CCNP Service Provider

Service Provider Certification Comparison Chart

Service Provider Certification Comparison Chart
Certification Name Years of experience Job Role Product/Technology
covered in course
Number of exams Prerequisites
CCNA Service Provider 1-3

Service Provider Network Engineers

Service Provider Network Technicians

Service Provider Support Technicians

Service Provider System Engineers

Service Provider Field Engineers

Service Provider Network Designers

Service Provider Planners

Service Provider Implementers

Hardware

  • Cisco CRS Series
  • Cisco XR 12000 Series
  • Cisco ASR Series
  • Cisco 7600 Series
  • Cisco Catalyst Switches
  • Cisco ME Series Switches

Software

  • Cisco IOS
  • Cisco IOS XR
  • Cisco IOS XE
2 None
CCNP Service Provider 3-5

Service Provider Network Engineers

Service Provider System Engineers

Service Provider Network Specialists

Channel Partner Sales Engineers

Channel Partner Field Engineers

Hardware

  • Cisco CRS Series
  • Cisco XR 12000 Series
  • Cisco ASR Series
  • Cisco 7600 Series
  • Cisco Catalyst Switches
  • Cisco ME Series Switches

Software

  • Cisco IOS
  • Cisco IOS XR
  • Cisco IOS XE
4 Valid CCNA Service Provider Certification or any CCIE Certification
CCIE Service Provider 7 +

Service Provider Network Engineers

Sr Service Provider Networking Professional

Hardware

  • Cisco CRS Series
  • Cisco XR 12000 Series
  • Cisco ASR Series
  • Cisco 7600 Series
  • Cisco Catalyst Switches
  • Cisco ME Series Switches

Software

  • Cisco IOS
  • Cisco IOS XR
  • Cisco IOS XE
2 None

CCNP Service Provider Certification Comparison Chart (PDF - 262 KB)