Period
to 16 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South West
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 208 215 244
Rank change year-on-year +7 +29 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 150 123 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.38% 1.18% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 3.80% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 134 98 112
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.84% -15.56%
10th Percentile £33,225 £31,250 £27,039
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £53,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,194 3,237 3,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 29.34% 31.04% 32.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2,327 2,547 2,829
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,856 £23,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the South West

CCNP
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for CCNP in the South West

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the South West over the 6 months to 16 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the South West

CCNP
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the South West region over the 6 months to 16 July 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
Wiltshire +39 78 £45,000 - 2
Bristol -5 32 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Gloucestershire +10 20 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Dorset -30 8 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Cornwall -13 7 £29,500 -23.87% 1
Somerset +18 2 £53,750 +65.38%
Devon +2 1 - -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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 West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 150 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (84.00%) Cisco
3 69 (46.00%) CCNA
4 63 (42.00%) VMware
5 62 (41.33%) Firewall
6 61 (40.67%) WAN
7 59 (39.33%) LAN
8 53 (35.33%) Wireshark
9 50 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
9 50 (33.33%) Wireless
10 49 (32.67%) Network Monitoring
11 45 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 45 (30.00%) Microsoft
12 44 (29.33%) Security Cleared
13 43 (28.67%) Cisco Nexus
14 40 (26.67%) SC Cleared
15 39 (26.00%) Python
15 39 (26.00%) BGP
16 38 (25.33%) EIGRP
16 38 (25.33%) Windows
16 38 (25.33%) SLA
17 37 (24.67%) Service Management
18 36 (24.00%) Incident Management
19 35 (23.33%) SolarWinds
20 33 (22.00%) Cisco Prime
20 33 (22.00%) Root Cause Analysis
21 32 (21.33%) Cisco LMS
21 32 (21.33%) Opsview
21 32 (21.33%) ITIL
21 32 (21.33%) VPN

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (2.67%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 18 (12.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.00%) Office 365
2 9 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.33%) G Suite
4 2 (1.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) IaaS
5 1 (0.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (41.33%) Firewall
2 61 (40.67%) WAN
3 59 (39.33%) LAN
4 53 (35.33%) Wireshark
5 50 (33.33%) Wireless
6 43 (28.67%) Cisco Nexus
7 39 (26.00%) BGP
8 38 (25.33%) EIGRP
9 32 (21.33%) Cisco IOS
9 32 (21.33%) VPN
10 30 (20.00%) OSPF
11 29 (19.33%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (18.67%) NX-OS
13 26 (17.33%) IPsec
14 24 (16.00%) Cisco Firepower
14 24 (16.00%) Network Security
15 18 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
16 17 (11.33%) DNS
16 17 (11.33%) Spanning Tree
17 16 (10.67%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.33%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 45 (30.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (18.67%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (6.00%) Aerospace
3 9 (6.00%) Finance
4 7 (4.67%) Legal
4 7 (4.67%) Retail
5 6 (4.00%) Electronics
5 6 (4.00%) Marketing
6 2 (1.33%) Military
7 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (54.67%) Network Engineer
2 39 (26.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (18.67%) Security Engineer
4 23 (15.33%) Network Security Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Consultant
5 20 (13.33%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 20 (13.33%) Senior Security Engineer
6 14 (9.33%) Network Consultant
7 11 (7.33%) Architect
8 10 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (6.00%) Windows Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Cisco Consultant
10 8 (5.33%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 8 (5.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 8 (5.33%) Presales Solution Architect
11 7 (4.67%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 28 (18.67%) Data Centre
2 17 (11.33%) Cyberthreat
3 16 (10.67%) Cyberattack
4 13 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.33%) Driving Licence
6 7 (4.67%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (4.00%) Clustering
7 6 (4.00%) Management Information System
8 4 (2.67%) Enterprise Storage
9 3 (2.00%) User Experience
10 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 1 (0.67%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.67%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.67%) PKI
10 1 (0.67%) Replication
10 1 (0.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 38 (25.33%) Windows
2 17 (11.33%) Linux
2 17 (11.33%) Windows Server
3 16 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.00%) Unix
5 6 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.33%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.67%) Android
7 1 (0.67%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) Network Monitoring
2 37 (24.67%) Service Management
3 36 (24.00%) Incident Management
4 33 (22.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 32 (21.33%) ITIL
5 32 (21.33%) Network Design
6 31 (20.67%) Capacity Management
7 29 (19.33%) Presales
8 28 (18.67%) Security Patching
9 20 (13.33%) Migration
9 20 (13.33%) Problem-Solving
10 16 (10.67%) Kalman Filter
11 11 (7.33%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.67%) Project Management
13 9 (6.00%) Mentoring
14 8 (5.33%) Customer Requirements
15 7 (4.67%) SIEM
16 6 (4.00%) Coaching
16 6 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
16 6 (4.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (26.00%) Python
2 8 (5.33%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.00%) SQL
5 1 (0.67%) C
Qualifications
1 150 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (46.00%) CCNA
3 44 (29.33%) Security Cleared
4 40 (26.67%) SC Cleared
5 21 (14.00%) DV Cleared
6 16 (10.67%) CCIE
7 13 (8.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
8 10 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.33%) Degree
10 6 (4.00%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
11 5 (3.33%) CCDP
11 5 (3.33%) MCSA
11 5 (3.33%) MCSE
12 4 (2.67%) CCA
12 4 (2.67%) CCDA
12 4 (2.67%) JNCIA
12 4 (2.67%) JNCIS
12 4 (2.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (25.33%) SLA
2 5 (3.33%) Government Security Classifications
3 4 (2.67%) QA
System Software
1 50 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (9.33%) Hyper-V
3 12 (8.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.00%) Firmware
5 1 (0.67%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.67%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
5 1 (0.67%) XenApp
5 1 (0.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 33 (22.00%) Cisco Prime
2 32 (21.33%) Cisco LMS
2 32 (21.33%) Opsview
3 31 (20.67%) Nagios
4 16 (10.67%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.00%) Cacti
6 2 (1.33%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.33%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.67%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.67%) Ansible
7 1 (0.67%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.67%) Nessus
7 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.67%) Puppet
7 1 (0.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (84.00%) Cisco
2 63 (42.00%) VMware
3 45 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 35 (23.33%) SolarWinds
5 24 (16.00%) Juniper
6 20 (13.33%) F5
7 16 (10.67%) Citrix
7 16 (10.67%) Clearswift
8 14 (9.33%) CheckPoint
9 12 (8.00%) Riverbed
10 9 (6.00%) Fortinet
10 9 (6.00%) Meraki
11 8 (5.33%) HP
11 8 (5.33%) Red Hat
12 7 (4.67%) Veeam
13 6 (4.00%) Brocade
13 6 (4.00%) Oracle
13 6 (4.00%) SAP
14 5 (3.33%) Huawei
14 5 (3.33%) Palo Alto