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 24 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 132 120 142
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +22
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 70 94 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.30% 1.70% 1.27%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.70% 6.11% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 61 82 55
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £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
1490 1539 1308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.67% 27.79% 26.78%
Number of salaries quoted 1214 1308 1104
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £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 24 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 24 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 +20 54 £45,000 -10.00% 6
Warwickshire -4 3 £27,850 -20.42%
Solihull -5 3 - -
Coventry -6 3 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Staffordshire -15 2 £22,500 -34.30% 2
Worcestershire -3 1 £38,000 -2.56%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 112 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (95.54%) Cisco
3 59 (52.68%) Firewall
4 54 (48.21%) CCNA
4 54 (48.21%) WAN
5 52 (46.43%) MPLS
6 46 (41.07%) LAN
7 37 (33.04%) OSPF
8 31 (27.68%) CheckPoint
9 30 (26.79%) Juniper
10 29 (25.89%) HP
11 27 (24.11%) CCIE
12 26 (23.21%) CCIP
13 25 (22.32%) BGP
14 22 (19.64%) Network Management
15 20 (17.86%) TCP/IP
16 19 (16.96%) IP Telephony
16 19 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
17 18 (16.07%) VPN
18 16 (14.29%) Telecoms
18 16 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
19 15 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
20 14 (12.50%) Network Security
20 14 (12.50%) Wireless
20 14 (12.50%) EIGRP
21 13 (11.61%) Cisco CUCM
22 12 (10.71%) Unified Communications
22 12 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
23 11 (9.82%) VMware
24 10 (8.93%) ITIL

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 4 (3.57%) IIS
2 4 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (3.57%) Lync
3 3 (2.68%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.89%) Office Communications Server
4 1 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (3.57%) MS Excel
1 4 (3.57%) MS Office
2 3 (2.68%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (4.46%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.36%) Office 365
2 3 (2.68%) IaaS
2 3 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 59 (52.68%) Firewall
2 54 (48.21%) WAN
3 52 (46.43%) MPLS
4 46 (41.07%) LAN
5 37 (33.04%) OSPF
6 25 (22.32%) BGP
7 20 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 19 (16.96%) IP Telephony
8 19 (16.96%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (16.07%) VPN
10 15 (13.39%) Cisco Nexus
11 14 (12.50%) Network Security
11 14 (12.50%) Wireless
11 14 (12.50%) EIGRP
12 12 (10.71%) Unified Communications
13 10 (8.93%) VPLS
14 9 (8.04%) VoIP
14 9 (8.04%) DNS
14 9 (8.04%) H.323
14 9 (8.04%) IPsec
General
1 16 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 8 (7.14%) Finance
3 6 (5.36%) Legal
4 4 (3.57%) Retail
4 4 (3.57%) Back Office
5 2 (1.79%) Banking
5 2 (1.79%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.79%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.89%) Games
Job Titles
1 53 (47.32%) Network Engineer
2 19 (16.96%) Consultant
3 16 (14.29%) Architect
4 14 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 13 (11.61%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (9.82%) Network Consultant
7 8 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Analyst
7 8 (7.14%) Network Architect
8 7 (6.25%) Network Specialist
9 6 (5.36%) Network Security Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Security Engineer
9 6 (5.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 6 (5.36%) Security Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Network Security Analyst
9 6 (5.36%) Implementation Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) Cisco Specialist
10 5 (4.46%) Design Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.46%) VXML
2 3 (2.68%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.36%) Statistics
2 1 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (0.89%) PKI
2 1 (0.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (0.89%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (8.04%) Windows
2 7 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (2.68%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (19.64%) Network Management
2 16 (14.29%) Performance Monitoring
3 10 (8.93%) ITIL
3 10 (8.93%) Network Design
4 7 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 7 (6.25%) Network Architecture
4 7 (6.25%) Change Management
4 7 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (5.36%) Service Delivery
5 6 (5.36%) Fault Management
6 5 (4.46%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 5 (4.46%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.46%) CRM
7 4 (3.57%) Quality Management
7 4 (3.57%) Change Control
8 3 (2.68%) SIEM
8 3 (2.68%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (2.68%) Configuration Management
8 3 (2.68%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (1.79%) Information Security
Qualifications
1 112 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 54 (48.21%) CCNA
3 27 (24.11%) CCIE
4 26 (23.21%) CCIP
5 9 (8.04%) Security Cleared
5 9 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (6.25%) Degree
6 7 (6.25%) JNCIA
6 7 (6.25%) MCSE
7 6 (5.36%) CCSE
7 6 (5.36%) CCSA
8 5 (4.46%) JNCIE
9 4 (3.57%) MCTS
9 4 (3.57%) SC Cleared
10 3 (2.68%) MCITP
11 1 (0.89%) CCENT
11 1 (0.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.89%) CCDP
11 1 (0.89%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.04%) SLA
2 2 (1.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.79%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.79%) GPG13
3 1 (0.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (5.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.79%) Snort
4 2 (1.79%) Squid
4 2 (1.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.89%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 13 (11.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (10.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (3.57%) Netcool
4 3 (2.68%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.89%) CiscoWorks
Vendors
1 107 (95.54%) Cisco
2 31 (27.68%) CheckPoint
3 30 (26.79%) Juniper
4 29 (25.89%) HP
5 11 (9.82%) VMware
6 9 (8.04%) Microsoft
7 8 (7.14%) F5
8 5 (4.46%) WatchGuard
8 5 (4.46%) ProCurve
8 5 (4.46%) SonicWALL
8 5 (4.46%) SAP
8 5 (4.46%) NetApp
8 5 (4.46%) Nortel
8 5 (4.46%) Citrix
9 4 (3.57%) Blue Coat
9 4 (3.57%) Redback
9 4 (3.57%) McAfee
9 4 (3.57%) Fortinet
9 4 (3.57%) Verint
10 3 (2.68%) TippingPoint
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