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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 60 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 -8  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 16 28 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 2.74% 3.06% 4.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.58% 14.51% 15.26%
Number of salaries quoted 10 26 33
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +17.02%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £50,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 167 193 308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 28.64% 21.07% 27.90%
Number of salaries quoted 125 171 258
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £44,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 8 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Luton +5 2 £40,000 -36.00%
CCNP
East of England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (88.24%) Cisco
3 28 (82.35%) LAN
3 28 (82.35%) WAN
4 21 (61.76%) Cisco Nexus
5 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
6 18 (52.94%) TCP/IP
6 18 (52.94%) Network Security
7 17 (50.00%) Network Management
7 17 (50.00%) CCDP
8 15 (44.12%) Firewall
8 15 (44.12%) CCSA
9 12 (35.29%) Wireless
9 12 (35.29%) OSPF
9 12 (35.29%) BGP
9 12 (35.29%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (35.29%) CCSE
10 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
10 11 (32.35%) ITIL
11 9 (26.47%) VLAN
11 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
11 9 (26.47%) Presales
11 9 (26.47%) tcpdump
11 9 (26.47%) VoIP
11 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
11 9 (26.47%) CCIE
12 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
12 8 (23.53%) VPN
12 8 (23.53%) DNS
12 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills

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 8 (23.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (82.35%) LAN
1 28 (82.35%) WAN
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco Nexus
3 18 (52.94%) Network Security
3 18 (52.94%) TCP/IP
4 15 (44.12%) Firewall
5 12 (35.29%) BGP
5 12 (35.29%) OSPF
5 12 (35.29%) Spanning Tree
5 12 (35.29%) Wireless
6 9 (26.47%) tcpdump
6 9 (26.47%) VLAN
6 9 (26.47%) VoIP
6 9 (26.47%) Wireshark
7 8 (23.53%) DNS
7 8 (23.53%) VPN
8 7 (20.59%) DHCP
8 7 (20.59%) FTP
8 7 (20.59%) IPv4
9 3 (8.82%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Network Engineer
2 10 (29.41%) Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Network Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Network Security Consultant
2 10 (29.41%) Security Consultant
3 7 (20.59%) Network Security Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Check Point Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Network Analyst
4 6 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Network Operations Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Operations Analyst
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 5 (14.71%) Senior Security Engineer
6 4 (11.76%) Telephony Analyst
7 3 (8.82%) Principal Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Data Centre
2 8 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Network Management
2 11 (32.35%) ITIL
3 9 (26.47%) Presales
4 7 (20.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (20.59%) Load Balancing
4 7 (20.59%) Task Automation
5 4 (11.76%) Problem Management
6 3 (8.82%) Change Control
6 3 (8.82%) Network Design
6 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.88%) ITSM
7 2 (5.88%) Proactive Monitoring
7 2 (5.88%) Service Management
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.94%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
1 1 (2.94%) SQL
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (50.00%) CCDP
3 15 (44.12%) CCSA
4 12 (35.29%) CCSE
5 9 (26.47%) CCIE
6 5 (14.71%) CCNA
6 5 (14.71%) Check Point Certification
7 3 (8.82%) MCP
7 3 (8.82%) MCSE
7 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (2.94%) CCIP
9 1 (2.94%) CCSP
9 1 (2.94%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
Vendors
1 30 (88.24%) Cisco
2 20 (58.82%) CheckPoint
3 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 7 (20.59%) SolarWinds
5 3 (8.82%) F5
5 3 (8.82%) Mitel
5 3 (8.82%) Riverbed
6 2 (5.88%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Blue Coat
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bonus, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits 7k car allowance, excellent benefi
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
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