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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 197 227 179
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -48
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1781 1577 1781
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.61% 1.34% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 4.89% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1431 1286 1526
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,793 £33,700 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £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
30106 32256 29975
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.20% 27.31% 27.60%
Number of salaries quoted 23879 25494 24281
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 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +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 3 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 3 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 1696 £50,000 +11.11% 188
London +19 603 £55,000 +10.00% 54
South East +43 553 £50,000 +11.11% 52
Berkshire +2 156 £50,000 +17.64% 11
City of London -19 143 £57,500 +9.52% 21
Yorkshire -26 141 £45,000 +5.88% 17
East of England +49 140 £47,000 -1.05% 14
West Midlands +58 138 £47,500 +18.75% 12
Surrey +33 136 £50,000 +5.26% 14
West Yorkshire -14 115 £45,000 +5.88% 15
Leeds -13 109 £45,000 +5.88% 14
Birmingham +30 103 £49,250 +23.12% 2
Buckinghamshire +51 93 £50,000 +11.11% 11
Hampshire +2 79 £50,000 +14.28% 3
Milton Keynes +40 61 £50,000 +33.33% 5
Reading -7 56 £57,500 +27.77% 5
North West +8 51 £41,250 +6.45% 16
Hertfordshire -1 51 £48,750 -2.50% 8
South West -9 48 £45,000 +13.92% 15
Bedfordshire +32 45 £47,500 +19.49% 2
West Sussex +18 38 £47,000 +20.51% 2
Guildford +35 36 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Wales -32 32 £40,000 - 2
East Midlands +9 29 £37,500 -11.76% 3
South Wales -28 29 £39,500 -1.25% 2
Scotland +6 25 £40,000 - 1
Wiltshire +1 25 £45,000 +35.33% 10
Slough +1 25 £62,500 +63.39% 1
Manchester 0 24 £47,500 +22.58% 4
Bedford +24 22 £45,250 +29.28% 2

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 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 3811 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3396 (89.11%) Cisco
3 2136 (56.05%) Firewall
4 1714 (44.98%) CCNA
5 1309 (34.35%) LAN
6 1303 (34.19%) WAN
7 1071 (28.10%) CheckPoint
8 1066 (27.97%) BGP
9 1056 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
10 1039 (27.26%) Juniper
11 1005 (26.37%) Data Centre
12 897 (23.54%) MPLS
13 855 (22.44%) OSPF
14 851 (22.33%) Cisco Nexus
15 813 (21.33%) Network Security
16 809 (21.23%) F5
17 767 (20.13%) VPN
18 765 (20.07%) Wireless
19 764 (20.05%) CCIE
20 630 (16.53%) Windows
21 621 (16.29%) ITIL
22 615 (16.14%) VMware
23 585 (15.35%) TCP/IP
24 554 (14.54%) EIGRP
25 512 (13.43%) Microsoft
26 507 (13.30%) Finance
27 481 (12.62%) VoIP
28 478 (12.54%) DNS
29 455 (11.94%) Linux
30 432 (11.34%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 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
1 183 (4.80%) Lync
2 148 (3.88%) MS Exchange
3 54 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 50 (1.31%) SharePoint
5 49 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 47 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
7 39 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (0.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.34%) IIS
10 10 (0.26%) Apache
11 8 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.18%) nginx
13 6 (0.16%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.13%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
15 4 (0.10%) CMS
16 3 (0.079%) IBM Notes
16 3 (0.079%) WebLogic
16 3 (0.079%) SAS
17 2 (0.052%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 224 (5.88%) MS Excel
2 111 (2.91%) MS Visio
3 106 (2.78%) MS Office
4 16 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.026%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 13 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.26%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (0.16%) Magento
4 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.10%) Primavera
5 4 (0.10%) Teamcenter
6 2 (0.052%) Summit
6 2 (0.052%) MIS ActiveH
7 1 (0.026%) assyst
7 1 (0.026%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 37 (0.97%) Office 365
2 36 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (0.84%) IaaS
4 26 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.55%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (0.45%) SaaS
7 15 (0.39%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2136 (56.05%) Firewall
2 1309 (34.35%) LAN
3 1303 (34.19%) WAN
4 1066 (27.97%) BGP
5 1056 (27.71%) Cisco ASA
6 897 (23.54%) MPLS
7 855 (22.44%) OSPF
8 851 (22.33%) Cisco Nexus
9 813 (21.33%) Network Security
10 767 (20.13%) VPN
11 765 (20.07%) Wireless
12 585 (15.35%) TCP/IP
13 554 (14.54%) EIGRP
14 481 (12.62%) VoIP
15 478 (12.54%) DNS
16 325 (8.53%) VLAN
17 323 (8.48%) DHCP
18 289 (7.58%) IPsec
19 274 (7.19%) Cisco IOS
20 237 (6.22%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (0.50%) MySQL
3 18 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (0.34%) Big Data
5 11 (0.29%) Oracle Database
5 11 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 7 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (0.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.079%) Informix
8 3 (0.079%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.052%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.026%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.026%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.026%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 37 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (0.42%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.18%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.10%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.079%) Oracle Forms
General
1 507 (13.30%) Finance
2 429 (11.26%) Telecoms
3 161 (4.22%) Banking
4 64 (1.68%) Retail
5 47 (1.23%) Law
6 42 (1.10%) Marketing
7 41 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 40 (1.05%) Legal
9 34 (0.89%) Back Office
10 32 (0.84%) Electronics
11 29 (0.76%) Games
12 26 (0.68%) Financial Institution
13 18 (0.47%) Advertising
14 14 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.29%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.29%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.26%) German Language
16 10 (0.26%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.24%) French Language
18 6 (0.16%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 1876 (49.23%) Network Engineer
2 560 (14.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 384 (10.08%) Consultant
4 278 (7.29%) Cisco Engineer
5 265 (6.95%) Architect
6 221 (5.80%) Security Engineer
7 200 (5.25%) Support Engineer
8 196 (5.14%) Analyst
9 190 (4.99%) Network Consultant
10 186 (4.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 174 (4.57%) Network Architect
12 159 (4.17%) Network Security Engineer
13 153 (4.01%) Network Support
14 112 (2.94%) Network Analyst
14 112 (2.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 110 (2.89%) Network Specialist
16 92 (2.41%) Network Manager
17 91 (2.39%) Network Support Engineer
18 83 (2.18%) Security Consultant
18 83 (2.18%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (1.13%) CSS
1 43 (1.13%) XMPP
2 12 (0.31%) Middleware
3 10 (0.26%) HTML
4 9 (0.24%) VXML
5 8 (0.21%) Web Services
5 8 (0.21%) ISPF
6 6 (0.16%) XML
6 6 (0.16%) XSLT
6 6 (0.16%) LAMP
7 5 (0.13%) COM
8 4 (0.10%) JSP
9 3 (0.079%) OLE
10 2 (0.052%) WAP
10 2 (0.052%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.052%) FreeSWITCH
11 1 (0.026%) SailPoint
11 1 (0.026%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.026%) jQuery
11 1 (0.026%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 1005 (26.37%) Data Centre
2 188 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
3 97 (2.55%) Management Information System
3 97 (2.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 89 (2.34%) Computer Science
5 81 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
6 50 (1.31%) Clustering
7 34 (0.89%) e-Health
8 33 (0.87%) Statistics
9 29 (0.76%) FlexPod
10 22 (0.58%) Hedge funds
10 22 (0.58%) Fat Client
10 22 (0.58%) PKI
10 22 (0.58%) Thin Client
11 18 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 18 (0.47%) IPTV
11 18 (0.47%) EqualLogic
12 16 (0.42%) Online Banking
13 15 (0.39%) Online Games
14 13 (0.34%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 630 (16.53%) Windows
2 455 (11.94%) Linux
3 179 (4.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 171 (4.49%) UNIX
5 140 (3.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 101 (2.65%) Windows Server 2003
7 51 (1.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 51 (1.34%) Windows 7
8 50 (1.31%) CentOS
9 33 (0.87%) Solaris
10 24 (0.63%) Ubuntu
10 24 (0.63%) Windows 8
11 23 (0.60%) Windows XP
12 11 (0.29%) Windows 2000 Server
13 8 (0.21%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.16%) Android
14 6 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
15 5 (0.13%) Apple iOS
16 4 (0.10%) Mac OS
16 4 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 621 (16.29%) ITIL
2 432 (11.34%) Load Balancing
3 398 (10.44%) Network Design
4 247 (6.48%) Network Management
5 242 (6.35%) Service Delivery
5 242 (6.35%) Network Monitoring
6 189 (4.96%) Mentoring
6 189 (4.96%) Project Management
7 170 (4.46%) Incident Management
8 162 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
9 154 (4.04%) Migration
10 153 (4.01%) Change Management
11 125 (3.28%) Information Security
12 116 (3.04%) Network Architecture
13 109 (2.86%) Capacity Planning
14 105 (2.76%) Root Cause Analysis
15 84 (2.20%) E-Commerce
16 78 (2.05%) PRINCE2
17 77 (2.02%) DDoS Mitigation
18 72 (1.89%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 89 (2.34%) SQL
2 76 (1.99%) Python
3 57 (1.50%) PowerShell
4 46 (1.21%) Perl
5 42 (1.10%) Bash Shell
6 33 (0.87%) PHP
7 26 (0.68%) Shell Script
7 26 (0.68%) Ruby
8 19 (0.50%) C
9 13 (0.34%) C++
10 9 (0.24%) Java
10 9 (0.24%) R
11 7 (0.18%) Tcl
12 6 (0.16%) VB
13 3 (0.079%) Ada
14 2 (0.052%) VBScript
15 1 (0.026%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.026%) VBA
15 1 (0.026%) C#
15 1 (0.026%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3811 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1714 (44.98%) CCNA
3 764 (20.05%) CCIE
4 385 (10.10%) Security Cleared
5 382 (10.02%) CCDP
6 357 (9.37%) Degree
7 338 (8.87%) CCSA
8 313 (8.21%) CCSE
9 256 (6.72%) SC Cleared
10 245 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
11 183 (4.80%) CISSP
12 170 (4.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 160 (4.20%) MCSE
14 151 (3.96%) CCSP
15 149 (3.91%) JNCIP
16 135 (3.54%) CCIP
17 113 (2.97%) JNCIA
18 109 (2.86%) CCDA
19 88 (2.31%) CCVP
20 84 (2.20%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 290 (7.61%) SLA
2 70 (1.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 64 (1.68%) PCI DSS
4 28 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (0.66%) GPG13
6 19 (0.50%) QA
7 12 (0.31%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.13%) COBIT
9 4 (0.10%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.052%) BS25999
11 1 (0.026%) BS7799
System Software
1 396 (10.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 255 (6.69%) Active Directory
3 117 (3.07%) Hyper-V
4 109 (2.86%) vSphere
5 47 (1.23%) VMware ESX
6 41 (1.08%) XenApp
7 31 (0.81%) VMware ESXi
8 27 (0.71%) vCloud
9 25 (0.66%) Squid
10 24 (0.63%) Firmware
11 17 (0.45%) Snort
11 17 (0.45%) XenServer
12 15 (0.39%) VMware Server
13 10 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
15 7 (0.18%) ISA Server
16 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
16 6 (0.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 6 (0.16%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.16%) UAG
Systems Management
1 179 (4.70%) Cisco CUCM
2 112 (2.94%) Cisco Prime
3 81 (2.13%) FortiGate
4 78 (2.05%) Cisco UCCX
5 69 (1.81%) CiscoWorks
6 60 (1.57%) Nagios
7 58 (1.52%) Cacti
8 54 (1.42%) Cisco UCCE
9 48 (1.26%) OpenView
10 47 (1.23%) SolarWinds Orion
11 46 (1.21%) Cisco LMS
12 40 (1.05%) SCCM
13 34 (0.89%) SCOM
13 34 (0.89%) Puppet
14 33 (0.87%) CA Spectrum
15 29 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
16 27 (0.71%) Opsview
17 22 (0.58%) Ansible
18 21 (0.55%) Backup Exec
19 19 (0.50%) Netcool
Vendors
1 3396 (89.11%) Cisco
2 1071 (28.10%) CheckPoint
3 1039 (27.26%) Juniper
4 809 (21.23%) F5
5 615 (16.14%) VMware
6 512 (13.43%) Microsoft
7 352 (9.24%) HP
8 217 (5.69%) Citrix
9 160 (4.20%) Riverbed
10 147 (3.86%) SolarWinds
11 141 (3.70%) Blue Coat
11 141 (3.70%) Fortinet
12 117 (3.07%) Avaya
13 79 (2.07%) Dell
14 76 (1.99%) NetApp
15 75 (1.97%) Nokia
16 67 (1.76%) Red Hat
17 62 (1.63%) Aruba
18 55 (1.44%) Remedy
19 52 (1.36%) Meraki
North London
ninesharp
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 10 hours ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
First Point
Salary: £26000 - £36000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £350 - £500 per day + NEG
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South East
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum +Car +Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum +Car +Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
IDS-INDATA.CO.UK
Salary: Unspecified Commensurate with experience + project based bonus scheme
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Bens
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Networking People
Salary: package
Posted: 13 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 14 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: 16 hours ago