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

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 62 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 -10  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 9 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 1.78% 1.31% 3.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 5.49% 10.70%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 16
Median salary £35,000 £30,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.75% -19.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,300 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 126 164 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 24.95% 23.80% 28.40%
Number of salaries quoted 103 147 173
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,300 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 7 (63.64%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Cisco
4 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) Windows
5 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
5 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (36.36%) F5
6 4 (36.36%) Wireless
6 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
7 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
7 3 (27.27%) Dell
7 3 (27.27%) Linux
7 3 (27.27%) LAN
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) WAN
7 3 (27.27%) Network Security
7 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (18.18%) vSphere
8 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
8 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto

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:

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (72.73%) Firewall
2 5 (45.45%) Cisco ASA
2 5 (45.45%) VPN
3 4 (36.36%) TCP/IP
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) DNS
4 3 (27.27%) EIGRP
4 3 (27.27%) LAN
4 3 (27.27%) Network Security
4 3 (27.27%) WAN
5 2 (18.18%) BGP
5 2 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (18.18%) DHCP
5 2 (18.18%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
5 2 (18.18%) IGRP
5 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
5 2 (18.18%) OSPF
5 2 (18.18%) SNMP
6 1 (9.09%) FWSM
6 1 (9.09%) Structured Cabling
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Network Engineer
2 4 (36.36%) Support Engineer
3 3 (27.27%) Project Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (18.18%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Security Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Network Support Engineer
4 2 (18.18%) Senior Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Data Centre Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Network Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Systems Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (18.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Load Balancing
2 2 (18.18%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Network Design
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (63.64%) CCNA
3 2 (18.18%) CCDP
3 2 (18.18%) Degree
3 2 (18.18%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (18.18%) vSphere
3 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Cisco
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) CheckPoint
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) F5
4 3 (27.27%) Dell
5 2 (18.18%) Citrix
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
5 2 (18.18%) Red Hat
6 1 (9.09%) Aruba
6 1 (9.09%) EMC
6 1 (9.09%) Juniper