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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Rank 835 881 872
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -9
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 43 12 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.041% 0.012% 0.012%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.23% 0.068% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 34 12 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £30,050 £32,375
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £42,250 £58,150
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +23.07%

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
18922 17561 21616
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.87% 17.12% 19.76%
Number of salaries quoted 15368 13789 17935
Average salary £43,750 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £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 30 January 2015 within the UK.

L2TP Salary Histogram in the UK

L2TP
Top 13 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 30 January 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
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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 +30 40 £51,000 +67.21% 3
London - 23 £52,500 - 2
South East -12 17 £50,000 +37.93% 1
City of London - 15 £51,000 -
Berkshire -1 14 £52,500 +20.68%
Reading +4 6 £38,500 -11.49%
Brighton - 2 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £45,000 -
Hampshire -19 1 £48,500 +61.66% 1
North East - 1 £50,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £50,000 -
Portsmouth - 1 £48,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £50,000 -

L2TP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 70 (89.74%) IPsec
2 68 (87.18%) Cisco
3 58 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
4 54 (69.23%) PPP
5 47 (60.26%) VPN
6 46 (58.97%) CCNP
7 41 (52.56%) MPLS
8 39 (50.00%) BGP
9 36 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
10 24 (30.77%) OSPF
10 24 (30.77%) DSL
11 23 (29.49%) Firewall
11 23 (29.49%) Cisco PIX
11 23 (29.49%) IPv4
12 22 (28.21%) VMware
13 20 (25.64%) SSL
14 19 (24.36%) WAN
15 18 (23.08%) Linux
16 17 (21.79%) Ethernet
17 16 (20.51%) CCIP
17 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
17 16 (20.51%) Network Management
18 15 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
19 14 (17.95%) EIGRP
19 14 (17.95%) CCIE
20 13 (16.67%) Juniper
20 13 (16.67%) ITIL
20 13 (16.67%) LAN
21 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
22 11 (14.10%) VMware ESX

L2TP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (1.28%) nginx
1 1 (1.28%) MS Exchange
1 1 (1.28%) Apache
1 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.85%) Route 53
2 3 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (89.74%) IPsec
2 54 (69.23%) PPP
3 47 (60.26%) VPN
4 41 (52.56%) MPLS
5 39 (50.00%) BGP
6 36 (46.15%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (30.77%) OSPF
7 24 (30.77%) DSL
8 23 (29.49%) Firewall
8 23 (29.49%) Cisco PIX
8 23 (29.49%) IPv4
9 20 (25.64%) SSL
10 19 (24.36%) WAN
11 17 (21.79%) Ethernet
12 15 (19.23%) Cisco IOS
13 14 (17.95%) EIGRP
14 13 (16.67%) LAN
15 11 (14.10%) Wireless
15 11 (14.10%) xDSL
16 7 (8.97%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.13%) MySQL
1 4 (5.13%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
General
1 8 (10.26%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.56%) Advertising
2 2 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.28%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (74.36%) Network Engineer
2 9 (11.54%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Network Support
3 6 (7.69%) NOC Engineer
3 6 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Network Support Engineer
4 5 (6.41%) Team Leader
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (5.13%) Network Team Leader
5 4 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 4 (5.13%) Administrator
6 3 (3.85%) Design Engineer
6 3 (3.85%) Network Design Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Security Engineer
7 2 (2.56%) Network Security Engineer
8 1 (1.28%) Senior Technician
8 1 (1.28%) Technical Design Authority
8 1 (1.28%) Service Desk Technician
8 1 (1.28%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
8 1 (1.28%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (23.08%) Linux
2 4 (5.13%) UNIX
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Windows
4 2 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.28%) CentOS
5 1 (1.28%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.28%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.28%) Debian
5 1 (1.28%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (20.51%) Network Management
2 13 (16.67%) ITIL
3 12 (15.38%) Load Balancing
4 10 (12.82%) Change Management
5 8 (10.26%) Configuration Management
6 7 (8.97%) Network Design
7 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Management
7 5 (6.41%) Change Control
7 5 (6.41%) OpenUP
8 4 (5.13%) Incident Management
8 4 (5.13%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (3.85%) Stress Testing
9 3 (3.85%) Project Management
10 2 (2.56%) Network Planning
10 2 (2.56%) Penetration Testing
10 2 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.56%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 7 (8.97%) Python
2 4 (5.13%) Shell Script
2 4 (5.13%) Perl
2 4 (5.13%) PHP
3 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.28%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (74.36%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (58.97%) CCNP
3 16 (20.51%) CCIP
4 14 (17.95%) CCIE
5 10 (12.82%) CCNA
6 5 (6.41%) JNCIA
6 5 (6.41%) JNCIP
7 4 (5.13%) Degree
7 4 (5.13%) CCSP
8 2 (2.56%) SC Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
8 2 (2.56%) CISSP
9 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.28%) MCSE
9 1 (1.28%) MCSA
9 1 (1.28%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.28%) JNCIE
9 1 (1.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (20.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (14.10%) VMware ESX
3 4 (5.13%) Xen
3 4 (5.13%) KVM
4 1 (1.28%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.28%) XenApp
4 1 (1.28%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (10.26%) Nagios
1 8 (10.26%) Cacti
2 5 (6.41%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (2.56%) Nessus
4 1 (1.28%) Puppet
4 1 (1.28%) OpenView
4 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.28%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 68 (87.18%) Cisco
2 22 (28.21%) VMware
3 13 (16.67%) Juniper
4 11 (14.10%) Red Hat
5 6 (7.69%) F5
6 5 (6.41%) BT
7 2 (2.56%) CheckPoint
7 2 (2.56%) NetScout
7 2 (2.56%) Riverbed
7 2 (2.56%) Splunk
7 2 (2.56%) ArcSight
8 1 (1.28%) AVG
8 1 (1.28%) Ruckus Wireless
8 1 (1.28%) Foundry
8 1 (1.28%) Kaseya
8 1 (1.28%) Kaspersky
8 1 (1.28%) HP
8 1 (1.28%) EMC
8 1 (1.28%) Citrix
8 1 (1.28%) Sophos
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
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Posted: 12 days ago