The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 26 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK
3 months to
26 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 187 205
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1440 1744 1774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.64% 1.77% 1.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.64% 6.54% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1253 1526 1375
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,850
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +4.49%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,600 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% -2.17%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 21673 26670 29508
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.73% 27.13% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 16925 21485 23155
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £69,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNP
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CCNP as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNP in the UK

CCNP
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNP.

Salary trend for CCNP in the UK

CCNP
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNP over the 3 months to 26 May 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNP in the UK

CCNP
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNP within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -13 1377 £50,000 - 113
London +10 537 £55,000 - 42
South East -8 359 £49,000 +3.15% 12
Berkshire -13 113 £55,000 +4.76% 2
West Midlands 0 108 £45,000 - 9
North West +3 107 £45,000 - 21
City of London -4 102 £50,000 -9.09% 16
Surrey +15 98 £45,500 +9.63% 2
East of England -27 87 £47,500 +5.55% 9
Yorkshire -36 86 £50,000 +5.26% 10
Manchester +14 66 £45,000 - 12
South West -20 56 £42,500 +11.84% 4
Reading -7 54 £55,000 -8.33% 1
West Yorkshire -26 48 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Hampshire -28 44 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Birmingham +9 43 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Hertfordshire -20 42 £50,000 +17.64% 3
East Midlands +29 40 £44,500 +17.10% 5
Oxfordshire +36 35 £45,000 +57.89% 2
North Yorkshire +8 33 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Leeds -12 31 £50,000 - 5
Redhill +13 29 £60,000 +71.42%
East Sussex +32 26 £42,500 +5.59%
Brighton +31 25 £42,500 -3.40%
York +26 24 £45,000 +12.50%
Watford +6 24 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Basingstoke -16 23 £45,000 +20.00%
Bristol +3 20 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cheshire -25 20 £47,500 +5.55% 5
Kent 0 19 £40,000 -5.88% 1

For the 6 months to 26 May 2017, IT jobs citing CCNP also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCNP.

1 3029 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2543 (83.96%) Cisco
3 1762 (58.17%) Firewall
4 1330 (43.91%) CCNA
5 1030 (34.00%) WAN
6 888 (29.32%) Juniper
7 850 (28.06%) LAN
7 850 (28.06%) BGP
8 847 (27.96%) MPLS
9 824 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
10 804 (26.54%) VPN
11 759 (25.06%) Data Centre
12 746 (24.63%) OSPF
13 702 (23.18%) CCIE
14 700 (23.11%) CheckPoint
15 680 (22.45%) Wireless
16 604 (19.94%) Network Security
17 575 (18.98%) Palo Alto
18 561 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
19 556 (18.36%) ITIL
20 548 (18.09%) F5
21 538 (17.76%) Windows
22 489 (16.14%) VMware
23 463 (15.29%) VoIP
24 460 (15.19%) DNS
25 457 (15.09%) Microsoft
26 422 (13.93%) Linux
27 380 (12.55%) Finance
28 376 (12.41%) Network Design
29 365 (12.05%) TCP/IP

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 87 (2.87%) MS Exchange
2 54 (1.78%) Skype for Business
3 48 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2010
4 40 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (0.83%) IIS
6 8 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2003
7 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.13%) Apache
9 3 (0.099%) SharePoint
10 1 (0.033%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.033%) JBoss
10 1 (0.033%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.033%) WildFly
Applications
1 86 (2.84%) MS Visio
2 81 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 42 (1.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
6 5 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.033%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.066%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.033%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.033%) WebTrends
2 1 (0.033%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 112 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 92 (3.04%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (1.95%) Office 365
4 27 (0.89%) SaaS
5 18 (0.59%) PaaS
6 17 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
7 16 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
7 16 (0.53%) IaaS
8 15 (0.50%) G Suite
9 8 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.20%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.13%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.099%) Akamai
12 3 (0.099%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.066%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.066%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.066%) CloudFront
13 2 (0.066%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1762 (58.17%) Firewall
2 1030 (34.00%) WAN
3 850 (28.06%) BGP
3 850 (28.06%) LAN
4 847 (27.96%) MPLS
5 824 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
6 804 (26.54%) VPN
7 746 (24.63%) OSPF
8 680 (22.45%) Wireless
9 604 (19.94%) Network Security
10 561 (18.52%) Cisco Nexus
11 463 (15.29%) VoIP
12 460 (15.19%) DNS
13 365 (12.05%) TCP/IP
14 325 (10.73%) VLAN
15 312 (10.30%) EIGRP
16 309 (10.20%) DHCP
17 279 (9.21%) Cisco IOS
18 210 (6.93%) Cisco Wireless
19 209 (6.90%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (1.72%) SQL Server
2 15 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.36%) Big Data
4 11 (0.36%) MySQL
4 11 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 11 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (0.20%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.099%) QlikView
7 3 (0.099%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.066%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (0.066%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.033%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.033%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.033%) Informix
9 1 (0.033%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.033%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.36%) WinDbg
3 8 (0.26%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.23%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (0.099%) Subversion
6 2 (0.066%) Gerrit
6 2 (0.066%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.066%) JIRA
6 2 (0.066%) JMeter
6 2 (0.066%) Trac
6 2 (0.066%) WebDriver
General
1 380 (12.55%) Finance
2 343 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 135 (4.46%) Banking
4 95 (3.14%) Retail
5 41 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 37 (1.22%) Marketing
7 31 (1.02%) Legal
7 31 (1.02%) Pharmaceutical
8 27 (0.89%) Back Office
9 24 (0.79%) Law
10 20 (0.66%) Investment Banking
11 17 (0.56%) Games
12 15 (0.50%) Military
13 11 (0.36%) Electronics
14 8 (0.26%) Manufacturing
15 6 (0.20%) Online Betting
16 3 (0.099%) Advertising
16 3 (0.099%) French Language
16 3 (0.099%) Italian Language
16 3 (0.099%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1667 (55.03%) Network Engineer
2 683 (22.55%) Cisco Engineer
3 522 (17.23%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 506 (16.71%) Senior Network Engineer
5 263 (8.68%) Security Engineer
6 247 (8.15%) Support Engineer
7 237 (7.82%) Consultant
8 219 (7.23%) Network Security Engineer
9 206 (6.80%) Architect
10 205 (6.77%) Network Support
11 190 (6.27%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 174 (5.74%) Network Support Engineer
13 160 (5.28%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
14 156 (5.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 151 (4.99%) Analyst
16 147 (4.85%) Network Consultant
17 143 (4.72%) 3rd Line Engineer
18 138 (4.56%) Juniper Engineer
19 123 (4.06%) Network Architect
20 107 (3.53%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (3.14%) 802.1X
2 58 (1.91%) XMPP
3 22 (0.73%) CSS
4 21 (0.69%) Web Services
5 17 (0.56%) REST
6 14 (0.46%) HTML
7 10 (0.33%) XML
8 7 (0.23%) XSLT
9 6 (0.20%) RFC 2547
10 5 (0.17%) .NET
10 5 (0.17%) FFmpeg
11 4 (0.13%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.13%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.13%) LAMP
12 3 (0.099%) ADSI
12 3 (0.099%) CGI
13 2 (0.066%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.066%) HTML5
13 2 (0.066%) LAPP Stack
14 1 (0.033%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 759 (25.06%) Data Centre
2 136 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
3 122 (4.03%) Computer Science
4 61 (2.01%) Management Information System
5 59 (1.95%) Linux Command Line
6 56 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 54 (1.78%) Driving Licence
8 39 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
9 25 (0.83%) Hedge funds
10 21 (0.69%) PKI
11 20 (0.66%) Public Cloud
12 15 (0.50%) Clustering
13 14 (0.46%) iPad
14 13 (0.43%) Cyber Attack
14 13 (0.43%) Fintech
14 13 (0.43%) Security Operations Centre
14 13 (0.43%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.40%) Fat Client
15 12 (0.40%) Thin Client
16 11 (0.36%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 538 (17.76%) Windows
2 422 (13.93%) Linux
3 281 (9.28%) Windows Server
4 140 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 132 (4.36%) Unix
6 84 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
7 69 (2.28%) Windows Server 2003
8 39 (1.29%) Windows 7
9 32 (1.06%) CentOS
10 29 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 27 (0.89%) Ubuntu
12 22 (0.73%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.46%) SUSE
13 14 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 13 (0.43%) Debian
14 13 (0.43%) Solaris
15 11 (0.36%) Windows 10
16 10 (0.33%) Kali Linux
16 10 (0.33%) VMS
17 5 (0.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 556 (18.36%) ITIL
2 376 (12.41%) Network Design
3 289 (9.54%) Network Management
4 287 (9.48%) Presales
5 261 (8.62%) Load Balancing
6 202 (6.67%) High Availability
7 152 (5.02%) Mentoring
8 142 (4.69%) Network Monitoring
9 127 (4.19%) Information Security
10 114 (3.76%) Migration
11 108 (3.57%) Change Management
12 105 (3.47%) Service Delivery
13 95 (3.14%) SIEM
14 93 (3.07%) Disaster Recovery
15 92 (3.04%) Network Architecture
16 91 (3.00%) Cybersecurity
16 91 (3.00%) Project Management
17 88 (2.91%) Change Control
18 85 (2.81%) Service Management
19 78 (2.58%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 106 (3.50%) Python
2 64 (2.11%) Perl
3 53 (1.75%) PowerShell
4 51 (1.68%) Bash Shell
5 46 (1.52%) SQL
6 34 (1.12%) Java
6 34 (1.12%) Shell Script
7 31 (1.02%) C
8 21 (0.69%) JavaScript
9 17 (0.56%) VBScript
10 15 (0.50%) PHP
11 6 (0.20%) R
12 2 (0.066%) C#
12 2 (0.066%) Ruby
12 2 (0.066%) VBA
13 1 (0.033%) Jython
13 1 (0.033%) VB
Qualifications
1 3029 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1330 (43.91%) CCNA
3 702 (23.18%) CCIE
4 267 (8.81%) Degree
5 194 (6.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 193 (6.37%) CCDP
7 187 (6.17%) JNCIP
8 172 (5.68%) MCSE
9 164 (5.41%) Security Cleared
10 152 (5.02%) CCSE
11 151 (4.99%) CISSP
12 136 (4.49%) CCSA
12 136 (4.49%) CCSP
13 135 (4.46%) JNCIA
14 118 (3.90%) CCNP Voice
15 116 (3.83%) CCVP
15 116 (3.83%) SC Cleared
16 103 (3.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 84 (2.77%) JNCIS
18 83 (2.74%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.46%) PCI DSS
1 135 (4.46%) SLA
2 89 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 21 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
4 14 (0.46%) QA
5 9 (0.30%) GCP
6 8 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.23%) ISO27002
8 6 (0.20%) GPG13
9 5 (0.17%) PMO
10 4 (0.13%) GDPR
11 2 (0.066%) JSP 440
12 1 (0.033%) COBIT
System Software
1 316 (10.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 265 (8.75%) Active Directory
3 131 (4.32%) Hyper-V
4 65 (2.15%) VMware ESXi
5 38 (1.25%) XenApp
6 27 (0.89%) ProxySG
7 23 (0.76%) Firmware
8 21 (0.69%) vSphere
9 18 (0.59%) XenDesktop
10 16 (0.53%) Snort
11 12 (0.40%) pfSense
12 11 (0.36%) ISA Server
13 7 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
14 6 (0.20%) NFS
15 5 (0.17%) vCloud
16 4 (0.13%) KVM
16 4 (0.13%) Xen
17 3 (0.099%) iptables
17 3 (0.099%) Terminal Services
18 2 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 242 (7.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 131 (4.32%) FortiGate
3 114 (3.76%) Cisco UCCX
4 92 (3.04%) Cisco UCCE
5 84 (2.77%) Cisco Prime
6 74 (2.44%) Nagios
7 43 (1.42%) SCCM
8 36 (1.19%) Puppet
9 34 (1.12%) Cacti
10 31 (1.02%) SolarWinds Orion
11 24 (0.79%) Cisco CME
12 23 (0.76%) SCOM
13 18 (0.59%) OpenNMS
14 17 (0.56%) Ansible
15 16 (0.53%) OpenView
16 15 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
16 15 (0.50%) OSSEC
17 13 (0.43%) HAProxy
17 13 (0.43%) RANCID
18 11 (0.36%) Endace
Vendors
1 2543 (83.96%) Cisco
2 888 (29.32%) Juniper
3 700 (23.11%) CheckPoint
4 575 (18.98%) Palo Alto
5 548 (18.09%) F5
6 489 (16.14%) VMware
7 457 (15.09%) Microsoft
8 238 (7.86%) HP
9 235 (7.76%) Riverbed
10 229 (7.56%) SolarWinds
11 215 (7.10%) Fortinet
12 194 (6.40%) Citrix
13 113 (3.73%) Aruba
14 108 (3.57%) Meraki
15 107 (3.53%) Avaya
16 82 (2.71%) Blue Coat
17 81 (2.67%) NetApp
18 72 (2.38%) SonicWALL
19 62 (2.05%) Sourcefire
20 59 (1.95%) Huawei
Leeds, West Yorkshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefit Package
Posted: 1 hour ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, pension, flexi hours
Posted: 3 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 - £34400 per annum + DOE Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Venturi
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime,
Posted: 7 hours ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Fleet, Hampshire
Cloudscope
Salary: £45k - 60k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Truro, Cornwall
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 56 minutes ago
North West
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Colchester, Essex
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £50k - 55k per year + Extensive Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Morson International
Salary: £38666.00 - £43745.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
JM
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Computacenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
La Fosse Associates
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
West London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago