Period
to 17 December 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 17 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 190 169
Rank change year-on-year +29 -21 -21
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 228 236 323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.82% 1.55% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.67% 6.95% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 182 197 353
Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 3,418 3,397 4,411
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 27.25% 22.24% 25.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2,276 2,646 3,267
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 17 December 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 17 December 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 +48 162 £51,500 +5.10% 24
East Midlands +11 66 £44,000 -2.22% 16
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 17 December 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.

1 228 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (94.30%) Cisco
3 159 (69.74%) Firewall
4 111 (48.68%) WAN
5 86 (37.72%) LAN
6 82 (35.96%) CCNA
7 80 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
8 75 (32.89%) BGP
9 74 (32.46%) Juniper
10 71 (31.14%) CheckPoint
11 70 (30.70%) OSPF
12 69 (30.26%) Data Centre
13 63 (27.63%) VPN
14 62 (27.19%) F5
15 61 (26.75%) Cisco Nexus
16 58 (25.44%) MPLS
17 49 (21.49%) Wireless
18 43 (18.86%) Microsoft
18 43 (18.86%) ITIL
18 43 (18.86%) Fortinet
19 42 (18.42%) VMware
20 39 (17.11%) Network Security
20 39 (17.11%) Network Design
21 38 (16.67%) VLAN
21 38 (16.67%) Presales
22 36 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
23 34 (14.91%) Load Balancing
24 33 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
24 33 (14.47%) SolarWinds
24 33 (14.47%) CCIE

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 14 (6.14%) IIS
2 13 (5.70%) Skype for Business
3 11 (4.82%) MS Exchange
4 10 (4.39%) Tomcat
5 6 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (4.82%) MS Visio
2 6 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.84%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (4.39%) Office 365
4 7 (3.07%) SaaS
5 6 (2.63%) IaaS
5 6 (2.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 159 (69.74%) Firewall
2 111 (48.68%) WAN
3 86 (37.72%) LAN
4 80 (35.09%) Cisco ASA
5 75 (32.89%) BGP
6 70 (30.70%) OSPF
7 63 (27.63%) VPN
8 61 (26.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 58 (25.44%) MPLS
10 49 (21.49%) Wireless
11 39 (17.11%) Network Security
12 38 (16.67%) VLAN
13 33 (14.47%) Cisco IOS
14 30 (13.16%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (11.40%) TCP/IP
16 25 (10.96%) Cisco Firepower
17 24 (10.53%) SAN
18 23 (10.09%) Internet
19 21 (9.21%) WLAN
20 20 (8.77%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.82%) MySQL
3 8 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.32%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (7.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (10.53%) Telecoms
2 15 (6.58%) Retail
3 12 (5.26%) Finance
4 4 (1.75%) Banking
5 3 (1.32%) Legal
6 2 (0.88%) Law
6 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 135 (59.21%) Network Engineer
2 36 (15.79%) Architect
3 31 (13.60%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (10.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (8.77%) Network Architect
6 18 (7.89%) Solutions Architect
7 16 (7.02%) Lead Network Engineer
8 13 (5.70%) LAN Engineer
8 13 (5.70%) LAN/WAN Engineer
8 13 (5.70%) Technical Architect
8 13 (5.70%) WAN Engineer
9 11 (4.82%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (3.95%) NOC Engineer
10 9 (3.95%) Support Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Network Security Engineer
11 8 (3.51%) Security Engineer
12 7 (3.07%) Network Support
12 7 (3.07%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.44%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.44%) COM
1 1 (0.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 69 (30.26%) Data Centre
2 36 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
3 16 (7.02%) PKI
4 13 (5.70%) Virtual Team
5 11 (4.82%) Clustering
5 11 (4.82%) Enterprise Storage
6 8 (3.51%) Public Cloud
7 6 (2.63%) Handset
7 6 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
8 4 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
8 4 (1.75%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.75%) FMCG
9 3 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.32%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.88%) Driving Licence
10 2 (0.88%) e-Learning
10 2 (0.88%) FlexPod
10 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.88%) Private Cloud
10 2 (0.88%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 28 (12.28%) Windows
2 25 (10.96%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.77%) Linux
4 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.44%) Debian
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (18.86%) ITIL
2 39 (17.11%) Network Design
3 38 (16.67%) Presales
4 34 (14.91%) Load Balancing
5 29 (12.72%) Network Management
6 26 (11.40%) Migration
7 24 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
8 23 (10.09%) Project Management
9 22 (9.65%) Service Delivery
10 21 (9.21%) Line Management
11 20 (8.77%) Capacity Planning
12 16 (7.02%) IT Strategy
12 16 (7.02%) ITIL V3
13 15 (6.58%) Change Management
13 15 (6.58%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 15 (6.58%) Service Management
14 14 (6.14%) Change Control
14 14 (6.14%) High Availability
15 13 (5.70%) Network Virtualisation
16 12 (5.26%) Multichannel Retail
Programming Languages
1 20 (8.77%) SQL
2 9 (3.95%) Perl
3 7 (3.07%) Python
4 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.44%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 228 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (35.96%) CCNA
3 33 (14.47%) CCIE
4 28 (12.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 24 (10.53%) CCDP
6 19 (8.33%) Security Cleared
7 17 (7.46%) MCSE
7 17 (7.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (7.02%) SC Cleared
9 12 (5.26%) Degree
10 11 (4.82%) CCA
10 11 (4.82%) CCAA
10 11 (4.82%) Citrix Certification
10 11 (4.82%) VCAP
11 7 (3.07%) JNCIA
11 7 (3.07%) JNCIS
12 6 (2.63%) CCSE
12 6 (2.63%) JNCIP
12 6 (2.63%) VCP6
13 4 (1.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) SLA
2 4 (1.75%) GDPR
3 1 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.44%) QA
System Software
1 30 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (7.02%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.26%) Hyper-V
4 11 (4.82%) vSphere
5 5 (2.19%) VMware NSX
6 3 (1.32%) XenApp
6 3 (1.32%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 24 (10.53%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (4.82%) SCOrch
2 11 (4.82%) SCVMM
3 9 (3.95%) Linux-HA
4 5 (2.19%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.19%) Nagios
4 5 (2.19%) vCenter Server
5 4 (1.75%) QRadar
5 4 (1.75%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (1.32%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.32%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.32%) RANCID
7 1 (0.44%) Cacti
7 1 (0.44%) CASB
7 1 (0.44%) SCCM
7 1 (0.44%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 215 (94.30%) Cisco
2 74 (32.46%) Juniper
3 71 (31.14%) CheckPoint
4 62 (27.19%) F5
5 43 (18.86%) Fortinet
5 43 (18.86%) Microsoft
6 42 (18.42%) VMware
7 33 (14.47%) SolarWinds
8 31 (13.60%) HP
9 25 (10.96%) Citrix
10 19 (8.33%) Meraki
10 19 (8.33%) Nokia
11 12 (5.26%) Palo Alto
12 11 (4.82%) BMC
12 11 (4.82%) Brocade
13 9 (3.95%) Remedy
14 7 (3.07%) Avaya
15 6 (2.63%) Blue Coat
15 6 (2.63%) Extreme Networks
15 6 (2.63%) Mitel