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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 96 154 123
Rank change year-on-year
+58 -31
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 138 59 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.37% 1.09% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 4.01% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 120 49 76
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,650 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,500 £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
1505 1471 1517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.87% 27.23% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1169 1170 1282
Average salary £41,500 £41,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.59% +4.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 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 3 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
(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 +30 103 £49,250 +23.12% 2
Staffordshire +15 9 £63,750 +82.14% 2
Solihull +11 5 £23,000 - 1
Coventry -10 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Warwickshire -16 3 £37,500 +15.38%
Walsall - 2 £34,250 -
Shropshire - 2 £40,500 - 1
Dudley - 1 £27,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - - 1
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 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.

1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 209 (90.87%) Cisco
3 123 (53.48%) Firewall
4 106 (46.09%) CCNA
5 92 (40.00%) CheckPoint
6 77 (33.48%) Juniper
7 70 (30.43%) OSPF
8 69 (30.00%) BGP
9 67 (29.13%) WAN
10 65 (28.26%) LAN
11 62 (26.96%) MPLS
12 52 (22.61%) CCIE
12 52 (22.61%) Data Centre
13 47 (20.43%) F5
14 46 (20.00%) VPN
15 43 (18.70%) Cisco IOS
16 40 (17.39%) Network Security
17 38 (16.52%) Telecoms
18 37 (16.09%) ITIL
19 36 (15.65%) Wireless
20 35 (15.22%) VoIP
21 34 (14.78%) Cisco Nexus
22 33 (14.35%) TCP/IP
23 31 (13.48%) Windows
24 29 (12.61%) Service Delivery
24 29 (12.61%) Cisco ASA
25 27 (11.74%) Degree
26 26 (11.30%) Finance
26 26 (11.30%) Wi-Fi
27 24 (10.43%) Microsoft

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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 12 (5.22%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.30%) Lync
4 1 (0.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 16 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.61%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (4.35%) SAP CRM
2 2 (0.87%) MIS ActiveH
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 123 (53.48%) Firewall
2 70 (30.43%) OSPF
3 69 (30.00%) BGP
4 67 (29.13%) WAN
5 65 (28.26%) LAN
6 62 (26.96%) MPLS
7 46 (20.00%) VPN
8 43 (18.70%) Cisco IOS
9 40 (17.39%) Network Security
10 36 (15.65%) Wireless
11 35 (15.22%) VoIP
12 34 (14.78%) Cisco Nexus
13 33 (14.35%) TCP/IP
14 29 (12.61%) Cisco ASA
15 26 (11.30%) Wi-Fi
16 21 (9.13%) VLAN
16 21 (9.13%) DNS
17 15 (6.52%) Spanning Tree
18 14 (6.09%) Internet
18 14 (6.09%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (4.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (1.74%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (16.52%) Telecoms
2 26 (11.30%) Finance
3 7 (3.04%) Banking
4 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.30%) Automotive
5 3 (1.30%) German Language
6 2 (0.87%) Investment Banking
6 2 (0.87%) 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%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Electronics
7 1 (0.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 96 (41.74%) Network Engineer
2 30 (13.04%) Consultant
3 19 (8.26%) Analyst
4 17 (7.39%) Network Analyst
5 16 (6.96%) Senior Network Engineer
6 15 (6.52%) Network Consultant
6 15 (6.52%) Architect
6 15 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
7 13 (5.65%) Network Architect
8 12 (5.22%) Cisco Specialist
8 12 (5.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (4.78%) Support Engineer
10 10 (4.35%) Network Support
11 9 (3.91%) Technical Consultant
12 8 (3.48%) Administrator
13 7 (3.04%) Network Administrator
13 7 (3.04%) Technical Specialist
13 7 (3.04%) Technical Support
13 7 (3.04%) Senior Consultant
13 7 (3.04%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (3.91%) VXML
2 3 (1.30%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 52 (22.61%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (3.04%) Management Information System
4 5 (2.17%) Blackberry
4 5 (2.17%) Mobile Computing
5 4 (1.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.87%) Handset
7 1 (0.43%) Clustering
7 1 (0.43%) Statistics
7 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
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 (13.48%) Windows
2 8 (3.48%) Solaris
2 8 (3.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (3.04%) Linux
4 6 (2.61%) UNIX
5 5 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
5 5 (2.17%) Android
5 5 (2.17%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.43%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (16.09%) ITIL
2 29 (12.61%) Service Delivery
3 18 (7.83%) Load Balancing
4 17 (7.39%) Network Design
5 16 (6.96%) Configuration Management
5 16 (6.96%) GAP Analysis
6 15 (6.52%) Project Management
7 13 (5.65%) CRM
8 12 (5.22%) Network Architecture
8 12 (5.22%) Network Management
9 10 (4.35%) Cisco ICM Scripting
9 10 (4.35%) Quality Management
10 8 (3.48%) Risk Assessment
10 8 (3.48%) Change Management
10 8 (3.48%) Validation
10 8 (3.48%) Mentoring
10 8 (3.48%) Change Control
11 7 (3.04%) Capacity Planning
11 7 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (2.61%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.17%) Perl
1 5 (2.17%) Tcl
2 4 (1.74%) C
3 3 (1.30%) SQL
4 1 (0.43%) VBScript
4 1 (0.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 230 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 106 (46.09%) CCNA
3 52 (22.61%) CCIE
4 27 (11.74%) Degree
5 21 (9.13%) CCIP
6 19 (8.26%) CCDP
7 14 (6.09%) CCSA
7 14 (6.09%) Security Cleared
8 13 (5.65%) SC Cleared
9 12 (5.22%) Microsoft Certification
10 11 (4.78%) CCSE
11 10 (4.35%) MCSE
12 8 (3.48%) CCVP
13 7 (3.04%) MCSA
13 7 (3.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 6 (2.61%) JNCIP
15 3 (1.30%) MCITP
15 3 (1.30%) CCDA
16 2 (0.87%) CCA
16 2 (0.87%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (6.09%) SLA
2 5 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.74%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 11 (4.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.17%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.74%) VMware ESX
5 3 (1.30%) vSphere
6 2 (0.87%) Snort
7 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (5.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (4.78%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.30%) Nagios
3 3 (1.30%) Cacti
4 2 (0.87%) SCOM
5 1 (0.43%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.43%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.43%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.43%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 209 (90.87%) Cisco
2 92 (40.00%) CheckPoint
3 77 (33.48%) Juniper
4 47 (20.43%) F5
5 24 (10.43%) Microsoft
6 23 (10.00%) HP
7 22 (9.57%) VMware
8 18 (7.83%) McAfee
8 18 (7.83%) Riverbed
9 13 (5.65%) Verint
10 11 (4.78%) SAP
10 11 (4.78%) Citrix
10 11 (4.78%) Avaya
11 10 (4.35%) Mitel
12 8 (3.48%) Fortinet
13 7 (3.04%) Nokia
14 6 (2.61%) Remedy
15 5 (2.17%) Sourcefire
15 5 (2.17%) Brocade
15 5 (2.17%) WatchGuard
Stoke on Trent
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
IDS-INDATA.CO.UK
Salary: Unspecified Commensurate with experience + project based bonus scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £24,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £32000 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
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + Car + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
SCC
Posted: 26 days ago