Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South East
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 114 124
Rank change year-on-year -108 +10 -2
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 452 821 1,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.43% 2.72% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.45% 9.61% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 367 795 978
South East median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £36,750 £35,000 £32,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 8,289 8,544 12,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.25% 28.32% 31.43%
Number of salaries quoted 6,563 6,907 10,003
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -63 197 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Berkshire -52 137 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Surrey -65 116 £52,500 +16.67% 9
Hampshire -82 54 £42,750 -5.00% 6
Kent +37 48 £50,000 +16.28% 5
Buckinghamshire -12 44 £60,000 +9.09% 4
East Sussex -92 23 £39,250 -1.88%
Oxfordshire -29 17 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Sussex -14 8 £50,750 +6.84% 2
Middlesex -5 3 £65,000 +36.84%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 452 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 419 (92.70%) Cisco
3 259 (57.30%) Firewall
4 214 (47.35%) WAN
5 197 (43.58%) CCNA
6 167 (36.95%) VPN
7 156 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
8 151 (33.41%) Juniper
9 149 (32.96%) ITIL
10 142 (31.42%) MPLS
11 140 (30.97%) Data Centre
12 133 (29.42%) F5
12 133 (29.42%) LAN
13 126 (27.88%) CheckPoint
14 113 (25.00%) Network Security
15 112 (24.78%) Load Balancing
15 112 (24.78%) OSPF
15 112 (24.78%) CCIE
15 112 (24.78%) Wireless
16 106 (23.45%) VLAN
16 106 (23.45%) Cisco Nexus
17 105 (23.23%) Palo Alto
17 105 (23.23%) BGP
18 98 (21.68%) VMware
19 90 (19.91%) CCDP
20 86 (19.03%) SolarWinds
21 79 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
22 75 (16.59%) Ethernet
23 72 (15.93%) TCP/IP
24 69 (15.27%) Change Management

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 23 (5.09%) IIS
2 22 (4.87%) MS Exchange
3 16 (3.54%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.44%) nginx
5 1 (0.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (2.65%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.99%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 43 (9.51%) Amazon AWS
2 42 (9.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.55%) SaaS
4 4 (0.88%) Office 365
5 3 (0.66%) IBM Cloud
5 3 (0.66%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 259 (57.30%) Firewall
2 214 (47.35%) WAN
3 167 (36.95%) VPN
4 156 (34.51%) Cisco ASA
5 142 (31.42%) MPLS
6 133 (29.42%) LAN
7 113 (25.00%) Network Security
8 112 (24.78%) OSPF
8 112 (24.78%) Wireless
9 106 (23.45%) Cisco Nexus
9 106 (23.45%) VLAN
10 105 (23.23%) BGP
11 75 (16.59%) Ethernet
12 72 (15.93%) TCP/IP
13 64 (14.16%) DNS
14 61 (13.50%) SSL
15 58 (12.83%) WLAN
16 57 (12.61%) VoIP
17 55 (12.17%) IPsec
18 41 (9.07%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.44%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 65 (14.38%) Finance
2 19 (4.20%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.88%) Legal
4 9 (1.99%) Law
5 6 (1.33%) Advertising
6 5 (1.11%) Billing
7 4 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.88%) Retail
8 3 (0.66%) Banking
9 2 (0.44%) Games
10 1 (0.22%) Electronics
10 1 (0.22%) Marketing
10 1 (0.22%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 252 (55.75%) Network Engineer
2 73 (16.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 65 (14.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 60 (13.27%) Senior Network Engineer
5 59 (13.05%) Security Engineer
6 55 (12.17%) Architect
7 42 (9.29%) Network Security Engineer
8 37 (8.19%) Solutions Architect
9 33 (7.30%) Network Architect
10 32 (7.08%) Security Architect
10 32 (7.08%) Security Solutions Architect
11 28 (6.19%) WAN Engineer
12 27 (5.97%) Consultant
13 23 (5.09%) Support Engineer
14 20 (4.42%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 20 (4.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 18 (3.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 18 (3.98%) Network Support
15 18 (3.98%) Network Support Engineer
16 17 (3.76%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.11%) 802.1X
1 5 (1.11%) LDAP
1 5 (1.11%) RFC 2547
2 4 (0.88%) SAP CAF
3 2 (0.44%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 140 (30.97%) Data Centre
2 24 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (5.31%) Clustering
3 22 (4.87%) Private Cloud
4 21 (4.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 20 (4.42%) Cyberthreat
5 20 (4.42%) Driving Licence
6 17 (3.76%) Client/Server
6 17 (3.76%) FlexPod
6 17 (3.76%) Management Information System
7 10 (2.21%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (1.99%) Blackberry
9 7 (1.55%) Linux Command Line
9 7 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.88%) NHS
11 3 (0.66%) Computer Science
11 3 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
12 2 (0.44%) CESG
12 2 (0.44%) IVR
12 2 (0.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 56 (12.39%) Windows
2 43 (9.51%) Linux
3 37 (8.19%) Windows Server
4 23 (5.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (4.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (2.65%) Unix
7 11 (2.43%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (1.99%) Windows Vista
9 6 (1.33%) CentOS
10 3 (0.66%) Debian
10 3 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.44%) SUSE
12 1 (0.22%) Fedora
12 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (32.96%) ITIL
2 112 (24.78%) Load Balancing
3 69 (15.27%) Change Management
4 64 (14.16%) SIEM
5 61 (13.50%) Network Design
6 50 (11.06%) Presales
7 48 (10.62%) Incident Management
8 47 (10.40%) Network Monitoring
9 46 (10.18%) Network Architecture
10 44 (9.73%) ITIL V3
11 43 (9.51%) Problem-Solving
12 41 (9.07%) Problem Management
13 36 (7.96%) Network Management
14 33 (7.30%) Migration
15 31 (6.86%) Mentoring
16 29 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
17 26 (5.75%) Capacity Planning
17 26 (5.75%) Network Virtualisation
17 26 (5.75%) Service Management
18 25 (5.53%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (4.20%) SQL
2 14 (3.10%) Python
3 6 (1.33%) C
4 5 (1.11%) Perl
5 4 (0.88%) Bash Shell
5 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 452 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 197 (43.58%) CCNA
3 112 (24.78%) CCIE
4 90 (19.91%) CCDP
5 55 (12.17%) CISSP
6 41 (9.07%) JNCIP
7 40 (8.85%) Security Cleared
8 38 (8.41%) SC Cleared
9 34 (7.52%) CCSE
10 29 (6.42%) CEH
11 28 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
12 27 (5.97%) Degree
13 24 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 20 (4.42%) IISP
14 20 (4.42%) ISSAP
15 19 (4.20%) CCDA
16 18 (3.98%) GIAC
17 17 (3.76%) CCSA
17 17 (3.76%) JNCIS
18 16 (3.54%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.42%) QA
2 17 (3.76%) SLA
3 14 (3.10%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.33%) PCI DSS
5 5 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.88%) FIPS 140-2
6 4 (0.88%) GDPR
7 2 (0.44%) COBIT
7 2 (0.44%) GPG13
7 2 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.44%) PMO
8 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.22%) RMADS
System Software
1 79 (17.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (5.75%) Active Directory
2 26 (5.75%) VMware NSX
3 9 (1.99%) FreeRADIUS
4 5 (1.11%) Hyper-V
4 5 (1.11%) vSphere
4 5 (1.11%) XenApp
5 3 (0.66%) Firmware
5 3 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.44%) vCloud
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (5.97%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (4.65%) QRadar
3 20 (4.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 19 (4.20%) Cisco UCCX
5 17 (3.76%) FortiGate
6 12 (2.65%) CASB
7 9 (1.99%) Ansible
8 6 (1.33%) vCenter Server
9 5 (1.11%) Cisco CME
9 5 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
9 5 (1.11%) Puppet
10 3 (0.66%) Nagios
11 2 (0.44%) Cacti
11 2 (0.44%) Cisco UCCE
11 2 (0.44%) SCOM
11 2 (0.44%) SolarWinds Orion
11 2 (0.44%) vRealize
12 1 (0.22%) OSSEC
12 1 (0.22%) SCCM
12 1 (0.22%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 419 (92.70%) Cisco
2 151 (33.41%) Juniper
3 133 (29.42%) F5
4 126 (27.88%) CheckPoint
5 105 (23.23%) Palo Alto
6 98 (21.68%) VMware
7 86 (19.03%) SolarWinds
8 58 (12.83%) Fortinet
9 55 (12.17%) Microsoft
10 49 (10.84%) HP
11 45 (9.96%) Aruba
12 40 (8.85%) Forcepoint
13 38 (8.41%) Citrix
14 27 (5.97%) Meraki
15 24 (5.31%) Blue Coat
15 24 (5.31%) Riverbed
16 23 (5.09%) IBM
17 21 (4.65%) NetApp
17 21 (4.65%) Splunk
17 21 (4.65%) Zscaler