Period
to 20 November 2017

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 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 130 121
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 +55
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 57 17 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.87% 0.76% 2.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.13% 3.43% 8.66%
Number of salaries quoted 50 13 58
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £38,600 £37,500
90th Percentile £52,750 £52,750 £80,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +17.65%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 624 496 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.42% 22.18% 23.11%
Number of salaries quoted 424 399 601
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +21 30 £45,000 - 1
Knutsford - 3 £60,000 -
Northwich - 2 £36,000 -
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Wilmslow +10 1 £42,500 +7.59%
Crewe 0 1 £55,000 +4.76% 1
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (98.25%) Cisco
3 44 (77.19%) Firewall
4 33 (57.89%) WAN
5 30 (52.63%) Wireless
6 29 (50.88%) Load Balancing
7 28 (49.12%) LAN
8 27 (47.37%) VPN
9 26 (45.61%) DNS
9 26 (45.61%) BGP
10 25 (43.86%) OSPF
10 25 (43.86%) DHCP
10 25 (43.86%) F5
11 24 (42.11%) EIGRP
12 23 (40.35%) Ethernet
12 23 (40.35%) ITIL
12 23 (40.35%) Wireshark
13 22 (38.60%) CCNA
14 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
15 18 (31.58%) IP Telephony
15 18 (31.58%) Degree
15 18 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
15 18 (31.58%) IPsec
16 17 (29.82%) TACACS
16 17 (29.82%) MPLS
16 17 (29.82%) SSL
16 17 (29.82%) Windows
16 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
16 17 (29.82%) Riverbed
16 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 44 (77.19%) Firewall
2 33 (57.89%) WAN
3 30 (52.63%) Wireless
4 28 (49.12%) LAN
5 27 (47.37%) VPN
6 26 (45.61%) BGP
6 26 (45.61%) DNS
7 25 (43.86%) DHCP
7 25 (43.86%) OSPF
8 24 (42.11%) EIGRP
9 23 (40.35%) Ethernet
9 23 (40.35%) Wireshark
10 20 (35.09%) Cisco IOS
11 18 (31.58%) Cisco ASA
11 18 (31.58%) IP Telephony
11 18 (31.58%) IPsec
12 17 (29.82%) Cisco PIX
12 17 (29.82%) MPLS
12 17 (29.82%) SSL
12 17 (29.82%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Metasploit
General
1 16 (28.07%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.51%) Advertising
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 37 (64.91%) Network Engineer
2 11 (19.30%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) Firewall Engineer
3 6 (10.53%) IT Technician
3 6 (10.53%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Network Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Analyst
4 5 (8.77%) Senior Network Analyst
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 4 (7.02%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Service Operations Engineer
6 3 (5.26%) Network Support
7 2 (3.51%) 1st Line Support
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 2 (3.51%) Cisco Wireless Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (12.28%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.30%) Data Centre
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (12.28%) Video Conferencing
3 6 (10.53%) Driving Licence
4 5 (8.77%) Life Science
5 2 (3.51%) iPad
6 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.75%) PKI
6 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
1 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2008
1 17 (29.82%) Windows Server 2012
2 10 (17.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (10.53%) Windows 8
3 6 (10.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) Load Balancing
2 23 (40.35%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Kalman Filter
3 11 (19.30%) Service Management
4 10 (17.54%) ITIL V3
4 10 (17.54%) ITSM
5 8 (14.04%) Network Management
5 8 (14.04%) Root Cause Analysis
6 7 (12.28%) Asset Management
6 7 (12.28%) Open Source
7 6 (10.53%) ITIL V2
7 6 (10.53%) Time Management
8 4 (7.02%) Line Management
9 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
10 2 (3.51%) Risk Management
10 2 (3.51%) Runbook
10 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.75%) Network Virtualisation
11 1 (1.75%) Presales
11 1 (1.75%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (10.53%) Python
2 2 (3.51%) C
2 2 (3.51%) R
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 22 (38.60%) CCNA
3 18 (31.58%) Degree
4 16 (28.07%) CCIE
5 7 (12.28%) SC Cleared
5 7 (12.28%) Security Cleared
6 6 (10.53%) A+ Certification
6 6 (10.53%) DBS Check
6 6 (10.53%) MCP
6 6 (10.53%) MCSE
6 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (3.51%) CCDP
8 1 (1.75%) CCDE
8 1 (1.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (12.28%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 56 (98.25%) Cisco
2 25 (43.86%) F5
3 17 (29.82%) Riverbed
4 15 (26.32%) Juniper
5 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
6 7 (12.28%) Palo Alto
6 7 (12.28%) VMware
7 6 (10.53%) Google
8 4 (7.02%) 3Com
8 4 (7.02%) Blue Coat
8 4 (7.02%) HP
8 4 (7.02%) Meraki
9 3 (5.26%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.51%) Avaya
10 2 (3.51%) Ruckus Wireless
11 1 (1.75%) Citrix
11 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.75%) NetApp
11 1 (1.75%) WatchGuard