Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 167 180 138
Rank change year-on-year +13 -42 +46
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 59 51 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.08% 0.92% 1.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.04% 3.80% 6.29%
Number of salaries quoted 42 39 42
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,962
90th Percentile £66,900 £62,500 £56,475
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 1,170 1,342 1,384
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 21.41% 24.15% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 781 840 778
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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
Edinburgh +8 30 £40,000 -28.89% 8
Glasgow -13 13 £42,500 - 6
South Lanarkshire - 5 £38,000 -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (91.53%) Cisco
3 44 (74.58%) Firewall
4 40 (67.80%) Data Centre
5 36 (61.02%) CCNA
6 27 (45.76%) WAN
7 24 (40.68%) F5
8 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
9 22 (37.29%) Juniper
10 20 (33.90%) LAN
11 18 (30.51%) Wireless
12 17 (28.81%) MPLS
13 15 (25.42%) Presales
14 13 (22.03%) JNCIP
14 13 (22.03%) Network Security
14 13 (22.03%) CCIE
15 12 (20.34%) OSPF
16 10 (16.95%) Load Balancing
17 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
17 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
17 9 (15.25%) HP
18 8 (13.56%) NHS
18 8 (13.56%) Finance
18 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
18 8 (13.56%) Network Management
18 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
18 8 (13.56%) Retail
18 8 (13.56%) Extreme Networks
18 8 (13.56%) CCIE Security
19 7 (11.86%) Programme Delivery

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 1 (1.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (74.58%) Firewall
2 27 (45.76%) WAN
3 20 (33.90%) LAN
4 18 (30.51%) Wireless
5 17 (28.81%) MPLS
6 13 (22.03%) Network Security
7 12 (20.34%) OSPF
8 9 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (10.17%) IPv4
10 5 (8.47%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (6.78%) BGP
11 4 (6.78%) Cisco Wireless
11 4 (6.78%) DNS
11 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
12 3 (5.08%) SNMP
13 2 (3.39%) Junos
14 1 (1.69%) SAN
14 1 (1.69%) SHDSL
14 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
14 1 (1.69%) Wireless Security
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
1 8 (13.56%) Retail
2 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 36 (61.02%) Network Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (23.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 11 (18.64%) Project Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Architect
4 7 (11.86%) Firewall Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Network Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Cisco Network Architect
5 6 (10.17%) Network Design Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (6.78%) Analyst
6 4 (6.78%) Check Point Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.78%) Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Firewall Consultant
6 4 (6.78%) Network Support
6 4 (6.78%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Consultant
7 3 (5.08%) Senior Firewall Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 40 (67.80%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.56%) NHS
3 6 (10.17%) Computer Science
4 5 (8.47%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.39%) PMI
6 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (25.42%) Presales
2 10 (16.95%) Load Balancing
3 8 (13.56%) Network Management
3 8 (13.56%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (13.56%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (11.86%) Programme Delivery
5 6 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (10.17%) ITIL
6 4 (6.78%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (6.78%) Mentoring
7 3 (5.08%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.08%) Proactive Management
8 2 (3.39%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.39%) Information Security
8 2 (3.39%) Migration
8 2 (3.39%) Network Design
8 2 (3.39%) Project Management
8 2 (3.39%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.39%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 59 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (61.02%) CCNA
3 13 (22.03%) CCIE
3 13 (22.03%) JNCIP
4 8 (13.56%) CCIE Security
5 7 (11.86%) CCSA
5 7 (11.86%) CCSE
5 7 (11.86%) Degree
6 6 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (8.47%) CCDP
8 2 (3.39%) JNCIS
8 2 (3.39%) MCP
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certified Architect
8 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Certified Master
8 2 (3.39%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.39%) PMP
9 1 (1.69%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (10.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (11.86%) FortiGate
2 6 (10.17%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.69%) SCOM
Vendors
1 54 (91.53%) Cisco
2 24 (40.68%) F5
3 23 (38.98%) CheckPoint
4 22 (37.29%) Juniper
5 9 (15.25%) HP
6 8 (13.56%) Extreme Networks
7 7 (11.86%) Blue Coat
7 7 (11.86%) VMware
7 7 (11.86%) Zscaler
8 3 (5.08%) Citrix
8 3 (5.08%) Forcepoint
9 2 (3.39%) Capita
9 2 (3.39%) Fortinet
9 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.69%) Aruba
10 1 (1.69%) Microsoft