The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 136 118 127
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +9
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 78 91 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.45% 1.63% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.22% 5.84% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 68 80 60
Average salary £46,250 £46,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £32,250 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%
Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1495 1559 1323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.72% 28.00% 27.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1223 1333 1106
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCNP
England

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 63 £47,500 -7.31% 6
Coventry +1 3 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Warwickshire -1 3 £27,850 -25.73% 3
Solihull -4 3 - - 1
Staffordshire -22 2 £22,500 -35.71%
Worcestershire -6 1 £38,000 -2.56%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (95.76%) Cisco
3 65 (55.08%) Firewall
4 58 (49.15%) WAN
5 57 (48.31%) CCNA
6 54 (45.76%) MPLS
7 50 (42.37%) LAN
8 43 (36.44%) OSPF
9 39 (33.05%) CheckPoint
10 33 (27.97%) Juniper
11 31 (26.27%) BGP
12 30 (25.42%) HP
13 27 (22.88%) CCIE
13 27 (22.88%) CCIP
14 23 (19.49%) Network Management
15 20 (16.95%) TCP/IP
16 19 (16.10%) VPN
16 19 (16.10%) IP Telephony
17 18 (15.25%) Network Security
17 18 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (15.25%) Performance Monitoring
18 16 (13.56%) Telecoms
19 15 (12.71%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (11.86%) EIGRP
20 14 (11.86%) Wireless
21 13 (11.02%) Cisco CUCM
22 12 (10.17%) Cisco UCCE
22 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
22 12 (10.17%) VPLS
23 11 (9.32%) VMware

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (6.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.39%) IIS
2 4 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.39%) Lync
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.85%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (5.08%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (4.24%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.08%) Office 365
2 5 (4.24%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (2.54%) IaaS
4 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (55.08%) Firewall
2 58 (49.15%) WAN
3 54 (45.76%) MPLS
4 50 (42.37%) LAN
5 43 (36.44%) OSPF
6 31 (26.27%) BGP
7 20 (16.95%) TCP/IP
8 19 (16.10%) VPN
8 19 (16.10%) IP Telephony
9 18 (15.25%) Network Security
9 18 (15.25%) Cisco ASA
10 15 (12.71%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (11.86%) EIGRP
11 14 (11.86%) Wireless
12 12 (10.17%) VPLS
13 11 (9.32%) Unified Communications
14 10 (8.47%) Internet
15 9 (7.63%) DNS
15 9 (7.63%) VoIP
15 9 (7.63%) IPsec
General
1 16 (13.56%) Telecoms
2 9 (7.63%) Finance
3 7 (5.93%) Legal
4 4 (3.39%) Back Office
4 4 (3.39%) Retail
5 2 (1.69%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.69%) Banking
5 2 (1.69%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 56 (47.46%) Network Engineer
2 20 (16.95%) Consultant
3 15 (12.71%) Architect
4 14 (11.86%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (11.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 13 (11.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 12 (10.17%) Network Consultant
7 9 (7.63%) Network Analyst
7 9 (7.63%) Analyst
8 8 (6.78%) Network Architect
9 7 (5.93%) Network Security Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Security Engineer
9 7 (5.93%) Security Analyst
9 7 (5.93%) Network Security Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 6 (5.08%) Implementation Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Firewall Engineer
10 6 (5.08%) Network Specialist
11 5 (4.24%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
11 5 (4.24%) Network Design Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) VXML
2 3 (2.54%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.08%) Statistics
2 3 (2.54%) Clustering
3 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (0.85%) PKI
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.63%) Windows
2 7 (5.93%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (5.93%) UNIX
3 5 (4.24%) Solaris
3 5 (4.24%) Linux
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.49%) Network Management
2 18 (15.25%) Performance Monitoring
3 11 (9.32%) Network Design
4 10 (8.47%) ITIL
5 8 (6.78%) Network Monitoring
6 7 (5.93%) Network Architecture
6 7 (5.93%) Load Balancing
6 7 (5.93%) Change Management
6 7 (5.93%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (5.08%) Service Delivery
7 6 (5.08%) Fault Management
8 5 (4.24%) Cisco ICM Scripting
8 5 (4.24%) CRM
9 4 (3.39%) Quality Management
10 3 (2.54%) Change Control
10 3 (2.54%) Configuration Management
10 3 (2.54%) Risk Assessment
10 3 (2.54%) Stakeholder Management
11 2 (1.69%) Project Management
11 2 (1.69%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.24%) Tcl
1 5 (4.24%) Perl
Qualifications
1 118 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (48.31%) CCNA
3 27 (22.88%) CCIE
3 27 (22.88%) CCIP
4 12 (10.17%) Security Cleared
5 10 (8.47%) CCSA
6 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (5.93%) CCSE
7 7 (5.93%) JNCIA
7 7 (5.93%) Degree
7 7 (5.93%) MCSE
8 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
9 5 (4.24%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.39%) MCTS
11 3 (2.54%) MCITP
11 3 (2.54%) Check Point Certification
12 1 (0.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.85%) CCENT
12 1 (0.85%) CCDP
12 1 (0.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.69%) GPG13
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.69%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.69%) Squid
4 2 (1.69%) Snort
5 1 (0.85%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (11.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (10.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (2.54%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.54%) Netcool
4 1 (0.85%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 113 (95.76%) Cisco
2 39 (33.05%) CheckPoint
3 33 (27.97%) Juniper
4 30 (25.42%) HP
5 11 (9.32%) VMware
6 9 (7.63%) Microsoft
7 7 (5.93%) F5
7 7 (5.93%) Blue Coat
8 5 (4.24%) NetApp
8 5 (4.24%) Nortel
8 5 (4.24%) Citrix
8 5 (4.24%) SAP
9 4 (3.39%) ProCurve
9 4 (3.39%) SonicWALL
9 4 (3.39%) WatchGuard
9 4 (3.39%) Redback
9 4 (3.39%) Verint
10 3 (2.54%) Fortinet
10 3 (2.54%) Fujitsu
10 3 (2.54%) McAfee
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £400000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum UPTO £50,000 BASIC + 30 days on call
Posted: 11 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
ANG2 Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus + full benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + 30 Days Holiday
Posted: 6 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Accenture
Salary: From £31,500 to £39,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + on call payments
Posted: 23 days ago