Period
to 25 October 2021

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 25 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 307 192 140
Rank change year-on-year -115 -52 +118
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 148 100 604
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.82% 1.25% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.90% 4.78% 8.74%
Number of salaries quoted 117 74 411
10th Percentile £40,750 £36,250 £34,500
25th Percentile £42,750 £41,000 £41,400
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,250 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.48% -4.29% +6.62%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,875 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £71,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 5,107 2,090 6,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.34% 26.04% 27.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,740 1,556 5,201
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.97%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the South East.

Salary trend for CCNP in the South East

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the South East over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 25 October 2021. 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 -55 52 £52,500 -2.33% 14
Hampshire -117 37 £45,000 -10.89% 18
Berkshire -50 34 £52,750 +0.48% 7
Surrey -52 34 £52,500 -6.67% 8
Kent -47 12 £65,000 +52.94% 4
Oxfordshire -20 11 £43,750 -25.53% 1
Buckinghamshire -53 7 £57,500 +27.78% 6
East Sussex -38 4 £41,250 -33.47% 3
West Sussex -20 2 £52,500 -14.29%
Home Counties - 1 £80,000 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (83.11%) Cisco
3 82 (55.41%) Firewall
4 77 (52.03%) CCNA
5 65 (43.92%) WAN
6 56 (37.84%) VPN
7 50 (33.78%) LAN
7 50 (33.78%) Social Skills
8 43 (29.05%) OSPF
8 43 (29.05%) BGP
9 39 (26.35%) AWS
10 36 (24.32%) Azure
11 35 (23.65%) Palo Alto
12 32 (21.62%) Data Centre
12 32 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
12 32 (21.62%) ITIL
13 31 (20.95%) MPLS
14 30 (20.27%) CheckPoint
15 26 (17.57%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (17.57%) Wireless
15 26 (17.57%) Linux
16 25 (16.89%) Network Security
17 24 (16.22%) Security Cleared
17 24 (16.22%) CCIE
18 23 (15.54%) TCP/IP
18 23 (15.54%) VMware
19 22 (14.86%) Network Design
20 21 (14.19%) DNS
20 21 (14.19%) Cisco Nexus
21 20 (13.51%) Problem-Solving

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 3 (2.03%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (26.35%) AWS
2 36 (24.32%) Azure
3 13 (8.78%) Microsoft 365
4 3 (2.03%) IaaS
4 3 (2.03%) Mimecast
4 3 (2.03%) PaaS
4 3 (2.03%) SaaS
5 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.68%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 82 (55.41%) Firewall
2 65 (43.92%) WAN
3 56 (37.84%) VPN
4 50 (33.78%) LAN
5 43 (29.05%) BGP
5 43 (29.05%) OSPF
6 32 (21.62%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (20.95%) MPLS
8 26 (17.57%) Wi-Fi
8 26 (17.57%) Wireless
9 25 (16.89%) Network Security
10 23 (15.54%) TCP/IP
11 21 (14.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 21 (14.19%) DNS
12 18 (12.16%) IPsec
12 18 (12.16%) VLAN
13 17 (11.49%) Internet
14 11 (7.43%) SD-WAN
15 10 (6.76%) VoIP
16 9 (6.08%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.35%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.68%) JIRA
1 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (33.78%) Social Skills
2 12 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.41%) Finance
5 7 (4.73%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (3.38%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 4 (2.70%) Documentation Skills
7 4 (2.70%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.03%) Military
8 3 (2.03%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.35%) Banking
9 2 (1.35%) Retail
10 1 (0.68%) Games
10 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.68%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 103 (69.59%) Network Engineer
2 29 (19.59%) Senior Network Engineer
3 23 (15.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (13.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.78%) Architect
7 12 (8.11%) Network Architect
8 10 (6.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (5.41%) Security Engineer
10 7 (4.73%) Network Security Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) Project Engineer
11 6 (4.05%) WAN Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) LAN Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Network Analyst
12 5 (3.38%) Security Architect
12 5 (3.38%) Wireless Engineer
12 5 (3.38%) Wireless Network Engineer
13 4 (2.70%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.68%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.49%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (4.05%) CESG
4 5 (3.38%) CESG CLAS
5 4 (2.70%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.70%) Linux Command Line
5 4 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (2.70%) Video\Live Streaming
6 3 (2.03%) PKI
7 2 (1.35%) DataPower
7 2 (1.35%) Life Science
7 2 (1.35%) NHS
8 1 (0.68%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.57%) Linux
2 15 (10.14%) Windows
3 5 (3.38%) Debian
3 5 (3.38%) Unix
4 4 (2.70%) Solaris
5 3 (2.03%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (21.62%) ITIL
2 22 (14.86%) Network Design
3 20 (13.51%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (12.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 17 (11.49%) Network Monitoring
6 15 (10.14%) Presales
7 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
8 13 (8.78%) Incident Management
9 12 (8.11%) Change Control
10 11 (7.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 11 (7.43%) Project Management
11 10 (6.76%) Cybersecurity
11 10 (6.76%) ITSM
11 10 (6.76%) Line Management
11 10 (6.76%) Project Delivery
12 9 (6.08%) Change Management
13 8 (5.41%) Computer Science
13 8 (5.41%) Proactive Monitoring
13 8 (5.41%) Service Delivery
13 8 (5.41%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.70%) Python
2 2 (1.35%) C
2 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
2 2 (1.35%) Shell Script
3 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.68%) PHP
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (52.03%) CCNA
3 24 (16.22%) CCIE
3 24 (16.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (10.81%) CCDP
5 14 (9.46%) CISSP
5 14 (9.46%) Degree
6 13 (8.78%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.08%) JNCIP
8 8 (5.41%) JNCIS
9 5 (3.38%) CEH
9 5 (3.38%) CLAS
9 5 (3.38%) CREST Certified
9 5 (3.38%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.70%) CESG Certified Professional
10 4 (2.70%) DBS Check
10 4 (2.70%) JNCIA
10 4 (2.70%) JNCIE
10 4 (2.70%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.70%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.16%) SLA
2 11 (7.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (3.38%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 4 (2.70%) GDPR
4 4 (2.70%) NIST
4 4 (2.70%) PCI DSS
4 4 (2.70%) RMADS
4 4 (2.70%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (2.03%) SOC 2
6 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 1 (0.68%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.68%) NCSC
System Software
1 14 (9.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (7.43%) Active Directory
3 5 (3.38%) VMware NSX
4 4 (2.70%) Firmware
5 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) ProxySG
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (4.73%) Ansible
1 7 (4.73%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.38%) QRadar
3 3 (2.03%) McAfee ePO
3 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (2.03%) SCCM
3 3 (2.03%) SCSM
4 2 (1.35%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.35%) Grafana
4 2 (1.35%) Icinga
4 2 (1.35%) Prometheus
4 2 (1.35%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.68%) ServiceCenter
5 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.68%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.68%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (83.11%) Cisco
2 35 (23.65%) Palo Alto
3 30 (20.27%) CheckPoint
4 23 (15.54%) VMware
5 20 (13.51%) Juniper
6 18 (12.16%) Microsoft
6 18 (12.16%) SolarWinds
7 17 (11.49%) F5
8 12 (8.11%) Aruba
8 12 (8.11%) HP
8 12 (8.11%) Meraki
9 10 (6.76%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (6.76%) Censornet
10 8 (5.41%) Fortinet
11 6 (4.05%) Citrix
12 5 (3.38%) AlienVault
12 5 (3.38%) LogRhythm
12 5 (3.38%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.38%) Sophos
12 5 (3.38%) Splunk