The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 38 45 36
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -9
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 17 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 6.09% 3.25% 4.41%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.00% 9.01% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
CCNP
Bedfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
100 111 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 35.84% 36.04% 25.42%
Number of salaries quoted 81 90 71
Average salary £52,000 £37,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.66% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

CCNP
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Bedford

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Bedford region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (86.05%) LAN
2 37 (86.05%) WAN
3 36 (83.72%) Cisco
4 35 (81.40%) CCDP
5 34 (79.07%) Network Security
5 34 (79.07%) Cisco Nexus
6 33 (76.74%) Load Balancing
7 32 (74.42%) CheckPoint
7 32 (74.42%) Data Centre
8 30 (69.77%) CCSE
9 27 (62.79%) CCSA
9 27 (62.79%) Firewall
10 24 (55.81%) OSPF
10 24 (55.81%) BGP
11 23 (53.49%) Spanning Tree
12 20 (46.51%) Network Management
13 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
14 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
15 15 (34.88%) MS Visio
15 15 (34.88%) Disaster Recovery
15 15 (34.88%) Wireshark
15 15 (34.88%) tcpdump
16 12 (27.91%) Check Point Certification
17 11 (25.58%) F5
18 10 (23.26%) Wireless
19 7 (16.28%) Network Design
20 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
20 6 (13.95%) Riverbed
20 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Bedford 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 15 (34.88%) MS Visio
2 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (4.65%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 37 (86.05%) WAN
1 37 (86.05%) LAN
2 34 (79.07%) Network Security
2 34 (79.07%) Cisco Nexus
3 27 (62.79%) Firewall
4 24 (55.81%) OSPF
4 24 (55.81%) BGP
5 23 (53.49%) Spanning Tree
6 18 (41.86%) TCP/IP
7 15 (34.88%) Wireshark
7 15 (34.88%) tcpdump
8 10 (23.26%) Wireless
9 6 (13.95%) VLAN
9 6 (13.95%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (13.95%) VPN
10 4 (9.30%) 802.11
10 4 (9.30%) VoIP
11 2 (4.65%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Consultant
1 20 (46.51%) Network Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) Network Consultant
3 13 (30.23%) Security Consultant
3 13 (30.23%) Network Security Consultant
4 7 (16.28%) Network Security Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Security Engineer
5 6 (13.95%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 3 (6.98%) Technical Leader
6 3 (6.98%) Network Design Consultant
6 3 (6.98%) Network Implementation Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) AWS Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 2 (4.65%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Consultant
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 1 (2.33%) Senior Network Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) 802.1X
2 2 (4.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 32 (74.42%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (76.74%) Load Balancing
2 20 (46.51%) Network Management
3 15 (34.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (16.28%) Network Design
5 6 (13.95%) WAN Optimisation
6 5 (11.63%) Service Delivery
7 4 (9.30%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.30%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.30%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (6.98%) People Management
9 2 (4.65%) Coaching
9 2 (4.65%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.65%) Project Management
10 1 (2.33%) TOGAF
10 1 (2.33%) Time Management
10 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.33%) High Availability
Qualifications
1 43 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (81.40%) CCDP
3 30 (69.77%) CCSE
4 27 (62.79%) CCSA
5 12 (27.91%) Check Point Certification
6 5 (11.63%) CCNA
6 5 (11.63%) CCDA
7 1 (2.33%) CCIE
7 1 (2.33%) CCDE
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 36 (83.72%) Cisco
2 32 (74.42%) CheckPoint
3 16 (37.21%) Microsoft
4 11 (25.58%) F5
5 6 (13.95%) Riverbed
5 6 (13.95%) SolarWinds
6 5 (11.63%) VMware
7 4 (9.30%) Sourcefire
7 4 (9.30%) IronPort
7 4 (9.30%) Citrix