The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Wales region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 37 34 76
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +42
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 69 65 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.13% 5.06% 0.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 16.27% 19.12% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 62 63 9
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +23.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,650 £57,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
424 340 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.50% 26.48% 26.49%
Number of salaries quoted 344 300 230
Average salary £37,500 £39,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +6.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,964 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCNP
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -2 68 £40,000 -15.78% 7
North Wales - 1 £50,000 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 125 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (99.20%) Cisco
3 110 (88.00%) Firewall
4 65 (52.00%) F5
5 58 (46.40%) Juniper
6 55 (44.00%) CheckPoint
6 55 (44.00%) LAN
7 52 (41.60%) CCNA
8 49 (39.20%) WAN
9 47 (37.60%) Cisco ASA
10 41 (32.80%) Security Cleared
11 40 (32.00%) SC Cleared
12 34 (27.20%) BGP
13 27 (21.60%) VPN
13 27 (21.60%) ITIL
14 26 (20.80%) SLA
14 26 (20.80%) Network Design
15 25 (20.00%) VMware
15 25 (20.00%) HSRP
16 21 (16.80%) Cisco Nexus
17 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.00%) MPLS
18 19 (15.20%) Cisco PIX
19 18 (14.40%) JNCIS
19 18 (14.40%) CCSE
20 17 (13.60%) OSPF
21 16 (12.80%) McAfee
21 16 (12.80%) HP
21 16 (12.80%) MS Office
21 16 (12.80%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 14 (11.20%) Lync
2 12 (9.60%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (3.20%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (1.60%) Apache
4 2 (1.60%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 16 (12.80%) MS Office
2 10 (8.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.40%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.80%) Office 365
2 9 (7.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 110 (88.00%) Firewall
2 55 (44.00%) LAN
3 49 (39.20%) WAN
4 47 (37.60%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (27.20%) BGP
6 27 (21.60%) VPN
7 25 (20.00%) HSRP
8 21 (16.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 20 (16.00%) MPLS
10 19 (15.20%) Cisco PIX
11 17 (13.60%) OSPF
12 16 (12.80%) VRRP
12 16 (12.80%) Network Security
13 15 (12.00%) SAN
14 13 (10.40%) VLAN
15 12 (9.60%) IPsec
15 12 (9.60%) DHCP
16 11 (8.80%) Internet
16 11 (8.80%) Wireless
16 11 (8.80%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.60%) MySQL
1 2 (1.60%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 11 (8.80%) Advertising
2 10 (8.00%) Legal
3 8 (6.40%) Finance
4 7 (5.60%) Retail
5 6 (4.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.60%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.80%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.80%) Electronics
7 1 (0.80%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 79 (63.20%) Network Engineer
2 18 (14.40%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (10.40%) Security Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Support Engineer
4 11 (8.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Project Engineer
5 10 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
6 9 (7.20%) Escalation Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) Network Support
7 8 (6.40%) Network Support Engineer
7 8 (6.40%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (4.80%) Network Operations Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Operations Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Network Team Leader
8 6 (4.80%) Consultant
8 6 (4.80%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (4.00%) Senior Network Consultant
10 4 (3.20%) Cisco Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.80%) Firmware
1 1 (0.80%) DTV
1 1 (0.80%) Management Information System
1 1 (0.80%) SecurID
1 1 (0.80%) Computer Science
1 1 (0.80%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.80%) Windows
2 12 (9.60%) Linux
3 7 (5.60%) UNIX
3 7 (5.60%) Windows XP
3 7 (5.60%) Windows 7
4 5 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.60%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (21.60%) ITIL
2 26 (20.80%) Network Design
3 14 (11.20%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.00%) Network Management
4 10 (8.00%) Project Management
5 9 (7.20%) Service Delivery
5 9 (7.20%) Email Migration
6 7 (5.60%) Capacity Management
7 5 (4.00%) Incident Management
8 3 (2.40%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.60%) Network Monitoring
9 2 (1.60%) Network Load Balancing
9 2 (1.60%) Configuration Management
9 2 (1.60%) PRINCE2
10 1 (0.80%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (0.80%) Migration
10 1 (0.80%) Business Continuity
10 1 (0.80%) Programme Management
10 1 (0.80%) Asset Management
10 1 (0.80%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.40%) C
2 2 (1.60%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.60%) AWK
3 1 (0.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (41.60%) CCNA
3 41 (32.80%) Security Cleared
4 40 (32.00%) SC Cleared
5 18 (14.40%) JNCIS
5 18 (14.40%) CCSE
6 14 (11.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (9.60%) CCIP
8 11 (8.80%) JNCIA
9 10 (8.00%) CCDA
10 8 (6.40%) Degree
10 8 (6.40%) CCDP
11 7 (5.60%) CISSP
11 7 (5.60%) CCSA
11 7 (5.60%) JNCIE
12 6 (4.80%) SAP Certification
13 5 (4.00%) CCIE
14 4 (3.20%) Microsoft Certification
15 3 (2.40%) MCSE
15 3 (2.40%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (20.80%) SLA
2 6 (4.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.80%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (12.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (11.20%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.60%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.60%) UAG
4 2 (1.60%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (5.60%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.80%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 124 (99.20%) Cisco
2 65 (52.00%) F5
3 58 (46.40%) Juniper
4 55 (44.00%) CheckPoint
5 25 (20.00%) VMware
6 20 (16.00%) Microsoft
7 16 (12.80%) McAfee
7 16 (12.80%) HP
8 14 (11.20%) SonicWALL
9 12 (9.60%) Blue Coat
10 10 (8.00%) Aruba
10 10 (8.00%) Dell
11 9 (7.20%) Websense
11 9 (7.20%) SolarWinds
12 7 (5.60%) Avaya
12 7 (5.60%) SAP
12 7 (5.60%) WatchGuard
12 7 (5.60%) Lumension
13 4 (3.20%) Riverbed
13 4 (3.20%) Fortinet
South Wales
CGI
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Pontypool, Gwent
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Streamline Connections
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 22 days ago