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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 64 117
Rank change year-on-year -29 +53  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 24 22 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.66% 2.31% 0.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.43% 10.05% 3.06%
Number of salaries quoted 22 16 9
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £27,250 £34,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £51,500 £42,500
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 Cheshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 323 219 360
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 22.35% 22.98% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 210 180 275
Median salary £40,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.70% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £26,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 -9 11 £45,000 - 2
Knutsford - 1 £60,000 - 1
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 25 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (66.67%) Firewall
3 21 (46.67%) Service Management
3 21 (46.67%) ITIL
4 15 (33.33%) Juniper
4 15 (33.33%) SLA
4 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 15 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 14 (31.11%) Line Management
5 14 (31.11%) LAN
6 13 (28.89%) WAN
6 13 (28.89%) Ethernet
6 13 (28.89%) OSPF
6 13 (28.89%) BGP
6 13 (28.89%) EIGRP
6 13 (28.89%) F5
7 12 (26.67%) Unified Communications
7 12 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
7 12 (26.67%) Finance
7 12 (26.67%) Wireless
8 11 (24.44%) MPLS
8 11 (24.44%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (24.44%) BC Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
8 11 (24.44%) Budget Control
9 10 (22.22%) DNS
10 9 (20.00%) VPN
10 9 (20.00%) CCNA
10 9 (20.00%) Degree

CCNP
Co-occurring 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 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (4.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) G Suite
1 2 (4.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (66.67%) Firewall
2 14 (31.11%) LAN
3 13 (28.89%) BGP
3 13 (28.89%) EIGRP
3 13 (28.89%) Ethernet
3 13 (28.89%) OSPF
3 13 (28.89%) WAN
4 12 (26.67%) Cisco IOS
4 12 (26.67%) Unified Communications
4 12 (26.67%) Wireless
5 11 (24.44%) MPLS
6 10 (22.22%) DNS
7 9 (20.00%) VPN
8 8 (17.78%) Cisco ASA
8 8 (17.78%) IP Telephony
9 7 (15.56%) Cisco PIX
9 7 (15.56%) Network Security
9 7 (15.56%) TACACS
9 7 (15.56%) Wireshark
9 7 (15.56%) xDSL
General
1 15 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 12 (26.67%) Finance
3 3 (6.67%) Advertising
4 2 (4.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.44%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 11 (24.44%) Network Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Network Operations Manager
2 11 (24.44%) Operations Manager
3 6 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Firewall Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (6.67%) Operations Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Junior
6 2 (4.44%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Network Operations Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) 3rd Line Support
7 1 (2.22%) Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Network Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.44%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.44%) Life Science
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.78%) Windows
1 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (46.67%) ITIL
1 21 (46.67%) Service Management
2 15 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 14 (31.11%) Line Management
4 11 (24.44%) Budget Control
5 8 (17.78%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (15.56%) Service Delivery
7 6 (13.33%) ITIL V3
7 6 (13.33%) ITSM
7 6 (13.33%) Network Management
7 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) Asset Management
9 4 (8.89%) Fault Management
10 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
10 3 (6.67%) Presales
11 2 (4.44%) Break/Fix
11 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
11 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
11 2 (4.44%) Hardware Maintenance
12 1 (2.22%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (24.44%) BC Cleared
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL Certification
2 11 (24.44%) Security Cleared
3 9 (20.00%) CCNA
3 9 (20.00%) Degree
4 8 (17.78%) CCIE
5 4 (8.89%) JNCIA
6 3 (6.67%) CCDE
7 2 (4.44%) DBS Check
7 2 (4.44%) MCP
7 2 (4.44%) MCSE
7 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (33.33%) SLA
2 4 (8.89%) PMO
System Software
1 3 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.44%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 45 (100.00%) Cisco
2 15 (33.33%) Juniper
3 13 (28.89%) F5
4 8 (17.78%) Microsoft
5 7 (15.56%) Blue Coat
5 7 (15.56%) Riverbed
6 5 (11.11%) VMware
7 3 (6.67%) 3Com
7 3 (6.67%) Avaya
7 3 (6.67%) Citrix
7 3 (6.67%) HP
7 3 (6.67%) Meraki
7 3 (6.67%) NetApp
8 2 (4.44%) Google
9 1 (2.22%) Draytek
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + OT
Posted: 26 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + OT
Posted: 26 days ago