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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 138 202 185
Rank change year-on-year
+64 -17
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 106 36 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.55% 0.54% 1.02%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 2.16% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 75 32 44
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,250 £50,000
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
2026 1669 1786
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 29.59% 24.99% 24.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1639 1338 1419
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £23,475
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +53 64 £37,500 -22.68% 13
Cheshire +14 35 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Lancashire +7 5 £36,000 +30.90%
Merseyside +9 1 £42,500 -30.61% 4
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (81.50%) Cisco
3 100 (57.80%) Firewall
4 95 (54.91%) CCNA
5 61 (35.26%) BGP
6 50 (28.90%) MPLS
7 45 (26.01%) WAN
8 41 (23.70%) Juniper
9 39 (22.54%) OSPF
10 37 (21.39%) Network Security
11 35 (20.23%) SLA
11 35 (20.23%) LAN
12 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
13 28 (16.18%) Finance
14 24 (13.87%) VPN
14 24 (13.87%) Network Design
15 23 (13.29%) Windows
16 21 (12.14%) TCP/IP
17 20 (11.56%) Fortinet
18 19 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (10.98%) CISSP
19 18 (10.40%) Telecoms
19 18 (10.40%) Service Delivery
20 17 (9.83%) CheckPoint
20 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
20 17 (9.83%) A+ Certification
20 17 (9.83%) SQL
20 17 (9.83%) VoIP
20 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
21 16 (9.25%) CCDP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 5 (2.89%) Lync
1 5 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (2.89%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.31%) IIS
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 11 (6.36%) MS Office
2 8 (4.62%) MS Excel
3 6 (3.47%) MS Visio
4 2 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.89%) Office 365
2 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 100 (57.80%) Firewall
2 61 (35.26%) BGP
3 50 (28.90%) MPLS
4 45 (26.01%) WAN
5 39 (22.54%) OSPF
6 37 (21.39%) Network Security
7 35 (20.23%) LAN
8 24 (13.87%) VPN
9 21 (12.14%) TCP/IP
10 19 (10.98%) Cisco ASA
11 17 (9.83%) VoIP
12 16 (9.25%) Wireless
12 16 (9.25%) HSRP
13 14 (8.09%) ISDN
13 14 (8.09%) IP Telephony
14 13 (7.51%) Wi-Fi
15 11 (6.36%) VLAN
16 10 (5.78%) Intrusion Detection
17 9 (5.20%) EIGRP
18 8 (4.62%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.58%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.73%) Metasploit
General
1 28 (16.18%) Finance
2 18 (10.40%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.31%) Retail
4 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.16%) Back Office
5 1 (0.58%) Legal
Job Titles
1 97 (56.07%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.08%) Consultant
3 22 (12.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 17 (9.83%) Senior Network Engineer
4 17 (9.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (8.67%) Security Engineer
5 15 (8.67%) Network Consultant
6 11 (6.36%) Network Security Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Support Engineer
7 10 (5.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) VoIP Engineer
8 9 (5.20%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (4.62%) Cisco Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) Senior VoIP Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Cisco Network Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) IP Engineer
10 7 (4.05%) Design Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) Architect
11 6 (3.47%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) Management Information System
2 5 (2.89%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.31%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (2.31%) Tandem
3 4 (2.31%) PKI
4 3 (1.73%) RMADS
4 3 (1.73%) Open Source
4 3 (1.73%) GIS
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.29%) Windows
2 15 (8.67%) Linux
3 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.94%) UNIX
5 11 (6.36%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (1.16%) Debian
7 2 (1.16%) AIX
7 2 (1.16%) CentOS
7 2 (1.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.58%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.87%) Network Design
2 18 (10.40%) Service Delivery
3 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
4 15 (8.67%) Information Security
5 13 (7.51%) ITIL
6 12 (6.94%) Cyber Security
7 11 (6.36%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.36%) Migration
8 7 (4.05%) Network Management
8 7 (4.05%) SIEM
8 7 (4.05%) Project Management
9 6 (3.47%) Network Architecture
9 6 (3.47%) Problem Management
10 5 (2.89%) Change Control
11 4 (2.31%) Configuration Management
11 4 (2.31%) Security Management
11 4 (2.31%) ITIL V3
11 4 (2.31%) Capacity Management
11 4 (2.31%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (2.31%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.83%) SQL
2 4 (2.31%) VB
2 4 (2.31%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 173 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (54.91%) CCNA
3 19 (10.98%) CISSP
4 17 (9.83%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (9.83%) A+ Certification
5 16 (9.25%) CCDP
6 15 (8.67%) CCIE
7 13 (7.51%) CCDA
8 11 (6.36%) MCITP
9 10 (5.78%) JNCIP
10 9 (5.20%) VCP4
10 9 (5.20%) MCSE
11 7 (4.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (4.05%) Security Cleared
12 5 (2.89%) Degree
12 5 (2.89%) JNCIS
12 5 (2.89%) CCSE
12 5 (2.89%) SC Cleared
12 5 (2.89%) MCSA
12 5 (2.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (20.23%) SLA
2 3 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.58%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.58%) COBIT
System Software
1 15 (8.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.20%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.73%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.16%) XenApp
5 1 (0.58%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.58%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (0.58%) UAG
5 1 (0.58%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (1.16%) Cacti
1 2 (1.16%) Zenoss
1 2 (1.16%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.58%) HP NNM
2 1 (0.58%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.58%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 141 (81.50%) Cisco
2 41 (23.70%) Juniper
3 31 (17.92%) Microsoft
4 20 (11.56%) Fortinet
5 17 (9.83%) CheckPoint
6 16 (9.25%) VMware
7 15 (8.67%) F5
8 13 (7.51%) HP
9 12 (6.94%) Citrix
9 12 (6.94%) Riverbed
10 8 (4.62%) Blue Coat
11 7 (4.05%) ArcSight
12 5 (2.89%) SonicWALL
12 5 (2.89%) Redback
13 4 (2.31%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.31%) Tufin
13 4 (2.31%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.31%) IronPort
14 3 (1.73%) Dell
15 2 (1.16%) Avaya
Cheshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £41000 - £50000 per annum + £6,600 Car allowance + 12% Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
North West
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £28000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
CML Offshore Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £200,000 per annum No Tax, Relocation, Benefits, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Reed Professional Services
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus, car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Austin Fraser Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + 20K bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum + benefits and Parking!
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + on call allowance
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £49000 - £53000 per annum + £5.4k car allowance, 15% bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Nantwich
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago