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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 874 863 858
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -5
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 30 12 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.011% 0.028%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.15% 0.061% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 25
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 £35,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -33.33%
Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
20227 19758 21013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.39% 18.15% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16236 15909 17355
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
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 23 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 23 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 -18 30 £50,000 -23.07% 1
London -9 24 £52,500 -19.23%
City of London - 14 £50,000 -
South East -5 6 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Berkshire +11 5 £32,500 -
Reading - 5 £32,500 -
Southampton - 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £32,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 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 71 (98.61%) Cisco
2 65 (90.28%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (87.50%) PPP
4 59 (81.94%) CCNP
5 56 (77.78%) IPsec
6 52 (72.22%) BGP
7 51 (70.83%) MPLS
8 47 (65.28%) OSPF
9 40 (55.56%) VPN
10 29 (40.28%) DSL
11 26 (36.11%) Cisco IOS
11 26 (36.11%) WAN
12 25 (34.72%) Ethernet
12 25 (34.72%) Linux
13 24 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (30.56%) Cisco PIX
15 21 (29.17%) SNMP
15 21 (29.17%) CCIP
15 21 (29.17%) VoIP
16 20 (27.78%) VLAN
17 19 (26.39%) Firewall
17 19 (26.39%) CCNA
17 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
18 17 (23.61%) Windows
19 16 (22.22%) Juniper
20 14 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
20 14 (19.44%) Junos
21 12 (16.67%) Network Management
21 12 (16.67%) RTP
21 12 (16.67%) Statistics

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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 3 (4.17%) Apache
2 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.39%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2000
3 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (87.50%) PPP
2 56 (77.78%) IPsec
3 52 (72.22%) BGP
4 51 (70.83%) MPLS
5 47 (65.28%) OSPF
6 40 (55.56%) VPN
7 29 (40.28%) DSL
8 26 (36.11%) WAN
8 26 (36.11%) Cisco IOS
9 25 (34.72%) Ethernet
10 24 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (30.56%) Cisco PIX
12 21 (29.17%) VoIP
12 21 (29.17%) SNMP
13 20 (27.78%) VLAN
14 19 (26.39%) Firewall
14 19 (26.39%) TCP/IP
15 14 (19.44%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (19.44%) Junos
16 12 (16.67%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) MySQL
General
1 5 (6.94%) Games
2 4 (5.56%) Finance
3 3 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 56 (77.78%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.28%) NOC Engineer
3 7 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (4.17%) Administrator
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (2.78%) Network Support
5 2 (2.78%) Cisco Support
5 2 (2.78%) Network Administrator
5 2 (2.78%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (1.39%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.39%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.78%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.67%) Statistics
2 3 (4.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Clustering
3 1 (1.39%) SecurID
3 1 (1.39%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 25 (34.72%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Windows
3 12 (16.67%) UNIX
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.39%) Debian
6 1 (1.39%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.39%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (16.67%) Network Management
2 10 (13.89%) Project Management
3 9 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 8 (11.11%) ITIL
5 7 (9.72%) Change Management
6 5 (6.94%) Configuration Management
6 5 (6.94%) Change Control
7 2 (2.78%) Stress Testing
7 2 (2.78%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (1.39%) Time Management
8 1 (1.39%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.39%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 8 (11.11%) Perl
2 5 (6.94%) Python
2 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
3 3 (4.17%) PHP
3 3 (4.17%) SQL
Qualifications
1 65 (90.28%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (81.94%) CCNP
3 21 (29.17%) CCIP
4 19 (26.39%) CCNA
5 5 (6.94%) CCIE
6 3 (4.17%) CCSP
6 3 (4.17%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
7 2 (2.78%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.78%) CISSP
8 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.39%) MCITP
8 1 (1.39%) Degree
8 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.39%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) VMware ESX
1 6 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.39%) Postfix
2 1 (1.39%) Openswan
2 1 (1.39%) Squid
2 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.39%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 5 (6.94%) Nagios
1 5 (6.94%) Cacti
2 2 (2.78%) OpenView
3 1 (1.39%) SCOM
Vendors
1 71 (98.61%) Cisco
2 16 (22.22%) Juniper
3 8 (11.11%) VMware
4 6 (8.33%) F5
4 6 (8.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (4.17%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.78%) Foundry
7 1 (1.39%) Oracle
7 1 (1.39%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.39%) LANDesk
7 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.39%) Nortel
7 1 (1.39%) Citrix
7 1 (1.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.39%) CA
7 1 (1.39%) Nokia
Beaconsfield, Buckinghamshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago