The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 43 70 82
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +12
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 122 78 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 5.80% 3.24% 2.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.07% 7.93% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 92 59 48
Average salary £60,000 £52,500 £56,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,600 £43,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
CCNP
Berkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
759 983 865
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.11% 40.89% 38.04%
Number of salaries quoted 543 593 599
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

CCNP
Salary Trend in Reading

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Reading

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Reading region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Reading

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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.

1 223 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 203 (91.03%) Cisco
3 154 (69.06%) Firewall
4 106 (47.53%) CheckPoint
5 92 (41.26%) MPLS
6 90 (40.36%) BGP
7 85 (38.12%) CCIE
8 78 (34.98%) WAN
9 75 (33.63%) Data Centre
10 73 (32.74%) F5
10 73 (32.74%) Juniper
11 69 (30.94%) OSPF
12 67 (30.04%) CCNA
13 66 (29.60%) VPN
14 60 (26.91%) Wireless
15 58 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
16 52 (23.32%) VoIP
17 50 (22.42%) LAN
17 50 (22.42%) Cisco Nexus
18 48 (21.52%) VMware
19 47 (21.08%) Telecoms
20 46 (20.63%) Network Security
21 44 (19.73%) TCP/IP
22 42 (18.83%) Linux
22 42 (18.83%) Network Design
23 40 (17.94%) VLAN
24 35 (15.70%) Presales
25 33 (14.80%) ITIL
26 31 (13.90%) WLAN
26 31 (13.90%) IPv4

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Reading 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 6 (2.69%) OpenStack
2 5 (2.24%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.45%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 154 (69.06%) Firewall
2 92 (41.26%) MPLS
3 90 (40.36%) BGP
4 78 (34.98%) WAN
5 69 (30.94%) OSPF
6 66 (29.60%) VPN
7 60 (26.91%) Wireless
8 58 (26.01%) Cisco ASA
9 52 (23.32%) VoIP
10 50 (22.42%) Cisco Nexus
10 50 (22.42%) LAN
11 46 (20.63%) Network Security
12 44 (19.73%) TCP/IP
13 40 (17.94%) VLAN
14 31 (13.90%) IPv4
14 31 (13.90%) WLAN
15 27 (12.11%) IPv6
16 23 (10.31%) DNS
17 22 (9.87%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 20 (8.97%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.45%) Big Data
General
1 47 (21.08%) Telecoms
2 28 (12.56%) Finance
3 6 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.79%) Banking
Job Titles
1 145 (65.02%) Network Engineer
2 77 (34.53%) Senior Network Engineer
3 73 (32.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 70 (31.39%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 39 (17.49%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 39 (17.49%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 32 (14.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 32 (14.35%) Security Engineer
7 24 (10.76%) Consultant
7 24 (10.76%) Support Engineer
8 23 (10.31%) Data Network Engineer
8 23 (10.31%) Network Consultant
9 22 (9.87%) Cisco Consultant
9 22 (9.87%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 19 (8.52%) Network Design Engineer
11 18 (8.07%) Network Support
11 18 (8.07%) Network Support Engineer
12 17 (7.62%) Senior IT Support
12 17 (7.62%) Senior Support Engineer
13 15 (6.73%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.04%) CSS
2 4 (1.79%) VXML
3 2 (0.90%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 75 (33.63%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.28%) Private Cloud
3 10 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.48%) e-Learning
4 7 (3.14%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.79%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.79%) IVR
5 4 (1.79%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.90%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.45%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.45%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.45%) PKI
7 1 (0.45%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.45%) Statistics
7 1 (0.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.83%) Linux
2 23 (10.31%) Windows
3 8 (3.59%) Debian
3 8 (3.59%) Fedora
3 8 (3.59%) Ubuntu
4 6 (2.69%) Unix
5 3 (1.35%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.90%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.45%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (18.83%) Network Design
2 35 (15.70%) Presales
3 33 (14.80%) ITIL
4 27 (12.11%) Migration
5 24 (10.76%) Load Balancing
6 23 (10.31%) Network Management
7 17 (7.62%) Fault Management
7 17 (7.62%) Network Architecture
8 15 (6.73%) Network Monitoring
9 12 (5.38%) Project Management
10 10 (4.48%) ITIL V3
10 10 (4.48%) Mentoring
10 10 (4.48%) Network Planning
10 10 (4.48%) Problem Management
11 9 (4.04%) Change Management
12 7 (3.14%) High Availability
13 6 (2.69%) Capacity Management
13 6 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (2.69%) ITSM
13 6 (2.69%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.38%) Perl
2 6 (2.69%) C
Qualifications
1 223 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (38.12%) CCIE
3 67 (30.04%) CCNA
4 24 (10.76%) Security Cleared
5 23 (10.31%) SC Cleared
6 20 (8.97%) Degree
7 17 (7.62%) CCSP
8 16 (7.17%) CCDP
8 16 (7.17%) CCIP
9 15 (6.73%) CCNP Voice
10 14 (6.28%) CCSE
11 12 (5.38%) CCVP
11 12 (5.38%) Check Point Certification
11 12 (5.38%) JNCIE
11 12 (5.38%) JNCIP
12 10 (4.48%) CCENT
13 9 (4.04%) CCDA
13 9 (4.04%) CCSA
14 3 (1.35%) CISSP
14 3 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.59%) SLA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) SAS 70
System Software
1 28 (12.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.59%) Hyper-V
3 6 (2.69%) XenServer
4 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.45%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 11 (4.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 10 (4.48%) Cisco UCCE
2 10 (4.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (1.79%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (1.35%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.90%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.45%) RSA enVision
6 1 (0.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 203 (91.03%) Cisco
2 106 (47.53%) CheckPoint
3 73 (32.74%) F5
3 73 (32.74%) Juniper
4 48 (21.52%) VMware
5 29 (13.00%) Microsoft
6 26 (11.66%) Palo Alto
7 15 (6.73%) Intel
8 14 (6.28%) ION Trading
9 13 (5.83%) NetScout
10 10 (4.48%) Blue Coat
10 10 (4.48%) Meraki
11 9 (4.04%) Red Hat
12 6 (2.69%) Fortinet
12 6 (2.69%) Wall Street Systems
13 5 (2.24%) Citrix
13 5 (2.24%) Huawei
13 5 (2.24%) Nortel
13 5 (2.24%) Radware
14 4 (1.79%) HP
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