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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / North West
Rank 129 187 156
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -31
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 126 47 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.09% 0.85% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.94% 3.17% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 81 40 77
Median salary £40,000 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.51% +23.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,500 £54,000
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 North West region.

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1409 1483 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.39% 26.67% 26.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1037 1176 1476
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 20 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North West region over the 3 months to 20 February 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
Manchester +13 89 £40,000 -15.78% 12
Cheshire +32 17 £41,250 +3.12% 2
Lancashire +5 14 £41,000 +9.33% 3
Merseyside +3 3 £41,250 +26.92% 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 North West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 225 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (94.67%) Cisco
3 144 (64.00%) Firewall
4 81 (36.00%) WAN
5 80 (35.56%) CCNA
6 79 (35.11%) LAN
7 73 (32.44%) Juniper
8 72 (32.00%) BGP
9 65 (28.89%) Telecoms
10 63 (28.00%) MPLS
11 62 (27.56%) Data Centre
12 60 (26.67%) Network Security
13 58 (25.78%) DNS
14 57 (25.33%) Network Management
15 56 (24.89%) CheckPoint
16 52 (23.11%) OSPF
17 51 (22.67%) ITIL
18 49 (21.78%) Wireless
19 46 (20.44%) Finance
20 44 (19.56%) Network Design
21 40 (17.78%) Ethernet
22 38 (16.89%) Active Directory
23 37 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
24 36 (16.00%) TCP/IP
24 36 (16.00%) VPN
24 36 (16.00%) CCIE
24 36 (16.00%) JNCIP
25 33 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
26 32 (14.22%) Wi-Fi
27 31 (13.78%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (1.78%) IIS
2 3 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.22%) SaaS
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.89%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.44%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 144 (64.00%) Firewall
2 81 (36.00%) WAN
3 79 (35.11%) LAN
4 72 (32.00%) BGP
5 63 (28.00%) MPLS
6 60 (26.67%) Network Security
7 58 (25.78%) DNS
8 52 (23.11%) OSPF
9 49 (21.78%) Wireless
10 40 (17.78%) Ethernet
11 37 (16.44%) Cisco Nexus
12 36 (16.00%) TCP/IP
12 36 (16.00%) VPN
13 32 (14.22%) Wi-Fi
14 30 (13.33%) VoIP
15 29 (12.89%) Cisco Wireless
15 29 (12.89%) Internet
16 24 (10.67%) Broadband
16 24 (10.67%) EIGRP
16 24 (10.67%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (4.44%) Git (software)
General
1 65 (28.89%) Telecoms
2 46 (20.44%) Finance
3 24 (10.67%) Retail
4 21 (9.33%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (4.00%) Banking
5 9 (4.00%) Legal
6 4 (1.78%) Back Office
7 2 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 120 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 43 (19.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (14.22%) Consultant
4 29 (12.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (9.78%) Network Consultant
6 21 (9.33%) Network Security Consultant
6 21 (9.33%) Security Consultant
7 19 (8.44%) Lead Network Engineer
8 16 (7.11%) Network Manager
9 14 (6.22%) Analyst
9 14 (6.22%) Network Analyst
9 14 (6.22%) Windows Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) Designer
10 13 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 13 (5.78%) Network Designer
11 10 (4.44%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (4.44%) Support Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 9 (4.00%) Network Operations Manager
12 9 (4.00%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.78%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.89%) XMPP
3 1 (0.44%) FFmpeg
Miscellaneous
1 62 (27.56%) Data Centre
2 33 (14.67%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 11 (4.89%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.78%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.78%) iPad
7 3 (1.33%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (0.89%) Clustering
8 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.89%) IPTV
9 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.44%) IVR
9 1 (0.44%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.78%) Windows
2 25 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 18 (8.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (6.22%) Linux
5 11 (4.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.67%) Unix
7 2 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (25.33%) Network Management
2 51 (22.67%) ITIL
3 44 (19.56%) Network Design
4 25 (11.11%) High Availability
5 21 (9.33%) Mentoring
6 19 (8.44%) Performance Monitoring
6 19 (8.44%) Service Management
7 18 (8.00%) Configuration Management
8 15 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (6.22%) Risk Management
10 13 (5.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.78%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.78%) Migration
10 13 (5.78%) Risk Assessment
11 12 (5.33%) Change Management
11 12 (5.33%) Information Security
11 12 (5.33%) Line Management
11 12 (5.33%) Network Planning
12 10 (4.44%) Business Continuity
12 10 (4.44%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (9.78%) SQL
2 10 (4.44%) Perl
2 10 (4.44%) PHP
2 10 (4.44%) Python
3 9 (4.00%) C
Qualifications
1 225 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (35.56%) CCNA
3 36 (16.00%) CCIE
3 36 (16.00%) JNCIP
4 26 (11.56%) Degree
5 23 (10.22%) CCSE
6 18 (8.00%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.78%) CCSA
7 13 (5.78%) CCSP
8 9 (4.00%) BC Cleared
8 9 (4.00%) CISM
8 9 (4.00%) CISSP
8 9 (4.00%) DV Cleared
8 9 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
8 9 (4.00%) JNCIA
9 7 (3.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (1.33%) CCDP
10 3 (1.33%) MCSA
10 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 2 (0.89%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (12.89%) PCI DSS
2 23 (10.22%) SLA
3 9 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.78%) QA
System Software
1 38 (16.89%) Active Directory
2 21 (9.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.78%) Firmware
4 2 (0.89%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.44%) pfSense
5 1 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.44%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 24 (10.67%) Nagios
2 23 (10.22%) OpenNMS
3 21 (9.33%) Cisco Prime
4 18 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (8.00%) FortiGate
4 18 (8.00%) Puppet
4 18 (8.00%) RANCID
4 18 (8.00%) SCCM
5 11 (4.89%) Cacti
6 7 (3.11%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (2.67%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.44%) Graylog
8 1 (0.44%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 213 (94.67%) Cisco
2 73 (32.44%) Juniper
3 56 (24.89%) CheckPoint
4 31 (13.78%) Fortinet
5 30 (13.33%) VMware
6 27 (12.00%) Ericsson
6 27 (12.00%) Huawei
7 20 (8.89%) F5
8 17 (7.56%) HP
9 15 (6.67%) Brocade
9 15 (6.67%) Foundry
9 15 (6.67%) ZyXEL
10 13 (5.78%) Riverbed
10 13 (5.78%) SolarWinds
10 13 (5.78%) Splunk
11 9 (4.00%) Citrix
12 8 (3.56%) Microsoft
12 8 (3.56%) Palo Alto
12 8 (3.56%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.22%) WatchGuard
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