The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 79 64
Rank change year-on-year +21 -15  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 14 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.96% 1.25% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.65% 4.61% 8.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 26
Median salary £38,250 £34,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -13.92%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £49,250 £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 183 304 408
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 25.67% 27.19% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 150 265 350
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -5.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing CCNP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in South Wales

CCNP
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in South Wales.

Salary trend for CCNP in South Wales

CCNP
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in South Wales over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in South Wales

CCNP
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +10 9 £35,000 +14.75%
Caerphilly - 4 £38,750 -
Newport - 1 £45,000 -
CCNP
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 17 (85.00%) Firewall
3 15 (75.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) ITIL
4 14 (70.00%) CCNA
5 11 (55.00%) VPN
6 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
7 9 (45.00%) F5
8 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (35.00%) VMware
9 7 (35.00%) BGP
9 7 (35.00%) Windows
9 7 (35.00%) LAN
10 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
10 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
11 5 (25.00%) HSRP
11 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (25.00%) Wireless
11 5 (25.00%) DNS
11 5 (25.00%) Dell
11 5 (25.00%) WAN
11 5 (25.00%) Linux
12 4 (20.00%) MCSE
12 4 (20.00%) DHCP
12 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 4 (20.00%) VRRP
12 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (5.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (85.00%) Firewall
2 11 (55.00%) VPN
3 8 (40.00%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (35.00%) BGP
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
5 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (25.00%) DNS
6 5 (25.00%) HSRP
6 5 (25.00%) WAN
6 5 (25.00%) Wireless
7 4 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 4 (20.00%) DHCP
7 4 (20.00%) Network Security
7 4 (20.00%) VRRP
8 3 (15.00%) FWSM
8 3 (15.00%) NetScaler
8 3 (15.00%) OSPF
8 3 (15.00%) SNMP
8 3 (15.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) Network Support
3 4 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Project Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Security Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) ADSI
2 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (5.00%) IVR
3 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 5 (25.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (10.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 4 (20.00%) High Availability
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
4 3 (15.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design
5 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.00%) Network Management
6 1 (5.00%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (70.00%) CCNA
3 4 (20.00%) Degree
3 4 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) CCDP
5 2 (10.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (10.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
5 2 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
6 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (10.00%) vSphere
3 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.00%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (5.00%) BladeLogic
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (5.00%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 9 (45.00%) F5
4 7 (35.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
6 5 (25.00%) Dell
7 4 (20.00%) Citrix
7 4 (20.00%) Palo Alto
8 3 (15.00%) HP
9 2 (10.00%) Aruba
9 2 (10.00%) Fortinet
9 2 (10.00%) Juniper
9 2 (10.00%) McAfee
9 2 (10.00%) Meraki
9 2 (10.00%) Red Hat
10 1 (5.00%) Blue Coat
10 1 (5.00%) BMC
10 1 (5.00%) EMC
10 1 (5.00%) Remedy
10 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds