The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 7 23 5
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -18
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 10 5 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.41% 3.73% 18.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 40.00% 25.00% 26.92%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 7
Average salary £37,000 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.72% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCNP
South Wales

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

Qualifications Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
25 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 51.02% 14.93% 68.42%
Number of salaries quoted 22 20 26
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,400 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

CCNP
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Bridgend

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 11 (84.62%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) McAfee
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
3 9 (69.23%) Aruba
3 9 (69.23%) F5
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
4 7 (53.85%) RIP
4 7 (53.85%) MS Office
4 7 (53.85%) Windows
4 7 (53.85%) Linux
4 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
4 7 (53.85%) OSPF
4 7 (53.85%) BGP
4 7 (53.85%) Websense
4 7 (53.85%) CCSE
4 7 (53.85%) Network Design
4 7 (53.85%) JNCIS
4 7 (53.85%) Lumension
4 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
4 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
4 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
4 7 (53.85%) SonicWALL
4 7 (53.85%) Cisco PIX

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 2 (15.38%) Lync
Applications
1 7 (53.85%) MS Office
2 6 (46.15%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (84.62%) Firewall
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 9 (69.23%) LAN
3 7 (53.85%) OSPF
3 7 (53.85%) BGP
3 7 (53.85%) RIP
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
3 7 (53.85%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco PIX
4 6 (46.15%) VoIP
5 4 (30.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
6 2 (15.38%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (15.38%) SAN
7 1 (7.69%) Internet
General
1 6 (46.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (23.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) 3rd Line Support
1 7 (53.85%) Escalation Engineer
2 6 (46.15%) Network Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Support Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 7 (53.85%) Windows
1 7 (53.85%) Linux
1 7 (53.85%) Windows XP
1 7 (53.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Network Design
2 4 (30.77%) Incident Management
2 4 (30.77%) Protective Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (53.85%) CCSE
2 7 (53.85%) JNCIS
3 4 (30.77%) CCSP
4 2 (15.38%) CCDA
4 2 (15.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Juniper
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco
1 13 (100.00%) Blue Coat
2 11 (84.62%) CheckPoint
2 11 (84.62%) McAfee
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) Aruba
3 9 (69.23%) F5
4 7 (53.85%) Lumension
4 7 (53.85%) SonicWALL
4 7 (53.85%) Websense
5 6 (46.15%) HP
5 6 (46.15%) ProCurve
6 2 (15.38%) Fortinet