Period
to 18 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > North of England
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 192 227
Rank change year-on-year -82 +35 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 208 389 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 0.97% 1.66% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.97% 7.70% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 184 344 314
North of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £58,750 £55,000
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 North of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,181 5,052 5,830
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.46% 21.55% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 3,231 3,964 4,812
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £61,950
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 North of England

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the North of England

CCNP
Salary Trend in the North of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in the North of England.

Salary trend for CCNP in the North of England

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the North of England over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the North of England

CCNP
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North of England region over the 6 months to 18 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
North West -29 141 £47,500 +5.56% 34
Yorkshire -81 54 £45,000 - 18
North East -9 13 £65,000 +47.73% 8
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 18 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 North of England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 208 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 187 (89.90%) Cisco
3 135 (64.90%) Firewall
4 114 (54.81%) WAN
5 109 (52.40%) CCNA
6 98 (47.12%) LAN
7 78 (37.50%) Juniper
7 78 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
8 72 (34.62%) MPLS
9 71 (34.13%) Wireless
9 71 (34.13%) Network Security
10 67 (32.21%) OSPF
10 67 (32.21%) CheckPoint
11 66 (31.73%) BGP
12 65 (31.25%) VPN
13 59 (28.37%) Data Centre
14 52 (25.00%) ITIL
15 48 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
15 48 (23.08%) F5
16 46 (22.12%) VMware
17 41 (19.71%) Cisco IOS
18 40 (19.23%) Windows
19 36 (17.31%) CCDP
20 35 (16.83%) WLAN
20 35 (16.83%) Presales
21 34 (16.35%) Cisco ISE
21 34 (16.35%) TCP/IP
22 33 (15.87%) DNS
23 32 (15.38%) Fortinet
24 30 (14.42%) CCIE

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 20 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.40%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.40%) Skype for Business
4 4 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (1.92%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.48%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
1 11 (5.29%) MS Visio
2 7 (3.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 14 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
2 12 (5.77%) Office 365
3 9 (4.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.96%) IaaS
4 2 (0.96%) PaaS
4 2 (0.96%) SaaS
5 1 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 135 (64.90%) Firewall
2 114 (54.81%) WAN
3 98 (47.12%) LAN
4 78 (37.50%) Cisco ASA
5 72 (34.62%) MPLS
6 71 (34.13%) Network Security
6 71 (34.13%) Wireless
7 67 (32.21%) OSPF
8 66 (31.73%) BGP
9 65 (31.25%) VPN
10 48 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
11 41 (19.71%) Cisco IOS
12 35 (16.83%) WLAN
13 34 (16.35%) Cisco ISE
13 34 (16.35%) TCP/IP
14 33 (15.87%) DNS
15 26 (12.50%) VoIP
16 25 (12.02%) EIGRP
17 22 (10.58%) Cisco Firepower
18 20 (9.62%) NX-OS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.48%) Informix
3 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (2.40%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 19 (9.13%) Retail
2 15 (7.21%) Finance
3 11 (5.29%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.88%) Marketing
5 3 (1.44%) Legal
6 2 (0.96%) Banking
6 2 (0.96%) Law
7 1 (0.48%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.48%) Games
7 1 (0.48%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 98 (47.12%) Network Engineer
2 44 (21.15%) Senior Network Engineer
3 35 (16.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 33 (15.87%) Architect
5 30 (14.42%) Solutions Architect
6 25 (12.02%) Consultant
7 24 (11.54%) Cisco Consultant
8 23 (11.06%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 23 (11.06%) Security Consultant
9 21 (10.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 21 (10.10%) Security Engineer
10 20 (9.62%) Security Architect
10 20 (9.62%) Security Solutions Architect
11 15 (7.21%) Network Security Engineer
12 12 (5.77%) Analyst
12 12 (5.77%) Cisco Architect
12 12 (5.77%) Cisco Solutions Architect
12 12 (5.77%) Information Architect
12 12 (5.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 12 (5.77%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.48%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 59 (28.37%) Data Centre
2 22 (10.58%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (7.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 13 (6.25%) Cyberthreat
5 9 (4.33%) Computer Science
5 9 (4.33%) NHS
6 7 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (2.40%) Enterprise Storage
7 5 (2.40%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.96%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.48%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.48%) Cyberattack
9 1 (0.48%) EMC VMAX
9 1 (0.48%) EMC VNX
9 1 (0.48%) PMI
9 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.48%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (0.48%) Security Operations Centre
9 1 (0.48%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 40 (19.23%) Windows
2 24 (11.54%) Windows Server
3 23 (11.06%) Linux
4 12 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.48%) AIX
6 1 (0.48%) CentOS
6 1 (0.48%) Unix
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (25.00%) ITIL
2 35 (16.83%) Presales
3 27 (12.98%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 25 (12.02%) Network Management
6 24 (11.54%) Incident Management
6 24 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 24 (11.54%) SIEM
7 21 (10.10%) Information Security
8 20 (9.62%) Vulnerability Management
9 18 (8.65%) High Availability
10 16 (7.69%) Kalman Filter
11 15 (7.21%) Change Management
11 15 (7.21%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.73%) Project Management
13 13 (6.25%) Asset Management
13 13 (6.25%) Change Control
13 13 (6.25%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 13 (6.25%) Problem Management
13 13 (6.25%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (4.33%) Python
2 5 (2.40%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.44%) C
3 3 (1.44%) Perl
Qualifications
1 208 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 109 (52.40%) CCNA
3 36 (17.31%) CCDP
4 30 (14.42%) CCIE
5 23 (11.06%) Degree
6 17 (8.17%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (7.69%) MCSE
8 14 (6.73%) Security Cleared
9 12 (5.77%) CISSP
9 12 (5.77%) SC Cleared
10 10 (4.81%) MCP
11 9 (4.33%) JNCIP
12 8 (3.85%) MCSA
12 8 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (3.37%) ITIL Certification
14 5 (2.40%) JNCIA
14 5 (2.40%) VCP5
15 4 (1.92%) JNCIS
16 3 (1.44%) A+ Certification
16 3 (1.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.06%) PMO
2 14 (6.73%) SLA
3 2 (0.96%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (12.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (9.62%) Active Directory
3 12 (5.77%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.85%) Firmware
5 5 (2.40%) pfSense
5 5 (2.40%) XenApp
5 5 (2.40%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.44%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.44%) VMware NSX
7 2 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) vCloud
8 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (8.17%) Stealthwatch
2 15 (7.21%) Cisco CUCM
3 12 (5.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 11 (5.29%) FortiGate
5 8 (3.85%) Nessus
5 8 (3.85%) TrustSec
6 6 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (2.40%) Puppet
7 5 (2.40%) Terraform
8 4 (1.92%) Nagios
8 4 (1.92%) SCCM
9 2 (0.96%) HP NNM
10 1 (0.48%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.48%) Cacti
10 1 (0.48%) CASB
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.48%) QRadar
10 1 (0.48%) RANCID
10 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (89.90%) Cisco
2 78 (37.50%) Juniper
3 67 (32.21%) CheckPoint
4 48 (23.08%) F5
5 46 (22.12%) VMware
6 32 (15.38%) Fortinet
7 26 (12.50%) Meraki
8 25 (12.02%) Palo Alto
9 20 (9.62%) Microsoft
9 20 (9.62%) SolarWinds
10 17 (8.17%) HP
10 17 (8.17%) IronPort
11 15 (7.21%) Citrix
12 14 (6.73%) NetApp
13 13 (6.25%) Tufin
14 12 (5.77%) Forcepoint
15 7 (3.37%) Extreme Networks
15 7 (3.37%) Imperva
16 6 (2.88%) Infoblox
16 6 (2.88%) Riverbed