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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 199 222 157
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -65
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 56 26 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.83% 0.35% 1.19%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.43% 1.55% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 45 21 72
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £33,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £62,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
1634 1679 1522
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.30% 22.78% 22.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1259 1299 1288
Average salary £38,350 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.26% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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
Cheshire +13 29 £50,000 -2.43% 6
Manchester +14 23 £44,750 +11.18% 5
Merseyside +9 1 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Cumbria - 1 £40,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £27,500 - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 September 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.

1 119 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (78.15%) Cisco
3 62 (52.10%) Firewall
3 62 (52.10%) CCNA
4 61 (51.26%) LAN
5 48 (40.34%) DNS
6 45 (37.82%) DHCP
6 45 (37.82%) Network Security
7 42 (35.29%) WAN
8 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
9 36 (30.25%) Cisco Nexus
10 35 (29.41%) CCIE
11 34 (28.57%) MPLS
12 31 (26.05%) SSL
12 31 (26.05%) Windows
13 30 (25.21%) BGP
14 28 (23.53%) iSCSI
14 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
15 27 (22.69%) HTTP
15 27 (22.69%) Load Balancing
16 25 (21.01%) OSPF
17 24 (20.17%) Juniper
18 23 (19.33%) ITIL
18 23 (19.33%) Wireless
18 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
19 22 (18.49%) Cisco ASA
20 21 (17.65%) VLAN
20 21 (17.65%) VPN
20 21 (17.65%) VoIP
20 21 (17.65%) E-Commerce

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (5.88%) nginx
2 6 (5.04%) Apache
2 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
2 6 (5.04%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (4.20%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.36%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.52%) Lync
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.68%) IIS
6 2 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (5.04%) MS Office
2 4 (3.36%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (52.10%) Firewall
2 61 (51.26%) LAN
3 48 (40.34%) DNS
4 45 (37.82%) DHCP
4 45 (37.82%) Network Security
5 42 (35.29%) WAN
6 37 (31.09%) TCP/IP
7 36 (30.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 34 (28.57%) MPLS
9 31 (26.05%) SSL
10 30 (25.21%) BGP
11 28 (23.53%) iSCSI
12 27 (22.69%) HTTP
13 25 (21.01%) OSPF
14 23 (19.33%) Wireless
15 22 (18.49%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (17.65%) VLAN
16 21 (17.65%) VoIP
16 21 (17.65%) VPN
17 19 (15.97%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) MySQL
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.68%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Metasploit
General
1 8 (6.72%) Finance
2 6 (5.04%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.20%) Legal
3 5 (4.20%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.68%) Advertising
4 2 (1.68%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
Job Titles
1 64 (53.78%) Network Engineer
2 32 (26.89%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (25.21%) Network Security Engineer
3 30 (25.21%) Security Engineer
4 26 (21.85%) Senior Security Engineer
4 26 (21.85%) Senior Network Security Engineer
5 13 (10.92%) Architect
6 9 (7.56%) Analyst
7 8 (6.72%) Consultant
7 8 (6.72%) Administrator
8 6 (5.04%) Linux Administrator
8 6 (5.04%) Network Architect
9 5 (4.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Support Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Network Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Cisco Engineer
10 4 (3.36%) Network Manager
10 4 (3.36%) Technical Architect
10 4 (3.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 4 (3.36%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (8.40%) 802.1X
2 6 (5.04%) LAMP
3 3 (2.52%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (19.33%) Data Centre
2 21 (17.65%) Hybrid Cloud
3 6 (5.04%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 5 (4.20%) Management Information System
4 5 (4.20%) Life Science
5 4 (3.36%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.52%) FlexPod
6 3 (2.52%) RMADS
7 1 (0.84%) Tandem
7 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 31 (26.05%) Windows
2 19 (15.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (12.61%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (7.56%) Linux
5 7 (5.88%) UNIX
6 6 (5.04%) CentOS
7 3 (2.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.68%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.84%) Android
9 1 (0.84%) AIX
9 1 (0.84%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (22.69%) Load Balancing
2 23 (19.33%) ITIL
3 21 (17.65%) E-Commerce
4 13 (10.92%) Network Monitoring
5 12 (10.08%) Service Delivery
6 11 (9.24%) Network Design
6 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
7 10 (8.40%) Kalman Filter
8 8 (6.72%) Security Patching
8 8 (6.72%) WAN Optimisation
9 7 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (5.88%) Project Management
10 6 (5.04%) Business Continuity
10 6 (5.04%) Change Management
10 6 (5.04%) Disaster Recovery
10 6 (5.04%) Cash Management
10 6 (5.04%) Open Source
10 6 (5.04%) Network Architecture
10 6 (5.04%) DDoS Mitigation
11 5 (4.20%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.72%) SQL
2 6 (5.04%) PHP
3 1 (0.84%) VBScript
3 1 (0.84%) Ruby
3 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 119 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (52.10%) CCNA
3 35 (29.41%) CCIE
4 14 (11.76%) CISSP
5 12 (10.08%) Degree
6 9 (7.56%) SC Cleared
6 9 (7.56%) Security Cleared
6 9 (7.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.88%) A+ Certification
8 6 (5.04%) MCSE
9 5 (4.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.20%) JNCIA
10 4 (3.36%) MCSA
10 4 (3.36%) CCDA
10 4 (3.36%) CEH
10 4 (3.36%) MCITP
11 3 (2.52%) JNCIS
12 2 (1.68%) CCVP
12 2 (1.68%) CCSE
12 2 (1.68%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.20%) SLA
2 3 (2.52%) JSP 440
2 3 (2.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (10.92%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.36%) XenDesktop
4 3 (2.52%) vSphere
4 3 (2.52%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.52%) XenApp
4 3 (2.52%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.84%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.84%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) WSUS
1 4 (3.36%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (2.52%) SCCM
2 3 (2.52%) SCOM
3 2 (1.68%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.84%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.84%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.84%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 93 (78.15%) Cisco
2 28 (23.53%) Microsoft
3 24 (20.17%) Juniper
4 20 (16.81%) Citrix
5 17 (14.29%) VMware
6 13 (10.92%) CheckPoint
7 9 (7.56%) F5
8 7 (5.88%) HP
9 6 (5.04%) Rackspace
10 4 (3.36%) Meraki
10 4 (3.36%) IBM
10 4 (3.36%) NetApp
11 3 (2.52%) Websense
11 3 (2.52%) Blue Coat
11 3 (2.52%) Riverbed
12 2 (1.68%) Aruba
12 2 (1.68%) Oracle
12 2 (1.68%) Avaya
12 2 (1.68%) Dell
13 1 (0.84%) EMC
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Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
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Nantwich
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Warrington
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car + competitive
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Nantwich
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + £20k bonus
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