The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 64 47 53
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 12 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.94% 2.45% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.03% 6.57% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 4
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £26,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCNP
Hertfordshire

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

Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
199 137 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.15% 37.23% 32.31%
Number of salaries quoted 167 126 96
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

CCNP
Salary Trend in Watford

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Watford

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Watford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 21 (61.76%) VMware
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 18 (52.94%) CCNA
5 17 (50.00%) MS Exchange
6 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
7 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (41.18%) MCSE
8 13 (38.24%) MCSA
8 13 (38.24%) Firewall
8 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
8 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
9 11 (32.35%) Office 365
9 11 (32.35%) Project Management
9 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
10 10 (29.41%) MPLS
10 10 (29.41%) OSPF
10 10 (29.41%) BGP
10 10 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
10 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
10 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
10 10 (29.41%) MCITP
11 8 (23.53%) Lync
11 8 (23.53%) Juniper
11 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 17 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2007
2 13 (38.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (23.53%) Lync
5 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
Applications
1 13 (38.24%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (32.35%) Office 365
2 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (38.24%) Firewall
2 10 (29.41%) MPLS
2 10 (29.41%) OSPF
2 10 (29.41%) BGP
3 8 (23.53%) Network Security
4 7 (20.59%) VPN
5 6 (17.65%) Wireless
5 6 (17.65%) WAN
6 5 (14.71%) VoIP
6 5 (14.71%) EIGRP
7 4 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (8.82%) LAN
8 3 (8.82%) VPLS
9 2 (5.88%) Cisco PIX
9 2 (5.88%) RIP
9 2 (5.88%) TCP/IP
9 2 (5.88%) Multicast
9 2 (5.88%) NetScreen
10 1 (2.94%) Fibre Channel
10 1 (2.94%) VRRP
General
1 2 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (38.24%) Network Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Support Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 6 (17.65%) 3rd Line Support
4 5 (14.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Security Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Analyst
5 4 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Network Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Network Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Consultant
7 2 (5.88%) Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 11 (32.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.82%) UNIX
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Project Management
2 10 (29.41%) Root Cause Analysis
3 5 (14.71%) Network Design
4 4 (11.76%) ITIL
5 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
5 3 (8.82%) Mentoring
5 3 (8.82%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineering
6 2 (5.88%) Network Management
7 1 (2.94%) Time Management
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity Planning
7 1 (2.94%) BCP
7 1 (2.94%) Network Planning
7 1 (2.94%) Change Management
7 1 (2.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.94%) Migration
7 1 (2.94%) Business Continuity
7 1 (2.94%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (52.94%) CCNA
3 14 (41.18%) MCSE
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (38.24%) MCSA
5 10 (29.41%) MCITP
6 5 (14.71%) CCIE
7 2 (5.88%) CCDP
7 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 2 (5.88%) JNCIS
8 1 (2.94%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 13 (38.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (32.35%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) SCCM
1 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco
2 21 (61.76%) VMware
3 20 (58.82%) Microsoft
4 8 (23.53%) Juniper
5 4 (11.76%) CheckPoint
6 3 (8.82%) IBM
6 3 (8.82%) Fortinet
6 3 (8.82%) F5
6 3 (8.82%) Meraki
7 2 (5.88%) Sourcefire
7 2 (5.88%) Crossbeam
7 2 (5.88%) HP
7 2 (5.88%) McAfee
8 1 (2.94%) Mitel
8 1 (2.94%) Dell
8 1 (2.94%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.94%) Aruba
8 1 (2.94%) Meru Networks