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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 46 39 31
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -8
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 10 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 3.26% 4.35% 4.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.01% 17.11% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8 13 6
Average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
111 76 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 36.16% 25.42% 44.80%
Number of salaries quoted 90 72 96
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (97.22%) Cisco
3 31 (86.11%) Firewall
4 22 (61.11%) Network Security
5 20 (55.56%) CheckPoint
5 20 (55.56%) LAN
5 20 (55.56%) WAN
6 19 (52.78%) CCNA
7 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
7 16 (44.44%) DNS
8 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
8 15 (41.67%) CCDP
9 13 (36.11%) VPN
10 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (33.33%) CCSP
10 12 (33.33%) CCIP
10 12 (33.33%) HTTPS
10 12 (33.33%) SSL
10 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
10 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
10 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
10 12 (33.33%) IIS
10 12 (33.33%) MCP
10 12 (33.33%) Windows
10 12 (33.33%) MCSE
10 12 (33.33%) HTTP
10 12 (33.33%) Terminal Services
10 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
10 12 (33.33%) Internet

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 12 (33.33%) IIS
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 12 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 12 (33.33%) SharePoint Server
1 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
1 12 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (13.89%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.33%) MS Visio
2 3 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (86.11%) Firewall
2 22 (61.11%) Network Security
3 20 (55.56%) LAN
3 20 (55.56%) WAN
4 16 (44.44%) DNS
4 16 (44.44%) TCP/IP
5 13 (36.11%) VPN
6 12 (33.33%) Internet
6 12 (33.33%) HTTPS
6 12 (33.33%) SSL
6 12 (33.33%) HTTP
7 8 (22.22%) VLAN
7 8 (22.22%) OSPF
7 8 (22.22%) BGP
8 6 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (13.89%) SAN
10 4 (11.11%) DHCP
10 4 (11.11%) VoIP
11 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
11 3 (8.33%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 16 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (22.22%) Network Consultant
3 8 (22.22%) Consultant
4 7 (19.44%) Senior Network Engineer
5 6 (16.67%) Network Security Consultant
5 6 (16.67%) Security Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Network Security Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Security Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Network Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Network Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 1 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Security Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.56%) Firmware
1 2 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
1 12 (33.33%) Windows XP
1 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
1 12 (33.33%) Windows Vista
1 12 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 12 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Network Management
2 5 (13.89%) Load Balancing
3 3 (8.33%) Change Control
3 3 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (8.33%) Incident Management
4 2 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (2.78%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (52.78%) CCNA
3 15 (41.67%) CCDP
4 12 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (33.33%) MCP
4 12 (33.33%) MCSE
4 12 (33.33%) CCSP
4 12 (33.33%) CCIP
5 9 (25.00%) CCSA
6 7 (19.44%) MCSA
7 6 (16.67%) CCSE
8 2 (5.56%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Terminal Services
1 12 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (19.44%) Forefront TMG
2 7 (19.44%) UAG
2 7 (19.44%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 35 (97.22%) Cisco
2 20 (55.56%) CheckPoint
3 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
4 12 (33.33%) VMware