The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 61 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 20 18 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 2.61% 2.31% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.72% 7.00% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 17 16 4
Average salary £55,000 £41,250 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% +9.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £36,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +10.00%
CCNP
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Qualifications Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
259 257 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 33.81% 32.95% 32.67%
Number of salaries quoted 235 245 254
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,100 £24,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,200 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

CCNP
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Southampton

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 30 October 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Southampton

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (90.32%) Cisco
3 16 (51.61%) CCNA
4 12 (38.71%) WAN
4 12 (38.71%) Network Security
5 11 (35.48%) Firewall
5 11 (35.48%) LAN
6 10 (32.26%) ITIL
6 10 (32.26%) MPLS
7 9 (29.03%) BGP
7 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
7 9 (29.03%) Juniper
7 9 (29.03%) CCIE
8 8 (25.81%) VPN
8 8 (25.81%) Windows
8 8 (25.81%) Wireless
9 7 (22.58%) VoIP
9 7 (22.58%) F5
9 7 (22.58%) IPsec
10 6 (19.35%) VMware
10 6 (19.35%) DMVPN
10 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
10 6 (19.35%) MCSE
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (19.35%) OSPF
11 5 (16.13%) Intel
11 5 (16.13%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
11 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
11 5 (16.13%) CCDP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs across the Southampton 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 3 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 12 (38.71%) WAN
1 12 (38.71%) Network Security
2 11 (35.48%) Firewall
2 11 (35.48%) LAN
3 10 (32.26%) MPLS
4 9 (29.03%) BGP
5 8 (25.81%) Wireless
5 8 (25.81%) VPN
6 7 (22.58%) VoIP
6 7 (22.58%) IPsec
7 6 (19.35%) OSPF
7 6 (19.35%) DMVPN
7 6 (19.35%) Cisco Nexus
8 5 (16.13%) TCP/IP
8 5 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 5 (16.13%) VLAN
8 5 (16.13%) Ethernet
8 5 (16.13%) DNS
9 4 (12.90%) SSL
9 4 (12.90%) DHCP
General
1 4 (12.90%) Finance
1 4 (12.90%) Retail
2 3 (9.68%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
2 9 (29.03%) Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Network Architect
3 4 (12.90%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Designer
4 3 (9.68%) Lead Architect
4 3 (9.68%) Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Sales Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
5 2 (6.45%) Security Consultant
5 2 (6.45%) Network Analyst
5 2 (6.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.23%) Network Support
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security Analyst
6 1 (3.23%) Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) PKI
2 3 (9.68%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.45%) CESG
3 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (6.45%) Kindle
4 1 (3.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (25.81%) Windows
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (6.45%) Windows 7
2 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) ITIL
2 5 (16.13%) Network Design
2 5 (16.13%) Data Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Root Cause Analysis
2 5 (16.13%) Line Management
3 4 (12.90%) Load Balancing
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (12.90%) ITIL V3
3 4 (12.90%) Budget Control
3 4 (12.90%) People Management
4 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
4 3 (9.68%) Time Management
5 2 (6.45%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.45%) Coaching
5 2 (6.45%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.23%) Configuration Management
6 1 (3.23%) Network Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (51.61%) CCNA
3 9 (29.03%) CCIE
4 6 (19.35%) MCSE
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (16.13%) CCDP
5 5 (16.13%) Degree
5 5 (16.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 3 (9.68%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (6.45%) CCDE
7 2 (6.45%) CISSP
8 1 (3.23%) A+ Certification
8 1 (3.23%) MCP
8 1 (3.23%) CCDA
8 1 (3.23%) VCP5
8 1 (3.23%) CCSA
8 1 (3.23%) CCSE
8 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
8 1 (3.23%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) PCI DSS
2 2 (6.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (6.45%) XenApp
3 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (9.68%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) CheckPoint
2 9 (29.03%) Juniper
3 7 (22.58%) F5
4 6 (19.35%) VMware
5 5 (16.13%) Intel
6 3 (9.68%) HP
7 2 (6.45%) Citrix
7 2 (6.45%) Sourcefire
7 2 (6.45%) Fortinet
7 2 (6.45%) IronPort
8 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
8 1 (3.23%) Pegasus