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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England / West Midlands
Rank 89 103 128
Rank change year-on-year +14 +25  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 135 157 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.86% 2.56% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 12.35% 9.36% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 124 135 70
Median salary £45,000 £44,298 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.58% +5.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £35,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1093 1678 1325
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 23.14% 27.32% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 844 1275 1058
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +16 50 £50,000 +6.38% 4
Herefordshire +2 25 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Worcestershire -10 21 £42,500 - 2
Warwickshire +9 16 £40,000 -4.76%
Coventry -12 10 £46,000 +2.22%
Solihull - 8 £37,500 - 2
Shropshire +4 3 £35,000 -22.22%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
CCNP
England

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 260 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 247 (95.00%) Cisco
3 190 (73.08%) CCNA
4 180 (69.23%) Firewall
5 110 (42.31%) WAN
6 97 (37.31%) LAN
7 95 (36.54%) Network Security
8 70 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
9 63 (24.23%) Data Centre
10 62 (23.85%) ITIL
10 62 (23.85%) CCIE
11 60 (23.08%) MPLS
12 56 (21.54%) VPN
13 53 (20.38%) Cisco Nexus
14 49 (18.85%) VoIP
14 49 (18.85%) OSPF
15 48 (18.46%) Network Design
16 47 (18.08%) Load Balancing
17 46 (17.69%) Wireless
18 45 (17.31%) F5
19 38 (14.62%) Windows
20 34 (13.08%) DNS
20 34 (13.08%) CheckPoint
20 34 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
20 34 (13.08%) Project Management
21 33 (12.69%) Cisco IOS
21 33 (12.69%) Palo Alto
22 32 (12.31%) BGP
22 32 (12.31%) Telecoms
22 32 (12.31%) DHCP

CCNP
Top Related 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 2 (0.77%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (0.38%) IIS
2 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 16 (6.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Project
2 3 (1.15%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.38%) G Suite
1 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.38%) Office 365
1 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 180 (69.23%) Firewall
2 110 (42.31%) WAN
3 97 (37.31%) LAN
4 95 (36.54%) Network Security
5 70 (26.92%) Cisco ASA
6 60 (23.08%) MPLS
7 56 (21.54%) VPN
8 53 (20.38%) Cisco Nexus
9 49 (18.85%) OSPF
9 49 (18.85%) VoIP
10 46 (17.69%) Wireless
11 34 (13.08%) DNS
11 34 (13.08%) Wi-Fi
12 33 (12.69%) Cisco IOS
13 32 (12.31%) BGP
13 32 (12.31%) DHCP
14 31 (11.92%) DMVPN
15 29 (11.15%) IPv6
15 29 (11.15%) TCP/IP
16 28 (10.77%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.77%) GIS
General
1 32 (12.31%) Telecoms
2 6 (2.31%) Finance
3 4 (1.54%) Back Office
4 1 (0.38%) Banking
4 1 (0.38%) Local Government
4 1 (0.38%) Retail
Job Titles
1 167 (64.23%) Network Engineer
2 71 (27.31%) Cisco Engineer
3 66 (25.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 37 (14.23%) Senior Network Engineer
5 26 (10.00%) Support Engineer
6 24 (9.23%) Network Support
6 24 (9.23%) Network Support Engineer
7 23 (8.85%) Analyst
8 22 (8.46%) Security Engineer
9 21 (8.08%) Network Security Engineer
10 19 (7.31%) Architect
11 18 (6.92%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
11 18 (6.92%) Cisco Support
12 15 (5.77%) Cisco Security Engineer
12 15 (5.77%) Design Engineer
12 15 (5.77%) Network Architect
12 15 (5.77%) Switch Engineer
13 14 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
13 14 (5.38%) Administrator
13 14 (5.38%) Network Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (11.15%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.77%) XMPP
3 1 (0.38%) OAuth
3 1 (0.38%) OpenID
3 1 (0.38%) SailPoint
3 1 (0.38%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 63 (24.23%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.85%) Cyber Attack
3 9 (3.46%) Security Operations Centre
4 8 (3.08%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 7 (2.69%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (2.31%) Management Information System
7 5 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (1.54%) Driving Licence
9 3 (1.15%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.77%) Handset
11 1 (0.38%) Cyberthreat
11 1 (0.38%) EPoS
11 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
11 1 (0.38%) SCADA
11 1 (0.38%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 38 (14.62%) Windows
2 18 (6.92%) Linux
3 17 (6.54%) Windows Server
4 10 (3.85%) Unix
4 10 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (0.77%) VyOS
6 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (23.85%) ITIL
2 48 (18.46%) Network Design
3 47 (18.08%) Load Balancing
4 34 (13.08%) Project Management
5 31 (11.92%) SIEM
6 28 (10.77%) Change Control
7 24 (9.23%) Mentoring
8 19 (7.31%) Presales
8 19 (7.31%) Security Operations
9 18 (6.92%) Problem Management
10 17 (6.54%) Information Security
11 16 (6.15%) Cybersecurity
11 16 (6.15%) High Availability
11 16 (6.15%) PRINCE2
11 16 (6.15%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 15 (5.77%) Vulnerability Management
13 14 (5.38%) Risk Management
14 11 (4.23%) Configuration Management
14 11 (4.23%) Project Planning
15 10 (3.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 260 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (73.08%) CCNA
3 62 (23.85%) CCIE
4 25 (9.62%) CISSP
5 24 (9.23%) SC Cleared
5 24 (9.23%) Security Cleared
6 18 (6.92%) CCIP
7 17 (6.54%) SANS
8 16 (6.15%) CEH
9 15 (5.77%) CCSA
9 15 (5.77%) JNCIP
9 15 (5.77%) MCSE
9 15 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (5.38%) GCIA
10 14 (5.38%) GCIH
10 14 (5.38%) JNCIE
11 13 (5.00%) CCDA
12 11 (4.23%) CCSP
13 10 (3.85%) GIAC
14 9 (3.46%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.92%) PCI DSS
2 16 (6.15%) SLA
3 9 (3.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.77%) PMO
5 1 (0.38%) GPG13
System Software
1 15 (5.77%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.54%) Firmware
4 2 (0.77%) pfSense
4 2 (0.77%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.77%) XenApp
4 2 (0.77%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.38%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (4.62%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (3.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (3.08%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (3.08%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 8 (3.08%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.69%) Cisco UCCE
5 5 (1.92%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (1.15%) FortiGate
7 2 (0.77%) Nagios
8 1 (0.38%) QRadar
Vendors
1 247 (95.00%) Cisco
2 45 (17.31%) F5
3 34 (13.08%) CheckPoint
4 33 (12.69%) Palo Alto
5 29 (11.15%) Juniper
6 27 (10.38%) Microsoft
6 27 (10.38%) VMware
7 26 (10.00%) Avaya
7 26 (10.00%) SolarWinds
8 21 (8.08%) Cyberoam
9 17 (6.54%) Meraki
10 14 (5.38%) Fortinet
10 14 (5.38%) Riverbed
11 11 (4.23%) HP
11 11 (4.23%) Mitel
12 10 (3.85%) Qualys
13 9 (3.46%) Sourcefire
14 7 (2.69%) Intel Security
14 7 (2.69%) NetApp
15 6 (2.31%) ProCurve
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Parity Professionals
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago