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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 76 95 80
Rank change year-on-year +19 -15  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 50 43 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.74% 1.84% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.06% 7.06% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 44 30 22
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £58,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.38% -20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £34,383 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 452 609 533
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.73% 26.00% 31.08%
Number of salaries quoted 310 430 419
Median salary £43,750 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £72,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Birmingham

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (88.16%) Cisco
3 62 (81.58%) Firewall
4 41 (53.95%) CCNA
5 32 (42.11%) MPLS
6 28 (36.84%) WAN
6 28 (36.84%) Data Centre
7 27 (35.53%) LAN
8 23 (30.26%) Network Security
9 22 (28.95%) VPN
10 21 (27.63%) ITIL
10 21 (27.63%) Juniper
11 20 (26.32%) Change Control
12 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
13 17 (22.37%) Network Design
13 17 (22.37%) CCIE
13 17 (22.37%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (19.74%) JNCIP
14 15 (19.74%) BGP
15 14 (18.42%) CheckPoint
15 14 (18.42%) CCIP
15 14 (18.42%) JNCIE
15 14 (18.42%) Wireless
16 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
16 12 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
16 12 (15.79%) Presales
16 12 (15.79%) SIEM
16 12 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
16 12 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (14.47%) Palo Alto

CCNP
Top Related 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 (2.63%) Skype for Business
2 1 (1.32%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (3.95%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.32%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.32%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 62 (81.58%) Firewall
2 32 (42.11%) MPLS
3 28 (36.84%) WAN
4 27 (35.53%) LAN
5 23 (30.26%) Network Security
6 22 (28.95%) VPN
7 17 (22.37%) Cisco ASA
8 15 (19.74%) BGP
9 14 (18.42%) Wireless
10 12 (15.79%) Cisco Nexus
10 12 (15.79%) Intrusion Detection
10 12 (15.79%) TCP/IP
11 11 (14.47%) OSPF
12 10 (13.16%) TACACS
13 9 (11.84%) SSL
13 9 (11.84%) VoIP
14 8 (10.53%) Internet
14 8 (10.53%) IPsec
14 8 (10.53%) WAAS
14 8 (10.53%) WLAN
General
1 18 (23.68%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.58%) Finance
3 1 (1.32%) Banking
3 1 (1.32%) Local Government
3 1 (1.32%) Retail
Job Titles
1 51 (67.11%) Network Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) Design Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) IP Design Engineer
3 14 (18.42%) IP Engineer
4 13 (17.11%) Architect
5 12 (15.79%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Network Architect
6 11 (14.47%) Network Security Engineer
6 11 (14.47%) Security Engineer
7 10 (13.16%) IP Architect
7 10 (13.16%) IP Network Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) Network Support
8 9 (11.84%) Network Support Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Specialist
8 9 (11.84%) Security Specialist
8 9 (11.84%) Senior Network Engineer
8 9 (11.84%) Support Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Project Engineer
9 6 (7.89%) Senior Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) XMPP
2 1 (1.32%) OAuth
2 1 (1.32%) OpenID
2 1 (1.32%) SailPoint
2 1 (1.32%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (36.84%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.84%) Security Operations Centre
3 3 (3.95%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (2.63%) Cyber Attack
4 2 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.32%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (1.32%) EPoS
5 1 (1.32%) Handset
5 1 (1.32%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.16%) Windows
2 8 (10.53%) Unix
3 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) ITIL
2 20 (26.32%) Change Control
3 17 (22.37%) Network Design
4 12 (15.79%) Presales
4 12 (15.79%) SIEM
4 12 (15.79%) Vulnerability Management
5 10 (13.16%) Configuration Management
5 10 (13.16%) Project Planning
5 10 (13.16%) Security Operations
6 9 (11.84%) Change Management
7 8 (10.53%) Information Security
7 8 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 8 (10.53%) Threat Detection
7 8 (10.53%) Vulnerability Scanning
8 5 (6.58%) Problem Management
8 5 (6.58%) Project Management
9 4 (5.26%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 4 (5.26%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 3 (3.95%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 76 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 41 (53.95%) CCNA
3 17 (22.37%) CCIE
4 15 (19.74%) JNCIP
5 14 (18.42%) CCIP
5 14 (18.42%) JNCIE
6 10 (13.16%) CISSP
7 8 (10.53%) CEH
7 8 (10.53%) CISM
7 8 (10.53%) GCIA
7 8 (10.53%) GCIH
7 8 (10.53%) GIAC
7 8 (10.53%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (10.53%) SANS
8 5 (6.58%) CCDP
8 5 (6.58%) CCSE
9 4 (5.26%) CCSA
10 3 (3.95%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (2.63%) CCDA
11 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (1.32%) GPG13
2 1 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.63%) XenApp
1 2 (2.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.32%) FortiGate
2 1 (1.32%) QRadar
Vendors
1 67 (88.16%) Cisco
2 21 (27.63%) Juniper
3 14 (18.42%) CheckPoint
4 11 (14.47%) Palo Alto
5 10 (13.16%) Avaya
6 9 (11.84%) Mitel
6 9 (11.84%) Sourcefire
7 8 (10.53%) Meraki
7 8 (10.53%) SolarWinds
8 6 (7.89%) HP
9 5 (6.58%) Fortinet
9 5 (6.58%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.26%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (5.26%) Aruba
10 4 (5.26%) Extreme Networks
10 4 (5.26%) F5
10 4 (5.26%) Huawei
10 4 (5.26%) Splunk
11 3 (3.95%) Microsoft
11 3 (3.95%) Nortel
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