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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 187 186 184
Rank change year-on-year -1 -2  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1527 1894 2013
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.77% 1.82% 1.82%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.16% 6.68% 6.59%
Number of salaries quoted 1320 1663 1542
Median salary £49,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,100 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - -1.09%  

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 21340 28363 30549
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.70% 27.30% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16792 22827 23905
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 £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 April 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 April 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 1468 £49,250 -1.50% 125
London +17 587 £52,750 -4.09% 53
South East -16 371 £47,500 - 24
West Midlands +9 123 £45,000 - 6
City of London +7 110 £54,250 -1.36% 14
Berkshire -27 109 £53,750 +2.38% 8
North West +26 103 £42,500 -5.55% 16
Surrey +1 103 £45,000 +5.88% 3
East of England -36 101 £45,000 - 9
Yorkshire -34 88 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Manchester +18 70 £43,750 -2.77% 12
East Sussex +73 64 £42,500 -3.40% 2
Brighton +67 62 £42,500 -3.40% 1
Hertfordshire -2 54 £42,500 -4.46% 5
South West -1 52 £39,000 +1.96% 6
Birmingham +26 48 £50,000 - 1
West Yorkshire -41 47 £45,000 -5.26% 6
East Midlands +31 46 £44,500 -1.11% 3
Reading -27 39 £55,000 -4.34% 2
North Yorkshire +17 35 £50,000 +25.00%
Hampshire -32 33 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Watford +12 27 £45,000 +0.55%
Redhill +16 26 £60,000 +54.83%
Leeds -19 26 £50,000 - 2
Wales +8 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Oxfordshire +13 20 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Bristol +10 20 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Worcestershire -1 20 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Slough +23 19 £47,500 -9.52% 4
York +17 19 £45,000 +12.50%

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 3235 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2753 (85.10%) Cisco
3 1869 (57.77%) Firewall
4 1421 (43.93%) CCNA
5 1091 (33.72%) WAN
6 944 (29.18%) LAN
7 927 (28.66%) Juniper
8 900 (27.82%) BGP
9 887 (27.42%) MPLS
9 887 (27.42%) Cisco ASA
10 885 (27.36%) VPN
11 823 (25.44%) Data Centre
12 805 (24.88%) OSPF
13 763 (23.59%) Wireless
14 761 (23.52%) CheckPoint
15 735 (22.72%) CCIE
16 715 (22.10%) Network Security
17 615 (19.01%) Palo Alto
18 588 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
19 572 (17.68%) ITIL
20 564 (17.43%) F5
21 534 (16.51%) Windows
22 496 (15.33%) VoIP
23 492 (15.21%) DNS
24 481 (14.87%) VMware
25 433 (13.38%) Microsoft
26 410 (12.67%) Linux
27 402 (12.43%) Finance
28 398 (12.30%) Network Design
29 395 (12.21%) Telecoms

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 90 (2.78%) MS Exchange
2 56 (1.73%) Skype for Business
3 38 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 35 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (0.74%) IIS
6 8 (0.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (0.25%) OpenStack
7 7 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 6 (0.19%) SharePoint
9 3 (0.093%) Apache
10 1 (0.031%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.031%) CMS
10 1 (0.031%) JBoss
10 1 (0.031%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.031%) WildFly
Applications
1 89 (2.75%) MS Visio
2 83 (2.57%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
5 7 (0.22%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 4 (0.12%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.062%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.062%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.031%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.031%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.031%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 85 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 80 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 57 (1.76%) Office 365
4 37 (1.14%) SaaS
5 29 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 17 (0.53%) PaaS
7 16 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
8 15 (0.46%) IaaS
9 8 (0.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 7 (0.22%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 5 (0.15%) G Suite
12 3 (0.093%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.062%) Akamai
13 2 (0.062%) Amazon EC2
13 2 (0.062%) Amazon ELB
13 2 (0.062%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.062%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.062%) AWS CloudTrail
13 2 (0.062%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.031%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1869 (57.77%) Firewall
2 1091 (33.72%) WAN
3 944 (29.18%) LAN
4 900 (27.82%) BGP
5 887 (27.42%) Cisco ASA
5 887 (27.42%) MPLS
6 885 (27.36%) VPN
7 805 (24.88%) OSPF
8 763 (23.59%) Wireless
9 715 (22.10%) Network Security
10 588 (18.18%) Cisco Nexus
11 496 (15.33%) VoIP
12 492 (15.21%) DNS
13 383 (11.84%) TCP/IP
14 333 (10.29%) DHCP
15 330 (10.20%) EIGRP
16 326 (10.08%) VLAN
17 316 (9.77%) Cisco IOS
18 233 (7.20%) Cisco Wireless
19 212 (6.55%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (1.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (0.40%) Big Data
3 12 (0.37%) MySQL
3 12 (0.37%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (0.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.093%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.093%) QlikView
7 2 (0.062%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.031%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.031%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.031%) Informix
8 1 (0.031%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.031%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 11 (0.34%) WinDbg
3 8 (0.25%) Git (software)
4 6 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.062%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.062%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.062%) Subversion
5 2 (0.062%) Trac
General
1 402 (12.43%) Finance
2 395 (12.21%) Telecoms
3 150 (4.64%) Banking
4 107 (3.31%) Retail
5 45 (1.39%) Marketing
6 43 (1.33%) Pharmaceutical
7 37 (1.14%) Legal
8 35 (1.08%) Financial Institution
9 24 (0.74%) Back Office
10 18 (0.56%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.46%) Law
11 15 (0.46%) Military
12 13 (0.40%) Games
13 9 (0.28%) Billing
13 9 (0.28%) Electronics
13 9 (0.28%) French Language
13 9 (0.28%) Italian Language
13 9 (0.28%) Manufacturing
14 7 (0.22%) Online Betting
15 5 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1771 (54.74%) Network Engineer
2 741 (22.91%) Cisco Engineer
3 569 (17.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 528 (16.32%) Senior Network Engineer
5 306 (9.46%) Security Engineer
6 279 (8.62%) Consultant
7 273 (8.44%) Support Engineer
8 255 (7.88%) Network Security Engineer
9 215 (6.65%) Network Support
10 193 (5.97%) Architect
11 181 (5.60%) Senior Cisco Engineer
12 180 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
13 179 (5.53%) Network Consultant
14 162 (5.01%) Analyst
15 157 (4.85%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
16 155 (4.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 155 (4.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 148 (4.57%) Juniper Engineer
18 138 (4.27%) Cisco Support
19 132 (4.08%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (3.40%) 802.1X
2 69 (2.13%) XMPP
3 21 (0.65%) Web Services
4 20 (0.62%) CSS
5 16 (0.49%) REST
6 13 (0.40%) HTML
7 12 (0.37%) XML
8 9 (0.28%) XSLT
9 6 (0.19%) FFmpeg
10 5 (0.15%) .NET
11 4 (0.12%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.12%) Apache Flex
12 3 (0.093%) CGI
12 3 (0.093%) LAMP
13 2 (0.062%) COM
13 2 (0.062%) FIX Protocol
13 2 (0.062%) HTML5
14 1 (0.031%) OpenID
14 1 (0.031%) POJO
14 1 (0.031%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 823 (25.44%) Data Centre
2 159 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
3 129 (3.99%) Computer Science
4 67 (2.07%) Driving Licence
5 64 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 60 (1.85%) Linux Command Line
7 54 (1.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 36 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
9 26 (0.80%) Hedge funds
10 21 (0.65%) Virtual Team
11 18 (0.56%) Fintech
11 18 (0.56%) IVR
12 17 (0.53%) Cyber Attack
13 16 (0.49%) Clustering
13 16 (0.49%) Public Cloud
13 16 (0.49%) Security Operations Centre
14 15 (0.46%) PKI
15 13 (0.40%) RSA SecurID
16 12 (0.37%) Digital Media
16 12 (0.37%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 534 (16.51%) Windows
2 410 (12.67%) Linux
3 276 (8.53%) Windows Server
4 133 (4.11%) Unix
5 123 (3.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 87 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 64 (1.98%) Windows Server 2003
8 44 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 29 (0.90%) CentOS
10 24 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 21 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.59%) SUSE
13 18 (0.56%) Windows XP
14 14 (0.43%) Solaris
14 14 (0.43%) Windows 8
15 12 (0.37%) Windows 10
16 9 (0.28%) Debian
17 8 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
18 7 (0.22%) Kali Linux
18 7 (0.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (17.68%) ITIL
2 398 (12.30%) Network Design
3 323 (9.98%) Presales
4 312 (9.64%) Network Management
5 268 (8.28%) Load Balancing
6 215 (6.65%) High Availability
7 168 (5.19%) Mentoring
8 155 (4.79%) Network Monitoring
9 137 (4.23%) Information Security
10 129 (3.99%) Change Management
10 129 (3.99%) Network Architecture
11 121 (3.74%) Migration
12 110 (3.40%) Change Control
13 108 (3.34%) Disaster Recovery
14 106 (3.28%) Service Delivery
15 104 (3.21%) Project Management
16 99 (3.06%) SIEM
17 98 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
18 86 (2.66%) Service Management
19 77 (2.38%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (2.69%) Python
2 56 (1.73%) PowerShell
3 55 (1.70%) Perl
4 52 (1.61%) SQL
5 45 (1.39%) Bash Shell
6 35 (1.08%) C
7 33 (1.02%) Java
8 25 (0.77%) Shell Script
9 21 (0.65%) JavaScript
10 17 (0.53%) VBScript
11 16 (0.49%) PHP
12 6 (0.19%) R
13 3 (0.093%) Tcl
13 3 (0.093%) VB
14 2 (0.062%) C#
14 2 (0.062%) VBA
15 1 (0.031%) Jython
15 1 (0.031%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3235 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1421 (43.93%) CCNA
3 735 (22.72%) CCIE
4 292 (9.03%) Degree
5 198 (6.12%) CCDP
6 196 (6.06%) JNCIP
7 182 (5.63%) Security Cleared
8 177 (5.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 168 (5.19%) CCSE
10 163 (5.04%) CCSA
11 162 (5.01%) CCSP
12 160 (4.95%) CISSP
13 155 (4.79%) JNCIA
13 155 (4.79%) MCSE
14 133 (4.11%) CCNP Voice
15 129 (3.99%) CCVP
15 129 (3.99%) SC Cleared
16 98 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 90 (2.78%) CCIP
18 81 (2.50%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (4.73%) SLA
2 137 (4.23%) PCI DSS
3 87 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 19 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
5 12 (0.37%) QA
6 8 (0.25%) GCP
7 7 (0.22%) GPG13
8 6 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.15%) PMO
10 3 (0.093%) GDPR
10 3 (0.093%) JSP 440
11 2 (0.062%) COBIT
12 1 (0.031%) ISO27002
System Software
1 304 (9.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 275 (8.50%) Active Directory
3 135 (4.17%) Hyper-V
4 33 (1.02%) XenApp
5 32 (0.99%) ProxySG
6 31 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
7 30 (0.93%) VMware ESX
8 27 (0.83%) Firmware
9 26 (0.80%) vSphere
10 19 (0.59%) XenDesktop
11 13 (0.40%) Snort
12 11 (0.34%) ISA Server
12 11 (0.34%) pfSense
13 7 (0.22%) KVM
13 7 (0.22%) NFS
14 6 (0.19%) VMware Workstation
15 4 (0.12%) vCloud
16 3 (0.093%) Terminal Services
16 3 (0.093%) Virtual Machines
16 3 (0.093%) Xen
Systems Management
1 262 (8.10%) Cisco CUCM
2 136 (4.20%) Cisco UCCX
3 133 (4.11%) FortiGate
4 105 (3.25%) Cisco UCCE
5 90 (2.78%) Cisco Prime
6 73 (2.26%) Nagios
7 44 (1.36%) SCCM
8 37 (1.14%) Puppet
9 30 (0.93%) Cisco CME
10 29 (0.90%) Cacti
11 25 (0.77%) SolarWinds Orion
12 20 (0.62%) OpenNMS
13 17 (0.53%) Ansible
13 17 (0.53%) SCOM
14 15 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
15 14 (0.43%) HAProxy
15 14 (0.43%) RANCID
16 13 (0.40%) OpenView
17 12 (0.37%) OSSEC
18 11 (0.34%) Endace
Vendors
1 2753 (85.10%) Cisco
2 927 (28.66%) Juniper
3 761 (23.52%) CheckPoint
4 615 (19.01%) Palo Alto
5 564 (17.43%) F5
6 481 (14.87%) VMware
7 433 (13.38%) Microsoft
8 241 (7.45%) Fortinet
8 241 (7.45%) Riverbed
9 239 (7.39%) SolarWinds
10 238 (7.36%) HP
11 185 (5.72%) Citrix
12 118 (3.65%) Aruba
13 113 (3.49%) Avaya
14 108 (3.34%) Meraki
15 95 (2.94%) NetApp
16 85 (2.63%) Blue Coat
17 75 (2.32%) SonicWALL
18 67 (2.07%) Huawei
19 59 (1.82%) Sourcefire
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Car Allowance, Pension, Career Progression
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Slough, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £1 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £46000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £excellent+15% bonus+private healthcare+bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum Salary Neg DOE, and full package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £52000 - £62000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ASDA
Salary: Market Salary + Car + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + car allowance + pension + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
ComputaCenter
Salary: Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits, Bonus
Posted: 21 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + A bag full of bens
Posted: 22 hours ago