Period
to 22 July 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 22 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 236 147 126
Rank change year-on-year -89 -21 -10
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 386 683 1,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.28% 2.28% 2.70%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.84% 8.15% 8.56%
Number of salaries quoted 315 624 938
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,625 £32,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,750 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% - -

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 7,978 8,378 11,995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.41% 28.01% 31.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6,283 6,809 9,724
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 22 July 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 22 July 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 -91 154 £57,500 +4.55% 12
Berkshire -79 99 £55,000 - 7
Surrey -47 75 £45,000 - 8
Kent +40 53 £45,000 +2.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 46 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Hampshire -65 43 £47,500 +5.56% 9
East Sussex -54 36 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Sussex +20 23 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Oxfordshire -58 10 £65,000 +23.81% 1
Middlesex +4 1 £70,000 +64.71%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 386 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 351 (90.93%) Cisco
3 191 (49.48%) Firewall
4 188 (48.70%) CCNA
5 154 (39.90%) WAN
6 129 (33.42%) Juniper
7 120 (31.09%) VPN
8 118 (30.57%) LAN
9 116 (30.05%) MPLS
10 113 (29.27%) ITIL
11 108 (27.98%) Cisco ASA
11 108 (27.98%) Data Centre
12 104 (26.94%) BGP
13 101 (26.17%) Wireless
14 99 (25.65%) CCIE
15 94 (24.35%) CheckPoint
16 89 (23.06%) OSPF
17 85 (22.02%) VLAN
18 83 (21.50%) F5
19 82 (21.24%) VMware
20 78 (20.21%) Palo Alto
21 73 (18.91%) Load Balancing
22 72 (18.65%) Network Security
23 70 (18.13%) SolarWinds
24 68 (17.62%) CCDP
25 65 (16.84%) Windows
26 61 (15.80%) Cisco Nexus
27 60 (15.54%) Network Design
28 58 (15.03%) SIEM
29 57 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure

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 18 (4.66%) MS Exchange
2 17 (4.40%) IIS
3 7 (1.81%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.52%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.04%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 35 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (8.55%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.59%) Office 365
4 3 (0.78%) IBM Cloud
4 3 (0.78%) SaaS
4 3 (0.78%) SoftLayer
5 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 191 (49.48%) Firewall
2 154 (39.90%) WAN
3 120 (31.09%) VPN
4 118 (30.57%) LAN
5 116 (30.05%) MPLS
6 108 (27.98%) Cisco ASA
7 104 (26.94%) BGP
8 101 (26.17%) Wireless
9 89 (23.06%) OSPF
10 85 (22.02%) VLAN
11 72 (18.65%) Network Security
12 61 (15.80%) Cisco Nexus
13 51 (13.21%) WLAN
14 45 (11.66%) DNS
15 43 (11.14%) TCP/IP
16 40 (10.36%) Intrusion Detection
16 40 (10.36%) VoIP
17 37 (9.59%) NetScaler
18 36 (9.33%) Wireshark
19 34 (8.81%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.52%) MySQL
1 2 (0.52%) SQL Server
General
1 49 (12.69%) Finance
2 8 (2.07%) Legal
3 6 (1.55%) Banking
3 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.04%) Law
5 2 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.26%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 208 (53.89%) Network Engineer
2 54 (13.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 53 (13.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 47 (12.18%) Architect
5 46 (11.92%) Security Engineer
5 46 (11.92%) Senior Network Engineer
6 39 (10.10%) Solutions Architect
7 31 (8.03%) Security Architect
7 31 (8.03%) Security Solutions Architect
8 29 (7.51%) Network Architect
9 26 (6.74%) NOC Engineer
10 24 (6.22%) Consultant
10 24 (6.22%) Network Security Engineer
11 21 (5.44%) Network Operations Engineer
11 21 (5.44%) Operations Engineer
12 19 (4.92%) Project Engineer
13 18 (4.66%) Presales Solution Architect
14 17 (4.40%) Cybersecurity Engineer
15 16 (4.15%) Network Security Architect
16 15 (3.89%) SIEM Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.07%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.26%) LDAP
2 1 (0.26%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 108 (27.98%) Data Centre
2 25 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (6.22%) Private Cloud
4 18 (4.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (4.40%) Self-Motivation
6 16 (4.15%) FlexPod
7 15 (3.89%) Cyberthreat
8 14 (3.63%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.37%) Video Conferencing
10 12 (3.11%) Driving Licence
11 7 (1.81%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.81%) Linux Command Line
11 7 (1.81%) NHS
12 6 (1.55%) BBC
12 6 (1.55%) CESG
13 4 (1.04%) Blackberry
13 4 (1.04%) Clustering
14 3 (0.78%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.52%) User Experience
15 2 (0.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 65 (16.84%) Windows
2 49 (12.69%) Linux
3 46 (11.92%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (4.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (3.11%) FreeBSD
7 5 (1.30%) Debian
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.04%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.52%) CentOS
9 2 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.52%) Unix
10 1 (0.26%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (29.27%) ITIL
2 73 (18.91%) Load Balancing
3 60 (15.54%) Network Design
4 58 (15.03%) SIEM
5 53 (13.73%) Presales
6 44 (11.40%) Change Management
7 43 (11.14%) Network Monitoring
8 41 (10.62%) ITIL V3
9 40 (10.36%) Incident Management
10 32 (8.29%) Network Architecture
10 32 (8.29%) Problem Management
11 31 (8.03%) Capacity Planning
11 31 (8.03%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (7.77%) Service Management
13 28 (7.25%) DNA
14 25 (6.48%) Data Security
14 25 (6.48%) Kalman Filter
14 25 (6.48%) Network Management
14 25 (6.48%) Risk Management
14 25 (6.48%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.92%) SQL
2 4 (1.04%) C
2 4 (1.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (0.78%) Python
4 1 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 386 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (48.70%) CCNA
3 99 (25.65%) CCIE
4 68 (17.62%) CCDP
5 41 (10.62%) CISSP
6 36 (9.33%) Security Cleared
7 29 (7.51%) SC Cleared
8 26 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (6.48%) CCSE
9 25 (6.48%) JNCIP
10 24 (6.22%) ITIL Certification
11 23 (5.96%) Degree
12 20 (5.18%) CEH
13 19 (4.92%) CCSP
14 17 (4.40%) CCVP
14 17 (4.40%) GSEC
14 17 (4.40%) MCSE
15 15 (3.89%) CCNP Voice
15 15 (3.89%) IISP
15 15 (3.89%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (6.22%) SLA
2 23 (5.96%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (2.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.81%) QA
5 6 (1.55%) GPG13
6 4 (1.04%) GDPR
6 4 (1.04%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.78%) PMO
8 2 (0.52%) COBIT
8 2 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 57 (14.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (6.48%) VMware NSX
3 21 (5.44%) Active Directory
4 6 (1.55%) vSphere
5 5 (1.30%) XenApp
6 4 (1.04%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.26%) Firmware
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (5.70%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (4.15%) CASB
2 16 (4.15%) QRadar
3 7 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (1.04%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.04%) SolarWinds Orion
4 4 (1.04%) vCenter Server
5 3 (0.78%) OSSEC
5 3 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
6 2 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.52%) SCOM
7 1 (0.26%) Ansible
7 1 (0.26%) Nessus
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 351 (90.93%) Cisco
2 129 (33.42%) Juniper
3 94 (24.35%) CheckPoint
4 83 (21.50%) F5
5 82 (21.24%) VMware
6 78 (20.21%) Palo Alto
7 70 (18.13%) SolarWinds
8 49 (12.69%) Fortinet
9 47 (12.18%) HP
10 41 (10.62%) Citrix
11 38 (9.84%) Forcepoint
12 37 (9.59%) Microsoft
13 36 (9.33%) Aruba
14 32 (8.29%) Meraki
14 32 (8.29%) Riverbed
15 29 (7.51%) Blue Coat
16 22 (5.70%) Zscaler
17 19 (4.92%) Sophos
18 18 (4.66%) Tufin
19 16 (4.15%) Infoblox