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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 124 122 108
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -14
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 90 81 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.48% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.96% 5.06% 6.41%
Number of salaries quoted 77 74 80
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,040 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £60,000
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
1509 1602 1358
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.67% 29.36% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1248 1391 1118
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £26,375 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014.

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 29 August 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
(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 +31 69 £47,500 - 3
Warwickshire +14 8 £27,850 -25.73% 1
Staffordshire -17 7 £24,000 -35.13% 1
Solihull -2 2 £38,500 -35.83%
Coventry -3 2 £51,250 -26.78%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

1 138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 128 (92.75%) Cisco
3 91 (65.94%) Firewall
4 74 (53.62%) WAN
5 73 (52.90%) CCNA
6 68 (49.28%) LAN
7 57 (41.30%) CheckPoint
7 57 (41.30%) MPLS
8 55 (39.86%) OSPF
9 43 (31.16%) BGP
10 40 (28.99%) Juniper
11 35 (25.36%) VPN
12 32 (23.19%) Network Security
13 31 (22.46%) CCIE
14 29 (21.01%) CCIP
14 29 (21.01%) Network Management
15 26 (18.84%) HP
15 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
16 25 (18.12%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (15.94%) IP Telephony
17 22 (15.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 20 (14.49%) CCSA
19 18 (13.04%) Internet
19 18 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
19 18 (13.04%) Load Balancing
20 17 (12.32%) Linux
20 17 (12.32%) UNIX
20 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
21 16 (11.59%) EIGRP
21 16 (11.59%) Perl

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 7 (5.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.90%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.17%) Lync
Applications
1 13 (9.42%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.62%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.62%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.80%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.62%) Office 365
3 3 (2.17%) IaaS
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 91 (65.94%) Firewall
2 74 (53.62%) WAN
3 68 (49.28%) LAN
4 57 (41.30%) MPLS
5 55 (39.86%) OSPF
6 43 (31.16%) BGP
7 35 (25.36%) VPN
8 32 (23.19%) Network Security
9 26 (18.84%) TCP/IP
10 25 (18.12%) Cisco ASA
11 22 (15.94%) Cisco Nexus
11 22 (15.94%) IP Telephony
12 18 (13.04%) Internet
13 16 (11.59%) EIGRP
14 15 (10.87%) VPLS
15 14 (10.14%) Wireless
15 14 (10.14%) VoIP
16 11 (7.97%) DNS
16 11 (7.97%) IPsec
17 10 (7.25%) Junos
General
1 17 (12.32%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.70%) Finance
3 10 (7.25%) Legal
4 4 (2.90%) Back Office
5 3 (2.17%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.45%) Banking
6 2 (1.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 66 (47.83%) Network Engineer
2 19 (13.77%) Consultant
3 17 (12.32%) Firewall Engineer
4 14 (10.14%) Analyst
4 14 (10.14%) Network Analyst
5 13 (9.42%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Cisco Engineer
6 12 (8.70%) Security Analyst
6 12 (8.70%) Network Security Analyst
7 11 (7.97%) Network Consultant
7 11 (7.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Security Engineer
8 10 (7.25%) Architect
8 10 (7.25%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (4.35%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (3.62%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) Network Design Consultant
10 5 (3.62%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.62%) VXML
2 3 (2.17%) XMPP
2 3 (2.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.25%) Clustering
2 6 (4.35%) Statistics
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.72%) Visualisation
3 1 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.72%) PKI
3 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 17 (12.32%) UNIX
1 17 (12.32%) Linux
2 16 (11.59%) Solaris
3 14 (10.14%) Windows
4 10 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.01%) Network Management
2 18 (13.04%) Load Balancing
2 18 (13.04%) Performance Monitoring
3 16 (11.59%) ITIL
4 13 (9.42%) Network Design
5 10 (7.25%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (7.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (7.25%) Risk Assessment
6 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
6 7 (5.07%) Change Management
7 6 (4.35%) E-Commerce
7 6 (4.35%) Low Latency
7 6 (4.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
7 6 (4.35%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (4.35%) Fault Management
8 5 (3.62%) CRM
8 5 (3.62%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 5 (3.62%) Network Architecture
9 4 (2.90%) Change Control
9 4 (2.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.59%) Perl
1 16 (11.59%) Tcl
2 1 (0.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 138 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (52.90%) CCNA
3 31 (22.46%) CCIE
4 29 (21.01%) CCIP
5 20 (14.49%) CCSA
6 14 (10.14%) Security Cleared
7 10 (7.25%) CCSE
7 10 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (7.25%) Check Point Certification
8 9 (6.52%) Degree
9 8 (5.80%) SC Cleared
10 7 (5.07%) MCSE
10 7 (5.07%) JNCIA
11 5 (3.62%) JNCIE
12 4 (2.90%) CCDP
13 3 (2.17%) CCDA
13 3 (2.17%) MCTS
13 3 (2.17%) MCITP
14 2 (1.45%) CISSP
15 1 (0.72%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.80%) SLA
2 4 (2.90%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.45%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.45%) GPG13
System Software
1 5 (3.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.45%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.45%) Snort
4 2 (1.45%) Squid
5 1 (0.72%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.72%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (9.42%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (8.70%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.90%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (2.17%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.45%) Netcool
6 1 (0.72%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.72%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 128 (92.75%) Cisco
2 57 (41.30%) CheckPoint
3 40 (28.99%) Juniper
4 26 (18.84%) HP
5 14 (10.14%) Blue Coat
6 12 (8.70%) VMware
7 10 (7.25%) Microsoft
8 6 (4.35%) Citrix
9 5 (3.62%) SAP
9 5 (3.62%) Nortel
9 5 (3.62%) NetApp
9 5 (3.62%) F5
10 4 (2.90%) Verint
10 4 (2.90%) Redback
11 3 (2.17%) Fujitsu
11 3 (2.17%) Nokia
11 3 (2.17%) Remedy
12 2 (1.45%) Websense
12 2 (1.45%) Sourcefire
13 1 (0.72%) Fortinet
Burton-On-Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 22 days ago