Period
to 12 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 - 30
Rank change year-on-year - +30 -
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 6 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.27% - 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.66% - 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 3
Northern Ireland median annual salary £27,000 - £35,000
UK 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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 133 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 34.60% 41.30% 34.59%
Number of salaries quoted 81 100 45
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,000 £28,850
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Northern Ireland

CCNP
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for CCNP in Northern Ireland

CCNP
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 12 December 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
County Antrim - 5 £27,000 -
County Armagh - 1 £35,000 -
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 4 (66.67%) Finance
3 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) HP
3 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Fintech
4 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 3 (50.00%) Unix
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 3 (50.00%) Firewall
4 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
4 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
5 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 1 (16.67%) Cacti
6 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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:

Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) LAN
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 3 (50.00%) Firewall
2 3 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 3 (50.00%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 1 (16.67%) BGP
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (16.67%) HSRP
4 1 (16.67%) Network Security
4 1 (16.67%) SNMP
4 1 (16.67%) Wireless
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Junior
2 3 (50.00%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Network Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Security Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (50.00%) Fintech
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Change Management
2 3 (50.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNA
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) CCIE
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Cacti
1 1 (16.67%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) HP
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) SonicWALL
3 3 (50.00%) Symantec
4 2 (33.33%) CheckPoint
4 2 (33.33%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) Extreme Networks