Period
to 12 May 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 208 198 177
Rank change year-on-year -10 -21 +55
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 24 79 161
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.48% 1.07% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 5.61% 7.75%
Number of salaries quoted 18 72 157
10th Percentile £45,000 £45,125 £47,500
25th Percentile £47,188 £52,688 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £68,750 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -20.00% +14.58% +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,438 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £80,500
Central London median annual salary £61,750 £67,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -8.52% +12.50% +4.35%

CCNP is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
City of London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 888 1,408 2,077
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.94% 19.00% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 767 1,245 1,790
10th Percentile £42,500 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £61,125
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% +2.25% +1.88%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £95,000
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the City of London

CCNP
Salary Trend in the City of London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the City of London.

Salary trend for CCNP in the City of London

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the City of London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the City of London over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the City of London

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (66.67%) Cisco
3 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 12 (50.00%) Firewall
4 9 (37.50%) OSPF
4 9 (37.50%) BGP
4 9 (37.50%) Network Security
5 8 (33.33%) CCIE
5 8 (33.33%) WAN
5 8 (33.33%) LAN
6 7 (29.17%) VPN
6 7 (29.17%) Azure
6 7 (29.17%) AWS
6 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
7 6 (25.00%) DNS
7 6 (25.00%) DHCP
7 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
7 6 (25.00%) Finance
8 5 (20.83%) Law
8 5 (20.83%) VMware
8 5 (20.83%) CISSP
8 5 (20.83%) Linux
8 5 (20.83%) Python
8 5 (20.83%) ITIL
8 5 (20.83%) MPLS
8 5 (20.83%) F5
8 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (16.67%) Multicast
9 4 (16.67%) Microsoft 365

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (8.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (29.17%) AWS
1 7 (29.17%) Azure
2 4 (16.67%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (8.33%) AWS CloudFormation
4 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) Firewall
2 9 (37.50%) BGP
2 9 (37.50%) Network Security
2 9 (37.50%) OSPF
3 8 (33.33%) LAN
3 8 (33.33%) WAN
4 7 (29.17%) VPN
5 6 (25.00%) DHCP
5 6 (25.00%) DNS
5 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 5 (20.83%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) BIG-IP
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (16.67%) Multicast
7 4 (16.67%) Spanning Tree
7 4 (16.67%) VLAN
8 3 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
8 3 (12.50%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
8 3 (12.50%) NAS
8 3 (12.50%) NX-OS
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (25.00%) Finance
2 5 (20.83%) Law
3 4 (16.67%) Social Skills
3 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 3 (12.50%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Banking
5 2 (8.33%) Financial Institution
5 2 (8.33%) French Language
5 2 (8.33%) German Language
5 2 (8.33%) Italian Language
5 2 (8.33%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Presentation Skills
5 2 (8.33%) Spanish Language
6 1 (4.17%) Electronics
6 1 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (4.17%) Marketing
6 1 (4.17%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 11 (45.83%) Network Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Consultant
4 4 (16.67%) Security Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Cybersecurity Consultant
5 3 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Switch Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) VMware Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Junior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Linux Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) 802.1X
2 3 (12.50%) Web Services
3 1 (4.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (12.50%) Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Replication
3 1 (4.17%) Hedge funds
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
3 1 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.83%) Linux
2 3 (12.50%) Mac OS
2 3 (12.50%) Ubuntu
2 3 (12.50%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows 10
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Cybersecurity
1 5 (20.83%) ITIL
2 4 (16.67%) Information Security
3 3 (12.50%) High Availability
3 3 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (12.50%) Security Architecture
3 3 (12.50%) Service Delivery
4 2 (8.33%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (8.33%) Change Control
4 2 (8.33%) DNA
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
4 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (8.33%) Load Balancing
4 2 (8.33%) Machine Learning
4 2 (8.33%) Migration
4 2 (8.33%) Network Management
4 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.17%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (20.83%) Python
2 3 (12.50%) PowerShell
3 2 (8.33%) PHP
3 2 (8.33%) R
4 1 (4.17%) C++
Qualifications
1 24 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (50.00%) CCNA
3 8 (33.33%) CCIE
4 5 (20.83%) CISSP
5 4 (16.67%) CCSP
5 4 (16.67%) CISM
5 4 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (12.50%) CCIE Security
6 3 (12.50%) CSSLP
6 3 (12.50%) OSCE
6 3 (12.50%) OSWP
6 3 (12.50%) SSCP
7 2 (8.33%) Degree
8 1 (4.17%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (4.17%) CREST Certified
8 1 (4.17%) OSCP
8 1 (4.17%) SC Cleared
8 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) GDPR
1 4 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (8.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (4.17%) NIST
3 1 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.17%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Ansible
2 3 (12.50%) Failover Clustering
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (12.50%) SCDPM
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (8.33%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (8.33%) ITRS Geneos
3 2 (8.33%) Terraform
4 1 (4.17%) Cacti
4 1 (4.17%) Nagios
4 1 (4.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (66.67%) Cisco
2 7 (29.17%) Palo Alto
3 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 5 (20.83%) F5
4 5 (20.83%) VMware
5 4 (16.67%) Aruba
5 4 (16.67%) Fortinet
5 4 (16.67%) SolarWinds
6 3 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
6 3 (12.50%) HP
6 3 (12.50%) Synology
7 2 (8.33%) ExtraHop
7 2 (8.33%) Radianz
8 1 (4.17%) Arista
8 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
8 1 (4.17%) ForeScout
8 1 (4.17%) Google
8 1 (4.17%) Infoblox
8 1 (4.17%) Juniper
8 1 (4.17%) SAP