The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 159 150 174
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +24
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 94 93 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.27% 1.37% 1.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.23% 5.95% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 76 84 69
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
CCNA
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1797 1564 1895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.20% 23.10% 26.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1464 1327 1596
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -28 60 £40,000 +14.28% 12
Cheshire -10 17 £62,500 +66.66% 11
Merseyside +15 5 £35,500 +29.09%
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 £30,000 - 1
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 95 (60.51%) Cisco
3 69 (43.95%) VMware
4 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
5 67 (42.68%) Windows
5 67 (42.68%) Microsoft Certification
6 63 (40.13%) Firewall
7 57 (36.31%) ITIL
8 56 (35.67%) Citrix
9 54 (34.39%) MCSE
10 53 (33.76%) CCNP
11 48 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
12 44 (28.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 42 (26.75%) SAN
14 40 (25.48%) Hyper-V
15 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
15 37 (23.57%) WAN
16 36 (22.93%) LAN
17 33 (21.02%) MCSA
18 31 (19.75%) MCITP
19 29 (18.47%) SQL
20 28 (17.83%) Juniper
21 26 (16.56%) MS Exchange
22 25 (15.92%) MS Excel
23 24 (15.29%) MCP
23 24 (15.29%) CCA
23 24 (15.29%) Citrix Certification
24 23 (14.65%) Linux
24 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
25 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 26 (16.56%) MS Exchange
2 16 (10.19%) IIS
3 14 (8.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (5.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 9 (5.73%) SharePoint
5 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (2.55%) TPMS
7 3 (1.91%) CMS
7 3 (1.91%) Apache
8 2 (1.27%) nginx
8 2 (1.27%) Lync
8 2 (1.27%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.64%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.64%) Site Server
9 1 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (0.64%) Moodle
Applications
1 25 (15.92%) MS Excel
2 18 (11.46%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.55%) Office 365
2 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 63 (40.13%) Firewall
2 42 (26.75%) SAN
3 37 (23.57%) WAN
4 36 (22.93%) LAN
5 22 (14.01%) VPN
5 22 (14.01%) DNS
6 20 (12.74%) VLAN
7 19 (12.10%) Wireless
8 17 (10.83%) DHCP
8 17 (10.83%) iSCSI
9 16 (10.19%) Network Security
10 15 (9.55%) MPLS
10 15 (9.55%) NAS
11 14 (8.92%) OSPF
12 12 (7.64%) Cisco IOS
13 11 (7.01%) Cisco ASA
13 11 (7.01%) TCP/IP
14 10 (6.37%) BGP
15 9 (5.73%) ADSL
16 8 (5.10%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.27%) MySQL
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (10.83%) Finance
2 16 (10.19%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.27%) Back Office
4 2 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Retail
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 45 (28.66%) Network Engineer
2 20 (12.74%) Support Engineer
3 19 (12.10%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (9.55%) Analyst
4 15 (9.55%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (8.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.64%) Service Analyst
7 11 (7.01%) IT Infrastructure Manager
7 11 (7.01%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 10 (6.37%) Security Engineer
9 8 (5.10%) Network Manager
10 7 (4.46%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.18%) Service Manager
11 5 (3.18%) Wireless Engineer
11 5 (3.18%) Security Manager
12 4 (2.55%) Consultant
12 4 (2.55%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.55%) Information Security Engineer
12 4 (2.55%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (2.55%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.64%) COM
1 1 (0.64%) CSS
1 1 (0.64%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.55%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.46%) Management Information System
2 7 (4.46%) Replication
3 6 (3.82%) Tandem
4 4 (2.55%) CMDB
4 4 (2.55%) GIS
5 3 (1.91%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.27%) iPhone
6 2 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (0.64%) VLE
7 1 (0.64%) PKI
7 1 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 1 (0.64%) HP StorageWorks
Operating Systems
1 67 (42.68%) Windows
2 23 (14.65%) Linux
2 23 (14.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 22 (14.01%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (10.83%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (5.10%) Windows XP
6 6 (3.82%) AIX
7 5 (3.18%) UNIX
7 5 (3.18%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.91%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (1.27%) zOS
9 2 (1.27%) MVS
9 2 (1.27%) Windows 2000
9 2 (1.27%) Windows NT
10 1 (0.64%) Android
10 1 (0.64%) Mac OS X Server
10 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (36.31%) ITIL
2 18 (11.46%) Project Management
3 16 (10.19%) Information Security
4 15 (9.55%) Service Management
5 14 (8.92%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.92%) Problem Management
5 14 (8.92%) Change Management
6 12 (7.64%) SIEM
7 11 (7.01%) PRINCE2
8 10 (6.37%) Change Control
8 10 (6.37%) Network Management
8 10 (6.37%) Business Continuity
8 10 (6.37%) Incident Management
9 9 (5.73%) Migration
9 9 (5.73%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.73%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.73%) Cyber Security
9 9 (5.73%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.46%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.18%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (18.47%) SQL
2 6 (3.82%) C
3 5 (3.18%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.27%) Java
5 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 157 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (42.68%) Microsoft Certification
3 54 (34.39%) MCSE
4 53 (33.76%) CCNP
5 44 (28.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 33 (21.02%) MCSA
7 31 (19.75%) MCITP
8 24 (15.29%) MCP
8 24 (15.29%) CCA
8 24 (15.29%) Citrix Certification
9 20 (12.74%) MCTS
10 19 (12.10%) A+ Certification
11 17 (10.83%) CISSP
12 15 (9.55%) Degree
13 10 (6.37%) VCAP
14 9 (5.73%) Security Cleared
14 9 (5.73%) Microsoft Certified Architect
15 8 (5.10%) SC Cleared
16 7 (4.46%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (3.82%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.55%) SLA
2 3 (1.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (30.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 40 (25.48%) Hyper-V
3 37 (23.57%) Active Directory
4 13 (8.28%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.64%) XenApp
5 12 (7.64%) vSphere
6 6 (3.82%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.18%) NFS
8 4 (2.55%) XenServer
9 3 (1.91%) Xen
10 2 (1.27%) Firmware
10 2 (1.27%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.64%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.64%) Samba
Systems Management
1 11 (7.01%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.73%) SCCM
2 9 (5.73%) SCOM
3 2 (1.27%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.64%) WSUS
4 1 (0.64%) Nagios
4 1 (0.64%) Cacti
Vendors
1 95 (60.51%) Cisco
2 69 (43.95%) VMware
3 68 (43.31%) Microsoft
4 56 (35.67%) Citrix
5 28 (17.83%) Juniper
6 16 (10.19%) CheckPoint
6 16 (10.19%) HP
7 12 (7.64%) ArcSight
8 11 (7.01%) Symantec
8 11 (7.01%) NetApp
9 10 (6.37%) McAfee
9 10 (6.37%) Sophos
10 6 (3.82%) Aruba
11 5 (3.18%) BT
11 5 (3.18%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.55%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.91%) SonicWALL
13 3 (1.91%) Exinda
13 3 (1.91%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.91%) SolarWinds
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