Period
to 19 February 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 19 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 224 137 213
Rank change year-on-year -87 +76 -16
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 65 169 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.89% 2.25% 0.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.51% 10.24% 3.41%
Number of salaries quoted 49 114 53
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £53,375 £54,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -15.79% +18.75%

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 1,441 1,651 1,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 19.66% 21.96% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,118 1,316 1,389
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 19 February 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 19 February 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 -14 9 £39,000 -2.50%
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 63 (96.92%) Cisco
3 49 (75.38%) Firewall
4 39 (60.00%) VPN
5 34 (52.31%) LAN
6 33 (50.77%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (47.69%) BGP
8 27 (41.54%) Data Centre
9 26 (40.00%) WAN
10 23 (35.38%) MPLS
11 21 (32.31%) Network Security
12 20 (30.77%) VoIP
13 19 (29.23%) CCNA
14 18 (27.69%) Ethernet
15 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
15 17 (26.15%) Juniper
15 17 (26.15%) OSPF
15 17 (26.15%) VLAN
15 17 (26.15%) Wireless
16 16 (24.62%) IPsec
16 16 (24.62%) Wi-Fi
16 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
16 16 (24.62%) EIGRP
16 16 (24.62%) CCDP
17 15 (23.08%) F5
18 14 (21.54%) Cacti
18 14 (21.54%) VRRP
18 14 (21.54%) Change Management
19 13 (20.00%) PCI DSS
19 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure

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 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (6.15%) IIS
1 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (6.15%) Office 365
3 2 (3.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (75.38%) Firewall
2 39 (60.00%) VPN
3 34 (52.31%) LAN
4 33 (50.77%) Cisco ASA
5 31 (47.69%) BGP
6 26 (40.00%) WAN
7 23 (35.38%) MPLS
8 21 (32.31%) Network Security
9 20 (30.77%) VoIP
10 18 (27.69%) Ethernet
11 17 (26.15%) OSPF
11 17 (26.15%) VLAN
11 17 (26.15%) Wireless
12 16 (24.62%) EIGRP
12 16 (24.62%) IPsec
12 16 (24.62%) Wi-Fi
13 14 (21.54%) VRRP
14 13 (20.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 12 (18.46%) DNS
15 12 (18.46%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (24.62%) Telecoms
2 7 (10.77%) Finance
3 2 (3.08%) Legal
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 32 (49.23%) Network Engineer
2 16 (24.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 13 (20.00%) Network Specialist
3 13 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (18.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (15.38%) Security Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Cisco Security Engineer
6 9 (13.85%) Network Security Specialist
6 9 (13.85%) Security Specialist
7 8 (12.31%) Network Security Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (9.23%) Lead Network Engineer
9 5 (7.69%) Head of Infrastructure
9 5 (7.69%) Senior Security Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Implementation Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) IT Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Network Operations Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 4 (6.15%) Senior Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.85%) 802.1X
2 2 (3.08%) Web Services
3 1 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 27 (41.54%) Data Centre
2 10 (15.38%) PKI
3 9 (13.85%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (12.31%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (7.69%) Clustering
6 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.54%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (12.31%) Windows
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server
2 4 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (21.54%) Change Management
2 12 (18.46%) ITIL
2 12 (18.46%) Release Management
3 10 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 9 (13.85%) Network Management
4 9 (13.85%) Network Monitoring
5 8 (12.31%) Proactive Monitoring
6 7 (10.77%) Load Balancing
7 5 (7.69%) High Availability
7 5 (7.69%) Network Design
7 5 (7.69%) People Management
7 5 (7.69%) Presales
8 4 (6.15%) Change Control
8 4 (6.15%) Incident Management
8 4 (6.15%) Mentoring
8 4 (6.15%) Open Source
9 3 (4.62%) Coaching
9 3 (4.62%) Network Architecture
9 3 (4.62%) Network Virtualisation
10 2 (3.08%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.85%) SQL
2 8 (12.31%) Perl
2 8 (12.31%) PHP
2 8 (12.31%) Python
Qualifications
1 65 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (29.23%) CCNA
3 16 (24.62%) CCDP
4 11 (16.92%) JNCIP
5 6 (9.23%) CCIE
5 6 (9.23%) MCSE
5 6 (9.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (7.69%) Degree
7 2 (3.08%) CISSP
7 2 (3.08%) JNCIA
7 2 (3.08%) MCP
7 2 (3.08%) MCSA
8 1 (1.54%) CESG Certified Professional
8 1 (1.54%) CISM
8 1 (1.54%) SANS
8 1 (1.54%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (20.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 12 (18.46%) Firmware
3 4 (6.15%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.54%) OpenSIPS
4 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (21.54%) Cacti
2 8 (12.31%) Nagios
2 8 (12.31%) OpenNMS
2 8 (12.31%) Puppet
2 8 (12.31%) RANCID
2 8 (12.31%) SCCM
3 5 (7.69%) FortiGate
4 4 (6.15%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (3.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.54%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (96.92%) Cisco
2 17 (26.15%) Juniper
3 15 (23.08%) F5
4 11 (16.92%) IronPort
5 10 (15.38%) Ericsson
6 8 (12.31%) Huawei
7 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
7 7 (10.77%) Polycom
7 7 (10.77%) Siemens
7 7 (10.77%) SolarWinds
8 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
8 6 (9.23%) VMware
9 3 (4.62%) Palo Alto
10 2 (3.08%) Blue Coat
10 2 (3.08%) Foundry
10 2 (3.08%) Meraki
10 2 (3.08%) Mitel
10 2 (3.08%) Openreach
10 2 (3.08%) Redback
10 2 (3.08%) Riverbed