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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 171 140 185
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +45
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 83 101 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.12% 1.47% 0.87%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.87% 6.43% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 67 92 58
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £47,400 £40,000
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
1704 1570 1890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 22.91% 22.92% 25.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1303 1333 1593
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £55,000 £65,000
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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -39 51 £33,000 -12.00% 8
Cheshire 0 17 £40,000 +15.10% 2
Cumbria +7 4 £42,500 -
Merseyside +9 3 £44,000 -17.37%
Lancashire -13 1 £32,500 +32.65%
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 172 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (69.19%) Cisco
3 97 (56.40%) Windows
4 85 (49.42%) VMware
5 84 (48.84%) Microsoft Certification
6 82 (47.67%) Microsoft
7 70 (40.70%) Firewall
8 66 (38.37%) ITIL
9 61 (35.47%) WAN
9 61 (35.47%) Citrix
10 60 (34.88%) LAN
11 56 (32.56%) MCSE
11 56 (32.56%) SAN
12 55 (31.98%) Active Directory
12 55 (31.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 45 (26.16%) CCNP
14 44 (25.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 42 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
16 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
17 40 (23.26%) MS Exchange
18 39 (22.67%) Hyper-V
19 36 (20.93%) MS Excel
20 31 (18.02%) VPN
21 30 (17.44%) MCSA
21 30 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
22 29 (16.86%) MCP
23 28 (16.28%) HP
24 27 (15.70%) SQL Server
24 27 (15.70%) Juniper
24 27 (15.70%) MCITP

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 40 (23.26%) MS Exchange
2 21 (12.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (11.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 17 (9.88%) IIS
5 15 (8.72%) Exchange Server 2007
6 14 (8.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.65%) SharePoint
8 4 (2.33%) Site Server
9 3 (1.74%) CMS
9 3 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (1.74%) TPMS
10 2 (1.16%) Lync
11 1 (0.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 36 (20.93%) MS Excel
2 14 (8.14%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 70 (40.70%) Firewall
2 61 (35.47%) WAN
3 60 (34.88%) LAN
4 56 (32.56%) SAN
5 31 (18.02%) VPN
6 21 (12.21%) Wireless
7 19 (11.05%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (10.47%) Wi-Fi
8 18 (10.47%) DNS
9 17 (9.88%) VLAN
10 16 (9.30%) Network Security
11 15 (8.72%) iSCSI
11 15 (8.72%) DHCP
11 15 (8.72%) OSPF
12 14 (8.14%) TCP/IP
12 14 (8.14%) NAS
13 13 (7.56%) MPLS
13 13 (7.56%) BGP
13 13 (7.56%) ADSL
14 12 (6.98%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (15.70%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
2 10 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 22 (12.79%) Finance
2 11 (6.40%) Telecoms
3 7 (4.07%) Banking
4 5 (2.91%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.33%) Back Office
6 2 (1.16%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.58%) Automotive
7 1 (0.58%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (23.84%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.95%) Analyst
3 23 (13.37%) Support Engineer
4 20 (11.63%) 3rd Line Support
5 13 (7.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (7.56%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (6.98%) Service Analyst
7 11 (6.40%) Field Engineer
8 10 (5.81%) Network Support
8 10 (5.81%) IT Infrastructure Manager
9 9 (5.23%) IT Support
9 9 (5.23%) Consultant
10 7 (4.07%) Support Analyst
10 7 (4.07%) Network Support Engineer
10 7 (4.07%) Cisco Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Administrator
11 6 (3.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 6 (3.49%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) IP Engineer
12 5 (2.91%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.58%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Replication
2 8 (4.65%) iPhone
3 7 (4.07%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.91%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.33%) Firmware
5 4 (2.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.33%) CMDB
6 3 (1.74%) Tandem
7 2 (1.16%) GIS
8 1 (0.58%) Thin Client
8 1 (0.58%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.58%) SCADA
8 1 (0.58%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 97 (56.40%) Windows
2 42 (24.42%) Windows Server 2008
3 41 (23.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 30 (17.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (12.21%) Windows XP
6 15 (8.72%) Linux
6 15 (8.72%) Windows 7
7 10 (5.81%) Windows 8
8 9 (5.23%) AIX
9 5 (2.91%) Windows 2000
9 5 (2.91%) Windows NT
9 5 (2.91%) zOS
9 5 (2.91%) MVS
9 5 (2.91%) UNIX
10 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (38.37%) ITIL
2 23 (13.37%) Project Management
3 17 (9.88%) Change Management
3 17 (9.88%) Problem Management
4 14 (8.14%) Service Delivery
5 13 (7.56%) Migration
6 12 (6.98%) Incident Management
6 12 (6.98%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.81%) Capacity Management
8 9 (5.23%) Business Continuity
8 9 (5.23%) Service Management
8 9 (5.23%) Configuration Management
8 9 (5.23%) Change Control
9 8 (4.65%) PRINCE2
9 8 (4.65%) Information Security
9 8 (4.65%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (4.07%) Network Management
11 6 (3.49%) SIEM
12 5 (2.91%) Performance Management
12 5 (2.91%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.88%) SQL
2 5 (2.91%) C
3 4 (2.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 172 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 84 (48.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 56 (32.56%) MCSE
4 45 (26.16%) CCNP
5 44 (25.58%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 30 (17.44%) MCSA
7 29 (16.86%) MCP
8 27 (15.70%) MCITP
9 25 (14.53%) MCTS
10 19 (11.05%) CCA
10 19 (11.05%) Citrix Certification
11 12 (6.98%) Degree
12 11 (6.40%) A+ Certification
13 10 (5.81%) NCDA
14 9 (5.23%) Security Cleared
15 8 (4.65%) VCAP
15 8 (4.65%) SC Cleared
15 8 (4.65%) ITIL Certification
16 7 (4.07%) CISSP
16 7 (4.07%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (12.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 55 (31.98%) Active Directory
1 55 (31.98%) VMware Infrastructure
2 39 (22.67%) Hyper-V
3 23 (13.37%) vSphere
4 13 (7.56%) XenDesktop
4 13 (7.56%) XenApp
5 6 (3.49%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.49%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.91%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (2.91%) VMware Server
6 5 (2.91%) NFS
7 4 (2.33%) XenServer
8 3 (1.74%) Xen
9 1 (0.58%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 11 (6.40%) Backup Exec
2 7 (4.07%) SCCM
2 7 (4.07%) SCOM
3 5 (2.91%) Tivoli
3 5 (2.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.58%) Nagios
4 1 (0.58%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (0.58%) Cacti
4 1 (0.58%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 119 (69.19%) Cisco
2 85 (49.42%) VMware
3 82 (47.67%) Microsoft
4 61 (35.47%) Citrix
5 28 (16.28%) HP
6 27 (15.70%) Juniper
7 22 (12.79%) NetApp
8 21 (12.21%) CheckPoint
9 8 (4.65%) Symantec
9 8 (4.65%) McAfee
10 7 (4.07%) Sophos
11 6 (3.49%) Aruba
11 6 (3.49%) ArcSight
12 4 (2.33%) Riverbed
12 4 (2.33%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.33%) Blue Coat
12 4 (2.33%) Fortinet
12 4 (2.33%) Dell
12 4 (2.33%) EMC
13 3 (1.74%) BT
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