The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 45 59
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.92% 2.07% 0.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.70% 8.74% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 1
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -10.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Merseyside.

Academic & Professional Certification
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 135 103 155
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 24.95% 23.73% 30.82%
Number of salaries quoted 81 70 106
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

CCNP
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in Merseyside.

Salary trend for CCNP in Merseyside

CCNP
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in Merseyside over the 3 months to 23 April 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in Merseyside

CCNP
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 April 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
Liverpool -5 5 £37,500 -1.31%
CCNP
North West

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
5 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (25.00%) LAN
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) HP
5 2 (25.00%) VMware
6 1 (12.50%) CCVP
6 1 (12.50%) Citrix
6 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (12.50%) Banking
6 1 (12.50%) CEH
6 1 (12.50%) Network Design
6 1 (12.50%) Logistics
6 1 (12.50%) WLAN
6 1 (12.50%) WAN
6 1 (12.50%) VPN
6 1 (12.50%) DNS
6 1 (12.50%) SLA
6 1 (12.50%) CCIE
6 1 (12.50%) ITIL
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) Linux
6 1 (12.50%) Service Management

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) NX-OS
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) WAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
4 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Security Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) SIEM Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Design Authority
4 1 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) Change Management
1 1 (12.50%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
1 1 (12.50%) Logistics
1 1 (12.50%) Network Design
1 1 (12.50%) Network Management
1 1 (12.50%) Performance Management
1 1 (12.50%) Presales
1 1 (12.50%) Proactive Monitoring
1 1 (12.50%) Project Planning
1 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
1 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (12.50%) Service Management
1 1 (12.50%) SIEM
1 1 (12.50%) Statistics
1 1 (12.50%) System Testing
1 1 (12.50%) Threat Detection
1 1 (12.50%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (62.50%) CCNA
3 1 (12.50%) CCDE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) CCVP
3 1 (12.50%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (25.00%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) CheckPoint
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix
3 1 (12.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) NetApp