Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 231 212 194
Rank change year-on-year -19 -18 +62
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 122 165 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.09% 1.27% 1.42%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.83% 5.99% 6.26%
Number of salaries quoted 114 134 137
North West median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% +12.50% -20.00%
10th Percentile £36,750 £30,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £58,375 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -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 2,526 2,753 2,813
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 22.52% 21.12% 22.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1,977 2,092 2,195
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +19 87 £48,750 +3.17% 16
Cheshire -4 17 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Merseyside +14 12 £43,000 -1.71% 2
Lancashire -11 6 £34,750 -18.24% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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.

1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 115 (94.26%) Cisco
3 79 (64.75%) Firewall
4 73 (59.84%) CCNA
5 67 (54.92%) LAN
6 61 (50.00%) WAN
7 49 (40.16%) Data Centre
8 48 (39.34%) Wireless
9 47 (38.52%) Cisco ASA
10 42 (34.43%) CheckPoint
11 37 (30.33%) ITIL
12 32 (26.23%) Juniper
12 32 (26.23%) OSPF
12 32 (26.23%) BGP
13 31 (25.41%) Meraki
14 30 (24.59%) Windows
14 30 (24.59%) Cisco Firepower
15 28 (22.95%) Palo Alto
16 27 (22.13%) F5
17 26 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
17 26 (21.31%) MPLS
18 25 (20.49%) DNS
18 25 (20.49%) VMware
19 23 (18.85%) Cisco ISE
20 22 (18.03%) IronPort
20 22 (18.03%) Stealthwatch
21 21 (17.21%) PMO
21 21 (17.21%) CCIE
22 19 (15.57%) Cisco IOS
23 18 (14.75%) Network Security

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 (13.11%) MS Exchange
2 8 (6.56%) IIS
3 7 (5.74%) Apache
3 7 (5.74%) Tomcat
3 7 (5.74%) WebLogic
4 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.64%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (7.38%) Office 365
2 6 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 79 (64.75%) Firewall
2 67 (54.92%) LAN
3 61 (50.00%) WAN
4 48 (39.34%) Wireless
5 47 (38.52%) Cisco ASA
6 32 (26.23%) BGP
6 32 (26.23%) OSPF
7 30 (24.59%) Cisco Firepower
8 26 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
8 26 (21.31%) MPLS
9 25 (20.49%) DNS
10 23 (18.85%) Cisco ISE
11 19 (15.57%) Cisco IOS
12 18 (14.75%) Network Security
13 17 (13.93%) NX-OS
14 16 (13.11%) Wi-Fi
15 15 (12.30%) TCP/IP
15 15 (12.30%) VPN
16 11 (9.02%) Cisco Wireless
16 11 (9.02%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
General
1 12 (9.84%) Retail
2 9 (7.38%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.64%) Law
4 1 (0.82%) Finance
4 1 (0.82%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.82%) Local Government
4 1 (0.82%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 49 (40.16%) Network Engineer
2 25 (20.49%) Consultant
2 25 (20.49%) Security Consultant
3 24 (19.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 24 (19.67%) Cisco Security Consultant
4 22 (18.03%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (18.03%) Senior Network Engineer
5 14 (11.48%) Analyst
6 13 (10.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (9.02%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) Architect
8 10 (8.20%) Cisco Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) LAN/WAN Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) Network Analyst
8 10 (8.20%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (7.38%) Solutions Architect
10 8 (6.56%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 7 (5.74%) Cisco Architect
11 7 (5.74%) Cisco Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.82%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (40.16%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.28%) Enterprise Storage
2 4 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.46%) Security Operations Centre
4 2 (1.64%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.64%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (1.64%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.64%) PMI
5 1 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.82%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (24.59%) Windows
2 17 (13.93%) Windows Server
3 8 (6.56%) Linux
3 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (5.74%) Unix
5 3 (2.46%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.46%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.64%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.82%) Debian
7 1 (0.82%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (30.33%) ITIL
2 18 (14.75%) Change Management
3 17 (13.93%) Mentoring
4 15 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 14 (11.48%) Change Control
6 13 (10.66%) Load Balancing
7 11 (9.02%) Incident Management
8 10 (8.20%) Asset Management
8 10 (8.20%) Network Design
8 10 (8.20%) Presales
8 10 (8.20%) Problem Management
9 9 (7.38%) Vulnerability Management
10 8 (6.56%) Time Management
11 7 (5.74%) OWASP
12 6 (4.92%) Network Architecture
12 6 (4.92%) Technical Leadership
13 5 (4.10%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (4.10%) DNA
13 5 (4.10%) Migration
13 5 (4.10%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.82%) C
1 1 (0.82%) Python
Qualifications
1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (59.84%) CCNA
3 21 (17.21%) CCIE
4 12 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (8.20%) CCDP
5 10 (8.20%) MCSE
6 8 (6.56%) Degree
6 8 (6.56%) MCP
7 7 (5.74%) MCSA
8 6 (4.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 5 (4.10%) Security Cleared
10 4 (3.28%) ITIL Certification
10 4 (3.28%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.28%) SC Cleared
10 4 (3.28%) VCP5
11 2 (1.64%) A+ Certification
11 2 (1.64%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 2 (1.64%) CISSP
11 2 (1.64%) JNCIA
11 2 (1.64%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (17.21%) PMO
2 12 (9.84%) SLA
3 7 (5.74%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 7 (5.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.82%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 13 (10.66%) Active Directory
2 11 (9.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
4 4 (3.28%) pfSense
5 3 (2.46%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (2.46%) VMware NSX
6 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (18.03%) Stealthwatch
2 9 (7.38%) Cisco Prime
3 6 (4.92%) FortiGate
4 5 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (3.28%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (3.28%) Nagios
6 3 (2.46%) SCCM
7 2 (1.64%) OpenView
8 1 (0.82%) Cacti
8 1 (0.82%) CASB
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.82%) Nessus
8 1 (0.82%) QRadar
8 1 (0.82%) RANCID
8 1 (0.82%) TrustSec
8 1 (0.82%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 115 (94.26%) Cisco
2 42 (34.43%) CheckPoint
3 32 (26.23%) Juniper
4 31 (25.41%) Meraki
5 28 (22.95%) Palo Alto
6 27 (22.13%) F5
7 25 (20.49%) VMware
8 22 (18.03%) IronPort
9 17 (13.93%) SolarWinds
10 14 (11.48%) Fortinet
11 10 (8.20%) NetApp
12 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
13 4 (3.28%) Mitel
14 3 (2.46%) Citrix
14 3 (2.46%) Riverbed
15 2 (1.64%) Aruba
15 2 (1.64%) Ericsson
15 2 (1.64%) Huawei
15 2 (1.64%) Nortel
15 2 (1.64%) Tufin