The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 222 161 197
Rank change year-on-year
-61 +36
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1544 1909 1671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.27% 1.70% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.66% 6.10% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1227 1617 1470
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
33121 31278 34707
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.15% 27.86% 27.74%
Number of salaries quoted 26463 25191 29454
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 April 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 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -59 1429 £45,000 - 90
London -69 562 £50,000 - 33
South East -35 390 £45,000 - 27
City of London -22 196 £52,500 +5.00% 9
Yorkshire +24 149 £45,000 -5.26% 10
East of England 0 148 £45,000 -5.26% 7
Berkshire -26 134 £45,000 - 10
West Yorkshire -13 81 £42,500 -2.85% 7
Leeds -12 77 £42,500 +14.86% 7
Hampshire -6 75 £41,700 +0.48% 6
North West -1 67 £48,500 +7.77% 8
Wales +21 60 £45,000 - 2
Hertfordshire +22 57 £47,500 - 2
Reading -47 57 £45,000 - 5
South West -48 57 £40,000 - 3
Bedfordshire -14 55 £42,500 -15.84% 4
South Wales +26 54 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Buckinghamshire -2 53 £43,500 -8.42% 3
North Yorkshire -4 48 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Surrey -39 47 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Midlands -20 43 £40,000 +2.56% 1
Manchester -24 35 £46,500 +3.33% 4
West Sussex +10 30 £37,500 -21.05% 2
Bedford -22 29 £40,000 -
East Midlands -46 26 £42,500 +16.43% 1
Bristol -24 25 £40,000 +6.66% 2
York -4 24 £47,500 -5.00%
Scotland -27 24 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Cardiff +4 22 £36,500 -23.15% 1
Birmingham -9 22 £48,000 +6.66% 1

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2898 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2620 (90.41%) Cisco
3 1563 (53.93%) Firewall
4 1328 (45.82%) CCNA
5 1032 (35.61%) WAN
6 930 (32.09%) LAN
7 849 (29.30%) CheckPoint
8 823 (28.40%) Juniper
9 691 (23.84%) MPLS
10 658 (22.71%) BGP
11 657 (22.67%) VPN
12 640 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
13 617 (21.29%) F5
14 593 (20.46%) OSPF
15 584 (20.15%) Network Security
16 578 (19.94%) CCIE
17 566 (19.53%) Wireless
18 556 (19.19%) ITIL
19 534 (18.43%) Windows
20 505 (17.43%) VMware
21 488 (16.84%) VoIP
22 469 (16.18%) Microsoft
23 399 (13.77%) TCP/IP
24 387 (13.35%) Finance
25 368 (12.70%) Telecoms
26 361 (12.46%) DNS
26 361 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
27 343 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
28 341 (11.77%) Linux
29 339 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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
1 206 (7.11%) MS Exchange
2 128 (4.42%) Lync
3 121 (4.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 96 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 90 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 83 (2.86%) IIS
7 67 (2.31%) Apache
8 64 (2.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 36 (1.24%) SharePoint Server
10 22 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2003
11 19 (0.66%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
13 12 (0.41%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.38%) SharePoint 2013
15 9 (0.31%) SAS
16 5 (0.17%) MTS
16 5 (0.17%) Lotus Domino
16 5 (0.17%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.14%) IBM Notes
17 4 (0.14%) GroupWise
Applications
1 205 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 94 (3.24%) MS Office
3 54 (1.86%) MS Visio
4 11 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.17%) MS Project
6 1 (0.035%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.069%) Summit
2 2 (0.069%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (1.07%) SaaS
2 28 (0.97%) Office 365
3 23 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.14%) IaaS
6 4 (0.14%) Google Apps
7 2 (0.069%) PaaS
8 1 (0.035%) CloudFront
8 1 (0.035%) Amazon ELB
8 1 (0.035%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.035%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 1563 (53.93%) Firewall
2 1032 (35.61%) WAN
3 930 (32.09%) LAN
4 691 (23.84%) MPLS
5 658 (22.71%) BGP
6 657 (22.67%) VPN
7 640 (22.08%) Cisco ASA
8 593 (20.46%) OSPF
9 584 (20.15%) Network Security
10 566 (19.53%) Wireless
11 488 (16.84%) VoIP
12 399 (13.77%) TCP/IP
13 361 (12.46%) DNS
14 339 (11.70%) Cisco Nexus
15 249 (8.59%) IPsec
16 247 (8.52%) EIGRP
17 239 (8.25%) SAN
18 238 (8.21%) DHCP
19 222 (7.66%) VLAN
20 217 (7.49%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (2.80%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.48%) MySQL
3 27 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (0.31%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (0.31%) Oracle Database
5 5 (0.17%) Data Mining
6 4 (0.14%) Informix
7 3 (0.10%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.10%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.10%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.10%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.069%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.069%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.069%) Big Data
9 1 (0.035%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 4 (0.14%) Metasploit
2 3 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (0.10%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.069%) Subversion
3 2 (0.069%) Rational Performance Tester
4 1 (0.035%) JIRA
4 1 (0.035%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.035%) Hudson
4 1 (0.035%) Jenkins
General
1 387 (13.35%) Finance
2 368 (12.70%) Telecoms
3 100 (3.45%) Banking
4 87 (3.00%) Retail
5 41 (1.41%) Back Office
6 32 (1.10%) Financial Institution
6 32 (1.10%) Investment Banking
7 31 (1.07%) Legal
8 25 (0.86%) Marketing
9 23 (0.79%) Law
10 22 (0.76%) Advertising
11 19 (0.66%) French Language
12 18 (0.62%) German Language
12 18 (0.62%) Games
13 17 (0.59%) Publishing
14 10 (0.35%) Billing
14 10 (0.35%) Spanish Language
15 8 (0.28%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.24%) Portuguese Language
16 7 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1270 (43.82%) Network Engineer
2 288 (9.94%) Senior Network Engineer
3 254 (8.76%) Consultant
4 221 (7.63%) Architect
5 208 (7.18%) Security Engineer
6 196 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
7 193 (6.66%) Analyst
8 183 (6.31%) Support Engineer
9 156 (5.38%) Network Security Engineer
10 152 (5.24%) Network Support
11 131 (4.52%) Network Architect
12 126 (4.35%) Network Analyst
13 124 (4.28%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 113 (3.90%) Network Consultant
15 111 (3.83%) Network Specialist
16 106 (3.66%) Team Leader
17 99 (3.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 86 (2.97%) Network Support Engineer
19 84 (2.90%) Administrator
20 83 (2.86%) Network Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.00%) XMPP
2 20 (0.69%) CSS
3 19 (0.66%) Web Services
4 11 (0.38%) .NET
5 10 (0.35%) ASP.NET
6 7 (0.24%) HTML
7 6 (0.21%) XML
8 5 (0.17%) SAML
8 5 (0.17%) OAuth
8 5 (0.17%) OpenID
8 5 (0.17%) RabbitMQ
8 5 (0.17%) SailPoint
9 4 (0.14%) ODBC
9 4 (0.14%) J2EE
10 3 (0.10%) COM
10 3 (0.10%) RSS
11 2 (0.069%) CGI
11 2 (0.069%) ServiceStack
11 2 (0.069%) FIX Protocol
12 1 (0.035%) DCOM
Miscellaneous
1 90 (3.11%) Computer Science
2 88 (3.04%) Video Conferencing
3 49 (1.69%) Management Information System
4 40 (1.38%) Clustering
5 34 (1.17%) Statistics
6 33 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
7 31 (1.07%) Hedge funds
8 27 (0.93%) Firmware
9 25 (0.86%) Thin Client
9 25 (0.86%) Fat Client
10 19 (0.66%) Blackberry
11 18 (0.62%) Streaming Video
11 18 (0.62%) Digital Media
12 17 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
12 17 (0.59%) CESG
13 15 (0.52%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.45%) PKI
14 13 (0.45%) EqualLogic
15 11 (0.38%) Open Source
15 11 (0.38%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 534 (18.43%) Windows
2 341 (11.77%) Linux
3 210 (7.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 149 (5.14%) UNIX
5 126 (4.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 100 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
7 76 (2.62%) Windows 7
8 58 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 51 (1.76%) Windows XP
10 47 (1.62%) Solaris
11 26 (0.90%) Windows 8
12 24 (0.83%) Windows Vista
13 20 (0.69%) CentOS
14 16 (0.55%) Debian
15 9 (0.31%) Mac OS X
16 8 (0.28%) SUSE
17 7 (0.24%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.21%) Windows 2000 Server
18 6 (0.21%) Android
19 5 (0.17%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (19.19%) ITIL
2 287 (9.90%) Network Design
3 236 (8.14%) Load Balancing
4 214 (7.38%) Network Management
5 185 (6.38%) Project Management
6 142 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
7 119 (4.11%) Information Security
8 115 (3.97%) Change Management
8 115 (3.97%) Network Architecture
9 105 (3.62%) Incident Management
10 102 (3.52%) E-Commerce
11 99 (3.42%) Service Delivery
12 89 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
12 89 (3.07%) Problem Management
13 83 (2.86%) Service Management
14 68 (2.35%) Capacity Planning
15 61 (2.10%) Time Management
16 57 (1.97%) Migration
17 55 (1.90%) PRINCE2
18 54 (1.86%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 98 (3.38%) SQL
2 45 (1.55%) PowerShell
3 36 (1.24%) Java
4 35 (1.21%) Perl
5 31 (1.07%) Shell Script
6 23 (0.79%) C
7 15 (0.52%) Bash Shell
8 14 (0.48%) Python
9 11 (0.38%) PHP
10 10 (0.35%) C#
11 7 (0.24%) VBA
12 5 (0.17%) Ruby
13 2 (0.069%) C++
13 2 (0.069%) JavaScript
14 1 (0.035%) VB
Qualifications
1 2898 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1328 (45.82%) CCNA
3 578 (19.94%) CCIE
4 361 (12.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 299 (10.32%) MCSE
6 294 (10.14%) Degree
7 287 (9.90%) Security Cleared
8 257 (8.87%) CCDP
9 231 (7.97%) CCSE
10 225 (7.76%) CCSA
11 200 (6.90%) SC Cleared
12 199 (6.87%) CCSP
13 180 (6.21%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 160 (5.52%) CCIP
15 154 (5.31%) MCSA
16 144 (4.97%) CISSP
17 105 (3.62%) CCVP
18 104 (3.59%) JNCIA
19 98 (3.38%) CCDA
20 93 (3.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (6.38%) SLA
2 49 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (1.48%) PCI DSS
4 13 (0.45%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.28%) QA
6 3 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.10%) GPG13
7 2 (0.069%) BS7799
7 2 (0.069%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.035%) ISO 9000
8 1 (0.035%) DICOM
System Software
1 343 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 263 (9.08%) Active Directory
3 108 (3.73%) Hyper-V
4 83 (2.86%) vSphere
5 71 (2.45%) VMware ESXi
6 64 (2.21%) XenApp
7 43 (1.48%) VMware ESX
8 39 (1.35%) XenDesktop
9 36 (1.24%) UAG
10 28 (0.97%) Forefront TMG
11 27 (0.93%) ProxySG
12 24 (0.83%) Terminal Services
13 22 (0.76%) KVM
14 18 (0.62%) Snort
15 17 (0.59%) ISA Server
16 16 (0.55%) Squid
17 12 (0.41%) XenServer
18 10 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
19 9 (0.31%) VMware Workstation
20 8 (0.28%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 155 (5.35%) Cisco CUCM
2 83 (2.86%) CiscoWorks
3 58 (2.00%) SolarWinds Orion
4 52 (1.79%) SCCM
5 49 (1.69%) OpenView
6 45 (1.55%) Cisco UCCX
7 35 (1.21%) SCOM
8 34 (1.17%) Nagios
9 30 (1.04%) Nessus
10 24 (0.83%) FortiGate
11 23 (0.79%) Backup Exec
12 22 (0.76%) Cacti
13 19 (0.66%) Cisco UCCE
14 16 (0.55%) Netcool
15 13 (0.45%) Foglight
15 13 (0.45%) WSUS
16 8 (0.28%) WhatsUp Gold
16 8 (0.28%) HP NNM
16 8 (0.28%) MOM
17 7 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2620 (90.41%) Cisco
2 849 (29.30%) CheckPoint
3 823 (28.40%) Juniper
4 617 (21.29%) F5
5 505 (17.43%) VMware
6 469 (16.18%) Microsoft
7 302 (10.42%) HP
8 258 (8.90%) Blue Coat
9 228 (7.87%) Citrix
10 154 (5.31%) SolarWinds
11 138 (4.76%) Fortinet
12 121 (4.18%) Riverbed
13 95 (3.28%) McAfee
14 83 (2.86%) Aruba
14 83 (2.86%) ProCurve
15 79 (2.73%) Avaya
15 79 (2.73%) Red Hat
16 77 (2.66%) Oracle
17 71 (2.45%) Nokia
18 67 (2.31%) Dell
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis IT
Salary: £45000 - £51000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hampshire
FT Select
Salary: From £47,600 to £56,600 per annum + 12% bonus + Pension + Life Cover +
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: From £47,600 to £56,600 per annum + 12% bonus + Pension + Life Cover
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 1 hour ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Streamline Connections
Salary: £34000 - £38000 per annum + Bonus,Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-50,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Eden Lea Consultants
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Vertical IT
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £32,000 + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20K commission/bonus + car
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £30000.00 - £43000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + 20K commission/bonus + car
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Artemis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £Excellent + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago