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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 192 219 192
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -27
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1818 1575 1647
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.34% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.08% 4.93% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1478 1293 1417
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.76% -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
29880 31924 29713
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.22% 27.12% 27.28%
Number of salaries quoted 23802 25041 23912
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 £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +32 1746 £50,000 +7.52% 177
London +27 611 £55,000 +4.76% 62
South East +61 556 £50,000 +11.11% 54
Yorkshire -31 159 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East of England +50 153 £47,250 +2.16% 7
Berkshire +15 152 £52,500 +31.25% 17
City of London -18 146 £56,500 +7.61% 14
West Midlands +37 145 £47,500 +5.55% 12
Surrey +24 140 £50,000 +5.26% 9
West Yorkshire -21 121 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Leeds -23 114 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Buckinghamshire +68 109 £50,000 +80.18% 12
Birmingham +30 104 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Milton Keynes +53 68 £50,000 +33.33% 7
Hampshire +5 65 £50,000 +17.64% 4
Hertfordshire -9 53 £50,000 - 4
Reading -11 53 £57,500 +24.32% 5
Bedfordshire +25 47 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North West +14 47 £40,000 +6.66% 12
South West -13 47 £45,000 +12.50% 7
West Sussex +14 40 £50,000 +28.20% 3
Guildford +26 35 £55,000 +10.00% 1
East Midlands +12 35 £37,500 -14.28% 6
Slough +9 32 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Wiltshire +3 27 £45,000 - 5
Crawley +17 26 £50,000 - 2
North Yorkshire 0 26 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Bracknell +25 24 £41,250 +3.12%
High Wycombe +20 24 £55,000 +124.48% 2
Bedford +15 24 £52,500 +50.00% 1

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3822 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3404 (89.06%) Cisco
3 2105 (55.08%) Firewall
4 1730 (45.26%) CCNA
5 1347 (35.24%) LAN
6 1325 (34.67%) WAN
7 1060 (27.73%) BGP
8 1043 (27.29%) CheckPoint
9 1031 (26.98%) Juniper
10 1011 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
11 993 (25.98%) Data Centre
12 872 (22.82%) MPLS
13 851 (22.27%) OSPF
14 840 (21.98%) Cisco Nexus
15 839 (21.95%) F5
16 776 (20.30%) Network Security
17 767 (20.07%) VPN
18 760 (19.88%) CCIE
19 747 (19.54%) Wireless
20 650 (17.01%) ITIL
21 637 (16.67%) Windows
22 624 (16.33%) VMware
23 583 (15.25%) TCP/IP
24 527 (13.79%) EIGRP
25 526 (13.76%) Finance
26 519 (13.58%) Microsoft
27 489 (12.79%) DNS
28 484 (12.66%) VoIP
29 456 (11.93%) Telecoms
30 453 (11.85%) Linux

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 166 (4.34%) Lync
2 141 (3.69%) MS Exchange
3 51 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2003
4 49 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2010
4 49 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 46 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 32 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
7 19 (0.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 15 (0.39%) Apache
8 15 (0.39%) IIS
9 7 (0.18%) nginx
9 7 (0.18%) Office Communications Server
10 6 (0.16%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.10%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.078%) CMS
13 3 (0.078%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.078%) SAS
14 2 (0.052%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 220 (5.76%) MS Excel
2 119 (3.11%) MS Visio
3 98 (2.56%) MS Office
4 15 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 7 (0.18%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.16%) Magento
4 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.13%) Summit
5 4 (0.10%) Primavera
5 4 (0.10%) Teamcenter
5 4 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.026%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.026%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 43 (1.13%) Office 365
2 38 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.71%) IaaS
4 25 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
5 24 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
6 19 (0.50%) SaaS
7 17 (0.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2105 (55.08%) Firewall
2 1347 (35.24%) LAN
3 1325 (34.67%) WAN
4 1060 (27.73%) BGP
5 1011 (26.45%) Cisco ASA
6 872 (22.82%) MPLS
7 851 (22.27%) OSPF
8 840 (21.98%) Cisco Nexus
9 776 (20.30%) Network Security
10 767 (20.07%) VPN
11 747 (19.54%) Wireless
12 583 (15.25%) TCP/IP
13 527 (13.79%) EIGRP
14 489 (12.79%) DNS
15 484 (12.66%) VoIP
16 327 (8.56%) DHCP
16 327 (8.56%) VLAN
17 275 (7.20%) IPsec
18 267 (6.99%) Cisco IOS
19 248 (6.49%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 23 (0.60%) MySQL
3 21 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (0.34%) Big Data
5 12 (0.31%) Oracle Database
6 10 (0.26%) Data Mining
7 8 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.16%) Informix
9 4 (0.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.078%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.052%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.052%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.052%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.026%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.026%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.026%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 34 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (0.10%) Metasploit
3 4 (0.10%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.078%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.026%) PHPUnit
5 1 (0.026%) Subversion
General
1 526 (13.76%) Finance
2 456 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 178 (4.66%) Banking
4 74 (1.94%) Retail
5 47 (1.23%) Law
6 38 (0.99%) Marketing
7 37 (0.97%) Manufacturing
8 36 (0.94%) Games
9 35 (0.92%) Legal
9 35 (0.92%) Back Office
10 32 (0.84%) Financial Institution
11 31 (0.81%) Electronics
12 18 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
12 18 (0.47%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.47%) Advertising
13 14 (0.37%) French Language
14 13 (0.34%) German Language
15 12 (0.31%) Aerospace
16 11 (0.29%) Online Betting
17 9 (0.24%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1862 (48.72%) Network Engineer
2 545 (14.26%) Senior Network Engineer
3 391 (10.23%) Consultant
4 284 (7.43%) Architect
5 276 (7.22%) Cisco Engineer
6 218 (5.70%) Analyst
7 206 (5.39%) Security Engineer
8 193 (5.05%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 191 (5.00%) Network Consultant
10 184 (4.81%) Support Engineer
11 181 (4.74%) Network Architect
12 148 (3.87%) Network Security Engineer
12 148 (3.87%) Network Support
13 128 (3.35%) Network Analyst
14 116 (3.04%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 100 (2.62%) Network Manager
16 96 (2.51%) Network Specialist
17 90 (2.35%) Network Support Engineer
18 85 (2.22%) Systems Engineer
19 81 (2.12%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (2.46%) 802.1X
2 44 (1.15%) CSS
3 37 (0.97%) XMPP
4 11 (0.29%) Middleware
5 10 (0.26%) Web Services
6 9 (0.24%) HTML
7 8 (0.21%) ISPF
8 7 (0.18%) XML
9 6 (0.16%) VXML
9 6 (0.16%) XSLT
9 6 (0.16%) LAMP
10 4 (0.10%) COM
11 3 (0.078%) SAP Basis
11 3 (0.078%) JSP
11 3 (0.078%) OLE
12 2 (0.052%) WAP
12 2 (0.052%) jQuery
12 2 (0.052%) FreeSWITCH
13 1 (0.026%) REST
13 1 (0.026%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 993 (25.98%) Data Centre
2 205 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 98 (2.56%) Management Information System
4 94 (2.46%) Computer Science
5 90 (2.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 76 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
7 52 (1.36%) Clustering
8 36 (0.94%) e-Health
8 36 (0.94%) Statistics
9 30 (0.78%) FlexPod
10 20 (0.52%) Thin Client
10 20 (0.52%) Fat Client
10 20 (0.52%) Hedge funds
11 18 (0.47%) IPTV
11 18 (0.47%) EqualLogic
12 17 (0.44%) Online Games
13 16 (0.42%) PKI
13 16 (0.42%) Online Banking
13 16 (0.42%) Mobile Computing
14 14 (0.37%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 637 (16.67%) Windows
2 453 (11.85%) Linux
3 184 (4.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 180 (4.71%) UNIX
5 148 (3.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 104 (2.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 47 (1.23%) Windows 7
8 47 (1.23%) CentOS
9 35 (0.92%) Solaris
10 26 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 25 (0.65%) Windows 8
12 22 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 8 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
14 6 (0.16%) Android
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.13%) Apple iOS
15 5 (0.13%) AIX
15 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (17.01%) ITIL
2 453 (11.85%) Load Balancing
3 407 (10.65%) Network Design
4 252 (6.59%) Network Management
5 246 (6.44%) Network Monitoring
6 239 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 198 (5.18%) Project Management
8 190 (4.97%) Mentoring
9 176 (4.60%) Incident Management
10 155 (4.06%) Change Management
10 155 (4.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 149 (3.90%) Migration
12 127 (3.32%) Root Cause Analysis
13 124 (3.24%) Information Security
14 123 (3.22%) Network Architecture
15 114 (2.98%) Capacity Planning
16 88 (2.30%) E-Commerce
17 74 (1.94%) Configuration Management
17 74 (1.94%) Service Management
17 74 (1.94%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 92 (2.41%) SQL
2 77 (2.01%) Python
3 64 (1.67%) PowerShell
4 51 (1.33%) Perl
5 44 (1.15%) Bash Shell
6 39 (1.02%) PHP
7 29 (0.76%) Ruby
7 29 (0.76%) Shell Script
8 25 (0.65%) C
9 13 (0.34%) C++
10 9 (0.24%) Java
10 9 (0.24%) Tcl
11 6 (0.16%) VB
12 4 (0.10%) R
13 3 (0.078%) VBScript
13 3 (0.078%) Ada
14 2 (0.052%) VBA
15 1 (0.026%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.026%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.026%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3822 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1730 (45.26%) CCNA
3 760 (19.88%) CCIE
4 394 (10.31%) CCDP
5 377 (9.86%) Security Cleared
6 357 (9.34%) Degree
7 316 (8.27%) CCSA
8 296 (7.74%) CCSE
9 250 (6.54%) SC Cleared
10 248 (6.49%) Microsoft Certification
11 185 (4.84%) CISSP
12 168 (4.40%) MCSE
13 165 (4.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 148 (3.87%) CCSP
15 144 (3.77%) CCIP
16 142 (3.72%) JNCIP
17 115 (3.01%) JNCIA
18 110 (2.88%) CCDA
19 102 (2.67%) CCVP
20 83 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 277 (7.25%) SLA
2 70 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (1.67%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.60%) QA
5 19 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 16 (0.42%) GPG13
7 12 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.21%) JSP 440
9 4 (0.10%) COBIT
10 2 (0.052%) BS25999
11 1 (0.026%) BS7799
System Software
1 391 (10.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 267 (6.99%) Active Directory
3 126 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 106 (2.77%) vSphere
5 44 (1.15%) VMware ESX
6 36 (0.94%) XenApp
7 34 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.63%) vCloud
9 19 (0.50%) Firmware
10 17 (0.44%) Snort
11 16 (0.42%) Squid
12 15 (0.39%) XenServer
13 14 (0.37%) VMware Server
14 10 (0.26%) Terminal Services
15 9 (0.24%) ISA Server
16 8 (0.21%) ProxySG
16 8 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
17 7 (0.18%) UAG
18 6 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
18 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 177 (4.63%) Cisco CUCM
2 109 (2.85%) Cisco Prime
3 93 (2.43%) FortiGate
4 79 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
5 71 (1.86%) CiscoWorks
6 56 (1.47%) Cacti
7 52 (1.36%) Cisco LMS
8 49 (1.28%) Nagios
9 46 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
10 45 (1.18%) Cisco UCCE
11 42 (1.10%) SCCM
12 40 (1.05%) OpenView
13 38 (0.99%) Puppet
14 34 (0.89%) CA Spectrum
15 32 (0.84%) SCOM
15 32 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
16 25 (0.65%) Backup Exec
17 24 (0.63%) Opsview
18 23 (0.60%) Ansible
19 22 (0.58%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3404 (89.06%) Cisco
2 1043 (27.29%) CheckPoint
3 1031 (26.98%) Juniper
4 839 (21.95%) F5
5 624 (16.33%) VMware
6 519 (13.58%) Microsoft
7 341 (8.92%) HP
8 212 (5.55%) Citrix
9 169 (4.42%) Riverbed
10 151 (3.95%) SolarWinds
10 151 (3.95%) Fortinet
11 125 (3.27%) Blue Coat
12 113 (2.96%) Avaya
13 90 (2.35%) NetApp
14 77 (2.01%) Dell
15 67 (1.75%) Nokia
16 66 (1.73%) Red Hat
17 57 (1.49%) Aruba
17 57 (1.49%) Remedy
18 56 (1.47%) Mitel
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TechNet IT Recruitment (Permanent)
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + 4K shift + bonus + extensive Bene
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: benefits, Pension, on site gym
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Sentinel IT LLP
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chatham, Kent
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + FE Car + Training & Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Central London / West End
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified Additional benefits:- Private Medical/ Great Pension
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £0 - £70000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Airband
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 + £6,600 Travel Allowance + £12% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, pension, on site gym
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + extensive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday