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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 24 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 7 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.00% - 0.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.21% - 2.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £58,750 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCNP
Cheshire

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

Qualifications Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33 65 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 18.86% 25.59% 12.01%
Number of salaries quoted 23 35 46
Average salary £44,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.91% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £23,000 £29,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

CCNP
Salary Trend in Chester

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Chester

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Chester

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

CCNP Salary Histogram in Chester

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
2 12 (92.31%) Firewall
3 11 (84.62%) Network Security
3 11 (84.62%) Network Monitoring
4 10 (76.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 10 (76.92%) Cyber Security
4 10 (76.92%) CISSP
5 9 (69.23%) UNIX
6 8 (61.54%) Information Security
7 7 (53.85%) A+ Certification
7 7 (53.85%) SQL
8 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
9 4 (30.77%) MS Office
10 3 (23.08%) Cisco
11 2 (15.38%) HP
11 2 (15.38%) DNS
11 2 (15.38%) LAN
12 1 (7.69%) WAN
12 1 (7.69%) DHCP
12 1 (7.69%) HTTP
12 1 (7.69%) Windows
12 1 (7.69%) MCSE
12 1 (7.69%) MCSA
12 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
12 1 (7.69%) IIS
12 1 (7.69%) CCIE
12 1 (7.69%) CCIP
12 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
12 1 (7.69%) Citrix

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, IT jobs across the Chester 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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) MS Exchange
1 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Firewall
2 11 (84.62%) Network Security
3 10 (76.92%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (15.38%) DNS
4 2 (15.38%) LAN
5 1 (7.69%) WAN
5 1 (7.69%) DHCP
5 1 (7.69%) HTTP
5 1 (7.69%) OSPF
5 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
5 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco IOS
General
1 1 (7.69%) Financial Institution
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Network Security Engineer
2 8 (61.54%) Security Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Network Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Security Specialist
4 2 (15.38%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support
5 1 (7.69%) Monitoring Specialist
5 1 (7.69%) Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 9 (69.23%) UNIX
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 7
2 1 (7.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) Network Monitoring
2 10 (76.92%) Cyber Security
3 8 (61.54%) Information Security
4 1 (7.69%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (92.31%) CCNA
3 10 (76.92%) CISSP
4 7 (53.85%) A+ Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCITP
5 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (7.69%) MCSE
5 1 (7.69%) MCSA
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCIP
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco
3 2 (15.38%) HP
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix
4 1 (7.69%) VMware