Period
to 25 April 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 25 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 221 122
Rank change year-on-year +28 -99 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 447 449 791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.68% 1.42% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.74% 5.43% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 357 361 764
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -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 7,790 8,276 8,386
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.24% 26.25% 28.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,754 6,545 6,780
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,675 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

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 25 April 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 25 April 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 +22 160 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Berkshire -7 88 £51,250 +2.50% 1
Surrey -4 82 £50,000 -2.44% 5
West Sussex +67 80 £53,500 +5.42% 2
Hampshire +39 76 £50,000 +21.95% 4
Buckinghamshire +31 53 £75,000 +25.00% 1
Oxfordshire +44 18 £75,000 +50.00% 3
East Sussex +8 15 £58,500 +49.04% 2
Kent -25 7 £38,132 -30.67% 4
Home Counties - 7 - -
Middlesex +13 4 £45,000 -30.77%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 25 April 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.

1 447 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 406 (90.83%) Cisco
3 255 (57.05%) Firewall
4 211 (47.20%) WAN
5 186 (41.61%) CCNA
6 169 (37.81%) LAN
7 168 (37.58%) Juniper
8 155 (34.68%) Wireless
9 150 (33.56%) Cisco ASA
10 132 (29.53%) Data Centre
11 130 (29.08%) BGP
12 121 (27.07%) CheckPoint
13 119 (26.62%) OSPF
14 110 (24.61%) VPN
14 110 (24.61%) Network Security
15 108 (24.16%) MPLS
16 102 (22.82%) CCIE
17 92 (20.58%) Palo Alto
18 90 (20.13%) VoIP
19 85 (19.02%) TCP/IP
20 80 (17.90%) Presales
21 77 (17.23%) SolarWinds
22 69 (15.44%) Cisco Nexus
23 66 (14.77%) F5
23 66 (14.77%) Network Monitoring
23 66 (14.77%) Load Balancing
24 64 (14.32%) IPsec
25 61 (13.65%) VMware
25 61 (13.65%) HSRP
26 60 (13.42%) ITIL

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 6 (1.34%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (0.89%) IIS
4 3 (0.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.67%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.45%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 8 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.89%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.89%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 55 (12.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (8.50%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.58%) Office 365
4 3 (0.67%) SaaS
5 2 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 255 (57.05%) Firewall
2 211 (47.20%) WAN
3 169 (37.81%) LAN
4 155 (34.68%) Wireless
5 150 (33.56%) Cisco ASA
6 130 (29.08%) BGP
7 119 (26.62%) OSPF
8 110 (24.61%) Network Security
8 110 (24.61%) VPN
9 108 (24.16%) MPLS
10 90 (20.13%) VoIP
11 85 (19.02%) TCP/IP
12 69 (15.44%) Cisco Nexus
13 64 (14.32%) IPsec
14 61 (13.65%) HSRP
15 52 (11.63%) DNS
15 52 (11.63%) SAN
16 51 (11.41%) VLAN
17 47 (10.51%) VRRP
18 38 (8.50%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
2 4 (0.89%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (0.45%) MySQL
3 2 (0.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (0.45%) Ant
2 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 38 (8.50%) Telecoms
2 18 (4.03%) Advertising
3 15 (3.36%) Finance
4 13 (2.91%) Retail
5 9 (2.01%) Banking
6 7 (1.57%) Games
7 6 (1.34%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.45%) Automotive
9 1 (0.22%) Korean Language
9 1 (0.22%) Law
9 1 (0.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 233 (52.13%) Network Engineer
2 56 (12.53%) Consultant
3 50 (11.19%) Cisco Engineer
4 38 (8.50%) Architect
4 38 (8.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 34 (7.61%) Security Engineer
6 33 (7.38%) Support Engineer
7 32 (7.16%) Network Consultant
8 31 (6.94%) Security Consultant
9 28 (6.26%) NOC Engineer
10 27 (6.04%) Network Architect
11 25 (5.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 25 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
12 21 (4.70%) Cisco Consultant
12 21 (4.70%) Network Security Consultant
13 18 (4.03%) Senior Consultant
14 17 (3.80%) Cisco Network Consultant
15 15 (3.36%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 15 (3.36%) Cisco Security Consultant
15 15 (3.36%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.46%) 802.1X
2 4 (0.89%) Web Services
3 1 (0.22%) .NET
3 1 (0.22%) J2EE
3 1 (0.22%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 132 (29.53%) Data Centre
2 14 (3.13%) e-Learning
3 13 (2.91%) Public Cloud
3 13 (2.91%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.68%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 7 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.57%) Clustering
6 7 (1.57%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (1.57%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.57%) Wiki
7 6 (1.34%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.12%) CMDB
8 5 (1.12%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (0.89%) BBC
9 4 (0.89%) Digital TV
9 4 (0.89%) Private Cloud
10 3 (0.67%) NHS
10 3 (0.67%) PlayStation
11 2 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 39 (8.72%) Linux
2 31 (6.94%) Windows
3 20 (4.47%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.24%) CentOS
5 9 (2.01%) Debian
6 6 (1.34%) Unix
6 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (17.90%) Presales
2 66 (14.77%) Load Balancing
2 66 (14.77%) Network Monitoring
3 60 (13.42%) ITIL
4 41 (9.17%) Change Management
5 39 (8.72%) Network Design
6 34 (7.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (7.16%) Problem-Solving
8 31 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 30 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (5.37%) Project Management
11 22 (4.92%) Kalman Filter
12 21 (4.70%) High Availability
12 21 (4.70%) Service Delivery
12 21 (4.70%) Time Management
13 20 (4.47%) Change Control
14 18 (4.03%) Information Security
14 18 (4.03%) Network Architecture
14 18 (4.03%) Network Management
14 18 (4.03%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 11 (2.46%) PowerShell
2 7 (1.57%) Bash Shell
2 7 (1.57%) Perl
2 7 (1.57%) Python
3 6 (1.34%) R
3 6 (1.34%) SQL
4 3 (0.67%) C
4 3 (0.67%) Java
5 2 (0.45%) JavaScript
5 2 (0.45%) PHP
6 1 (0.22%) C++
6 1 (0.22%) Go
Qualifications
1 447 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 186 (41.61%) CCNA
3 102 (22.82%) CCIE
4 56 (12.53%) JNCIS
5 53 (11.86%) Security Cleared
6 52 (11.63%) CCDP
7 40 (8.95%) JNCIA
8 39 (8.72%) SC Cleared
9 33 (7.38%) JNCIP
10 32 (7.16%) Degree
11 31 (6.94%) CISSP
12 23 (5.15%) JNCIE
13 19 (4.25%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (3.13%) MCSE
15 12 (2.68%) CEH
16 11 (2.46%) GIAC
16 11 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
17 10 (2.24%) CCSA
17 10 (2.24%) SSCP
18 8 (1.79%) CWNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (6.71%) SLA
2 20 (4.47%) GDPR
3 11 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.12%) GPG13
4 5 (1.12%) QA
5 4 (0.89%) ISO 22301
5 4 (0.89%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.45%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.22%) NIST 800
7 1 (0.22%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (7.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (6.04%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.13%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.79%) VMware NSX
5 6 (1.34%) XenApp
6 3 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.67%) vSphere
6 3 (0.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.45%) Firmware
8 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (3.36%) Cisco Prime
1 15 (3.36%) Nagios
2 5 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (0.89%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.89%) vCenter Server
4 3 (0.67%) SCCM
4 3 (0.67%) SCOM
4 3 (0.67%) SCSM
4 3 (0.67%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.45%) Ansible
5 2 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.45%) Puppet
5 2 (0.45%) Salt
5 2 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco CME
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.22%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.22%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.22%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 406 (90.83%) Cisco
2 168 (37.58%) Juniper
3 121 (27.07%) CheckPoint
4 92 (20.58%) Palo Alto
5 77 (17.23%) SolarWinds
6 66 (14.77%) F5
7 61 (13.65%) VMware
8 41 (9.17%) Citrix
9 40 (8.95%) Aruba
10 38 (8.50%) Microsoft
11 36 (8.05%) NetApp
12 26 (5.82%) Meraki
13 23 (5.15%) HP
14 21 (4.70%) Fortinet
15 19 (4.25%) Extreme Networks
16 18 (4.03%) Virgin Media
17 17 (3.80%) Brocade
17 17 (3.80%) Dell
18 15 (3.36%) Ruckus Wireless
19 14 (3.13%) Blue Coat