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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 912 898 936
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +38
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 39 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.041% 0.013%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.23% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 13
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average 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
17299 18947 17812
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.04% 18.12% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 14393 15358 13976
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 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
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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 +5 37 £40,000 -20.00% 6
Poole - 18 £40,000 - 1
Dorset - 18 £40,000 - 1
South West - 18 £40,000 - 1
Berkshire -3 10 £52,500 - 1
South East -15 10 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Reading +8 7 £52,500 +36.36% 1
Leeds - 6 £55,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 6 £55,000 - 1
London -18 2 £51,250 -0.96% 2
Glasgow - 2 - -
Scotland - 2 - -
Bracknell - 2 £55,000 -
Northampton - 1 £45,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £42,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
North West - 1 £42,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 56 (81.16%) BGP
2 51 (73.91%) OSPF
3 50 (72.46%) MPLS
4 47 (68.12%) WAN
4 47 (68.12%) Cisco
5 44 (63.77%) VPN
6 42 (60.87%) IPsec
7 41 (59.42%) EIGRP
7 41 (59.42%) IPv4
8 36 (52.17%) VMware
9 35 (50.72%) Linux
10 31 (44.93%) IPv6
10 31 (44.93%) SSL
10 31 (44.93%) Firewall
11 29 (42.03%) LAN
12 28 (40.58%) SNMP
13 26 (37.68%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (34.78%) Perl
15 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
15 23 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (31.88%) VLAN
16 22 (31.88%) Juniper
17 21 (30.43%) PPP
18 19 (27.54%) Ethernet
18 19 (27.54%) MySQL
19 18 (26.09%) Presales
20 17 (24.64%) PHP
20 17 (24.64%) Apache
20 17 (24.64%) CCNA
20 17 (24.64%) LAMP

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 17 (24.64%) Apache
2 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (7.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.80%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.80%) IIS
4 1 (1.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (2.90%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 56 (81.16%) BGP
2 51 (73.91%) OSPF
3 50 (72.46%) MPLS
4 47 (68.12%) WAN
5 44 (63.77%) VPN
6 42 (60.87%) IPsec
7 41 (59.42%) EIGRP
7 41 (59.42%) IPv4
8 31 (44.93%) Firewall
8 31 (44.93%) IPv6
8 31 (44.93%) SSL
9 29 (42.03%) LAN
10 28 (40.58%) SNMP
11 23 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (31.88%) VLAN
13 21 (30.43%) PPP
14 19 (27.54%) Ethernet
15 16 (23.19%) Wireless
15 16 (23.19%) xDSL
16 14 (20.29%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.54%) MySQL
2 5 (7.25%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.45%) CouchDB
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 23 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 43 (62.32%) Network Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) Cisco Engineer
2 22 (31.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 16 (23.19%) Administrator
3 16 (23.19%) Systems Administrator
4 15 (21.74%) Linux Administrator
4 15 (21.74%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 15 (21.74%) Telecoms Administrator
5 14 (20.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (15.94%) Support Engineer
7 10 (14.49%) Implementation Engineer
7 10 (14.49%) Network Implementation Engineer
8 9 (13.04%) Network Support
8 9 (13.04%) Network Support Engineer
9 7 (10.14%) IP Network Engineer
9 7 (10.14%) Network Operations Engineer
10 6 (8.70%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) LAMP
2 6 (8.70%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
3 3 (4.35%) SOAP
3 3 (4.35%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (17.39%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 6 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.45%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 35 (50.72%) Linux
2 15 (21.74%) Unix
3 7 (10.14%) Windows
4 5 (7.25%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.45%) CentOS
6 1 (1.45%) Debian
6 1 (1.45%) Fedora
6 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.45%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.09%) Presales
2 15 (21.74%) ITIL
2 15 (21.74%) Load Balancing
3 10 (14.49%) Change Management
3 10 (14.49%) Network Design
4 7 (10.14%) DDoS Mitigation
5 6 (8.70%) Network Management
5 6 (8.70%) Project Management
6 5 (7.25%) BCP
6 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity
6 5 (7.25%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (7.25%) Coaching
6 5 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.25%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.25%) OpenUP
6 5 (7.25%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (4.35%) Stress Testing
8 2 (2.90%) Capacity Management
8 2 (2.90%) DevOps
8 2 (2.90%) Web Operations
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) Perl
2 17 (24.64%) PHP
3 6 (8.70%) Python
3 6 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 5 (7.25%) SQL
5 4 (5.80%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.90%) Ruby
7 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.45%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (37.68%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (24.64%) CCNA
3 15 (21.74%) CCNP
4 11 (15.94%) JNCIA
5 8 (11.59%) Security Cleared
6 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
7 5 (7.25%) CCIE
7 5 (7.25%) CCSP
7 5 (7.25%) JNCIP
8 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (4.35%) MCITP
9 3 (4.35%) MCSE
10 2 (2.90%) CCIP
11 1 (1.45%) CCDA
11 1 (1.45%) CCDP
11 1 (1.45%) CCSA
11 1 (1.45%) CCSE
11 1 (1.45%) CISSP
11 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
11 1 (1.45%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) SLA
2 1 (1.45%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.45%) RMADS
System Software
1 13 (18.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.35%) VMware ESX
3 2 (2.90%) VirtualBox
3 2 (2.90%) Xen
4 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.45%) KVM
4 1 (1.45%) Postfix
4 1 (1.45%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (10.14%) SolarWinds Orion
2 5 (7.25%) Cacti
3 4 (5.80%) FortiGate
4 2 (2.90%) Ansible
4 2 (2.90%) Nagios
4 2 (2.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (2.90%) Puppet
4 2 (2.90%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 2 (2.90%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 47 (68.12%) Cisco
2 36 (52.17%) VMware
3 22 (31.88%) Juniper
4 9 (13.04%) F5
5 7 (10.14%) SolarWinds
6 6 (8.70%) CheckPoint
7 5 (7.25%) BT
7 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.80%) Palo Alto
9 3 (4.35%) Citrix
9 3 (4.35%) EMC
9 3 (4.35%) Mitel
9 3 (4.35%) NetScout
9 3 (4.35%) Red Hat
10 2 (2.90%) CommVault
11 1 (1.45%) Aruba
11 1 (1.45%) Kaspersky
11 1 (1.45%) NetApp
11 1 (1.45%) Nokia
11 1 (1.45%) Websense
Reading, Berkshire
Daisy Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 plus 20% shift
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lewes
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 17 days ago