Period
to 14 July 2020

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 14 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 130 117 152
Rank change year-on-year -13 +35 -18
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 57 199 188
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.49% 2.51% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.42% 8.84% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45 188 139
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £42,000 £36,525 £36,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £63,100 £61,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% -2.86% +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 888 2,250 2,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.16% 28.43% 26.79%
Number of salaries quoted 706 1,544 1,656
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +3.45% +8.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +9.89%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the West Midlands

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Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CCNP in the West Midlands

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 July 2020.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the West Midlands

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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 14 July 2020. 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
Staffordshire - 19 £44,000 - 2
Birmingham -2 12 £55,909 +6.49% 3
Solihull -13 11 £52,500 - 1
Warwickshire +22 7 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Shropshire +21 3 £43,750 +2.94% 1
Worcestershire +18 3 £44,500 -8.72% 2
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 14 July 2020, 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 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 40 (70.18%) WAN
3 39 (68.42%) LAN
4 33 (57.89%) Cisco
5 29 (50.88%) Firewall
6 28 (49.12%) CCNA
7 20 (35.09%) Wireless
7 20 (35.09%) VLAN
8 19 (33.33%) MPLS
9 16 (28.07%) OSPF
10 15 (26.32%) Network Design
10 15 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (24.56%) EIGRP
11 14 (24.56%) Spanning Tree
12 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
12 12 (21.05%) Palo Alto
12 12 (21.05%) VPN
12 12 (21.05%) CCIE
12 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture
13 11 (19.30%) ITIL
13 11 (19.30%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (19.30%) Presales
13 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
15 9 (15.79%) Windows
15 9 (15.79%) VPLS
15 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
16 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
16 8 (14.04%) Customer Requirements
16 8 (14.04%) 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 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (3.51%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.51%) Skype for Business
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Azure
2 4 (7.02%) Office 365
3 2 (3.51%) AWS
4 1 (1.75%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 40 (70.18%) WAN
2 39 (68.42%) LAN
3 29 (50.88%) Firewall
4 20 (35.09%) VLAN
4 20 (35.09%) Wireless
5 19 (33.33%) MPLS
6 16 (28.07%) OSPF
7 15 (26.32%) Cisco ASA
8 14 (24.56%) EIGRP
8 14 (24.56%) Spanning Tree
9 12 (21.05%) VPN
10 11 (19.30%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (15.79%) VPLS
12 8 (14.04%) BGP
12 8 (14.04%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (12.28%) Network Security
14 6 (10.53%) WLAN
15 3 (5.26%) Internet
15 3 (5.26%) SAN
15 3 (5.26%) SNMP
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
1 5 (8.77%) Public Sector
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Law
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Network Engineer
2 7 (12.28%) Architect
2 7 (12.28%) Consultant
2 7 (12.28%) Network Architect
3 5 (8.77%) Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Design Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Network Analyst
3 5 (8.77%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (8.77%) Security Consultant
4 4 (7.02%) Network Operations Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Operations Analyst
4 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Implementation Engineer
5 3 (5.26%) Integration Consultant
5 3 (5.26%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (3.51%) Managing Consultant
6 2 (3.51%) Senior Security Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (21.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.51%) Cyberattack
5 1 (1.75%) CMDB
5 1 (1.75%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Windows
2 6 (10.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Unix
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Network Design
2 12 (21.05%) Network Architecture
3 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 11 (19.30%) ITIL
3 11 (19.30%) Presales
4 8 (14.04%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (12.28%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (10.53%) Security Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (8.77%) Information Security
7 5 (8.77%) Risk Management
8 4 (7.02%) Change Management
8 4 (7.02%) Mentoring
8 4 (7.02%) Risk Assessment
8 4 (7.02%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
9 3 (5.26%) Information Governance
9 3 (5.26%) Process Improvement
9 3 (5.26%) SABSA
9 3 (5.26%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) Python
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 57 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (49.12%) CCNA
3 12 (21.05%) CCIE
4 8 (14.04%) Security Cleared
5 6 (10.53%) CCDP
5 6 (10.53%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 6 (10.53%) Degree
5 6 (10.53%) MCSE
5 6 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (8.77%) CISSP
6 5 (8.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (7.02%) MCSA
8 3 (5.26%) CCDA
8 3 (5.26%) SANS
9 2 (3.51%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (3.51%) CCA
9 2 (3.51%) CISM
9 2 (3.51%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (3.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 1 (1.75%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
4 1 (1.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (15.79%) FortiGate
2 3 (5.26%) CASB
2 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 33 (57.89%) Cisco
2 12 (21.05%) Palo Alto
3 10 (17.54%) CheckPoint
4 7 (12.28%) Juniper
5 6 (10.53%) Meraki
5 6 (10.53%) Microsoft
5 6 (10.53%) VMware
6 4 (7.02%) Citrix
7 3 (5.26%) Aruba
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle
7 3 (5.26%) TOWER Software
8 2 (3.51%) Avaya
8 2 (3.51%) Forcepoint
8 2 (3.51%) Huawei
8 2 (3.51%) Mitel
9 1 (1.75%) BT
9 1 (1.75%) F5
9 1 (1.75%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.75%) SolarWinds
9 1 (1.75%) Virgin Media