The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 198 214 152
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -62
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 47 30 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.42% 1.26%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.04% 1.81% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 38 26 81
Average salary £41,250 £38,625 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% -3.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £61,250 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -5.55%
CCNP
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1545 1653 1673
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.69% 22.97% 23.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1195 1274 1405
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCNP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CCNP Salary Trend in the North West

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in the North West

CCNP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 August 2015. 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
Manchester +7 22 £47,000 +21.68% 5
Cheshire +16 15 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Lancashire - 5 £32,500 -
Merseyside +13 3 £50,000 -13.79% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 148 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (80.41%) Cisco
3 78 (52.70%) CCNA
4 76 (51.35%) Firewall
5 62 (41.89%) MPLS
6 51 (34.46%) BGP
7 48 (32.43%) LAN
7 48 (32.43%) WAN
8 43 (29.05%) Juniper
9 40 (27.03%) Network Security
10 39 (26.35%) Data Centre
11 37 (25.00%) Windows
12 34 (22.97%) DNS
13 32 (21.62%) DHCP
14 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
15 28 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
16 26 (17.57%) CCIE
17 25 (16.89%) TCP/IP
17 25 (16.89%) VoIP
17 25 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
18 24 (16.22%) VPN
18 24 (16.22%) OSPF
19 23 (15.54%) Wireless
19 23 (15.54%) Service Delivery
20 21 (14.19%) Network Design
21 20 (13.51%) VMware
22 19 (12.84%) CISSP
22 19 (12.84%) ITIL
22 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
23 18 (12.16%) Management Information System

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 8 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.73%) nginx
2 7 (4.73%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (4.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (4.05%) Apache
3 6 (4.05%) MS Exchange
4 5 (3.38%) Lync
5 4 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (4.05%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.38%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.05%) Office 365
2 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 76 (51.35%) Firewall
2 62 (41.89%) MPLS
3 51 (34.46%) BGP
4 48 (32.43%) LAN
4 48 (32.43%) WAN
5 40 (27.03%) Network Security
6 34 (22.97%) DNS
7 32 (21.62%) DHCP
8 28 (18.92%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (16.89%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (16.89%) TCP/IP
9 25 (16.89%) VoIP
10 24 (16.22%) VPN
10 24 (16.22%) OSPF
11 23 (15.54%) Wireless
12 17 (11.49%) SSL
13 15 (10.14%) iSCSI
14 13 (8.78%) HTTP
15 12 (8.11%) SAN
15 12 (8.11%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.41%) MySQL
2 4 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (2.70%) Metasploit
General
1 18 (12.16%) Finance
2 5 (3.38%) Legal
2 5 (3.38%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.38%) Retail
3 3 (2.03%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.35%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.35%) Back Office
5 1 (0.68%) Advertising
5 1 (0.68%) Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (44.59%) Network Engineer
2 31 (20.95%) Consultant
3 23 (15.54%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Network Security Engineer
4 18 (12.16%) Security Engineer
5 17 (11.49%) Architect
6 14 (9.46%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) Senior Security Engineer
7 13 (8.78%) Senior Network Security Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 10 (6.76%) Network Consultant
8 10 (6.76%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (6.08%) Analyst
10 8 (5.41%) Network Architect
11 7 (4.73%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Sales Consultant
11 7 (4.73%) Design Engineer
11 7 (4.73%) Pre Sales Consultant
12 6 (4.05%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.11%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.05%) LAMP
3 3 (2.03%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (26.35%) Data Centre
2 18 (12.16%) Management Information System
3 8 (5.41%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (4.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.03%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.03%) Life Science
6 3 (2.03%) RMADS
7 1 (0.68%) Tandem
7 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 37 (25.00%) Windows
2 19 (12.84%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (9.46%) Linux
4 12 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (5.41%) UNIX
5 8 (5.41%) CentOS
6 4 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.35%) AIX
7 2 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.68%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (15.54%) Service Delivery
2 21 (14.19%) Network Design
3 19 (12.84%) ITIL
4 14 (9.46%) Network Monitoring
4 14 (9.46%) Mentoring
5 12 (8.11%) Network Architecture
6 11 (7.43%) Load Balancing
7 10 (6.76%) Migration
8 8 (5.41%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.73%) Project Management
9 7 (4.73%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (4.73%) DDoS Mitigation
10 6 (4.05%) Security Patching
10 6 (4.05%) Root Cause Analysis
10 6 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (4.05%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (4.05%) Cash Management
10 6 (4.05%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (4.05%) Cyber Security
11 5 (3.38%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (6.76%) SQL
2 6 (4.05%) PHP
2 6 (4.05%) PowerShell
3 5 (3.38%) VB
4 1 (0.68%) Ruby
4 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 148 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (52.70%) CCNA
3 26 (17.57%) CCIE
4 19 (12.84%) CISSP
5 15 (10.14%) CCDA
6 13 (8.78%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (6.76%) Degree
7 10 (6.76%) JNCIA
8 9 (6.08%) CCSE
8 9 (6.08%) A+ Certification
9 8 (5.41%) MCSE
9 8 (5.41%) SC Cleared
9 8 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 7 (4.73%) MCITP
11 5 (3.38%) JNCIS
11 5 (3.38%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.38%) MCSA
12 4 (2.70%) CEH
12 4 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (2.03%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.46%) SLA
2 3 (2.03%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.03%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (11.49%) Active Directory
2 15 (10.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.70%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.03%) vSphere
4 3 (2.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.03%) XenApp
4 3 (2.03%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.68%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.68%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (2.70%) WSUS
1 4 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.03%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.03%) SCCM
2 3 (2.03%) SCOM
3 1 (0.68%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.68%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.68%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 119 (80.41%) Cisco
2 43 (29.05%) Juniper
3 29 (19.59%) Microsoft
4 20 (13.51%) VMware
5 17 (11.49%) CheckPoint
6 16 (10.81%) F5
7 11 (7.43%) Riverbed
8 10 (6.76%) HP
9 9 (6.08%) Citrix
9 9 (6.08%) Fortinet
10 8 (5.41%) Blue Coat
11 6 (4.05%) Rackspace
12 5 (3.38%) Tufin
12 5 (3.38%) IronPort
12 5 (3.38%) NetApp
12 5 (3.38%) IBM
13 4 (2.70%) Meraki
14 3 (2.03%) Meru Networks
14 3 (2.03%) Dell
14 3 (2.03%) EMC
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