The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Bedfordshire / Bedford
Rank 22 9 18
Rank change year-on-year -13 +9  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 10 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 7.52% 16.11% 11.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 25.64% 43.94% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 5 28 27
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +44.44%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

CCNP is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39 66 80
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 29.32% 36.67% 28.67%
Number of salaries quoted 33 59 61
Median salary £36,250 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.09% +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing CCNP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Bedford

CCNP
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Bedford

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Bedford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Bedford over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Bedford

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (92.86%) WAN
3 38 (90.48%) LAN
3 38 (90.48%) Cisco Nexus
4 32 (76.19%) TCP/IP
5 27 (64.29%) Network Management
6 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
7 22 (52.38%) CCSE
8 21 (50.00%) Network Security
8 21 (50.00%) CCSA
9 20 (47.62%) OSPF
9 20 (47.62%) BGP
9 20 (47.62%) Spanning Tree
10 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
10 19 (45.24%) DNS
10 19 (45.24%) CCIE
10 19 (45.24%) ITIL
11 18 (42.86%) VPN
11 18 (42.86%) FTP
11 18 (42.86%) VoIP
11 18 (42.86%) DHCP
11 18 (42.86%) IPv4
11 18 (42.86%) Firewall
11 18 (42.86%) Wireless
11 18 (42.86%) VLAN
11 18 (42.86%) SolarWinds
12 17 (40.48%) Problem Management
13 15 (35.71%) CCDP
14 14 (33.33%) Wireshark

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 8 (19.05%) MS Visio
2 7 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.38%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (92.86%) WAN
2 38 (90.48%) Cisco Nexus
2 38 (90.48%) LAN
3 32 (76.19%) TCP/IP
4 21 (50.00%) Network Security
5 20 (47.62%) BGP
5 20 (47.62%) OSPF
5 20 (47.62%) Spanning Tree
6 19 (45.24%) DNS
7 18 (42.86%) DHCP
7 18 (42.86%) Firewall
7 18 (42.86%) FTP
7 18 (42.86%) IPv4
7 18 (42.86%) VLAN
7 18 (42.86%) VoIP
7 18 (42.86%) VPN
7 18 (42.86%) Wireless
8 14 (33.33%) tcpdump
8 14 (33.33%) Wireshark
9 5 (11.90%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 14 (33.33%) Consultant
1 14 (33.33%) Network Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Network Security Consultant
2 13 (30.95%) Security Consultant
3 8 (19.05%) Network Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Network Analyst
5 6 (14.29%) Check Point Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Technical Leader
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco Security Consultant
6 5 (11.90%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 5 (11.90%) Network Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Network Operations Manager
6 5 (11.90%) Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Data Centre
2 13 (30.95%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (14.29%) Driving Licence
4 2 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.38%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.38%) Linux
1 1 (2.38%) Unix
1 1 (2.38%) Windows
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (64.29%) Network Management
2 19 (45.24%) ITIL
3 17 (40.48%) Problem Management
4 13 (30.95%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (21.43%) Presales
6 8 (19.05%) Load Balancing
7 6 (14.29%) ITIL V3
8 2 (4.76%) Mentoring
8 2 (4.76%) Project Management
9 1 (2.38%) Change Control
9 1 (2.38%) Continuous Improvement
9 1 (2.38%) Data Encryption
9 1 (2.38%) Data Management
9 1 (2.38%) DDoS Mitigation
9 1 (2.38%) High Availability
9 1 (2.38%) Information Management
9 1 (2.38%) Service Design
9 1 (2.38%) Time Management
9 1 (2.38%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (52.38%) CCSE
3 21 (50.00%) CCSA
4 19 (45.24%) CCIE
5 15 (35.71%) CCDP
6 2 (4.76%) CCNA
7 1 (2.38%) CCIP
7 1 (2.38%) CCMSE
7 1 (2.38%) CCSM
7 1 (2.38%) CCSP
7 1 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
7 1 (2.38%) MCP
7 1 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (2.38%) MCSE
7 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) VCAP
7 1 (2.38%) VCDX
7 1 (2.38%) VCP5
7 1 (2.38%) VCP6
7 1 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco
2 25 (59.52%) CheckPoint
3 18 (42.86%) SolarWinds
4 9 (21.43%) Microsoft
5 8 (19.05%) F5
6 5 (11.90%) CA
7 3 (7.14%) Mitel
7 3 (7.14%) Riverbed
8 1 (2.38%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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