The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 27 29 33
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +4
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 7 3 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.90% 2.04% 2.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.97% 7.69% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 3
Average salary £21,000 £32,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.37% +1.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £32,000 £30,300
10% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £32,000 £31,900
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
CCNA
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Qualifications Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
78 39 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 54.55% 26.53% 36.12%
Number of salaries quoted 37 29 45
Average salary £26,000 £33,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.21% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £23,675 £15,390
10% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCNA across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

CCNA
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNA across the Belfast region.

CCNA Salary Trend in Belfast

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing CCNA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCNA.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) DHCP
3 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
3 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPCC
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) CTI
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
4 2 (25.00%) IVR
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) Network Security
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing CCNA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCNA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
3 2 (25.00%) CTI
3 2 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 2 (25.00%) LAN
3 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 2 (25.00%) Network Security
3 2 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco IPT
4 1 (12.50%) MGCP
4 1 (12.50%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Network Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Telephony Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco ICM Scripting
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Symantec
4 2 (25.00%) CheckPoint
4 2 (25.00%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas