Period
to 12 May 2021

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 12 May 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
12 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 381 262 266
Rank change year-on-year -119 +4 +49
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 214 519 781
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.64% 1.27% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.51% 6.57% 6.17%
Number of salaries quoted 168 436 631
10th Percentile £42,125 £42,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £50,938 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.77% +4.00% +13.64%
75th Percentile £70,313 £77,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £80,750 £93,750 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

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 London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 6,100 7,895 12,649
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.38% 19.32% 21.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4,502 6,074 9,427
10th Percentile £37,510 £32,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £43,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
75th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for CCNP in London

CCNP
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNP in London over the 6 months to 12 May 2021.

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 12 May 2021. 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 -17 31 £61,750 -8.52% 12
South London -4 8 £58,750 +17.50% 2
West London +27 7 £45,000 -28.00% 2
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 12 May 2021, 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.

1 214 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (76.64%) Cisco
3 113 (52.80%) Firewall
4 89 (41.59%) CCNA
5 81 (37.85%) Network Security
6 68 (31.78%) BGP
7 58 (27.10%) OSPF
8 56 (26.17%) WAN
8 56 (26.17%) Azure
8 56 (26.17%) Palo Alto
9 52 (24.30%) Finance
9 52 (24.30%) LAN
10 49 (22.90%) Microsoft
11 46 (21.50%) Juniper
12 42 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
13 41 (19.16%) CCIE
14 39 (18.22%) MPLS
14 39 (18.22%) Data Centre
15 36 (16.82%) Wireless
16 35 (16.36%) VPN
17 33 (15.42%) Active Directory
18 32 (14.95%) Microsoft 365
18 32 (14.95%) Cisco Nexus
18 32 (14.95%) Social Skills
19 31 (14.49%) Multicast
19 31 (14.49%) DNS
20 30 (14.02%) Windows
20 30 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
21 29 (13.55%) Telecoms
21 29 (13.55%) F5

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 5 (2.34%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.87%) Skype for Business
3 2 (0.93%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.47%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (8.41%) MS Visio
2 16 (7.48%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.80%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.47%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 56 (26.17%) Azure
2 32 (14.95%) Microsoft 365
3 29 (13.55%) AWS
4 7 (3.27%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.87%) PaaS
6 3 (1.40%) AWS CloudFormation
6 3 (1.40%) GCP
6 3 (1.40%) Route 53
6 3 (1.40%) Slack
7 2 (0.93%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.93%) IaaS
7 2 (0.93%) SaaS
8 1 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 113 (52.80%) Firewall
2 81 (37.85%) Network Security
3 68 (31.78%) BGP
4 58 (27.10%) OSPF
5 56 (26.17%) WAN
6 52 (24.30%) LAN
7 42 (19.63%) Cisco ASA
8 39 (18.22%) MPLS
9 36 (16.82%) Wireless
10 35 (16.36%) VPN
11 32 (14.95%) Cisco Nexus
12 31 (14.49%) DNS
12 31 (14.49%) Multicast
13 26 (12.15%) TCP/IP
14 23 (10.75%) SD-WAN
15 19 (8.88%) DHCP
15 19 (8.88%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
16 16 (7.48%) EIGRP
16 16 (7.48%) VLAN
17 15 (7.01%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (4.21%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.87%) JIRA
2 3 (1.40%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 52 (24.30%) Finance
2 32 (14.95%) Social Skills
3 29 (13.55%) Telecoms
4 15 (7.01%) Manufacturing
5 13 (6.07%) Banking
5 13 (6.07%) Marketing
6 11 (5.14%) Documentation Skills
6 11 (5.14%) Public Sector
7 9 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (3.74%) Electronics
8 8 (3.74%) Retail
9 7 (3.27%) Financial Institution
10 6 (2.80%) Law
11 5 (2.34%) Mandarin Language
11 5 (2.34%) Publishing
12 3 (1.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.93%) French Language
13 2 (0.93%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
13 2 (0.93%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 124 (57.94%) Network Engineer
2 56 (26.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 19 (8.88%) Architect
3 19 (8.88%) IP Engineer
4 18 (8.41%) IP Network Engineer
5 16 (7.48%) Consultant
6 13 (6.07%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (5.14%) Network Specialist
7 11 (5.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
7 11 (5.14%) Support Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Core Network Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Juniper Engineer
8 10 (4.67%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (4.21%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 9 (4.21%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (3.74%) Network Architect
11 7 (3.27%) Analyst
11 7 (3.27%) Network Consultant
11 7 (3.27%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 6 (2.80%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.48%) 802.1X
2 3 (1.40%) JSON
2 3 (1.40%) OAuth
2 3 (1.40%) OpenID
2 3 (1.40%) SAML
2 3 (1.40%) Web Services
3 2 (0.93%) FIX Protocol
4 1 (0.47%) CSS
4 1 (0.47%) Express
4 1 (0.47%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 39 (18.22%) Data Centre
2 8 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 7 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (1.87%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 4 (1.87%) IPTV
5 3 (1.40%) Clustering
5 3 (1.40%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.40%) Replication
6 2 (0.93%) Blog
6 2 (0.93%) e-Health
6 2 (0.93%) EMC VNX
7 1 (0.47%) CMDB
7 1 (0.47%) Cyber Defence
7 1 (0.47%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 30 (14.02%) Windows
2 23 (10.75%) Linux
3 14 (6.54%) Windows 10
4 13 (6.07%) Windows Server
5 11 (5.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (4.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (4.21%) Mac OS
8 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2019
9 5 (2.34%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.40%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.40%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.40%) Windows Server 2016
10 3 (1.40%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.93%) Unix
12 1 (0.47%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (14.02%) Problem-Solving
2 28 (13.08%) ITIL
3 24 (11.21%) Network Design
4 21 (9.81%) Information Security
4 21 (9.81%) Migration
5 20 (9.35%) Cybersecurity
6 19 (8.88%) Network Monitoring
7 16 (7.48%) Change Management
7 16 (7.48%) Project Delivery
8 14 (6.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 13 (6.07%) Mentoring
9 13 (6.07%) Network Management
10 12 (5.61%) Presales
11 11 (5.14%) Service Delivery
11 11 (5.14%) Time Management
12 10 (4.67%) Change Control
12 10 (4.67%) Load Balancing
12 10 (4.67%) Technical Leadership
13 9 (4.21%) Customer Requirements
13 9 (4.21%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.01%) Python
2 13 (6.07%) PowerShell
3 9 (4.21%) C
4 3 (1.40%) PHP
4 3 (1.40%) R
5 2 (0.93%) SQL
6 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.47%) C++
6 1 (0.47%) Korn
Qualifications
1 214 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 89 (41.59%) CCNA
3 41 (19.16%) CCIE
4 20 (9.35%) CISSP
5 17 (7.94%) JNCIP
6 14 (6.54%) JNCIA
7 10 (4.67%) CISM
7 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.67%) Security Cleared
8 7 (3.27%) CCSP
8 7 (3.27%) CWNA
8 7 (3.27%) MCSA
8 7 (3.27%) MCSE
9 6 (2.80%) Degree
9 6 (2.80%) SANS
9 6 (2.80%) SSCP
9 6 (2.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 5 (2.34%) Check Point Certification
10 5 (2.34%) DV Cleared
11 4 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 11 (5.14%) GDPR
3 4 (1.87%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 3 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.40%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 3 (1.40%) SLA
5 2 (0.93%) NIST
6 1 (0.47%) PMO
System Software
1 33 (15.42%) Active Directory
2 17 (7.94%) Hyper-V
2 17 (7.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.74%) VMware NSX
3 8 (3.74%) vSphere
4 5 (2.34%) XenApp
5 3 (1.40%) Docker
6 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.93%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 15 (7.01%) Ansible
2 10 (4.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (3.27%) FortiGate
4 6 (2.80%) Nagios
4 6 (2.80%) SCOM
4 6 (2.80%) Single Sign-On
4 6 (2.80%) Terraform
5 5 (2.34%) Backup Exec
5 5 (2.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (2.34%) Puppet
5 5 (2.34%) SCCM
6 4 (1.87%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (1.87%) Kubernetes
6 4 (1.87%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (1.40%) Cisco Prime
7 3 (1.40%) Failover Clustering
7 3 (1.40%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (1.40%) NetMRI
7 3 (1.40%) SCDPM
8 2 (0.93%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 164 (76.64%) Cisco
2 56 (26.17%) Palo Alto
3 49 (22.90%) Microsoft
4 46 (21.50%) Juniper
5 29 (13.55%) F5
6 27 (12.62%) CheckPoint
7 26 (12.15%) VMware
8 25 (11.68%) Fortinet
9 24 (11.21%) HP
10 19 (8.88%) SolarWinds
11 14 (6.54%) SAP
12 12 (5.61%) Meraki
13 9 (4.21%) Aruba
14 8 (3.74%) Veeam
15 7 (3.27%) Citrix
15 7 (3.27%) Forcepoint
15 7 (3.27%) McAfee
15 7 (3.27%) Riverbed
16 6 (2.80%) Apple
16 6 (2.80%) Nokia