Period
to 17 November 2017

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 2017 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 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 175 152 114
Rank change year-on-year -23 -38 +25
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 161 216 276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.58% 1.87% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.73% 7.08% 9.92%
Number of salaries quoted 134 198 240
West Midlands median annual salary £49,000 £44,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.36% -7.37% -
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £60,950 £55,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 2391 3052 2781
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.50% 26.39% 25.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1843 2241 2213
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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 +37 89 £53,250 +18.33% 5
Warwickshire +12 20 £38,500 +1.32%
Staffordshire -2 15 £30,000 -20.00%
Worcestershire -23 14 £42,500 -10.53%
Coventry -4 12 £53,500 +22.99% 2
Shropshire +1 7 £55,000 +25.71%
Solihull +1 2 £43,750 +28.68%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 161 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 146 (90.68%) Cisco
3 111 (68.94%) Firewall
4 91 (56.52%) WAN
5 86 (53.42%) CCNA
6 76 (47.20%) LAN
7 58 (36.02%) Juniper
8 52 (32.30%) ITIL
8 52 (32.30%) VPN
9 49 (30.43%) Network Security
10 48 (29.81%) HP
10 48 (29.81%) MPLS
11 47 (29.19%) OSPF
11 47 (29.19%) Data Centre
12 45 (27.95%) Wireless
13 44 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
14 40 (24.84%) CheckPoint
15 39 (24.22%) F5
16 38 (23.60%) BGP
17 37 (22.98%) Network Design
18 35 (21.74%) Presales
19 34 (21.12%) Cisco Nexus
20 33 (20.50%) Fortinet
20 33 (20.50%) Load Balancing
21 32 (19.88%) TCP/IP
22 29 (18.01%) VLAN
23 28 (17.39%) Project Management
23 28 (17.39%) Service Delivery
24 26 (16.15%) Windows
24 26 (16.15%) SolarWinds

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 5 (3.11%) CMS
2 3 (1.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.24%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
1 18 (11.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.86%) G Suite
3 2 (1.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 111 (68.94%) Firewall
2 91 (56.52%) WAN
3 76 (47.20%) LAN
4 52 (32.30%) VPN
5 49 (30.43%) Network Security
6 48 (29.81%) MPLS
7 47 (29.19%) OSPF
8 45 (27.95%) Wireless
9 44 (27.33%) Cisco ASA
10 38 (23.60%) BGP
11 34 (21.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 32 (19.88%) TCP/IP
13 29 (18.01%) VLAN
14 24 (14.91%) IPsec
15 21 (13.04%) SNMP
16 20 (12.42%) Cisco ISE
17 19 (11.80%) Cisco Wireless
18 18 (11.18%) WLAN
19 17 (10.56%) DNS
20 15 (9.32%) DHCP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (13.04%) Finance
2 13 (8.07%) Billing
3 7 (4.35%) Retail
4 4 (2.48%) Banking
4 4 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.24%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.62%) Law
6 1 (0.62%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 75 (46.58%) Network Engineer
2 25 (15.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
4 20 (12.42%) Architect
5 18 (11.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 15 (9.32%) Network Architect
6 15 (9.32%) Network Specialist
7 12 (7.45%) Administrator
7 12 (7.45%) Network Administrator
8 8 (4.97%) Juniper Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 6 (3.73%) Cloud Architect
9 6 (3.73%) Consultant
10 5 (3.11%) Analyst
10 5 (3.11%) Network Consultant
11 4 (2.48%) Design Engineer
11 4 (2.48%) Integration Engineer
11 4 (2.48%) IP Engineer
11 4 (2.48%) Security Analyst
11 4 (2.48%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (6.83%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.62%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 47 (29.19%) Data Centre
2 13 (8.07%) FlexPod
3 10 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (5.59%) Driving Licence
5 8 (4.97%) PKI
6 7 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (2.48%) Cyber Attack
7 4 (2.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (1.86%) Enterprise Storage
9 2 (1.24%) CESG
9 2 (1.24%) iPad
10 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.62%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 26 (16.15%) Windows
2 11 (6.83%) Linux
3 7 (4.35%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (2.48%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (2.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.24%) Unix
7 1 (0.62%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.62%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.30%) ITIL
2 37 (22.98%) Network Design
3 35 (21.74%) Presales
4 33 (20.50%) Load Balancing
5 28 (17.39%) Project Management
5 28 (17.39%) Service Delivery
6 26 (16.15%) Network Architecture
7 20 (12.42%) ITIL V3
7 20 (12.42%) Line Management
7 20 (12.42%) Mentoring
8 19 (11.80%) SIEM
8 19 (11.80%) Time Management
9 16 (9.94%) Network Management
10 13 (8.07%) Application Performance Management
10 13 (8.07%) Converged Infrastructure
10 13 (8.07%) Migration
10 13 (8.07%) Performance Management
10 13 (8.07%) Security Management
11 11 (6.83%) Network Monitoring
12 8 (4.97%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 9 (5.59%) C
Qualifications
1 161 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 86 (53.42%) CCNA
3 22 (13.66%) CCIE
4 20 (12.42%) CCDP
5 13 (8.07%) CCDA
6 11 (6.83%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (5.59%) JNCIA
7 9 (5.59%) JNCIS
7 9 (5.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 8 (4.97%) MCSE
9 7 (4.35%) Degree
10 6 (3.73%) CCIP
10 6 (3.73%) JNCIE
10 6 (3.73%) JNCIP
11 5 (3.11%) GIAC
11 5 (3.11%) SANS
11 5 (3.11%) VCP5
12 4 (2.48%) CREST Certified
12 4 (2.48%) DV Cleared
12 4 (2.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.07%) QA
2 10 (6.21%) SLA
3 9 (5.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.11%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.24%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (13.66%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (7.45%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.24%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.62%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 16 (9.94%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.97%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (3.73%) SCVMM
4 5 (3.11%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (3.11%) QRadar
5 4 (2.48%) Host Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.48%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 4 (2.48%) WhatsUp Gold
6 3 (1.86%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (1.24%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 146 (90.68%) Cisco
2 58 (36.02%) Juniper
3 48 (29.81%) HP
4 40 (24.84%) CheckPoint
5 39 (24.22%) F5
6 33 (20.50%) Fortinet
7 26 (16.15%) SolarWinds
8 23 (14.29%) VMware
9 20 (12.42%) Brocade
10 19 (11.80%) Microsoft
11 18 (11.18%) Meraki
12 17 (10.56%) Aruba
13 16 (9.94%) Motorola
14 13 (8.07%) Sourcefire
15 12 (7.45%) Palo Alto
16 9 (5.59%) Citrix
17 6 (3.73%) BMC
17 6 (3.73%) Oracle
18 4 (2.48%) Aerohive Networks
18 4 (2.48%) Tripwire