Period
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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 220 192 181
Rank change year-on-year -28 -11 -25
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 120 94 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.09% 1.17% 1.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.85% 5.85% 5.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85 90 88
10th Percentile £39,750 £31,125 £36,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +16.67%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £62,125
90th Percentile £75,750 £76,713 £75,000
England median annual salary £59,742 £55,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year +8.62% -1.79% +6.67%

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 3,118 1,606 1,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.42% 20.00% 23.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,015 1,424
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,125 £35,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% -4.26% +10.59%
75th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £76,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 18 May 2022.

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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
West Midlands -22 90 £55,000 -4.35% 9
East Midlands -51 18 £45,000 +12.50% 3
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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.

1 120 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (84.17%) Cisco
3 73 (60.83%) Firewall
4 52 (43.33%) WAN
5 51 (42.50%) CCNA
6 43 (35.83%) Cisco ASA
7 41 (34.17%) SD-WAN
8 37 (30.83%) Palo Alto
8 37 (30.83%) TCP/IP
9 33 (27.50%) LAN
9 33 (27.50%) Presales
10 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
11 31 (25.83%) Project Delivery
12 29 (24.17%) Fortinet
13 28 (23.33%) Social Skills
14 27 (22.50%) SolarWinds
15 24 (20.00%) DV Cleared
16 23 (19.17%) JSP 440
16 23 (19.17%) Network Security
16 23 (19.17%) Analytics
16 23 (19.17%) Systems Engineering
17 22 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 22 (18.33%) Wireless
17 22 (18.33%) OSPF
18 21 (17.50%) BGP
19 20 (16.67%) Line Management
19 20 (16.67%) Data Centre
20 16 (13.33%) MPLS
21 15 (12.50%) Zscaler
21 15 (12.50%) Okta

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 1 (0.83%) Confluence
1 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.83%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (10.83%) AWS
2 12 (10.00%) Azure
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (4.17%) Amazon S3
3 5 (4.17%) AWS CloudFormation
3 5 (4.17%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (4.17%) Serverless
3 5 (4.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 4 (3.33%) GCP
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 73 (60.83%) Firewall
2 52 (43.33%) WAN
3 43 (35.83%) Cisco ASA
4 41 (34.17%) SD-WAN
5 37 (30.83%) TCP/IP
6 33 (27.50%) LAN
7 23 (19.17%) Network Security
8 22 (18.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 22 (18.33%) OSPF
8 22 (18.33%) Wireless
9 21 (17.50%) BGP
10 16 (13.33%) MPLS
11 14 (11.67%) VPN
12 11 (9.17%) Cisco ISE
13 10 (8.33%) EIGRP
14 8 (6.67%) Cisco Firepower
15 7 (5.83%) DNS
15 7 (5.83%) DWDM
15 7 (5.83%) VoIP
16 6 (5.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
1 6 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.83%) JIRA
General
1 28 (23.33%) Social Skills
2 10 (8.33%) Documentation Skills
3 7 (5.83%) Finance
3 7 (5.83%) Public Sector
4 6 (5.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.50%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.50%) Retail
6 1 (0.83%) Influencing Skills
6 1 (0.83%) Legal
6 1 (0.83%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 42 (35.00%) Network Engineer
2 21 (17.50%) Consultant
2 21 (17.50%) Network Consultant
3 20 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (12.50%) Architect
4 15 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
5 14 (11.67%) Network Architect
6 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (8.33%) Network Specialist
7 9 (7.50%) LAN Specialist
8 6 (5.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Infrastructure Manager
9 5 (4.17%) NOC Engineer
9 5 (4.17%) Product Manager
10 4 (3.33%) Administrator
10 4 (3.33%) Computer Engineer
10 4 (3.33%) Network Administrator
10 4 (3.33%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 2 (1.67%) IT Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 20 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 10 (8.33%) Public Cloud
3 4 (3.33%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.83%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.83%) PKI
4 1 (0.83%) Private Cloud
4 1 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (10.00%) Windows
2 10 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.00%) Linux
4 5 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (4.17%) Solaris
4 5 (4.17%) Unix
5 3 (2.50%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.67%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (27.50%) Presales
2 31 (25.83%) Project Delivery
3 23 (19.17%) Analytics
3 23 (19.17%) Systems Engineering
4 20 (16.67%) Line Management
5 14 (11.67%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.33%) Due Diligence
6 10 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 10 (8.33%) ITIL
7 9 (7.50%) Requirements Gathering
8 8 (6.67%) Business Case
9 7 (5.83%) Load Balancing
10 6 (5.00%) Coaching
10 6 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 6 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
10 6 (5.00%) Network Design
10 6 (5.00%) Network Management
11 5 (4.17%) Auto-Scaling
11 5 (4.17%) Migration
11 5 (4.17%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.00%) SQL
2 5 (4.17%) Bash
2 5 (4.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.67%) Python
4 1 (0.83%) C++
Qualifications
1 120 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (42.50%) CCNA
3 32 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 24 (20.00%) DV Cleared
5 8 (6.67%) SC Cleared
6 6 (5.00%) CCIE
7 4 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (2.50%) Degree
9 2 (1.67%) CCSE
9 2 (1.67%) CISSP
9 2 (1.67%) JNCIA
9 2 (1.67%) MCSA
10 1 (0.83%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.83%) CCDP
10 1 (0.83%) CCSP
10 1 (0.83%) CISM
10 1 (0.83%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.83%) JNCIS
10 1 (0.83%) MCSE
10 1 (0.83%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (19.17%) JSP 440
2 7 (5.83%) GDPR
3 1 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.17%) Veritas Volume Manager
2 5 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.67%) Firmware
3 2 (1.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (12.50%) FortiGate
2 5 (4.17%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 5 (4.17%) Oracle ZFS
2 5 (4.17%) Terraform
3 2 (1.67%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.67%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (1.67%) SCCM
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.83%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.83%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.83%) WSUS
Vendors
1 101 (84.17%) Cisco
2 37 (30.83%) Palo Alto
3 29 (24.17%) Fortinet
4 27 (22.50%) SolarWinds
5 15 (12.50%) Okta
5 15 (12.50%) Zscaler
6 14 (11.67%) Juniper
6 14 (11.67%) Meraki
7 10 (8.33%) Aruba
7 10 (8.33%) CheckPoint
8 8 (6.67%) F5
9 5 (4.17%) Microsoft
9 5 (4.17%) Oracle
9 5 (4.17%) Red Hat
9 5 (4.17%) Veritas
9 5 (4.17%) VMware
10 4 (3.33%) Ciena
10 4 (3.33%) HP
11 3 (2.50%) Dell
12 2 (1.67%) Avaya