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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 135 188 183
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -5
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 110 67 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.70% 0.94% 0.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.29% 4.08% 4.01%
Number of salaries quoted 75 55 49
Average salary £42,500 £48,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.37% +7.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,900 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
1749 1644 1821
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 26.99% 23.16% 24.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1334 1281 1490
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +41 67 £41,000 -11.82% 5
Cheshire +29 33 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Lancashire +2 6 £46,000 +53.33%
Merseyside +9 1 £42,500 -16.66% 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 184 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (79.89%) Cisco
3 109 (59.24%) Firewall
4 100 (54.35%) CCNA
5 71 (38.59%) BGP
6 59 (32.07%) MPLS
7 50 (27.17%) Network Security
8 47 (25.54%) Juniper
9 44 (23.91%) WAN
10 39 (21.20%) OSPF
11 36 (19.57%) LAN
12 35 (19.02%) SLA
13 31 (16.85%) Network Design
14 25 (13.59%) CISSP
14 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
14 25 (13.59%) CCIE
14 25 (13.59%) Windows
14 25 (13.59%) Cisco ASA
15 24 (13.04%) Finance
16 23 (12.50%) CheckPoint
17 22 (11.96%) Mentoring
18 20 (10.87%) Fortinet
18 20 (10.87%) Service Delivery
18 20 (10.87%) VPN
19 19 (10.33%) TCP/IP
19 19 (10.33%) VoIP
20 17 (9.24%) Management Information System
20 17 (9.24%) Wireless
20 17 (9.24%) HSRP
21 16 (8.70%) Network Monitoring

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 6 (3.26%) Lync
2 5 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.17%) IIS
4 3 (1.63%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.09%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (4.35%) MS Office
2 7 (3.80%) MS Visio
3 4 (2.17%) MS Excel
4 2 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 109 (59.24%) Firewall
2 71 (38.59%) BGP
3 59 (32.07%) MPLS
4 50 (27.17%) Network Security
5 44 (23.91%) WAN
6 39 (21.20%) OSPF
7 36 (19.57%) LAN
8 25 (13.59%) Cisco ASA
9 20 (10.87%) VPN
10 19 (10.33%) VoIP
10 19 (10.33%) TCP/IP
11 17 (9.24%) Wireless
11 17 (9.24%) HSRP
12 13 (7.07%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (7.07%) ISDN
13 12 (6.52%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (5.43%) Wi-Fi
14 10 (5.43%) DNS
15 9 (4.89%) DHCP
15 9 (4.89%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.09%) MySQL
1 2 (1.09%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
2 1 (0.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (2.72%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (13.04%) Finance
2 15 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.72%) Retail
4 2 (1.09%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.09%) Back Office
5 1 (0.54%) Legal
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (54.35%) Network Engineer
2 40 (21.74%) Consultant
3 29 (15.76%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (11.41%) Cisco Engineer
4 21 (11.41%) Network Security Engineer
4 21 (11.41%) Security Engineer
5 19 (10.33%) Network Consultant
6 17 (9.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (6.52%) Architect
8 10 (5.43%) Technical Consultant
9 9 (4.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Sales Consultant
10 8 (4.35%) Network Architect
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Security Engineer
10 8 (4.35%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) VoIP Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Cisco Consultant
11 7 (3.80%) IP Engineer
11 7 (3.80%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.09%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.24%) Management Information System
2 6 (3.26%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (2.72%) Open Source
4 4 (2.17%) RMADS
5 3 (1.63%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.63%) PKI
6 2 (1.09%) Tandem
7 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 25 (13.59%) Windows
2 13 (7.07%) UNIX
3 12 (6.52%) Linux
4 8 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (1.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) Debian
7 2 (1.09%) AIX
7 2 (1.09%) CentOS
7 2 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.54%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (16.85%) Network Design
2 22 (11.96%) Mentoring
3 20 (10.87%) Service Delivery
4 16 (8.70%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (7.61%) ITIL
6 12 (6.52%) Information Security
6 12 (6.52%) Cyber Security
7 10 (5.43%) Migration
8 6 (3.26%) Cash Management
8 6 (3.26%) Network Architecture
8 6 (3.26%) Network Management
8 6 (3.26%) Change Management
8 6 (3.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 5 (2.72%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.72%) Load Balancing
9 5 (2.72%) Problem Management
10 4 (2.17%) ITIL V3
10 4 (2.17%) Business Development
10 4 (2.17%) Change Control
10 4 (2.17%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.15%) SQL
2 5 (2.72%) VB
2 5 (2.72%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 184 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (54.35%) CCNA
3 25 (13.59%) CCIE
3 25 (13.59%) CISSP
4 15 (8.15%) CCDA
5 14 (7.61%) A+ Certification
6 13 (7.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.07%) CCDP
7 12 (6.52%) Degree
8 11 (5.98%) JNCIP
9 10 (5.43%) JNCIA
9 10 (5.43%) JNCIS
9 10 (5.43%) CCSE
10 9 (4.89%) MCITP
10 9 (4.89%) Security Cleared
11 7 (3.80%) SC Cleared
11 7 (3.80%) MCSE
12 6 (3.26%) MCSA
13 4 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 3 (1.63%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (19.02%) SLA
2 3 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.09%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.54%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.98%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
4 1 (0.54%) UAG
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Cacti
1 2 (1.09%) Zenoss
1 2 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.09%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.54%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 147 (79.89%) Cisco
2 47 (25.54%) Juniper
3 25 (13.59%) Microsoft
4 23 (12.50%) CheckPoint
5 20 (10.87%) Fortinet
6 16 (8.70%) VMware
7 15 (8.15%) F5
8 14 (7.61%) HP
9 11 (5.98%) Riverbed
10 9 (4.89%) Blue Coat
11 8 (4.35%) Citrix
12 6 (3.26%) Rackspace
13 5 (2.72%) Tufin
13 5 (2.72%) IronPort
13 5 (2.72%) Redback
14 4 (2.17%) Red Hat
15 3 (1.63%) EMC
15 3 (1.63%) SolarWinds
16 2 (1.09%) Fujitsu
16 2 (1.09%) SonicWALL
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nantwich
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Corporate benefiits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: Competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
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Salary: £5500 - £60000 per annum + 15% bonus & flexible benefits
Posted: 26 days ago