Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 169 175 117
Rank change year-on-year +6 -58 +78
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 63 60 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.18% 1.07% 1.86%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.33% 4.55% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 40 43
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £39,057
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +21.62% -13.21%
10th Percentile £37,900 £33,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £54,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 1,182 1,318 1,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.10% 23.55% 24.15%
Number of salaries quoted 747 846 734
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% -
10th Percentile £26,150 £26,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £58,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 10 December 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 10 December 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 +10 37 £62,500 +21.36% 6
Glasgow -19 13 £43,750 -7.89% 2
Inverclyde - 5 £43,750 -
South Lanarkshire - 3 £38,000 -
Dundee +13 2 £50,000 -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (92.06%) Cisco
3 40 (63.49%) Firewall
4 29 (46.03%) Data Centre
5 28 (44.44%) WAN
6 26 (41.27%) Network Security
7 23 (36.51%) LAN
8 21 (33.33%) Wireless
9 20 (31.75%) Presales
10 19 (30.16%) F5
10 19 (30.16%) CCNA
11 17 (26.98%) Juniper
12 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
13 14 (22.22%) MPLS
14 13 (20.63%) CCDP
14 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
14 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
15 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
15 12 (19.05%) CCIE
15 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
16 11 (17.46%) Cisco Wireless
16 11 (17.46%) Technical Leadership
16 11 (17.46%) Wireless Security
17 9 (14.29%) VMware
18 8 (12.70%) JNCIP
18 8 (12.70%) OSPF
18 8 (12.70%) BGP
18 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
19 7 (11.11%) ITIL
19 7 (11.11%) Degree

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 (1.59%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 40 (63.49%) Firewall
2 28 (44.44%) WAN
3 26 (41.27%) Network Security
4 23 (36.51%) LAN
5 21 (33.33%) Wireless
6 14 (22.22%) MPLS
7 13 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (17.46%) Cisco Wireless
8 11 (17.46%) Wireless Security
9 8 (12.70%) BGP
9 8 (12.70%) OSPF
9 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
10 6 (9.52%) IPv4
11 5 (7.94%) Ethernet
11 5 (7.94%) Telepresence
11 5 (7.94%) Unified Communications
12 4 (6.35%) DNS
12 4 (6.35%) EIGRP
13 3 (4.76%) SNMP
13 3 (4.76%) VPN
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Legal
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 33 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 20 (31.75%) Architect
2 20 (31.75%) Network Architect
3 18 (28.57%) Cisco Architect
3 18 (28.57%) Cisco Network Architect
4 11 (17.46%) Cisco Solutions Architect
4 11 (17.46%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (12.70%) Firewall Engineer
6 7 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Network Design Engineer
8 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (6.35%) Network Support
8 4 (6.35%) Project Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (4.76%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Check Point Consultant
10 2 (3.17%) Lead Network Engineer
10 2 (3.17%) Network Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.03%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.94%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.94%) Private Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.17%) PMI
5 1 (1.59%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.59%) Fintech
5 1 (1.59%) FMCG
5 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.94%) Linux
2 3 (4.76%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (31.75%) Presales
2 13 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 12 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 11 (17.46%) Technical Leadership
5 7 (11.11%) ITIL
6 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
6 6 (9.52%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (7.94%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (7.94%) Information Security
7 5 (7.94%) Programme Delivery
7 5 (7.94%) Project Management
8 4 (6.35%) Kalman Filter
8 4 (6.35%) Network Design
9 3 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.76%) PRINCE2
10 2 (3.17%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.17%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 2 (3.17%) Network Monitoring
10 2 (3.17%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 63 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (30.16%) CCNA
3 13 (20.63%) CCDP
4 12 (19.05%) CCIE
5 8 (12.70%) JNCIP
6 7 (11.11%) CCSA
6 7 (11.11%) Degree
7 6 (9.52%) CCIE Security
7 6 (9.52%) CCSE
7 6 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (4.76%) JNCIS
9 2 (3.17%) MCP
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Certified Master
9 2 (3.17%) PMI Certification
9 2 (3.17%) PMP
10 1 (1.59%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 1 (1.59%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (1.59%) CISSP
10 1 (1.59%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.59%) GDPR
2 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.59%) QA
2 1 (1.59%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (3.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.59%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 6 (9.52%) vCenter Server
2 5 (7.94%) FortiGate
3 3 (4.76%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.59%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.59%) SCOM
4 1 (1.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 58 (92.06%) Cisco
2 19 (30.16%) F5
3 17 (26.98%) Juniper
4 15 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 9 (14.29%) VMware
6 6 (9.52%) Fortinet
6 6 (9.52%) Palo Alto
7 5 (7.94%) Blue Coat
7 5 (7.94%) Zscaler
8 3 (4.76%) Citrix
8 3 (4.76%) HP
9 1 (1.59%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.59%) Ciena
9 1 (1.59%) Ericsson
9 1 (1.59%) Huawei
9 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
9 1 (1.59%) Nokia
9 1 (1.59%) Nortel
9 1 (1.59%) Symantec