Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 126 184 124
Rank change year-on-year +58 -60 -18
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 168 139 231
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.17% 1.43% 2.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 6.25% 8.75%
Number of salaries quoted 144 93 219
West Midlands median annual salary £50,750 £48,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.64% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,550 £32,450
90th Percentile £68,875 £61,250 £55,000
England median annual salary £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.00% +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 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 2,215 2,225 2,640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.62% 22.85% 25.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,633 1,922
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +6 81 £57,500 +17.35% 6
Coventry +27 19 £53,000 +35.90% 2
Worcestershire +16 19 £43,250 +12.34% 4
Shropshire +16 11 £55,000 -
Staffordshire +25 10 £41,250 -8.70%
Solihull +17 9 £65,000 +48.57% 1
Warwickshire +18 6 £51,250 +13.89%
Wolverhampton - 5 £47,500 -
Herefordshire - 1 - -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 168 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (97.62%) Cisco
3 119 (70.83%) Firewall
4 87 (51.79%) WAN
5 72 (42.86%) CheckPoint
6 66 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
7 64 (38.10%) CCNA
8 63 (37.50%) Juniper
9 62 (36.90%) OSPF
10 61 (36.31%) BGP
11 60 (35.71%) F5
12 59 (35.12%) LAN
13 56 (33.33%) Data Centre
14 52 (30.95%) VPN
15 45 (26.79%) ITIL
16 42 (25.00%) Wireless
16 42 (25.00%) Fortinet
17 41 (24.40%) VLAN
18 40 (23.81%) VMware
19 39 (23.21%) MPLS
20 38 (22.62%) Load Balancing
20 38 (22.62%) Cisco Nexus
21 37 (22.02%) Network Design
21 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
22 36 (21.43%) Presales
23 34 (20.24%) Self-Motivation
24 31 (18.45%) HP
25 30 (17.86%) Citrix
26 29 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
27 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure

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 16 (9.52%) IIS
2 12 (7.14%) MS Exchange
3 11 (6.55%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.98%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 10 (5.95%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 29 (17.26%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 119 (70.83%) Firewall
2 87 (51.79%) WAN
3 66 (39.29%) Cisco ASA
4 62 (36.90%) OSPF
5 61 (36.31%) BGP
6 59 (35.12%) LAN
7 52 (30.95%) VPN
8 42 (25.00%) Wireless
9 41 (24.40%) VLAN
10 39 (23.21%) MPLS
11 38 (22.62%) Cisco Nexus
12 26 (15.48%) Network Security
13 20 (11.90%) Cisco Firepower
14 18 (10.71%) FWSM
15 17 (10.12%) EIGRP
15 17 (10.12%) IPsec
15 17 (10.12%) WLAN
16 15 (8.93%) VoIP
16 15 (8.93%) VPLS
17 13 (7.74%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.14%) MySQL
3 3 (1.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 14 (8.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (9.52%) Telecoms
2 12 (7.14%) Finance
3 4 (2.38%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Banking
4 3 (1.79%) Legal
5 2 (1.19%) Billing
5 2 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (54.76%) Network Engineer
2 31 (18.45%) Architect
3 26 (15.48%) Senior Network Engineer
4 15 (8.93%) Technical Architect
5 14 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 14 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
6 11 (6.55%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (5.36%) NOC Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Consultant
8 8 (4.76%) Network Security Engineer
8 8 (4.76%) Security Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Cisco Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 7 (4.17%) Network Security Consultant
9 7 (4.17%) Security Consultant
10 5 (2.98%) Analyst
10 5 (2.98%) Network Specialist
10 5 (2.98%) Security Architect
11 4 (2.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 4 (2.38%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.79%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.19%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 56 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 34 (20.24%) Self-Motivation
3 14 (8.33%) PKI
4 12 (7.14%) Clustering
4 12 (7.14%) Enterprise Storage
5 10 (5.95%) Virtual Team
6 8 (4.76%) Handset
7 3 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.79%) CMDB
7 3 (1.79%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.79%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
7 3 (1.79%) Private Cloud
7 3 (1.79%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.19%) FlexPod
9 1 (0.60%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.60%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.31%) Windows
2 17 (10.12%) Linux
3 16 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.19%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.60%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.79%) ITIL
2 38 (22.62%) Load Balancing
3 37 (22.02%) Network Design
4 36 (21.43%) Presales
5 26 (15.48%) Network Management
6 24 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 23 (13.69%) Service Delivery
8 21 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
8 21 (12.50%) Project Management
9 19 (11.31%) ITIL V3
10 18 (10.71%) Change Management
11 17 (10.12%) Line Management
11 17 (10.12%) Service Management
12 15 (8.93%) Mentoring
12 15 (8.93%) Network Virtualisation
13 13 (7.74%) Due Diligence
13 13 (7.74%) PRINCE2
14 12 (7.14%) Change Control
15 11 (6.55%) High Availability
16 10 (5.95%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.93%) SQL
2 3 (1.79%) Perl
3 2 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 168 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 64 (38.10%) CCNA
3 28 (16.67%) CCIE
4 19 (11.31%) CCDP
4 19 (11.31%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 16 (9.52%) Security Cleared
6 14 (8.33%) SC Cleared
7 12 (7.14%) CCA
7 12 (7.14%) CCAA
7 12 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
7 12 (7.14%) VCAP
8 9 (5.36%) JNCIS
9 7 (4.17%) Degree
9 7 (4.17%) MCSE
9 7 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 5 (2.98%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.38%) CCDA
11 4 (2.38%) CISSP
11 4 (2.38%) ISSAP
11 4 (2.38%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.95%) SLA
2 5 (2.98%) GDPR
3 3 (1.79%) QA
4 2 (1.19%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 23 (13.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.31%) Active Directory
3 16 (9.52%) Hyper-V
4 9 (5.36%) VMware NSX
5 5 (2.98%) XenApp
5 5 (2.98%) XenDesktop
6 3 (1.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (7.74%) SCVMM
2 10 (5.95%) Linux-HA
3 9 (5.36%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.98%) Nagios
5 4 (2.38%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.38%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (1.79%) Host Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.79%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 3 (1.79%) QRadar
7 2 (1.19%) SCCM
8 1 (0.60%) Cacti
8 1 (0.60%) CASB
Vendors
1 164 (97.62%) Cisco
2 72 (42.86%) CheckPoint
3 63 (37.50%) Juniper
4 60 (35.71%) F5
5 42 (25.00%) Fortinet
6 40 (23.81%) VMware
7 37 (22.02%) Microsoft
8 31 (18.45%) HP
9 30 (17.86%) Citrix
10 18 (10.71%) Nokia
11 15 (8.93%) Meraki
12 14 (8.33%) Palo Alto
13 13 (7.74%) BMC
13 13 (7.74%) Brocade
14 12 (7.14%) SolarWinds
15 10 (5.95%) Avaya
16 8 (4.76%) Mitel
17 6 (3.57%) Blue Coat
17 6 (3.57%) Extreme Networks
18 5 (2.98%) IBM