Period
to 3 June 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 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 252 261 294
Rank change year-on-year +9 +33 -70
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 476 728 813
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.31% 1.27% 1.17%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.66% 5.97% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 405 647 756
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +8.70% +4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £39,375
90th Percentile £100,000 £94,250 £79,375
England median annual salary £55,955 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.58% - +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 7,146 12,202 16,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 19.60% 21.24% 23.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5,346 8,936 12,111
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

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 3 June 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 3 June 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 +12 88 £72,500 +20.83% 12
South London +32 26 £50,000 - 1
West London +10 8 £70,000 +36.59% 1
East London +3 3 £85,000 -
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 3 June 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.

1 476 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 307 (64.50%) Cisco
3 237 (49.79%) Firewall
4 215 (45.17%) CCNA
5 189 (39.71%) BGP
6 171 (35.92%) OSPF
7 157 (32.98%) WAN
8 142 (29.83%) LAN
9 138 (28.99%) MPLS
10 131 (27.52%) Palo Alto
11 117 (24.58%) Network Security
12 104 (21.85%) VPN
13 102 (21.43%) Wireless
13 102 (21.43%) Finance
14 97 (20.38%) Data Centre
15 85 (17.86%) CISSP
16 83 (17.44%) Information Security
17 77 (16.18%) Telecoms
17 77 (16.18%) VoIP
17 77 (16.18%) TCP/IP
18 74 (15.55%) Juniper
19 73 (15.34%) CheckPoint
19 73 (15.34%) CCIE
20 70 (14.71%) Network Design
21 69 (14.50%) Cisco ASA
22 68 (14.29%) Microsoft
22 68 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
23 67 (14.08%) IPsec
24 63 (13.24%) ITIL
24 63 (13.24%) Azure

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 9 (1.89%) Skype for Business
2 7 (1.47%) IIS
3 6 (1.26%) MS Exchange
4 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.63%) CMS
5 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.21%) Apache
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.21%) nginx
Applications
1 33 (6.93%) MS Visio
2 22 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 63 (13.24%) Azure
2 50 (10.50%) AWS
3 21 (4.41%) Office 365
4 12 (2.52%) GCP
5 9 (1.89%) IaaS
6 8 (1.68%) SaaS
7 7 (1.47%) OpenShift
8 5 (1.05%) PaaS
9 4 (0.84%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 3 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.21%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.21%) Serverless
12 1 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 237 (49.79%) Firewall
2 189 (39.71%) BGP
3 171 (35.92%) OSPF
4 157 (32.98%) WAN
5 142 (29.83%) LAN
6 138 (28.99%) MPLS
7 117 (24.58%) Network Security
8 104 (21.85%) VPN
9 102 (21.43%) Wireless
10 77 (16.18%) TCP/IP
10 77 (16.18%) VoIP
11 69 (14.50%) Cisco ASA
12 67 (14.08%) IPsec
13 46 (9.66%) Multicast
13 46 (9.66%) Wi-Fi
13 46 (9.66%) WLAN
14 42 (8.82%) Cisco ISE
15 41 (8.61%) EIGRP
16 40 (8.40%) VLAN
17 39 (8.19%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (0.42%) MySQL
4 1 (0.21%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.21%) Big Data
4 1 (0.21%) InfluxDB
4 1 (0.21%) KDB
4 1 (0.21%) Kdb+
4 1 (0.21%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.21%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.21%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.21%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.21%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (4.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.47%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.84%) JIRA
4 3 (0.63%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.42%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.21%) Redmine
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 102 (21.43%) Finance
2 77 (16.18%) Telecoms
3 23 (4.83%) Banking
4 15 (3.15%) Retail
5 10 (2.10%) Financial Institution
5 10 (2.10%) Public Sector
6 8 (1.68%) Marketing
7 7 (1.47%) German Language
8 6 (1.26%) French Language
8 6 (1.26%) Italian Language
9 5 (1.05%) Legal
10 4 (0.84%) Investment Banking
10 4 (0.84%) Law
10 4 (0.84%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.63%) Publishing
12 2 (0.42%) Automotive
12 2 (0.42%) Games
12 2 (0.42%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.21%) Billing
13 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 277 (58.19%) Network Engineer
2 96 (20.17%) Senior Network Engineer
3 39 (8.19%) Consultant
4 36 (7.56%) Cisco Engineer
5 31 (6.51%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 28 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 24 (5.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 23 (4.83%) Senior Manager
9 21 (4.41%) IP Network Engineer
10 20 (4.20%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
10 20 (4.20%) Identity Management Manager
10 20 (4.20%) IP Engineer
11 19 (3.99%) NOC Engineer
12 17 (3.57%) Network Security Engineer
12 17 (3.57%) Support Engineer
13 16 (3.36%) Architect
13 16 (3.36%) Operations Engineer
14 15 (3.15%) WAN Engineer
15 14 (2.94%) Network Architect
16 13 (2.73%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (11.97%) OAuth
1 57 (11.97%) OpenID
1 57 (11.97%) SAML
2 47 (9.87%) SailPoint
3 26 (5.46%) 802.1X
4 15 (3.15%) XMPP
5 12 (2.52%) REST
6 7 (1.47%) Web Services
7 2 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
7 2 (0.42%) JSON
7 2 (0.42%) RFC 2544
8 1 (0.21%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.21%) Jinja
8 1 (0.21%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.21%) XML
8 1 (0.21%) YAML
8 1 (0.21%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 97 (20.38%) Data Centre
2 17 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 12 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 12 (2.52%) Private Cloud
4 11 (2.31%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 5 (1.05%) CCTV
7 4 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
7 4 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.84%) Replication
8 3 (0.63%) User Experience
8 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
9 2 (0.42%) Clustering
9 2 (0.42%) NHS
9 2 (0.42%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.42%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.21%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.92%) Linux
2 36 (7.56%) Windows
3 24 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 11 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.89%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (1.05%) Unix
8 3 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Debian
9 1 (0.21%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (17.44%) Information Security
2 70 (14.71%) Network Design
3 68 (14.29%) Identity Access Management
4 63 (13.24%) ITIL
5 61 (12.82%) Security Architecture
6 54 (11.34%) Network Monitoring
7 45 (9.45%) Load Balancing
8 42 (8.82%) Identity Management
9 41 (8.61%) Problem-Solving
10 36 (7.56%) Cybersecurity
11 33 (6.93%) Computer Science
12 32 (6.72%) Network Management
13 30 (6.30%) Project Delivery
14 24 (5.04%) Technical Leadership
15 23 (4.83%) Patch Management
16 22 (4.62%) Migration
17 20 (4.20%) Project Management
18 18 (3.78%) Change Control
18 18 (3.78%) SIEM
19 17 (3.57%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 47 (9.87%) Python
2 11 (2.31%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.68%) Bash Shell
3 8 (1.68%) C
4 6 (1.26%) C++
5 5 (1.05%) SQL
6 4 (0.84%) Perl
7 1 (0.21%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.21%) C-shell
7 1 (0.21%) Java
7 1 (0.21%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.21%) Korn
7 1 (0.21%) PHP
7 1 (0.21%) Tcl
7 1 (0.21%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 476 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 215 (45.17%) CCNA
3 85 (17.86%) CISSP
4 73 (15.34%) CCIE
5 50 (10.50%) Degree
6 34 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
7 29 (6.09%) CCDP
8 27 (5.67%) JNCIP
9 25 (5.25%) MCSE
10 23 (4.83%) Computer Science Degree
11 17 (3.57%) JNCIA
12 15 (3.15%) Security Cleared
13 14 (2.94%) CCDA
13 14 (2.94%) CCSA
13 14 (2.94%) CISM
13 14 (2.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (2.73%) SANS
14 13 (2.73%) SC Cleared
15 11 (2.31%) CCIE Routing and Switching
15 11 (2.31%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (12.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 14 (2.94%) SLA
3 3 (0.63%) GDPR
4 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.21%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.21%) FedRAMP
4 1 (0.21%) FISMA
4 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 44 (9.24%) Active Directory
2 35 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.73%) VMware ESXi
3 13 (2.73%) VMware NSX
4 10 (2.10%) Docker
5 9 (1.89%) Firmware
5 9 (1.89%) Hyper-V
6 6 (1.26%) vSphere
7 2 (0.42%) DFS Replication
7 2 (0.42%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.21%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.21%) KVM
8 1 (0.21%) LXC
8 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.21%) zsh
Systems Management
1 42 (8.82%) Ansible
2 28 (5.88%) Cisco CUCM
3 20 (4.20%) FortiGate
4 19 (3.99%) Terraform
5 12 (2.52%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (2.10%) Kubernetes
7 5 (1.05%) Cisco CME
7 5 (1.05%) Grafana
7 5 (1.05%) Puppet
7 5 (1.05%) SCCM
7 5 (1.05%) vCenter Server
8 4 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
9 3 (0.63%) Nagios
10 2 (0.42%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.42%) SCOM
10 2 (0.42%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.42%) Stealthwatch
11 1 (0.21%) Salt
Vendors
1 307 (64.50%) Cisco
2 131 (27.52%) Palo Alto
3 74 (15.55%) Juniper
4 73 (15.34%) CheckPoint
5 68 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 57 (11.97%) F5
7 56 (11.76%) CyberArk
8 53 (11.13%) VMware
9 52 (10.92%) ForgeRock
9 52 (10.92%) Meraki
10 38 (7.98%) SolarWinds
11 30 (6.30%) Fortinet
11 30 (6.30%) HP
12 17 (3.57%) Arista
13 15 (3.15%) Splunk
14 14 (2.94%) Aruba
14 14 (2.94%) Extreme Networks
15 13 (2.73%) McAfee
16 12 (2.52%) Huawei
17 11 (2.31%) Infoblox