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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for CCNP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
18 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 487 410 173
Rank change year-on-year -77 -237 -44
Permanent jobs citing CCNP 428 268 137
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.57% 0.65% 1.55%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.70% 3.44% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 335 241 120
10th Percentile £42,019 £41,250 £40,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £46,250 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £55,000 £53,250
Median % change year-on-year +13.64% +3.29% -23.93%
75th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £66,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £75,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £59,483 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.15% -4.35% +15.00%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,827 7,783 1,409
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 21.26% 18.83% 15.97%
Number of salaries quoted 8,369 5,148 1,122
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,000 £40,598
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% +1.85% -6.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%

CCNP
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing CCNP as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

CCNP trend for jobs with a WFH option

CCNP
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing CCNP.

CCNP salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

CCNP
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing CCNP over the 6 months to 18 August 2022.

CCNP salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 18 August 2022, CCNP job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for CCNP.

1 428 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 362 (84.58%) Cisco
3 297 (69.39%) Firewall
4 225 (52.57%) WAN
5 213 (49.77%) LAN
6 175 (40.89%) CCNA
7 132 (30.84%) Palo Alto
8 120 (28.04%) Wireless
9 119 (27.80%) CheckPoint
10 116 (27.10%) VPN
10 116 (27.10%) Azure
11 106 (24.77%) MPLS
12 105 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
13 102 (23.83%) Microsoft
14 101 (23.60%) Social Skills
15 98 (22.90%) CCIE
15 98 (22.90%) Cisco ASA
16 97 (22.66%) Security Cleared
17 92 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
18 90 (21.03%) AWS
19 85 (19.86%) ITIL
20 84 (19.63%) BGP
20 84 (19.63%) SC Cleared
20 84 (19.63%) Data Centre
21 83 (19.39%) SD-WAN
22 80 (18.69%) F5
23 78 (18.22%) VMware
24 77 (17.99%) Fortinet
25 75 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
26 73 (17.06%) OSPF

CCNP
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 12 (2.80%) MS Exchange
2 8 (1.87%) Confluence
3 4 (0.93%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (0.47%) IIS
5 2 (0.47%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (7.71%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.57%) MS Visio
3 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 116 (27.10%) Azure
2 90 (21.03%) AWS
3 27 (6.31%) Microsoft 365
4 15 (3.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (2.34%) GCP
6 9 (2.10%) Rubrik
7 5 (1.17%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (0.93%) Amazon ELB
8 4 (0.93%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.93%) Lucidchart
8 4 (0.93%) Serverless
8 4 (0.93%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.70%) AWS Direct Connect
9 3 (0.70%) Azure Storage
9 3 (0.70%) Cloudflare
9 3 (0.70%) SaaS
10 2 (0.47%) Azure Key Vault
Communications & Networking
1 297 (69.39%) Firewall
2 225 (52.57%) WAN
3 213 (49.77%) LAN
4 120 (28.04%) Wireless
5 116 (27.10%) VPN
6 106 (24.77%) MPLS
7 105 (24.53%) Wi-Fi
8 98 (22.90%) Cisco ASA
9 92 (21.50%) Cisco Nexus
10 84 (19.63%) BGP
11 83 (19.39%) SD-WAN
12 73 (17.06%) OSPF
13 62 (14.49%) Network Security
14 60 (14.02%) TCP/IP
15 54 (12.62%) Cisco ISE
16 52 (12.15%) VoIP
17 47 (10.98%) DNS
17 47 (10.98%) VXLAN
18 42 (9.81%) DHCP
19 39 (9.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.74%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.80%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.93%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.23%) Big Data
4 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 26 (6.07%) Sonatype Nexus
2 22 (5.14%) JIRA
3 7 (1.64%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.47%) Artifactory
4 2 (0.47%) GitLab
5 1 (0.23%) Git (software)
General
1 101 (23.60%) Social Skills
2 54 (12.62%) Finance
3 45 (10.51%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (5.37%) Presentation Skills
4 23 (5.37%) Public Sector
5 21 (4.91%) Telecoms
6 19 (4.44%) Documentation Skills
7 18 (4.21%) Back Office
8 10 (2.34%) Law
9 9 (2.10%) Advertising
9 9 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 8 (1.87%) Police
10 8 (1.87%) Retail
11 6 (1.40%) Banking
12 5 (1.17%) Games
13 4 (0.93%) Legal
13 4 (0.93%) Organisational Skills
14 2 (0.47%) Agriculture
14 2 (0.47%) Military
Job Titles
1 220 (51.40%) Network Engineer
2 62 (14.49%) Cisco Engineer
3 55 (12.85%) Senior Network Engineer
4 49 (11.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 44 (10.28%) Network Manager
6 43 (10.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 34 (7.94%) Architect
8 25 (5.84%) Solutions Architect
9 24 (5.61%) Analyst
10 22 (5.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 20 (4.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 19 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 18 (4.21%) Telephony Manager
14 17 (3.97%) Cisco Analyst
14 17 (3.97%) IT Analyst
14 17 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
15 16 (3.74%) Cisco Architect
15 16 (3.74%) Cisco Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.74%) Presales Solution Architect
15 16 (3.74%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.87%) Spine.js
2 3 (0.70%) ARM Templates
3 2 (0.47%) Django
3 2 (0.47%) Flask
3 2 (0.47%) Jinja
4 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.63%) Data Centre
2 19 (4.44%) Public Cloud
3 15 (3.50%) Management Information System
4 10 (2.34%) Cyberattack
5 7 (1.64%) Biotechnology
5 7 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (1.17%) Cloud Native
6 5 (1.17%) CMDB
6 5 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
6 5 (1.17%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.93%) Driving Licence
7 4 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 4 (0.93%) IVR
8 3 (0.70%) CCTV
8 3 (0.70%) Data Protection Act
8 3 (0.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.47%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.23%) Digital Signage
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.98%) Windows
2 38 (8.88%) Windows Server
3 25 (5.84%) Linux
4 15 (3.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (2.34%) Unix
6 9 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 9 (2.10%) Windows 10
6 9 (2.10%) Windows Server 2019
7 4 (0.93%) Solaris
8 3 (0.70%) CentOS
8 3 (0.70%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (19.86%) ITIL
2 59 (13.79%) Change Management
3 55 (12.85%) Network Management
4 52 (12.15%) Load Balancing
5 50 (11.68%) Network Design
6 48 (11.21%) Cybersecurity
7 46 (10.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 41 (9.58%) Network Architecture
8 41 (9.58%) Presales
9 39 (9.11%) Customer Service
9 39 (9.11%) Network Monitoring
10 35 (8.18%) Network Virtualisation
11 26 (6.07%) Disaster Recovery
11 26 (6.07%) Line Management
12 25 (5.84%) Incident Management
12 25 (5.84%) Project Delivery
12 25 (5.84%) Service Delivery
13 24 (5.61%) Agile
13 24 (5.61%) Matrix Organization
14 22 (5.14%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 42 (9.81%) Python
2 16 (3.74%) Bash
3 15 (3.50%) PowerShell
4 6 (1.40%) Perl
5 5 (1.17%) SQL
6 4 (0.93%) C++
6 4 (0.93%) PHP
7 3 (0.70%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.47%) VB
9 1 (0.23%) C
9 1 (0.23%) Go
9 1 (0.23%) Rust
Qualifications
1 428 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 175 (40.89%) CCNA
3 98 (22.90%) CCIE
4 97 (22.66%) Security Cleared
5 84 (19.63%) SC Cleared
6 54 (12.62%) Degree
7 29 (6.78%) CCDP
8 26 (6.07%) Microsoft Certification
9 21 (4.91%) MCSE
10 19 (4.44%) MCSA
11 16 (3.74%) JNCIA
12 15 (3.50%) JNCIP
12 15 (3.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (3.27%) AWS Certification
13 14 (3.27%) CCVP
14 12 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (2.57%) CCSA
15 11 (2.57%) JNCIS
16 10 (2.34%) CCSP
16 10 (2.34%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.07%) SLA
2 18 (4.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 11 (2.57%) GDPR
4 7 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (1.40%) NIST
6 4 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.47%) Accessibility
7 2 (0.47%) GxP
7 2 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 75 (17.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (8.88%) Active Directory
3 21 (4.91%) Virtual Desktop
4 18 (4.21%) VMware NSX
5 13 (3.04%) Firmware
5 13 (3.04%) vSphere
6 12 (2.80%) Hyper-V
7 5 (1.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 5 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
8 4 (0.93%) Veritas Volume Manager
9 3 (0.70%) Terminal Services
9 3 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.47%) NFS
11 1 (0.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 57 (13.32%) Ansible
2 39 (9.11%) FortiGate
3 19 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 18 (4.21%) Nagios
5 17 (3.97%) Terraform
6 10 (2.34%) Single Sign-On
6 10 (2.34%) Stealthwatch
6 10 (2.34%) vCenter Server
7 8 (1.87%) NetBackup
8 7 (1.64%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
9 5 (1.17%) Cisco Prime
9 5 (1.17%) SCCM
10 4 (0.93%) Oracle ZFS
10 4 (0.93%) WSUS
10 4 (0.93%) ZABBIX
11 3 (0.70%) HAProxy
11 3 (0.70%) Puppet
12 2 (0.47%) DatAdvantage
12 2 (0.47%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 362 (84.58%) Cisco
2 132 (30.84%) Palo Alto
3 119 (27.80%) CheckPoint
4 102 (23.83%) Microsoft
5 80 (18.69%) F5
6 78 (18.22%) VMware
7 77 (17.99%) Fortinet
8 55 (12.85%) SolarWinds
9 52 (12.15%) Juniper
10 45 (10.51%) Citrix
10 45 (10.51%) Meraki
11 39 (9.11%) Aruba
12 24 (5.61%) HP
13 21 (4.91%) Apple
14 20 (4.67%) Adobe
15 19 (4.44%) Arista
16 18 (4.21%) ServiceNow
17 12 (2.80%) Veritas
18 11 (2.57%) Dell
19 10 (2.34%) Nokia