The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 63 77
Rank change year-on-year -6 +14  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 4 25 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.63% 3.08% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.65% 12.14% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 12
Median salary £65,000 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% +8.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £60,750 £45,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £57,500
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 Southampton.

Academic & Professional Certification
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 151 206 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 23.78% 25.34% 34.70%
Number of salaries quoted 139 197 233
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

CCNP
Salary Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in Southampton.

Salary trend for CCNP in Southampton

For the 6 months to 30 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 Southampton region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCNA
3 16 (57.14%) VoIP
4 14 (50.00%) VPN
5 13 (46.43%) LAN
6 11 (39.29%) WAN
7 10 (35.71%) MPLS
8 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
9 8 (28.57%) SS7
9 8 (28.57%) Q.931
9 8 (28.57%) Juniper
9 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
9 8 (28.57%) Unified Communications
10 7 (25.00%) BGP
10 7 (25.00%) CCIE
11 6 (21.43%) Windows
11 6 (21.43%) Linux
11 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
11 6 (21.43%) OSPF
11 6 (21.43%) Firewall
11 6 (21.43%) IP Telephony
11 6 (21.43%) F5
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco UCCE
11 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
12 5 (17.86%) CCDE
12 5 (17.86%) CCDA
12 5 (17.86%) CCDP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 16 (57.14%) VoIP
2 14 (50.00%) VPN
3 13 (46.43%) LAN
4 11 (39.29%) WAN
5 10 (35.71%) MPLS
6 9 (32.14%) TCP/IP
7 8 (28.57%) Q.931
7 8 (28.57%) SS7
7 8 (28.57%) Unified Communications
8 7 (25.00%) BGP
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco IOS
9 6 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
9 6 (21.43%) Firewall
9 6 (21.43%) IP Telephony
9 6 (21.43%) OSPF
10 4 (14.29%) Cisco IPT
11 3 (10.71%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 3 (10.71%) Junos
11 3 (10.71%) Network Security
General
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Network Support
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Operations Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Network Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Network Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Operations Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) Security Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.71%) Team Leader
5 3 (10.71%) VoIP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Cisco VoIP Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) IT Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Juniper Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Data Centre
1 4 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 3 (10.71%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (10.71%) Incident Management
1 3 (10.71%) Network Architecture
1 3 (10.71%) Network Design
1 3 (10.71%) Presales
1 3 (10.71%) Service Management
1 3 (10.71%) Statistics
2 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (3.57%) Coaching
2 1 (3.57%) DevOps
2 1 (3.57%) Kanban
2 1 (3.57%) Load Balancing
2 1 (3.57%) Scrum
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (71.43%) CCNA
3 7 (25.00%) CCIE
4 5 (17.86%) CCDA
4 5 (17.86%) CCDE
4 5 (17.86%) CCDP
5 3 (10.71%) CCSE
5 3 (10.71%) CCVP
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIA
5 3 (10.71%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) SLA
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (28.57%) Juniper
3 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
3 6 (21.43%) F5
4 3 (10.71%) Brocade
4 3 (10.71%) Fortinet
4 3 (10.71%) Palo Alto
5 2 (7.14%) Foundry