The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 89 126 127
Rank change year-on-year
+37 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 149 85 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.62% 1.58% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.14% 5.74% 5.08%
Number of salaries quoted 126 73 74
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £28,580 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £58,500
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1470 1482 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.85% 27.58% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1227 1383
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,425
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 West Midlands

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

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCNP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCNP Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015.

CCNP Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CCNP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Birmingham +23 98 £52,500 +7.69% 5
Staffordshire +15 15 £41,250 +71.87%
Coventry -1 9 £45,000 -12.19% 6
Solihull +13 6 £32,750 -14.93%
Warwickshire -5 6 £42,500 +52.60% 1
Shropshire - 5 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 2 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 241 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (88.38%) Cisco
3 127 (52.70%) Firewall
4 115 (47.72%) CCNA
5 98 (40.66%) CheckPoint
6 82 (34.02%) Juniper
7 79 (32.78%) BGP
8 76 (31.54%) LAN
9 75 (31.12%) WAN
10 73 (30.29%) CCIE
10 73 (30.29%) OSPF
11 62 (25.73%) MPLS
12 60 (24.90%) Data Centre
13 58 (24.07%) Cisco IOS
14 57 (23.65%) F5
15 55 (22.82%) VPN
16 37 (15.35%) VoIP
16 37 (15.35%) Network Security
17 36 (14.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 35 (14.52%) HP
18 35 (14.52%) Wireless
19 34 (14.11%) VMware
20 33 (13.69%) Telecoms
20 33 (13.69%) Windows
21 31 (12.86%) TCP/IP
22 29 (12.03%) Cisco ASA
22 29 (12.03%) VLAN
23 28 (11.62%) Finance
24 26 (10.79%) McAfee
24 26 (10.79%) ITIL

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 (3.32%) MS Exchange
2 4 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.24%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (1.24%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (4.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.66%) MS Office
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (1.24%) Agresso
2 1 (0.41%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.07%) Office 365
2 3 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (52.70%) Firewall
2 79 (32.78%) BGP
3 76 (31.54%) LAN
4 75 (31.12%) WAN
5 73 (30.29%) OSPF
6 62 (25.73%) MPLS
7 58 (24.07%) Cisco IOS
8 55 (22.82%) VPN
9 37 (15.35%) VoIP
9 37 (15.35%) Network Security
10 36 (14.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (14.52%) Wireless
12 31 (12.86%) TCP/IP
13 29 (12.03%) Cisco ASA
13 29 (12.03%) VLAN
14 23 (9.54%) DNS
15 19 (7.88%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (7.47%) Spanning Tree
17 16 (6.64%) EIGRP
17 16 (6.64%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (2.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (13.69%) Telecoms
2 28 (11.62%) Finance
3 8 (3.32%) Banking
4 5 (2.07%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.24%) Automotive
5 3 (1.24%) German Language
6 2 (0.83%) Marketing
6 2 (0.83%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.41%) Billing
7 1 (0.41%) Games
7 1 (0.41%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.41%) French Language
7 1 (0.41%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.41%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.41%) Retail
7 1 (0.41%) Electronics
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 120 (49.79%) Network Engineer
2 29 (12.03%) Consultant
3 24 (9.96%) Architect
4 21 (8.71%) Analyst
4 21 (8.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 18 (7.47%) Network Analyst
5 18 (7.47%) Network Support
6 17 (7.05%) Network Architect
6 17 (7.05%) Network Consultant
7 15 (6.22%) Cisco Engineer
8 14 (5.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 14 (5.81%) Support Engineer
9 12 (4.98%) Administrator
10 11 (4.56%) Network Support Engineer
11 10 (4.15%) Network Administrator
12 9 (3.73%) Security Architect
13 8 (3.32%) Senior Consultant
13 8 (3.32%) Technical Specialist
14 7 (2.90%) Support Analyst
14 7 (2.90%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.24%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 60 (24.90%) Data Centre
2 7 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.07%) Blackberry
3 5 (2.07%) Mobile Computing
4 4 (1.66%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.24%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.24%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.83%) Handset
7 1 (0.41%) Clustering
7 1 (0.41%) FMCG
7 1 (0.41%) GIS
7 1 (0.41%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.69%) Windows
2 9 (3.73%) Linux
2 9 (3.73%) UNIX
2 9 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (2.07%) Windows Mobile
4 5 (2.07%) Solaris
4 5 (2.07%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.07%) Android
5 2 (0.83%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (10.79%) ITIL
2 25 (10.37%) Service Delivery
3 20 (8.30%) GAP Analysis
4 19 (7.88%) Load Balancing
5 18 (7.47%) Network Design
6 17 (7.05%) Project Management
7 13 (5.39%) Network Management
8 11 (4.56%) Network Architecture
9 10 (4.15%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (3.32%) Change Management
10 8 (3.32%) Data Analysis
11 7 (2.90%) Configuration Management
12 6 (2.49%) Mobile Device Management
12 6 (2.49%) Change Control
12 6 (2.49%) Root Cause Analysis
13 5 (2.07%) Project Planning
13 5 (2.07%) Business Development
13 5 (2.07%) Resource Management
13 5 (2.07%) Network Monitoring
13 5 (2.07%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.32%) C
2 5 (2.07%) Perl
2 5 (2.07%) Tcl
3 2 (0.83%) SQL
3 2 (0.83%) VBScript
4 1 (0.41%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 241 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (47.72%) CCNA
3 73 (30.29%) CCIE
4 25 (10.37%) Degree
5 20 (8.30%) CCDP
6 15 (6.22%) CCSA
7 14 (5.81%) CCIP
8 12 (4.98%) Microsoft Certification
8 12 (4.98%) Security Cleared
9 11 (4.56%) SC Cleared
9 11 (4.56%) MCSE
10 8 (3.32%) CCSE
10 8 (3.32%) CCVP
11 7 (2.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (2.90%) MCSA
12 6 (2.49%) JNCIP
13 3 (1.24%) CCDA
13 3 (1.24%) CISSP
13 3 (1.24%) CISM
13 3 (1.24%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.64%) SLA
2 3 (1.24%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 17 (7.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.07%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (1.24%) vSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Snort
6 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 3 (1.24%) HP Data Protector
1 3 (1.24%) Nagios
1 3 (1.24%) Cisco CUCM
1 3 (1.24%) Cacti
2 2 (0.83%) Zenoss
2 2 (0.83%) WhatsUp Gold
2 2 (0.83%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (0.83%) EMC NetWorker
2 2 (0.83%) SCOM
2 2 (0.83%) NetBackup
2 2 (0.83%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (0.41%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 213 (88.38%) Cisco
2 98 (40.66%) CheckPoint
3 82 (34.02%) Juniper
4 57 (23.65%) F5
5 35 (14.52%) HP
6 34 (14.11%) VMware
7 26 (10.79%) McAfee
8 25 (10.37%) Riverbed
9 21 (8.71%) Microsoft
10 16 (6.64%) Citrix
11 10 (4.15%) Fortinet
12 9 (3.73%) Nokia
13 8 (3.32%) Verint
13 8 (3.32%) WatchGuard
14 7 (2.90%) Avaya
15 6 (2.49%) IBM
15 6 (2.49%) Mitel
16 5 (2.07%) Brocade
16 5 (2.07%) Blue Coat
16 5 (2.07%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £65000 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Law Society
Salary: From £35,373 to £41,616 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34627.00 - £34672.00 per annum + 40day Hol,Final Sal Pen,Health
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £34627 - £34672 per annum + 40day Hol, Final Sal Pen, Health
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
QinetiQ
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 26 days ago