The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 72 94 85
Rank change year-on-year +22 -9  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 21 5 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.96% 0.38% 2.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.59% 1.47% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 21
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £39,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 219 339 411
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 20.49% 25.88% 23.62%
Number of salaries quoted 142 280 301
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,215 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in Cheshire.

Salary trend for CCNP in Cheshire

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Cheshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 12 £65,000 +30.00%
Crewe - 4 £37,500 -
Northwich - 1 £28,000 -
CCNP
North West

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (96.77%) Cisco
3 18 (58.06%) Service Management
3 18 (58.06%) Firewall
3 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
4 16 (51.61%) SLA
5 15 (48.39%) ITIL
6 14 (45.16%) Unified Communications
6 14 (45.16%) Line Management
7 13 (41.94%) BC Cleared
7 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
7 13 (41.94%) ITIL Certification
7 13 (41.94%) Budget Control
8 9 (29.03%) Juniper
8 9 (29.03%) CCNA
9 7 (22.58%) LAN
9 7 (22.58%) WAN
10 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
10 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
10 6 (19.35%) BGP
10 6 (19.35%) EIGRP
11 5 (16.13%) IGRP
11 5 (16.13%) MPLS
11 5 (16.13%) OSPF
11 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
11 5 (16.13%) VLAN
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (16.13%) Fault Management
11 5 (16.13%) JNCIA
12 4 (12.90%) Finance

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (3.23%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) G Suite
1 1 (3.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (58.06%) Firewall
2 14 (45.16%) Unified Communications
3 7 (22.58%) LAN
3 7 (22.58%) WAN
4 6 (19.35%) BGP
4 6 (19.35%) EIGRP
4 6 (19.35%) Ethernet
4 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
5 5 (16.13%) Cisco IOS
5 5 (16.13%) IGRP
5 5 (16.13%) MPLS
5 5 (16.13%) OSPF
5 5 (16.13%) VLAN
6 4 (12.90%) Network Security
7 3 (9.68%) Cisco ISE
8 2 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (6.45%) VoIP
9 1 (3.23%) Cisco PIX
9 1 (3.23%) Wireless
9 1 (3.23%) WLAN
General
1 18 (58.06%) Telecoms
2 4 (12.90%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Network Manager
1 13 (41.94%) Network Operations Manager
1 13 (41.94%) Operations Manager
2 12 (38.71%) Network Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Firewall Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (6.45%) Security Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support
4 1 (3.23%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Communications Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Firewall Support
4 1 (3.23%) Network Security Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Network Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Security Specialist
4 1 (3.23%) Senior Communications Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
4 1 (3.23%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.23%) Unix
1 1 (3.23%) Windows
1 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) Service Management
2 15 (48.39%) ITIL
3 14 (45.16%) Line Management
4 13 (41.94%) Budget Control
5 5 (16.13%) Fault Management
5 5 (16.13%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.68%) Information Security
7 1 (3.23%) Business Continuity
7 1 (3.23%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.23%) Kalman Filter
7 1 (3.23%) Load Balancing
7 1 (3.23%) Network Management
7 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (41.94%) BC Cleared
2 13 (41.94%) ITIL Certification
2 13 (41.94%) Security Cleared
3 9 (29.03%) CCNA
4 5 (16.13%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.23%) DBS Check
5 1 (3.23%) MCP
5 1 (3.23%) MCSE
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (51.61%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
1 1 (3.23%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.23%) VMware ESX
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 30 (96.77%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Juniper
3 3 (9.68%) Aruba
4 2 (6.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.23%) 3Com
5 1 (3.23%) Avaya
5 1 (3.23%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.23%) Draytek
5 1 (3.23%) F5
5 1 (3.23%) Google
5 1 (3.23%) HP
5 1 (3.23%) Meraki
5 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester Le Street, County Durham
ITPS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago