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 9 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
9 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 181 162 198
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +36
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 65 86 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.93% 1.16% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.12% 5.00% 2.48%
Number of salaries quoted 61 77 43
Average salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £24,300 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £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
1579 1721 1815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.63% 23.30% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1205 1448 1576
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,750 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £60,000
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 9 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 9 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 -27 37 £32,500 -13.33% 6
Cheshire +12 19 £32,500 +16.07% 1
Lancashire -7 7 £29,339 +6.68%
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 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.

1 171 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (70.76%) Cisco
3 106 (61.99%) Windows
4 92 (53.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 89 (52.05%) VMware
6 76 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 71 (41.52%) Firewall
8 69 (40.35%) MCSE
9 62 (36.26%) WAN
9 62 (36.26%) Active Directory
10 60 (35.09%) LAN
11 59 (34.50%) VMware Infrastructure
12 58 (33.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 52 (30.41%) ITIL
13 52 (30.41%) SAN
14 51 (29.82%) Citrix
15 49 (28.65%) Windows Server 2008
16 43 (25.15%) MS Exchange
17 35 (20.47%) HP
18 33 (19.30%) CCNP
18 33 (19.30%) MCP
19 32 (18.71%) VPN
20 31 (18.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
21 30 (17.54%) MCSA
22 28 (16.37%) Hyper-V
23 27 (15.79%) MS Excel
23 27 (15.79%) Finance
23 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
24 25 (14.62%) Windows XP
24 25 (14.62%) SLA

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 9 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 43 (25.15%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.28%) Exchange Server 2010
3 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2003
3 17 (9.94%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (8.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 11 (6.43%) IIS
6 8 (4.68%) BizTalk Server
7 6 (3.51%) TPMS
8 4 (2.34%) Lync
9 3 (1.75%) Site Server
10 2 (1.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 27 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (4.09%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 7 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) Office 365
2 9 (5.26%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 71 (41.52%) Firewall
2 62 (36.26%) WAN
3 60 (35.09%) LAN
4 52 (30.41%) SAN
5 32 (18.71%) VPN
6 23 (13.45%) TCP/IP
7 22 (12.87%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (10.53%) VoIP
9 17 (9.94%) VLAN
10 15 (8.77%) OSPF
10 15 (8.77%) DNS
10 15 (8.77%) Cisco ASA
11 14 (8.19%) Network Security
12 13 (7.60%) BGP
13 12 (7.02%) Wireless
13 12 (7.02%) Ethernet
13 12 (7.02%) iSCSI
14 11 (6.43%) DHCP
14 11 (6.43%) SNMP
15 10 (5.85%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (12.87%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2012
2 10 (5.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 27 (15.79%) Finance
2 15 (8.77%) Telecoms
3 8 (4.68%) Banking
4 7 (4.09%) Back Office
5 5 (2.92%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.92%) Law
6 4 (2.34%) Legal
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 35 (20.47%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.30%) Analyst
3 17 (9.94%) Administrator
4 16 (9.36%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (9.36%) Support Engineer
5 14 (8.19%) Systems Administrator
6 13 (7.60%) Service Analyst
6 13 (7.60%) Field Engineer
7 11 (6.43%) Network Support
7 11 (6.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
8 10 (5.85%) Support Analyst
8 10 (5.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (5.26%) Cisco Support
9 9 (5.26%) Windows Administrator
9 9 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
10 8 (4.68%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.68%) Consultant
10 8 (4.68%) Windows Systems Administrator
11 7 (4.09%) IT Support
11 7 (4.09%) Storage Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Replication
2 10 (5.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 7 (4.09%) iPhone
3 7 (4.09%) Firmware
4 4 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.34%) CMDB
5 2 (1.17%) SCADA
6 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.58%) HP StorageWorks
6 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 106 (61.99%) Windows
2 58 (33.92%) Windows Server 2003
3 49 (28.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (15.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (14.62%) Windows XP
6 15 (8.77%) Windows 7
7 14 (8.19%) AIX
7 14 (8.19%) Linux
8 10 (5.85%) MVS
8 10 (5.85%) Windows 2000
8 10 (5.85%) Windows NT
8 10 (5.85%) zOS
9 9 (5.26%) UNIX
9 9 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (30.41%) ITIL
2 22 (12.87%) Configuration Management
3 21 (12.28%) Project Management
4 19 (11.11%) Problem Management
5 16 (9.36%) Migration
6 14 (8.19%) Capacity Management
7 12 (7.02%) Service Delivery
8 10 (5.85%) Incident Management
8 10 (5.85%) Data Migration
8 10 (5.85%) Performance Management
9 9 (5.26%) Change Management
9 9 (5.26%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (4.68%) Software Deployment
11 7 (4.09%) CRM
12 6 (3.51%) Network Management
13 5 (2.92%) Change Control
13 5 (2.92%) Requirements Management
13 5 (2.92%) Asset Management
13 5 (2.92%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 15 (8.77%) SQL
2 5 (2.92%) C
3 3 (1.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 171 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (53.80%) Microsoft Certification
3 69 (40.35%) MCSE
4 33 (19.30%) CCNP
4 33 (19.30%) MCP
5 31 (18.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (17.54%) MCSA
7 20 (11.70%) MCITP
8 18 (10.53%) MCTS
9 12 (7.02%) CCA
9 12 (7.02%) Citrix Certification
10 10 (5.85%) NCDA
11 8 (4.68%) ITIL Certification
11 8 (4.68%) CCIE
11 8 (4.68%) Degree
12 7 (4.09%) CCENT
12 7 (4.09%) Security Cleared
13 6 (3.51%) A+ Certification
14 5 (2.92%) JNCIA
14 5 (2.92%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (14.62%) SLA
2 4 (2.34%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.17%) QA
4 1 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 62 (36.26%) Active Directory
2 59 (34.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (16.37%) Hyper-V
4 24 (14.04%) vSphere
5 10 (5.85%) XenApp
6 8 (4.68%) XenDesktop
7 7 (4.09%) Terminal Services
8 6 (3.51%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 6 (3.51%) VMware Server
9 4 (2.34%) XenServer
10 3 (1.75%) Xen
11 2 (1.17%) ISA Server
11 2 (1.17%) NFS
12 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (5.85%) Tivoli
1 10 (5.85%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 10 (5.85%) Backup Exec
2 6 (3.51%) SCCM
2 6 (3.51%) SCOM
3 2 (1.17%) WSUS
4 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.58%) Cacti
4 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
Vendors
1 121 (70.76%) Cisco
2 89 (52.05%) VMware
3 76 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 51 (29.82%) Citrix
5 35 (20.47%) HP
6 21 (12.28%) NetApp
7 15 (8.77%) CheckPoint
8 14 (8.19%) Juniper
9 9 (5.26%) Avaya
10 8 (4.68%) ProCurve
11 7 (4.09%) McAfee
12 6 (3.51%) Sophos
12 6 (3.51%) Symantec
12 6 (3.51%) EMC
13 4 (2.34%) Mitel
14 3 (1.75%) Exinda
14 3 (1.75%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.75%) Aruba
14 3 (1.75%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.75%) Dell
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