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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 857 900 871
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -29
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 40 31 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.026% 0.011%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.22% 0.15% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 32 16 6
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.07%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £32,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+53.84% -7.14%

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
18488 20643 19910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.84% 17.54% 18.28%
Number of salaries quoted 15200 16512 16013
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -

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 28 July 2015 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 19 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 28 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 +51 39 £50,000 - 4
London +19 24 £50,000 -4.76% 1
South East +33 10 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Berkshire -5 5 £45,000 +38.46%
Leeds - 5 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Buckinghamshire - 3 £45,000 - 1
Beaconsfield - 3 £45,000 -
Reading -9 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Hampshire +6 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £60,000 -
Slough - 1 £60,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 - -
Bracknell - 1 £55,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Hounslow - 1 £52,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £39,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 (78.50%) IPsec
2 78 (72.90%) Cisco
3 68 (63.55%) BGP
4 66 (61.68%) VPN
5 57 (53.27%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (53.27%) MPLS
6 54 (50.47%) Firewall
6 54 (50.47%) PPP
7 53 (49.53%) CCNP
8 43 (40.19%) VMware
9 42 (39.25%) DNS
10 40 (37.38%) TCP/IP
10 40 (37.38%) Linux
10 40 (37.38%) OSPF
11 37 (34.58%) Data Centre
12 36 (33.64%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (30.84%) SSL
15 31 (28.97%) EIGRP
16 30 (28.04%) WAN
17 28 (26.17%) IPv4
17 28 (26.17%) OpenVPN
18 27 (25.23%) Broadband
19 26 (24.30%) UNIX
19 26 (24.30%) Juniper
20 24 (22.43%) PPTP
20 24 (22.43%) Load Balancing
21 23 (21.50%) Cisco IOS
22 22 (20.56%) Network Design
22 22 (20.56%) LAN

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 13 (12.15%) Apache
2 12 (11.21%) nginx
3 6 (5.61%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (2.80%) IIS
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.28%) Amazon EC2
1 11 (10.28%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (10.28%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 84 (78.50%) IPsec
2 68 (63.55%) BGP
3 66 (61.68%) VPN
4 57 (53.27%) MPLS
5 54 (50.47%) Firewall
5 54 (50.47%) PPP
6 42 (39.25%) DNS
7 40 (37.38%) TCP/IP
7 40 (37.38%) OSPF
8 36 (33.64%) Cisco ASA
9 33 (30.84%) SSL
10 31 (28.97%) EIGRP
11 30 (28.04%) WAN
12 28 (26.17%) IPv4
12 28 (26.17%) OpenVPN
13 27 (25.23%) Broadband
14 24 (22.43%) PPTP
15 23 (21.50%) Cisco IOS
16 22 (20.56%) LAN
17 21 (19.63%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (18.69%) MySQL
2 15 (14.02%) MariaDB
3 4 (3.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (19.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (1.87%) Games
3 1 (0.93%) Aerospace
3 1 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 68 (63.55%) Network Engineer
2 17 (15.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (13.08%) Systems Administrator
4 13 (12.15%) Administrator
5 11 (10.28%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 9 (8.41%) Implementation Engineer
7 8 (7.48%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Network Design Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Design Engineer
8 7 (6.54%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) Systems Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) NOC Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.87%) Architect
10 2 (1.87%) Analyst
10 2 (1.87%) IP Engineer
10 2 (1.87%) Network Team Leader
10 2 (1.87%) IP Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.28%) Web Services
2 3 (2.80%) LAMP
3 2 (1.87%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.58%) Data Centre
2 7 (6.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (5.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (4.67%) Clustering
5 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.93%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 40 (37.38%) Linux
2 26 (24.30%) UNIX
3 14 (13.08%) Windows
4 12 (11.21%) Debian
4 12 (11.21%) Ubuntu
4 12 (11.21%) CentOS
5 10 (9.35%) Amazon Linux
6 3 (2.80%) Solaris
7 2 (1.87%) Windows 2000
7 2 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.87%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (22.43%) Load Balancing
2 22 (20.56%) Network Design
3 17 (15.89%) Mentoring
4 16 (14.95%) ITIL
5 12 (11.21%) Project Management
6 11 (10.28%) Coaching
7 10 (9.35%) Business Continuity
7 10 (9.35%) BCP
7 10 (9.35%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (8.41%) Network Architecture
8 9 (8.41%) Disaster Recovery
9 8 (7.48%) Network Management
10 7 (6.54%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (6.54%) DDoS Mitigation
10 7 (6.54%) Configuration Management
11 6 (5.61%) Change Control
11 6 (5.61%) Test Management
11 6 (5.61%) Project Planning
12 5 (4.67%) Network Monitoring
12 5 (4.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (19.63%) Python
2 20 (18.69%) Perl
3 17 (15.89%) Shell Script
4 13 (12.15%) PHP
5 12 (11.21%) Bash Shell
6 8 (7.48%) PowerShell
7 6 (5.61%) Ruby
8 4 (3.74%) SQL
9 2 (1.87%) Java
Qualifications
1 57 (53.27%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (49.53%) CCNP
3 18 (16.82%) CCDP
4 14 (13.08%) CCNA
4 14 (13.08%) CCSP
5 11 (10.28%) JNCIS
6 10 (9.35%) CCIP
7 9 (8.41%) CCSE
7 9 (8.41%) CCSA
7 9 (8.41%) CCDA
8 8 (7.48%) CCIE
8 8 (7.48%) JNCIA
9 7 (6.54%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.74%) Degree
11 3 (2.80%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.87%) CCVP
12 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.87%) MCSE
12 2 (1.87%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.35%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (32.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (15.89%) Xen
3 16 (14.95%) VMware ESX
4 11 (10.28%) KVM
5 6 (5.61%) VirtualBox
6 5 (4.67%) FreeRADIUS
6 5 (4.67%) Active Directory
7 2 (1.87%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.87%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.87%) XenApp
8 1 (0.93%) pfSense
8 1 (0.93%) iptables
8 1 (0.93%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 18 (16.82%) Nagios
2 9 (8.41%) Cacti
3 6 (5.61%) ZABBIX
4 4 (3.74%) Puppet
4 4 (3.74%) Ansible
4 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (2.80%) OpenView
6 2 (1.87%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.93%) BMC PATROL
7 1 (0.93%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 78 (72.90%) Cisco
2 43 (40.19%) VMware
3 26 (24.30%) Juniper
4 21 (19.63%) Red Hat
5 10 (9.35%) F5
6 9 (8.41%) CheckPoint
7 6 (5.61%) HP
8 5 (4.67%) Microsoft
9 4 (3.74%) Citrix
9 4 (3.74%) Oracle
10 3 (2.80%) Sandvine
10 3 (2.80%) Symantec
11 2 (1.87%) Sophos
11 2 (1.87%) NetApp
11 2 (1.87%) EMC
11 2 (1.87%) AVG
11 2 (1.87%) Kaspersky
11 2 (1.87%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.87%) SonicWALL
12 1 (0.93%) LANDesk
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