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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 39 40 47
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 29 24 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.40% 3.95% 1.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.15% 15.38% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 28 24 4
Average salary £41,250 £50,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.50% +19.04%
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 Cardiff region.

Qualifications Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
205 156 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 31.11% 25.70% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 183 135 75
Average salary £34,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

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 22 August 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Cardiff

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 56 (100.00%) Cisco
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (92.86%) Firewall
3 35 (62.50%) CCNA
4 33 (58.93%) LAN
4 33 (58.93%) WAN
5 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
6 22 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
7 21 (37.50%) SLA
8 19 (33.93%) MPLS
8 19 (33.93%) Juniper
8 19 (33.93%) Cisco Nexus
9 17 (30.36%) BGP
10 16 (28.57%) F5
11 14 (25.00%) HSRP
11 14 (25.00%) VMware
11 14 (25.00%) VPN
12 13 (23.21%) ITIL
13 11 (19.64%) CCIP
13 11 (19.64%) Advertising
14 10 (17.86%) CCSE
14 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (17.86%) JNCIS
14 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
14 10 (17.86%) Network Management
14 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
14 10 (17.86%) SAN
14 10 (17.86%) DHCP
14 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
14 10 (17.86%) Dell

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.07%) Lync
3 3 (5.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.36%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.79%) Apache
4 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (16.07%) Office 365
2 8 (14.29%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 52 (92.86%) Firewall
2 33 (58.93%) LAN
2 33 (58.93%) WAN
3 22 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (33.93%) MPLS
4 19 (33.93%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (30.36%) BGP
6 14 (25.00%) HSRP
6 14 (25.00%) VPN
7 10 (17.86%) SAN
7 10 (17.86%) DHCP
8 9 (16.07%) OSPF
8 9 (16.07%) Internet
8 9 (16.07%) Wireless
9 8 (14.29%) PuTTY
9 8 (14.29%) SecureCRT
9 8 (14.29%) VLAN
9 8 (14.29%) SSH
9 8 (14.29%) Telnet
10 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.79%) MySQL
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (19.64%) Advertising
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 5 (8.93%) Finance
4 2 (3.57%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 34 (60.71%) Network Engineer
2 17 (30.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (17.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Project Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Network Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Operations Team Leader
5 6 (10.71%) Network Operations Team Leader
6 5 (8.93%) Network Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Consultant
6 5 (8.93%) Senior Network Consultant
7 1 (1.79%) Support Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (1.79%) Administrator
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Network Support
7 1 (1.79%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Network Design Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Design Engineer
7 1 (1.79%) Network Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.57%) Linux
5 1 (1.79%) UNIX
5 1 (1.79%) Windows 2000 Server
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.21%) ITIL
2 10 (17.86%) Network Management
3 9 (16.07%) Service Delivery
4 7 (12.50%) Network Design
4 7 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 6 (10.71%) Email Migration
5 6 (10.71%) Project Management
6 5 (8.93%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.57%) Network Monitoring
7 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.79%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.79%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.79%) AWK
Qualifications
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (62.50%) CCNA
3 11 (19.64%) CCIP
4 10 (17.86%) CCSE
4 10 (17.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 10 (17.86%) JNCIS
5 6 (10.71%) CCDP
6 5 (8.93%) CCIE
7 4 (7.14%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.14%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.57%) Degree
8 2 (3.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.79%) CCA
9 1 (1.79%) Citrix Certification
9 1 (1.79%) MCSE
9 1 (1.79%) MCSA
9 1 (1.79%) CCENT
9 1 (1.79%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
2 7 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (5.36%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 56 (100.00%) Cisco
2 31 (55.36%) CheckPoint
3 19 (33.93%) Juniper
4 16 (28.57%) F5
5 14 (25.00%) VMware
6 10 (17.86%) Dell
7 8 (14.29%) SolarWinds
8 6 (10.71%) WatchGuard
8 6 (10.71%) SonicWALL
8 6 (10.71%) HP
9 3 (5.36%) NetApp
10 2 (3.57%) Citrix
11 1 (1.79%) BT
11 1 (1.79%) Nokia
11 1 (1.79%) Red Hat