The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 86 45 50
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +5
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 19 60 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.37% 4.67% 4.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 14.78% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 18 53 54
Average salary £37,000 £42,500 £45,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.94% -6.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,100 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
421 406 347
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 30.27% 31.60% 26.96%
Number of salaries quoted 376 334 311
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CCNP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Wales

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Wales

CCNP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
South Wales -48 13 £48,750 +14.70% 2
North Wales +6 6 £27,500 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (88.14%) Cisco
3 41 (69.49%) Firewall
4 33 (55.93%) Wireless
4 33 (55.93%) CCNA
5 24 (40.68%) HP
6 22 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (32.20%) OSPF
7 19 (32.20%) EIGRP
7 19 (32.20%) BGP
8 18 (30.51%) LAN
9 17 (28.81%) ITIL
9 17 (28.81%) WAN
9 17 (28.81%) CheckPoint
10 16 (27.12%) RIP
10 16 (27.12%) VLAN
10 16 (27.12%) Network Management
11 15 (25.42%) VRRP
11 15 (25.42%) HSRP
12 13 (22.03%) SLA
12 13 (22.03%) ProCurve
13 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (20.34%) CSS
14 11 (18.64%) Internet
14 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
14 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
14 11 (18.64%) VMware
15 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
15 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
16 9 (15.25%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Wales 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 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (6.78%) Lync
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Remedy ITSM
Communications & Networking
1 41 (69.49%) Firewall
2 33 (55.93%) Wireless
3 22 (37.29%) Cisco ASA
4 19 (32.20%) OSPF
4 19 (32.20%) BGP
4 19 (32.20%) EIGRP
5 18 (30.51%) LAN
6 17 (28.81%) WAN
7 16 (27.12%) RIP
7 16 (27.12%) VLAN
8 15 (25.42%) VRRP
8 15 (25.42%) HSRP
9 12 (20.34%) Cisco Nexus
10 11 (18.64%) Internet
11 8 (13.56%) DNS
12 7 (11.86%) SAN
12 7 (11.86%) TCP/IP
12 7 (11.86%) VoIP
12 7 (11.86%) Network Security
13 5 (8.47%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.47%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 44 (74.58%) Network Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Network Administrator
3 5 (8.47%) Lead Network Engineer
3 5 (8.47%) Administrator
4 3 (5.08%) Consultant
4 3 (5.08%) Project Engineer
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (5.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Professional Services Consultant
5 2 (3.39%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (3.39%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (1.69%) Field Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Technical Support
6 1 (1.69%) Network Consultant
6 1 (1.69%) Network Support
6 1 (1.69%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Operations Engineer
6 1 (1.69%) Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (20.34%) CSS
2 2 (3.39%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.95%) Data Centre
2 5 (8.47%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.78%) Statistics
3 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) EqualLogic
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.08%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (3.39%) AIX
3 2 (3.39%) Linux
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (28.81%) ITIL
2 16 (27.12%) Network Management
3 9 (15.25%) Service Delivery
4 5 (8.47%) Project Management
5 4 (6.78%) Change Management
6 3 (5.08%) Capacity Management
6 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
7 2 (3.39%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.39%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (1.69%) Network Design
8 1 (1.69%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.69%) Risk Management
8 1 (1.69%) Operations Management
8 1 (1.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (1.69%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (1.69%) Mentoring
8 1 (1.69%) Coaching
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (55.93%) CCNA
3 11 (18.64%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.64%) Security Cleared
4 9 (15.25%) Degree
5 8 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (11.86%) MCSE
7 5 (8.47%) MCSA
8 4 (6.78%) CCIE
9 2 (3.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.69%) CCSA
10 1 (1.69%) CCSE
10 1 (1.69%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.69%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (22.03%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) Hyper-V
2 5 (8.47%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.39%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) OpenView
1 4 (6.78%) CiscoWorks
1 4 (6.78%) WhatsUp Gold
2 3 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 52 (88.14%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) HP
3 17 (28.81%) CheckPoint
4 13 (22.03%) ProCurve
5 11 (18.64%) VMware
6 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (11.86%) SonicWALL
8 6 (10.17%) Dell
8 6 (10.17%) F5
9 5 (8.47%) Barracuda Networks
9 5 (8.47%) Veeam
9 5 (8.47%) Red Gate
9 5 (8.47%) WatchGuard
10 4 (6.78%) Remedy
10 4 (6.78%) 3Com
10 4 (6.78%) BMC
10 4 (6.78%) Nokia
10 4 (6.78%) Siemens
10 4 (6.78%) Nortel
10 4 (6.78%) Avaya