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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 56 67 72
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 43 37 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 3.41% 2.71% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.98% 8.30% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40 35 28
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +16.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £56,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
359 446 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.47% 32.67% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 304 389 334
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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
South Wales +9 41 £42,500 -8.10% 7
West Wales +3 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Cisco
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (91.82%) Firewall
3 58 (52.73%) CheckPoint
4 55 (50.00%) F5
5 53 (48.18%) LAN
6 52 (47.27%) Juniper
7 48 (43.64%) Cisco ASA
8 46 (41.82%) WAN
9 44 (40.00%) CCNA
10 34 (30.91%) BGP
11 32 (29.09%) SC Cleared
11 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
12 30 (27.27%) SLA
13 27 (24.55%) McAfee
14 24 (21.82%) VPN
15 22 (20.00%) OSPF
15 22 (20.00%) Network Design
16 21 (19.09%) Blue Coat
16 21 (19.09%) Cisco PIX
17 20 (18.18%) JNCIS
17 20 (18.18%) CCSE
17 20 (18.18%) ITIL
17 20 (18.18%) Windows
18 19 (17.27%) MPLS
19 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
19 18 (16.36%) VMware
19 18 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
20 17 (15.45%) Network Security
21 16 (14.55%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 6 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.55%) Lync
3 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.64%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.82%) Apache
5 2 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (11.82%) MS Office
2 11 (10.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 101 (91.82%) Firewall
2 53 (48.18%) LAN
3 48 (43.64%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (41.82%) WAN
5 34 (30.91%) BGP
6 24 (21.82%) VPN
7 22 (20.00%) OSPF
8 21 (19.09%) Cisco PIX
9 19 (17.27%) MPLS
10 18 (16.36%) Cisco Nexus
11 17 (15.45%) Network Security
12 14 (12.73%) HSRP
13 12 (10.91%) EIGRP
14 11 (10.00%) IPsec
15 10 (9.09%) RIP
15 10 (9.09%) Wireless
16 9 (8.18%) VRRP
17 8 (7.27%) Internet
17 8 (7.27%) DHCP
17 8 (7.27%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.82%) MySQL
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 13 (11.82%) Telecoms
2 9 (8.18%) Advertising
3 6 (5.45%) Finance
3 6 (5.45%) Legal
4 4 (3.64%) Retail
5 2 (1.82%) Welsh Language
6 1 (0.91%) Electronics
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 73 (66.36%) Network Engineer
2 21 (19.09%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (13.64%) Security Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 11 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 10 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.36%) Network Support
7 7 (6.36%) Network Support Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Senior Security Engineer
8 6 (5.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.55%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.55%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (4.55%) Operations Team Leader
9 5 (4.55%) Network Operations Team Leader
10 4 (3.64%) Senior Network Security Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Project Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) Cisco Engineer
11 3 (2.73%) Cisco Support
11 3 (2.73%) Senior Network Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (0.91%) DTV
2 1 (0.91%) Management Information System
2 1 (0.91%) Derivative
2 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.91%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.18%) Windows
2 14 (12.73%) Linux
3 8 (7.27%) Windows XP
3 8 (7.27%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.36%) UNIX
5 6 (5.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
7 2 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (20.00%) Network Design
2 20 (18.18%) ITIL
3 16 (14.55%) Load Balancing
4 11 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 11 (10.00%) Network Management
5 10 (9.09%) Service Delivery
6 8 (7.27%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (3.64%) Protective Monitoring
9 3 (2.73%) Network Monitoring
9 3 (2.73%) Configuration Management
10 2 (1.82%) Project Management
10 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.82%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (1.82%) Change Control
10 2 (1.82%) Programme Management
11 1 (0.91%) Analytics
11 1 (0.91%) Infrastructure Management
11 1 (0.91%) Email Migration
11 1 (0.91%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.73%) C
2 2 (1.82%) AWK
2 2 (1.82%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (40.00%) CCNA
3 32 (29.09%) SC Cleared
3 32 (29.09%) Security Cleared
4 20 (18.18%) JNCIS
4 20 (18.18%) CCSE
5 10 (9.09%) CCSP
5 10 (9.09%) CCIP
6 9 (8.18%) CCDA
6 9 (8.18%) Degree
7 8 (7.27%) CCSA
7 8 (7.27%) CCIE
8 7 (6.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (6.36%) CCDP
9 6 (5.45%) JNCIA
9 6 (5.45%) CISSP
9 6 (5.45%) JNCIE
10 5 (4.55%) SAP Certification
11 3 (2.73%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (27.27%) SLA
2 5 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (7.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.73%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.91%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.91%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 8 (7.27%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco
2 58 (52.73%) CheckPoint
3 55 (50.00%) F5
4 52 (47.27%) Juniper
5 27 (24.55%) McAfee
6 21 (19.09%) Blue Coat
7 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
7 18 (16.36%) VMware
8 16 (14.55%) HP
9 10 (9.09%) Websense
9 10 (9.09%) ProCurve
10 9 (8.18%) SonicWALL
11 8 (7.27%) Lumension
11 8 (7.27%) Aruba
12 6 (5.45%) SAP
13 5 (4.55%) Dell
13 5 (4.55%) SolarWinds
14 4 (3.64%) Avaya
15 3 (2.73%) Citrix
15 3 (2.73%) NetApp
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago