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

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 177 217 210
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -7
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1763 1362 1532
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.31% 1.39%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.12% 4.79% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1498 1109 1264
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

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
28799 28422 31079
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.66% 27.26% 28.14%
Number of salaries quoted 23078 22323 26025
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +53 1680 £47,500 +5.55% 217
London +56 659 £50,000 - 80
South East +24 473 £45,500 -4.21% 45
City of London +95 238 £50,000 - 32
Yorkshire +36 187 £45,000 - 22
Berkshire +26 163 £50,000 - 15
West Yorkshire +26 135 £45,000 +11.80% 14
East of England +30 133 £47,500 +5.55% 10
Leeds +18 111 £46,250 +2.77% 8
Hampshire -6 97 £45,500 +5.81% 15
Reading +6 83 £52,500 -4.54% 7
North West +42 77 £37,500 -6.25% 18
West Midlands +5 75 £44,000 -2.22% 6
South West -9 72 £44,500 +1.71% 34
Surrey -6 57 £50,000 +5.26% 9
Manchester +27 46 £37,500 -6.25% 11
South Wales -18 46 £42,500 -8.10% 5
Wales -20 46 £42,500 -8.10% 6
Buckinghamshire +31 45 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Bedfordshire +28 42 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Hertfordshire -1 40 £45,000 - 2
North Yorkshire +37 36 £50,000 +2.56% 4
Basingstoke +11 34 £46,500 -7.00% 2
Wiltshire -17 34 £45,000 - 3
Slough +21 32 £60,000 +41.17% 2
Kent +12 32 £47,500 +8.88% 1
Birmingham +9 29 £55,000 +46.66% 3
Essex -17 28 £51,875 +9.21% 3
York +29 27 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Milton Keynes +12 26 £40,000 -11.11%

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 3701 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3334 (90.08%) Cisco
3 2121 (57.31%) Firewall
4 1570 (42.42%) CCNA
5 1408 (38.04%) WAN
6 1276 (34.48%) LAN
7 1148 (31.02%) CheckPoint
8 1138 (30.75%) Juniper
9 1102 (29.78%) MPLS
10 1078 (29.13%) BGP
11 1027 (27.75%) Cisco ASA
12 1017 (27.48%) VPN
13 958 (25.88%) Network Security
14 935 (25.26%) OSPF
15 718 (19.40%) VMware
16 703 (18.99%) Wireless
17 701 (18.94%) Cisco Nexus
18 699 (18.89%) Windows
19 696 (18.81%) CCIE
20 685 (18.51%) F5
21 670 (18.10%) ITIL
22 575 (15.54%) TCP/IP
23 563 (15.21%) VoIP
24 513 (13.86%) Microsoft
25 506 (13.67%) EIGRP
26 499 (13.48%) Finance
27 486 (13.13%) Linux
28 485 (13.10%) Telecoms
29 448 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
30 440 (11.89%) Load Balancing

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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
1 214 (5.78%) MS Exchange
2 153 (4.13%) Lync
3 100 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 72 (1.95%) SharePoint
5 69 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2007
6 47 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 26 (0.70%) Apache
8 15 (0.41%) IIS
9 14 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (0.32%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (0.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 11 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.11%) IBM Notes
13 4 (0.11%) nginx
14 3 (0.081%) CMS
14 3 (0.081%) Node.js
14 3 (0.081%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.054%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 232 (6.27%) MS Excel
2 119 (3.22%) MS Office
3 102 (2.76%) MS Visio
4 23 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.081%) MS Project
6 2 (0.054%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 9 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.11%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
2 31 (0.84%) IaaS
3 24 (0.65%) Office 365
4 23 (0.62%) SaaS
5 22 (0.59%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (0.38%) PaaS
7 9 (0.24%) Yammer
8 8 (0.22%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2121 (57.31%) Firewall
2 1408 (38.04%) WAN
3 1276 (34.48%) LAN
4 1102 (29.78%) MPLS
5 1078 (29.13%) BGP
6 1027 (27.75%) Cisco ASA
7 1017 (27.48%) VPN
8 958 (25.88%) Network Security
9 935 (25.26%) OSPF
10 703 (18.99%) Wireless
11 701 (18.94%) Cisco Nexus
12 575 (15.54%) TCP/IP
13 563 (15.21%) VoIP
14 506 (13.67%) EIGRP
15 396 (10.70%) DNS
16 333 (9.00%) VLAN
17 327 (8.84%) Cisco IOS
18 297 (8.02%) IPsec
19 283 (7.65%) DHCP
20 265 (7.16%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (2.38%) SQL Server
2 26 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (0.62%) MySQL
4 13 (0.35%) Data Mining
5 12 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (0.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.24%) Relational Database
8 8 (0.22%) Informix
9 7 (0.19%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.11%) Big Data
11 3 (0.081%) Redis
11 3 (0.081%) MongoDB
12 1 (0.027%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.027%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.027%) Couchbase
12 1 (0.027%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 16 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 12 (0.32%) JIRA
3 11 (0.30%) Oracle Forms
3 11 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 11 (0.30%) Jenkins
4 7 (0.19%) Subversion
5 5 (0.14%) Metasploit
6 4 (0.11%) Hudson
General
1 499 (13.48%) Finance
2 485 (13.10%) Telecoms
3 142 (3.84%) Banking
4 79 (2.13%) Retail
5 48 (1.30%) Law
6 35 (0.95%) Advertising
7 33 (0.89%) Financial Institution
7 33 (0.89%) Investment Banking
8 31 (0.84%) Games
9 27 (0.73%) Legal
9 27 (0.73%) Electronics
10 22 (0.59%) Marketing
11 19 (0.51%) Manufacturing
12 18 (0.49%) French Language
13 16 (0.43%) Aerospace
13 16 (0.43%) Back Office
14 13 (0.35%) German Language
15 10 (0.27%) Billing
16 7 (0.19%) Military
17 6 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1962 (53.01%) Network Engineer
2 531 (14.35%) Senior Network Engineer
3 338 (9.13%) Consultant
4 292 (7.89%) Security Engineer
5 244 (6.59%) Cisco Engineer
6 235 (6.35%) Network Security Engineer
7 219 (5.92%) Analyst
8 203 (5.49%) Support Engineer
9 202 (5.46%) Architect
10 193 (5.21%) Network Consultant
11 169 (4.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 165 (4.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 148 (4.00%) Network Architect
14 145 (3.92%) Network Analyst
15 130 (3.51%) Network Specialist
16 118 (3.19%) Network Support
17 114 (3.08%) 3rd Line Support
18 84 (2.27%) Security Analyst
19 80 (2.16%) Network Support Engineer
20 77 (2.08%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (1.70%) XMPP
2 42 (1.13%) CSS
3 10 (0.27%) Web Services
3 10 (0.27%) LAMP
4 9 (0.24%) Middleware
5 7 (0.19%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.11%) VXML
7 3 (0.081%) ActiveMQ
8 2 (0.054%) X-Windows
8 2 (0.054%) XML
8 2 (0.054%) ODBC
9 1 (0.027%) CGI
9 1 (0.027%) JSP
9 1 (0.027%) HTML
9 1 (0.027%) COM
9 1 (0.027%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 201 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (2.13%) Video Conferencing
3 71 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 52 (1.41%) Computer Science
5 43 (1.16%) Clustering
6 39 (1.05%) PKI
7 38 (1.03%) Hedge funds
8 29 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
9 27 (0.73%) Statistics
10 24 (0.65%) GIS
11 23 (0.62%) Open Source
12 21 (0.57%) Fat Client
12 21 (0.57%) Thin Client
13 19 (0.51%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.38%) FlexPod
14 14 (0.38%) Performance Metrics
15 12 (0.32%) Client/Server
15 12 (0.32%) Replication
16 11 (0.30%) IPTV
17 10 (0.27%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 699 (18.89%) Windows
2 486 (13.13%) Linux
3 237 (6.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 152 (4.11%) UNIX
5 136 (3.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 124 (3.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 72 (1.95%) Windows 7
7 72 (1.95%) Solaris
8 47 (1.27%) CentOS
9 46 (1.24%) Windows XP
10 44 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 36 (0.97%) Windows 8
12 27 (0.73%) SUSE
13 14 (0.38%) Ubuntu
14 10 (0.27%) Windows 2000 Server
15 9 (0.24%) Debian
15 9 (0.24%) Mac OS
16 8 (0.22%) Android
16 8 (0.22%) Mac OS X
17 5 (0.14%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 670 (18.10%) ITIL
2 440 (11.89%) Load Balancing
3 395 (10.67%) Network Design
4 291 (7.86%) Project Management
4 291 (7.86%) Network Management
5 220 (5.94%) Network Monitoring
6 202 (5.46%) Change Management
7 196 (5.30%) Incident Management
8 172 (4.65%) Mentoring
9 162 (4.38%) Migration
10 160 (4.32%) Network Architecture
11 159 (4.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 146 (3.94%) Service Delivery
13 132 (3.57%) Information Security
14 129 (3.49%) Capacity Planning
15 120 (3.24%) PRINCE2
16 116 (3.13%) Change Control
17 105 (2.84%) E-Commerce
18 104 (2.81%) Line Management
19 84 (2.27%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 158 (4.27%) SQL
2 84 (2.27%) Perl
3 71 (1.92%) PowerShell
4 46 (1.24%) PHP
5 38 (1.03%) Python
5 38 (1.03%) Tcl
6 33 (0.89%) Bash Shell
7 18 (0.49%) C
8 17 (0.46%) Shell Script
9 16 (0.43%) R
10 11 (0.30%) VBScript
11 5 (0.14%) Ruby
12 3 (0.081%) Java
13 1 (0.027%) AWK
13 1 (0.027%) VB
Qualifications
1 3701 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1570 (42.42%) CCNA
3 696 (18.81%) CCIE
4 372 (10.05%) CCDP
5 338 (9.13%) Security Cleared
6 324 (8.75%) CCSE
7 301 (8.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 284 (7.67%) CCSA
9 260 (7.03%) Degree
10 249 (6.73%) SC Cleared
11 232 (6.27%) MCSE
12 205 (5.54%) CCSP
13 178 (4.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 165 (4.46%) CISSP
15 161 (4.35%) CCDA
16 149 (4.03%) MCSA
17 145 (3.92%) CCIP
18 120 (3.24%) JNCIS
19 118 (3.19%) JNCIA
20 113 (3.05%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (6.89%) SLA
2 87 (2.35%) PCI DSS
3 57 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 19 (0.51%) GPG13
6 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 6 (0.16%) QA
7 2 (0.054%) COBIT
7 2 (0.054%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.054%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.027%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.027%) BS25999
System Software
1 448 (12.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 322 (8.70%) Active Directory
3 132 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 119 (3.22%) vSphere
5 71 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
6 59 (1.59%) VMware ESX
7 44 (1.19%) Firmware
8 32 (0.86%) XenApp
9 29 (0.78%) vCloud
10 19 (0.51%) Squid
11 18 (0.49%) XenServer
11 18 (0.49%) Terminal Services
12 16 (0.43%) UAG
13 15 (0.41%) ProxySG
14 10 (0.27%) XenDesktop
15 8 (0.22%) Veritas Cluster Server
15 8 (0.22%) Xen
15 8 (0.22%) Forefront TMG
16 6 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 213 (5.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 107 (2.89%) CiscoWorks
3 105 (2.84%) Cisco UCCX
4 71 (1.92%) Cisco UCCE
5 64 (1.73%) Cisco Prime
6 63 (1.70%) Nagios
7 62 (1.68%) OpenView
8 55 (1.49%) Cacti
9 45 (1.22%) SolarWinds Orion
10 36 (0.97%) FortiGate
11 34 (0.92%) SCOM
12 26 (0.70%) HP NNM
13 22 (0.59%) Opsview
14 18 (0.49%) NetBackup
15 17 (0.46%) Cisco LMS
16 13 (0.35%) SCCM
17 11 (0.30%) Netcool
17 11 (0.30%) Graphite
18 10 (0.27%) Backup Exec
19 9 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 3334 (90.08%) Cisco
2 1148 (31.02%) CheckPoint
3 1138 (30.75%) Juniper
4 718 (19.40%) VMware
5 685 (18.51%) F5
6 513 (13.86%) Microsoft
7 383 (10.35%) HP
8 227 (6.13%) Citrix
9 225 (6.08%) SolarWinds
10 198 (5.35%) Blue Coat
11 130 (3.51%) Avaya
12 115 (3.11%) Riverbed
13 101 (2.73%) Aruba
14 97 (2.62%) Fortinet
15 87 (2.35%) Brocade
16 86 (2.32%) Dell
17 82 (2.22%) Red Hat
18 77 (2.08%) Nokia
19 70 (1.89%) McAfee
20 55 (1.49%) Symantec
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+ bonus+bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent +bonus+ bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £29999 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Up to £48,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Essex
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + + Car + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £38500 per annum + 46 days Hols + Great Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Bonus + Pension + Training
Posted: 12 hours ago
Alness, Ross-Shire
Hamilton Barnes
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum Car Allowance + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Sytel Reply
Posted: Yesterday
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday