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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / Wales
Rank 82 87 70
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 18 17 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.63% 1.22% 2.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.00% 4.13% 12.95%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 26
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,300 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £62,000 £46,000
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 Wales.

Academic & Professional Certification
Wales
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 300 412 278
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 27.15% 29.56% 21.19%
Number of salaries quoted 215 338 232
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,200 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 March 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 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
West Wales - 7 £50,000 -
South Wales 0 6 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Mid Wales - 5 £45,000 -
CCNP
UK

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

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

1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (78.05%) Cisco
3 24 (58.54%) Firewall
4 23 (56.10%) CheckPoint
4 23 (56.10%) LAN
5 22 (53.66%) WAN
6 20 (48.78%) F5
7 17 (41.46%) MPLS
7 17 (41.46%) Avaya
8 16 (39.02%) DNS
8 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
9 14 (34.15%) BGP
10 13 (31.71%) OSPF
10 13 (31.71%) VPN
10 13 (31.71%) CCNA
10 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
11 12 (29.27%) DHCP
11 12 (29.27%) Internet
12 11 (26.83%) Finance
12 11 (26.83%) SolarWinds
12 11 (26.83%) Unified Communications
12 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (24.39%) Intel Security
14 9 (21.95%) Banking
15 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
15 8 (19.51%) Juniper
15 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
15 8 (19.51%) Change Control
16 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 7 (17.07%) CCIE

CCNP
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (2.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) IaaS
1 5 (12.20%) PaaS
1 5 (12.20%) SaaS
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Firewall
2 23 (56.10%) LAN
3 22 (53.66%) WAN
4 17 (41.46%) MPLS
5 16 (39.02%) DNS
6 14 (34.15%) BGP
7 13 (31.71%) Cisco ASA
7 13 (31.71%) OSPF
7 13 (31.71%) VPN
8 12 (29.27%) DHCP
8 12 (29.27%) Internet
9 11 (26.83%) Unified Communications
10 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
11 7 (17.07%) BIG-IP
11 7 (17.07%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 7 (17.07%) Network Security
11 7 (17.07%) Wi-Fi
11 7 (17.07%) Wireless
12 6 (14.63%) Ethernet
12 6 (14.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (39.02%) Telecoms
2 11 (26.83%) Finance
3 9 (21.95%) Banking
4 5 (12.20%) Manufacturing
5 3 (7.32%) Advertising
6 1 (2.44%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Network Engineer
2 11 (26.83%) Architect
3 9 (21.95%) Cisco Architect
4 8 (19.51%) Senior Network Engineer
5 7 (17.07%) Network Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Cisco Network Architect
6 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Network Manager
7 5 (12.20%) Network Services Manager
7 5 (12.20%) Service Manager
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
8 4 (9.76%) Telecoms Architect
9 3 (7.32%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Telecoms Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 1 (2.44%) Senior Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.88%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (14.63%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.88%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.44%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.44%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) VyOS
2 2 (4.88%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server
2 2 (4.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) Change Control
1 8 (19.51%) Service Delivery
2 7 (17.07%) Load Balancing
2 7 (17.07%) Migration
2 7 (17.07%) Statistics
3 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
3 5 (12.20%) Continuous Improvement
3 5 (12.20%) E-Commerce
3 5 (12.20%) ITIL
3 5 (12.20%) Open Source
4 4 (9.76%) Change Management
4 4 (9.76%) Coaching
4 4 (9.76%) Mentoring
4 4 (9.76%) Project Management
4 4 (9.76%) Security Management
5 3 (7.32%) High Availability
6 2 (4.88%) Network Design
6 2 (4.88%) Network Management
6 2 (4.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (31.71%) CCNA
3 7 (17.07%) CCIE
3 7 (17.07%) Degree
4 6 (14.63%) CCDP
5 5 (12.20%) CCSA
5 5 (12.20%) JNCIA
5 5 (12.20%) JNCIS
5 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
6 4 (9.76%) CCNP Voice
6 4 (9.76%) CCVP
6 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (4.88%) MCSA
7 2 (4.88%) MCSE
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.44%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.32%) SLA
2 1 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.88%) ProxySG
3 1 (2.44%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (12.20%) Zenoss
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.88%) BladeLogic
3 2 (4.88%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.44%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Cisco
2 23 (56.10%) CheckPoint
3 20 (48.78%) F5
4 17 (41.46%) Avaya
5 11 (26.83%) SolarWinds
6 10 (24.39%) Intel Security
7 8 (19.51%) Juniper
8 7 (17.07%) Nortel
9 5 (12.20%) CA
9 5 (12.20%) Clearswift
9 5 (12.20%) Fortinet
9 5 (12.20%) Infoblox
9 5 (12.20%) LogRhythm
9 5 (12.20%) ServiceNow
9 5 (12.20%) VMware
10 4 (9.76%) Sun
11 3 (7.32%) Aruba
11 3 (7.32%) Blue Coat
11 3 (7.32%) HP
12 2 (4.88%) Palo Alto
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
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Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Work From Home
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