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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 915 904 955
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +51
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 22 70 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.063% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.12% 0.35% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20 62 41
Median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,450 £37,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,400 £54,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%

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
17671 20049 20487
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.23% 18.16% 17.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14669 15886 16267
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £67,500
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 5 May 2016 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 25 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 5 May 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 -20 20 £40,000 -20.00% 1
South East +3 6 £48,750 -2.50% 1
Berkshire -1 5 £50,000 -4.76%
West Midlands -14 5 £30,000 -7.69%
Reading +11 4 £51,250 -2.38%
Birmingham -12 4 £30,000 -7.69%
Yorkshire +9 3 £55,000 +7.31%
North West +13 2 £27,000 -34.14%
West Yorkshire +12 2 £55,000 +7.31%
Rochdale +7 2 £27,000 -34.14%
Manchester +5 2 £27,000 -34.14%
Leeds +1 2 £55,000 +7.31%
Poole - 2 £40,000 -
Dorset - 2 £40,000 -
South West - 2 £40,000 -
Scotland -2 1 £32,500 -
London -15 1 £60,000 +33.33%
Glasgow - 1 £32,500 -
Suffolk - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 £50,000 -
Surrey - 1 £47,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £42,500 -
Ipswich - 1 £50,000 -
Chertsey - 1 £47,500 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 53 (86.89%) BGP
2 47 (77.05%) MPLS
2 47 (77.05%) OSPF
3 42 (68.85%) WAN
4 41 (67.21%) EIGRP
5 36 (59.02%) IPv4
6 34 (55.74%) Cisco
6 34 (55.74%) IPsec
6 34 (55.74%) VMware
7 31 (50.82%) Linux
8 30 (49.18%) Firewall
9 28 (45.90%) VPN
9 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
10 27 (44.26%) IPv6
11 26 (42.62%) SNMP
11 26 (42.62%) LAN
11 26 (42.62%) VLAN
12 23 (37.70%) Perl
13 22 (36.07%) SSL
13 22 (36.07%) Telecoms
14 20 (32.79%) Juniper
14 20 (32.79%) MySQL
15 19 (31.15%) PHP
15 19 (31.15%) Apache
15 19 (31.15%) PPP
15 19 (31.15%) LAMP
16 18 (29.51%) CCNA
16 18 (29.51%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (29.51%) Presales
17 17 (27.87%) CCNP

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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (31.15%) Apache
2 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (9.84%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.64%) IIS
4 1 (1.64%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (1.64%) CloudFront
1 1 (1.64%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 53 (86.89%) BGP
2 47 (77.05%) MPLS
2 47 (77.05%) OSPF
3 42 (68.85%) WAN
4 41 (67.21%) EIGRP
5 36 (59.02%) IPv4
6 34 (55.74%) IPsec
7 30 (49.18%) Firewall
8 28 (45.90%) VPN
9 27 (44.26%) IPv6
10 26 (42.62%) LAN
10 26 (42.62%) SNMP
10 26 (42.62%) VLAN
11 22 (36.07%) SSL
12 19 (31.15%) PPP
13 18 (29.51%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (21.31%) Ethernet
14 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
14 13 (21.31%) xDSL
15 12 (19.67%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (32.79%) MySQL
2 1 (1.64%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 22 (36.07%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.64%) Advertising
2 1 (1.64%) Marketing
2 1 (1.64%) Military
Job Titles
1 33 (54.10%) Network Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) Administrator
2 18 (29.51%) Cisco Engineer
2 18 (29.51%) Systems Administrator
3 17 (27.87%) Linux Administrator
3 17 (27.87%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 16 (26.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (26.23%) Telecoms Administrator
5 11 (18.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (18.03%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (16.39%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 10 (16.39%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (14.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 9 (14.75%) Implementation Engineer
7 9 (14.75%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Network Operations Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 6 (9.84%) Support Engineer
9 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (31.15%) LAMP
2 5 (8.20%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) HTML5
3 1 (1.64%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
3 1 (1.64%) Web Services
3 1 (1.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.67%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.64%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.64%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.64%) PKI
4 1 (1.64%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 31 (50.82%) Linux
2 11 (18.03%) Unix
3 7 (11.48%) Windows
4 6 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (8.20%) Windows 2000
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) Fedora
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Presales
2 16 (26.23%) Load Balancing
3 11 (18.03%) Mentoring
4 10 (16.39%) ITIL
4 10 (16.39%) Network Design
5 7 (11.48%) Business Continuity
5 7 (11.48%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (11.48%) Project Management
5 7 (11.48%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (9.84%) BCP
6 6 (9.84%) Business Continuity Planning
6 6 (9.84%) Coaching
6 6 (9.84%) Service Design
7 5 (8.20%) DDoS Mitigation
7 5 (8.20%) ITIL V3
7 5 (8.20%) Network Management
8 4 (6.56%) Change Management
9 3 (4.92%) Process Management
10 2 (3.28%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.28%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (37.70%) Perl
2 19 (31.15%) PHP
3 6 (9.84%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.20%) Python
5 4 (6.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (45.90%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (29.51%) CCNA
3 17 (27.87%) CCNP
4 8 (13.11%) JNCIA
4 8 (13.11%) Security Cleared
5 7 (11.48%) SC Cleared
6 6 (9.84%) CCIE
6 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (8.20%) MCITP
7 5 (8.20%) MCSA
7 5 (8.20%) MCSE
7 5 (8.20%) Network+ Certification
8 4 (6.56%) CCSP
8 4 (6.56%) JNCIP
9 2 (3.28%) CCIP
9 2 (3.28%) JNCIE
9 2 (3.28%) MCP
10 1 (1.64%) CCDA
10 1 (1.64%) CCSA
10 1 (1.64%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (21.31%) SLA
2 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.64%) RMADS
System Software
1 15 (24.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (9.84%) Hyper-V
3 5 (8.20%) VMware ESX
3 5 (8.20%) XenApp
3 5 (8.20%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.64%) vSphere
4 1 (1.64%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Backup Exec
1 5 (8.20%) Norton AntiVirus
1 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds Orion
2 3 (4.92%) Cacti
3 2 (3.28%) FortiGate
3 2 (3.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 34 (55.74%) Cisco
1 34 (55.74%) VMware
2 20 (32.79%) Juniper
3 8 (13.11%) CheckPoint
4 7 (11.48%) Microsoft
5 6 (9.84%) EMC
5 6 (9.84%) F5
5 6 (9.84%) NetApp
5 6 (9.84%) Sophos
6 5 (8.20%) AVG
6 5 (8.20%) Citrix
6 5 (8.20%) Extreme Networks
6 5 (8.20%) HP
6 5 (8.20%) Kaseya
6 5 (8.20%) Kaspersky
6 5 (8.20%) Ruckus Wireless
6 5 (8.20%) SolarWinds
6 5 (8.20%) SonicWALL
6 5 (8.20%) Symantec
7 3 (4.92%) BT