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 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 74 44 50
Rank change year-on-year
-30 +6
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 6 30 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.09% 5.10% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.30% 15.08% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2 26 6
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
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
182 199 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 33.03% 33.84% 35.05%
Number of salaries quoted 157 144 101
Average salary £40,000 £47,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.34% +11.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (92.86%) Cisco
3 9 (64.29%) Firewall
3 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
4 7 (50.00%) CCNA
4 7 (50.00%) LAN
4 7 (50.00%) WAN
5 6 (42.86%) MPLS
5 6 (42.86%) OSPF
5 6 (42.86%) BGP
5 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
6 5 (35.71%) Juniper
6 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
6 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
6 5 (35.71%) Multicast
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (28.57%) Wireless
7 4 (28.57%) VMware
7 4 (28.57%) CCIE
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
8 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
8 3 (21.43%) Linux
8 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
8 3 (21.43%) RIP
8 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
8 3 (21.43%) HP
8 3 (21.43%) Information Security
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) ProCurve

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, 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 1 (7.14%) Lync
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) PaaS
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Firewall
2 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 7 (50.00%) WAN
3 6 (42.86%) MPLS
3 6 (42.86%) OSPF
3 6 (42.86%) BGP
3 6 (42.86%) EIGRP
4 5 (35.71%) Multicast
5 4 (28.57%) Wireless
5 4 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (21.43%) Network Security
6 3 (21.43%) RIP
7 2 (14.29%) SNMP
7 2 (14.29%) VPN
7 2 (14.29%) DNS
7 2 (14.29%) SSL
7 2 (14.29%) DHCP
7 2 (14.29%) FTP
7 2 (14.29%) HTTP
General
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (64.29%) Network Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) Network Support
4 1 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Operations Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Network Security Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Security Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 9 (64.29%) Data Centre
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) PRINCE2
2 3 (21.43%) Change Management
2 3 (21.43%) Information Security
2 3 (21.43%) Coaching
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) Network Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (28.57%) CCIE
4 1 (7.14%) CCSP
4 1 (7.14%) MCP
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) VirtualBox
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Juniper
2 5 (35.71%) CheckPoint
3 4 (28.57%) VMware
4 3 (21.43%) ProCurve
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) HP
4 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) F5
5 2 (14.29%) NetApp
6 1 (7.14%) SolarWinds
6 1 (7.14%) Aruba
6 1 (7.14%) Crossbeam