The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the Reading region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 82 38 68
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +30
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 58 127 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 2.32% 5.95% 3.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 16.78% 9.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46 111 76
Average salary £46,250 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £37,500 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £63,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Qualifications Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
922 757 819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 36.94% 35.46% 34.54%
Number of salaries quoted 661 532 748
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CCNP
Berkshire

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 18 April 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Reading

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 125 (93.98%) Cisco
3 75 (56.39%) Firewall
4 60 (45.11%) Juniper
4 60 (45.11%) F5
5 54 (40.60%) CCIE
6 50 (37.59%) Telecoms
7 49 (36.84%) CCNA
8 46 (34.59%) MPLS
9 38 (28.57%) HP
10 37 (27.82%) VoIP
10 37 (27.82%) Degree
11 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
11 36 (27.07%) WAN
11 36 (27.07%) BGP
12 33 (24.81%) ITIL
13 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
13 32 (24.06%) SC Cleared
14 30 (22.56%) VPN
15 29 (21.80%) OSPF
15 29 (21.80%) Cisco ASA
16 27 (20.30%) Blue Coat
16 27 (20.30%) DNS
16 27 (20.30%) LAN
17 24 (18.05%) Cisco Nexus
18 23 (17.29%) Network Security
18 23 (17.29%) Ethernet
18 23 (17.29%) CheckPoint
19 21 (15.79%) Wireless
19 21 (15.79%) CCDP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 18 (13.53%) Lync
2 6 (4.51%) IIS
3 4 (3.01%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.01%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.26%) Apache
5 2 (1.50%) GroupWise
5 2 (1.50%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.75%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (11.28%) MS Office
1 15 (11.28%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.51%) MS Visio
3 3 (2.26%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.01%) SaaS
2 1 (0.75%) Office 365
2 1 (0.75%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 75 (56.39%) Firewall
2 46 (34.59%) MPLS
3 37 (27.82%) VoIP
4 36 (27.07%) WAN
4 36 (27.07%) BGP
5 30 (22.56%) VPN
6 29 (21.80%) OSPF
6 29 (21.80%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (20.30%) DNS
7 27 (20.30%) LAN
8 24 (18.05%) Cisco Nexus
9 23 (17.29%) Network Security
9 23 (17.29%) Ethernet
10 21 (15.79%) Wireless
11 19 (14.29%) Cisco PIX
11 19 (14.29%) SMTP
11 19 (14.29%) IPsec
12 18 (13.53%) ATM
12 18 (13.53%) SNMP
13 17 (12.78%) PPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
General
1 50 (37.59%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.02%) Back Office
3 10 (7.52%) Retail
4 9 (6.77%) Billing
5 5 (3.76%) Marketing
5 5 (3.76%) Legal
6 2 (1.50%) Finance
7 1 (0.75%) French Language
7 1 (0.75%) German Language
7 1 (0.75%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.75%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.75%) Games
7 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 54 (40.60%) Network Engineer
2 23 (17.29%) Architect
3 18 (13.53%) IP Engineer
4 17 (12.78%) Support Engineer
5 15 (11.28%) Senior Network Engineer
6 14 (10.53%) Network Architect
7 11 (8.27%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (8.27%) Security Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Technical Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Technical Support Engineer
8 9 (6.77%) Technical Support
8 9 (6.77%) Consultant
9 7 (5.26%) Network Specialist
10 6 (4.51%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.76%) NOC Engineer
11 5 (3.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 4 (3.01%) Administrator
12 4 (3.01%) Systems Administrator
12 4 (3.01%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.50%) ODBC
1 2 (1.50%) CGI
2 1 (0.75%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (0.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.26%) Open Source
2 2 (1.50%) Blackberry
2 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.50%) iPhone
2 2 (1.50%) Digital Media
3 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 18 (13.53%) UNIX
2 15 (11.28%) Linux
3 10 (7.52%) Windows
4 5 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.01%) Solaris
6 3 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 3 (2.26%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.50%) Android
7 2 (1.50%) Debian
7 2 (1.50%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.75%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (24.81%) ITIL
2 21 (15.79%) Network Design
3 15 (11.28%) Network Architecture
4 11 (8.27%) Load Balancing
4 11 (8.27%) Change Management
5 10 (7.52%) Problem Management
6 9 (6.77%) CRM
7 8 (6.02%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.26%) Release Management
8 7 (5.26%) Network Management
9 4 (3.01%) SIEM
9 4 (3.01%) Technical Architecture
10 3 (2.26%) Infrastructure Management
10 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.50%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (1.50%) Stress Testing
11 2 (1.50%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (1.50%) Performance Monitoring
11 2 (1.50%) Network Monitoring
11 2 (1.50%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 13 (9.77%) SQL
2 12 (9.02%) Perl
3 5 (3.76%) Shell Script
4 4 (3.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (40.60%) CCIE
3 49 (36.84%) CCNA
4 37 (27.82%) Degree
5 36 (27.07%) Security Cleared
6 32 (24.06%) SC Cleared
7 21 (15.79%) CCDP
8 18 (13.53%) CCIP
9 11 (8.27%) CCSP
10 10 (7.52%) Sun Certification
11 9 (6.77%) SCSA
12 8 (6.02%) CCSA
12 8 (6.02%) JNCIA
13 7 (5.26%) CCSE
14 6 (4.51%) CCDA
14 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (4.51%) MCSE
15 4 (3.01%) CCVP
15 4 (3.01%) JNCIP
15 4 (3.01%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.27%) SLA
2 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.50%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (5.26%) ProxySG
2 3 (2.26%) vSphere
3 2 (1.50%) FreeRADIUS
4 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.75%) Sendmail
4 1 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.76%) Netcool
2 4 (3.01%) Nagios
2 4 (3.01%) OpenView
2 4 (3.01%) CiscoWorks
2 4 (3.01%) HP NNM
3 3 (2.26%) Backup Exec
3 3 (2.26%) ARCserve
4 2 (1.50%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.75%) SmokePing
5 1 (0.75%) Cacti
Vendors
1 125 (93.98%) Cisco
2 60 (45.11%) Juniper
2 60 (45.11%) F5
3 38 (28.57%) HP
4 32 (24.06%) Microsoft
5 27 (20.30%) Blue Coat
6 23 (17.29%) CheckPoint
7 20 (15.04%) Fortinet
8 16 (12.03%) ProCurve
9 13 (9.77%) Aruba
10 11 (8.27%) Riverbed
10 11 (8.27%) Sun
11 9 (6.77%) Oracle
12 6 (4.51%) Huawei
13 5 (3.76%) Redback
13 5 (3.76%) McAfee
13 5 (3.76%) Foundry
14 4 (3.01%) Veritas
14 4 (3.01%) Symantec
14 4 (3.01%) VMware
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