Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for L2TP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited L2TP over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
UK > England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1097 1113 1191
Rank change year-on-year +16 +78 +16
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 50 33 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.020% 0.035%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.20% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 44 28 67
England median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -13.04%
10th Percentile £35,225 £28,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -10.89%

L2TP is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 24,923 27,895 32,476
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.25% 16.80% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20,376 22,812 27,174
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

L2TP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing L2TP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for L2TP in England

L2TP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing L2TP in England.

Salary trend for L2TP in England

L2TP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing L2TP in England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for L2TP in England

L2TP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the England region over the 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West - 15 £42,500 -
North of England - 15 £42,500 -
South East +18 14 £45,000 +38.46% 1
South West - 12 £36,500 -
London -33 8 £46,250 -9.31% 1
East Midlands - 2 £90,000 -
Midlands - 2 £90,000 -
L2TP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT jobs citing L2TP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for L2TP.

1 48 (96.00%) Cisco
1 48 (96.00%) BGP
2 47 (94.00%) OSPF
3 43 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
4 40 (80.00%) MPLS
5 38 (76.00%) VPN
6 37 (74.00%) Juniper
7 30 (60.00%) PPP
8 28 (56.00%) Firewall
9 27 (54.00%) CCNP
9 27 (54.00%) CCNA
9 27 (54.00%) VLAN
10 26 (52.00%) Ethernet
10 26 (52.00%) IPsec
11 22 (44.00%) IPv4
12 19 (38.00%) LAN
13 18 (36.00%) WAN
13 18 (36.00%) Network Management
13 18 (36.00%) HSRP
14 17 (34.00%) Broadband
14 17 (34.00%) IPv6
14 17 (34.00%) Change Management
15 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
16 15 (30.00%) DNS
17 14 (28.00%) Python
18 13 (26.00%) SNMP
18 13 (26.00%) VRRP
18 13 (26.00%) Cacti
19 12 (24.00%) Ericsson
19 12 (24.00%) EIGRP

L2TP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.00%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Magento
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
1 2 (4.00%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 48 (96.00%) BGP
2 47 (94.00%) OSPF
3 40 (80.00%) MPLS
4 38 (76.00%) VPN
5 30 (60.00%) PPP
6 28 (56.00%) Firewall
7 27 (54.00%) VLAN
8 26 (52.00%) Ethernet
8 26 (52.00%) IPsec
9 22 (44.00%) IPv4
10 19 (38.00%) LAN
11 18 (36.00%) HSRP
11 18 (36.00%) WAN
12 17 (34.00%) Broadband
12 17 (34.00%) IPv6
13 15 (30.00%) DNS
14 13 (26.00%) SNMP
14 13 (26.00%) VRRP
15 12 (24.00%) EIGRP
16 11 (22.00%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.00%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (4.00%) MySQL
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 16 (32.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Games
4 1 (2.00%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 38 (76.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (40.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 9 (18.00%) Operations Engineer
5 8 (16.00%) NOC Engineer
6 7 (14.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) IP Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Network Support
7 4 (8.00%) Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Support
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Senior Support Engineer
7 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Implementation Engineer
8 3 (6.00%) Juniper Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) AWS Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce Engineer
9 2 (4.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.00%) Node.js
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
1 8 (16.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (4.00%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.00%) Windows
2 10 (20.00%) Unix
3 8 (16.00%) Linux
4 2 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (36.00%) Network Management
2 17 (34.00%) Change Management
3 12 (24.00%) ITIL
4 9 (18.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (18.00%) Proactive Monitoring
5 5 (10.00%) ITSM
5 5 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
5 5 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 5 (10.00%) Network Design
6 4 (8.00%) Change Control
6 4 (8.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.00%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.00%) High Availability
6 4 (8.00%) Incident Management
6 4 (8.00%) Network Planning
6 4 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (6.00%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 2 (4.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 14 (28.00%) Python
2 12 (24.00%) Perl
3 8 (16.00%) PHP
3 8 (16.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.00%) C
6 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
6 2 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 43 (86.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (54.00%) CCNA
2 27 (54.00%) CCNP
3 11 (22.00%) JNCIP
4 9 (18.00%) CCIE
5 4 (8.00%) CCSP
5 4 (8.00%) JNCIA
5 4 (8.00%) SC Cleared
5 4 (8.00%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.00%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (16.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (16.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (26.00%) Cacti
2 10 (20.00%) Puppet
3 9 (18.00%) Nagios
4 8 (16.00%) OpenNMS
4 8 (16.00%) RANCID
4 8 (16.00%) SCCM
5 5 (10.00%) FortiGate
6 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (4.00%) Ansible
7 2 (4.00%) HAProxy
8 1 (2.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (96.00%) Cisco
2 37 (74.00%) Juniper
3 12 (24.00%) Ericsson
4 9 (18.00%) Huawei
5 5 (10.00%) F5
5 5 (10.00%) VMware
6 4 (8.00%) CheckPoint
6 4 (8.00%) NetScout
6 4 (8.00%) Redback
6 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
6 4 (8.00%) SolarWinds
7 3 (6.00%) Brocade
7 3 (6.00%) BT
7 3 (6.00%) Foundry
7 3 (6.00%) Openreach
8 2 (4.00%) ATG
8 2 (4.00%) Demandware
8 2 (4.00%) hybris
8 2 (4.00%) Palo Alto
8 2 (4.00%) Salesforce.com