The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank - 69 67
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East - 0.36% 0.45%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.29% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 3
Average salary - £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.25%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
CCNP
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the North East region.

Qualifications Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
171 233 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 21.76% 28.24% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 143 170 160
Average salary £34,750 £35,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.71% -11.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

CCNP
Salary Trend in the North East

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

CCNP Salary Trend in the North East

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (75.00%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) MPLS
4 4 (50.00%) OSPF
4 4 (50.00%) BGP
4 4 (50.00%) CCNA
4 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
4 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (50.00%) IPsec
4 4 (50.00%) Network Design
4 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
4 4 (50.00%) F5
5 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (37.50%) Test Management
5 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) CCSP
5 3 (37.50%) UNIX
5 3 (37.50%) ATM
5 3 (37.50%) Broadband
5 3 (37.50%) ISDN
5 3 (37.50%) VoIP
5 3 (37.50%) PPP
5 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 3 (37.50%) L2TP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the North East 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 (75.00%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) MPLS
3 4 (50.00%) OSPF
3 4 (50.00%) BGP
3 4 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (50.00%) IPsec
3 4 (50.00%) EIGRP
3 4 (50.00%) VLAN
4 3 (37.50%) Spanning Tree
4 3 (37.50%) L2TP
4 3 (37.50%) X.21
4 3 (37.50%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) DSL
4 3 (37.50%) ATM
4 3 (37.50%) Broadband
4 3 (37.50%) ISDN
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) PPP
4 3 (37.50%) SNMP
5 2 (25.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 1 (12.50%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Design
1 4 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (37.50%) Test Management
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Line Management
4 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) CCSP
3 3 (37.50%) JNCIS
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) CCIE
5 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
5 1 (12.50%) HP ASE
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) F5
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 1 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper