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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 139 156 135
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -21
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 24 24 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.76% 0.59% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.87% 2.58% 3.44%
Number of salaries quoted 15 23 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
837 932 900
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.36% 23.09% 28.44%
Number of salaries quoted 516 606 506
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,400 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram 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 17 April 2015. 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
Glasgow +6 11 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Edinburgh +13 7 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Aberdeen +27 4 £37,500 +10.29%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £45,000 -
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UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 43 (89.58%) Cisco
3 40 (83.33%) CCNA
4 36 (75.00%) Firewall
5 31 (64.58%) Windows
6 27 (56.25%) MPLS
7 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (52.08%) Citrix
8 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (50.00%) Mentoring
10 23 (47.92%) HP
11 22 (45.83%) VoIP
12 20 (41.67%) SLA
13 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
13 19 (39.58%) Juniper
13 19 (39.58%) Wireless
14 18 (37.50%) WAN
15 17 (35.42%) LAN
15 17 (35.42%) Dell
15 17 (35.42%) Service Delivery
15 17 (35.42%) Network Design
15 17 (35.42%) SonicWALL
15 17 (35.42%) Network Management
16 14 (29.17%) VMware
16 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
17 13 (27.08%) ITIL
18 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
19 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
19 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
19 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 12 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) IIS
5 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 19 (39.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (75.00%) Firewall
2 27 (56.25%) MPLS
3 22 (45.83%) VoIP
4 19 (39.58%) Wireless
5 18 (37.50%) WAN
6 17 (35.42%) LAN
7 9 (18.75%) BGP
8 8 (16.67%) DHCP
8 8 (16.67%) SAN
8 8 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (16.67%) VPN
8 8 (16.67%) DNS
9 7 (14.58%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (12.50%) OSPF
11 5 (10.42%) Ethernet
11 5 (10.42%) ADSL
12 4 (8.33%) SHDSL
13 2 (4.17%) Network Security
13 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.08%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (14.58%) Back Office
2 4 (8.33%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Network Engineer
1 13 (27.08%) Network Specialist
2 10 (20.83%) Senior Network Specialist
3 4 (8.33%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (8.33%) Team Leader
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
4 3 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Consultant
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Field Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Network Technician
6 1 (2.08%) Technical Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) PKI
2 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.17%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.08%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 31 (64.58%) Windows
2 26 (54.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 6 (12.50%) Windows 7
6 2 (4.17%) UNIX
6 2 (4.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 17 (35.42%) Service Delivery
2 17 (35.42%) Network Design
2 17 (35.42%) Network Management
3 13 (27.08%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) PRINCE2
5 4 (8.33%) SIEM
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 2 (4.17%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
8 1 (2.08%) Service Management
8 1 (2.08%) Change Management
8 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
8 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
8 1 (2.08%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (83.33%) CCNA
3 7 (14.58%) Degree
4 6 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (10.42%) CCIE
6 3 (6.25%) CCDP
6 3 (6.25%) MCP
6 3 (6.25%) HND
6 3 (6.25%) MCSE
6 3 (6.25%) MCSA
7 2 (4.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.08%) JNCIE
8 1 (2.08%) CCA
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (41.67%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
1 10 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (16.67%) vSphere
3 7 (14.58%) XenApp
4 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (14.58%) SCCM
2 6 (12.50%) SCOM
2 6 (12.50%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (2.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 43 (89.58%) Cisco
2 25 (52.08%) Citrix
3 23 (47.92%) HP
4 19 (39.58%) Juniper
5 17 (35.42%) Dell
5 17 (35.42%) SonicWALL
6 14 (29.17%) VMware
6 14 (29.17%) Microsoft
7 8 (16.67%) CheckPoint
8 6 (12.50%) F5
9 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.25%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.17%) Symantec
11 2 (4.17%) Avaya
12 1 (2.08%) NetApp
12 1 (2.08%) EMC
12 1 (2.08%) McAfee
12 1 (2.08%) Hyland
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