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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 113 136 112
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -24
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 114 67 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.05% 1.25% 2.07%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.33% 4.43% 7.33%
Number of salaries quoted 97 56 92
Average salary £45,000 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.92% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,850 £32,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.75%
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
1555 1514 1377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 27.93% 28.19% 28.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1290 1132
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £25,000 £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 1 October 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 1 October 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 76 £51,250 +10.81% 5
Warwickshire +12 16 £32,000 -14.66% 3
Staffordshire -1 12 £41,250 +17.85% 2
Solihull - 4 £37,500 - 1
Coventry -8 2 £51,250 -6.81%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 154 (89.02%) Cisco
3 115 (66.47%) Firewall
4 92 (53.18%) WAN
5 90 (52.02%) CCNA
6 84 (48.55%) LAN
7 73 (42.20%) CheckPoint
8 60 (34.68%) MPLS
9 58 (33.53%) OSPF
10 55 (31.79%) VPN
11 50 (28.90%) Juniper
11 50 (28.90%) BGP
12 42 (24.28%) Network Security
13 35 (20.23%) Cisco Nexus
13 35 (20.23%) TCP/IP
14 32 (18.50%) CCIE
14 32 (18.50%) HP
14 32 (18.50%) Cisco ASA
15 29 (16.76%) CCIP
15 29 (16.76%) Internet
15 29 (16.76%) Linux
16 28 (16.18%) Network Management
16 28 (16.18%) Load Balancing
17 27 (15.61%) ITIL
18 26 (15.03%) VMware
19 25 (14.45%) UNIX
19 25 (14.45%) Windows
19 25 (14.45%) Solaris
20 24 (13.87%) Perl
20 24 (13.87%) Tcl

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (5.78%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2003
2 4 (2.31%) IIS
3 3 (1.73%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.73%) Lync
Applications
1 18 (10.40%) MS Visio
2 9 (5.20%) MS Excel
3 3 (1.73%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (2.89%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (2.89%) Office 365
3 3 (1.73%) IaaS
4 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 115 (66.47%) Firewall
2 92 (53.18%) WAN
3 84 (48.55%) LAN
4 60 (34.68%) MPLS
5 58 (33.53%) OSPF
6 55 (31.79%) VPN
7 50 (28.90%) BGP
8 42 (24.28%) Network Security
9 35 (20.23%) Cisco Nexus
9 35 (20.23%) TCP/IP
10 32 (18.50%) Cisco ASA
11 29 (16.76%) Internet
12 22 (12.72%) IP Telephony
13 15 (8.67%) DNS
13 15 (8.67%) VPLS
14 14 (8.09%) Junos
14 14 (8.09%) VoIP
14 14 (8.09%) IPsec
14 14 (8.09%) EIGRP
15 13 (7.51%) SAN
General
1 19 (10.98%) Telecoms
2 16 (9.25%) Finance
3 10 (5.78%) Legal
4 4 (2.31%) Back Office
5 3 (1.73%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.73%) Retail
6 2 (1.16%) Banking
6 2 (1.16%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 77 (44.51%) Network Engineer
2 27 (15.61%) Firewall Engineer
3 22 (12.72%) Consultant
4 17 (9.83%) Analyst
5 14 (8.09%) Network Analyst
6 12 (6.94%) Network Security Analyst
6 12 (6.94%) Senior Network Engineer
6 12 (6.94%) Security Analyst
7 11 (6.36%) Architect
7 11 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Security Engineer
8 10 (5.78%) Network Security Engineer
9 9 (5.20%) Network Administrator
9 9 (5.20%) Administrator
9 9 (5.20%) Network Consultant
9 9 (5.20%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 7 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.47%) IT Administrator
11 6 (3.47%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.20%) CSS
2 5 (2.89%) VXML
3 3 (1.73%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.67%) Clustering
2 7 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (3.47%) Statistics
3 6 (3.47%) FlexPod
4 3 (1.73%) GIS
5 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.58%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.58%) CESG
5 1 (0.58%) PKI
5 1 (0.58%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 29 (16.76%) Linux
2 25 (14.45%) UNIX
2 25 (14.45%) Windows
2 25 (14.45%) Solaris
3 14 (8.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (16.18%) Network Management
1 28 (16.18%) Load Balancing
2 27 (15.61%) ITIL
3 18 (10.40%) Performance Monitoring
4 15 (8.67%) Risk Assessment
5 12 (6.94%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (5.78%) Network Design
7 10 (5.78%) Service Delivery
8 9 (5.20%) E-Commerce
8 9 (5.20%) Change Control
8 9 (5.20%) Low Latency
8 9 (5.20%) Ultra-Low Latency
8 9 (5.20%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.05%) Change Management
9 7 (4.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (3.47%) Fault Management
10 6 (3.47%) Network Architecture
10 6 (3.47%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (3.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (13.87%) Perl
1 24 (13.87%) Tcl
2 4 (2.31%) VBScript
3 2 (1.16%) SQL
Qualifications
1 173 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 90 (52.02%) CCNA
3 32 (18.50%) CCIE
4 29 (16.76%) CCIP
5 23 (13.29%) CCSA
6 19 (10.98%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (10.40%) Security Cleared
8 17 (9.83%) CCDP
9 14 (8.09%) MCSE
10 13 (7.51%) Check Point Certification
10 13 (7.51%) Degree
11 12 (6.94%) SC Cleared
12 10 (5.78%) CCSE
13 7 (4.05%) CCDA
13 7 (4.05%) MCITP
14 6 (3.47%) VTSP
14 6 (3.47%) CCSP
15 5 (2.89%) MCSA
16 3 (1.73%) CISSP
16 3 (1.73%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.62%) SLA
2 4 (2.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.73%) PCI DSS
4 2 (1.16%) GPG13
System Software
1 13 (7.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.05%) vSphere
2 7 (4.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.73%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.16%) Squid
4 2 (1.16%) Snort
4 2 (1.16%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (6.94%) Cisco UCCE
1 12 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (2.31%) Cisco Prime
2 4 (2.31%) NetBackup
3 3 (1.73%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.58%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 154 (89.02%) Cisco
2 73 (42.20%) CheckPoint
3 50 (28.90%) Juniper
4 32 (18.50%) HP
5 26 (15.03%) VMware
6 24 (13.87%) Microsoft
7 17 (9.83%) Blue Coat
8 11 (6.36%) NetApp
8 11 (6.36%) Citrix
8 11 (6.36%) F5
9 9 (5.20%) Nokia
10 8 (4.62%) Remedy
11 6 (3.47%) IBM
12 5 (2.89%) Nortel
12 5 (2.89%) SAP
13 4 (2.31%) Verint
13 4 (2.31%) Dell
13 4 (2.31%) Symantec
14 3 (1.73%) EMC
14 3 (1.73%) Sourcefire
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
MBA Ltd
Salary: negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £27850 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £43000 - £480000 per annum + car, pen
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Negotiable, DOE
Posted: 20 days ago