The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 880 858 875
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 31 17 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.016% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.086% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 19
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £31,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -40.47%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20525 19722 21117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.55% 18.16% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16450 15832 17411
Average salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.14% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 31 July 2014 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 8 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 31 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -27 30 £50,000 -23.07% 2
London -22 23 £52,500 -19.23% 2
City of London - 13 £50,000 -
South East -8 7 £32,500 +8.33%
Reading +8 6 £30,250 +0.83%
Berkshire +4 6 £30,250 +5.21%
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Beaconsfield - 1 £40,000 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 72 (98.63%) Cisco
2 67 (91.78%) Cisco Certification
3 65 (89.04%) PPP
4 60 (82.19%) CCNP
5 57 (78.08%) IPsec
6 52 (71.23%) BGP
7 50 (68.49%) MPLS
8 47 (64.38%) OSPF
9 42 (57.53%) VPN
10 31 (42.47%) DSL
11 26 (35.62%) Ethernet
11 26 (35.62%) WAN
11 26 (35.62%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (32.88%) Cisco IOS
13 23 (31.51%) Cisco PIX
14 22 (30.14%) Linux
15 21 (28.77%) SNMP
15 21 (28.77%) CCIP
16 20 (27.40%) CCNA
16 20 (27.40%) Firewall
17 19 (26.03%) VoIP
17 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
18 17 (23.29%) VLAN
19 16 (21.92%) Juniper
20 15 (20.55%) Windows
21 14 (19.18%) Wi-Fi
22 13 (17.81%) Network Management
22 13 (17.81%) Junos
23 12 (16.44%) xDSL
23 12 (16.44%) CHAP

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 2 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (2.74%) Apache
1 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) IIS
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.37%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (89.04%) PPP
2 57 (78.08%) IPsec
3 52 (71.23%) BGP
4 50 (68.49%) MPLS
5 47 (64.38%) OSPF
6 42 (57.53%) VPN
7 31 (42.47%) DSL
8 26 (35.62%) Ethernet
8 26 (35.62%) WAN
8 26 (35.62%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (32.88%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (31.51%) Cisco PIX
11 21 (28.77%) SNMP
12 20 (27.40%) Firewall
13 19 (26.03%) VoIP
13 19 (26.03%) TCP/IP
14 17 (23.29%) VLAN
15 14 (19.18%) Wi-Fi
16 13 (17.81%) Junos
17 12 (16.44%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
General
1 5 (6.85%) Games
2 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.11%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (78.08%) Network Engineer
2 12 (16.44%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (9.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (4.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) Network Administrator
5 2 (2.74%) Administrator
5 2 (2.74%) Network Support
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Support
6 1 (1.37%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Security Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.37%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Project Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.74%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.07%) Statistics
2 2 (2.74%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.37%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) SecurID
3 1 (1.37%) PKI
3 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Windows
3 11 (15.07%) UNIX
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.37%) Debian
6 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.37%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (17.81%) Network Management
2 10 (13.70%) Project Management
3 9 (12.33%) Load Balancing
4 8 (10.96%) ITIL
5 7 (9.59%) Change Management
6 5 (6.85%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.85%) Change Control
7 3 (4.11%) Network Monitoring
8 2 (2.74%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.37%) Network Design
9 1 (1.37%) Time Management
9 1 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.37%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.59%) Perl
2 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
2 5 (6.85%) Python
3 2 (2.74%) PHP
3 2 (2.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 67 (91.78%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (82.19%) CCNP
3 21 (28.77%) CCIP
4 20 (27.40%) CCNA
5 6 (8.22%) CCIE
6 3 (4.11%) CCSP
6 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.74%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.74%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.74%) CISSP
8 1 (1.37%) MCSE
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) MCITP
8 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (8.22%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.37%) MetaFrame
2 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.37%) Squid
2 1 (1.37%) Postfix
2 1 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
2 1 (1.37%) Openswan
Systems Management
1 6 (8.22%) Nagios
2 5 (6.85%) Cacti
3 2 (2.74%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (98.63%) Cisco
2 16 (21.92%) Juniper
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 6 (8.22%) F5
4 6 (8.22%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.11%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.74%) Foundry
7 1 (1.37%) Oracle
7 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.37%) CA
7 1 (1.37%) Nokia
7 1 (1.37%) Nortel
7 1 (1.37%) Citrix
7 1 (1.37%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.37%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.37%) ArcSight
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