The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 8 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 89 79 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -21
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 11 23 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.01% 2.03% 3.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.58% 5.84% 10.89%
Number of salaries quoted 11 23 34
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
CCNP
South East

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

Qualifications Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
240 394 358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 22.12% 34.77% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 202 356 321
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,500 £25,928
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,857 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.02% +2.14%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

CCNP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Kent

CCNP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Kent region over the 3 months to 8 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Sevenoaks - 3 £52,000 -
Chatham - 1 £52,500 -
CCNP
South East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 40 (100.00%) Cisco
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (95.00%) CCNA
3 30 (75.00%) Firewall
4 28 (70.00%) CheckPoint
5 20 (50.00%) WAN
5 20 (50.00%) LAN
5 20 (50.00%) VLAN
6 18 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (40.00%) Open Source
7 16 (40.00%) Linux
7 16 (40.00%) DHCP
7 16 (40.00%) DNS
7 16 (40.00%) MPLS
7 16 (40.00%) Migration
7 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
8 11 (27.50%) Information Security
9 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
9 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
10 8 (20.00%) CEH
10 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
10 8 (20.00%) Degree
10 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
10 8 (20.00%) Big Data
10 8 (20.00%) SIEM
10 8 (20.00%) Analytics
10 8 (20.00%) Finance
10 8 (20.00%) Law
10 8 (20.00%) CCSP
10 8 (20.00%) CISSP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Kent by Category

For the 6 months to 8 July 2015, IT jobs across the Kent 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 (2.50%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 30 (75.00%) Firewall
2 20 (50.00%) VLAN
2 20 (50.00%) LAN
2 20 (50.00%) WAN
3 16 (40.00%) DHCP
3 16 (40.00%) DNS
3 16 (40.00%) MPLS
4 9 (22.50%) Cisco ASA
5 8 (20.00%) TCP/IP
6 6 (15.00%) Internet
7 2 (5.00%) VoIP
7 2 (5.00%) IPv4
7 2 (5.00%) IPv6
8 1 (2.50%) SAN
8 1 (2.50%) OSPF
8 1 (2.50%) BGP
8 1 (2.50%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.50%) ADSL
8 1 (2.50%) PBX
8 1 (2.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (20.00%) Big Data
General
1 9 (22.50%) Telecoms
2 8 (20.00%) Finance
2 8 (20.00%) Law
3 2 (5.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 22 (55.00%) Network Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (22.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Deployment Engineer
3 7 (17.50%) Network Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Consultant
3 7 (17.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 5 (12.50%) ArcSight Specialist
5 3 (7.50%) Security Operations Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Security Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Operations Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 2 (5.00%) Network Support
6 2 (5.00%) Network Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Technical Manager
7 1 (2.50%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
7 1 (2.50%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.50%) .NET
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (2.50%) jQuery
1 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (12.50%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.50%) iPhone
3 1 (2.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.50%) Windows 8
4 1 (2.50%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (45.00%) Network Monitoring
2 16 (40.00%) Migration
2 16 (40.00%) Open Source
3 11 (27.50%) Information Security
4 8 (20.00%) ERP
4 8 (20.00%) SIEM
4 8 (20.00%) Analytics
4 8 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 8 (20.00%) Incident Management
5 6 (15.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 5 (12.50%) Supplier Management
6 5 (12.50%) Change Management
6 5 (12.50%) Security Management
6 5 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (12.50%) Business Continuity
7 2 (5.00%) Network Design
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
7 2 (5.00%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.50%) C#
1 1 (2.50%) Java
1 1 (2.50%) SQL
1 1 (2.50%) T-SQL
1 1 (2.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (95.00%) CCNA
3 8 (20.00%) CCSP
3 8 (20.00%) CISSP
3 8 (20.00%) CEH
3 8 (20.00%) Degree
4 5 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (7.50%) CCSA
6 3 (7.50%) MCSA
7 2 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (2.50%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.50%) CCDE
8 1 (2.50%) MCSE
8 1 (2.50%) CCDP
8 1 (2.50%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.50%) PCI DSS
2 6 (15.00%) GPG13
2 6 (15.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (15.00%) Squid
2 1 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (5.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.50%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Cisco
2 28 (70.00%) CheckPoint
3 8 (20.00%) SAP
4 7 (17.50%) Websense
4 7 (17.50%) Blue Coat
5 5 (12.50%) TippingPoint
5 5 (12.50%) ArcSight
6 3 (7.50%) SolarWinds
6 3 (7.50%) HP
7 2 (5.00%) Avaya
7 2 (5.00%) VMware
7 2 (5.00%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.50%) Lumension
8 1 (2.50%) Fortinet
8 1 (2.50%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.50%) Aruba
8 1 (2.50%) F5
8 1 (2.50%) Juniper
8 1 (2.50%) Apple
8 1 (2.50%) McAfee