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 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / South West
Rank 188 194 161
Rank change year-on-year +6 -33  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 44 59 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.88% 1.00% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.85% 3.01% 4.64%
Number of salaries quoted 26 54 72
Median salary £40,500 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.40% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £30,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £64,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1543 1963 1830
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 30.72% 33.40% 30.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1236 1566 1438
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 March 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 26 March 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 +9 15 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Wiltshire +11 7 £32,500 -22.61%
Gloucestershire +3 7 £40,000 -23.80%
Cornwall - 7 £45,000 -
Dorset +26 3 £52,000 +65.07%
Devon - 3 £50,000 -
Somerset -13 2 £32,500 -14.47% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 March 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.

1 101 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 76 (75.25%) Cisco
3 47 (46.53%) CCNA
3 47 (46.53%) ITIL
4 45 (44.55%) Firewall
5 32 (31.68%) Juniper
6 30 (29.70%) WAN
6 30 (29.70%) Degree
7 27 (26.73%) LAN
7 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
8 24 (23.76%) Ethernet
9 23 (22.77%) Windows
9 23 (22.77%) Cisco ASA
10 22 (21.78%) Cisco Nexus
11 20 (19.80%) Network Security
12 19 (18.81%) JNCIP
13 16 (15.84%) Intrusion Detection
13 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
13 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (14.85%) MCSE
14 15 (14.85%) VMware
14 15 (14.85%) CheckPoint
14 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
14 15 (14.85%) OSPF
15 14 (13.86%) Time Management
15 14 (13.86%) Capacity Planning
15 14 (13.86%) Line Management
16 13 (12.87%) Data Centre
16 13 (12.87%) Windows Server
16 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012

CCNP
Top Related 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 11 (10.89%) MS Exchange
2 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (2.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.97%) IIS
5 2 (1.98%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (12.87%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 3 (2.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) IaaS
1 5 (4.95%) PaaS
1 5 (4.95%) SaaS
2 2 (1.98%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 45 (44.55%) Firewall
2 30 (29.70%) WAN
3 27 (26.73%) LAN
4 24 (23.76%) Ethernet
5 23 (22.77%) Cisco ASA
6 22 (21.78%) Cisco Nexus
7 20 (19.80%) Network Security
8 16 (15.84%) Intrusion Detection
9 15 (14.85%) OSPF
10 13 (12.87%) MPLS
10 13 (12.87%) TCP/IP
10 13 (12.87%) VPN
11 12 (11.88%) Wireless
12 11 (10.89%) BGP
13 9 (8.91%) VoIP
14 8 (7.92%) VLAN
15 7 (6.93%) WLAN
16 6 (5.94%) ADSL
16 6 (5.94%) SSL
16 6 (5.94%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (8.91%) Finance
1 9 (8.91%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.92%) Banking
2 8 (7.92%) Legal
3 4 (3.96%) Retail
4 1 (0.99%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 45 (44.55%) Network Engineer
2 15 (14.85%) Consultant
2 15 (14.85%) Senior Network Engineer
3 13 (12.87%) Network Specialist
4 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (8.91%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Cisco Engineer
4 9 (8.91%) Support Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 8 (7.92%) Information Assurance Consultant
6 6 (5.94%) Network Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Cisco Presales Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Network Services Manager
7 5 (4.95%) Presales Consultant
7 5 (4.95%) Service Manager
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco Network Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Cisco Specialist
8 4 (3.96%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.98%) XML
1 2 (1.98%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (12.87%) Data Centre
1 13 (12.87%) Management Information System
2 8 (7.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.97%) Clustering
4 3 (2.97%) Replication
4 3 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.98%) IVR
5 2 (1.98%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.99%) EMC VNX
6 1 (0.99%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.99%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 23 (22.77%) Windows
2 15 (14.85%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (12.87%) Windows Server
3 13 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (11.88%) Linux
5 6 (5.94%) Unix
5 6 (5.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 8
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Vista
7 3 (2.97%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.98%) Ubuntu
8 2 (1.98%) VMS
9 1 (0.99%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (46.53%) ITIL
2 14 (13.86%) Capacity Planning
2 14 (13.86%) Line Management
2 14 (13.86%) Time Management
3 13 (12.87%) Network Planning
4 12 (11.88%) Disaster Recovery
4 12 (11.88%) Security Management
5 11 (10.89%) Network Management
6 10 (9.90%) Presales
7 9 (8.91%) Mathematics
7 9 (8.91%) Network Architecture
8 8 (7.92%) Business Continuity
8 8 (7.92%) Business Development
8 8 (7.92%) Data Security
8 8 (7.92%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.92%) Information Assurance
8 8 (7.92%) Information Security
8 8 (7.92%) Load Balancing
8 8 (7.92%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (7.92%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.90%) C
2 3 (2.97%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.98%) Perl
3 2 (1.98%) PHP
3 2 (1.98%) Python
Qualifications
1 101 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 47 (46.53%) CCNA
3 30 (29.70%) Degree
4 19 (18.81%) JNCIP
5 16 (15.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (15.84%) Security Cleared
6 15 (14.85%) MCSE
7 12 (11.88%) CCIE
8 9 (8.91%) CISM
8 9 (8.91%) CISSP
9 8 (7.92%) DV Cleared
10 7 (6.93%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (5.94%) MCITP
11 6 (5.94%) MCP
11 6 (5.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 5 (4.95%) CCENT
13 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
14 3 (2.97%) CCSP
14 3 (2.97%) MCTS
14 3 (2.97%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (7.92%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (2.97%) SLA
4 2 (1.98%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (8.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.94%) Firmware
3 5 (4.95%) Active Directory
4 3 (2.97%) NFS
4 3 (2.97%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.98%) Hyper-V
5 2 (1.98%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.98%) XenApp
6 1 (0.99%) KVM
6 1 (0.99%) oVirt
6 1 (0.99%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.99%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Backup Exec
2 4 (3.96%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.98%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.98%) Nagios
3 2 (1.98%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.99%) OpenNebula
4 1 (0.99%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 76 (75.25%) Cisco
2 32 (31.68%) Juniper
3 27 (26.73%) Microsoft
4 15 (14.85%) CheckPoint
4 15 (14.85%) VMware
5 9 (8.91%) Brocade
5 9 (8.91%) Dell
5 9 (8.91%) SolarWinds
6 7 (6.93%) Palo Alto
7 6 (5.94%) WatchGuard
8 5 (4.95%) Infoblox
8 5 (4.95%) Intel Security
8 5 (4.95%) Symantec
9 4 (3.96%) HP
9 4 (3.96%) Radware
9 4 (3.96%) SonicWALL
10 3 (2.97%) Barracuda Networks
10 3 (2.97%) Draytek
10 3 (2.97%) ProCurve
10 3 (2.97%) Veeam
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