The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Aberdeen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 23 38 45
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 4.71% 0.40% 1.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.00% 1.41% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Average salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCNP
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Aberdeen region.

Qualifications Category
Aberdeen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
60 71 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 31.41% 28.40% 35.95%
Number of salaries quoted 51 50 94
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,420
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +19.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,450 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCNP across the Aberdeen region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Aberdeen

CCNP
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP across the Aberdeen region.

CCNP Salary Trend in Aberdeen

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing CCNP 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 CCNP.

1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) MPLS
3 10 (71.43%) Network Design
4 9 (64.29%) SonicWALL
4 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
4 9 (64.29%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) Wireless
4 9 (64.29%) Juniper
4 9 (64.29%) SLA
4 9 (64.29%) HP
4 9 (64.29%) Dell
4 9 (64.29%) Citrix
4 9 (64.29%) Windows
4 9 (64.29%) VoIP
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (64.29%) Network Management
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 4 (28.57%) Frame Relay
6 4 (28.57%) IPsec
6 4 (28.57%) OSPF
6 4 (28.57%) BGP
6 4 (28.57%) WAN
6 4 (28.57%) VPN
6 4 (28.57%) CCDP
6 4 (28.57%) VSAT
7 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Aberdeen region citing CCNP 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 CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) MPLS
2 9 (64.29%) VoIP
2 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) Frame Relay
3 4 (28.57%) IPsec
3 4 (28.57%) WAN
3 4 (28.57%) VPN
3 4 (28.57%) OSPF
3 4 (28.57%) BGP
3 4 (28.57%) VSAT
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Specialist
2 5 (35.71%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Senior Network Specialist
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Network Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Network Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Network Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Cisco Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
3 4 (28.57%) Senior Cisco Analyst
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Network Design
2 9 (64.29%) Network Management
2 9 (64.29%) Mentoring
2 9 (64.29%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) CCNA
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (28.57%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (64.29%) SLA
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) HP
2 9 (64.29%) Dell
2 9 (64.29%) Citrix
2 9 (64.29%) Juniper
2 9 (64.29%) SonicWALL