Period
to 26 April 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 26 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South West
6 months to
26 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 243 243
Rank change year-on-year +31 0 -37
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 138 101 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.29% 0.99% 1.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.47% 3.17% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 110 74 117
South West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.42% -15.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £26,893
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,200 £53,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.63% -3.50% +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 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 3,088 3,182 3,764
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 28.94% 31.33% 33.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2,198 2,501 3,030
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £49,500 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.07% +4.25%

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 26 April 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 26 April 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 +36 62 £45,000 +9.76% 2
Cornwall 0 31 £48,000 +6.67%
Bristol -22 24 £39,750 -11.67% 7
Gloucestershire +25 14 £57,500 +31.43% 6
Somerset +8 2 £53,750 +65.38% 3
Dorset -42 2 £36,250 -30.29% 1
Devon +13 1 - - 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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
2 117 (84.78%) Cisco
3 74 (53.62%) CCNA
4 65 (47.10%) Wireless
5 52 (37.68%) Firewall
6 51 (36.96%) Service Management
6 51 (36.96%) SLA
6 51 (36.96%) SolarWinds
7 50 (36.23%) WAN
7 50 (36.23%) VMware
8 48 (34.78%) LAN
9 46 (33.33%) Wireshark
10 43 (31.16%) VMware Infrastructure
11 42 (30.43%) ITIL
11 42 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
12 38 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
12 38 (27.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 36 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
14 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
15 34 (24.64%) BGP
15 34 (24.64%) EIGRP
15 34 (24.64%) Security Cleared
15 34 (24.64%) SC Cleared
16 33 (23.91%) Python
17 32 (23.19%) F5
18 31 (22.46%) Cisco ISE
19 30 (21.74%) VPN
20 29 (21.01%) Windows
20 29 (21.01%) Root Cause Analysis
20 29 (21.01%) Cisco ASA

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
2 2 (1.45%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 15 (10.87%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.45%) IaaS
3 2 (1.45%) Office 365
3 2 (1.45%) PaaS
3 2 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (47.10%) Wireless
2 52 (37.68%) Firewall
3 50 (36.23%) WAN
4 48 (34.78%) LAN
5 46 (33.33%) Wireshark
6 36 (26.09%) Cisco Nexus
7 34 (24.64%) BGP
7 34 (24.64%) EIGRP
8 31 (22.46%) Cisco ISE
9 30 (21.74%) VPN
10 29 (21.01%) Cisco ASA
11 28 (20.29%) Cisco IOS
12 24 (17.39%) NX-OS
13 23 (16.67%) OSPF
14 22 (15.94%) Cisco Firepower
14 22 (15.94%) IPsec
15 20 (14.49%) Network Security
16 19 (13.77%) DNS
17 17 (12.32%) DHCP
18 16 (11.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.45%) Big Data
1 2 (1.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.72%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 38 (27.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (15.22%) Manufacturing
2 12 (8.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (5.07%) Aerospace
4 6 (4.35%) Finance
5 5 (3.62%) Legal
6 4 (2.90%) Retail
7 3 (2.17%) Electronics
7 3 (2.17%) Marketing
8 2 (1.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 87 (63.04%) Network Engineer
2 45 (32.61%) Senior Network Engineer
3 20 (14.49%) Security Engineer
4 15 (10.87%) Network Security Engineer
5 14 (10.14%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 14 (10.14%) Senior Security Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Lead Network Engineer
7 11 (7.97%) Network Consultant
8 9 (6.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 9 (6.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (5.80%) Cisco Consultant
9 8 (5.80%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 8 (5.80%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Support Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support
11 6 (4.35%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) IT Support Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) SAML
1 1 (0.72%) Web Services
1 1 (0.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (16.67%) User Experience
2 20 (14.49%) Data Centre
3 13 (9.42%) Cyberattack
3 13 (9.42%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (5.80%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 4 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.17%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.45%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.72%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.72%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.72%) FMCG
9 1 (0.72%) Life Science
9 1 (0.72%) PKI
9 1 (0.72%) Replication
9 1 (0.72%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (21.01%) Windows
2 17 (12.32%) Windows Server
3 14 (10.14%) Linux
4 12 (8.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (4.35%) Unix
6 5 (3.62%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.72%) Android
9 1 (0.72%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.72%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (36.96%) Service Management
2 42 (30.43%) ITIL
2 42 (30.43%) Network Monitoring
3 38 (27.54%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (21.01%) Root Cause Analysis
5 28 (20.29%) Incident Management
6 27 (19.57%) Service Delivery
7 26 (18.84%) Network Design
7 26 (18.84%) Problem Management
8 25 (18.12%) Capacity Management
8 25 (18.12%) Continuous Improvement
8 25 (18.12%) IT Strategy
8 25 (18.12%) Presales
8 25 (18.12%) TOGAF
9 24 (17.39%) Change Control
9 24 (17.39%) Coaching
9 24 (17.39%) Runbook
9 24 (17.39%) Security Patching
10 23 (16.67%) ITSM
10 23 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (23.91%) Python
2 6 (4.35%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.62%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.72%) C
4 1 (0.72%) PHP
4 1 (0.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 74 (53.62%) CCNA
3 34 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 34 (24.64%) Security Cleared
4 24 (17.39%) ITIL Certification
5 22 (15.94%) DV Cleared
6 17 (12.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (7.97%) CCIE
8 10 (7.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 9 (6.52%) MCITP
10 7 (5.07%) CCA
10 7 (5.07%) Citrix Certification
11 6 (4.35%) VCP5
12 5 (3.62%) MCSE
13 4 (2.90%) CCDP
13 4 (2.90%) Degree
13 4 (2.90%) JNCIS
14 3 (2.17%) JNCIP
14 3 (2.17%) MCSA
15 2 (1.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (36.96%) SLA
2 2 (1.45%) Government Security Classifications
2 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 43 (31.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.14%) Active Directory
3 10 (7.25%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.45%) XenApp
5 1 (0.72%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (0.72%) Firmware
5 1 (0.72%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.72%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (20.29%) Cisco LMS
1 28 (20.29%) Cisco Prime
1 28 (20.29%) Opsview
2 25 (18.12%) Nagios
3 13 (9.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.45%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.72%) Ansible
6 1 (0.72%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.72%) Nessus
6 1 (0.72%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 117 (84.78%) Cisco
2 51 (36.96%) SolarWinds
3 50 (36.23%) VMware
4 35 (25.36%) Microsoft
5 32 (23.19%) F5
6 24 (17.39%) Infoblox
7 13 (9.42%) Clearswift
8 12 (8.70%) CheckPoint
9 11 (7.97%) Meraki
10 10 (7.25%) Juniper
11 9 (6.52%) Citrix
12 6 (4.35%) HP
13 5 (3.62%) Palo Alto
13 5 (3.62%) Red Hat
14 4 (2.90%) Fortinet
14 4 (2.90%) Huawei
15 3 (2.17%) Brocade
15 3 (2.17%) IronPort
15 3 (2.17%) Mitel
15 3 (2.17%) NETGEAR