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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 182 212 168
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -44
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 52 36 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.81% 0.52% 1.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.40% 2.28% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 45 32 79
Average salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £46,350 £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
1529 1576 1749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.86% 22.60% 23.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1221 1205 1465
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £54,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +12 25 £48,750 +25.80% 2
Cheshire 0 13 £38,750 +19.23% 8
Lancashire -8 6 £32,500 +14.03%
Merseyside - 4 £50,000 - 3
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (81.71%) Cisco
3 103 (58.86%) CCNA
4 100 (57.14%) Firewall
5 69 (39.43%) MPLS
6 61 (34.86%) BGP
7 55 (31.43%) WAN
7 55 (31.43%) Data Centre
8 51 (29.14%) LAN
9 50 (28.57%) Juniper
10 46 (26.29%) Network Security
11 35 (20.00%) Windows
12 33 (18.86%) Cisco ASA
13 31 (17.71%) DNS
14 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
14 30 (17.14%) CCIE
15 29 (16.57%) DHCP
16 28 (16.00%) Network Design
17 27 (15.43%) OSPF
18 25 (14.29%) CheckPoint
18 25 (14.29%) VPN
19 24 (13.71%) SLA
20 23 (13.14%) VoIP
20 23 (13.14%) Wireless
21 22 (12.57%) Finance
21 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
21 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
21 22 (12.57%) Cisco Nexus
22 21 (12.00%) ITIL
23 20 (11.43%) VMware

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 (4.57%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (4.00%) nginx
2 7 (4.00%) Lync
2 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (3.43%) Apache
4 4 (2.29%) IIS
4 4 (2.29%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (3.43%) MS Office
1 6 (3.43%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (3.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.43%) Office 365
2 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 100 (57.14%) Firewall
2 69 (39.43%) MPLS
3 61 (34.86%) BGP
4 55 (31.43%) WAN
5 51 (29.14%) LAN
6 46 (26.29%) Network Security
7 33 (18.86%) Cisco ASA
8 31 (17.71%) DNS
9 29 (16.57%) DHCP
10 27 (15.43%) OSPF
11 25 (14.29%) VPN
12 23 (13.14%) VoIP
12 23 (13.14%) Wireless
13 22 (12.57%) Cisco Nexus
13 22 (12.57%) TCP/IP
14 15 (8.57%) SSL
15 12 (6.86%) SAN
16 11 (6.29%) Wireshark
17 10 (5.71%) Cisco PIX
17 10 (5.71%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.57%) MySQL
2 4 (2.29%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 22 (12.57%) Finance
2 9 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.43%) Legal
4 5 (2.86%) Retail
5 2 (1.14%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.14%) Back Office
5 2 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (50.29%) Network Engineer
2 38 (21.71%) Consultant
3 24 (13.71%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (11.43%) Network Security Engineer
4 20 (11.43%) Security Engineer
5 17 (9.71%) Architect
5 17 (9.71%) Network Consultant
5 17 (9.71%) Cisco Engineer
6 13 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 12 (6.86%) Analyst
8 10 (5.71%) Technical Consultant
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Security Engineer
8 10 (5.71%) Senior Network Security Engineer
9 9 (5.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.57%) Sales Consultant
10 8 (4.57%) Network Architect
11 7 (4.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 7 (4.00%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (4.00%) Design Engineer
12 6 (3.43%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.43%) LAMP
2 4 (2.29%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 55 (31.43%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.29%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.43%) RMADS
6 5 (2.86%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.71%) FlexPod
8 2 (1.14%) PKI
8 2 (1.14%) Life Science
9 1 (0.57%) Tandem
9 1 (0.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.00%) Windows
2 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (8.00%) Linux
4 10 (5.71%) UNIX
5 9 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (4.57%) CentOS
7 4 (2.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.71%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.00%) Network Design
2 22 (12.57%) Service Delivery
3 21 (12.00%) ITIL
4 20 (11.43%) Mentoring
5 18 (10.29%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (5.71%) Migration
6 10 (5.71%) Network Architecture
7 9 (5.14%) Load Balancing
7 9 (5.14%) Disaster Recovery
7 9 (5.14%) DDoS Mitigation
8 8 (4.57%) Cyber Security
8 8 (4.57%) Information Security
9 7 (4.00%) Open Source
10 6 (3.43%) Cash Management
10 6 (3.43%) E-Commerce
10 6 (3.43%) Project Management
11 5 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (2.86%) Ethical Hacking
11 5 (2.86%) Kalman Filter
11 5 (2.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.86%) SQL
2 6 (3.43%) PHP
2 6 (3.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.86%) VB
4 1 (0.57%) Ruby
4 1 (0.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 175 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (58.86%) CCNA
3 30 (17.14%) CCIE
4 20 (11.43%) CISSP
5 17 (9.71%) CCDA
6 14 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (7.43%) Security Cleared
8 11 (6.29%) Degree
8 11 (6.29%) SC Cleared
8 11 (6.29%) A+ Certification
9 10 (5.71%) CCSE
9 10 (5.71%) JNCIA
10 9 (5.14%) MCSE
11 8 (4.57%) MCITP
12 7 (4.00%) JNCIP
12 7 (4.00%) CCDP
13 6 (3.43%) MCSA
13 6 (3.43%) JNCIS
14 4 (2.29%) CEH
14 4 (2.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (13.71%) SLA
2 4 (2.29%) JSP 440
3 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
System Software
1 17 (9.71%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.29%) XenDesktop
4 3 (1.71%) vSphere
4 3 (1.71%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.71%) XenApp
5 2 (1.14%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.14%) VMware Server
6 1 (0.57%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 4 (2.29%) WSUS
1 4 (2.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (1.71%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.71%) SCCM
2 3 (1.71%) SCOM
3 1 (0.57%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.57%) HAProxy
3 1 (0.57%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.57%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 143 (81.71%) Cisco
2 50 (28.57%) Juniper
3 30 (17.14%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.29%) CheckPoint
5 20 (11.43%) VMware
6 18 (10.29%) Fortinet
7 17 (9.71%) F5
8 16 (9.14%) HP
9 12 (6.86%) Riverbed
10 10 (5.71%) Blue Coat
11 9 (5.14%) Citrix
12 6 (3.43%) Rackspace
13 5 (2.86%) IronPort
13 5 (2.86%) Tufin
13 5 (2.86%) NetApp
13 5 (2.86%) IBM
14 4 (2.29%) Avaya
14 4 (2.29%) Meraki
15 3 (1.71%) Meru Networks
15 3 (1.71%) SonicWALL
Cheshire
Connected IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £20k bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Warrington
First Recruitment Group
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 19 days ago
Liverpool
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £21000 - £35000 per annum + Certified training
Posted: 21 days ago