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 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 126 141 154
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 35 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 1.18% 0.71% 0.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.18% 2.53% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 16
Average salary £47,750 £37,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £31,100 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,850 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
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
838 870 803
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 28.25% 28.00% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 522 593 496
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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 -4 20 £47,750 +46.92% 5
Edinburgh +10 12 £47,000 +49.20% 1
Aberdeen +6 2 - -
Renfrewshire - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 64 (100.00%) Cisco
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (60.94%) Firewall
3 32 (50.00%) CCNA
3 32 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 27 (42.19%) CCIE
5 26 (40.63%) WAN
6 25 (39.06%) LAN
7 23 (35.94%) BGP
8 22 (34.38%) Juniper
9 21 (32.81%) OSPF
10 19 (29.69%) Network Design
11 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
12 15 (23.44%) CheckPoint
12 15 (23.44%) MPLS
13 14 (21.88%) F5
13 14 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
14 12 (18.75%) EIGRP
14 12 (18.75%) VoIP
15 11 (17.19%) DNS
15 11 (17.19%) Finance
15 11 (17.19%) VLAN
16 10 (15.63%) Network Security
16 10 (15.63%) Internet
17 9 (14.06%) ITIL
17 9 (14.06%) Windows
17 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
17 9 (14.06%) Wireless
17 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.56%) IIS
2 1 (1.56%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.13%) MS Office
3 1 (1.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 39 (60.94%) Firewall
2 26 (40.63%) WAN
3 25 (39.06%) LAN
4 23 (35.94%) BGP
5 21 (32.81%) OSPF
6 18 (28.13%) TCP/IP
7 15 (23.44%) MPLS
8 14 (21.88%) Cisco ASA
9 12 (18.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 12 (18.75%) EIGRP
9 12 (18.75%) VoIP
10 11 (17.19%) DNS
10 11 (17.19%) VLAN
11 10 (15.63%) Internet
11 10 (15.63%) Network Security
12 9 (14.06%) Wireless
13 8 (12.50%) DHCP
13 8 (12.50%) VPN
14 6 (9.38%) Cisco IOS
14 6 (9.38%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (17.19%) Finance
2 4 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.69%) Back Office
4 2 (3.13%) Banking
Job Titles
1 34 (53.13%) Network Engineer
2 15 (23.44%) Consultant
3 14 (21.88%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (18.75%) Architect
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco Consultant
5 9 (14.06%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 8 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (12.50%) Network Consultant
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Architect
7 7 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (10.94%) Data Consultant
8 6 (9.38%) Network Architect
9 5 (7.81%) Firewall Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 4 (6.25%) Check Point Consultant
10 4 (6.25%) Firewall Consultant
11 3 (4.69%) Data Network Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
11 3 (4.69%) Switch Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.13%) COM
1 2 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (1.56%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.56%) JSON
2 1 (1.56%) REST
2 1 (1.56%) SOAP
2 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (1.56%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.56%) PKI
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (14.06%) Windows
2 5 (7.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.69%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Unix
3 3 (4.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.13%) CentOS
4 2 (3.13%) Debian
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (29.69%) Network Design
2 9 (14.06%) ITIL
2 9 (14.06%) Load Balancing
2 9 (14.06%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (10.94%) Network Management
4 6 (9.38%) Change Management
5 5 (7.81%) High Availability
6 4 (6.25%) Change Control
7 3 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.13%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.13%) Data Centre Operations
8 2 (3.13%) Information Security
8 2 (3.13%) ITIL V3
8 2 (3.13%) Line Management
8 2 (3.13%) Migration
8 2 (3.13%) Process Management
8 2 (3.13%) Project Management
8 2 (3.13%) Quality Management
8 2 (3.13%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.69%) Python
2 2 (3.13%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.56%) C
3 1 (1.56%) Perl
3 1 (1.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (50.00%) CCNA
3 27 (42.19%) CCIE
4 6 (9.38%) Degree
5 5 (7.81%) JNCIE
5 5 (7.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (6.25%) CCSA
6 4 (6.25%) CISSP
7 3 (4.69%) CCSE
7 3 (4.69%) MCSE
8 2 (3.13%) CCDA
8 2 (3.13%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (3.13%) CCSP
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIP
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.13%) MCTS
9 1 (1.56%) EMCIE
9 1 (1.56%) EMCSA
9 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
1 2 (3.13%) SLA
2 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.69%) Hyper-V
1 3 (4.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.56%) NFS
2 1 (1.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (1.56%) SCCM
3 1 (1.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco
2 22 (34.38%) Juniper
3 15 (23.44%) CheckPoint
4 14 (21.88%) F5
5 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 6 (9.38%) VMware
7 4 (6.25%) Avaya
7 4 (6.25%) Blue Coat
8 3 (4.69%) Fortinet
8 3 (4.69%) HP
8 3 (4.69%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.69%) Riverbed
9 2 (3.13%) BT
9 2 (3.13%) CA
9 2 (3.13%) EMC
10 1 (1.56%) CommVault
10 1 (1.56%) Dell
10 1 (1.56%) NetApp
10 1 (1.56%) Nortel
10 1 (1.56%) Symantec
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