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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 40 31 45
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +14
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 5 14 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.45% 3.91% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.32% 11.02% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 14 8
Average salary £35,000 £42,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% -26.08%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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 Middlesex region.

Qualifications Category
Middlesex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
94 127 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Middlesex 27.33% 35.47% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 82 77 202
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £69,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,995 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.23% +2.48%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

CCNP
Salary Trend in Middlesex

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Middlesex

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (93.33%) Cisco
3 6 (40.00%) Network Security
3 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 5 (33.33%) Firewall
4 5 (33.33%) NetApp
4 5 (33.33%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) Linux
5 4 (26.67%) LAN
5 4 (26.67%) UNIX
5 4 (26.67%) VPN
5 4 (26.67%) CCIE
5 4 (26.67%) CCNA
5 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
6 3 (20.00%) F5
6 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (20.00%) VLAN
6 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
6 3 (20.00%) Migration
6 3 (20.00%) Replication
6 3 (20.00%) VMware
6 3 (20.00%) Clustering
6 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Nokia
6 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
6 3 (20.00%) OSPF
6 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
6 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 3 (20.00%) WAN

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Middlesex 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 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
1 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Network Security
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (33.33%) Firewall
3 4 (26.67%) LAN
3 4 (26.67%) VPN
3 4 (26.67%) Unified Communications
4 3 (20.00%) VLAN
4 3 (20.00%) Frame Relay
4 3 (20.00%) BIG-IP
4 3 (20.00%) OSPF
4 3 (20.00%) EIGRP
4 3 (20.00%) WAN
5 2 (13.33%) SAN
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco ISE
6 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (6.67%) Wireless
General
1 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (46.67%) Network Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 4 (26.67%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Network Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (13.33%) Network Manager
4 2 (13.33%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Network Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Solutions Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Wireless Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Implementation Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Principal Consultant
5 1 (6.67%) Design Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Specialist
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Replication
1 3 (20.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
2 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (20.00%) Performance Monitoring
1 3 (20.00%) Migration
1 3 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (6.67%) Product Management
2 1 (6.67%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 15 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCIE
2 4 (26.67%) CCNA
3 2 (13.33%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (13.33%) CCVP
3 2 (13.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (6.67%) CWNA
4 1 (6.67%) CCSP
System Software
1 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.67%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) NetApp
3 3 (20.00%) F5
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (20.00%) Nokia
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (13.33%) HP
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper
5 1 (6.67%) Blue Coat
5 1 (6.67%) Avaya
5 1 (6.67%) EMC