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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 171 238 201
Rank change year-on-year
+67 -37
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1908 1270 1625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.67% 1.19% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.13% 4.43% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1521 1052 1414
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 £32,550 £31,700
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +7.97%

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
31139 28668 32735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 26.76% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24613 23378 27220
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 +78 1824 £47,500 +5.55% 194
London +95 699 £51,000 +7.36% 77
South East +6 450 £46,500 +1.08% 35
Yorkshire +89 277 £45,000 - 13
West Yorkshire +86 240 £45,000 +2.27% 12
City of London +81 236 £48,250 -3.50% 30
Leeds +86 211 £45,000 +2.27% 6
East of England +60 158 £47,500 +18.75% 7
Berkshire +5 149 £50,000 - 16
West Midlands +44 128 £40,000 - 17
Hertfordshire +42 88 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Hampshire +7 84 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Birmingham +35 83 £50,000 +17.64% 7
Reading -9 82 £52,500 +7.69% 9
Surrey -23 69 £45,000 - 3
South West -13 65 £47,500 +11.76% 17
North West -46 56 £40,250 +3.87% 19
Wales +13 42 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Buckinghamshire +22 40 £52,500 +25.00% 2
South Wales +14 40 £42,500 -8.10% 6
Kent +33 37 £42,500 - 2
Bedfordshire +13 33 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Wiltshire +7 32 £50,000 +9.89% 6
Manchester -41 31 £40,000 +2.56% 13
Slough +2 25 £42,000 -1.17% 2
High Wycombe +7 24 £52,500 +23.52% 1
Oxfordshire -4 24 £46,500 +10.71% 1
East Sussex -12 24 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Watford +4 21 £40,000 -
Bradford -1 21 £42,500 +13.33% 2

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 3472 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3105 (89.43%) Cisco
3 1947 (56.08%) Firewall
4 1503 (43.29%) CCNA
5 1368 (39.40%) WAN
6 1249 (35.97%) LAN
7 1047 (30.16%) Juniper
8 1003 (28.89%) CheckPoint
9 979 (28.20%) MPLS
10 925 (26.64%) Cisco ASA
11 918 (26.44%) BGP
12 910 (26.21%) VPN
13 817 (23.53%) OSPF
14 784 (22.58%) Network Security
15 685 (19.73%) CCIE
16 680 (19.59%) VMware
17 649 (18.69%) Windows
18 648 (18.66%) F5
19 542 (15.61%) ITIL
20 526 (15.15%) Wireless
21 519 (14.95%) Cisco Nexus
22 503 (14.49%) VoIP
23 501 (14.43%) TCP/IP
23 501 (14.43%) Microsoft
24 467 (13.45%) Telecoms
25 442 (12.73%) Finance
26 439 (12.64%) Linux
27 426 (12.27%) Load Balancing
28 400 (11.52%) EIGRP
29 396 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 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
1 224 (6.45%) MS Exchange
2 136 (3.92%) Lync
3 110 (3.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 89 (2.56%) SharePoint
5 80 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2007
6 57 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2013
7 34 (0.98%) IIS
7 34 (0.98%) Apache
8 21 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
9 16 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
9 16 (0.46%) Tomcat
10 10 (0.29%) Office Communications Server
11 9 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
12 4 (0.12%) nginx
12 4 (0.12%) Lotus Domino
12 4 (0.12%) GroupWise
12 4 (0.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.058%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.029%) SAS
14 1 (0.029%) OpenStack
Applications
1 235 (6.77%) MS Excel
2 100 (2.88%) MS Office
3 85 (2.45%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.17%) MS Project
5 4 (0.12%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.086%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.029%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 7 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.14%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.086%) Remedy ITSM
3 3 (0.086%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.029%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 44 (1.27%) Office 365
2 36 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (0.60%) SaaS
4 20 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (0.43%) IaaS
6 9 (0.26%) PaaS
7 3 (0.086%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1947 (56.08%) Firewall
2 1368 (39.40%) WAN
3 1249 (35.97%) LAN
4 979 (28.20%) MPLS
5 925 (26.64%) Cisco ASA
6 918 (26.44%) BGP
7 910 (26.21%) VPN
8 817 (23.53%) OSPF
9 784 (22.58%) Network Security
10 526 (15.15%) Wireless
11 519 (14.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 503 (14.49%) VoIP
13 501 (14.43%) TCP/IP
14 400 (11.52%) EIGRP
15 343 (9.88%) DNS
16 300 (8.64%) IPsec
17 264 (7.60%) Cisco IOS
18 248 (7.14%) DHCP
19 236 (6.80%) Cisco PIX
20 235 (6.77%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (2.45%) SQL Server
2 38 (1.09%) MySQL
3 25 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (0.32%) Informix
6 9 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 8 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (0.23%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (0.20%) Data Mining
9 4 (0.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (0.40%) Metasploit
2 12 (0.35%) JIRA
3 11 (0.32%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.32%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.20%) Hudson
4 7 (0.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 7 (0.20%) Subversion
5 4 (0.12%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.058%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.029%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 467 (13.45%) Telecoms
2 442 (12.73%) Finance
3 132 (3.80%) Banking
4 90 (2.59%) Retail
5 47 (1.35%) Investment Banking
6 42 (1.21%) Law
7 30 (0.86%) Legal
8 23 (0.66%) Advertising
9 22 (0.63%) Games
10 20 (0.58%) German Language
11 19 (0.55%) French Language
11 19 (0.55%) Back Office
12 15 (0.43%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.37%) Aerospace
14 12 (0.35%) Electronics
14 12 (0.35%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.32%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.29%) Marketing
17 8 (0.23%) Publishing
17 8 (0.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1787 (51.47%) Network Engineer
2 487 (14.03%) Senior Network Engineer
3 335 (9.65%) Consultant
4 305 (8.78%) Security Engineer
5 238 (6.85%) Analyst
6 222 (6.39%) Architect
7 218 (6.28%) Support Engineer
8 216 (6.22%) Network Security Engineer
9 207 (5.96%) Cisco Engineer
10 180 (5.18%) Network Consultant
11 168 (4.84%) Network Analyst
12 165 (4.75%) Network Architect
13 163 (4.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 159 (4.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 153 (4.41%) Network Support
16 119 (3.43%) 3rd Line Support
17 97 (2.79%) Network Support Engineer
18 94 (2.71%) Network Specialist
19 88 (2.53%) Pre Sales Consultant
20 74 (2.13%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (1.18%) XMPP
2 35 (1.01%) CSS
3 15 (0.43%) Web Services
4 11 (0.32%) Middleware
4 11 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
5 5 (0.14%) Ember.js
5 5 (0.14%) VXML
5 5 (0.14%) LAMP
5 5 (0.14%) SOAP
5 5 (0.14%) WCF
5 5 (0.14%) jQuery
5 5 (0.14%) RESTful
6 4 (0.12%) OpenID
6 4 (0.12%) OAuth
6 4 (0.12%) ODBC
6 4 (0.12%) SAML
6 4 (0.12%) SailPoint
7 2 (0.058%) .NET
8 1 (0.029%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.029%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 203 (5.85%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (2.28%) Computer Science
3 67 (1.93%) Management Information System
4 63 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
5 41 (1.18%) PKI
6 40 (1.15%) Clustering
7 33 (0.95%) Statistics
8 30 (0.86%) Hedge funds
9 22 (0.63%) Enterprise Storage
10 20 (0.58%) SecurID
11 18 (0.52%) GIS
12 17 (0.49%) Cryptography
13 13 (0.37%) FlexPod
13 13 (0.37%) Open Source
14 11 (0.32%) Fat Client
14 11 (0.32%) Smart Meter
14 11 (0.32%) IBM XIV
14 11 (0.32%) Thin Client
14 11 (0.32%) CESG
15 10 (0.29%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 649 (18.69%) Windows
2 439 (12.64%) Linux
3 242 (6.97%) Windows Server 2008
4 150 (4.32%) UNIX
5 133 (3.83%) Windows Server 2003
6 111 (3.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 83 (2.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 73 (2.10%) Windows 7
9 69 (1.99%) Solaris
10 56 (1.61%) Windows XP
11 52 (1.50%) CentOS
12 31 (0.89%) Windows 8
13 14 (0.40%) SUSE
14 8 (0.23%) Windows Vista
14 8 (0.23%) FreeBSD
15 7 (0.20%) Ubuntu
16 6 (0.17%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.14%) Windows 2000
17 5 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
18 4 (0.12%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 542 (15.61%) ITIL
2 426 (12.27%) Load Balancing
3 365 (10.51%) Network Design
4 285 (8.21%) Network Management
5 237 (6.83%) Project Management
6 160 (4.61%) Change Management
7 156 (4.49%) Incident Management
8 151 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
9 141 (4.06%) Network Architecture
10 130 (3.74%) Information Security
11 124 (3.57%) Mentoring
12 123 (3.54%) PRINCE2
13 113 (3.25%) Capacity Planning
14 105 (3.02%) E-Commerce
15 101 (2.91%) Disaster Recovery
15 101 (2.91%) Change Control
16 96 (2.76%) Service Delivery
17 92 (2.65%) Low Latency
18 78 (2.25%) Migration
19 75 (2.16%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 109 (3.14%) SQL
2 107 (3.08%) Perl
3 80 (2.30%) PowerShell
4 61 (1.76%) PHP
5 47 (1.35%) Bash Shell
6 38 (1.09%) Tcl
7 36 (1.04%) Python
8 17 (0.49%) C
9 14 (0.40%) Shell Script
9 14 (0.40%) Ruby
10 13 (0.37%) Java
11 7 (0.20%) C++
12 6 (0.17%) C#
13 5 (0.14%) Delphi
13 5 (0.14%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.14%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.14%) R
14 4 (0.12%) VBScript
14 4 (0.12%) VB
14 4 (0.12%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 3472 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1503 (43.29%) CCNA
3 685 (19.73%) CCIE
4 340 (9.79%) CCDP
5 297 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 275 (7.92%) CCSE
7 249 (7.17%) Degree
8 247 (7.11%) MCSE
9 230 (6.62%) CCSP
9 230 (6.62%) Security Cleared
10 218 (6.28%) CCSA
11 192 (5.53%) CCIP
12 190 (5.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 168 (4.84%) SC Cleared
14 158 (4.55%) CISSP
15 133 (3.83%) MCSA
16 129 (3.72%) JNCIA
17 124 (3.57%) JNCIS
18 119 (3.43%) CCDA
19 89 (2.56%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (5.44%) SLA
2 71 (2.04%) PCI DSS
3 46 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (0.95%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 18 (0.52%) GPG13
6 15 (0.43%) QA
7 8 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 2 (0.058%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.029%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.029%) COBIT
System Software
1 396 (11.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 299 (8.61%) Active Directory
3 108 (3.11%) vSphere
4 91 (2.62%) Hyper-V
5 70 (2.02%) VMware ESXi
6 68 (1.96%) VMware ESX
7 37 (1.07%) Firmware
8 31 (0.89%) XenApp
8 31 (0.89%) vCloud
9 28 (0.81%) Snort
10 25 (0.72%) UAG
11 22 (0.63%) Forefront TMG
11 22 (0.63%) ProxySG
12 18 (0.52%) Squid
13 17 (0.49%) Nmap
14 14 (0.40%) ISA Server
15 13 (0.37%) Terminal Services
16 11 (0.32%) XenDesktop
16 11 (0.32%) KVM
17 8 (0.23%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 141 (4.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 77 (2.22%) CiscoWorks
3 54 (1.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 49 (1.41%) Cacti
5 45 (1.30%) FortiGate
6 41 (1.18%) OpenView
7 39 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
8 37 (1.07%) Nagios
9 29 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
9 29 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
10 26 (0.75%) SCOM
11 23 (0.66%) HP NNM
11 23 (0.66%) Backup Exec
12 17 (0.49%) SCCM
13 16 (0.46%) Norton AntiVirus
14 13 (0.37%) NetBackup
15 12 (0.35%) Netcool
16 11 (0.32%) Puppet
17 10 (0.29%) SCSM
18 9 (0.26%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 3105 (89.43%) Cisco
2 1047 (30.16%) Juniper
3 1003 (28.89%) CheckPoint
4 680 (19.59%) VMware
5 648 (18.66%) F5
6 501 (14.43%) Microsoft
7 309 (8.90%) HP
8 210 (6.05%) Blue Coat
9 207 (5.96%) Citrix
10 186 (5.36%) SolarWinds
11 133 (3.83%) Aruba
12 115 (3.31%) Riverbed
13 97 (2.79%) Avaya
14 91 (2.62%) NetApp
15 86 (2.48%) Red Hat
16 82 (2.36%) Fortinet
17 72 (2.07%) Brocade
17 72 (2.07%) McAfee
18 64 (1.84%) Symantec
18 64 (1.84%) Websense
City, London
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits+training opportunities
Posted: 1 hour ago
East London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £55000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + £6k Car Allow + Bonus to 20%
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Intapeople
Salary: £50000 to £60000 per annum - pension + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum +Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum basic salary + 5k shift allowance
Posted: Yesterday
North London
LA International
Salary: £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
LA International
Salary: £42000 - £44000 per annum + 3k car allowance, 5k bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Capita
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita
Salary: Healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Etech Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £48,000 per annum To £48K + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
EXCELerate
Salary: £60,000 per annum £60k & Bonus, Car Allowance & Corporate Benefits
Posted: Yesterday