The table below looks at the statistics for CCNP in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 194 194 201
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1636 1864 1807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.71% 1.72% 1.58%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.57% 6.31% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1418 1562 1454
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,900 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-7.57% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
24919 29540 31095
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.04% 27.29% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 20051 23835 24286
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

CCNP Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCNP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK.

CCNP Salary Trend in the UK

CCNP
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNP over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 within the UK.

CCNP Salary Histogram in the UK

CCNP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -7 1538 £45,000 -10.00% 113
South East +29 559 £45,000 -10.00% 37
London -42 492 £55,000 - 35
Surrey +33 141 £42,500 -10.52% 8
East of England +15 127 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Berkshire -13 127 £55,000 +1.85% 6
West Midlands -15 114 £45,000 - 9
Hampshire +55 112 £43,000 -5.23% 12
North West +34 78 £39,000 -22.00% 11
Hertfordshire +33 75 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Yorkshire -40 72 £42,500 -5.55% 8
City of London -5 66 £55,000 -2.65% 11
Kent +63 65 £38,000 -13.14% 2
Manchester +35 63 £37,500 -11.76% 10
Reading +17 61 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Buckinghamshire -17 61 £42,500 -12.82% 4
South West -24 59 £39,000 -13.33% 6
West Yorkshire -35 51 £42,500 -5.55% 7
Leeds -35 42 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Birmingham -44 42 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Scotland +32 41 £40,000 -9.09% 3
Reigate +22 36 £45,000 -18.18% 1
Edinburgh +34 34 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Hemel Hempstead +13 32 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Milton Keynes -11 32 £41,000 -13.68%
Camberley +12 31 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Basingstoke -4 30 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Wales +21 28 £45,000 +33.33% 3
East Midlands -5 27 £40,000 +5.03% 2
Southampton +19 25 £35,000 -23.49% 4

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 September 2016, 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 with a requirement for CCNP.

1 3273 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2896 (88.48%) Cisco
3 1918 (58.60%) Firewall
4 1662 (50.78%) CCNA
5 1224 (37.40%) WAN
6 1086 (33.18%) LAN
7 951 (29.06%) CheckPoint
8 950 (29.03%) VPN
9 914 (27.93%) Cisco ASA
10 896 (27.38%) BGP
11 858 (26.21%) Juniper
12 806 (24.63%) MPLS
13 763 (23.31%) OSPF
14 746 (22.79%) Network Security
15 732 (22.36%) Wireless
16 690 (21.08%) CCIE
17 688 (21.02%) ITIL
18 616 (18.82%) Data Centre
19 593 (18.12%) Cisco Nexus
20 582 (17.78%) F5
21 554 (16.93%) Finance
22 489 (14.94%) Telecoms
23 481 (14.70%) VoIP
24 473 (14.45%) VMware
25 443 (13.53%) TCP/IP
26 424 (12.95%) EIGRP
27 409 (12.50%) Windows
28 393 (12.01%) Palo Alto
29 364 (11.12%) DNS
30 350 (10.69%) Microsoft

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 128 (3.91%) MS Exchange
2 48 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2007
4 44 (1.34%) Skype for Business
5 37 (1.13%) IIS
6 26 (0.79%) Apache
7 15 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (0.46%) SharePoint
8 14 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.12%) SAS
10 2 (0.061%) nginx
10 2 (0.061%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.031%) CMS
11 1 (0.031%) Exchange Server 2000
11 1 (0.031%) Exchange Server 2003
11 1 (0.031%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.031%) WebSphere
Applications
1 173 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 77 (2.35%) MS Visio
3 54 (1.65%) MS Office
4 24 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 16 (0.49%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (0.58%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 6 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.061%) Bankmaster
Cloud Services
1 68 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (1.77%) Office 365
3 39 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (1.10%) SaaS
5 19 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.24%) IaaS
7 7 (0.21%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.12%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (0.092%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.031%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.031%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1918 (58.60%) Firewall
2 1224 (37.40%) WAN
3 1086 (33.18%) LAN
4 950 (29.03%) VPN
5 914 (27.93%) Cisco ASA
6 896 (27.38%) BGP
7 806 (24.63%) MPLS
8 763 (23.31%) OSPF
9 746 (22.79%) Network Security
10 732 (22.36%) Wireless
11 593 (18.12%) Cisco Nexus
12 481 (14.70%) VoIP
13 443 (13.53%) TCP/IP
14 424 (12.95%) EIGRP
15 364 (11.12%) DNS
16 301 (9.20%) Cisco IOS
17 268 (8.19%) Internet
18 263 (8.04%) VLAN
19 228 (6.97%) DHCP
20 215 (6.57%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (1.34%) SQL Server
2 25 (0.76%) MySQL
3 20 (0.61%) MongoDB
4 19 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 15 (0.46%) Relational Database
6 8 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
9 5 (0.15%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.092%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.061%) Big Data
12 1 (0.031%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.031%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.031%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.031%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 24 (0.73%) Subversion
2 22 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 19 (0.58%) PHPUnit
4 12 (0.37%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.27%) Metasploit
6 8 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.031%) Jenkins
General
1 554 (16.93%) Finance
2 489 (14.94%) Telecoms
3 180 (5.50%) Banking
4 79 (2.41%) Retail
5 37 (1.13%) Games
6 35 (1.07%) Legal
7 32 (0.98%) Marketing
8 30 (0.92%) Investment Banking
9 29 (0.89%) Law
10 27 (0.82%) Advertising
11 22 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 17 (0.52%) Back Office
13 15 (0.46%) Publishing
14 14 (0.43%) Italian Language
14 14 (0.43%) Manufacturing
15 13 (0.40%) French Language
16 10 (0.31%) Electronics
16 10 (0.31%) Military
17 9 (0.27%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1754 (53.59%) Network Engineer
2 692 (21.14%) Cisco Engineer
3 550 (16.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 473 (14.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 309 (9.44%) Security Engineer
6 295 (9.01%) Support Engineer
7 277 (8.46%) Network Security Engineer
8 253 (7.73%) Consultant
9 243 (7.42%) Network Support
10 220 (6.72%) Analyst
11 193 (5.90%) Network Support Engineer
12 176 (5.38%) Network Consultant
13 162 (4.95%) Architect
14 159 (4.86%) Network Analyst
15 137 (4.19%) Senior Cisco Engineer
16 130 (3.97%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 126 (3.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 124 (3.79%) Cisco Support
19 121 (3.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
20 117 (3.57%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (2.93%) 802.1X
2 52 (1.59%) XMPP
3 22 (0.67%) JSON
3 22 (0.67%) LAMP
3 22 (0.67%) XML
4 20 (0.61%) REST
4 20 (0.61%) SOAP
5 19 (0.58%) CakePHP
5 19 (0.58%) jQuery
5 19 (0.58%) Web Services
6 8 (0.24%) CSS
7 5 (0.15%) Middleware
7 5 (0.15%) VXML
8 4 (0.12%) COM
8 4 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.12%) RFC 2547
9 2 (0.061%) OAuth
9 2 (0.061%) OpenID
9 2 (0.061%) SailPoint
9 2 (0.061%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 616 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 215 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 90 (2.75%) Management Information System
4 82 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 66 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 56 (1.71%) Video Conferencing
7 45 (1.37%) Driving Licence
8 44 (1.34%) RSA SecurID
8 44 (1.34%) Virtual Team
9 37 (1.13%) Clustering
10 34 (1.04%) Statistics
11 30 (0.92%) PKI
12 23 (0.70%) Internet of Things
12 23 (0.70%) IVR
13 22 (0.67%) Private Cloud
14 17 (0.52%) Cryptography
14 17 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (0.52%) Fintech
14 17 (0.52%) iPad
15 15 (0.46%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 409 (12.50%) Windows
2 346 (10.57%) Linux
3 169 (5.16%) Windows Server
4 148 (4.52%) Unix
5 88 (2.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 64 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
7 60 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 53 (1.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 36 (1.10%) CentOS
10 16 (0.49%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.46%) Solaris
12 14 (0.43%) Debian
13 12 (0.37%) Ubuntu
13 12 (0.37%) Windows 10
14 9 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
14 9 (0.27%) Windows 8
15 8 (0.24%) Mac OS X
16 7 (0.21%) VyOS
17 6 (0.18%) AIX
17 6 (0.18%) CatOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 688 (21.02%) ITIL
2 343 (10.48%) Network Design
3 289 (8.83%) Network Management
4 281 (8.59%) Load Balancing
5 219 (6.69%) Change Management
6 217 (6.63%) Presales
7 206 (6.29%) Project Management
8 183 (5.59%) High Availability
8 183 (5.59%) Network Monitoring
9 167 (5.10%) Service Delivery
10 144 (4.40%) Change Control
11 143 (4.37%) Mentoring
12 134 (4.09%) Disaster Recovery
13 113 (3.45%) Network Architecture
14 107 (3.27%) Kalman Filter
15 106 (3.24%) Migration
16 104 (3.18%) Incident Management
17 101 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
18 98 (2.99%) SIEM
19 92 (2.81%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 110 (3.36%) SQL
2 101 (3.09%) Python
3 80 (2.44%) Perl
4 51 (1.56%) C
5 44 (1.34%) PowerShell
6 36 (1.10%) PHP
7 31 (0.95%) Bash Shell
8 25 (0.76%) Ruby
9 21 (0.64%) JavaScript
9 21 (0.64%) Shell Script
10 15 (0.46%) Tcl
11 5 (0.15%) C++
12 4 (0.12%) Java
12 4 (0.12%) VB
13 2 (0.061%) VBScript
14 1 (0.031%) Korn
14 1 (0.031%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3273 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1662 (50.78%) CCNA
3 690 (21.08%) CCIE
4 290 (8.86%) Security Cleared
5 237 (7.24%) CCSE
6 234 (7.15%) CCDP
6 234 (7.15%) Degree
7 218 (6.66%) SC Cleared
8 216 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
9 194 (5.93%) CCSA
10 174 (5.32%) CCSP
11 156 (4.77%) CISSP
12 152 (4.64%) JNCIA
13 146 (4.46%) MCSE
14 143 (4.37%) CCIP
14 143 (4.37%) JNCIS
15 134 (4.09%) CCNP Voice
16 129 (3.94%) JNCIP
17 124 (3.79%) CCVP
18 120 (3.67%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 272 (8.31%) SLA
2 158 (4.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 121 (3.70%) PCI DSS
4 47 (1.44%) QA
5 16 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 12 (0.37%) HIPAA
7 9 (0.27%) GPG13
8 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
9 6 (0.18%) JSP 440
10 5 (0.15%) COBIT
10 5 (0.15%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.092%) SAS 70
System Software
1 304 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 220 (6.72%) Active Directory
3 94 (2.87%) Hyper-V
4 80 (2.44%) vSphere
5 61 (1.86%) Firmware
6 53 (1.62%) XenApp
7 47 (1.44%) VMware ESX
8 29 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
9 15 (0.46%) vCloud
9 15 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
10 14 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 14 (0.43%) Xen
11 11 (0.34%) KVM
12 9 (0.27%) ProxySG
13 6 (0.18%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.15%) Forefront TMG
14 5 (0.15%) Snort
14 5 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.12%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 218 (6.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 136 (4.16%) Cisco UCCX
3 93 (2.84%) Cisco UCCE
4 88 (2.69%) FortiGate
5 86 (2.63%) Cisco Prime
6 69 (2.11%) Nagios
7 30 (0.92%) Cacti
8 28 (0.86%) Puppet
9 24 (0.73%) SCOM
10 22 (0.67%) SCCM
11 21 (0.64%) OpenNMS
12 20 (0.61%) Nessus
13 17 (0.52%) QRadar
14 14 (0.43%) SolarWinds Orion
15 13 (0.40%) OpenView
16 12 (0.37%) HP NNM
16 12 (0.37%) Netcool
16 12 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
17 11 (0.34%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 11 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 2896 (88.48%) Cisco
2 951 (29.06%) CheckPoint
3 858 (26.21%) Juniper
4 582 (17.78%) F5
5 473 (14.45%) VMware
6 393 (12.01%) Palo Alto
7 350 (10.69%) Microsoft
8 198 (6.05%) HP
8 198 (6.05%) SolarWinds
9 166 (5.07%) Citrix
10 165 (5.04%) Fortinet
11 164 (5.01%) Avaya
12 103 (3.15%) Meraki
13 102 (3.12%) Riverbed
14 99 (3.02%) Extreme Networks
15 77 (2.35%) NetApp
16 75 (2.29%) Splunk
17 70 (2.14%) Aruba
18 68 (2.08%) Blue Coat
19 66 (2.02%) Brocade
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Global Company
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maxfield Search & Selection
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum + on call allowance + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcestershire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 50,000-55,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Brentwood, Essex
Manpower
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £380000 - £450000 Per Annum Phone, Laptop and company Vehicle
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Health, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 Per Annum Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago