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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK / England
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 182 173
Rank change year-on-year +4 -9  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1502 1865 1885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.87% 1.90% 1.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.56% 6.90% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1289 1612 1483
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 19871 27024 27770
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.75% 27.56% 27.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15780 21884 21988
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing CCNP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +33 589 £52,500 -4.54% 46
South East -12 392 £47,500 -3.55% 19
West Midlands +9 134 £45,000 +1.35% 6
North West +48 120 £41,000 -7.86% 11
East of England -46 101 £45,000 -5.75% 9
Yorkshire -22 83 £45,000 - 7
East Midlands +28 47 £45,000 -2.70% 5
South West +16 46 £43,000 +5.52% 2
North East +7 9 £27,000 -28.00% 2
CCNP
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 3193 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2763 (86.53%) Cisco
3 1845 (57.78%) Firewall
4 1389 (43.50%) CCNA
5 1066 (33.39%) WAN
6 928 (29.06%) Juniper
7 924 (28.94%) LAN
8 890 (27.87%) BGP
9 877 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
10 867 (27.15%) VPN
11 841 (26.34%) MPLS
12 816 (25.56%) OSPF
13 775 (24.27%) Data Centre
14 760 (23.80%) CheckPoint
15 756 (23.68%) Wireless
16 742 (23.24%) CCIE
17 722 (22.61%) Network Security
18 619 (19.39%) Palo Alto
19 593 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
20 554 (17.35%) ITIL
21 540 (16.91%) F5
22 513 (16.07%) VoIP
23 503 (15.75%) Windows
24 501 (15.69%) DNS
25 444 (13.91%) VMware
26 404 (12.65%) Finance
27 401 (12.56%) Telecoms
28 396 (12.40%) Network Design
29 393 (12.31%) TCP/IP
30 386 (12.09%) Microsoft

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 91 (2.85%) MS Exchange
2 44 (1.38%) Skype for Business
3 38 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 30 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 27 (0.85%) IIS
6 12 (0.38%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
8 6 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.19%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.031%) Apache
9 1 (0.031%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.031%) CMS
9 1 (0.031%) JBoss
9 1 (0.031%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.031%) WildFly
Applications
1 130 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 65 (2.04%) MS Office
3 64 (2.00%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.28%) MS Project
5 8 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
6 7 (0.22%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.094%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.031%) Bankmaster
2 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.031%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 73 (2.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
3 52 (1.63%) Office 365
4 44 (1.38%) SaaS
5 29 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.66%) PaaS
7 19 (0.60%) IaaS
8 9 (0.28%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.16%) G Suite
12 3 (0.094%) Mimecast
13 2 (0.063%) Akamai
13 2 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.063%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.063%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.063%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.063%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.063%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1845 (57.78%) Firewall
2 1066 (33.39%) WAN
3 924 (28.94%) LAN
4 890 (27.87%) BGP
5 877 (27.47%) Cisco ASA
6 867 (27.15%) VPN
7 841 (26.34%) MPLS
8 816 (25.56%) OSPF
9 756 (23.68%) Wireless
10 722 (22.61%) Network Security
11 593 (18.57%) Cisco Nexus
12 513 (16.07%) VoIP
13 501 (15.69%) DNS
14 393 (12.31%) TCP/IP
15 327 (10.24%) VLAN
16 316 (9.90%) Cisco IOS
17 314 (9.83%) DHCP
17 314 (9.83%) EIGRP
18 229 (7.17%) Cisco Wireless
19 210 (6.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (1.79%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (0.41%) Big Data
4 11 (0.34%) MySQL
5 9 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (0.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.094%) QlikView
9 2 (0.063%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.063%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.063%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.031%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.031%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.031%) GIS
10 1 (0.031%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.31%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.25%) WinDbg
4 5 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.063%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.063%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.063%) Subversion
5 2 (0.063%) Trac
6 1 (0.031%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.031%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.031%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 404 (12.65%) Finance
2 401 (12.56%) Telecoms
3 159 (4.98%) Banking
4 102 (3.19%) Retail
5 48 (1.50%) Marketing
6 40 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 39 (1.22%) Legal
8 34 (1.06%) Financial Institution
9 19 (0.60%) Investment Banking
10 13 (0.41%) Back Office
10 13 (0.41%) Games
11 12 (0.38%) Law
12 10 (0.31%) Billing
12 10 (0.31%) French Language
13 9 (0.28%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.25%) Publishing
15 7 (0.22%) Online Betting
16 6 (0.19%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.16%) Electronics
18 4 (0.13%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1792 (56.12%) Network Engineer
2 744 (23.30%) Cisco Engineer
3 570 (17.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 499 (15.63%) Senior Network Engineer
5 319 (9.99%) Security Engineer
6 282 (8.83%) Consultant
7 265 (8.30%) Network Security Engineer
8 261 (8.17%) Support Engineer
9 202 (6.33%) Network Support
10 182 (5.70%) Network Consultant
11 168 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
12 166 (5.20%) Architect
13 164 (5.14%) Juniper Engineer
14 160 (5.01%) Senior Cisco Engineer
15 158 (4.95%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 149 (4.67%) Analyst
17 143 (4.48%) Cisco Support
18 142 (4.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
19 137 (4.29%) Cisco Security Engineer
19 137 (4.29%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (3.26%) 802.1X
2 69 (2.16%) XMPP
3 25 (0.78%) Web Services
4 15 (0.47%) CSS
5 13 (0.41%) HTML
6 11 (0.34%) XML
7 10 (0.31%) REST
8 9 (0.28%) XSLT
9 6 (0.19%) .NET
9 6 (0.19%) FFmpeg
9 6 (0.19%) Flash
10 4 (0.13%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.13%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.063%) COM
11 2 (0.063%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.063%) HTML5
12 1 (0.031%) ASP.NET
12 1 (0.031%) JAXB
12 1 (0.031%) JSP
12 1 (0.031%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 775 (24.27%) Data Centre
2 169 (5.29%) Analytical Skills
3 129 (4.04%) Computer Science
4 66 (2.07%) Driving Licence
5 49 (1.53%) Linux Command Line
6 46 (1.44%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 44 (1.38%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
9 32 (1.00%) Virtual Team
10 26 (0.81%) Hedge funds
11 24 (0.75%) Fintech
12 22 (0.69%) Clustering
13 21 (0.66%) IVR
14 17 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
14 17 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
15 15 (0.47%) iPad
16 13 (0.41%) RSA SecurID
17 12 (0.38%) Digital Media
17 12 (0.38%) Fat Client
17 12 (0.38%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 503 (15.75%) Windows
2 360 (11.27%) Linux
3 256 (8.02%) Windows Server
4 127 (3.98%) Unix
5 118 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
6 86 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 43 (1.35%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.66%) CentOS
10 20 (0.63%) Windows 10
11 19 (0.60%) Ubuntu
12 17 (0.53%) SUSE
13 16 (0.50%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 15 (0.47%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.38%) Solaris
16 9 (0.28%) Mac OS X
17 7 (0.22%) Data ONTAP
18 4 (0.13%) Debian
18 4 (0.13%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 554 (17.35%) ITIL
2 396 (12.40%) Network Design
3 308 (9.65%) Network Management
3 308 (9.65%) Presales
4 262 (8.21%) Load Balancing
5 203 (6.36%) High Availability
6 162 (5.07%) Network Monitoring
7 153 (4.79%) Mentoring
8 131 (4.10%) Network Architecture
9 128 (4.01%) Information Security
10 124 (3.88%) Change Management
11 116 (3.63%) Disaster Recovery
12 110 (3.45%) Project Management
13 108 (3.38%) Change Control
14 106 (3.32%) Migration
15 94 (2.94%) SIEM
16 91 (2.85%) Cybersecurity
17 88 (2.76%) Service Management
18 82 (2.57%) Service Delivery
19 80 (2.51%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 72 (2.25%) Python
2 55 (1.72%) PowerShell
3 54 (1.69%) SQL
4 38 (1.19%) C
5 36 (1.13%) Bash Shell
5 36 (1.13%) Perl
6 32 (1.00%) Java
7 21 (0.66%) JavaScript
8 19 (0.60%) VBScript
9 16 (0.50%) PHP
10 9 (0.28%) Shell Script
11 6 (0.19%) R
12 4 (0.13%) Tcl
12 4 (0.13%) VB
13 3 (0.094%) C#
14 2 (0.063%) VBA
15 1 (0.031%) Jython
15 1 (0.031%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3193 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1389 (43.50%) CCNA
3 742 (23.24%) CCIE
4 291 (9.11%) Degree
5 196 (6.14%) JNCIP
6 188 (5.89%) CCDP
7 173 (5.42%) Security Cleared
8 164 (5.14%) CCSA
9 162 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
10 161 (5.04%) CCSE
11 151 (4.73%) CISSP
11 151 (4.73%) JNCIA
12 145 (4.54%) CCSP
13 140 (4.38%) MCSE
14 135 (4.23%) CCNP Voice
15 116 (3.63%) CCVP
16 114 (3.57%) SC Cleared
17 102 (3.19%) CCIP
18 84 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
19 78 (2.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (4.57%) SLA
2 128 (4.01%) PCI DSS
3 73 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
5 13 (0.41%) QA
6 9 (0.28%) PMO
7 8 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.19%) GPG13
9 4 (0.13%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.063%) COBIT
11 1 (0.031%) FISMA
System Software
1 272 (8.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 260 (8.14%) Active Directory
3 133 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 31 (0.97%) VMware ESXi
4 31 (0.97%) XenApp
5 30 (0.94%) Firmware
6 27 (0.85%) VMware ESX
7 24 (0.75%) ProxySG
8 21 (0.66%) vSphere
9 17 (0.53%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.25%) ISA Server
10 8 (0.25%) KVM
10 8 (0.25%) pfSense
11 7 (0.22%) Snort
12 6 (0.19%) NFS
13 4 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.094%) vCloud
14 3 (0.094%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.094%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.094%) Xen
Systems Management
1 268 (8.39%) Cisco CUCM
2 148 (4.64%) Cisco UCCX
3 122 (3.82%) FortiGate
4 107 (3.35%) Cisco UCCE
5 93 (2.91%) Cisco Prime
6 77 (2.41%) Nagios
7 43 (1.35%) SCCM
8 38 (1.19%) Puppet
9 32 (1.00%) Cisco CME
10 28 (0.88%) Cacti
11 21 (0.66%) OpenNMS
12 20 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
13 19 (0.60%) SCOM
14 17 (0.53%) Ansible
15 15 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (0.47%) RANCID
16 13 (0.41%) Backup Exec
17 12 (0.38%) HAProxy
18 11 (0.34%) Host Intrusion Detection System
18 11 (0.34%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2763 (86.53%) Cisco
2 928 (29.06%) Juniper
3 760 (23.80%) CheckPoint
4 619 (19.39%) Palo Alto
5 540 (16.91%) F5
6 444 (13.91%) VMware
7 386 (12.09%) Microsoft
8 239 (7.49%) Fortinet
9 230 (7.20%) Riverbed
10 228 (7.14%) SolarWinds
11 214 (6.70%) HP
12 175 (5.48%) Citrix
13 128 (4.01%) Avaya
14 111 (3.48%) Meraki
15 90 (2.82%) NetApp
16 85 (2.66%) Aruba
17 73 (2.29%) SonicWALL
18 71 (2.22%) Blue Coat
19 65 (2.04%) Huawei
20 62 (1.94%) Brocade
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
83Zero
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Bonus, Stock and stunning Bens
Posted: 5 hours ago
North West London
Win Technologies
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venn Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Harris Global
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East
Vodafone
Posted: 2 days ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
Executive Resource Group
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + pension, facilities and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Digital Skills
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum Plus bonus and substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
KnownFour
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£70,000 plus 10% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: Yesterday
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
GCI Network Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Total package (inc bonus) up to £50k, + overtime dependant on experien
Posted: 2 days ago