Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 107 94
Rank change year-on-year +36 -13 -23
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 66 46 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.40% 1.92% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 14.38% 6.97% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 43 43 48
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £38,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £53,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +7.53%

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 459 660 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.64% 27.53% 30.41%
Number of salaries quoted 353 560 694
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £36,625 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.39% +4.64% -5.41%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £61,375 £53,375
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 16 January 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 16 January 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
Mid Wales - 33 £65,000 -
South Wales +1 16 £41,625 -35.96% 2
West Wales +5 11 £45,000 -
North Wales +2 6 £27,500 -14.06%
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 66 (100.00%) Cisco
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (69.70%) CCNA
3 43 (65.15%) SolarWinds
4 38 (57.58%) Wireless
5 37 (56.06%) ITIL
6 35 (53.03%) F5
7 34 (51.52%) SLA
8 33 (50.00%) Service Management
8 33 (50.00%) Change Control
8 33 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
8 33 (50.00%) IT Strategy
9 32 (48.48%) Runbook
9 32 (48.48%) Coaching
9 32 (48.48%) Infoblox
10 31 (46.97%) TOGAF
11 30 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
12 29 (43.94%) Firewall
13 28 (42.42%) ITSM
13 28 (42.42%) Service Delivery
13 28 (42.42%) ITIL Certification
13 28 (42.42%) Problem Management
13 28 (42.42%) Continuous Improvement
13 28 (42.42%) User Experience
14 19 (28.79%) WAN
15 17 (25.76%) LAN
16 14 (21.21%) VPN
16 14 (21.21%) BGP
17 13 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
18 11 (16.67%) VMware

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 6 (9.09%) G Suite
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (57.58%) Wireless
2 33 (50.00%) Cisco ISE
3 29 (43.94%) Firewall
4 19 (28.79%) WAN
5 17 (25.76%) LAN
6 14 (21.21%) BGP
6 14 (21.21%) VPN
7 13 (19.70%) Cisco ASA
8 10 (15.15%) DHCP
8 10 (15.15%) DNS
8 10 (15.15%) WLAN
9 9 (13.64%) OSPF
10 8 (12.12%) Network Security
11 7 (10.61%) Unified Communications
11 7 (10.61%) Wi-Fi
12 6 (9.09%) MPLS
12 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
12 6 (9.09%) Wireshark
13 5 (7.58%) Skype
14 4 (6.06%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Marketing
2 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (77.27%) Network Engineer
2 23 (34.85%) Lead Network Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (9.09%) IT Technician
5 5 (7.58%) Architect
6 4 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.55%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Analyst
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Security Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.03%) Security Solutions Architect
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco Network Specialist
9 1 (1.52%) Cisco Specialist
9 1 (1.52%) Network Security Analyst
9 1 (1.52%) Network Specialist
9 1 (1.52%) Product Specialist
9 1 (1.52%) Security Engineer
9 1 (1.52%) Senior Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 28 (42.42%) User Experience
2 7 (10.61%) Computer Science
3 6 (9.09%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.03%) Cyber Defence
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) PKI
6 1 (1.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.52%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.52%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.61%) Windows
1 7 (10.61%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (9.09%) Windows 8
2 6 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (9.09%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.03%) CatOS
4 1 (1.52%) Linux
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (56.06%) ITIL
2 33 (50.00%) Change Control
2 33 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 33 (50.00%) Service Management
3 32 (48.48%) Coaching
3 32 (48.48%) Runbook
4 31 (46.97%) TOGAF
5 30 (45.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 28 (42.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 28 (42.42%) ITSM
6 28 (42.42%) Problem Management
6 28 (42.42%) Service Delivery
7 6 (9.09%) Change Management
7 6 (9.09%) ITIL V2
7 6 (9.09%) Load Balancing
7 6 (9.09%) Time Management
8 5 (7.58%) Network Management
9 4 (6.06%) Business Transformation
10 2 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
10 2 (3.03%) SABSA
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.52%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (69.70%) CCNA
3 28 (42.42%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (12.12%) Degree
5 7 (10.61%) MCSE
5 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (9.09%) A+ Certification
6 6 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (9.09%) DBS Check
6 6 (9.09%) MCP
7 4 (6.06%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.52%) MCSA
8 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
8 1 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (51.52%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 9 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (12.12%) Active Directory
3 7 (10.61%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.52%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 66 (100.00%) Cisco
2 43 (65.15%) SolarWinds
3 35 (53.03%) F5
4 32 (48.48%) Infoblox
5 11 (16.67%) VMware
6 10 (15.15%) CheckPoint
7 6 (9.09%) Avaya
7 6 (9.09%) Google
7 6 (9.09%) McAfee
8 5 (7.58%) Juniper
9 4 (6.06%) Clearswift
9 4 (6.06%) LogRhythm
9 4 (6.06%) Nortel
9 4 (6.06%) ServiceNow
10 3 (4.55%) Dell
10 3 (4.55%) Microsoft
11 2 (3.03%) EMC
11 2 (3.03%) Splunk
12 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat
12 1 (1.52%) HP