The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 51 55
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 27 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 4.85% 2.52% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 28.13% 11.86% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 24 14 8
Median salary £45,000 £44,750 £45,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.55% -2.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,750 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - -2.17%  

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 Watford.

Academic & Professional Certification
Watford
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 96 118 148
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 17.24% 21.22% 27.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 106 107
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -15.78%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,300 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford 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 Watford

CCNP
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in Watford.

Salary trend for CCNP in Watford

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Watford over the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Watford

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 Watford region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (95.24%) Cisco
3 32 (76.19%) Firewall
4 19 (45.24%) CCNA
4 19 (45.24%) LAN
5 18 (42.86%) Wireless
6 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
7 16 (38.10%) ITIL
8 15 (35.71%) VPN
9 14 (33.33%) WAN
9 14 (33.33%) Palo Alto
10 13 (30.95%) MPLS
10 13 (30.95%) Cisco ISE
11 11 (26.19%) BGP
12 9 (21.43%) Migration
12 9 (21.43%) SLA
12 9 (21.43%) CCIE
12 9 (21.43%) Meraki
12 9 (21.43%) SolarWinds
12 9 (21.43%) F5
12 9 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
12 9 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
12 9 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
13 8 (19.05%) Degree
13 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (19.05%) Huawei
13 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
13 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
13 8 (19.05%) Change Management
14 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Watford 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 (4.76%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.38%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (16.67%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) IaaS
2 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (76.19%) Firewall
2 19 (45.24%) LAN
3 18 (42.86%) Wireless
4 15 (35.71%) VPN
5 14 (33.33%) WAN
6 13 (30.95%) Cisco ISE
6 13 (30.95%) MPLS
7 11 (26.19%) BGP
8 9 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
8 9 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
8 9 (21.43%) Spanning Tree
9 8 (19.05%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (19.05%) NetScaler
10 7 (16.67%) DWDM
10 7 (16.67%) Frame Relay
10 7 (16.67%) FWSM
11 6 (14.29%) EIGRP
11 6 (14.29%) Network Security
11 6 (14.29%) VLAN
12 5 (11.90%) IP Telephony
Development Applications
1 7 (16.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 24 (57.14%) Network Engineer
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco Engineer
2 17 (40.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Network Support
3 8 (19.05%) Network Support Engineer
3 8 (19.05%) Support Engineer
4 7 (16.67%) NOC Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Architect
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Support
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 6 (14.29%) Firewall Architect
6 4 (9.52%) Senior Network Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Citrix Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Design Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 2 (4.76%) Network Field Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.38%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (2.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (38.10%) ITIL
2 9 (21.43%) Migration
3 8 (19.05%) Change Management
3 8 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 7 (16.67%) Network Design
4 7 (16.67%) Release Management
4 7 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
5 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (4.76%) Project Planning
7 1 (2.38%) Network Management
7 1 (2.38%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.38%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.52%) SQL
2 1 (2.38%) Bash Shell
2 1 (2.38%) Perl
Qualifications
1 42 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (45.24%) CCNA
3 9 (21.43%) CCIE
4 8 (19.05%) Degree
5 4 (9.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (4.76%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) MCSE
6 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIA
7 1 (2.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (21.43%) SLA
2 1 (2.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (9.52%) XenApp
2 2 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) SCCM
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Cisco
2 17 (40.48%) CheckPoint
3 14 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 9 (21.43%) F5
4 9 (21.43%) Meraki
4 9 (21.43%) SolarWinds
5 8 (19.05%) Huawei
6 7 (16.67%) Citrix
6 7 (16.67%) VMware
7 6 (14.29%) Microsoft
7 6 (14.29%) Riverbed
8 5 (11.90%) Juniper
9 4 (9.52%) Brocade
9 4 (9.52%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (7.14%) AppSense
11 2 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 1 (2.38%) NetApp