Period
to 22 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 162 132
Rank change year-on-year -29 -30 +74
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 233 325 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.55% 1.98% 2.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.05% 8.03% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 182 355 320
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,350 £31,225
90th Percentile £60,225 £67,500 £60,125
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 3,306 4,049 4,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.99% 24.66% 25.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2,506 2,986 3,530
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the Midlands

CCNP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for CCNP in the Midlands

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the Midlands

CCNP
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 22 January 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
West Midlands -59 133 £48,500 +7.78% 18
East Midlands +15 86 £41,500 -7.78% 15
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 233 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (92.27%) Cisco
3 136 (58.37%) Firewall
4 129 (55.36%) CCNA
5 103 (44.21%) LAN
6 99 (42.49%) WAN
7 93 (39.91%) Juniper
8 89 (38.20%) ITIL
9 86 (36.91%) Wireless
10 83 (35.62%) VPN
11 67 (28.76%) OSPF
11 67 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
12 59 (25.32%) Data Centre
13 58 (24.89%) MPLS
13 58 (24.89%) CheckPoint
14 57 (24.46%) BGP
15 53 (22.75%) Windows
16 52 (22.32%) Active Directory
17 51 (21.89%) DNS
17 51 (21.89%) F5
18 49 (21.03%) HP
19 48 (20.60%) Cisco Nexus
20 47 (20.17%) VMware
21 45 (19.31%) DHCP
22 44 (18.88%) VLAN
23 40 (17.17%) Fortinet
23 40 (17.17%) Network Security
24 39 (16.74%) WLAN
25 38 (16.31%) Presales
26 37 (15.88%) Network Design

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (3.43%) IIS
2 4 (1.72%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.43%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.43%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.01%) Amazon AWS
1 14 (6.01%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.15%) G Suite
3 3 (1.29%) IaaS
3 3 (1.29%) SaaS
4 2 (0.86%) Office 365
5 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 136 (58.37%) Firewall
2 103 (44.21%) LAN
3 99 (42.49%) WAN
4 86 (36.91%) Wireless
5 83 (35.62%) VPN
6 67 (28.76%) Cisco ASA
6 67 (28.76%) OSPF
7 58 (24.89%) MPLS
8 57 (24.46%) BGP
9 51 (21.89%) DNS
10 48 (20.60%) Cisco Nexus
11 45 (19.31%) DHCP
12 44 (18.88%) VLAN
13 40 (17.17%) Network Security
14 39 (16.74%) WLAN
15 30 (12.88%) SNMP
16 29 (12.45%) TCP/IP
17 25 (10.73%) Cisco Wireless
17 25 (10.73%) VoIP
18 24 (10.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (2.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (8.15%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.44%) Finance
3 11 (4.72%) Back Office
4 10 (4.29%) Retail
5 8 (3.43%) Billing
6 2 (0.86%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.43%) Banking
7 1 (0.43%) Legal
7 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 114 (48.93%) Network Engineer
2 51 (21.89%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (13.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (12.88%) Senior Network Engineer
5 25 (10.73%) Architect
6 21 (9.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 20 (8.58%) Support Engineer
8 16 (6.87%) Network Specialist
9 15 (6.44%) Network Architect
10 13 (5.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 13 (5.58%) Cisco Support
10 13 (5.58%) Cisco Support Engineer
10 13 (5.58%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 10 (4.29%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (3.86%) Administrator
12 9 (3.86%) Network Administrator
12 9 (3.86%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 9 (3.86%) Senior Network Specialist
13 8 (3.43%) Network Manager
13 8 (3.43%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.29%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.58%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.01%) PKI
3 10 (4.29%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.29%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (3.43%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (3.43%) FlexPod
5 7 (3.00%) Algorithms
5 7 (3.00%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.58%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (0.86%) CESG
7 2 (0.86%) Cyberattack
7 2 (0.86%) iPad
7 2 (0.86%) PMI
7 2 (0.86%) Security Operations Centre
7 2 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (0.86%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) CMDB
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 53 (22.75%) Windows
2 26 (11.16%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.58%) Linux
4 16 (6.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (3.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.58%) Windows 8
7 5 (2.15%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (2.15%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.29%) Unix
9 2 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (38.20%) ITIL
2 38 (16.31%) Presales
3 37 (15.88%) Network Design
4 36 (15.45%) Load Balancing
5 32 (13.73%) ITIL V3
6 28 (12.02%) Project Management
6 28 (12.02%) Service Delivery
7 25 (10.73%) Network Management
8 24 (10.30%) Line Management
9 22 (9.44%) Network Architecture
10 21 (9.01%) SIEM
11 20 (8.58%) Mentoring
12 18 (7.73%) Network Monitoring
13 17 (7.30%) PRINCE2
14 16 (6.87%) Incident Management
15 14 (6.01%) Service Management
15 14 (6.01%) Time Management
16 13 (5.58%) Change Management
17 12 (5.15%) Customer Requirements
18 11 (4.72%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 2 (0.86%) C
Qualifications
1 233 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 129 (55.36%) CCNA
3 36 (15.45%) CCIE
4 22 (9.44%) CCDP
5 17 (7.30%) JNCIP
5 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (6.44%) CCSE
7 12 (5.15%) JNCIS
7 12 (5.15%) Security Cleared
8 11 (4.72%) CASP
8 11 (4.72%) CISSP
8 11 (4.72%) MCSE
8 11 (4.72%) SC Cleared
9 10 (4.29%) CCSA
9 10 (4.29%) Degree
9 10 (4.29%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.86%) JNCIA
11 8 (3.43%) ISSAP
11 8 (3.43%) PMP
11 8 (3.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.58%) SLA
2 8 (3.43%) QA
3 7 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 52 (22.32%) Active Directory
2 34 (14.59%) Hyper-V
3 25 (10.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.43%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.43%) Virtual Desktop
5 1 (0.43%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 24 (10.30%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (7.73%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (6.01%) Cisco Prime
4 12 (5.15%) Cisco UCCE
5 11 (4.72%) QRadar
6 7 (3.00%) SmoothWall
7 6 (2.58%) SCCM
7 6 (2.58%) SCVMM
8 4 (1.72%) Nagios
9 2 (0.86%) CA Spectrum
9 2 (0.86%) Host Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.86%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 2 (0.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 215 (92.27%) Cisco
2 93 (39.91%) Juniper
3 58 (24.89%) CheckPoint
4 51 (21.89%) F5
5 49 (21.03%) HP
6 47 (20.17%) VMware
7 40 (17.17%) Fortinet
8 36 (15.45%) Microsoft
9 26 (11.16%) SolarWinds
10 25 (10.73%) Citrix
11 16 (6.87%) Brocade
11 16 (6.87%) Meraki
12 15 (6.44%) Aruba
13 11 (4.72%) Motorola
13 11 (4.72%) Riverbed
14 9 (3.86%) Splunk
15 8 (3.43%) CA
15 8 (3.43%) IBM
15 8 (3.43%) LogRhythm
15 8 (3.43%) Tufin