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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 228 148 193
Rank change year-on-year
-80 +45
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 28 95 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.38% 1.35% 0.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.64% 5.93% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 21 86 49
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,250 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%
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
1712 1601 1912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.98% 22.79% 25.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1306 1354 1616
Average salary £36,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +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 21 August 2014.

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 21 August 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
Manchester -52 14 £41,500 +0.60% 8
Cheshire -12 11 £51,250 +46.42% 2
Merseyside 0 3 £45,500 -30.00% 2
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 92 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (73.91%) Cisco
3 46 (50.00%) WAN
4 44 (47.83%) CCNA
5 35 (38.04%) LAN
6 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
7 28 (30.43%) Firewall
8 27 (29.35%) CCIE
9 26 (28.26%) VMware
10 24 (26.09%) Juniper
10 24 (26.09%) MPLS
11 20 (21.74%) Wireless
12 18 (19.57%) CCIP
13 17 (18.48%) Citrix
14 16 (17.39%) VPN
15 15 (16.30%) OSPF
16 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
16 14 (15.22%) Finance
16 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (14.13%) ITIL
17 13 (14.13%) Windows
17 13 (14.13%) BGP
17 13 (14.13%) Network Design
18 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
19 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
19 11 (11.96%) SLA
19 11 (11.96%) HP
19 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
20 10 (10.87%) SQL
20 10 (10.87%) Internet

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 7 (7.61%) Lync
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (11.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.17%) Office 365
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 46 (50.00%) WAN
2 35 (38.04%) LAN
3 28 (30.43%) Firewall
4 24 (26.09%) MPLS
5 20 (21.74%) Wireless
6 16 (17.39%) VPN
7 15 (16.30%) OSPF
8 14 (15.22%) Ethernet
9 13 (14.13%) BGP
10 10 (10.87%) Internet
11 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (8.70%) SAN
13 7 (7.61%) VPLS
13 7 (7.61%) Network Security
13 7 (7.61%) SDH
14 6 (6.52%) TCP/IP
14 6 (6.52%) DSL
14 6 (6.52%) Multicast
14 6 (6.52%) Wireshark
14 6 (6.52%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.43%) MySQL
1 5 (5.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (15.22%) Finance
2 9 (9.78%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.43%) Financial Institution
4 4 (4.35%) Back Office
5 3 (3.26%) Advertising
6 2 (2.17%) Banking
6 2 (2.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.09%) Billing
7 1 (1.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (35.87%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Consultant
3 9 (9.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 8 (8.70%) Architect
5 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.61%) Technical Consultant
6 6 (6.52%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Analyst
6 6 (6.52%) Network Architect
7 5 (5.43%) Network Support
7 5 (5.43%) Software Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Software Developer
7 5 (5.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Network Analyst
8 4 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (4.35%) Security Engineer
8 4 (4.35%) Pre Sales Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.43%) WCF
1 5 (5.43%) jQuery
1 5 (5.43%) RESTful
1 5 (5.43%) Ember.js
1 5 (5.43%) SOAP
1 5 (5.43%) Web Services
2 1 (1.09%) NHibernate
2 1 (1.09%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.43%) IPTV
2 4 (4.35%) Firmware
2 4 (4.35%) iPhone
2 4 (4.35%) Enterprise Storage
3 3 (3.26%) Tandem
4 2 (2.17%) GIS
4 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.09%) SCADA
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (5.43%) UNIX
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.13%) ITIL
1 13 (14.13%) Network Design
2 10 (10.87%) Network Management
3 9 (9.78%) Network Architecture
4 8 (8.70%) Security Architecture
4 8 (8.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (7.61%) Migration
5 7 (7.61%) WAN Optimisation
6 6 (6.52%) Information Security
6 6 (6.52%) Project Management
6 6 (6.52%) SIEM
7 5 (5.43%) Kanban
7 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (5.43%) OOD
7 5 (5.43%) SOA
7 5 (5.43%) CRM
7 5 (5.43%) TDD
7 5 (5.43%) Scrum
8 4 (4.35%) Change Management
8 4 (4.35%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.87%) SQL
2 6 (6.52%) PHP
3 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
3 5 (5.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (5.43%) C#
3 5 (5.43%) Delphi
3 5 (5.43%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.09%) Perl
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (47.83%) CCNA
3 27 (29.35%) CCIE
4 18 (19.57%) CCIP
5 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (9.78%) JNCIA
6 9 (9.78%) MCP
6 9 (9.78%) MCSE
7 8 (8.70%) CCDP
7 8 (8.70%) CISSP
8 7 (7.61%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 7 (7.61%) A+ Certification
9 6 (6.52%) Degree
10 5 (5.43%) JNCIE
11 4 (4.35%) CCDA
11 4 (4.35%) MCSA
12 2 (2.17%) CCA
12 2 (2.17%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (2.17%) JNCIP
12 2 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (6.52%) Hyper-V
3 4 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 4 (4.35%) Terminal Services
4 1 (1.09%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.09%) XenApp
4 1 (1.09%) XenDesktop
4 1 (1.09%) vSphere
4 1 (1.09%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) OpenView
1 5 (5.43%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 68 (73.91%) Cisco
2 29 (31.52%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.26%) VMware
4 24 (26.09%) Juniper
5 17 (18.48%) Citrix
6 12 (13.04%) CheckPoint
7 11 (11.96%) HP
8 8 (8.70%) Blue Coat
8 8 (8.70%) F5
9 7 (7.61%) Riverbed
9 7 (7.61%) Nokia
10 6 (6.52%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.52%) ArcSight
11 5 (5.43%) Dell
12 4 (4.35%) Redback
12 4 (4.35%) Aruba
13 2 (2.17%) Fortinet
13 2 (2.17%) SonicWALL
13 2 (2.17%) NetApp
13 2 (2.17%) Symantec
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