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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 162 228 180
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -48
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 2016 1452 1779
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.84% 1.27% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.71% 4.66% 5.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1575 1173 1474
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
30031 31161 30625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23591 24788 24798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 31 March 2015 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 31 March 2015. 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 +68 1923 £47,500 - 187
London +64 692 £52,500 +5.00% 58
South East +61 595 £48,000 +6.66% 46
City of London +51 221 £55,000 +4.76% 26
Berkshire +32 177 £50,000 +5.26% 11
Yorkshire +18 173 £45,000 - 16
Hampshire +45 147 £48,000 +6.66% 10
West Yorkshire +38 129 £45,000 +12.50% 7
East of England +1 129 £45,000 +2.85% 9
North West +72 123 £40,000 -20.00% 13
Leeds +30 115 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Surrey +49 98 £47,500 - 8
Reading +19 97 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands +31 92 £41,000 -8.88% 16
South West +23 87 £42,000 +4.34% 21
Manchester +44 76 £40,000 -20.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +17 65 £45,000 +3.44% 6
Bedfordshire +13 46 £46,000 +8.23% 2
Greenwich 0 44 £48,750 -11.36%
Hertfordshire -10 42 £42,500 -10.52% 3
Birmingham +16 40 £57,500 +12.74% 6
South Wales -18 39 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wales -26 39 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Cheshire +28 38 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +42 36 £45,000 +12.50%
Wiltshire +10 36 £42,500 -5.55% 11
Oxfordshire +26 35 £52,500 +20.00% 2
Bristol +17 33 £47,500 +23.37% 6
East Midlands +7 33 £47,500 +14.45% 7
Kent +24 30 £47,500 +5.55% 2

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 3828 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3433 (89.68%) Cisco
3 2197 (57.39%) Firewall
4 1668 (43.57%) CCNA
5 1353 (35.34%) WAN
6 1267 (33.10%) LAN
7 1134 (29.62%) CheckPoint
8 1121 (29.28%) Juniper
9 1105 (28.87%) BGP
10 1097 (28.66%) Cisco ASA
11 1068 (27.90%) MPLS
12 927 (24.22%) Network Security
13 926 (24.19%) VPN
14 915 (23.90%) OSPF
15 810 (21.16%) Cisco Nexus
16 801 (20.92%) Wireless
17 723 (18.89%) F5
18 708 (18.50%) CCIE
19 686 (17.92%) ITIL
20 671 (17.53%) VMware
21 650 (16.98%) Windows
22 583 (15.23%) EIGRP
23 582 (15.20%) TCP/IP
24 544 (14.21%) Microsoft
25 541 (14.13%) VoIP
26 506 (13.22%) Finance
27 473 (12.36%) DNS
28 468 (12.23%) Linux
29 466 (12.17%) Telecoms
30 433 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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
1 181 (4.73%) Lync
2 164 (4.28%) MS Exchange
3 71 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 59 (1.54%) SharePoint
5 45 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
6 36 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
7 25 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
8 16 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 14 (0.37%) IIS
10 11 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
11 10 (0.26%) Apache
12 7 (0.18%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.10%) OpenStack
14 4 (0.10%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.10%) CMS
14 4 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2000
15 3 (0.078%) Node.js
16 2 (0.052%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 235 (6.14%) MS Excel
2 135 (3.53%) MS Office
3 110 (2.87%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.052%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 13 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 9 (0.24%) SAP CRM
3 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.052%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.026%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 37 (0.97%) IaaS
2 34 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (0.65%) Office 365
4 21 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (0.42%) SaaS
6 14 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (0.31%) PaaS
8 3 (0.078%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.052%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2197 (57.39%) Firewall
2 1353 (35.34%) WAN
3 1267 (33.10%) LAN
4 1105 (28.87%) BGP
5 1097 (28.66%) Cisco ASA
6 1068 (27.90%) MPLS
7 927 (24.22%) Network Security
8 926 (24.19%) VPN
9 915 (23.90%) OSPF
10 810 (21.16%) Cisco Nexus
11 801 (20.92%) Wireless
12 583 (15.23%) EIGRP
13 582 (15.20%) TCP/IP
14 541 (14.13%) VoIP
15 473 (12.36%) DNS
16 393 (10.27%) VLAN
17 333 (8.70%) DHCP
18 316 (8.25%) Cisco IOS
19 310 (8.10%) IPsec
20 272 (7.11%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 24 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (0.39%) Data Mining
4 14 (0.37%) MySQL
5 10 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.21%) Big Data
7 7 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (0.13%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.10%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.10%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.078%) Informix
10 3 (0.078%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.078%) Redis
10 3 (0.078%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.052%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.052%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.026%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.026%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 26 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (0.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (0.16%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.10%) Git (software)
6 3 (0.078%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.078%) Subversion
6 3 (0.078%) JIRA
General
1 506 (13.22%) Finance
2 466 (12.17%) Telecoms
3 151 (3.94%) Banking
4 65 (1.70%) Retail
5 47 (1.23%) Law
6 44 (1.15%) Marketing
7 36 (0.94%) Advertising
8 33 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 32 (0.84%) Financial Institution
10 31 (0.81%) Legal
11 30 (0.78%) Games
12 29 (0.76%) Electronics
13 24 (0.63%) Back Office
14 15 (0.39%) Investment Banking
15 13 (0.34%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.29%) French Language
17 7 (0.18%) Military
17 7 (0.18%) Billing
18 6 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.16%) German Language
Job Titles
1 2014 (52.61%) Network Engineer
2 600 (15.67%) Senior Network Engineer
3 407 (10.63%) Consultant
4 293 (7.65%) Cisco Engineer
5 272 (7.11%) Security Engineer
6 233 (6.09%) Network Consultant
7 211 (5.51%) Network Security Engineer
8 198 (5.17%) Support Engineer
8 198 (5.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 189 (4.94%) Analyst
10 171 (4.47%) Architect
11 145 (3.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 136 (3.55%) Network Specialist
13 120 (3.13%) Network Architect
14 119 (3.11%) Network Analyst
15 116 (3.03%) Network Support
16 97 (2.53%) 3rd Line Support
17 88 (2.30%) Security Consultant
18 85 (2.22%) Security Specialist
19 78 (2.04%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (1.57%) XMPP
2 26 (0.68%) CSS
3 10 (0.26%) HTML
4 9 (0.24%) VXML
5 8 (0.21%) LAMP
5 8 (0.21%) ISPF
6 7 (0.18%) Web Services
7 5 (0.13%) Middleware
8 4 (0.10%) COM
9 3 (0.078%) ActiveMQ
9 3 (0.078%) X-Windows
9 3 (0.078%) RabbitMQ
10 2 (0.052%) FreeSWITCH
10 2 (0.052%) XML
10 2 (0.052%) JSP
11 1 (0.026%) .NET
11 1 (0.026%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.026%) CGI
11 1 (0.026%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.026%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 201 (5.25%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 83 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
4 77 (2.01%) Computer Science
5 53 (1.38%) Open Source
6 45 (1.18%) Clustering
7 36 (0.94%) Statistics
8 35 (0.91%) Hedge funds
9 32 (0.84%) PKI
10 28 (0.73%) Thin Client
10 28 (0.73%) Fat Client
11 20 (0.52%) Enterprise Storage
12 19 (0.50%) Replication
13 18 (0.47%) Blackberry
13 18 (0.47%) Client/Server
13 18 (0.47%) FlexPod
14 16 (0.42%) e-Health
15 14 (0.37%) Performance Metrics
16 13 (0.34%) Derivative
16 13 (0.34%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 650 (16.98%) Windows
2 468 (12.23%) Linux
3 186 (4.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 155 (4.05%) UNIX
5 132 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 123 (3.21%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 45 (1.18%) Solaris
9 44 (1.15%) Windows XP
10 43 (1.12%) CentOS
11 41 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 33 (0.86%) Windows 8
13 21 (0.55%) Ubuntu
14 16 (0.42%) SUSE
15 13 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
16 9 (0.24%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.18%) Android
18 7 (0.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 686 (17.92%) ITIL
2 431 (11.26%) Load Balancing
3 385 (10.06%) Network Design
4 282 (7.37%) Network Management
5 249 (6.50%) Network Monitoring
6 246 (6.43%) Project Management
7 222 (5.80%) Service Delivery
8 198 (5.17%) Disaster Recovery
9 191 (4.99%) Mentoring
10 182 (4.75%) Migration
11 167 (4.36%) Incident Management
12 165 (4.31%) Change Management
13 145 (3.79%) Network Architecture
14 129 (3.37%) Information Security
15 126 (3.29%) Capacity Planning
16 109 (2.85%) PRINCE2
17 92 (2.40%) Kalman Filter
18 82 (2.14%) Line Management
18 82 (2.14%) Change Control
19 78 (2.04%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 158 (4.13%) SQL
2 57 (1.49%) PowerShell
3 50 (1.31%) Perl
4 46 (1.20%) Python
5 31 (0.81%) Bash Shell
6 30 (0.78%) PHP
7 19 (0.50%) C
7 19 (0.50%) R
8 15 (0.39%) Shell Script
9 12 (0.31%) Tcl
10 11 (0.29%) Ruby
11 7 (0.18%) VBScript
12 5 (0.13%) VB
13 3 (0.078%) Java
14 2 (0.052%) Ada
15 1 (0.026%) AWK
15 1 (0.026%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.026%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.026%) C#
Qualifications
1 3828 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1668 (43.57%) CCNA
3 708 (18.50%) CCIE
4 376 (9.82%) Security Cleared
5 368 (9.61%) CCSE
6 348 (9.09%) CCDP
7 333 (8.70%) CCSA
8 311 (8.12%) Degree
9 282 (7.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 261 (6.82%) SC Cleared
11 212 (5.54%) MCSE
12 191 (4.99%) CISSP
13 179 (4.68%) CCSP
14 159 (4.15%) JNCIP
15 154 (4.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 140 (3.66%) CCDA
17 126 (3.29%) JNCIA
18 122 (3.19%) MCSA
19 113 (2.95%) CCIP
20 109 (2.85%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 297 (7.76%) SLA
2 92 (2.40%) PCI DSS
3 78 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 30 (0.78%) GPG13
6 11 (0.29%) QA
7 9 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.078%) COBIT
9 2 (0.052%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.052%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.026%) BS7799
10 1 (0.026%) BS25999
System Software
1 433 (11.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 292 (7.63%) Active Directory
3 137 (3.58%) Hyper-V
4 110 (2.87%) vSphere
5 65 (1.70%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (1.36%) VMware ESX
7 41 (1.07%) Firmware
8 30 (0.78%) Squid
9 26 (0.68%) XenApp
10 22 (0.57%) XenServer
10 22 (0.57%) vCloud
11 17 (0.44%) Terminal Services
12 14 (0.37%) Snort
13 11 (0.29%) ProxySG
13 11 (0.29%) UAG
14 10 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
14 10 (0.26%) Xen
15 7 (0.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.16%) Veritas Cluster Server
17 4 (0.10%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 213 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 115 (3.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 107 (2.80%) Cisco Prime
4 97 (2.53%) CiscoWorks
5 86 (2.25%) Cisco UCCE
6 69 (1.80%) OpenView
7 67 (1.75%) Nagios
8 52 (1.36%) Cacti
9 49 (1.28%) FortiGate
10 48 (1.25%) SolarWinds Orion
11 39 (1.02%) SCOM
12 28 (0.73%) Cisco LMS
12 28 (0.73%) Opsview
13 22 (0.57%) SCCM
14 21 (0.55%) HP NNM
15 16 (0.42%) CA Spectrum
16 13 (0.34%) Backup Exec
17 10 (0.26%) Nessus
17 10 (0.26%) NetBackup
17 10 (0.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 3433 (89.68%) Cisco
2 1134 (29.62%) CheckPoint
3 1121 (29.28%) Juniper
4 723 (18.89%) F5
5 671 (17.53%) VMware
6 544 (14.21%) Microsoft
7 418 (10.92%) HP
8 231 (6.03%) Citrix
9 201 (5.25%) SolarWinds
10 181 (4.73%) Blue Coat
11 139 (3.63%) Riverbed
12 123 (3.21%) Avaya
13 116 (3.03%) Fortinet
14 100 (2.61%) Dell
15 85 (2.22%) Aruba
16 78 (2.04%) Nokia
17 74 (1.93%) Red Hat
18 67 (1.75%) Brocade
19 57 (1.49%) Polycom
20 54 (1.41%) SonicWALL
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Connectus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Health, Pension & Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Hays IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-60,000 + Great Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bishop's Stortford, Hertfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newport, Gwent
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £250 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Overtime + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable + package
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, Yorkshire
Thales
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday