Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 174 144
Rank change year-on-year +33 -30 -23
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 177 170 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.03% 1.71% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.53% 7.14% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 131 164 208
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% -4.26%
10th Percentile £36,000 £32,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £59,625 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 2,352 2,382 3,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.96% 23.94% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,902 2,335
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,545 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.52% +1.36% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,080 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 22 September 2018.

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 22 September 2018. 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 +22 104 £57,500 +8.49% 11
Shropshire +34 22 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Wolverhampton +8 12 £42,500 -1.28%
Warwickshire +20 8 £36,000 -8.86% 1
Coventry +1 7 £53,000 -3.64% 4
Solihull - 7 £46,250 - 6
Worcestershire -1 5 £30,000 -29.41% 1
Staffordshire +6 2 £35,000 +7.69% 4
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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.

1 177 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 167 (94.35%) Cisco
3 124 (70.06%) Firewall
4 101 (57.06%) CheckPoint
5 95 (53.67%) Data Centre
6 93 (52.54%) F5
7 92 (51.98%) WAN
8 87 (49.15%) Juniper
9 84 (47.46%) VPN
10 76 (42.94%) OSPF
11 71 (40.11%) Fortinet
11 71 (40.11%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (37.85%) ITIL
13 66 (37.29%) Presales
14 65 (36.72%) BGP
15 58 (32.77%) LAN
16 56 (31.64%) CCDP
17 54 (30.51%) Cisco Nexus
18 51 (28.81%) Load Balancing
19 49 (27.68%) MPLS
20 44 (24.86%) Self-Motivation
21 42 (23.73%) Wireless
21 42 (23.73%) ITIL V3
21 42 (23.73%) FWSM
22 38 (21.47%) CCNA
23 36 (20.34%) Network Security
24 33 (18.64%) Network Design
24 33 (18.64%) Continuous Improvement
24 33 (18.64%) Meraki
24 33 (18.64%) Cisco Firepower

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 10 (5.65%) IIS
2 4 (2.26%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 19 (10.73%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (14.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.56%) Office 365
3 1 (0.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 124 (70.06%) Firewall
2 92 (51.98%) WAN
3 84 (47.46%) VPN
4 76 (42.94%) OSPF
5 71 (40.11%) Cisco ASA
6 65 (36.72%) BGP
7 58 (32.77%) LAN
8 54 (30.51%) Cisco Nexus
9 49 (27.68%) MPLS
10 42 (23.73%) FWSM
10 42 (23.73%) Wireless
11 36 (20.34%) Network Security
12 33 (18.64%) Cisco Firepower
13 32 (18.08%) IPsec
13 32 (18.08%) VLAN
14 24 (13.56%) DHCP
14 24 (13.56%) DNS
15 23 (12.99%) TCP/IP
16 22 (12.43%) WLAN
17 20 (11.30%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.13%) Big Data
2 1 (0.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 32 (18.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (4.52%) Finance
2 3 (1.69%) Advertising
2 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.13%) Legal
3 2 (1.13%) Retail
4 1 (0.56%) Banking
4 1 (0.56%) Billing
4 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 82 (46.33%) Network Engineer
2 48 (27.12%) Architect
3 37 (20.90%) Solutions Architect
4 34 (19.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 27 (15.25%) Security Architect
5 27 (15.25%) Security Solutions Architect
6 23 (12.99%) Network Architect
7 13 (7.34%) Consultant
8 12 (6.78%) Network Consultant
8 12 (6.78%) Network Security Architect
8 12 (6.78%) Network Specialist
9 11 (6.21%) Cisco Consultant
9 11 (6.21%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 11 (6.21%) Presales Solution Architect
9 11 (6.21%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 11 (6.21%) Senior Network Specialist
10 10 (5.65%) Cisco Engineer
10 10 (5.65%) Technical Architect
11 8 (4.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 8 (4.52%) Information Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.08%) LDAP
2 4 (2.26%) COM
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 95 (53.67%) Data Centre
2 44 (24.86%) Self-Motivation
3 32 (18.08%) PKI
4 18 (10.17%) Virtual Team
5 17 (9.60%) Cyberthreat
5 17 (9.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 11 (6.21%) Driving Licence
6 11 (6.21%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.13%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.13%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
9 1 (0.56%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.56%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.08%) Windows
2 7 (3.95%) Linux
3 3 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.85%) ITIL
2 66 (37.29%) Presales
3 51 (28.81%) Load Balancing
4 42 (23.73%) ITIL V3
5 33 (18.64%) Continuous Improvement
5 33 (18.64%) Network Design
6 29 (16.38%) SIEM
7 27 (15.25%) Line Management
8 26 (14.69%) Network Management
8 26 (14.69%) Service Delivery
9 24 (13.56%) Service Management
10 21 (11.86%) PRINCE2
11 20 (11.30%) Project Management
12 18 (10.17%) Agile Software Development
12 18 (10.17%) Information Security
12 18 (10.17%) Network Architecture
13 17 (9.60%) Incident Management
13 17 (9.60%) Malware Detection/Protection
13 17 (9.60%) Software Optimisation
13 17 (9.60%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
1 1 (0.56%) C
1 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
1 1 (0.56%) Python
1 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 177 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 56 (31.64%) CCDP
3 38 (21.47%) CCNA
4 30 (16.95%) SC Cleared
4 30 (16.95%) Security Cleared
5 22 (12.43%) CCIE
6 14 (7.91%) CISSP
7 11 (6.21%) Degree
8 10 (5.65%) JNCIP
8 10 (5.65%) JNCIS
9 9 (5.08%) CCSE
9 9 (5.08%) IISP
9 9 (5.08%) ISSAP
9 9 (5.08%) MCSE
9 9 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (5.08%) PMI Certification
9 9 (5.08%) PMP
10 7 (3.95%) CCSP
11 4 (2.26%) CISM
11 4 (2.26%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.65%) Cyber Essentials
3 7 (3.95%) SLA
4 1 (0.56%) GDPR
System Software
1 30 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (11.30%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.65%) VMware NSX
4 8 (4.52%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (11.30%) QRadar
2 14 (7.91%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (6.21%) WhatsUp Gold
4 10 (5.65%) CASB
5 8 (4.52%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.26%) Nagios
6 4 (2.26%) Stealthwatch
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
7 3 (1.69%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (1.69%) FortiGate
8 2 (1.13%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 2 (1.13%) Network Intrusion Detection System
9 1 (0.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 167 (94.35%) Cisco
2 101 (57.06%) CheckPoint
3 93 (52.54%) F5
4 87 (49.15%) Juniper
5 71 (40.11%) Fortinet
6 33 (18.64%) Meraki
7 30 (16.95%) VMware
8 29 (16.38%) HP
9 28 (15.82%) SolarWinds
10 27 (15.25%) Microsoft
11 25 (14.12%) Nokia
12 17 (9.60%) Tufin
13 15 (8.47%) Forcepoint
14 14 (7.91%) Palo Alto
15 11 (6.21%) Aruba
15 11 (6.21%) Tripwire
16 10 (5.65%) Citrix
16 10 (5.65%) Infoblox
16 10 (5.65%) Riverbed
16 10 (5.65%) Sophos