The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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)
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 77 85
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 12 13 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 1.23% 1.29% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.24% 6.13% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 16
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £45,000 £31,913
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £52,500 £65,000
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 Essex.

Academic & Professional Certification
Essex
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 283 212 312
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 29.06% 21.03% 24.80%
Number of salaries quoted 227 158 236
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

CCNP
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Essex

CCNP
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Essex region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester +2 8 £52,500 +16.66%
Brentwood - 2 - -
Chelmsford - 1 £47,500 -
CCNP
East of England

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 Essex region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (96.43%) Cisco
3 21 (75.00%) Firewall
4 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
5 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
5 17 (60.71%) CCNA
6 16 (57.14%) OSPF
6 16 (57.14%) BGP
7 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
8 14 (50.00%) DNS
8 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
9 13 (46.43%) VPN
9 13 (46.43%) LAN
9 13 (46.43%) WAN
10 12 (42.86%) CCIE
11 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
12 10 (35.71%) F5
12 10 (35.71%) DHCP
12 10 (35.71%) IPsec
13 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
14 7 (25.00%) Citrix
14 7 (25.00%) FTP
15 6 (21.43%) SNMP
15 6 (21.43%) Linux
15 6 (21.43%) ITIL
15 6 (21.43%) VoIP
15 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
15 6 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
15 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (21.43%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Firewall
2 18 (64.29%) Cisco Nexus
3 17 (60.71%) Cisco ASA
4 16 (57.14%) BGP
4 16 (57.14%) OSPF
5 14 (50.00%) DNS
6 13 (46.43%) LAN
6 13 (46.43%) VPN
6 13 (46.43%) WAN
7 11 (39.29%) Cisco IOS
8 10 (35.71%) DHCP
8 10 (35.71%) IPsec
9 7 (25.00%) FTP
10 6 (21.43%) GGSN
10 6 (21.43%) HSRP
10 6 (21.43%) SGSN
10 6 (21.43%) SNMP
10 6 (21.43%) VoIP
11 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 5 (17.86%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
General
1 5 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 3 (10.71%) Banking
2 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 1 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) LAN Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) WAN Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Check Point Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Security Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Network Security Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Network Specialist
4 4 (14.29%) Security Specialist
5 3 (10.71%) Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Automation Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Check Point Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Network Analyst
5 3 (10.71%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 6 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.29%) Fat Client
3 4 (14.29%) Thin Client
4 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
3 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) Network Monitoring
2 6 (21.43%) ITIL
3 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
4 4 (14.29%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.29%) Line Management
4 4 (14.29%) Load Balancing
5 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (10.71%) High Availability
6 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) Network Management
6 1 (3.57%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) Python
2 1 (3.57%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (60.71%) CCNA
3 12 (42.86%) CCIE
4 6 (21.43%) Network+ Certification
5 4 (14.29%) CCSE
6 2 (7.14%) CCIE Service Provider
6 2 (7.14%) CCSP
7 1 (3.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Cacti
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (3.57%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 27 (96.43%) Cisco
2 15 (53.57%) CheckPoint
3 10 (35.71%) F5
4 7 (25.00%) Citrix
5 5 (17.86%) Meraki
6 4 (14.29%) Blue Coat
6 4 (14.29%) Imperva
6 4 (14.29%) Infoblox
6 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 2 (7.14%) Juniper
7 2 (7.14%) Palo Alto
8 1 (3.57%) Brocade