Period
to 24 April 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 24 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 155 101 117
Rank change year-on-year -54 +16 +34
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 174 266 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.80% 2.75% 2.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.32% 11.67% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 82 265 238
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £33,425 £32,500 £31,805
90th Percentile £57,375 £55,000 £52,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +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 2,377 2,280 3,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.59% 23.53% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,535 1,746 2,294
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,875 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,604
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.44% +3.56%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +11 105 £49,000 -6.67% 2
Warwickshire +8 23 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Coventry -21 14 £46,250 +0.54% 1
Wolverhampton -11 10 £42,500 - 2
Shropshire +8 8 £50,000 +42.86%
Staffordshire +1 5 £45,180 +29.09%
Worcestershire -22 3 - -
Solihull +6 2 £43,750 +16.67% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (86.21%) Cisco
3 99 (56.90%) ITIL
4 95 (54.60%) WAN
5 91 (52.30%) CheckPoint
5 91 (52.30%) Data Centre
6 90 (51.72%) Juniper
7 88 (50.57%) Firewall
8 78 (44.83%) Presales
9 74 (42.53%) F5
10 72 (41.38%) Fortinet
11 71 (40.80%) VPN
12 69 (39.66%) LAN
13 68 (39.08%) OSPF
14 67 (38.51%) CCNA
15 65 (37.36%) Load Balancing
16 64 (36.78%) ITIL V3
17 61 (35.06%) BGP
18 53 (30.46%) Wireless
18 53 (30.46%) Cisco ASA
19 52 (29.89%) MPLS
20 51 (29.31%) DHCP
20 51 (29.31%) DNS
21 48 (27.59%) CCDP
21 48 (27.59%) Active Directory
22 47 (27.01%) SNMP
22 47 (27.01%) Network Security
23 44 (25.29%) Cisco Nexus
24 42 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
24 42 (24.14%) Service Delivery

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 21 (12.07%) IIS
2 1 (0.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (4.02%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.15%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (10.92%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 95 (54.60%) WAN
2 88 (50.57%) Firewall
3 71 (40.80%) VPN
4 69 (39.66%) LAN
5 68 (39.08%) OSPF
6 61 (35.06%) BGP
7 53 (30.46%) Cisco ASA
7 53 (30.46%) Wireless
8 52 (29.89%) MPLS
9 51 (29.31%) DHCP
9 51 (29.31%) DNS
10 47 (27.01%) Network Security
10 47 (27.01%) SNMP
11 44 (25.29%) Cisco Nexus
12 40 (22.99%) FWSM
12 40 (22.99%) WLAN
13 35 (20.11%) VLAN
14 32 (18.39%) SSL
15 31 (17.82%) Cisco Firepower
15 31 (17.82%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 19 (10.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 12 (6.90%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.17%) Finance
3 5 (2.87%) Billing
4 3 (1.72%) Retail
5 2 (1.15%) Advertising
5 2 (1.15%) French Language
5 2 (1.15%) German Language
5 2 (1.15%) Polish Language
5 2 (1.15%) Russian Language
5 2 (1.15%) Spanish Language
6 1 (0.57%) Legal
6 1 (0.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 46 (26.44%) Architect
3 35 (20.11%) Security Architect
4 34 (19.54%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (18.97%) Security Solutions Architect
6 22 (12.64%) Network Architect
7 21 (12.07%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 21 (12.07%) Senior Network Specialist
8 20 (11.49%) Network Specialist
9 14 (8.05%) Cisco Engineer
9 14 (8.05%) Senior Network Engineer
10 13 (7.47%) Presales Solution Architect
11 12 (6.90%) Consultant
11 12 (6.90%) Network Security Architect
12 11 (6.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
13 10 (5.75%) Cisco Consultant
13 10 (5.75%) Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (5.75%) IT Infrastructure Manager
13 10 (5.75%) IT Manager
14 8 (4.60%) Cisco Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (9.77%) LDAP
2 4 (2.30%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.57%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 91 (52.30%) Data Centre
2 38 (21.84%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (13.22%) PKI
4 21 (12.07%) Cyberthreat
4 21 (12.07%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 16 (9.20%) FlexPod
6 8 (4.60%) Driving Licence
7 7 (4.02%) Algorithms
8 6 (3.45%) Enterprise Storage
8 6 (3.45%) Virtual Team
9 4 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.15%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (1.15%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.57%) CESG
11 1 (0.57%) CMDB
11 1 (0.57%) mPOS
11 1 (0.57%) NHS
11 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.57%) Video Conferencing
11 1 (0.57%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 27 (15.52%) Windows
2 8 (4.60%) Windows Server
3 6 (3.45%) Linux
3 6 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.15%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (56.90%) ITIL
2 78 (44.83%) Presales
3 65 (37.36%) Load Balancing
4 64 (36.78%) ITIL V3
5 42 (24.14%) Service Delivery
6 40 (22.99%) Project Management
7 39 (22.41%) SIEM
8 34 (19.54%) PRINCE2
9 33 (18.97%) Network Design
9 33 (18.97%) Service Management
10 31 (17.82%) Line Management
11 27 (15.52%) Due Diligence
12 24 (13.79%) Vulnerability Management
13 23 (13.22%) Incident Management
14 22 (12.64%) E-Commerce
15 21 (12.07%) Malware Detection/Protection
15 21 (12.07%) Software Optimisation
16 19 (10.92%) Continuous Improvement
16 19 (10.92%) Network Management
16 19 (10.92%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 1 (0.57%) C
1 1 (0.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 174 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (38.51%) CCNA
3 48 (27.59%) CCDP
4 34 (19.54%) CISSP
5 27 (15.52%) Degree
6 24 (13.79%) JNCIP
7 22 (12.64%) CCIE
7 22 (12.64%) ISSAP
8 21 (12.07%) CCSE
8 21 (12.07%) IISP
9 17 (9.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (9.77%) PMI Certification
9 17 (9.77%) PMP
10 11 (6.32%) MCSE
11 10 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 9 (5.17%) CISM
12 9 (5.17%) VCP5
13 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
13 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
14 6 (3.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.62%) Cyber Essentials
2 10 (5.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (2.30%) QA
4 3 (1.72%) SLA
5 1 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (0.57%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) RMADS
System Software
1 48 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 42 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (9.20%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.90%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.57%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 29 (16.67%) QRadar
2 20 (11.49%) Cisco Prime
3 13 (7.47%) Cisco UCCE
3 13 (7.47%) Cisco UCCX
4 12 (6.90%) CASB
5 10 (5.75%) SCVMM
6 8 (4.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 8 (4.60%) WhatsUp Gold
7 1 (0.57%) Cisco CME
7 1 (0.57%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 150 (86.21%) Cisco
2 91 (52.30%) CheckPoint
3 90 (51.72%) Juniper
4 74 (42.53%) F5
5 72 (41.38%) Fortinet
6 42 (24.14%) VMware
7 39 (22.41%) HP
8 37 (21.26%) SolarWinds
9 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
10 25 (14.37%) Meraki
11 21 (12.07%) Forcepoint
11 21 (12.07%) IBM
11 21 (12.07%) LogRhythm
11 21 (12.07%) Splunk
11 21 (12.07%) Tufin
12 18 (10.34%) Aruba
13 17 (9.77%) Brocade
13 17 (9.77%) CA
14 16 (9.20%) Citrix
15 14 (8.05%) Nokia