The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the County Antrim region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 13 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 4 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 7.55% - 2.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.39% - 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 3
Average salary £35,000 - £32,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
CCNP
Northern Ireland

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

Qualifications Category
County Antrim
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
23 79 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in County Antrim 43.40% 48.17% 25.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 39 27
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -21.21%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in County Antrim

CCNP
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

CCNP Salary Trend in County Antrim

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in County Antrim

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) IPv4
4 3 (50.00%) IPv6
4 3 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
4 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (50.00%) DWDM
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) BGP
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) CCSE
4 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
5 2 (33.33%) Degree
6 1 (16.67%) Project Management
6 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (16.67%) Apple
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (16.67%) SLA
6 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 1 (16.67%) Windows
6 1 (16.67%) Linux
6 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in County Antrim by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the County Antrim 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (66.67%) LAN
1 4 (66.67%) WAN
1 4 (66.67%) VPN
2 3 (50.00%) IPv4
2 3 (50.00%) IPv6
2 3 (50.00%) DWDM
2 3 (50.00%) MPLS
2 3 (50.00%) BGP
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Server Support
3 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) Check Point Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCSE
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (16.67%) Postgraduate
4 1 (16.67%) MCSE
4 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 3 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Apple