Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > South West
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 240 221 230
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +14
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 83 136 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.84% 1.27% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.68% 4.36% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 70 117 82
South West median annual salary £45,891 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.98% +4.65% +13.16%
10th Percentile £34,000 £35,750 £29,900
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £54,850
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 3,099 3,120 3,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 31.51% 29.16% 31.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2,167 2,231 2,505
South West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,037 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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 -37 26 £51,500 +14.44% 1
Bristol +19 25 £42,500 +2.41% 1
Gloucestershire -1 16 £50,000 -16.67%
Dorset +8 12 £37,473 +11.86%
Devon +1 2 £35,000 - 2
Somerset 0 2 £48,750 -9.30%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 83 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (96.39%) Cisco
3 62 (74.70%) Firewall
4 48 (57.83%) WAN
5 42 (50.60%) CCNA
5 42 (50.60%) LAN
6 39 (46.99%) Cisco ASA
7 33 (39.76%) CheckPoint
8 28 (33.73%) VPN
9 27 (32.53%) BGP
10 26 (31.33%) OSPF
10 26 (31.33%) Data Centre
11 25 (30.12%) VoIP
11 25 (30.12%) Wireless
12 24 (28.92%) TCP/IP
13 22 (26.51%) Juniper
13 22 (26.51%) Network Security
14 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
15 20 (24.10%) Cisco Wireless
16 19 (22.89%) Presales
16 19 (22.89%) F5
16 19 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
16 19 (22.89%) EIGRP
17 18 (21.69%) MPLS
18 17 (20.48%) Windows
18 17 (20.48%) VMware
19 16 (19.28%) Meraki
19 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
20 15 (18.07%) Network Design
20 15 (18.07%) Finance

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 (3.61%) Skype for Business
2 2 (2.41%) Apache
2 2 (2.41%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.20%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.23%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (7.23%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 62 (74.70%) Firewall
2 48 (57.83%) WAN
3 42 (50.60%) LAN
4 39 (46.99%) Cisco ASA
5 28 (33.73%) VPN
6 27 (32.53%) BGP
7 26 (31.33%) OSPF
8 25 (30.12%) VoIP
8 25 (30.12%) Wireless
9 24 (28.92%) TCP/IP
10 22 (26.51%) Network Security
11 20 (24.10%) Cisco Wireless
12 19 (22.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 19 (22.89%) EIGRP
13 18 (21.69%) MPLS
14 15 (18.07%) IPsec
15 14 (16.87%) SSL
16 13 (15.66%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 13 (15.66%) VPLS
17 11 (13.25%) RIP
General
1 15 (18.07%) Finance
2 10 (12.05%) Telecoms
3 5 (6.02%) Electronics
3 5 (6.02%) Manufacturing
3 5 (6.02%) Marketing
4 4 (4.82%) Local Government
5 3 (3.61%) Banking
6 1 (1.20%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (57.83%) Network Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) Senior Network Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (13.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 7 (8.43%) Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Network Consultant
4 7 (8.43%) Security Engineer
5 6 (7.23%) Administrator
6 5 (6.02%) IT Administrator
7 4 (4.82%) Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Architect
8 3 (3.61%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) ICT Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Network Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Network Support
8 3 (3.61%) Technical Support
8 3 (3.61%) Trainee
9 2 (2.41%) Network Implementation Consultant
9 2 (2.41%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.41%) 802.1X
1 2 (2.41%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 26 (31.33%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.82%) Private Cloud
3 3 (3.61%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.41%) PMI
5 1 (1.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.48%) Windows
2 9 (10.84%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (9.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (8.43%) Windows Server
5 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
5 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (3.61%) Linux
7 1 (1.20%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.89%) Presales
2 15 (18.07%) Network Design
3 12 (14.46%) Capacity Management
4 11 (13.25%) Load Balancing
5 9 (10.84%) Network Architecture
6 8 (9.64%) Customer Requirements
6 8 (9.64%) ITIL
6 8 (9.64%) Root Cause Analysis
7 7 (8.43%) Cybersecurity
7 7 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
7 7 (8.43%) Problem-Solving
8 6 (7.23%) Business Continuity
8 6 (7.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (7.23%) Ethical Hacking
8 6 (7.23%) Infrastructure Management
8 6 (7.23%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (7.23%) Network Management
8 6 (7.23%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (7.23%) Server Virtualisation
8 6 (7.23%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.61%) Bash Shell
1 3 (3.61%) Python
1 3 (3.61%) Tcl
2 1 (1.20%) C
Qualifications
1 83 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (50.60%) CCNA
3 21 (25.30%) Security Cleared
4 16 (19.28%) SC Cleared
5 14 (16.87%) CCIE
6 10 (12.05%) CCDP
7 8 (9.64%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (7.23%) CCSP
8 6 (7.23%) MCITP
8 6 (7.23%) MCTS
8 6 (7.23%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (7.23%) Novell Certification
9 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
10 4 (4.82%) CCSA
10 4 (4.82%) CCSE
11 3 (3.61%) CCDA
11 3 (3.61%) CISSP
11 3 (3.61%) Degree
11 3 (3.61%) JNCIA
12 2 (2.41%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.41%) SLA
2 1 (1.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (9.64%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.02%) vSphere
4 3 (3.61%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 8 (9.64%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (4.82%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.61%) ArcSight ESM
3 3 (3.61%) Nessus
4 1 (1.20%) CASB
4 1 (1.20%) Cisco LMS
4 1 (1.20%) Opsview
4 1 (1.20%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.20%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 80 (96.39%) Cisco
2 33 (39.76%) CheckPoint
3 22 (26.51%) Juniper
4 19 (22.89%) F5
5 17 (20.48%) VMware
6 16 (19.28%) Meraki
7 12 (14.46%) Palo Alto
8 10 (12.05%) Fortinet
8 10 (12.05%) Microsoft
9 9 (10.84%) Blue Coat
10 8 (9.64%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.02%) SAP
12 4 (4.82%) Symantec
13 3 (3.61%) ArcSight
13 3 (3.61%) IronPort
14 2 (2.41%) Dell
14 2 (2.41%) Forcepoint
14 2 (2.41%) HP
15 1 (1.20%) Intel
15 1 (1.20%) Red Hat