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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 26 - 53
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 10 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 4.50% - 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 21.28% - 6.06%
Number of salaries quoted 9 0 4
Average salary £65,000 - £30,500
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 - £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 - £31,350
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
47 60 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 21.17% 26.67% 22.15%
Number of salaries quoted 42 51 52
Average salary £52,500 £37,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £22,950 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 21 November 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Chester

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CCNA
2 13 (81.25%) CISSP
3 12 (75.00%) Information Security
4 10 (62.50%) A+ Certification
4 10 (62.50%) SQL
5 9 (56.25%) MS Office
5 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
6 8 (50.00%) ArcSight
6 8 (50.00%) SIEM
7 7 (43.75%) Network Security
7 7 (43.75%) Firewall
8 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
9 5 (31.25%) UNIX
9 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
9 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
10 4 (25.00%) Tandem
10 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
10 4 (25.00%) Finance
11 2 (12.50%) OSPF
11 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
11 2 (12.50%) CCIP
11 2 (12.50%) LAN
11 2 (12.50%) HTTP
11 2 (12.50%) DNS
11 2 (12.50%) Cisco
11 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (12.50%) Banking
11 2 (12.50%) Password Management

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (56.25%) MS Office
2 6 (37.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 7 (43.75%) Firewall
1 7 (43.75%) Network Security
2 5 (31.25%) Intrusion Detection
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (12.50%) LAN
3 2 (12.50%) HTTP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) OSPF
3 2 (12.50%) EIGRP
General
1 4 (25.00%) Financial Institution
1 4 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Network Engineer
2 5 (31.25%) Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Information Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Information Security Manager
3 3 (18.75%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Security Manager
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security Engineer
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Security Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Security Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security Specialist
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Tandem
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.25%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (31.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Information Security
2 9 (56.25%) Cyber Security
3 8 (50.00%) SIEM
4 5 (31.25%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (12.50%) Password Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (81.25%) CCNA
2 13 (81.25%) CISSP
3 10 (62.50%) A+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CCIP
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) ArcSight
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco