Period
to 21 November 2017

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

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 103 101
Rank change year-on-year +18 -2 -46
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 58 55 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.80% 2.10% 1.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.35% 7.80% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 47 50 42
Wales median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 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 511 705 811
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 24.64% 26.86% 29.73%
Number of salaries quoted 425 603 711
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -1.41% +1.43%
10th Percentile £22,000 £21,250 £21,260
90th Percentile £57,946 £57,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +7 23 £40,750 -18.50% 1
Mid Wales +16 21 £65,000 -
West Wales -14 8 £50,121 +17.93% 1
North Wales +2 6 £27,500 -14.06%
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (96.55%) Cisco
3 35 (60.34%) CCNA
4 31 (53.45%) ITIL
4 31 (53.45%) Firewall
5 29 (50.00%) F5
6 28 (48.28%) SolarWinds
7 23 (39.66%) Wireless
8 21 (36.21%) Service Management
8 21 (36.21%) Change Control
8 21 (36.21%) Cisco ISE
8 21 (36.21%) IT Strategy
9 20 (34.48%) Runbook
9 20 (34.48%) Coaching
9 20 (34.48%) Infoblox
10 19 (32.76%) TOGAF
10 19 (32.76%) WAN
10 19 (32.76%) SLA
11 17 (29.31%) VPN
11 17 (29.31%) LAN
11 17 (29.31%) ITIL Certification
11 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
12 16 (27.59%) Problem Management
12 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
12 16 (27.59%) BGP
12 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
12 16 (27.59%) ITSM
12 16 (27.59%) User Experience
12 16 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) G Suite
2 5 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.72%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (53.45%) Firewall
2 23 (39.66%) Wireless
3 21 (36.21%) Cisco ISE
4 19 (32.76%) WAN
5 17 (29.31%) LAN
5 17 (29.31%) VPN
6 16 (27.59%) BGP
7 15 (25.86%) Cisco ASA
8 12 (20.69%) DHCP
8 12 (20.69%) DNS
8 12 (20.69%) Network Security
9 11 (18.97%) OSPF
10 10 (17.24%) WLAN
11 8 (13.79%) TCP/IP
12 7 (12.07%) Unified Communications
13 6 (10.34%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (10.34%) MPLS
13 6 (10.34%) Wi-Fi
14 5 (8.62%) Skype
15 4 (6.90%) NetScaler
General
1 4 (6.90%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (3.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.72%) Advertising
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 42 (72.41%) Network Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Lead Network Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) IT Technician
5 5 (8.62%) Architect
5 5 (8.62%) Network Security Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Solutions Architect
6 4 (6.90%) Support Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Network Support
8 2 (3.45%) Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Security Architect
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Support
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Senior Support Engineer
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Support
8 2 (3.45%) Systems Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.59%) User Experience
2 6 (10.34%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 6 (10.34%) Driving Licence
3 4 (6.90%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.45%) Cyber Defence
4 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) PKI
5 1 (1.72%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.72%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.72%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Windows
2 8 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (12.07%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (10.34%) Windows 8
4 6 (10.34%) Windows XP
5 2 (3.45%) CatOS
5 2 (3.45%) Linux
5 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) ITIL
2 21 (36.21%) Change Control
2 21 (36.21%) IT Strategy
2 21 (36.21%) Service Management
3 20 (34.48%) Coaching
3 20 (34.48%) Runbook
4 19 (32.76%) TOGAF
5 17 (29.31%) Stakeholder Management
6 16 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (27.59%) ITSM
6 16 (27.59%) Problem Management
6 16 (27.59%) Service Delivery
7 9 (15.52%) Load Balancing
8 6 (10.34%) ITIL V2
8 6 (10.34%) Time Management
9 5 (8.62%) Network Management
10 4 (6.90%) Business Transformation
11 3 (5.17%) Change Management
11 3 (5.17%) Network Design
12 2 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 35 (60.34%) CCNA
3 17 (29.31%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (13.79%) MCSE
4 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (10.34%) A+ Certification
5 6 (10.34%) DBS Check
5 6 (10.34%) Degree
5 6 (10.34%) MCP
6 4 (6.90%) CCDP
6 4 (6.90%) JNCIP
7 3 (5.17%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.72%) MCSA
8 1 (1.72%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.72%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (32.76%) SLA
2 2 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (13.79%) Active Directory
3 6 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.45%) vSphere
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (8.62%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 56 (96.55%) Cisco
2 29 (50.00%) F5
3 28 (48.28%) SolarWinds
4 20 (34.48%) Infoblox
5 16 (27.59%) CheckPoint
6 13 (22.41%) VMware
7 6 (10.34%) Avaya
7 6 (10.34%) Google
7 6 (10.34%) McAfee
8 5 (8.62%) Citrix
8 5 (8.62%) Juniper
8 5 (8.62%) Palo Alto
9 4 (6.90%) Clearswift
9 4 (6.90%) LogRhythm
9 4 (6.90%) Microsoft
9 4 (6.90%) Nortel
9 4 (6.90%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.45%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) EMC
10 2 (3.45%) Red Hat