The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
County Antrim / Belfast
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 26 27 30
Rank change year-on-year +1 +3  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 7 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 4.64% 0.76% 4.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 18.42% 1.59% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 5
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +50.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £37,500 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

CCNA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast.

Academic & Professional Certification
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 38 63 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 25.17% 47.73% 44.00%
Number of salaries quoted 31 54 31
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% +2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing CCNA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Belfast

CCNA
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Salary trend for CCNA in Belfast

CCNA
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Belfast over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 6 (66.67%) Finance
3 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
4 5 (55.56%) Network Security
5 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
5 4 (44.44%) Juniper
5 4 (44.44%) CCNP
5 4 (44.44%) Unix
5 4 (44.44%) Linux
5 4 (44.44%) Python
5 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 3 (33.33%) Fintech
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 3 (33.33%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) SAN
6 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) LAN
1 9 (100.00%) WAN
2 7 (77.78%) Firewall
3 5 (55.56%) Network Security
4 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) SAN
5 3 (33.33%) VLAN
6 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
General
1 6 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Legal
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Network Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Network Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Security Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Fintech
3 2 (22.22%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Linux
1 4 (44.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 3 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) PRINCE2
2 2 (22.22%) Change Control
2 2 (22.22%) Change Management
2 2 (22.22%) Computer Forensics
2 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (22.22%) Information Security
2 2 (22.22%) Security Patching
2 2 (22.22%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Bash Shell
1 4 (44.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CCSA
4 2 (22.22%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (22.22%) CISSP
4 2 (22.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) Juniper
3 3 (33.33%) HP
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 3 (33.33%) Symantec
3 3 (33.33%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) Palo Alto