The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 57 74 55
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -19
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 14 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 2.15% 0.98% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.15% 4.93% 6.04%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 10
Average salary £35,000 £24,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.83% -35.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £41,500 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -
CCNP
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Qualifications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
153 142 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 23.54% 19.92% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 109 116 162
Average salary £31,500 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCNP across the Staffordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP across the Staffordshire region.

CCNP Salary Trend in Staffordshire

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £57,500 -
Tamworth - 5 £28,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent +2 2 £47,500 +111.11%
Lichfield - 2 £35,000 -
CCNP
West Midlands

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (81.82%) LAN
2 18 (81.82%) WAN
3 16 (72.73%) Cisco
3 16 (72.73%) CCNA
4 14 (63.64%) VPN
5 13 (59.09%) VLAN
6 12 (54.55%) Firewall
7 11 (50.00%) Wireless
8 9 (40.91%) DNS
8 9 (40.91%) HP
8 9 (40.91%) Citrix
9 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
10 7 (31.82%) MPLS
11 6 (27.27%) WLAN
11 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
11 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
12 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
12 5 (22.73%) OSPF
12 5 (22.73%) BGP
13 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
13 4 (18.18%) CCIE
13 4 (18.18%) Juniper
13 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
13 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
14 3 (13.64%) Siemens
14 3 (13.64%) VoIP
14 3 (13.64%) Windows

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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.

Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 18 (81.82%) LAN
1 18 (81.82%) WAN
2 14 (63.64%) VPN
3 13 (59.09%) VLAN
4 12 (54.55%) Firewall
5 11 (50.00%) Wireless
6 9 (40.91%) DNS
7 8 (36.36%) TCP/IP
8 7 (31.82%) MPLS
9 6 (27.27%) WLAN
9 6 (27.27%) IP Telephony
10 5 (22.73%) EIGRP
10 5 (22.73%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (22.73%) OSPF
10 5 (22.73%) BGP
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (13.64%) VoIP
12 3 (13.64%) DHCP
13 2 (9.09%) Ethernet
General
1 1 (4.55%) Games
1 1 (4.55%) French Language
1 1 (4.55%) German Language
Job Titles
1 15 (68.18%) Network Engineer
2 8 (36.36%) Administrator
3 6 (27.27%) Network Administrator
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Technical Support
5 2 (9.09%) LAN Administrator
5 2 (9.09%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Professional Services Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cisco Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Network Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Principle Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Service Delivery
1 3 (13.64%) Change Management
2 1 (4.55%) ITSM
2 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
2 1 (4.55%) Programme Management
2 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
2 1 (4.55%) Time Management
2 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
2 1 (4.55%) Coaching
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL
2 1 (4.55%) Project Management
2 1 (4.55%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 22 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (72.73%) CCNA
3 4 (18.18%) CCIE
4 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) CiscoWorks
2 1 (4.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 16 (72.73%) Cisco
2 9 (40.91%) HP
2 9 (40.91%) Citrix
3 6 (27.27%) WatchGuard
4 4 (18.18%) Juniper
4 4 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 3 (13.64%) Microsoft
5 3 (13.64%) VMware
5 3 (13.64%) Blue Coat
5 3 (13.64%) Siemens
6 2 (9.09%) SonicWALL
6 2 (9.09%) Brocade
6 2 (9.09%) Fortinet
6 2 (9.09%) Riverbed
6 2 (9.09%) F5
7 1 (4.55%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (4.55%) Meraki
7 1 (4.55%) Google
7 1 (4.55%) McAfee
7 1 (4.55%) Nokia