The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 38 47
Rank change year-on-year -15 +9  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 17 50 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.62% 6.00% 4.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.29% 22.03% 18.40%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 41
Median salary £65,000 £55,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% +20.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,000 £55,000
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 Bedfordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 119 227 250
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 18.34% 27.22% 22.18%
Number of salaries quoted 87 194 202
Median salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Bedfordshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -14 9 £65,000 - 1
Luton +6 5 - -
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (98.70%) Cisco
3 62 (80.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 59 (76.62%) WAN
5 58 (75.32%) LAN
6 50 (64.94%) Network Management
7 46 (59.74%) Firewall
8 43 (55.84%) CheckPoint
9 42 (54.55%) OSPF
9 42 (54.55%) BGP
10 41 (53.25%) TCP/IP
11 40 (51.95%) Network Security
12 39 (50.65%) CCSA
13 38 (49.35%) CCSE
14 36 (46.75%) Spanning Tree
15 32 (41.56%) Wireless
15 32 (41.56%) CCDP
16 30 (38.96%) VoIP
17 27 (35.06%) MS Visio
18 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
19 25 (32.47%) VPN
20 23 (29.87%) Load Balancing
21 22 (28.57%) CCIE
21 22 (28.57%) ITIL
22 21 (27.27%) Data Centre
23 20 (25.97%) Disaster Recovery
24 19 (24.68%) DNS
25 18 (23.38%) IPv4
25 18 (23.38%) FTP
25 18 (23.38%) DHCP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 27 (35.06%) MS Visio
2 10 (12.99%) MS Excel
3 4 (5.19%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.30%) PaaS
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (80.52%) Cisco Nexus
2 59 (76.62%) WAN
3 58 (75.32%) LAN
4 46 (59.74%) Firewall
5 42 (54.55%) BGP
5 42 (54.55%) OSPF
6 41 (53.25%) TCP/IP
7 40 (51.95%) Network Security
8 36 (46.75%) Spanning Tree
9 32 (41.56%) Wireless
10 30 (38.96%) VoIP
11 25 (32.47%) VPN
12 19 (24.68%) DNS
13 18 (23.38%) DHCP
13 18 (23.38%) FTP
13 18 (23.38%) IPv4
13 18 (23.38%) VLAN
14 15 (19.48%) tcpdump
14 15 (19.48%) Wireshark
15 7 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (9.09%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Banking
Job Titles
1 29 (37.66%) Consultant
1 29 (37.66%) Network Consultant
1 29 (37.66%) Network Engineer
2 28 (36.36%) Network Security Consultant
2 28 (36.36%) Security Consultant
3 21 (27.27%) Network Security Engineer
3 21 (27.27%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.69%) Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Network Analyst
4 9 (11.69%) Network Specialist
5 7 (9.09%) Network Support
5 7 (9.09%) Network Support Specialist
5 7 (9.09%) Support Specialist
5 7 (9.09%) Technical Leader
6 6 (7.79%) Check Point Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Network Consultant
6 6 (7.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 21 (27.27%) Data Centre
2 16 (20.78%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.79%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.60%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.30%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
1 1 (1.30%) Unix
1 1 (1.30%) Windows
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (64.94%) Network Management
2 23 (29.87%) Load Balancing
3 22 (28.57%) ITIL
4 20 (25.97%) Disaster Recovery
5 17 (22.08%) Problem Management
6 10 (12.99%) Presales
7 8 (10.39%) High Availability
8 6 (7.79%) ITIL V3
9 3 (3.90%) Change Control
9 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.60%) Change Management
10 2 (2.60%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.60%) Project Management
11 1 (1.30%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (1.30%) Data Management
11 1 (1.30%) DDoS Mitigation
11 1 (1.30%) Information Management
11 1 (1.30%) Network Design
11 1 (1.30%) Time Management
11 1 (1.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.30%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.30%) SQL
Qualifications
1 77 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (50.65%) CCSA
3 38 (49.35%) CCSE
4 32 (41.56%) CCDP
5 22 (28.57%) CCIE
6 6 (7.79%) CCNA
7 2 (2.60%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.30%) CCIP
8 1 (1.30%) CCSP
8 1 (1.30%) Check Point Certification
8 1 (1.30%) MCP
8 1 (1.30%) MCSA
8 1 (1.30%) MCSE
8 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.30%) VCAP
8 1 (1.30%) VCDX
8 1 (1.30%) VCP5
8 1 (1.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.30%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (7.79%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 76 (98.70%) Cisco
2 43 (55.84%) CheckPoint
3 26 (33.77%) Microsoft
4 18 (23.38%) F5
4 18 (23.38%) SolarWinds
5 9 (11.69%) Juniper
6 6 (7.79%) HP
7 5 (6.49%) CA
8 3 (3.90%) Mitel
8 3 (3.90%) Riverbed
9 1 (1.30%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.30%) VMware
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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