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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 856 905 869
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -36
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 46 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.042% 0.028% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.16% 0.074%
Number of salaries quoted 38 24 10
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,950 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,650
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £36,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+37.93% -19.44%

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
18879 20458 20390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.06% 17.32% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 15383 16370 16541
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +4.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 22 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 3 July 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 +39 45 £50,000 +8.10% 4
London +25 24 £45,000 -14.28%
South East +19 15 £50,000 +53.84% 2
Berkshire -4 7 £50,000 +65.28% 2
Buckinghamshire - 7 £50,000 -
West Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £50,000 - 1
Leeds - 4 £50,000 - 1
Reading -8 3 £45,000 +48.76% 2
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 -
Bracknell - 2 £53,750 -
Scotland +2 1 £32,500 -31.57%
Hampshire -8 1 - -
North East - 1 £50,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Prudhoe - 1 £50,000 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 84 (77.78%) IPsec
2 80 (74.07%) Cisco
3 69 (63.89%) BGP
4 63 (58.33%) MPLS
4 63 (58.33%) VPN
5 61 (56.48%) Cisco Certification
6 59 (54.63%) CCNP
7 57 (52.78%) PPP
8 51 (47.22%) Firewall
9 41 (37.96%) OSPF
10 39 (36.11%) VMware
10 39 (36.11%) Data Centre
11 36 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
11 36 (33.33%) Linux
11 36 (33.33%) SSL
12 35 (32.41%) EIGRP
13 33 (30.56%) DNS
13 33 (30.56%) IPv4
14 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (28.70%) TCP/IP
15 31 (28.70%) WAN
16 30 (27.78%) Juniper
17 27 (25.00%) Broadband
17 27 (25.00%) OpenVPN
18 24 (22.22%) Load Balancing
19 23 (21.30%) Network Design
20 22 (20.37%) LAN
21 21 (19.44%) UNIX
21 21 (19.44%) Python
21 21 (19.44%) Telecoms

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (11.11%) Apache
2 11 (10.19%) nginx
3 5 (4.63%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.85%) IIS
5 2 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
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 84 (77.78%) IPsec
2 69 (63.89%) BGP
3 63 (58.33%) MPLS
3 63 (58.33%) VPN
4 57 (52.78%) PPP
5 51 (47.22%) Firewall
6 41 (37.96%) OSPF
7 36 (33.33%) SSL
7 36 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
8 35 (32.41%) EIGRP
9 33 (30.56%) IPv4
9 33 (30.56%) DNS
10 31 (28.70%) TCP/IP
10 31 (28.70%) WAN
11 27 (25.00%) Broadband
11 27 (25.00%) OpenVPN
12 22 (20.37%) LAN
13 21 (19.44%) Cisco IOS
14 19 (17.59%) DSL
14 19 (17.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (15.74%) MySQL
2 14 (12.96%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 21 (19.44%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.85%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Military
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 75 (69.44%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) Senior Network Engineer
2 14 (12.96%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (12.04%) Systems Administrator
4 12 (11.11%) Administrator
5 9 (8.33%) Design Engineer
5 9 (8.33%) Network Design Engineer
6 8 (7.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Implementation Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 6 (5.56%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 5 (4.63%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 3 (2.78%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (1.85%) IP Network Engineer
10 2 (1.85%) IP Engineer
10 2 (1.85%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.85%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.85%) Architect
10 2 (1.85%) Analyst
10 2 (1.85%) Network Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) Web Services
2 3 (2.78%) LAMP
3 1 (0.93%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 39 (36.11%) Data Centre
2 12 (11.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (3.70%) Clustering
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 36 (33.33%) Linux
2 21 (19.44%) UNIX
3 11 (10.19%) Debian
3 11 (10.19%) Ubuntu
3 11 (10.19%) CentOS
4 9 (8.33%) Amazon Linux
5 8 (7.41%) Windows
6 3 (2.78%) Solaris
7 2 (1.85%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.85%) Mac OS
7 2 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.22%) Load Balancing
2 23 (21.30%) Network Design
3 18 (16.67%) ITIL
4 14 (12.96%) Mentoring
5 12 (11.11%) Network Management
5 12 (11.11%) DDoS Mitigation
6 9 (8.33%) Network Architecture
6 9 (8.33%) Configuration Management
6 9 (8.33%) Project Management
7 8 (7.41%) Change Management
7 8 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
7 8 (7.41%) Coaching
7 8 (7.41%) Change Control
7 8 (7.41%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity Planning
8 7 (6.48%) Business Continuity
8 7 (6.48%) BCP
9 6 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (5.56%) Test Management
10 5 (4.63%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.44%) Python
2 17 (15.74%) Shell Script
3 14 (12.96%) Perl
4 12 (11.11%) PHP
5 11 (10.19%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.85%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.93%) SQL
Qualifications
1 61 (56.48%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (54.63%) CCNP
3 15 (13.89%) CCSP
3 15 (13.89%) CCDP
4 14 (12.96%) CCNA
5 11 (10.19%) CCIP
5 11 (10.19%) CCIE
5 11 (10.19%) JNCIS
6 9 (8.33%) JNCIA
7 6 (5.56%) CCSE
7 6 (5.56%) CCSA
7 6 (5.56%) CCDA
8 4 (3.70%) Degree
8 4 (3.70%) SC Cleared
8 4 (3.70%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.78%) JNCIP
10 2 (1.85%) CCVP
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.93%) MCITP
11 1 (0.93%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (29.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.74%) VMware ESX
3 10 (9.26%) Xen
3 10 (9.26%) KVM
4 5 (4.63%) Active Directory
4 5 (4.63%) FreeRADIUS
5 2 (1.85%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.85%) XenApp
5 2 (1.85%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.93%) iptables
6 1 (0.93%) pfSense
6 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 14 (12.96%) Nagios
2 11 (10.19%) Cacti
3 3 (2.78%) OpenView
4 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.85%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.93%) Nessus
5 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 80 (74.07%) Cisco
2 39 (36.11%) VMware
3 30 (27.78%) Juniper
4 19 (17.59%) Red Hat
5 12 (11.11%) F5
6 8 (7.41%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.56%) HP
8 4 (3.70%) Microsoft
9 3 (2.78%) Citrix
9 3 (2.78%) Symantec
9 3 (2.78%) Sandvine
10 2 (1.85%) AVG
10 2 (1.85%) NetScout
10 2 (1.85%) Sophos
10 2 (1.85%) SonicWALL
10 2 (1.85%) Kaspersky
10 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
10 2 (1.85%) SolarWinds
10 2 (1.85%) NetApp
10 2 (1.85%) EMC
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £42,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £36,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago