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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 116 127 114
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -13
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 111 73 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.99% 1.36% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.14% 4.66% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 95 63 91
Average salary £47,500 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.15% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,750 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
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
1554 1565 1341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.92% 29.20% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1301 1347 1110
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 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 18 September 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 +42 77 £51,250 +7.89% 5
Warwickshire +12 14 £32,000 -14.66% 4
Staffordshire -7 11 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Solihull - 4 £37,500 - 2
Coventry -11 2 £51,250 -26.78%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 September 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 147 (89.63%) Cisco
3 107 (65.24%) Firewall
4 86 (52.44%) CCNA
5 85 (51.83%) WAN
6 78 (47.56%) LAN
7 69 (42.07%) CheckPoint
8 59 (35.98%) OSPF
9 58 (35.37%) MPLS
10 50 (30.49%) BGP
10 50 (30.49%) Juniper
11 49 (29.88%) VPN
12 41 (25.00%) Network Security
13 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
13 32 (19.51%) CCIE
14 31 (18.90%) Cisco Nexus
15 30 (18.29%) CCIP
16 29 (17.68%) HP
16 29 (17.68%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (17.07%) Network Management
17 28 (17.07%) Linux
18 27 (16.46%) Load Balancing
19 26 (15.85%) Internet
20 24 (14.63%) UNIX
20 24 (14.63%) ITIL
20 24 (14.63%) Solaris
21 23 (14.02%) Perl
21 23 (14.02%) Tcl
21 23 (14.02%) CCSA
21 23 (14.02%) IP Telephony

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 8 (4.88%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.44%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.44%) IIS
3 3 (1.83%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.83%) Lync
4 1 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (10.98%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.49%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.05%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.49%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (3.05%) Office 365
3 3 (1.83%) IaaS
4 2 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 107 (65.24%) Firewall
2 85 (51.83%) WAN
3 78 (47.56%) LAN
4 59 (35.98%) OSPF
5 58 (35.37%) MPLS
6 50 (30.49%) BGP
7 49 (29.88%) VPN
8 41 (25.00%) Network Security
9 32 (19.51%) TCP/IP
10 31 (18.90%) Cisco Nexus
11 29 (17.68%) Cisco ASA
12 26 (15.85%) Internet
13 23 (14.02%) IP Telephony
14 15 (9.15%) VPLS
15 14 (8.54%) Junos
15 14 (8.54%) EIGRP
15 14 (8.54%) VoIP
16 13 (7.93%) DNS
16 13 (7.93%) Wireless
16 13 (7.93%) IPsec
General
1 20 (12.20%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.76%) Finance
3 10 (6.10%) Legal
4 4 (2.44%) Back Office
5 3 (1.83%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.83%) Retail
6 2 (1.22%) Investment Banking
6 2 (1.22%) Banking
7 1 (0.61%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 72 (43.90%) Network Engineer
2 26 (15.85%) Firewall Engineer
3 22 (13.41%) Consultant
4 15 (9.15%) Analyst
5 14 (8.54%) Network Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Network Security Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Security Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) Network Consultant
7 11 (6.71%) Architect
8 10 (6.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Security Engineer
8 10 (6.10%) Network Security Engineer
9 8 (4.88%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (4.27%) Network Administrator
10 7 (4.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 7 (4.27%) Administrator
11 6 (3.66%) Systems Administrator
11 6 (3.66%) IT Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.27%) CSS
2 5 (3.05%) VXML
3 3 (1.83%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) Clustering
2 7 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.66%) Statistics
4 4 (2.44%) FlexPod
5 1 (0.61%) GIS
5 1 (0.61%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.61%) PKI
5 1 (0.61%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.07%) Linux
2 24 (14.63%) UNIX
2 24 (14.63%) Solaris
3 22 (13.41%) Windows
4 12 (7.32%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (4.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (17.07%) Network Management
2 27 (16.46%) Load Balancing
3 24 (14.63%) ITIL
4 17 (10.37%) Performance Monitoring
5 15 (9.15%) Risk Assessment
6 12 (7.32%) Network Design
6 12 (7.32%) Network Monitoring
7 11 (6.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 10 (6.10%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.49%) E-Commerce
9 9 (5.49%) Low Latency
9 9 (5.49%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 8 (4.88%) Change Control
10 8 (4.88%) Incident Management
11 7 (4.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 7 (4.27%) Change Management
11 7 (4.27%) Network Architecture
12 6 (3.66%) Fault Management
12 6 (3.66%) Project Management
13 5 (3.05%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 23 (14.02%) Perl
1 23 (14.02%) Tcl
2 4 (2.44%) VBScript
3 2 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 164 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (52.44%) CCNA
3 32 (19.51%) CCIE
4 30 (18.29%) CCIP
5 23 (14.02%) CCSA
6 17 (10.37%) Security Cleared
7 14 (8.54%) Microsoft Certification
8 13 (7.93%) Check Point Certification
9 12 (7.32%) CCDP
10 11 (6.71%) SC Cleared
10 11 (6.71%) Degree
11 10 (6.10%) CCSE
11 10 (6.10%) MCSE
12 6 (3.66%) CCDA
13 5 (3.05%) CCSP
13 5 (3.05%) MCITP
13 5 (3.05%) JNCIA
14 4 (2.44%) VTSP
14 4 (2.44%) JNCIE
15 3 (1.83%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.88%) SLA
2 4 (2.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.22%) GPG13
3 2 (1.22%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (3.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.05%) Hyper-V
2 5 (3.05%) vSphere
3 3 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.22%) Snort
4 2 (1.22%) Squid
4 2 (1.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (7.32%) Cisco UCCE
1 12 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.44%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 147 (89.63%) Cisco
2 69 (42.07%) CheckPoint
3 50 (30.49%) Juniper
4 29 (17.68%) HP
5 21 (12.80%) VMware
6 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
7 17 (10.37%) Blue Coat
8 9 (5.49%) NetApp
8 9 (5.49%) Citrix
8 9 (5.49%) F5
9 7 (4.27%) Remedy
9 7 (4.27%) Nokia
10 5 (3.05%) Nortel
10 5 (3.05%) SAP
11 4 (2.44%) Verint
11 4 (2.44%) Dell
11 4 (2.44%) IBM
11 4 (2.44%) Symantec
12 3 (1.83%) Fujitsu
12 3 (1.83%) Redback
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Computer People
Salary: £1.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £480000 per annum + car, pen
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + FE Car, Bonus + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 7 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Solihull
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago