The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for L2TP skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited L2TP over the 3 months to 25 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 134 146
Rank change year-on-year +29 +12  
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 9 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.68% 0.21% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.36% 0.70% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 7 2 10
Median salary £57,500 £51,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.19% -  
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +43.75% -20.00%  

L2TP is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 381 574 774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.89% 30.01% 30.50%
Number of salaries quoted 250 470 411
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £35,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

L2TP
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing L2TP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for L2TP in Reading

L2TP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for L2TP in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 April 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 Reading region with a requirement for L2TP.

1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) PPP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
1 9 (100.00%) xDSL
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
2 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (77.78%) Broadband
2 7 (77.78%) VMware
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
2 7 (77.78%) IPv4
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
3 6 (66.67%) CCIE
3 6 (66.67%) CCSP
3 6 (66.67%) Perl
3 6 (66.67%) Unix

L2TP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 9 (100.00%) BGP
1 9 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) IPsec
1 9 (100.00%) MPLS
1 9 (100.00%) OSPF
1 9 (100.00%) PPP
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) xDSL
2 7 (77.78%) Broadband
2 7 (77.78%) Cisco Nexus
2 7 (77.78%) EIGRP
2 7 (77.78%) IPv4
2 7 (77.78%) SSL
2 7 (77.78%) VPN
3 2 (22.22%) DSL
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) X.21
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support
2 6 (66.67%) Network Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Support
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Operations Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (77.78%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) Load Balancing
2 6 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) Change Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) Perl
1 6 (66.67%) Python
1 6 (66.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) CCNP
2 7 (77.78%) SC Cleared
2 7 (77.78%) Security Cleared
3 6 (66.67%) CCIE
3 6 (66.67%) CCSP
3 6 (66.67%) JNCIA
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) F5
2 7 (77.78%) Juniper
2 7 (77.78%) VMware