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

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 73 87 103
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +16
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 17 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.70% 1.06% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 4.32% 4.47%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 19
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £80,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%

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
236 324 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 23.58% 24.64% 24.67%
Number of salaries quoted 148 279 375
Median salary £38,500 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.94% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,100 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Cheshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +15 6 - - 1
Crewe -10 4 £37,500 -6.25%
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (83.33%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
4 10 (41.67%) Service Management
4 10 (41.67%) SLA
5 8 (33.33%) ITIL
6 7 (29.17%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
6 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
6 7 (29.17%) BGP
6 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
6 7 (29.17%) Network Security
7 6 (25.00%) Budget Control
7 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
7 6 (25.00%) Line Management
7 6 (25.00%) BC Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
7 6 (25.00%) WAN
7 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (20.83%) Juniper
8 5 (20.83%) VoIP
8 5 (20.83%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) VMware
8 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
9 4 (16.67%) Back Office
9 4 (16.67%) Unix
9 4 (16.67%) Firmware
9 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 7 (29.17%) BGP
2 7 (29.17%) EIGRP
2 7 (29.17%) Ethernet
2 7 (29.17%) LAN
2 7 (29.17%) Network Security
2 7 (29.17%) TCP/IP
3 6 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 6 (25.00%) WAN
4 5 (20.83%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco ISE
5 3 (12.50%) IGRP
5 3 (12.50%) MPLS
5 3 (12.50%) OSPF
5 3 (12.50%) VLAN
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco PIX
7 1 (4.17%) Wireless
General
1 10 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (20.83%) Finance
3 4 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Network Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Network Operations Manager
2 6 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (8.33%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Security Engineer
3 2 (8.33%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Data Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Firewall Engineer
4 1 (4.17%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Network Specialist
4 1 (4.17%) Operations Consultant
4 1 (4.17%) Security Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (4.17%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (41.67%) Service Management
2 8 (33.33%) ITIL
3 6 (25.00%) Budget Control
3 6 (25.00%) Line Management
4 5 (20.83%) Service Delivery
5 4 (16.67%) Fault Management
5 4 (16.67%) Load Balancing
6 3 (12.50%) Information Security
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement Process
7 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
7 1 (4.17%) Incident Management
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 6 (25.00%) BC Cleared
3 6 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 4 (16.67%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (41.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Firmware
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (20.83%) Juniper
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) CheckPoint
4 3 (12.50%) Aruba
5 1 (4.17%) Avaya
5 1 (4.17%) F5
5 1 (4.17%) SolarWinds
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