Period
to 27 May 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
England > North of England
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 222 75 250
Rank change year-on-year -147 +175 -48
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 127 764 260
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.06% 4.04% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 17.04% 5.92%
Number of salaries quoted 128 503 234
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -9.57% +4.44%
10th Percentile £36,250 £20,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £69,875 £67,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +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 the North of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,039 4,483 4,392
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 17.04% 23.72% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,472 3,130 3,438
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,000 £22,925
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

Job postings citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the North of England.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the North of England

CCNP
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNP in the North of England.

Salary trend for CCNP in the North of England

CCNP
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNP in the North of England over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the North of England

CCNP
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the North of England region over the 6 months to 27 May 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
North West +9 65 £50,000 -4.76% 8
Yorkshire -130 47 £47,000 +17.50% 6
North East -17 15 £41,000 -34.40% 1
CCNP
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 North of England region with a requirement for CCNP.

1 127 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (79.53%) Cisco
3 85 (66.93%) Firewall
4 75 (59.06%) CCNA
5 70 (55.12%) WAN
6 65 (51.18%) LAN
7 39 (30.71%) VPN
8 36 (28.35%) Wireless
9 35 (27.56%) MPLS
10 34 (26.77%) Data Centre
11 33 (25.98%) Network Security
12 28 (22.05%) VMware
12 28 (22.05%) BGP
13 27 (21.26%) CCIE
14 26 (20.47%) Cisco ASA
15 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
15 23 (18.11%) TCP/IP
15 23 (18.11%) Palo Alto
16 22 (17.32%) Security Cleared
17 21 (16.54%) VLAN
17 21 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 20 (15.75%) Windows
18 20 (15.75%) CheckPoint
19 19 (14.96%) OSPF
19 19 (14.96%) Cybersecurity
20 18 (14.17%) ITIL
20 18 (14.17%) VoIP
21 17 (13.39%) CCDP
21 17 (13.39%) Cisco ISE
22 16 (12.60%) Meraki

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 (7.09%) OpenStack
2 4 (3.15%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (3.15%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.57%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.60%) Azure
2 9 (7.09%) Office 365
3 5 (3.94%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 85 (66.93%) Firewall
2 70 (55.12%) WAN
3 65 (51.18%) LAN
4 39 (30.71%) VPN
5 36 (28.35%) Wireless
6 35 (27.56%) MPLS
7 33 (25.98%) Network Security
8 28 (22.05%) BGP
9 26 (20.47%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (18.11%) TCP/IP
11 21 (16.54%) VLAN
12 19 (14.96%) OSPF
13 18 (14.17%) VoIP
14 17 (13.39%) Cisco ISE
15 15 (11.81%) Cisco Firepower
16 14 (11.02%) Cisco Nexus
17 11 (8.66%) IP Telephony
18 10 (7.87%) Unified Communications
19 9 (7.09%) Software-Defined Networking
19 9 (7.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.79%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 5 (3.94%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (4.72%) Telecoms
2 5 (3.94%) Finance
2 5 (3.94%) Public Sector
3 3 (2.36%) Law
4 2 (1.57%) Banking
4 2 (1.57%) Local Government
5 1 (0.79%) Legal
5 1 (0.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 72 (56.69%) Network Engineer
2 31 (24.41%) Senior Network Engineer
3 21 (16.54%) Cisco Engineer
4 16 (12.60%) Security Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (11.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 11 (8.66%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 10 (7.87%) Network Security Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) 3rd Line Support
8 7 (5.51%) Architect
8 7 (5.51%) Cisco Security Engineer
8 7 (5.51%) Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Analyst
9 6 (4.72%) Cisco Support
9 6 (4.72%) Cisco Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Network Architect
9 6 (4.72%) Security Support Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 6 (4.72%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.77%) Data Centre
2 10 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.51%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (4.72%) Cyberattack
5 5 (3.94%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.57%) Fat Client
6 2 (1.57%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.79%) AS400
7 1 (0.79%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.79%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.79%) PKI
7 1 (0.79%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 20 (15.75%) Windows
2 12 (9.45%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.09%) Windows 10
4 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2016
4 6 (4.72%) Windows Server 2019
5 5 (3.94%) Kali Linux
5 5 (3.94%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (16.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 19 (14.96%) Cybersecurity
3 18 (14.17%) ITIL
4 15 (11.81%) Network Management
5 14 (11.02%) Project Delivery
6 13 (10.24%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.24%) Network Design
7 12 (9.45%) Incident Management
8 11 (8.66%) Problem Management
9 10 (7.87%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.09%) Change Management
10 9 (7.09%) Information Security
10 9 (7.09%) Presales
11 8 (6.30%) Risk Management
12 7 (5.51%) E-Commerce
12 7 (5.51%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (5.51%) Security Monitoring
12 7 (5.51%) Technical Leadership
13 6 (4.72%) Network Virtualisation
13 6 (4.72%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (8.66%) Python
2 2 (1.57%) PHP
2 2 (1.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 127 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 75 (59.06%) CCNA
3 27 (21.26%) CCIE
4 22 (17.32%) Security Cleared
5 17 (13.39%) CCDP
6 13 (10.24%) Degree
7 11 (8.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (7.87%) CISM
8 10 (7.87%) CISSP
9 9 (7.09%) CCIE Routing and Switching
10 8 (6.30%) BPSS Clearance
10 8 (6.30%) JNCIA
10 8 (6.30%) MCSA
11 7 (5.51%) CCSP
12 6 (4.72%) JNCIS
12 6 (4.72%) MCSE
12 6 (4.72%) SC Cleared
13 5 (3.94%) CCSA
13 5 (3.94%) CCSE
14 4 (3.15%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.94%) SLA
3 3 (2.36%) GDPR
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.79%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.79%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (11.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (7.09%) Active Directory
3 8 (6.30%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.36%) vCloud
5 2 (1.57%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.79%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (10.24%) Kubernetes
2 11 (8.66%) Ansible
3 10 (7.87%) FortiGate
4 7 (5.51%) SCCM
5 6 (4.72%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (3.94%) Nessus
7 2 (1.57%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.57%) Cisco Prime
8 1 (0.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 101 (79.53%) Cisco
2 28 (22.05%) VMware
3 23 (18.11%) Microsoft
3 23 (18.11%) Palo Alto
4 20 (15.75%) CheckPoint
5 16 (12.60%) Meraki
6 14 (11.02%) Citrix
7 13 (10.24%) Fortinet
8 12 (9.45%) Juniper
9 11 (8.66%) HP
10 10 (7.87%) F5
11 8 (6.30%) Dell
11 8 (6.30%) Riverbed
12 5 (3.94%) Avaya
13 4 (3.15%) Huawei
14 3 (2.36%) Aruba
14 3 (2.36%) Forcepoint
15 2 (1.57%) EMC
15 2 (1.57%) NetApp
15 2 (1.57%) Siemens