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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 165 151 174
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +23
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 100 96 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.33% 1.41% 1.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.50% 6.10% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 81 87 68
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
1819 1575 1872
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 24.17% 23.21% 26.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1483 1343 1578
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 £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 24 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 24 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 -23 61 £40,000 +14.28% 19
Cheshire -3 20 £61,250 +62.25% 11
Merseyside +13 5 £35,500 +29.09%
Cumbria - 4 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £30,000 - 2
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 164 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 101 (61.59%) Cisco
3 71 (43.29%) VMware
4 70 (42.68%) Microsoft
4 70 (42.68%) Windows
5 69 (42.07%) Microsoft Certification
6 67 (40.85%) Firewall
7 57 (34.76%) ITIL
7 57 (34.76%) Citrix
8 56 (34.15%) CCNP
9 55 (33.54%) MCSE
10 49 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
11 45 (27.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 43 (26.22%) SAN
13 41 (25.00%) Hyper-V
14 39 (23.78%) Active Directory
14 39 (23.78%) WAN
15 36 (21.95%) LAN
16 34 (20.73%) MCSA
17 32 (19.51%) MCITP
18 31 (18.90%) Juniper
19 29 (17.68%) MS Exchange
19 29 (17.68%) SQL
20 26 (15.85%) Linux
20 26 (15.85%) MS Excel
21 25 (15.24%) MCP
21 25 (15.24%) CCA
21 25 (15.24%) Citrix Certification
21 25 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
22 24 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 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 29 (17.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (9.76%) IIS
3 15 (9.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (6.10%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (6.10%) SharePoint
5 8 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (4.27%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (2.44%) TPMS
8 3 (1.83%) CMS
8 3 (1.83%) Apache
9 2 (1.22%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.22%) nginx
9 2 (1.22%) Lync
10 1 (0.61%) Moodle
10 1 (0.61%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.61%) SAS
10 1 (0.61%) Site Server
10 1 (0.61%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 26 (15.85%) MS Excel
2 18 (10.98%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.44%) Office 365
2 1 (0.61%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 67 (40.85%) Firewall
2 43 (26.22%) SAN
3 39 (23.78%) WAN
4 36 (21.95%) LAN
5 24 (14.63%) VPN
6 23 (14.02%) DNS
7 20 (12.20%) VLAN
8 19 (11.59%) Wireless
9 18 (10.98%) DHCP
10 17 (10.37%) Network Security
10 17 (10.37%) iSCSI
11 16 (9.76%) MPLS
12 15 (9.15%) OSPF
12 15 (9.15%) NAS
13 13 (7.93%) TCP/IP
14 12 (7.32%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (6.71%) Cisco ASA
15 11 (6.71%) BGP
16 9 (5.49%) ADSL
16 9 (5.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.22%) MySQL
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 18 (10.98%) Finance
2 16 (9.76%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.44%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.22%) Back Office
4 2 (1.22%) Banking
4 2 (1.22%) Retail
5 1 (0.61%) Marketing
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (28.05%) Network Engineer
2 21 (12.80%) Support Engineer
3 20 (12.20%) 3rd Line Support
4 15 (9.15%) Analyst
4 15 (9.15%) Infrastructure Manager
5 14 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (7.32%) Service Analyst
6 12 (7.32%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 11 (6.71%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (6.10%) Security Engineer
9 9 (5.49%) Network Manager
10 7 (4.27%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.05%) Wireless Engineer
11 5 (3.05%) Security Manager
11 5 (3.05%) Service Manager
12 4 (2.44%) 2nd Line Support
12 4 (2.44%) Network Support Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Senior Network Engineer
12 4 (2.44%) Consultant
12 4 (2.44%) Information Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.61%) HTML
1 1 (0.61%) COM
1 1 (0.61%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.15%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.88%) Management Information System
3 7 (4.27%) Replication
4 6 (3.66%) Tandem
5 4 (2.44%) GIS
5 4 (2.44%) CMDB
6 3 (1.83%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.22%) iPhone
7 2 (1.22%) Enterprise Storage
7 2 (1.22%) Clustering
8 1 (0.61%) VLE
8 1 (0.61%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.61%) PKI
8 1 (0.61%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.61%) HP StorageWorks
8 1 (0.61%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 70 (42.68%) Windows
2 26 (15.85%) Linux
3 25 (15.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 24 (14.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (4.88%) Windows XP
7 6 (3.66%) AIX
7 6 (3.66%) UNIX
8 5 (3.05%) Windows 7
9 3 (1.83%) Windows 8
9 3 (1.83%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.22%) Ubuntu
10 2 (1.22%) Windows 2000
10 2 (1.22%) Windows NT
10 2 (1.22%) zOS
10 2 (1.22%) MVS
11 1 (0.61%) Debian
11 1 (0.61%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.61%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.76%) ITIL
2 20 (12.20%) Project Management
3 17 (10.37%) Information Security
4 15 (9.15%) Service Management
4 15 (9.15%) Change Management
4 15 (9.15%) Mentoring
5 14 (8.54%) Problem Management
6 12 (7.32%) SIEM
7 11 (6.71%) PRINCE2
7 11 (6.71%) Network Management
8 10 (6.10%) Cyber Security
8 10 (6.10%) Change Control
8 10 (6.10%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.10%) Business Continuity
9 9 (5.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 9 (5.49%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.49%) Migration
9 9 (5.49%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.27%) Configuration Management
11 5 (3.05%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 29 (17.68%) SQL
2 6 (3.66%) C
3 5 (3.05%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.22%) Java
5 1 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 164 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (42.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (34.15%) CCNP
4 55 (33.54%) MCSE
5 45 (27.44%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 34 (20.73%) MCSA
7 32 (19.51%) MCITP
8 25 (15.24%) MCP
8 25 (15.24%) CCA
8 25 (15.24%) Citrix Certification
9 21 (12.80%) MCTS
10 19 (11.59%) A+ Certification
11 18 (10.98%) CISSP
12 15 (9.15%) Degree
13 11 (6.71%) Security Cleared
14 10 (6.10%) VCAP
15 9 (5.49%) SC Cleared
15 9 (5.49%) Microsoft Certified Architect
16 7 (4.27%) ITIL Certification
17 6 (3.66%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.76%) SLA
2 3 (1.83%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 49 (29.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 41 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 39 (23.78%) Active Directory
4 13 (7.93%) XenDesktop
5 12 (7.32%) vSphere
5 12 (7.32%) XenApp
6 6 (3.66%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (3.05%) NFS
8 4 (2.44%) XenServer
9 3 (1.83%) Xen
10 2 (1.22%) VMware Server
10 2 (1.22%) Firmware
11 1 (0.61%) Samba
11 1 (0.61%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.71%) Backup Exec
2 9 (5.49%) SCCM
2 9 (5.49%) SCOM
3 2 (1.22%) Tivoli
3 2 (1.22%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.61%) Nagios
4 1 (0.61%) WSUS
4 1 (0.61%) Cacti
Vendors
1 101 (61.59%) Cisco
2 71 (43.29%) VMware
3 70 (42.68%) Microsoft
4 57 (34.76%) Citrix
5 31 (18.90%) Juniper
6 18 (10.98%) HP
7 16 (9.76%) CheckPoint
8 12 (7.32%) ArcSight
9 11 (6.71%) Symantec
9 11 (6.71%) NetApp
10 10 (6.10%) McAfee
10 10 (6.10%) Sophos
11 6 (3.66%) Red Hat
11 6 (3.66%) Aruba
12 5 (3.05%) Fortinet
12 5 (3.05%) BT
13 4 (2.44%) Riverbed
14 3 (1.83%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.83%) Blue Coat
14 3 (1.83%) SonicWALL
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