The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 61 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +5
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 0.84% 0.78% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 4.00% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 1
Average salary £44,000 £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.30% +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- +7.78%
CCNP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
130 125 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 21.78% 19.59% 27.22%
Number of salaries quoted 112 93 167
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,800 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

CCNP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Merseyside

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Merseyside

CCNP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. 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
Liverpool +9 5 £44,000 -32.30%
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (88.89%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) OSPF
4 5 (55.56%) CCNA
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) Juniper
4 5 (55.56%) LAN
4 5 (55.56%) WAN
5 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
5 4 (44.44%) VoIP
5 4 (44.44%) Network Design
5 4 (44.44%) BGP
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) Redback
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) CCIE
6 3 (33.33%) CCIP
6 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
6 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
6 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
6 3 (33.33%) Network Management
7 2 (22.22%) Aruba
7 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
7 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) RIP
7 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
7 2 (22.22%) PBX

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 6 (66.67%) OSPF
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
2 5 (55.56%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) WAN
3 4 (44.44%) VoIP
3 4 (44.44%) BGP
3 4 (44.44%) Firewall
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) DHCP
5 2 (22.22%) RIP
5 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (22.22%) PBX
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
General
1 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Principle Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) UNIX
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Network Design
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 3 (33.33%) Network Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 1 (11.11%) Time Management
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (55.56%) CCNA
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCIP
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIA
3 3 (33.33%) JNCIE
4 1 (11.11%) CCSA
4 1 (11.11%) CCSE
4 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Juniper
3 4 (44.44%) CheckPoint
4 3 (33.33%) Redback
5 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 2 (22.22%) Riverbed
5 2 (22.22%) Fortinet