Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 224 265 281
Rank change year-on-year +41 +16 -6
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 288 706 817
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.47% 1.27% 1.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.20% 6.25% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 222 551 745
Median annual salary £80,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £42,500 £36,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £120,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +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 3,998 11,294 15,353
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.34% 20.27% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,031 8,465 11,397
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £40,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £95,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +86 41 £85,000 +61.90% 10
South London +25 11 £58,750 +17.50% 1
West London +38 4 £71,500 +30.00%
East London +33 2 £85,000 +61.90%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 288 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 165 (57.29%) Cisco
3 150 (52.08%) CCNA
4 117 (40.63%) Firewall
5 103 (35.76%) BGP
6 91 (31.60%) Information Security
7 90 (31.25%) CISSP
8 88 (30.56%) Security Architecture
9 85 (29.51%) MPLS
10 81 (28.13%) OSPF
10 81 (28.13%) WAN
10 81 (28.13%) Identity Access Management
11 79 (27.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
12 78 (27.08%) SAML
12 78 (27.08%) OpenID
12 78 (27.08%) OAuth
13 73 (25.35%) Finance
14 71 (24.65%) LAN
15 67 (23.26%) Data Centre
16 66 (22.92%) CheckPoint
17 57 (19.79%) ForgeRock
18 55 (19.10%) Palo Alto
19 54 (18.75%) Python
20 53 (18.40%) CCIE
20 53 (18.40%) VPN
20 53 (18.40%) Wireless
21 52 (18.06%) F5
22 50 (17.36%) Telecoms
22 50 (17.36%) ITIL
23 49 (17.01%) Microsoft

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 (3.13%) Skype for Business
2 6 (2.08%) CMS
3 3 (1.04%) IIS
4 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.35%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.35%) nginx
5 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (9.72%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (7.99%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (1.39%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 30 (10.42%) AWS
2 29 (10.07%) Azure
3 15 (5.21%) Office 365
4 13 (4.51%) GCP
5 8 (2.78%) Azure Active Directory
5 8 (2.78%) Route 53
5 8 (2.78%) Slack
6 4 (1.39%) IaaS
6 4 (1.39%) SaaS
7 3 (1.04%) PaaS
7 3 (1.04%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 2 (0.69%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon Glacier
9 1 (0.35%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 117 (40.63%) Firewall
2 103 (35.76%) BGP
3 85 (29.51%) MPLS
4 81 (28.13%) OSPF
4 81 (28.13%) WAN
5 71 (24.65%) LAN
6 53 (18.40%) VPN
6 53 (18.40%) Wireless
7 49 (17.01%) Network Security
8 43 (14.93%) Multicast
9 39 (13.54%) DNS
10 36 (12.50%) SNMP
10 36 (12.50%) TCP/IP
11 34 (11.81%) IGMP
11 34 (11.81%) VoIP
12 27 (9.38%) Cisco Nexus
13 26 (9.03%) DHCP
14 24 (8.33%) VLAN
15 23 (7.99%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (7.64%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.39%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.35%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.35%) InfluxDB
3 1 (0.35%) KDB
3 1 (0.35%) Kdb+
3 1 (0.35%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.35%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (0.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (1.74%) Sonatype Nexus
2 3 (1.04%) JIRA
2 3 (1.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (0.69%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.35%) Redmine
4 1 (0.35%) Subversion
General
1 73 (25.35%) Finance
2 50 (17.36%) Telecoms
3 34 (11.81%) Banking
4 16 (5.56%) Financial Institution
5 6 (2.08%) Investment Banking
6 5 (1.74%) French Language
6 5 (1.74%) German Language
6 5 (1.74%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.74%) Mandarin Language
6 5 (1.74%) Retail
6 5 (1.74%) Spanish Language
7 4 (1.39%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.04%) Marketing
8 3 (1.04%) Public Sector
9 2 (0.69%) International Banking
9 2 (0.69%) Law
9 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.35%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.35%) Legal
10 1 (0.35%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 126 (43.75%) Network Engineer
2 74 (25.69%) Senior Network Engineer
3 64 (22.22%) Consultant
4 31 (10.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 28 (9.72%) IP Engineer
5 28 (9.72%) IP Network Engineer
6 24 (8.33%) Architect
6 24 (8.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 21 (7.29%) CyberArk Consultant
7 21 (7.29%) ForgeRock Consultant
7 21 (7.29%) Network Architect
7 21 (7.29%) SailPoint Consultant
8 14 (4.86%) NOC Engineer
9 12 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 12 (4.17%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 10 (3.47%) Security Engineer
10 10 (3.47%) Senior IP Network Engineer
11 9 (3.13%) Senior Manager
12 8 (2.78%) Support Engineer
12 8 (2.78%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (27.08%) OAuth
1 78 (27.08%) OpenID
1 78 (27.08%) SAML
2 36 (12.50%) SailPoint
3 23 (7.99%) 802.1X
4 8 (2.78%) XMPP
5 5 (1.74%) REST
5 5 (1.74%) Web Services
6 1 (0.35%) Django
6 1 (0.35%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (0.35%) LAPP Stack
6 1 (0.35%) LDAP
6 1 (0.35%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 67 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 14 (4.86%) Management Information System
3 8 (2.78%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (1.74%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.74%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (1.39%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.39%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.39%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (0.69%) Clustering
7 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
7 2 (0.69%) MPEG
7 2 (0.69%) Reinsurance
8 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.35%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.35%) Eurex
8 1 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.35%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.35%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.35%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 45 (15.63%) Linux
2 16 (5.56%) Windows
3 11 (3.82%) Windows Server
4 8 (2.78%) Mac OS X
5 6 (2.08%) Unix
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.35%) CentOS
7 1 (0.35%) Debian
7 1 (0.35%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.35%) SUSE
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (31.60%) Information Security
2 88 (30.56%) Security Architecture
3 81 (28.13%) Identity Access Management
4 50 (17.36%) ITIL
5 38 (13.19%) Network Monitoring
6 31 (10.76%) Load Balancing
7 27 (9.38%) Project Delivery
8 24 (8.33%) Low Latency
9 23 (7.99%) Identity Management
10 20 (6.94%) Electronic Trading
10 20 (6.94%) GAP Analysis
10 20 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (6.94%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 19 (6.60%) Algorithmic Trading
11 19 (6.60%) Cybersecurity
11 19 (6.60%) High-Frequency Trading
11 19 (6.60%) Reverse Engineering
12 17 (5.90%) Change Control
13 16 (5.56%) Network Management
14 14 (4.86%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 54 (18.75%) Python
2 6 (2.08%) Perl
3 5 (1.74%) C++
4 4 (1.39%) Bash Shell
4 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
5 3 (1.04%) SQL
6 2 (0.69%) C
7 1 (0.35%) Bourne shell
7 1 (0.35%) C-shell
7 1 (0.35%) Korn
7 1 (0.35%) PHP
7 1 (0.35%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 288 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 150 (52.08%) CCNA
3 90 (31.25%) CISSP
4 53 (18.40%) CCIE
5 23 (7.99%) CCDP
6 19 (6.60%) JNCIA
7 17 (5.90%) Degree
8 12 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
9 10 (3.47%) Check Point Certification
9 10 (3.47%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 9 (3.13%) MCSE
11 8 (2.78%) JNCIS
11 8 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (2.43%) SANS
13 6 (2.08%) CCDA
13 6 (2.08%) CCIP
14 5 (1.74%) CCSA
14 5 (1.74%) CCSP
14 5 (1.74%) CCVP
14 5 (1.74%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (27.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (1.39%) COBIT
3 2 (0.69%) PMO
4 1 (0.35%) GDPR
4 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.35%) QA
4 1 (0.35%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (9.72%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.43%) VMware Server
4 4 (1.39%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (1.39%) VMware NSX
5 3 (1.04%) Docker
5 3 (1.04%) Firmware
5 3 (1.04%) ProxySG
6 2 (0.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.69%) vSphere
7 1 (0.35%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.35%) LXC
7 1 (0.35%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.35%) Xen
7 1 (0.35%) XenApp
7 1 (0.35%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.35%) zsh
Systems Management
1 26 (9.03%) Ansible
2 20 (6.94%) Grafana
3 16 (5.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 13 (4.51%) Puppet
5 11 (3.82%) Nagios
5 11 (3.82%) Opscode Chef
6 9 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (2.43%) Terraform
8 3 (1.04%) FortiGate
8 3 (1.04%) SCCM
8 3 (1.04%) SCVMM
9 2 (0.69%) Salt
10 1 (0.35%) cPanel
10 1 (0.35%) Icinga
10 1 (0.35%) Iperf
10 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
10 1 (0.35%) RSA Archer
10 1 (0.35%) Stealthwatch
10 1 (0.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 1 (0.35%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 165 (57.29%) Cisco
2 66 (22.92%) CheckPoint
3 57 (19.79%) ForgeRock
4 55 (19.10%) Palo Alto
5 52 (18.06%) F5
6 49 (17.01%) Microsoft
7 39 (13.54%) Juniper
8 37 (12.85%) CyberArk
9 26 (9.03%) Splunk
10 25 (8.68%) VMware
11 17 (5.90%) Fortinet
12 14 (4.86%) ForeScout
12 14 (4.86%) Infoblox
13 11 (3.82%) Meraki
13 11 (3.82%) Riverbed
13 11 (3.82%) SolarWinds
14 10 (3.47%) Nokia
15 9 (3.13%) Avaya
16 7 (2.43%) Aruba
16 7 (2.43%) HP