Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 163 112 196
Rank change year-on-year -51 +84 +30
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 60 107 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.07% 2.06% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 8.50% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 41 54 26
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £40,280 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +24.13% -10.49% +12.50%
10th Percentile £37,000 £33,250 £22,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,625 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1350 1259 1733
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 24.06% 24.22% 26.91%
Number of salaries quoted 856 748 1200
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,300
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Scotland.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow -5 28 £47,500 +2.15% 1
Edinburgh -47 26 £52,000 +30.00%
Aberdeen - 3 £50,000 -
North Lanarkshire -3 2 £32,500 +18.18%
Dundee - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 50 (83.33%) Cisco
3 35 (58.33%) Firewall
4 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
4 25 (41.67%) LAN
5 24 (40.00%) BGP
5 24 (40.00%) F5
6 20 (33.33%) WAN
7 19 (31.67%) CCNA
8 17 (28.33%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
9 16 (26.67%) CCIE
9 16 (26.67%) MPLS
9 16 (26.67%) OSPF
10 15 (25.00%) Network Security
11 14 (23.33%) EIGRP
12 13 (21.67%) Network Design
13 12 (20.00%) VMware
13 12 (20.00%) Juniper
13 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
14 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (18.33%) Network Management
15 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
16 9 (15.00%) Windows
16 9 (15.00%) Internet
16 9 (15.00%) Migration
16 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
17 8 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
17 8 (13.33%) BIG-IP
17 8 (13.33%) Fortinet

CCNP
Co-occurring 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 (3.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.67%) CMS
2 1 (1.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.00%) Office 365
2 3 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.33%) SaaS
4 1 (1.67%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.67%) IaaS
4 1 (1.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (58.33%) Firewall
2 25 (41.67%) LAN
3 24 (40.00%) BGP
4 20 (33.33%) WAN
5 17 (28.33%) Cisco ASA
6 16 (26.67%) MPLS
6 16 (26.67%) OSPF
7 15 (25.00%) Network Security
8 14 (23.33%) EIGRP
9 12 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
10 10 (16.67%) TCP/IP
11 9 (15.00%) Internet
12 8 (13.33%) BIG-IP
12 8 (13.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (13.33%) WLAN
13 7 (11.67%) VoIP
14 6 (10.00%) VPN
15 5 (8.33%) Ethernet
15 5 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
15 5 (8.33%) Wireless
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Back Office
3 4 (6.67%) Retail Banking
3 4 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.33%) Banking
5 1 (1.67%) Law
5 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (48.33%) Network Engineer
2 14 (23.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 9 (15.00%) Network Specialist
4 7 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.00%) Lead Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IP Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) IP Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Juniper Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior IP Design Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior IP Engineer
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Leader
6 5 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.33%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.67%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.33%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.67%) Clustering
5 1 (1.67%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.67%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.67%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 7 (11.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.67%) Unix
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
5 1 (1.67%) Debian
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (21.67%) Network Design
2 11 (18.33%) Network Management
3 9 (15.00%) Load Balancing
3 9 (15.00%) Migration
4 7 (11.67%) ITIL
5 6 (10.00%) Information Security
6 3 (5.00%) Change Management
6 3 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (5.00%) Time Management
7 2 (3.33%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
7 2 (3.33%) ITSM
7 2 (3.33%) Mentoring
7 2 (3.33%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (3.33%) Service Design
7 2 (3.33%) SOA
7 2 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
Qualifications
1 60 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (31.67%) CCNA
3 16 (26.67%) CCIE
4 7 (11.67%) CCIP
4 7 (11.67%) JNCIP
4 7 (11.67%) MCP
4 7 (11.67%) MCSE
4 7 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (10.00%) JNCIE
6 5 (8.33%) CCDP
7 3 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.67%) CISA
9 1 (1.67%) CISM
9 1 (1.67%) CISSP
9 1 (1.67%) CRISC
9 1 (1.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (18.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Firmware
3 2 (3.33%) XenApp
4 1 (1.67%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.67%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 2 (3.33%) Iperf
2 1 (1.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.67%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (1.67%) HAProxy
2 1 (1.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 50 (83.33%) Cisco
2 25 (41.67%) CheckPoint
3 24 (40.00%) F5
4 12 (20.00%) Juniper
4 12 (20.00%) VMware
5 8 (13.33%) Fortinet
6 7 (11.67%) Blue Coat
6 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
7 4 (6.67%) jetNEXUS
8 3 (5.00%) McAfee
9 2 (3.33%) Brocade
9 2 (3.33%) Citrix
9 2 (3.33%) Dell
10 1 (1.67%) Avaya
10 1 (1.67%) BT
10 1 (1.67%) EMC
10 1 (1.67%) IBM
10 1 (1.67%) Riverbed
10 1 (1.67%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.67%) Veeam