Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
South East > Kent
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 83 59
Rank change year-on-year +25 -24 +58
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 45 34 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 4.08% 2.49% 4.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.66% 10.93% 13.82%
Number of salaries quoted 45 31 82
Kent median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.09% -17.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £40,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £49,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Kent
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 307 311 615
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 27.81% 22.82% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 265 271 552
Kent median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -12.50% +3.90%
10th Percentile £19,500 £22,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £51,250 £57,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,463 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.54% -3.42% +2.27%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Kent

CCNP
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Kent

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Kent over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Kent

CCNP
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Kent region over the 6 months to 16 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Maidstone +9 18 £33,250 -16.88%
West Malling -5 9 £55,000 +15.79%
Dartford -6 1 £46,000 +2.22%
CCNP
South East

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Kent region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (97.78%) Cisco
3 41 (91.11%) CCNA
4 31 (68.89%) VPN
4 31 (68.89%) VLAN
5 29 (64.44%) MPLS
6 25 (55.56%) WAN
6 25 (55.56%) Firewall
7 23 (51.11%) LAN
8 20 (44.44%) SolarWinds
9 19 (42.22%) Network Monitoring
10 18 (40.00%) Network Design
11 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
11 17 (37.78%) CCIE
11 17 (37.78%) F5
12 16 (35.56%) Change Management
13 15 (33.33%) Data Security
13 15 (33.33%) DMZ
13 15 (33.33%) Service Management
13 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
13 15 (33.33%) Finance
13 15 (33.33%) Problem Management
13 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
13 15 (33.33%) Network Architecture
13 15 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
13 15 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
13 15 (33.33%) VPLS
13 15 (33.33%) Blue Coat
13 15 (33.33%) WLAN

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (68.89%) VLAN
1 31 (68.89%) VPN
2 29 (64.44%) MPLS
3 25 (55.56%) Firewall
3 25 (55.56%) WAN
4 23 (51.11%) LAN
5 15 (33.33%) DMZ
5 15 (33.33%) Intrusion Detection
5 15 (33.33%) NetScaler
5 15 (33.33%) VPLS
5 15 (33.33%) WLAN
6 12 (26.67%) BGP
6 12 (26.67%) EIGRP
6 12 (26.67%) OSPF
6 12 (26.67%) Wireless
7 11 (24.44%) ADSL
7 11 (24.44%) IP Telephony
7 11 (24.44%) Junos
7 11 (24.44%) VoIP
8 9 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
General
1 15 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 43 (95.56%) Network Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 4 (8.89%) Network Specialist
4 2 (4.44%) WAN Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.22%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Design Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.22%) Network Deployment Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Network Design Engineer
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 1 (2.22%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
5 1 (2.22%) Service Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Analyst
5 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (2.22%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (33.33%) Private Cloud
2 4 (8.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
1 12 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (24.44%) Linux
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (42.22%) Network Monitoring
2 18 (40.00%) Network Design
3 17 (37.78%) Load Balancing
4 16 (35.56%) Change Management
5 15 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
5 15 (33.33%) Data Security
5 15 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
5 15 (33.33%) Network Architecture
5 15 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 15 (33.33%) Risk Management
5 15 (33.33%) Service Management
6 7 (15.56%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 7 (15.56%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL
8 1 (2.22%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (91.11%) CCNA
3 17 (37.78%) CCIE
4 8 (17.78%) CCSP
4 8 (17.78%) CCVP
5 1 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (2.22%) MCSE
5 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.22%) Cyber Essentials
1 1 (2.22%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 44 (97.78%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) SolarWinds
3 17 (37.78%) F5
4 15 (33.33%) Blue Coat
4 15 (33.33%) Citrix
4 15 (33.33%) Forcepoint
4 15 (33.33%) Zscaler
5 11 (24.44%) VMware
6 10 (22.22%) Juniper
7 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 2 (4.44%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.22%) Aruba
8 1 (2.22%) HP
8 1 (2.22%) Microsoft