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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 36 45 67
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +22
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 61 57 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 4.73% 4.42% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.10% 16.24% 6.85%
Number of salaries quoted 54 56 22
Average salary £42,500 £45,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.59% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,150 £35,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
404 351 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 31.29% 27.19% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 331 315 280
Average salary £35,750 £36,250 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.37% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,350 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £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 2 September 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 2 September 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 +3 59 £42,500 -6.59% 6
West Wales - 1 - -
North Wales - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Cisco
1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 111 (90.98%) Firewall
3 61 (50.00%) F5
4 59 (48.36%) Juniper
4 59 (48.36%) CheckPoint
5 55 (45.08%) LAN
6 50 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (39.34%) WAN
7 48 (39.34%) CCNA
8 40 (32.79%) SC Cleared
8 40 (32.79%) Security Cleared
9 35 (28.69%) BGP
10 29 (23.77%) SLA
11 26 (21.31%) VPN
12 24 (19.67%) McAfee
13 23 (18.85%) Network Design
14 21 (17.21%) VMware
14 21 (17.21%) ITIL
15 20 (16.39%) HP
15 20 (16.39%) OSPF
15 20 (16.39%) Blue Coat
15 20 (16.39%) Cisco PIX
15 20 (16.39%) HSRP
15 20 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (15.57%) JNCIS
16 19 (15.57%) CCSE
16 19 (15.57%) MPLS
16 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
17 18 (14.75%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 11 (9.02%) Lync
2 10 (8.20%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.64%) Apache
5 2 (1.64%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (11.48%) MS Office
2 10 (8.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.56%) Office 365
2 7 (5.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 111 (90.98%) Firewall
2 55 (45.08%) LAN
3 50 (40.98%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (39.34%) WAN
5 35 (28.69%) BGP
6 26 (21.31%) VPN
7 20 (16.39%) OSPF
7 20 (16.39%) Cisco PIX
7 20 (16.39%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (16.39%) HSRP
8 19 (15.57%) MPLS
9 18 (14.75%) Network Security
10 13 (10.66%) VRRP
11 12 (9.84%) EIGRP
12 11 (9.02%) IPsec
12 11 (9.02%) SAN
12 11 (9.02%) VoIP
13 10 (8.20%) DHCP
13 10 (8.20%) Internet
13 10 (8.20%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) MySQL
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (9.84%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.02%) Legal
3 10 (8.20%) Advertising
4 7 (5.74%) Finance
5 6 (4.92%) Retail
6 2 (1.64%) Welsh Language
7 1 (0.82%) Electronics
7 1 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (66.39%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.39%) Senior Network Engineer
3 17 (13.93%) Security Engineer
4 13 (10.66%) Network Security Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Support Engineer
6 10 (8.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (7.38%) Escalation Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Project Engineer
8 8 (6.56%) Network Support
9 5 (4.10%) Network Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Consultant
9 5 (4.10%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.10%) Operations Team Leader
9 5 (4.10%) Network Operations Team Leader
9 5 (4.10%) Network Team Leader
9 5 (4.10%) Senior Network Consultant
10 4 (3.28%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.82%) Firmware
1 1 (0.82%) DTV
1 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
1 1 (0.82%) Derivative
1 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
1 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.75%) Windows
2 12 (9.84%) Linux
3 7 (5.74%) Windows XP
3 7 (5.74%) Windows 7
3 7 (5.74%) UNIX
4 6 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (18.85%) Network Design
2 21 (17.21%) ITIL
3 14 (11.48%) Load Balancing
4 11 (9.02%) Incident Management
5 10 (8.20%) Network Management
6 9 (7.38%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.56%) Capacity Management
8 6 (4.92%) Project Management
9 5 (4.10%) Email Migration
10 4 (3.28%) Protective Monitoring
11 3 (2.46%) Network Monitoring
11 3 (2.46%) Configuration Management
12 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2
12 2 (1.64%) Programme Management
12 2 (1.64%) Network Load Balancing
13 1 (0.82%) Digital Marketing
13 1 (0.82%) Security Architecture
13 1 (0.82%) Data Management
13 1 (0.82%) Business Intelligence
13 1 (0.82%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (2.46%) C
2 2 (1.64%) AWK
2 2 (1.64%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (39.34%) CCNA
3 40 (32.79%) SC Cleared
3 40 (32.79%) Security Cleared
4 19 (15.57%) JNCIS
4 19 (15.57%) CCSE
5 13 (10.66%) CCDA
6 12 (9.84%) CCIP
7 11 (9.02%) CCSA
8 10 (8.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (8.20%) JNCIA
9 9 (7.38%) CISSP
9 9 (7.38%) Degree
9 9 (7.38%) JNCIE
10 8 (6.56%) CCDP
10 8 (6.56%) CCSP
11 7 (5.74%) CCIE
12 5 (4.10%) SAP Certification
13 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 2 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (23.77%) SLA
2 5 (4.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (4.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (8.20%) Hyper-V
3 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.46%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.56%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.82%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 122 (100.00%) Cisco
2 61 (50.00%) F5
3 59 (48.36%) Juniper
3 59 (48.36%) CheckPoint
4 24 (19.67%) McAfee
5 21 (17.21%) VMware
6 20 (16.39%) Blue Coat
6 20 (16.39%) HP
7 19 (15.57%) Microsoft
8 12 (9.84%) SonicWALL
9 10 (8.20%) ProCurve
10 9 (7.38%) Aruba
10 9 (7.38%) Dell
10 9 (7.38%) Websense
11 7 (5.74%) SolarWinds
11 7 (5.74%) Lumension
12 6 (4.92%) SAP
13 5 (4.10%) Avaya
13 5 (4.10%) WatchGuard
14 4 (3.28%) Fortinet
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