The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 59 95 69
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -26
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 75 34 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.29% 1.58% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.64% 5.40% 9.26%
Number of salaries quoted 62 29 39
Average salary £51,250 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £36,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £58,000 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
CCNP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Qualifications Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
778 630 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.12% 29.33% 27.87%
Number of salaries quoted 674 567 396
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCNP across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

CCNP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP across the Birmingham region.

CCNP Salary Trend in Birmingham

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 16 September 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Birmingham

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 115 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 112 (97.39%) Cisco
3 74 (64.35%) Firewall
4 60 (52.17%) CheckPoint
5 57 (49.57%) OSPF
6 52 (45.22%) CCNA
7 48 (41.74%) WAN
8 45 (39.13%) LAN
9 44 (38.26%) MPLS
10 43 (37.39%) BGP
11 37 (32.17%) Juniper
12 29 (25.22%) HP
12 29 (25.22%) Network Security
13 28 (24.35%) Network Management
14 24 (20.87%) VPN
15 23 (20.00%) UNIX
15 23 (20.00%) Solaris
15 23 (20.00%) Linux
15 23 (20.00%) CCSA
16 22 (19.13%) Perl
16 22 (19.13%) CCIP
16 22 (19.13%) Tcl
17 21 (18.26%) CCIE
18 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
19 18 (15.65%) IP Telephony
19 18 (15.65%) Performance Monitoring
20 17 (14.78%) Cisco Nexus
21 16 (13.91%) Blue Coat
22 15 (13.04%) VPLS
22 15 (13.04%) Clustering

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (6.09%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.48%) IIS
2 4 (3.48%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (2.61%) Lync
3 3 (2.61%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (13.04%) MS Visio
2 6 (5.22%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.61%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (3.48%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.83%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (4.35%) Office 365
3 3 (2.61%) IaaS
4 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 74 (64.35%) Firewall
2 57 (49.57%) OSPF
3 48 (41.74%) WAN
4 45 (39.13%) LAN
5 44 (38.26%) MPLS
6 43 (37.39%) BGP
7 29 (25.22%) Network Security
8 24 (20.87%) VPN
9 20 (17.39%) TCP/IP
10 18 (15.65%) IP Telephony
11 17 (14.78%) Cisco Nexus
12 15 (13.04%) VPLS
13 14 (12.17%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (12.17%) Internet
14 13 (11.30%) Junos
15 11 (9.57%) EIGRP
16 10 (8.70%) IPsec
16 10 (8.70%) Wireless
17 9 (7.83%) Extranet
17 9 (7.83%) DNS
General
1 12 (10.43%) Finance
2 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 10 (8.70%) Legal
4 4 (3.48%) Back Office
5 2 (1.74%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.74%) Banking
Job Titles
1 51 (44.35%) Network Engineer
2 25 (21.74%) Firewall Engineer
3 22 (19.13%) Consultant
4 13 (11.30%) Senior Network Engineer
5 11 (9.57%) Network Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Architect
5 11 (9.57%) Analyst
5 11 (9.57%) Network Consultant
6 10 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 10 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Network Security Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Security Engineer
6 10 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
7 9 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (7.83%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Network Design Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Solutions Consultant
8 5 (4.35%) Network Architect
8 5 (4.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.48%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (13.04%) Clustering
2 5 (4.35%) Statistics
3 4 (3.48%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.48%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 23 (20.00%) UNIX
1 23 (20.00%) Solaris
1 23 (20.00%) Linux
2 13 (11.30%) Windows
3 10 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (5.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Network Management
2 18 (15.65%) Performance Monitoring
3 15 (13.04%) Risk Assessment
3 15 (13.04%) Load Balancing
4 10 (8.70%) Network Design
5 9 (7.83%) Low Latency
5 9 (7.83%) Ultra-Low Latency
5 9 (7.83%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (7.83%) E-Commerce
6 6 (5.22%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (4.35%) Fault Management
7 5 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
7 5 (4.35%) Service Delivery
7 5 (4.35%) Change Management
8 4 (3.48%) CRM
8 4 (3.48%) Quality Management
8 4 (3.48%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 4 (3.48%) Network Architecture
9 2 (1.74%) Project Management
9 2 (1.74%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 22 (19.13%) Perl
1 22 (19.13%) Tcl
2 2 (1.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 115 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (45.22%) CCNA
3 23 (20.00%) CCSA
4 22 (19.13%) CCIP
5 21 (18.26%) CCIE
6 13 (11.30%) Check Point Certification
7 10 (8.70%) CCSE
7 10 (8.70%) Security Cleared
8 9 (7.83%) SC Cleared
9 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (6.09%) MCSE
11 6 (5.22%) Degree
11 6 (5.22%) JNCIA
12 5 (4.35%) MCITP
12 5 (4.35%) CCDP
13 4 (3.48%) JNCIE
13 4 (3.48%) VTSP
14 3 (2.61%) MCTS
15 2 (1.74%) CCSP
16 1 (0.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.35%) SLA
2 2 (1.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.74%) GPG13
2 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.48%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.48%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.74%) Snort
3 2 (1.74%) Squid
3 2 (1.74%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (5.22%) Cisco UCCE
1 6 (5.22%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.61%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 112 (97.39%) Cisco
2 60 (52.17%) CheckPoint
3 37 (32.17%) Juniper
4 29 (25.22%) HP
5 16 (13.91%) Blue Coat
6 11 (9.57%) Microsoft
7 9 (7.83%) VMware
8 6 (5.22%) NetApp
9 4 (3.48%) IBM
9 4 (3.48%) SAP
9 4 (3.48%) Nortel
9 4 (3.48%) Verint
10 3 (2.61%) Redback
11 2 (1.74%) Websense
11 2 (1.74%) Sourcefire
12 1 (0.87%) F5
12 1 (0.87%) Mitel
12 1 (0.87%) Siemens
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 5 days ago