Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 146 156 111
Rank change year-on-year +10 -45 -65
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 74 85 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 1.50% 1.56% 2.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 6.64% 11.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 85 168
Leeds median annual salary £44,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,750 £37,500 £31,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £43,250 £45,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.42% +0.56% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Leeds
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 976 1280 1663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 19.77% 23.54% 23.87%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1115 1267
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £62,038 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Leeds

CCNP
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Leeds

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Leeds over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Leeds

For the 6 months to 17 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 Leeds region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (95.95%) Cisco
3 62 (83.78%) Firewall
4 49 (66.22%) CCNA
5 36 (48.65%) MPLS
6 35 (47.30%) WAN
7 34 (45.95%) BGP
8 32 (43.24%) Linux
9 30 (40.54%) OSPF
10 27 (36.49%) VLAN
11 25 (33.78%) F5
12 24 (32.43%) VMware
12 24 (32.43%) Network Security
13 23 (31.08%) Cisco ASA
13 23 (31.08%) Juniper
14 22 (29.73%) CheckPoint
14 22 (29.73%) VoIP
14 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
15 21 (28.38%) High Availability
15 21 (28.38%) LAN
15 21 (28.38%) CCIE
15 21 (28.38%) TCP/IP
16 19 (25.68%) Cisco IOS
16 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
17 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
18 16 (21.62%) CCIP
19 15 (20.27%) VPN
19 15 (20.27%) Spanning Tree
20 14 (18.92%) Python
21 13 (17.57%) DNS

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 5 (6.76%) CMS
2 3 (4.05%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.35%) IIS
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 62 (83.78%) Firewall
2 36 (48.65%) MPLS
3 35 (47.30%) WAN
4 34 (45.95%) BGP
5 30 (40.54%) OSPF
6 27 (36.49%) VLAN
7 24 (32.43%) Network Security
8 23 (31.08%) Cisco ASA
9 22 (29.73%) VoIP
10 21 (28.38%) LAN
10 21 (28.38%) TCP/IP
11 19 (25.68%) Cisco IOS
12 15 (20.27%) Spanning Tree
12 15 (20.27%) VPN
13 13 (17.57%) DNS
14 12 (16.22%) DHCP
15 10 (13.51%) Cisco Nexus
16 9 (12.16%) IPsec
16 9 (12.16%) Wireless
17 8 (10.81%) Wireshark
General
1 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
3 2 (2.70%) Games
3 2 (2.70%) Marketing
3 2 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (48.65%) Network Engineer
2 25 (33.78%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (27.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 16 (21.62%) Analyst
5 14 (18.92%) Security Analyst
6 13 (17.57%) Network Operations Engineer
6 13 (17.57%) Operations Engineer
7 12 (16.22%) Network Analyst
8 10 (13.51%) Network Security Analyst
9 8 (10.81%) Network Specialist
10 6 (8.11%) Cisco Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Cisco Network Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Cisco Security Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Consultant
10 6 (8.11%) Firewall Analyst
10 6 (8.11%) Network Support
11 5 (6.76%) Network Support Specialist
11 5 (6.76%) Support Specialist
12 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
12 4 (5.41%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (1.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (25.68%) Data Centre
2 13 (17.57%) Linux Command Line
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (5.41%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (2.70%) NHS
5 1 (1.35%) Clustering
5 1 (1.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 32 (43.24%) Linux
2 11 (14.86%) Windows
3 8 (10.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (4.05%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.35%) Unix
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.35%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.35%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.35%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (28.38%) High Availability
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
2 11 (14.86%) Load Balancing
3 10 (13.51%) Presales
4 6 (8.11%) Change Management
4 6 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 6 (8.11%) Network Design
4 6 (8.11%) Network Management
5 5 (6.76%) Penetration Testing
6 4 (5.41%) Capacity Management
6 4 (5.41%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.41%) Information Security
6 4 (5.41%) ITSM
6 4 (5.41%) Mentoring
6 4 (5.41%) Network Architecture
6 4 (5.41%) OWASP
6 4 (5.41%) Security Auditing
6 4 (5.41%) SIEM
7 3 (4.05%) Release Management
7 3 (4.05%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (18.92%) Python
2 4 (5.41%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.35%) C
Qualifications
1 74 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (66.22%) CCNA
3 21 (28.38%) CCIE
4 16 (21.62%) CCIP
5 10 (13.51%) CCDA
5 10 (13.51%) CCSP
5 10 (13.51%) JNCIP
6 8 (10.81%) CEH
6 8 (10.81%) CISM
6 8 (10.81%) CISSP
7 6 (8.11%) JNCIE
7 6 (8.11%) SC Cleared
7 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
8 5 (6.76%) SSCP
9 4 (5.41%) CCSE
9 4 (5.41%) CISA
9 4 (5.41%) CISMP
9 4 (5.41%) SANS
10 3 (4.05%) Degree
10 3 (4.05%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) Cyber Essentials
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 2 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (29.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (13.51%) Active Directory
3 5 (6.76%) VMware NSX
4 4 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (5.41%) vSphere
5 2 (2.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (5.41%) FortiGate
1 4 (5.41%) Nagios
1 4 (5.41%) ZABBIX
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (2.70%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.70%) vCenter Server
3 1 (1.35%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 71 (95.95%) Cisco
2 25 (33.78%) F5
3 24 (32.43%) VMware
4 23 (31.08%) Juniper
5 22 (29.73%) CheckPoint
6 18 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 9 (12.16%) Brocade
8 8 (10.81%) Red Hat
9 7 (9.46%) HP
9 7 (9.46%) SolarWinds
10 6 (8.11%) Aruba
10 6 (8.11%) Avaya
10 6 (8.11%) Ubiquiti
11 5 (6.76%) Palo Alto
12 4 (5.41%) Extreme Networks
12 4 (5.41%) Meraki
13 3 (4.05%) Civica
13 3 (4.05%) Fortinet
13 3 (4.05%) NETGEAR
13 3 (4.05%) WatchGuard