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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 184 203 249
Rank change year-on-year
+19 +46
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1771 1768 1509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.77% 1.65% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.54% 6.01% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1370 1205
Median salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £34,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.17% +2.22%

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
27062 29394 32442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.50% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21827 23064 26045
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £66,000 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +20 1686 £50,000 - 165
London +10 600 £55,000 - 54
South East +2 508 £47,500 -5.00% 42
Berkshire +20 184 £52,500 +5.00% 13
City of London +21 136 £55,000 - 17
Yorkshire +2 136 £47,500 +5.55% 22
West Midlands +16 131 £45,000 +5.88% 12
Surrey +17 123 £40,500 -19.00% 8
East of England +12 119 £45,000 - 11
Reading +20 89 £60,000 +14.28% 3
West Yorkshire -20 88 £45,000 - 11
Hampshire -3 84 £42,500 -11.45% 9
North West +21 75 £45,000 -2.70% 13
South West +12 70 £38,000 -14.12% 6
Hertfordshire +36 64 £42,500 -9.57% 9
Leeds -49 54 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Birmingham -29 43 £51,000 +17.24% 4
Scotland +2 41 £47,500 +18.75% 9
Basingstoke +19 40 £37,500 -16.66% 4
Guildford +13 34 £60,000 +9.09%
Kent +15 32 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Bedfordshire -7 31 £55,000 +17.64% 1
Hemel Hempstead +41 30 £45,000 -18.18% 3
North Yorkshire +26 30 £40,000 -11.11% 5
Buckinghamshire -5 30 £47,000 -6.00% 6
Warwickshire +16 28 £40,500 +1.88%
Manchester -14 28 £45,000 -5.26% 8
East Midlands +1 26 £38,000 +5.55% 5
Southampton +15 24 £50,000 +8.69%
Cheshire +39 23 £45,000 +5.88% 4

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCNP.

1 3644 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3292 (90.34%) Cisco
3 2154 (59.11%) Firewall
4 1752 (48.08%) CCNA
5 1483 (40.70%) WAN
6 1251 (34.33%) LAN
7 1208 (33.15%) Cisco ASA
8 1088 (29.86%) Juniper
9 1022 (28.05%) VPN
10 1021 (28.02%) CheckPoint
11 952 (26.13%) BGP
12 918 (25.19%) MPLS
13 879 (24.12%) OSPF
13 879 (24.12%) Wireless
14 866 (23.77%) Network Security
15 858 (23.55%) CCIE
16 851 (23.35%) Data Centre
17 781 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
18 766 (21.02%) F5
19 659 (18.08%) ITIL
20 599 (16.44%) VMware
21 579 (15.89%) Finance
22 564 (15.48%) VoIP
23 549 (15.07%) TCP/IP
24 505 (13.86%) EIGRP
25 493 (13.53%) Microsoft
26 474 (13.01%) Linux
27 448 (12.29%) Telecoms
28 444 (12.18%) Windows
29 383 (10.51%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 107 (2.94%) Skype for Business
2 85 (2.33%) MS Exchange
3 44 (1.21%) SharePoint
4 43 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
5 37 (1.02%) IIS
6 27 (0.74%) Apache
7 18 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 16 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (0.36%) CloudStack
11 11 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (0.22%) Tomcat
13 3 (0.082%) SAS
13 3 (0.082%) SharePoint Server
14 2 (0.055%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.055%) Exchange Server 2003
14 2 (0.055%) SharePoint 2010
15 1 (0.027%) BizTalk Server
15 1 (0.027%) JBoss
15 1 (0.027%) Site Server
Applications
1 213 (5.85%) MS Excel
2 110 (3.02%) MS Visio
3 86 (2.36%) MS Office
4 4 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.11%) MS Project
5 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (0.44%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 12 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.16%) Bankmaster
4 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.027%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.027%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 82 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (1.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.32%) SaaS
4 43 (1.18%) Office 365
5 34 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (0.85%) IaaS
7 9 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 8 (0.22%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 4 (0.11%) Yammer
11 1 (0.027%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.027%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 2154 (59.11%) Firewall
2 1483 (40.70%) WAN
3 1251 (34.33%) LAN
4 1208 (33.15%) Cisco ASA
5 1022 (28.05%) VPN
6 952 (26.13%) BGP
7 918 (25.19%) MPLS
8 879 (24.12%) OSPF
8 879 (24.12%) Wireless
9 866 (23.77%) Network Security
10 781 (21.43%) Cisco Nexus
11 564 (15.48%) VoIP
12 549 (15.07%) TCP/IP
13 505 (13.86%) EIGRP
14 356 (9.77%) DNS
15 334 (9.17%) Cisco IOS
16 314 (8.62%) VLAN
17 281 (7.71%) IPsec
18 270 (7.41%) Internet
19 262 (7.19%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (2.69%) SQL Server
2 26 (0.71%) MongoDB
3 19 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
4 18 (0.49%) Big Data
5 17 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (0.44%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (0.41%) Hadoop
8 11 (0.30%) MySQL
9 10 (0.27%) NoSQL
10 8 (0.22%) Amazon RDS
11 7 (0.19%) Couchbase
12 6 (0.16%) Oracle Database
13 4 (0.11%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.082%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.082%) GIS
14 3 (0.082%) Informix
14 3 (0.082%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.055%) BusinessObjects
16 1 (0.027%) Apache Cassandra
16 1 (0.027%) Redis
Development Applications
1 46 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 23 (0.63%) Sonatype Nexus
3 18 (0.49%) Subversion
4 15 (0.41%) Git (software)
5 12 (0.33%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.33%) JIRA
6 9 (0.25%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.082%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.055%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.055%) Visual Studio
General
1 579 (15.89%) Finance
2 448 (12.29%) Telecoms
3 230 (6.31%) Banking
4 65 (1.78%) Retail
5 46 (1.26%) Investment Banking
6 41 (1.13%) French Language
6 41 (1.13%) German Language
7 39 (1.07%) Games
8 38 (1.04%) Law
9 29 (0.80%) Legal
10 25 (0.69%) Manufacturing
10 25 (0.69%) Marketing
11 24 (0.66%) Back Office
12 21 (0.58%) Billing
13 20 (0.55%) Italian Language
13 20 (0.55%) Spanish Language
14 19 (0.52%) Publishing
15 17 (0.47%) Electronics
16 16 (0.44%) Financial Institution
17 15 (0.41%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2040 (55.98%) Network Engineer
2 935 (25.66%) Cisco Engineer
3 736 (20.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 581 (15.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 374 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 350 (9.60%) Consultant
7 341 (9.36%) Network Security Engineer
8 321 (8.81%) Support Engineer
9 287 (7.88%) Network Support
10 250 (6.86%) Senior Cisco Engineer
11 234 (6.42%) Network Support Engineer
12 227 (6.23%) Network Consultant
13 213 (5.85%) Analyst
14 202 (5.54%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
15 186 (5.10%) Voice Engineer
16 159 (4.36%) Architect
17 156 (4.28%) Cisco Consultant
18 151 (4.14%) Network Analyst
19 146 (4.01%) Cisco Support
20 134 (3.68%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (3.13%) 802.1X
2 78 (2.14%) XMPP
3 20 (0.55%) CSS
4 18 (0.49%) Web Services
5 16 (0.44%) RabbitMQ
6 15 (0.41%) ActiveMQ
7 11 (0.30%) VXML
8 10 (0.27%) COM
9 7 (0.19%) JSON
9 7 (0.19%) LAMP
10 5 (0.14%) REST
10 5 (0.14%) SOAP
10 5 (0.14%) XML
11 4 (0.11%) .NET
11 4 (0.11%) Middleware
11 4 (0.11%) WAP
12 3 (0.082%) CakePHP
12 3 (0.082%) jQuery
13 2 (0.055%) RFC 2547
14 1 (0.027%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 851 (23.35%) Data Centre
2 146 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (2.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 71 (1.95%) Video Conferencing
5 69 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 66 (1.81%) Driving Licence
7 65 (1.78%) Management Information System
8 38 (1.04%) iPad
9 37 (1.02%) Clustering
10 35 (0.96%) Statistics
11 34 (0.93%) Private Cloud
11 34 (0.93%) RSA SecurID
12 31 (0.85%) IVR
13 30 (0.82%) EMC VNX
13 30 (0.82%) PKI
14 25 (0.69%) Internet of Things
15 23 (0.63%) Public Cloud
16 18 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
17 17 (0.47%) Client/Server
17 17 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 474 (13.01%) Linux
2 444 (12.18%) Windows
3 216 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 177 (4.86%) Unix
5 94 (2.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (2.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 56 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 51 (1.40%) CentOS
8 51 (1.40%) Windows Server 2003
9 27 (0.74%) Windows 10
9 27 (0.74%) Windows 8
10 17 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 15 (0.41%) Ubuntu
12 14 (0.38%) CatOS
13 9 (0.25%) Debian
14 8 (0.22%) AIX
15 5 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
16 4 (0.11%) Android
16 4 (0.11%) Solaris
16 4 (0.11%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 659 (18.08%) ITIL
2 383 (10.51%) Load Balancing
3 358 (9.82%) Network Design
4 316 (8.67%) Presales
5 298 (8.18%) Network Management
6 294 (8.07%) Network Monitoring
7 199 (5.46%) Project Management
8 185 (5.08%) Change Management
9 178 (4.88%) High Availability
10 156 (4.28%) Disaster Recovery
11 154 (4.23%) Mentoring
12 153 (4.20%) Service Delivery
13 142 (3.90%) Network Architecture
14 130 (3.57%) Incident Management
15 119 (3.27%) Migration
16 117 (3.21%) Root Cause Analysis
17 116 (3.18%) Service Management
18 115 (3.16%) Capacity Planning
19 110 (3.02%) Information Security
20 99 (2.72%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 136 (3.73%) Python
2 108 (2.96%) SQL
3 73 (2.00%) Perl
4 57 (1.56%) C
5 47 (1.29%) Ruby
6 46 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 42 (1.15%) PowerShell
8 20 (0.55%) Shell Script
9 19 (0.52%) PHP
10 13 (0.36%) Tcl
11 8 (0.22%) VB
12 7 (0.19%) Java
13 6 (0.16%) C++
13 6 (0.16%) VBScript
14 3 (0.082%) JavaScript
15 1 (0.027%) Korn
15 1 (0.027%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3644 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1752 (48.08%) CCNA
3 858 (23.55%) CCIE
4 302 (8.29%) Security Cleared
5 267 (7.33%) CCDP
6 259 (7.11%) Degree
7 251 (6.89%) CCSE
8 239 (6.56%) CCSA
9 235 (6.45%) SC Cleared
10 233 (6.39%) CCSP
11 213 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 189 (5.19%) CCNP Voice
13 179 (4.91%) JNCIA
14 165 (4.53%) CCDA
15 163 (4.47%) MCSE
16 147 (4.03%) CISSP
17 140 (3.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
18 139 (3.81%) CCVP
19 133 (3.65%) CCIP
20 130 (3.57%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 300 (8.23%) SLA
2 139 (3.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (1.76%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (0.69%) QA
6 15 (0.41%) COBIT
7 11 (0.30%) ISO27002
8 10 (0.27%) HIPAA
9 7 (0.19%) ISO 9001
10 5 (0.14%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.055%) GPG13
11 2 (0.055%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.027%) SAS 70
System Software
1 352 (9.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 246 (6.75%) Active Directory
3 100 (2.74%) vSphere
4 95 (2.61%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.88%) XenApp
6 25 (0.69%) Firmware
7 21 (0.58%) VMware ESXi
8 18 (0.49%) VMware ESX
9 15 (0.41%) Terminal Services
9 15 (0.41%) vCloud
9 15 (0.41%) XenServer
10 14 (0.38%) Forefront TMG
10 14 (0.38%) Xen
11 13 (0.36%) NFS
12 10 (0.27%) ISA Server
13 9 (0.25%) KVM
14 8 (0.22%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.19%) XenDesktop
16 4 (0.11%) Corosync
17 3 (0.082%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 254 (6.97%) Cisco CUCM
2 176 (4.83%) Cisco UCCX
3 124 (3.40%) Cisco UCCE
4 112 (3.07%) Cisco Prime
5 90 (2.47%) Nagios
6 80 (2.20%) FortiGate
7 55 (1.51%) Cacti
8 47 (1.29%) SolarWinds Orion
9 41 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
9 41 (1.13%) Puppet
10 27 (0.74%) OpenView
11 23 (0.63%) Backup Exec
11 23 (0.63%) HP NNM
11 23 (0.63%) Nessus
12 22 (0.60%) Ansible
13 20 (0.55%) Graphite
14 19 (0.52%) Cisco IPCC
15 18 (0.49%) Netcool
15 18 (0.49%) Salt
15 18 (0.49%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3292 (90.34%) Cisco
2 1088 (29.86%) Juniper
3 1021 (28.02%) CheckPoint
4 766 (21.02%) F5
5 599 (16.44%) VMware
6 493 (13.53%) Microsoft
7 373 (10.24%) Palo Alto
8 313 (8.59%) HP
9 273 (7.49%) SolarWinds
10 190 (5.21%) Citrix
11 166 (4.56%) Fortinet
12 162 (4.45%) Avaya
13 139 (3.81%) Riverbed
14 136 (3.73%) Meraki
15 125 (3.43%) Blue Coat
16 103 (2.83%) Aruba
17 96 (2.63%) Red Hat
18 64 (1.76%) Red Box
19 62 (1.70%) Dell
20 59 (1.62%) EMC
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + Excellent on-top benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Chertsey, Surrey
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
Falkirk, Stirlingshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Kalpa Resource
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Berkshire
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Imperative People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
South West London
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Chassam Contract
Salary: From £37,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: NEG
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum plus car and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £36000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £45000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 plus Benefits
Posted: Yesterday