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 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 837 899 861
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -38
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 66 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.034% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.33% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 59 40 17
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £30,000 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,750 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £35,000 £34,750
% change year-on-year
+42.85% +0.71%

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
20204 20462 22582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.23% 16.94% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 16033 16204 18194
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 17 April 2015 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 20 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 17 April 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 +73 66 £50,000 +53.84% 12
London +42 32 £47,500 -5.00% 4
South East +1 23 £50,000 +53.84% 1
Berkshire +13 15 £52,500 +116.49%
Reading -2 10 £51,250 +111.34%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £51,250 -
Yorkshire - 4 £51,250 -
Leeds - 4 £51,250 -
City of London +30 3 £50,000 - 1
North East - 3 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 3 £50,000 -
Prudhoe - 3 £50,000 -
North West +4 2 £41,000 -21.90% 1
West Midlands - 2 £32,500 - 5
Rochdale - 2 £41,000 - 1
Manchester - 2 £41,000 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £32,500 - 4
Brighton - 1 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £45,000 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 100 (89.29%) IPsec
2 87 (77.68%) Cisco
3 67 (59.82%) VPN
4 65 (58.04%) PPP
4 65 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
4 65 (58.04%) BGP
5 61 (54.46%) CCNP
5 61 (54.46%) MPLS
6 49 (43.75%) Firewall
7 45 (40.18%) VMware
8 40 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (34.82%) OSPF
10 38 (33.93%) Linux
11 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
12 33 (29.46%) EIGRP
13 32 (28.57%) SSL
13 32 (28.57%) IPv4
14 28 (25.00%) WAN
15 27 (24.11%) DSL
16 26 (23.21%) DNS
17 25 (22.32%) Load Balancing
17 25 (22.32%) OpenVPN
18 24 (21.43%) Juniper
19 23 (20.54%) TCP/IP
19 23 (20.54%) Red Hat
19 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
20 22 (19.64%) Cisco IOS
21 21 (18.75%) Network Design
22 20 (17.86%) PPTP
23 19 (16.96%) VMware ESX

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 12 (10.71%) Apache
1 12 (10.71%) nginx
2 4 (3.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.79%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 14 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (11.61%) Route 53
2 13 (11.61%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 100 (89.29%) IPsec
2 67 (59.82%) VPN
3 65 (58.04%) PPP
3 65 (58.04%) BGP
4 61 (54.46%) MPLS
5 49 (43.75%) Firewall
6 40 (35.71%) Cisco ASA
7 39 (34.82%) OSPF
8 33 (29.46%) EIGRP
9 32 (28.57%) SSL
9 32 (28.57%) IPv4
10 28 (25.00%) WAN
11 27 (24.11%) DSL
12 26 (23.21%) DNS
13 25 (22.32%) OpenVPN
14 23 (20.54%) TCP/IP
15 22 (19.64%) Cisco IOS
16 20 (17.86%) PPTP
17 19 (16.96%) LAN
18 18 (16.07%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) MySQL
2 17 (15.18%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.89%) MongoDB
General
1 23 (20.54%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.79%) Advertising
2 2 (1.79%) Games
3 1 (0.89%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 72 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 16 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 15 (13.39%) Administrator
4 11 (9.82%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (8.04%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 7 (6.25%) Design Engineer
6 7 (6.25%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (5.36%) Network Team Leader
7 6 (5.36%) NOC Engineer
8 5 (4.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Network Support
9 4 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
9 4 (3.57%) Network Implementation Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) Senior Implementation Engineer
10 3 (2.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 2 (1.79%) IP Network Engineer
11 2 (1.79%) Security Engineer
11 2 (1.79%) Network Support Engineer
11 2 (1.79%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.50%) Web Services
2 2 (1.79%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.46%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.68%) Clustering
4 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.89%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (33.93%) Linux
2 14 (12.50%) UNIX
3 12 (10.71%) Debian
3 12 (10.71%) Ubuntu
3 12 (10.71%) CentOS
3 12 (10.71%) Amazon Linux
4 6 (5.36%) Windows
5 3 (2.68%) Solaris
6 2 (1.79%) Windows 2000
6 2 (1.79%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.79%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (22.32%) Load Balancing
2 21 (18.75%) Network Design
3 18 (16.07%) ITIL
4 16 (14.29%) Network Management
5 14 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.82%) Change Management
7 10 (8.93%) Configuration Management
8 8 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 7 (6.25%) Network Architecture
9 7 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
9 7 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (6.25%) Project Management
10 6 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.36%) Test Management
10 6 (5.36%) Coaching
10 6 (5.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.36%) Change Control
11 5 (4.46%) OpenUP
12 4 (3.57%) Stress Testing
12 4 (3.57%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.96%) Python
2 17 (15.18%) Shell Script
3 16 (14.29%) PHP
4 15 (13.39%) Perl
5 12 (10.71%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.79%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 65 (58.04%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (54.46%) CCNP
3 15 (13.39%) CCIP
3 15 (13.39%) CCSP
4 13 (11.61%) CCIE
4 13 (11.61%) CCDP
5 11 (9.82%) JNCIS
6 8 (7.14%) CCNA
7 6 (5.36%) JNCIA
8 5 (4.46%) Degree
9 4 (3.57%) JNCIP
9 4 (3.57%) CCSE
9 4 (3.57%) CCDA
9 4 (3.57%) CCSA
10 2 (1.79%) CCVP
10 2 (1.79%) SC Cleared
10 2 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.36%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (30.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (16.96%) VMware ESX
3 14 (12.50%) Xen
3 14 (12.50%) KVM
4 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
5 2 (1.79%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.79%) XenApp
5 2 (1.79%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 12 (10.71%) Cacti
2 11 (9.82%) Nagios
3 3 (2.68%) OpenView
4 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.79%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.79%) Nessus
4 2 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 87 (77.68%) Cisco
2 45 (40.18%) VMware
3 24 (21.43%) Juniper
4 23 (20.54%) Red Hat
5 13 (11.61%) F5
6 6 (5.36%) CheckPoint
7 5 (4.46%) HP
8 3 (2.68%) BT
9 2 (1.79%) NetApp
9 2 (1.79%) EMC
9 2 (1.79%) Citrix
9 2 (1.79%) Microsoft
9 2 (1.79%) Symantec
9 2 (1.79%) Sophos
9 2 (1.79%) Splunk
9 2 (1.79%) ArcSight
9 2 (1.79%) AVG
9 2 (1.79%) NetScout
9 2 (1.79%) SonicWALL
9 2 (1.79%) Kaspersky
Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: circa £24,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldbury, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Private healthcare
Posted: 4 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Zen Internet Ltd
Salary: Up to £34,000 per annum depending on experience + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Company + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago
Birmingham
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 24 days ago