Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 246 187 111
Rank change year-on-year -59 -76 +12
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 353 522 1,008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.21% 1.80% 2.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.52% 6.54% 9.12%
Number of salaries quoted 290 479 926
South East median annual salary £49,985 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.03% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £31,875
90th Percentile £72,050 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 7,817 7,985 11,058
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.85% 27.48% 31.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6,031 6,478 8,884
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -88 120 £50,000 -9.09% 24
Berkshire -69 83 £50,000 -9.09% 18
Hampshire -63 65 £47,500 +5.56% 13
East Sussex +26 55 £58,500 +15.27% 3
Surrey -36 54 £46,500 +3.33% 14
Kent +20 30 £41,312 -14.38% 5
Buckinghamshire -2 30 £40,250 -26.82% 4
West Sussex +20 25 £50,000 -16.67% 8
Oxfordshire -38 6 £54,000 +8.00% 2
Middlesex +8 2 £62,500 +56.25% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 353 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 311 (88.10%) Cisco
3 187 (52.97%) Firewall
4 171 (48.44%) CCNA
5 116 (32.86%) WAN
6 102 (28.90%) Juniper
7 96 (27.20%) MPLS
8 95 (26.91%) LAN
9 94 (26.63%) Wireless
10 93 (26.35%) BGP
11 86 (24.36%) Data Centre
12 81 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
13 78 (22.10%) ITIL
14 72 (20.40%) CCIE
15 70 (19.83%) OSPF
16 68 (19.26%) VPN
17 67 (18.98%) CheckPoint
18 65 (18.41%) CCDP
19 61 (17.28%) Windows
20 59 (16.71%) Network Security
21 56 (15.86%) VLAN
21 56 (15.86%) VMware
22 55 (15.58%) Network Design
23 54 (15.30%) Palo Alto
24 53 (15.01%) Load Balancing
25 52 (14.73%) F5
26 51 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
27 50 (14.16%) Windows Server
28 40 (11.33%) SolarWinds
29 39 (11.05%) Network Monitoring

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 14 (3.97%) Exchange Server 2013
2 12 (3.40%) IIS
3 11 (3.12%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.42%) Skype for Business
5 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.57%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.85%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.97%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.27%) Office 365
4 4 (1.13%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.28%) IaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 187 (52.97%) Firewall
2 116 (32.86%) WAN
3 96 (27.20%) MPLS
4 95 (26.91%) LAN
5 94 (26.63%) Wireless
6 93 (26.35%) BGP
7 81 (22.95%) Cisco ASA
8 70 (19.83%) OSPF
9 68 (19.26%) VPN
10 59 (16.71%) Network Security
11 56 (15.86%) VLAN
12 51 (14.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (9.92%) DNS
14 34 (9.63%) VoIP
15 31 (8.78%) Cisco Firepower
16 29 (8.22%) DHCP
17 28 (7.93%) Cisco Wireless
18 27 (7.65%) EIGRP
19 25 (7.08%) TCP/IP
20 24 (6.80%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.85%) Big Data
2 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.57%) MySQL
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 21 (5.95%) Banking
2 16 (4.53%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.68%) Finance
4 3 (0.85%) Legal
4 3 (0.85%) Retail
5 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.28%) Advertising
6 1 (0.28%) Brand Awareness
6 1 (0.28%) French Language
6 1 (0.28%) German Language
6 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 194 (54.96%) Network Engineer
2 59 (16.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 50 (14.16%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 45 (12.75%) Security Engineer
5 41 (11.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 33 (9.35%) Network Security Engineer
6 33 (9.35%) Project Engineer
7 32 (9.07%) Architect
8 24 (6.80%) Consultant
8 24 (6.80%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 21 (5.95%) NOC Engineer
10 20 (5.67%) Network Architect
11 18 (5.10%) Solutions Architect
12 16 (4.53%) Network Operations Engineer
12 16 (4.53%) Operations Engineer
13 15 (4.25%) Security Consultant
14 14 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 14 (3.97%) Security Architect
15 13 (3.68%) Security Solutions Architect
16 12 (3.40%) Senior Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.57%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.28%) RFC 2547
3 1 (0.28%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 86 (24.36%) Data Centre
2 22 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.25%) Video Conferencing
4 13 (3.68%) NHS
5 11 (3.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 11 (3.12%) Management Information System
5 11 (3.12%) Self-Motivation
6 9 (2.55%) BBC
7 8 (2.27%) Cyberthreat
7 8 (2.27%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.70%) Public Cloud
9 5 (1.42%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.13%) CESG
10 4 (1.13%) e-Learning
10 4 (1.13%) FlexPod
10 4 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.85%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.85%) Clustering
11 3 (0.85%) User Experience
11 3 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 61 (17.28%) Windows
2 50 (14.16%) Windows Server
3 37 (10.48%) Linux
4 25 (7.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (6.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (3.68%) FreeBSD
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.57%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) Debian
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) Unix
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (22.10%) ITIL
2 55 (15.58%) Network Design
3 53 (15.01%) Load Balancing
4 39 (11.05%) Network Monitoring
5 37 (10.48%) Presales
6 32 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
7 29 (8.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 25 (7.08%) Service Delivery
9 24 (6.80%) SIEM
10 22 (6.23%) ITIL V3
10 22 (6.23%) Network Management
11 20 (5.67%) DNA
11 20 (5.67%) Mentoring
11 20 (5.67%) Root Cause Analysis
12 18 (5.10%) Change Management
13 17 (4.82%) Customer Requirements
14 15 (4.25%) Migration
15 14 (3.97%) Incident Management
16 13 (3.68%) Process Improvement
17 12 (3.40%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (3.12%) SQL
2 8 (2.27%) Python
3 6 (1.70%) C
4 5 (1.42%) Perl
4 5 (1.42%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 353 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (48.44%) CCNA
3 72 (20.40%) CCIE
4 65 (18.41%) CCDP
5 32 (9.07%) Security Cleared
6 31 (8.78%) Degree
7 30 (8.50%) CISSP
8 26 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (7.08%) JNCIP
9 25 (7.08%) MCSE
10 24 (6.80%) SC Cleared
11 21 (5.95%) CCNP Voice
12 20 (5.67%) CCVP
13 19 (5.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 18 (5.10%) CCSP
14 18 (5.10%) JNCIS
15 17 (4.82%) CEH
16 13 (3.68%) CCSE
16 13 (3.68%) ITIL Certification
17 11 (3.12%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.95%) SLA
2 17 (4.82%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.13%) GPG13
4 4 (1.13%) PMO
5 3 (0.85%) QA
6 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (8.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (5.67%) Active Directory
3 16 (4.53%) VMware NSX
4 6 (1.70%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.13%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.85%) vSphere
7 2 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.28%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (2.27%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (1.98%) QRadar
3 6 (1.70%) CASB
3 6 (1.70%) Nessus
3 6 (1.70%) SCOM
4 5 (1.42%) SCSM
4 5 (1.42%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (1.13%) Nagios
6 3 (0.85%) vCenter Server
7 2 (0.57%) Ansible
7 2 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.57%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (0.57%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.57%) MOM
7 2 (0.57%) SCCM
7 2 (0.57%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.28%) Netcool
8 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 311 (88.10%) Cisco
2 102 (28.90%) Juniper
3 67 (18.98%) CheckPoint
4 56 (15.86%) VMware
5 54 (15.30%) Palo Alto
6 52 (14.73%) F5
7 40 (11.33%) SolarWinds
8 38 (10.76%) Fortinet
9 29 (8.22%) Meraki
10 26 (7.37%) Microsoft
11 23 (6.52%) HP
12 19 (5.38%) Aruba
13 18 (5.10%) Riverbed
14 13 (3.68%) SonicWALL
14 13 (3.68%) Tufin
14 13 (3.68%) Virgin Media
15 12 (3.40%) Blue Coat
16 11 (3.12%) Citrix
16 11 (3.12%) Intel
17 9 (2.55%) Rackspace