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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 178 206 219
Rank change year-on-year
+28 +13
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1914 1644 1389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.42% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.45% 5.27% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1605 1346 1194
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,550
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
29680 31217 28978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.25% 27.00% 27.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24080 24235 23572
Average salary £45,000 £44,500 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.12% +1.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 September 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 September 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
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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 +38 1831 £50,000 +5.26% 182
London +27 648 £55,000 +4.76% 59
South East +49 562 £50,000 +11.11% 45
Yorkshire -32 162 £45,000 - 18
Berkshire +34 158 £55,000 +22.22% 20
Surrey +59 144 £50,000 +5.26% 11
East of England +22 144 £47,500 +5.55% 11
West Midlands +45 139 £48,750 +2.63% 17
City of London -15 137 £55,000 +4.76% 23
West Yorkshire -46 121 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Leeds -32 115 £45,000 +5.26% 10
Buckinghamshire +60 112 £50,000 +25.00% 6
Birmingham +22 91 £52,500 +5.00% 5
South West +22 73 £45,000 - 11
Milton Keynes +40 68 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Hampshire +12 57 £48,750 +14.70% 3
North West +29 56 £50,000 +17.64% 15
Hertfordshire -19 55 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Reading 0 50 £55,000 +2.32% 17
West Sussex +10 47 £50,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +33 44 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wiltshire +27 40 £45,000 - 6
Bedfordshire +16 36 £52,000 +6.66%
Slough +21 34 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Scotland +24 30 £50,000 +25.00% 12
Cheshire +19 29 £50,000 -2.43% 6
Guildford +16 28 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Crawley +17 27 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +14 27 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Essex +7 26 £47,500 +31.03%

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 3727 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3338 (89.56%) Cisco
3 2030 (54.47%) Firewall
4 1675 (44.94%) CCNA
5 1331 (35.71%) LAN
6 1251 (33.57%) WAN
7 1013 (27.18%) CheckPoint
8 1007 (27.02%) Juniper
9 995 (26.70%) BGP
10 974 (26.13%) Data Centre
11 924 (24.79%) Cisco ASA
12 828 (22.22%) OSPF
13 819 (21.97%) F5
14 814 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 786 (21.09%) MPLS
16 769 (20.63%) CCIE
17 751 (20.15%) VPN
18 748 (20.07%) Network Security
19 730 (19.59%) Wireless
20 626 (16.80%) ITIL
21 613 (16.45%) VMware
22 601 (16.13%) Windows
23 574 (15.40%) TCP/IP
24 572 (15.35%) Finance
25 515 (13.82%) DNS
26 494 (13.25%) VoIP
27 493 (13.23%) Microsoft
28 479 (12.85%) Telecoms
29 459 (12.32%) Load Balancing
30 439 (11.78%) EIGRP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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
1 145 (3.89%) MS Exchange
2 130 (3.49%) Lync
3 48 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2003
4 45 (1.21%) SharePoint
5 43 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
6 42 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2010
7 34 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2007
8 30 (0.80%) Apache
9 18 (0.48%) IIS
10 14 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 12 (0.32%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.32%) OpenStack
12 11 (0.30%) MTS
13 7 (0.19%) nginx
14 6 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
16 4 (0.11%) Office Communications Server
16 4 (0.11%) WebLogic
17 3 (0.080%) SAS
17 3 (0.080%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 209 (5.61%) MS Excel
2 105 (2.82%) MS Visio
3 83 (2.23%) MS Office
4 16 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.16%) MS Project
6 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (0.21%) Summit
1 8 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (0.16%) Magento
3 4 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.11%) Primavera
3 4 (0.11%) Teamcenter
4 3 (0.080%) Agresso
5 1 (0.027%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.027%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 42 (1.13%) Office 365
2 35 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (0.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 20 (0.54%) IaaS
6 13 (0.35%) PaaS
7 11 (0.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.027%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2030 (54.47%) Firewall
2 1331 (35.71%) LAN
3 1251 (33.57%) WAN
4 995 (26.70%) BGP
5 924 (24.79%) Cisco ASA
6 828 (22.22%) OSPF
7 814 (21.84%) Cisco Nexus
8 786 (21.09%) MPLS
9 751 (20.15%) VPN
10 748 (20.07%) Network Security
11 730 (19.59%) Wireless
12 574 (15.40%) TCP/IP
13 515 (13.82%) DNS
14 494 (13.25%) VoIP
15 439 (11.78%) EIGRP
16 334 (8.96%) DHCP
17 300 (8.05%) VLAN
18 282 (7.57%) Internet
19 280 (7.51%) Cisco IOS
20 250 (6.71%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (2.20%) SQL Server
2 36 (0.97%) MySQL
3 16 (0.43%) Big Data
4 14 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (0.35%) Informix
6 12 (0.32%) Oracle Database
7 7 (0.19%) Data Mining
8 6 (0.16%) MongoDB
8 6 (0.16%) NoSQL
8 6 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (0.13%) Relational Database
9 5 (0.13%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.080%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.054%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.027%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.027%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.027%) SQL Server 2012
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 35 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.27%) Subversion
4 8 (0.21%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.16%) PHPUnit
6 5 (0.13%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (0.11%) Hudson
7 4 (0.11%) Jenkins
7 4 (0.11%) JIRA
7 4 (0.11%) Metasploit
8 3 (0.080%) Oracle Forms
General
1 572 (15.35%) Finance
2 479 (12.85%) Telecoms
3 197 (5.29%) Banking
4 85 (2.28%) Retail
5 36 (0.97%) Games
6 35 (0.94%) Manufacturing
6 35 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 35 (0.94%) Law
7 32 (0.86%) Back Office
8 31 (0.83%) Legal
9 30 (0.80%) Marketing
10 28 (0.75%) Electronics
11 23 (0.62%) Investment Banking
12 19 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
12 19 (0.51%) Advertising
13 16 (0.43%) German Language
14 15 (0.40%) French Language
14 15 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.30%) Online Betting
16 10 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 1808 (48.51%) Network Engineer
2 546 (14.65%) Senior Network Engineer
3 349 (9.36%) Consultant
4 288 (7.73%) Architect
5 252 (6.76%) Cisco Engineer
6 232 (6.22%) Analyst
7 206 (5.53%) Security Engineer
8 176 (4.72%) Network Architect
9 167 (4.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 162 (4.35%) Network Security Engineer
11 161 (4.32%) Network Consultant
12 154 (4.13%) Support Engineer
13 141 (3.78%) Network Support
14 136 (3.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 134 (3.60%) Network Analyst
16 98 (2.63%) Network Manager
17 96 (2.58%) Administrator
18 86 (2.31%) Network Specialist
19 84 (2.25%) Network Support Engineer
20 79 (2.12%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (2.01%) 802.1X
2 50 (1.34%) CSS
3 35 (0.94%) XMPP
4 15 (0.40%) Middleware
5 13 (0.35%) XML
6 10 (0.27%) REST
7 8 (0.21%) LAMP
8 7 (0.19%) XSLT
8 7 (0.19%) jQuery
9 6 (0.16%) JSON
9 6 (0.16%) CakePHP
9 6 (0.16%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.16%) SOAP
9 6 (0.16%) ActiveMQ
10 5 (0.13%) Web Services
10 5 (0.13%) HTML
10 5 (0.13%) ISPF
11 4 (0.11%) COM
12 3 (0.080%) SAP Basis
12 3 (0.080%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 974 (26.13%) Data Centre
2 219 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 85 (2.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 77 (2.07%) Video Conferencing
6 71 (1.91%) Management Information System
7 42 (1.13%) Clustering
8 39 (1.05%) FlexPod
9 31 (0.83%) e-Health
10 28 (0.75%) Eurex
11 26 (0.70%) Statistics
11 26 (0.70%) Hedge funds
12 24 (0.64%) Hybrid Cloud
13 21 (0.56%) Mobile Computing
14 19 (0.51%) EqualLogic
15 17 (0.46%) Online Banking
15 17 (0.46%) Online Games
16 14 (0.38%) IPTV
17 13 (0.35%) Mathematics
17 13 (0.35%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 601 (16.13%) Windows
2 436 (11.70%) Linux
3 191 (5.12%) UNIX
4 185 (4.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 144 (3.86%) Windows Server 2012
6 93 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
7 55 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 43 (1.15%) CentOS
9 38 (1.02%) Windows 7
10 29 (0.78%) Solaris
11 26 (0.70%) Windows 8
12 24 (0.64%) Ubuntu
13 17 (0.46%) Windows XP
14 8 (0.21%) Data ONTAP
15 7 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.16%) Android
17 5 (0.13%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 5 (0.13%) Apple iOS
18 4 (0.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 626 (16.80%) ITIL
2 459 (12.32%) Load Balancing
3 384 (10.30%) Network Design
4 252 (6.76%) Network Management
5 251 (6.73%) Network Monitoring
6 205 (5.50%) Project Management
7 201 (5.39%) Mentoring
8 195 (5.23%) Service Delivery
9 193 (5.18%) Incident Management
10 163 (4.37%) Change Management
11 152 (4.08%) Disaster Recovery
12 146 (3.92%) Migration
13 143 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
14 140 (3.76%) Information Security
15 125 (3.35%) Capacity Planning
16 112 (3.01%) Network Architecture
17 108 (2.90%) E-Commerce
18 74 (1.99%) PRINCE2
19 73 (1.96%) Service Management
19 73 (1.96%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 100 (2.68%) Python
2 85 (2.28%) SQL
3 83 (2.23%) Perl
4 63 (1.69%) PHP
5 62 (1.66%) PowerShell
6 47 (1.26%) Bash Shell
7 37 (0.99%) C
8 30 (0.80%) Ruby
9 29 (0.78%) Shell Script
10 16 (0.43%) Java
11 15 (0.40%) C++
12 13 (0.35%) Tcl
13 12 (0.32%) JavaScript
14 3 (0.080%) Ada
14 3 (0.080%) VBScript
15 2 (0.054%) VBA
15 2 (0.054%) R
16 1 (0.027%) VB
16 1 (0.027%) VB.NET
16 1 (0.027%) C#
Qualifications
1 3727 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1675 (44.94%) CCNA
3 769 (20.63%) CCIE
4 397 (10.65%) CCDP
5 369 (9.90%) Security Cleared
6 353 (9.47%) Degree
7 279 (7.49%) CCSA
8 261 (7.00%) CCSE
9 244 (6.55%) SC Cleared
10 234 (6.28%) Microsoft Certification
11 170 (4.56%) CISSP
11 170 (4.56%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 164 (4.40%) MCSE
13 140 (3.76%) CCIP
14 134 (3.60%) CCSP
15 122 (3.27%) CCVP
16 118 (3.17%) JNCIP
17 104 (2.79%) JNCIA
18 98 (2.63%) CCDA
19 86 (2.31%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (6.84%) SLA
2 67 (1.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 52 (1.40%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.67%) QA
5 11 (0.30%) JSP 440
6 10 (0.27%) COBIT
6 10 (0.27%) ISO 9001
7 7 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.080%) BS25999
8 3 (0.080%) GPG13
9 1 (0.027%) BS7799
System Software
1 366 (9.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 250 (6.71%) Active Directory
3 130 (3.49%) Hyper-V
4 97 (2.60%) vSphere
5 44 (1.18%) VMware ESX
6 37 (0.99%) XenApp
7 30 (0.80%) VMware ESXi
8 24 (0.64%) vCloud
9 13 (0.35%) XenServer
9 13 (0.35%) Snort
9 13 (0.35%) Firmware
10 12 (0.32%) VMware Server
11 11 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
12 10 (0.27%) ProxySG
13 8 (0.21%) ISA Server
14 6 (0.16%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.16%) XenDesktop
15 5 (0.13%) DFS Replication
15 5 (0.13%) NFS
16 4 (0.11%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 196 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 103 (2.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 99 (2.66%) FortiGate
4 88 (2.36%) Cisco Prime
5 63 (1.69%) CiscoWorks
6 60 (1.61%) Cisco LMS
7 55 (1.48%) Cacti
8 53 (1.42%) Nagios
9 49 (1.31%) SCCM
9 49 (1.31%) Puppet
10 47 (1.26%) SolarWinds Orion
11 39 (1.05%) CA Spectrum
12 38 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
12 38 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
13 31 (0.83%) Netcool
14 30 (0.80%) Backup Exec
14 30 (0.80%) SCOM
15 27 (0.72%) Opsview
16 26 (0.70%) OpenView
17 22 (0.59%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3338 (89.56%) Cisco
2 1013 (27.18%) CheckPoint
3 1007 (27.02%) Juniper
4 819 (21.97%) F5
5 613 (16.45%) VMware
6 493 (13.23%) Microsoft
7 314 (8.43%) HP
8 206 (5.53%) Citrix
9 151 (4.05%) SolarWinds
10 146 (3.92%) Fortinet
11 136 (3.65%) Riverbed
12 116 (3.11%) Avaya
13 111 (2.98%) Blue Coat
14 106 (2.84%) NetApp
15 77 (2.07%) McAfee
16 71 (1.91%) Dell
17 66 (1.77%) Red Hat
18 63 (1.69%) Nokia
19 60 (1.61%) Aruba
20 58 (1.56%) Remedy
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent Basic & Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Gym, Travel + more!
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwickshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000)
Posted: 6 hours ago
North East
Stott & May
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + £6K Car Allow
Posted: 6 hours ago
Grays, Essex
Stott & May
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Company Bens
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 8 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £34000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Staines, Middlesex
TELSTRA Associates
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum £50-60k+
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £30,000 to £38,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
St. Neots, Cambridgeshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + good benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
ECS
Salary: benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago