The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands / Shropshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 34
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 6 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Shropshire 2.42% 0.45% 0.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 10.34% 2.56% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 2
Median salary £55,000 £46,250 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.91% +14.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Shropshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Shropshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 58 78 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Shropshire 23.39% 17.57% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 42 57 45
Median salary £55,000 £37,563 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.42% -9.48%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £21,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,713 £65,000 £51,813
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Shropshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Shropshire citing CCNP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in Shropshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Shropshire

CCNP
Job Locations in Shropshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the Shropshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Telford +5 6 £55,000 +18.91%
CCNP
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Shropshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
3 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
3 6 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 6 (66.67%) CCDA
3 6 (66.67%) CCDP
3 6 (66.67%) Oracle
3 6 (66.67%) Project Management
3 6 (66.67%) Network Design
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 2 (22.22%) pfSense
5 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
5 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
5 2 (22.22%) VyOS
5 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (22.22%) Aruba
5 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Shropshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 8 (88.89%) VPN
2 8 (88.89%) WAN
3 2 (22.22%) BGP
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (22.22%) DHCP
3 2 (22.22%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) IP Telephony
3 2 (22.22%) IPv4
3 2 (22.22%) IPv6
3 2 (22.22%) MPLS
3 2 (22.22%) NX-OS
3 2 (22.22%) OSPF
3 2 (22.22%) SAN
3 2 (22.22%) SNMP
3 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 2 (22.22%) VLAN
3 2 (22.22%) VPLS
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Architect
1 6 (66.67%) Cloud Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Switch Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Data Centre
2 6 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
1 2 (22.22%) Unix
1 2 (22.22%) VyOS
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
1 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) ITIL
2 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 6 (66.67%) Network Design
2 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 6 (66.67%) Virtual Environments
3 2 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Workload Management
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNA
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCDA
2 6 (66.67%) CCDP
2 6 (66.67%) Degree
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
1 2 (22.22%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Nagios
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Aruba
3 2 (22.22%) Brocade
3 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
3 2 (22.22%) SolarWinds
3 2 (22.22%) SonicWALL
3 2 (22.22%) Ubiquiti
3 2 (22.22%) VMware