Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 81 85
Rank change year-on-year +17 +4 -23
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 12 30 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.51% 2.17% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.23% 8.40% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 12 30 28
Cardiff median annual salary £41,250 £67,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.89% +68.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,025 £26,250 £34,250
90th Percentile £62,250 £68,750 £55,000
South Wales median annual salary £40,375 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -19.25% +25.00% -5.88%

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 Cardiff with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 166 357 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 20.88% 25.87% 25.98%
Number of salaries quoted 145 327 366
Cardiff median annual salary £36,500 £37,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.67% +2.04% +10.53%
10th Percentile £21,700 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,250 £68,000 £57,500
South Wales median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +11.43% - -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Cardiff

CCNP
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Cardiff

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Cardiff over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Cisco
3 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
4 9 (75.00%) Firewall
5 8 (66.67%) VPN
6 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (50.00%) LAN
7 6 (50.00%) CCNA
7 6 (50.00%) F5
8 5 (41.67%) DNS
8 5 (41.67%) DHCP
8 5 (41.67%) OSPF
8 5 (41.67%) BGP
9 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
9 4 (33.33%) Citrix
9 4 (33.33%) WAN
9 4 (33.33%) Windows
9 4 (33.33%) VMware
10 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
10 3 (25.00%) Network Security
10 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 3 (25.00%) Migration
10 3 (25.00%) Network Design
10 3 (25.00%) Linux
10 3 (25.00%) SNMP
10 3 (25.00%) CCDP
10 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
10 3 (25.00%) EIGRP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
3 7 (58.33%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (50.00%) LAN
5 5 (41.67%) BGP
5 5 (41.67%) DHCP
5 5 (41.67%) DNS
5 5 (41.67%) OSPF
6 4 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) EIGRP
7 3 (25.00%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
7 3 (25.00%) IGRP
7 3 (25.00%) NetScaler
7 3 (25.00%) Network Security
7 3 (25.00%) SNMP
8 2 (16.67%) BIG-IP
8 2 (16.67%) Internet
8 2 (16.67%) MPLS
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
1 2 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Network Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Network Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Security Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Support
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Network Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 2 (16.67%) Systems Support Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Network Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
2 3 (25.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (8.33%) CatOS
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 3 (25.00%) Migration
2 3 (25.00%) Network Design
3 2 (16.67%) Collaborative Working
4 1 (8.33%) Change Management
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (25.00%) CCDP
4 2 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (8.33%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (8.33%) MCSE
5 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (8.33%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Cisco
2 10 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 6 (50.00%) F5
4 4 (33.33%) Citrix
4 4 (33.33%) VMware
5 3 (25.00%) Palo Alto
5 3 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Avaya
7 1 (8.33%) Microsoft