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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > England
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 533 438 242
Rank change year-on-year -95 -196 -68
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 890 694 815
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.63% 0.69% 1.40%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.51% 3.29% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 631 545 652
10th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £42,500 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £53,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.49% -7.83% +15.00%
75th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £75,125
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £95,000
UK median annual salary £59,483 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.15% -4.35% +15.00%

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 35,435 21,097 12,989
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.91% 20.86% 22.28%
Number of salaries quoted 16,025 12,656 9,761
10th Percentile £30,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year - +3.77% +6.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £86,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in England

CCNP
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNP in England.

Salary trend for CCNP in England

CCNP
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNP in England over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
London -125 348 £63,750 +8.97% 40
South East -37 173 £55,000 +4.76% 12
Midlands -65 112 £60,000 +14.29% 13
East of England -11 98 £53,000 +6.00% 1
West Midlands -32 97 £55,000 - 11
North of England -58 84 £50,000 -1.96% 11
South West -17 68 £51,000 -12.83% 10
North West -73 42 £52,500 +10.53% 6
Yorkshire -39 30 £42,500 -5.56% 4
North East -5 12 £37,500 -16.67% 1
East Midlands -67 9 £51,000 +13.33% 2
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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.

1 890 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 728 (81.80%) Cisco
3 547 (61.46%) Firewall
4 451 (50.67%) WAN
5 405 (45.51%) CCNA
6 344 (38.65%) LAN
7 294 (33.03%) MPLS
8 286 (32.13%) BGP
9 282 (31.69%) Palo Alto
10 241 (27.08%) OSPF
11 229 (25.73%) Data Centre
11 229 (25.73%) Social Skills
12 228 (25.62%) VPN
12 228 (25.62%) Wireless
13 227 (25.51%) Cisco ASA
14 195 (21.91%) CCIE
15 188 (21.12%) SD-WAN
16 185 (20.79%) ITIL
17 183 (20.56%) CheckPoint
18 181 (20.34%) Azure
19 177 (19.89%) Fortinet
20 171 (19.21%) Security Cleared
20 171 (19.21%) Network Security
21 168 (18.88%) Microsoft
21 168 (18.88%) F5
22 162 (18.20%) VMware
23 156 (17.53%) Cisco Nexus
24 155 (17.42%) Wi-Fi
25 150 (16.85%) Degree
26 134 (15.06%) 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 23 (2.58%) MS Exchange
2 13 (1.46%) SharePoint
3 12 (1.35%) Confluence
4 7 (0.79%) Apache
5 5 (0.56%) IIS
6 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.22%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.11%) CMS
8 1 (0.11%) Site Server
8 1 (0.11%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 55 (6.18%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (1.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (1.91%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (0.67%) SAP GTS
2 5 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
3 4 (0.45%) Fidessa
4 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 181 (20.34%) Azure
2 133 (14.94%) AWS
3 56 (6.29%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (2.92%) GCP
5 19 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
6 12 (1.35%) Rubrik
7 9 (1.01%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 9 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.79%) Azure Sentinel
8 7 (0.79%) GitHub
9 6 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
9 6 (0.67%) SaaS
9 6 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
10 5 (0.56%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.56%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (0.56%) IaaS
10 5 (0.56%) Serverless
11 4 (0.45%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 547 (61.46%) Firewall
2 451 (50.67%) WAN
3 344 (38.65%) LAN
4 294 (33.03%) MPLS
5 286 (32.13%) BGP
6 241 (27.08%) OSPF
7 228 (25.62%) VPN
7 228 (25.62%) Wireless
8 227 (25.51%) Cisco ASA
9 188 (21.12%) SD-WAN
10 171 (19.21%) Network Security
11 156 (17.53%) Cisco Nexus
12 155 (17.42%) Wi-Fi
13 134 (15.06%) TCP/IP
14 104 (11.69%) DNS
15 95 (10.67%) Cisco ISE
16 88 (9.89%) DHCP
17 87 (9.78%) Internet
17 87 (9.78%) VoIP
18 79 (8.88%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (3.37%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (0.79%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.56%) Oracle Database
5 4 (0.45%) MySQL
6 2 (0.22%) Big Data
7 1 (0.11%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.11%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 30 (3.37%) JIRA
1 30 (3.37%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.90%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.79%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.11%) Artifactory
5 1 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.11%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.11%) GitLab
5 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
General
1 229 (25.73%) Social Skills
2 108 (12.13%) Finance
3 94 (10.56%) Telecoms
4 68 (7.64%) Analytical Skills
5 54 (6.07%) Presentation Skills
6 44 (4.94%) Organisational Skills
7 42 (4.72%) Banking
8 39 (4.38%) Public Sector
9 22 (2.47%) Military
10 21 (2.36%) Documentation Skills
11 20 (2.25%) Legal
12 14 (1.57%) Retail
13 13 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
14 12 (1.35%) Advertising
14 12 (1.35%) Law
15 10 (1.12%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 10 (1.12%) Influencing Skills
16 9 (1.01%) Police
17 6 (0.67%) Aerospace
17 6 (0.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 482 (54.16%) Network Engineer
2 138 (15.51%) Senior Network Engineer
3 107 (12.02%) Cisco Engineer
4 88 (9.89%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 69 (7.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 64 (7.19%) Network Manager
7 56 (6.29%) Architect
8 51 (5.73%) Network Architect
9 48 (5.39%) Consultant
10 46 (5.17%) Network Consultant
11 36 (4.04%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 34 (3.82%) Analyst
13 31 (3.48%) Support Engineer
14 28 (3.15%) Security Engineer
15 27 (3.03%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 25 (2.81%) Administrator
17 24 (2.70%) Lead Network Engineer
18 20 (2.25%) Network Security Engineer
18 20 (2.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
19 19 (2.13%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.35%) REST
2 9 (1.01%) Spine.js
3 8 (0.90%) 802.1X
3 8 (0.90%) JSON
4 7 (0.79%) XML
5 4 (0.45%) LAMP
6 3 (0.34%) ARM Templates
7 2 (0.22%) Flask
7 2 (0.22%) SAML
8 1 (0.11%) Django
8 1 (0.11%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.11%) Jinja
8 1 (0.11%) LDAP
8 1 (0.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 229 (25.73%) Data Centre
2 38 (4.27%) Management Information System
3 29 (3.26%) Public Cloud
4 20 (2.25%) Self-Motivation
5 12 (1.35%) User Experience
6 11 (1.24%) Biotechnology
6 11 (1.24%) CMDB
6 11 (1.24%) Cyberattack
6 11 (1.24%) NHS
7 10 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
7 10 (1.12%) Private Cloud
8 9 (1.01%) PKI
9 8 (0.90%) IoT
9 8 (0.90%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.79%) Cloud Native
10 7 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 7 (0.79%) Driving Licence
10 7 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
11 6 (0.67%) CCTV
12 5 (0.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 105 (11.80%) Windows
2 74 (8.31%) Linux
3 65 (7.30%) Windows Server
4 35 (3.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (3.71%) Unix
6 23 (2.58%) Windows 10
7 22 (2.47%) Windows Server 2019
8 16 (1.80%) Windows Server 2016
9 12 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.01%) Solaris
11 5 (0.56%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.56%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.22%) CentOS
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 2 (0.22%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.11%) AIX
14 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (20.79%) ITIL
2 97 (10.90%) Change Management
3 88 (9.89%) Cybersecurity
4 84 (9.44%) Project Delivery
5 81 (9.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 76 (8.54%) Network Design
7 72 (8.09%) Network Management
8 69 (7.75%) Load Balancing
9 63 (7.08%) Incident Management
10 62 (6.97%) Network Architecture
10 62 (6.97%) Network Monitoring
10 62 (6.97%) Network Virtualisation
11 56 (6.29%) Service Delivery
12 54 (6.07%) Presales
13 53 (5.96%) Agile
14 42 (4.72%) Information Security
15 41 (4.61%) Project Management
16 40 (4.49%) Systems Engineering
17 39 (4.38%) Root Cause Analysis
18 36 (4.04%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 99 (11.12%) Python
2 45 (5.06%) PowerShell
3 23 (2.58%) Bash
4 19 (2.13%) SQL
5 13 (1.46%) Perl
6 9 (1.01%) PHP
7 6 (0.67%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.56%) C++
9 4 (0.45%) C
10 3 (0.34%) Lisp
11 2 (0.22%) VB
12 1 (0.11%) Go
12 1 (0.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 890 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 405 (45.51%) CCNA
3 195 (21.91%) CCIE
4 171 (19.21%) Security Cleared
5 150 (16.85%) Degree
6 125 (14.04%) SC Cleared
7 75 (8.43%) CCDP
8 51 (5.73%) Microsoft Certification
9 48 (5.39%) DV Cleared
10 43 (4.83%) MCSE
11 39 (4.38%) JNCIP
12 31 (3.48%) JNCIA
13 29 (3.26%) CISSP
14 27 (3.03%) MCSA
15 22 (2.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (2.25%) CCSA
17 18 (2.02%) CCSP
17 18 (2.02%) JNCIS
18 16 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
18 16 (1.80%) JNCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 61 (6.85%) SLA
2 27 (3.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 23 (2.58%) JSP 440
4 19 (2.13%) NIST
5 15 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (1.24%) PCI DSS
7 10 (1.12%) GDPR
7 10 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.22%) Accessibility
8 2 (0.22%) NCSC
9 1 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.11%) GRC
9 1 (0.11%) GxP
9 1 (0.11%) NIST 800
System Software
1 127 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 82 (9.21%) Active Directory
3 38 (4.27%) VMware NSX
4 27 (3.03%) Virtual Desktop
5 16 (1.80%) Hyper-V
5 16 (1.80%) vSphere
6 15 (1.69%) Firmware
6 15 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
7 10 (1.12%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.56%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.22%) NFS
10 2 (0.22%) ProxySG
10 2 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
11 1 (0.11%) iptables
11 1 (0.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 97 (10.90%) Ansible
2 51 (5.73%) FortiGate
3 36 (4.04%) Terraform
4 30 (3.37%) Nagios
5 27 (3.03%) Cisco CUCM
6 20 (2.25%) SCCM
7 14 (1.57%) Single Sign-On
8 12 (1.35%) Endace
9 11 (1.24%) NetBackup
10 10 (1.12%) Cisco Prime
10 10 (1.12%) Stealthwatch
10 10 (1.12%) vCenter Server
11 9 (1.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 9 (1.01%) Microsoft Intune
12 7 (0.79%) Kubernetes
12 7 (0.79%) Observium
12 7 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
13 6 (0.67%) TrustSec
13 6 (0.67%) WSUS
14 5 (0.56%) Oracle ZFS
Vendors
1 728 (81.80%) Cisco
2 282 (31.69%) Palo Alto
3 183 (20.56%) CheckPoint
4 177 (19.89%) Fortinet
5 168 (18.88%) F5
5 168 (18.88%) Microsoft
6 162 (18.20%) VMware
7 132 (14.83%) SolarWinds
8 116 (13.03%) Juniper
9 110 (12.36%) Meraki
10 91 (10.22%) Citrix
11 64 (7.19%) Aruba
12 57 (6.40%) Zscaler
13 41 (4.61%) HP
14 32 (3.60%) Riverbed
15 31 (3.48%) Arista
16 27 (3.03%) ServiceNow
17 23 (2.58%) Apple
18 21 (2.36%) Adobe
19 20 (2.25%) Forcepoint