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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 130 126 107
Rank change year-on-year -4 -19  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 102 121 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.97% 1.94% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.21% 7.44% 9.00%
Number of salaries quoted 91 101 117
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1242 1626 1489
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 24.01% 26.13% 26.02%
Number of salaries quoted 997 1173 1150
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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
Birmingham +13 44 £47,500 -5.00% 3
Worcestershire -8 12 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Warwickshire 0 10 £37,000 -11.90%
Coventry -13 10 £53,750 +25.00% 1
Staffordshire +22 9 £32,500 -10.34% 2
Wolverhampton +13 6 £43,052 +19.58%
Shropshire +11 6 £55,000 +18.91%
Herefordshire -9 4 £43,750 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 236 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (87.71%) Cisco
3 171 (72.46%) CCNA
4 159 (67.37%) Firewall
5 114 (48.31%) WAN
6 97 (41.10%) LAN
7 71 (30.08%) MPLS
8 69 (29.24%) ITIL
9 67 (28.39%) Network Security
10 61 (25.85%) Data Centre
11 57 (24.15%) VPN
12 56 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
13 50 (21.19%) Wireless
14 47 (19.92%) CCIE
14 47 (19.92%) Juniper
15 45 (19.07%) Network Design
16 43 (18.22%) F5
17 39 (16.53%) Cisco Nexus
18 38 (16.10%) OSPF
19 37 (15.68%) Load Balancing
20 36 (15.25%) VLAN
21 35 (14.83%) Cisco IOS
21 35 (14.83%) VMware
21 35 (14.83%) BGP
22 34 (14.41%) Palo Alto
23 32 (13.56%) CheckPoint
23 32 (13.56%) Windows
24 31 (13.14%) VoIP
24 31 (13.14%) TCP/IP
24 31 (13.14%) Project Management

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 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (1.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.85%) CMS
3 1 (0.42%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (2.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.69%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.69%) G Suite
3 3 (1.27%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 159 (67.37%) Firewall
2 114 (48.31%) WAN
3 97 (41.10%) LAN
4 71 (30.08%) MPLS
5 67 (28.39%) Network Security
6 57 (24.15%) VPN
7 56 (23.73%) Cisco ASA
8 50 (21.19%) Wireless
9 39 (16.53%) Cisco Nexus
10 38 (16.10%) OSPF
11 36 (15.25%) VLAN
12 35 (14.83%) BGP
12 35 (14.83%) Cisco IOS
13 31 (13.14%) TCP/IP
13 31 (13.14%) VoIP
14 30 (12.71%) Wi-Fi
15 26 (11.02%) DHCP
15 26 (11.02%) DNS
16 21 (8.90%) WLAN
17 16 (6.78%) TACACS
General
1 17 (7.20%) Telecoms
2 11 (4.66%) Finance
3 8 (3.39%) Back Office
4 3 (1.27%) Banking
5 2 (0.85%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 147 (62.29%) Network Engineer
2 63 (26.69%) Cisco Engineer
3 53 (22.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 30 (12.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 29 (12.29%) Architect
6 24 (10.17%) Network Support
7 22 (9.32%) Support Engineer
8 21 (8.90%) Network Support Engineer
9 18 (7.63%) Network Architect
10 16 (6.78%) Administrator
10 16 (6.78%) Design Engineer
10 16 (6.78%) IP Design Engineer
10 16 (6.78%) IP Engineer
10 16 (6.78%) Network Administrator
11 15 (6.36%) Switch Engineer
12 14 (5.93%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 14 (5.93%) Cisco Support
12 14 (5.93%) Senior Network Support
12 14 (5.93%) Senior Network Support Engineer
13 13 (5.51%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (8.47%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.85%) XMPP
3 1 (0.42%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 61 (25.85%) Data Centre
2 15 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.66%) Driving Licence
4 7 (2.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 7 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.12%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.27%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (0.85%) Cyber Attack
8 2 (0.85%) FlexPod
8 2 (0.85%) Handset
9 1 (0.42%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 1 (0.42%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.56%) Windows
2 20 (8.47%) Windows Server
3 17 (7.20%) Linux
4 10 (4.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (2.97%) Windows 2000 Server
6 5 (2.12%) Unix
7 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.85%) VyOS
9 1 (0.42%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (29.24%) ITIL
2 45 (19.07%) Network Design
3 37 (15.68%) Load Balancing
4 31 (13.14%) Project Management
5 23 (9.75%) Change Control
6 21 (8.90%) Network Management
7 20 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 19 (8.05%) Presales
9 16 (6.78%) Problem Management
10 14 (5.93%) Time Management
11 13 (5.51%) PRINCE2
12 12 (5.08%) Network Architecture
13 11 (4.66%) Cybersecurity
13 11 (4.66%) High Availability
13 11 (4.66%) Information Security
13 11 (4.66%) Project Planning
13 11 (4.66%) Service Delivery
14 10 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (4.24%) Security Management
14 10 (4.24%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.97%) C
Qualifications
1 236 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 171 (72.46%) CCNA
3 47 (19.92%) CCIE
4 27 (11.44%) CCDP
5 23 (9.75%) MCSE
5 23 (9.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (7.63%) CCIP
7 17 (7.20%) JNCIP
8 16 (6.78%) JNCIE
9 15 (6.36%) Degree
10 14 (5.93%) CCDA
10 14 (5.93%) CISSP
11 10 (4.24%) SC Cleared
11 10 (4.24%) Security Cleared
12 9 (3.81%) CCSA
12 9 (3.81%) MCP
13 8 (3.39%) CISM
13 8 (3.39%) SANS
13 8 (3.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (2.97%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (12.71%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.78%) SLA
3 4 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.85%) QA
5 1 (0.42%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (6.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (5.93%) Hyper-V
3 8 (3.39%) Firmware
4 7 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.85%) Active Directory
5 2 (0.85%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 14 (5.93%) Cisco Prime
2 13 (5.51%) Cisco CUCM
3 11 (4.66%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (2.12%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (1.27%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (0.85%) Nagios
7 1 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.42%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.42%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.42%) QRadar
Vendors
1 207 (87.71%) Cisco
2 47 (19.92%) Juniper
3 43 (18.22%) F5
4 35 (14.83%) VMware
5 34 (14.41%) Palo Alto
6 32 (13.56%) CheckPoint
7 29 (12.29%) Microsoft
8 26 (11.02%) HP
9 22 (9.32%) SolarWinds
10 21 (8.90%) Avaya
11 14 (5.93%) Fortinet
12 13 (5.51%) Riverbed
13 12 (5.08%) Motorola
14 11 (4.66%) Aruba
14 11 (4.66%) Cyberoam
15 10 (4.24%) Meraki
15 10 (4.24%) Mitel
15 10 (4.24%) ProCurve
16 7 (2.97%) Aerohive Networks
16 7 (2.97%) Extreme Networks
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 58 minutes ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £26000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + £26,000-£30,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bonus and full benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
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Birmingham
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