The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 51 74 60
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -14
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 48 21 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 4.56% 1.81% 3.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.63% 5.87% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 34 19 31
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £34,700 £48,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £62,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
CCNP
East of England

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

Qualifications Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
328 358 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 31.18% 30.78% 20.97%
Number of salaries quoted 281 309 195
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £66,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +16 24 £52,500 +50.00%
Dunstable -5 6 £55,000 -11.29%
Luton - 2 £37,500 -
CCNP
East of England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 90 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (87.78%) Cisco
3 50 (55.56%) CCDP
3 50 (55.56%) LAN
3 50 (55.56%) Network Security
4 49 (54.44%) Firewall
4 49 (54.44%) WAN
5 47 (52.22%) Data Centre
6 45 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 44 (48.89%) CheckPoint
7 44 (48.89%) Load Balancing
8 40 (44.44%) CCSE
9 37 (41.11%) BGP
10 36 (40.00%) OSPF
10 36 (40.00%) CCSA
11 33 (36.67%) TCP/IP
11 33 (36.67%) Network Management
11 33 (36.67%) F5
12 26 (28.89%) Spanning Tree
13 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
13 25 (27.78%) MS Visio
13 25 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
13 25 (27.78%) Network Design
14 24 (26.67%) Wireless
14 24 (26.67%) CCNA
15 23 (25.56%) VPN
16 19 (21.11%) Juniper
17 18 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (18.89%) Wireshark
18 17 (18.89%) tcpdump

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 25 (27.78%) MS Visio
2 12 (13.33%) MS Office
3 9 (10.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (1.11%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.11%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (55.56%) LAN
1 50 (55.56%) Network Security
2 49 (54.44%) Firewall
2 49 (54.44%) WAN
3 45 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 37 (41.11%) BGP
5 36 (40.00%) OSPF
6 33 (36.67%) TCP/IP
7 26 (28.89%) Spanning Tree
8 24 (26.67%) Wireless
9 23 (25.56%) VPN
10 18 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (18.89%) tcpdump
11 17 (18.89%) Wireshark
12 10 (11.11%) HSRP
12 10 (11.11%) RIP
12 10 (11.11%) VRRP
12 10 (11.11%) DWDM
12 10 (11.11%) MPLS
12 10 (11.11%) EIGRP
General
1 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 3 (3.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.11%) Banking
4 1 (1.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 34 (37.78%) Network Engineer
2 33 (36.67%) Consultant
3 27 (30.00%) Network Consultant
4 23 (25.56%) Security Consultant
5 20 (22.22%) Network Security Consultant
6 11 (12.22%) Analyst
7 9 (10.00%) Architect
7 9 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Security Engineer
8 8 (8.89%) Network Architect
9 7 (7.78%) Implementation Consultant
9 7 (7.78%) Network Analyst
9 7 (7.78%) Network Security Engineer
10 5 (5.56%) Support Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
11 4 (4.44%) Support Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 4 (4.44%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 4 (4.44%) Cisco Consultant
11 4 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.22%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 47 (52.22%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.44%) Replication
2 4 (4.44%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.11%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.89%) Load Balancing
2 33 (36.67%) Network Management
3 25 (27.78%) Network Design
3 25 (27.78%) Disaster Recovery
4 13 (14.44%) Change Management
5 12 (13.33%) ITIL
6 9 (10.00%) WAN Optimisation
6 9 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
8 6 (6.67%) Project Management
9 4 (4.44%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (4.44%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (3.33%) SDLC
10 3 (3.33%) Network Architecture
11 2 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
12 1 (1.11%) Information Security
12 1 (1.11%) TOGAF
12 1 (1.11%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 1 (1.11%) Incident Management
12 1 (1.11%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 90 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (55.56%) CCDP
3 40 (44.44%) CCSE
4 36 (40.00%) CCSA
5 24 (26.67%) CCNA
6 16 (17.78%) Check Point Certification
7 8 (8.89%) CCDA
8 4 (4.44%) Degree
9 3 (3.33%) CCIP
9 3 (3.33%) HND
10 2 (2.22%) CCIE
11 1 (1.11%) MCP
11 1 (1.11%) MCSE
11 1 (1.11%) CCDE
11 1 (1.11%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.44%) vSphere
3 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (11.11%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 79 (87.78%) Cisco
2 44 (48.89%) CheckPoint
3 33 (36.67%) F5
4 25 (27.78%) Microsoft
5 19 (21.11%) Juniper
6 13 (14.44%) Riverbed
7 11 (12.22%) Citrix
8 10 (11.11%) HP
8 10 (11.11%) VMware
9 9 (10.00%) SolarWinds
10 8 (8.89%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.44%) IronPort
11 4 (4.44%) CommVault
11 4 (4.44%) FalconStor
11 4 (4.44%) LogRhythm
11 4 (4.44%) Oracle
12 1 (1.11%) Mitel
12 1 (1.11%) Altiris