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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 23 - 60
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 5 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 2.86% - 0.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.87% - 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 1
Average salary £65,000 - £30,000
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
46 52 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 26.29% 24.76% 15.96%
Number of salaries quoted 32 24 62
Average salary £44,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £31,250 £29,000
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 4 March 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Chester

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 4 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNA
3 11 (73.33%) CISSP
3 11 (73.33%) Firewall
4 10 (66.67%) Information Security
4 10 (66.67%) Network Security
5 9 (60.00%) Cyber Security
5 9 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
6 8 (53.33%) A+ Certification
6 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
6 8 (53.33%) UNIX
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (33.33%) MS Office
9 4 (26.67%) Cisco
10 3 (20.00%) DNS
10 3 (20.00%) LAN
10 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
10 3 (20.00%) SIEM
11 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
11 2 (13.33%) Password Management
11 2 (13.33%) Finance
11 2 (13.33%) HTTP
11 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
11 2 (13.33%) OSPF
11 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
11 2 (13.33%) CCIP
11 2 (13.33%) HP
12 1 (6.67%) Citrix

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 (6.67%) MS Exchange
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (33.33%) MS Office
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) Firewall
2 10 (66.67%) Network Security
3 8 (53.33%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (20.00%) DNS
4 3 (20.00%) LAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (13.33%) HTTP
5 2 (13.33%) OSPF
5 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
6 1 (6.67%) WAN
6 1 (6.67%) DHCP
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
General
1 2 (13.33%) Financial Institution
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Security Engineer
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Network Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Security Specialist
6 1 (6.67%) Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (6.67%) Security Consultant
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) Information Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Security Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Information Security Engineer
6 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (6.67%) IT Support
6 1 (6.67%) Monitoring Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) Information Security
2 9 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 9 (60.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (20.00%) SIEM
4 2 (13.33%) Password Management
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (86.67%) CCNA
3 11 (73.33%) CISSP
4 8 (53.33%) A+ Certification
5 2 (13.33%) CCIP
6 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (6.67%) MCSE
6 1 (6.67%) MCSA
6 1 (6.67%) CCIE
6 1 (6.67%) MCITP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) ArcSight
4 2 (13.33%) HP
5 1 (6.67%) Citrix
5 1 (6.67%) VMware