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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
UK
Rank 841 891 902
Rank change year-on-year
+50 +11
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 4 36 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.036% 0.044%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.028% 0.22% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 35 31
Median salary £50,000 £41,250 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.21% -20.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £40,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%

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
14106 16729 18565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.78% 16.71% 18.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11517 13902 15058
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 18 January 2017 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 7 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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +44 4 £50,000 +21.21%
South East +43 3 £50,000 -4.76%
Berkshire +28 2 £60,000 +14.28%
Bracknell +12 2 £60,000 +9.09%
London +60 1 - -
Southampton - 1 £32,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £32,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco
1 37 (100.00%) BGP
2 35 (94.59%) MPLS
3 28 (75.68%) Linux
4 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (67.57%) CCNP
5 25 (67.57%) IPsec
5 25 (67.57%) Data Centre
6 23 (62.16%) Juniper
7 20 (54.05%) PPP
8 19 (51.35%) CCNA
8 19 (51.35%) OSPF
8 19 (51.35%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (45.95%) Broadband
10 16 (43.24%) SNMP
10 16 (43.24%) Change Management
11 15 (40.54%) VPN
11 15 (40.54%) VoIP
12 13 (35.14%) Windows
12 13 (35.14%) RTP
12 13 (35.14%) VLAN
12 13 (35.14%) Statistics
12 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
12 13 (35.14%) Junos
13 10 (27.03%) Functional Testing
13 10 (27.03%) Non-Functional Testing
13 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
13 10 (27.03%) VPLS
13 10 (27.03%) Huawei
13 10 (27.03%) Network Design

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:

Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) BGP
2 35 (94.59%) MPLS
3 25 (67.57%) IPsec
4 20 (54.05%) PPP
5 19 (51.35%) Cisco IOS
5 19 (51.35%) OSPF
6 17 (45.95%) Broadband
7 16 (43.24%) SNMP
8 15 (40.54%) VoIP
8 15 (40.54%) VPN
9 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
9 13 (35.14%) Junos
9 13 (35.14%) RTP
9 13 (35.14%) VLAN
10 10 (27.03%) DHCP
10 10 (27.03%) IPv6
10 10 (27.03%) TACACS
10 10 (27.03%) VPLS
11 8 (21.62%) Firewall
12 7 (18.92%) Internet
General
1 6 (16.22%) Games
2 5 (13.51%) Online Betting
2 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (72.97%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Broadband Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) IP Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Test Engineer
3 7 (18.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Games Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Lead Network Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 1 (2.70%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 25 (67.57%) Data Centre
2 13 (35.14%) Statistics
3 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 28 (75.68%) Linux
2 13 (35.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (43.24%) Change Management
2 10 (27.03%) Functional Testing
2 10 (27.03%) Network Design
2 10 (27.03%) Non-Functional Testing
2 10 (27.03%) Test Automation
3 6 (16.22%) Change Control
3 6 (16.22%) Configuration Management
3 6 (16.22%) Network Management
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 5 (13.51%) Load Balancing
4 5 (13.51%) Penetration Testing
4 5 (13.51%) Server Hardening
5 2 (5.41%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.70%) ITIL
6 1 (2.70%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 10 (27.03%) Python
2 5 (13.51%) Bash Shell
2 5 (13.51%) Perl
Qualifications
1 26 (70.27%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (67.57%) CCNP
3 19 (51.35%) CCNA
4 7 (18.92%) CCIE
4 7 (18.92%) Degree
5 3 (8.11%) JNCIE
6 2 (5.41%) CCDP
6 2 (5.41%) JNCIA
System Software
1 5 (13.51%) NFS
1 5 (13.51%) VMware ESX
1 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (27.03%) Nagios
2 6 (16.22%) Cacti
3 5 (13.51%) OpenNMS
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco
2 23 (62.16%) Juniper
3 10 (27.03%) Huawei
3 10 (27.03%) Nokia
4 5 (13.51%) Brocade
4 5 (13.51%) F5
4 5 (13.51%) Riverbed
4 5 (13.51%) VMware
5 2 (5.41%) GENBAND
5 2 (5.41%) Oracle