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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 180 183 236
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +53
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1910 1849 1400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.89% 1.74% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 6.27% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1556 1137
Average salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.52% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
28359 29471 28730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 28.00% 27.69% 27.30%
Number of salaries quoted 22649 23557 22514
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,823 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 10 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 February 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
(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 +3 1786 £50,000 +5.26% 211
London -26 639 £55,000 +10.00% 62
South East +10 514 £50,000 +7.52% 68
East of England +54 232 £49,000 +3.15% 28
Berkshire +21 215 £55,000 +10.00% 17
West Midlands +38 148 £43,250 -3.88% 14
Reading +27 122 £60,000 +14.28% 9
Yorkshire -39 120 £47,500 +4.39% 14
City of London -35 119 £55,000 +10.00% 14
Surrey +52 111 £45,000 -10.00% 21
Hertfordshire +52 92 £45,000 - 11
Hampshire -2 82 £45,000 -3.22% 11
West Yorkshire -53 80 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Leeds -36 64 £50,000 +4.16% 10
Bedfordshire +12 63 £55,000 +15.78% 3
North West -9 48 £47,500 +26.66% 8
South West -42 46 £40,000 -10.11% 10
East Midlands +41 43 £43,596 +11.07% 5
Birmingham +10 42 £42,000 -26.95% 2
Buckinghamshire -7 42 £35,000 -15.15% 5
Manchester +7 40 £47,500 +26.66% 4
Hemel Hempstead +21 39 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Bedford +27 35 £58,500 +30.00% 2
Scotland +15 35 £47,750 +27.33% 8
Cambridgeshire +8 33 £44,500 -1.11%
Wales -6 33 £48,500 +14.11% 2
Essex +1 32 £50,000 - 10
South Wales -5 32 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Coventry +18 30 £45,000 +22.44% 4
Cambridge +8 30 £45,000 +12.50%

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 3791 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3376 (89.05%) Cisco
3 2098 (55.34%) Firewall
4 1640 (43.26%) CCNA
5 1404 (37.04%) WAN
6 1351 (35.64%) LAN
7 1063 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
8 1028 (27.12%) Juniper
9 1004 (26.48%) CheckPoint
10 980 (25.85%) BGP
11 905 (23.87%) VPN
12 879 (23.19%) MPLS
13 877 (23.13%) Data Centre
14 839 (22.13%) CCIE
15 822 (21.68%) OSPF
15 822 (21.68%) Cisco Nexus
16 804 (21.21%) F5
17 796 (21.00%) Network Security
18 774 (20.42%) Wireless
19 686 (18.10%) Finance
20 676 (17.83%) ITIL
21 609 (16.06%) VMware
22 583 (15.38%) VoIP
23 546 (14.40%) Telecoms
24 537 (14.17%) TCP/IP
25 528 (13.93%) Windows
26 472 (12.45%) Microsoft
27 471 (12.42%) Linux
28 470 (12.40%) Load Balancing
29 419 (11.05%) DNS

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
1 118 (3.11%) MS Exchange
2 97 (2.56%) Skype for Business
3 63 (1.66%) SharePoint
4 57 (1.50%) Apache
5 50 (1.32%) IIS
6 40 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2010
7 36 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
8 22 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 22 (0.58%) OpenStack
9 16 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
11 14 (0.37%) CloudStack
11 14 (0.37%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.34%) Moodle
13 11 (0.29%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
15 7 (0.18%) MTS
16 6 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2000
16 6 (0.16%) SAS
17 3 (0.079%) nginx
Applications
1 194 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 103 (2.72%) MS Office
3 88 (2.32%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.026%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 20 (0.53%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 13 (0.34%) Unit4 Business World
3 4 (0.11%) Bankmaster
3 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.053%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.026%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
2 71 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 70 (1.85%) Office 365
4 36 (0.95%) Cloud Computing
5 28 (0.74%) IaaS
6 26 (0.69%) SaaS
7 12 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 5 (0.13%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.13%) Yammer
10 1 (0.026%) DigitalOcean
10 1 (0.026%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2098 (55.34%) Firewall
2 1404 (37.04%) WAN
3 1351 (35.64%) LAN
4 1063 (28.04%) Cisco ASA
5 980 (25.85%) BGP
6 905 (23.87%) VPN
7 879 (23.19%) MPLS
8 822 (21.68%) Cisco Nexus
8 822 (21.68%) OSPF
9 796 (21.00%) Network Security
10 774 (20.42%) Wireless
11 583 (15.38%) VoIP
12 537 (14.17%) TCP/IP
13 419 (11.05%) DNS
14 387 (10.21%) EIGRP
15 362 (9.55%) Internet
16 354 (9.34%) VLAN
17 333 (8.78%) Cisco IOS
18 265 (6.99%) DHCP
19 252 (6.65%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (3.32%) SQL Server
2 44 (1.16%) MySQL
3 36 (0.95%) MongoDB
4 22 (0.58%) NoSQL
5 17 (0.45%) Big Data
6 15 (0.40%) Informix
7 14 (0.37%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 9 (0.24%) Couchbase
9 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
12 5 (0.13%) GIS
12 5 (0.13%) RDBMS
12 5 (0.13%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.079%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.079%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.053%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.053%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 36 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 28 (0.74%) Subversion
3 19 (0.50%) Sonatype Nexus
4 16 (0.42%) Git (software)
5 15 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 14 (0.37%) JIRA
7 13 (0.34%) PHPUnit
8 4 (0.11%) Hudson
8 4 (0.11%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.053%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.053%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.053%) Visual Studio
10 1 (0.026%) GitLab
General
1 686 (18.10%) Finance
2 546 (14.40%) Telecoms
3 249 (6.57%) Banking
4 103 (2.72%) Retail
5 51 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 36 (0.95%) Financial Institution
7 34 (0.90%) Marketing
8 31 (0.82%) Legal
9 30 (0.79%) Billing
9 30 (0.79%) Law
10 29 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
11 28 (0.74%) Back Office
12 27 (0.71%) Games
12 27 (0.71%) German Language
13 25 (0.66%) French Language
14 23 (0.61%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.40%) Advertising
15 15 (0.40%) Online Betting
16 11 (0.29%) Multimedia
17 9 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 1976 (52.12%) Network Engineer
2 876 (23.11%) Cisco Engineer
3 695 (18.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 572 (15.09%) Senior Network Engineer
5 349 (9.21%) Security Engineer
6 315 (8.31%) Consultant
7 309 (8.15%) Network Security Engineer
8 268 (7.07%) Network Support
9 266 (7.02%) Support Engineer
10 252 (6.65%) Analyst
11 248 (6.54%) Architect
12 227 (5.99%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 203 (5.35%) Network Analyst
14 192 (5.06%) Network Support Engineer
15 188 (4.96%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 175 (4.62%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
17 170 (4.48%) Voice Engineer
18 161 (4.25%) Network Consultant
19 148 (3.90%) Network Architect
20 139 (3.67%) Firewall Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (2.93%) XMPP
2 56 (1.48%) 802.1X
3 32 (0.84%) LAMP
4 24 (0.63%) CSS
5 18 (0.47%) REST
5 18 (0.47%) XML
6 17 (0.45%) ActiveMQ
6 17 (0.45%) RabbitMQ
7 14 (0.37%) jQuery
7 14 (0.37%) JSON
7 14 (0.37%) SOAP
8 13 (0.34%) CakePHP
8 13 (0.34%) VXML
9 12 (0.32%) Web Services
10 10 (0.26%) COM
11 4 (0.11%) Middleware
11 4 (0.11%) RFC 2547
11 4 (0.11%) XSLT
12 3 (0.079%) LEMP Stack
12 3 (0.079%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 877 (23.13%) Data Centre
2 214 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (2.77%) Computer Science
4 102 (2.69%) Driving Licence
5 92 (2.43%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 79 (2.08%) Video Conferencing
7 62 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 39 (1.03%) Statistics
9 35 (0.92%) Hedge funds
9 35 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
10 25 (0.66%) Private Cloud
11 24 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
12 23 (0.61%) iPad
13 21 (0.55%) EMC VNX
14 20 (0.53%) Internet of Things
14 20 (0.53%) PKI
14 20 (0.53%) Public Cloud
15 19 (0.50%) Eurex
16 18 (0.47%) Clustering
17 17 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 528 (13.93%) Windows
2 471 (12.42%) Linux
3 241 (6.36%) Windows Server
4 140 (3.69%) Unix
5 135 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 110 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 73 (1.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 61 (1.61%) Windows Server 2003
9 50 (1.32%) CentOS
10 36 (0.95%) Windows 8
11 25 (0.66%) CatOS
12 24 (0.63%) Ubuntu
13 20 (0.53%) Solaris
13 20 (0.53%) Windows 7
14 17 (0.45%) Windows 10
15 11 (0.29%) Debian
16 9 (0.24%) AIX
17 8 (0.21%) Fedora
17 8 (0.21%) Windows XP
18 6 (0.16%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (17.83%) ITIL
2 470 (12.40%) Load Balancing
3 416 (10.97%) Network Design
4 333 (8.78%) Presales
5 269 (7.10%) Network Management
6 256 (6.75%) Network Monitoring
7 221 (5.83%) Mentoring
8 192 (5.06%) High Availability
9 178 (4.70%) Project Management
10 162 (4.27%) Incident Management
11 161 (4.25%) Migration
12 145 (3.82%) Information Security
13 144 (3.80%) E-Commerce
14 142 (3.75%) Root Cause Analysis
15 135 (3.56%) Change Management
16 134 (3.53%) Disaster Recovery
17 131 (3.46%) Network Architecture
18 130 (3.43%) Capacity Planning
19 128 (3.38%) Service Delivery
20 96 (2.53%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 141 (3.72%) Python
2 121 (3.19%) SQL
3 103 (2.72%) Perl
4 66 (1.74%) C
5 56 (1.48%) Bash Shell
6 52 (1.37%) PHP
7 48 (1.27%) PowerShell
8 27 (0.71%) Ruby
9 18 (0.47%) JavaScript
10 13 (0.34%) Java
11 11 (0.29%) Tcl
12 8 (0.21%) Shell Script
13 6 (0.16%) VB
14 5 (0.13%) C++
15 4 (0.11%) VBScript
16 2 (0.053%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3791 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1640 (43.26%) CCNA
3 839 (22.13%) CCIE
4 327 (8.63%) Degree
5 326 (8.60%) CCDP
6 294 (7.76%) Security Cleared
7 252 (6.65%) CCSE
8 238 (6.28%) CCVP
9 227 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
10 219 (5.78%) SC Cleared
11 215 (5.67%) CCNP Voice
12 210 (5.54%) CCSA
13 207 (5.46%) CCSP
14 187 (4.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 172 (4.54%) MCSE
16 164 (4.33%) CCDA
17 133 (3.51%) CCIP
18 123 (3.24%) CISSP
18 123 (3.24%) JNCIA
19 105 (2.77%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 296 (7.81%) SLA
2 96 (2.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (0.98%) PCI DSS
4 34 (0.90%) QA
5 30 (0.79%) COBIT
6 28 (0.74%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.24%) JSP 440
8 3 (0.079%) PA-DSS
9 2 (0.053%) GPG13
9 2 (0.053%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.053%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 2 (0.053%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.053%) ISO27002
10 1 (0.026%) BS25999
10 1 (0.026%) SAS 70
System Software
1 385 (10.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 296 (7.81%) Active Directory
3 122 (3.22%) vSphere
4 94 (2.48%) Hyper-V
5 31 (0.82%) XenApp
6 23 (0.61%) NFS
7 21 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.47%) XenServer
9 16 (0.42%) vCloud
10 15 (0.40%) Firmware
11 13 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
12 9 (0.24%) Terminal Services
12 9 (0.24%) VMware ESX
13 8 (0.21%) Forefront TMG
14 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
14 7 (0.18%) ProxySG
15 6 (0.16%) KVM
15 6 (0.16%) Xen
15 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.11%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 263 (6.94%) Cisco CUCM
2 207 (5.46%) Cisco UCCX
3 140 (3.69%) Cisco UCCE
4 104 (2.74%) Nagios
5 90 (2.37%) FortiGate
6 72 (1.90%) Cacti
7 70 (1.85%) CiscoWorks
8 63 (1.66%) SolarWinds Orion
9 58 (1.53%) Puppet
10 53 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
11 38 (1.00%) Cisco LMS
12 34 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
13 31 (0.82%) SCCM
14 27 (0.71%) CA Spectrum
15 26 (0.69%) HP NNM
16 24 (0.63%) Graphite
17 22 (0.58%) Backup Exec
17 22 (0.58%) Netcool
18 20 (0.53%) Salt
19 19 (0.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 3376 (89.05%) Cisco
2 1028 (27.12%) Juniper
3 1004 (26.48%) CheckPoint
4 804 (21.21%) F5
5 609 (16.06%) VMware
6 472 (12.45%) Microsoft
7 402 (10.60%) Palo Alto
8 285 (7.52%) HP
9 251 (6.62%) SolarWinds
10 193 (5.09%) Citrix
11 156 (4.12%) Riverbed
12 152 (4.01%) Avaya
13 135 (3.56%) Blue Coat
14 122 (3.22%) Meraki
15 105 (2.77%) Fortinet
16 104 (2.74%) Red Box
17 95 (2.51%) Aruba
18 93 (2.45%) Red Hat
19 75 (1.98%) Nortel
20 66 (1.74%) EMC
London
Kite Real Estate
Salary: Up to £50k + £4k car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: On-call, Bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £100,000 to £120,000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne, Lancashire
Mahler Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £32000.00 - £36000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Feltham, Middlesex
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Overtime
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum, Benefits Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent base salary, plus on-call, bonus and benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Hertfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£85,000 plus Car Allowance and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £53000 - £65000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago