Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 96 104
Rank change year-on-year +11 +8 -61
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 23 45 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.60% 2.06% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.06% 7.53% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 35
South Wales median annual salary £40,750 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.50% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £31,050 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £68,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%

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 South Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 326 598 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 22.70% 27.43% 30.22%
Number of salaries quoted 285 543 651
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,260
90th Percentile £56,250 £58,000 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,434
% change year-on-year +7.14% -1.23% +1.24%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in South Wales.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Cardiff +14 11 £42,500 -37.04%
Newport -1 10 £40,000 -5.88%
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 - 1
CCNP
Wales

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco
3 17 (73.91%) Firewall
4 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
5 14 (60.87%) LAN
6 12 (52.17%) WAN
6 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
7 11 (47.83%) Network Security
7 11 (47.83%) VPN
7 11 (47.83%) BGP
8 9 (39.13%) ITIL
9 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
10 7 (30.43%) CCNA
10 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
10 7 (30.43%) F5
11 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
11 6 (26.09%) OSPF
11 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (21.74%) Citrix
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
12 5 (21.74%) Network Management
12 5 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
12 5 (21.74%) Skype
12 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
12 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
12 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (21.74%) VMware
13 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
13 4 (17.39%) CCDP

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (73.91%) Firewall
2 14 (60.87%) LAN
3 12 (52.17%) Cisco ASA
3 12 (52.17%) WAN
4 11 (47.83%) BGP
4 11 (47.83%) Network Security
4 11 (47.83%) VPN
5 8 (34.78%) TCP/IP
6 7 (30.43%) Unified Communications
7 6 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (26.09%) OSPF
7 6 (26.09%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (21.74%) Cisco ISE
8 5 (21.74%) Skype
9 4 (17.39%) DHCP
9 4 (17.39%) DNS
9 4 (17.39%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
9 4 (17.39%) NetScaler
9 4 (17.39%) WLAN
10 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Marketing
2 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Lead Network Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Network Security Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Security Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Solutions Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Network Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Network Systems Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Security Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Support
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
1 2 (8.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
2 1 (4.35%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.35%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 4 (17.39%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.35%) CatOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Network Management
3 3 (13.04%) Load Balancing
3 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
4 2 (8.70%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (8.70%) Health Informatics
4 2 (8.70%) Informatics
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Network Design
4 2 (8.70%) Resource Management
4 2 (8.70%) SABSA
4 2 (8.70%) SIEM
5 1 (4.35%) Change Management
5 1 (4.35%) ERP
5 1 (4.35%) Project Management
5 1 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (30.43%) CCNA
3 4 (17.39%) CCDP
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCSE
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCSA
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Active Directory
1 2 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (8.70%) vSphere
2 1 (4.35%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 16 (69.57%) CheckPoint
3 7 (30.43%) F5
4 5 (21.74%) Citrix
4 5 (21.74%) Palo Alto
4 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
4 5 (21.74%) VMware
5 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Dell
6 2 (8.70%) EMC
6 2 (8.70%) McAfee
6 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
6 2 (8.70%) Splunk
7 1 (4.35%) Blue Coat
7 1 (4.35%) Juniper