The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 94 107 89
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -18
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 8 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.59% 0.37% 0.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.27% 1.60% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -
CCNP
Scotland

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

Qualifications Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
352 375 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 25.79% 22.87% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 203 234 178
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

CCNP
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Edinburgh

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (84.62%) CCNA
3 9 (69.23%) Cisco
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
5 5 (38.46%) VoIP
5 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
5 5 (38.46%) MPLS
5 5 (38.46%) Firewall
5 5 (38.46%) Degree
5 5 (38.46%) F5
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
6 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
7 3 (23.08%) LAN
7 3 (23.08%) WAN
7 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
7 3 (23.08%) CCIE
7 3 (23.08%) BGP
7 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
7 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (15.38%) vSphere
8 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
8 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (15.38%) RSVP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 4 (30.77%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) VoIP
1 5 (38.46%) MPLS
1 5 (38.46%) Firewall
2 3 (23.08%) BGP
2 3 (23.08%) EIGRP
2 3 (23.08%) WAN
2 3 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 3 (23.08%) LAN
3 2 (15.38%) VPLS
3 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (15.38%) SSL
3 2 (15.38%) IPv4
3 2 (15.38%) IPv6
3 2 (15.38%) SAN
3 2 (15.38%) DWDM
3 2 (15.38%) RSVP
3 2 (15.38%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (15.38%) IPsec
4 1 (7.69%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (7.69%) VLAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Operations Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Server Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Storage
2 2 (15.38%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (23.08%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (15.38%) UNIX
3 2 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) Network Architecture
2 1 (7.69%) Mentoring
2 1 (7.69%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) CCNA
3 5 (38.46%) Degree
4 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (23.08%) CCIE
6 2 (15.38%) MCITP
6 2 (15.38%) MCP
6 2 (15.38%) HND
6 2 (15.38%) MCSE
6 2 (15.38%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (15.38%) vSphere
2 2 (15.38%) Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Backup Exec
1 1 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Cisco
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) F5
3 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
4 3 (23.08%) SolarWinds
5 2 (15.38%) Symantec
5 2 (15.38%) Juniper
6 1 (7.69%) NetApp
6 1 (7.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (7.69%) EMC