Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 97 124
Rank change year-on-year -94 +27 +33
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 514 1068 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.67% 3.05% 2.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 9.82% 8.24%
Number of salaries quoted 469 999 943
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%
10th Percentile £36,750 £31,875 £33,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £66,250
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 8292 10877 13187
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.92% 31.10% 30.97%
Number of salaries quoted 6736 8749 10578
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £68,750 £66,250
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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -35 247 £55,000 - 10
Berkshire -15 161 £55,000 - 6
Surrey -67 132 £47,500 +5.56% 5
Hampshire -72 95 £47,000 +9.30% 2
Buckinghamshire -54 47 £53,750 +2.38% 3
Oxfordshire +23 39 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Kent -27 29 £49,000 +28.95%
Middlesex +6 5 £40,000 -20.00%
East Sussex -37 5 £46,500 -2.11% 1
West Sussex -37 5 £62,500 +31.58%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 South East region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 514 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 441 (85.80%) Cisco
3 321 (62.45%) Firewall
4 188 (36.58%) WAN
5 187 (36.38%) Juniper
6 172 (33.46%) Cisco ASA
7 164 (31.91%) CCNA
8 156 (30.35%) MPLS
9 154 (29.96%) BGP
10 136 (26.46%) OSPF
10 136 (26.46%) Data Centre
11 133 (25.88%) VPN
12 132 (25.68%) ITIL
13 127 (24.71%) F5
14 122 (23.74%) LAN
15 117 (22.76%) CCIE
16 109 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
17 102 (19.84%) CheckPoint
18 99 (19.26%) Load Balancing
19 98 (19.07%) Network Security
20 96 (18.68%) TCP/IP
21 95 (18.48%) VMware
22 89 (17.32%) Wireless
23 81 (15.76%) Network Monitoring
24 78 (15.18%) SolarWinds
24 78 (15.18%) Network Design
25 77 (14.98%) VLAN
26 68 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
26 68 (13.23%) Microsoft
27 64 (12.45%) DNS

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 22 (4.28%) MS Exchange
2 11 (2.14%) Skype for Business
3 5 (0.97%) IIS
4 3 (0.58%) nginx
5 2 (0.39%) Apache
5 2 (0.39%) JBoss
5 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.39%) WildFly
6 1 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (2.14%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
2 4 (0.78%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (1.95%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (6.23%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.95%) Google Analytics
3 10 (1.95%) SaaS
4 4 (0.78%) Office 365
5 3 (0.58%) IaaS
5 3 (0.58%) PaaS
6 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 321 (62.45%) Firewall
2 188 (36.58%) WAN
3 172 (33.46%) Cisco ASA
4 156 (30.35%) MPLS
5 154 (29.96%) BGP
6 136 (26.46%) OSPF
7 133 (25.88%) VPN
8 122 (23.74%) LAN
9 109 (21.21%) Cisco Nexus
10 98 (19.07%) Network Security
11 96 (18.68%) TCP/IP
12 89 (17.32%) Wireless
13 77 (14.98%) VLAN
14 64 (12.45%) DNS
15 58 (11.28%) IPsec
16 54 (10.51%) Ethernet
16 54 (10.51%) VoIP
17 44 (8.56%) SAN
18 40 (7.78%) SSL
19 39 (7.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.53%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.19%) JIRA
2 1 (0.19%) JMeter
2 1 (0.19%) WebDriver
General
1 51 (9.92%) Finance
2 36 (7.00%) Telecoms
3 15 (2.92%) Billing
4 9 (1.75%) Law
5 7 (1.36%) Advertising
6 5 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.78%) Financial Institution
7 4 (0.78%) Retail
8 3 (0.58%) Automotive
8 3 (0.58%) Legal
9 2 (0.39%) Banking
9 2 (0.39%) Electronics
9 2 (0.39%) Marketing
10 1 (0.19%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.19%) French Language
10 1 (0.19%) Games
10 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.19%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 305 (59.34%) Network Engineer
2 97 (18.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 94 (18.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 81 (15.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 59 (11.48%) Security Engineer
6 55 (10.70%) Architect
7 49 (9.53%) Network Support
7 49 (9.53%) Support Engineer
8 48 (9.34%) Network Security Engineer
9 41 (7.98%) Network Architect
10 38 (7.39%) Network Support Engineer
11 34 (6.61%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 33 (6.42%) Consultant
12 33 (6.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 27 (5.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 26 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 24 (4.67%) Network Consultant
16 22 (4.28%) WAN Engineer
17 21 (4.09%) Deployment Engineer
17 21 (4.09%) Network Deployment Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.11%) CSS
2 15 (2.92%) HTML
3 7 (1.36%) 802.1X
4 5 (0.97%) HTML5
4 5 (0.97%) Web Services
5 4 (0.78%) RFC 2547
6 3 (0.58%) .NET
6 3 (0.58%) SAML
7 2 (0.39%) JAXB
7 2 (0.39%) jQuery
7 2 (0.39%) JSP
7 2 (0.39%) JSTL
7 2 (0.39%) POJO
8 1 (0.19%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 136 (26.46%) Data Centre
2 22 (4.28%) Driving Licence
3 18 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (3.50%) Computer Science
4 17 (3.31%) Client/Server
5 16 (3.11%) Clustering
6 14 (2.72%) FlexPod
7 8 (1.56%) Public Cloud
8 7 (1.36%) Machine to Machine
8 7 (1.36%) Wiki
9 6 (1.17%) Hybrid Cloud
9 6 (1.17%) Virtual Team
10 5 (0.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 5 (0.97%) PKI
10 5 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.78%) CMDB
11 4 (0.78%) Hedge funds
12 3 (0.58%) Blackberry
12 3 (0.58%) User Experience
13 2 (0.39%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.67%) Windows
2 37 (7.20%) Linux
3 29 (5.64%) Windows Server
4 26 (5.06%) Unix
5 11 (2.14%) CentOS
6 10 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.78%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.39%) Fedora
10 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.39%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.19%) SUSE
11 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.19%) VMS
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (25.68%) ITIL
2 99 (19.26%) Load Balancing
3 81 (15.76%) Network Monitoring
4 78 (15.18%) Network Design
5 48 (9.34%) Change Management
5 48 (9.34%) Network Management
6 42 (8.17%) Project Management
7 36 (7.00%) Presales
8 33 (6.42%) Service Delivery
9 32 (6.23%) Migration
10 29 (5.64%) Time Management
11 28 (5.45%) Mentoring
12 26 (5.06%) Change Control
13 25 (4.86%) ITIL V3
14 24 (4.67%) Information Security
15 23 (4.47%) Incident Management
16 20 (3.89%) Coaching
16 20 (3.89%) Network Architecture
16 20 (3.89%) Root Cause Analysis
17 19 (3.70%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.11%) Python
2 14 (2.72%) SQL
3 10 (1.95%) JavaScript
3 10 (1.95%) Perl
4 8 (1.56%) C
4 8 (1.56%) Shell Script
5 7 (1.36%) PowerShell
6 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.58%) C#
7 3 (0.58%) Java
8 1 (0.19%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 514 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (31.91%) CCNA
3 117 (22.76%) CCIE
4 53 (10.31%) CCDP
5 52 (10.12%) Security Cleared
6 49 (9.53%) SC Cleared
7 38 (7.39%) Degree
7 38 (7.39%) Microsoft Certification
8 36 (7.00%) JNCIS
9 34 (6.61%) JNCIP
10 33 (6.42%) JNCIA
11 27 (5.25%) MCSE
12 21 (4.09%) CISSP
13 18 (3.50%) CEH
13 18 (3.50%) GIAC
13 18 (3.50%) SSCP
14 17 (3.31%) CCDA
14 17 (3.31%) JNCIE
15 12 (2.33%) CCIP
15 12 (2.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (5.64%) QA
2 27 (5.25%) SLA
3 16 (3.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (2.72%) PCI DSS
5 8 (1.56%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.58%) GDPR
7 2 (0.39%) RMADS
8 1 (0.19%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (13.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (5.64%) Active Directory
3 15 (2.92%) Hyper-V
4 11 (2.14%) VMware NSX
5 10 (1.95%) vSphere
6 4 (0.78%) FreeRADIUS
7 3 (0.58%) vCloud
8 2 (0.39%) NFS
8 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.39%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.39%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.19%) KVM
Systems Management
1 23 (4.47%) FortiGate
2 15 (2.92%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (2.53%) vCenter Server
4 12 (2.33%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (2.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 9 (1.75%) Cisco CME
7 5 (0.97%) Ansible
8 4 (0.78%) Cacti
8 4 (0.78%) Nagios
8 4 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.78%) Puppet
9 3 (0.58%) vRealize
10 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
10 2 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
11 1 (0.19%) Cisco IPCC
11 1 (0.19%) EMC NetWorker
11 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 441 (85.80%) Cisco
2 187 (36.38%) Juniper
3 127 (24.71%) F5
4 102 (19.84%) CheckPoint
5 95 (18.48%) VMware
6 78 (15.18%) SolarWinds
7 68 (13.23%) Microsoft
8 62 (12.06%) Palo Alto
9 40 (7.78%) HP
10 30 (5.84%) Aruba
11 29 (5.64%) Brocade
12 26 (5.06%) Fortinet
13 24 (4.67%) Meraki
14 20 (3.89%) Extreme Networks
14 20 (3.89%) NetApp
15 17 (3.31%) Blue Coat
15 17 (3.31%) Dell
16 15 (2.92%) NetScout
16 15 (2.92%) Sourcefire
17 14 (2.72%) Citrix