Period
to 21 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
21 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 257 274 304
Rank change year-on-year +17 +30 -104
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 666 788 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.26% 1.09%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.74% 5.81% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 567 683 658
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +6.48%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 9,883 13,553 15,963
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.46% 21.62% 22.72%
Number of salaries quoted 7,501 10,028 12,552
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP in London over the 6 months to 21 February 2020.

Salary histogram for CCNP in London

CCNP
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the London region over the 6 months to 21 February 2020. 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
Central London -13 155 £65,000 +8.33% 20
South London +22 27 £50,000 +5.26% 5
West London +18 22 £60,000 +26.32% 13
East London +14 14 £45,000 -20.35% 8
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 2020, 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 London region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 666 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 486 (72.97%) Cisco
3 378 (56.76%) Firewall
4 280 (42.04%) WAN
5 257 (38.59%) CCNA
5 257 (38.59%) BGP
6 253 (37.99%) LAN
7 239 (35.89%) OSPF
8 194 (29.13%) MPLS
8 194 (29.13%) Palo Alto
9 192 (28.83%) Network Security
10 190 (28.53%) VPN
11 177 (26.58%) Data Centre
12 168 (25.23%) Finance
13 159 (23.87%) Wireless
14 152 (22.82%) CCIE
15 151 (22.67%) TCP/IP
16 150 (22.52%) Cisco ASA
17 130 (19.52%) IPsec
18 129 (19.37%) Azure
19 117 (17.57%) Juniper
20 114 (17.12%) ITIL
21 110 (16.52%) Microsoft
22 109 (16.37%) Network Design
23 106 (15.92%) AWS
24 104 (15.62%) Meraki
25 101 (15.17%) Degree
26 96 (14.41%) VoIP
26 96 (14.41%) Telecoms
27 94 (14.11%) VLAN

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 16 (2.40%) SharePoint
1 16 (2.40%) Skype for Business
2 11 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2013
2 11 (1.65%) IIS
3 9 (1.35%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.15%) Confluence
7 1 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 37 (5.56%) MS Visio
2 15 (2.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 129 (19.37%) Azure
2 106 (15.92%) AWS
3 26 (3.90%) Office 365
4 11 (1.65%) OpenShift
5 10 (1.50%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 9 (1.35%) GCP
6 9 (1.35%) IaaS
7 6 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.90%) SaaS
8 3 (0.45%) Amazon ELB
8 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.45%) PaaS
9 2 (0.30%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 378 (56.76%) Firewall
2 280 (42.04%) WAN
3 257 (38.59%) BGP
4 253 (37.99%) LAN
5 239 (35.89%) OSPF
6 194 (29.13%) MPLS
7 192 (28.83%) Network Security
8 190 (28.53%) VPN
9 159 (23.87%) Wireless
10 151 (22.67%) TCP/IP
11 150 (22.52%) Cisco ASA
12 130 (19.52%) IPsec
13 96 (14.41%) VoIP
14 94 (14.11%) VLAN
15 81 (12.16%) Internet
16 78 (11.71%) HSRP
17 74 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
18 73 (10.96%) Cisco Nexus
19 70 (10.51%) EIGRP
19 70 (10.51%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.30%) MySQL
3 1 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 47 (7.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.45%) Fiddler
3 3 (0.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.30%) JIRA
4 2 (0.30%) Postman
5 1 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 168 (25.23%) Finance
2 96 (14.41%) Telecoms
3 56 (8.41%) Banking
4 38 (5.71%) Retail
5 22 (3.30%) Marketing
5 22 (3.30%) Public Sector
6 19 (2.85%) Financial Institution
7 18 (2.70%) Law
8 16 (2.40%) Legal
9 12 (1.80%) French Language
9 12 (1.80%) German Language
9 12 (1.80%) Italian Language
10 7 (1.05%) Advertising
11 4 (0.60%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.60%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.30%) Automotive
12 2 (0.30%) Electronics
12 2 (0.30%) Games
12 2 (0.30%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.15%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 423 (63.51%) Network Engineer
2 148 (22.22%) Senior Network Engineer
3 64 (9.61%) Cisco Engineer
4 52 (7.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 50 (7.51%) Security Engineer
6 41 (6.16%) Network Security Engineer
7 40 (6.01%) Consultant
8 29 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 27 (4.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 27 (4.05%) Network Consultant
10 25 (3.75%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 25 (3.75%) Voice Engineer
11 24 (3.60%) Analyst
12 21 (3.15%) WAN Engineer
13 20 (3.00%) NOC Engineer
13 20 (3.00%) Operations Engineer
13 20 (3.00%) Support Engineer
14 19 (2.85%) Network Operations Engineer
15 18 (2.70%) IP Network Engineer
16 17 (2.55%) IP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (4.50%) 802.1X
2 20 (3.00%) XMPP
3 18 (2.70%) OAuth
3 18 (2.70%) OpenID
3 18 (2.70%) SailPoint
3 18 (2.70%) SAML
4 10 (1.50%) Web Services
5 6 (0.90%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.30%) .NET
6 2 (0.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.30%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.30%) Jinja
6 2 (0.30%) JSON
6 2 (0.30%) RESTful
6 2 (0.30%) RFC 2544
6 2 (0.30%) YAML
7 1 (0.15%) CSS
7 1 (0.15%) Flash
7 1 (0.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 177 (26.58%) Data Centre
2 21 (3.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
3 19 (2.85%) Management Information System
4 16 (2.40%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (2.40%) Private Cloud
5 14 (2.10%) Self-Motivation
6 13 (1.95%) CCTV
7 5 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
7 5 (0.75%) Replication
7 5 (0.75%) User Experience
8 4 (0.60%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.45%) Eurex
9 3 (0.45%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.45%) Video\Live Streaming
9 3 (0.45%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.30%) Hedge funds
10 2 (0.30%) Hybrid Cloud
10 2 (0.30%) Life Science
10 2 (0.30%) PMI
10 2 (0.30%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 84 (12.61%) Windows
2 65 (9.76%) Linux
3 32 (4.80%) Windows Server
4 22 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (3.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.80%) Unix
7 9 (1.35%) CentOS
7 9 (1.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 9 (1.35%) Ubuntu
8 6 (0.90%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.75%) Debian
10 4 (0.60%) Mac OS X
11 2 (0.30%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.30%) Solaris
11 2 (0.30%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (17.12%) ITIL
2 109 (16.37%) Network Design
3 80 (12.01%) Load Balancing
4 64 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
5 61 (9.16%) Network Monitoring
6 56 (8.41%) Information Security
7 44 (6.61%) Cybersecurity
8 41 (6.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 39 (5.86%) Change Management
10 36 (5.41%) Computer Science
10 36 (5.41%) Network Management
11 32 (4.80%) Patch Management
12 31 (4.65%) Project Delivery
13 27 (4.05%) Migration
14 26 (3.90%) High Availability
15 25 (3.75%) Identity Access Management
15 25 (3.75%) SIEM
15 25 (3.75%) Technical Leadership
16 24 (3.60%) TOGAF
17 23 (3.45%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 43 (6.46%) Python
2 24 (3.60%) PowerShell
3 16 (2.40%) SQL
4 12 (1.80%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.20%) C
6 7 (1.05%) Perl
7 3 (0.45%) VBScript
8 2 (0.30%) C#
8 2 (0.30%) Ruby
9 1 (0.15%) C++
9 1 (0.15%) Java
9 1 (0.15%) Tcl
9 1 (0.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 666 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 257 (38.59%) CCNA
3 152 (22.82%) CCIE
4 101 (15.17%) Degree
5 71 (10.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 60 (9.01%) MCSE
7 51 (7.66%) CISSP
8 46 (6.91%) JNCIP
9 32 (4.80%) Security Cleared
10 31 (4.65%) CCDP
10 31 (4.65%) MCSA
11 28 (4.20%) Computer Science Degree
11 28 (4.20%) SC Cleared
12 26 (3.90%) JNCIA
13 23 (3.45%) SANS
14 22 (3.30%) CCSA
14 22 (3.30%) CCSE
15 21 (3.15%) CISM
15 21 (3.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 20 (3.00%) CESG Certified Professional
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (6.01%) SLA
2 26 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (1.50%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.60%) QA
5 2 (0.30%) FedRAMP
5 2 (0.30%) FISMA
5 2 (0.30%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 1 (0.15%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 78 (11.71%) Active Directory
2 56 (8.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (3.15%) Firmware
4 18 (2.70%) VMware NSX
5 14 (2.10%) Hyper-V
6 12 (1.80%) Docker
7 9 (1.35%) ProxySG
8 7 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
9 6 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.90%) vSphere
9 6 (0.90%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.60%) XenApp
11 2 (0.30%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.15%) DFS Replication
12 1 (0.15%) KVM
12 1 (0.15%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.15%) Xen
Systems Management
1 40 (6.01%) Cisco CUCM
2 34 (5.11%) FortiGate
3 25 (3.75%) Ansible
4 14 (2.10%) SCCM
5 12 (1.80%) Cisco CME
5 12 (1.80%) Kubernetes
6 11 (1.65%) Puppet
7 10 (1.50%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (1.05%) Terraform
9 6 (0.90%) Stealthwatch
10 5 (0.75%) Backup Exec
10 5 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
10 5 (0.75%) vCenter Server
11 4 (0.60%) Cisco Prime
11 4 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
11 4 (0.60%) SCOM
12 3 (0.45%) Nagios
12 3 (0.45%) Salt
13 2 (0.30%) Cacti
13 2 (0.30%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 486 (72.97%) Cisco
2 194 (29.13%) Palo Alto
3 117 (17.57%) Juniper
4 110 (16.52%) Microsoft
5 104 (15.62%) Meraki
6 91 (13.66%) F5
7 90 (13.51%) CheckPoint
8 82 (12.31%) VMware
9 74 (11.11%) SolarWinds
10 43 (6.46%) Fortinet
11 32 (4.80%) Citrix
12 30 (4.50%) HP
13 28 (4.20%) Aruba
14 27 (4.05%) CyberArk
15 25 (3.75%) Arista
16 24 (3.60%) Blue Coat
17 23 (3.45%) Extreme Networks
18 19 (2.85%) Speakerbus
19 18 (2.70%) ForgeRock
20 17 (2.55%) Aerohive Networks