Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Layer 2 Tunneling Protocol (L2TP)
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1145 1178 1241
Rank change year-on-year +33 +63 +38
Permanent jobs citing L2TP 37 47 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.025% 0.032%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% 0.15% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 34 39 59
UK median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -3.06% -6.67%
10th Percentile £33,250 £28,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,750 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +31.54% -27.78% +5.88%

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 with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 28243 32293 35856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 15.64% 16.98% 16.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22864 26428 29649
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

L2TP
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for L2TP in the UK

L2TP
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for L2TP in the UK

L2TP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing L2TP over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for L2TP in the UK

L2TP
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing L2TP within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 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
England +8 36 £42,500 -10.53% 4
UK excluding London +48 29 £42,750 +31.54% 4
North of England +2 11 £42,500 +32.81% 2
North West -12 10 £42,500 +32.81% 2
South East +33 9 £57,500 +76.92% 1
London -19 8 £38,750 -24.02%
South West - 7 £36,500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £90,000 -
Midlands - 2 £90,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £57,500 -
Wales - 1 £45,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 with a requirement for L2TP.

1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 34 (91.89%) BGP
3 32 (86.49%) OSPF
4 30 (81.08%) MPLS
5 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
6 27 (72.97%) Juniper
6 27 (72.97%) VPN
7 23 (62.16%) IPsec
8 21 (56.76%) Firewall
8 21 (56.76%) CCNP
9 19 (51.35%) PPP
10 18 (48.65%) Ethernet
11 17 (45.95%) IPv4
12 16 (43.24%) CCNA
12 16 (43.24%) VLAN
13 15 (40.54%) Unix
14 14 (37.84%) Broadband
14 14 (37.84%) WAN
15 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
15 13 (35.14%) Linux
16 12 (32.43%) EIGRP
17 11 (29.73%) LAN
17 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
18 10 (27.03%) IPv6
18 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
19 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
19 8 (21.62%) xDSL
19 8 (21.62%) Network Management
19 8 (21.62%) CCIE

L2TP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 (5.41%) Tomcat
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
1 2 (5.41%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Magento
1 2 (5.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon S3
1 2 (5.41%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 34 (91.89%) BGP
2 32 (86.49%) OSPF
3 30 (81.08%) MPLS
4 27 (72.97%) VPN
5 23 (62.16%) IPsec
6 21 (56.76%) Firewall
7 19 (51.35%) PPP
8 18 (48.65%) Ethernet
9 17 (45.95%) IPv4
10 16 (43.24%) VLAN
11 14 (37.84%) Broadband
11 14 (37.84%) WAN
12 13 (35.14%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (32.43%) EIGRP
14 11 (29.73%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (29.73%) LAN
15 10 (27.03%) IPv6
15 10 (27.03%) TCP/IP
16 8 (21.62%) xDSL
17 7 (18.92%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (5.41%) MySQL
1 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Jenkins
General
1 7 (18.92%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Retail
3 3 (8.11%) Finance
4 2 (5.41%) Banking
4 2 (5.41%) Marketing
5 1 (2.70%) Games
5 1 (2.70%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 25 (67.57%) Network Engineer
2 14 (37.84%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (27.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (24.32%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) IP Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Network Support
5 6 (16.22%) Network Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Support
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Senior Support Engineer
5 6 (16.22%) Support Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Implementation Engineer
6 5 (13.51%) Juniper Engineer
7 4 (10.81%) NOC Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Firewall Engineer
8 3 (8.11%) Network Operations Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Head of Infrastructure
9 2 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
9 2 (5.41%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.51%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.41%) Node.js
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.41%) Enterprise Cloud
2 2 (5.41%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Unix
2 13 (35.14%) Linux
3 6 (16.22%) Windows
4 2 (5.41%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.62%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (21.62%) Network Management
2 7 (18.92%) ITIL
2 7 (18.92%) Load Balancing
3 6 (16.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Web Filtering
5 4 (10.81%) Change Control
5 4 (10.81%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.81%) Network Design
5 4 (10.81%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (8.11%) Fault Analysis
6 3 (8.11%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (5.41%) Change Management
7 2 (5.41%) DevOps
7 2 (5.41%) ITSM
7 2 (5.41%) Programme Management
8 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
8 1 (2.70%) Project Management
8 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Perl
2 6 (16.22%) Shell Script
3 5 (13.51%) C
4 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
4 2 (5.41%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (78.38%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (56.76%) CCNP
3 16 (43.24%) CCNA
4 8 (21.62%) CCIE
5 6 (16.22%) CCSP
5 6 (16.22%) JNCIA
5 6 (16.22%) SC Cleared
5 6 (16.22%) Security Cleared
6 5 (13.51%) JNCIP
7 2 (5.41%) CCDP
7 2 (5.41%) CCENT
8 1 (2.70%) MCP
8 1 (2.70%) MCSE
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.92%) Cacti
2 6 (16.22%) FortiGate
2 6 (16.22%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (5.41%) Ansible
3 2 (5.41%) HAProxy
3 2 (5.41%) Puppet
4 1 (2.70%) Nagios
4 1 (2.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 35 (94.59%) Cisco
2 27 (72.97%) Juniper
3 8 (21.62%) SolarWinds
4 7 (18.92%) F5
4 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 6 (16.22%) BT
6 4 (10.81%) Ericsson
6 4 (10.81%) Redback
7 3 (8.11%) Brocade
7 3 (8.11%) Foundry
7 3 (8.11%) Openreach
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle
8 2 (5.41%) ATG
8 2 (5.41%) Demandware
8 2 (5.41%) hybris
8 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
8 2 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (5.41%) SAP
9 1 (2.70%) CheckPoint
9 1 (2.70%) Microsoft