Period
to 17 August 2019

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 17 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 240 159
Rank change year-on-year +86 -81 -38
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 560 387 624
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.13% 1.30% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.63% 4.96% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 386 315 577
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £35,125 £32,807 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,900 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -

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 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 7,339 7,807 8,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.98% 26.20% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5,345 6,133 6,597
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

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 17 August 2019.

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 17 August 2019. 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 +43 161 £57,500 - 14
Hampshire +91 141 £45,000 -14.29% 35
Surrey +63 124 £60,000 +33.33% 13
West Sussex +52 85 £56,000 +24.44% 8
Berkshire +1 84 £60,000 +14.29% 12
Buckinghamshire +46 65 £46,000 -20.00% 1
Kent -18 17 £57,500 +35.29% 7
Oxfordshire +37 12 £75,000 +15.38% 1
East Sussex -10 11 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Home Counties - 4 - -
Middlesex +2 2 £44,000 -29.60%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2019, 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.

1 560 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 494 (88.21%) Cisco
3 343 (61.25%) Firewall
4 243 (43.39%) CCNA
5 229 (40.89%) Juniper
6 209 (37.32%) WAN
7 188 (33.57%) LAN
8 172 (30.71%) Data Centre
9 161 (28.75%) CheckPoint
9 161 (28.75%) BGP
10 142 (25.36%) OSPF
11 139 (24.82%) Network Security
11 139 (24.82%) Cisco ASA
12 136 (24.29%) MPLS
13 131 (23.39%) CCIE
14 130 (23.21%) Palo Alto
15 114 (20.36%) Presales
15 114 (20.36%) TCP/IP
16 103 (18.39%) Cisco Nexus
17 98 (17.50%) VPN
18 92 (16.43%) VMware
19 89 (15.89%) Wireless
19 89 (15.89%) Linux
20 88 (15.71%) JNCIS
21 82 (14.64%) Load Balancing
22 81 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
23 76 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
24 73 (13.04%) ITIL
25 71 (12.68%) Security Cleared
26 65 (11.61%) Fortinet

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 11 (1.96%) MS Exchange
2 10 (1.79%) Skype for Business
3 6 (1.07%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.54%) IIS
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.36%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (4.11%) MS Visio
2 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.79%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.36%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 81 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 76 (13.57%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (3.04%) Office 365
4 7 (1.25%) SaaS
5 3 (0.54%) GitHub
6 1 (0.18%) IaaS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 343 (61.25%) Firewall
2 209 (37.32%) WAN
3 188 (33.57%) LAN
4 161 (28.75%) BGP
5 142 (25.36%) OSPF
6 139 (24.82%) Cisco ASA
6 139 (24.82%) Network Security
7 136 (24.29%) MPLS
8 114 (20.36%) TCP/IP
9 103 (18.39%) Cisco Nexus
10 98 (17.50%) VPN
11 89 (15.89%) Wireless
12 64 (11.43%) VoIP
13 61 (10.89%) DNS
14 58 (10.36%) HSRP
15 53 (9.46%) IPsec
16 51 (9.11%) VLAN
17 45 (8.04%) Ethernet
18 44 (7.86%) Internet
19 37 (6.61%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (0.54%) MySQL
2 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
2 3 (0.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.36%) Oracle Database
3 2 (0.36%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (0.18%) Big Data
4 1 (0.18%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 5 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.54%) Ant
2 3 (0.54%) Git (software)
2 3 (0.54%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.54%) Maven
3 1 (0.18%) JIRA
3 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (8.04%) Telecoms
2 32 (5.71%) Finance
3 22 (3.93%) Banking
4 18 (3.21%) Aerospace
5 15 (2.68%) Retail
6 11 (1.96%) Advertising
7 6 (1.07%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.54%) Electronics
8 3 (0.54%) Games
8 3 (0.54%) Law
8 3 (0.54%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Military
Job Titles
1 284 (50.71%) Network Engineer
2 93 (16.61%) Cisco Engineer
3 89 (15.89%) Consultant
4 63 (11.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 54 (9.64%) Security Engineer
6 45 (8.04%) Senior Network Engineer
7 43 (7.68%) Network Consultant
7 43 (7.68%) Security Consultant
8 41 (7.32%) Architect
9 39 (6.96%) Support Engineer
10 38 (6.79%) NOC Engineer
11 35 (6.25%) Network Architect
12 27 (4.82%) Network Security Engineer
13 26 (4.64%) Cisco Consultant
13 26 (4.64%) Lead Network Engineer
14 25 (4.46%) Network Security Consultant
15 24 (4.29%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 24 (4.29%) Juniper Engineer
15 24 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
16 23 (4.11%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (2.14%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.79%) Web Services
3 7 (1.25%) LDAP
4 3 (0.54%) XMPP
5 2 (0.36%) .NET
5 2 (0.36%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 172 (30.71%) Data Centre
2 61 (10.89%) Management Information System
3 27 (4.82%) Public Cloud
4 22 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
5 20 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 15 (2.68%) BBC
7 14 (2.50%) Driving Licence
8 13 (2.32%) Video Conferencing
9 11 (1.96%) e-Learning
10 10 (1.79%) Wiki
11 6 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
11 6 (1.07%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.89%) Digital TV
12 5 (0.89%) Greenfield Project
13 4 (0.71%) PKI
13 4 (0.71%) Private Cloud
13 4 (0.71%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.54%) Handset
14 3 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
15 2 (0.36%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 89 (15.89%) Linux
2 61 (10.89%) Windows
3 37 (6.61%) Unix
4 23 (4.11%) CentOS
5 22 (3.93%) Debian
6 18 (3.21%) Windows Server
7 8 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.54%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.18%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.18%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (20.36%) Presales
2 82 (14.64%) Load Balancing
3 73 (13.04%) ITIL
4 59 (10.54%) Problem-Solving
5 49 (8.75%) Network Design
6 40 (7.14%) Incident Management
7 37 (6.61%) Information Security
8 36 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
9 34 (6.07%) Service Delivery
10 32 (5.71%) Configuration Management
10 32 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 32 (5.71%) Network Architecture
11 31 (5.54%) Problem Management
12 28 (5.00%) Mentoring
12 28 (5.00%) Technical Leadership
13 27 (4.82%) Change Control
14 26 (4.64%) Architectural Design
14 26 (4.64%) Time Management
15 25 (4.46%) Customer Requirements
15 25 (4.46%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 13 (2.32%) C
1 13 (2.32%) Python
1 13 (2.32%) SQL
2 8 (1.43%) PowerShell
3 7 (1.25%) Java
4 6 (1.07%) PHP
5 4 (0.71%) C++
5 4 (0.71%) Perl
5 4 (0.71%) R
6 3 (0.54%) Ada
6 3 (0.54%) C#
6 3 (0.54%) JavaScript
6 3 (0.54%) Ruby
7 2 (0.36%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.18%) Go
Qualifications
1 560 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 243 (43.39%) CCNA
3 131 (23.39%) CCIE
4 88 (15.71%) JNCIS
5 71 (12.68%) Security Cleared
6 62 (11.07%) CCDP
7 54 (9.64%) JNCIP
8 51 (9.11%) JNCIA
9 49 (8.75%) SC Cleared
10 37 (6.61%) Degree
11 34 (6.07%) CCSE
12 33 (5.89%) CISSP
13 32 (5.71%) JNCIE
13 32 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
14 27 (4.82%) MCSE
15 22 (3.93%) CCSA
16 16 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 13 (2.32%) CCDA
17 13 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
18 11 (1.96%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (8.57%) SLA
2 25 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (3.93%) ISO 22301
3 22 (3.93%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.89%) GDPR
4 5 (0.89%) GPG13
5 3 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.36%) PMO
7 1 (0.18%) NIST
7 1 (0.18%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.18%) QA
System Software
1 44 (7.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (4.64%) Active Directory
3 14 (2.50%) XenApp
4 13 (2.32%) Hyper-V
5 12 (2.14%) XenDesktop
6 8 (1.43%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (0.89%) vSphere
8 3 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.36%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (4.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 24 (4.29%) Nagios
3 20 (3.57%) Cisco Prime
4 10 (1.79%) FortiGate
5 8 (1.43%) Norton AntiVirus
6 7 (1.25%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (1.07%) SCOM
8 4 (0.71%) Ansible
8 4 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.71%) Puppet
8 4 (0.71%) SCCM
8 4 (0.71%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.71%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.54%) Salt
9 3 (0.54%) SCSM
9 3 (0.54%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.36%) Stealthwatch
10 2 (0.36%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.18%) Failover Clustering
11 1 (0.18%) vRealize
Vendors
1 494 (88.21%) Cisco
2 229 (40.89%) Juniper
3 161 (28.75%) CheckPoint
4 130 (23.21%) Palo Alto
5 92 (16.43%) VMware
6 65 (11.61%) Fortinet
7 64 (11.43%) Brocade
8 62 (11.07%) Microsoft
9 58 (10.36%) F5
9 58 (10.36%) SolarWinds
10 41 (7.32%) Aruba
11 39 (6.96%) Citrix
12 36 (6.43%) Meraki
13 35 (6.25%) HP
14 32 (5.71%) Dell
15 31 (5.54%) Riverbed
16 30 (5.36%) NetApp
17 29 (5.18%) Huawei
18 26 (4.64%) Virgin Media
19 23 (4.11%) Ruckus Wireless