The table below looks at the statistics for L2TP skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 870 933 943
Rank change year-on-year
+63 +10
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 12 31 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.029% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.078% 0.18% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 30 17
Median salary £32,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% -19.04%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-23.52% -22.72%

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
15336 17617 20479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.11% 16.64% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 12445 14550 16505
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,000 £27,450
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £64,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

L2TP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing L2TP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +45 12 £32,500 -23.52%
South East +60 7 £32,500 -38.09%
Southampton - 6 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 6 £32,500 -
London +43 5 £51,000 -2.85%
City of London - 2 £51,000 -
Berkshire +43 1 £50,000 -4.76%
Bracknell +11 1 £50,000 -9.09%

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing L2TP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for L2TP.

1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
1 45 (100.00%) BGP
2 44 (97.78%) MPLS
3 33 (73.33%) Linux
4 32 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (68.89%) CCNP
6 29 (64.44%) Juniper
6 29 (64.44%) IPsec
6 29 (64.44%) Data Centre
7 25 (55.56%) OSPF
7 25 (55.56%) PPP
8 23 (51.11%) CCNA
9 22 (48.89%) Cisco IOS
10 20 (44.44%) SNMP
10 20 (44.44%) Broadband
11 18 (40.00%) VPN
11 18 (40.00%) Change Management
12 17 (37.78%) VLAN
12 17 (37.78%) VoIP
13 16 (35.56%) Junos
14 15 (33.33%) Windows
14 15 (33.33%) Statistics
14 15 (33.33%) RTP
15 13 (28.89%) TACACS
15 13 (28.89%) Network Design
15 13 (28.89%) DHCP
15 13 (28.89%) Python
15 13 (28.89%) IPv6
15 13 (28.89%) Huawei
15 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 45 (100.00%) BGP
2 44 (97.78%) MPLS
3 29 (64.44%) IPsec
4 25 (55.56%) OSPF
4 25 (55.56%) PPP
5 22 (48.89%) Cisco IOS
6 20 (44.44%) Broadband
6 20 (44.44%) SNMP
7 18 (40.00%) VPN
8 17 (37.78%) VLAN
8 17 (37.78%) VoIP
9 16 (35.56%) Junos
10 15 (33.33%) RTP
11 13 (28.89%) Cisco ASA
11 13 (28.89%) DHCP
11 13 (28.89%) IPv6
11 13 (28.89%) TACACS
12 12 (26.67%) VPLS
13 9 (20.00%) Firewall
13 9 (20.00%) IPv4
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Git (software)
General
1 7 (15.56%) Games
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 5 (11.11%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 33 (73.33%) Network Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Broadband Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) IP Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Test Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Games Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Network Operations Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 29 (64.44%) Data Centre
2 15 (33.33%) Statistics
3 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 33 (73.33%) Linux
2 15 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) Change Management
2 13 (28.89%) Network Design
3 12 (26.67%) Functional Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Non-Functional Testing
3 12 (26.67%) Test Automation
4 8 (17.78%) Configuration Management
4 8 (17.78%) Network Management
5 7 (15.56%) Change Control
6 6 (13.33%) Load Balancing
7 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 5 (11.11%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (11.11%) Server Hardening
8 1 (2.22%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.22%) ITIL
8 1 (2.22%) ITSM
8 1 (2.22%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (2.22%) Process Management
8 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 13 (28.89%) Python
2 6 (13.33%) Perl
3 5 (11.11%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.22%) PHP
4 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (71.11%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (68.89%) CCNP
3 23 (51.11%) CCNA
4 7 (15.56%) CCIE
5 6 (13.33%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) JNCIE
7 2 (4.44%) JNCIA
8 1 (2.22%) CCDP
8 1 (2.22%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (13.33%) VMware ESX
1 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (11.11%) NFS
3 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (26.67%) Nagios
2 8 (17.78%) Cacti
3 6 (13.33%) OpenNMS
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) RANCID
4 1 (2.22%) SCCM
4 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 29 (64.44%) Juniper
3 13 (28.89%) Huawei
4 12 (26.67%) Nokia
5 6 (13.33%) Brocade
5 6 (13.33%) VMware
6 5 (11.11%) F5
6 5 (11.11%) Riverbed
7 1 (2.22%) Ericsson
7 1 (2.22%) Extreme Networks
7 1 (2.22%) Foundry
7 1 (2.22%) GENBAND
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) Ubiquiti
7 1 (2.22%) ZyXEL