Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 148 178 155
Rank change year-on-year +30 -23 -40
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 157 161 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.86% 1.58% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.84% 6.69% 7.07%
Number of salaries quoted 131 134 198
West Midlands median annual salary £53,000 £49,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.16% +11.36% -7.37%
10th Percentile £32,972 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £60,950 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -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 2,295 2,407 3,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.20% 23.64% 26.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,856 2,242
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -16 72 £57,500 +7.98% 14
Shropshire +18 16 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Coventry +16 15 £53,000 -0.93% 5
Solihull +11 10 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Warwickshire +28 9 £50,000 +29.87% 1
Staffordshire +16 9 £35,000 +16.67% 1
Wolverhampton - 9 £42,500 -
Worcestershire -5 7 £33,682 -20.75% 2
Herefordshire - 1 - - 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (96.18%) Cisco
3 121 (77.07%) Firewall
4 76 (48.41%) CheckPoint
4 76 (48.41%) WAN
5 70 (44.59%) F5
6 68 (43.31%) Cisco ASA
6 68 (43.31%) OSPF
7 66 (42.04%) Juniper
8 65 (41.40%) Data Centre
9 63 (40.13%) BGP
10 59 (37.58%) VPN
11 50 (31.85%) LAN
12 46 (29.30%) CCNA
12 46 (29.30%) Cisco Nexus
13 42 (26.75%) Fortinet
14 41 (26.11%) MPLS
15 39 (24.84%) ITIL
15 39 (24.84%) Wireless
16 34 (21.66%) Presales
16 34 (21.66%) Self-Motivation
17 33 (21.02%) Network Management
18 32 (20.38%) Network Design
19 29 (18.47%) Load Balancing
19 29 (18.47%) Continuous Improvement
20 28 (17.83%) Cisco Firepower
21 27 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
21 27 (17.20%) VLAN
21 27 (17.20%) CCIE
22 26 (16.56%) CCDP

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 7 (4.46%) IIS
1 7 (4.46%) Skype for Business
2 3 (1.91%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.91%) Tomcat
Applications
1 14 (8.92%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 27 (17.20%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (15.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.91%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 121 (77.07%) Firewall
2 76 (48.41%) WAN
3 68 (43.31%) Cisco ASA
3 68 (43.31%) OSPF
4 63 (40.13%) BGP
5 59 (37.58%) VPN
6 50 (31.85%) LAN
7 46 (29.30%) Cisco Nexus
8 41 (26.11%) MPLS
9 39 (24.84%) Wireless
10 28 (17.83%) Cisco Firepower
11 27 (17.20%) VLAN
12 25 (15.92%) FWSM
12 25 (15.92%) Network Security
13 22 (14.01%) IPsec
14 18 (11.46%) EIGRP
15 17 (10.83%) WLAN
16 15 (9.55%) DHCP
16 15 (9.55%) DNS
16 15 (9.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.55%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.91%) Big Data
2 3 (1.91%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (6.37%) Finance
2 9 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.91%) Legal
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
4 2 (1.27%) Law
4 2 (1.27%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 92 (58.60%) Network Engineer
2 31 (19.75%) Senior Network Engineer
3 27 (17.20%) Architect
4 16 (10.19%) Solutions Architect
5 14 (8.92%) Network Architect
6 10 (6.37%) Cisco Engineer
6 10 (6.37%) Technical Architect
7 9 (5.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 9 (5.73%) Consultant
8 8 (5.10%) Analyst
8 8 (5.10%) NOC Engineer
9 7 (4.46%) Network Specialist
9 7 (4.46%) Security Architect
9 7 (4.46%) Security Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Network Consultant
10 6 (3.82%) Network Security Architect
10 6 (3.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 6 (3.82%) Senior Network Specialist
10 6 (3.82%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.27%) COM
1 2 (1.27%) LDAP
2 1 (0.64%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 65 (41.40%) Data Centre
2 34 (21.66%) Self-Motivation
3 21 (13.38%) PKI
4 13 (8.28%) Virtual Team
5 6 (3.82%) Driving Licence
6 4 (2.55%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 4 (2.55%) FlexPod
7 3 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.91%) Clustering
7 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.91%) Cyberattack
7 3 (1.91%) Enterprise Storage
7 3 (1.91%) Handset
8 1 (0.64%) CMDB
8 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.64%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.64%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.01%) Windows
2 7 (4.46%) Linux
2 7 (4.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.64%) Debian
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (24.84%) ITIL
2 34 (21.66%) Presales
3 33 (21.02%) Network Management
4 32 (20.38%) Network Design
5 29 (18.47%) Continuous Improvement
5 29 (18.47%) Load Balancing
6 19 (12.10%) Capacity Planning
7 18 (11.46%) ITIL V3
8 17 (10.83%) Line Management
8 17 (10.83%) Service Delivery
9 16 (10.19%) Project Management
10 15 (9.55%) Service Management
11 13 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (7.64%) Network Architecture
13 10 (6.37%) Due Diligence
13 10 (6.37%) Network Virtualisation
13 10 (6.37%) PRINCE2
13 10 (6.37%) SIEM
14 9 (5.73%) Mentoring
14 9 (5.73%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (2.55%) SQL
2 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
2 1 (0.64%) C
2 1 (0.64%) Perl
2 1 (0.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (0.64%) Python
2 1 (0.64%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 46 (29.30%) CCNA
3 27 (17.20%) CCIE
4 26 (16.56%) CCDP
5 22 (14.01%) SC Cleared
5 22 (14.01%) Security Cleared
6 9 (5.73%) JNCIS
7 7 (4.46%) MCSE
7 7 (4.46%) Microsoft Certification
8 6 (3.82%) JNCIA
9 5 (3.18%) Degree
9 5 (3.18%) JNCIP
10 4 (2.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (1.91%) CCA
11 3 (1.91%) CCAA
11 3 (1.91%) CCSE
11 3 (1.91%) CISSP
11 3 (1.91%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.91%) ISSAP
11 3 (1.91%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (3.82%) SLA
3 3 (1.91%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.64%) GDPR
4 1 (0.64%) QA
System Software
1 18 (11.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (8.92%) Active Directory
3 9 (5.73%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.55%) XenApp
5 3 (1.91%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.91%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.27%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (5.10%) QRadar
2 8 (5.10%) SCVMM
3 5 (3.18%) Nagios
3 5 (3.18%) WhatsUp Gold
4 4 (2.55%) FortiGate
4 4 (2.55%) Stealthwatch
5 3 (1.91%) CASB
5 3 (1.91%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (1.91%) Network Intrusion Detection System
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.27%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.27%) Linux-HA
7 1 (0.64%) Cacti
7 1 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 151 (96.18%) Cisco
2 76 (48.41%) CheckPoint
3 70 (44.59%) F5
4 66 (42.04%) Juniper
5 42 (26.75%) Fortinet
6 23 (14.65%) HP
6 23 (14.65%) Microsoft
7 21 (13.38%) Nokia
7 21 (13.38%) VMware
8 19 (12.10%) Meraki
9 18 (11.46%) SolarWinds
10 16 (10.19%) Citrix
11 11 (7.01%) Palo Alto
12 8 (5.10%) BMC
12 8 (5.10%) Brocade
13 6 (3.82%) Blue Coat
13 6 (3.82%) Extreme Networks
14 5 (3.18%) Tripwire
15 4 (2.55%) Aruba
15 4 (2.55%) Tufin