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

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 834 872 854
Rank change year-on-year
+38 -18
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 47 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.019% 0.018%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.24% 0.11% 0.088%
Number of salaries quoted 39 20 16
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £30,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,050 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +19.40%

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
19260 17864 21476
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.99% 16.96% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 15487 13977 17553
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
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 February 2015 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 16 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 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +24 44 £50,000 +58.73% 6
London - 26 £50,000 - 4
South East -9 17 £50,000 +53.84%
Berkshire +13 14 £50,000 +14.94%
City of London - 12 £51,000 -
Reading -2 6 £27,000 -37.93%
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Brighton - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire -17 1 £48,500 +61.66%
West Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Yorkshire - 1 £52,500 - 1
Leeds - 1 £52,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £48,500 -
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 72 (90.00%) Cisco
2 70 (87.50%) IPsec
3 59 (73.75%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (67.50%) PPP
5 50 (62.50%) CCNP
6 48 (60.00%) VPN
7 44 (55.00%) BGP
8 42 (52.50%) MPLS
9 35 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (32.50%) IPv4
11 25 (31.25%) Firewall
12 24 (30.00%) OSPF
13 23 (28.75%) WAN
14 22 (27.50%) SSL
14 22 (27.50%) VMware
15 21 (26.25%) DSL
16 19 (23.75%) Ethernet
17 18 (22.50%) Cisco PIX
18 17 (21.25%) Cisco IOS
18 17 (21.25%) LAN
18 17 (21.25%) Linux
18 17 (21.25%) EIGRP
18 17 (21.25%) Juniper
18 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
19 16 (20.00%) ITIL
20 14 (17.50%) CCIP
20 14 (17.50%) Network Management
21 13 (16.25%) xDSL
21 13 (16.25%) CCIE
21 13 (16.25%) Load Balancing

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1 (1.25%) Apache
1 1 (1.25%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.25%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.75%) Route 53
2 3 (3.75%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (87.50%) IPsec
2 54 (67.50%) PPP
3 48 (60.00%) VPN
4 44 (55.00%) BGP
5 42 (52.50%) MPLS
6 35 (43.75%) Cisco ASA
7 26 (32.50%) IPv4
8 25 (31.25%) Firewall
9 24 (30.00%) OSPF
10 23 (28.75%) WAN
11 22 (27.50%) SSL
12 21 (26.25%) DSL
13 19 (23.75%) Ethernet
14 18 (22.50%) Cisco PIX
15 17 (21.25%) Cisco IOS
15 17 (21.25%) LAN
15 17 (21.25%) EIGRP
16 13 (16.25%) xDSL
17 11 (13.75%) Wireless
18 9 (11.25%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) MySQL
1 4 (5.00%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.50%) Advertising
3 1 (1.25%) Games
3 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 60 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 11 (13.75%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (8.75%) Network Support
4 6 (7.50%) Support Engineer
4 6 (7.50%) NOC Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
5 5 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 4 (5.00%) Administrator
6 4 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
6 4 (5.00%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (3.75%) Network Design Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 3 (3.75%) Design Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Network Security Engineer
8 2 (2.50%) Security Engineer
9 1 (1.25%) Support Team Leader
9 1 (1.25%) Implementation Consultant
9 1 (1.25%) Technical Engineer
9 1 (1.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.75%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.25%) Clustering
2 1 (1.25%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 17 (21.25%) Linux
2 4 (5.00%) UNIX
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
3 3 (3.75%) Amazon Linux
4 1 (1.25%) Solaris
4 1 (1.25%) Debian
4 1 (1.25%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.00%) ITIL
2 14 (17.50%) Network Management
3 13 (16.25%) Load Balancing
4 12 (15.00%) Change Management
5 8 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (10.00%) Network Design
6 6 (7.50%) Project Management
6 6 (7.50%) OpenUP
7 5 (6.25%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (6.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 5 (6.25%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.00%) Change Control
8 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.00%) Stress Testing
9 3 (3.75%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.75%) High Availability
9 3 (3.75%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (2.50%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.75%) Python
2 4 (5.00%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.00%) Perl
2 4 (5.00%) PHP
3 1 (1.25%) SQL
3 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 59 (73.75%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (62.50%) CCNP
3 14 (17.50%) CCIP
4 13 (16.25%) CCIE
5 11 (13.75%) CCNA
6 6 (7.50%) CCSP
6 6 (7.50%) JNCIA
7 4 (5.00%) JNCIP
8 3 (3.75%) Degree
9 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
9 2 (2.50%) VCP4
9 2 (2.50%) CCVP
9 2 (2.50%) CCDP
10 1 (1.25%) CISSP
10 1 (1.25%) CCDA
10 1 (1.25%) CCSE
10 1 (1.25%) CCSA
10 1 (1.25%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (21.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (11.25%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.00%) Xen
3 4 (5.00%) KVM
4 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.25%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (10.00%) Cacti
2 7 (8.75%) Nagios
3 5 (6.25%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (2.50%) Nessus
5 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (1.25%) Puppet
5 1 (1.25%) OpenView
Vendors
1 72 (90.00%) Cisco
2 22 (27.50%) VMware
3 17 (21.25%) Juniper
4 10 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 7 (8.75%) F5
6 5 (6.25%) BT
7 3 (3.75%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.50%) NetScout
8 2 (2.50%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.50%) Splunk
8 2 (2.50%) ArcSight
9 1 (1.25%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.25%) HP
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