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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 205 206 197
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1606 1447 1723
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.34% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.18% 4.94% 5.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1317 1258 1511
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +5.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £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
31005 29262 33763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.05% 27.06% 28.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24022 23777 28602
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 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 27 August 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
(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 +2 1484 £47,500 +2.98% 179
London +32 562 £52,500 +5.00% 80
South East -34 387 £45,000 -2.70% 49
Yorkshire +49 255 £45,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +57 216 £42,500 +6.25% 7
Leeds +60 203 £43,000 +7.50% 6
City of London +30 190 £52,500 +5.00% 38
Berkshire -21 127 £45,000 -10.00% 17
East of England +16 114 £42,500 -5.55% 12
West Midlands +2 85 £47,500 +1.60% 9
Surrey -3 82 £47,500 +5.55% 8
Hampshire -10 70 £42,500 - 12
Wales +3 67 £42,500 -9.09% 6
South Wales +7 66 £42,500 -9.09% 6
Birmingham +22 65 £48,750 +2.63% 3
Reading -11 63 £52,500 +5.00% 6
Hertfordshire +22 62 £45,000 +3.44% 7
South West -30 40 £45,000 +5.88% 7
Kent +2 28 £42,500 -2.85% 2
Bedfordshire -5 28 £48,750 -2.50% 3
North West -71 27 £42,500 +6.25% 11
Cardiff -2 25 £42,500 -15.00%
West Sussex +3 23 £38,250 -46.31%
Buckinghamshire -10 22 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East Midlands -9 21 £35,000 -30.00% 3
Watford +8 19 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 19 £55,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -10 18 £47,500 -
Southampton +2 17 £40,000 +5.26% 3
Guildford +10 16 £50,000 - 1

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 3154 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2819 (89.38%) Cisco
3 1735 (55.01%) Firewall
4 1398 (44.32%) CCNA
5 1192 (37.79%) WAN
6 1072 (33.99%) LAN
7 917 (29.07%) CheckPoint
8 908 (28.79%) Juniper
9 790 (25.05%) Cisco ASA
10 786 (24.92%) MPLS
11 753 (23.87%) BGP
12 724 (22.95%) VPN
13 690 (21.88%) Network Security
14 648 (20.55%) OSPF
15 615 (19.50%) VMware
16 587 (18.61%) Windows
17 578 (18.33%) F5
18 575 (18.23%) CCIE
19 489 (15.50%) Microsoft
20 468 (14.84%) ITIL
21 434 (13.76%) TCP/IP
22 431 (13.67%) Wireless
23 429 (13.60%) VoIP
24 392 (12.43%) Finance
25 390 (12.37%) Telecoms
26 378 (11.98%) Linux
27 376 (11.92%) Cisco Nexus
28 359 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
29 337 (10.68%) Load Balancing
30 332 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 229 (7.26%) MS Exchange
2 138 (4.38%) Lync
3 124 (3.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 103 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 101 (3.20%) SharePoint
6 73 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
7 53 (1.68%) IIS
8 31 (0.98%) SharePoint Server
9 25 (0.79%) Apache
10 23 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2003
11 16 (0.51%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.41%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.25%) GroupWise
14 8 (0.25%) Lotus Domino
15 7 (0.22%) SAS
16 3 (0.095%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
16 3 (0.095%) SharePoint 2013
17 2 (0.063%) IBM Notes
18 1 (0.032%) OpenStack
Applications
1 240 (7.61%) MS Excel
2 82 (2.60%) MS Office
3 68 (2.16%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.19%) MS Project
4 6 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.032%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.16%) SAP CRM
3 3 (0.095%) Summit
4 2 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.032%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.59%) Office 365
2 25 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
4 15 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (0.22%) SaaS
6 5 (0.16%) IaaS
7 3 (0.095%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1735 (55.01%) Firewall
2 1192 (37.79%) WAN
3 1072 (33.99%) LAN
4 790 (25.05%) Cisco ASA
5 786 (24.92%) MPLS
6 753 (23.87%) BGP
7 724 (22.95%) VPN
8 690 (21.88%) Network Security
9 648 (20.55%) OSPF
10 434 (13.76%) TCP/IP
11 431 (13.67%) Wireless
12 429 (13.60%) VoIP
13 376 (11.92%) Cisco Nexus
14 323 (10.24%) EIGRP
15 321 (10.18%) DNS
16 262 (8.31%) IPsec
17 253 (8.02%) SAN
18 230 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
19 228 (7.23%) Internet
20 223 (7.07%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (3.20%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.08%) MySQL
3 31 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (0.32%) Oracle Database
5 9 (0.29%) Data Mining
6 8 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (0.22%) Informix
7 7 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
8 6 (0.19%) Relational Database
8 6 (0.19%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (0.16%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (0.54%) Metasploit
2 7 (0.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.13%) Subversion
3 4 (0.13%) JIRA
3 4 (0.13%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.13%) Hudson
3 4 (0.13%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.13%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.032%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.032%) Oracle Forms
General
1 392 (12.43%) Finance
2 390 (12.37%) Telecoms
3 116 (3.68%) Banking
4 83 (2.63%) Retail
5 44 (1.40%) Investment Banking
6 36 (1.14%) Legal
7 25 (0.79%) Law
8 19 (0.60%) Back Office
8 19 (0.60%) Advertising
9 18 (0.57%) Games
10 16 (0.51%) Financial Institution
11 14 (0.44%) French Language
12 12 (0.38%) German Language
12 12 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 11 (0.35%) Marketing
14 9 (0.29%) Electronics
15 8 (0.25%) Publishing
15 8 (0.25%) Manufacturing
15 8 (0.25%) Italian Language
16 7 (0.22%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1563 (49.56%) Network Engineer
2 428 (13.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 314 (9.96%) Consultant
4 304 (9.64%) Security Engineer
5 199 (6.31%) Network Security Engineer
6 198 (6.28%) Support Engineer
7 193 (6.12%) Architect
7 193 (6.12%) Analyst
8 167 (5.29%) Cisco Engineer
9 160 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 151 (4.79%) Network Support
11 149 (4.72%) Network Consultant
12 141 (4.47%) Network Analyst
13 138 (4.38%) Network Architect
14 122 (3.87%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 104 (3.30%) 3rd Line Support
16 90 (2.85%) Network Support Engineer
17 75 (2.38%) Team Leader
17 75 (2.38%) Network Specialist
18 71 (2.25%) Pre Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (0.79%) Web Services
2 24 (0.76%) XMPP
3 17 (0.54%) CSS
4 9 (0.29%) SAML
4 9 (0.29%) OAuth
4 9 (0.29%) OpenID
4 9 (0.29%) SailPoint
5 8 (0.25%) RabbitMQ
5 8 (0.25%) ODBC
6 5 (0.16%) SOAP
6 5 (0.16%) RESTful
6 5 (0.16%) VXML
6 5 (0.16%) WCF
6 5 (0.16%) jQuery
6 5 (0.16%) Ember.js
7 4 (0.13%) Middleware
8 2 (0.063%) XML
8 2 (0.063%) HTML
8 2 (0.063%) .NET
8 2 (0.063%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 99 (3.14%) Computer Science
2 80 (2.54%) Management Information System
3 66 (2.09%) Video Conferencing
4 43 (1.36%) Clustering
5 41 (1.30%) Statistics
6 35 (1.11%) PKI
7 29 (0.92%) Hedge funds
8 22 (0.70%) Cryptography
9 20 (0.63%) Firmware
9 20 (0.63%) SecurID
10 17 (0.54%) Enterprise Storage
11 14 (0.44%) iPhone
12 13 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 13 (0.41%) Blackberry
13 12 (0.38%) Thin Client
13 12 (0.38%) Client/Server
13 12 (0.38%) Fat Client
14 11 (0.35%) Smart Meter
15 10 (0.32%) Enterprise Software
16 9 (0.29%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 587 (18.61%) Windows
2 378 (11.98%) Linux
3 226 (7.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 151 (4.79%) UNIX
5 125 (3.96%) Windows Server 2003
6 113 (3.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 85 (2.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 80 (2.54%) Windows 7
9 55 (1.74%) Windows XP
10 48 (1.52%) Solaris
11 37 (1.17%) CentOS
12 20 (0.63%) Windows Vista
13 19 (0.60%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.32%) FreeBSD
15 8 (0.25%) Android
15 8 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.22%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.19%) Windows 2000
18 4 (0.13%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 468 (14.84%) ITIL
2 337 (10.68%) Load Balancing
3 318 (10.08%) Network Design
4 276 (8.75%) Network Management
5 217 (6.88%) Project Management
6 149 (4.72%) Change Management
7 138 (4.38%) Incident Management
8 137 (4.34%) Information Security
9 125 (3.96%) Network Monitoring
10 103 (3.27%) E-Commerce
11 102 (3.23%) Network Architecture
12 100 (3.17%) PRINCE2
13 97 (3.08%) Low Latency
14 91 (2.89%) Capacity Planning
15 88 (2.79%) Service Delivery
16 85 (2.69%) Disaster Recovery
17 67 (2.12%) Change Control
18 59 (1.87%) Time Management
18 59 (1.87%) Migration
19 57 (1.81%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 105 (3.33%) SQL
2 92 (2.92%) Perl
3 72 (2.28%) PowerShell
4 41 (1.30%) PHP
5 35 (1.11%) Python
6 33 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 25 (0.79%) Shell Script
7 25 (0.79%) C
8 22 (0.70%) Tcl
9 19 (0.60%) Java
10 12 (0.38%) Ruby
11 8 (0.25%) C++
12 6 (0.19%) C#
13 5 (0.16%) Delphi
13 5 (0.16%) JavaScript
13 5 (0.16%) T-SQL
14 4 (0.13%) VB
14 4 (0.13%) PowerHouse
15 2 (0.063%) AWK
16 1 (0.032%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3154 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1398 (44.32%) CCNA
3 575 (18.23%) CCIE
4 332 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 281 (8.91%) CCSE
6 272 (8.62%) Degree
7 271 (8.59%) MCSE
8 262 (8.31%) CCDP
9 216 (6.85%) CCSA
10 212 (6.72%) CCIP
11 202 (6.40%) Security Cleared
12 191 (6.06%) CCSP
13 189 (5.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 164 (5.20%) CISSP
15 146 (4.63%) MCSA
16 145 (4.60%) SC Cleared
17 132 (4.19%) JNCIA
18 96 (3.04%) MCITP
19 89 (2.82%) JNCIS
20 82 (2.60%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 185 (5.87%) SLA
2 56 (1.78%) PCI DSS
3 53 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 14 (0.44%) QA
5 14 (0.44%) GPG13
6 8 (0.25%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 2 (0.063%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 359 (11.38%) VMware Infrastructure
2 272 (8.62%) Active Directory
3 99 (3.14%) vSphere
4 91 (2.89%) Hyper-V
5 76 (2.41%) VMware ESXi
6 72 (2.28%) VMware ESX
7 44 (1.40%) XenApp
8 35 (1.11%) Snort
9 31 (0.98%) UAG
10 30 (0.95%) Forefront TMG
11 29 (0.92%) XenDesktop
12 24 (0.76%) vCloud
13 23 (0.73%) KVM
13 23 (0.73%) Terminal Services
14 21 (0.67%) Nmap
14 21 (0.67%) ProxySG
15 19 (0.60%) ISA Server
16 15 (0.48%) Squid
17 8 (0.25%) XenServer
17 8 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 105 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 41 (1.30%) CiscoWorks
3 37 (1.17%) SolarWinds Orion
4 36 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
4 36 (1.14%) Cacti
5 33 (1.05%) OpenView
5 33 (1.05%) SCCM
6 29 (0.92%) FortiGate
6 29 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
7 27 (0.86%) SCOM
7 27 (0.86%) Backup Exec
7 27 (0.86%) Nagios
8 20 (0.63%) Cisco UCCE
9 16 (0.51%) HP NNM
10 15 (0.48%) SCSM
10 15 (0.48%) Norton AntiVirus
11 14 (0.44%) Netcool
12 11 (0.35%) Nessus
13 7 (0.22%) Foglight
14 6 (0.19%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 2819 (89.38%) Cisco
2 917 (29.07%) CheckPoint
3 908 (28.79%) Juniper
4 615 (19.50%) VMware
5 578 (18.33%) F5
6 489 (15.50%) Microsoft
7 282 (8.94%) HP
8 223 (7.07%) Blue Coat
9 199 (6.31%) Citrix
10 174 (5.52%) SolarWinds
11 112 (3.55%) Aruba
12 99 (3.14%) Riverbed
12 99 (3.14%) NetApp
13 80 (2.54%) Avaya
14 77 (2.44%) Red Hat
15 74 (2.35%) McAfee
16 73 (2.31%) Fortinet
17 66 (2.09%) Dell
18 64 (2.03%) Websense
19 62 (1.97%) Nokia
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wymondham, Norfolk
Norfolk & Suffolk Constabularies
Salary: From £26,658 to £28,389 per annum (subject to evaluation)
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Neg. dependant on exp.
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
NAK Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum dependent upon skills and experience
Posted: 4 hours ago
Maidstone, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Car allowance
Posted: 4 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Please discuss
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum plus bonus & benefits package
Posted: 20 hours ago
North London
London Metropolitan University
Salary: £39,453 - 45,474 per year
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + £5000 bonus (paid quarterly)+ £300
Posted: 21 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + Oncall + Good Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Capital IT Resourcing LTD
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Car, Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Mansfield, Nottinghamshire
Roc Search
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Imperative People
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum + £7.5K Shift
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum £50-65,000 + 10% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday