The table below looks at the statistics for CCNA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCNA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Rank 174 195 161
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -34
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1884 1630 1973
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.69% 1.50% 1.72%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 5.53% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1614 1339 1681
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,800 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
30885 29492 32519
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.78% 27.06% 28.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24760 23250 27311
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £66,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCNA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCNA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCNA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK.

CCNA Salary Trend in the UK

CCNA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCNA over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 within the UK.

CCNA Salary Histogram in the UK

CCNA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 3 months to 22 December 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
England +18 1794 £40,000 +3.27% 182
London +56 677 £42,500 - 62
South East +15 535 £36,000 -4.00% 45
City of London +67 177 £45,000 - 24
Berkshire +11 150 £36,500 -23.15% 12
Yorkshire -13 140 £40,000 +6.66% 22
Surrey +28 131 £33,500 +3.07% 5
West Midlands +16 123 £37,500 +1.35% 14
East of England +15 115 £40,000 - 9
West Yorkshire +6 114 £40,000 +11.11% 16
North West -45 91 £40,000 +23.07% 9
South West +18 82 £35,000 -6.66% 18
Kent +33 80 £37,500 +25.00% 3
Leeds -9 74 £42,500 +18.05% 13
Hampshire -39 73 £35,000 +7.69% 20
Reading +10 58 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Birmingham +37 54 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Manchester -58 53 £35,000 +16.66% 5
Wales +26 48 £36,250 - 4
Hertfordshire +2 41 £42,000 +9.80% 4
Oxfordshire +17 35 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Reigate +3 35 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Dorking +12 33 £28,000 -51.30% 1
Slough -20 33 £42,000 -6.66% 4
South Wales +12 32 £36,250 - 4
Scotland +9 28 £37,500 +11.94% 6
Essex -6 28 £45,000 +16.12% 1
East Midlands -57 28 £37,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +3 27 £32,375 -6.14% 3
Newbury +17 26 £32,500 -30.85% 5

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 3792 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2808 (74.05%) Cisco
3 1876 (49.47%) Firewall
4 1575 (41.53%) CCNP
5 1532 (40.40%) Windows
6 1284 (33.86%) VMware
7 1267 (33.41%) WAN
8 1213 (31.99%) Microsoft
9 1104 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 1048 (27.64%) LAN
11 867 (22.86%) ITIL
12 860 (22.68%) MCSE
12 860 (22.68%) Active Directory
13 777 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
14 766 (20.20%) VPN
15 705 (18.59%) Juniper
16 673 (17.75%) TCP/IP
17 659 (17.38%) CheckPoint
18 649 (17.11%) Linux
19 610 (16.09%) MS Exchange
20 588 (15.51%) MS Excel
21 574 (15.14%) Cisco ASA
22 570 (15.03%) MPLS
23 565 (14.90%) BGP
24 556 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
25 523 (13.79%) VoIP
26 505 (13.32%) Network Security
27 498 (13.13%) DNS
28 494 (13.03%) Citrix
29 480 (12.66%) SAN

CCNA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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
1 610 (16.09%) MS Exchange
2 249 (6.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 193 (5.09%) Lync
4 153 (4.03%) Exchange Server 2007
5 141 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 111 (2.93%) IIS
7 98 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2003
8 96 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2013
9 82 (2.16%) Apache
10 78 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 39 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2000
12 16 (0.42%) nginx
13 15 (0.40%) Moodle
14 14 (0.37%) Office Communications Server
15 13 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.32%) IBM Notes
16 12 (0.32%) SAS
17 11 (0.29%) Tomcat
18 9 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
19 8 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 588 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 359 (9.47%) MS Office
3 52 (1.37%) MS Visio
4 26 (0.69%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.16%) MS Project
6 4 (0.11%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.026%) S-PLUS
7 1 (0.026%) Maya
7 1 (0.026%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.026%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.026%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.026%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.079%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.079%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.053%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.053%) SalesLogix
5 1 (0.026%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.026%) Agresso
5 1 (0.026%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.026%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 102 (2.69%) Office 365
2 54 (1.42%) Cloud Computing
3 41 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 25 (0.66%) SaaS
5 23 (0.61%) PaaS
6 17 (0.45%) IaaS
7 14 (0.37%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 3 (0.079%) CloudFront
10 3 (0.079%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.079%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.079%) Jelastic
Communications & Networking
1 1876 (49.47%) Firewall
2 1267 (33.41%) WAN
3 1048 (27.64%) LAN
4 766 (20.20%) VPN
5 673 (17.75%) TCP/IP
6 574 (15.14%) Cisco ASA
7 570 (15.03%) MPLS
8 565 (14.90%) BGP
9 523 (13.79%) VoIP
10 505 (13.32%) Network Security
11 498 (13.13%) DNS
12 480 (12.66%) SAN
13 464 (12.24%) OSPF
14 395 (10.42%) Wireless
15 361 (9.52%) DHCP
16 341 (8.99%) VLAN
17 309 (8.15%) Internet
18 280 (7.38%) Cisco Nexus
19 233 (6.14%) EIGRP
20 217 (5.72%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 220 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 73 (1.93%) MySQL
3 56 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (0.53%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (0.34%) MongoDB
6 12 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 11 (0.29%) Oracle Database
8 8 (0.21%) Data Mining
9 7 (0.18%) DB2
10 6 (0.16%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (0.11%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.079%) Informix
12 3 (0.079%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.079%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 3 (0.079%) Amazon RDS
13 2 (0.053%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.026%) SQL Server 2000
14 1 (0.026%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 1 (0.026%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (0.98%) Jenkins
2 22 (0.58%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.47%) Hudson
4 16 (0.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 15 (0.40%) Selenium
5 15 (0.40%) FogBugz
6 12 (0.32%) JIRA
7 11 (0.29%) Oracle Forms
8 10 (0.26%) Rational Performance Tester
9 6 (0.16%) WebLOAD
10 5 (0.13%) Bugzilla
11 4 (0.11%) MSI
11 4 (0.11%) TestLink
12 3 (0.079%) Metasploit
13 2 (0.053%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.026%) Octopus Deploy
14 1 (0.026%) Subversion
14 1 (0.026%) Visual Studio
General
1 440 (11.60%) Telecoms
2 427 (11.26%) Finance
3 131 (3.45%) Banking
4 69 (1.82%) Retail
5 47 (1.24%) Law
6 42 (1.11%) Advertising
7 39 (1.03%) French Language
8 37 (0.98%) Investment Banking
9 28 (0.74%) Legal
10 25 (0.66%) Electronics
11 22 (0.58%) Multimedia
12 18 (0.47%) Manufacturing
13 16 (0.42%) Marketing
13 16 (0.42%) Spanish Language
14 15 (0.40%) German Language
14 15 (0.40%) Games
14 15 (0.40%) Aerospace
15 13 (0.34%) Financial Institution
16 11 (0.29%) Billing
17 8 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1424 (37.55%) Network Engineer
2 510 (13.45%) Support Engineer
3 339 (8.94%) Analyst
4 276 (7.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 225 (5.93%) Senior Network Engineer
6 219 (5.78%) Consultant
7 204 (5.38%) 3rd Line Support
8 202 (5.33%) Network Support
9 180 (4.75%) Security Engineer
10 152 (4.01%) Network Support Engineer
11 147 (3.88%) Cisco Engineer
12 127 (3.35%) 2nd Line Support
13 126 (3.32%) Network Security Engineer
14 120 (3.16%) Administrator
15 112 (2.95%) Architect
16 109 (2.87%) Support Analyst
17 101 (2.66%) Technical Support
18 98 (2.58%) Systems Engineer
18 98 (2.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
19 94 (2.48%) NOC Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (1.16%) CSS
2 36 (0.95%) Web Services
3 26 (0.69%) .NET
4 23 (0.61%) WSE
5 19 (0.50%) LAMP
6 15 (0.40%) XMPP
7 14 (0.37%) Ruby on Rails
8 11 (0.29%) COM
8 11 (0.29%) SOAP
9 8 (0.21%) Software Packaging
10 7 (0.18%) RSS
11 5 (0.13%) WAP
11 5 (0.13%) WSH
12 4 (0.11%) HTML
12 4 (0.11%) Django
13 3 (0.079%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (0.079%) J2EE
13 3 (0.079%) XML
14 2 (0.053%) ODBC
14 2 (0.053%) Regular Expression
Miscellaneous
1 219 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
2 122 (3.22%) Management Information System
3 119 (3.14%) Computer Science
4 105 (2.77%) Video Conferencing
5 96 (2.53%) Blackberry
6 53 (1.40%) Hedge funds
7 50 (1.32%) Clustering
8 46 (1.21%) Open Source
9 36 (0.95%) EqualLogic
10 31 (0.82%) Replication
11 28 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 28 (0.74%) PKI
12 27 (0.71%) Thin Client
12 27 (0.71%) Fat Client
13 21 (0.55%) Visualisation
14 20 (0.53%) CMDB
14 20 (0.53%) IVR
15 18 (0.47%) Mathematics
16 15 (0.40%) e-Health
17 14 (0.37%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 1532 (40.40%) Windows
2 649 (17.11%) Linux
3 556 (14.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 361 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 317 (8.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 234 (6.17%) Windows 7
7 172 (4.54%) UNIX
8 141 (3.72%) Windows 8
9 123 (3.24%) Windows XP
10 69 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 66 (1.74%) Windows 2000 Server
12 64 (1.69%) Ubuntu
13 63 (1.66%) Mac OS X
14 40 (1.05%) CentOS
15 39 (1.03%) Solaris
16 28 (0.74%) Debian
17 21 (0.55%) SUSE
17 21 (0.55%) Android
18 20 (0.53%) Windows Vista
18 20 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 867 (22.86%) ITIL
2 292 (7.70%) Project Management
3 222 (5.85%) Load Balancing
4 221 (5.83%) Network Management
5 214 (5.64%) Service Delivery
6 213 (5.62%) Change Management
7 206 (5.43%) Network Monitoring
8 156 (4.11%) Information Security
8 156 (4.11%) Incident Management
9 153 (4.03%) Network Design
10 144 (3.80%) Mentoring
11 141 (3.72%) Kalman Filter
12 125 (3.30%) Disaster Recovery
12 125 (3.30%) Problem Management
13 122 (3.22%) Service Management
14 115 (3.03%) Migration
15 104 (2.74%) Change Control
16 85 (2.24%) PRINCE2
17 79 (2.08%) E-Commerce
17 79 (2.08%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 284 (7.49%) SQL
2 131 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 94 (2.48%) Perl
4 78 (2.06%) Python
5 59 (1.56%) PHP
6 58 (1.53%) C
6 58 (1.53%) Bash Shell
7 54 (1.42%) Ruby
8 38 (1.00%) Shell Script
8 38 (1.00%) Java
9 33 (0.87%) Lisp
10 25 (0.66%) VBScript
11 16 (0.42%) C++
12 9 (0.24%) C#
13 8 (0.21%) JavaScript
14 7 (0.18%) R
15 3 (0.079%) VB
16 2 (0.053%) AWK
17 1 (0.026%) VBA
17 1 (0.026%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3792 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1575 (41.53%) CCNP
3 1104 (29.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 860 (22.68%) MCSE
5 433 (11.42%) MCSA
6 421 (11.10%) Degree
7 392 (10.34%) MCITP
7 392 (10.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 270 (7.12%) CCIE
9 269 (7.09%) MCP
10 268 (7.07%) Security Cleared
11 205 (5.41%) JNCIA
12 187 (4.93%) SC Cleared
13 168 (4.43%) CCSA
14 135 (3.56%) CCDP
15 123 (3.24%) CISSP
15 123 (3.24%) MCTS
16 121 (3.19%) Citrix Certification
17 114 (3.01%) CCDA
18 109 (2.87%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 466 (12.29%) SLA
2 126 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 116 (3.06%) PCI DSS
4 30 (0.79%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 25 (0.66%) QA
6 13 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 17799
6 13 (0.34%) GPG13
7 8 (0.21%) COBIT
8 5 (0.13%) BS7799
9 4 (0.11%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.026%) HL7
10 1 (0.026%) DICOM
10 1 (0.026%) BS25999
System Software
1 860 (22.68%) Active Directory
2 777 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 356 (9.39%) Hyper-V
4 175 (4.61%) vSphere
5 141 (3.72%) XenApp
6 125 (3.30%) VMware ESXi
7 112 (2.95%) VMware ESX
8 59 (1.56%) XenServer
9 52 (1.37%) XenDesktop
10 49 (1.29%) Terminal Services
11 47 (1.24%) Firmware
12 31 (0.82%) Xen
13 25 (0.66%) vCloud
13 25 (0.66%) KVM
14 23 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 21 (0.55%) Snort
16 17 (0.45%) UAG
17 16 (0.42%) Samba
18 13 (0.34%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 13 (0.34%) Squid
Systems Management
1 144 (3.80%) Cisco CUCM
2 132 (3.48%) Backup Exec
3 71 (1.87%) SCCM
4 55 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
5 49 (1.29%) Cisco UCCX
6 47 (1.24%) SCOM
7 33 (0.87%) CiscoWorks
8 31 (0.82%) Cisco UCCE
9 30 (0.79%) Cisco Prime
10 29 (0.76%) Puppet
10 29 (0.76%) Nagios
11 25 (0.66%) Cacti
12 23 (0.61%) SolarWinds Orion
12 23 (0.61%) WSUS
13 22 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (0.50%) NetBackup
15 16 (0.42%) FortiGate
16 15 (0.40%) Zenoss
17 14 (0.37%) CA Spectrum
17 14 (0.37%) Netcool
Vendors
1 2808 (74.05%) Cisco
2 1284 (33.86%) VMware
3 1213 (31.99%) Microsoft
4 705 (18.59%) Juniper
5 659 (17.38%) CheckPoint
6 494 (13.03%) Citrix
7 444 (11.71%) HP
8 323 (8.52%) F5
9 223 (5.88%) Avaya
10 181 (4.77%) SolarWinds
11 174 (4.59%) Symantec
12 167 (4.40%) Dell
13 149 (3.93%) Red Hat
14 146 (3.85%) NetApp
15 95 (2.51%) Fortinet
16 92 (2.43%) Apple
17 84 (2.22%) Riverbed
18 83 (2.19%) Blue Coat
19 82 (2.16%) EMC
20 77 (2.03%) McAfee
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum plus excellent benefits & overtime
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Herne Bay, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Posted: 5 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £33,500 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 10 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
The Curve Group
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, on call
Posted: 11 hours ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
RM Education
Salary: £35k - £40k per annum + 5% Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago