Period
to 21 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 116 121
Rank change year-on-year +26 +5 -54
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 114 89 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.94% 2.28% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.93% 8.76% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 67 107 72
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -5.26%
10th Percentile £43,267 £39,750 £33,422
90th Percentile £70,500 £58,000 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +5.56% -1.10%

CCNP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,277 1,016 1,382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.99% 26.07% 29.23%
Number of salaries quoted 706 756 910
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -6.59%
10th Percentile £24,938 £25,750 £22,725
90th Percentile £69,375 £63,125 £73,750
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,591 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.17% +1.48% -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Birmingham

CCNP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in Birmingham.

Salary trend for CCNP in Birmingham

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Birmingham over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 114 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (99.12%) Cisco
3 96 (84.21%) Data Centre
4 80 (70.18%) Juniper
5 77 (67.54%) CheckPoint
6 76 (66.67%) Fortinet
7 74 (64.91%) F5
8 73 (64.04%) Firewall
8 73 (64.04%) VPN
9 72 (63.16%) Presales
10 64 (56.14%) ITIL
10 64 (56.14%) WAN
11 60 (52.63%) OSPF
12 58 (50.88%) Load Balancing
13 57 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
14 52 (45.61%) ITIL V3
15 51 (44.74%) Cisco Nexus
16 49 (42.98%) Self-Motivation
17 47 (41.23%) BGP
18 45 (39.47%) FWSM
19 42 (36.84%) LAN
20 38 (33.33%) HP
20 38 (33.33%) Wireless
20 38 (33.33%) VMware
20 38 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
21 35 (30.70%) IPsec
22 34 (29.82%) Network Security
22 34 (29.82%) PKI
22 34 (29.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
22 34 (29.82%) CCDP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (10.53%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 32 (28.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (24.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (64.04%) Firewall
1 73 (64.04%) VPN
2 64 (56.14%) WAN
3 60 (52.63%) OSPF
4 57 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
5 51 (44.74%) Cisco Nexus
6 47 (41.23%) BGP
7 45 (39.47%) FWSM
8 42 (36.84%) LAN
9 38 (33.33%) Wireless
10 35 (30.70%) IPsec
11 34 (29.82%) Network Security
12 31 (27.19%) MPLS
13 29 (25.44%) Cisco Firepower
14 27 (23.68%) VLAN
15 24 (21.05%) DHCP
15 24 (21.05%) DNS
16 23 (20.18%) SNMP
17 20 (17.54%) Software-Defined Networking
18 19 (16.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (29.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (2.63%) Retail
2 2 (1.75%) Finance
3 1 (0.88%) Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (42.98%) Architect
2 37 (32.46%) Solutions Architect
3 35 (30.70%) Network Engineer
4 31 (27.19%) Security Architect
4 31 (27.19%) Security Solutions Architect
5 27 (23.68%) Senior Network Engineer
6 24 (21.05%) Network Architect
7 15 (13.16%) Cisco Consultant
7 15 (13.16%) Consultant
8 14 (12.28%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 14 (12.28%) Network Consultant
9 13 (11.40%) Presales Solution Architect
10 12 (10.53%) Network Security Architect
10 12 (10.53%) Network Specialist
10 12 (10.53%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 12 (10.53%) Senior Network Specialist
11 8 (7.02%) Information Architect
11 8 (7.02%) Information Security Architect
12 7 (6.14%) Cisco Presales Consultant
12 7 (6.14%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (10.53%) LDAP
2 5 (4.39%) COM
3 1 (0.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 96 (84.21%) Data Centre
2 49 (42.98%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (29.82%) PKI
4 19 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
4 19 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 14 (12.28%) Driving Licence
6 12 (10.53%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.75%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.88%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (7.89%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Linux
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (63.16%) Presales
2 64 (56.14%) ITIL
3 58 (50.88%) Load Balancing
4 52 (45.61%) ITIL V3
5 34 (29.82%) Continuous Improvement
6 31 (27.19%) Service Delivery
6 31 (27.19%) SIEM
7 29 (25.44%) Line Management
8 27 (23.68%) Service Management
9 23 (20.18%) Due Diligence
9 23 (20.18%) PRINCE2
9 23 (20.18%) Project Management
10 20 (17.54%) Network Management
11 19 (16.67%) Incident Management
11 19 (16.67%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 19 (16.67%) Software Optimisation
11 19 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
12 17 (14.91%) Network Architecture
13 14 (12.28%) Information Security
13 14 (12.28%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.88%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.88%) C
1 1 (0.88%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.88%) Python
1 1 (0.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 114 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 34 (29.82%) CCDP
3 22 (19.30%) CCIE
4 15 (13.16%) CCNA
5 12 (10.53%) CISSP
5 12 (10.53%) Degree
5 12 (10.53%) PMI Certification
5 12 (10.53%) PMP
6 11 (9.65%) CCSE
6 11 (9.65%) IISP
6 11 (9.65%) ISSAP
6 11 (9.65%) JNCIP
7 7 (6.14%) CCSP
8 6 (5.26%) JNCIS
9 3 (2.63%) SC Cleared
9 3 (2.63%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.88%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 1 (0.88%) CCSA
10 1 (0.88%) RHCSA
10 1 (0.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (17.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (11.40%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.75%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 38 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (21.05%) Active Directory
3 12 (10.53%) VMware NSX
4 11 (9.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (21.93%) QRadar
2 14 (12.28%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (12.28%) WhatsUp Gold
3 12 (10.53%) CASB
4 11 (9.65%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.75%) Nagios
5 2 (1.75%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.88%) SCCM
Vendors
1 113 (99.12%) Cisco
2 80 (70.18%) Juniper
3 77 (67.54%) CheckPoint
4 76 (66.67%) Fortinet
5 74 (64.91%) F5
6 38 (33.33%) HP
6 38 (33.33%) VMware
7 32 (28.07%) Meraki
8 28 (24.56%) SolarWinds
9 25 (21.93%) Microsoft
10 19 (16.67%) Forcepoint
10 19 (16.67%) Tufin
11 14 (12.28%) Tripwire
12 13 (11.40%) Palo Alto
13 12 (10.53%) Aruba
13 12 (10.53%) Citrix
13 12 (10.53%) Infoblox
13 12 (10.53%) McAfee
13 12 (10.53%) Riverbed
13 12 (10.53%) Sophos