Period
to 3 June 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 3 June 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
3 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 241 179 261
Rank change year-on-year -62 +82 -37
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,081 2,540 2,113
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.34% 1.92% 1.31%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.19% 7.74% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 899 2,044 1,794
Median annual salary £46,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £29,250 £23,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £70,000 £62,938
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 17,477 32,829 38,339
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.67% 24.87% 23.81%
Number of salaries quoted 12,798 23,509 29,048
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,271
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.48% +9.49%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCNA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNA in England.

Salary trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNA in England over the 6 months to 3 June 2020.

Salary histogram for CCNA in England

CCNA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the England region over the 6 months to 3 June 2020. 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
London +10 433 £55,000 - 21
South East -9 206 £45,000 - 13
North of England -123 178 £40,000 +11.11% 17
Midlands -7 94 £42,500 - 21
East of England -5 91 £46,500 +24.00%
North West +21 82 £41,250 -1.79% 10
South West +9 79 £37,500 -15.25% 7
Yorkshire -116 57 £42,500 +34.92% 6
West Midlands -27 49 £42,500 - 16
East Midlands +61 45 £41,250 +3.13% 5
North East +25 39 £34,250 -9.87% 1
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 3 June 2020, IT jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 1,081 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 699 (64.66%) Cisco
3 509 (47.09%) CCNP
4 506 (46.81%) Firewall
5 362 (33.49%) WAN
6 342 (31.64%) Microsoft
7 338 (31.27%) LAN
8 293 (27.10%) Windows
9 283 (26.18%) VMware
10 264 (24.42%) Azure
11 261 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 229 (21.18%) Office 365
13 212 (19.61%) ITIL
14 203 (18.78%) Active Directory
15 192 (17.76%) MPLS
15 192 (17.76%) BGP
16 191 (17.67%) MCSE
17 188 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
18 186 (17.21%) VPN
19 172 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
20 170 (15.73%) Data Centre
21 165 (15.26%) Windows Server
22 156 (14.43%) Juniper
22 156 (14.43%) Network Security
23 154 (14.25%) TCP/IP
24 152 (14.06%) Wireless
25 150 (13.88%) OSPF
26 147 (13.60%) Linux
27 144 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
28 138 (12.77%) VLAN

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 51 (4.72%) MS Exchange
2 47 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
3 38 (3.52%) SharePoint
4 37 (3.42%) Skype for Business
5 23 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (2.04%) IIS
7 14 (1.30%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.37%) Apache Spark
9 2 (0.19%) Apache
9 2 (0.19%) CMS
9 2 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.093%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.093%) nginx
10 1 (0.093%) SAS
10 1 (0.093%) WordPress
Applications
1 72 (6.66%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (2.41%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.19%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 2 (0.19%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 264 (24.42%) Azure
2 229 (21.18%) Office 365
3 121 (11.19%) AWS
4 31 (2.87%) PaaS
5 28 (2.59%) SaaS
6 27 (2.50%) IaaS
7 14 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 14 (1.30%) GCP
8 13 (1.20%) Mimecast
9 12 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
10 9 (0.83%) OpenShift
11 8 (0.74%) Amazon EC2
11 8 (0.74%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 7 (0.65%) Amazon S3
12 7 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
13 6 (0.56%) G Suite
13 6 (0.56%) GitHub
14 4 (0.37%) Azure ExpressRoute
15 2 (0.19%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.19%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 506 (46.81%) Firewall
2 362 (33.49%) WAN
3 338 (31.27%) LAN
4 192 (17.76%) BGP
4 192 (17.76%) MPLS
5 186 (17.21%) VPN
6 156 (14.43%) Network Security
7 154 (14.25%) TCP/IP
8 152 (14.06%) Wireless
9 150 (13.88%) OSPF
10 138 (12.77%) VLAN
11 121 (11.19%) VoIP
12 116 (10.73%) Cisco ASA
13 112 (10.36%) DNS
14 94 (8.70%) Internet
15 93 (8.60%) Wi-Fi
16 82 (7.59%) DHCP
17 68 (6.29%) Cisco Nexus
18 59 (5.46%) IPsec
19 53 (4.90%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (6.94%) SQL Server
2 32 (2.96%) Big Data
3 8 (0.74%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.28%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.19%) Apache Hive
7 2 (0.19%) Impala
8 1 (0.093%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.093%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.093%) KDB
8 1 (0.093%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.093%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.093%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.093%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.093%) Power BI
8 1 (0.093%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.093%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.30%) Jenkins
3 10 (0.93%) JIRA
4 9 (0.83%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 5 (0.46%) Metasploit
6 4 (0.37%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.37%) git-flow
6 4 (0.37%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.19%) Bitbucket Server
8 1 (0.093%) MSI
8 1 (0.093%) Redmine
8 1 (0.093%) Subversion
General
1 108 (9.99%) Finance
2 83 (7.68%) Telecoms
3 37 (3.42%) Legal
4 28 (2.59%) Law
4 28 (2.59%) Public Sector
5 27 (2.50%) Retail
6 24 (2.22%) Banking
7 17 (1.57%) Back Office
8 14 (1.30%) Manufacturing
9 13 (1.20%) Japanese Language
10 10 (0.93%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.83%) French Language
11 9 (0.83%) German Language
12 6 (0.56%) Local Government
13 5 (0.46%) Games
13 5 (0.46%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.28%) Korean Language
14 3 (0.28%) Military
14 3 (0.28%) Publishing
14 3 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 430 (39.78%) Network Engineer
2 137 (12.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 106 (9.81%) Support Engineer
4 78 (7.22%) Cisco Engineer
5 71 (6.57%) Consultant
6 66 (6.11%) Senior Network Engineer
7 63 (5.83%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 58 (5.37%) Analyst
8 58 (5.37%) Security Engineer
9 48 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 47 (4.35%) IT Engineer
11 44 (4.07%) Network Security Engineer
12 42 (3.89%) Architect
13 41 (3.79%) NOC Engineer
14 35 (3.24%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 33 (3.05%) Operations Engineer
16 32 (2.96%) Administrator
17 31 (2.87%) Network Analyst
18 30 (2.78%) 2nd Line Support
19 29 (2.68%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.27%) OAuth
1 57 (5.27%) OpenID
1 57 (5.27%) SAML
2 47 (4.35%) SailPoint
3 27 (2.50%) 802.1X
4 9 (0.83%) Elastic Stack
4 9 (0.83%) Web Services
5 4 (0.37%) COM
5 4 (0.37%) Kafka
5 4 (0.37%) XMPP
6 3 (0.28%) .NET
6 3 (0.28%) CSS
6 3 (0.28%) REST
7 2 (0.19%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.19%) GraphQL
7 2 (0.19%) HTML
7 2 (0.19%) React
7 2 (0.19%) Spring
7 2 (0.19%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.19%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 170 (15.73%) Data Centre
2 78 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (3.61%) Driving Licence
5 31 (2.87%) Private Cloud
6 28 (2.59%) Management Information System
7 24 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 21 (1.94%) Enterprise Storage
9 20 (1.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 19 (1.76%) Replication
11 16 (1.48%) Cybercrime
12 8 (0.74%) Handset
12 8 (0.74%) Hybrid Cloud
12 8 (0.74%) iPhone
12 8 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
12 8 (0.74%) PKI
12 8 (0.74%) Video Conferencing
13 6 (0.56%) Life Science
14 5 (0.46%) CCTV
14 5 (0.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 293 (27.10%) Windows
2 165 (15.26%) Windows Server
3 147 (13.60%) Linux
4 73 (6.75%) Windows 10
5 42 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 37 (3.42%) Unix
7 35 (3.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 33 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
9 26 (2.41%) Windows 7
10 25 (2.31%) Windows 8
10 25 (2.31%) Windows Server 2019
11 19 (1.76%) CentOS
12 18 (1.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 18 (1.67%) Ubuntu
13 16 (1.48%) Fedora
14 6 (0.56%) Android
14 6 (0.56%) Kali Linux
14 6 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.56%) Windows XP
15 4 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (19.61%) ITIL
2 172 (15.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 144 (13.32%) Problem-Solving
4 127 (11.75%) Information Security
5 80 (7.40%) Network Design
6 74 (6.85%) Mentoring
7 70 (6.48%) Security Architecture
8 68 (6.29%) Cybersecurity
9 67 (6.20%) Load Balancing
10 63 (5.83%) Agile Software Development
10 63 (5.83%) Service Delivery
11 60 (5.55%) Identity Access Management
11 60 (5.55%) Project Delivery
12 55 (5.09%) Presales
13 50 (4.63%) Incident Management
14 49 (4.53%) Change Management
14 49 (4.53%) Identity Management
14 49 (4.53%) Project Management
15 47 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
15 47 (4.35%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 93 (8.60%) PowerShell
2 71 (6.57%) Python
3 55 (5.09%) SQL
4 47 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 30 (2.78%) C
6 7 (0.65%) C++
7 6 (0.56%) Perl
8 3 (0.28%) PHP
8 3 (0.28%) VBScript
9 2 (0.19%) Java
9 2 (0.19%) JavaScript
9 2 (0.19%) R
9 2 (0.19%) Ruby
10 1 (0.093%) Ada
10 1 (0.093%) Bourne shell
10 1 (0.093%) C#
10 1 (0.093%) C-shell
10 1 (0.093%) Korn
10 1 (0.093%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,081 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 509 (47.09%) CCNP
3 261 (24.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 191 (17.67%) MCSE
5 124 (11.47%) CISSP
6 121 (11.19%) MCSA
7 112 (10.36%) Degree
8 93 (8.60%) JNCIA
9 88 (8.14%) Security Cleared
10 80 (7.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 61 (5.64%) CCIE
12 48 (4.44%) DV Cleared
13 47 (4.35%) JNCIS
14 46 (4.26%) CCSA
15 42 (3.89%) Network+ Certification
16 40 (3.70%) SC Cleared
17 33 (3.05%) MCP
18 32 (2.96%) SANS
19 31 (2.87%) CCDP
20 28 (2.59%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 112 (10.36%) SLA
2 89 (8.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (2.31%) GDPR
4 16 (1.48%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.56%) QA
6 5 (0.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.37%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.28%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.28%) PMO
9 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.093%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (0.093%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 203 (18.78%) Active Directory
2 188 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 74 (6.85%) Hyper-V
4 41 (3.79%) VMware ESXi
5 39 (3.61%) vSphere
6 30 (2.78%) Docker
7 26 (2.41%) Firmware
8 19 (1.76%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (1.57%) VirtualBox
10 16 (1.48%) NFS
10 16 (1.48%) Samba
10 16 (1.48%) Xen
11 9 (0.83%) VMware NSX
12 8 (0.74%) XenApp
13 7 (0.65%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.37%) Terminal Server
15 3 (0.28%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 3 (0.28%) DFS Replication
15 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
16 2 (0.19%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 46 (4.26%) Ansible
2 45 (4.16%) Kubernetes
3 42 (3.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 39 (3.61%) Puppet
5 35 (3.24%) SCCM
6 33 (3.05%) FortiGate
7 23 (2.13%) Nagios
8 22 (2.04%) vCenter Server
9 20 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
9 20 (1.85%) ZABBIX
10 16 (1.48%) Docker Swarm
10 16 (1.48%) OpenNMS
11 10 (0.93%) Cisco Prime
12 9 (0.83%) Norton AntiVirus
13 7 (0.65%) CASB
13 7 (0.65%) Cisco CME
13 7 (0.65%) SolarWinds Orion
14 6 (0.56%) SCOM
14 6 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
15 5 (0.46%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 699 (64.66%) Cisco
2 342 (31.64%) Microsoft
3 283 (26.18%) VMware
4 156 (14.43%) Juniper
5 129 (11.93%) Palo Alto
6 110 (10.18%) CheckPoint
7 93 (8.60%) Meraki
8 69 (6.38%) SolarWinds
9 66 (6.11%) Citrix
10 65 (6.01%) F5
10 65 (6.01%) HP
11 52 (4.81%) ForgeRock
12 51 (4.72%) CyberArk
13 42 (3.89%) Sophos
14 38 (3.52%) Fortinet
15 35 (3.24%) NetApp
16 32 (2.96%) Dell
17 31 (2.87%) Veeam
18 26 (2.41%) EMC
19 24 (2.22%) Splunk