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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 127 133 114
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 77 60 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.54% 1.39% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.90% 4.98% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 67 41 75
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £27,500 £36,400
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £51,500
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 West Midlands region.

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1304 1205 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.14% 27.89% 28.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1123 943 1153
Average salary £40,000 £41,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.43% +5.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +10 29 £55,000 +46.66%
Warwickshire +4 16 £37,000 -15.42% 1
Solihull +7 10 £39,500 +43.63%
Shropshire -17 6 £42,000 -6.66%
Coventry -12 4 £36,750 -28.29% 2
West Bromwich - 4 £58,500 -
Worcestershire +6 3 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Staffordshire -2 3 £22,500 -54.08%
Herefordshire -2 1 £40,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £37,500 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 209 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 177 (84.69%) Cisco
3 137 (65.55%) Firewall
4 108 (51.67%) WAN
5 102 (48.80%) CCNA
6 99 (47.37%) LAN
7 76 (36.36%) CheckPoint
8 73 (34.93%) VPN
9 64 (30.62%) Juniper
10 60 (28.71%) OSPF
10 60 (28.71%) BGP
11 53 (25.36%) ITIL
12 49 (23.44%) MPLS
13 44 (21.05%) Network Security
14 38 (18.18%) Linux
15 37 (17.70%) VMware
15 37 (17.70%) Cisco Nexus
16 36 (17.22%) Load Balancing
16 36 (17.22%) Windows
17 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
18 31 (14.83%) Cisco ASA
19 30 (14.35%) TCP/IP
19 30 (14.35%) Solaris
19 30 (14.35%) UNIX
20 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
21 26 (12.44%) Perl
21 26 (12.44%) CCDP
22 25 (11.96%) Tcl
23 24 (11.48%) SAN
23 24 (11.48%) Degree

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 14 (6.70%) MS Exchange
2 9 (4.31%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.48%) Lync
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint
Applications
1 15 (7.18%) MS Visio
2 9 (4.31%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.91%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 137 (65.55%) Firewall
2 108 (51.67%) WAN
3 99 (47.37%) LAN
4 73 (34.93%) VPN
5 60 (28.71%) OSPF
5 60 (28.71%) BGP
6 49 (23.44%) MPLS
7 44 (21.05%) Network Security
8 37 (17.70%) Cisco Nexus
9 31 (14.83%) Cisco ASA
10 30 (14.35%) TCP/IP
11 24 (11.48%) SAN
12 23 (11.00%) Internet
12 23 (11.00%) DNS
13 20 (9.57%) EIGRP
14 18 (8.61%) DHCP
15 17 (8.13%) Cisco PIX
16 16 (7.66%) VoIP
16 16 (7.66%) Wireless
17 14 (6.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.91%) SQL Server
General
1 21 (10.05%) Finance
2 16 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.91%) Law
4 3 (1.44%) Legal
5 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.48%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 94 (44.98%) Network Engineer
2 31 (14.83%) Firewall Engineer
3 23 (11.00%) Consultant
4 14 (6.70%) Cisco Engineer
4 14 (6.70%) Analyst
5 11 (5.26%) Architect
6 9 (4.31%) Senior Network Engineer
6 9 (4.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 9 (4.31%) Network Consultant
6 9 (4.31%) Sales Consultant
7 8 (3.83%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (3.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 8 (3.83%) Implementation Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (3.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 7 (3.35%) Network Administrator
8 7 (3.35%) Administrator
8 7 (3.35%) Security Consultant
9 6 (2.87%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (2.87%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.22%) CSS
2 4 (1.91%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.22%) Clustering
2 9 (4.31%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.83%) GIS
3 8 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.35%) FlexPod
5 3 (1.44%) CESG
5 3 (1.44%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.96%) Statistics
7 1 (0.48%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.48%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.18%) Linux
2 36 (17.22%) Windows
3 30 (14.35%) Solaris
3 30 (14.35%) UNIX
4 14 (6.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (25.36%) ITIL
2 36 (17.22%) Load Balancing
3 22 (10.53%) Network Management
4 21 (10.05%) Incident Management
5 20 (9.57%) Service Delivery
6 18 (8.61%) Risk Assessment
6 18 (8.61%) Project Management
7 16 (7.66%) Change Control
8 13 (6.22%) Network Design
8 13 (6.22%) Capacity Planning
9 11 (5.26%) Information Security
9 11 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (4.78%) E-Commerce
10 10 (4.78%) Performance Monitoring
11 8 (3.83%) PRINCE
11 8 (3.83%) Configuration Management
11 8 (3.83%) Network Architecture
11 8 (3.83%) Migration
11 8 (3.83%) Network Monitoring
11 8 (3.83%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 26 (12.44%) Perl
2 25 (11.96%) Tcl
3 9 (4.31%) VBScript
4 5 (2.39%) C
5 4 (1.91%) SQL
6 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.48%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.48%) PHP
Qualifications
1 209 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (48.80%) CCNA
3 27 (12.92%) Security Cleared
4 26 (12.44%) CCDP
5 24 (11.48%) Degree
6 23 (11.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (11.00%) CCIE
7 22 (10.53%) SC Cleared
8 20 (9.57%) MCSE
9 19 (9.09%) CCSA
10 13 (6.22%) CCDA
10 13 (6.22%) CCIP
11 11 (5.26%) Check Point Certification
11 11 (5.26%) MCSA
12 10 (4.78%) CCSE
13 8 (3.83%) CISSP
14 7 (3.35%) JNCIP
15 6 (2.87%) CCSP
15 6 (2.87%) VTSP
16 5 (2.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.91%) SLA
2 4 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 19 (9.09%) vSphere
2 15 (7.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.83%) Active Directory
3 8 (3.83%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (4.31%) NetBackup
2 6 (2.87%) Cisco UCCE
3 5 (2.39%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (1.44%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.44%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.96%) Nagios
5 2 (0.96%) CiscoWorks
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.48%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.48%) Cacti
6 1 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.48%) Netcool
Vendors
1 177 (84.69%) Cisco
2 76 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 64 (30.62%) Juniper
4 37 (17.70%) VMware
5 32 (15.31%) Microsoft
6 23 (11.00%) HP
7 21 (10.05%) F5
7 21 (10.05%) Citrix
8 19 (9.09%) Nokia
9 18 (8.61%) Blue Coat
10 16 (7.66%) Remedy
11 9 (4.31%) Dell
11 9 (4.31%) EMC
11 9 (4.31%) Symantec
12 8 (3.83%) NetApp
12 8 (3.83%) Fortinet
13 6 (2.87%) IBM
14 5 (2.39%) Sourcefire
14 5 (2.39%) SolarWinds
14 5 (2.39%) Oracle
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