CCNP Salary in India

CCNP or Cisco Certified Network Professionals are individuals who have cleared examinations conducted by Cisco. Cisco is a computer services and solutions company. The CCNP designation implies that the individual has become adept at handling the solution developments of Cisco and are also entitled to carry out functions of system engineers or network engineers in office places. The page is aimed at providing you with detailed information regarding salaries pocketed by the CCNPs with variations based on a number of factors like work experience, degrees earned, skills, industry etc. Let us find out more:

Salary of CCNP

As already mentioned above the CCNPs are also entitled to work in different designations. Here is how they end up earning:

Job CategoryAnnual Average Salaries
Network AdministratorINR 390,000
Network EngineerINR 305,716
Network Security Engineer INR 492,605
Network Administrator, ITINR 390,000
Senior Network EngineerINR 589,710
Network Support Engineer INR 285,000
Network Engineer, IT INR 295,898

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CCNP Salaries based on Industry

As an aspiring CCNP professional if you are yet to decide on your choice of industry for working as a fresher or experienced, the following list of pay structures in different industries may turn out of help you in doing the same:

Type of IndustryAnnual Average Salaries
Networking EquipmentINR 687,273
IT ServicesINR 437,292
TelecommunicationsINR 490,582
Software DevelopmentINR 501,493
Network and Communications ServicesINR 414,174
Network AdministrationINR 251,531
Internet Service ProviderINR 350,000


CCNP Salaries Based on Experience

The pay structure of Cisco Certified Network Professionals for freshers and experienced person is duly designed to recognize the worth of work experience in the respective fields of work of CCNPs:

ExperienceAverage Annual Salaries
Less than a yearINR 248,334
1-4 yearsINR 314,506
5-9 yearsINR 608,796
10-19 yearsINR 1,213,371
20 years or moreINR 1,125,000


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Salary of CCNP in Different Cities of India

CCNP Salary for fresher or experienced professionals is based on cost of living in different cities also exist:

CityAnnual Average Salaries
Mumbai, MaharashtraINR 380,000
Bangalore, Karnataka INR 597,665
New Delhi, DelhiINR 542,500
Pune, MaharashtraINR 436,979
Mumbai, MaharashtraINR 380,000
Chennai, Tamil NaduINR 446,000
Hyderabad, Andhra PradeshINR 478,895


CCNP Salaries based on Degree:

Different degrees earned by you are going to fetch you different pay packets

DegreeAverage Annual Salaries
Bachelor of Technology (BT/BTech) Computer Science and EngineeringINR 121,641 - INR 1,479,489
Bachelor's degreeINR 180,240 - INR 1,120,852
Associate's DegreeINR 226,725 - INR 1,507,220
Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), IT or Information TechnologyINR 96,644 - INR 1,379,684
Bachelor of Science (BS/BSc), Computer ScienceINR 60,820 - INR 1,429,186
Master of Science (MS), Computer Science (CS)INR 180,000 - INR 600,000
Bachelor of Technology (BT, BTech), Electronics and Communication Engineering INR 123,067 - INR 888,178
Master of Business Administration (MBA)INR 102,129 - INR 2,104,235

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The skill and gender based salaries of CCNP individuals are listed below:

Skill based Salary of CCNP?:
SkillsAverage Annual Salaries
LinuxINR 360,261
Cisco NetworkingINR 425,263
IT Security and InfrastructureINR 923,078
Network ManagementINR 482,952
Network SupportINR 428,660
Microsoft OfficeINR 344,849
Switching and Routing INR 307,011
CCNP Salaries based on Gender
GenderAnnual Average Salaries
FemaleINR 353,000
Male INR 478,214

*Salaries are subject to change with time.

CCNP-educational requirements

In general you won't really require to pursue higher education if you are able to bring the right certification and experience to the table. However it is better to go for re certification courses in order to stay up to date with new technologies. It is very important to check out recent educational requirements from time to time.

Last Updated: 06/12/2014