Period
to 15 October 2018

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 6 months to 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > North West
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 226 183 217
Rank change year-on-year -43 +34 +30
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 139 200 140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.18% 1.57% 1.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.56% 7.14% 4.99%
Number of salaries quoted 128 168 125
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,750 £30,200
90th Percentile £78,750 £57,875 £55,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,502 2,803 2,807
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.26% 22.04% 23.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1,902 2,147 2,268
North West median annual salary £43,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.82% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,369 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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 6 months to 15 October 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
Manchester -20 68 £47,500 +5.56% 21
Cheshire -21 36 £52,500 +16.67% 5
Merseyside +27 26 £50,750 +1.50% 4
Lancashire -4 9 £37,500 -11.76% 3
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 West region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 139 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (88.49%) Cisco
3 81 (58.27%) LAN
3 81 (58.27%) Firewall
4 78 (56.12%) WAN
5 75 (53.96%) CCNA
6 49 (35.25%) Cisco ASA
7 48 (34.53%) Wireless
7 48 (34.53%) Juniper
8 44 (31.65%) Network Security
9 41 (29.50%) VPN
9 41 (29.50%) ITIL
10 39 (28.06%) MPLS
11 38 (27.34%) BGP
12 37 (26.62%) OSPF
12 37 (26.62%) CheckPoint
12 37 (26.62%) Data Centre
13 33 (23.74%) Windows
14 31 (22.30%) CCDP
15 29 (20.86%) Fortinet
16 27 (19.42%) VMware
17 26 (18.71%) WLAN
17 26 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (18.71%) Cisco ISE
18 25 (17.99%) Cisco IOS
19 24 (17.27%) Incident Management
19 24 (17.27%) Presales
20 22 (15.83%) SIEM
20 22 (15.83%) Meraki
21 21 (15.11%) Vulnerability Management

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 16 (11.51%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.88%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (2.16%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.44%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.72%) IIS
5 1 (0.72%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (5.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 8 (5.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (8.63%) Office 365
2 9 (6.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (4.32%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (2.88%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.72%) IaaS
5 1 (0.72%) PaaS
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 81 (58.27%) Firewall
1 81 (58.27%) LAN
2 78 (56.12%) WAN
3 49 (35.25%) Cisco ASA
4 48 (34.53%) Wireless
5 44 (31.65%) Network Security
6 41 (29.50%) VPN
7 39 (28.06%) MPLS
8 38 (27.34%) BGP
9 37 (26.62%) OSPF
10 26 (18.71%) Cisco ISE
10 26 (18.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 26 (18.71%) WLAN
11 25 (17.99%) Cisco IOS
12 21 (15.11%) DNS
12 21 (15.11%) TCP/IP
13 19 (13.67%) VoIP
14 16 (11.51%) Intrusion Detection
14 16 (11.51%) IPsec
15 15 (10.79%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.44%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (7.19%) Telecoms
2 8 (5.76%) Retail
3 4 (2.88%) Finance
4 2 (1.44%) Law
4 2 (1.44%) Marketing
5 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.72%) Games
5 1 (0.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 64 (46.04%) Network Engineer
2 32 (23.02%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (17.99%) Architect
4 24 (17.27%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (16.55%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (14.39%) Consultant
6 20 (14.39%) Security Architect
6 20 (14.39%) Security Solutions Architect
7 19 (13.67%) Cisco Consultant
7 19 (13.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
7 19 (13.67%) Security Consultant
8 17 (12.23%) Security Engineer
9 12 (8.63%) Information Architect
9 12 (8.63%) Information Security Architect
9 12 (8.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 11 (7.91%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (7.19%) LAN Engineer
12 9 (6.47%) Analyst
13 8 (5.76%) Senior Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (26.62%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 13 (9.35%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (9.35%) Cyberthreat
4 7 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (4.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.60%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (2.88%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.72%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.72%) PMI
8 1 (0.72%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.72%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 33 (23.74%) Windows
2 18 (12.95%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.23%) Linux
4 10 (7.19%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (5.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) CentOS
6 1 (0.72%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.50%) ITIL
2 24 (17.27%) Incident Management
2 24 (17.27%) Presales
3 22 (15.83%) SIEM
4 21 (15.11%) Vulnerability Management
5 20 (14.39%) Information Security
6 19 (13.67%) Load Balancing
7 18 (12.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 17 (12.23%) Network Management
9 15 (10.79%) High Availability
9 15 (10.79%) Kalman Filter
9 15 (10.79%) Problem-Solving
10 14 (10.07%) Change Management
11 13 (9.35%) Asset Management
11 13 (9.35%) Change Control
11 13 (9.35%) Malware Detection/Protection
11 13 (9.35%) Security Management
11 13 (9.35%) Software Optimisation
12 12 (8.63%) Proactive Monitoring
12 12 (8.63%) Programme Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.88%) Python
2 3 (2.16%) C
2 3 (2.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 139 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (53.96%) CCNA
3 31 (22.30%) CCDP
4 19 (13.67%) Degree
5 13 (9.35%) CISSP
5 13 (9.35%) MCSE
5 13 (9.35%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (7.91%) CCIE
7 9 (6.47%) MCP
7 9 (6.47%) Security Cleared
8 7 (5.04%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (5.04%) JNCIP
8 7 (5.04%) SC Cleared
9 6 (4.32%) MCSA
10 5 (3.60%) VCP5
10 5 (3.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.16%) A+ Certification
11 3 (2.16%) CISM
12 1 (0.72%) CCSE
12 1 (0.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (9.35%) SLA
2 12 (8.63%) PMO
3 1 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 16 (11.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (10.07%) Active Directory
3 9 (6.47%) Firmware
4 6 (4.32%) Hyper-V
5 5 (3.60%) pfSense
6 3 (2.16%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.44%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.72%) vCloud
8 1 (0.72%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 16 (11.51%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (9.35%) Cisco UCCX
2 13 (9.35%) Stealthwatch
3 9 (6.47%) Nessus
3 9 (6.47%) TrustSec
4 8 (5.76%) FortiGate
5 6 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
6 4 (2.88%) SCCM
7 3 (2.16%) Nagios
8 1 (0.72%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.72%) Cacti
8 1 (0.72%) CASB
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.72%) OpenView
8 1 (0.72%) QRadar
8 1 (0.72%) RANCID
8 1 (0.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 123 (88.49%) Cisco
2 48 (34.53%) Juniper
3 37 (26.62%) CheckPoint
4 29 (20.86%) Fortinet
5 27 (19.42%) VMware
6 22 (15.83%) Meraki
7 20 (14.39%) Palo Alto
8 16 (11.51%) F5
9 15 (10.79%) SolarWinds
10 14 (10.07%) IronPort
11 13 (9.35%) NetApp
11 13 (9.35%) Tufin
12 12 (8.63%) Forcepoint
13 10 (7.19%) Microsoft
14 9 (6.47%) Citrix
15 6 (4.32%) Riverbed
16 5 (3.60%) Mitel
17 3 (2.16%) HP
18 2 (1.44%) Aruba
18 2 (1.44%) Dell