The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / North West
Rank 142 192 139
Rank change year-on-year +50 -53  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 119 48 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.96% 0.85% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.59% 3.31% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 86 36 79
Median salary £40,500 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.98% +11.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £31,750 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1386 1448 1802
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.86% 25.63% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1002 1170 1408
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CCNP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the North West

CCNP
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CCNP in the North West

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the North West over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the North West

CCNP
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North West region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +26 84 £40,000 -8.57% 17
Cheshire +32 21 £46,250 -7.50% 2
Lancashire +6 12 £41,000 +9.33% 1
Cumbria +10 2 £35,000 -26.31%
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 221 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 205 (92.76%) Cisco
3 144 (65.16%) Firewall
4 80 (36.20%) CCNA
5 73 (33.03%) LAN
5 73 (33.03%) WAN
6 71 (32.13%) Juniper
7 70 (31.67%) MPLS
8 63 (28.51%) BGP
9 62 (28.05%) Telecoms
10 61 (27.60%) Network Security
11 59 (26.70%) Network Management
12 56 (25.34%) Data Centre
13 53 (23.98%) ITIL
14 50 (22.62%) CheckPoint
15 48 (21.72%) DNS
15 48 (21.72%) Network Design
16 46 (20.81%) OSPF
17 43 (19.46%) Finance
18 40 (18.10%) Wireless
18 40 (18.10%) JNCIP
19 38 (17.19%) Ethernet
20 37 (16.74%) CCIE
21 35 (15.84%) Active Directory
22 34 (15.38%) TCP/IP
23 33 (14.93%) VPN
23 33 (14.93%) Fortinet
24 31 (14.03%) Windows
25 30 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
26 29 (13.12%) Wi-Fi

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (1.81%) IIS
2 2 (0.90%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.26%) SaaS
2 4 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (0.45%) G Suite
4 1 (0.45%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 144 (65.16%) Firewall
2 73 (33.03%) LAN
2 73 (33.03%) WAN
3 70 (31.67%) MPLS
4 63 (28.51%) BGP
5 61 (27.60%) Network Security
6 48 (21.72%) DNS
7 46 (20.81%) OSPF
8 40 (18.10%) Wireless
9 38 (17.19%) Ethernet
10 34 (15.38%) TCP/IP
11 33 (14.93%) VPN
12 29 (13.12%) Wi-Fi
13 25 (11.31%) Internet
14 24 (10.86%) Cisco Nexus
14 24 (10.86%) VoIP
15 23 (10.41%) Broadband
15 23 (10.41%) TACACS
16 21 (9.50%) Cisco ASA
16 21 (9.50%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.45%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (3.17%) Git (software)
General
1 62 (28.05%) Telecoms
2 43 (19.46%) Finance
3 24 (10.86%) Retail
4 21 (9.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 9 (4.07%) Banking
5 9 (4.07%) Legal
6 3 (1.36%) Games
7 1 (0.45%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 118 (53.39%) Network Engineer
2 42 (19.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (14.03%) Consultant
4 29 (13.12%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 23 (10.41%) Lead Network Engineer
6 22 (9.95%) Network Consultant
7 21 (9.50%) Network Security Consultant
7 21 (9.50%) Security Consultant
8 17 (7.69%) Network Manager
9 15 (6.79%) Senior Network Engineer
9 15 (6.79%) Windows Engineer
10 14 (6.33%) Analyst
11 13 (5.88%) Network Analyst
11 13 (5.88%) Network Operations Manager
11 13 (5.88%) Operations Manager
12 11 (4.98%) Designer
12 11 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 11 (4.98%) Network Designer
13 10 (4.52%) Firewall Engineer
14 9 (4.07%) Information Assurance Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (2.71%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.45%) FFmpeg
2 1 (0.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (25.34%) Data Centre
2 30 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 10 (4.52%) Management Information System
5 9 (4.07%) Computer Science
6 5 (2.26%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (1.81%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) Clustering
8 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.45%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.45%) IPTV
8 1 (0.45%) IVR
8 1 (0.45%) Over-the-Top Content
8 1 (0.45%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.03%) Windows
2 24 (10.86%) Windows Server
3 14 (6.33%) Linux
4 13 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (4.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (2.26%) Unix
7 1 (0.45%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (26.70%) Network Management
2 53 (23.98%) ITIL
3 48 (21.72%) Network Design
4 26 (11.76%) Mentoring
5 25 (11.31%) High Availability
5 25 (11.31%) Service Management
6 17 (7.69%) Configuration Management
6 17 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 17 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
7 16 (7.24%) Line Management
8 15 (6.79%) Capacity Planning
9 14 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (5.88%) Budget Control
10 13 (5.88%) Load Balancing
10 13 (5.88%) Migration
10 13 (5.88%) Risk Management
11 12 (5.43%) Change Management
11 12 (5.43%) Information Security
12 11 (4.98%) Network Planning
13 10 (4.52%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 19 (8.60%) SQL
2 9 (4.07%) C
3 7 (3.17%) Perl
3 7 (3.17%) PHP
3 7 (3.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 221 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (36.20%) CCNA
3 40 (18.10%) JNCIP
4 37 (16.74%) CCIE
5 27 (12.22%) Degree
6 24 (10.86%) Security Cleared
7 23 (10.41%) CCSE
8 14 (6.33%) CCSA
9 13 (5.88%) BC Cleared
9 13 (5.88%) CCSP
9 13 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (4.07%) CISM
10 9 (4.07%) CISSP
10 9 (4.07%) DV Cleared
11 8 (3.62%) JNCIA
12 6 (2.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 5 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (1.81%) CCDP
14 4 (1.81%) MCSA
14 4 (1.81%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (13.12%) SLA
2 28 (12.67%) PCI DSS
3 9 (4.07%) Cyber Essentials
3 9 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.81%) QA
System Software
1 35 (15.84%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.45%) Firmware
4 1 (0.45%) pfSense
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (9.50%) FortiGate
2 20 (9.05%) Nagios
3 19 (8.60%) OpenNMS
4 18 (8.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 16 (7.24%) Cisco Prime
6 15 (6.79%) Puppet
6 15 (6.79%) RANCID
6 15 (6.79%) SCCM
7 11 (4.98%) Cacti
8 6 (2.71%) Cisco UCCE
8 6 (2.71%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (0.45%) Graylog
Vendors
1 205 (92.76%) Cisco
2 71 (32.13%) Juniper
3 50 (22.62%) CheckPoint
4 33 (14.93%) Fortinet
5 23 (10.41%) F5
6 21 (9.50%) Ericsson
6 21 (9.50%) Huawei
6 21 (9.50%) VMware
7 17 (7.69%) HP
8 13 (5.88%) Riverbed
8 13 (5.88%) Splunk
9 9 (4.07%) Brocade
9 9 (4.07%) Foundry
9 9 (4.07%) Microsoft
9 9 (4.07%) Palo Alto
9 9 (4.07%) ZyXEL
10 8 (3.62%) Citrix
11 6 (2.71%) Aruba
11 6 (2.71%) SolarWinds
12 5 (2.26%) SonicWALL
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