The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 43 51 62
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 29 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 4.98% 1.89% 0.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.10% 5.56% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 26 6 3
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Qualifications Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
192 108 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.99% 33.96% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 143 94 58
Average salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCNP
Hertfordshire

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 23 July 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Watford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (93.33%) Cisco
3 23 (51.11%) HP
4 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
4 22 (48.89%) VMware
5 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
6 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
6 19 (42.22%) Firewall
7 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
8 17 (37.78%) Lync
9 16 (35.56%) SCCM
10 15 (33.33%) Juniper
11 14 (31.11%) CCNA
11 14 (31.11%) Time Management
12 13 (28.89%) VPN
13 12 (26.67%) CCIE
14 11 (24.44%) Windows
14 11 (24.44%) MPLS
14 11 (24.44%) Network Security
14 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
14 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
15 10 (22.22%) MCITP
15 10 (22.22%) Network Design
15 10 (22.22%) OSPF
15 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (22.22%) BGP
15 10 (22.22%) Dell
16 9 (20.00%) Citrix
16 9 (20.00%) IBM

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
2 17 (37.78%) Lync
3 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (17.78%) SAS
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (44.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (42.22%) Firewall
2 13 (28.89%) VPN
3 11 (24.44%) MPLS
3 11 (24.44%) Network Security
4 10 (22.22%) OSPF
4 10 (22.22%) BGP
5 9 (20.00%) WAN
5 9 (20.00%) iSCSI
5 9 (20.00%) SAN
6 8 (17.78%) VLAN
6 8 (17.78%) NAS
6 8 (17.78%) LAN
6 8 (17.78%) EIGRP
6 8 (17.78%) DNS
6 8 (17.78%) NetScaler
7 6 (13.33%) VoIP
8 5 (11.11%) Wireless
8 5 (11.11%) IPsec
8 5 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
9 4 (8.89%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Development Applications
1 4 (8.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.22%) Retail
2 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Consultant
2 17 (37.78%) Network Engineer
3 15 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
4 14 (31.11%) Project Engineer
4 14 (31.11%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Voice Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Voice Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Security Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Network Security Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Specialist
8 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 1 (2.22%) Cisco Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Handset
1 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Time Management
2 10 (22.22%) Network Design
3 9 (20.00%) Migration
4 7 (15.56%) Load Balancing
5 5 (11.11%) ITIL
6 4 (8.89%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.67%) Performance Testing
7 3 (6.67%) Network Management
8 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity Planning
8 2 (4.44%) BCP
8 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
8 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
8 2 (4.44%) Logistics
9 1 (2.22%) ITSM
9 1 (2.22%) Project Management
9 1 (2.22%) Low Latency
9 1 (2.22%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (31.11%) CCNA
3 12 (26.67%) CCIE
4 10 (22.22%) MCITP
4 10 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (20.00%) MCSE
5 9 (20.00%) NCDA
5 9 (20.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (17.78%) NCIE
6 8 (17.78%) VCAP
7 1 (2.22%) MCSA
7 1 (2.22%) CCA
7 1 (2.22%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (2.22%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (24.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (20.00%) XenApp
3 9 (20.00%) XenDesktop
3 9 (20.00%) vSphere
4 8 (17.78%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
6 1 (2.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (35.56%) SCCM
2 9 (20.00%) SCOM
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (6.67%) CiscoWorks
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 42 (93.33%) Cisco
2 23 (51.11%) HP
3 22 (48.89%) Microsoft
3 22 (48.89%) VMware
4 15 (33.33%) Juniper
5 10 (22.22%) Dell
6 9 (20.00%) IBM
6 9 (20.00%) NetApp
6 9 (20.00%) Citrix
7 8 (17.78%) EMC
7 8 (17.78%) WatchGuard
8 7 (15.56%) F5
9 4 (8.89%) Meraki
9 4 (8.89%) Riverbed
9 4 (8.89%) Fortinet
9 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
10 3 (6.67%) Crossbeam
11 2 (4.44%) Mitel
11 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
11 2 (4.44%) Aruba