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 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Rank 169 184 185
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1809 1897 1978
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 2.02% 1.79% 1.74%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.83% 6.53% 6.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1488 1624 1624
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% +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
23105 29059 31710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 25.78% 27.45% 27.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18254 23020 25398
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 10 December 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK over the 3 months to 10 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +22 1706 £47,500 -5.00% 147
London +15 672 £52,500 - 54
South East +45 537 £45,500 -9.00% 34
Surrey +70 142 £45,000 - 9
Berkshire -22 115 £55,000 +4.76% 11
West Midlands -16 114 £45,000 +5.88% 15
East of England -10 113 £49,500 +1.02% 11
Hampshire +40 101 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North West +18 99 £41,250 -13.15% 13
City of London -6 85 £55,000 - 15
Manchester +43 76 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Yorkshire +4 73 £38,000 -15.55% 9
Buckinghamshire +7 71 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Reading -15 62 £55,000 +2.08% 7
Bedfordshire +12 55 £55,000 - 2
East Midlands +3 55 £45,000 +12.50% 6
Reigate +44 53 £50,000 -9.09%
Scotland +55 51 £39,057 -11.23% 3
South West +25 50 £45,000 +12.50% 4
West Yorkshire +8 49 £40,000 -11.11% 6
Hertfordshire -16 44 £45,000 - 3
Milton Keynes +39 39 £41,750 -1.76% 1
Leeds +7 37 £42,500 -5.55% 3
East Sussex +56 34 £34,000 -24.44%
Basingstoke +8 34 £43,000 +14.66%
Brighton +56 33 £34,000 -24.44%
Bedford +21 32 £55,000 -5.98% 1
Southampton +25 30 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Wales -28 28 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Worcestershire +10 26 £46,250 +8.82% 2

CCNP
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 December 2016, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCNP.

1 3414 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2973 (87.08%) Cisco
3 1962 (57.47%) Firewall
4 1615 (47.31%) CCNA
5 1246 (36.50%) WAN
6 1152 (33.74%) LAN
7 992 (29.06%) VPN
8 945 (27.68%) CheckPoint
9 931 (27.27%) BGP
10 890 (26.07%) Juniper
11 867 (25.40%) MPLS
12 858 (25.13%) Cisco ASA
13 818 (23.96%) OSPF
14 801 (23.46%) Network Security
15 717 (21.00%) CCIE
16 712 (20.86%) Wireless
17 700 (20.50%) Data Centre
18 682 (19.98%) ITIL
19 602 (17.63%) F5
20 580 (16.99%) Cisco Nexus
21 539 (15.79%) VoIP
22 532 (15.58%) Finance
23 531 (15.55%) Telecoms
24 511 (14.97%) Palo Alto
25 488 (14.29%) DNS
26 465 (13.62%) Windows
27 448 (13.12%) VMware
28 442 (12.95%) TCP/IP
29 389 (11.39%) Network Design
30 364 (10.66%) EIGRP

CCNP
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 141 (4.13%) MS Exchange
2 59 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 53 (1.55%) Skype for Business
4 43 (1.26%) IIS
5 40 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2007
6 31 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (0.67%) Apache
8 13 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 9 (0.26%) SharePoint
10 3 (0.088%) SAS
11 2 (0.059%) CMS
11 2 (0.059%) nginx
11 2 (0.059%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.029%) Exchange Server 2003
12 1 (0.029%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 135 (3.95%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.82%) MS Office
3 57 (1.67%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.76%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.62%) MS Project
6 6 (0.18%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.29%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 3 (0.088%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.029%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.029%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.02%) Office 365
2 68 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
3 61 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 48 (1.41%) SaaS
5 28 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (0.26%) IaaS
6 9 (0.26%) Mimecast
7 8 (0.23%) PaaS
8 5 (0.15%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.12%) G Suite
10 3 (0.088%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.029%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.029%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1962 (57.47%) Firewall
2 1246 (36.50%) WAN
3 1152 (33.74%) LAN
4 992 (29.06%) VPN
5 931 (27.27%) BGP
6 867 (25.40%) MPLS
7 858 (25.13%) Cisco ASA
8 818 (23.96%) OSPF
9 801 (23.46%) Network Security
10 712 (20.86%) Wireless
11 580 (16.99%) Cisco Nexus
12 539 (15.79%) VoIP
13 488 (14.29%) DNS
14 442 (12.95%) TCP/IP
15 364 (10.66%) EIGRP
16 323 (9.46%) Cisco IOS
17 322 (9.43%) VLAN
18 276 (8.08%) Internet
19 267 (7.82%) DHCP
20 206 (6.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (1.52%) SQL Server
2 28 (0.82%) MySQL
3 19 (0.56%) MongoDB
3 19 (0.56%) NoSQL
4 10 (0.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.26%) Big Data
5 9 (0.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.088%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.088%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (0.059%) GIS
9 1 (0.029%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.029%) Power BI
9 1 (0.029%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (0.70%) Subversion
2 19 (0.56%) PHPUnit
3 15 (0.44%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 4 (0.12%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.059%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.029%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.029%) Gerrit
7 1 (0.029%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.029%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.029%) Trac
7 1 (0.029%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 532 (15.58%) Finance
2 531 (15.55%) Telecoms
3 216 (6.33%) Banking
4 102 (2.99%) Retail
5 48 (1.41%) Legal
6 42 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 41 (1.20%) Marketing
8 31 (0.91%) Games
9 30 (0.88%) Investment Banking
10 25 (0.73%) Advertising
10 25 (0.73%) Law
11 17 (0.50%) Financial Institution
12 15 (0.44%) Publishing
13 14 (0.41%) Manufacturing
14 13 (0.38%) Back Office
15 12 (0.35%) Billing
16 11 (0.32%) French Language
17 10 (0.29%) Italian Language
17 10 (0.29%) Military
18 6 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1834 (53.72%) Network Engineer
2 646 (18.92%) Cisco Engineer
3 503 (14.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 470 (13.77%) Senior Network Engineer
5 302 (8.85%) Security Engineer
6 271 (7.94%) Support Engineer
7 262 (7.67%) Network Security Engineer
8 260 (7.62%) Consultant
9 211 (6.18%) Analyst
10 207 (6.06%) Network Support
11 197 (5.77%) Architect
12 183 (5.36%) Network Consultant
13 156 (4.57%) Network Support Engineer
14 155 (4.54%) Network Analyst
15 152 (4.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 147 (4.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 137 (4.01%) NOC Engineer
18 127 (3.72%) Juniper Engineer
19 120 (3.51%) Voice Engineer
20 116 (3.40%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (2.52%) 802.1X
2 68 (1.99%) XMPP
3 24 (0.70%) Web Services
4 23 (0.67%) XML
5 22 (0.64%) LAMP
6 21 (0.62%) REST
7 19 (0.56%) CakePHP
7 19 (0.56%) jQuery
7 19 (0.56%) JSON
7 19 (0.56%) SOAP
8 6 (0.18%) Flash
9 4 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
9 4 (0.12%) XSLT
10 3 (0.088%) FFmpeg
11 2 (0.059%) CGI
11 2 (0.059%) COM
11 2 (0.059%) HTML
11 2 (0.059%) OAuth
11 2 (0.059%) OpenID
11 2 (0.059%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 700 (20.50%) Data Centre
2 245 (7.18%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 73 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 69 (2.02%) Driving Licence
6 51 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 51 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
7 37 (1.08%) Virtual Team
8 34 (1.00%) Clustering
9 28 (0.82%) Statistics
10 27 (0.79%) RSA SecurID
11 24 (0.70%) Fintech
12 22 (0.64%) iPad
12 22 (0.64%) Private Cloud
13 20 (0.59%) IVR
13 20 (0.59%) PKI
14 19 (0.56%) Mathematics
15 18 (0.53%) BYOD
16 16 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
16 16 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 465 (13.62%) Windows
2 327 (9.58%) Linux
3 207 (6.06%) Windows Server
4 136 (3.98%) Unix
5 105 (3.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (2.84%) Windows Server 2008
7 52 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
8 41 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (0.94%) CentOS
9 32 (0.94%) Windows 7
10 20 (0.59%) Windows 10
11 15 (0.44%) Mac OS X
11 15 (0.44%) Windows 8
12 13 (0.38%) Solaris
13 11 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
13 11 (0.32%) Debian
14 9 (0.26%) SUSE
15 8 (0.23%) AIX
15 8 (0.23%) VyOS
16 7 (0.21%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 682 (19.98%) ITIL
2 389 (11.39%) Network Design
3 319 (9.34%) Network Management
4 310 (9.08%) Load Balancing
5 213 (6.24%) Presales
6 195 (5.71%) Project Management
7 190 (5.57%) High Availability
8 180 (5.27%) Change Management
9 173 (5.07%) Change Control
10 170 (4.98%) Network Monitoring
11 160 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 148 (4.34%) Network Architecture
13 142 (4.16%) Disaster Recovery
14 116 (3.40%) Service Delivery
15 111 (3.25%) Kalman Filter
16 110 (3.22%) Migration
17 103 (3.02%) Information Security
18 96 (2.81%) Problem Management
19 95 (2.78%) Business Continuity
20 90 (2.64%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 91 (2.67%) SQL
2 73 (2.14%) Python
3 64 (1.87%) Perl
4 51 (1.49%) PowerShell
5 49 (1.44%) C
6 36 (1.05%) Bash Shell
7 35 (1.03%) PHP
8 29 (0.85%) JavaScript
9 12 (0.35%) Tcl
10 10 (0.29%) Java
11 7 (0.21%) Ruby
11 7 (0.21%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.21%) VBScript
12 6 (0.18%) VB
13 1 (0.029%) C#
13 1 (0.029%) Lua
13 1 (0.029%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3414 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1615 (47.31%) CCNA
3 717 (21.00%) CCIE
4 273 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 268 (7.85%) Degree
6 251 (7.35%) CCDP
7 214 (6.27%) CCSE
8 204 (5.98%) CCSA
8 204 (5.98%) Microsoft Certification
9 202 (5.92%) SC Cleared
10 161 (4.72%) JNCIP
11 160 (4.69%) JNCIA
12 147 (4.31%) CCSP
12 147 (4.31%) MCSE
13 145 (4.25%) CISSP
14 128 (3.75%) CCVP
15 127 (3.72%) CCIP
15 127 (3.72%) CCNP Voice
16 118 (3.46%) JNCIS
17 109 (3.19%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (7.15%) SLA
2 123 (3.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 116 (3.40%) PCI DSS
4 48 (1.41%) QA
5 14 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 10 (0.29%) JSP 440
7 8 (0.23%) GPG13
8 7 (0.21%) COBIT
9 3 (0.088%) HIPAA
9 3 (0.088%) SAS 70
10 2 (0.059%) FISMA
11 1 (0.029%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 292 (8.55%) VMware Infrastructure
2 247 (7.23%) Active Directory
3 111 (3.25%) Hyper-V
4 75 (2.20%) Firmware
5 66 (1.93%) vSphere
6 47 (1.38%) XenApp
7 35 (1.03%) VMware ESX
8 28 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
9 22 (0.64%) VMware ESXi
10 12 (0.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 12 (0.35%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.26%) KVM
12 8 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 8 (0.23%) vCloud
13 6 (0.18%) NFS
13 6 (0.18%) Xen
14 5 (0.15%) iptables
14 5 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
14 5 (0.15%) XenDesktop
15 4 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 233 (6.82%) Cisco CUCM
2 153 (4.48%) Cisco UCCX
3 102 (2.99%) FortiGate
4 101 (2.96%) Cisco UCCE
5 100 (2.93%) Cisco Prime
6 80 (2.34%) Nagios
7 34 (1.00%) SCCM
8 30 (0.88%) Puppet
9 27 (0.79%) SCOM
10 26 (0.76%) Cacti
11 25 (0.73%) OpenNMS
12 19 (0.56%) Cisco CME
13 15 (0.44%) Backup Exec
14 13 (0.38%) RANCID
14 13 (0.38%) WSUS
15 11 (0.32%) SolarWinds Orion
16 10 (0.29%) HP NNM
17 9 (0.26%) QRadar
18 8 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
19 7 (0.21%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2973 (87.08%) Cisco
2 945 (27.68%) CheckPoint
3 890 (26.07%) Juniper
4 602 (17.63%) F5
5 511 (14.97%) Palo Alto
6 448 (13.12%) VMware
7 334 (9.78%) Microsoft
8 201 (5.89%) SolarWinds
9 185 (5.42%) Avaya
10 184 (5.39%) Fortinet
11 158 (4.63%) HP
12 140 (4.10%) Riverbed
13 139 (4.07%) Citrix
14 128 (3.75%) Extreme Networks
15 108 (3.16%) NetApp
16 89 (2.61%) Brocade
17 85 (2.49%) Meraki
18 62 (1.82%) Aruba
19 61 (1.79%) Splunk
20 55 (1.61%) Dell
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Leicestershire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Great package
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £87,000- £160,000 + package (depending on experience)
Posted: 17 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + 10% Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £30,000 to £34,000 per annum plus on call, overtime, bonus and be
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexible working hours
Posted: Yesterday
London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Competitive salary + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Reed Technology
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35000 - 40000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Car, pension, bonus, flexible
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £35000.00 - £38000.00 per annum + Car, On call & OT
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + car,bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £400 - £480 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 - £65 000 (+ top tier package and benefits!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago