Period
to 16 July 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 16 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 141 141 132
Rank change year-on-year 0 -9 -2
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 187 220 260
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.97% 2.19% 2.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 9.21% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 113 230 223
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £46,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.30% +3.89% -1.10%
10th Percentile £36,000 £33,725 £33,458
90th Percentile £64,250 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +2.00% - -

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 2,556 2,390 3,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.94% 23.83% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1,635 1,916 2,488
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 16 July 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 16 July 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 +13 119 £57,500 +9.52% 6
Shropshire +30 15 £57,500 +4.55% 2
Wolverhampton -7 15 £42,500 -1.28% 1
Warwickshire +1 14 £36,000 -8.86% 1
Coventry -6 7 £43,750 -18.60% 3
Worcestershire -6 6 £33,682 -20.75% 1
Solihull +8 4 £35,500 -5.33%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 16 July 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 168 (89.84%) Cisco
3 113 (60.43%) Firewall
4 110 (58.82%) Data Centre
5 107 (57.22%) CheckPoint
6 105 (56.15%) WAN
7 103 (55.08%) F5
8 100 (53.48%) ITIL
8 100 (53.48%) Juniper
9 86 (45.99%) Fortinet
9 86 (45.99%) Presales
10 85 (45.45%) VPN
11 79 (42.25%) OSPF
12 75 (40.11%) Load Balancing
13 67 (35.83%) LAN
14 63 (33.69%) Cisco ASA
15 62 (33.16%) BGP
16 61 (32.62%) CCDP
16 61 (32.62%) ITIL V3
17 56 (29.95%) MPLS
18 55 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
19 49 (26.20%) FWSM
20 48 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
20 48 (25.67%) CCNA
20 48 (25.67%) VMware
21 47 (25.13%) Wireless
22 46 (24.60%) Network Security
23 44 (23.53%) HP
24 43 (22.99%) Self-Motivation
25 42 (22.46%) VLAN

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 15 (8.02%) IIS
2 2 (1.07%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 13 (6.95%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 30 (16.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (15.51%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 113 (60.43%) Firewall
2 105 (56.15%) WAN
3 85 (45.45%) VPN
4 79 (42.25%) OSPF
5 67 (35.83%) LAN
6 63 (33.69%) Cisco ASA
7 62 (33.16%) BGP
8 56 (29.95%) MPLS
9 55 (29.41%) Cisco Nexus
10 49 (26.20%) FWSM
11 47 (25.13%) Wireless
12 46 (24.60%) Network Security
13 42 (22.46%) VLAN
14 40 (21.39%) Cisco Firepower
15 36 (19.25%) IPsec
16 33 (17.65%) DHCP
16 33 (17.65%) DNS
17 31 (16.58%) SNMP
18 29 (15.51%) WLAN
19 28 (14.97%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 34 (18.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 4 (2.14%) Advertising
1 4 (2.14%) Finance
2 2 (1.07%) Billing
2 2 (1.07%) French Language
2 2 (1.07%) German Language
2 2 (1.07%) Polish Language
2 2 (1.07%) Retail
2 2 (1.07%) Russian Language
2 2 (1.07%) Spanish Language
3 1 (0.53%) Banking
3 1 (0.53%) Local Government
3 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 73 (39.04%) Network Engineer
2 57 (30.48%) Architect
3 44 (23.53%) Solutions Architect
4 41 (21.93%) Security Architect
5 39 (20.86%) Security Solutions Architect
6 33 (17.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 30 (16.04%) Network Architect
8 21 (11.23%) Consultant
9 19 (10.16%) Cisco Consultant
9 19 (10.16%) Network Consultant
10 18 (9.63%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 17 (9.09%) Presales Solution Architect
12 16 (8.56%) Network Security Architect
12 16 (8.56%) Network Specialist
12 16 (8.56%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
12 16 (8.56%) Senior Network Specialist
13 11 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (5.88%) IT Infrastructure Manager
13 11 (5.88%) IT Manager
14 9 (4.81%) Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (8.02%) LDAP
2 5 (2.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 110 (58.82%) Data Centre
2 43 (22.99%) Self-Motivation
3 34 (18.18%) PKI
4 23 (12.30%) Cyberthreat
4 23 (12.30%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 18 (9.63%) Driving Licence
6 16 (8.56%) FlexPod
7 9 (4.81%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.60%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.07%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.53%) NHS
10 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.53%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 14 (7.49%) Windows
2 12 (6.42%) Linux
3 3 (1.60%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (53.48%) ITIL
2 86 (45.99%) Presales
3 75 (40.11%) Load Balancing
4 61 (32.62%) ITIL V3
5 40 (21.39%) Service Delivery
6 39 (20.86%) SIEM
7 34 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
8 33 (17.65%) Service Management
9 32 (17.11%) Line Management
9 32 (17.11%) PRINCE2
10 29 (15.51%) Network Design
11 28 (14.97%) Network Architecture
12 27 (14.44%) Network Management
13 25 (13.37%) Project Management
14 24 (12.83%) Due Diligence
14 24 (12.83%) Incident Management
15 23 (12.30%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 23 (12.30%) Software Optimisation
15 23 (12.30%) Vulnerability Management
16 19 (10.16%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 2 (1.07%) C
2 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.53%) Python
2 1 (0.53%) Ruby
2 1 (0.53%) SQL
Qualifications
1 187 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (32.62%) CCDP
3 48 (25.67%) CCNA
4 26 (13.90%) CISSP
5 23 (12.30%) Degree
6 21 (11.23%) CCIE
6 21 (11.23%) SC Cleared
6 21 (11.23%) Security Cleared
7 19 (10.16%) JNCIP
8 16 (8.56%) ISSAP
9 15 (8.02%) CCSE
9 15 (8.02%) IISP
9 15 (8.02%) PMI Certification
9 15 (8.02%) PMP
10 14 (7.49%) MCSE
10 14 (7.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (5.35%) JNCIS
12 8 (4.28%) CCSP
12 8 (4.28%) CISM
13 6 (3.21%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (12.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.16%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (2.14%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.53%) RMADS
System Software
1 48 (25.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 27 (14.44%) Active Directory
3 16 (8.56%) VMware NSX
4 9 (4.81%) Hyper-V
5 3 (1.60%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 33 (17.65%) QRadar
2 18 (9.63%) WhatsUp Gold
3 17 (9.09%) Cisco Prime
4 16 (8.56%) CASB
5 9 (4.81%) SCVMM
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco UCCE
6 4 (2.14%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (0.53%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 168 (89.84%) Cisco
2 107 (57.22%) CheckPoint
3 103 (55.08%) F5
4 100 (53.48%) Juniper
5 86 (45.99%) Fortinet
6 48 (25.67%) VMware
7 44 (23.53%) HP
8 40 (21.39%) Microsoft
8 40 (21.39%) SolarWinds
9 39 (20.86%) Meraki
10 23 (12.30%) Forcepoint
10 23 (12.30%) Tufin
11 21 (11.23%) Nokia
12 18 (9.63%) Aruba
12 18 (9.63%) Tripwire
13 17 (9.09%) Infoblox
14 16 (8.56%) McAfee
14 16 (8.56%) Palo Alto
14 16 (8.56%) Riverbed
14 16 (8.56%) Sophos