The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 95 125 105
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -20
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 11 5 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.78% 0.27% 1.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.11% 0.71% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 12
Average salary £45,000 £29,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.17% -29.26%
UK excluding London average salary £45,750 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
CCNP
Cambridgeshire

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

Qualifications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
521 703 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.98% 38.21% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 442 547 590
Average salary £44,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

CCNP
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Cambridge

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Cambridge

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (75.68%) WAN
3 21 (56.76%) Firewall
4 19 (51.35%) BGP
5 18 (48.65%) WAN Optimisation
6 16 (43.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 16 (43.24%) DDoS Mitigation
6 16 (43.24%) EIGRP
6 16 (43.24%) VPN
6 16 (43.24%) MPLS
6 16 (43.24%) VMware
6 16 (43.24%) Network Security
7 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (40.54%) VLAN
7 15 (40.54%) Wireless
7 15 (40.54%) LAN
7 15 (40.54%) Citrix
7 15 (40.54%) CISSP
7 15 (40.54%) SIEM
7 15 (40.54%) DMVPN
8 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
8 14 (37.84%) Riverbed
9 13 (35.14%) SolarWinds
9 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
10 12 (32.43%) Cisco
10 12 (32.43%) Thin Client
10 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (32.43%) Fat Client
11 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
11 10 (27.03%) Network Design

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 28 (75.68%) WAN
2 21 (56.76%) Firewall
3 19 (51.35%) BGP
4 16 (43.24%) EIGRP
4 16 (43.24%) VPN
4 16 (43.24%) MPLS
4 16 (43.24%) Network Security
5 15 (40.54%) VLAN
5 15 (40.54%) Wireless
5 15 (40.54%) LAN
5 15 (40.54%) DMVPN
6 12 (32.43%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (10.81%) OSPF
8 3 (8.11%) VoIP
8 3 (8.11%) Intrusion Detection
9 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
9 2 (5.41%) DNS
9 2 (5.41%) DHCP
9 2 (5.41%) Internet
9 2 (5.41%) Junos
Job Titles
1 24 (64.86%) Network Engineer
2 10 (27.03%) Security Specialist
3 9 (24.32%) Network Specialist
3 9 (24.32%) Network Security Specialist
4 8 (21.62%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Security Engineer
5 5 (13.51%) Network Security Engineer
6 1 (2.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Network Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.70%) Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (2.70%) IT Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (43.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 12 (32.43%) Thin Client
2 12 (32.43%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (2.70%) UNIX
2 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) WAN Optimisation
2 16 (43.24%) DDoS Mitigation
3 15 (40.54%) SIEM
4 14 (37.84%) Security Architecture
5 13 (35.14%) Load Balancing
6 10 (27.03%) Network Design
7 5 (13.51%) Change Control
7 5 (13.51%) Coaching
8 2 (5.41%) Change Management
8 2 (5.41%) ITIL
8 2 (5.41%) Cyber Security
9 1 (2.70%) Network Management
9 1 (2.70%) Project Management
9 1 (2.70%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.70%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (2.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 37 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (40.54%) CISSP
3 8 (21.62%) CCNA
4 2 (5.41%) CISM
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.70%) MCP
5 1 (2.70%) MCSE
5 1 (2.70%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (8.11%) vSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Nagios
1 1 (2.70%) OPNET
1 1 (2.70%) Cacti
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) VMware
2 15 (40.54%) Citrix
3 14 (37.84%) Riverbed
4 13 (35.14%) SolarWinds
5 12 (32.43%) Cisco
6 10 (27.03%) Fortinet
7 2 (5.41%) SonicWALL
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) F5
8 1 (2.70%) Microsoft