The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 153 137 157
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 18 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.57% 0.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.01% 2.16% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 12 16 7
Average salary £40,000 £38,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCNP
UK

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

Qualifications Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
895 835 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.22% 26.47% 31.89%
Number of salaries quoted 566 516 644
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

CCNP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Scotland

CCNP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 20 August 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
Aberdeen +7 9 £40,000 -5.88%
Glasgow -7 4 £42,500 +41.66% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £42,197 -
South Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (97.78%) Cisco
3 26 (57.78%) WAN
4 25 (55.56%) BGP
5 23 (51.11%) MPLS
6 22 (48.89%) OSPF
7 17 (37.78%) CCNA
8 15 (33.33%) VPN
8 15 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (28.89%) Firewall
10 12 (26.67%) ADSL
10 12 (26.67%) Ethernet
10 12 (26.67%) PPP
10 12 (26.67%) SNMP
10 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
10 12 (26.67%) CHAP
10 12 (26.67%) L2TP
10 12 (26.67%) SHDSL
11 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
11 11 (24.44%) Frame Relay
12 9 (20.00%) Project Management
12 9 (20.00%) IPsec
12 9 (20.00%) VSAT
13 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
14 6 (13.33%) Network Security
14 6 (13.33%) Degree
14 6 (13.33%) Internet
15 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
15 5 (11.11%) Juniper
15 5 (11.11%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (57.78%) WAN
2 25 (55.56%) BGP
3 23 (51.11%) MPLS
4 22 (48.89%) OSPF
5 15 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
5 15 (33.33%) VPN
6 13 (28.89%) Firewall
7 12 (26.67%) SHDSL
7 12 (26.67%) ADSL
7 12 (26.67%) Ethernet
7 12 (26.67%) PPP
7 12 (26.67%) SNMP
7 12 (26.67%) TCP/IP
7 12 (26.67%) CHAP
7 12 (26.67%) L2TP
8 11 (24.44%) Frame Relay
9 9 (20.00%) IPsec
9 9 (20.00%) VSAT
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (13.33%) Network Security
General
1 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
1 1 (2.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Network Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Network Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Senior Analyst
3 10 (22.22%) Network Analyst
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 9 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Network Manager
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Cisco Analyst
5 8 (17.78%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
7 3 (6.67%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.11%) Windows
2 3 (6.67%) UNIX
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (20.00%) Project Management
2 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
2 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
3 4 (8.89%) Performance Management
4 3 (6.67%) Information Assurance
4 3 (6.67%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (6.67%) Information Security
4 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL
6 1 (2.22%) PRINCE2
6 1 (2.22%) TOGAF
6 1 (2.22%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (37.78%) CCNA
3 6 (13.33%) Degree
4 5 (11.11%) CCIE
5 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) CCSP
6 1 (2.22%) MCSE
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.22%) CCSA
6 1 (2.22%) CCSE
6 1 (2.22%) JNCIE
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.22%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 11 (24.44%) CheckPoint
3 5 (11.11%) Juniper
4 3 (6.67%) SolarWinds
5 2 (4.44%) F5
5 2 (4.44%) BMC
5 2 (4.44%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.22%) Fortinet
6 1 (2.22%) VMware
6 1 (2.22%) HP
6 1 (2.22%) Splunk