Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 118 105 90
Rank change year-on-year -13 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 84 107 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.19% 2.25% 3.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.58% 7.51% 10.25%
Number of salaries quoted 71 84 110
Birmingham median annual salary £41,000 £39,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.46% -1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,163 £25,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £55,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%

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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 979 1424 1200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 25.57% 29.90% 30.26%
Number of salaries quoted 720 935 963
Birmingham median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% -3.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £71,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% - -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Birmingham

CCNA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for CCNA in Birmingham

CCNA
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Birmingham over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 65 (77.38%) Firewall
3 58 (69.05%) Cisco
4 57 (67.86%) WAN
5 41 (48.81%) LAN
6 36 (42.86%) CCNP
7 35 (41.67%) Windows
8 30 (35.71%) ITIL
9 25 (29.76%) Juniper
9 25 (29.76%) Finance
10 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
11 22 (26.19%) HP
11 22 (26.19%) VMware
11 22 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 22 (26.19%) F5
12 21 (25.00%) Wireless
13 20 (23.81%) CheckPoint
14 19 (22.62%) BGP
15 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
15 18 (21.43%) Network Security
16 17 (20.24%) OSPF
16 17 (20.24%) DNS
17 16 (19.05%) MPLS
17 16 (19.05%) Load Balancing
17 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
17 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
18 14 (16.67%) VoIP
18 14 (16.67%) MCSE
19 13 (15.48%) Linux
19 13 (15.48%) SQL Server

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Application Platforms
1 9 (10.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.57%) Apache
2 3 (3.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 9 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.95%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.95%) G Suite
3 4 (4.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 65 (77.38%) Firewall
2 57 (67.86%) WAN
3 41 (48.81%) LAN
4 21 (25.00%) Wireless
5 19 (22.62%) BGP
6 18 (21.43%) Network Security
7 17 (20.24%) DNS
7 17 (20.24%) OSPF
8 16 (19.05%) MPLS
9 14 (16.67%) VoIP
10 13 (15.48%) VPN
11 12 (14.29%) SAN
11 12 (14.29%) VLAN
12 11 (13.10%) IPsec
12 11 (13.10%) TCP/IP
12 11 (13.10%) WLAN
13 9 (10.71%) Cisco Wireless
13 9 (10.71%) DHCP
13 9 (10.71%) SSL
14 7 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (15.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 25 (29.76%) Finance
2 6 (7.14%) Banking
3 4 (4.76%) Marketing
4 3 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 35 (41.67%) Network Engineer
2 15 (17.86%) Analyst
3 14 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (15.48%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (15.48%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 9 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 8 (9.52%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Support Analyst
6 8 (9.52%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Citrix Support
7 6 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Consultant
7 6 (7.14%) Network Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Network Support
7 6 (7.14%) Wintel Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Wintel Support
7 6 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.19%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 5 (5.95%) Driving Licence
3 4 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.57%) Clustering
4 3 (3.57%) Handset
4 3 (3.57%) iPad
5 2 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.19%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.19%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (1.19%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (41.67%) Windows
2 16 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 13 (15.48%) Linux
3 13 (15.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (5.95%) Windows 10
4 5 (5.95%) Windows 7
4 5 (5.95%) Windows 8
4 5 (5.95%) Windows Vista
5 4 (4.76%) CentOS
5 4 (4.76%) Unix
5 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (35.71%) ITIL
2 16 (19.05%) Load Balancing
3 13 (15.48%) Network Design
3 13 (15.48%) Project Management
4 12 (14.29%) Business Continuity
4 12 (14.29%) Business Continuity Planning
4 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
5 11 (13.10%) Network Management
5 11 (13.10%) Network Monitoring
6 10 (11.90%) Contingency Planning
7 9 (10.71%) BCP
7 9 (10.71%) IT Strategy
7 9 (10.71%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.71%) Six Sigma
7 9 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (10.71%) Translating Business Requirements
8 8 (9.52%) Network Architecture
9 7 (8.33%) Presales
9 7 (8.33%) WAN Optimisation
10 6 (7.14%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.95%) VB
2 3 (3.57%) Bash Shell
2 3 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 84 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 36 (42.86%) CCNP
3 18 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (16.67%) MCSE
5 7 (8.33%) Degree
6 5 (5.95%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 5 (5.95%) Master's Degree
7 4 (4.76%) MCSA
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CCSA
9 1 (1.19%) CEH
9 1 (1.19%) Check Point Certification
9 1 (1.19%) CISM
9 1 (1.19%) CISSP
9 1 (1.19%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (1.19%) GCIA
9 1 (1.19%) GCIH
9 1 (1.19%) GIAC
9 1 (1.19%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (1.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (11.90%) SLA
3 9 (10.71%) COBIT
4 2 (2.38%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (27.38%) Active Directory
2 22 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (4.76%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (5.95%) AirWatch
1 5 (5.95%) QRadar
1 5 (5.95%) SCCM
2 4 (4.76%) WhatsUp Gold
3 3 (3.57%) vCenter Server
4 2 (2.38%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.38%) Netcool
5 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 58 (69.05%) Cisco
2 25 (29.76%) Juniper
3 22 (26.19%) F5
3 22 (26.19%) HP
3 22 (26.19%) VMware
4 20 (23.81%) CheckPoint
5 11 (13.10%) Microsoft
5 11 (13.10%) SolarWinds
6 9 (10.71%) Fortinet
7 8 (9.52%) Palo Alto
8 6 (7.14%) Brocade
8 6 (7.14%) Citrix
8 6 (7.14%) Huawei
8 6 (7.14%) Meraki
9 5 (5.95%) Dell
9 5 (5.95%) Google
10 4 (4.76%) Aruba
10 4 (4.76%) Motorola
10 4 (4.76%) Red Hat
10 4 (4.76%) Tripwire