Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 253 187 207
Rank change year-on-year -66 +20 -48
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 261 429 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.04% 1.77% 1.56%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.58% 8.07% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 224 346 363
North of England median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £32,650 £29,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £56,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% -4.00% +5.26%

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 4,677 5,317 6,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 18.55% 21.93% 25.06%
Number of salaries quoted 3,724 4,161 5,005
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -76 134 £47,500 +15.85% 16
Yorkshire -20 115 £42,500 -5.56% 14
North East -39 12 £30,000 +20.00%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 261 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 235 (90.04%) Cisco
3 182 (69.73%) Firewall
4 146 (55.94%) CCNA
5 123 (47.13%) LAN
6 122 (46.74%) WAN
7 104 (39.85%) Wireless
8 85 (32.57%) VMware
9 78 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
10 77 (29.50%) Windows
11 74 (28.35%) ITIL
12 72 (27.59%) VPN
13 71 (27.20%) MPLS
14 63 (24.14%) BGP
15 61 (23.37%) Load Balancing
16 60 (22.99%) Network Security
17 59 (22.61%) OSPF
18 56 (21.46%) F5
19 55 (21.07%) VoIP
20 54 (20.69%) Data Centre
21 48 (18.39%) Avaya
21 48 (18.39%) Finance
22 46 (17.62%) Genesys
22 46 (17.62%) Verint
23 40 (15.33%) DNS
23 40 (15.33%) CCIE
23 40 (15.33%) Wi-Fi
24 39 (14.94%) Cisco Nexus
25 37 (14.18%) EIGRP
26 35 (13.41%) Juniper

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 7 (2.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (3.83%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.30%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 17 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.83%) Office 365
3 5 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.92%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 182 (69.73%) Firewall
2 123 (47.13%) LAN
3 122 (46.74%) WAN
4 104 (39.85%) Wireless
5 78 (29.89%) Cisco ASA
6 72 (27.59%) VPN
7 71 (27.20%) MPLS
8 63 (24.14%) BGP
9 60 (22.99%) Network Security
10 59 (22.61%) OSPF
11 55 (21.07%) VoIP
12 40 (15.33%) DNS
12 40 (15.33%) Wi-Fi
13 39 (14.94%) Cisco Nexus
14 37 (14.18%) EIGRP
15 34 (13.03%) Ethernet
16 32 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (11.49%) IPsec
17 30 (11.49%) VLAN
18 29 (11.11%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Git (software)
General
1 48 (18.39%) Finance
2 20 (7.66%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.28%) Retail
4 7 (2.68%) Games
5 5 (1.92%) Marketing
6 4 (1.53%) Banking
6 4 (1.53%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 153 (58.62%) Network Engineer
2 60 (22.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 53 (20.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 45 (17.24%) Senior Network Engineer
5 28 (10.73%) Network Specialist
6 22 (8.43%) Security Engineer
7 21 (8.05%) Network Operations Engineer
7 21 (8.05%) Network Security Engineer
8 19 (7.28%) Lead Network Engineer
9 16 (6.13%) Operations Engineer
10 15 (5.75%) Technical Leader
11 14 (5.36%) Network Security Specialist
11 14 (5.36%) Security Specialist
12 12 (4.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 12 (4.60%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 11 (4.21%) Senior Network Security Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) Senior Network Specialist
13 11 (4.21%) Senior Security Engineer
13 11 (4.21%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.60%) 802.1X
2 5 (1.92%) Software Packaging
3 3 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 54 (20.69%) Data Centre
2 11 (4.21%) PKI
3 9 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 8 (3.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 5 (1.92%) NHS
6 4 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
6 4 (1.53%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.53%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (1.15%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.15%) Replication
8 2 (0.77%) Cyberattack
8 2 (0.77%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) CMDB
9 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 77 (29.50%) Windows
2 29 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 22 (8.43%) Linux
4 10 (3.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (28.35%) ITIL
2 61 (23.37%) Load Balancing
3 32 (12.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 31 (11.88%) Network Management
5 29 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (10.73%) High Availability
7 25 (9.58%) Continuous Improvement
8 24 (9.20%) Change Management
8 24 (9.20%) Problem Management
9 21 (8.05%) E-Commerce
9 21 (8.05%) Network Design
10 18 (6.90%) Proactive Monitoring
10 18 (6.90%) Security Patching
11 15 (5.75%) Release Management
12 14 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
12 14 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
13 13 (4.98%) People Management
13 13 (4.98%) Performance Monitoring
14 12 (4.60%) Programme Delivery
14 12 (4.60%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.45%) SQL
2 8 (3.07%) Perl
2 8 (3.07%) PHP
2 8 (3.07%) Python
3 7 (2.68%) PowerShell
4 3 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 261 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (55.94%) CCNA
3 40 (15.33%) CCIE
4 30 (11.49%) CCDP
5 29 (11.11%) Degree
6 25 (9.58%) CCDA
7 18 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (6.13%) JNCIP
9 15 (5.75%) CISSP
10 13 (4.98%) MCSA
11 12 (4.60%) MCSE
12 8 (3.07%) MCP
13 7 (2.68%) CCIP
13 7 (2.68%) CCSP
13 7 (2.68%) JNCIA
14 6 (2.30%) SC Cleared
14 6 (2.30%) Security Cleared
14 6 (2.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (1.92%) CISM
16 4 (1.53%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.98%) PCI DSS
2 3 (1.15%) GDPR
3 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.77%) PMO
3 2 (0.77%) SLA
4 1 (0.38%) ISAE 3402
System Software
1 26 (9.96%) Firmware
2 24 (9.20%) Active Directory
3 21 (8.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (5.75%) Hyper-V
5 10 (3.83%) vSphere
6 5 (1.92%) Terminal Services
7 3 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.15%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.15%) XenServer
8 1 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (6.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (4.21%) FortiGate
2 11 (4.21%) SCCM
3 10 (3.83%) Cacti
4 9 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (3.07%) Nagios
5 8 (3.07%) OpenNMS
5 8 (3.07%) Puppet
5 8 (3.07%) RANCID
6 7 (2.68%) Cisco Prime
6 7 (2.68%) Nessus
7 6 (2.30%) Backup Exec
8 5 (1.92%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.38%) OpenView
Vendors
1 235 (90.04%) Cisco
2 85 (32.57%) VMware
3 56 (21.46%) F5
4 48 (18.39%) Avaya
5 46 (17.62%) Genesys
5 46 (17.62%) Verint
6 35 (13.41%) Juniper
7 26 (9.96%) SolarWinds
8 23 (8.81%) CheckPoint
8 23 (8.81%) Microsoft
9 22 (8.43%) HP
10 14 (5.36%) Citrix
11 12 (4.60%) Fortinet
11 12 (4.60%) Meraki
12 10 (3.83%) Dell
13 9 (3.45%) Ericsson
13 9 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
13 9 (3.45%) Huawei
14 8 (3.07%) Riverbed
15 7 (2.68%) IronPort