Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 211 170 238
Rank change year-on-year -41 +68 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 84 119 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.06% 1.62% 0.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.92% 7.37% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68 95 32
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £35,875 £30,800 £30,125
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,000 £70,000
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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1709 1615 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 21.49% 21.93% 24.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1378 1356 1440
Manchester median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.88% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,500 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £63,750
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Manchester

CCNP
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Manchester

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Manchester over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Manchester

CCNP
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Manchester 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
Rochdale +2 6 £40,000 - 2
Stockport -12 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Bolton +2 4 £50,000 -
Salford -3 1 - - 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (91.67%) Cisco
3 52 (61.90%) Firewall
4 43 (51.19%) LAN
5 40 (47.62%) Juniper
6 38 (45.24%) WAN
7 35 (41.67%) BGP
8 32 (38.10%) VPN
9 31 (36.90%) Cisco ASA
10 27 (32.14%) Wireless
10 27 (32.14%) CCIE
11 26 (30.95%) IPsec
11 26 (30.95%) Network Security
12 25 (29.76%) CCNA
12 25 (29.76%) MPLS
12 25 (29.76%) Cisco Nexus
13 24 (28.57%) F5
14 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
15 20 (23.81%) JNCIP
16 19 (22.62%) Load Balancing
16 19 (22.62%) CheckPoint
17 18 (21.43%) SSL
17 18 (21.43%) Ethernet
17 18 (21.43%) Network Management
17 18 (21.43%) Cacti
17 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
17 18 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
18 17 (20.24%) SolarWinds
18 17 (20.24%) EIGRP
18 17 (20.24%) Telecoms

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (4.76%) IIS
1 4 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.76%) Office 365
2 4 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (61.90%) Firewall
2 43 (51.19%) LAN
3 38 (45.24%) WAN
4 35 (41.67%) BGP
5 32 (38.10%) VPN
6 31 (36.90%) Cisco ASA
7 27 (32.14%) Wireless
8 26 (30.95%) IPsec
8 26 (30.95%) Network Security
9 25 (29.76%) Cisco Nexus
9 25 (29.76%) MPLS
10 18 (21.43%) Cisco Wireless
10 18 (21.43%) Ethernet
10 18 (21.43%) SSL
11 17 (20.24%) EIGRP
12 15 (17.86%) OSPF
13 14 (16.67%) NetScaler
14 12 (14.29%) Broadband
14 12 (14.29%) IP Telephony
14 12 (14.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (20.24%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.95%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 58 (69.05%) Network Engineer
2 34 (40.48%) Cisco Engineer
3 28 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Juniper Engineer
4 14 (16.67%) Lead Network Engineer
5 12 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (11.90%) Network Specialist
6 10 (11.90%) Security Engineer
7 9 (10.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) IP Engineer
8 6 (7.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Implementation Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) LAN Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Network Communications Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (5.95%) WAN Engineer
10 4 (4.76%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.43%) Data Centre
2 16 (19.05%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (9.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 6 (7.14%) iPad
5 5 (5.95%) Clustering
6 4 (4.76%) Driving Licence
7 3 (3.57%) PKI
8 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (1.19%) Algorithms
9 1 (1.19%) CCTV
9 1 (1.19%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (17.86%) Windows
2 11 (13.10%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.52%) Unix
4 7 (8.33%) Linux
5 4 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (22.62%) Load Balancing
2 18 (21.43%) Network Management
3 14 (16.67%) ITIL
4 12 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 12 (14.29%) Network Design
5 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
5 10 (11.90%) Statistics
6 8 (9.52%) Change Management
7 7 (8.33%) Network Monitoring
8 6 (7.14%) Change Control
8 6 (7.14%) Coaching
8 6 (7.14%) High Availability
8 6 (7.14%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (7.14%) Service Management
8 6 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
9 5 (5.95%) Web Filtering
10 4 (4.76%) Analytics
10 4 (4.76%) Data Analytics
10 4 (4.76%) Open Source
10 4 (4.76%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) C
2 1 (1.19%) SQL
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (32.14%) CCIE
3 25 (29.76%) CCNA
4 20 (23.81%) JNCIP
5 10 (11.90%) MCSE
5 10 (11.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (8.33%) CCDP
7 6 (7.14%) Degree
7 6 (7.14%) MCP
7 6 (7.14%) MCSA
8 4 (4.76%) CISSP
9 2 (2.38%) CCIE Security
9 2 (2.38%) CCSE
9 2 (2.38%) CCSM
9 2 (2.38%) Check Point Certification
9 2 (2.38%) Security Cleared
10 1 (1.19%) CCSA
10 1 (1.19%) CISM
10 1 (1.19%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (9.52%) SLA
2 7 (8.33%) PCI DSS
3 2 (2.38%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (26.19%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.76%) Firmware
2 4 (4.76%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.19%) OpenSIPS
3 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (21.43%) Cacti
2 14 (16.67%) FortiGate
3 8 (9.52%) Cisco Prime
4 7 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (8.33%) Nagios
4 7 (8.33%) OpenNMS
4 7 (8.33%) Puppet
4 7 (8.33%) RANCID
4 7 (8.33%) SCCM
5 5 (5.95%) SolarWinds Orion
6 4 (4.76%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (3.57%) TrustSec
8 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 77 (91.67%) Cisco
2 40 (47.62%) Juniper
3 24 (28.57%) F5
4 19 (22.62%) CheckPoint
5 17 (20.24%) SolarWinds
6 12 (14.29%) IronPort
7 11 (13.10%) Riverbed
8 10 (11.90%) Polycom
8 10 (11.90%) Siemens
9 8 (9.52%) Ericsson
10 7 (8.33%) Huawei
11 5 (5.95%) BT
11 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
11 5 (5.95%) VMware
12 4 (4.76%) Palo Alto
13 3 (3.57%) Citrix
13 3 (3.57%) Fortinet
13 3 (3.57%) Nortel
13 3 (3.57%) WatchGuard
14 2 (2.38%) HP