The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 188 181 183
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +2
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 68 74 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.95% 1.01% 0.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.05% 4.05% 3.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56 47 51
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £54,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1679 1825 1711
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.37% 24.86% 23.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1312 1485 1466
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
CCNP
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -24 35 £46,500 +3.33% 5
Cheshire +10 16 £50,000 -21.56% 4
Lancashire +15 9 £30,000 -7.69% 1
Merseyside -9 6 £51,000 +20.00%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (83.64%) Cisco
3 62 (56.36%) CCNA
4 53 (48.18%) WAN
5 46 (41.82%) MPLS
6 44 (40.00%) Finance
7 40 (36.36%) Firewall
8 39 (35.45%) LAN
9 38 (34.55%) BGP
10 33 (30.00%) CCIE
11 31 (28.18%) OSPF
12 27 (24.55%) Wireless
12 27 (24.55%) VMware
13 26 (23.64%) VPN
14 25 (22.73%) Ethernet
15 21 (19.09%) Juniper
15 21 (19.09%) Fortinet
16 20 (18.18%) CheckPoint
16 20 (18.18%) TCP/IP
16 20 (18.18%) IPsec
17 19 (17.27%) SLA
17 19 (17.27%) CCIP
17 19 (17.27%) Multicast
18 18 (16.36%) F5
18 18 (16.36%) Cisco IPT
18 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
18 18 (16.36%) EIGRP
19 17 (15.45%) Q.931
19 17 (15.45%) H.323
19 17 (15.45%) Streaming Video

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (5.45%) Lync
2 5 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 53 (48.18%) WAN
2 46 (41.82%) MPLS
3 40 (36.36%) Firewall
4 39 (35.45%) LAN
5 38 (34.55%) BGP
6 31 (28.18%) OSPF
7 27 (24.55%) Wireless
8 26 (23.64%) VPN
9 25 (22.73%) Ethernet
10 20 (18.18%) TCP/IP
10 20 (18.18%) IPsec
11 19 (17.27%) Multicast
12 18 (16.36%) Cisco IPT
12 18 (16.36%) EIGRP
13 17 (15.45%) Q.931
13 17 (15.45%) H.323
13 17 (15.45%) VLAN
14 16 (14.55%) Internet
15 15 (13.64%) Cisco IOS
16 12 (10.91%) 802.11
General
1 44 (40.00%) Finance
2 15 (13.64%) Financial Institution
3 10 (9.09%) Telecoms
4 6 (5.45%) Back Office
5 3 (2.73%) Advertising
5 3 (2.73%) Retail
6 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.91%) Local Government
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (46.36%) Network Engineer
2 24 (21.82%) Consultant
3 17 (15.45%) Audio Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Network Consultant
4 12 (10.91%) Wireless Engineer
4 12 (10.91%) Cisco Consultant
5 11 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (8.18%) Architect
6 9 (8.18%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 8 (7.27%) Network Architect
8 7 (6.36%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (6.36%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 6 (5.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (5.45%) Administrator
9 6 (5.45%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (4.55%) Support Engineer
10 5 (4.55%) Sales Consultant
10 5 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
11 4 (3.64%) Network Design Consultant
11 4 (3.64%) Network Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) CSS
1 1 (0.91%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (15.45%) Streaming Video
1 17 (15.45%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (4.55%) Firmware
2 5 (4.55%) Enterprise Storage
2 5 (4.55%) IPTV
3 4 (3.64%) iPhone
4 3 (2.73%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.82%) SCADA
5 2 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.82%) SWIFT
6 1 (0.91%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (14.55%) Windows
2 9 (8.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (7.27%) UNIX
4 4 (3.64%) Linux
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.82%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (15.45%) Network Design
2 11 (10.00%) Network Management
2 11 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (9.09%) ITIL
4 8 (7.27%) Security Architecture
4 8 (7.27%) Network Architecture
4 8 (7.27%) WAN Optimisation
5 7 (6.36%) Migration
6 5 (4.55%) Project Management
6 5 (4.55%) Change Management
7 4 (3.64%) Change Control
8 3 (2.73%) Incident Management
9 2 (1.82%) Supplier Management
9 2 (1.82%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (1.82%) Time Management
9 2 (1.82%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (1.82%) Service Delivery
9 2 (1.82%) BCP
9 2 (1.82%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.91%) Perl
1 1 (0.91%) PHP
1 1 (0.91%) SQL
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (56.36%) CCNA
3 33 (30.00%) CCIE
4 19 (17.27%) CCIP
5 13 (11.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (10.91%) MCSE
7 9 (8.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (8.18%) JNCIA
8 6 (5.45%) JNCIE
8 6 (5.45%) CCDP
9 5 (4.55%) CCDA
9 5 (4.55%) MCP
10 4 (3.64%) MCSA
11 3 (2.73%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (2.73%) Security Cleared
11 3 (2.73%) JNCIP
12 2 (1.82%) MCITP
12 2 (1.82%) Degree
12 2 (1.82%) CCA
12 2 (1.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (17.27%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (14.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (5.45%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.55%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.64%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.82%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.82%) XenApp
6 1 (0.91%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.91%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.91%) vCloud
6 1 (0.91%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 17 (15.45%) OpenView
1 17 (15.45%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (0.91%) SCCM
2 1 (0.91%) SCOM
2 1 (0.91%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 92 (83.64%) Cisco
2 27 (24.55%) VMware
3 21 (19.09%) Juniper
3 21 (19.09%) Fortinet
4 20 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 18 (16.36%) F5
5 18 (16.36%) Microsoft
6 13 (11.82%) Citrix
6 13 (11.82%) HP
7 7 (6.36%) Blue Coat
8 6 (5.45%) Riverbed
8 6 (5.45%) Nokia
8 6 (5.45%) Dell
9 5 (4.55%) SolarWinds
10 4 (3.64%) Redback
11 3 (2.73%) NetApp
12 2 (1.82%) SonicWALL
13 1 (0.91%) McAfee
13 1 (0.91%) Symantec
13 1 (0.91%) EMC
Nantwich, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + 20k Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + On-Call, Pension, Life Assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £27,000 to £34,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Laterooms Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
One Connect Limited
Salary: From £34,894 to £39,351 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,500 per annum Plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago