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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 94 155 121
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -34
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 149 72 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.55% 1.34% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.76% 4.81% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 132 62 82
Average salary £47,500 £46,250 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.70% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,100 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
1526 1498 1545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 26.11% 27.80% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1202 1221 1324
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,728 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 July 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 July 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
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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 +26 106 £50,000 +8.10% 4
Staffordshire +17 13 £56,000 +148.88% 1
Solihull +16 8 £31,000 -
Shropshire - 6 £50,000 -
Coventry -11 4 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Warwickshire -16 1 £37,500 +34.64%
Walsall - 1 £32,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 212 (90.60%) Cisco
3 117 (50.00%) Firewall
4 113 (48.29%) CCNA
5 98 (41.88%) CheckPoint
6 76 (32.48%) Juniper
7 72 (30.77%) OSPF
8 71 (30.34%) BGP
8 71 (30.34%) LAN
9 70 (29.91%) WAN
10 64 (27.35%) CCIE
11 58 (24.79%) F5
12 57 (24.36%) MPLS
13 53 (22.65%) Data Centre
14 49 (20.94%) Cisco IOS
15 43 (18.38%) VPN
16 38 (16.24%) Network Security
17 37 (15.81%) Telecoms
18 35 (14.96%) VoIP
18 35 (14.96%) Cisco Nexus
19 33 (14.10%) TCP/IP
19 33 (14.10%) Wireless
20 31 (13.25%) ITIL
20 31 (13.25%) Windows
21 28 (11.97%) Cisco ASA
22 27 (11.54%) Service Delivery
23 25 (10.68%) HP
23 25 (10.68%) Degree
24 24 (10.26%) Riverbed
24 24 (10.26%) Wi-Fi

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 9 (3.85%) MS Exchange
2 5 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.28%) Lync
4 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (5.98%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.14%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.56%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 117 (50.00%) Firewall
2 72 (30.77%) OSPF
3 71 (30.34%) BGP
3 71 (30.34%) LAN
4 70 (29.91%) WAN
5 57 (24.36%) MPLS
6 49 (20.94%) Cisco IOS
7 43 (18.38%) VPN
8 38 (16.24%) Network Security
9 35 (14.96%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (14.96%) VoIP
10 33 (14.10%) TCP/IP
10 33 (14.10%) Wireless
11 28 (11.97%) Cisco ASA
12 24 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (9.83%) DNS
13 23 (9.83%) VLAN
14 15 (6.41%) Spanning Tree
15 13 (5.56%) Internet
15 13 (5.56%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.85%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (15.81%) Telecoms
2 23 (9.83%) Finance
3 8 (3.42%) Banking
4 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.28%) Automotive
5 3 (1.28%) German Language
6 2 (0.85%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.43%) Finnish Language
7 1 (0.43%) French Language
7 1 (0.43%) Norwegian Language
7 1 (0.43%) Swedish Language
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (44.44%) Network Engineer
2 33 (14.10%) Consultant
3 21 (8.97%) Analyst
4 19 (8.12%) Architect
5 18 (7.69%) Network Consultant
5 18 (7.69%) Network Analyst
5 18 (7.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (6.41%) Network Architect
7 14 (5.98%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (5.98%) Network Support
8 13 (5.56%) Support Engineer
9 12 (5.13%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Administrator
11 8 (3.42%) Technical Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Senior Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Cisco Specialist
12 7 (2.99%) Technical Support
12 7 (2.99%) Technical Specialist
12 7 (2.99%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.14%) VXML
2 3 (1.28%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 53 (22.65%) Data Centre
2 9 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.56%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (2.14%) Mobile Computing
4 5 (2.14%) Blackberry
5 4 (1.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.85%) Handset
7 1 (0.43%) Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) Statistics
7 1 (0.43%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.43%) DTV
7 1 (0.43%) GIS
7 1 (0.43%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 31 (13.25%) Windows
2 9 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (3.42%) Linux
4 7 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.56%) Solaris
5 6 (2.56%) UNIX
6 5 (2.14%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (2.14%) Android
6 5 (2.14%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.85%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (13.25%) ITIL
2 27 (11.54%) Service Delivery
3 17 (7.26%) Network Design
4 16 (6.84%) Load Balancing
4 16 (6.84%) GAP Analysis
5 15 (6.41%) Project Management
6 12 (5.13%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.13%) Network Architecture
7 9 (3.85%) Network Management
7 9 (3.85%) CRM
8 8 (3.42%) Mentoring
9 7 (2.99%) Change Control
9 7 (2.99%) Change Management
9 7 (2.99%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (2.56%) Quality Management
10 6 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
10 6 (2.56%) Cisco ICM Scripting
11 5 (2.14%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.14%) Capacity Planning
11 5 (2.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.14%) Perl
1 5 (2.14%) Tcl
2 3 (1.28%) C
3 2 (0.85%) SQL
3 2 (0.85%) VBScript
4 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 234 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (48.29%) CCNA
3 64 (27.35%) CCIE
4 25 (10.68%) Degree
5 20 (8.55%) CCDP
6 19 (8.12%) CCIP
7 14 (5.98%) CCSA
7 14 (5.98%) Security Cleared
8 13 (5.56%) SC Cleared
9 10 (4.27%) CCSE
9 10 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (3.42%) CCVP
10 8 (3.42%) MCSE
11 7 (2.99%) MCSA
11 7 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (1.28%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.28%) MCITP
12 3 (1.28%) CCDA
13 2 (0.85%) CCA
13 2 (0.85%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.56%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (4.70%) Active Directory
2 9 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.56%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.71%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.28%) vSphere
6 2 (0.85%) Snort
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (2.56%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.28%) Nagios
3 3 (1.28%) Cacti
4 2 (0.85%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 2 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (0.85%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 212 (90.60%) Cisco
2 98 (41.88%) CheckPoint
3 76 (32.48%) Juniper
4 58 (24.79%) F5
5 25 (10.68%) HP
6 24 (10.26%) VMware
6 24 (10.26%) Riverbed
7 22 (9.40%) Microsoft
8 20 (8.55%) McAfee
9 12 (5.13%) Citrix
10 10 (4.27%) Avaya
10 10 (4.27%) Fortinet
11 9 (3.85%) Mitel
11 9 (3.85%) Verint
12 7 (2.99%) SAP
13 5 (2.14%) Dell
13 5 (2.14%) NetApp
13 5 (2.14%) Nokia
13 5 (2.14%) WatchGuard
13 5 (2.14%) Brocade
West Midlands
Vodafone
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + 12% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Airband
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £43000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £37500 - £42500 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
IDS-INDATA.CO.UK
Salary: From £37,500 to £42,500 per annum Commensurate with experience
Posted: 26 days ago