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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 50 37 37
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 5 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 1.52% 2.58% 0.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 11.67% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 1
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
80 60 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 24.39% 22.14% 42.93%
Number of salaries quoted 79 57 79
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 21 October 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Bedford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Network Security
3 9 (64.29%) LAN
3 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 9 (64.29%) CCNA
4 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
4 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
4 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
5 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (35.71%) VLAN
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
5 5 (35.71%) SSL
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) IIS
5 5 (35.71%) MCP
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) MCSE

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint Server
1 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
1 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
1 5 (35.71%) IIS
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
1 3 (21.43%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Network Security
2 9 (64.29%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) WAN
3 8 (57.14%) TCP/IP
4 5 (35.71%) VLAN
4 5 (35.71%) VPN
4 5 (35.71%) DNS
4 5 (35.71%) HTTPS
4 5 (35.71%) SSL
4 5 (35.71%) Internet
4 5 (35.71%) HTTP
5 3 (21.43%) Wireshark
5 3 (21.43%) SAN
5 3 (21.43%) OSPF
5 3 (21.43%) BGP
5 3 (21.43%) tcpdump
5 3 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (14.29%) VRRP
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Security Consultant
3 3 (21.43%) Network Security Consultant
4 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Network Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Security Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Vista
1 5 (35.71%) Windows XP
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Network Management
2 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (21.43%) Load Balancing
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (64.29%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) MCP
3 5 (35.71%) MCSE
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (35.71%) CCSP
3 5 (35.71%) CCIP
4 4 (28.57%) CCDP
4 4 (28.57%) CCSA
5 3 (21.43%) CCSE
6 2 (14.29%) MCSA
6 2 (14.29%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Terminal Services
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (35.71%) ISA Server
1 5 (35.71%) Forefront TMG
1 5 (35.71%) UAG
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) CheckPoint
3 5 (35.71%) VMware