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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 11 23 33
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 3 11 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 5.26% 4.07% 4.05%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.54% 14.29% 10.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 12
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
26 77 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Aberdeen 45.61% 28.52% 39.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 59 97
Average salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £27,500 £33,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 28 July 2015, 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 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
2 5 (83.33%) Firewall
2 5 (83.33%) Wireless
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
3 4 (66.67%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) VoIP
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 2 (33.33%) Network Security
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) LAN
5 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
5 2 (33.33%) WLAN
5 2 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (33.33%) VPN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, 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 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Firewall
1 5 (83.33%) Wireless
2 3 (50.00%) VoIP
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) Network Security
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 2 (33.33%) LAN
3 2 (33.33%) WLAN
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
4 1 (16.67%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) DMVPN
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Data Mining
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Specialist
1 2 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Security Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Network Management
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Quality Management
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) BCP
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Network Architecture
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
2 1 (16.67%) Change Control
2 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (16.67%) Operations Management
2 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
2 1 (16.67%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) MCSE
3 1 (16.67%) HND
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (16.67%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Dell
4 3 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (50.00%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) CommVault
6 1 (16.67%) NetApp
6 1 (16.67%) EMC
6 1 (16.67%) VMware