Period
to 19 July 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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 161 183
Rank change year-on-year +6 +22 -8
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 291 284 315
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.01% 1.82% 1.65%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.12% 8.12% 6.13%
Number of salaries quoted 195 282 272
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,750 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £64,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

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 3,584 3,499 5,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 24.73% 22.39% 26.87%
Number of salaries quoted 2,456 2,791 3,825
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 19 July 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 19 July 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 0 190 £52,500 +15.38% 23
East Midlands +37 101 £41,500 -7.78% 10
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 19 July 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.

1 291 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 261 (89.69%) Cisco
3 175 (60.14%) Firewall
4 173 (59.45%) WAN
5 141 (48.45%) Data Centre
6 135 (46.39%) LAN
7 132 (45.36%) ITIL
8 131 (45.02%) CheckPoint
9 117 (40.21%) Juniper
9 117 (40.21%) CCNA
10 116 (39.86%) F5
11 103 (35.40%) VPN
12 102 (35.05%) Presales
13 97 (33.33%) OSPF
14 96 (32.99%) Fortinet
15 95 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
16 87 (29.90%) Load Balancing
17 83 (28.52%) Wireless
18 77 (26.46%) Cisco Nexus
19 76 (26.12%) MPLS
20 72 (24.74%) BGP
21 71 (24.40%) ITIL V3
22 69 (23.71%) CCDP
23 65 (22.34%) VMware
24 63 (21.65%) VLAN
25 59 (20.27%) DNS
26 58 (19.93%) HP
27 57 (19.59%) Network Security
28 56 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
29 54 (18.56%) 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 15 (5.15%) IIS
2 5 (1.72%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (4.47%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.37%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (12.71%) Amazon AWS
2 34 (11.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.75%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.37%) Office 365
5 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 175 (60.14%) Firewall
2 173 (59.45%) WAN
3 135 (46.39%) LAN
4 103 (35.40%) VPN
5 97 (33.33%) OSPF
6 95 (32.65%) Cisco ASA
7 83 (28.52%) Wireless
8 77 (26.46%) Cisco Nexus
9 76 (26.12%) MPLS
10 72 (24.74%) BGP
11 63 (21.65%) VLAN
12 59 (20.27%) DNS
13 57 (19.59%) Network Security
14 54 (18.56%) DHCP
15 49 (16.84%) FWSM
16 45 (15.46%) WLAN
17 41 (14.09%) Cisco Firepower
18 39 (13.40%) TCP/IP
18 39 (13.40%) VoIP
19 36 (12.37%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 34 (11.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 25 (8.59%) Retail
2 17 (5.84%) Finance
3 4 (1.37%) Advertising
3 4 (1.37%) Marketing
3 4 (1.37%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.03%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.69%) Billing
5 2 (0.69%) French Language
5 2 (0.69%) German Language
5 2 (0.69%) Polish Language
5 2 (0.69%) Russian Language
5 2 (0.69%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.34%) Banking
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 131 (45.02%) Network Engineer
2 72 (24.74%) Architect
3 58 (19.93%) Solutions Architect
4 49 (16.84%) Security Architect
5 47 (16.15%) Security Solutions Architect
6 42 (14.43%) Senior Network Engineer
7 31 (10.65%) Network Architect
8 30 (10.31%) Cisco Engineer
9 26 (8.93%) Support Engineer
10 22 (7.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 22 (7.56%) Consultant
11 20 (6.87%) Cisco Consultant
11 20 (6.87%) Network Consultant
12 19 (6.53%) Cisco Network Consultant
13 18 (6.19%) Network Support
14 17 (5.84%) Network Specialist
14 17 (5.84%) Presales Solution Architect
15 16 (5.50%) Information Security Architect
15 16 (5.50%) Network Security Architect
15 16 (5.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (6.19%) LDAP
2 5 (1.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 141 (48.45%) Data Centre
2 45 (15.46%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (11.68%) PKI
4 31 (10.65%) Cyberthreat
4 31 (10.65%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 19 (6.53%) Driving Licence
6 17 (5.84%) FlexPod
7 11 (3.78%) Virtual Team
8 10 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (3.09%) NHS
10 5 (1.72%) PMI
11 3 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.69%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.69%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.34%) Greenfield Project
13 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
13 1 (0.34%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 21 (7.22%) Windows
2 13 (4.47%) Linux
3 8 (2.75%) Windows Server
4 5 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (45.36%) ITIL
2 102 (35.05%) Presales
3 87 (29.90%) Load Balancing
4 71 (24.40%) ITIL V3
5 47 (16.15%) SIEM
6 44 (15.12%) Service Management
7 43 (14.78%) Service Delivery
8 41 (14.09%) PRINCE2
9 40 (13.75%) Network Management
10 34 (11.68%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (11.68%) Incident Management
10 34 (11.68%) Network Design
10 34 (11.68%) Network Monitoring
11 33 (11.34%) Line Management
12 31 (10.65%) Malware Detection/Protection
12 31 (10.65%) Migration
12 31 (10.65%) Network Architecture
12 31 (10.65%) Software Optimisation
12 31 (10.65%) Vulnerability Management
13 29 (9.97%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (2.06%) Python
2 2 (0.69%) C
3 1 (0.34%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.34%) Ruby
3 1 (0.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 291 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (40.21%) CCNA
3 69 (23.71%) CCDP
4 33 (11.34%) Degree
5 28 (9.62%) MCSE
5 28 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 26 (8.93%) CCIE
6 26 (8.93%) CISSP
7 24 (8.25%) Security Cleared
8 23 (7.90%) SC Cleared
9 20 (6.87%) JNCIP
9 20 (6.87%) PMI Certification
9 20 (6.87%) PMP
10 16 (5.50%) CCSE
10 16 (5.50%) ISSAP
11 15 (5.15%) IISP
12 10 (3.44%) JNCIS
13 9 (3.09%) CCSP
13 9 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
13 9 (3.09%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (6.53%) Cyber Essentials
3 12 (4.12%) SLA
4 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.34%) RMADS
System Software
1 56 (19.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 48 (16.49%) Active Directory
3 19 (6.53%) Hyper-V
4 16 (5.50%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.37%) Virtual Desktop
6 4 (1.37%) vSphere
7 3 (1.03%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.34%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 34 (11.68%) QRadar
2 26 (8.93%) Cisco Prime
3 19 (6.53%) WhatsUp Gold
4 16 (5.50%) CASB
5 10 (3.44%) SCVMM
6 9 (3.09%) SCCM
7 8 (2.75%) Cisco CUCM
7 8 (2.75%) Cisco UCCX
7 8 (2.75%) Nagios
8 4 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.69%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.34%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 261 (89.69%) Cisco
2 131 (45.02%) CheckPoint
3 117 (40.21%) Juniper
4 116 (39.86%) F5
5 96 (32.99%) Fortinet
6 65 (22.34%) VMware
7 58 (19.93%) HP
8 54 (18.56%) Microsoft
9 53 (18.21%) SolarWinds
10 46 (15.81%) Meraki
11 31 (10.65%) Forcepoint
11 31 (10.65%) Tufin
12 22 (7.56%) Citrix
12 22 (7.56%) Nokia
13 19 (6.53%) Aruba
13 19 (6.53%) Tripwire
14 18 (6.19%) Riverbed
14 18 (6.19%) Sophos
15 17 (5.84%) Infoblox
16 16 (5.50%) McAfee