Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 86 102
Rank change year-on-year -35 +16 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 21 57 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.02% 2.79% 2.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.12% 11.59% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 20 48 50
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £68,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -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 Wales with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Wales
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 410 492 713
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 19.89% 24.08% 27.04%
Number of salaries quoted 276 409 611
Wales median annual salary £38,325 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.20% +7.14% -1.04%
10th Percentile £24,835 £22,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £59,982 £58,106 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018. 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
West Wales +19 11 £47,500 -14.01%
South Wales -21 9 £57,500 +43.75% 1
North Wales -1 1 £36,000 +30.91%
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, 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 Wales region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (61.90%) WAN
3 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 11 (52.38%) Firewall
4 10 (47.62%) Wireless
5 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 9 (42.86%) SolarWinds
6 8 (38.10%) CCNA
6 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
7 7 (33.33%) Degree
7 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) SLA
8 6 (28.57%) WLAN
8 6 (28.57%) Change Management
8 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (23.81%) F5
10 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (19.05%) CCIE
10 4 (19.05%) Linux
10 4 (19.05%) CCDP
10 4 (19.05%) Juniper
10 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
11 3 (14.29%) PKI
11 3 (14.29%) OSPF
11 3 (14.29%) McAfee
11 3 (14.29%) BGP

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (61.90%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
3 10 (47.62%) Wireless
4 9 (42.86%) VPN
5 8 (38.10%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (33.33%) Wireshark
7 6 (28.57%) WLAN
8 3 (14.29%) BGP
8 3 (14.29%) DHCP
8 3 (14.29%) DNS
8 3 (14.29%) OSPF
9 2 (9.52%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (9.52%) MPLS
9 2 (9.52%) SAN
9 2 (9.52%) VoIP
9 2 (9.52%) Wireless Security
10 1 (4.76%) EIGRP
10 1 (4.76%) IGRP
10 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Network Engineer
2 16 (76.19%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Architect
3 3 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Lead Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Presales Solution Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Architect
5 1 (4.76%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.76%) SOC Architect
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 6 (28.57%) Data Centre
3 3 (14.29%) PKI
4 2 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Linux
2 1 (4.76%) CatOS
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (28.57%) Change Management
2 4 (19.05%) Capacity Planning
2 4 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Presales
4 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
4 2 (9.52%) E-Commerce
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Project Management
4 2 (9.52%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.76%) ITIL
5 1 (4.76%) Network Design
5 1 (4.76%) SABSA
5 1 (4.76%) Service Design
5 1 (4.76%) SIEM
5 1 (4.76%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) CCNA
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
4 6 (28.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (19.05%) CCDP
5 4 (19.05%) CCIE
6 2 (9.52%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 2 (9.52%) JNCIE
6 2 (9.52%) JNCIP
7 1 (4.76%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (42.86%) SolarWinds
3 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 5 (23.81%) F5
5 4 (19.05%) Juniper
6 3 (14.29%) McAfee
7 2 (9.52%) Avaya
7 2 (9.52%) CheckPoint
7 2 (9.52%) Clearswift
7 2 (9.52%) LogRhythm
7 2 (9.52%) Nortel
7 2 (9.52%) Riverbed
7 2 (9.52%) ServiceNow
7 2 (9.52%) VMware
8 1 (4.76%) Dell
8 1 (4.76%) HP
8 1 (4.76%) SonicWALL
8 1 (4.76%) Splunk