Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 103 133
Rank change year-on-year -107 +30 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 473 937 1,038
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 2.99% 2.53%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.67% 10.28% 8.21%
Number of salaries quoted 406 915 906
South East median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.16% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,250 £32,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 the South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,346 9,119 12,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.37% 29.14% 30.81%
Number of salaries quoted 6,676 7,290 10,278
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,500 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the South East

CCNP
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for CCNP in the South East

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the South East over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the South East

CCNP
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South East region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Thames Valley -64 196 £50,000 -9.09% 30
Berkshire -46 134 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Surrey -60 129 £53,000 +17.78% 10
Hampshire -99 70 £45,000 - 12
Kent +27 41 £49,000 +18.07% 4
Buckinghamshire -44 41 £55,000 +4.76% 6
East Sussex -90 24 £42,500 +6.25% 2
Oxfordshire -11 21 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Sussex -17 8 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Middlesex -7 3 £65,000 +30.00%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 South East region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 473 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 431 (91.12%) Cisco
3 294 (62.16%) Firewall
4 220 (46.51%) WAN
5 205 (43.34%) CCNA
6 169 (35.73%) VPN
7 166 (35.10%) Cisco ASA
8 156 (32.98%) Juniper
9 149 (31.50%) MPLS
10 141 (29.81%) Data Centre
11 139 (29.39%) LAN
12 137 (28.96%) ITIL
13 134 (28.33%) F5
14 125 (26.43%) OSPF
15 119 (25.16%) BGP
16 116 (24.52%) Cisco Nexus
16 116 (24.52%) Network Security
17 113 (23.89%) Wireless
18 112 (23.68%) CheckPoint
19 106 (22.41%) Load Balancing
20 104 (21.99%) CCIE
21 101 (21.35%) VLAN
22 97 (20.51%) VMware
23 87 (18.39%) Palo Alto
24 82 (17.34%) TCP/IP
24 82 (17.34%) CCDP
25 80 (16.91%) SolarWinds
26 77 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
27 74 (15.64%) Ethernet
28 70 (14.80%) IPsec

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 19 (4.02%) MS Exchange
1 19 (4.02%) Skype for Business
2 18 (3.81%) IIS
3 3 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.21%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Payment Gateway
1 3 (0.63%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.21%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (8.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.11%) SaaS
4 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.63%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) IaaS
5 1 (0.21%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.21%) PaaS
5 1 (0.21%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 294 (62.16%) Firewall
2 220 (46.51%) WAN
3 169 (35.73%) VPN
4 166 (35.10%) Cisco ASA
5 149 (31.50%) MPLS
6 139 (29.39%) LAN
7 125 (26.43%) OSPF
8 119 (25.16%) BGP
9 116 (24.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 116 (24.52%) Network Security
10 113 (23.89%) Wireless
11 101 (21.35%) VLAN
12 82 (17.34%) TCP/IP
13 74 (15.64%) Ethernet
14 70 (14.80%) IPsec
15 67 (14.16%) DNS
16 65 (13.74%) VoIP
17 64 (13.53%) SSL
18 49 (10.36%) IP Telephony
18 49 (10.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.27%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 56 (11.84%) Finance
2 30 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 12 (2.54%) Advertising
4 11 (2.33%) Legal
5 8 (1.69%) Law
6 7 (1.48%) Billing
7 6 (1.27%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.27%) Retail
8 4 (0.85%) Banking
9 2 (0.42%) Games
10 1 (0.21%) Electronics
10 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.21%) French Language
10 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.21%) Marketing
10 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 278 (58.77%) Network Engineer
2 79 (16.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 68 (14.38%) Senior Network Engineer
4 67 (14.16%) Security Engineer
5 65 (13.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 52 (10.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 47 (9.94%) Architect
8 41 (8.67%) Support Engineer
9 34 (7.19%) Network Support
10 33 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
11 32 (6.77%) WAN Engineer
12 30 (6.34%) Network Architect
13 21 (4.44%) Network Manager
14 20 (4.23%) Consultant
14 20 (4.23%) Deployment Engineer
14 20 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 20 (4.23%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 19 (4.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 19 (4.02%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 18 (3.81%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.48%) LDAP
1 7 (1.48%) RFC 2547
2 4 (0.85%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.85%) CSS
2 4 (0.85%) SAP CAF
3 3 (0.63%) HTML
3 3 (0.63%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 141 (29.81%) Data Centre
2 27 (5.71%) Driving Licence
3 25 (5.29%) Clustering
4 21 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
5 19 (4.02%) Client/Server
6 18 (3.81%) Management Information System
7 13 (2.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 12 (2.54%) Cyberthreat
9 10 (2.11%) Private Cloud
10 9 (1.90%) FlexPod
10 9 (1.90%) Public Cloud
11 8 (1.69%) Computer Science
12 7 (1.48%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.06%) PKI
14 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
15 3 (0.63%) Linux Command Line
15 3 (0.63%) Wiki
16 2 (0.42%) Internet of Things
16 2 (0.42%) Replication
16 2 (0.42%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 61 (12.90%) Windows
2 42 (8.88%) Linux
3 35 (7.40%) Windows Server
4 21 (4.44%) Unix
5 19 (4.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (2.11%) CentOS
7 10 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (1.48%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.63%) SUSE
10 2 (0.42%) Fedora
10 2 (0.42%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.96%) ITIL
2 106 (22.41%) Load Balancing
3 61 (12.90%) Change Management
3 61 (12.90%) Network Monitoring
4 57 (12.05%) Network Design
5 44 (9.30%) Incident Management
5 44 (9.30%) Network Management
6 43 (9.09%) Network Architecture
7 41 (8.67%) SIEM
8 34 (7.19%) Presales
9 33 (6.98%) Problem Management
10 31 (6.55%) Migration
11 30 (6.34%) ITIL V3
12 29 (6.13%) Service Delivery
13 25 (5.29%) Network Virtualisation
14 23 (4.86%) Project Management
15 22 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
15 22 (4.65%) Security Architecture
16 21 (4.44%) Kalman Filter
16 21 (4.44%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 18 (3.81%) SQL
2 17 (3.59%) Python
3 8 (1.69%) C
3 8 (1.69%) Perl
3 8 (1.69%) PowerShell
4 5 (1.06%) Shell Script
5 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.63%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 473 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (43.34%) CCNA
3 104 (21.99%) CCIE
4 82 (17.34%) CCDP
5 50 (10.57%) Security Cleared
6 47 (9.94%) SC Cleared
7 44 (9.30%) CISSP
8 39 (8.25%) JNCIP
9 32 (6.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (6.13%) CEH
10 29 (6.13%) Degree
11 28 (5.92%) CCSE
12 24 (5.07%) JNCIS
13 23 (4.86%) GIAC
13 23 (4.86%) MCSE
14 22 (4.65%) CCDA
15 21 (4.44%) SSCP
16 20 (4.23%) ITIL Certification
16 20 (4.23%) JNCIA
17 17 (3.59%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.65%) QA
2 16 (3.38%) SLA
3 7 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 5 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.85%) FIPS 140-2
6 3 (0.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 2 (0.42%) RMADS
8 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 77 (16.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 18 (3.81%) VMware NSX
4 10 (2.11%) FreeRADIUS
5 9 (1.90%) vSphere
6 7 (1.48%) Hyper-V
7 4 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.63%) Firmware
8 3 (0.63%) vCloud
9 2 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (4.23%) Cisco UCCX
2 19 (4.02%) Cisco CUCM
3 18 (3.81%) Cisco Prime
4 17 (3.59%) FortiGate
5 12 (2.54%) QRadar
6 9 (1.90%) Ansible
7 8 (1.69%) Cisco CME
7 8 (1.69%) vCenter Server
8 5 (1.06%) Cacti
8 5 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (1.06%) Puppet
9 3 (0.63%) Nagios
9 3 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
9 3 (0.63%) vRealize
10 1 (0.21%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Clustering
10 1 (0.21%) SCCM
Vendors
1 431 (91.12%) Cisco
2 156 (32.98%) Juniper
3 134 (28.33%) F5
4 112 (23.68%) CheckPoint
5 97 (20.51%) VMware
6 87 (18.39%) Palo Alto
7 80 (16.91%) SolarWinds
8 58 (12.26%) Microsoft
9 43 (9.09%) Fortinet
10 41 (8.67%) HP
11 39 (8.25%) Aruba
12 23 (4.86%) Citrix
12 23 (4.86%) Forcepoint
12 23 (4.86%) NetApp
13 21 (4.44%) Blue Coat
14 19 (4.02%) Avaya
14 19 (4.02%) Meraki
15 18 (3.81%) Dell
16 15 (3.17%) IBM
17 14 (2.96%) Splunk