The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 112 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 20 14 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.04% 0.82% 0.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.33% 3.18% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 14 18
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £40,000 £52,100
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
CCNP
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
462 440 486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 24.00% 25.84% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 396 330 434
Average salary £41,250 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

CCNP Salary Trend in Cheshire

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester - 8 £67,500 - 1
Crewe - 4 £37,500 -
Macclesfield - 2 £42,500 - 2
Nantwich - 2 £35,000 - 1
Warrington +7 1 £33,000 -34.00%
Wilmslow -15 1 - -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCNA
3 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
4 13 (41.94%) CISSP
5 12 (38.71%) Cisco
5 12 (38.71%) Information Security
6 11 (35.48%) Network Security
7 10 (32.26%) SQL
7 10 (32.26%) A+ Certification
8 9 (29.03%) MS Office
8 9 (29.03%) Firewall
8 9 (29.03%) Cyber Security
9 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (25.81%) ArcSight
9 8 (25.81%) SIEM
10 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
11 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
11 6 (19.35%) Finance
12 5 (16.13%) UNIX
12 5 (16.13%) LAN
12 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
13 4 (12.90%) Windows
13 4 (12.90%) Linux
13 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
13 4 (12.90%) SLA
13 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
13 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
13 4 (12.90%) Wireless
13 4 (12.90%) Migration
13 4 (12.90%) Tandem

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Applications
1 9 (29.03%) MS Office
2 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) Network Security
2 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 5 (16.13%) LAN
3 5 (16.13%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) Wireless
5 3 (9.68%) OSPF
5 3 (9.68%) EIGRP
5 3 (9.68%) WAN
5 3 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (6.45%) HTTP
6 2 (6.45%) WLAN
6 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 2 (6.45%) DNS
6 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (3.23%) BGP
7 1 (3.23%) Internet
7 1 (3.23%) ISDN
7 1 (3.23%) SSL
General
1 6 (19.35%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Financial Institution
3 2 (6.45%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Network Engineer
2 5 (16.13%) Security Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Consultant
4 3 (9.68%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (9.68%) Information Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Information Security Manager
4 3 (9.68%) Security Manager
5 2 (6.45%) Network Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Information Security Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Lead Network Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Network Architect
5 2 (6.45%) Security Specialist
5 2 (6.45%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Tandem
2 2 (6.45%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) UNIX
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 4 (12.90%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (38.71%) Information Security
2 9 (29.03%) Cyber Security
3 8 (25.81%) SIEM
4 7 (22.58%) Network Monitoring
5 4 (12.90%) Migration
6 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
6 2 (6.45%) Password Management
7 1 (3.23%) Validation
7 1 (3.23%) B2B
7 1 (3.23%) Network Management
7 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (61.29%) CCNA
3 13 (41.94%) CISSP
4 10 (32.26%) A+ Certification
5 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (12.90%) MCITP
7 2 (6.45%) JNCIS
7 2 (6.45%) JNCIP
7 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (6.45%) MCSE
7 2 (6.45%) MCSA
7 2 (6.45%) MCP
7 2 (6.45%) CCIP
7 2 (6.45%) CCDP
8 1 (3.23%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.23%) UAG
Vendors
1 15 (48.39%) Microsoft
2 12 (38.71%) Cisco
3 8 (25.81%) ArcSight
4 3 (9.68%) Juniper
5 2 (6.45%) F5
5 2 (6.45%) Aruba
5 2 (6.45%) VMware
6 1 (3.23%) Redback
6 1 (3.23%) Dell
6 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
6 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
Macclesfield, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + corporate benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum Basic salary to £70,000 + 20% bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago