The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 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)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 44 48
Rank change year-on-year -2 +4  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 11 29 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.20% 4.17% 3.59%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.17% 17.58% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 10 23 25
Median salary £34,000 £26,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.30% -24.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,100 £37,000 £47,500
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 Cardiff.

Academic & Professional Certification
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 120 165 214
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 23.95% 23.74% 28.46%
Number of salaries quoted 98 145 172
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,750 £54,250 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff 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 Cardiff

CCNA
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for CCNA in Cardiff

CCNA
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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

Salary histogram for CCNA in Cardiff

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 Cardiff region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (78.13%) Windows
3 20 (62.50%) VMware
4 18 (56.25%) Firewall
5 15 (46.88%) Cisco
5 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
6 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
7 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
7 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
7 13 (40.63%) Wireless
7 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
7 13 (40.63%) Office 365
8 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (37.50%) SAN
8 12 (37.50%) MCSE
9 11 (34.38%) Dell
9 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (28.13%) Veeam
10 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (21.88%) CCNP
12 7 (21.88%) SLA
12 7 (21.88%) ITIL
12 7 (21.88%) LAN
13 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
13 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
14 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
14 5 (15.63%) WAN
14 5 (15.63%) CCA

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 5 (15.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (40.63%) Office 365
2 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (56.25%) Firewall
2 13 (40.63%) Wireless
3 12 (37.50%) SAN
4 7 (21.88%) LAN
5 5 (15.63%) WAN
6 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (12.50%) VPN
7 3 (9.38%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (9.38%) DNS
7 3 (9.38%) EIGRP
8 2 (6.25%) ADSL
8 2 (6.25%) BGP
8 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (6.25%) DHCP
8 2 (6.25%) IGRP
8 2 (6.25%) Network Security
8 2 (6.25%) OSPF
8 2 (6.25%) SNMP
9 1 (3.13%) LDAP
9 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (37.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (34.38%) Network Engineer
3 6 (18.75%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (15.63%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Project Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Technical Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Support
5 4 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Support
6 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) ADSI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
1 2 (6.25%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) IVR
2 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (78.13%) Windows
2 15 (46.88%) Windows Server
3 12 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (28.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (12.50%) Linux
6 4 (12.50%) Mac OS X
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
5 1 (3.13%) BCP
5 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.13%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.13%) Network Planning
5 1 (3.13%) Performance Improvement
5 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (12.50%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (40.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (37.50%) MCSE
4 8 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (21.88%) CCNP
6 5 (15.63%) CCA
6 5 (15.63%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.88%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (43.75%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) Hyper-V
3 8 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Backup Exec
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.13%) SCCM
Vendors
1 20 (62.50%) VMware
2 15 (46.88%) Cisco
3 13 (40.63%) Microsoft
4 11 (34.38%) Dell
5 9 (28.13%) Veeam
6 4 (12.50%) Apple
6 4 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.25%) F5
7 2 (6.25%) Juniper
7 2 (6.25%) Red Hat
8 1 (3.13%) Aruba
8 1 (3.13%) Avaya
8 1 (3.13%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (3.13%) EMC