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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 144 150 131
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 25 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.78% 0.59% 0.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 2.58% 3.50%
Number of salaries quoted 13 20 22
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £36,705 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
856 853 886
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 26.85% 22.94% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 587 564 532
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 3 July 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 3 July 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 +10 9 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Edinburgh +11 7 £42,500 +15.19%
West Dunbartonshire - 4 - -
Aberdeen +18 2 £50,000 +25.00%
Fife +10 2 £26,000 -25.71%
North Lanarkshire - 1 £40,000 -
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UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 44 (91.67%) Cisco
3 39 (81.25%) CCNA
4 33 (68.75%) Firewall
5 27 (56.25%) WAN
5 27 (56.25%) Windows
6 25 (52.08%) LAN
7 22 (45.83%) Citrix
8 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (43.75%) Mentoring
9 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
10 19 (39.58%) HP
11 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
11 18 (37.50%) VPN
11 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
11 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
11 18 (37.50%) VMware
12 17 (35.42%) ITIL
13 16 (33.33%) MPLS
14 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
14 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (31.25%) DNS
15 14 (29.17%) DHCP
15 14 (29.17%) SAN
15 14 (29.17%) Back Office
15 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
15 14 (29.17%) vSphere
15 14 (29.17%) SCCM
15 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
16 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 14 (29.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (27.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 12 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.17%) IIS
6 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (68.75%) Firewall
2 27 (56.25%) WAN
3 25 (52.08%) LAN
4 18 (37.50%) VPN
5 16 (33.33%) MPLS
6 15 (31.25%) DNS
7 14 (29.17%) DHCP
7 14 (29.17%) SAN
8 13 (27.08%) VoIP
9 11 (22.92%) Wireless
10 9 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 9 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 9 (18.75%) BGP
11 5 (10.42%) OSPF
11 5 (10.42%) ADSL
12 4 (8.33%) Ethernet
12 4 (8.33%) SHDSL
12 4 (8.33%) Network Security
13 3 (6.25%) WLAN
14 2 (4.17%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Data Mining
General
1 14 (29.17%) Back Office
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.08%) Law
4 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 16 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Team Leader
2 8 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
3 4 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (8.33%) Network Specialist
3 4 (8.33%) Senior Network Specialist
4 3 (6.25%) Monitoring Engineer
4 3 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 2 (4.17%) Network Technician
5 2 (4.17%) Architect
5 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (4.17%) Security Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Network Architect
6 1 (2.08%) Security Architect
6 1 (2.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (2.08%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Network Operations Engineer
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security Architect
Miscellaneous
1 12 (25.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 5 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.42%) Data Centre
3 3 (6.25%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) PKI
5 1 (2.08%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (56.25%) Windows
2 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (41.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) Mentoring
2 17 (35.42%) ITIL
3 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.58%) Service Delivery
4 7 (14.58%) Network Design
4 7 (14.58%) Network Management
5 4 (8.33%) SIEM
5 4 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (8.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.25%) Network Architecture
6 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 3 (6.25%) ITSM
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.08%) Change Management
7 1 (2.08%) CRM
7 1 (2.08%) BCP
7 1 (2.08%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (2.08%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 48 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (81.25%) CCNA
3 12 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 6 (12.50%) Degree
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (6.25%) MCSA
7 2 (4.17%) CCIE
7 2 (4.17%) HND
7 2 (4.17%) MCSE
7 2 (4.17%) MCITP
8 1 (2.08%) MCP
8 1 (2.08%) CCSP
8 1 (2.08%) CCA
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.75%) SLA
2 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 14 (29.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (29.17%) vSphere
3 13 (27.08%) XenApp
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 14 (29.17%) SCCM
2 12 (25.00%) SCOM
2 12 (25.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (4.17%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (2.08%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (91.67%) Cisco
2 22 (45.83%) Citrix
3 19 (39.58%) HP
4 18 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 18 (37.50%) VMware
5 15 (31.25%) CheckPoint
6 12 (25.00%) Juniper
7 7 (14.58%) Dell
7 7 (14.58%) SonicWALL
8 6 (12.50%) F5
9 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
10 3 (6.25%) Symantec
11 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.17%) Avaya
12 1 (2.08%) CommVault
12 1 (2.08%) NetApp
12 1 (2.08%) EMC
12 1 (2.08%) Polycom
12 1 (2.08%) McAfee
12 1 (2.08%) Hyland