Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 259 181 202
Rank change year-on-year -78 +21 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 267 440 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.11% 1.74% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.88% 8.08% 6.37%
Number of salaries quoted 231 385 388
North of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - -
10th Percentile £35,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £59,500 £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 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 4,542 5,446 6,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.92% 21.58% 24.21%
Number of salaries quoted 3,502 4,227 5,027
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +5.56%

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 15 July 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 15 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
North West -27 165 £47,500 +5.56% 30
Yorkshire -48 89 £45,000 -5.26% 18
North East -23 13 £65,000 +47.73% 2
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 15 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 North of England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 267 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 241 (90.26%) Cisco
3 178 (66.67%) Firewall
4 149 (55.81%) WAN
5 141 (52.81%) CCNA
6 134 (50.19%) LAN
7 96 (35.96%) Wireless
8 84 (31.46%) MPLS
8 84 (31.46%) Network Security
9 83 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
10 80 (29.96%) OSPF
11 79 (29.59%) VMware
12 74 (27.72%) VPN
13 71 (26.59%) Windows
14 67 (25.09%) ITIL
15 66 (24.72%) BGP
16 65 (24.34%) Juniper
17 59 (22.10%) F5
18 56 (20.97%) Cisco Nexus
18 56 (20.97%) Cisco IOS
18 56 (20.97%) CheckPoint
19 55 (20.60%) Data Centre
20 52 (19.48%) Load Balancing
21 46 (17.23%) VoIP
22 42 (15.73%) TCP/IP
23 41 (15.36%) Network Management
24 40 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
24 40 (14.98%) CCDP
24 40 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
25 39 (14.61%) DNS

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 13 (4.87%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (1.12%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.37%) nginx
4 1 (0.37%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (5.99%) MS Visio
2 15 (5.62%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (4.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.99%) Cloud Computing
1 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.24%) Office 365
3 11 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.37%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.37%) IaaS
4 1 (0.37%) PaaS
4 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 178 (66.67%) Firewall
2 149 (55.81%) WAN
3 134 (50.19%) LAN
4 96 (35.96%) Wireless
5 84 (31.46%) MPLS
5 84 (31.46%) Network Security
6 83 (31.09%) Cisco ASA
7 80 (29.96%) OSPF
8 74 (27.72%) VPN
9 66 (24.72%) BGP
10 56 (20.97%) Cisco IOS
10 56 (20.97%) Cisco Nexus
11 46 (17.23%) VoIP
12 42 (15.73%) TCP/IP
13 39 (14.61%) DNS
14 31 (11.61%) EIGRP
14 31 (11.61%) WLAN
15 29 (10.86%) SSL
16 28 (10.49%) Intrusion Detection
16 28 (10.49%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.75%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.50%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (10.86%) Finance
2 24 (8.99%) Retail
3 8 (3.00%) Games
4 7 (2.62%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.50%) Banking
6 3 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (0.75%) Law
8 1 (0.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 154 (57.68%) Network Engineer
2 60 (22.47%) Senior Network Engineer
3 49 (18.35%) Cisco Engineer
4 40 (14.98%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 30 (11.24%) Security Engineer
6 27 (10.11%) Architect
7 24 (8.99%) Network Security Engineer
7 24 (8.99%) Solutions Architect
8 19 (7.12%) Network Specialist
9 18 (6.74%) Security Architect
9 18 (6.74%) Security Solutions Architect
10 14 (5.24%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 14 (5.24%) Lead Network Engineer
10 14 (5.24%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 14 (5.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 14 (5.24%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 14 (5.24%) Senior Network Specialist
11 13 (4.87%) Senior Network Security Engineer
11 13 (4.87%) Senior Security Engineer
11 13 (4.87%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.12%) 802.1X
1 3 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.60%) Data Centre
2 24 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (5.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 12 (4.49%) Cyberthreat
5 11 (4.12%) Computer Science
6 10 (3.75%) NHS
7 9 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.62%) Self-Motivation
9 5 (1.87%) Enterprise Storage
10 4 (1.50%) Linux Command Line
11 3 (1.12%) Cyberattack
12 2 (0.75%) Driving Licence
12 2 (0.75%) PKI
12 2 (0.75%) Replication
13 1 (0.37%) Clustering
13 1 (0.37%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.37%) RSA SecurID
13 1 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 71 (26.59%) Windows
2 31 (11.61%) Linux
2 31 (11.61%) Windows Server
3 14 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.37%) AIX
6 1 (0.37%) CentOS
6 1 (0.37%) Unix
6 1 (0.37%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (25.09%) ITIL
2 52 (19.48%) Load Balancing
3 41 (15.36%) Network Management
4 40 (14.98%) Problem-Solving
5 37 (13.86%) High Availability
6 31 (11.61%) Presales
7 28 (10.49%) SIEM
8 26 (9.74%) Kalman Filter
8 26 (9.74%) Vulnerability Management
9 25 (9.36%) Information Security
10 23 (8.61%) E-Commerce
10 23 (8.61%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (8.24%) Programme Delivery
12 21 (7.87%) Incident Management
12 21 (7.87%) Network Design
13 20 (7.49%) Proactive Monitoring
14 19 (7.12%) Penetration Testing
14 19 (7.12%) Performance Monitoring
15 18 (6.74%) Problem Management
15 18 (6.74%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.62%) Python
2 4 (1.50%) C
2 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.12%) Perl
4 1 (0.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 267 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (52.81%) CCNA
3 40 (14.98%) CCDP
4 30 (11.24%) CCIE
4 30 (11.24%) Degree
5 22 (8.24%) CISSP
6 17 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 16 (5.99%) MCSE
8 13 (4.87%) MCP
8 13 (4.87%) Security Cleared
9 12 (4.49%) JNCIP
10 11 (4.12%) SC Cleared
10 11 (4.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (3.75%) CCDA
12 8 (3.00%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (3.00%) MCSA
13 7 (2.62%) CCIP
13 7 (2.62%) CCSP
13 7 (2.62%) CISM
13 7 (2.62%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.12%) SLA
2 3 (1.12%) PMO
3 2 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.75%) GDPR
4 1 (0.37%) ISAE 3402
4 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 40 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (7.87%) Firmware
3 17 (6.37%) Active Directory
4 10 (3.75%) Hyper-V
5 6 (2.25%) vSphere
6 4 (1.50%) pfSense
6 4 (1.50%) XenApp
6 4 (1.50%) XenDesktop
7 3 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (1.12%) XenServer
8 2 (0.75%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.37%) vCloud
9 1 (0.37%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 29 (10.86%) Cisco CUCM
2 19 (7.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 18 (6.74%) FortiGate
4 14 (5.24%) Nessus
5 12 (4.49%) TrustSec
6 10 (3.75%) Cisco Prime
7 4 (1.50%) Puppet
7 4 (1.50%) SCCM
7 4 (1.50%) Terraform
8 2 (0.75%) HP NNM
8 2 (0.75%) Stealthwatch
9 1 (0.37%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.37%) Backup Exec
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.37%) Nagios
9 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 241 (90.26%) Cisco
2 79 (29.59%) VMware
3 65 (24.34%) Juniper
4 59 (22.10%) F5
5 56 (20.97%) CheckPoint
6 32 (11.99%) HP
7 30 (11.24%) Fortinet
8 29 (10.86%) Avaya
8 29 (10.86%) Genesys
8 29 (10.86%) Verint
9 28 (10.49%) SolarWinds
10 26 (9.74%) Microsoft
11 17 (6.37%) Citrix
11 17 (6.37%) Meraki
12 12 (4.49%) Extreme Networks
12 12 (4.49%) Forcepoint
12 12 (4.49%) Tufin
13 11 (4.12%) Dell
13 11 (4.12%) NetApp
14 10 (3.75%) Blue Coat