Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > North West
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 217 250
Rank change year-on-year +7 +33 +50
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 175 152 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.32% 1.24% 0.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.25% 5.51% 3.55%
Number of salaries quoted 143 123 100
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £31,175
90th Percentile £57,000 £55,750 £80,000
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 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 2801 2761 3298
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.14% 22.46% 25.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2141 2185 2517
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £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 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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -41 84 £45,000 +12.50% 7
Cheshire +7 57 £45,000 - 2
Lancashire +13 20 £30,000 -21.05%
Merseyside +27 11 £45,000 -14.29%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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.

1 175 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 167 (95.43%) Cisco
3 118 (67.43%) Firewall
4 78 (44.57%) WAN
5 77 (44.00%) BGP
6 74 (42.29%) LAN
7 70 (40.00%) CCNA
8 69 (39.43%) Juniper
9 65 (37.14%) VPN
10 61 (34.86%) Wireless
11 60 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
12 57 (32.57%) Network Security
12 57 (32.57%) F5
13 55 (31.43%) Load Balancing
13 55 (31.43%) MPLS
14 51 (29.14%) OSPF
15 50 (28.57%) ITIL
16 46 (26.29%) IPsec
17 45 (25.71%) Ethernet
17 45 (25.71%) CCIE
18 43 (24.57%) EIGRP
19 38 (21.71%) Data Centre
20 37 (21.14%) Active Directory
21 36 (20.57%) SSL
21 36 (20.57%) Network Management
22 35 (20.00%) Degree
22 35 (20.00%) DNS
22 35 (20.00%) Windows
23 33 (18.86%) Cisco IOS
24 31 (17.71%) Cisco Nexus

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 4 (2.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (2.29%) IIS
1 4 (2.29%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.57%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.43%) G Suite
3 4 (2.29%) Office 365
3 4 (2.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 118 (67.43%) Firewall
2 78 (44.57%) WAN
3 77 (44.00%) BGP
4 74 (42.29%) LAN
5 65 (37.14%) VPN
6 61 (34.86%) Wireless
7 60 (34.29%) Cisco ASA
8 57 (32.57%) Network Security
9 55 (31.43%) MPLS
10 51 (29.14%) OSPF
11 46 (26.29%) IPsec
12 45 (25.71%) Ethernet
13 43 (24.57%) EIGRP
14 36 (20.57%) SSL
15 35 (20.00%) DNS
16 33 (18.86%) Cisco IOS
17 31 (17.71%) Cisco Nexus
17 31 (17.71%) IP Telephony
18 27 (15.43%) TACACS
19 26 (14.86%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 26 (14.86%) Telecoms
2 25 (14.29%) Finance
3 7 (4.00%) Financial Institution
4 5 (2.86%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.71%) Banking
5 3 (1.71%) Retail
6 2 (1.14%) Advertising
7 1 (0.57%) Games
7 1 (0.57%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.57%) Marketing
7 1 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 117 (66.86%) Network Engineer
2 51 (29.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 45 (25.71%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (15.43%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (9.14%) Analyst
5 16 (9.14%) Juniper Engineer
6 15 (8.57%) Lead Network Engineer
6 15 (8.57%) Security Engineer
7 14 (8.00%) Network Security Engineer
7 14 (8.00%) Network Specialist
8 12 (6.86%) Operations Engineer
9 11 (6.29%) Firewall Engineer
10 10 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 9 (5.14%) IT Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) IT Support
11 9 (5.14%) IT Support Analyst
11 9 (5.14%) Support Analyst
12 8 (4.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 8 (4.57%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.14%) 802.1X
2 8 (4.57%) CSS
3 1 (0.57%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 38 (21.71%) Data Centre
2 23 (13.14%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 8 (4.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (4.57%) iPad
5 5 (2.86%) Clustering
5 5 (2.86%) Life Science
6 4 (2.29%) PKI
7 2 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.57%) CCTV
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) IPTV
8 1 (0.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.00%) Windows
2 21 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (9.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (8.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (5.71%) Linux
5 10 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.57%) Unix
7 6 (3.43%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.43%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (31.43%) Load Balancing
2 50 (28.57%) ITIL
3 36 (20.57%) Network Management
4 26 (14.86%) Network Design
5 20 (11.43%) Mentoring
6 18 (10.29%) Service Management
7 17 (9.71%) Kalman Filter
8 14 (8.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 13 (7.43%) Statistics
10 12 (6.86%) Configuration Management
11 11 (6.29%) Change Management
11 11 (6.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 11 (6.29%) ITSM
11 11 (6.29%) Open Source
11 11 (6.29%) Risk Assessment
12 10 (5.71%) ITIL V3
13 8 (4.57%) Asset Management
14 7 (4.00%) High Availability
14 7 (4.00%) Network Monitoring
14 7 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.00%) C
1 7 (4.00%) Python
2 2 (1.14%) R
3 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 175 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 70 (40.00%) CCNA
3 45 (25.71%) CCIE
4 35 (20.00%) Degree
5 28 (16.00%) JNCIP
6 25 (14.29%) MCSE
6 25 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (12.00%) MCP
8 15 (8.57%) A+ Certification
9 14 (8.00%) MCSA
10 13 (7.43%) Security Cleared
11 10 (5.71%) CCDP
12 9 (5.14%) SC Cleared
13 6 (3.43%) DBS Check
14 4 (2.29%) CISSP
15 3 (1.71%) CCSE
16 2 (1.14%) CCIE Security
16 2 (1.14%) CCSA
16 2 (1.14%) CCSM
16 2 (1.14%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.57%) PMO
1 8 (4.57%) SLA
2 7 (4.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.14%) GDPR
System Software
1 37 (21.14%) Active Directory
2 20 (11.43%) Hyper-V
3 15 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.86%) Firmware
5 3 (1.71%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.57%) OpenSIPS
6 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 22 (12.57%) FortiGate
2 18 (10.29%) Cacti
3 16 (9.14%) SCCM
4 8 (4.57%) Cisco Prime
5 7 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (4.00%) Nagios
5 7 (4.00%) OpenNMS
5 7 (4.00%) Puppet
5 7 (4.00%) RANCID
6 5 (2.86%) SolarWinds Orion
7 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Clustering
8 3 (1.71%) TrustSec
9 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 167 (95.43%) Cisco
2 69 (39.43%) Juniper
3 57 (32.57%) F5
4 28 (16.00%) Riverbed
4 28 (16.00%) VMware
5 25 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 17 (9.71%) SolarWinds
7 15 (8.57%) Microsoft
8 14 (8.00%) Palo Alto
9 12 (6.86%) IronPort
10 10 (5.71%) Polycom
10 10 (5.71%) Siemens
11 8 (4.57%) Ericsson
11 8 (4.57%) HP
12 7 (4.00%) Blue Coat
12 7 (4.00%) Huawei
13 6 (3.43%) Google
14 5 (2.86%) BT
14 5 (2.86%) Meraki
15 4 (2.29%) 3Com