Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 110 109 106
Rank change year-on-year -1 -3 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 24 32 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.22% 1.57% 1.68%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.62% 6.81% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 31 38
Wales median annual salary £48,750 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% -14.29% +10.76%
10th Percentile £36,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,125 £57,946 £68,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% -4.00%

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 427 470 708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 21.66% 23.07% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 289 407 608
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £21,175
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +2.22% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
South Wales -4 12 £55,000 +43.79% 7
West Wales +28 11 £47,500 -14.01% 1
North Wales -6 1 £36,000 +30.91%
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 24 (100.00%) Cisco
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (58.33%) WAN
3 12 (50.00%) LAN
4 11 (45.83%) Firewall
4 11 (45.83%) Wireless
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
6 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
7 7 (29.17%) Wireshark
7 7 (29.17%) SLA
7 7 (29.17%) CCNA
8 6 (25.00%) Change Management
8 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
9 5 (20.83%) F5
9 5 (20.83%) McAfee
9 5 (20.83%) CCIE
9 5 (20.83%) WLAN
10 4 (16.67%) Linux
10 4 (16.67%) CCDP
10 4 (16.67%) Juniper
10 4 (16.67%) Network Design
10 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
10 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
10 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus

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 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (12.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (58.33%) WAN
2 12 (50.00%) LAN
3 11 (45.83%) Firewall
3 11 (45.83%) Wireless
4 9 (37.50%) VPN
5 8 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
6 7 (29.17%) Wireshark
7 5 (20.83%) WLAN
8 4 (16.67%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (12.50%) BGP
9 3 (12.50%) DHCP
9 3 (12.50%) DNS
9 3 (12.50%) OSPF
9 3 (12.50%) VoIP
10 2 (8.33%) MPLS
10 2 (8.33%) SAN
10 2 (8.33%) Wireless Security
11 1 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (4.17%) Network Security
11 1 (4.17%) VLAN
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
1 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 19 (79.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Architect
3 3 (12.50%) Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Network Design Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Presales Solution Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Architect
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Network Design Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Network Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Security Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Lead Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) Security Solutions Architect
5 1 (4.17%) SOC Architect
5 1 (4.17%) TOGAF Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (29.17%) Computer Science
2 5 (20.83%) Data Centre
3 3 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (8.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (4.17%) CatOS
2 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Change Management
2 5 (20.83%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
3 4 (16.67%) Network Design
4 3 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.50%) Presales
5 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.33%) Migration
5 2 (8.33%) Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
6 1 (4.17%) ITIL
6 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2
6 1 (4.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.17%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (4.17%) SABSA
6 1 (4.17%) Service Design
6 1 (4.17%) SIEM
6 1 (4.17%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (29.17%) CCNA
2 7 (29.17%) Degree
3 6 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (20.83%) CCIE
5 4 (16.67%) CCDP
6 3 (12.50%) Security Cleared
7 2 (8.33%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (8.33%) JNCIE
7 2 (8.33%) JNCIP
8 1 (4.17%) CCDA
8 1 (4.17%) CCVP
8 1 (4.17%) ISEB
8 1 (4.17%) ISTQB
8 1 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (29.17%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (8.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) SolarWinds
3 5 (20.83%) F5
3 5 (20.83%) McAfee
4 4 (16.67%) Juniper
4 4 (16.67%) Riverbed
5 2 (8.33%) Avaya
5 2 (8.33%) Blue Coat
5 2 (8.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (8.33%) Clearswift
5 2 (8.33%) LogRhythm
5 2 (8.33%) Nortel
5 2 (8.33%) ServiceNow
5 2 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) HP
6 1 (4.17%) SonicWALL
6 1 (4.17%) Splunk