Period
to 27 May 2018

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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 156 194
Rank change year-on-year -59 +38 -27
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 64 154 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.91% 1.97% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.85% 8.63% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 53 106 62
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -6.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £40,000 £32,625 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% +12.50%

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 1,320 1,785 1,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.71% 22.80% 25.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,006 1,414 1,428
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% +9.33%
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £61,250
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - +0.63%

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 27 May 2018.

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 27 May 2018. 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 -17 7 £39,000 -2.50%
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 57 (89.06%) Cisco
3 41 (64.06%) Firewall
4 34 (53.13%) LAN
5 24 (37.50%) CCNA
6 23 (35.94%) VPN
6 23 (35.94%) WAN
6 23 (35.94%) Wi-Fi
7 22 (34.38%) VoIP
8 20 (31.25%) Network Security
8 20 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
9 18 (28.13%) MPLS
10 16 (25.00%) BGP
10 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
11 15 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
11 15 (23.44%) Firmware
12 14 (21.88%) CCDP
12 14 (21.88%) IPv4
12 14 (21.88%) IPv6
12 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
13 13 (20.31%) VLAN
14 12 (18.75%) Wireless
14 12 (18.75%) Juniper
14 12 (18.75%) Presales
14 12 (18.75%) FortiGate
14 12 (18.75%) Meraki
15 11 (17.19%) PCI DSS
15 11 (17.19%) OSPF
15 11 (17.19%) Ethernet
16 10 (15.63%) Windows

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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.56%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (64.06%) Firewall
2 34 (53.13%) LAN
3 23 (35.94%) VPN
3 23 (35.94%) WAN
3 23 (35.94%) Wi-Fi
4 22 (34.38%) VoIP
5 20 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
5 20 (31.25%) Network Security
6 18 (28.13%) MPLS
7 16 (25.00%) BGP
8 14 (21.88%) IPv4
8 14 (21.88%) IPv6
9 13 (20.31%) VLAN
10 12 (18.75%) Wireless
11 11 (17.19%) Ethernet
11 11 (17.19%) OSPF
12 9 (14.06%) Cisco Firepower
12 9 (14.06%) DNS
12 9 (14.06%) VRRP
13 8 (12.50%) TACACS
Development Applications
1 6 (9.38%) Git (software)
General
1 14 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 8 (12.50%) Games
2 8 (12.50%) Retail
3 5 (7.81%) Finance
4 2 (3.13%) Legal
4 2 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (45.31%) Network Engineer
2 10 (15.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (12.50%) Network Specialist
5 7 (10.94%) Consultant
5 7 (10.94%) Network Security Specialist
5 7 (10.94%) Security Specialist
6 6 (9.38%) Cisco Consultant
6 6 (9.38%) Presales Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Architect
7 5 (7.81%) Cisco Presales Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Head of Infrastructure
7 5 (7.81%) Implementation Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) LAN Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Security Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Security Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Security Manager
7 5 (7.81%) Security Presales Consultant
7 5 (7.81%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.94%) 802.1X
2 3 (4.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.94%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 7 (10.94%) PKI
3 2 (3.13%) Cyberattack
3 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.56%) Clustering
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.63%) Windows
1 10 (15.63%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.44%) Problem-Solving
2 12 (18.75%) Presales
3 9 (14.06%) Change Management
3 9 (14.06%) Performance Monitoring
4 8 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
5 7 (10.94%) ITIL
5 7 (10.94%) Network Management
5 7 (10.94%) Release Management
6 6 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 6 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
6 6 (9.38%) Proactive Monitoring
7 5 (7.81%) Information Security
7 5 (7.81%) Network Design
7 5 (7.81%) People Management
8 4 (6.25%) Analytics
8 4 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.25%) Target Operating Model
9 3 (4.69%) Load Balancing
10 2 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.38%) Perl
1 6 (9.38%) PHP
1 6 (9.38%) Python
1 6 (9.38%) SQL
2 1 (1.56%) C
Qualifications
1 64 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (37.50%) CCNA
3 14 (21.88%) CCDP
4 8 (12.50%) JNCIP
5 7 (10.94%) CISSP
6 6 (9.38%) CCIE
6 6 (9.38%) CISM
7 5 (7.81%) Degree
8 2 (3.13%) JNCIA
8 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
8 2 (3.13%) Security Cleared
9 1 (1.56%) CESG Certified Professional
9 1 (1.56%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (17.19%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.56%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (23.44%) Firmware
2 9 (14.06%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.56%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 12 (18.75%) FortiGate
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (12.50%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (9.38%) Cacti
3 6 (9.38%) Nagios
3 6 (9.38%) OpenNMS
3 6 (9.38%) Puppet
3 6 (9.38%) RANCID
3 6 (9.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 57 (89.06%) Cisco
2 12 (18.75%) Juniper
2 12 (18.75%) Meraki
3 10 (15.63%) Fortinet
4 9 (14.06%) SolarWinds
5 7 (10.94%) Ericsson
6 6 (9.38%) CheckPoint
6 6 (9.38%) F5
6 6 (9.38%) Huawei
7 3 (4.69%) Blue Coat
7 3 (4.69%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.69%) VMware
8 2 (3.13%) Citrix
8 2 (3.13%) HP
8 2 (3.13%) IronPort
8 2 (3.13%) Mitel
8 2 (3.13%) NetApp
8 2 (3.13%) ShoreTel
9 1 (1.56%) Extreme Networks
9 1 (1.56%) Openreach