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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 37 38 41
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.47% 0.40% 0.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 1.47% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
44 68 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 20.75% 27.20% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 41 53
Average salary £40,000 £47,960 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.59% +37.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £24,592
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £47,500 £65,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (87.50%) Firewall
3 6 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
4 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
4 5 (62.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (62.50%) DDoS Mitigation
4 5 (62.50%) Network Security
4 5 (62.50%) CISSP
4 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) UNIX
5 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (37.50%) MS Office
6 3 (37.50%) Information Security
7 2 (25.00%) HP
7 2 (25.00%) DNS
7 2 (25.00%) Cisco
7 2 (25.00%) LAN
8 1 (12.50%) WAN
8 1 (12.50%) DHCP
8 1 (12.50%) HTTP
8 1 (12.50%) Windows
8 1 (12.50%) Linux
8 1 (12.50%) MCSE
8 1 (12.50%) MCSA
8 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
8 1 (12.50%) IIS
8 1 (12.50%) CCIE

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (12.50%) nginx
1 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) Intrusion Detection
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) HTTP
4 1 (12.50%) OSPF
4 1 (12.50%) BGP
4 1 (12.50%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) Junos
General
1 1 (12.50%) Financial Institution
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (62.50%) Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Security Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Monitoring Specialist
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) UNIX
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (62.50%) DDoS Mitigation
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
3 3 (37.50%) Information Security
4 1 (12.50%) Network Management
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) CCNA
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) A+ Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CISSP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (12.50%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) HP NNM
1 1 (12.50%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba