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 27 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 868 865 885
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +20
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 34 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.17% 0.10% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 14 18 15
Average salary £53,750 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+65.38% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £56,050 £50,000 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £32,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+69.23% -21.68%

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
20221 18851 22777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.78% 17.22% 19.83%
Number of salaries quoted 16222 15021 18832
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 27 November 2014 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 9 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 27 November 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
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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 -20 30 £53,750 +65.38% 2
London - 17 £45,000 -
South East -21 13 £55,000 +69.23% 1
Berkshire +9 11 £55,000 +69.23% 1
City of London - 11 £32,500 -
Slough - 5 - -
Reading -6 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Reigate - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 59 (92.19%) Cisco
2 57 (89.06%) IPsec
3 55 (85.94%) Cisco Certification
4 53 (82.81%) PPP
5 40 (62.50%) VPN
6 39 (60.94%) CCNP
7 33 (51.56%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (48.44%) MPLS
9 29 (45.31%) BGP
10 28 (43.75%) DSL
11 27 (42.19%) Cisco PIX
12 23 (35.94%) OSPF
13 20 (31.25%) CCIP
13 20 (31.25%) Firewall
14 18 (28.13%) Ethernet
15 15 (23.44%) WAN
16 14 (21.88%) SSL
16 14 (21.88%) CCIE
17 12 (18.75%) IPv4
17 12 (18.75%) VMware
18 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
18 11 (17.19%) Network Management
18 11 (17.19%) LAN
19 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
19 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
19 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
20 9 (14.06%) Wireless
20 9 (14.06%) VoIP
20 9 (14.06%) CCNA
21 8 (12.50%) EIGRP

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 57 (89.06%) IPsec
2 53 (82.81%) PPP
3 40 (62.50%) VPN
4 33 (51.56%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (48.44%) MPLS
6 29 (45.31%) BGP
7 28 (43.75%) DSL
8 27 (42.19%) Cisco PIX
9 23 (35.94%) OSPF
10 20 (31.25%) Firewall
11 18 (28.13%) Ethernet
12 15 (23.44%) WAN
13 14 (21.88%) SSL
14 12 (18.75%) IPv4
15 11 (17.19%) LAN
15 11 (17.19%) Cisco IOS
16 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
17 9 (14.06%) VoIP
17 9 (14.06%) Wireless
18 8 (12.50%) xDSL
General
1 5 (7.81%) Games
2 3 (4.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 53 (82.81%) Network Engineer
2 6 (9.38%) Support Engineer
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Engineer
2 6 (9.38%) Network Support
2 6 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) NOC Engineer
3 5 (7.81%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (6.25%) Team Leader
4 4 (6.25%) Network Team Leader
5 1 (1.56%) IP Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (1.56%) Senior Technician
5 1 (1.56%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Support Team Leader
5 1 (1.56%) Project Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (1.56%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.13%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.50%) Linux
2 5 (7.81%) UNIX
2 5 (7.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Windows
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.19%) Network Management
2 10 (15.63%) Load Balancing
3 6 (9.38%) ITIL
4 5 (7.81%) Configuration Management
4 5 (7.81%) Change Management
4 5 (7.81%) OpenUP
4 5 (7.81%) Change Control
4 5 (7.81%) Infrastructure Management
5 4 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (4.69%) Mentoring
6 3 (4.69%) Project Management
7 2 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.56%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.13%) Perl
1 2 (3.13%) Python
1 2 (3.13%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 55 (85.94%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (60.94%) CCNP
3 20 (31.25%) CCIP
4 14 (21.88%) CCIE
5 9 (14.06%) CCNA
6 4 (6.25%) CISSP
6 4 (6.25%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.69%) JNCIP
7 3 (4.69%) JNCIE
7 3 (4.69%) CCSP
8 2 (3.13%) Degree
9 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.56%) MCITP
9 1 (1.56%) MCSE
9 1 (1.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (15.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.38%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.56%) XenApp
3 1 (1.56%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.56%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) Nagios
2 5 (7.81%) Cacti
2 5 (7.81%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (4.69%) OpenView
4 1 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 59 (92.19%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) VMware
3 7 (10.94%) Juniper
4 5 (7.81%) Red Hat
4 5 (7.81%) BT
5 3 (4.69%) Foundry
6 2 (3.13%) F5
7 1 (1.56%) AVG
7 1 (1.56%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.56%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.56%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.56%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.56%) Symantec
7 1 (1.56%) Sophos
7 1 (1.56%) NetApp
7 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.56%) HP
7 1 (1.56%) EMC
7 1 (1.56%) Citrix
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