Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 201 101
Rank change year-on-year -43 -100 +25
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 353 507 1,053
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.25% 1.63% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.55% 6.09% 10.05%
Number of salaries quoted 281 458 1,001
South East median annual salary £52,500 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.16% -5.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £36,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -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 7,754 8,324 10,474
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.54% 26.70% 30.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5,925 6,707 8,460
South East median annual salary £45,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.11% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £69,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -79 103 £50,000 - 35
Hampshire -3 70 £42,500 -5.56% 14
Berkshire -70 67 £48,007 -10.68% 17
Surrey -41 58 £47,500 -5.00% 15
East Sussex +50 53 £60,000 +41.18%
West Sussex +35 50 £52,500 -20.75% 4
Buckinghamshire +10 29 £65,000 +32.65% 13
Kent +5 10 £33,250 -32.14% 2
Oxfordshire -12 6 £54,000 +8.00% 6
Middlesex 0 3 £55,000 +37.50%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 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
3 184 (52.12%) Firewall
4 150 (42.49%) CCNA
5 148 (41.93%) WAN
6 112 (31.73%) Wireless
7 108 (30.59%) LAN
8 102 (28.90%) Juniper
9 92 (26.06%) Data Centre
10 87 (24.65%) MPLS
11 86 (24.36%) BGP
12 85 (24.08%) Cisco ASA
13 77 (21.81%) Network Security
13 77 (21.81%) CheckPoint
14 67 (18.98%) CCIE
15 66 (18.70%) OSPF
16 64 (18.13%) VPN
16 64 (18.13%) ITIL
17 58 (16.43%) Palo Alto
18 57 (16.15%) F5
18 57 (16.15%) CCDP
19 56 (15.86%) VoIP
20 53 (15.01%) Load Balancing
21 52 (14.73%) Cisco Nexus
21 52 (14.73%) VMware
22 51 (14.45%) SolarWinds
23 49 (13.88%) DNS
24 47 (13.31%) Windows
24 47 (13.31%) VLAN
25 45 (12.75%) 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 10 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 8 (2.27%) IIS
4 4 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.13%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.28%) Tomcat
Applications
1 13 (3.68%) 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 22 (6.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (4.53%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (2.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.28%) IaaS
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 184 (52.12%) Firewall
2 148 (41.93%) WAN
3 112 (31.73%) Wireless
4 108 (30.59%) LAN
5 87 (24.65%) MPLS
6 86 (24.36%) BGP
7 85 (24.08%) Cisco ASA
8 77 (21.81%) Network Security
9 66 (18.70%) OSPF
10 64 (18.13%) VPN
11 56 (15.86%) VoIP
12 52 (14.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 49 (13.88%) DNS
14 47 (13.31%) VLAN
15 43 (12.18%) DHCP
16 41 (11.61%) Cisco Firepower
17 39 (11.05%) TCP/IP
18 29 (8.22%) Cisco IOS
19 27 (7.65%) Ethernet
20 24 (6.80%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (0.85%) Big Data
2 2 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.28%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (8.78%) Telecoms
2 21 (5.95%) Banking
3 8 (2.27%) Finance
4 6 (1.70%) Advertising
5 2 (0.57%) Games
5 2 (0.57%) Legal
5 2 (0.57%) Multimedia
5 2 (0.57%) Retail
6 1 (0.28%) French Language
6 1 (0.28%) German Language
6 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 176 (49.86%) Network Engineer
2 56 (15.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (11.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 37 (10.48%) Senior Network Engineer
5 36 (10.20%) Security Engineer
6 33 (9.35%) Consultant
7 32 (9.07%) Network Security Engineer
8 30 (8.50%) Project Engineer
9 28 (7.93%) Architect
10 22 (6.23%) Security Consultant
11 21 (5.95%) NOC Engineer
11 21 (5.95%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 16 (4.53%) Network Architect
13 14 (3.97%) Network Manager
13 14 (3.97%) Technical Consultant
14 13 (3.68%) Cisco Consultant
14 13 (3.68%) Cisco Security Consultant
14 13 (3.68%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 13 (3.68%) Senior Consultant
15 12 (3.40%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.42%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.57%) LDAP
3 1 (0.28%) ModSecurity
3 1 (0.28%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 92 (26.06%) Data Centre
2 17 (4.82%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (4.25%) NHS
4 14 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
5 10 (2.83%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (2.27%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 7 (1.98%) BBC
8 6 (1.70%) e-Learning
8 6 (1.70%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.70%) Wiki
9 5 (1.42%) Cyberthreat
9 5 (1.42%) Driving Licence
9 5 (1.42%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.13%) Clustering
10 4 (1.13%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
11 3 (0.85%) User Experience
11 3 (0.85%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 2 (0.57%) EMC VNX
12 2 (0.57%) EMC VNXe
Operating Systems
1 47 (13.31%) Windows
2 36 (10.20%) Windows Server
3 24 (6.80%) Linux
4 20 (5.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (5.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.98%) FreeBSD
7 3 (0.85%) Unix
7 3 (0.85%) Windows 10
7 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.28%) SUSE
8 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (18.13%) ITIL
2 53 (15.01%) Load Balancing
3 45 (12.75%) Network Monitoring
4 41 (11.61%) Network Design
5 34 (9.63%) Presales
6 32 (9.07%) Problem-Solving
7 28 (7.93%) Mentoring
8 26 (7.37%) Change Management
9 25 (7.08%) Continuous Improvement
10 22 (6.23%) Stakeholder Management
11 21 (5.95%) High Availability
11 21 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
12 19 (5.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 19 (5.38%) ITIL V3
13 18 (5.10%) Project Management
14 17 (4.82%) Customer Requirements
15 16 (4.53%) Remediation Plan
15 16 (4.53%) Runbook
15 16 (4.53%) Server Management
15 16 (4.53%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (1.98%) C
1 7 (1.98%) Python
1 7 (1.98%) SQL
2 6 (1.70%) Perl
3 3 (0.85%) PowerShell
4 2 (0.57%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 353 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (42.49%) CCNA
3 67 (18.98%) CCIE
4 57 (16.15%) CCDP
5 33 (9.35%) Degree
6 30 (8.50%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (8.22%) JNCIS
8 28 (7.93%) MCSE
9 27 (7.65%) CISSP
9 27 (7.65%) Security Cleared
10 26 (7.37%) JNCIP
11 22 (6.23%) SC Cleared
12 21 (5.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 18 (5.10%) CCNP Voice
13 18 (5.10%) CEH
14 16 (4.53%) GIAC
14 16 (4.53%) JNCIA
14 16 (4.53%) SSCP
15 15 (4.25%) JNCIE
16 11 (3.12%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.95%) SLA
2 16 (4.53%) GDPR
3 15 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.85%) PMO
6 2 (0.57%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.28%) GPG13
7 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.28%) QA
System Software
1 33 (9.35%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (4.82%) Active Directory
3 14 (3.97%) VMware NSX
4 7 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.42%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.13%) vSphere
7 3 (0.85%) XenApp
8 2 (0.57%) EMC RecoverPoint
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (1.98%) Nagios
2 6 (1.70%) SCOM
3 5 (1.42%) Nessus
3 5 (1.42%) SCSM
4 4 (1.13%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (1.13%) Cisco Prime
4 4 (1.13%) QRadar
5 3 (0.85%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.57%) Ansible
6 2 (0.57%) CASB
6 2 (0.57%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (0.57%) EMC VPLEX
6 2 (0.57%) MOM
6 2 (0.57%) NetBackup
6 2 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.57%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.28%) Netcool
7 1 (0.28%) SCCM
7 1 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 311 (88.10%) Cisco
2 102 (28.90%) Juniper
3 77 (21.81%) CheckPoint
4 58 (16.43%) Palo Alto
5 57 (16.15%) F5
6 52 (14.73%) VMware
7 51 (14.45%) SolarWinds
8 35 (9.92%) Fortinet
9 30 (8.50%) Microsoft
10 22 (6.23%) Meraki
11 20 (5.67%) Citrix
12 19 (5.38%) Aruba
13 15 (4.25%) NetApp
14 14 (3.97%) HP
15 13 (3.68%) Blue Coat
15 13 (3.68%) Virgin Media
16 11 (3.12%) Intel
17 10 (2.83%) Tufin
18 8 (2.27%) Alcatel-Lucent
19 7 (1.98%) Dell