The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 / Lancashire
Rank 42 51 49
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 12 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 2.88% 1.20% 1.18%
As % of the Qualifications category 15.19% 3.81% 5.38%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 3
Median salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.33% +1.35%  
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 Lancashire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 105 93
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 18.94% 31.44% 21.99%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 85
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,969
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +21.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £55,000 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Lancashire

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (92.00%) Cisco
3 22 (88.00%) Firewall
4 21 (84.00%) MPLS
4 21 (84.00%) OSPF
4 21 (84.00%) BGP
4 21 (84.00%) Mentoring
5 20 (80.00%) Juniper
5 20 (80.00%) JNCIP
6 19 (76.00%) Network Management
6 19 (76.00%) Network Design
7 17 (68.00%) Risk Assessment
7 17 (68.00%) Network Security
8 14 (56.00%) CCNA
9 7 (28.00%) LAN
9 7 (28.00%) WAN
10 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
10 4 (16.00%) Analytics
10 4 (16.00%) SaaS
11 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
11 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
11 2 (8.00%) F5
11 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
11 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
11 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
11 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (8.00%) WLAN
11 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
12 1 (4.00%) Degree

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 4 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (88.00%) Firewall
2 21 (84.00%) BGP
2 21 (84.00%) MPLS
2 21 (84.00%) OSPF
3 17 (68.00%) Network Security
4 7 (28.00%) LAN
4 7 (28.00%) WAN
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (8.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (8.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 25 (100.00%) Network Engineer
2 20 (80.00%) Lead Network Engineer
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 11 (44.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Network Team Leader
4 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Team Leader
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (84.00%) Mentoring
2 19 (76.00%) Network Design
2 19 (76.00%) Network Management
3 17 (68.00%) Risk Assessment
4 4 (16.00%) Analytics
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
5 2 (8.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 25 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (80.00%) JNCIP
3 14 (56.00%) CCNA
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Cisco
2 20 (80.00%) Juniper
3 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (8.00%) F5
3 2 (8.00%) Palo Alto
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago