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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / Scotland
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 124 120 138
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 28 45 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.05% 1.57% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.38% 5.83% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 15
Median salary £48,750 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -4.25%  

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 639 772 823
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 23.97% 27.00% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 402 405 552
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -10 16 £57,500 - 1
Glasgow +11 11 £35,530 -25.20% 2
North Lanarkshire +1 1 £32,500 +18.18% 1
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (78.05%) Cisco
3 17 (41.46%) CCNA
4 16 (39.02%) Firewall
5 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
6 13 (31.71%) BGP
7 12 (29.27%) OSPF
8 11 (26.83%) F5
8 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
9 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
9 10 (24.39%) Juniper
9 10 (24.39%) LAN
9 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
9 10 (24.39%) Network Security
10 9 (21.95%) WAN
10 9 (21.95%) Spanning Tree
11 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
11 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (19.51%) Network Design
11 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
12 7 (17.07%) Finance
12 7 (17.07%) VPLS
12 7 (17.07%) Internet
12 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
12 7 (17.07%) IPv6
12 7 (17.07%) Windows
12 7 (17.07%) Linux
12 7 (17.07%) VLAN
12 7 (17.07%) HSRP
13 6 (14.63%) RFC 2547

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 (2.44%) Apache
1 1 (2.44%) CMS
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.88%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (39.02%) Firewall
2 13 (31.71%) BGP
3 12 (29.27%) OSPF
4 10 (24.39%) Cisco ASA
4 10 (24.39%) LAN
4 10 (24.39%) Network Security
5 9 (21.95%) Spanning Tree
5 9 (21.95%) WAN
6 8 (19.51%) TCP/IP
6 8 (19.51%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (17.07%) Ethernet
7 7 (17.07%) HSRP
7 7 (17.07%) Internet
7 7 (17.07%) IPv6
7 7 (17.07%) VLAN
7 7 (17.07%) VPLS
8 6 (14.63%) MPLS
8 6 (14.63%) RSVP
8 6 (14.63%) SDH
8 6 (14.63%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 8 (19.51%) Telecoms
2 7 (17.07%) Finance
3 5 (12.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
4 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.44%) Banking
5 1 (2.44%) Electronics
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (29.27%) Network Engineer
2 6 (14.63%) Network Specialist
2 6 (14.63%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (12.20%) Network Manager
4 4 (9.76%) IT Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Analyst
5 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) Firewall Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) IT Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Security Analyst
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Unix Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.88%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) RFC 2547
2 1 (2.44%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) EMC VNX
3 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.44%) Clustering
4 1 (2.44%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.44%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.44%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
1 7 (17.07%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Unix
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.44%) CentOS
3 1 (2.44%) Debian
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Network Design
2 5 (12.20%) Load Balancing
2 5 (12.20%) Process Management
2 5 (12.20%) Service Design
3 4 (9.76%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) Customer Requirements
4 3 (7.32%) Network Management
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.88%) CRM
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 2 (4.88%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Network Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) Penetration Testing
5 2 (4.88%) Programme Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) SOA
5 2 (4.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.44%) C
1 1 (2.44%) PHP
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (41.46%) CCNA
3 5 (12.20%) CCIE
3 5 (12.20%) CCIP
4 4 (9.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (7.32%) CCSE
5 3 (7.32%) MCP
5 3 (7.32%) MCSE
5 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (4.88%) CCSA
6 2 (4.88%) CCSP
6 2 (4.88%) JNCIE
7 1 (2.44%) CISA
7 1 (2.44%) CISM
7 1 (2.44%) CISSP
7 1 (2.44%) CRISC
7 1 (2.44%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
7 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Active Directory
2 4 (9.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.88%) Firmware
4 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) FortiGate
1 2 (4.88%) HAProxy
1 2 (4.88%) Nagios
2 1 (2.44%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco
2 15 (36.59%) CheckPoint
3 11 (26.83%) F5
4 10 (24.39%) Fortinet
4 10 (24.39%) Juniper
5 6 (14.63%) Blue Coat
6 4 (9.76%) VMware
7 3 (7.32%) Microsoft
8 2 (4.88%) Brocade
8 2 (4.88%) Dell
8 2 (4.88%) EMC
8 2 (4.88%) EqualLogic
8 2 (4.88%) Splunk
8 2 (4.88%) Veeam
8 2 (4.88%) Zerto
9 1 (2.44%) IBM
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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