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

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 178 182 175
Rank change year-on-year +4 -7  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1575 1902 1983
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.86% 1.84% 1.84%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.51% 6.62% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 1337 1613 1565
Median salary £48,250 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.50% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £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 £45,000

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 20959 28714 29743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.77% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16525 22997 23332
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 £68,500 £71,000
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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +6 1511 £48,500 -3.00% 125
London +43 593 £55,000 - 41
South East -7 397 £47,500 -5.00% 19
West Midlands +18 137 £45,000 +1.58% 9
North West +52 118 £41,000 -7.86% 20
Berkshire -16 106 £51,250 -6.81% 7
Surrey -3 100 £45,000 +5.88% 4
East of England -49 100 £45,000 -6.25% 11
City of London +30 95 £52,500 -4.54% 16
East Sussex - 87 £40,750 -
Manchester +33 85 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Brighton - 84 £41,500 -
Yorkshire -30 83 £45,000 - 11
Hertfordshire -7 53 £45,000 - 3
Birmingham +25 51 £50,000 +6.38% 3
West Yorkshire -13 51 £42,900 -9.68% 7
East Midlands +22 45 £45,000 -5.26% 8
South West +10 45 £41,000 -1.20% 3
Hampshire -22 40 £52,000 +9.47% 5
Watford +8 30 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Leeds -19 30 £43,900 -12.20% 3
Reading -28 30 £55,000 - 3
North Yorkshire +8 28 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Leatherhead +9 24 £37,500 -3.84% 2
Herefordshire +1 24 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Northamptonshire +43 23 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Slough +34 22 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Worcestershire -7 22 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +21 19 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Wales +7 19 £45,000 -2.70% 1

CCNP
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 3346 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2871 (85.80%) Cisco
3 1929 (57.65%) Firewall
4 1463 (43.72%) CCNA
5 1111 (33.20%) WAN
6 986 (29.47%) LAN
7 967 (28.90%) Juniper
8 925 (27.64%) BGP
9 916 (27.38%) VPN
10 910 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
11 888 (26.54%) MPLS
12 848 (25.34%) OSPF
13 831 (24.84%) CheckPoint
14 819 (24.48%) Data Centre
15 785 (23.46%) Wireless
16 764 (22.83%) Network Security
17 758 (22.65%) CCIE
18 625 (18.68%) Palo Alto
19 613 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
20 595 (17.78%) ITIL
21 586 (17.51%) F5
22 540 (16.14%) VoIP
23 536 (16.02%) DNS
24 527 (15.75%) Windows
25 466 (13.93%) VMware
26 435 (13.00%) Telecoms
27 432 (12.91%) Finance
28 417 (12.46%) Microsoft
29 412 (12.31%) Network Design
30 396 (11.84%) 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 99 (2.96%) MS Exchange
2 59 (1.76%) Skype for Business
3 41 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (0.87%) IIS
6 13 (0.39%) OpenStack
7 8 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 7 (0.21%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.060%) Apache
9 2 (0.060%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.030%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.030%) CMS
10 1 (0.030%) JBoss
10 1 (0.030%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.030%) WildFly
Applications
1 157 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 86 (2.57%) MS Office
2 86 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 16 (0.48%) MS Project
4 8 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.21%) Adobe Premiere
5 7 (0.21%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.090%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 2 (0.060%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.030%) Bankmaster
3 1 (0.030%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.030%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 80 (2.39%) Amazon AWS
1 80 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 57 (1.70%) Office 365
3 44 (1.32%) SaaS
4 31 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.63%) PaaS
6 19 (0.57%) IaaS
7 16 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
8 8 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 7 (0.21%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.18%) G Suite
11 3 (0.090%) Mimecast
12 2 (0.060%) Akamai
12 2 (0.060%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.060%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.060%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.060%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.060%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.060%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.060%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1929 (57.65%) Firewall
2 1111 (33.20%) WAN
3 986 (29.47%) LAN
4 925 (27.64%) BGP
5 916 (27.38%) VPN
6 910 (27.20%) Cisco ASA
7 888 (26.54%) MPLS
8 848 (25.34%) OSPF
9 785 (23.46%) Wireless
10 764 (22.83%) Network Security
11 613 (18.32%) Cisco Nexus
12 540 (16.14%) VoIP
13 536 (16.02%) DNS
14 396 (11.84%) TCP/IP
15 342 (10.22%) DHCP
16 330 (9.86%) VLAN
17 328 (9.80%) EIGRP
18 327 (9.77%) Cisco IOS
19 234 (6.99%) Cisco Wireless
20 217 (6.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (1.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (0.39%) Big Data
4 12 (0.36%) MySQL
5 11 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 8 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.090%) QlikView
10 2 (0.060%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.060%) GIS
10 2 (0.060%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.060%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.030%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.030%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.030%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.30%) Git (software)
3 8 (0.24%) WinDbg
4 5 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.060%) Gerrit
5 2 (0.060%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.060%) Subversion
5 2 (0.060%) Trac
6 1 (0.030%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.030%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.030%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 435 (13.00%) Telecoms
2 432 (12.91%) Finance
3 164 (4.90%) Banking
4 115 (3.44%) Retail
5 49 (1.46%) Pharmaceutical
6 48 (1.43%) Marketing
7 38 (1.14%) Legal
8 33 (0.99%) Financial Institution
9 21 (0.63%) Back Office
10 19 (0.57%) Investment Banking
11 15 (0.45%) Military
12 13 (0.39%) Law
13 12 (0.36%) Games
14 10 (0.30%) Billing
14 10 (0.30%) French Language
15 9 (0.27%) Italian Language
15 9 (0.27%) Manufacturing
15 9 (0.27%) Publishing
16 7 (0.21%) Advertising
16 7 (0.21%) Online Betting
Job Titles
1 1822 (54.45%) Network Engineer
2 752 (22.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 578 (17.27%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 509 (15.21%) Senior Network Engineer
5 315 (9.41%) Security Engineer
6 310 (9.26%) Consultant
7 263 (7.86%) Network Security Engineer
8 260 (7.77%) Support Engineer
9 203 (6.07%) Network Consultant
10 201 (6.01%) Network Support
11 187 (5.59%) Architect
12 167 (4.99%) Analyst
12 167 (4.99%) Network Support Engineer
13 165 (4.93%) Senior Cisco Engineer
14 162 (4.84%) Juniper Engineer
15 160 (4.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 150 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 142 (4.24%) Cisco Support
17 142 (4.24%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
18 137 (4.09%) Cisco Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (3.08%) 802.1X
2 64 (1.91%) XMPP
3 26 (0.78%) Web Services
4 15 (0.45%) CSS
5 13 (0.39%) HTML
6 11 (0.33%) XML
7 10 (0.30%) REST
8 9 (0.27%) XSLT
9 6 (0.18%) .NET
9 6 (0.18%) FFmpeg
9 6 (0.18%) Flash
10 4 (0.12%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.12%) Apache Flex
11 2 (0.060%) CGI
11 2 (0.060%) COM
11 2 (0.060%) FIX Protocol
11 2 (0.060%) HTML5
11 2 (0.060%) LAMP
12 1 (0.030%) POJO
12 1 (0.030%) SailPoint
Miscellaneous
1 819 (24.48%) Data Centre
2 180 (5.38%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (4.15%) Computer Science
4 70 (2.09%) Driving Licence
5 59 (1.76%) Management Information System
6 50 (1.49%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 48 (1.43%) Linux Command Line
8 34 (1.02%) Video Conferencing
9 32 (0.96%) Virtual Team
10 26 (0.78%) Hedge funds
11 24 (0.72%) Fintech
11 24 (0.72%) IVR
12 23 (0.69%) Clustering
13 17 (0.51%) Cyber Attack
13 17 (0.51%) Security Operations Centre
14 16 (0.48%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.45%) iPad
16 13 (0.39%) Digital Media
16 13 (0.39%) RSA SecurID
17 12 (0.36%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 527 (15.75%) Windows
2 369 (11.03%) Linux
3 257 (7.68%) Windows Server
4 128 (3.83%) Unix
5 122 (3.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 90 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 53 (1.58%) Windows Server 2003
8 46 (1.37%) Windows 7
9 21 (0.63%) CentOS
10 20 (0.60%) Windows 10
11 19 (0.57%) Ubuntu
12 16 (0.48%) SUSE
13 15 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.45%) Windows XP
14 12 (0.36%) Solaris
15 9 (0.27%) Data ONTAP
15 9 (0.27%) Mac OS X
16 6 (0.18%) Debian
17 4 (0.12%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 595 (17.78%) ITIL
2 412 (12.31%) Network Design
3 318 (9.50%) Presales
4 315 (9.41%) Network Management
5 276 (8.25%) Load Balancing
6 208 (6.22%) High Availability
7 164 (4.90%) Network Monitoring
8 159 (4.75%) Mentoring
9 137 (4.09%) Network Architecture
10 135 (4.03%) Information Security
11 133 (3.97%) Change Management
12 127 (3.80%) Project Management
13 126 (3.77%) Migration
14 125 (3.74%) Disaster Recovery
15 119 (3.56%) Change Control
16 105 (3.14%) Service Delivery
17 95 (2.84%) SIEM
18 89 (2.66%) Service Management
19 88 (2.63%) Cybersecurity
20 84 (2.51%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 72 (2.15%) Python
2 59 (1.76%) SQL
3 55 (1.64%) PowerShell
4 36 (1.08%) Bash Shell
4 36 (1.08%) C
4 36 (1.08%) Perl
5 32 (0.96%) Java
6 21 (0.63%) JavaScript
7 19 (0.57%) VBScript
8 17 (0.51%) PHP
9 9 (0.27%) Shell Script
10 6 (0.18%) R
11 4 (0.12%) Tcl
11 4 (0.12%) VB
12 3 (0.090%) C#
13 2 (0.060%) VBA
14 1 (0.030%) Jython
14 1 (0.030%) Lua
Qualifications
1 3346 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1463 (43.72%) CCNA
3 758 (22.65%) CCIE
4 313 (9.35%) Degree
5 198 (5.92%) CCDP
6 197 (5.89%) Security Cleared
7 193 (5.77%) JNCIP
8 188 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 182 (5.44%) CCSA
10 173 (5.17%) CCSE
11 166 (4.96%) MCSE
12 162 (4.84%) JNCIA
13 153 (4.57%) CCSP
13 153 (4.57%) CISSP
14 138 (4.12%) CCNP Voice
15 132 (3.95%) SC Cleared
16 118 (3.53%) CCVP
17 100 (2.99%) CCIP
18 95 (2.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 86 (2.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (4.63%) SLA
2 131 (3.92%) PCI DSS
3 80 (2.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (0.51%) Cyber Essentials
4 17 (0.51%) QA
5 9 (0.27%) PMO
6 8 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.21%) GCP
8 6 (0.18%) GPG13
9 5 (0.15%) JSP 440
10 2 (0.060%) COBIT
11 1 (0.030%) FISMA
System Software
1 292 (8.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 279 (8.34%) Active Directory
3 141 (4.21%) Hyper-V
4 34 (1.02%) Firmware
5 31 (0.93%) XenApp
6 30 (0.90%) VMware ESXi
7 29 (0.87%) ProxySG
8 27 (0.81%) VMware ESX
9 23 (0.69%) vSphere
10 17 (0.51%) XenDesktop
11 8 (0.24%) ISA Server
11 8 (0.24%) KVM
11 8 (0.24%) pfSense
12 7 (0.21%) NFS
12 7 (0.21%) Snort
13 4 (0.12%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.12%) vCloud
13 4 (0.12%) Virtual Servers
14 3 (0.090%) Virtual Machines
14 3 (0.090%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 266 (7.95%) Cisco CUCM
2 147 (4.39%) Cisco UCCX
3 140 (4.18%) FortiGate
4 106 (3.17%) Cisco UCCE
5 91 (2.72%) Cisco Prime
6 82 (2.45%) Nagios
7 47 (1.40%) SCCM
8 38 (1.14%) Puppet
9 31 (0.93%) Cisco CME
10 28 (0.84%) Cacti
11 21 (0.63%) OpenNMS
12 20 (0.60%) SCOM
12 20 (0.60%) SolarWinds Orion
13 17 (0.51%) Ansible
14 16 (0.48%) Backup Exec
15 15 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
15 15 (0.45%) RANCID
16 14 (0.42%) HAProxy
17 11 (0.33%) Endace
17 11 (0.33%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 2871 (85.80%) Cisco
2 967 (28.90%) Juniper
3 831 (24.84%) CheckPoint
4 625 (18.68%) Palo Alto
5 586 (17.51%) F5
6 466 (13.93%) VMware
7 417 (12.46%) Microsoft
8 263 (7.86%) Fortinet
9 240 (7.17%) Riverbed
10 236 (7.05%) SolarWinds
11 220 (6.58%) HP
12 174 (5.20%) Citrix
13 145 (4.33%) Avaya
14 110 (3.29%) Meraki
15 100 (2.99%) Aruba
16 95 (2.84%) NetApp
17 76 (2.27%) Blue Coat
18 72 (2.15%) SonicWALL
19 70 (2.09%) Huawei
20 67 (2.00%) Brocade
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicestershire
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Staff Finda ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £20,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: Excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
KnownFour
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum Plus 10% bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Sanderson
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £58000 - £62000 per annum, Benefits Company Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Frazer John Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 7 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + shift allowance+ben
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Car Allowance, Training, Overtime,
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lennon Wright
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, bonus, etc.
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 4 days ago