The first table below looks at the demand for CCNA in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 183 164 206
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +42
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 62 87 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.87% 1.20% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.78% 5.19% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 55 77 44
Average salary £32,000 £32,500 £37,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.53% -13.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £23,500 £25,950
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,600 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1642 1676 1892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.98% 23.12% 25.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1265 1406 1624
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCNA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CCNA Salary Trend in the North West

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNA across the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014.

CCNA Salary Histogram in the North West

CCNA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -35 41 £32,250 -14.00% 7
Cheshire +2 15 £32,000 +14.28% 5
Lancashire -11 3 £32,500 +18.18%
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

1 158 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (69.62%) Cisco
3 92 (58.23%) Windows
4 81 (51.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 78 (49.37%) VMware
6 76 (48.10%) Microsoft
7 66 (41.77%) Firewall
8 57 (36.08%) MCSE
9 56 (35.44%) WAN
10 54 (34.18%) Citrix
11 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
11 53 (33.54%) LAN
11 53 (33.54%) ITIL
12 50 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
13 48 (30.38%) SAN
14 47 (29.75%) Windows Server 2003
15 39 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
16 34 (21.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 34 (21.52%) CCNP
16 34 (21.52%) MS Exchange
17 31 (19.62%) MCP
18 30 (18.99%) MS Excel
19 29 (18.35%) VPN
20 28 (17.72%) HP
20 28 (17.72%) MCSA
20 28 (17.72%) Hyper-V
21 25 (15.82%) SLA
21 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
22 24 (15.19%) Finance
23 23 (14.56%) Windows XP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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.

Application Platforms
1 34 (21.52%) MS Exchange
2 17 (10.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 15 (9.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 12 (7.59%) IIS
6 11 (6.96%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (3.16%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (3.16%) TPMS
8 3 (1.90%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.90%) Site Server
8 3 (1.90%) Lync
9 1 (0.63%) CMS
Applications
1 30 (18.99%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.43%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.43%) Office 365
2 5 (3.16%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 66 (41.77%) Firewall
2 56 (35.44%) WAN
3 53 (33.54%) LAN
4 48 (30.38%) SAN
5 29 (18.35%) VPN
6 19 (12.03%) Wi-Fi
7 17 (10.76%) Cisco ASA
7 17 (10.76%) VLAN
8 16 (10.13%) Network Security
8 16 (10.13%) TCP/IP
9 15 (9.49%) OSPF
9 15 (9.49%) Wireless
10 14 (8.86%) VoIP
11 13 (8.23%) BGP
11 13 (8.23%) iSCSI
12 12 (7.59%) Ethernet
13 11 (6.96%) SNMP
14 10 (6.33%) Cisco IOS
14 10 (6.33%) MPLS
14 10 (6.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (13.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 24 (15.19%) Finance
2 14 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 6 (3.80%) Banking
4 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
4 5 (3.16%) Back Office
5 2 (1.27%) Legal
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Law
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (21.52%) Network Engineer
2 29 (18.35%) Analyst
3 19 (12.03%) Support Engineer
4 17 (10.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 14 (8.86%) Service Analyst
6 12 (7.59%) Network Support
6 12 (7.59%) Field Engineer
7 11 (6.96%) Administrator
8 10 (6.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.70%) Support Analyst
10 8 (5.06%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (5.06%) Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.43%) Consultant
11 7 (4.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 7 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support
11 7 (4.43%) Storage Engineer
11 7 (4.43%) IT Support
12 6 (3.80%) IT Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (3.80%) Infrastructure Manager
12 6 (3.80%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.63%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.70%) Replication
2 7 (4.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (4.43%) iPhone
3 4 (2.53%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.53%) CMDB
3 4 (2.53%) Firmware
4 2 (1.27%) SCADA
4 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 92 (58.23%) Windows
2 47 (29.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 39 (24.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (15.82%) Windows Server 2012
5 23 (14.56%) Windows XP
6 15 (9.49%) Linux
6 15 (9.49%) Windows 7
7 12 (7.59%) AIX
8 9 (5.70%) Windows 8
9 8 (5.06%) MVS
9 8 (5.06%) zOS
9 8 (5.06%) Windows NT
9 8 (5.06%) Windows 2000
10 7 (4.43%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (33.54%) ITIL
2 21 (13.29%) Project Management
3 19 (12.03%) Problem Management
4 17 (10.76%) Configuration Management
5 15 (9.49%) Service Delivery
6 14 (8.86%) Migration
7 13 (8.23%) Incident Management
7 13 (8.23%) Capacity Management
8 12 (7.59%) Change Management
9 9 (5.70%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (5.06%) Network Management
10 8 (5.06%) Data Migration
10 8 (5.06%) Performance Management
11 7 (4.43%) Service Management
11 7 (4.43%) Change Control
12 6 (3.80%) Disaster Recovery
13 5 (3.16%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.16%) Business Continuity
13 5 (3.16%) Asset Management
13 5 (3.16%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.23%) SQL
2 5 (3.16%) C
3 3 (1.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 158 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (51.27%) Microsoft Certification
3 57 (36.08%) MCSE
4 34 (21.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 34 (21.52%) CCNP
5 31 (19.62%) MCP
6 28 (17.72%) MCSA
7 21 (13.29%) MCTS
8 20 (12.66%) MCITP
9 16 (10.13%) CCA
9 16 (10.13%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (6.33%) NCDA
11 8 (5.06%) Degree
11 8 (5.06%) CCIE
11 8 (5.06%) ITIL Certification
12 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
12 6 (3.80%) A+ Certification
13 5 (3.16%) CCDP
13 5 (3.16%) JNCIA
14 4 (2.53%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (15.82%) SLA
2 4 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.27%) QA
System Software
1 53 (33.54%) Active Directory
2 50 (31.65%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (17.72%) Hyper-V
4 23 (14.56%) vSphere
5 10 (6.33%) XenApp
6 9 (5.70%) XenDesktop
7 6 (3.80%) VMware Server
7 6 (3.80%) Terminal Services
8 5 (3.16%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 4 (2.53%) XenServer
10 3 (1.90%) Xen
11 2 (1.27%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.27%) NFS
12 1 (0.63%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.96%) Backup Exec
2 8 (5.06%) SCCM
2 8 (5.06%) SCOM
2 8 (5.06%) Tivoli
2 8 (5.06%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (0.63%) Nagios
3 1 (0.63%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (0.63%) Cacti
3 1 (0.63%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 110 (69.62%) Cisco
2 78 (49.37%) VMware
3 76 (48.10%) Microsoft
4 54 (34.18%) Citrix
5 28 (17.72%) HP
6 19 (12.03%) NetApp
7 17 (10.76%) Juniper
8 15 (9.49%) CheckPoint
9 9 (5.70%) McAfee
10 8 (5.06%) Sophos
10 8 (5.06%) Symantec
11 5 (3.16%) Avaya
11 5 (3.16%) ProCurve
12 4 (2.53%) Aruba
12 4 (2.53%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.53%) Dell
12 4 (2.53%) EMC
13 3 (1.90%) BT
13 3 (1.90%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.90%) SolarWinds
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