The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 202 207
Rank change year-on-year -24 +5  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1297 1561 1668
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.55% 1.69% 1.62%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.32% 6.37% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1142 1418 1362
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £34,800 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,750 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20516 24488 28089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.55% 26.50% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 33827 42300 45822
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCNP as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in England

CCNP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP in England.

Salary trend for CCNP in England

CCNP
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in England over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in England

CCNP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the England region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
London -14 499 £55,000 - 41
South East -14 323 £55,000 +15.78% 24
North of England +13 221 £47,500 +5.55% 16
North West +16 125 £45,000 +2.27% 13
Midlands -9 120 £47,500 +7.95% 16
West Midlands -13 98 £45,000 - 12
Yorkshire -10 87 £52,000 +4.00% 2
East of England -57 76 £52,500 +8.24% 12
South West +6 73 £42,500 +13.33% 7
East Midlands +21 22 £50,000 +32.45% 4
North East +2 9 £47,000 +40.29% 1
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 2811 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2382 (84.74%) Cisco
3 1618 (57.56%) Firewall
4 1202 (42.76%) CCNA
5 966 (34.36%) WAN
6 824 (29.31%) Juniper
7 808 (28.74%) MPLS
8 806 (28.67%) BGP
9 795 (28.28%) Cisco ASA
10 776 (27.61%) LAN
11 745 (26.50%) VPN
12 704 (25.04%) OSPF
13 686 (24.40%) Data Centre
14 676 (24.05%) CCIE
15 660 (23.48%) CheckPoint
16 651 (23.16%) Wireless
17 542 (19.28%) Palo Alto
17 542 (19.28%) F5
17 542 (19.28%) Cisco Nexus
18 540 (19.21%) Network Security
19 536 (19.07%) ITIL
20 472 (16.79%) Windows
21 467 (16.61%) VMware
22 416 (14.80%) Microsoft
23 411 (14.62%) VoIP
24 401 (14.27%) Linux
25 396 (14.09%) DNS
26 383 (13.63%) Network Design
27 368 (13.09%) Finance
28 319 (11.35%) TCP/IP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 81 (2.88%) MS Exchange
2 44 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 41 (1.46%) Skype for Business
4 34 (1.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (0.71%) IIS
6 7 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.14%) Apache
7 4 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.14%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.11%) CMS
8 3 (0.11%) JBoss
8 3 (0.11%) WildFly
9 2 (0.071%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.036%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.036%) SAS
10 1 (0.036%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 65 (2.31%) Microsoft Office
2 58 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 27 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
4 6 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.071%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (0.18%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.071%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.036%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 118 (4.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 50 (1.78%) Office 365
4 19 (0.68%) SaaS
5 16 (0.57%) G Suite
6 14 (0.50%) PaaS
7 13 (0.46%) IaaS
8 11 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 8 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
10 5 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.11%) Akamai
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.071%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.071%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.071%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.071%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1618 (57.56%) Firewall
2 966 (34.36%) WAN
3 808 (28.74%) MPLS
4 806 (28.67%) BGP
5 795 (28.28%) Cisco ASA
6 776 (27.61%) LAN
7 745 (26.50%) VPN
8 704 (25.04%) OSPF
9 651 (23.16%) Wireless
10 542 (19.28%) Cisco Nexus
11 540 (19.21%) Network Security
12 411 (14.62%) VoIP
13 396 (14.09%) DNS
14 319 (11.35%) TCP/IP
15 307 (10.92%) EIGRP
16 290 (10.32%) VLAN
17 272 (9.68%) Cisco IOS
18 268 (9.53%) DHCP
19 216 (7.68%) IPsec
20 211 (7.51%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (1.64%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (0.28%) MySQL
7 7 (0.25%) Big Data
7 7 (0.25%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.11%) QlikView
10 2 (0.071%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.071%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.036%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.036%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.036%) Informix
11 1 (0.036%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.036%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 29 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.36%) WinDbg
3 5 (0.18%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.18%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.071%) JIRA
5 2 (0.071%) JMeter
5 2 (0.071%) Subversion
5 2 (0.071%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.036%) Metasploit
General
1 368 (13.09%) Finance
2 281 (10.00%) Telecoms
3 139 (4.94%) Banking
4 75 (2.67%) Retail
5 40 (1.42%) Financial Institution
6 31 (1.10%) Marketing
7 29 (1.03%) Law
8 27 (0.96%) Legal
9 19 (0.68%) Games
10 18 (0.64%) Back Office
10 18 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 17 (0.60%) Investment Banking
12 12 (0.43%) Electronics
13 8 (0.28%) Advertising
14 5 (0.18%) Online Betting
14 5 (0.18%) Publishing
15 4 (0.14%) Billing
15 4 (0.14%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.11%) Aerospace
16 3 (0.11%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1597 (56.81%) Network Engineer
2 674 (23.98%) Cisco Engineer
3 524 (18.64%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 487 (17.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 229 (8.15%) Security Engineer
6 220 (7.83%) Support Engineer
7 202 (7.19%) Architect
7 202 (7.19%) Consultant
8 195 (6.94%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 192 (6.83%) Network Security Engineer
10 191 (6.79%) Network Support
11 167 (5.94%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 160 (5.69%) Network Support Engineer
13 155 (5.51%) Analyst
14 147 (5.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 131 (4.66%) Network Architect
16 130 (4.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 130 (4.62%) Juniper Engineer
17 119 (4.23%) Network Consultant
18 107 (3.81%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.99%) 802.1X
2 56 (1.99%) XMPP
3 33 (1.17%) CSS
4 20 (0.71%) HTML
4 20 (0.71%) Web Services
5 15 (0.53%) REST
6 11 (0.39%) XML
7 8 (0.28%) .NET
8 7 (0.25%) XSLT
9 6 (0.21%) HTML5
10 4 (0.14%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.14%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.11%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.11%) JAXB
11 3 (0.11%) jQuery
11 3 (0.11%) JSP
11 3 (0.11%) JSTL
11 3 (0.11%) LAMP
11 3 (0.11%) LAPP Stack
11 3 (0.11%) POJO
Miscellaneous
1 686 (24.40%) Data Centre
2 131 (4.66%) Analytical Skills
3 104 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 58 (2.06%) Driving Licence
5 57 (2.03%) Video Conferencing
6 54 (1.92%) Linux Command Line
7 50 (1.78%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 41 (1.46%) Management Information System
9 22 (0.78%) Hedge funds
10 19 (0.68%) iPad
10 19 (0.68%) PKI
11 18 (0.64%) Clustering
12 13 (0.46%) Virtual Team
13 12 (0.43%) Fat Client
13 12 (0.43%) Public Cloud
13 12 (0.43%) Thin Client
14 10 (0.36%) Fintech
15 8 (0.28%) FlexPod
15 8 (0.28%) IVR
16 7 (0.25%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 472 (16.79%) Windows
2 401 (14.27%) Linux
3 261 (9.28%) Windows Server
4 127 (4.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 109 (3.88%) Unix
6 73 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 36 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 33 (1.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (1.03%) CentOS
11 28 (1.00%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.75%) Windows XP
13 15 (0.53%) Debian
14 14 (0.50%) Solaris
14 14 (0.50%) SUSE
15 10 (0.36%) VMS
15 10 (0.36%) Windows 8
16 9 (0.32%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.32%) Windows 10
17 7 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 536 (19.07%) ITIL
2 383 (13.63%) Network Design
3 269 (9.57%) Load Balancing
4 266 (9.46%) Presales
5 255 (9.07%) Network Management
6 202 (7.19%) High Availability
7 161 (5.73%) Network Monitoring
8 136 (4.84%) Mentoring
9 107 (3.81%) Change Management
10 101 (3.59%) Information Security
11 99 (3.52%) Service Delivery
12 87 (3.09%) Migration
13 86 (3.06%) Project Management
14 79 (2.81%) Service Management
15 78 (2.77%) Root Cause Analysis
16 77 (2.74%) Change Control
16 77 (2.74%) Cybersecurity
17 75 (2.67%) Disaster Recovery
18 71 (2.53%) Network Architecture
19 68 (2.42%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 126 (4.48%) Python
2 73 (2.60%) Perl
3 57 (2.03%) Bash Shell
4 48 (1.71%) PowerShell
5 38 (1.35%) C
5 38 (1.35%) SQL
6 34 (1.21%) Shell Script
7 31 (1.10%) Java
8 22 (0.78%) JavaScript
9 16 (0.57%) VBScript
10 13 (0.46%) PHP
11 6 (0.21%) R
12 3 (0.11%) C#
12 3 (0.11%) Ruby
13 1 (0.036%) Erlang
13 1 (0.036%) Jython
13 1 (0.036%) VB
13 1 (0.036%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2811 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1202 (42.76%) CCNA
3 676 (24.05%) CCIE
4 226 (8.04%) Degree
5 186 (6.62%) JNCIP
6 185 (6.58%) CCDP
7 173 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
8 151 (5.37%) MCSE
9 148 (5.27%) CCSE
10 144 (5.12%) Security Cleared
11 128 (4.55%) CISSP
12 116 (4.13%) CCSA
13 114 (4.06%) JNCIA
14 113 (4.02%) CCNP Voice
15 107 (3.81%) CCSP
15 107 (3.81%) CCVP
16 104 (3.70%) SC Cleared
17 96 (3.42%) CCDA
18 91 (3.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 88 (3.13%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.05%) SLA
2 123 (4.38%) PCI DSS
3 76 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.75%) QA
5 19 (0.68%) Cyber Essentials
6 7 (0.25%) GDPR
6 7 (0.25%) PMO
6 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.18%) GPG13
9 4 (0.14%) Def Stans
9 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 2 (0.071%) GCP
System Software
1 295 (10.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 234 (8.32%) Active Directory
3 115 (4.09%) Hyper-V
4 67 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (1.46%) XenApp
6 27 (0.96%) vSphere
7 23 (0.82%) ProxySG
8 18 (0.64%) Firmware
9 16 (0.57%) XenDesktop
10 15 (0.53%) Snort
11 10 (0.36%) ISA Server
12 9 (0.32%) pfSense
13 7 (0.25%) VMware Workstation
14 5 (0.18%) NFS
14 5 (0.18%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.14%) vCloud
15 4 (0.14%) Xen
16 3 (0.11%) KVM
17 2 (0.071%) Ceph
17 2 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 239 (8.50%) Cisco CUCM
2 139 (4.94%) FortiGate
3 106 (3.77%) Cisco UCCX
4 91 (3.24%) Cisco UCCE
5 81 (2.88%) Cisco Prime
6 66 (2.35%) Nagios
7 43 (1.53%) Cacti
8 41 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
9 40 (1.42%) SCCM
10 34 (1.21%) Puppet
11 23 (0.82%) SCOM
12 19 (0.68%) Ansible
13 18 (0.64%) OpenNMS
14 17 (0.60%) OpenView
15 16 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
16 14 (0.50%) OSSEC
17 13 (0.46%) RANCID
18 12 (0.43%) Cisco CME
19 9 (0.32%) Cisco LMS
19 9 (0.32%) Opsview
Vendors
1 2382 (84.74%) Cisco
2 824 (29.31%) Juniper
3 660 (23.48%) CheckPoint
4 542 (19.28%) F5
4 542 (19.28%) Palo Alto
5 467 (16.61%) VMware
6 416 (14.80%) Microsoft
7 233 (8.29%) HP
7 233 (8.29%) SolarWinds
8 198 (7.04%) Citrix
9 185 (6.58%) Riverbed
10 181 (6.44%) Fortinet
11 114 (4.06%) Meraki
12 112 (3.98%) Aruba
13 96 (3.42%) Avaya
14 85 (3.02%) Blue Coat
15 75 (2.67%) NetApp
16 66 (2.35%) SonicWALL
16 66 (2.35%) Sourcefire
17 61 (2.17%) Red Hat
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Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus/shift + extensive
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago