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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 857 873 870
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -3
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 40 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.090% 0.066%
Number of salaries quoted 24 17 14
Average salary £52,500 £32,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.53% -27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £29,000 £40,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £48,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £32,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+65.38% -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
19930 18802 22840
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.80% 17.17% 19.78%
Number of salaries quoted 16113 14740 19028
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 £63,750 £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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 11 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 19 December 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 36 £52,500 +72.13% 7
London - 20 £51,750 - 4
South East +15 16 £55,000 +83.33% 3
City of London - 14 £50,000 - 2
Berkshire +6 13 £53,750 +65.38% 2
Slough - 5 - - 1
Reading +2 4 £41,000 +2.50%
Reigate - 2 £55,000 -
Surrey - 2 £55,000 -
Hampshire -27 1 £48,500 +61.66%
Portsmouth - 1 £48,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 65 (90.28%) Cisco
1 65 (90.28%) IPsec
2 59 (81.94%) Cisco Certification
3 57 (79.17%) PPP
4 43 (59.72%) CCNP
5 41 (56.94%) VPN
6 38 (52.78%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (51.39%) MPLS
8 35 (48.61%) BGP
9 27 (37.50%) DSL
10 26 (36.11%) Cisco PIX
11 23 (31.94%) OSPF
12 20 (27.78%) Firewall
13 19 (26.39%) IPv4
13 19 (26.39%) CCIP
14 17 (23.61%) Ethernet
14 17 (23.61%) VMware
15 16 (22.22%) WAN
16 15 (20.83%) SSL
16 15 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
17 13 (18.06%) CCIE
17 13 (18.06%) Linux
17 13 (18.06%) Network Management
18 11 (15.28%) LAN
18 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
19 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
19 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
19 10 (13.89%) CCNA
20 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
20 9 (12.50%) Wireless

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (1.39%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.39%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 65 (90.28%) IPsec
2 57 (79.17%) PPP
3 41 (56.94%) VPN
4 38 (52.78%) Cisco ASA
5 37 (51.39%) MPLS
6 35 (48.61%) BGP
7 27 (37.50%) DSL
8 26 (36.11%) Cisco PIX
9 23 (31.94%) OSPF
10 20 (27.78%) Firewall
11 19 (26.39%) IPv4
12 17 (23.61%) Ethernet
13 16 (22.22%) WAN
14 15 (20.83%) SSL
14 15 (20.83%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (15.28%) LAN
16 9 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 9 (12.50%) Wireless
17 8 (11.11%) xDSL
17 8 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.39%) MySQL
1 1 (1.39%) MariaDB
General
1 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 4 (5.56%) Games
3 1 (1.39%) Banking
3 1 (1.39%) Retail
3 1 (1.39%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.39%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 58 (80.56%) Network Engineer
2 7 (9.72%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Network Support
3 6 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (6.94%) Team Leader
4 5 (6.94%) NOC Engineer
5 4 (5.56%) Network Team Leader
6 1 (1.39%) Technical Design Authority
6 1 (1.39%) IP Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (1.39%) Senior Technician
6 1 (1.39%) Security Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (1.39%) Project Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Administrator
6 1 (1.39%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (1.39%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 2 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Linux
2 4 (5.56%) UNIX
2 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (2.78%) Windows
3 2 (2.78%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.39%) Windows 2000
4 1 (1.39%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.39%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.06%) Network Management
2 10 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.72%) ITIL
3 7 (9.72%) Configuration Management
4 6 (8.33%) Change Management
5 5 (6.94%) OpenUP
5 5 (6.94%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (5.56%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (5.56%) Change Control
7 3 (4.17%) Network Design
7 3 (4.17%) Project Management
7 3 (4.17%) Mentoring
8 2 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (1.39%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.39%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.39%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (1.39%) High Availability
9 1 (1.39%) Stress Testing
9 1 (1.39%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.17%) Python
2 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
2 2 (2.78%) Perl
3 1 (1.39%) PHP
3 1 (1.39%) SQL
3 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 59 (81.94%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (59.72%) CCNP
3 19 (26.39%) CCIP
4 13 (18.06%) CCIE
5 10 (13.89%) CCNA
6 4 (5.56%) JNCIA
7 3 (4.17%) CISSP
7 3 (4.17%) CCSP
8 2 (2.78%) JNCIP
8 2 (2.78%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.78%) Degree
9 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.39%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.39%) MCITP
9 1 (1.39%) MCSE
9 1 (1.39%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.89%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.39%) Xen
3 1 (1.39%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.39%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.39%) XenApp
3 1 (1.39%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.39%) FreeRADIUS
3 1 (1.39%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (11.11%) Nagios
2 7 (9.72%) Cacti
3 5 (6.94%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.78%) OpenView
5 1 (1.39%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.39%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.39%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (90.28%) Cisco
2 17 (23.61%) VMware
3 9 (12.50%) Juniper
3 9 (12.50%) Red Hat
4 5 (6.94%) BT
5 3 (4.17%) F5
6 2 (2.78%) Foundry
7 1 (1.39%) Splunk
7 1 (1.39%) ArcSight
7 1 (1.39%) AVG
7 1 (1.39%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (1.39%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.39%) Kaspersky
7 1 (1.39%) Kaseya
7 1 (1.39%) Symantec
7 1 (1.39%) Sophos
7 1 (1.39%) NetApp
7 1 (1.39%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.39%) HP
7 1 (1.39%) EMC
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Didcot, Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 10% Bonus, 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Group
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
City of London
Claremont Consulting Limited
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago