The first table below looks at the demand for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the South West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 165 129 171
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +42
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 60 94 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 1.03% 1.75% 0.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.66% 5.01% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 57 73 43
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,800 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £47,980 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Qualifications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1640 1877 2159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 28.27% 34.88% 38.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1336 1618 1869
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CCNP
England

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

CCNP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

CCNP Salary Trend in the South West

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in the South West

CCNP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South West region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -17 25 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Wiltshire +2 24 £45,000 - 3
Gloucestershire +9 7 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Dorset -3 2 £42,500 +54.54%
Devon - 2 £43,500 -
Somerset -23 1 £31,000 -22.50% 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (91.06%) Cisco
3 63 (51.22%) Firewall
4 62 (50.41%) CCNA
5 38 (30.89%) Juniper
6 36 (29.27%) WAN
7 33 (26.83%) CCIE
8 32 (26.02%) CheckPoint
9 28 (22.76%) F5
10 25 (20.33%) LAN
11 23 (18.70%) ITIL
12 22 (17.89%) Windows
13 21 (17.07%) VoIP
13 21 (17.07%) MPLS
14 20 (16.26%) Wireless
14 20 (16.26%) VMware
14 20 (16.26%) Degree
15 19 (15.45%) Network Security
16 18 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
17 17 (13.82%) MCSE
17 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 17 (13.82%) VPN
18 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
18 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
19 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
19 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
19 13 (10.57%) Network Design
19 13 (10.57%) Network Management
19 13 (10.57%) CCDP
20 12 (9.76%) HP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 6 (4.88%) IIS
2 5 (4.07%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.63%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (51.22%) Firewall
2 36 (29.27%) WAN
3 25 (20.33%) LAN
4 21 (17.07%) VoIP
4 21 (17.07%) MPLS
5 20 (16.26%) Wireless
6 19 (15.45%) Network Security
7 18 (14.63%) Cisco ASA
8 17 (13.82%) VPN
9 8 (6.50%) OSPF
9 8 (6.50%) BGP
9 8 (6.50%) DNS
10 7 (5.69%) EIGRP
10 7 (5.69%) IPsec
11 6 (4.88%) PPTP
11 6 (4.88%) SMTP
11 6 (4.88%) HTTP
11 6 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 6 (4.88%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 6 (4.88%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.50%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.88%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.63%) Rational Performance Tester
2 1 (0.81%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (5.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (4.88%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Back Office
3 3 (2.44%) Military
4 2 (1.63%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (39.84%) Network Engineer
2 24 (19.51%) Consultant
3 17 (13.82%) Cisco Consultant
4 12 (9.76%) Network Specialist
5 9 (7.32%) Architect
6 8 (6.50%) Lead Network Engineer
7 7 (5.69%) Network Manager
8 6 (4.88%) Security Specialist
8 6 (4.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (4.88%) Analyst
8 6 (4.88%) Systems Administrator
8 6 (4.88%) Administrator
9 5 (4.07%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.07%) Field Engineer
9 5 (4.07%) Network Analyst
10 4 (3.25%) Senior Network Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.25%) Network Consultant
10 4 (3.25%) 3rd Line Support
11 3 (2.44%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.88%) HTML
1 6 (4.88%) XML
2 1 (0.81%) COM
2 1 (0.81%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.07%) Computer Science
2 4 (3.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (1.63%) Clustering
3 2 (1.63%) NHS
3 2 (1.63%) Firmware
3 2 (1.63%) PKI
3 2 (1.63%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) CCTV
4 1 (0.81%) SCADA
4 1 (0.81%) IVR
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.89%) Windows
2 10 (8.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (8.13%) Linux
3 6 (4.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.88%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.63%) UNIX
4 2 (1.63%) Windows 2000
4 2 (1.63%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.63%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.70%) ITIL
2 13 (10.57%) Network Design
2 13 (10.57%) Network Management
3 6 (4.88%) ITIL V3
3 6 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (4.88%) Load Balancing
3 6 (4.88%) Integration Testing
4 5 (4.07%) Information Security
5 4 (3.25%) Time Management
6 3 (2.44%) Network Monitoring
6 3 (2.44%) Cyber Security
6 3 (2.44%) Penetration Testing
6 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2
6 3 (2.44%) Service Management
6 3 (2.44%) Migration
7 2 (1.63%) Risk Management
7 2 (1.63%) Business Continuity
7 2 (1.63%) CMMI
7 2 (1.63%) Service Delivery
7 2 (1.63%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.50%) Java
2 3 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (1.63%) PHP
3 2 (1.63%) Python
3 2 (1.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (50.41%) CCNA
3 33 (26.83%) CCIE
4 20 (16.26%) Degree
5 17 (13.82%) MCSE
5 17 (13.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (10.57%) SC Cleared
6 13 (10.57%) Security Cleared
6 13 (10.57%) CCDP
7 10 (8.13%) CISSP
7 10 (8.13%) MCSA
8 6 (4.88%) MCTS
8 6 (4.88%) MCITP
9 3 (2.44%) CCDA
9 3 (2.44%) CCIP
10 2 (1.63%) CCVP
10 2 (1.63%) HNC
10 2 (1.63%) CCSP
10 2 (1.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 2 (1.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 1 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.32%) Active Directory
3 7 (5.69%) VMware ESX
4 4 (3.25%) vSphere
5 3 (2.44%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.63%) ProxySG
7 1 (0.81%) Snort
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) CiscoWorks
1 8 (6.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (4.07%) Netcool
3 2 (1.63%) Nagios
3 2 (1.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 112 (91.06%) Cisco
2 38 (30.89%) Juniper
3 32 (26.02%) CheckPoint
4 28 (22.76%) F5
5 20 (16.26%) VMware
6 14 (11.38%) Microsoft
7 12 (9.76%) HP
8 8 (6.50%) Blue Coat
9 6 (4.88%) McAfee
9 6 (4.88%) IBM
9 6 (4.88%) Nokia
9 6 (4.88%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.88%) IronPort
10 5 (4.07%) Alcatel-Lucent
10 5 (4.07%) Intel
11 4 (3.25%) Citrix
11 4 (3.25%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.63%) Avaya
12 2 (1.63%) Ericsson
12 2 (1.63%) Fortinet
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