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

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 223 202 211
Rank change year-on-year -21 +9  
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 1361 1652 1760
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.68% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 6.31% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1163 1434 1394
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 21844 26201 30066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 26.63% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17036 21214 23848
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -24 1297 £50,000 - 120
London -14 499 £55,000 - 40
South East -14 323 £53,750 +13.15% 25
North West +16 125 £45,000 - 15
Berkshire +1 111 £55,000 +4.76% 5
West Midlands -13 98 £45,000 - 12
City of London -15 89 £55,000 - 9
Yorkshire -10 87 £48,750 -2.50% 2
East of England -57 76 £50,000 +3.09% 12
Manchester +13 74 £45,000 - 7
South West +6 73 £42,500 +21.42% 8
Reading +14 62 £57,500 - 1
Surrey -1 62 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Hampshire -15 55 £45,000 +5.88% 8
West Yorkshire +1 54 £50,000 - 1
Birmingham +9 44 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Leeds -3 41 £50,750 +1.50% 1
Oxfordshire +40 33 £55,000 +94.69% 1
Scotland +3 29 £47,500 - 5
Buckinghamshire -15 29 £67,500 +35.00% 7
Cheshire -26 29 £47,500 +5.55% 4
North Yorkshire +8 27 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Basingstoke -10 27 £45,000 +20.00%
Bristol 0 23 £40,000 -13.51% 2
East Midlands +21 22 £50,000 +32.45% 4
Hertfordshire -52 22 £52,500 +16.66% 5
Redhill +6 20 £60,000 +71.42%
York +21 17 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Bedfordshire +7 17 £57,500 +4.54% 6
Wiltshire +1 17 £45,000 +50.00% 1

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2940 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2473 (84.12%) Cisco
3 1685 (57.31%) Firewall
4 1281 (43.57%) CCNA
5 1000 (34.01%) WAN
6 856 (29.12%) Juniper
7 841 (28.61%) BGP
8 827 (28.13%) MPLS
9 815 (27.72%) Cisco ASA
10 812 (27.62%) LAN
11 773 (26.29%) VPN
12 732 (24.90%) OSPF
13 712 (24.22%) Data Centre
14 693 (23.57%) CheckPoint
15 683 (23.23%) CCIE
16 669 (22.76%) Wireless
17 570 (19.39%) F5
18 562 (19.12%) Network Security
19 560 (19.05%) ITIL
20 554 (18.84%) Cisco Nexus
21 548 (18.64%) Palo Alto
22 513 (17.45%) Windows
23 497 (16.90%) VMware
24 453 (15.41%) Microsoft
25 420 (14.29%) Linux
26 418 (14.22%) VoIP
27 414 (14.08%) DNS
28 395 (13.44%) Network Design
29 380 (12.93%) Finance
30 342 (11.63%) 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 85 (2.89%) MS Exchange
2 47 (1.60%) Skype for Business
3 46 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 37 (1.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 20 (0.68%) IIS
6 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.14%) Apache
7 4 (0.14%) CMS
7 4 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (0.14%) SharePoint
8 3 (0.10%) JBoss
8 3 (0.10%) WildFly
9 2 (0.068%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.034%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.034%) SAS
10 1 (0.034%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 84 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 79 (2.69%) MS Visio
3 42 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.20%) Adobe Premiere
5 6 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (0.17%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.068%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.034%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 126 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 99 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
3 59 (2.01%) Office 365
4 19 (0.65%) SaaS
5 18 (0.61%) G Suite
6 14 (0.48%) PaaS
7 13 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
7 13 (0.44%) IaaS
8 11 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.17%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.10%) Akamai
11 3 (0.10%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 3 (0.10%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.068%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.068%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.068%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.068%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1685 (57.31%) Firewall
2 1000 (34.01%) WAN
3 841 (28.61%) BGP
4 827 (28.13%) MPLS
5 815 (27.72%) Cisco ASA
6 812 (27.62%) LAN
7 773 (26.29%) VPN
8 732 (24.90%) OSPF
9 669 (22.76%) Wireless
10 562 (19.12%) Network Security
11 554 (18.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 418 (14.22%) VoIP
13 414 (14.08%) DNS
14 342 (11.63%) TCP/IP
15 318 (10.82%) EIGRP
16 305 (10.37%) VLAN
17 285 (9.69%) DHCP
18 273 (9.29%) Cisco IOS
19 223 (7.59%) IPsec
20 215 (7.31%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (1.67%) SQL Server
2 16 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (0.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.37%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 10 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (0.27%) MySQL
7 7 (0.24%) Big Data
7 7 (0.24%) Oracle Database
8 5 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.10%) QlikView
10 2 (0.068%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.068%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.034%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.034%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.034%) Informix
11 1 (0.034%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.034%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 30 (1.02%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 10 (0.34%) WinDbg
3 5 (0.17%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 4 (0.14%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (0.068%) JIRA
5 2 (0.068%) JMeter
5 2 (0.068%) Subversion
5 2 (0.068%) WebDriver
6 1 (0.034%) Metasploit
General
1 380 (12.93%) Finance
2 303 (10.31%) Telecoms
3 140 (4.76%) Banking
4 80 (2.72%) Retail
5 41 (1.39%) Financial Institution
6 31 (1.05%) Law
6 31 (1.05%) Marketing
7 28 (0.95%) Legal
8 25 (0.85%) Back Office
9 20 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 19 (0.65%) Games
11 17 (0.58%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.51%) Military
13 12 (0.41%) Electronics
14 8 (0.27%) Advertising
15 6 (0.20%) Manufacturing
16 5 (0.17%) Online Betting
16 5 (0.17%) Publishing
17 4 (0.14%) Billing
18 3 (0.10%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1641 (55.82%) Network Engineer
2 682 (23.20%) Cisco Engineer
3 530 (18.03%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 498 (16.94%) Senior Network Engineer
5 234 (7.96%) Security Engineer
6 228 (7.76%) Support Engineer
7 210 (7.14%) Architect
8 204 (6.94%) Consultant
9 197 (6.70%) Network Security Engineer
9 197 (6.70%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 195 (6.63%) Network Support
11 169 (5.75%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
12 164 (5.58%) Network Support Engineer
13 163 (5.54%) Analyst
14 155 (5.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 134 (4.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 134 (4.56%) Network Architect
16 131 (4.46%) Juniper Engineer
17 121 (4.12%) Network Consultant
18 110 (3.74%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (2.86%) 802.1X
2 56 (1.90%) XMPP
3 36 (1.22%) CSS
4 20 (0.68%) HTML
4 20 (0.68%) Web Services
5 15 (0.51%) REST
6 11 (0.37%) XML
7 8 (0.27%) .NET
8 7 (0.24%) XSLT
9 6 (0.20%) HTML5
9 6 (0.20%) RFC 2547
10 4 (0.14%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.14%) ADSI
10 4 (0.14%) Apache Flex
11 3 (0.10%) FIX Protocol
11 3 (0.10%) JAXB
11 3 (0.10%) jQuery
11 3 (0.10%) JSP
11 3 (0.10%) JSTL
11 3 (0.10%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 712 (24.22%) Data Centre
2 134 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 109 (3.71%) Computer Science
4 60 (2.04%) Management Information System
4 60 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
5 59 (2.01%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 59 (2.01%) Driving Licence
6 55 (1.87%) Linux Command Line
7 22 (0.75%) Hedge funds
7 22 (0.75%) PKI
8 19 (0.65%) Clustering
8 19 (0.65%) iPad
9 17 (0.58%) Public Cloud
10 13 (0.44%) Fintech
10 13 (0.44%) Virtual Team
11 12 (0.41%) Fat Client
11 12 (0.41%) Thin Client
12 9 (0.31%) IVR
13 8 (0.27%) FlexPod
14 7 (0.24%) Eurex
Operating Systems
1 513 (17.45%) Windows
2 420 (14.29%) Linux
3 273 (9.29%) Windows Server
4 142 (4.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 117 (3.98%) Unix
6 75 (2.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 71 (2.41%) Windows Server 2003
8 40 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 36 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 31 (1.05%) CentOS
11 29 (0.99%) Ubuntu
12 21 (0.71%) Windows XP
13 17 (0.58%) Debian
14 14 (0.48%) Solaris
14 14 (0.48%) SUSE
15 12 (0.41%) Windows 10
16 11 (0.37%) Windows 8
17 10 (0.34%) Kali Linux
17 10 (0.34%) VMS
18 7 (0.24%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 560 (19.05%) ITIL
2 395 (13.44%) Network Design
3 285 (9.69%) Load Balancing
4 271 (9.22%) Presales
5 261 (8.88%) Network Management
6 206 (7.01%) High Availability
7 162 (5.51%) Network Monitoring
8 143 (4.86%) Mentoring
9 115 (3.91%) Service Delivery
10 114 (3.88%) Change Management
11 109 (3.71%) Information Security
12 102 (3.47%) Migration
13 94 (3.20%) Project Management
14 81 (2.76%) Change Control
14 81 (2.76%) Disaster Recovery
15 80 (2.72%) Service Management
16 78 (2.65%) Cybersecurity
16 78 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
17 75 (2.55%) Kalman Filter
18 73 (2.48%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 131 (4.46%) Python
2 73 (2.48%) Perl
3 61 (2.07%) Bash Shell
4 52 (1.77%) PowerShell
5 42 (1.43%) SQL
6 39 (1.33%) C
7 34 (1.16%) Shell Script
8 31 (1.05%) Java
9 22 (0.75%) JavaScript
10 16 (0.54%) VBScript
11 13 (0.44%) PHP
12 6 (0.20%) R
13 3 (0.10%) C#
13 3 (0.10%) Ruby
14 1 (0.034%) Erlang
14 1 (0.034%) Jython
14 1 (0.034%) VB
14 1 (0.034%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2940 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1281 (43.57%) CCNA
3 683 (23.23%) CCIE
4 250 (8.50%) Degree
5 194 (6.60%) Microsoft Certification
6 191 (6.50%) CCDP
7 186 (6.33%) JNCIP
8 172 (5.85%) MCSE
9 161 (5.48%) Security Cleared
10 153 (5.20%) CCSE
11 131 (4.46%) CISSP
12 125 (4.25%) CCSA
13 124 (4.22%) JNCIA
14 120 (4.08%) SC Cleared
15 113 (3.84%) CCNP Voice
16 111 (3.78%) CCSP
17 108 (3.67%) CCVP
18 104 (3.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
19 97 (3.30%) JNCIS
20 96 (3.27%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 148 (5.03%) SLA
2 124 (4.22%) PCI DSS
3 79 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
4 21 (0.71%) QA
5 7 (0.24%) GCP
5 7 (0.24%) GDPR
5 7 (0.24%) PMO
5 7 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 5 (0.17%) GPG13
8 4 (0.14%) Def Stans
8 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 317 (10.78%) VMware Infrastructure
2 250 (8.50%) Active Directory
3 129 (4.39%) Hyper-V
4 69 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
5 41 (1.39%) XenApp
6 30 (1.02%) vSphere
7 24 (0.82%) ProxySG
8 21 (0.71%) Firmware
9 16 (0.54%) Snort
9 16 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.34%) ISA Server
11 9 (0.31%) pfSense
12 7 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
13 6 (0.20%) NFS
14 5 (0.17%) vCloud
14 5 (0.17%) VMware Server
15 4 (0.14%) Xen
16 3 (0.10%) KVM
17 2 (0.068%) Ceph
17 2 (0.068%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 241 (8.20%) Cisco CUCM
2 141 (4.80%) FortiGate
3 107 (3.64%) Cisco UCCX
4 92 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 83 (2.82%) Cisco Prime
6 68 (2.31%) Nagios
7 43 (1.46%) Cacti
8 41 (1.39%) SCCM
8 41 (1.39%) SolarWinds Orion
9 34 (1.16%) Puppet
10 23 (0.78%) SCOM
11 19 (0.65%) Ansible
12 18 (0.61%) OpenNMS
12 18 (0.61%) OpenView
13 16 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
14 15 (0.51%) OSSEC
15 13 (0.44%) RANCID
16 12 (0.41%) Cisco CME
17 11 (0.37%) Endace
18 9 (0.31%) Cisco LMS
Vendors
1 2473 (84.12%) Cisco
2 856 (29.12%) Juniper
3 693 (23.57%) CheckPoint
4 570 (19.39%) F5
5 548 (18.64%) Palo Alto
6 497 (16.90%) VMware
7 453 (15.41%) Microsoft
8 238 (8.10%) HP
9 236 (8.03%) SolarWinds
10 201 (6.84%) Citrix
11 198 (6.73%) Riverbed
12 194 (6.60%) Fortinet
13 116 (3.95%) Meraki
14 113 (3.84%) Aruba
15 101 (3.44%) Avaya
16 92 (3.13%) Blue Coat
17 76 (2.59%) NetApp
18 69 (2.35%) SonicWALL
19 67 (2.28%) Sourcefire
20 64 (2.18%) Red Hat
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £58,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus/shift + extensive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45,000 to £60,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 57 minutes ago
West London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus & Bens
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + FlexiTime, Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Car (7K) + Bonus (7K) + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Dartford, Kent
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Car Allow, Bens
Posted: Yesterday