Period
to 19 May 2019

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 19 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > North West
6 months to
19 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 227 166
Rank change year-on-year +36 -61 +54
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 152 145 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.51% 1.18% 1.88%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.32% 5.81% 8.27%
Number of salaries quoted 111 122 172
North West median annual salary £48,750 £48,750 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.90% -8.89%
10th Percentile £29,750 £36,250 £32,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 2,404 2,495 2,818
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.88% 20.22% 22.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,648 1,859 2,108
North West median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £24,175 £23,950 £23,338
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%

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 19 May 2019.

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 19 May 2019. 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 +40 85 £53,000 +6.00% 6
Cheshire +43 31 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Lancashire -3 21 £28,250 -38.59%
Merseyside -1 14 £48,500 -19.17%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2019, 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (81.58%) Cisco
3 86 (56.58%) CCNA
4 85 (55.92%) Firewall
5 73 (48.03%) LAN
6 66 (43.42%) WAN
7 51 (33.55%) Wireless
7 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
8 37 (24.34%) ITIL
9 35 (23.03%) DNS
9 35 (23.03%) VMware
10 33 (21.71%) Windows
11 32 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (20.39%) VoIP
13 29 (19.08%) Network Security
13 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
14 28 (18.42%) DHCP
14 28 (18.42%) BGP
15 26 (17.11%) Broadband
15 26 (17.11%) Linux
15 26 (17.11%) CCIE
16 25 (16.45%) Unix
16 25 (16.45%) MPLS
17 24 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 23 (15.13%) OSPF
18 23 (15.13%) Wi-Fi
19 22 (14.47%) Change Management
19 22 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
20 21 (13.82%) MS Exchange
21 20 (13.16%) Network Design

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 21 (13.82%) MS Exchange
2 4 (2.63%) Apache
2 4 (2.63%) IIS
2 4 (2.63%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.63%) WebLogic
3 3 (1.97%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.61%) Office 365
2 6 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (3.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.66%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (55.92%) Firewall
2 73 (48.03%) LAN
3 66 (43.42%) WAN
4 51 (33.55%) Wireless
5 35 (23.03%) DNS
6 32 (21.05%) Cisco Nexus
7 31 (20.39%) VoIP
8 29 (19.08%) Network Security
9 28 (18.42%) BGP
9 28 (18.42%) DHCP
10 26 (17.11%) Broadband
11 25 (16.45%) MPLS
12 23 (15.13%) OSPF
12 23 (15.13%) Wi-Fi
13 22 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
14 20 (13.16%) Cisco Firepower
14 20 (13.16%) Cisco Wireless
15 19 (12.50%) Internet
15 19 (12.50%) TCP/IP
16 17 (11.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (7.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 15 (9.87%) Retail
1 15 (9.87%) Telecoms
2 14 (9.21%) Finance
3 6 (3.95%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 71 (46.71%) Network Engineer
2 24 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 14 (9.21%) Consultant
4 12 (7.89%) Cisco Consultant
4 12 (7.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 11 (7.24%) NOC Engineer
5 11 (7.24%) Security Consultant
6 10 (6.58%) IP Engineer
6 10 (6.58%) Security Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Network Security Engineer
7 9 (5.92%) Support Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 8 (5.26%) IT Support
9 7 (4.61%) ICT Engineer
10 6 (3.95%) Analyst
10 6 (3.95%) Development Engineer
11 5 (3.29%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.92%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.32%) .NET
2 2 (1.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (33.55%) Data Centre
2 14 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (7.89%) Management Information System
4 11 (7.24%) IPTV
5 8 (5.26%) PKI
6 6 (3.95%) Driving Licence
7 3 (1.97%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.32%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.32%) Replication
8 2 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.66%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 1 (0.66%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.66%) PlayStation
9 1 (0.66%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.71%) Windows
2 29 (19.08%) Windows Server
3 26 (17.11%) Linux
4 25 (16.45%) Unix
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (9.21%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (6.58%) Windows 10
7 5 (3.29%) Windows 7
7 5 (3.29%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.63%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.66%) Debian
9 1 (0.66%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (24.34%) ITIL
2 24 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 22 (14.47%) Change Management
4 20 (13.16%) Mentoring
4 20 (13.16%) Network Design
5 18 (11.84%) Problem Management
6 17 (11.18%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (9.21%) Information Security
7 14 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (9.21%) Security Management
8 13 (8.55%) Change Control
9 11 (7.24%) Broadcast Engineering
9 11 (7.24%) Cybersecurity
9 11 (7.24%) DNA
9 11 (7.24%) Incident Management
9 11 (7.24%) Information Security Management
9 11 (7.24%) Load Balancing
9 11 (7.24%) Presales
9 11 (7.24%) Project Management
9 11 (7.24%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (7.89%) Python
2 4 (2.63%) C
3 2 (1.32%) C++
3 2 (1.32%) Java
3 2 (1.32%) Perl
3 2 (1.32%) PHP
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (56.58%) CCNA
3 26 (17.11%) CCIE
4 14 (9.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (8.55%) JNCIP
6 10 (6.58%) MCSA
7 9 (5.92%) CCDP
7 9 (5.92%) Degree
7 9 (5.92%) MCP
7 9 (5.92%) MCSE
8 7 (4.61%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (2.63%) A+ Certification
10 4 (2.63%) DBS Check
11 3 (1.97%) CCENT
11 3 (1.97%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 3 (1.97%) CISMP
12 2 (1.32%) CHECK Team Leader
12 2 (1.32%) CHECK Team Member
12 2 (1.32%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.24%) PMO
2 8 (5.26%) GDPR
2 8 (5.26%) ISO 22301
2 8 (5.26%) ISO 9001
2 8 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (4.61%) SLA
4 4 (2.63%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 4 (2.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (11.84%) Active Directory
2 14 (9.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (4.61%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.97%) XenApp
4 3 (1.97%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.32%) Firmware
6 1 (0.66%) vCloud
6 1 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (8.55%) Stealthwatch
2 12 (7.89%) Cacti
2 12 (7.89%) Nagios
3 11 (7.24%) Cisco Prime
4 9 (5.92%) Ansible
5 6 (3.95%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (3.95%) Cisco UCCX
5 6 (3.95%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.63%) SCCM
7 3 (1.97%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.97%) Nessus
8 1 (0.66%) CASB
8 1 (0.66%) OpenNMS
8 1 (0.66%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.66%) SolarWinds Orion
8 1 (0.66%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 124 (81.58%) Cisco
2 35 (23.03%) VMware
3 19 (12.50%) Meraki
4 18 (11.84%) F5
5 15 (9.87%) Juniper
5 15 (9.87%) Microsoft
6 14 (9.21%) Fortinet
6 14 (9.21%) Palo Alto
7 13 (8.55%) CheckPoint
8 11 (7.24%) IronPort
8 11 (7.24%) Sonus
9 10 (6.58%) NetApp
10 9 (5.92%) BT
11 8 (5.26%) IBM
11 8 (5.26%) Nimsoft
11 8 (5.26%) Red Hat
12 6 (3.95%) HP
13 5 (3.29%) SolarWinds
14 4 (2.63%) Citrix
14 4 (2.63%) Symantec