Period
to 18 January 2021

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 18 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 233 239 255
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 -6
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 779 1,595 1,944
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.38% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.76% 6.23% 5.69%
Number of salaries quoted 727 1,370 1,683
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -3.61%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £25,550
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,075 £70,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -4.76%

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 11,520 25,607 34,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.39% 22.08% 24.28%
Number of salaries quoted 8,582 19,389 25,576
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £83,750 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

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 18 January 2021.

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 18 January 2021. 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 +28 260 £60,000 +18.23% 40
South East -4 164 £50,000 +11.11% 36
North of England +16 108 £45,000 +12.50% 29
South West +47 94 £42,500 +13.33% 14
Midlands +51 85 £40,000 -5.88% 20
North West +48 67 £45,000 +7.14% 18
East of England +30 61 £47,500 +35.71% 3
West Midlands +31 48 £40,000 -11.11% 11
East Midlands +47 37 £37,500 -6.25% 9
Yorkshire +24 27 £38,500 -9.41% 10
North East +12 14 £55,000 +83.33% 1
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 2021, 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.

1 779 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 473 (60.72%) Cisco
3 370 (47.50%) Firewall
4 294 (37.74%) CCNP
5 267 (34.27%) Microsoft
6 244 (31.32%) VMware
7 243 (31.19%) WAN
8 219 (28.11%) Windows
9 208 (26.70%) LAN
10 200 (25.67%) Azure
11 188 (24.13%) Microsoft Certification
11 188 (24.13%) Office 365
12 183 (23.49%) Active Directory
12 183 (23.49%) ITIL
13 157 (20.15%) Network Security
14 154 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
15 130 (16.69%) VPN
15 130 (16.69%) Windows Server
16 129 (16.56%) MCSE
17 127 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 126 (16.17%) Linux
19 117 (15.02%) BGP
20 116 (14.89%) DNS
21 111 (14.25%) Degree
22 103 (13.22%) CheckPoint
23 100 (12.84%) VoIP
23 100 (12.84%) VLAN
24 99 (12.71%) MPLS
25 98 (12.58%) Data Centre
26 97 (12.45%) CISSP

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 50 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 47 (6.03%) SharePoint
3 24 (3.08%) Exchange Server 2010
4 23 (2.95%) Skype for Business
5 13 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2003
6 11 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (1.03%) IIS
8 4 (0.51%) Apache
8 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
9 3 (0.39%) CMS
9 3 (0.39%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.13%) Confluence
Applications
1 55 (7.06%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.70%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 200 (25.67%) Azure
2 188 (24.13%) Office 365
3 75 (9.63%) AWS
4 38 (4.88%) IaaS
5 35 (4.49%) PaaS
6 24 (3.08%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 18 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 12 (1.54%) SaaS
9 11 (1.41%) Mimecast
9 11 (1.41%) Route 53
9 11 (1.41%) Slack
10 10 (1.28%) GCP
11 9 (1.16%) G Suite
12 5 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.51%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.39%) OneDrive
15 2 (0.26%) Cloudflare
15 2 (0.26%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.26%) Serverless
16 1 (0.13%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 370 (47.50%) Firewall
2 243 (31.19%) WAN
3 208 (26.70%) LAN
4 157 (20.15%) Network Security
5 130 (16.69%) VPN
6 117 (15.02%) BGP
7 116 (14.89%) DNS
8 100 (12.84%) VLAN
8 100 (12.84%) VoIP
9 99 (12.71%) MPLS
10 94 (12.07%) Wireless
11 89 (11.42%) DHCP
12 84 (10.78%) OSPF
13 77 (9.88%) Cisco ASA
14 74 (9.50%) TCP/IP
15 62 (7.96%) Wi-Fi
16 54 (6.93%) SAN
17 53 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
18 44 (5.65%) Internet
19 34 (4.36%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (8.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (2.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
3 18 (2.31%) NoSQL
4 9 (1.16%) Relational Database
5 8 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (0.39%) Big Data
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.26%) MySQL
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.26%) Power BI
10 1 (0.13%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 19 (2.44%) Jenkins
2 18 (2.31%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.64%) JIRA
4 2 (0.26%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (0.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 49 (6.29%) Telecoms
2 47 (6.03%) Finance
3 21 (2.70%) Military
4 20 (2.57%) Banking
5 12 (1.54%) Law
5 12 (1.54%) Public Sector
6 9 (1.16%) Legal
7 8 (1.03%) Retail
8 6 (0.77%) Marketing
9 5 (0.64%) Fire and Rescue
10 4 (0.51%) German Language
10 4 (0.51%) Local Government
10 4 (0.51%) Publishing
11 3 (0.39%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.39%) French Language
11 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.26%) Electronics
12 2 (0.26%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 313 (40.18%) Network Engineer
2 105 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 99 (12.71%) Consultant
4 66 (8.47%) Senior Network Engineer
5 61 (7.83%) Cisco Engineer
6 59 (7.57%) Support Engineer
7 56 (7.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 56 (7.19%) Architect
8 51 (6.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 47 (6.03%) IT Engineer
10 38 (4.88%) Analyst
11 33 (4.24%) Security Engineer
12 30 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 26 (3.34%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
14 25 (3.21%) IP Engineer
14 25 (3.21%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 25 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
15 24 (3.08%) Administrator
15 24 (3.08%) NOC Engineer
16 23 (2.95%) Infrastructure Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (6.55%) OAuth
1 51 (6.55%) OpenID
1 51 (6.55%) SAML
2 18 (2.31%) Node.js
2 18 (2.31%) React
3 17 (2.18%) SailPoint
4 8 (1.03%) Web Services
5 6 (0.77%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.64%) XMPP
7 3 (0.39%) HTML
7 3 (0.39%) LDAP
8 2 (0.26%) .NET
8 2 (0.26%) COM+
8 2 (0.26%) FIX Protocol
8 2 (0.26%) Jinja
8 2 (0.26%) X-Windows
9 1 (0.13%) COM
9 1 (0.13%) JSON
9 1 (0.13%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.58%) Data Centre
2 60 (7.70%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (3.98%) Management Information System
3 31 (3.98%) Public Cloud
4 29 (3.72%) Self-Motivation
5 27 (3.47%) Hybrid Cloud
6 26 (3.34%) Private Cloud
7 24 (3.08%) Driving Licence
8 18 (2.31%) Cloud Native
9 14 (1.80%) Replication
10 10 (1.28%) Clustering
11 9 (1.16%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.77%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
13 5 (0.64%) Fibre Optics
13 5 (0.64%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.64%) User Experience
14 4 (0.51%) Handset
14 4 (0.51%) PKI
14 4 (0.51%) Smartcard
15 3 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 219 (28.11%) Windows
2 130 (16.69%) Windows Server
3 126 (16.17%) Linux
4 43 (5.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 40 (5.13%) Windows 10
6 32 (4.11%) Windows Server 2008
7 29 (3.72%) Windows Server 2016
8 28 (3.59%) Windows 7
9 26 (3.34%) Unix
10 18 (2.31%) Mac OS X
11 11 (1.41%) Windows 8
11 11 (1.41%) Windows Server 2019
12 10 (1.28%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.16%) Android
14 8 (1.03%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.90%) CentOS
16 6 (0.77%) Data ONTAP
17 4 (0.51%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.51%) SUSE
18 3 (0.39%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (23.49%) ITIL
2 127 (16.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 94 (12.07%) Problem-Solving
4 92 (11.81%) Information Security
5 62 (7.96%) Identity Access Management
6 61 (7.83%) ITIL V3
7 59 (7.57%) Security Architecture
8 53 (6.80%) DevOps
9 46 (5.91%) Network Monitoring
10 45 (5.78%) Migration
11 44 (5.65%) Network Design
11 44 (5.65%) PRINCE2
12 42 (5.39%) Presales
13 41 (5.26%) Computer Science
14 38 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
14 38 (4.88%) Network Virtualisation
15 37 (4.75%) Project Management
16 34 (4.36%) Cybersecurity
17 29 (3.72%) Business Continuity
17 29 (3.72%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 63 (8.09%) SQL
2 51 (6.55%) PowerShell
3 28 (3.59%) Python
4 21 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.67%) Shell Script
6 9 (1.16%) C
7 3 (0.39%) Bash Shell
7 3 (0.39%) PHP
7 3 (0.39%) VBScript
8 2 (0.26%) Java
9 1 (0.13%) Korn
9 1 (0.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 779 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 294 (37.74%) CCNP
3 188 (24.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 129 (16.56%) MCSE
5 111 (14.25%) Degree
6 97 (12.45%) CISSP
7 92 (11.81%) Security Cleared
8 70 (8.99%) SC Cleared
9 66 (8.47%) MCSA
10 58 (7.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 44 (5.65%) MCP
12 40 (5.13%) CCSA
13 37 (4.75%) JNCIA
14 34 (4.36%) DV Cleared
15 30 (3.85%) MCITP
16 25 (3.21%) CCIE
17 24 (3.08%) JNCIS
18 20 (2.57%) Check Point Certification
19 18 (2.31%) CCDA
19 18 (2.31%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (8.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 49 (6.29%) SLA
3 20 (2.57%) PCI DSS
4 10 (1.28%) GDPR
5 8 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
6 4 (0.51%) ISO 9000
6 4 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 3 (0.39%) QA
8 2 (0.26%) NCSC
8 2 (0.26%) NIST
9 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 183 (23.49%) Active Directory
2 154 (19.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 78 (10.01%) Hyper-V
4 38 (4.88%) vSphere
5 22 (2.82%) Docker
5 22 (2.82%) VMware NSX
6 21 (2.70%) XenApp
7 19 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (2.05%) Firmware
9 14 (1.80%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.64%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
12 3 (0.39%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 3 (0.39%) ProxySG
13 2 (0.26%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.26%) VMware Server
14 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.13%) Xen
Systems Management
1 61 (7.83%) SCCM
2 42 (5.39%) Microsoft Intune
3 24 (3.08%) Kubernetes
3 24 (3.08%) Terraform
4 23 (2.95%) Ansible
5 22 (2.82%) Puppet
6 20 (2.57%) FortiGate
6 20 (2.57%) Nagios
7 19 (2.44%) vCenter Server
8 14 (1.80%) Opscode Chef
9 12 (1.54%) Nessus
10 11 (1.41%) Cisco CUCM
11 9 (1.16%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (1.16%) SCOM
12 8 (1.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 5 (0.64%) McAfee ePO
14 4 (0.51%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.51%) Cacti
14 4 (0.51%) Nmap
14 4 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 473 (60.72%) Cisco
2 267 (34.27%) Microsoft
3 244 (31.32%) VMware
4 103 (13.22%) CheckPoint
5 89 (11.42%) Juniper
6 67 (8.60%) Meraki
7 62 (7.96%) Palo Alto
8 61 (7.83%) SolarWinds
9 60 (7.70%) Citrix
10 45 (5.78%) HP
11 43 (5.52%) F5
12 38 (4.88%) NetApp
13 34 (4.36%) ForgeRock
14 30 (3.85%) Blue Coat
15 29 (3.72%) Veeam
16 27 (3.47%) Brocade
17 26 (3.34%) Avaya
18 25 (3.21%) Fortinet
19 23 (2.95%) Mitel
20 22 (2.82%) Zscaler