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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 193 230 196
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -34
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1741 1293 1746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.53% 1.22% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.64% 4.52% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1405 1113 1538
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £63,550 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%

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
30846 28630 33892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.04% 26.93% 28.76%
Number of salaries quoted 24022 23340 28574
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 16 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK over the 3 months to 16 September 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 1640 £47,500 +5.55% 197
London +82 609 £52,500 +5.00% 80
South East -22 409 £46,000 -3.15% 51
Yorkshire +64 278 £45,000 +2.27% 10
West Yorkshire +66 236 £43,000 +3.61% 10
Leeds +71 214 £45,000 +8.43% 9
City of London +60 210 £52,500 - 33
East of England +52 152 £47,500 +18.75% 18
Berkshire -25 127 £50,000 - 21
West Midlands +27 105 £47,500 +8.57% 13
Hertfordshire +41 89 £45,000 +20.80% 11
Surrey -3 76 £45,500 +1.11% 9
Birmingham +36 75 £51,250 +7.89% 4
Hampshire -10 73 £45,000 +5.88% 8
Reading -5 67 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Wales 0 52 £42,500 -10.52% 5
South West -25 52 £45,000 +5.88% 18
South Wales -3 50 £42,500 -10.52% 5
Bedfordshire +12 34 £50,000 +17.64% 2
North West -66 34 £40,250 +6.62% 11
Kent +19 31 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Buckinghamshire -3 28 £52,500 +23.52% 2
East Midlands -8 26 £38,750 -22.50%
West Sussex 0 25 £37,500 -46.42%
Wiltshire -2 24 £45,000 -7.69% 2
Watford +13 23 £42,500 +8.97% 2
Oxfordshire +6 23 £46,500 +3.33% 2
Hemel Hempstead - 20 £56,250 -
High Wycombe +2 18 £52,500 +25.00% 1
South Yorkshire -14 18 £47,500 -

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP.

1 3344 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2987 (89.32%) Cisco
3 1851 (55.35%) Firewall
4 1480 (44.26%) CCNA
5 1286 (38.46%) WAN
6 1149 (34.36%) LAN
7 999 (29.87%) Juniper
8 949 (28.38%) CheckPoint
9 865 (25.87%) MPLS
10 853 (25.51%) Cisco ASA
11 838 (25.06%) BGP
12 786 (23.50%) VPN
13 730 (21.83%) OSPF
14 726 (21.71%) Network Security
15 674 (20.16%) VMware
16 644 (19.26%) F5
17 639 (19.11%) Windows
18 623 (18.63%) CCIE
19 514 (15.37%) ITIL
20 500 (14.95%) Microsoft
21 467 (13.97%) Wireless
22 466 (13.94%) TCP/IP
23 456 (13.64%) VoIP
24 443 (13.25%) Finance
25 429 (12.83%) Cisco Nexus
26 420 (12.56%) Linux
27 414 (12.38%) Telecoms
28 394 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
29 385 (11.51%) Load Balancing
30 368 (11.00%) EIGRP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CCNP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCNP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 227 (6.79%) MS Exchange
2 138 (4.13%) Lync
3 121 (3.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 93 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
5 90 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 67 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 45 (1.35%) IIS
8 31 (0.93%) Apache
9 23 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (0.48%) Tomcat
12 10 (0.30%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
13 8 (0.24%) GroupWise
13 8 (0.24%) Lotus Domino
14 6 (0.18%) SAS
15 3 (0.090%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.060%) nginx
17 1 (0.030%) IBM Notes
17 1 (0.030%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 247 (7.39%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 84 (2.51%) MS Office
4 5 (0.15%) MS Project
4 5 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.090%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.030%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.15%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.090%) Summit
4 1 (0.030%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.030%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 46 (1.38%) Office 365
2 28 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (0.39%) SaaS
5 11 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.24%) IaaS
7 5 (0.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1851 (55.35%) Firewall
2 1286 (38.46%) WAN
3 1149 (34.36%) LAN
4 865 (25.87%) MPLS
5 853 (25.51%) Cisco ASA
6 838 (25.06%) BGP
7 786 (23.50%) VPN
8 730 (21.83%) OSPF
9 726 (21.71%) Network Security
10 467 (13.97%) Wireless
11 466 (13.94%) TCP/IP
12 456 (13.64%) VoIP
13 429 (12.83%) Cisco Nexus
14 368 (11.00%) EIGRP
15 330 (9.87%) DNS
16 273 (8.16%) IPsec
17 252 (7.54%) SAN
18 240 (7.18%) Cisco IOS
19 236 (7.06%) DHCP
20 223 (6.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 39 (1.17%) MySQL
3 24 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.30%) Oracle Database
4 10 (0.30%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (0.27%) Data Mining
5 9 (0.27%) Informix
6 8 (0.24%) Relational Database
7 7 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (0.21%) RDBMS
8 6 (0.18%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 17 (0.51%) Metasploit
2 8 (0.24%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.24%) JIRA
2 8 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.21%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 6 (0.18%) Hudson
4 6 (0.18%) Subversion
5 4 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.030%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.030%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 443 (13.25%) Finance
2 414 (12.38%) Telecoms
3 139 (4.16%) Banking
4 83 (2.48%) Retail
5 54 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 37 (1.11%) Legal
7 33 (0.99%) Law
8 21 (0.63%) Advertising
8 21 (0.63%) Back Office
9 19 (0.57%) Games
10 17 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 15 (0.45%) French Language
12 14 (0.42%) German Language
13 12 (0.36%) Marketing
13 12 (0.36%) Multimedia
13 12 (0.36%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.30%) Electronics
15 8 (0.24%) Italian Language
15 8 (0.24%) Manufacturing
16 6 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1663 (49.73%) Network Engineer
2 440 (13.16%) Senior Network Engineer
3 314 (9.39%) Consultant
4 296 (8.85%) Security Engineer
5 225 (6.73%) Analyst
6 218 (6.52%) Architect
7 205 (6.13%) Support Engineer
8 200 (5.98%) Network Security Engineer
9 174 (5.20%) Cisco Engineer
10 164 (4.90%) Network Analyst
11 162 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 154 (4.61%) Network Consultant
12 154 (4.61%) Network Architect
13 152 (4.55%) Network Support
14 136 (4.07%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 98 (2.93%) 3rd Line Support
16 91 (2.72%) Network Support Engineer
17 85 (2.54%) Network Specialist
18 83 (2.48%) Team Leader
19 75 (2.24%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (0.84%) XMPP
2 25 (0.75%) CSS
3 21 (0.63%) Web Services
4 10 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (0.27%) SAML
5 9 (0.27%) OpenID
5 9 (0.27%) SailPoint
5 9 (0.27%) OAuth
6 8 (0.24%) ODBC
7 6 (0.18%) Middleware
8 5 (0.15%) SOAP
8 5 (0.15%) VXML
8 5 (0.15%) RESTful
8 5 (0.15%) Ember.js
8 5 (0.15%) WCF
8 5 (0.15%) jQuery
9 3 (0.090%) LAMP
10 2 (0.060%) ServiceStack
10 2 (0.060%) .NET
10 2 (0.060%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 192 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 83 (2.48%) Management Information System
4 66 (1.97%) Video Conferencing
5 47 (1.41%) Clustering
6 38 (1.14%) PKI
6 38 (1.14%) Statistics
7 30 (0.90%) Hedge funds
8 25 (0.75%) Firmware
9 23 (0.69%) Cryptography
10 20 (0.60%) SecurID
11 19 (0.57%) Enterprise Storage
12 15 (0.45%) Mathematics
13 14 (0.42%) iPhone
14 13 (0.39%) Thin Client
14 13 (0.39%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.36%) Blackberry
16 11 (0.33%) Open Source
16 11 (0.33%) Smart Meter
17 10 (0.30%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 639 (19.11%) Windows
2 420 (12.56%) Linux
3 242 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 163 (4.87%) UNIX
5 130 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 115 (3.44%) Windows Server 2012
7 93 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 70 (2.09%) Windows 7
9 63 (1.88%) Solaris
10 48 (1.44%) Windows XP
11 44 (1.32%) CentOS
12 17 (0.51%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.39%) Windows Vista
14 10 (0.30%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.24%) Android
15 8 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 8 (0.24%) SUSE
16 6 (0.18%) Windows 2000
17 4 (0.12%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.12%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (15.37%) ITIL
2 385 (11.51%) Load Balancing
3 345 (10.32%) Network Design
4 279 (8.34%) Network Management
5 239 (7.15%) Project Management
6 162 (4.84%) Change Management
7 149 (4.46%) Incident Management
8 147 (4.40%) Information Security
9 140 (4.19%) Network Monitoring
10 121 (3.62%) Mentoring
11 117 (3.50%) PRINCE2
12 114 (3.41%) Network Architecture
12 114 (3.41%) E-Commerce
13 106 (3.17%) Low Latency
14 96 (2.87%) Disaster Recovery
14 96 (2.87%) Service Delivery
15 95 (2.84%) Capacity Planning
16 86 (2.57%) Change Control
17 69 (2.06%) Migration
18 63 (1.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (3.26%) SQL
2 107 (3.20%) Perl
3 77 (2.30%) PowerShell
4 53 (1.58%) PHP
5 39 (1.17%) Python
5 39 (1.17%) Bash Shell
6 32 (0.96%) Tcl
7 26 (0.78%) C
8 24 (0.72%) Shell Script
9 19 (0.57%) Java
10 14 (0.42%) Ruby
11 8 (0.24%) C++
12 6 (0.18%) C#
13 5 (0.15%) Delphi
13 5 (0.15%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.15%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.15%) VB
14 4 (0.12%) PowerHouse
15 3 (0.090%) VBScript
16 2 (0.060%) AWK
Qualifications
1 3344 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1480 (44.26%) CCNA
3 623 (18.63%) CCIE
4 322 (9.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 299 (8.94%) CCDP
6 286 (8.55%) Degree
7 280 (8.37%) CCSE
8 267 (7.98%) MCSE
9 225 (6.73%) CCSA
10 216 (6.46%) CCIP
11 214 (6.40%) Security Cleared
12 206 (6.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 202 (6.04%) CCSP
14 160 (4.78%) CISSP
15 152 (4.55%) SC Cleared
16 146 (4.37%) MCSA
17 137 (4.10%) JNCIA
18 100 (2.99%) JNCIS
19 97 (2.90%) CCDA
20 94 (2.81%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 194 (5.80%) SLA
2 64 (1.91%) PCI DSS
3 53 (1.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.75%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 17 (0.51%) GPG13
6 14 (0.42%) QA
7 8 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.090%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.060%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.030%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 394 (11.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 294 (8.79%) Active Directory
3 112 (3.35%) vSphere
4 92 (2.75%) Hyper-V
5 74 (2.21%) VMware ESXi
6 72 (2.15%) VMware ESX
7 45 (1.35%) XenApp
8 35 (1.05%) Snort
9 29 (0.87%) vCloud
10 27 (0.81%) UAG
11 25 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 23 (0.69%) Forefront TMG
13 21 (0.63%) ProxySG
13 21 (0.63%) Nmap
14 19 (0.57%) KVM
15 18 (0.54%) Terminal Services
16 17 (0.51%) Squid
17 14 (0.42%) ISA Server
18 10 (0.30%) XenServer
19 7 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 113 (3.38%) Cisco CUCM
2 46 (1.38%) CiscoWorks
3 42 (1.26%) Cacti
4 40 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
5 39 (1.17%) Cisco UCCX
6 37 (1.11%) FortiGate
7 34 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
7 34 (1.02%) OpenView
8 33 (0.99%) Nagios
9 30 (0.90%) SCCM
10 27 (0.81%) Backup Exec
11 26 (0.78%) SCOM
12 22 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
13 19 (0.57%) HP NNM
14 15 (0.45%) Norton AntiVirus
14 15 (0.45%) Netcool
14 15 (0.45%) SCSM
15 11 (0.33%) Nessus
16 10 (0.30%) NetBackup
17 8 (0.24%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2987 (89.32%) Cisco
2 999 (29.87%) Juniper
3 949 (28.38%) CheckPoint
4 674 (20.16%) VMware
5 644 (19.26%) F5
6 500 (14.95%) Microsoft
7 290 (8.67%) HP
8 225 (6.73%) Blue Coat
9 214 (6.40%) Citrix
10 184 (5.50%) SolarWinds
11 124 (3.71%) Aruba
12 116 (3.47%) Riverbed
13 97 (2.90%) NetApp
14 90 (2.69%) Avaya
15 89 (2.66%) Red Hat
16 75 (2.24%) Fortinet
17 69 (2.06%) Websense
18 68 (2.03%) McAfee
19 63 (1.88%) Dell
20 60 (1.79%) Symantec
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum £50k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
EXCELerate
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum £60k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
EXCELerate
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum £55k & Bonus & Corporate Benefits Pa
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £50000 to £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Car + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 20% bonus + much more
Posted: Yesterday
London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Computer People
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + e
Posted: Yesterday
Greenford, Middlesex
LA International
Salary: £45000 per annum + 3k car allowance, 5k bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Depending on Experience
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kelway Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus great benefits and career progression
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + + 30% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday