Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 104 138 64
Rank change year-on-year +34 -74 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 94 74 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.44% 1.56% 3.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.36% 5.26% 13.18%
Number of salaries quoted 81 63 134
Birmingham median annual salary £53,250 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.33% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% -

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 1004 1407 1184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 26.06% 29.71% 29.93%
Number of salaries quoted 733 916 952
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £71,125
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 94 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (92.55%) Cisco
3 65 (69.15%) Firewall
4 56 (59.57%) WAN
5 49 (52.13%) LAN
6 42 (44.68%) Wireless
7 41 (43.62%) CheckPoint
7 41 (43.62%) MPLS
8 39 (41.49%) CCNA
9 38 (40.43%) OSPF
9 38 (40.43%) BGP
9 38 (40.43%) Data Centre
10 37 (39.36%) Network Security
10 37 (39.36%) VPN
11 35 (37.23%) ITIL
11 35 (37.23%) Load Balancing
11 35 (37.23%) F5
12 34 (36.17%) Cisco ASA
12 34 (36.17%) Presales
12 34 (36.17%) Juniper
13 29 (30.85%) TCP/IP
13 29 (30.85%) Network Design
14 28 (29.79%) HP
14 28 (29.79%) VLAN
14 28 (29.79%) Cisco Nexus
15 27 (28.72%) SolarWinds
16 26 (27.66%) IPsec
17 24 (25.53%) SNMP
17 24 (25.53%) Fortinet
18 22 (23.40%) ITIL V3

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 5 (5.32%) CMS
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.70%) Amazon AWS
1 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 65 (69.15%) Firewall
2 56 (59.57%) WAN
3 49 (52.13%) LAN
4 42 (44.68%) Wireless
5 41 (43.62%) MPLS
6 38 (40.43%) BGP
6 38 (40.43%) OSPF
7 37 (39.36%) Network Security
7 37 (39.36%) VPN
8 34 (36.17%) Cisco ASA
9 29 (30.85%) TCP/IP
10 28 (29.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 28 (29.79%) VLAN
11 26 (27.66%) IPsec
12 24 (25.53%) SNMP
13 18 (19.15%) DNS
13 18 (19.15%) Ethernet
14 16 (17.02%) Cisco ISE
14 16 (17.02%) DHCP
15 15 (15.96%) Cisco Wireless
Development Applications
1 1 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (18.09%) Finance
2 14 (14.89%) Billing
3 4 (4.26%) Banking
3 4 (4.26%) Retail
4 3 (3.19%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.06%) Law
6 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (48.94%) Network Engineer
2 18 (19.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 17 (18.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 14 (14.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (9.57%) Architect
6 8 (8.51%) Network Architect
7 7 (7.45%) Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Juniper Engineer
8 5 (5.32%) Network Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Network Specialist
9 4 (4.26%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Design Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) Firewall Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) IP Design Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) IP Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Cisco Specialist
10 3 (3.19%) Network Team Leader
10 3 (3.19%) Switch Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Team Leader
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (12.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.06%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 38 (40.43%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.89%) FlexPod
3 9 (9.57%) PKI
4 7 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (5.32%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.13%) CESG
6 2 (2.13%) iPad
6 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (1.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.06%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.15%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Linux
3 4 (4.26%) Windows 2000 Server
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server
3 4 (4.26%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (3.19%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (37.23%) ITIL
1 35 (37.23%) Load Balancing
2 34 (36.17%) Presales
3 29 (30.85%) Network Design
4 22 (23.40%) ITIL V3
4 22 (23.40%) Project Management
5 21 (22.34%) Line Management
5 21 (22.34%) Service Delivery
6 18 (19.15%) SIEM
6 18 (19.15%) Time Management
7 16 (17.02%) Mentoring
8 15 (15.96%) Network Management
9 14 (14.89%) Application Performance Management
9 14 (14.89%) Converged Infrastructure
9 14 (14.89%) Migration
9 14 (14.89%) Performance Management
9 14 (14.89%) Security Management
10 10 (10.64%) Network Architecture
10 10 (10.64%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (7.45%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.32%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (41.49%) CCNA
3 20 (21.28%) CCIE
4 8 (8.51%) CCDP
4 8 (8.51%) CCIP
5 7 (7.45%) JNCIP
6 6 (6.38%) JNCIE
7 4 (4.26%) CISSP
8 3 (3.19%) CCIE Service Provider
9 2 (2.13%) CEH
9 2 (2.13%) CISM
9 2 (2.13%) GCIA
9 2 (2.13%) GCIH
9 2 (2.13%) GIAC
9 2 (2.13%) Network+ Certification
9 2 (2.13%) SANS
10 1 (1.06%) CCDA
10 1 (1.06%) CCSA
10 1 (1.06%) CCSE
10 1 (1.06%) ISSAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (14.89%) QA
2 9 (9.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (4.26%) PCI DSS
4 3 (3.19%) SLA
5 2 (2.13%) GDPR
System Software
1 18 (19.15%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (6.38%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (14.89%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (6.38%) QRadar
2 6 (6.38%) SCVMM
3 5 (5.32%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (4.26%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (2.13%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 87 (92.55%) Cisco
2 41 (43.62%) CheckPoint
3 35 (37.23%) F5
4 34 (36.17%) Juniper
5 28 (29.79%) HP
6 27 (28.72%) SolarWinds
7 24 (25.53%) Fortinet
8 20 (21.28%) Brocade
8 20 (21.28%) Meraki
9 19 (20.21%) Aruba
10 14 (14.89%) Sourcefire
11 11 (11.70%) Microsoft
12 10 (10.64%) Palo Alto
12 10 (10.64%) VMware
13 6 (6.38%) BMC
13 6 (6.38%) Citrix
14 5 (5.32%) Aerohive Networks
15 4 (4.26%) Extreme Networks
15 4 (4.26%) Motorola
15 4 (4.26%) Tripwire