The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / Scotland
Rank 126 130 138
Rank change year-on-year +4 +8  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 12 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.52% 1.13% 0.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.23% 4.10% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 16
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £65,000 £45,000
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 Scotland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 538 804 842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.19% 27.42% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 334 525 539
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 Scotland

CCNP
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Scotland

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Scotland

CCNP
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 25 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
Edinburgh -4 7 £48,750 -2.50% 2
Glasgow +8 5 £32,500 -23.52%
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 25 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (89.39%) Cisco
3 46 (69.70%) Firewall
4 44 (66.67%) CheckPoint
5 28 (42.42%) Network Security
5 28 (42.42%) Data Centre
6 27 (40.91%) CCNA
6 27 (40.91%) LAN
7 24 (36.36%) F5
8 19 (28.79%) Wireless
8 19 (28.79%) VoIP
8 19 (28.79%) FortiGate
9 18 (27.27%) ITIL
9 18 (27.27%) Finance
9 18 (27.27%) Fortinet
10 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
10 17 (25.76%) Wi-Fi
10 17 (25.76%) WAN
10 17 (25.76%) Juniper
11 15 (22.73%) MPLS
12 14 (21.21%) Network Design
13 13 (19.70%) Retail
13 13 (19.70%) Cisco PIX
13 13 (19.70%) CCSE
14 12 (18.18%) CCSA
15 11 (16.67%) Internet
15 11 (16.67%) VPN
15 11 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
16 10 (15.15%) Aruba
16 10 (15.15%) ITIL V3

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (3.03%) IIS
1 2 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint
1 2 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (3.03%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 46 (69.70%) Firewall
2 28 (42.42%) Network Security
3 27 (40.91%) LAN
4 19 (28.79%) VoIP
4 19 (28.79%) Wireless
5 17 (25.76%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (25.76%) WAN
5 17 (25.76%) Wi-Fi
6 15 (22.73%) MPLS
7 13 (19.70%) Cisco PIX
8 11 (16.67%) Internet
8 11 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
8 11 (16.67%) VPN
9 10 (15.15%) IPsec
10 9 (13.64%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (10.61%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (9.09%) BGP
12 6 (9.09%) DNS
12 6 (9.09%) OSPF
13 4 (6.06%) SNA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
General
1 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 13 (19.70%) Retail
3 9 (13.64%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (6.06%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.52%) Banking
5 1 (1.52%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (31.82%) Consultant
2 17 (25.76%) Network Consultant
3 13 (19.70%) Network Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Network Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Analyst
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Network Analyst
5 9 (13.64%) Network Security Consultant
5 9 (13.64%) Security Consultant
6 7 (10.61%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Network Manager
7 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.06%) Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Data Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
8 4 (6.06%) IT Architect
8 4 (6.06%) IT Manager
8 4 (6.06%) Network Architect
8 4 (6.06%) Network Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.52%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.06%) EMC VNX
3 2 (3.03%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.03%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 1 (1.52%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.52%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Linux
2 5 (7.58%) Windows
3 2 (3.03%) Data ONTAP
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) ITIL
2 14 (21.21%) Network Design
3 10 (15.15%) ITIL V3
4 6 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (7.58%) IT Strategy
5 5 (7.58%) Load Balancing
5 5 (7.58%) Network Architecture
6 4 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (6.06%) High Availability
6 4 (6.06%) Network Management
6 4 (6.06%) Project Management
6 4 (6.06%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (4.55%) Time Management
8 2 (3.03%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.03%) Change Management
8 2 (3.03%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (3.03%) DevOps
8 2 (3.03%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (3.03%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) PHP
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (40.91%) CCNA
3 13 (19.70%) CCSE
4 12 (18.18%) CCSA
5 9 (13.64%) CCIE
5 9 (13.64%) CCSP
6 4 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (4.55%) CCDP
7 3 (4.55%) CCMSE
7 3 (4.55%) CCSM
7 3 (4.55%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.03%) MCITP
8 2 (3.03%) MCSE
8 2 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.52%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIA
9 1 (1.52%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) QA
2 3 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (7.58%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.55%) ProxySG
2 3 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.03%) UAG
3 2 (3.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (28.79%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) HAProxy
2 2 (3.03%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (3.03%) Nagios
2 2 (3.03%) vRealize
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Iperf
Vendors
1 59 (89.39%) Cisco
2 44 (66.67%) CheckPoint
3 24 (36.36%) F5
4 18 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 17 (25.76%) Juniper
6 10 (15.15%) Aruba
7 9 (13.64%) Splunk
8 6 (9.09%) VMware
9 4 (6.06%) Blue Coat
9 4 (6.06%) EMC
9 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
10 3 (4.55%) NetApp
11 2 (3.03%) Brocade
11 2 (3.03%) Dell
11 2 (3.03%) EqualLogic
11 2 (3.03%) HP
11 2 (3.03%) IBM
11 2 (3.03%) Intel Security
11 2 (3.03%) Veeam
11 2 (3.03%) Zerto
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