Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Wales
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 114 123
Rank change year-on-year +9 +9 -41
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 29 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.54% 1.63% 1.08%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 6.16% 3.94%
Number of salaries quoted 20 25 24
Wales median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £26,850
90th Percentile £70,000 £51,500 £59,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 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 452 552 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 23.98% 26.54% 27.43%
Number of salaries quoted 290 416 616
Wales median annual salary £40,230 £40,000 £36,125
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.57% +10.73% -9.69%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £54,080 £52,500
UK median annual salary £49,658 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.35% - -

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +3 11 £55,000 +41.03% 5
West Wales +12 7 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Mid Wales -26 7 - -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (93.10%) Cisco
3 15 (51.72%) Wireless
3 15 (51.72%) CCNA
4 13 (44.83%) SLA
5 12 (41.38%) LAN
5 12 (41.38%) WAN
5 12 (41.38%) SolarWinds
6 10 (34.48%) F5
6 10 (34.48%) Firewall
7 9 (31.03%) CCIE
7 9 (31.03%) ITIL
8 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
8 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
8 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (24.14%) Change Control
9 7 (24.14%) Infoblox
9 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
9 7 (24.14%) ITSM
9 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
9 7 (24.14%) Service Management
9 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (24.14%) Cisco ISE
9 7 (24.14%) Coaching
9 7 (24.14%) User Experience
9 7 (24.14%) Presales
9 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
9 7 (24.14%) Runbook

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 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (10.34%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (51.72%) Wireless
2 12 (41.38%) LAN
2 12 (41.38%) WAN
3 10 (34.48%) Firewall
4 7 (24.14%) Cisco ISE
5 6 (20.69%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (20.69%) DNS
6 5 (17.24%) VPN
6 5 (17.24%) Wireshark
7 4 (13.79%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (10.34%) SAN
9 2 (6.90%) DHCP
9 2 (6.90%) Wireless Security
9 2 (6.90%) WLAN
10 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (3.45%) IP Telephony
10 1 (3.45%) RIP
10 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.45%) VLAN
10 1 (3.45%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 4 (13.79%) Marketing
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (62.07%) Network Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 4 (13.79%) ICT Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Network Design Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Security Architect
5 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Analyst
6 2 (6.90%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Presales Solution Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Architect
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Network Design Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Architect
7 1 (3.45%) Security Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.45%) TOGAF Architect
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) User Experience
2 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.90%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
3 2 (6.90%) PKI
4 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) CatOS
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) ITIL
2 8 (27.59%) Continuous Improvement
2 8 (27.59%) Stakeholder Management
2 8 (27.59%) TOGAF
3 7 (24.14%) Change Control
3 7 (24.14%) Coaching
3 7 (24.14%) Decision-Making
3 7 (24.14%) IT Strategy
3 7 (24.14%) ITSM
3 7 (24.14%) Presales
3 7 (24.14%) Problem Management
3 7 (24.14%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (24.14%) Runbook
3 7 (24.14%) Service Delivery
3 7 (24.14%) Service Management
4 5 (17.24%) Change Management
4 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
5 4 (13.79%) Network Design
5 4 (13.79%) SIEM
6 2 (6.90%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (51.72%) CCNA
3 9 (31.03%) CCIE
4 7 (24.14%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (20.69%) Degree
6 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (17.24%) MCSA
6 5 (17.24%) MCSE
6 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (13.79%) MCSD
7 4 (13.79%) MOS
7 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
8 2 (6.90%) CCIE Routing and Switching
8 2 (6.90%) CISM
8 2 (6.90%) CISSP
9 1 (3.45%) CCDP
9 1 (3.45%) CISA
9 1 (3.45%) ISEB
9 1 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (44.83%) SLA
2 2 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 1 (3.45%) COBIT
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Virtual Desktop
3 2 (6.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) QRadar
1 1 (3.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Cisco
2 12 (41.38%) SolarWinds
3 10 (34.48%) F5
4 8 (27.59%) Microsoft
5 7 (24.14%) Infoblox
6 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 4 (13.79%) Riverbed
7 3 (10.34%) Juniper
7 3 (10.34%) McAfee
7 3 (10.34%) VMware
8 2 (6.90%) Blue Coat
8 2 (6.90%) Splunk
9 1 (3.45%) AlienVault
9 1 (3.45%) Dell
9 1 (3.45%) HP
9 1 (3.45%) LogRhythm
9 1 (3.45%) Meraki
9 1 (3.45%) Palo Alto