Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 197 187
Rank change year-on-year -22 -10 +45
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 70 99 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.96% 1.27% 1.32%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.61% 5.73% 5.68%
Number of salaries quoted 64 79 87
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £36,825 £36,000 £29,900
90th Percentile £70,000 £60,000 £56,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -20.00%

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 1,518 1,729 1,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 20.89% 22.20% 23.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1,201 1,427 1,448
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.88% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £67,500 £63,400
North West median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -

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 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Manchester

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 70 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (90.00%) Cisco
3 46 (65.71%) CCNA
4 34 (48.57%) LAN
5 31 (44.29%) Firewall
6 29 (41.43%) Cisco ASA
7 28 (40.00%) Wireless
7 28 (40.00%) WAN
8 21 (30.00%) Juniper
9 20 (28.57%) Windows
10 18 (25.71%) VMware
10 18 (25.71%) Palo Alto
11 16 (22.86%) Meraki
12 15 (21.43%) Cisco Firepower
12 15 (21.43%) Fortinet
13 14 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (20.00%) Stealthwatch
13 14 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
13 14 (20.00%) IronPort
14 13 (18.57%) PMO
14 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
14 13 (18.57%) NetApp
14 13 (18.57%) ITIL
15 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
15 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
15 12 (17.14%) SAN
15 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
15 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
16 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure

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 12 (17.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.43%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.00%) Office 365
2 6 (8.57%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (48.57%) LAN
2 31 (44.29%) Firewall
3 29 (41.43%) Cisco ASA
4 28 (40.00%) WAN
4 28 (40.00%) Wireless
5 15 (21.43%) Cisco Firepower
6 14 (20.00%) Cisco ISE
6 14 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
7 12 (17.14%) Cisco Nexus
7 12 (17.14%) SAN
8 11 (15.71%) Cisco IPT
8 11 (15.71%) Network Security
9 10 (14.29%) MPLS
10 8 (11.43%) WLAN
11 7 (10.00%) DNS
12 6 (8.57%) BGP
12 6 (8.57%) IP Telephony
12 6 (8.57%) NGN
12 6 (8.57%) OSPF
13 5 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.43%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.57%) Retail
3 3 (4.29%) Finance
4 1 (1.43%) Games
4 1 (1.43%) Local Government
4 1 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.00%) Consultant
2 20 (28.57%) Cisco Consultant
2 20 (28.57%) Cisco Security Consultant
2 20 (28.57%) Security Consultant
3 18 (25.71%) Network Engineer
4 14 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (14.29%) Architect
6 10 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (12.86%) Solutions Architect
8 7 (10.00%) LAN Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Presales Engineer
8 7 (10.00%) Security Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Cisco Presales Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) Presales Solution Architect
9 6 (8.57%) Security Presales Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (8.57%) WAN Consultant
9 6 (8.57%) WAN Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.71%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 20 (28.57%) Windows
2 13 (18.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (10.00%) Linux
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (18.57%) ITIL
2 12 (17.14%) Asset Management
2 12 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (15.71%) Change Control
3 11 (15.71%) Incident Management
3 11 (15.71%) Problem Management
4 10 (14.29%) Presales
5 6 (8.57%) PQQ
5 6 (8.57%) Product Management
5 6 (8.57%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (8.57%) Time Management
6 5 (7.14%) Decision-Making
6 5 (7.14%) Information Security
6 5 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (7.14%) Service Design
7 3 (4.29%) Cybersecurity
7 3 (4.29%) Network Management
7 3 (4.29%) Project Management
7 3 (4.29%) Target Operating Model
8 2 (2.86%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.86%) C
Qualifications
1 70 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (65.71%) CCNA
3 9 (12.86%) CCDP
3 9 (12.86%) CCIE
4 8 (11.43%) Security Cleared
5 7 (10.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (8.57%) ITIL Certification
6 6 (8.57%) MCSE
6 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (7.14%) MCP
7 5 (7.14%) VCP5
7 5 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.71%) CISSP
9 3 (4.29%) CISM
10 2 (2.86%) Degree
10 2 (2.86%) JNCIP
11 1 (1.43%) MCITP
11 1 (1.43%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) PMO
2 11 (15.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.43%) Firmware
3 1 (1.43%) vCloud
3 1 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) Stealthwatch
2 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
3 2 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.43%) Cacti
4 1 (1.43%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.43%) Nagios
4 1 (1.43%) RANCID
Vendors
1 63 (90.00%) Cisco
2 21 (30.00%) Juniper
3 18 (25.71%) Palo Alto
3 18 (25.71%) VMware
4 16 (22.86%) Meraki
5 15 (21.43%) Fortinet
6 14 (20.00%) IronPort
7 13 (18.57%) NetApp
8 12 (17.14%) CheckPoint
9 8 (11.43%) Citrix
10 7 (10.00%) Microsoft
11 6 (8.57%) SolarWinds
12 3 (4.29%) F5
12 3 (4.29%) HP
13 2 (2.86%) Arista
13 2 (2.86%) Dell
14 1 (1.43%) Aruba
14 1 (1.43%) Avaya
14 1 (1.43%) Extreme Networks
14 1 (1.43%) Nortel