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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 177 230 169
Rank change year-on-year
+53 -61
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1942 1523 1846
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.76% 1.27% 1.67%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.41% 4.65% 5.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1484 1211 1571
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+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
30275 32747 30836
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 27.31% 27.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23681 26225 24865
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £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 5 May 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 5 May 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 +56 1840 £48,000 +6.66% 145
London +46 666 £55,000 +10.00% 47
South East +59 611 £50,000 +11.11% 32
Berkshire +31 196 £50,000 +11.11% 15
City of London +16 180 £55,000 +6.79% 16
Yorkshire +1 137 £45,000 - 12
Hampshire +35 135 £50,000 +22.39% 6
East of England +2 122 £45,000 - 12
Surrey +68 111 £48,750 +1.03% 5
West Yorkshire +36 109 £45,000 +5.88% 9
Leeds +15 103 £45,000 +5.88% 9
North West +16 100 £42,500 -5.55% 10
Reading +30 95 £52,500 +16.66% 6
West Midlands +30 86 £42,000 +5.00% 11
South West +13 78 £43,500 +8.75% 16
Buckinghamshire +18 67 £47,500 +5.55% 2
Manchester +26 64 £42,500 -7.60% 4
Birmingham +14 49 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Hertfordshire -14 47 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Oxfordshire +37 44 £52,500 +41.89% 2
Bedfordshire +12 44 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South Wales -6 42 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Wales -16 42 £40,000 -11.11% 4
East Midlands +27 41 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Milton Keynes +11 40 £45,000 +4.65% 2
Greenwich - 33 £55,000 -
Bristol +4 32 £52,500 +31.25% 2
Wiltshire +13 30 £40,000 -11.11% 13
Bedford +31 28 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Oxford +21 28 £52,500 +41.89% 1

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 3756 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3371 (89.75%) Cisco
3 2152 (57.29%) Firewall
4 1669 (44.44%) CCNA
5 1282 (34.13%) WAN
6 1216 (32.37%) LAN
7 1120 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
8 1102 (29.34%) CheckPoint
9 1078 (28.70%) Juniper
10 1065 (28.35%) BGP
11 972 (25.88%) MPLS
12 876 (23.32%) Network Security
13 864 (23.00%) OSPF
14 848 (22.58%) VPN
15 807 (21.49%) Cisco Nexus
16 782 (20.82%) Wireless
17 743 (19.78%) F5
18 690 (18.37%) CCIE
19 661 (17.60%) VMware
20 651 (17.33%) Windows
21 645 (17.17%) ITIL
22 586 (15.60%) TCP/IP
23 580 (15.44%) EIGRP
24 521 (13.87%) Microsoft
25 507 (13.50%) VoIP
26 497 (13.23%) Finance
27 492 (13.10%) Linux
28 480 (12.78%) DNS
29 427 (11.37%) Load Balancing
30 420 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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
1 197 (5.24%) Lync
2 154 (4.10%) MS Exchange
3 64 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 57 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 47 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2007
6 39 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2013
7 33 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2003
8 18 (0.48%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 13 (0.35%) IIS
10 9 (0.24%) Apache
11 8 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
12 6 (0.16%) Tomcat
12 6 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
13 5 (0.13%) OpenStack
13 5 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
14 4 (0.11%) CMS
14 4 (0.11%) IBM Notes
15 3 (0.080%) WebLogic
15 3 (0.080%) SAS
15 3 (0.080%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 218 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 120 (3.19%) MS Office
3 103 (2.74%) MS Visio
4 24 (0.64%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.053%) MS Project
6 1 (0.027%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 12 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 10 (0.27%) SAP CRM
3 6 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (0.11%) MIS ActiveH
6 2 (0.053%) Primavera
6 2 (0.053%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.027%) assyst
7 1 (0.027%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (1.01%) IaaS
2 31 (0.83%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
4 27 (0.72%) Office 365
5 21 (0.56%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (0.37%) SaaS
7 11 (0.29%) PaaS
8 3 (0.080%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 1 (0.027%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 2152 (57.29%) Firewall
2 1282 (34.13%) WAN
3 1216 (32.37%) LAN
4 1120 (29.82%) Cisco ASA
5 1065 (28.35%) BGP
6 972 (25.88%) MPLS
7 876 (23.32%) Network Security
8 864 (23.00%) OSPF
9 848 (22.58%) VPN
10 807 (21.49%) Cisco Nexus
11 782 (20.82%) Wireless
12 586 (15.60%) TCP/IP
13 580 (15.44%) EIGRP
14 507 (13.50%) VoIP
15 480 (12.78%) DNS
16 373 (9.93%) VLAN
17 344 (9.16%) DHCP
18 303 (8.07%) IPsec
19 299 (7.96%) Cisco IOS
20 265 (7.06%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (2.32%) SQL Server
2 21 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (0.37%) Data Mining
4 13 (0.35%) MySQL
5 12 (0.32%) Big Data
6 11 (0.29%) Oracle Database
7 9 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.11%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.053%) Redis
10 2 (0.053%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.053%) Informix
10 2 (0.053%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.053%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.053%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.027%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.027%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.027%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 35 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 16 (0.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
4 7 (0.19%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.11%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.053%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.053%) Subversion
6 2 (0.053%) JIRA
General
1 497 (13.23%) Finance
2 412 (10.97%) Telecoms
3 150 (3.99%) Banking
4 60 (1.60%) Retail
5 45 (1.20%) Law
6 42 (1.12%) Marketing
7 39 (1.04%) Legal
8 35 (0.93%) Manufacturing
9 32 (0.85%) Electronics
10 31 (0.83%) Games
11 30 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 29 (0.77%) Advertising
13 27 (0.72%) Back Office
14 11 (0.29%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.24%) Investment Banking
16 8 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.21%) Military
17 7 (0.19%) Billing
18 4 (0.11%) French Language
19 3 (0.080%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 1912 (50.91%) Network Engineer
2 575 (15.31%) Senior Network Engineer
3 379 (10.09%) Consultant
4 269 (7.16%) Cisco Engineer
5 261 (6.95%) Security Engineer
6 206 (5.48%) Network Consultant
7 194 (5.17%) Network Security Engineer
8 190 (5.06%) Support Engineer
9 186 (4.95%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 183 (4.87%) Analyst
11 181 (4.82%) Architect
12 129 (3.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 124 (3.30%) Network Specialist
14 121 (3.22%) Network Architect
15 119 (3.17%) Network Support
16 106 (2.82%) Network Analyst
17 82 (2.18%) Security Specialist
17 82 (2.18%) Operations Engineer
18 80 (2.13%) Security Consultant
19 79 (2.10%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (1.41%) XMPP
2 33 (0.88%) CSS
3 10 (0.27%) HTML
4 9 (0.24%) VXML
5 8 (0.21%) ISPF
6 7 (0.19%) Web Services
6 7 (0.19%) Middleware
7 5 (0.13%) COM
7 5 (0.13%) LAMP
8 3 (0.080%) X-Windows
9 2 (0.053%) SAP Basis
9 2 (0.053%) ActiveMQ
9 2 (0.053%) XML
9 2 (0.053%) JSP
9 2 (0.053%) FreeSWITCH
9 2 (0.053%) RabbitMQ
10 1 (0.027%) .NET
10 1 (0.027%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.027%) CGI
10 1 (0.027%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 185 (4.93%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (2.53%) Management Information System
3 83 (2.21%) Computer Science
4 79 (2.10%) Video Conferencing
5 50 (1.33%) Open Source
6 49 (1.30%) Clustering
7 36 (0.96%) Statistics
8 35 (0.93%) Hedge funds
9 29 (0.77%) PKI
10 27 (0.72%) FlexPod
11 26 (0.69%) Fat Client
11 26 (0.69%) Thin Client
12 22 (0.59%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.59%) e-Health
13 18 (0.48%) Replication
13 18 (0.48%) Enterprise Storage
14 15 (0.40%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.37%) EqualLogic
16 12 (0.32%) Derivative
16 12 (0.32%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 651 (17.33%) Windows
2 492 (13.10%) Linux
3 181 (4.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 174 (4.63%) UNIX
5 135 (3.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 122 (3.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 57 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 48 (1.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 46 (1.22%) CentOS
10 39 (1.04%) Solaris
11 30 (0.80%) Windows XP
12 26 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 23 (0.61%) Ubuntu
14 15 (0.40%) Windows 2000 Server
15 12 (0.32%) SUSE
16 9 (0.24%) Windows Vista
17 8 (0.21%) Mac OS
18 7 (0.19%) Android
19 5 (0.13%) Debian
20 3 (0.080%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 645 (17.17%) ITIL
2 427 (11.37%) Load Balancing
3 375 (9.98%) Network Design
4 263 (7.00%) Network Management
5 250 (6.66%) Service Delivery
6 235 (6.26%) Network Monitoring
7 217 (5.78%) Project Management
8 193 (5.14%) Mentoring
9 186 (4.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 168 (4.47%) Incident Management
11 165 (4.39%) Migration
12 158 (4.21%) Change Management
13 133 (3.54%) Network Architecture
14 126 (3.35%) Information Security
15 115 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
16 96 (2.56%) PRINCE2
17 82 (2.18%) E-Commerce
18 78 (2.08%) ITIL V3
19 76 (2.02%) Security Architecture
19 76 (2.02%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 142 (3.78%) SQL
2 60 (1.60%) Python
3 52 (1.38%) Perl
4 51 (1.36%) PowerShell
5 33 (0.88%) PHP
6 32 (0.85%) Bash Shell
7 21 (0.56%) C
8 17 (0.45%) Shell Script
8 17 (0.45%) Ruby
9 14 (0.37%) R
10 11 (0.29%) Tcl
11 6 (0.16%) VBScript
12 5 (0.13%) VB
12 5 (0.13%) C++
13 3 (0.080%) Java
13 3 (0.080%) Ada
14 1 (0.027%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.027%) AWK
14 1 (0.027%) C#
14 1 (0.027%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3756 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1669 (44.44%) CCNA
3 690 (18.37%) CCIE
4 397 (10.57%) Security Cleared
5 370 (9.85%) CCSE
6 354 (9.42%) CCSA
7 330 (8.79%) CCDP
8 315 (8.39%) Degree
9 270 (7.19%) Microsoft Certification
10 263 (7.00%) SC Cleared
11 190 (5.06%) CISSP
12 189 (5.03%) MCSE
13 173 (4.61%) JNCIP
14 162 (4.31%) CCSP
15 160 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 129 (3.43%) JNCIA
17 121 (3.22%) CCDA
18 116 (3.09%) CCIP
18 116 (3.09%) MCSA
19 101 (2.69%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 306 (8.15%) SLA
2 79 (2.10%) PCI DSS
3 77 (2.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (0.83%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 28 (0.75%) GPG13
6 11 (0.29%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.27%) QA
8 3 (0.080%) COBIT
9 2 (0.053%) JSP 440
9 2 (0.053%) ISO/IEC 17799
10 1 (0.027%) BS7799
10 1 (0.027%) BS25999
System Software
1 420 (11.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 278 (7.40%) Active Directory
3 124 (3.30%) Hyper-V
4 116 (3.09%) vSphere
5 57 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 55 (1.46%) VMware ESX
7 35 (0.93%) XenApp
8 31 (0.83%) Firmware
9 28 (0.75%) Squid
10 26 (0.69%) XenServer
11 24 (0.64%) vCloud
12 16 (0.43%) Terminal Services
13 15 (0.40%) Snort
14 10 (0.27%) Xen
14 10 (0.27%) VMware Server
15 7 (0.19%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 7 (0.19%) ProxySG
15 7 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
15 7 (0.19%) UAG
16 5 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 188 (5.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 123 (3.27%) Cisco Prime
3 96 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
4 77 (2.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 75 (2.00%) Nagios
6 67 (1.78%) CiscoWorks
7 62 (1.65%) FortiGate
8 59 (1.57%) OpenView
9 55 (1.46%) Cacti
10 41 (1.09%) SolarWinds Orion
11 37 (0.99%) SCOM
12 33 (0.88%) Cisco LMS
13 32 (0.85%) SCCM
14 30 (0.80%) Opsview
15 22 (0.59%) CA Spectrum
16 18 (0.48%) Backup Exec
17 17 (0.45%) Puppet
18 16 (0.43%) HP NNM
19 14 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
20 13 (0.35%) Ansible
Vendors
1 3371 (89.75%) Cisco
2 1102 (29.34%) CheckPoint
3 1078 (28.70%) Juniper
4 743 (19.78%) F5
5 661 (17.60%) VMware
6 521 (13.87%) Microsoft
7 382 (10.17%) HP
8 234 (6.23%) Citrix
9 183 (4.87%) SolarWinds
10 170 (4.53%) Blue Coat
11 139 (3.70%) Riverbed
12 127 (3.38%) Fortinet
13 124 (3.30%) Avaya
14 108 (2.88%) Dell
15 81 (2.16%) Red Hat
16 80 (2.13%) Nokia
17 73 (1.94%) Aruba
18 59 (1.57%) NetApp
19 56 (1.49%) SonicWALL
20 53 (1.41%) Brocade
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £27,000 to £27,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Horsham, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + £4800 Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £42,500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60,000 basic + £7,200 + 12% Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
UK
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £65000 Per Annum +6K Car Allowance +Comm +Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + £225 car allowance, bonus, training
Posted: 9 hours ago
Prescot, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000 + Bens
Posted: 10 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Vertical IT Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
North
Imperative People
Salary: £60k - £65k per annum + £15k bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Three
Salary: 20% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday