Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 171 121 142
Rank change year-on-year -50 +21 +78
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 266 379 366
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.77% 2.39% 2.03%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.78% 10.44% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 163 396 317
Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,500 £31,852
90th Percentile £55,000 £60,000 £54,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +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 3,420 3,632 4,775
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.77% 22.90% 26.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2,367 2,787 3,611
Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,460 £22,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £63,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,912
% change year-on-year +8.89% -4.07% +4.25%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -58 173 £45,000 - 9
East Midlands -16 91 £40,000 -11.11% 12
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 20 April 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 266 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 230 (86.47%) Cisco
3 143 (53.76%) CCNA
4 138 (51.88%) WAN
5 137 (51.50%) ITIL
6 128 (48.12%) Firewall
7 122 (45.86%) LAN
8 106 (39.85%) Data Centre
9 100 (37.59%) CheckPoint
10 97 (36.47%) Juniper
11 94 (35.34%) Wireless
12 89 (33.46%) F5
13 83 (31.20%) Presales
13 83 (31.20%) VPN
14 81 (30.45%) OSPF
15 79 (29.70%) DNS
16 74 (27.82%) ITIL V3
17 73 (27.44%) Cisco ASA
18 72 (27.07%) Active Directory
19 71 (26.69%) DHCP
19 71 (26.69%) Fortinet
20 70 (26.32%) BGP
21 68 (25.56%) MPLS
21 68 (25.56%) Load Balancing
22 66 (24.81%) VMware
23 59 (22.18%) VLAN
23 59 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
24 54 (20.30%) Microsoft
25 51 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
26 49 (18.42%) HP

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 20 (7.52%) IIS
2 4 (1.50%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.88%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.15%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (9.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (2.26%) Office 365
4 3 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.38%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 138 (51.88%) WAN
2 128 (48.12%) Firewall
3 122 (45.86%) LAN
4 94 (35.34%) Wireless
5 83 (31.20%) VPN
6 81 (30.45%) OSPF
7 79 (29.70%) DNS
8 73 (27.44%) Cisco ASA
9 71 (26.69%) DHCP
10 70 (26.32%) BGP
11 68 (25.56%) MPLS
12 59 (22.18%) Cisco Nexus
12 59 (22.18%) VLAN
13 49 (18.42%) Network Security
14 47 (17.67%) WLAN
15 46 (17.29%) SNMP
16 45 (16.92%) TCP/IP
17 44 (16.54%) VoIP
18 38 (14.29%) Ethernet
18 38 (14.29%) FWSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 18 (6.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (7.52%) Finance
2 17 (6.39%) Retail
3 16 (6.02%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.26%) Billing
5 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.50%) Marketing
6 2 (0.75%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Back Office
6 2 (0.75%) French Language
6 2 (0.75%) German Language
6 2 (0.75%) Legal
6 2 (0.75%) Polish Language
6 2 (0.75%) Russian Language
6 2 (0.75%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 103 (38.72%) Network Engineer
2 54 (20.30%) Architect
3 40 (15.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 40 (15.04%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (12.78%) Security Architect
5 32 (12.03%) Security Solutions Architect
6 26 (9.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 24 (9.02%) Network Architect
8 23 (8.65%) Network Specialist
9 22 (8.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 21 (7.89%) Senior Network Engineer
11 20 (7.52%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
11 20 (7.52%) Senior Network Specialist
12 17 (6.39%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 15 (5.64%) Support Engineer
14 13 (4.89%) Consultant
14 13 (4.89%) Network Manager
14 13 (4.89%) Presales Solution Architect
15 12 (4.51%) Network Security Architect
16 11 (4.14%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (7.14%) LDAP
2 4 (1.50%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 106 (39.85%) Data Centre
2 40 (15.04%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (8.27%) PKI
4 20 (7.52%) Cyberthreat
4 20 (7.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (6.39%) FlexPod
6 12 (4.51%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.38%) Driving Licence
8 7 (2.63%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.63%) PMI
9 6 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
9 6 (2.26%) Virtual Team
10 4 (1.50%) NHS
11 2 (0.75%) Analytical Mindset
11 2 (0.75%) Security Operations Centre
12 1 (0.38%) CESG
12 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
12 1 (0.38%) mPOS
12 1 (0.38%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.38%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (15.41%) Windows
2 20 (7.52%) Windows Server
3 16 (6.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (3.38%) Linux
5 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.75%) Unix
7 2 (0.75%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (51.50%) ITIL
2 83 (31.20%) Presales
3 74 (27.82%) ITIL V3
4 68 (25.56%) Load Balancing
5 44 (16.54%) Service Delivery
6 43 (16.17%) PRINCE2
6 43 (16.17%) Project Management
7 40 (15.04%) Service Management
8 39 (14.66%) Network Design
8 39 (14.66%) SIEM
9 35 (13.16%) Network Monitoring
10 33 (12.41%) Line Management
11 29 (10.90%) Network Management
12 25 (9.40%) Incident Management
13 23 (8.65%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (8.65%) Vulnerability Management
14 21 (7.89%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.89%) Network Architecture
15 20 (7.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 20 (7.52%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 4 (1.50%) Python
2 1 (0.38%) C
2 1 (0.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 266 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (53.76%) CCNA
3 48 (18.05%) CCDP
4 34 (12.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (12.41%) CISSP
6 32 (12.03%) Degree
7 30 (11.28%) CCIE
8 28 (10.53%) MCSE
9 24 (9.02%) JNCIP
10 23 (8.65%) PMI Certification
10 23 (8.65%) PMP
11 21 (7.89%) CCSE
11 21 (7.89%) ISSAP
12 20 (7.52%) IISP
13 10 (3.76%) MCSA
13 10 (3.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 9 (3.38%) CISM
14 9 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
14 9 (3.38%) Security Cleared
14 9 (3.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.64%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (4.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (1.88%) QA
4 4 (1.50%) SLA
5 1 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) RMADS
System Software
1 72 (27.07%) Active Directory
2 51 (19.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (11.65%) Hyper-V
4 12 (4.51%) VMware NSX
5 8 (3.01%) vSphere
6 5 (1.88%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (1.50%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.38%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 29 (10.90%) QRadar
2 23 (8.65%) Cisco CUCM
3 22 (8.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 21 (7.89%) Cisco Prime
5 13 (4.89%) Cisco UCCE
5 13 (4.89%) SCCM
6 12 (4.51%) CASB
7 10 (3.76%) Nagios
7 10 (3.76%) SCVMM
8 9 (3.38%) WhatsUp Gold
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco CME
9 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 230 (86.47%) Cisco
2 100 (37.59%) CheckPoint
3 97 (36.47%) Juniper
4 89 (33.46%) F5
5 71 (26.69%) Fortinet
6 66 (24.81%) VMware
7 54 (20.30%) Microsoft
8 49 (18.42%) HP
9 41 (15.41%) SolarWinds
10 32 (12.03%) Citrix
10 32 (12.03%) Meraki
11 20 (7.52%) Aruba
11 20 (7.52%) Forcepoint
11 20 (7.52%) IBM
11 20 (7.52%) LogRhythm
11 20 (7.52%) Splunk
11 20 (7.52%) Tufin
12 18 (6.77%) Brocade
13 16 (6.02%) CA
14 15 (5.64%) Nokia