Period
to 19 August 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 19 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 136 157
Rank change year-on-year +23 +21 -18
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 194 183 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.53% 2.02% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.52% 7.42% 8.05%
Number of salaries quoted 151 122 197
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £36,750 £36,250 £32,950
90th Percentile £62,500 £64,875 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% -

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 West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,037 2,467 2,410
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.60% 27.23% 24.04%
Number of salaries quoted 1,459 1,577 1,928
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £40,545
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.29% +1.36%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £63,863
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the West Midlands

CCNP
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for CCNP in the West Midlands

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2019.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the West Midlands

CCNP
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 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
Birmingham 0 66 £52,500 -8.70% 4
Solihull +23 36 £52,500 +47.89% 8
Coventry +32 22 £44,000 -14.56% 2
Warwickshire -6 19 £60,000 +66.67% 3
Worcestershire +6 18 £48,750 +44.74% 3
Dudley - 14 £40,000 -
Shropshire -17 3 £42,500 -26.09% 1
Walsall - 2 £38,250 -
West Bromwich - 1 £37,000 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 194 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 172 (88.66%) Cisco
3 118 (60.82%) Firewall
4 94 (48.45%) CCNA
5 91 (46.91%) WAN
6 69 (35.57%) Cisco ASA
7 66 (34.02%) Wireless
8 57 (29.38%) LAN
9 52 (26.80%) Data Centre
10 50 (25.77%) ITIL
11 43 (22.16%) CheckPoint
12 41 (21.13%) Palo Alto
13 38 (19.59%) Microsoft
14 36 (18.56%) CCDP
15 34 (17.53%) Juniper
15 34 (17.53%) VMware
15 34 (17.53%) Load Balancing
15 34 (17.53%) Presales
16 33 (17.01%) Service Delivery
16 33 (17.01%) VPN
17 32 (16.49%) Network Security
18 31 (15.98%) OSPF
19 29 (14.95%) Degree
19 29 (14.95%) Network Design
20 28 (14.43%) MPLS
20 28 (14.43%) Project Management
21 27 (13.92%) F5
21 27 (13.92%) Mentoring
22 26 (13.40%) Mitel
22 26 (13.40%) Avaya

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.03%) Apache
2 2 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (1.03%) IIS
3 1 (0.52%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (6.70%) Office 365
3 10 (5.15%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.03%) OpenDNS
5 1 (0.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 118 (60.82%) Firewall
2 91 (46.91%) WAN
3 69 (35.57%) Cisco ASA
4 66 (34.02%) Wireless
5 57 (29.38%) LAN
6 33 (17.01%) VPN
7 32 (16.49%) Network Security
8 31 (15.98%) OSPF
9 28 (14.43%) MPLS
10 23 (11.86%) VoIP
10 23 (11.86%) Wi-Fi
11 21 (10.82%) VLAN
12 19 (9.79%) BGP
12 19 (9.79%) EIGRP
13 16 (8.25%) Cisco Nexus
14 15 (7.73%) SAN
15 14 (7.22%) IPsec
16 13 (6.70%) Cisco Firepower
17 9 (4.64%) DHCP
17 9 (4.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
1 2 (1.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 24 (12.37%) Finance
2 21 (10.82%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.12%) Public Sector
4 5 (2.58%) Retail
5 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.03%) Banking
5 2 (1.03%) Billing
5 2 (1.03%) Law
5 2 (1.03%) Legal
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Local Government
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 84 (43.30%) Network Engineer
2 38 (19.59%) Architect
3 34 (17.53%) Senior Network Engineer
4 23 (11.86%) Network Architect
5 20 (10.31%) Analyst
6 18 (9.28%) Network Analyst
7 14 (7.22%) Network Team Leader
7 14 (7.22%) Team Leader
8 13 (6.70%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (6.19%) Security Engineer
10 10 (5.15%) Principal Engineer
11 9 (4.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Cisco Engineer
12 8 (4.12%) Lead Network Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Firewall Engineer
13 7 (3.61%) Unified Communications Engineer
14 6 (3.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 6 (3.09%) Consultant
14 6 (3.09%) Design Engineer
14 6 (3.09%) Security Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.03%) FreeSWITCH
1 2 (1.03%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (0.52%) LDAP
2 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 52 (26.80%) Data Centre
2 19 (9.79%) Virtual Team
3 11 (5.67%) Handset
4 10 (5.15%) CESG
5 9 (4.64%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (4.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 5 (2.58%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.58%) Greenfield Project
7 5 (2.58%) Private Cloud
7 5 (2.58%) Public Cloud
8 4 (2.06%) CCTV
9 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.55%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.55%) PKI
10 2 (1.03%) Cyberattack
10 2 (1.03%) Learning Management System
11 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
11 1 (0.52%) EPoS
11 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.52%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (10.82%) Windows
2 20 (10.31%) Linux
3 6 (3.09%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.06%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.03%) CentOS
6 2 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (25.77%) ITIL
2 34 (17.53%) Load Balancing
2 34 (17.53%) Presales
3 33 (17.01%) Service Delivery
4 29 (14.95%) Network Design
5 28 (14.43%) Project Management
6 27 (13.92%) Mentoring
7 22 (11.34%) Line Management
7 22 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
8 19 (9.79%) Network Architecture
9 17 (8.76%) Project Planning
10 16 (8.25%) Computer Science
10 16 (8.25%) Cybersecurity
10 16 (8.25%) Validation
11 15 (7.73%) Capacity Planning
11 15 (7.73%) Change Control
11 15 (7.73%) Root Cause Analysis
11 15 (7.73%) TOGAF
12 14 (7.22%) Mathematics
12 14 (7.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.55%) C
2 2 (1.03%) Bash Shell
2 2 (1.03%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.52%) Python
Qualifications
1 194 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 94 (48.45%) CCNA
3 36 (18.56%) CCDP
4 29 (14.95%) Degree
5 23 (11.86%) MCSE
5 23 (11.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 21 (10.82%) CCDA
7 19 (9.79%) CCIE
7 19 (9.79%) Security Cleared
8 18 (9.28%) JNCIA
9 14 (7.22%) SC Cleared
10 9 (4.64%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (3.61%) CCSE
11 7 (3.61%) CISSP
11 7 (3.61%) JNCIP
11 7 (3.61%) SANS
12 6 (3.09%) DV Cleared
12 6 (3.09%) JNCIS
12 6 (3.09%) TOGAF Certification
13 5 (2.58%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (10.82%) SLA
2 20 (10.31%) PCI DSS
3 19 (9.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (4.64%) ISO 9001
5 3 (1.55%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (11.86%) Hyper-V
2 11 (5.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (4.64%) Active Directory
4 5 (2.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 5 (2.58%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (2.58%) XenApp
4 5 (2.58%) XenDesktop
5 2 (1.03%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.03%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 7 (3.61%) Stealthwatch
2 6 (3.09%) CASB
2 6 (3.09%) FortiGate
2 6 (3.09%) SCCM
3 3 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (1.55%) CSIRT
4 2 (1.03%) HAProxy
4 2 (1.03%) Host Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (1.03%) Network Intrusion Detection System
4 2 (1.03%) SCOM
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Incident Response Team
Vendors
1 172 (88.66%) Cisco
2 43 (22.16%) CheckPoint
3 41 (21.13%) Palo Alto
4 38 (19.59%) Microsoft
5 34 (17.53%) Juniper
5 34 (17.53%) VMware
6 27 (13.92%) F5
7 26 (13.40%) Avaya
7 26 (13.40%) Mitel
8 23 (11.86%) Meraki
9 13 (6.70%) Forcepoint
10 11 (5.67%) Fortinet
11 7 (3.61%) Aerohive Networks
11 7 (3.61%) Aruba
11 7 (3.61%) HP
12 6 (3.09%) Citrix
12 6 (3.09%) ForeScout
12 6 (3.09%) Netskope
12 6 (3.09%) SolarWinds
12 6 (3.09%) Symantec