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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / South West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 169 178 201
Rank change year-on-year +9 +23  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 74 60 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.39% 1.15% 0.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.40% 3.75% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 63 56 35
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,301 £28,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £52,500 £65,000
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 the South West.

Academic & Professional Certification
South West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1681 1602 1778
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 31.62% 30.59% 29.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1260 1394
Median salary £42,500 £40,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.93% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,683 £26,538 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

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 3 months to 27 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
Bristol -6 24 £40,000 -13.51% 3
Wiltshire -1 17 £45,000 +50.00%
Devon +12 12 £36,301 +9.55%
Gloucestershire -2 8 £43,750 -4.89% 1
Somerset -8 7 £31,500 -17.10% 1
Dorset -2 4 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Cornwall -7 2 £32,500 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 119 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (86.55%) Cisco
3 51 (42.86%) CCNA
4 49 (41.18%) VMware
5 42 (35.29%) WAN
6 41 (34.45%) ITIL
7 40 (33.61%) LAN
7 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
8 38 (31.93%) Windows
8 38 (31.93%) Firewall
9 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
10 31 (26.05%) Security Cleared
11 30 (25.21%) BGP
12 29 (24.37%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (21.85%) VPN
13 26 (21.85%) Juniper
14 24 (20.17%) Wireless
14 24 (20.17%) Cisco ASA
14 24 (20.17%) DV Cleared
14 24 (20.17%) Network Security
15 23 (19.33%) SC Cleared
15 23 (19.33%) OSPF
15 23 (19.33%) Software-Defined Networking
16 22 (18.49%) Data Centre
16 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
16 22 (18.49%) Degree
17 21 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
17 21 (17.65%) CCIE
17 21 (17.65%) EIGRP
17 21 (17.65%) Windows Server

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 6 (5.04%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.84%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.56%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (5.04%) SaaS
4 5 (4.20%) IaaS
4 5 (4.20%) PaaS
5 2 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (35.29%) WAN
2 40 (33.61%) LAN
3 38 (31.93%) Firewall
4 30 (25.21%) BGP
5 29 (24.37%) Cisco Nexus
6 26 (21.85%) VPN
7 24 (20.17%) Cisco ASA
7 24 (20.17%) Network Security
7 24 (20.17%) Wireless
8 23 (19.33%) OSPF
8 23 (19.33%) Software-Defined Networking
9 21 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
9 21 (17.65%) EIGRP
10 15 (12.61%) TCP/IP
11 13 (10.92%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (10.08%) VoIP
13 11 (9.24%) DNS
13 11 (9.24%) MPLS
13 11 (9.24%) SNMP
14 10 (8.40%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.68%) MySQL
2 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (7.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 4 (3.36%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (7.56%) Telecoms
2 8 (6.72%) Banking
2 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 8 (6.72%) Legal
3 3 (2.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 51 (42.86%) Network Engineer
2 12 (10.08%) IP Engineer
3 11 (9.24%) Consultant
4 10 (8.40%) Cisco Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support
5 9 (7.56%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Security Analyst
5 9 (7.56%) Senior Network Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Support Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Design Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 8 (6.72%) IP Design Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) IP Network Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Network Design Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Cybersecurity Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Network Architect
7 7 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.20%) XMPP
2 2 (1.68%) XML
3 1 (0.84%) .NET
3 1 (0.84%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 22 (18.49%) Data Centre
2 19 (15.97%) Management Information System
3 9 (7.56%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.04%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.84%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (31.93%) Windows
2 21 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 17 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
4 14 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (6.72%) Windows 7
7 7 (5.88%) Linux
8 3 (2.52%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.68%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.68%) Unix
9 2 (1.68%) VMS
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Vista
9 2 (1.68%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.84%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (34.45%) ITIL
2 17 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 16 (13.45%) Network Monitoring
4 15 (12.61%) Customer Requirements
5 14 (11.76%) Security Patching
6 12 (10.08%) Network Management
6 12 (10.08%) Security Management
7 11 (9.24%) Information Security
7 11 (9.24%) Network Design
8 10 (8.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (8.40%) Presales
8 10 (8.40%) Service Management
9 9 (7.56%) Capacity Management
9 9 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (7.56%) Ethical Hacking
9 9 (7.56%) Line Management
9 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
9 9 (7.56%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (7.56%) Test Management
10 8 (6.72%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 20 (16.81%) C
2 9 (7.56%) Python
3 2 (1.68%) PHP
4 1 (0.84%) SQL
Qualifications
1 119 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (42.86%) CCNA
3 31 (26.05%) Security Cleared
4 24 (20.17%) DV Cleared
5 23 (19.33%) SC Cleared
6 22 (18.49%) Degree
6 22 (18.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (17.65%) CCIE
8 18 (15.13%) CISSP
9 17 (14.29%) MCSE
10 15 (12.61%) CISM
11 13 (10.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (7.56%) SSCP
13 8 (6.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 8 (6.72%) ITIL Certification
13 8 (6.72%) MCITP
14 7 (5.88%) CNA
14 7 (5.88%) MCTS
14 7 (5.88%) Novell Certification
14 7 (5.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (13.45%) SLA
2 13 (10.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (9.24%) PCI DSS
4 8 (6.72%) Cyber Essentials
5 4 (3.36%) Def Stans
System Software
1 33 (27.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (16.81%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.08%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (5.88%) vSphere
5 3 (2.52%) Firmware
6 2 (1.68%) NFS
6 2 (1.68%) XenApp
7 1 (0.84%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.84%) KVM
Systems Management
1 9 (7.56%) Cisco LMS
1 9 (7.56%) Nagios
1 9 (7.56%) Opsview
2 5 (4.20%) vCenter Server
3 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.68%) Backup Exec
4 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (1.68%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.84%) OpenNebula
5 1 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 103 (86.55%) Cisco
2 49 (41.18%) VMware
3 40 (33.61%) Microsoft
4 26 (21.85%) Juniper
5 11 (9.24%) CheckPoint
5 11 (9.24%) SolarWinds
6 10 (8.40%) F5
7 9 (7.56%) Aruba
7 9 (7.56%) Riverbed
8 8 (6.72%) Dell
9 7 (5.88%) SonicWALL
10 6 (5.04%) Infoblox
11 4 (3.36%) Mitel
11 4 (3.36%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.52%) Citrix
12 3 (2.52%) HP
13 2 (1.68%) Avaya
13 2 (1.68%) IBM
13 2 (1.68%) Sophos
13 2 (1.68%) Symantec
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