The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / Wales
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 84 65
Rank change year-on-year +11 -19  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 16 15 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.64% 1.16% 2.71%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.35% 4.57% 8.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 12 30
Median salary £39,000 £34,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.70% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £49,250 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 252 328 455
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 25.85% 25.27% 31.66%
Number of salaries quoted 201 280 384
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,747 £21,475 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,081 £52,150 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

CCNP
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Wales

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Wales over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Wales

CCNP
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Wales region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South Wales +19 14 £38,250 +12.50%
Mid Wales +2 1 - -
West Wales - 1 £50,000 -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 26 (76.47%) Firewall
3 24 (70.59%) Cisco
4 20 (58.82%) CCNA
5 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
5 15 (44.12%) ITIL
6 14 (41.18%) F5
7 13 (38.24%) WAN
8 12 (35.29%) Load Balancing
9 11 (32.35%) VPN
10 10 (29.41%) LAN
10 10 (29.41%) BGP
11 9 (26.47%) Degree
11 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
11 9 (26.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 8 (23.53%) HSRP
12 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
12 8 (23.53%) Migration
12 8 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
12 8 (23.53%) DNS
13 7 (20.59%) Windows
13 7 (20.59%) McAfee
13 7 (20.59%) Juniper
13 7 (20.59%) Wireless
13 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
13 7 (20.59%) VMware
14 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
14 6 (17.65%) Infoblox
14 6 (17.65%) Network Security
14 6 (17.65%) Statistics

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.71%) IaaS
1 5 (14.71%) PaaS
1 5 (14.71%) SaaS
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (76.47%) Firewall
2 13 (38.24%) WAN
3 11 (32.35%) VPN
4 10 (29.41%) BGP
4 10 (29.41%) LAN
5 9 (26.47%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (23.53%) DNS
6 8 (23.53%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
6 8 (23.53%) HSRP
6 8 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
7 7 (20.59%) Wireless
8 6 (17.65%) EIGRP
8 6 (17.65%) Network Security
8 6 (17.65%) OSPF
8 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
8 6 (17.65%) VRRP
9 5 (14.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 5 (14.71%) DHCP
9 5 (14.71%) Junos
9 5 (14.71%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.82%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Network Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Network Services Manager
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Service Manager
4 4 (11.76%) Network Support
4 4 (11.76%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Security Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Technical Support
6 2 (5.88%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (2.94%) ADSI
2 1 (2.94%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 5 (14.71%) Management Information System
3 3 (8.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.94%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.94%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (8.82%) Windows Server
5 2 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) ITIL
2 12 (35.29%) Load Balancing
3 8 (23.53%) Migration
4 7 (20.59%) Service Delivery
5 6 (17.65%) Statistics
6 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (14.71%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (14.71%) E-Commerce
6 5 (14.71%) Open Source
7 4 (11.76%) High Availability
7 4 (11.76%) Security Management
8 3 (8.82%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.82%) Change Control
8 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
9 2 (5.88%) Coaching
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Network Design
9 2 (5.88%) Project Management
9 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.94%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 34 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (58.82%) CCNA
3 9 (26.47%) Degree
4 5 (14.71%) CCDP
4 5 (14.71%) CCIE
4 5 (14.71%) CCSA
4 5 (14.71%) JNCIA
4 5 (14.71%) JNCIS
5 4 (11.76%) MCSE
5 4 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (5.88%) MCSA
6 2 (5.88%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 2 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (2.94%) DV Cleared
7 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.82%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (5.88%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.88%) vSphere
3 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.94%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.94%) BladeLogic
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (2.94%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.94%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 24 (70.59%) Cisco
2 15 (44.12%) CheckPoint
3 14 (41.18%) F5
4 7 (20.59%) Juniper
4 7 (20.59%) McAfee
4 7 (20.59%) VMware
5 6 (17.65%) Infoblox
5 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.65%) Nortel
5 6 (17.65%) SolarWinds
6 5 (14.71%) Avaya
6 5 (14.71%) CA
6 5 (14.71%) Clearswift
6 5 (14.71%) Dell
6 5 (14.71%) LogRhythm
6 5 (14.71%) ServiceNow
7 4 (11.76%) Citrix
7 4 (11.76%) Palo Alto
8 3 (8.82%) HP
9 2 (5.88%) Red Hat