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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 85 95 98
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 12 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.94% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.44% 1.30% 2.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 8
Average salary £47,000 £31,500 £35,447
Average salary % change year-on-year
+49.20% -11.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,600 £28,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £32,300 £41,576
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
349 385 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 27.39% 27.80% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 231 256 203
Average salary £47,500 £44,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.95% +29.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,400 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 12 February 2016, 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 26 (100.00%) Cisco
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) CCIE
3 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
4 15 (57.69%) Firewall
5 11 (42.31%) CCNA
6 9 (34.62%) Finance
6 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
6 9 (34.62%) WAN
7 8 (30.77%) LAN
7 8 (30.77%) BGP
7 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (30.77%) Wireless
8 7 (26.92%) MPLS
8 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (23.08%) OSPF
9 6 (23.08%) VLAN
9 6 (23.08%) Network Design
10 5 (19.23%) Internet
10 5 (19.23%) VoIP
10 5 (19.23%) High Availability
10 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (15.38%) HSRP
11 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
11 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
11 4 (15.38%) Network Security
11 4 (15.38%) ATM
11 4 (15.38%) ISDN
11 4 (15.38%) Juniper

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Firewall
2 9 (34.62%) WAN
3 8 (30.77%) BGP
3 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 8 (30.77%) Wireless
4 7 (26.92%) MPLS
4 7 (26.92%) TCP/IP
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (23.08%) OSPF
5 6 (23.08%) VLAN
6 5 (19.23%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (19.23%) Internet
6 5 (19.23%) VoIP
7 4 (15.38%) ATM
7 4 (15.38%) DNS
7 4 (15.38%) EIGRP
7 4 (15.38%) HSRP
7 4 (15.38%) ISDN
7 4 (15.38%) PPP
7 4 (15.38%) X.25
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (42.31%) Consultant
2 10 (38.46%) Network Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Architect
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 7 (26.92%) Data Consultant
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Architect
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Architect
5 6 (23.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (15.38%) Check Point Consultant
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (15.38%) Network Consultant
7 3 (11.54%) Data Network Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Firewall Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Network Architect
7 3 (11.54%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (11.54%) Switch Engineer
8 2 (7.69%) Data Architect
8 2 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 16 (61.54%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.85%) Linux
1 1 (3.85%) Unix
1 1 (3.85%) Windows
1 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 6 (23.08%) Network Design
3 5 (19.23%) High Availability
4 4 (15.38%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Communications Security
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Open Source
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Presales
6 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.85%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (65.38%) CCIE
3 11 (42.31%) CCNA
4 4 (15.38%) CCSA
5 3 (11.54%) CCSE
6 2 (7.69%) Degree
7 1 (3.85%) EMCIE
7 1 (3.85%) MCSE
7 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.85%) NFS
1 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.85%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (34.62%) CheckPoint
3 4 (15.38%) Blue Coat
3 4 (15.38%) Juniper
4 3 (11.54%) F5
4 3 (11.54%) Fortinet
5 2 (7.69%) Palo Alto
6 1 (3.85%) Avaya
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) Facebook
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Polycom
6 1 (3.85%) Riverbed
6 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds
6 1 (3.85%) Symantec
6 1 (3.85%) Twitter
6 1 (3.85%) VMware