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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West / Manchester
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 161 158
Rank change year-on-year +27 -3  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 73 29 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.74% 0.83% 0.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.91% 3.34% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 53 28 26
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £32,350 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,800 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 Manchester.

Academic & Professional Certification
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 923 867 834
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 22.04% 24.71% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 786 750 704
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport - 8 £45,000 - 1
Rochdale +2 5 £40,000 +25.00% 1
Salford - 3 - -
Bolton - 2 £50,000 -
Oldham - 1 £37,500 -
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (84.71%) Cisco
3 85 (54.14%) Firewall
4 58 (36.94%) WAN
5 54 (34.39%) Juniper
6 52 (33.12%) LAN
7 48 (30.57%) MPLS
8 45 (28.66%) Wireless
9 44 (28.03%) CCNA
10 43 (27.39%) Network Management
10 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
11 41 (26.11%) CCIE
11 41 (26.11%) Telecoms
12 40 (25.48%) CheckPoint
13 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
14 35 (22.29%) VPN
15 32 (20.38%) Ethernet
15 32 (20.38%) BGP
15 32 (20.38%) JNCIP
16 31 (19.75%) ITIL
17 30 (19.11%) Windows
17 30 (19.11%) Network Design
17 30 (19.11%) NetScaler
18 29 (18.47%) Network Security
19 28 (17.83%) F5
20 27 (17.20%) Windows Server
21 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
21 26 (16.56%) Cisco Wireless
21 26 (16.56%) Cisco Nexus
22 25 (15.92%) DNS

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 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (54.14%) Firewall
2 58 (36.94%) WAN
3 52 (33.12%) LAN
4 48 (30.57%) MPLS
5 45 (28.66%) Wireless
6 35 (22.29%) VPN
7 32 (20.38%) BGP
7 32 (20.38%) Ethernet
8 30 (19.11%) NetScaler
9 29 (18.47%) Network Security
10 26 (16.56%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (16.56%) Cisco Wireless
10 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
11 25 (15.92%) DNS
12 24 (15.29%) Broadband
12 24 (15.29%) Wi-Fi
13 23 (14.65%) Cisco ASA
14 22 (14.01%) Internet
15 19 (12.10%) SSL
15 19 (12.10%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (4.46%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (26.11%) Telecoms
2 22 (14.01%) Finance
3 16 (10.19%) Retail
4 13 (8.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.18%) Games
Job Titles
1 94 (59.87%) Network Engineer
2 38 (24.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 27 (17.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (12.10%) Senior Network Engineer
5 17 (10.83%) Analyst
5 17 (10.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (9.55%) Network Analyst
7 14 (8.92%) Juniper Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) Consultant
8 13 (8.28%) Network Consultant
8 13 (8.28%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) Network Security Consultant
8 13 (8.28%) Security Consultant
9 12 (7.64%) Windows Engineer
10 11 (7.01%) Network Communications Engineer
10 11 (7.01%) Network Specialist
11 10 (6.37%) IP Engineer
12 9 (5.73%) Cisco Analyst
12 9 (5.73%) Lead Network Engineer
13 8 (5.10%) Cisco Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (7.01%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.64%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (27.39%) Data Centre
2 21 (13.38%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (10.19%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (7.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (5.73%) iPad
6 5 (3.18%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (19.11%) Windows
2 27 (17.20%) Windows Server
3 15 (9.55%) Linux
4 13 (8.28%) Unix
5 3 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.39%) Network Management
2 31 (19.75%) ITIL
3 30 (19.11%) Network Design
4 23 (14.65%) Configuration Management
5 21 (13.38%) High Availability
6 19 (12.10%) Load Balancing
7 16 (10.19%) Performance Monitoring
8 15 (9.55%) Capacity Planning
8 15 (9.55%) Migration
9 13 (8.28%) Statistics
10 12 (7.64%) Change Management
10 12 (7.64%) Mentoring
11 11 (7.01%) Change Control
11 11 (7.01%) Presales
12 10 (6.37%) Service Management
13 8 (5.10%) Coaching
13 8 (5.10%) Cybersecurity
13 8 (5.10%) WAN Optimisation
14 7 (4.46%) Data Protection
14 7 (4.46%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.64%) SQL
2 5 (3.18%) C
3 2 (1.27%) Perl
3 2 (1.27%) PHP
3 2 (1.27%) Python
Qualifications
1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 44 (28.03%) CCNA
3 41 (26.11%) CCIE
4 32 (20.38%) JNCIP
5 22 (14.01%) Degree
6 19 (12.10%) CCSE
7 16 (10.19%) MCSA
7 16 (10.19%) Microsoft Certification
8 14 (8.92%) MCP
8 14 (8.92%) MCSE
9 9 (5.73%) CCSA
10 7 (4.46%) CCSP
11 6 (3.82%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 6 (3.82%) CCSM
12 5 (3.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (2.55%) CCDP
13 4 (2.55%) CCIE Security
13 4 (2.55%) Check Point Certification
13 4 (2.55%) CISSP
13 4 (2.55%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (12.74%) PCI DSS
2 17 (10.83%) SLA
3 4 (2.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.55%) GDPR
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 22 (14.01%) Cisco CUCM
1 22 (14.01%) Cisco Prime
2 21 (13.38%) FortiGate
3 17 (10.83%) Nagios
3 17 (10.83%) OpenNMS
4 15 (9.55%) Cacti
5 12 (7.64%) Puppet
5 12 (7.64%) RANCID
5 12 (7.64%) SCCM
6 5 (3.18%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 133 (84.71%) Cisco
2 54 (34.39%) Juniper
3 40 (25.48%) CheckPoint
4 28 (17.83%) F5
5 22 (14.01%) Riverbed
6 21 (13.38%) Fortinet
7 17 (10.83%) SolarWinds
8 15 (9.55%) Ericsson
8 15 (9.55%) HP
8 15 (9.55%) Huawei
9 9 (5.73%) Citrix
9 9 (5.73%) VMware
10 7 (4.46%) Microsoft
10 7 (4.46%) Palo Alto
10 7 (4.46%) Splunk
11 5 (3.18%) BT
12 4 (2.55%) BroadSoft
12 4 (2.55%) MikroTik
12 4 (2.55%) Mitel
12 4 (2.55%) NEC
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport
IQ Telecom
Salary: £35000.0000 - £47000.0000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 50k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + pension + biannual salary reviews
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
IQ Telecom
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago