
8 2 (1.77%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.77%) NetScout
8 2 (1.77%) Splunk
8 2 (1.77%) ArcSight
8 2 (1.77%) Riverbed
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Posted: 3 hours ago
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Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Vodafone
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Buckinghamshire
TFM Networks
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum Competitive package, commensurate to
Posted: 14 days ago
Lewes
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Posted: 21 days ago