Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 360 344 367
Rank change year-on-year -16 +23 +11
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 12 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.092% 0.042% 0.008%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.59% 0.26% 0.052%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 1
North West median annual salary £42,500 £32,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.81% -21.95% -21.90%
England median annual salary £56,250 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +11.11%

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 the North West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2030 1902 1941
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 15.58% 15.92% 14.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1645 1588 1546
North West median annual salary £39,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.30% +2.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £22,750 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

L2TP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing L2TP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for L2TP in the North West

L2TP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for L2TP in the North West

L2TP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing L2TP in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for L2TP in the North West

L2TP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2017. 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
Manchester -13 10 £42,500 +44.07% 1
Lancashire +1 2 £60,000 +71.43%
L2TP
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 across the North West region with a requirement for L2TP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
1 12 (100.00%) BGP
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) IPv4
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
2 11 (91.67%) Broadband
2 11 (91.67%) Ethernet
3 10 (83.33%) Unix
3 10 (83.33%) CCNP
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (83.33%) IPsec
3 10 (83.33%) MPLS
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 9 (75.00%) HSRP
4 9 (75.00%) FortiGate
4 9 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
4 9 (75.00%) Cacti
4 9 (75.00%) SolarWinds
4 9 (75.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (75.00%) BT 21CN
4 9 (75.00%) BT
4 9 (75.00%) RSVP
4 9 (75.00%) IPv6
4 9 (75.00%) Linux
5 8 (66.67%) C
5 8 (66.67%) LAN
5 8 (66.67%) VRRP

L2TP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 12 (100.00%) BGP
1 12 (100.00%) OSPF
2 11 (91.67%) Broadband
2 11 (91.67%) Ethernet
2 11 (91.67%) Firewall
2 11 (91.67%) IPv4
2 11 (91.67%) VPN
3 10 (83.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 10 (83.33%) IPsec
3 10 (83.33%) MPLS
4 9 (75.00%) BT 21CN
4 9 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (75.00%) HSRP
4 9 (75.00%) IPv6
4 9 (75.00%) RSVP
5 8 (66.67%) Cisco IOS
5 8 (66.67%) Junos
5 8 (66.67%) LAN
5 8 (66.67%) Multicast
5 8 (66.67%) VRRP
General
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (83.33%) Operations Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) IP Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Implementation Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Network Support
6 1 (8.33%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Senior Support Engineer
6 1 (8.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (66.67%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (83.33%) Unix
2 9 (75.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Kalman Filter
2 8 (66.67%) Web Filtering
3 2 (16.67%) Load Balancing
4 1 (8.33%) Change Control
4 1 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
4 1 (8.33%) ITIL
4 1 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Performance Monitoring
4 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C
2 1 (8.33%) Perl
2 1 (8.33%) Python
2 1 (8.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 10 (83.33%) CCNP
1 10 (83.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (66.67%) JNCIP
3 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (8.33%) CCENT
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) JNCIA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (75.00%) Cacti
1 9 (75.00%) FortiGate
1 9 (75.00%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Juniper
2 9 (75.00%) BT
2 9 (75.00%) SolarWinds
3 2 (16.67%) F5
3 2 (16.67%) Redback
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) Brocade
4 1 (8.33%) Ericsson
4 1 (8.33%) Foundry
4 1 (8.33%) Openreach