Period
to 20 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 145 142
Rank change year-on-year -63 -3 +26
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 123 60 236
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.16% 1.50% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.28% 6.50% 8.96%
Number of salaries quoted 104 44 171
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £35,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,813 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,750 £45,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -14.29% +5.00%
75th Percentile £60,313 £56,563 £57,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £60,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -4.76%

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 2,330 923 2,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 21.99% 23.10% 23.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,403 718 2,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,362 £26,225
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the Midlands

CCNP
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the Midlands.

Salary trend for CCNP in the Midlands

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -86 65 £52,500 +16.67% 14
East Midlands -30 58 £45,000 +5.88% 5
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (88.62%) Cisco
3 81 (65.85%) Firewall
4 69 (56.10%) CCNA
5 58 (47.15%) WAN
6 47 (38.21%) LAN
7 39 (31.71%) Data Centre
8 35 (28.46%) BGP
8 35 (28.46%) Social Skills
9 32 (26.02%) ITIL
9 32 (26.02%) Palo Alto
10 31 (25.20%) VMware
11 30 (24.39%) Meraki
12 29 (23.58%) VLAN
12 29 (23.58%) VPN
12 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
13 28 (22.76%) Juniper
13 28 (22.76%) Azure
14 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 26 (21.14%) SAN
14 26 (21.14%) Windows
15 25 (20.33%) OSPF
16 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
16 24 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 24 (19.51%) Windows Server
17 23 (18.70%) HP
17 23 (18.70%) Wi-Fi
18 22 (17.89%) Network Design
19 21 (17.07%) Wireless
19 21 (17.07%) CCDP

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 10 (8.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (22.76%) Azure
2 16 (13.01%) AWS
3 10 (8.13%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (1.63%) Cloudflare
4 2 (1.63%) IaaS
4 2 (1.63%) OpenDNS
5 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.81%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 81 (65.85%) Firewall
2 58 (47.15%) WAN
3 47 (38.21%) LAN
4 35 (28.46%) BGP
5 29 (23.58%) VLAN
5 29 (23.58%) VPN
6 26 (21.14%) SAN
7 25 (20.33%) OSPF
8 24 (19.51%) EIGRP
9 23 (18.70%) Wi-Fi
10 21 (17.07%) Wireless
11 20 (16.26%) MPLS
12 19 (15.45%) Cisco ASA
13 18 (14.63%) VoIP
14 17 (13.82%) SD-WAN
15 15 (12.20%) Internet
16 14 (11.38%) Cisco ISE
17 12 (9.76%) DNS
17 12 (9.76%) IPsec
17 12 (9.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (8.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 35 (28.46%) Social Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Presentation Skills
2 9 (7.32%) Telecoms
3 8 (6.50%) Organisational Skills
4 6 (4.88%) Legal
4 6 (4.88%) Retail
5 5 (4.07%) Law
6 4 (3.25%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.25%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.63%) Influencing Skills
7 2 (1.63%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.81%) Advertising
8 1 (0.81%) Finance
Job Titles
1 65 (52.85%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.07%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (16.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 18 (14.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (12.20%) Consultant
6 14 (11.38%) Juniper Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) IP Engineer
7 13 (10.57%) IP Network Engineer
8 12 (9.76%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 11 (8.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 10 (8.13%) Technical Consultant
11 9 (7.32%) SAN Consultant
11 9 (7.32%) Virtualisation Consultant
11 9 (7.32%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
12 8 (6.50%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 8 (6.50%) Analyst
12 8 (6.50%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 7 (5.69%) Network Analyst
14 6 (4.88%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.07%) ISPF
2 1 (0.81%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (31.71%) Data Centre
2 11 (8.94%) Public Cloud
3 9 (7.32%) Fibre Optics
3 9 (7.32%) HP Storage
4 5 (4.07%) Self-Motivation
5 4 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (3.25%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.63%) PKI
7 1 (0.81%) BYOD
7 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 26 (21.14%) Windows
2 24 (19.51%) Windows Server
3 14 (11.38%) Linux
4 9 (7.32%) Unix
4 9 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (5.69%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) ITIL
2 24 (19.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (17.89%) Network Design
4 15 (12.20%) Mentoring
5 14 (11.38%) Computer Architecture
6 10 (8.13%) Problem Management
7 9 (7.32%) Information Security
7 9 (7.32%) Network Management
7 9 (7.32%) Presales
8 8 (6.50%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (5.69%) Logistics
10 6 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (4.88%) Project Delivery
11 5 (4.07%) ITSM
12 4 (3.25%) Change Management
12 4 (3.25%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (3.25%) Penetration Testing
12 4 (3.25%) Security Management
12 4 (3.25%) SIEM
12 4 (3.25%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.69%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.25%) Python
3 3 (2.44%) SQL
4 1 (0.81%) C
Qualifications
1 123 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (56.10%) CCNA
3 21 (17.07%) CCDP
4 17 (13.82%) CCIE
4 17 (13.82%) CISSP
5 16 (13.01%) CISM
6 13 (10.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 12 (9.76%) JNCIA
7 12 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (8.13%) Degree
8 10 (8.13%) MCSA
8 10 (8.13%) MCSE
8 10 (8.13%) NCSIE
9 9 (7.32%) CCIE Security
10 8 (6.50%) Security Cleared
11 5 (4.07%) CISA
11 5 (4.07%) SC Cleared
12 4 (3.25%) JNCIS
13 3 (2.44%) JNCIP
14 2 (1.63%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.88%) SLA
2 4 (3.25%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.25%) NIST
2 4 (3.25%) PCI DSS
2 4 (3.25%) PMO
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 26 (21.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (15.45%) Hyper-V
3 16 (13.01%) Active Directory
4 11 (8.94%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (8.13%) Firmware
6 8 (6.50%) Terminal Server
7 6 (4.88%) vSphere
8 2 (1.63%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.81%) ProxySG
9 1 (0.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (6.50%) vCenter Server
2 7 (5.69%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (4.07%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (3.25%) Ansible
4 4 (3.25%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (2.44%) SCCM
6 2 (1.63%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.63%) SCOM
7 1 (0.81%) Stealthwatch
7 1 (0.81%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 109 (88.62%) Cisco
2 32 (26.02%) Palo Alto
3 31 (25.20%) VMware
4 30 (24.39%) Meraki
5 29 (23.58%) Microsoft
6 28 (22.76%) Juniper
7 23 (18.70%) HP
8 20 (16.26%) CheckPoint
8 20 (16.26%) SolarWinds
9 17 (13.82%) Aruba
10 13 (10.57%) NetApp
11 11 (8.94%) EMC
11 11 (8.94%) Fortinet
12 9 (7.32%) F5
12 9 (7.32%) Nimble Storage
13 8 (6.50%) Dell
14 5 (4.07%) Avaya
14 5 (4.07%) McAfee
15 4 (3.25%) Citrix
15 4 (3.25%) Rapid7