Period
to 23 July 2018

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 23 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 274 238 233
Rank change year-on-year -36 -5 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 855 1,075 1,193
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.21% 1.46% 1.44%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 6.28% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 719 956 1,055
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £41,050 £36,875 £41,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,900 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.80% - -

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 16,262 17,110 20,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 23.04% 23.29% 24.98%
Number of salaries quoted 12,093 13,034 17,289
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 2018. 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 -42 184 £60,000 +9.09% 18
West London -29 33 £42,500 -10.53% 11
South London -21 25 £47,500 +20.45% 1
East London -17 10 £55,000 -6.38% 4
North London +8 2 £68,750 +49.46%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2018, 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.

1 855 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 769 (89.94%) Cisco
3 493 (57.66%) Firewall
4 359 (41.99%) WAN
5 342 (40.00%) CCNA
6 315 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
7 312 (36.49%) CCIE
8 296 (34.62%) BGP
9 289 (33.80%) MPLS
10 277 (32.40%) Cisco Nexus
11 268 (31.35%) Wireless
12 264 (30.88%) VPN
13 251 (29.36%) F5
14 246 (28.77%) OSPF
15 231 (27.02%) CheckPoint
16 217 (25.38%) Juniper
17 216 (25.26%) Network Security
18 214 (25.03%) LAN
19 207 (24.21%) Data Centre
20 192 (22.46%) VMware
21 183 (21.40%) Finance
22 151 (17.66%) SolarWinds
23 147 (17.19%) Degree
23 147 (17.19%) Palo Alto
24 133 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
25 132 (15.44%) Microsoft
26 121 (14.15%) VPLS
27 119 (13.92%) EIGRP
28 114 (13.33%) TCP/IP
29 110 (12.87%) Cisco Wireless

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 24 (2.81%) Skype for Business
2 20 (2.34%) MS Exchange
3 15 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 11 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (0.82%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.35%) Apache
6 3 (0.35%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (1.17%) MS Visio
2 6 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 89 (10.41%) Amazon AWS
2 58 (6.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (2.34%) SaaS
4 16 (1.87%) Office 365
5 12 (1.40%) IaaS
6 10 (1.17%) PaaS
7 7 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.70%) Mimecast
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.12%) Akamai
10 1 (0.12%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.12%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.12%) Route 53
10 1 (0.12%) Serverless
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 493 (57.66%) Firewall
2 359 (41.99%) WAN
3 315 (36.84%) Cisco ASA
4 296 (34.62%) BGP
5 289 (33.80%) MPLS
6 277 (32.40%) Cisco Nexus
7 268 (31.35%) Wireless
8 264 (30.88%) VPN
9 246 (28.77%) OSPF
10 216 (25.26%) Network Security
11 214 (25.03%) LAN
12 121 (14.15%) VPLS
13 119 (13.92%) EIGRP
14 114 (13.33%) TCP/IP
15 110 (12.87%) Cisco ISE
15 110 (12.87%) Cisco Wireless
16 105 (12.28%) Wi-Fi
17 99 (11.58%) IPsec
18 97 (11.35%) DNS
19 87 (10.18%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (3.74%) Big Data
2 4 (0.47%) Oracle Database
3 3 (0.35%) Informix
3 3 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.35%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.23%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.12%) MySQL
5 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (3.04%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (0.23%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.23%) Metasploit
3 2 (0.23%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.12%) AppScan
General
1 183 (21.40%) Finance
2 91 (10.64%) Banking
3 83 (9.71%) Telecoms
4 52 (6.08%) Retail
5 42 (4.91%) Law
6 33 (3.86%) Advertising
6 33 (3.86%) Manufacturing
7 31 (3.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (2.22%) German Language
8 19 (2.22%) Italian Language
9 17 (1.99%) French Language
10 14 (1.64%) Investment Banking
10 14 (1.64%) Legal
11 13 (1.52%) Financial Institution
12 10 (1.17%) Games
13 9 (1.05%) Marketing
14 7 (0.82%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.58%) Local Government
16 4 (0.47%) Mandarin Language
17 3 (0.35%) Billing
Job Titles
1 454 (53.10%) Network Engineer
2 137 (16.02%) Cisco Engineer
3 106 (12.40%) Senior Network Engineer
4 102 (11.93%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 92 (10.76%) Security Engineer
6 88 (10.29%) Architect
7 80 (9.36%) Consultant
8 67 (7.84%) Network Security Engineer
9 65 (7.60%) Solutions Architect
10 62 (7.25%) Analyst
11 61 (7.13%) Network Specialist
12 56 (6.55%) Cisco Architect
13 51 (5.96%) Security Specialist
14 50 (5.85%) Network Security Specialist
15 46 (5.38%) Project Engineer
16 43 (5.03%) Network Analyst
17 41 (4.80%) Cisco Solutions Architect
18 38 (4.44%) Security Architect
19 37 (4.33%) Network Architect
19 37 (4.33%) Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (8.89%) 802.1X
2 17 (1.99%) XMPP
3 9 (1.05%) JSON
4 5 (0.58%) LDAP
5 3 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
6 2 (0.23%) Web Services
7 1 (0.12%) .NET
7 1 (0.12%) Ajax
7 1 (0.12%) CGI
7 1 (0.12%) CSS
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) HTML
7 1 (0.12%) Jinja
7 1 (0.12%) REST
7 1 (0.12%) RFC 2547
7 1 (0.12%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 207 (24.21%) Data Centre
2 84 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (9.01%) Computer Science
4 33 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
5 23 (2.69%) Cybercrime
6 22 (2.57%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.11%) BBC
8 17 (1.99%) Fintech
9 14 (1.64%) Hedge funds
10 13 (1.52%) Public Cloud
10 13 (1.52%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (1.29%) PKI
11 11 (1.29%) VxBlock/Vblock
12 10 (1.17%) DataPower
13 9 (1.05%) Equities
14 8 (0.94%) Fixed Income
15 7 (0.82%) Cyber Defence
15 7 (0.82%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
15 7 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
16 6 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 102 (11.93%) Linux
2 97 (11.35%) Windows
3 61 (7.13%) Unix
4 39 (4.56%) Windows Server
5 21 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.47%) CentOS
8 4 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.47%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.35%) Check Point GAiA
9 3 (0.35%) SUSE
9 3 (0.35%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.23%) Android
10 2 (0.23%) Debian
11 1 (0.12%) Solaris
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (10.18%) Network Management
2 86 (10.06%) Presales
3 82 (9.59%) Network Design
4 79 (9.24%) Load Balancing
5 76 (8.89%) Problem-Solving
6 70 (8.19%) Network Monitoring
7 65 (7.60%) ITIL
8 53 (6.20%) Continuous Improvement
9 52 (6.08%) Analytics
9 52 (6.08%) Cybersecurity
9 52 (6.08%) Network Architecture
10 49 (5.73%) Network Load Balancing
11 48 (5.61%) Capacity Planning
11 48 (5.61%) Change Management
12 41 (4.80%) Time Management
13 33 (3.86%) DevOps
13 33 (3.86%) Mentoring
13 33 (3.86%) SIEM
14 32 (3.74%) Security Operations
15 30 (3.51%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 102 (11.93%) Python
2 39 (4.56%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.27%) C
4 27 (3.16%) Perl
5 24 (2.81%) C#
5 24 (2.81%) VBA
6 16 (1.87%) Bash Shell
7 10 (1.17%) Ruby
8 9 (1.05%) SQL
9 7 (0.82%) Java
10 5 (0.58%) C++
10 5 (0.58%) Groovy
11 3 (0.35%) AWK
11 3 (0.35%) PHP
11 3 (0.35%) sed
11 3 (0.35%) T-SQL
12 2 (0.23%) VB
13 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 855 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 342 (40.00%) CCNA
3 312 (36.49%) CCIE
4 147 (17.19%) Degree
5 78 (9.12%) Computer Science Degree
6 44 (5.15%) CCDP
7 43 (5.03%) CISSP
8 42 (4.91%) CCSE
9 40 (4.68%) CCSP
10 36 (4.21%) CCSA
11 34 (3.98%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 34 (3.98%) CCIE Security
11 34 (3.98%) JNCIP
12 33 (3.86%) CCVP
13 29 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (3.04%) Security Cleared
15 25 (2.92%) MCSE
16 24 (2.81%) JNCIE
17 23 (2.69%) JNCIA
17 23 (2.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 22 (2.57%) SLA
3 21 (2.46%) PCI DSS
4 11 (1.29%) PMO
5 9 (1.05%) Cyber Essentials
5 9 (1.05%) GDPR
6 7 (0.82%) COBIT
7 6 (0.70%) PMBOK
7 6 (0.70%) QA
8 3 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 3 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 1 (0.12%) GCP
10 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
System Software
1 133 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 45 (5.26%) Active Directory
3 32 (3.74%) Firmware
4 29 (3.39%) XenApp
5 26 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
6 24 (2.81%) VMware Server
6 24 (2.81%) XenDesktop
7 21 (2.46%) VMware NSX
8 15 (1.75%) XenServer
9 11 (1.29%) Hyper-V
10 10 (1.17%) vSphere
11 9 (1.05%) VMware ESXi
12 7 (0.82%) ProxySG
13 6 (0.70%) VMware Workstation
14 3 (0.35%) NFS
14 3 (0.35%) Samba
15 2 (0.23%) Snort
16 1 (0.12%) Docker
Systems Management
1 54 (6.32%) Nagios
2 52 (6.08%) Cisco Prime
3 44 (5.15%) Cisco CUCM
4 27 (3.16%) Cacti
5 25 (2.92%) Puppet
6 24 (2.81%) Terraform
7 21 (2.46%) Stealthwatch
8 19 (2.22%) SolarWinds Orion
9 16 (1.87%) Cisco UCCX
10 15 (1.75%) FortiGate
10 15 (1.75%) TrustSec
11 14 (1.64%) Ansible
12 8 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
13 7 (0.82%) SCOM
14 5 (0.58%) Cisco UCCE
15 4 (0.47%) CA Spectrum
16 3 (0.35%) RSA Security Analytics
16 3 (0.35%) Salt
16 3 (0.35%) SCCM
16 3 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 769 (89.94%) Cisco
2 251 (29.36%) F5
3 231 (27.02%) CheckPoint
4 217 (25.38%) Juniper
5 192 (22.46%) VMware
6 151 (17.66%) SolarWinds
7 147 (17.19%) Palo Alto
8 132 (15.44%) Microsoft
9 104 (12.16%) Meraki
10 89 (10.41%) Citrix
11 77 (9.01%) NetApp
12 74 (8.65%) EMC
13 68 (7.95%) HP
14 53 (6.20%) Dell
15 51 (5.96%) Infoblox
16 49 (5.73%) Blue Coat
17 39 (4.56%) Splunk
18 38 (4.44%) Fortinet
19 37 (4.33%) Imperva
20 31 (3.63%) Zscaler