Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 262 318 187
Rank change year-on-year +56 -131 +38
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 775 717 1,270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.26% 1.03% 1.85%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.89% 4.54% 7.66%
Number of salaries quoted 669 612 1,089
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +4.63% -1.82%
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,300 £36,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.09% -3.00%

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 13,160 15,786 16,586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 21.42% 22.74% 24.20%
Number of salaries quoted 9,749 12,447 13,386
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -3.23%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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 +73 187 £60,000 +4.35% 19
West London -1 24 £48,750 -2.50% 15
South London -14 14 £46,250 -2.63% 2
East London -1 10 £48,250 -7.74% 7
North London +25 1 £59,000 +114.55%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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.

1 775 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 658 (84.90%) Cisco
3 470 (60.65%) Firewall
4 359 (46.32%) WAN
5 356 (45.94%) CCNA
6 312 (40.26%) CCIE
7 292 (37.68%) CheckPoint
8 248 (32.00%) Finance
9 237 (30.58%) BGP
10 236 (30.45%) Network Security
11 235 (30.32%) MPLS
12 216 (27.87%) Palo Alto
13 215 (27.74%) LAN
14 199 (25.68%) OSPF
15 192 (24.77%) Wireless
16 187 (24.13%) Cisco Nexus
17 172 (22.19%) VPN
18 165 (21.29%) Cisco ASA
19 158 (20.39%) Microsoft
20 154 (19.87%) Juniper
21 152 (19.61%) F5
22 147 (18.97%) Data Centre
23 127 (16.39%) Windows
24 124 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
25 122 (15.74%) EIGRP
26 111 (14.32%) IPsec
27 107 (13.81%) Banking
28 95 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
29 94 (12.13%) VMware
30 93 (12.00%) Windows Server

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 31 (4.00%) CMS
2 25 (3.23%) Skype for Business
3 8 (1.03%) IIS
4 7 (0.90%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.77%) SharePoint
6 5 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (0.65%) SAS
7 4 (0.52%) Apache
8 2 (0.26%) nginx
8 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.26%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.13%) OpenStack
Applications
1 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 84 (10.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (8.39%) Amazon AWS
3 49 (6.32%) Office 365
4 12 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.65%) IaaS
5 5 (0.65%) OneDrive
5 5 (0.65%) SaaS
6 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
6 3 (0.39%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.26%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 470 (60.65%) Firewall
2 359 (46.32%) WAN
3 237 (30.58%) BGP
4 236 (30.45%) Network Security
5 235 (30.32%) MPLS
6 215 (27.74%) LAN
7 199 (25.68%) OSPF
8 192 (24.77%) Wireless
9 187 (24.13%) Cisco Nexus
10 172 (22.19%) VPN
11 165 (21.29%) Cisco ASA
12 122 (15.74%) EIGRP
13 111 (14.32%) IPsec
14 95 (12.26%) Cisco IOS
15 90 (11.61%) TCP/IP
16 85 (10.97%) VoIP
17 78 (10.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
18 65 (8.39%) DNS
19 64 (8.26%) VPLS
20 63 (8.13%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (1.81%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (0.26%) MySQL
3 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.13%) Big Data
4 1 (0.13%) Blockchain
4 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 3 (0.39%) Hudson
1 3 (0.39%) JIRA
2 2 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.13%) Axure RP
General
1 248 (32.00%) Finance
2 107 (13.81%) Banking
3 64 (8.26%) Telecoms
4 57 (7.35%) Law
5 45 (5.81%) Legal
6 38 (4.90%) Advertising
7 21 (2.71%) Retail
8 18 (2.32%) French Language
8 18 (2.32%) German Language
8 18 (2.32%) Italian Language
9 17 (2.19%) Financial Institution
10 11 (1.42%) Marketing
11 9 (1.16%) Manufacturing
12 6 (0.77%) Japanese Language
12 6 (0.77%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.65%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.26%) Local Government
15 1 (0.13%) Back Office
15 1 (0.13%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 391 (50.45%) Network Engineer
2 138 (17.81%) Cisco Engineer
2 138 (17.81%) Senior Network Engineer
3 107 (13.81%) Security Engineer
4 97 (12.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 81 (10.45%) Network Security Engineer
6 56 (7.23%) Consultant
7 54 (6.97%) Architect
8 50 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 48 (6.19%) Support Engineer
10 43 (5.55%) Analyst
10 43 (5.55%) Senior Security Engineer
11 40 (5.16%) Security Analyst
12 39 (5.03%) Senior Cisco Engineer
13 38 (4.90%) Senior Network Security Engineer
14 37 (4.77%) Network Architect
14 37 (4.77%) Network Consultant
15 36 (4.65%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 35 (4.52%) Cisco Security Analyst
16 35 (4.52%) IT Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.42%) 802.1X
2 41 (5.29%) XMPP
3 31 (4.00%) SailPoint
4 6 (0.77%) OAuth
4 6 (0.77%) OpenID
4 6 (0.77%) SAML
5 5 (0.65%) WSH
6 2 (0.26%) JSON
6 2 (0.26%) LDAP
6 2 (0.26%) Middleware
7 1 (0.13%) .NET
7 1 (0.13%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.13%) Express
7 1 (0.13%) LAMP
7 1 (0.13%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 147 (18.97%) Data Centre
2 78 (10.06%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 23 (2.97%) Video Conferencing
5 13 (1.68%) Clustering
5 13 (1.68%) Wiki
6 12 (1.55%) SCADA
7 11 (1.42%) Virtual Team
8 10 (1.29%) Hedge funds
8 10 (1.29%) Hybrid Cloud
8 10 (1.29%) Self-Motivation
9 9 (1.16%) Replication
10 4 (0.52%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (0.52%) Fintech
10 4 (0.52%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 3 (0.39%) NHS
11 3 (0.39%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.26%) Derivative
12 2 (0.26%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 127 (16.39%) Windows
2 93 (12.00%) Windows Server
3 35 (4.52%) Linux
4 25 (3.23%) Unix
5 23 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (1.03%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.39%) CentOS
9 3 (0.39%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.13%) Android
11 1 (0.13%) Check Point GAiA
11 1 (0.13%) Debian
11 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (16.00%) Problem-Solving
2 81 (10.45%) Network Design
3 69 (8.90%) Presales
4 68 (8.77%) Information Security
5 66 (8.52%) ITIL
6 56 (7.23%) Cybersecurity
7 54 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 52 (6.71%) Network Monitoring
9 49 (6.32%) Network Management
9 49 (6.32%) SIEM
10 45 (5.81%) Load Balancing
11 42 (5.42%) Line Management
12 41 (5.29%) Mentoring
12 41 (5.29%) Time Management
13 40 (5.16%) Penetration Testing
13 40 (5.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 39 (5.03%) Vulnerability Management
15 36 (4.65%) Computer Science
16 32 (4.13%) Root Cause Analysis
17 31 (4.00%) Identity Access Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (6.84%) Python
2 36 (4.65%) PowerShell
3 33 (4.26%) Perl
4 24 (3.10%) Shell Script
5 18 (2.32%) R
6 16 (2.06%) SQL
7 9 (1.16%) C++
8 5 (0.65%) VBScript
9 3 (0.39%) PHP
10 2 (0.26%) Java
11 1 (0.13%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.13%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 775 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 356 (45.94%) CCNA
3 312 (40.26%) CCIE
4 83 (10.71%) Degree
5 77 (9.94%) CISSP
6 71 (9.16%) Microsoft Certification
7 57 (7.35%) GIAC
8 56 (7.23%) CEH
9 54 (6.97%) MCSE
10 37 (4.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 36 (4.65%) CCDP
12 34 (4.39%) CISM
13 32 (4.13%) CCVP
14 30 (3.87%) Security Cleared
15 29 (3.74%) CCIE Security
15 29 (3.74%) CISA
16 27 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
17 26 (3.35%) CCIE Collaboration
18 25 (3.23%) GISF
19 21 (2.71%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (4.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (2.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 15 (1.94%) QA
4 12 (1.55%) SLA
5 5 (0.65%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.39%) GDPR
6 3 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 72 (9.29%) Active Directory
2 60 (7.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 32 (4.13%) vSphere
4 11 (1.42%) XenDesktop
5 9 (1.16%) Hyper-V
6 8 (1.03%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (1.03%) VMware NSX
7 6 (0.77%) Docker
7 6 (0.77%) XenServer
8 5 (0.65%) Firmware
8 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 5 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
9 4 (0.52%) BitLocker
9 4 (0.52%) VMware Server
9 4 (0.52%) VMware Workstation
9 4 (0.52%) XenApp
10 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
11 2 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.13%) Postfix
12 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 59 (7.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 49 (6.32%) Cisco UCCX
3 44 (5.68%) SCCM
4 42 (5.42%) Cisco UCCE
5 35 (4.52%) McAfee ePO
6 28 (3.61%) Nessus
7 13 (1.68%) Ansible
7 13 (1.68%) Cisco Prime
8 10 (1.29%) CASB
8 10 (1.29%) Network Intrusion Detection System
8 10 (1.29%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
9 8 (1.03%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.90%) Nagios
11 5 (0.65%) Cacti
11 5 (0.65%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (0.52%) Terraform
13 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
13 3 (0.39%) Stealthwatch
14 2 (0.26%) OfficeScan
Vendors
1 658 (84.90%) Cisco
2 292 (37.68%) CheckPoint
3 216 (27.87%) Palo Alto
4 158 (20.39%) Microsoft
5 154 (19.87%) Juniper
6 152 (19.61%) F5
7 94 (12.13%) VMware
8 61 (7.87%) Meraki
9 47 (6.06%) Citrix
10 44 (5.68%) Splunk
11 43 (5.55%) Riverbed
11 43 (5.55%) SolarWinds
12 41 (5.29%) HP
13 40 (5.16%) Symantec
14 38 (4.90%) Blue Coat
15 37 (4.77%) McAfee
16 31 (4.00%) Dell
16 31 (4.00%) FireEye
17 30 (3.87%) Fortinet
18 25 (3.23%) Aveksa