Period
to 24 May 2019

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 6 months to 24 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 193 269 189
Rank change year-on-year +76 -80 0
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 2,478 2,011 2,914
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.84% 1.25% 1.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.42% 5.25% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 1,792 1,649 2,520
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £32,269 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% -2.00%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 33,393 38,280 39,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.84% 23.71% 24.96%
Number of salaries quoted 23,967 29,130 31,452
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.26%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -1.10%

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 6 months to 24 May 2019.

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 6 months to 24 May 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +182 762 £42,000 -10.64% 24
London +38 756 £62,500 +13.64% 28
Yorkshire +170 555 £40,000 -5.88% 9
South East +43 481 £55,000 +10.00% 23
Midlands +11 258 £45,000 +5.88% 27
West Midlands +18 196 £47,500 -5.00% 22
North West +31 156 £50,000 - 9
East of England +63 129 £45,000 -5.26% 1
South West -19 83 £45,891 +1.98% 4
East Midlands 0 62 £40,000 -2.44% 5
North East +54 51 £62,500 +108.33% 6
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 2,478 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2,059 (83.09%) Cisco
3 1,517 (61.22%) Firewall
4 1,372 (55.37%) CCNA
5 1,258 (50.77%) WAN
6 822 (33.17%) MPLS
7 806 (32.53%) Network Security
8 778 (31.40%) Cisco ASA
9 747 (30.15%) LAN
10 736 (29.70%) BGP
11 711 (28.69%) VPN
12 694 (28.01%) OSPF
13 632 (25.50%) Cisco Nexus
14 599 (24.17%) CheckPoint
15 586 (23.65%) Palo Alto
16 550 (22.20%) Wireless
17 547 (22.07%) Data Centre
18 541 (21.83%) CCIE
19 507 (20.46%) Juniper
20 441 (17.80%) Presales
21 423 (17.07%) IPsec
22 421 (16.99%) Network Design
23 416 (16.79%) Fortinet
24 406 (16.38%) DNS
25 396 (15.98%) Linux
26 377 (15.21%) F5
27 376 (15.17%) Network Management
28 349 (14.08%) VMware
29 340 (13.72%) ITIL
30 334 (13.48%) Service Delivery

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 58 (2.34%) Skype for Business
2 50 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 27 (1.09%) IIS
4 14 (0.56%) SharePoint
4 14 (0.56%) Tomcat
5 10 (0.40%) Apache
6 9 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.32%) CMS
8 6 (0.24%) WebLogic
9 5 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (0.20%) SAS
10 3 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.12%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.081%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 40 (1.61%) MS Visio
2 37 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.081%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 234 (9.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 187 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 106 (4.28%) Office 365
4 24 (0.97%) SaaS
5 16 (0.65%) IaaS
6 14 (0.56%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 14 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 13 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (0.44%) OpenShift
9 10 (0.40%) PaaS
10 6 (0.24%) GitHub
11 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.20%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.040%) Akamai
12 1 (0.040%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.040%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.040%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.040%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.040%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,517 (61.22%) Firewall
2 1,258 (50.77%) WAN
3 822 (33.17%) MPLS
4 806 (32.53%) Network Security
5 778 (31.40%) Cisco ASA
6 747 (30.15%) LAN
7 736 (29.70%) BGP
8 711 (28.69%) VPN
9 694 (28.01%) OSPF
10 632 (25.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 550 (22.20%) Wireless
12 423 (17.07%) IPsec
13 406 (16.38%) DNS
14 309 (12.47%) TCP/IP
15 300 (12.11%) NetScaler
16 275 (11.10%) VoIP
17 250 (10.09%) Broadband
18 238 (9.60%) RIP
19 229 (9.24%) Internet
20 228 (9.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (1.94%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.65%) MySQL
3 10 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (0.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.16%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.12%) Informix
8 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.12%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.081%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.040%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.040%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.040%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.040%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 29 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.24%) Ant
3 6 (0.24%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.24%) Maven
4 3 (0.12%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.12%) JIRA
5 2 (0.081%) Hudson
6 1 (0.040%) WinDbg
General
1 297 (11.99%) Finance
2 194 (7.83%) Telecoms
3 103 (4.16%) Retail
4 89 (3.59%) Banking
5 65 (2.62%) Law
6 52 (2.10%) Legal
7 40 (1.61%) Advertising
8 27 (1.09%) Manufacturing
9 24 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.81%) Marketing
11 13 (0.52%) French Language
11 13 (0.52%) German Language
11 13 (0.52%) Italian Language
12 11 (0.44%) Games
13 7 (0.28%) Electronics
14 6 (0.24%) Local Government
15 5 (0.20%) Back Office
15 5 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.16%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.16%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1,307 (52.74%) Network Engineer
2 338 (13.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 324 (13.08%) Security Engineer
4 272 (10.98%) Network Security Engineer
5 271 (10.94%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 264 (10.65%) Senior Network Engineer
7 212 (8.56%) Consultant
8 179 (7.22%) Analyst
9 169 (6.82%) Architect
10 140 (5.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 136 (5.49%) Project Engineer
12 135 (5.45%) Network Consultant
13 123 (4.96%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 122 (4.92%) Network Architect
15 116 (4.68%) Support Engineer
16 105 (4.24%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 89 (3.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
18 86 (3.47%) Network Support
18 86 (3.47%) Security Consultant
19 80 (3.23%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (2.46%) 802.1X
2 26 (1.05%) SailPoint
3 13 (0.52%) XMPP
4 9 (0.36%) Web Services
5 5 (0.20%) .NET
5 5 (0.20%) LDAP
5 5 (0.20%) WSH
6 3 (0.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.12%) JSON
6 3 (0.12%) Middleware
6 3 (0.12%) OAuth
6 3 (0.12%) OpenID
6 3 (0.12%) SAML
7 2 (0.081%) FreeSWITCH
7 2 (0.081%) J2EE
7 2 (0.081%) RabbitMQ
7 2 (0.081%) XML
8 1 (0.040%) Express
8 1 (0.040%) HTML
8 1 (0.040%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 547 (22.07%) Data Centre
2 291 (11.74%) Management Information System
3 127 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
4 91 (3.67%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (1.90%) Security Operations Centre
6 42 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 40 (1.61%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 33 (1.33%) Virtual Team
9 28 (1.13%) Private Cloud
10 24 (0.97%) e-Learning
11 22 (0.89%) Driving Licence
12 21 (0.85%) Wiki
13 19 (0.77%) Handset
14 18 (0.73%) Clustering
15 15 (0.61%) PKI
15 15 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (0.56%) CMDB
16 14 (0.56%) Hybrid Cloud
17 13 (0.52%) IPTV
18 12 (0.48%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 396 (15.98%) Linux
2 288 (11.62%) Unix
3 264 (10.65%) Windows
4 188 (7.59%) Windows Server
5 70 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 51 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
7 36 (1.45%) Windows 10
8 22 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 19 (0.77%) Windows 7
10 18 (0.73%) CentOS
11 16 (0.65%) Debian
12 14 (0.56%) Windows 8
13 11 (0.44%) CatOS
14 6 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.16%) Check Point GAiA
15 4 (0.16%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.16%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.12%) Mac OS
17 1 (0.040%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (17.80%) Presales
2 421 (16.99%) Network Design
3 376 (15.17%) Network Management
4 340 (13.72%) ITIL
5 334 (13.48%) Service Delivery
6 289 (11.66%) Change Control
7 243 (9.81%) Load Balancing
8 242 (9.77%) Product Management
9 226 (9.12%) Problem-Solving
10 169 (6.82%) Network Monitoring
11 153 (6.17%) Mentoring
12 146 (5.89%) Validation
13 139 (5.61%) Information Security
14 135 (5.45%) Change Management
15 128 (5.17%) Technical Leadership
16 124 (5.00%) Project Management
17 106 (4.28%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 105 (4.24%) Cybersecurity
19 97 (3.91%) Kalman Filter
20 96 (3.87%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 288 (11.62%) Python
2 234 (9.44%) Perl
3 229 (9.24%) Bash Shell
4 53 (2.14%) SQL
5 29 (1.17%) PowerShell
6 24 (0.97%) R
7 20 (0.81%) C
8 12 (0.48%) C++
9 10 (0.40%) Java
9 10 (0.40%) PHP
10 6 (0.24%) JavaScript
10 6 (0.24%) Tcl
10 6 (0.24%) VBScript
11 2 (0.081%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.040%) Go
Qualifications
1 2,478 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,372 (55.37%) CCNA
3 541 (21.83%) CCIE
4 194 (7.83%) Degree
5 187 (7.55%) Security Cleared
6 165 (6.66%) CCDP
7 163 (6.58%) Microsoft Certification
8 146 (5.89%) SC Cleared
9 128 (5.17%) MCSE
10 122 (4.92%) CISSP
11 113 (4.56%) JNCIP
12 112 (4.52%) JNCIS
13 88 (3.55%) CCSE
13 88 (3.55%) JNCIA
14 77 (3.11%) CCSA
15 74 (2.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 65 (2.62%) CEH
17 60 (2.42%) GIAC
18 54 (2.18%) CCDA
19 44 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 321 (12.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 260 (10.49%) ISO 9001
3 114 (4.60%) SLA
4 39 (1.57%) ISO 22301
5 34 (1.37%) GDPR
6 27 (1.09%) PMO
7 24 (0.97%) PCI DSS
8 21 (0.85%) QA
9 20 (0.81%) Cyber Essentials
10 13 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 10 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 7 (0.28%) GPG13
13 3 (0.12%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 3 (0.12%) NIST 800
14 2 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 20000
15 1 (0.040%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 175 (7.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 159 (6.42%) Active Directory
3 101 (4.08%) vCloud
4 77 (3.11%) Hyper-V
5 49 (1.98%) vSphere
6 26 (1.05%) VMware NSX
7 21 (0.85%) XenApp
8 17 (0.69%) XenDesktop
9 14 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
10 13 (0.52%) Docker
11 10 (0.40%) Firmware
11 10 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
13 7 (0.28%) VMware Server
14 5 (0.20%) Terminal Services
15 4 (0.16%) BitLocker
15 4 (0.16%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 4 (0.16%) NFS
15 4 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 278 (11.22%) Nagios
2 251 (10.13%) FortiGate
3 122 (4.92%) Cisco Prime
4 65 (2.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 63 (2.54%) SCCM
6 56 (2.26%) Stealthwatch
7 36 (1.45%) Ansible
8 35 (1.41%) Cisco UCCX
9 33 (1.33%) Nessus
10 32 (1.29%) AirWatch
11 26 (1.05%) McAfee ePO
12 25 (1.01%) Cisco UCCE
13 22 (0.89%) vCenter Server
14 17 (0.69%) Cacti
15 13 (0.52%) Kubernetes
16 12 (0.48%) CASB
16 12 (0.48%) SCVMM
17 11 (0.44%) RANCID
17 11 (0.44%) WSUS
18 8 (0.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2,059 (83.09%) Cisco
2 599 (24.17%) CheckPoint
3 586 (23.65%) Palo Alto
4 507 (20.46%) Juniper
5 416 (16.79%) Fortinet
6 377 (15.21%) F5
7 349 (14.08%) VMware
8 280 (11.30%) Microsoft
9 253 (10.21%) Meraki
10 202 (8.15%) SolarWinds
11 153 (6.17%) HP
12 136 (5.49%) Citrix
13 88 (3.55%) Aruba
14 83 (3.35%) Huawei
15 76 (3.07%) NetApp
16 66 (2.66%) Blue Coat
17 65 (2.62%) Dell
17 65 (2.62%) Symantec
18 56 (2.26%) Brocade
19 49 (1.98%) Riverbed