Period
to 16 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 215 232
Rank change year-on-year +13 +17 +11
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 122 128 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.22% 1.26% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.39% 4.24% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 93 109 105
South West median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +10.43% -4.12%
10th Percentile £33,750 £33,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £65,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 2,782 3,018 3,552
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 27.91% 29.72% 32.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2,018 2,287 2,781
South West median annual salary £44,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,713 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 December 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 December 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 66 £45,000 - 4
Bristol +10 18 £55,000 +41.03% 7
Gloucestershire +21 15 £45,891 -0.24% 4
Devon - 11 £37,500 - 2
Dorset +1 7 £39,000 +4.00% 7
Cornwall -20 3 £29,500 -46.36% 1
Somerset +21 2 £50,000 +25.00% 3
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 99 (81.15%) Cisco
3 65 (53.28%) VMware
3 65 (53.28%) LAN
4 57 (46.72%) WAN
5 52 (42.62%) Cisco Nexus
6 49 (40.16%) VMware Infrastructure
6 49 (40.16%) Incident Management
6 49 (40.16%) Python
6 49 (40.16%) Firewall
7 48 (39.34%) CCNA
7 48 (39.34%) BGP
8 46 (37.70%) Wireshark
9 45 (36.89%) EIGRP
10 44 (36.07%) Security Cleared
11 41 (33.61%) Nagios
11 41 (33.61%) Service Management
11 41 (33.61%) Network Monitoring
12 40 (32.79%) SLA
13 39 (31.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 39 (31.97%) Capacity Management
13 39 (31.97%) Cisco IOS
13 39 (31.97%) Security Patching
14 38 (31.15%) NX-OS
14 38 (31.15%) Cisco LMS
14 38 (31.15%) Opsview
14 38 (31.15%) Root Cause Analysis
15 36 (29.51%) SC Cleared
16 32 (26.23%) Windows
17 29 (23.77%) 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 3 (2.46%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
1 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.82%) Apache
2 1 (0.82%) Confluence
2 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Office 365
2 3 (2.46%) G Suite
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 65 (53.28%) LAN
2 57 (46.72%) WAN
3 52 (42.62%) Cisco Nexus
4 49 (40.16%) Firewall
5 48 (39.34%) BGP
6 46 (37.70%) Wireshark
7 45 (36.89%) EIGRP
8 39 (31.97%) Cisco IOS
9 38 (31.15%) NX-OS
10 29 (23.77%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (16.39%) OSPF
11 20 (16.39%) Wireless
12 17 (13.93%) VPN
13 16 (13.11%) Network Security
14 14 (11.48%) MPLS
15 10 (8.20%) Cisco ISE
15 10 (8.20%) VoIP
16 9 (7.38%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 9 (7.38%) IPsec
17 8 (6.56%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 39 (31.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.82%) Bitbucket
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.82%) JIRA
General
1 19 (15.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (5.74%) Banking
2 7 (5.74%) Finance
3 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.28%) Legal
5 3 (2.46%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.64%) Advertising
6 2 (1.64%) Automotive
6 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 2 (1.64%) Marketing
6 2 (1.64%) Retail
7 1 (0.82%) Law
7 1 (0.82%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 79 (64.75%) Network Engineer
2 15 (12.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 12 (9.84%) Analyst
4 11 (9.02%) Security Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Cybersecurity Analyst
5 10 (8.20%) Security Analyst
6 9 (7.38%) Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) IT Trainer
7 6 (4.92%) Network Consultant
7 6 (4.92%) Network Security Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Trainer
7 6 (4.92%) Trainer
8 5 (4.10%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 4 (3.28%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) Spring
2 1 (0.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.74%) Private Cloud
3 6 (4.92%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.46%) Clustering
4 3 (2.46%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (1.64%) CMDB
5 2 (1.64%) Cyberattack
5 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
5 2 (1.64%) PKI
6 1 (0.82%) EMC VMAX
6 1 (0.82%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.82%) Fintech
6 1 (0.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.23%) Windows
2 19 (15.57%) Linux
3 12 (9.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (8.20%) Windows Server
5 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (2.46%) Unix
8 1 (0.82%) CentOS
8 1 (0.82%) Debian
8 1 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (40.16%) Incident Management
2 41 (33.61%) Network Monitoring
2 41 (33.61%) Service Management
3 39 (31.97%) Capacity Management
3 39 (31.97%) Security Patching
4 38 (31.15%) Root Cause Analysis
5 18 (14.75%) ITIL
6 15 (12.30%) SIEM
7 13 (10.66%) Network Design
8 12 (9.84%) Cybersecurity
8 12 (9.84%) Presales
9 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 10 (8.20%) Data Protection
10 10 (8.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 9 (7.38%) Load Balancing
12 8 (6.56%) Decision-Making
13 7 (5.74%) Computer Science
13 7 (5.74%) Customer Requirements
13 7 (5.74%) Migration
13 7 (5.74%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.16%) Python
2 11 (9.02%) Bash Shell
3 7 (5.74%) Tcl
4 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.46%) SQL
5 2 (1.64%) C
6 1 (0.82%) Java
6 1 (0.82%) Perl
6 1 (0.82%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (39.34%) CCNA
3 44 (36.07%) Security Cleared
4 36 (29.51%) SC Cleared
5 18 (14.75%) DV Cleared
6 15 (12.30%) Degree
7 10 (8.20%) CEH
7 10 (8.20%) NVQ Level 3
7 10 (8.20%) SSCP
8 7 (5.74%) CCSA
8 7 (5.74%) CCSE
9 4 (3.28%) JNCIA
9 4 (3.28%) MCSE
9 4 (3.28%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (2.46%) CCIE
10 3 (2.46%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (2.46%) MCSA
11 2 (1.64%) JNCIP
12 1 (0.82%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (32.79%) SLA
2 10 (8.20%) GDPR
3 7 (5.74%) QA
4 3 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (1.64%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (40.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (6.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.56%) VMware NSX
3 7 (5.74%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.64%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.82%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 41 (33.61%) Nagios
2 38 (31.15%) Cisco LMS
2 38 (31.15%) Opsview
3 12 (9.84%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (5.74%) ArcSight ESM
5 3 (2.46%) Cacti
5 3 (2.46%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.64%) Computer Incident Response Team
6 2 (1.64%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.82%) FreeIPA
7 1 (0.82%) Nessus
7 1 (0.82%) Puppet
7 1 (0.82%) SCCM
7 1 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 99 (81.15%) Cisco
2 65 (53.28%) VMware
3 21 (17.21%) CheckPoint
4 15 (12.30%) F5
5 14 (11.48%) SolarWinds
6 13 (10.66%) Juniper
6 13 (10.66%) Microsoft
7 11 (9.02%) Fortinet
8 9 (7.38%) Blue Coat
9 7 (5.74%) ArcSight
10 6 (4.92%) Meraki
11 5 (4.10%) Citrix
11 5 (4.10%) HP
12 4 (3.28%) Dell
12 4 (3.28%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.46%) Google
13 3 (2.46%) Palo Alto
13 3 (2.46%) Veeam
14 2 (1.64%) Riverbed
14 2 (1.64%) Splunk