Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > England
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 256 191 194
Rank change year-on-year -65 +3 +16
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 2256 3134 3637
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.35% 1.76% 1.77%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.63% 6.73% 6.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1941 2811 3120
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £33,000 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 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 40095 46574 56191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.00% 26.16% 27.33%
Number of salaries quoted 31023 37620 45108
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%

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 19 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
London -44 876 £57,500 +4.55% 25
South East -94 501 £50,000 +5.26% 13
North of England +17 362 £44,743 +11.86% 19
Midlands +4 236 £47,500 +7.95% 10
East of England -42 177 £50,000 +11.11% 9
Yorkshire +42 175 £42,500 - 11
North West +15 175 £45,000 +12.50% 5
West Midlands -17 156 £50,000 +13.64% 7
South West +34 132 £45,000 +21.95% 1
East Midlands +32 67 £47,500 +11.76% 3
North East +1 12 £43,500 +93.33% 3
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 2256 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1974 (87.50%) Cisco
3 1367 (60.59%) Firewall
4 1024 (45.39%) CCNA
5 893 (39.58%) WAN
6 746 (33.07%) BGP
7 721 (31.96%) LAN
8 671 (29.74%) OSPF
9 663 (29.39%) Juniper
10 661 (29.30%) MPLS
11 600 (26.60%) Wireless
12 598 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
13 586 (25.98%) VPN
14 558 (24.73%) CCIE
15 548 (24.29%) Network Security
16 543 (24.07%) Data Centre
17 521 (23.09%) CheckPoint
18 512 (22.70%) Cisco Nexus
19 505 (22.38%) ITIL
20 471 (20.88%) F5
21 444 (19.68%) Finance
22 430 (19.06%) VMware
23 393 (17.42%) Windows
24 368 (16.31%) Microsoft
25 366 (16.22%) Palo Alto
26 353 (15.65%) EIGRP
27 344 (15.25%) DNS
28 329 (14.58%) Load Balancing
29 322 (14.27%) VoIP
30 318 (14.10%) IPsec

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 76 (3.37%) Skype for Business
2 75 (3.32%) MS Exchange
3 69 (3.06%) CMS
4 35 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (1.11%) IIS
6 19 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2013
7 11 (0.49%) Apache
8 8 (0.35%) SAS
9 7 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
10 6 (0.27%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.18%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.089%) JBoss
12 2 (0.089%) nginx
12 2 (0.089%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.089%) WildFly
13 1 (0.044%) CloudStack
13 1 (0.044%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 43 (1.91%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (1.51%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (0.44%) WebTrends
2 3 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.089%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 172 (7.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 129 (5.72%) Amazon AWS
3 55 (2.44%) Office 365
4 38 (1.68%) SaaS
5 22 (0.98%) G Suite
5 22 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 13 (0.58%) IaaS
7 10 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 9 (0.40%) PaaS
9 8 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.13%) Akamai
11 3 (0.13%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
13 1 (0.044%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 1367 (60.59%) Firewall
2 893 (39.58%) WAN
3 746 (33.07%) BGP
4 721 (31.96%) LAN
5 671 (29.74%) OSPF
6 661 (29.30%) MPLS
7 600 (26.60%) Wireless
8 598 (26.51%) Cisco ASA
9 586 (25.98%) VPN
10 548 (24.29%) Network Security
11 512 (22.70%) Cisco Nexus
12 353 (15.65%) EIGRP
13 344 (15.25%) DNS
14 322 (14.27%) VoIP
15 318 (14.10%) IPsec
16 298 (13.21%) TCP/IP
17 283 (12.54%) Cisco IOS
18 255 (11.30%) VLAN
19 241 (10.68%) DHCP
20 165 (7.31%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (1.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (0.49%) SQL Server 2014
4 9 (0.40%) Big Data
5 8 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.13%) MySQL
7 2 (0.089%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.089%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.044%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 39 (1.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.44%) Metasploit
3 8 (0.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.18%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (0.13%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.13%) JIRA
6 1 (0.044%) JMeter
6 1 (0.044%) Subversion
6 1 (0.044%) WebDriver
General
1 444 (19.68%) Finance
2 191 (8.47%) Telecoms
3 160 (7.09%) Banking
4 48 (2.13%) Law
5 36 (1.60%) Retail
6 29 (1.29%) Investment Banking
7 26 (1.15%) Financial Institution
8 22 (0.98%) Advertising
9 17 (0.75%) Legal
10 15 (0.66%) Billing
11 12 (0.53%) Games
12 11 (0.49%) Back Office
12 11 (0.49%) Publishing
13 10 (0.44%) Electronics
13 10 (0.44%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.40%) French Language
14 9 (0.40%) Marketing
15 8 (0.35%) German Language
15 8 (0.35%) Italian Language
16 5 (0.22%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 1219 (54.03%) Network Engineer
2 491 (21.76%) Cisco Engineer
3 404 (17.91%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 352 (15.60%) Senior Network Engineer
5 174 (7.71%) Support Engineer
6 173 (7.67%) Architect
7 159 (7.05%) Network Support
8 149 (6.60%) Security Engineer
9 142 (6.29%) Analyst
10 135 (5.98%) Consultant
11 127 (5.63%) Network Security Engineer
11 127 (5.63%) Network Support Engineer
12 121 (5.36%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 117 (5.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 117 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
14 115 (5.10%) Network Architect
15 114 (5.05%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 93 (4.12%) Network Analyst
17 85 (3.77%) Security Analyst
18 82 (3.63%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (4.03%) XMPP
2 67 (2.97%) 802.1X
3 29 (1.29%) CSS
4 18 (0.80%) HTML
5 11 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
6 7 (0.31%) Web Services
7 5 (0.22%) HTML5
7 5 (0.22%) RFC 2547
7 5 (0.22%) XML
8 4 (0.18%) .NET
9 3 (0.13%) SAML
10 2 (0.089%) JAXB
10 2 (0.089%) jQuery
10 2 (0.089%) JSP
10 2 (0.089%) JSTL
10 2 (0.089%) POJO
10 2 (0.089%) Software Packaging
11 1 (0.044%) ASP.NET
11 1 (0.044%) COM
11 1 (0.044%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 543 (24.07%) Data Centre
2 114 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (4.03%) Clustering
4 78 (3.46%) Video Conferencing
5 75 (3.32%) Computer Science
6 72 (3.19%) Driving Licence
7 47 (2.08%) PKI
8 39 (1.73%) Management Information System
9 34 (1.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 24 (1.06%) iPad
11 22 (0.98%) Client/Server
12 20 (0.89%) Linux Command Line
13 19 (0.84%) Public Cloud
14 18 (0.80%) FlexPod
14 18 (0.80%) User Experience
15 15 (0.66%) Virtual Team
16 13 (0.58%) Eurex
17 12 (0.53%) Greenfield Project
18 11 (0.49%) VxBlock/Vblock
19 10 (0.44%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 393 (17.42%) Windows
2 254 (11.26%) Linux
3 169 (7.49%) Windows Server
4 96 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 89 (3.95%) Unix
6 71 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
7 35 (1.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.15%) Windows XP
9 22 (0.98%) Windows 8
10 20 (0.89%) CentOS
11 19 (0.84%) Debian
12 16 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.66%) Solaris
14 14 (0.62%) Windows 7
15 10 (0.44%) Mac OS X
15 10 (0.44%) Windows 10
16 8 (0.35%) SUSE
16 8 (0.35%) Ubuntu
17 6 (0.27%) VMS
18 4 (0.18%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 505 (22.38%) ITIL
2 329 (14.58%) Load Balancing
3 285 (12.63%) Network Design
4 233 (10.33%) Network Management
5 210 (9.31%) Network Monitoring
6 158 (7.00%) Presales
7 144 (6.38%) Mentoring
8 118 (5.23%) Change Management
9 117 (5.19%) Service Delivery
10 107 (4.74%) High Availability
11 105 (4.65%) Root Cause Analysis
12 93 (4.12%) Service Management
13 90 (3.99%) Problem Management
14 89 (3.95%) Time Management
15 87 (3.86%) Line Management
15 87 (3.86%) Project Management
16 85 (3.77%) Network Architecture
17 84 (3.72%) Stakeholder Management
18 79 (3.50%) Migration
19 76 (3.37%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 128 (5.67%) Python
2 59 (2.62%) Perl
3 38 (1.68%) Bash Shell
4 31 (1.37%) C
5 28 (1.24%) PowerShell
6 26 (1.15%) SQL
7 14 (0.62%) Java
8 13 (0.58%) JavaScript
8 13 (0.58%) Shell Script
9 5 (0.22%) PHP
10 4 (0.18%) Bourne shell
10 4 (0.18%) C-shell
10 4 (0.18%) Korn
11 3 (0.13%) C#
12 2 (0.089%) R
13 1 (0.044%) Erlang
13 1 (0.044%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.044%) Ruby
13 1 (0.044%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2256 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1024 (45.39%) CCNA
3 558 (24.73%) CCIE
4 188 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 182 (8.07%) Degree
6 176 (7.80%) Security Cleared
7 168 (7.45%) CCDP
8 162 (7.18%) JNCIP
8 162 (7.18%) SC Cleared
9 159 (7.05%) MCSE
10 134 (5.94%) CISSP
11 125 (5.54%) CCSE
12 119 (5.27%) CCSA
13 107 (4.74%) CCVP
14 100 (4.43%) JNCIS
15 96 (4.26%) CCDA
16 72 (3.19%) JNCIA
17 70 (3.10%) CCNP Voice
18 69 (3.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 63 (2.79%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 151 (6.69%) SLA
2 61 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 61 (2.70%) PCI DSS
3 35 (1.55%) QA
4 29 (1.29%) PMO
5 20 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
6 9 (0.40%) GDPR
7 8 (0.35%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.18%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 3 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 3 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 2 (0.089%) RMADS
11 1 (0.044%) GCP
System Software
1 286 (12.68%) Active Directory
2 262 (11.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 143 (6.34%) Hyper-V
4 40 (1.77%) vSphere
5 35 (1.55%) VMware NSX
6 21 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (0.71%) XenApp
8 11 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.40%) Firmware
9 9 (0.40%) vCloud
10 7 (0.31%) XenDesktop
11 5 (0.22%) ProxySG
11 5 (0.22%) Terminal Services
11 5 (0.22%) VMware Server
12 4 (0.18%) Snort
13 3 (0.13%) FreeRADIUS
13 3 (0.13%) KVM
14 2 (0.089%) iptables
14 2 (0.089%) NFS
14 2 (0.089%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 187 (8.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 130 (5.76%) Cisco UCCX
3 97 (4.30%) Cisco UCCE
4 90 (3.99%) FortiGate
5 62 (2.75%) Nagios
6 59 (2.62%) Cisco Prime
7 55 (2.44%) Cacti
8 35 (1.55%) SolarWinds Orion
9 26 (1.15%) Ansible
10 24 (1.06%) Cisco LMS
10 24 (1.06%) Opsview
11 22 (0.98%) Puppet
12 21 (0.93%) SCCM
13 18 (0.80%) vCenter Server
14 14 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
14 14 (0.62%) QRadar
14 14 (0.62%) ZABBIX
15 12 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
16 9 (0.40%) OpenView
16 9 (0.40%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 1974 (87.50%) Cisco
2 663 (29.39%) Juniper
3 521 (23.09%) CheckPoint
4 471 (20.88%) F5
5 430 (19.06%) VMware
6 368 (16.31%) Microsoft
7 366 (16.22%) Palo Alto
8 227 (10.06%) SolarWinds
9 170 (7.54%) Citrix
10 156 (6.91%) HP
11 124 (5.50%) Meraki
12 118 (5.23%) Riverbed
13 105 (4.65%) Fortinet
14 93 (4.12%) Brocade
15 89 (3.95%) Aruba
16 85 (3.77%) Avaya
17 72 (3.19%) Dell
18 59 (2.62%) Blue Coat
19 49 (2.17%) Verint
20 42 (1.86%) Extreme Networks