The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 67 67
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 0 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.46% 1.04%
As % of the Qualifications category - 2.46% 5.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 5
Median salary - £34,500 £28,550
Median salary % change year-on-year - +20.84%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 Staffordshire.

Academic & Professional Certification
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 79 122 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 18.68% 18.57% 20.24%
Number of salaries quoted 53 115 88
Median salary £30,500 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.85% +16.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £21,500 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,725 £47,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

CCNP
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for CCNP in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (90.00%) Firewall
2 9 (90.00%) Qualys
2 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 9 (90.00%) Security Operations
3 8 (80.00%) CCSA
3 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 8 (80.00%) SIEM
3 8 (80.00%) CEH
3 8 (80.00%) CISMP
3 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (80.00%) CISSP
3 8 (80.00%) SSCP
3 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
3 8 (80.00%) MCSE
4 1 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (10.00%) CCDA
4 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
4 1 (10.00%) SCADA
4 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL
4 1 (10.00%) Network Design
4 1 (10.00%) IOS XR

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 9 (90.00%) Firewall
1 9 (90.00%) Network Security
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (10.00%) IOS XR
2 1 (10.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Analyst
1 9 (90.00%) Security Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Operations Analyst
2 8 (80.00%) Security Operations Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) SCADA
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Security Operations
2 8 (80.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (80.00%) SIEM
2 8 (80.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 1 (10.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCSA
2 8 (80.00%) CEH
2 8 (80.00%) CISMP
2 8 (80.00%) CISSP
2 8 (80.00%) MCSE
2 8 (80.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (80.00%) SSCP
3 1 (10.00%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (80.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 9 (90.00%) Qualys
3 1 (10.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL