Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 183 121 102
Rank change year-on-year -62 -19 +36
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 133 238 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.37% 2.28% 2.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.04% 9.07% 10.54%
Number of salaries quoted 87 226 228
West Midlands median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £32,900 £32,500 £31,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £59,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 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 2,202 2,623 2,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.72% 25.16% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1,593 1,918 2,033
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,650 £62,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +28 77 £49,000 -5.77% 5
Warwickshire +14 24 £45,000 +18.42%
Coventry -25 12 £39,000 -11.36% 3
Staffordshire -4 10 £45,180 +29.09% 1
Worcestershire -32 4 £41,750 -12.11% 4
Shropshire -3 2 - - 3
Solihull -10 2 £43,750 +6.06%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 133 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 120 (90.23%) Cisco
3 78 (58.65%) Firewall
4 68 (51.13%) WAN
4 68 (51.13%) LAN
5 64 (48.12%) Juniper
6 60 (45.11%) CCNA
7 58 (43.61%) VPN
8 54 (40.60%) OSPF
9 45 (33.83%) Data Centre
10 44 (33.08%) CheckPoint
11 43 (32.33%) BGP
11 43 (32.33%) MPLS
12 42 (31.58%) ITIL
13 40 (30.08%) Fortinet
13 40 (30.08%) Cisco ASA
14 38 (28.57%) Active Directory
15 37 (27.82%) Wireless
16 36 (27.07%) HP
16 36 (27.07%) DNS
16 36 (27.07%) Presales
17 34 (25.56%) DHCP
17 34 (25.56%) Network Security
18 32 (24.06%) F5
19 31 (23.31%) Network Design
20 30 (22.56%) Load Balancing
20 30 (22.56%) SNMP
20 30 (22.56%) WLAN
20 30 (22.56%) Windows
21 28 (21.05%) 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 8 (6.02%) IIS
2 1 (0.75%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.50%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 78 (58.65%) Firewall
2 68 (51.13%) LAN
2 68 (51.13%) WAN
3 58 (43.61%) VPN
4 54 (40.60%) OSPF
5 43 (32.33%) BGP
5 43 (32.33%) MPLS
6 40 (30.08%) Cisco ASA
7 37 (27.82%) Wireless
8 36 (27.07%) DNS
9 34 (25.56%) DHCP
9 34 (25.56%) Network Security
10 30 (22.56%) SNMP
10 30 (22.56%) WLAN
11 27 (20.30%) Cisco Nexus
12 25 (18.80%) VLAN
13 23 (17.29%) SSL
14 22 (16.54%) IPsec
14 22 (16.54%) TCP/IP
15 19 (14.29%) VoIP
Development Applications
1 6 (4.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (9.77%) Telecoms
2 12 (9.02%) Finance
3 8 (6.02%) Billing
4 4 (3.01%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.75%) Banking
6 1 (0.75%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (45.86%) Network Engineer
2 20 (15.04%) Architect
3 19 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
4 16 (12.03%) Cisco Engineer
5 14 (10.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 13 (9.77%) Network Specialist
7 12 (9.02%) Network Architect
8 9 (6.77%) Administrator
8 9 (6.77%) Network Administrator
8 9 (6.77%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 9 (6.77%) Senior Network Specialist
9 8 (6.02%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 8 (6.02%) Network Manager
9 8 (6.02%) Security Architect
9 8 (6.02%) Security Solutions Architect
9 8 (6.02%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (5.26%) Network Services Manager
10 7 (5.26%) Senior Manager
10 7 (5.26%) Senior Service Manager
10 7 (5.26%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (7.52%) 802.1X
2 6 (4.51%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (33.83%) Data Centre
2 14 (10.53%) PKI
3 10 (7.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 8 (6.02%) Cyberthreat
4 8 (6.02%) FlexPod
5 7 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.50%) CESG
8 2 (1.50%) Cyberattack
8 2 (1.50%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.50%) iPad
8 2 (1.50%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.50%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.50%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.75%) CMDB
9 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.75%) mPOS
Operating Systems
1 30 (22.56%) Windows
2 9 (6.77%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.26%) Linux
4 6 (4.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.26%) Unix
6 2 (1.50%) Windows 2000 Server
6 2 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (31.58%) ITIL
2 36 (27.07%) Presales
3 31 (23.31%) Network Design
4 30 (22.56%) Load Balancing
5 28 (21.05%) ITIL V3
5 28 (21.05%) Project Management
6 27 (20.30%) Service Delivery
7 21 (15.79%) SIEM
8 20 (15.04%) Line Management
9 18 (13.53%) Network Architecture
10 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
11 12 (9.02%) PRINCE2
11 12 (9.02%) Service Management
12 11 (8.27%) Network Monitoring
12 11 (8.27%) Vulnerability Management
13 10 (7.52%) Disaster Recovery
13 10 (7.52%) Incident Management
14 9 (6.77%) E-Commerce
14 9 (6.77%) Performance Management
14 9 (6.77%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.50%) C
Qualifications
1 133 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (45.11%) CCNA
3 19 (14.29%) CCIE
4 17 (12.78%) CCDP
5 11 (8.27%) CISSP
6 10 (7.52%) JNCIP
7 9 (6.77%) JNCIA
7 9 (6.77%) JNCIS
8 8 (6.02%) CCSE
8 8 (6.02%) Degree
8 8 (6.02%) IISP
8 8 (6.02%) ISSAP
8 8 (6.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (4.51%) CCA
9 6 (4.51%) CCDA
9 6 (4.51%) MCITP
9 6 (4.51%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (4.51%) PMI Certification
9 6 (4.51%) PMP
9 6 (4.51%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.02%) QA
2 7 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (5.26%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 18 (13.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.02%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.75%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 12 (9.02%) Cisco UCCE
1 12 (9.02%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (8.27%) Cisco Prime
2 11 (8.27%) QRadar
3 8 (6.02%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (4.51%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.50%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.50%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.50%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 2 (1.50%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 120 (90.23%) Cisco
2 64 (48.12%) Juniper
3 44 (33.08%) CheckPoint
4 40 (30.08%) Fortinet
5 36 (27.07%) HP
6 32 (24.06%) F5
7 20 (15.04%) SolarWinds
8 18 (13.53%) VMware
9 16 (12.03%) Brocade
9 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
10 12 (9.02%) Citrix
11 11 (8.27%) Aruba
11 11 (8.27%) Meraki
11 11 (8.27%) Motorola
12 9 (6.77%) Splunk
13 8 (6.02%) CA
13 8 (6.02%) IBM
13 8 (6.02%) LogRhythm
13 8 (6.02%) Sourcefire
13 8 (6.02%) Tufin