Period
to 22 January 2019

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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 196 216 148
Rank change year-on-year +20 -68 +68
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 91 71 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.34% 0.96% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.67% 4.72% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 84 56 108
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £47,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +18.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £51,375 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.17% +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 1,605 1,503 1,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 23.63% 20.25% 21.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,339 1,189 1,294
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £63,375
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +1.27%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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
Bolton - 5 £24,000 -
Wigan - 1 £31,500 -
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 91 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (97.80%) Cisco
3 56 (61.54%) CCNA
3 56 (61.54%) Firewall
4 50 (54.95%) LAN
5 47 (51.65%) Data Centre
6 37 (40.66%) Wireless
7 36 (39.56%) Cisco ASA
8 34 (37.36%) WAN
8 34 (37.36%) Cisco Firepower
9 30 (32.97%) CheckPoint
10 26 (28.57%) Windows
11 25 (27.47%) IronPort
11 25 (27.47%) Stealthwatch
11 25 (27.47%) Palo Alto
12 24 (26.37%) PMO
13 23 (25.27%) CCIE
13 23 (25.27%) Meraki
14 20 (21.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (20.88%) F5
15 19 (20.88%) ITIL
16 18 (19.78%) Change Management
17 17 (18.68%) Cisco Wireless
18 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
18 16 (17.58%) NX-OS
18 16 (17.58%) Cisco IOS
18 16 (17.58%) Cisco ISE
18 16 (17.58%) Juniper
19 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
20 14 (15.38%) Retail

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 15 (16.48%) MS Exchange
2 8 (8.79%) Apache
2 8 (8.79%) IIS
2 8 (8.79%) Tomcat
2 8 (8.79%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.20%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.20%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 56 (61.54%) Firewall
2 50 (54.95%) LAN
3 37 (40.66%) Wireless
4 36 (39.56%) Cisco ASA
5 34 (37.36%) Cisco Firepower
5 34 (37.36%) WAN
6 20 (21.98%) Cisco Nexus
7 17 (18.68%) Cisco Wireless
8 16 (17.58%) Cisco IOS
8 16 (17.58%) Cisco ISE
8 16 (17.58%) NX-OS
9 12 (13.19%) DNS
10 11 (12.09%) MPLS
11 10 (10.99%) BGP
11 10 (10.99%) Network Security
11 10 (10.99%) OSPF
11 10 (10.99%) Wi-Fi
12 9 (9.89%) VLAN
13 8 (8.79%) BIG-IP
13 8 (8.79%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.10%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (15.38%) Retail
2 3 (3.30%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.10%) Finance
3 1 (1.10%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 26 (28.57%) Consultant
1 26 (28.57%) Security Consultant
2 25 (27.47%) Cisco Consultant
2 25 (27.47%) Cisco Security Consultant
3 24 (26.37%) Network Engineer
4 16 (17.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 15 (16.48%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (12.09%) Analyst
6 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (10.99%) Cisco Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) LAN/WAN Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Network Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 6 (6.59%) Support Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (6.59%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.49%) Architect
9 5 (5.49%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 47 (51.65%) Data Centre
2 4 (4.40%) Security Operations Centre
3 1 (1.10%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.10%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.10%) Public Cloud
3 1 (1.10%) Replication
3 1 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (28.57%) Windows
2 16 (17.58%) Windows Server
3 8 (8.79%) Unix
4 6 (6.59%) Linux
4 6 (6.59%) Windows 10
4 6 (6.59%) Windows 7
4 6 (6.59%) Windows 8
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (6.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.10%) Debian
5 1 (1.10%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.88%) ITIL
2 18 (19.78%) Change Management
3 13 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 11 (12.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 10 (10.99%) Presales
5 10 (10.99%) Project Management
6 9 (9.89%) DNA
7 8 (8.79%) Load Balancing
7 8 (8.79%) OWASP
7 8 (8.79%) Time Management
7 8 (8.79%) Vulnerability Management
8 7 (7.69%) Change Control
9 5 (5.49%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (5.49%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.40%) Converged Infrastructure
10 4 (4.40%) Proactive Monitoring
10 4 (4.40%) Problem-Solving
10 4 (4.40%) Security Operations
10 4 (4.40%) Technical Leadership
11 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
Qualifications
1 91 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (61.54%) CCNA
3 23 (25.27%) CCIE
4 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.49%) CCDP
5 5 (5.49%) MCP
5 5 (5.49%) MCSA
6 4 (4.40%) Degree
7 2 (2.20%) CCIE Routing and Switching
7 2 (2.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.10%) DBS Check
8 1 (1.10%) JNCIP
8 1 (1.10%) MCITP
8 1 (1.10%) MCSE
8 1 (1.10%) MCTS
8 1 (1.10%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.10%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (26.37%) PMO
2 8 (8.79%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 8 (8.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (2.20%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (8.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.20%) VMware NSX
3 1 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.10%) XenApp
3 1 (1.10%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 25 (27.47%) Stealthwatch
2 9 (9.89%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (3.30%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.10%) Cacti
4 1 (1.10%) Nagios
4 1 (1.10%) RANCID
4 1 (1.10%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 89 (97.80%) Cisco
2 30 (32.97%) CheckPoint
3 25 (27.47%) IronPort
3 25 (27.47%) Palo Alto
4 23 (25.27%) Meraki
5 19 (20.88%) F5
6 16 (17.58%) Juniper
7 13 (14.29%) VMware
8 11 (12.09%) Fortinet
9 10 (10.99%) NetApp
9 10 (10.99%) SolarWinds
10 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
11 1 (1.10%) Aruba
11 1 (1.10%) Avaya
11 1 (1.10%) Citrix
11 1 (1.10%) Ericsson
11 1 (1.10%) HP
11 1 (1.10%) Huawei
11 1 (1.10%) Nortel