Period
to 10 August 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 10 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
10 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 154 244
Rank change year-on-year -16 +90 -88
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 171 558 388
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.55% 2.12% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.93% 7.54% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 166 412 327
Median annual salary £50,000 £56,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.71% +6.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,677 £33,000
90th Percentile £74,375 £80,000 £69,850
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%

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 2,886 7,396 7,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.22% 28.10% 26.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,021 5,392 6,189
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £68,800
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.00% - +8.70%

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 10 August 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 10 August 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 +42 74 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Thames Valley +24 53 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Berkshire +41 26 £52,500 -22.22% 2
Buckinghamshire +22 22 £45,000 -21.74%
West Sussex -13 17 £70,000 +25.00%
Surrey -9 15 £50,000 -16.67% 3
East Sussex +46 7 £61,500 -5.38% 2
Kent +42 5 £47,500 -17.39% 2
Oxfordshire +35 5 £75,000 -
Sussex - 1 £45,000 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 10 August 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (81.87%) Cisco
3 86 (50.29%) CCNA
4 83 (48.54%) Firewall
5 64 (37.43%) BGP
5 64 (37.43%) WAN
6 58 (33.92%) Data Centre
7 57 (33.33%) Juniper
8 49 (28.65%) OSPF
9 46 (26.90%) LAN
10 43 (25.15%) VPN
10 43 (25.15%) MPLS
11 41 (23.98%) Wireless
12 36 (21.05%) JNCIS
13 35 (20.47%) VMware
14 32 (18.71%) TCP/IP
14 32 (18.71%) Windows
15 30 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
16 28 (16.37%) CCIE
17 27 (15.79%) JNCIA
18 26 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
18 26 (15.20%) ITIL
18 26 (15.20%) CheckPoint
19 24 (14.04%) Internet
19 24 (14.04%) Microsoft
19 24 (14.04%) Security Cleared
19 24 (14.04%) VLAN
20 23 (13.45%) Network Design
20 23 (13.45%) Palo Alto
21 21 (12.28%) 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 7 (4.09%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (0.58%) Apache
2 1 (0.58%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (1.75%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.17%) assyst
1 2 (1.17%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.02%) Azure
2 10 (5.85%) Office 365
3 6 (3.51%) AWS
4 3 (1.75%) SaaS
5 2 (1.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.17%) IaaS
5 2 (1.17%) PaaS
5 2 (1.17%) Slack
5 2 (1.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 83 (48.54%) Firewall
2 64 (37.43%) BGP
2 64 (37.43%) WAN
3 49 (28.65%) OSPF
4 46 (26.90%) LAN
5 43 (25.15%) MPLS
5 43 (25.15%) VPN
6 41 (23.98%) Wireless
7 32 (18.71%) TCP/IP
8 30 (17.54%) Cisco ASA
9 24 (14.04%) Internet
9 24 (14.04%) VLAN
10 20 (11.70%) VoIP
11 19 (11.11%) IPsec
11 19 (11.11%) Network Security
12 18 (10.53%) DNS
13 17 (9.94%) VPLS
14 16 (9.36%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (9.36%) HSRP
15 15 (8.77%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.26%) Big Data
2 8 (4.68%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.17%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.17%) JIRA
2 1 (0.58%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (6.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.26%) Finance
3 8 (4.68%) Public Sector
4 6 (3.51%) Military
5 3 (1.75%) Korean Language
6 2 (1.17%) Advertising
6 2 (1.17%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.17%) Banking
6 2 (1.17%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.58%) Law
Job Titles
1 95 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.28%) Senior Network Engineer
3 18 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 14 (8.19%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (7.60%) Architect
6 12 (7.02%) Security Engineer
7 10 (5.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Cisco Support
8 9 (5.26%) Cisco Support Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.26%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.68%) Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.68%) Operations Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) IT Analyst
10 7 (4.09%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.51%) Consultant
11 6 (3.51%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.26%) 802.1X
2 4 (2.34%) CSS
3 2 (1.17%) jQuery
3 2 (1.17%) RESTful
4 1 (0.58%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 58 (33.92%) Data Centre
2 12 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (6.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (2.34%) Clustering
4 4 (2.34%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.75%) CESG
6 2 (1.17%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.17%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) BYOD
7 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.58%) Fibre Optics
7 1 (0.58%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.58%) IPTV
7 1 (0.58%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.58%) PKI
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 32 (18.71%) Windows
2 18 (10.53%) Linux
3 11 (6.43%) Unix
4 5 (2.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (2.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.58%) SUSE
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (15.20%) ITIL
2 23 (13.45%) Network Design
3 21 (12.28%) Load Balancing
3 21 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
4 15 (8.77%) Mentoring
4 15 (8.77%) Network Management
5 11 (6.43%) Information Security
5 11 (6.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (5.26%) Analytics
6 9 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (5.26%) High Availability
6 9 (5.26%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (5.26%) Presales
7 8 (4.68%) Change Management
7 8 (4.68%) Migration
7 8 (4.68%) Proactive Management
8 7 (4.09%) Big Data Analytics
8 7 (4.09%) Configuration Management
8 7 (4.09%) Data Analytics
8 7 (4.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.09%) Python
2 3 (1.75%) C++
2 3 (1.75%) Perl
2 3 (1.75%) PHP
2 3 (1.75%) SQL
3 2 (1.17%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.58%) Ada
4 1 (0.58%) C
4 1 (0.58%) C#
4 1 (0.58%) Java
4 1 (0.58%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (50.29%) CCNA
3 36 (21.05%) JNCIS
4 28 (16.37%) CCIE
5 27 (15.79%) JNCIA
6 24 (14.04%) Security Cleared
7 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (9.94%) MCSE
8 17 (9.94%) SC Cleared
9 16 (9.36%) JNCIP
10 12 (7.02%) Degree
11 10 (5.85%) CCDP
12 9 (5.26%) DV Cleared
13 8 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
14 7 (4.09%) MCITP
14 7 (4.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (2.92%) CISSP
15 5 (2.92%) HNC
15 5 (2.92%) MCSA
16 4 (2.34%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (7.60%) SLA
2 5 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.92%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) GDPR
3 1 (0.58%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.58%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 26 (15.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.85%) Hyper-V
3 9 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.26%) Docker
4 6 (3.51%) VMware NSX
5 4 (2.34%) Firmware
5 4 (2.34%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (4.68%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.51%) Ansible
2 6 (3.51%) FortiGate
3 4 (2.34%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (2.34%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (1.75%) SCCM
4 3 (1.75%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.17%) Amdocs OSS
5 2 (1.17%) Icinga
5 2 (1.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (1.17%) Observium
5 2 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (1.17%) Puppet
5 2 (1.17%) SCOM
5 2 (1.17%) Terraform
6 1 (0.58%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.58%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 140 (81.87%) Cisco
2 57 (33.33%) Juniper
3 35 (20.47%) VMware
4 26 (15.20%) CheckPoint
5 24 (14.04%) Microsoft
6 23 (13.45%) Palo Alto
7 21 (12.28%) Brocade
8 17 (9.94%) Citrix
9 16 (9.36%) F5
10 13 (7.60%) HP
11 12 (7.02%) SolarWinds
12 10 (5.85%) Fortinet
12 10 (5.85%) Foundry
13 8 (4.68%) BT
13 8 (4.68%) NetApp
13 8 (4.68%) ServiceNow
14 6 (3.51%) Alcatel-Lucent
14 6 (3.51%) Blue Coat
15 5 (2.92%) Meraki
15 5 (2.92%) Red Hat