Period
to 21 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 112 138
Rank change year-on-year +8 +26 -48
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 81 77 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.47% 2.14% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.77% 8.49% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 74 46 59
Birmingham median annual salary £57,500 £49,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.35% -5.77% +13.04%
10th Percentile £36,500 £35,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £74,100 £61,250 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% +7.78% +5.88%

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 1,043 907 1,235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 31.82% 25.17% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 584 615 792
Birmingham median annual salary £49,083 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.27% -2.35% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £23,810
90th Percentile £75,000 £65,000 £66,250
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - -

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 January 2019.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (98.77%) Cisco
3 59 (72.84%) Firewall
4 41 (50.62%) Data Centre
5 40 (49.38%) CheckPoint
5 40 (49.38%) WAN
6 37 (45.68%) Fortinet
6 37 (45.68%) F5
7 36 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
7 36 (44.44%) ITIL
7 36 (44.44%) Juniper
8 34 (41.98%) VPN
9 31 (38.27%) Self-Motivation
10 29 (35.80%) Presales
10 29 (35.80%) OSPF
11 28 (34.57%) CCNA
12 27 (33.33%) BGP
12 27 (33.33%) VLAN
13 26 (32.10%) CCIE
14 23 (28.40%) LAN
14 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
15 22 (27.16%) Cisco Nexus
15 22 (27.16%) Load Balancing
15 22 (27.16%) Wireless
15 22 (27.16%) VMware
16 21 (25.93%) Service Delivery
16 21 (25.93%) MPLS
17 18 (22.22%) HP
17 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
17 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure

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 (6.17%) IIS
2 2 (2.47%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (19.75%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (6.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 59 (72.84%) Firewall
2 40 (49.38%) WAN
3 36 (44.44%) Cisco ASA
4 34 (41.98%) VPN
5 29 (35.80%) OSPF
6 27 (33.33%) BGP
6 27 (33.33%) VLAN
7 23 (28.40%) LAN
8 22 (27.16%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (27.16%) Wireless
9 21 (25.93%) MPLS
10 17 (20.99%) FWSM
11 16 (19.75%) IPsec
12 13 (16.05%) Network Security
13 11 (13.58%) Cisco Firepower
14 10 (12.35%) VPLS
15 9 (11.11%) VoIP
16 8 (9.88%) SSL
17 6 (7.41%) EIGRP
17 6 (7.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) Big Data
2 2 (2.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.70%) Banking
2 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Law
Job Titles
1 43 (53.09%) Network Engineer
2 23 (28.40%) Architect
3 12 (14.81%) Network Architect
3 12 (14.81%) Technical Architect
4 9 (11.11%) Consultant
4 9 (11.11%) Network Security Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Security Engineer
4 9 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (9.88%) Network Security Consultant
5 8 (9.88%) Security Consultant
6 7 (8.64%) Senior Network Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Network Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Cisco Security Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Network Security Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Project Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Security Architect
7 4 (4.94%) Security Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 41 (50.62%) Data Centre
2 31 (38.27%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (16.05%) PKI
4 9 (11.11%) Handset
5 3 (3.70%) CMDB
5 3 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
5 3 (3.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 2 (2.47%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.47%) Private Cloud
6 2 (2.47%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.23%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.64%) Windows
2 5 (6.17%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.47%) Linux
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (44.44%) ITIL
2 29 (35.80%) Presales
3 22 (27.16%) Load Balancing
4 21 (25.93%) Service Delivery
5 17 (20.99%) ITIL V3
6 16 (19.75%) Continuous Improvement
6 16 (19.75%) Line Management
6 16 (19.75%) Service Management
7 15 (18.52%) Project Management
8 12 (14.81%) Due Diligence
8 12 (14.81%) Network Virtualisation
8 12 (14.81%) PRINCE2
9 11 (13.58%) Mentoring
10 9 (11.11%) Change Control
10 9 (11.11%) Configuration Management
10 9 (11.11%) Project Planning
11 8 (9.88%) Network Management
12 7 (8.64%) Network Design
13 6 (7.41%) Cybersecurity
13 6 (7.41%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) Perl
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (34.57%) CCNA
3 26 (32.10%) CCIE
4 5 (6.17%) CCDP
5 4 (4.94%) CCDA
5 4 (4.94%) JNCIS
5 4 (4.94%) MCSE
5 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (3.70%) CCIP
6 3 (3.70%) CCSE
6 3 (3.70%) CISSP
6 3 (3.70%) IISP
6 3 (3.70%) ISSAP
6 3 (3.70%) JNCIP
6 3 (3.70%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (2.47%) CREST Certified
7 2 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.23%) CCIE Security
8 1 (1.23%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.11%) SLA
2 5 (6.17%) GDPR
3 3 (3.70%) QA
4 2 (2.47%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (20.99%) Active Directory
3 15 (18.52%) Hyper-V
4 5 (6.17%) VMware NSX
4 5 (6.17%) XenApp
4 5 (6.17%) XenDesktop
5 3 (3.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) SCVMM
2 5 (6.17%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 4 (4.94%) Stealthwatch
4 3 (3.70%) QRadar
5 2 (2.47%) SCCM
6 1 (1.23%) CASB
6 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 80 (98.77%) Cisco
2 40 (49.38%) CheckPoint
3 37 (45.68%) F5
3 37 (45.68%) Fortinet
4 36 (44.44%) Juniper
5 22 (27.16%) VMware
6 18 (22.22%) HP
6 18 (22.22%) Microsoft
7 17 (20.99%) Citrix
8 16 (19.75%) Meraki
9 13 (16.05%) Palo Alto
10 12 (14.81%) BMC
10 12 (14.81%) Brocade
11 11 (13.58%) Avaya
12 9 (11.11%) Mitel
13 6 (7.41%) SolarWinds
14 5 (6.17%) IBM
15 4 (4.94%) Aruba
15 4 (4.94%) Huawei
16 3 (3.70%) EqualLogic