Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 176 142
Rank change year-on-year -17 -34 +67
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 243 300 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.57% 1.65% 2.04%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.97% 6.44% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 210 318 329
Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.88% -10.53%
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,175 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £67,500 £65,000
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 3484 4660 4929
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.56% 25.69% 26.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2743 3436 3817
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 -26 162 £50,000 +11.11% 9
East Midlands +27 68 £47,500 +11.76% 6
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 243 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 226 (93.00%) Cisco
3 169 (69.55%) Firewall
4 136 (55.97%) CCNA
5 114 (46.91%) WAN
6 100 (41.15%) LAN
7 89 (36.63%) Wireless
8 88 (36.21%) ITIL
9 86 (35.39%) Juniper
10 78 (32.10%) VPN
11 68 (27.98%) Cisco ASA
12 63 (25.93%) Data Centre
13 61 (25.10%) HP
14 60 (24.69%) MPLS
14 60 (24.69%) OSPF
15 57 (23.46%) CheckPoint
16 55 (22.63%) F5
17 54 (22.22%) Network Security
18 52 (21.40%) BGP
19 50 (20.58%) Cisco Nexus
20 49 (20.16%) Windows
21 45 (18.52%) VLAN
22 43 (17.70%) Network Design
22 43 (17.70%) VMware
23 40 (16.46%) Load Balancing
24 38 (15.64%) Presales
25 37 (15.23%) CCIE
26 36 (14.81%) TCP/IP
26 36 (14.81%) Network Management
27 35 (14.40%) Microsoft

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 5 (2.06%) CMS
2 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.23%) Skype for Business
3 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.88%) G Suite
4 3 (1.23%) IaaS
4 3 (1.23%) SaaS
5 2 (0.82%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 169 (69.55%) Firewall
2 114 (46.91%) WAN
3 100 (41.15%) LAN
4 89 (36.63%) Wireless
5 78 (32.10%) VPN
6 68 (27.98%) Cisco ASA
7 60 (24.69%) MPLS
7 60 (24.69%) OSPF
8 54 (22.22%) Network Security
9 52 (21.40%) BGP
10 50 (20.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 45 (18.52%) VLAN
12 36 (14.81%) TCP/IP
13 30 (12.35%) Cisco Wireless
13 30 (12.35%) DNS
13 30 (12.35%) WLAN
14 27 (11.11%) DHCP
15 26 (10.70%) IPsec
16 23 (9.47%) SNMP
17 22 (9.05%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.82%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (9.88%) Finance
2 14 (5.76%) Billing
3 12 (4.94%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.53%) Back Office
4 11 (4.53%) Retail
5 4 (1.65%) Banking
6 2 (0.82%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.41%) Law
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 125 (51.44%) Network Engineer
2 52 (21.40%) Cisco Engineer
3 38 (15.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 34 (13.99%) Senior Network Engineer
5 22 (9.05%) Architect
6 18 (7.41%) Network Architect
6 18 (7.41%) Support Engineer
7 16 (6.58%) Network Specialist
8 13 (5.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (4.53%) Administrator
9 11 (4.53%) Consultant
9 11 (4.53%) Network Administrator
10 10 (4.12%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 10 (4.12%) Cisco Support
10 10 (4.12%) Cisco Support Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) LAN Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Network Consultant
11 9 (3.70%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (3.70%) Network Support
12 8 (3.29%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.94%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.41%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 63 (25.93%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.17%) Driving Licence
3 14 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.76%) FlexPod
4 9 (3.70%) PKI
5 7 (2.88%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.65%) Cyber Attack
6 4 (1.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
8 2 (0.82%) Algorithms
8 2 (0.82%) CESG
8 2 (0.82%) iPad
8 2 (0.82%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.41%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 49 (20.16%) Windows
2 24 (9.88%) Linux
3 21 (8.64%) Windows Server
4 12 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (2.47%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.47%) Windows XP
7 5 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.65%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (1.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (36.21%) ITIL
2 43 (17.70%) Network Design
3 40 (16.46%) Load Balancing
4 38 (15.64%) Presales
5 36 (14.81%) Network Management
6 31 (12.76%) Service Delivery
7 30 (12.35%) Network Architecture
7 30 (12.35%) Project Management
8 28 (11.52%) Mentoring
9 25 (10.29%) Line Management
10 24 (9.88%) Time Management
11 21 (8.64%) ITIL V3
11 21 (8.64%) SIEM
12 17 (7.00%) Migration
13 15 (6.17%) Performance Management
13 15 (6.17%) Security Management
14 14 (5.76%) Application Performance Management
14 14 (5.76%) Converged Infrastructure
15 13 (5.35%) Network Monitoring
16 12 (4.94%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.29%) C
Qualifications
1 243 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (55.97%) CCNA
3 37 (15.23%) CCIE
4 23 (9.47%) CCDP
5 17 (7.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 14 (5.76%) CCDA
6 14 (5.76%) MCSE
6 14 (5.76%) Security Cleared
7 13 (5.35%) JNCIP
7 13 (5.35%) SC Cleared
8 12 (4.94%) JNCIS
9 11 (4.53%) CASP
9 11 (4.53%) CCSA
9 11 (4.53%) Degree
9 11 (4.53%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (3.70%) JNCIA
10 9 (3.70%) JNCIE
11 8 (3.29%) MCP
12 7 (2.88%) CCIP
12 7 (2.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.76%) QA
1 14 (5.76%) SLA
2 9 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (3.29%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.82%) GDPR
System Software
1 31 (12.76%) Active Directory
2 27 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 22 (9.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) ProxySG
4 1 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.41%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (8.64%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (6.58%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (2.88%) Cisco UCCE
3 7 (2.88%) SmoothWall
4 6 (2.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (2.47%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.06%) QRadar
6 4 (1.65%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.65%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 4 (1.65%) WhatsUp Gold
7 2 (0.82%) CA Spectrum
8 1 (0.41%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 226 (93.00%) Cisco
2 86 (35.39%) Juniper
3 61 (25.10%) HP
4 57 (23.46%) CheckPoint
5 55 (22.63%) F5
6 43 (17.70%) VMware
7 35 (14.40%) Microsoft
7 35 (14.40%) SolarWinds
8 34 (13.99%) Fortinet
9 25 (10.29%) Meraki
10 23 (9.47%) Aruba
11 21 (8.64%) Brocade
12 17 (7.00%) Citrix
13 15 (6.17%) Motorola
13 15 (6.17%) Palo Alto
14 14 (5.76%) Sourcefire
15 11 (4.53%) Riverbed
16 8 (3.29%) Extreme Networks
17 7 (2.88%) Blue Coat
17 7 (2.88%) Google