Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 193 199
Rank change year-on-year +33 +6 -45
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 248 238 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.86% 1.60% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 6.94% 5.65%
Number of salaries quoted 189 226 273
Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +9.20% +2.35%
10th Percentile £32,250 £31,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £60,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.56% -2.50%

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 3,389 3,431 4,848
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.45% 23.02% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,327 2,767 3,562
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +39 173 £55,000 +13.40% 36
East Midlands +2 75 £45,000 -5.26% 13
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 248 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (94.76%) Cisco
3 176 (70.97%) Firewall
4 134 (54.03%) WAN
5 114 (45.97%) Data Centre
6 112 (45.16%) CheckPoint
7 103 (41.53%) LAN
8 100 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
9 97 (39.11%) VPN
10 95 (38.31%) Juniper
11 92 (37.10%) F5
12 89 (35.89%) OSPF
13 81 (32.66%) BGP
14 79 (31.85%) CCNA
15 76 (30.65%) Cisco Nexus
16 73 (29.44%) Fortinet
17 70 (28.23%) MPLS
18 66 (26.61%) Presales
19 60 (24.19%) Wireless
20 59 (23.79%) ITIL
21 51 (20.56%) CCDP
21 51 (20.56%) Load Balancing
22 50 (20.16%) Network Security
23 46 (18.55%) SolarWinds
24 42 (16.94%) Self-Motivation
25 37 (14.92%) Network Management
25 37 (14.92%) FWSM
26 34 (13.71%) Migration
27 33 (13.31%) IPsec
27 33 (13.31%) HP

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 7 (2.82%) IIS
2 5 (2.02%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (6.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.40%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.69%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.02%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.40%) Office 365
4 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 176 (70.97%) Firewall
2 134 (54.03%) WAN
3 103 (41.53%) LAN
4 100 (40.32%) Cisco ASA
5 97 (39.11%) VPN
6 89 (35.89%) OSPF
7 81 (32.66%) BGP
8 76 (30.65%) Cisco Nexus
9 70 (28.23%) MPLS
10 60 (24.19%) Wireless
11 50 (20.16%) Network Security
12 37 (14.92%) FWSM
13 33 (13.31%) IPsec
14 32 (12.90%) Cisco IOS
14 32 (12.90%) VLAN
15 31 (12.50%) Cisco Firepower
15 31 (12.50%) WLAN
16 28 (11.29%) TCP/IP
16 28 (11.29%) Wi-Fi
17 27 (10.89%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.21%) Big Data
2 1 (0.40%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 30 (12.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (8.47%) Retail
2 13 (5.24%) Finance
2 13 (5.24%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.21%) Legal
4 2 (0.81%) Advertising
5 1 (0.40%) Banking
5 1 (0.40%) Billing
5 1 (0.40%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 142 (57.26%) Network Engineer
2 51 (20.56%) Architect
3 38 (15.32%) Senior Network Engineer
4 37 (14.92%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (11.29%) Cisco Engineer
6 27 (10.89%) Security Architect
6 27 (10.89%) Security Solutions Architect
7 26 (10.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 22 (8.87%) Network Architect
9 18 (7.26%) Lead Network Engineer
10 17 (6.85%) Support Engineer
11 16 (6.45%) Information Architect
11 16 (6.45%) Information Security Architect
12 15 (6.05%) LAN Engineer
12 15 (6.05%) LAN/WAN Engineer
12 15 (6.05%) WAN Engineer
13 13 (5.24%) Network Support
14 12 (4.84%) Consultant
15 11 (4.44%) Network Consultant
16 10 (4.03%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.02%) LDAP
2 4 (1.61%) COM
3 1 (0.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 114 (45.97%) Data Centre
2 42 (16.94%) Self-Motivation
3 30 (12.10%) PKI
4 22 (8.87%) Cyberthreat
4 22 (8.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 17 (6.85%) Virtual Team
6 11 (4.44%) Driving Licence
7 7 (2.82%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.42%) FlexPod
9 5 (2.02%) NHS
10 3 (1.21%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (1.21%) Cyberattack
11 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.81%) Tandem
12 1 (0.40%) Greenfield Project
12 1 (0.40%) Private Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Public Cloud
12 1 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.84%) Linux
2 10 (4.03%) Windows
3 3 (1.21%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (26.61%) Presales
2 59 (23.79%) ITIL
3 51 (20.56%) Load Balancing
4 37 (14.92%) Network Management
5 34 (13.71%) Migration
6 33 (13.31%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (12.90%) ITIL V3
8 31 (12.50%) Network Design
9 30 (12.10%) Line Management
9 30 (12.10%) SIEM
10 27 (10.89%) Information Security
11 24 (9.68%) Service Management
12 23 (9.27%) Project Management
13 22 (8.87%) Incident Management
13 22 (8.87%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 22 (8.87%) Service Delivery
13 22 (8.87%) Software Optimisation
13 22 (8.87%) Vulnerability Management
14 17 (6.85%) IT Strategy
14 17 (6.85%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (3.23%) Python
2 6 (2.42%) Perl
2 6 (2.42%) SQL
3 1 (0.40%) Bash Shell
3 1 (0.40%) C
3 1 (0.40%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.40%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 248 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (31.85%) CCNA
3 51 (20.56%) CCDP
4 28 (11.29%) Security Cleared
5 27 (10.89%) SC Cleared
6 24 (9.68%) CCIE
7 16 (6.45%) Degree
8 11 (4.44%) JNCIS
9 9 (3.63%) CCSE
10 7 (2.82%) CCSP
10 7 (2.82%) CISSP
10 7 (2.82%) JNCIP
10 7 (2.82%) MCSE
10 7 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
11 6 (2.42%) IISP
11 6 (2.42%) ISSAP
12 5 (2.02%) JNCIA
12 5 (2.02%) PMI Certification
12 5 (2.02%) PMP
13 4 (1.61%) CCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (5.65%) SLA
3 5 (2.02%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.40%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (7.66%) Active Directory
3 10 (4.03%) Hyper-V
4 5 (2.02%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.21%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.81%) XenApp
7 1 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.40%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 28 (11.29%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (6.45%) QRadar
3 10 (4.03%) WhatsUp Gold
4 8 (3.23%) SCVMM
5 6 (2.42%) Nagios
6 5 (2.02%) CASB
7 4 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
7 4 (1.61%) Stealthwatch
8 3 (1.21%) Cisco UCCE
8 3 (1.21%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.21%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.21%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 3 (1.21%) RANCID
8 3 (1.21%) SCCM
9 2 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 235 (94.76%) Cisco
2 112 (45.16%) CheckPoint
3 95 (38.31%) Juniper
4 92 (37.10%) F5
5 73 (29.44%) Fortinet
6 46 (18.55%) SolarWinds
7 33 (13.31%) HP
8 31 (12.50%) Meraki
9 26 (10.48%) VMware
10 24 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 22 (8.87%) Nokia
11 22 (8.87%) Tufin
12 19 (7.66%) Forcepoint
13 11 (4.44%) Citrix
13 11 (4.44%) Palo Alto
13 11 (4.44%) Riverbed
14 10 (4.03%) Remedy
14 10 (4.03%) Tripwire
15 9 (3.63%) Extreme Networks
16 8 (3.23%) BMC