Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 196 223
Rank change year-on-year -38 +27 -80
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 300 382 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.26% 1.58% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.44% 7.04% 5.43%
Number of salaries quoted 257 295 326
North of England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -12.09% +1.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,500 £31,625
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 4,656 5,426 6,633
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.48% 22.47% 25.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3,716 4,331 5,141
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 January 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 22 January 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
Yorkshire +22 156 £40,000 - 17
North West -59 134 £45,000 +12.50% 28
North East -32 10 £30,000 +20.00% 3
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North of England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 300 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 274 (91.33%) Cisco
3 218 (72.67%) Firewall
4 188 (62.67%) CCNA
5 117 (39.00%) LAN
6 116 (38.67%) WAN
7 115 (38.33%) ITIL
8 110 (36.67%) Wireless
9 107 (35.67%) BGP
10 106 (35.33%) VMware
11 95 (31.67%) VPN
12 91 (30.33%) Cisco ASA
13 90 (30.00%) OSPF
14 87 (29.00%) MPLS
15 86 (28.67%) Load Balancing
16 77 (25.67%) Windows
17 76 (25.33%) CCIE
18 70 (23.33%) Finance
19 67 (22.33%) Data Centre
20 66 (22.00%) F5
21 63 (21.00%) Juniper
22 62 (20.67%) Network Security
23 60 (20.00%) EIGRP
24 58 (19.33%) VoIP
25 54 (18.00%) Ethernet
25 54 (18.00%) Avaya
26 53 (17.67%) DNS
27 51 (17.00%) Microsoft
27 51 (17.00%) Active Directory
28 50 (16.67%) Genesys

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 9 (3.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (1.67%) CMS
2 5 (1.67%) IIS
3 4 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.00%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (4.33%) Office 365
3 5 (1.67%) G Suite
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 218 (72.67%) Firewall
2 117 (39.00%) LAN
3 116 (38.67%) WAN
4 110 (36.67%) Wireless
5 107 (35.67%) BGP
6 95 (31.67%) VPN
7 91 (30.33%) Cisco ASA
8 90 (30.00%) OSPF
9 87 (29.00%) MPLS
10 62 (20.67%) Network Security
11 60 (20.00%) EIGRP
12 58 (19.33%) VoIP
13 54 (18.00%) Ethernet
14 53 (17.67%) DNS
15 48 (16.00%) Cisco Nexus
15 48 (16.00%) VLAN
16 42 (14.00%) TCP/IP
17 41 (13.67%) IPsec
18 40 (13.33%) Cisco IOS
19 36 (12.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (2.67%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.67%) Metasploit
General
1 70 (23.33%) Finance
2 39 (13.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.67%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.67%) Retail
5 4 (1.33%) Financial Institution
5 4 (1.33%) Marketing
6 3 (1.00%) Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Legal
8 1 (0.33%) Games
8 1 (0.33%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.33%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 160 (53.33%) Network Engineer
2 95 (31.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 80 (26.67%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 43 (14.33%) Operations Engineer
5 42 (14.00%) Network Operations Engineer
6 32 (10.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 27 (9.00%) Network Specialist
8 21 (7.00%) Analyst
8 21 (7.00%) Security Engineer
9 19 (6.33%) Network Security Engineer
10 18 (6.00%) Team Leader
11 16 (5.33%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 13 (4.33%) Network Support
12 13 (4.33%) Network Team Leader
13 12 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
13 12 (4.00%) Network Infrastructure Team Leader
13 12 (4.00%) Support Analyst
14 11 (3.67%) IT Support
14 11 (3.67%) Lead Network Engineer
15 10 (3.33%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.33%) 802.1X
2 6 (2.00%) CSS
3 5 (1.67%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 67 (22.33%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.67%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.67%) PKI
4 9 (3.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 9 (3.00%) Linux Command Line
5 6 (2.00%) Clustering
5 6 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.00%) Driving Licence
6 4 (1.33%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (1.33%) Life Science
7 3 (1.00%) Replication
8 2 (0.67%) Data Protection Act
8 2 (0.67%) iPad
8 2 (0.67%) NHS
9 1 (0.33%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.33%) CMDB
9 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 77 (25.67%) Windows
2 30 (10.00%) Linux
3 21 (7.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (6.00%) Windows Server
5 11 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (2.33%) Unix
7 6 (2.00%) Windows 8
7 6 (2.00%) Windows XP
8 4 (1.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.33%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (38.33%) ITIL
2 86 (28.67%) Load Balancing
3 39 (13.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 34 (11.33%) Problem Management
5 31 (10.33%) Network Management
6 29 (9.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 25 (8.33%) Mentoring
8 24 (8.00%) Change Management
9 20 (6.67%) Network Design
10 19 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
11 18 (6.00%) High Availability
12 16 (5.33%) Release Management
13 15 (5.00%) Workload Management
14 14 (4.67%) Presales
15 13 (4.33%) Network Monitoring
16 11 (3.67%) Configuration Management
16 11 (3.67%) Network Architecture
17 10 (3.33%) ITIL V3
17 10 (3.33%) ITSM
17 10 (3.33%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 15 (5.00%) Python
2 9 (3.00%) SQL
3 8 (2.67%) Perl
3 8 (2.67%) PHP
4 7 (2.33%) PowerShell
5 5 (1.67%) C
6 4 (1.33%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.67%) R
Qualifications
1 300 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 188 (62.67%) CCNA
3 76 (25.33%) CCIE
4 45 (15.00%) Degree
5 35 (11.67%) CCDA
5 35 (11.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 29 (9.67%) MCSE
7 27 (9.00%) JNCIP
8 23 (7.67%) CCDP
9 22 (7.33%) MCP
10 21 (7.00%) MCSA
11 16 (5.33%) SC Cleared
11 16 (5.33%) Security Cleared
12 15 (5.00%) A+ Certification
13 11 (3.67%) CCIP
14 10 (3.33%) CISSP
15 9 (3.00%) CCSP
15 9 (3.00%) JNCIA
16 8 (2.67%) CEH
17 7 (2.33%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.33%) PMO
2 4 (1.33%) SLA
3 2 (0.67%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (0.67%) GDPR
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 51 (17.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (10.67%) Hyper-V
3 27 (9.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 13 (4.33%) Firmware
5 10 (3.33%) vSphere
6 5 (1.67%) Terminal Services
6 5 (1.67%) VMware NSX
7 3 (1.00%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.33%) OpenSIPS
Systems Management
1 19 (6.33%) SCCM
2 17 (5.67%) Cacti
3 13 (4.33%) FortiGate
3 13 (4.33%) Nagios
4 9 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 9 (3.00%) OpenNMS
4 9 (3.00%) Puppet
4 9 (3.00%) RANCID
5 5 (1.67%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.33%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (0.67%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.67%) vCenter Server
8 1 (0.33%) Nessus
8 1 (0.33%) OpenView
8 1 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.33%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 274 (91.33%) Cisco
2 106 (35.33%) VMware
3 66 (22.00%) F5
4 63 (21.00%) Juniper
5 54 (18.00%) Avaya
6 51 (17.00%) Microsoft
7 50 (16.67%) Genesys
7 50 (16.67%) Verint
8 29 (9.67%) Brocade
9 26 (8.67%) SolarWinds
10 24 (8.00%) CheckPoint
11 19 (6.33%) Dell
12 18 (6.00%) Palo Alto
13 17 (5.67%) Citrix
14 13 (4.33%) HP
15 12 (4.00%) SonicWALL
16 11 (3.67%) Ericsson
16 11 (3.67%) IronPort
17 10 (3.33%) Huawei
17 10 (3.33%) Meraki