Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 274 255
Rank change year-on-year -6 -19 -23
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 809 937 1,048
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.19% 1.26% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.34% 5.56% 5.61%
Number of salaries quoted 697 820 946
London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -
10th Percentile £41,050 £36,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15,142 16,845 18,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 22.32% 22.67% 24.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11,278 12,499 15,617
London median annual salary £60,000 £56,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.27% +2.80%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 18 October 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 18 October 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 +4 193 £66,000 +14.78% 28
West London -26 23 £50,000 +4.17% 7
East London -9 16 £56,500 -1.74% 5
South London -42 6 £41,500 +3.75% 1
North London +6 2 £68,750 +89.66% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 809 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 728 (89.99%) Cisco
3 497 (61.43%) Firewall
4 359 (44.38%) WAN
5 299 (36.96%) BGP
6 293 (36.22%) MPLS
7 289 (35.72%) CCNA
8 277 (34.24%) Cisco ASA
9 271 (33.50%) OSPF
10 264 (32.63%) CCIE
11 253 (31.27%) Cisco Nexus
12 252 (31.15%) Wireless
13 242 (29.91%) CheckPoint
14 241 (29.79%) VPN
15 236 (29.17%) LAN
16 226 (27.94%) F5
17 201 (24.85%) Network Security
18 195 (24.10%) Finance
18 195 (24.10%) Data Centre
19 191 (23.61%) Juniper
20 176 (21.76%) Palo Alto
21 148 (18.29%) VMware
22 142 (17.55%) Microsoft
23 136 (16.81%) Telecoms
24 129 (15.95%) SolarWinds
25 121 (14.96%) Banking
26 120 (14.83%) EIGRP
27 118 (14.59%) TCP/IP
28 109 (13.47%) IPsec
29 104 (12.86%) 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 34 (4.20%) Skype for Business
2 13 (1.61%) OpenStack
3 11 (1.36%) MS Exchange
4 10 (1.24%) CMS
5 9 (1.11%) SharePoint
6 8 (0.99%) IIS
7 5 (0.62%) Apache
8 4 (0.49%) SAS
9 2 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.25%) nginx
10 1 (0.12%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 11 (1.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 67 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
2 46 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (2.35%) Office 365
4 13 (1.61%) SaaS
5 8 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (0.99%) IaaS
5 8 (0.99%) Mimecast
6 6 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.74%) PaaS
7 4 (0.49%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.49%) Route 53
7 4 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.37%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.25%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.25%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.25%) Serverless
10 1 (0.12%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 497 (61.43%) Firewall
2 359 (44.38%) WAN
3 299 (36.96%) BGP
4 293 (36.22%) MPLS
5 277 (34.24%) Cisco ASA
6 271 (33.50%) OSPF
7 253 (31.27%) Cisco Nexus
8 252 (31.15%) Wireless
9 241 (29.79%) VPN
10 236 (29.17%) LAN
11 201 (24.85%) Network Security
12 120 (14.83%) EIGRP
13 118 (14.59%) TCP/IP
14 109 (13.47%) IPsec
15 104 (12.86%) Cisco Wireless
16 90 (11.12%) VPLS
17 89 (11.00%) Cisco ISE
18 83 (10.26%) Wi-Fi
19 82 (10.14%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
20 78 (9.64%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.24%) Big Data
2 5 (0.62%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.37%) MySQL
4 1 (0.12%) Informix
4 1 (0.12%) MariaDB
4 1 (0.12%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 12 (1.48%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (1.24%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 3 (0.37%) Hudson
4 2 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.12%) AppScan
General
1 195 (24.10%) Finance
2 136 (16.81%) Telecoms
3 121 (14.96%) Banking
4 50 (6.18%) Advertising
5 48 (5.93%) Law
6 34 (4.20%) Retail
7 31 (3.83%) Legal
8 30 (3.71%) German Language
8 30 (3.71%) Italian Language
9 29 (3.58%) French Language
10 18 (2.22%) Financial Institution
11 17 (2.10%) Investment Banking
12 14 (1.73%) Spanish Language
13 12 (1.48%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.24%) Pharmaceutical
15 6 (0.74%) Marketing
16 5 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
17 4 (0.49%) Local Government
18 3 (0.37%) Billing
19 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 474 (58.59%) Network Engineer
2 146 (18.05%) Cisco Engineer
3 113 (13.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 108 (13.35%) Security Engineer
5 99 (12.24%) Senior Network Engineer
6 80 (9.89%) Network Security Engineer
7 73 (9.02%) Consultant
8 56 (6.92%) Architect
9 51 (6.30%) Support Engineer
10 42 (5.19%) Analyst
10 42 (5.19%) Cisco Security Engineer
10 42 (5.19%) Project Engineer
11 38 (4.70%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (4.57%) Network Support
13 36 (4.45%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 32 (3.96%) Network Specialist
15 31 (3.83%) Network Support Engineer
16 30 (3.71%) Network Architect
16 30 (3.71%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
17 28 (3.46%) Cisco Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (9.27%) 802.1X
2 40 (4.94%) XMPP
3 6 (0.74%) Web Services
4 4 (0.49%) LDAP
5 3 (0.37%) Middleware
6 2 (0.25%) Flash
6 2 (0.25%) JSON
7 1 (0.12%) Ajax
7 1 (0.12%) CGI
7 1 (0.12%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.12%) HTML
7 1 (0.12%) Jinja
7 1 (0.12%) LAMP
7 1 (0.12%) LAPP Stack
7 1 (0.12%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.12%) OAuth
7 1 (0.12%) OpenID
7 1 (0.12%) SailPoint
7 1 (0.12%) SAML
7 1 (0.12%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 195 (24.10%) Data Centre
2 77 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (6.55%) Computer Science
4 24 (2.97%) Self-Motivation
5 20 (2.47%) Hedge funds
5 20 (2.47%) Management Information System
6 19 (2.35%) Fintech
7 14 (1.73%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 13 (1.61%) Clustering
9 11 (1.36%) BBC
9 11 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 9 (1.11%) CMDB
10 9 (1.11%) NHS
10 9 (1.11%) PKI
11 8 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 8 (0.99%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.87%) Cybercrime
12 7 (0.87%) DataPower
13 6 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
13 6 (0.74%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 91 (11.25%) Windows
2 82 (10.14%) Linux
3 55 (6.80%) Windows Server
4 49 (6.06%) Unix
5 17 (2.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (1.73%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.49%) Debian
8 4 (0.49%) SUSE
8 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
9 3 (0.37%) CentOS
10 2 (0.25%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.25%) Solaris
10 2 (0.25%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Android
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.12%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (11.74%) Network Management
2 86 (10.63%) Problem-Solving
3 83 (10.26%) Load Balancing
4 75 (9.27%) ITIL
5 62 (7.66%) Network Design
6 58 (7.17%) Network Monitoring
6 58 (7.17%) Presales
7 51 (6.30%) Time Management
8 48 (5.93%) Network Load Balancing
9 41 (5.07%) Capacity Planning
10 39 (4.82%) Continuous Improvement
10 39 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
11 37 (4.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 37 (4.57%) Server Virtualisation
12 36 (4.45%) Network Architecture
12 36 (4.45%) Stakeholder Engagement
13 34 (4.20%) Cybersecurity
14 33 (4.08%) High Availability
15 31 (3.83%) Kalman Filter
15 31 (3.83%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 64 (7.91%) Python
2 37 (4.57%) Perl
3 20 (2.47%) PowerShell
4 17 (2.10%) SQL
5 14 (1.73%) Bash Shell
5 14 (1.73%) C
6 9 (1.11%) Shell Script
7 8 (0.99%) C#
7 8 (0.99%) Ruby
7 8 (0.99%) VBA
8 6 (0.74%) Java
9 3 (0.37%) AWK
9 3 (0.37%) R
9 3 (0.37%) sed
9 3 (0.37%) T-SQL
10 2 (0.25%) Groovy
10 2 (0.25%) Tcl
10 2 (0.25%) VB
11 1 (0.12%) PHP
11 1 (0.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 809 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 289 (35.72%) CCNA
3 264 (32.63%) CCIE
4 100 (12.36%) Degree
5 50 (6.18%) Computer Science Degree
6 41 (5.07%) CCVP
7 36 (4.45%) JNCIP
7 36 (4.45%) Microsoft Certification
8 33 (4.08%) CISSP
8 33 (4.08%) JNCIA
8 33 (4.08%) MCSE
9 32 (3.96%) CCDP
9 32 (3.96%) CCSA
10 31 (3.83%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 30 (3.71%) GIAC
11 30 (3.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 26 (3.21%) CCSP
13 25 (3.09%) Security Cleared
14 24 (2.97%) CEH
15 23 (2.84%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (3.71%) SLA
3 23 (2.84%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (1.73%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.74%) PMBOK
5 6 (0.74%) PMO
6 2 (0.25%) GDPR
6 2 (0.25%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.12%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.12%) QA
System Software
1 102 (12.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (7.17%) Active Directory
3 31 (3.83%) VMware NSX
4 21 (2.60%) VMware Server
5 20 (2.47%) Firmware
6 16 (1.98%) vSphere
7 12 (1.48%) Hyper-V
8 10 (1.24%) XenDesktop
9 9 (1.11%) ProxySG
9 9 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (1.11%) XenApp
10 7 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
11 6 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.62%) Docker
13 4 (0.49%) XenServer
14 2 (0.25%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.25%) vCloud
15 1 (0.12%) Postfix
15 1 (0.12%) Samba
15 1 (0.12%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (6.30%) Cisco Prime
2 50 (6.18%) Nagios
3 48 (5.93%) Cisco CUCM
4 23 (2.84%) Stealthwatch
5 22 (2.72%) Ansible
6 20 (2.47%) SolarWinds Orion
7 19 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
7 19 (2.35%) FortiGate
8 16 (1.98%) Cacti
9 15 (1.85%) Puppet
10 11 (1.36%) vCenter Server
11 10 (1.24%) Cisco UCCE
11 10 (1.24%) Terraform
12 7 (0.87%) CASB
12 7 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
12 7 (0.87%) Network Intrusion Detection System
12 7 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 6 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
13 6 (0.74%) TrustSec
14 4 (0.49%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 728 (89.99%) Cisco
2 242 (29.91%) CheckPoint
3 226 (27.94%) F5
4 191 (23.61%) Juniper
5 176 (21.76%) Palo Alto
6 148 (18.29%) VMware
7 142 (17.55%) Microsoft
8 129 (15.95%) SolarWinds
9 88 (10.88%) Meraki
10 69 (8.53%) Citrix
11 56 (6.92%) HP
12 45 (5.56%) Fortinet
12 45 (5.56%) NetApp
13 43 (5.32%) Dell
14 42 (5.19%) EMC
15 30 (3.71%) Blue Coat
16 27 (3.34%) Riverbed
17 25 (3.09%) Infoblox
17 25 (3.09%) Splunk
18 22 (2.72%) Arista