The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 62 62 63
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 5 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.82% 1.30% 0.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.31% 5.23% 2.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £48,000 £49,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.04% +71.92%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCNP
West Midlands

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

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
116 153 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 18.99% 24.92% 30.69%
Number of salaries quoted 100 139 138
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £19,400 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,000 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Burton-upon-Trent +8 3 £48,000 -
Stoke-on-Trent +4 2 £22,500 -55.00%
CCNP
West Midlands

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) VPN
3 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
4 13 (76.47%) CCNA
5 11 (64.71%) Cisco
6 10 (58.82%) ITIL
7 9 (52.94%) Network Security
8 8 (47.06%) SAN
8 8 (47.06%) VLAN
9 7 (41.18%) BGP
9 7 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (35.29%) Internet
11 5 (29.41%) Juniper
11 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
12 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
12 4 (23.53%) B2B
12 4 (23.53%) CCSP
12 4 (23.53%) CCIP
12 4 (23.53%) MPLS
12 4 (23.53%) Security Management
12 4 (23.53%) IPsec
12 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
12 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
13 3 (17.65%) VoIP
13 3 (17.65%) OSPF
13 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
13 3 (17.65%) Law

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) LAN
1 17 (100.00%) WAN
1 17 (100.00%) Firewall
2 16 (94.12%) VPN
3 9 (52.94%) Network Security
4 8 (47.06%) VLAN
4 8 (47.06%) SAN
5 7 (41.18%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (41.18%) BGP
6 6 (35.29%) Internet
7 4 (23.53%) MPLS
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
7 4 (23.53%) IPsec
8 3 (17.65%) EIGRP
8 3 (17.65%) VoIP
8 3 (17.65%) OSPF
9 2 (11.76%) DMZ
9 2 (11.76%) WLAN
General
1 5 (29.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Security Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Network Specialist
2 4 (23.53%) Network Security Specialist
3 2 (11.76%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Network Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Security Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Load Balancing
2 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) B2B
3 4 (23.53%) Security Management
3 4 (23.53%) Network Architecture
3 4 (23.53%) WAN Optimisation
4 2 (11.76%) Migration
4 2 (11.76%) Programme Management
4 2 (11.76%) TOGAF
4 2 (11.76%) Network Design
4 2 (11.76%) Six Sigma
4 2 (11.76%) Service Management
4 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
Qualifications
1 17 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) CCNA
3 4 (23.53%) CCSP
3 4 (23.53%) CCIP
4 2 (11.76%) MCSE
4 2 (11.76%) CCIE
4 2 (11.76%) CISSP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Vendors
1 11 (64.71%) Cisco
2 5 (29.41%) Juniper