The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in County Antrim with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
Northern Ireland / County Antrim
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 27 29
Rank change year-on-year +3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 7 1 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in County Antrim 4.49% 0.71% 4.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 17.50% 1.47% 10.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 6
Median salary £27,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,450 £33,750 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £41,250 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.66% -2.59%  

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 County Antrim.

Academic & Professional Certification
County Antrim
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 40 68 56
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in County Antrim 25.64% 48.57% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 59 126 89
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in County Antrim

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in County Antrim

CCNA
Salary Trend in County Antrim

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

Salary trend for CCNA in County Antrim

CCNA
Salary Histogram in County Antrim

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in County Antrim over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in County Antrim

CCNA
Job Locations in County Antrim

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the County Antrim region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Belfast +2 7 £27,500 -26.66%
CCNA
Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 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 County Antrim 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 County Antrim 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