Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 108 120
Rank change year-on-year 0 +12 +44
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 71 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.31% 1.55% 1.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.38% 7.01% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 68 28 56
Cheshire median annual salary £27,500 £37,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.67% +63.04% -48.89%
10th Percentile £18,750 £23,500 £15,750
90th Percentile £51,100 £55,000 £45,625
North West median annual salary £31,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year -15.33% +4.17% +1.41%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 624 499 745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 20.27% 22.16% 22.96%
Number of salaries quoted 425 399 600
Cheshire median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £20,750 £22,000 £20,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £58,775
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Cheshire

CCNA
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for CCNA in Cheshire

CCNA
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Cheshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in Cheshire

CCNA
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +25 39 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Crewe +8 10 £32,500 -7.80%
Northwich +8 3 £36,000 +50.00%
Knutsford - 2 £26,000 -
Alderley Edge - 2 - -
Chester -14 1 £30,000 -
Congleton - 1 £27,500 -
CCNA
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 71 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 49 (69.01%) Cisco
3 35 (49.30%) Firewall
4 31 (43.66%) Windows
5 29 (40.85%) VMware
6 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (32.39%) LAN
8 22 (30.99%) CCNP
9 21 (29.58%) WAN
9 21 (29.58%) MCSA
10 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
11 19 (26.76%) VPN
11 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
12 18 (25.35%) MCITP
12 18 (25.35%) DNS
12 18 (25.35%) SQL
13 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
13 17 (23.94%) CCENT
14 16 (22.54%) DHCP
14 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
14 16 (22.54%) Driving Licence
15 15 (21.13%) Wireless
16 12 (16.90%) CCIE
16 12 (16.90%) MPLS
16 12 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
17 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
17 10 (14.08%) OSPF
17 10 (14.08%) BGP
17 10 (14.08%) EIGRP
17 10 (14.08%) IPsec

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 17 (23.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Office 365
2 6 (8.45%) G Suite
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (49.30%) Firewall
2 23 (32.39%) LAN
3 21 (29.58%) WAN
4 19 (26.76%) VPN
5 18 (25.35%) DNS
6 16 (22.54%) DHCP
7 15 (21.13%) Wireless
8 12 (16.90%) Cisco IOS
8 12 (16.90%) MPLS
9 10 (14.08%) BGP
9 10 (14.08%) EIGRP
9 10 (14.08%) IPsec
9 10 (14.08%) NX-OS
9 10 (14.08%) OSPF
9 10 (14.08%) SSL
10 8 (11.27%) Network Security
10 8 (11.27%) SAN
10 8 (11.27%) WLAN
11 7 (9.86%) Wireshark
12 5 (7.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (9.86%) Metasploit
2 2 (2.82%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (12.68%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Advertising
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Legal
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (33.80%) Network Engineer
2 20 (28.17%) Analyst
3 15 (21.13%) Support Analyst
4 11 (15.49%) Cisco Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (11.27%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (9.86%) 1st Line Support
7 7 (9.86%) Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Cisco Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Cisco Network Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Network Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Cisco Administrator
7 7 (9.86%) Senior Network Administrator
8 6 (8.45%) IT Technician
8 6 (8.45%) Junior
9 5 (7.04%) Junior Support Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Network Analyst
9 5 (7.04%) Senior Network Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.54%) Data Centre
1 16 (22.54%) Driving Licence
2 8 (11.27%) Computer Science
3 7 (9.86%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.82%) iPad
4 2 (2.82%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.66%) Windows
2 10 (14.08%) Windows Server
3 7 (9.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (8.45%) Windows 8
4 6 (8.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (8.45%) Windows XP
5 4 (5.63%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (14.08%) Load Balancing
2 7 (9.86%) ITIL
2 7 (9.86%) Open Source
3 6 (8.45%) ITIL V2
3 6 (8.45%) Time Management
4 5 (7.04%) CRM
4 5 (7.04%) Network Management
5 3 (4.23%) Customer Requirements
6 2 (2.82%) Business Continuity Management
6 2 (2.82%) Change Management
6 2 (2.82%) Customer-Centricity
6 2 (2.82%) Disaster Recovery
6 2 (2.82%) High Availability
6 2 (2.82%) IT Strategy
6 2 (2.82%) Project Management
6 2 (2.82%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (2.82%) Service Delivery
6 2 (2.82%) Service Management
6 2 (2.82%) Translating Business Requirements
6 2 (2.82%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 18 (25.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.82%) R
Qualifications
1 71 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 27 (38.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 22 (30.99%) CCNP
4 21 (29.58%) MCSA
5 18 (25.35%) MCITP
6 17 (23.94%) CCENT
7 12 (16.90%) CCIE
8 9 (12.68%) MCSE
9 8 (11.27%) Degree
10 7 (9.86%) SC Cleared
10 7 (9.86%) Security Cleared
11 6 (8.45%) A+ Certification
11 6 (8.45%) DBS Check
11 6 (8.45%) MCP
12 3 (4.23%) CCDE
13 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (14.08%) PMO
2 2 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.82%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (28.17%) Active Directory
2 19 (26.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (12.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (2.82%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (2.82%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (2.82%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.82%) Puppet
Vendors
1 49 (69.01%) Cisco
2 29 (40.85%) VMware
3 8 (11.27%) Juniper
4 7 (9.86%) Palo Alto
5 6 (8.45%) Google
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft
7 3 (4.23%) F5
7 3 (4.23%) Riverbed
8 2 (2.82%) 3Com
8 2 (2.82%) arcserve
8 2 (2.82%) Avaya
8 2 (2.82%) HP
8 2 (2.82%) Ruckus Wireless
8 2 (2.82%) Sophos
8 2 (2.82%) Symantec
9 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (1.41%) NETGEAR