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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 58 55
Rank change year-on-year -6 -3  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 3 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.54% 1.86% 2.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.24% 7.14% 12.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 8
Median salary £36,500 £50,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.00% +36.98%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,300 £37,500 £35,850
10% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £62,500 £47,350
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 134 182 123
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 24.10% 26.04% 18.66%
Number of salaries quoted 110 145 112
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,000 £23,450
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (84.62%) Cisco
3 10 (76.92%) LAN
3 10 (76.92%) Internet
4 9 (69.23%) MPLS
4 9 (69.23%) DNS
4 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
4 9 (69.23%) DHCP
4 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
4 9 (69.23%) Unified Communications
4 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (61.54%) Avaya
6 7 (53.85%) WAN
6 7 (53.85%) VPN
6 7 (53.85%) Finance
6 7 (53.85%) Banking
6 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (53.85%) F5
7 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
7 6 (46.15%) OSPF
7 6 (46.15%) BGP
8 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (23.08%) Firewall
8 3 (23.08%) CCVP
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) CCNP Voice
9 2 (15.38%) ITIL
9 2 (15.38%) CCNA

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 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (76.92%) Internet
1 10 (76.92%) LAN
2 9 (69.23%) DHCP
2 9 (69.23%) DNS
2 9 (69.23%) MPLS
2 9 (69.23%) Unified Communications
3 7 (53.85%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (53.85%) VPN
3 7 (53.85%) WAN
4 6 (46.15%) BGP
4 6 (46.15%) BIG-IP
4 6 (46.15%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (46.15%) OSPF
5 3 (23.08%) Firewall
6 2 (15.38%) Wireless
7 1 (7.69%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (7.69%) EIGRP
7 1 (7.69%) IP Telephony
7 1 (7.69%) Network Security
7 1 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
General
1 9 (69.23%) Telecoms
2 7 (53.85%) Banking
2 7 (53.85%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Architect
2 7 (53.85%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (46.15%) Network Architect
4 5 (38.46%) Cisco Network Architect
5 3 (23.08%) Network Engineer
5 3 (23.08%) Telecoms Architect
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Project Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) IVR
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
1 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (15.38%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Change Control
2 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (7.69%) PRINCE2
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (23.08%) CCNP Voice
2 3 (23.08%) CCVP
3 2 (15.38%) CCNA
4 1 (7.69%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (7.69%) MCSE
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) CheckPoint
3 8 (61.54%) Avaya
4 7 (53.85%) F5
5 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) VMware
7 1 (7.69%) Aruba
7 1 (7.69%) Blue Coat
7 1 (7.69%) Dell
7 1 (7.69%) Fortinet
7 1 (7.69%) Intel Security
7 1 (7.69%) Juniper
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: Competitive
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