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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 869 849 860
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +11
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 30 24 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.026% 0.023% 0.025%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.14% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 15 17 17
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% +23.80%
UK excluding London average salary £29,500 £27,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+7.27% -47.61%

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
20844 18712 21570
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.91% 17.59% 18.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16538 15112 17643
Average salary £44,500 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.13% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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
(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 -30 29 £52,500 -19.23% 4
London +13 23 £52,500 -19.23% 1
City of London +8 13 - -
South East -23 5 £26,500 -3.63% 3
Reading -4 3 £26,500 -7.82%
Berkshire -9 3 £26,500 -3.63%
Buckinghamshire -5 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Surrey - 1 £55,000 - 2
West Midlands - 1 £32,500 -
Reigate - 1 £55,000 - 1
Beaconsfield - 1 £40,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £32,500 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 70 (95.89%) Cisco
2 69 (94.52%) PPP
2 69 (94.52%) Cisco Certification
3 61 (83.56%) IPsec
4 60 (82.19%) CCNP
5 47 (64.38%) BGP
6 46 (63.01%) MPLS
7 42 (57.53%) VPN
8 41 (56.16%) OSPF
9 36 (49.32%) DSL
10 32 (43.84%) Cisco ASA
11 27 (36.99%) Cisco PIX
11 27 (36.99%) Ethernet
12 24 (32.88%) WAN
12 24 (32.88%) CCIP
13 23 (31.51%) Firewall
14 21 (28.77%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (24.66%) SNMP
15 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
15 18 (24.66%) Linux
16 17 (23.29%) CCNA
16 17 (23.29%) Network Management
17 15 (20.55%) Wi-Fi
18 14 (19.18%) VoIP
19 13 (17.81%) Juniper
19 13 (17.81%) xDSL
20 11 (15.07%) SHDSL
20 11 (15.07%) Load Balancing
20 11 (15.07%) VLAN
20 11 (15.07%) VMware

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (2.74%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.37%) nginx
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (94.52%) PPP
2 61 (83.56%) IPsec
3 47 (64.38%) BGP
4 46 (63.01%) MPLS
5 42 (57.53%) VPN
6 41 (56.16%) OSPF
7 36 (49.32%) DSL
8 32 (43.84%) Cisco ASA
9 27 (36.99%) Cisco PIX
9 27 (36.99%) Ethernet
10 24 (32.88%) WAN
11 23 (31.51%) Firewall
12 21 (28.77%) Cisco IOS
13 18 (24.66%) SNMP
13 18 (24.66%) TCP/IP
14 15 (20.55%) Wi-Fi
15 14 (19.18%) VoIP
16 13 (17.81%) xDSL
17 11 (15.07%) VLAN
17 11 (15.07%) SHDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) MySQL
General
1 7 (9.59%) Games
2 2 (2.74%) Retail
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
3 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (79.45%) Network Engineer
2 13 (17.81%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (8.22%) Senior Network Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (5.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (2.74%) Cisco Support
5 2 (2.74%) Network Support
6 1 (1.37%) Project Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.37%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) IP Network Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) IP Engineer
6 1 (1.37%) Service Desk Technician
6 1 (1.37%) Senior Technician
6 1 (1.37%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.37%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Statistics
2 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.37%) SecurID
3 1 (1.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Linux
2 10 (13.70%) UNIX
3 9 (12.33%) Windows
4 8 (10.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.74%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.37%) Debian
7 1 (1.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Vista
7 1 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.37%) CentOS
7 1 (1.37%) Windows 2000
7 1 (1.37%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (23.29%) Network Management
2 11 (15.07%) Load Balancing
3 8 (10.96%) ITIL
3 8 (10.96%) Project Management
4 7 (9.59%) Change Management
4 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
4 7 (9.59%) Change Control
5 4 (5.48%) Network Monitoring
6 2 (2.74%) Stress Testing
7 1 (1.37%) Time Management
7 1 (1.37%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (1.37%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (1.37%) WAN Optimisation
7 1 (1.37%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) Perl
1 5 (6.85%) Python
1 5 (6.85%) Shell Script
2 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 69 (94.52%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (82.19%) CCNP
3 24 (32.88%) CCIP
4 17 (23.29%) CCNA
5 8 (10.96%) CCIE
6 3 (4.11%) CCSP
6 3 (4.11%) CISSP
6 3 (4.11%) JNCIA
6 3 (4.11%) JNCIP
6 3 (4.11%) JNCIE
7 2 (2.74%) Degree
8 1 (1.37%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.37%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (1.37%) MCITP
8 1 (1.37%) MCSE
8 1 (1.37%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (12.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.96%) VMware ESX
3 1 (1.37%) Squid
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.37%) Postfix
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
3 1 (1.37%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.37%) Openswan
3 1 (1.37%) FreeRADIUS
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) Nagios
2 7 (9.59%) Cacti
3 3 (4.11%) OpenView
4 1 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.37%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 70 (95.89%) Cisco
2 13 (17.81%) Juniper
3 11 (15.07%) VMware
4 8 (10.96%) Red Hat
5 6 (8.22%) F5
6 3 (4.11%) Foundry
7 2 (2.74%) Microsoft
8 1 (1.37%) HP
8 1 (1.37%) EMC
8 1 (1.37%) Nortel
8 1 (1.37%) Citrix
8 1 (1.37%) CA
8 1 (1.37%) NetApp
8 1 (1.37%) Nokia
8 1 (1.37%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.37%) Symantec
8 1 (1.37%) Sophos
8 1 (1.37%) Crossbeam
8 1 (1.37%) SonicWALL
8 1 (1.37%) Kaspersky
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £8k on call
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Portsmouth
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago