Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 454 231 276
Rank change year-on-year -223 +45 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 281 290 688
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.58% 1.43% 1.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.32% 7.05% 6.08%
Number of salaries quoted 220 219 503
10th Percentile £30,500 £41,250 £36,350
25th Percentile £47,500 £57,500 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £80,000 £59,750
Median % change year-on-year -21.88% +33.89% +3.91%
75th Percentile £75,313 £120,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £90,000 " £85,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -3.85%

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 8,459 4,116 11,323
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.35% 20.35% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5,246 3,208 8,586
10th Percentile £37,510 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £48,750 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £110,000 £96,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 20 September 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 20 September 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 -77 35 £65,000 -23.53% 16
West London -50 16 £47,500 -48.92% 2
South London -28 5 £65,000 +4.00% 3
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 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.

1 281 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 219 (77.94%) Cisco
3 153 (54.45%) Firewall
4 104 (37.01%) CCNA
5 101 (35.94%) BGP
6 84 (29.89%) MPLS
7 82 (29.18%) OSPF
8 76 (27.05%) CCIE
9 72 (25.62%) LAN
9 72 (25.62%) WAN
10 71 (25.27%) Data Centre
11 70 (24.91%) Palo Alto
11 70 (24.91%) Network Security
12 64 (22.78%) Finance
13 60 (21.35%) Network Design
13 60 (21.35%) Wireless
14 51 (18.15%) VPN
15 48 (17.08%) Juniper
15 48 (17.08%) Multicast
16 47 (16.73%) Telecoms
17 44 (15.66%) Microsoft
18 43 (15.30%) Degree
19 42 (14.95%) SolarWinds
20 41 (14.59%) Azure
21 38 (13.52%) Social Skills
22 37 (13.17%) TCP/IP
23 36 (12.81%) ITIL
23 36 (12.81%) Python
24 34 (12.10%) Change Management
24 34 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus

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 3 (1.07%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (0.36%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (7.47%) Microsoft Office
1 21 (7.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (3.20%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 41 (14.59%) Azure
2 31 (11.03%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (7.47%) AWS
4 9 (3.20%) Mimecast
5 4 (1.42%) Google Workspace
5 4 (1.42%) Slack
6 3 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.07%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.07%) Power Platform
6 3 (1.07%) PowerApps
7 2 (0.71%) IaaS
8 1 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 153 (54.45%) Firewall
2 101 (35.94%) BGP
3 84 (29.89%) MPLS
4 82 (29.18%) OSPF
5 72 (25.62%) LAN
5 72 (25.62%) WAN
6 70 (24.91%) Network Security
7 60 (21.35%) Wireless
8 51 (18.15%) VPN
9 48 (17.08%) Multicast
10 37 (13.17%) TCP/IP
11 34 (12.10%) Cisco Nexus
12 27 (9.61%) Cisco ASA
12 27 (9.61%) IPsec
13 25 (8.90%) DNS
13 25 (8.90%) SD-WAN
14 24 (8.54%) VLAN
14 24 (8.54%) Wi-Fi
15 22 (7.83%) Broadband
15 22 (7.83%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (0.36%) GIS
2 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Git (software)
2 5 (1.78%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 64 (22.78%) Finance
2 47 (16.73%) Telecoms
3 38 (13.52%) Social Skills
4 25 (8.90%) Banking
5 19 (6.76%) Documentation Skills
6 15 (5.34%) Manufacturing
7 11 (3.91%) Retail
8 8 (2.85%) Marketing
9 7 (2.49%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (2.14%) Electronics
10 6 (2.14%) French Language
10 6 (2.14%) German Language
10 6 (2.14%) Italian Language
10 6 (2.14%) Portuguese Language
10 6 (2.14%) Spanish Language
11 5 (1.78%) Billing
11 5 (1.78%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (1.42%) Financial Institution
12 4 (1.42%) Games
Job Titles
1 152 (54.09%) Network Engineer
2 55 (19.57%) Senior Network Engineer
3 33 (11.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 22 (7.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (7.83%) IP Engineer
5 16 (5.69%) Juniper Engineer
6 15 (5.34%) Principal Engineer
6 15 (5.34%) Principal Network Engineer
6 15 (5.34%) Security Engineer
6 15 (5.34%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 15 (5.34%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
7 14 (4.98%) Support Engineer
8 13 (4.63%) Consultant
8 13 (4.63%) Network Manager
8 13 (4.63%) NOC Engineer
9 11 (3.91%) IT Manager
10 10 (3.56%) IP Network Engineer
11 9 (3.20%) Architect
11 9 (3.20%) E-Commerce Manager
11 9 (3.20%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.27%) 802.1X
2 8 (2.85%) JSON
2 8 (2.85%) XML
3 5 (1.78%) XMPP
4 1 (0.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 71 (25.27%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.56%) Linux Command Line
3 8 (2.85%) User Experience
4 5 (1.78%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (1.42%) IPTV
5 4 (1.42%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.42%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.42%) Social Media
6 3 (1.07%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.71%) Digital Signage
7 2 (0.71%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (0.71%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.36%) CCTV
8 1 (0.36%) DataPower
8 1 (0.36%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.36%) Handset
8 1 (0.36%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.39%) Windows
2 27 (9.61%) Linux
3 24 (8.54%) Windows 10
4 15 (5.34%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.56%) Unix
5 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (3.20%) Mac OS
7 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2016
8 5 (1.78%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.78%) Windows Server
9 3 (1.07%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.71%) SUSE
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (21.35%) Network Design
2 36 (12.81%) ITIL
3 34 (12.10%) Change Management
4 32 (11.39%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (9.96%) Project Management
6 24 (8.54%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (7.83%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (7.83%) Migration
8 21 (7.47%) Network Management
9 20 (7.12%) Change Control
9 20 (7.12%) Project Delivery
10 18 (6.41%) Computer Science
11 15 (5.34%) Information Security
12 13 (4.63%) CRM
12 13 (4.63%) Network Architecture
13 12 (4.27%) Presales
13 12 (4.27%) Service Delivery
13 12 (4.27%) Test Automation
14 10 (3.56%) Load Balancing
14 10 (3.56%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 36 (12.81%) Python
2 14 (4.98%) PowerShell
3 7 (2.49%) C
4 4 (1.42%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 281 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 104 (37.01%) CCNA
3 76 (27.05%) CCIE
4 43 (15.30%) Degree
5 24 (8.54%) JNCIA
6 17 (6.05%) JNCIP
7 16 (5.69%) CCDP
8 12 (4.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (3.91%) CWNA
9 11 (3.91%) MCSE
10 10 (3.56%) Computer Science Degree
11 9 (3.20%) CCIE Service Provider
11 9 (3.20%) JNCIS
12 8 (2.85%) CCSP
12 8 (2.85%) CISSP
12 8 (2.85%) MCSA
13 6 (2.14%) CISM
14 5 (1.78%) CCSE
14 5 (1.78%) Check Point Certification
14 5 (1.78%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.34%) SLA
2 14 (4.98%) GDPR
2 14 (4.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 2 (0.71%) QA
5 1 (0.36%) NIST
5 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (7.47%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.91%) Hyper-V
3 10 (3.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.14%) Virtual Servers
5 5 (1.78%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.42%) vSphere
6 4 (1.42%) XenApp
7 2 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.36%) Docker
8 1 (0.36%) ProxySG
8 1 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.36%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 23 (8.19%) Ansible
2 19 (6.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (5.34%) Nagios
4 12 (4.27%) Microsoft Intune
5 10 (3.56%) Terraform
6 7 (2.49%) Cisco UCCX
7 6 (2.14%) FortiGate
7 6 (2.14%) Nmap
7 6 (2.14%) OpenNMS
8 5 (1.78%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 5 (1.78%) AirWatch
8 5 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.42%) SolarWinds Orion
10 3 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
10 3 (1.07%) Puppet
11 2 (0.71%) Cisco Prime
11 2 (0.71%) SCCM
12 1 (0.36%) Cisco UCCE
12 1 (0.36%) SCOM
12 1 (0.36%) WSUS
Vendors
1 219 (77.94%) Cisco
2 70 (24.91%) Palo Alto
3 48 (17.08%) Juniper
4 44 (15.66%) Microsoft
5 42 (14.95%) SolarWinds
6 33 (11.74%) CheckPoint
7 30 (10.68%) F5
8 25 (8.90%) HP
9 23 (8.19%) Meraki
10 22 (7.83%) Fortinet
10 22 (7.83%) VMware
11 17 (6.05%) Aruba
11 17 (6.05%) Citrix
12 16 (5.69%) Nokia
13 15 (5.34%) SAP
14 13 (4.63%) Apple
15 11 (3.91%) SonicWALL
16 9 (3.20%) Ruckus Wireless
17 8 (2.85%) Speakerbus
18 6 (2.14%) MikroTik