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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 99 50
Rank change year-on-year +12 -49  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 45 41 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.28% 1.76% 4.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.91% 6.26% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 41 29 87
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £71,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 505 655 669
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 25.63% 28.04% 32.96%
Number of salaries quoted 384 426 527
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.59%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing CCNP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 89 (94.68%) Cisco
3 73 (77.66%) Firewall
4 53 (56.38%) CCNA
5 46 (48.94%) MPLS
6 45 (47.87%) WAN
7 43 (45.74%) LAN
8 30 (31.91%) Network Security
9 29 (30.85%) Juniper
9 29 (30.85%) Wireless
10 27 (28.72%) BGP
11 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
12 25 (26.60%) Cisco ASA
12 25 (26.60%) VPN
13 23 (24.47%) ITIL
14 22 (23.40%) TCP/IP
14 22 (23.40%) Network Design
15 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint
16 19 (20.21%) OSPF
16 19 (20.21%) VLAN
17 18 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
18 17 (18.09%) CCIE
18 17 (18.09%) Cisco Nexus
19 16 (17.02%) Palo Alto
19 16 (17.02%) JNCIP
19 16 (17.02%) F5
20 15 (15.96%) SolarWinds
20 15 (15.96%) JNCIE
20 15 (15.96%) CCIP
21 14 (14.89%) HP

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 2 (2.13%) CMS
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (1.06%) IIS
2 1 (1.06%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.06%) G Suite
1 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (77.66%) Firewall
2 46 (48.94%) MPLS
3 45 (47.87%) WAN
4 43 (45.74%) LAN
5 30 (31.91%) Network Security
6 29 (30.85%) Wireless
7 27 (28.72%) BGP
8 25 (26.60%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (26.60%) VPN
9 22 (23.40%) TCP/IP
10 19 (20.21%) OSPF
10 19 (20.21%) VLAN
11 18 (19.15%) Wi-Fi
12 17 (18.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 14 (14.89%) TACACS
14 10 (10.64%) Ethernet
15 9 (9.57%) DHCP
15 9 (9.57%) DNS
16 8 (8.51%) FTP
16 8 (8.51%) VoIP
General
1 11 (11.70%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.19%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Billing
4 1 (1.06%) Retail
Job Titles
1 60 (63.83%) Network Engineer
2 25 (26.60%) Cisco Engineer
3 19 (20.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) Design Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) IP Design Engineer
4 15 (15.96%) IP Engineer
5 12 (12.77%) Architect
6 11 (11.70%) Network Architect
6 11 (11.70%) Network Support
6 11 (11.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 11 (11.70%) Support Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) IP Architect
7 9 (9.57%) IP Network Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Wireless Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) Wireless Network Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Project Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Network Support
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Network Support Engineer
8 7 (7.45%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.38%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.13%) XMPP
3 1 (1.06%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Data Centre
2 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.19%) FlexPod
2 3 (3.19%) Security Operations Centre
3 2 (2.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 2 (2.13%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.06%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (1.06%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.06%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 13 (13.83%) Windows
2 7 (7.45%) Windows 2000 Server
2 7 (7.45%) Windows Server
2 7 (7.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (4.26%) Linux
4 3 (3.19%) Unix
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (24.47%) ITIL
2 22 (23.40%) Network Design
3 14 (14.89%) Change Control
3 14 (14.89%) Presales
4 12 (12.77%) Load Balancing
5 11 (11.70%) Time Management
6 10 (10.64%) Project Planning
7 8 (8.51%) Change Management
7 8 (8.51%) Configuration Management
7 8 (8.51%) SIEM
8 7 (7.45%) Network Management
8 7 (7.45%) Project Management
9 5 (5.32%) Mentoring
9 5 (5.32%) Network Architecture
9 5 (5.32%) Network Monitoring
9 5 (5.32%) Penetration Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.32%) Vulnerability Management
10 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
10 4 (4.26%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.19%) C
Qualifications
1 94 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (56.38%) CCNA
3 17 (18.09%) CCIE
4 16 (17.02%) JNCIP
5 15 (15.96%) CCIP
5 15 (15.96%) JNCIE
6 11 (11.70%) CCDP
7 4 (4.26%) CCSE
7 4 (4.26%) CISSP
8 3 (3.19%) CCSA
8 3 (3.19%) CEH
8 3 (3.19%) CISM
8 3 (3.19%) GCIA
8 3 (3.19%) GCIH
8 3 (3.19%) GIAC
8 3 (3.19%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (3.19%) SANS
9 2 (2.13%) CCDA
10 1 (1.06%) MCP
10 1 (1.06%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.26%) SLA
3 3 (3.19%) QA
4 1 (1.06%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.06%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (5.32%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (4.26%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.06%) CA Spectrum
3 1 (1.06%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.06%) QRadar
Vendors
1 89 (94.68%) Cisco
2 29 (30.85%) Juniper
3 20 (21.28%) CheckPoint
4 16 (17.02%) F5
4 16 (17.02%) Palo Alto
5 15 (15.96%) SolarWinds
6 14 (14.89%) HP
7 10 (10.64%) Aruba
7 10 (10.64%) Avaya
8 9 (9.57%) Mitel
9 7 (7.45%) Aerohive Networks
9 7 (7.45%) Extreme Networks
9 7 (7.45%) Meraki
9 7 (7.45%) Motorola
10 6 (6.38%) AirMagnet
10 6 (6.38%) Meru Networks
10 6 (6.38%) Sourcefire
11 4 (4.26%) Fortinet
12 3 (3.19%) Brocade
12 3 (3.19%) VMware
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