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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / North West
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 156 168 198
Rank change year-on-year +12 +30  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 117 66 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.73% 1.19% 0.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.85% 4.90% 3.43%
Number of salaries quoted 89 58 45
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,250 £50,150 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -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 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 1490 1346 1547
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.06% 24.29% 24.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1159 1130 1242
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +21 72 £45,000 - 8
Cheshire -29 24 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Lancashire +16 11 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Merseyside -5 10 £37,500 -1.31% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 237 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 213 (89.87%) Cisco
3 146 (61.60%) Firewall
4 97 (40.93%) Juniper
5 85 (35.86%) MPLS
6 80 (33.76%) CCNA
7 79 (33.33%) WAN
8 69 (29.11%) LAN
9 68 (28.69%) BGP
9 68 (28.69%) Network Management
10 60 (25.32%) Wireless
11 58 (24.47%) Network Security
12 56 (23.63%) Telecoms
12 56 (23.63%) Data Centre
13 53 (22.36%) ITIL
13 53 (22.36%) CCIE
14 51 (21.52%) Network Design
15 50 (21.10%) JNCIP
16 49 (20.68%) OSPF
16 49 (20.68%) Ethernet
16 49 (20.68%) VPN
17 48 (20.25%) F5
18 45 (18.99%) CheckPoint
19 41 (17.30%) Load Balancing
20 38 (16.03%) Windows
21 37 (15.61%) Active Directory
21 37 (15.61%) Cisco ASA
22 36 (15.19%) Cisco Nexus
23 35 (14.77%) DNS
24 34 (14.35%) TCP/IP

CCNP
Co-occurring 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 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (0.84%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.42%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.84%) G Suite
2 2 (0.84%) Office 365
2 2 (0.84%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 146 (61.60%) Firewall
2 85 (35.86%) MPLS
3 79 (33.33%) WAN
4 69 (29.11%) LAN
5 68 (28.69%) BGP
6 60 (25.32%) Wireless
7 58 (24.47%) Network Security
8 49 (20.68%) Ethernet
8 49 (20.68%) OSPF
8 49 (20.68%) VPN
9 37 (15.61%) Cisco ASA
10 36 (15.19%) Cisco Nexus
11 35 (14.77%) DNS
12 34 (14.35%) TCP/IP
13 30 (12.66%) NetScaler
14 29 (12.24%) SSL
15 28 (11.81%) Unified Communications
15 28 (11.81%) Wi-Fi
16 27 (11.39%) Cisco Wireless
17 26 (10.97%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (2.95%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (0.84%) Git (software)
General
1 56 (23.63%) Telecoms
2 34 (14.35%) Finance
3 16 (6.75%) Retail
4 13 (5.49%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (2.11%) Games
6 3 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (0.84%) Banking
7 2 (0.84%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.84%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 153 (64.56%) Network Engineer
2 51 (21.52%) Cisco Engineer
3 39 (16.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (11.39%) Senior Network Engineer
5 20 (8.44%) Lead Network Engineer
6 17 (7.17%) Analyst
6 17 (7.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (6.33%) Firewall Engineer
7 15 (6.33%) Network Analyst
8 14 (5.91%) Consultant
8 14 (5.91%) Juniper Engineer
8 14 (5.91%) Network Consultant
9 13 (5.49%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (5.49%) Network Security Consultant
9 13 (5.49%) Security Consultant
10 12 (5.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 12 (5.06%) Windows Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) Network Communications Engineer
11 11 (4.64%) Network Operations Manager
11 11 (4.64%) Operations Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (4.64%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.84%) CSS
3 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 56 (23.63%) Data Centre
2 23 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (6.75%) Video Conferencing
4 12 (5.06%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 9 (3.80%) iPad
6 5 (2.11%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.27%) Virtual Team
8 2 (0.84%) Life Science
9 1 (0.42%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 38 (16.03%) Windows
2 27 (11.39%) Windows Server
3 15 (6.33%) Linux
4 14 (5.91%) Unix
5 9 (3.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (3.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (28.69%) Network Management
2 53 (22.36%) ITIL
3 51 (21.52%) Network Design
4 41 (17.30%) Load Balancing
5 32 (13.50%) Mentoring
6 31 (13.08%) Service Management
7 23 (9.70%) Configuration Management
8 22 (9.28%) High Availability
9 19 (8.02%) Risk Assessment
10 16 (6.75%) Performance Monitoring
11 15 (6.33%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (6.33%) Migration
11 15 (6.33%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (6.33%) Statistics
12 14 (5.91%) Change Management
12 14 (5.91%) Line Management
12 14 (5.91%) Presales
13 13 (5.49%) Kalman Filter
14 11 (4.64%) Change Control
14 11 (4.64%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 12 (5.06%) SQL
2 5 (2.11%) C
2 5 (2.11%) Python
3 3 (1.27%) Perl
4 2 (0.84%) PHP
5 1 (0.42%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 237 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (33.76%) CCNA
3 53 (22.36%) CCIE
4 50 (21.10%) JNCIP
5 31 (13.08%) Degree
6 20 (8.44%) CCSE
7 19 (8.02%) Security Cleared
8 18 (7.59%) Microsoft Certification
9 16 (6.75%) MCP
9 16 (6.75%) MCSA
9 16 (6.75%) MCSE
10 11 (4.64%) BC Cleared
10 11 (4.64%) ITIL Certification
11 10 (4.22%) CCSA
12 8 (3.38%) CCSP
13 6 (2.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
13 6 (2.53%) CCSM
14 5 (2.11%) CCDP
14 5 (2.11%) JNCIA
14 5 (2.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (13.50%) SLA
2 20 (8.44%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.69%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.69%) GDPR
3 4 (1.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.42%) QA
System Software
1 37 (15.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (5.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.69%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.84%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 29 (12.24%) FortiGate
2 22 (9.28%) Cisco CUCM
2 22 (9.28%) Cisco Prime
3 17 (7.17%) Nagios
3 17 (7.17%) OpenNMS
4 15 (6.33%) Cacti
5 12 (5.06%) Puppet
5 12 (5.06%) RANCID
5 12 (5.06%) SCCM
6 5 (2.11%) SolarWinds Orion
7 2 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 213 (89.87%) Cisco
2 97 (40.93%) Juniper
3 48 (20.25%) F5
4 45 (18.99%) CheckPoint
5 29 (12.24%) Riverbed
6 22 (9.28%) HP
7 21 (8.86%) Fortinet
8 20 (8.44%) VMware
9 17 (7.17%) SolarWinds
10 15 (6.33%) Ericsson
10 15 (6.33%) Huawei
10 15 (6.33%) Microsoft
11 12 (5.06%) Citrix
12 10 (4.22%) Palo Alto
13 9 (3.80%) Blue Coat
14 7 (2.95%) Splunk
15 6 (2.53%) Aruba
15 6 (2.53%) Meraki
16 5 (2.11%) BT
17 4 (1.69%) NEC
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