Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 165 209 226
Rank change year-on-year +44 +17 -120
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 407 400 468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.80% 1.49% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.82% 5.14% 5.53%
Number of salaries quoted 301 317 400
South East median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £34,750 £35,000 £36,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +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 5,969 7,787 8,457
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.39% 29.01% 26.66%
Number of salaries quoted 4,442 5,842 6,749
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,830 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.26% +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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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
Hampshire +74 125 £45,000 -5.26% 11
Thames Valley +15 120 £50,000 -12.39% 11
Surrey +55 93 £60,000 +33.33% 13
Berkshire +20 75 £50,000 +11.11% 5
West Sussex -9 46 £52,500 -1.87% 5
Buckinghamshire +1 34 £50,000 -31.97% 3
Oxfordshire +15 11 £68,500 +26.85% 3
East Sussex -11 10 £63,750 +6.25%
Kent +5 6 £43,750 +19.86% 5
Middlesex +1 4 £60,000 +14.29%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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.

1 407 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 351 (86.24%) Cisco
3 247 (60.69%) Firewall
4 211 (51.84%) CCNA
5 183 (44.96%) Juniper
6 166 (40.79%) BGP
7 154 (37.84%) Data Centre
8 151 (37.10%) WAN
9 138 (33.91%) OSPF
10 120 (29.48%) LAN
11 115 (28.26%) MPLS
12 92 (22.60%) VPN
13 89 (21.87%) CheckPoint
13 89 (21.87%) Wireless
14 86 (21.13%) Security Cleared
15 78 (19.16%) ITIL
16 77 (18.92%) DNS
17 76 (18.67%) VMware
18 75 (18.43%) TCP/IP
19 73 (17.94%) Cisco ASA
20 71 (17.44%) Linux
21 70 (17.20%) Palo Alto
22 69 (16.95%) IPsec
23 68 (16.71%) JNCIS
23 68 (16.71%) Windows
23 68 (16.71%) Network Security
23 68 (16.71%) Load Balancing
24 67 (16.46%) Cisco Nexus
25 63 (15.48%) CCIE
26 60 (14.74%) Azure

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 9 (2.21%) MS Exchange
2 4 (0.98%) IIS
3 2 (0.49%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 4 (0.98%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.74%) Azure
2 31 (7.62%) AWS
3 13 (3.19%) SaaS
4 9 (2.21%) Office 365
5 6 (1.47%) Slack
6 2 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 247 (60.69%) Firewall
2 166 (40.79%) BGP
3 151 (37.10%) WAN
4 138 (33.91%) OSPF
5 120 (29.48%) LAN
6 115 (28.26%) MPLS
7 92 (22.60%) VPN
8 89 (21.87%) Wireless
9 77 (18.92%) DNS
10 75 (18.43%) TCP/IP
11 73 (17.94%) Cisco ASA
12 69 (16.95%) IPsec
13 68 (16.71%) Network Security
14 67 (16.46%) Cisco Nexus
15 52 (12.78%) DHCP
16 48 (11.79%) Internet
17 47 (11.55%) Ethernet
18 43 (10.57%) SAN
19 36 (8.85%) HSRP
20 35 (8.60%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (2.46%) Big Data
2 6 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (0.98%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.49%) Geospatial Data
Development Applications
1 6 (1.47%) JIRA
2 4 (0.98%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (11.79%) Telecoms
2 26 (6.39%) Finance
3 13 (3.19%) Banking
3 13 (3.19%) Public Sector
4 11 (2.70%) Aerospace
5 9 (2.21%) Retail
6 5 (1.23%) Military
7 4 (0.98%) Local Government
8 3 (0.74%) Police
9 2 (0.49%) Law
9 2 (0.49%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.25%) Advertising
10 1 (0.25%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.25%) French Language
Job Titles
1 257 (63.14%) Network Engineer
2 68 (16.71%) Cisco Engineer
3 62 (15.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 44 (10.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 33 (8.11%) Architect
6 32 (7.86%) Juniper Engineer
7 31 (7.62%) Security Engineer
8 30 (7.37%) Support Engineer
9 25 (6.14%) Network Security Engineer
10 20 (4.91%) Network Architect
11 17 (4.18%) Cisco Support
11 17 (4.18%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 17 (4.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 16 (3.93%) Consultant
13 14 (3.44%) Network Support
14 13 (3.19%) IP Network Engineer
14 13 (3.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 12 (2.95%) Analyst
15 12 (2.95%) IP Engineer
15 12 (2.95%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.69%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.23%) XMPP
3 4 (0.98%) jQuery
3 4 (0.98%) RESTful
4 3 (0.74%) LDAP
5 2 (0.49%) Apache Flex
5 2 (0.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 154 (37.84%) Data Centre
2 38 (9.34%) Management Information System
3 31 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (5.90%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (3.44%) Public Cloud
6 12 (2.95%) PKI
7 8 (1.97%) Clustering
7 8 (1.97%) e-Learning
7 8 (1.97%) Wiki
8 7 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 6 (1.47%) Enterprise Cloud
10 5 (1.23%) BBC
10 5 (1.23%) Handset
11 4 (0.98%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.98%) Fibre Optics
11 4 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.74%) BYOD
12 3 (0.74%) Social Media
13 2 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 71 (17.44%) Linux
2 68 (16.71%) Windows
3 45 (11.06%) Unix
4 26 (6.39%) Windows Server
5 9 (2.21%) Windows 10
6 8 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.49%) Fedora
9 1 (0.25%) SUSE
9 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (19.16%) ITIL
2 68 (16.71%) Load Balancing
3 54 (13.27%) Problem-Solving
4 52 (12.78%) Network Management
5 40 (9.83%) Network Design
6 34 (8.35%) Network Monitoring
7 32 (7.86%) Configuration Management
8 28 (6.88%) Presales
9 27 (6.63%) Migration
10 23 (5.65%) Change Control
10 23 (5.65%) Information Security
11 21 (5.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 21 (5.16%) Mentoring
12 20 (4.91%) SIEM
13 19 (4.67%) Network Architecture
14 18 (4.42%) Computer Science
14 18 (4.42%) Kalman Filter
15 17 (4.18%) Change Management
15 17 (4.18%) Incident Management
15 17 (4.18%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (5.41%) Python
2 13 (3.19%) PowerShell
3 12 (2.95%) SQL
4 8 (1.97%) C
5 6 (1.47%) C++
5 6 (1.47%) Perl
5 6 (1.47%) PHP
6 4 (0.98%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.74%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.74%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.49%) Ada
8 2 (0.49%) C#
8 2 (0.49%) Java
8 2 (0.49%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 407 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 211 (51.84%) CCNA
3 86 (21.13%) Security Cleared
4 68 (16.71%) JNCIS
5 63 (15.48%) CCIE
6 58 (14.25%) SC Cleared
7 47 (11.55%) Degree
8 45 (11.06%) JNCIA
9 41 (10.07%) JNCIP
10 38 (9.34%) CCDP
11 35 (8.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 28 (6.88%) MCSE
13 21 (5.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
15 14 (3.44%) Computer Science Degree
15 14 (3.44%) JNCIE
16 12 (2.95%) DV Cleared
17 10 (2.46%) CISSP
18 9 (2.21%) HNC
18 9 (2.21%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.37%) SLA
2 3 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.49%) NCSC
3 2 (0.49%) NIST
3 2 (0.49%) RMADS
4 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.25%) PMO
4 1 (0.25%) QA
System Software
1 53 (13.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (5.90%) Active Directory
3 12 (2.95%) VMware ESXi
3 12 (2.95%) VMware NSX
4 8 (1.97%) XenApp
5 7 (1.72%) Docker
5 7 (1.72%) Firmware
5 7 (1.72%) XenDesktop
6 6 (1.47%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.23%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (5.16%) Cisco Prime
2 19 (4.67%) Cisco UCCX
3 16 (3.93%) Ansible
4 15 (3.69%) Cisco CUCM
5 13 (3.19%) SolarWinds Orion
6 10 (2.46%) FortiGate
7 9 (2.21%) BMC PATROL
8 8 (1.97%) SCCM
8 8 (1.97%) vCenter Server
9 6 (1.47%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (1.47%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (1.47%) Puppet
9 6 (1.47%) Terraform
10 5 (1.23%) vRealize
11 4 (0.98%) Amdocs OSS
11 4 (0.98%) Icinga
11 4 (0.98%) Observium
11 4 (0.98%) Stealthwatch
12 3 (0.74%) Avamar
12 3 (0.74%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 351 (86.24%) Cisco
2 183 (44.96%) Juniper
3 89 (21.87%) CheckPoint
4 76 (18.67%) VMware
5 70 (17.20%) Palo Alto
6 56 (13.76%) SolarWinds
7 53 (13.02%) F5
8 47 (11.55%) Microsoft
9 42 (10.32%) Citrix
10 37 (9.09%) Brocade
11 30 (7.37%) HP
12 27 (6.63%) Fortinet
13 25 (6.14%) NetApp
14 24 (5.90%) Meraki
15 20 (4.91%) Blue Coat
16 15 (3.69%) Forcepoint
17 13 (3.19%) Foundry
17 13 (3.19%) Virgin Media
18 12 (2.95%) Barracuda Networks
19 10 (2.46%) Huawei