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

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 158 172 162
Rank change year-on-year +14 -10 +29
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 84 38 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.47% 0.77% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 3.24% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 68 33 35
Scotland median annual salary £44,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.79% - +18.75%
10th Percentile £35,875 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,400
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 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 1,285 1,174 1,572
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.43% 23.79% 27.24%
Number of salaries quoted 876 736 924
Scotland median annual salary £41,125 £42,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.24% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,325
90th Percentile £66,500 £65,000 £64,450
UK median annual salary £49,552 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.12% - -

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 June 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 June 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 +4 40 £45,000 -20.00% 1
Glasgow -8 32 £40,000 +12.58% 2
South Lanarkshire - 3 £37,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 - -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 June 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 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (96.43%) Cisco
3 60 (71.43%) Firewall
4 54 (64.29%) CCNA
5 49 (58.33%) Data Centre
6 40 (47.62%) F5
7 39 (46.43%) Wireless
8 37 (44.05%) LAN
9 34 (40.48%) WAN
10 33 (39.29%) CheckPoint
11 32 (38.10%) Presales
12 23 (27.38%) JNCIP
13 21 (25.00%) Juniper
14 20 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
15 19 (22.62%) Network Security
15 19 (22.62%) MPLS
16 17 (20.24%) CCIE
17 13 (15.48%) VPN
17 13 (15.48%) CCDP
18 12 (14.29%) HP
18 12 (14.29%) Mentoring
19 11 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
19 11 (13.10%) OSPF
20 10 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
20 10 (11.90%) Network Management
21 9 (10.71%) SaaS
21 9 (10.71%) PaaS
21 9 (10.71%) Retail
21 9 (10.71%) NHS

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:

Applications
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Cloud Computing
2 9 (10.71%) IaaS
2 9 (10.71%) PaaS
2 9 (10.71%) SaaS
3 5 (5.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 60 (71.43%) Firewall
2 39 (46.43%) Wireless
3 37 (44.05%) LAN
4 34 (40.48%) WAN
5 20 (23.81%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (23.81%) Cisco Wireless
6 19 (22.62%) MPLS
6 19 (22.62%) Network Security
7 13 (15.48%) VPN
8 11 (13.10%) Cisco Nexus
8 11 (13.10%) OSPF
9 9 (10.71%) WLAN
10 8 (9.52%) Telepresence
10 8 (9.52%) Unified Communications
11 7 (8.33%) BGP
11 7 (8.33%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (8.33%) SSL
12 6 (7.14%) Ethernet
13 5 (5.95%) EIGRP
13 5 (5.95%) IPsec
Development Applications
1 1 (1.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (10.71%) Retail
2 6 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.19%) Advertising
4 1 (1.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (67.86%) Network Engineer
2 27 (32.14%) Cisco Engineer
2 27 (32.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 17 (20.24%) Project Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Architect
4 14 (16.67%) Network Architect
5 13 (15.48%) Cisco Architect
5 13 (15.48%) Cisco Network Architect
6 11 (13.10%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 11 (13.10%) Solutions Architect
7 8 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) IP Design Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) IP Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) IP Network Engineer
9 6 (7.14%) Network Analyst
9 6 (7.14%) Network Design Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Juniper Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) LAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 49 (58.33%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) NHS
3 3 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.38%) PMI
5 1 (1.19%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (38.10%) Presales
2 12 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 10 (11.90%) Network Management
4 9 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
5 8 (9.52%) Load Balancing
5 8 (9.52%) Network Design
6 5 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (5.95%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.95%) Information Security
6 5 (5.95%) Migration
7 4 (4.76%) ITIL
7 4 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 4 (4.76%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (3.57%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.57%) Fault Analysis
8 3 (3.57%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (3.57%) Proactive Management
8 3 (3.57%) Programme Delivery
9 2 (2.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.19%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.19%) Java
1 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (64.29%) CCNA
3 23 (27.38%) JNCIP
4 17 (20.24%) CCIE
5 13 (15.48%) CCDP
6 7 (8.33%) CCIE Security
7 4 (4.76%) CCIP
8 3 (3.57%) CCSA
8 3 (3.57%) CCSE
9 2 (2.38%) JNCIA
9 2 (2.38%) MCP
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (2.38%) PMI Certification
9 2 (2.38%) PMP
10 1 (1.19%) Degree
10 1 (1.19%) GPEN
10 1 (1.19%) OSCP
10 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.19%) KVM
1 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.19%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
2 3 (3.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 81 (96.43%) Cisco
2 40 (47.62%) F5
3 33 (39.29%) CheckPoint
4 21 (25.00%) Juniper
5 12 (14.29%) HP
6 9 (10.71%) Extreme Networks
7 8 (9.52%) McAfee
8 7 (8.33%) Brocade
8 7 (8.33%) Dell
8 7 (8.33%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.14%) Fortinet
10 4 (4.76%) Citrix
10 4 (4.76%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.57%) Aruba
11 3 (3.57%) Blue Coat
11 3 (3.57%) Forcepoint
11 3 (3.57%) VMware
11 3 (3.57%) Zscaler
12 2 (2.38%) Palo Alto