Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 200 201 230
Rank change year-on-year +1 +29 +11
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 138 137 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.34% 1.36% 1.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.63% 4.45% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 116 127 107
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £36,301
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +23.97% -19.33%
10th Percentile £31,500 £33,750 £26,050
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £51,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 2,979 3,078 3,541
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.93% 30.57% 32.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2,246 2,366 2,791
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +15 74 £45,000 - 3
Bristol +5 26 £42,500 +6.25% 10
Gloucestershire 0 18 £65,000 +44.44% 3
Devon +9 8 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Dorset -34 7 £34,000 -14.47%
Cornwall -9 5 £29,500 -46.36%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (81.88%) Cisco
3 72 (52.17%) VMware
4 69 (50.00%) LAN
5 63 (45.65%) WAN
6 59 (42.75%) CCNA
7 58 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
8 54 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
9 52 (37.68%) Wireshark
10 51 (36.96%) Incident Management
11 50 (36.23%) BGP
11 50 (36.23%) Firewall
12 49 (35.51%) Network Monitoring
13 48 (34.78%) Python
14 46 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 46 (33.33%) EIGRP
15 45 (32.61%) Security Cleared
16 43 (31.16%) Nagios
16 43 (31.16%) SLA
17 42 (30.43%) Service Management
17 42 (30.43%) Cisco LMS
17 42 (30.43%) Opsview
18 41 (29.71%) Security Patching
18 41 (29.71%) Capacity Management
18 41 (29.71%) Cisco IOS
19 39 (28.26%) Root Cause Analysis
19 39 (28.26%) NX-OS
20 38 (27.54%) SC Cleared
21 37 (26.81%) Windows
22 27 (19.57%) Wireless

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 (2.90%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.90%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.72%) Apache
2 1 (0.72%) Confluence
2 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (5.07%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.42%) Office 365
2 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (2.90%) G Suite
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 69 (50.00%) LAN
2 63 (45.65%) WAN
3 54 (39.13%) Cisco Nexus
4 52 (37.68%) Wireshark
5 50 (36.23%) BGP
5 50 (36.23%) Firewall
6 46 (33.33%) EIGRP
7 41 (29.71%) Cisco IOS
8 39 (28.26%) NX-OS
9 27 (19.57%) Wireless
10 22 (15.94%) OSPF
11 21 (15.22%) VPN
12 20 (14.49%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (13.04%) Network Security
14 15 (10.87%) IPsec
15 11 (7.97%) MPLS
16 10 (7.25%) Cisco Firepower
16 10 (7.25%) SAN
17 8 (5.80%) Ethernet
17 8 (5.80%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.72%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 46 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.72%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.72%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.72%) JIRA
General
1 15 (10.87%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.42%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.52%) Finance
4 6 (4.35%) Legal
5 4 (2.90%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.90%) Retail
6 3 (2.17%) Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Electronics
6 3 (2.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.45%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 82 (59.42%) Network Engineer
2 20 (14.49%) Senior Network Engineer
3 15 (10.87%) Security Engineer
4 13 (9.42%) Consultant
5 12 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Analyst
6 10 (7.25%) Senior Network Security Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Senior Security Engineer
6 10 (7.25%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (6.52%) Architect
8 8 (5.80%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (5.80%) Cybersecurity Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) IT Support
8 8 (5.80%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.80%) Solutions Architect
8 8 (5.80%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) IT Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) IT Support Engineer
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Architect
9 7 (5.07%) Senior Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.45%) Web Services
2 1 (0.72%) Spring
2 1 (0.72%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 22 (15.94%) Data Centre
2 12 (8.70%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.07%) Cyberthreat
4 6 (4.35%) Clustering
4 6 (4.35%) Cyberattack
5 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.17%) Private Cloud
5 3 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.72%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.72%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.72%) Fintech
6 1 (0.72%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.72%) PKI
6 1 (0.72%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 37 (26.81%) Windows
2 18 (13.04%) Linux
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.17%) Unix
7 1 (0.72%) CentOS
7 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.96%) Incident Management
2 49 (35.51%) Network Monitoring
3 42 (30.43%) Service Management
4 41 (29.71%) Capacity Management
4 41 (29.71%) Security Patching
5 39 (28.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 21 (15.22%) ITIL
7 20 (14.49%) Network Design
8 18 (13.04%) Presales
9 13 (9.42%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 12 (8.70%) SIEM
11 11 (7.97%) Customer Requirements
11 11 (7.97%) Cybersecurity
12 10 (7.25%) Migration
13 8 (5.80%) Data Protection
13 8 (5.80%) Project Management
13 8 (5.80%) Vulnerability Assessment
14 7 (5.07%) Problem-Solving
15 6 (4.35%) Coaching
15 6 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 48 (34.78%) Python
2 7 (5.07%) Bash Shell
3 4 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.90%) SQL
4 3 (2.17%) Tcl
5 2 (1.45%) C
6 1 (0.72%) Java
6 1 (0.72%) Perl
6 1 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 59 (42.75%) CCNA
3 45 (32.61%) Security Cleared
4 38 (27.54%) SC Cleared
5 24 (17.39%) DV Cleared
6 11 (7.97%) Degree
7 10 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 9 (6.52%) Citrix Certification
8 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (5.80%) CCIE
9 8 (5.80%) CEH
9 8 (5.80%) NVQ Level 3
9 8 (5.80%) SSCP
10 6 (4.35%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 6 (4.35%) MCSE
11 5 (3.62%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.62%) MCSA
12 3 (2.17%) CCSA
12 3 (2.17%) CCSE
12 3 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (31.16%) SLA
2 8 (5.80%) GDPR
3 7 (5.07%) QA
4 3 (2.17%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.72%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (42.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (10.87%) Hyper-V
3 13 (9.42%) Active Directory
4 4 (2.90%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.45%) Firmware
5 2 (1.45%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 43 (31.16%) Nagios
2 42 (30.43%) Cisco LMS
2 42 (30.43%) Opsview
3 19 (13.77%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (4.35%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (2.17%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (2.17%) Cacti
6 1 (0.72%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.72%) FreeIPA
6 1 (0.72%) Nessus
6 1 (0.72%) Puppet
6 1 (0.72%) SCCM
6 1 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 113 (81.88%) Cisco
2 72 (52.17%) VMware
3 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
4 22 (15.94%) Juniper
5 18 (13.04%) SolarWinds
6 15 (10.87%) CheckPoint
6 15 (10.87%) F5
7 13 (9.42%) Citrix
8 12 (8.70%) Fortinet
9 10 (7.25%) Riverbed
10 7 (5.07%) HP
11 6 (4.35%) Clearswift
11 6 (4.35%) Meraki
11 6 (4.35%) Veeam
12 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.90%) Blue Coat
13 4 (2.90%) Brocade
13 4 (2.90%) Dell
13 4 (2.90%) Google
13 4 (2.90%) Splunk