Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 121 114 133
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 -63
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 69 88 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 1.93% 2.30% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.99% 8.92% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 79 68
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £53,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.98% +18.33% -10.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £79,750 £61,250 £61,375
West Midlands median annual salary £52,750 £49,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +7.65% +11.36% -7.37%

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 1,151 986 1,425
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 32.18% 25.74% 29.92%
Number of salaries quoted 667 725 935
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £23,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £65,000 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +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 18 November 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 69 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 68 (98.55%) Cisco
3 50 (72.46%) Firewall
4 48 (69.57%) Data Centre
5 41 (59.42%) F5
5 41 (59.42%) VPN
6 37 (53.62%) Juniper
6 37 (53.62%) CheckPoint
7 35 (50.72%) Fortinet
7 35 (50.72%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (49.28%) WAN
9 33 (47.83%) OSPF
10 32 (46.38%) Self-Motivation
11 28 (40.58%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (39.13%) BGP
12 27 (39.13%) ITIL
13 24 (34.78%) CCIE
13 24 (34.78%) Presales
14 23 (33.33%) FWSM
14 23 (33.33%) Wireless
15 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (31.88%) Load Balancing
16 20 (28.99%) IPsec
16 20 (28.99%) LAN
16 20 (28.99%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (27.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 19 (27.54%) HP
17 19 (27.54%) MPLS
17 19 (27.54%) PKI
18 17 (24.64%) VMware

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 4 (5.80%) IIS
2 2 (2.90%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (24.64%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (72.46%) Firewall
2 41 (59.42%) VPN
3 35 (50.72%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (49.28%) WAN
5 33 (47.83%) OSPF
6 28 (40.58%) Cisco Nexus
7 27 (39.13%) BGP
8 23 (33.33%) FWSM
8 23 (33.33%) Wireless
9 20 (28.99%) IPsec
9 20 (28.99%) LAN
10 19 (27.54%) MPLS
11 17 (24.64%) VLAN
12 14 (20.29%) Cisco Firepower
13 10 (14.49%) Network Security
14 9 (13.04%) Cisco Wireless
15 6 (8.70%) Cisco ISE
15 6 (8.70%) TCP/IP
15 6 (8.70%) VPLS
16 5 (7.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 19 (27.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (5.80%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.90%) Banking
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Retail
3 1 (1.45%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (50.72%) Network Engineer
2 21 (30.43%) Architect
3 12 (17.39%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (15.94%) Solutions Architect
5 10 (14.49%) Network Architect
5 10 (14.49%) Technical Architect
6 9 (13.04%) Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Network Consultant
7 6 (8.70%) Security Architect
7 6 (8.70%) Security Solutions Architect
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
8 5 (7.25%) Network Security Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Network Architect
9 4 (5.80%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Network Security Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Network Security Engineer
9 4 (5.80%) Security Consultant
9 4 (5.80%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.90%) COM
2 1 (1.45%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (69.57%) Data Centre
2 32 (46.38%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (27.54%) PKI
4 5 (7.25%) Driving Licence
5 4 (5.80%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (5.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 3 (4.35%) Handset
7 1 (1.45%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.45%) CMDB
7 1 (1.45%) FlexPod
7 1 (1.45%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.45%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.45%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.70%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
2 2 (2.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (39.13%) ITIL
2 24 (34.78%) Presales
3 22 (31.88%) Load Balancing
4 20 (28.99%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (23.19%) ITIL V3
6 14 (20.29%) Line Management
6 14 (20.29%) Service Delivery
7 13 (18.84%) Network Management
7 13 (18.84%) Service Management
8 10 (14.49%) Project Management
9 9 (13.04%) Due Diligence
9 9 (13.04%) Network Architecture
9 9 (13.04%) PRINCE2
10 8 (11.59%) Network Virtualisation
11 6 (8.70%) Network Design
11 6 (8.70%) SIEM
12 4 (5.80%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.80%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 4 (5.80%) Network Load Balancing
12 4 (5.80%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.45%) C
1 1 (1.45%) Perl
1 1 (1.45%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.45%) Python
1 1 (1.45%) Ruby
1 1 (1.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 69 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (34.78%) CCIE
3 15 (21.74%) CCNA
4 6 (8.70%) CCDP
5 3 (4.35%) CCSE
5 3 (4.35%) CISSP
5 3 (4.35%) IISP
5 3 (4.35%) ISSAP
5 3 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 3 (4.35%) JNCIS
5 3 (4.35%) MCSE
5 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (4.35%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CCSP
7 1 (1.45%) CCDE
7 1 (1.45%) CCIP
7 1 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) PMI Certification
7 1 (1.45%) PMP
7 1 (1.45%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (5.80%) SLA
3 2 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.45%) GDPR
4 1 (1.45%) QA
System Software
1 17 (24.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (15.94%) Active Directory
3 9 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
4 3 (4.35%) XenDesktop
5 2 (2.90%) VMware NSX
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (11.59%) QRadar
1 8 (11.59%) SCVMM
2 6 (8.70%) Cisco Prime
3 5 (7.25%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (5.80%) Nagios
4 4 (5.80%) Stealthwatch
5 2 (2.90%) CASB
6 1 (1.45%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (98.55%) Cisco
2 41 (59.42%) F5
3 37 (53.62%) CheckPoint
3 37 (53.62%) Juniper
4 35 (50.72%) Fortinet
5 19 (27.54%) HP
6 17 (24.64%) Microsoft
6 17 (24.64%) VMware
7 16 (23.19%) Meraki
8 12 (17.39%) Citrix
9 11 (15.94%) SolarWinds
10 10 (14.49%) Palo Alto
11 8 (11.59%) BMC
11 8 (11.59%) Brocade
12 5 (7.25%) Tripwire
13 4 (5.80%) Avaya
13 4 (5.80%) Tufin
14 3 (4.35%) Aruba
14 3 (4.35%) IBM
14 3 (4.35%) Mitel