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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 870 850 881
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +31
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 32 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.024% 0.017%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.16% 0.14% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 11
Average salary £52,500 £48,750 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £28,750 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+13.04% -45.23%

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
20603 18575 21971
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.00% 17.41% 18.96%
Number of salaries quoted 16304 15126 17980
Average salary £43,500 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 12 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 September 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 -15 30 £52,500 +7.69% 1
London -13 25 £52,500 -19.23% 1
City of London +20 15 £32,500 +18.18%
South East -24 4 £33,250 +20.90%
Berkshire -8 2 £26,500 -3.63%
Reading -8 2 £26,500 -11.66%
Buckinghamshire +5 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Surrey - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Reigate - 1 £55,000 -
Beaconsfield - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 68 (95.77%) Cisco
2 66 (92.96%) PPP
2 66 (92.96%) Cisco Certification
3 63 (88.73%) IPsec
4 55 (77.46%) CCNP
5 43 (60.56%) VPN
6 40 (56.34%) BGP
7 39 (54.93%) MPLS
8 38 (53.52%) DSL
9 36 (50.70%) Cisco ASA
10 34 (47.89%) OSPF
11 31 (43.66%) Cisco PIX
12 26 (36.62%) CCIP
13 23 (32.39%) Firewall
14 21 (29.58%) Ethernet
14 21 (29.58%) WAN
15 18 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
16 16 (22.54%) Network Management
16 16 (22.54%) Linux
17 15 (21.13%) CCNA
17 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
18 14 (19.72%) VoIP
19 12 (16.90%) SNMP
20 11 (15.49%) Juniper
20 11 (15.49%) VMware
20 11 (15.49%) xDSL
21 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
21 10 (14.08%) Wi-Fi
22 9 (12.68%) VLAN
22 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (2.82%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.41%) nginx
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 66 (92.96%) PPP
2 63 (88.73%) IPsec
3 43 (60.56%) VPN
4 40 (56.34%) BGP
5 39 (54.93%) MPLS
6 38 (53.52%) DSL
7 36 (50.70%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (47.89%) OSPF
9 31 (43.66%) Cisco PIX
10 23 (32.39%) Firewall
11 21 (29.58%) WAN
11 21 (29.58%) Ethernet
12 18 (25.35%) Cisco IOS
13 15 (21.13%) TCP/IP
14 14 (19.72%) VoIP
15 12 (16.90%) SNMP
16 11 (15.49%) xDSL
17 10 (14.08%) Wi-Fi
18 9 (12.68%) Junos
18 9 (12.68%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) MySQL
General
1 7 (9.86%) Games
2 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.41%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (81.69%) Network Engineer
2 11 (15.49%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (8.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) Project Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) Security Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) Technical Support
5 1 (1.41%) Support Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) IP Network Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) IP Engineer
5 1 (1.41%) Service Desk Technician
5 1 (1.41%) Senior Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.04%) Statistics
2 3 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.41%) SecurID
4 1 (1.41%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.54%) Linux
2 8 (11.27%) UNIX
2 8 (11.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 7 (9.86%) Windows
4 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.82%) Mac OS
5 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.41%) Debian
6 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.41%) CentOS
6 1 (1.41%) Windows 2000
6 1 (1.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (22.54%) Network Management
2 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
3 7 (9.86%) Change Control
3 7 (9.86%) Configuration Management
3 7 (9.86%) Project Management
4 6 (8.45%) ITIL
5 5 (7.04%) Change Management
6 4 (5.63%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (1.41%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.41%) Mentoring
7 1 (1.41%) Stress Testing
7 1 (1.41%) Time Management
7 1 (1.41%) Network Design
7 1 (1.41%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.41%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.23%) Perl
1 3 (4.23%) Python
1 3 (4.23%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 66 (92.96%) Cisco Certification
2 55 (77.46%) CCNP
3 26 (36.62%) CCIP
4 15 (21.13%) CCNA
5 7 (9.86%) CCIE
6 3 (4.23%) CISSP
6 3 (4.23%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.23%) JNCIP
6 3 (4.23%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.82%) Degree
7 2 (2.82%) CCSP
8 1 (1.41%) MCSE
8 1 (1.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.41%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.41%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (11.27%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.41%) Squid
3 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.41%) Postfix
3 1 (1.41%) XenApp
3 1 (1.41%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.41%) Openswan
3 1 (1.41%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 8 (11.27%) Nagios
2 7 (9.86%) Cacti
3 3 (4.23%) OpenView
4 1 (1.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.41%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (95.77%) Cisco
2 11 (15.49%) Juniper
2 11 (15.49%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Red Hat
4 4 (5.63%) F5
5 3 (4.23%) Foundry
6 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
7 1 (1.41%) HP
7 1 (1.41%) EMC
7 1 (1.41%) Nortel
7 1 (1.41%) Citrix
7 1 (1.41%) CA
7 1 (1.41%) NetApp
7 1 (1.41%) Nokia
7 1 (1.41%) CheckPoint
7 1 (1.41%) Symantec
7 1 (1.41%) Sophos
7 1 (1.41%) Crossbeam
7 1 (1.41%) SonicWALL
7 1 (1.41%) Kaspersky
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