Period
to 23 July 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 272 277 241
Rank change year-on-year +5 -36 -5
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 703 855 1,075
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.22% 1.21% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 5.25% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 528 719 956
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,050 £36,875
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,900 £50,000
% change year-on-year -1.77% +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 12,002 16,282 17,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 20.84% 23.07% 23.32%
Number of salaries quoted 8,994 12,105 13,045
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% -4.21%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -34 123 £60,000 - 21
West London +31 46 £55,000 +29.41% 16
South London +5 23 £50,000 +5.26% 7
North London +6 1 £27,500 -60.00%
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 703 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 563 (80.09%) Cisco
3 401 (57.04%) Firewall
4 355 (50.50%) WAN
5 351 (49.93%) CCNA
6 272 (38.69%) LAN
7 243 (34.57%) MPLS
8 215 (30.58%) Network Security
9 208 (29.59%) VPN
10 193 (27.45%) BGP
10 193 (27.45%) CCIE
10 193 (27.45%) Data Centre
11 173 (24.61%) OSPF
12 170 (24.18%) Wireless
13 159 (22.62%) CheckPoint
14 157 (22.33%) Palo Alto
15 145 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
16 141 (20.06%) Cisco Nexus
17 135 (19.20%) F5
18 121 (17.21%) Presales
19 114 (16.22%) Network Design
20 108 (15.36%) Finance
21 103 (14.65%) Degree
22 102 (14.51%) VMware
23 101 (14.37%) Juniper
23 101 (14.37%) Windows
24 90 (12.80%) TCP/IP
25 87 (12.38%) WLAN
26 84 (11.95%) Network Monitoring
27 83 (11.81%) ITIL

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 48 (6.83%) Skype for Business
2 17 (2.42%) MS Exchange
3 5 (0.71%) SAS
4 4 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (0.57%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.28%) Apache
5 2 (0.28%) IIS
5 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.28%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (1.85%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.28%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.14%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 81 (11.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 71 (10.10%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (4.98%) Office 365
4 19 (2.70%) OpenShift
5 7 (1.00%) G Suite
6 6 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
9 3 (0.43%) GitHub
9 3 (0.43%) IaaS
10 2 (0.28%) PaaS
10 2 (0.28%) SaaS
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.14%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudTrail
11 1 (0.14%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.14%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.14%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.14%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 401 (57.04%) Firewall
2 355 (50.50%) WAN
3 272 (38.69%) LAN
4 243 (34.57%) MPLS
5 215 (30.58%) Network Security
6 208 (29.59%) VPN
7 193 (27.45%) BGP
8 173 (24.61%) OSPF
9 170 (24.18%) Wireless
10 145 (20.63%) Cisco ASA
11 141 (20.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 90 (12.80%) TCP/IP
13 87 (12.38%) WLAN
14 77 (10.95%) VPLS
15 72 (10.24%) Internet
16 67 (9.53%) IPsec
17 66 (9.39%) EIGRP
18 64 (9.10%) Cisco Firepower
19 60 (8.53%) VLAN
20 55 (7.82%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (1.42%) MySQL
2 4 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (0.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.14%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.14%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (1.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 9 (1.28%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.85%) Subversion
4 3 (0.43%) Ant
4 3 (0.43%) Axure RP
4 3 (0.43%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.43%) Maven
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) JIRA
5 1 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 108 (15.36%) Finance
2 51 (7.25%) Telecoms
3 45 (6.40%) Law
4 37 (5.26%) Legal
5 33 (4.69%) Banking
6 30 (4.27%) Retail
7 23 (3.27%) Financial Institution
8 14 (1.99%) French Language
8 14 (1.99%) German Language
8 14 (1.99%) Italian Language
9 10 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.00%) Advertising
11 6 (0.85%) Marketing
11 6 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.57%) Back Office
12 4 (0.57%) Games
13 1 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.14%) Japanese Language
13 1 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
13 1 (0.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 339 (48.22%) Network Engineer
2 115 (16.36%) Senior Network Engineer
3 114 (16.22%) Cisco Engineer
4 99 (14.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 98 (13.94%) Consultant
6 88 (12.52%) Network Consultant
7 75 (10.67%) Security Engineer
8 63 (8.96%) Architect
9 61 (8.68%) Network Security Engineer
10 56 (7.97%) Network Architect
11 47 (6.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 44 (6.26%) Analyst
13 31 (4.41%) Senior Consultant
13 31 (4.41%) Senior Network Consultant
14 30 (4.27%) Project Engineer
15 28 (3.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
15 28 (3.98%) Firewall Engineer
16 27 (3.84%) Security Analyst
16 27 (3.84%) Senior Cisco Engineer
17 26 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.84%) 802.1X
2 9 (1.28%) SailPoint
3 6 (0.85%) LAMP
3 6 (0.85%) LDAP
3 6 (0.85%) XMPP
4 4 (0.57%) OAuth
4 4 (0.57%) OpenID
4 4 (0.57%) SAML
5 3 (0.43%) JSON
6 1 (0.14%) .NET
6 1 (0.14%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.14%) COM
6 1 (0.14%) Middleware
6 1 (0.14%) RFC 2544
6 1 (0.14%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 193 (27.45%) Data Centre
2 49 (6.97%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (5.97%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 26 (3.70%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (2.42%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.14%) Replication
7 7 (1.00%) Clustering
7 7 (1.00%) Public Cloud
7 7 (1.00%) Virtual Team
8 6 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 6 (0.85%) IPTV
8 6 (0.85%) MPEG
8 6 (0.85%) Private Cloud
8 6 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
9 4 (0.57%) NHS
10 3 (0.43%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.43%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.28%) Derivative
11 2 (0.28%) Handset
11 2 (0.28%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 101 (14.37%) Windows
2 77 (10.95%) Windows Server
3 55 (7.82%) Linux
4 19 (2.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (2.28%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.42%) Unix
7 6 (0.85%) CentOS
7 6 (0.85%) Solaris
7 6 (0.85%) Ubuntu
8 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.43%) Check Point GAiA
10 2 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (17.21%) Presales
2 114 (16.22%) Network Design
3 84 (11.95%) Network Monitoring
4 83 (11.81%) ITIL
5 66 (9.39%) Problem-Solving
6 61 (8.68%) Load Balancing
7 58 (8.25%) Cybersecurity
8 57 (8.11%) Network Management
9 49 (6.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 47 (6.69%) Service Management
11 41 (5.83%) Computer Science
11 41 (5.83%) DDoS Mitigation
11 41 (5.83%) Project Management
12 40 (5.69%) Information Security
13 34 (4.84%) Network Architecture
14 33 (4.69%) Technical Leadership
15 27 (3.84%) DNA
16 26 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
17 25 (3.56%) Network Load Balancing
18 24 (3.41%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (3.27%) Python
2 20 (2.84%) R
3 10 (1.42%) Bash Shell
4 9 (1.28%) C++
4 9 (1.28%) PowerShell
5 4 (0.57%) Java
5 4 (0.57%) Perl
5 4 (0.57%) PHP
5 4 (0.57%) SQL
5 4 (0.57%) Tcl
6 3 (0.43%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.28%) C
7 2 (0.28%) VBScript
8 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 703 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 351 (49.93%) CCNA
3 193 (27.45%) CCIE
4 103 (14.65%) Degree
5 63 (8.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 53 (7.54%) MCSE
7 41 (5.83%) CISSP
8 35 (4.98%) CCSE
9 34 (4.84%) CCSA
10 31 (4.41%) JNCIP
11 30 (4.27%) Computer Science Degree
12 29 (4.13%) CCDA
13 28 (3.98%) CEH
13 28 (3.98%) Security Cleared
14 27 (3.84%) GIAC
15 22 (3.13%) SC Cleared
16 21 (2.99%) CCIE Routing and Switching
17 20 (2.84%) CCDP
18 16 (2.28%) MCSA
19 14 (1.99%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (3.27%) SLA
2 19 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 11 (1.56%) Cyber Essentials
4 10 (1.42%) QA
5 9 (1.28%) PMO
6 7 (1.00%) GDPR
7 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 2 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (7.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (5.41%) Active Directory
3 21 (2.99%) Docker
4 10 (1.42%) vSphere
5 8 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (0.85%) DRBD
6 6 (0.85%) Firmware
6 6 (0.85%) GlusterFS
6 6 (0.85%) Hyper-V
6 6 (0.85%) VMware NSX
7 5 (0.71%) NFS
7 5 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
7 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
8 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.43%) VMware Server
9 2 (0.28%) KVM
9 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
9 2 (0.28%) XenApp
10 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 53 (7.54%) Cisco Prime
2 37 (5.26%) Nagios
3 25 (3.56%) Cisco CUCM
4 21 (2.99%) Kubernetes
5 18 (2.56%) Ansible
6 16 (2.28%) Cisco UCCX
7 15 (2.13%) SCCM
8 13 (1.85%) Stealthwatch
9 11 (1.56%) Puppet
10 7 (1.00%) vCenter Server
11 6 (0.85%) Cacti
11 6 (0.85%) FortiGate
11 6 (0.85%) Galera Cluster
11 6 (0.85%) Nessus
11 6 (0.85%) ZABBIX
12 5 (0.71%) McAfee ePO
12 5 (0.71%) TrustSec
13 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
13 4 (0.57%) SolarWinds Orion
14 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 563 (80.09%) Cisco
2 159 (22.62%) CheckPoint
3 157 (22.33%) Palo Alto
4 135 (19.20%) F5
5 102 (14.51%) VMware
6 101 (14.37%) Juniper
7 73 (10.38%) Meraki
7 73 (10.38%) Microsoft
8 68 (9.67%) SolarWinds
9 45 (6.40%) Fortinet
10 32 (4.55%) HP
11 29 (4.13%) Citrix
12 24 (3.41%) NetApp
13 23 (3.27%) EMC
14 21 (2.99%) Dell
15 20 (2.84%) Riverbed
16 19 (2.70%) Huawei
17 16 (2.28%) CyberArk
18 15 (2.13%) Blue Coat
19 14 (1.99%) IronPort