The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 53 44 40
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -4
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 16 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.54% 3.33% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.30% 12.58% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 16 19 6
Average salary £44,250 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.50% +19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £41,000 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £42,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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 Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
172 151 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 27.34% 26.44% 23.76%
Number of salaries quoted 153 130 74
Average salary £33,000 £36,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.58% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

CCNP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Cardiff

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 51 (100.00%) Cisco
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (92.16%) Firewall
3 31 (60.78%) LAN
3 31 (60.78%) WAN
4 30 (58.82%) CCNA
5 27 (52.94%) CheckPoint
6 20 (39.22%) SLA
6 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 18 (35.29%) MPLS
8 18 (35.29%) Juniper
9 17 (33.33%) BGP
9 17 (33.33%) F5
10 14 (27.45%) VPN
11 13 (25.49%) ITIL
12 11 (21.57%) Advertising
12 11 (21.57%) VMware
13 10 (19.61%) CCSE
13 10 (19.61%) JNCIS
13 10 (19.61%) HSRP
13 10 (19.61%) CCIP
13 10 (19.61%) OSPF
14 9 (17.65%) DHCP
14 9 (17.65%) Network Management
14 9 (17.65%) Wireless
15 8 (15.69%) Internet
15 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
16 7 (13.73%) Telnet
16 7 (13.73%) SAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (13.73%) SharePoint
2 6 (11.76%) Lync
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.88%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.96%) Apache
4 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.96%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (11.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 47 (92.16%) Firewall
2 31 (60.78%) LAN
2 31 (60.78%) WAN
3 20 (39.22%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (37.25%) Cisco Nexus
5 18 (35.29%) MPLS
6 17 (33.33%) BGP
7 14 (27.45%) VPN
8 10 (19.61%) OSPF
8 10 (19.61%) HSRP
9 9 (17.65%) DHCP
9 9 (17.65%) Wireless
10 8 (15.69%) Internet
11 7 (13.73%) SAN
11 7 (13.73%) PuTTY
11 7 (13.73%) SecureCRT
11 7 (13.73%) SSH
11 7 (13.73%) Telnet
12 6 (11.76%) TCP/IP
13 5 (9.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.96%) MySQL
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (21.57%) Advertising
2 6 (11.76%) Retail
3 5 (9.80%) Finance
4 2 (3.92%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 32 (62.75%) Network Engineer
2 15 (29.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Project Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Team Leader
5 5 (9.80%) Network Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Network Team Leader
5 5 (9.80%) Senior Network Consultant
5 5 (9.80%) Operations Team Leader
5 5 (9.80%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Support
6 1 (1.96%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Design Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) Support Engineer
6 1 (1.96%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (1.96%) Administrator
6 1 (1.96%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (11.76%) Windows
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (7.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.92%) Linux
5 1 (1.96%) UNIX
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.49%) ITIL
2 9 (17.65%) Network Management
3 8 (15.69%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.73%) Network Design
4 7 (13.73%) Load Balancing
5 5 (9.80%) Incident Management
6 3 (5.88%) Project Management
6 3 (5.88%) Email Migration
7 2 (3.92%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.96%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.96%) Network Load Balancing
8 1 (1.96%) Network Architecture
8 1 (1.96%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.96%) AWK
1 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (58.82%) CCNA
3 10 (19.61%) CCIP
3 10 (19.61%) CCSE
3 10 (19.61%) JNCIS
4 7 (13.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 7 (13.73%) CCDP
5 6 (11.76%) CCIE
6 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
6 4 (7.84%) Security Cleared
7 2 (3.92%) Degree
7 2 (3.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (3.92%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.96%) MCITP
8 1 (1.96%) MCSE
8 1 (1.96%) MCSA
8 1 (1.96%) CCA
8 1 (1.96%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.96%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (39.22%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (13.73%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (13.73%) Hyper-V
2 4 (7.84%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.88%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 51 (100.00%) Cisco
2 27 (52.94%) CheckPoint
3 18 (35.29%) Juniper
4 17 (33.33%) F5
5 11 (21.57%) VMware
6 7 (13.73%) SolarWinds
6 7 (13.73%) Dell
7 3 (5.88%) HP
7 3 (5.88%) NetApp
7 3 (5.88%) WatchGuard
7 3 (5.88%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.92%) Citrix
9 1 (1.96%) Nokia
9 1 (1.96%) Red Hat
9 1 (1.96%) BT
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