Period
to 26 April 2019

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 26 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
26 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 135 171 118
Rank change year-on-year +36 -53 +30
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 261 269 378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 2.16% 1.81% 2.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.57% 7.92% 10.72%
Number of salaries quoted 183 164 389
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £34,000 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 3,446 3,398 3,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 28.52% 22.81% 22.75%
Number of salaries quoted 2,271 2,356 2,715
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £60,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -4.26%

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 26 April 2019.

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 26 April 2019. 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 +37 195 £47,500 +5.56% 17
East Midlands +4 66 £40,000 -2.44% 9
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2019, 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 239 (91.57%) Cisco
3 173 (66.28%) Firewall
4 123 (47.13%) WAN
5 108 (41.38%) CCNA
6 90 (34.48%) LAN
7 82 (31.42%) Cisco ASA
8 79 (30.27%) VMware
9 69 (26.44%) Microsoft
10 65 (24.90%) ITIL
11 62 (23.75%) Wireless
12 59 (22.61%) Windows
12 59 (22.61%) Juniper
13 54 (20.69%) VLAN
14 51 (19.54%) Cisco Nexus
14 51 (19.54%) Data Centre
15 49 (18.77%) CheckPoint
16 47 (18.01%) VPN
17 46 (17.62%) Windows Server
18 45 (17.24%) Service Delivery
19 44 (16.86%) MPLS
19 44 (16.86%) OSPF
19 44 (16.86%) Presales
20 43 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 42 (16.09%) BGP
22 40 (15.33%) Fortinet
22 40 (15.33%) Load Balancing
22 40 (15.33%) F5
23 39 (14.94%) SAN
24 37 (14.18%) Linux

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 21 (8.05%) MS Exchange
2 14 (5.36%) IIS
3 11 (4.21%) Tomcat
4 10 (3.83%) Skype for Business
5 7 (2.68%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.77%) Apache
6 2 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 14 (5.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.58%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (7.66%) Office 365
4 7 (2.68%) IaaS
4 7 (2.68%) PaaS
4 7 (2.68%) SaaS
5 2 (0.77%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 173 (66.28%) Firewall
2 123 (47.13%) WAN
3 90 (34.48%) LAN
4 82 (31.42%) Cisco ASA
5 62 (23.75%) Wireless
6 54 (20.69%) VLAN
7 51 (19.54%) Cisco Nexus
8 47 (18.01%) VPN
9 44 (16.86%) MPLS
9 44 (16.86%) OSPF
10 42 (16.09%) BGP
11 39 (14.94%) SAN
12 34 (13.03%) VoIP
13 30 (11.49%) Network Security
14 29 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
15 25 (9.58%) TCP/IP
16 21 (8.05%) NX-OS
16 21 (8.05%) Wireshark
17 16 (6.13%) EIGRP
18 14 (5.36%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.36%) MySQL
3 9 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (3.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 37 (14.18%) Telecoms
2 18 (6.90%) Finance
3 15 (5.75%) Retail
4 3 (1.15%) Banking
4 3 (1.15%) Billing
4 3 (1.15%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.77%) Advertising
5 2 (0.77%) Law
5 2 (0.77%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 125 (47.89%) Network Engineer
2 33 (12.64%) Senior Network Engineer
3 32 (12.26%) Architect
4 22 (8.43%) Lead Network Engineer
5 18 (6.90%) Network Team Leader
5 18 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 14 (5.36%) Network Architect
7 13 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 13 (4.98%) Analyst
7 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (4.98%) Systems Engineer
8 12 (4.60%) Infrastructure Support
8 12 (4.60%) Network Analyst
8 12 (4.60%) Solutions Architect
8 12 (4.60%) Technical Architect
9 10 (3.83%) Consultant
10 9 (3.45%) Cisco Engineer
10 9 (3.45%) Support Engineer
10 9 (3.45%) Technical Specialist
11 8 (3.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.92%) LDAP
2 3 (1.15%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.77%) FreeSWITCH
3 2 (0.77%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.38%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 51 (19.54%) Data Centre
2 31 (11.88%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (7.28%) Handset
4 13 (4.98%) Enterprise Storage
4 13 (4.98%) Public Cloud
5 12 (4.60%) Clustering
6 10 (3.83%) PKI
7 8 (3.07%) Hybrid Cloud
7 8 (3.07%) Private Cloud
7 8 (3.07%) Virtual Team
8 6 (2.30%) e-Learning
8 6 (2.30%) FMCG
8 6 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.15%) CCTV
10 3 (1.15%) CESG
10 3 (1.15%) CMDB
11 2 (0.77%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.77%) Learning Management System
12 1 (0.38%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 59 (22.61%) Windows
2 46 (17.62%) Windows Server
3 37 (14.18%) Linux
4 11 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.53%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.77%) CentOS
6 2 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.77%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.77%) Unix
7 1 (0.38%) Debian
7 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (24.90%) ITIL
2 45 (17.24%) Service Delivery
3 44 (16.86%) Presales
4 40 (15.33%) Load Balancing
5 36 (13.79%) Network Design
6 35 (13.41%) Mentoring
7 32 (12.26%) Project Management
8 30 (11.49%) Migration
9 27 (10.34%) IT Strategy
10 26 (9.96%) Line Management
11 25 (9.58%) Change Control
12 23 (8.81%) Project Planning
13 21 (8.05%) Configuration Management
13 21 (8.05%) Infrastructure Transformation
13 21 (8.05%) ITIL V3
13 21 (8.05%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (7.28%) Change Management
15 16 (6.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 16 (6.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 16 (6.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (9.96%) SQL
2 3 (1.15%) C
2 3 (1.15%) Perl
2 3 (1.15%) PowerShell
3 2 (0.77%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 261 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (41.38%) CCNA
3 43 (16.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 36 (13.79%) Degree
5 34 (13.03%) MCSE
5 34 (13.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 27 (10.34%) CCIE
7 15 (5.75%) Security Cleared
8 14 (5.36%) JNCIA
9 13 (4.98%) CCDP
10 12 (4.60%) CCA
10 12 (4.60%) CCAA
10 12 (4.60%) Citrix Certification
10 12 (4.60%) JNCIS
10 12 (4.60%) VCAP
11 9 (3.45%) CCSE
11 9 (3.45%) JNCIP
12 8 (3.07%) CCDA
12 8 (3.07%) CCIE Service Provider
13 7 (2.68%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (10.34%) SLA
2 15 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (3.45%) GDPR
4 8 (3.07%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 36 (13.79%) Active Directory
1 36 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (9.96%) Hyper-V
3 14 (5.36%) vSphere
4 10 (3.83%) VMware NSX
5 5 (1.92%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.53%) XenApp
6 4 (1.53%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (9.96%) Cisco Prime
2 14 (5.36%) SCOrch
3 10 (3.83%) Linux-HA
4 9 (3.45%) SCVMM
5 7 (2.68%) vCenter Server
6 5 (1.92%) SCCM
7 3 (1.15%) FortiGate
8 2 (0.77%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.77%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.38%) Cacti
9 1 (0.38%) CASB
9 1 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.38%) Computer Incident Response Team
9 1 (0.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 239 (91.57%) Cisco
2 79 (30.27%) VMware
3 69 (26.44%) Microsoft
4 59 (22.61%) Juniper
5 49 (18.77%) CheckPoint
6 40 (15.33%) F5
6 40 (15.33%) Fortinet
7 36 (13.79%) HP
7 36 (13.79%) Meraki
8 30 (11.49%) SolarWinds
9 27 (10.34%) Citrix
10 25 (9.58%) Palo Alto
11 24 (9.20%) Avaya
11 24 (9.20%) Mitel
12 12 (4.60%) Aruba
13 10 (3.83%) Brocade
14 9 (3.45%) BMC
15 6 (2.30%) IBM
15 6 (2.30%) Virgin Media
16 5 (1.92%) CA