Period
to 5 March 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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 321 261 280
Rank change year-on-year -60 +19 +29
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 234 662 779
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.82% 1.30% 1.24%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.44% 6.70% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 222 603 717
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £85,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.55% - +10.00%

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 5,276 9,885 13,506
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.53% 19.43% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,076 7,598 10,181
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £37,510 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +8.91% +1.00% +5.26%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -9 38 £70,000 +7.69% 10
South London +18 9 £57,500 +15.00% 2
West London +61 2 £51,250 -14.58% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 234 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (61.11%) Cisco
3 107 (45.73%) CCNA
4 104 (44.44%) Firewall
5 70 (29.91%) Network Security
6 69 (29.49%) WAN
7 62 (26.50%) BGP
8 56 (23.93%) CISSP
9 55 (23.50%) LAN
9 55 (23.50%) Information Security
10 54 (23.08%) Finance
11 53 (22.65%) OSPF
11 53 (22.65%) CCIE
12 52 (22.22%) Wireless
13 49 (20.94%) Azure
14 45 (19.23%) AWS
14 45 (19.23%) Data Centre
15 41 (17.52%) Palo Alto
15 41 (17.52%) Security Architecture
16 40 (17.09%) Cisco ASA
16 40 (17.09%) Microsoft
16 40 (17.09%) Linux
17 39 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
18 38 (16.24%) Python
18 38 (16.24%) Active Directory
19 37 (15.81%) VPN
19 37 (15.81%) Juniper
20 36 (15.38%) MPLS
21 34 (14.53%) Telecoms
22 33 (14.10%) SAML

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 8 (3.42%) Skype for Business
2 4 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.43%) Confluence
3 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (5.98%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (20.94%) Azure
2 45 (19.23%) AWS
3 25 (10.68%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (3.42%) Route 53
5 8 (3.42%) Slack
6 7 (2.99%) GCP
7 5 (2.14%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (1.28%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.28%) PaaS
10 2 (0.85%) SaaS
10 2 (0.85%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 1 (0.43%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.43%) IaaS
11 1 (0.43%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 104 (44.44%) Firewall
2 70 (29.91%) Network Security
3 69 (29.49%) WAN
4 62 (26.50%) BGP
5 55 (23.50%) LAN
6 53 (22.65%) OSPF
7 52 (22.22%) Wireless
8 40 (17.09%) Cisco ASA
9 37 (15.81%) VPN
10 36 (15.38%) MPLS
11 33 (14.10%) DNS
12 28 (11.97%) Cisco Nexus
13 27 (11.54%) Multicast
14 24 (10.26%) DHCP
15 23 (9.83%) Wi-Fi
16 20 (8.55%) SNMP
16 20 (8.55%) TCP/IP
16 20 (8.55%) VoIP
17 17 (7.26%) IPsec
18 15 (6.41%) Cisco Firepower
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (3.42%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (1.28%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (1.71%) JIRA
1 4 (1.71%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 54 (23.08%) Finance
2 34 (14.53%) Telecoms
3 16 (6.84%) Banking
4 12 (5.13%) Financial Institution
5 11 (4.70%) Mandarin Language
6 10 (4.27%) Marketing
7 9 (3.85%) Public Sector
8 6 (2.56%) Law
9 5 (2.14%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.71%) Electronics
11 3 (1.28%) German Language
12 2 (0.85%) French Language
12 2 (0.85%) Italian Language
12 2 (0.85%) Publishing
12 2 (0.85%) Retail
12 2 (0.85%) Spanish Language
13 1 (0.43%) Advertising
13 1 (0.43%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.43%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (44.87%) Network Engineer
2 54 (23.08%) Senior Network Engineer
3 48 (20.51%) Consultant
4 31 (13.25%) Architect
5 18 (7.69%) Network Architect
6 15 (6.41%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.56%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (4.70%) CyberArk Consultant
8 11 (4.70%) ForgeRock Consultant
8 11 (4.70%) IP Engineer
8 11 (4.70%) SailPoint Consultant
8 11 (4.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 11 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (4.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 10 (4.27%) IP Network Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Network Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Network Support
11 8 (3.42%) Network Support Engineer
11 8 (3.42%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 7 (2.99%) Senior Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (14.10%) OAuth
1 33 (14.10%) OpenID
1 33 (14.10%) SAML
2 11 (4.70%) SailPoint
3 7 (2.99%) 802.1X
4 6 (2.56%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (1.71%) JSON
6 3 (1.28%) LDAP
6 3 (1.28%) Web Services
7 2 (0.85%) XMPP
8 1 (0.43%) Express
Miscellaneous
1 45 (19.23%) Data Centre
2 17 (7.26%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.70%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.56%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.71%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.28%) Clustering
7 3 (1.28%) Replication
8 2 (0.85%) Blog
8 2 (0.85%) CMDB
8 2 (0.85%) e-Health
8 2 (0.85%) EMC VNX
8 2 (0.85%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) Cyber Defence
9 1 (0.43%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.43%) PKI
9 1 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.09%) Linux
2 28 (11.97%) Windows
3 16 (6.84%) Windows Server
4 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (3.42%) Mac OS X
6 6 (2.56%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (1.28%) Mac OS
9 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
9 3 (1.28%) Windows Vista
10 2 (0.85%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.85%) Unix
10 2 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (23.50%) Information Security
2 41 (17.52%) Security Architecture
3 33 (14.10%) Identity Access Management
4 31 (13.25%) ITIL
5 30 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
6 28 (11.97%) Network Monitoring
7 22 (9.40%) Cybersecurity
7 22 (9.40%) Migration
8 18 (7.69%) Network Design
9 17 (7.26%) Presales
10 15 (6.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 14 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
11 14 (5.98%) Time Management
12 13 (5.56%) Mentoring
13 12 (5.13%) DevOps
13 12 (5.13%) Low Latency
14 11 (4.70%) DNA
14 11 (4.70%) Network Management
14 11 (4.70%) Project Delivery
15 10 (4.27%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 38 (16.24%) Python
2 9 (3.85%) PowerShell
3 5 (2.14%) PHP
3 5 (2.14%) R
4 2 (0.85%) C
4 2 (0.85%) SQL
5 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.43%) C++
5 1 (0.43%) Korn
5 1 (0.43%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 234 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 107 (45.73%) CCNA
3 56 (23.93%) CISSP
4 53 (22.65%) CCIE
5 15 (6.41%) JNCIA
5 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (5.13%) MCSE
7 11 (4.70%) CISM
8 10 (4.27%) Degree
9 8 (3.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 8 (3.42%) JNCIP
9 8 (3.42%) SANS
9 8 (3.42%) Security Cleared
10 7 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
10 7 (2.99%) MCSA
10 7 (2.99%) SSCP
11 6 (2.56%) CCDP
11 6 (2.56%) CCSP
11 6 (2.56%) JNCIS
11 6 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (2.14%) GDPR
2 5 (2.14%) SLA
3 4 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials
3 4 (1.71%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (0.85%) NIST
5 1 (0.43%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 38 (16.24%) Active Directory
2 13 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.70%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.42%) vSphere
5 7 (2.99%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.71%) XenApp
7 3 (1.28%) VMware Server
8 2 (0.85%) Docker
8 2 (0.85%) Firmware
8 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.85%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 27 (11.54%) Ansible
2 11 (4.70%) Nagios
3 10 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (4.27%) Terraform
4 9 (3.85%) Grafana
4 9 (3.85%) Puppet
5 8 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
6 7 (2.99%) Microsoft Intune
7 5 (2.14%) Backup Exec
7 5 (2.14%) Cisco Prime
7 5 (2.14%) ITRS Geneos
7 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 5 (2.14%) SCOM
8 4 (1.71%) SCCM
9 3 (1.28%) Failover Clustering
9 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
9 3 (1.28%) Kubernetes
9 3 (1.28%) SCDPM
9 3 (1.28%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.85%) NetMRI
Vendors
1 143 (61.11%) Cisco
2 41 (17.52%) Palo Alto
3 40 (17.09%) Microsoft
4 37 (15.81%) Juniper
5 25 (10.68%) VMware
6 22 (9.40%) ForgeRock
7 18 (7.69%) F5
8 17 (7.26%) Fortinet
9 15 (6.41%) Meraki
10 14 (5.98%) CheckPoint
10 14 (5.98%) SolarWinds
11 12 (5.13%) Splunk
12 11 (4.70%) CyberArk
12 11 (4.70%) Riverbed
13 9 (3.85%) Arista
13 9 (3.85%) Avaya
13 9 (3.85%) HP
13 9 (3.85%) Veeam
14 5 (2.14%) Citrix
14 5 (2.14%) Radianz