Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 153 109 176
Rank change year-on-year -44 +67 +41
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 74 90 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.35% 1.93% 0.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.87% 8.20% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 55 39 31
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £39,057 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.02% -16.01% +24.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £66,500 £57,750 £63,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

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 1,260 1,098 1,653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.91% 23.53% 27.09%
Number of salaries quoted 831 687 1,107
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,233
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.63% +3.01%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,800 £62,200
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 2018. 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 -12 36 £40,000 +5.26% 5
Edinburgh -36 34 £44,500 +11.25% 5
Aberdeen - 3 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (93.24%) Cisco
3 50 (67.57%) Firewall
4 37 (50.00%) F5
5 33 (44.59%) CCNA
5 33 (44.59%) LAN
6 28 (37.84%) CheckPoint
7 27 (36.49%) WAN
7 27 (36.49%) Data Centre
8 25 (33.78%) MPLS
9 24 (32.43%) BGP
10 23 (31.08%) CCIE
11 22 (29.73%) Juniper
12 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
13 19 (25.68%) Wireless
14 17 (22.97%) JNCIP
14 17 (22.97%) Network Security
15 16 (21.62%) Network Design
15 16 (21.62%) EIGRP
16 15 (20.27%) WLAN
16 15 (20.27%) CCDP
16 15 (20.27%) VMware
16 15 (20.27%) Presales
17 13 (17.57%) Cisco Nexus
17 13 (17.57%) Migration
17 13 (17.57%) VPN
17 13 (17.57%) OSPF
18 11 (14.86%) Internet
18 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
18 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (2.70%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.46%) SaaS
2 6 (8.11%) IaaS
2 6 (8.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.11%) PaaS
3 4 (5.41%) Office 365
4 3 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 50 (67.57%) Firewall
2 33 (44.59%) LAN
3 27 (36.49%) WAN
4 25 (33.78%) MPLS
5 24 (32.43%) BGP
6 20 (27.03%) Cisco ASA
7 19 (25.68%) Wireless
8 17 (22.97%) Network Security
9 16 (21.62%) EIGRP
10 15 (20.27%) WLAN
11 13 (17.57%) Cisco Nexus
11 13 (17.57%) OSPF
11 13 (17.57%) VPN
12 11 (14.86%) Internet
13 10 (13.51%) Cisco Wireless
13 10 (13.51%) Ethernet
14 9 (12.16%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
15 8 (10.81%) VoIP
16 7 (9.46%) HSRP
16 7 (9.46%) TCP/IP
General
1 4 (5.41%) Back Office
1 4 (5.41%) Finance
1 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.35%) Banking
2 1 (1.35%) Law
2 1 (1.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (68.92%) Network Engineer
2 20 (27.03%) Cisco Engineer
3 18 (24.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) IP Engineer
4 11 (14.86%) Senior Network Engineer
5 10 (13.51%) IP Design Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Design Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) IP Network Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) Network Design Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Architect
7 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Core Network Design Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Core Network Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Lead Network Engineer
7 6 (8.11%) Network Architect
8 5 (6.76%) Senior Design Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior IP Design Engineer
8 5 (6.76%) Senior IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 27 (36.49%) Data Centre
2 3 (4.05%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (2.70%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.35%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.35%) EMC VNX
4 1 (1.35%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.35%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.41%) Windows
2 3 (4.05%) Linux
2 3 (4.05%) Unix
3 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (21.62%) Network Design
2 15 (20.27%) Presales
3 13 (17.57%) Migration
4 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
5 9 (12.16%) Information Security
5 9 (12.16%) Network Management
6 7 (9.46%) Mentoring
7 6 (8.11%) ITIL
7 6 (8.11%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.41%) Disaster Recovery
8 4 (5.41%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (2.70%) Change Management
9 2 (2.70%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (2.70%) Infrastructure Management
9 2 (2.70%) ITIL V3
9 2 (2.70%) ITSM
9 2 (2.70%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.70%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (2.70%) System Testing
9 2 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 33 (44.59%) CCNA
3 23 (31.08%) CCIE
4 17 (22.97%) JNCIP
5 15 (20.27%) CCDP
6 10 (13.51%) CCIP
7 6 (8.11%) JNCIE
8 4 (5.41%) CCIE Security
9 3 (4.05%) MCP
9 3 (4.05%) MCSE
9 3 (4.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (2.70%) JNCIA
11 1 (1.35%) CCDE
11 1 (1.35%) Degree
11 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 11 (14.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.76%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.70%) XenApp
4 1 (1.35%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) Cisco Prime
2 2 (2.70%) Iperf
3 1 (1.35%) HAProxy
3 1 (1.35%) Nagios
Vendors
1 69 (93.24%) Cisco
2 37 (50.00%) F5
3 28 (37.84%) CheckPoint
4 22 (29.73%) Juniper
5 15 (20.27%) VMware
6 7 (9.46%) McAfee
7 5 (6.76%) Brocade
7 5 (6.76%) Dell
8 4 (5.41%) jetNEXUS
8 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
8 4 (5.41%) Riverbed
8 4 (5.41%) SolarWinds
9 3 (4.05%) Blue Coat
9 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.70%) Aruba
10 2 (2.70%) Citrix
10 2 (2.70%) HP
11 1 (1.35%) Avaya
11 1 (1.35%) BT
11 1 (1.35%) EMC