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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 30 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -6
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 24 10 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 8.36% 3.73% 4.47%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.82% 10.75% 23.64%
Number of salaries quoted 14 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 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
110 93 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 38.33% 34.70% 18.90%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 53
Average salary £45,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £25,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 29 July 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 51 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (84.31%) Data Centre
3 41 (80.39%) Cisco Nexus
4 40 (78.43%) Load Balancing
4 40 (78.43%) Cisco
4 40 (78.43%) LAN
4 40 (78.43%) WAN
5 36 (70.59%) Network Security
6 35 (68.63%) CCDP
7 32 (62.75%) CheckPoint
8 30 (58.82%) CCSA
8 30 (58.82%) CCSE
9 27 (52.94%) BGP
10 26 (50.98%) OSPF
10 26 (50.98%) Firewall
10 26 (50.98%) Spanning Tree
11 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
11 22 (43.14%) Network Management
12 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
12 20 (39.22%) Disaster Recovery
13 17 (33.33%) MS Visio
14 16 (31.37%) Wireshark
14 16 (31.37%) tcpdump
15 14 (27.45%) Wireless
16 13 (25.49%) Check Point Certification
17 11 (21.57%) CCNA
17 11 (21.57%) F5
18 10 (19.61%) WAN Optimisation
18 10 (19.61%) Riverbed
18 10 (19.61%) SolarWinds

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (80.39%) Cisco Nexus
2 40 (78.43%) WAN
2 40 (78.43%) LAN
3 36 (70.59%) Network Security
4 27 (52.94%) BGP
5 26 (50.98%) Firewall
5 26 (50.98%) Spanning Tree
5 26 (50.98%) OSPF
6 20 (39.22%) TCP/IP
7 16 (31.37%) tcpdump
7 16 (31.37%) Wireshark
8 14 (27.45%) Wireless
9 10 (19.61%) VLAN
9 10 (19.61%) VPN
10 6 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (7.84%) Fibre Channel
11 4 (7.84%) VoIP
11 4 (7.84%) SAN
11 4 (7.84%) 802.11
12 2 (3.92%) Cisco PIX
General
1 2 (3.92%) Finance
2 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Network Engineer
2 23 (45.10%) Consultant
3 21 (41.18%) Network Consultant
4 14 (27.45%) Security Consultant
4 14 (27.45%) Network Security Consultant
5 10 (19.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Network Security Engineer
6 7 (13.73%) Security Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) Analyst
7 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (5.88%) Data Centre Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Server Support
8 3 (5.88%) Implementation Consultant
8 3 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Server Support Analyst
8 3 (5.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.92%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 43 (84.31%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.84%) Replication
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (78.43%) Load Balancing
2 22 (43.14%) Network Management
3 20 (39.22%) Disaster Recovery
4 10 (19.61%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (13.73%) Network Design
6 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.80%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (7.84%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (7.84%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.92%) Project Management
9 1 (1.96%) TOGAF
9 1 (1.96%) Time Management
9 1 (1.96%) High Availability
9 1 (1.96%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (68.63%) CCDP
3 30 (58.82%) CCSA
3 30 (58.82%) CCSE
4 13 (25.49%) Check Point Certification
5 11 (21.57%) CCNA
6 5 (9.80%) CCDA
7 1 (1.96%) CCIE
7 1 (1.96%) CCDE
System Software
1 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
1 4 (7.84%) vSphere
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 40 (78.43%) Cisco
2 32 (62.75%) CheckPoint
3 22 (43.14%) Microsoft
4 11 (21.57%) F5
5 10 (19.61%) Riverbed
5 10 (19.61%) SolarWinds
6 9 (17.65%) VMware
7 4 (7.84%) Sourcefire
7 4 (7.84%) IronPort
7 4 (7.84%) Citrix
7 4 (7.84%) CommVault
7 4 (7.84%) FalconStor
7 4 (7.84%) Oracle