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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 155 133 144
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +11
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 9 26 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.26% 0.82% 0.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.05% 3.29% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 10
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -5.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,400 £30,000 £34,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
857 790 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 24.94% 24.90% 32.04%
Number of salaries quoted 558 501 616
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,000 £55,200
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 +3 3 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Glasgow -9 2 £60,000 +56.86% 2
Edinburgh -16 2 £39,250 +20.76% 1
Aberdeenshire +2 1 £40,000 +6.66%
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (96.67%) Cisco
3 20 (66.67%) CCNA
4 16 (53.33%) WAN
5 14 (46.67%) VPN
6 13 (43.33%) BGP
7 12 (40.00%) Firewall
7 12 (40.00%) MPLS
8 11 (36.67%) Frame Relay
9 10 (33.33%) OSPF
10 9 (30.00%) IPsec
10 9 (30.00%) VSAT
11 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
11 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
12 7 (23.33%) LAN
12 7 (23.33%) Windows
12 7 (23.33%) Degree
13 6 (20.00%) Internet
14 5 (16.67%) Juniper
14 5 (16.67%) VoIP
14 5 (16.67%) Wireless
14 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
15 4 (13.33%) Network Design
15 4 (13.33%) Network Security
15 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (13.33%) UNIX
16 3 (10.00%) CCIE
16 3 (10.00%) HP
16 3 (10.00%) SSL

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (53.33%) WAN
2 14 (46.67%) VPN
3 13 (43.33%) BGP
4 12 (40.00%) Firewall
4 12 (40.00%) MPLS
5 11 (36.67%) Frame Relay
6 10 (33.33%) OSPF
7 9 (30.00%) IPsec
7 9 (30.00%) VSAT
8 8 (26.67%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (23.33%) LAN
10 6 (20.00%) Internet
11 5 (16.67%) VoIP
11 5 (16.67%) Wireless
11 5 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (13.33%) Network Security
12 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (10.00%) SSH
13 3 (10.00%) VLAN
13 3 (10.00%) SSL
General
1 1 (3.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Network Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Network Analyst
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (30.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Cisco Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Engineer
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Network Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Analyst
4 8 (26.67%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
5 4 (13.33%) Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
6 3 (10.00%) Network Manager
6 3 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 3 (10.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.67%) Network Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) UNIX
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (3.33%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (13.33%) Network Design
1 4 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
2 3 (10.00%) Information Assurance
2 3 (10.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (10.00%) Information Security
3 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.67%) Problem Management
3 2 (6.67%) Network Management
3 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
4 1 (3.33%) People Management
4 1 (3.33%) Line Management
4 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.33%) ITIL
4 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
4 1 (3.33%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.33%) Software Engineering
Qualifications
1 30 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (66.67%) CCNA
3 7 (23.33%) Degree
4 3 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (6.67%) CCDP
6 1 (3.33%) SC Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (3.33%) CCSP
6 1 (3.33%) MCP
6 1 (3.33%) HND
6 1 (3.33%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCSA
6 1 (3.33%) CCSE
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 29 (96.67%) Cisco
2 8 (26.67%) CheckPoint
3 5 (16.67%) Juniper
4 3 (10.00%) HP
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) SonicWALL
5 2 (6.67%) Dell
5 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
6 1 (3.33%) BMC
6 1 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (3.33%) Blue Coat
6 1 (3.33%) F5
6 1 (3.33%) Splunk
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