Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
20 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 284 254 217
Rank change year-on-year -30 -37 +46
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 809 1,325 2,258
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.08% 1.31% 1.64%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.21% 6.06% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 626 1,098 1,829
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,250 £25,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £32,750 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £58,000 £57,500 £56,250
90th Percentile £71,875 £70,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 15,537 21,855 34,171
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.69% 21.54% 24.82%
Number of salaries quoted 10,884 16,529 25,016
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £37,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,037
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% +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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -72 205 £55,000 +4.76% 34
South East +12 190 £47,500 +11.76% 27
North of England +4 160 £43,000 +14.67% 21
South West +3 102 £43,000 +14.67% 16
North West +38 90 £46,250 +21.71% 14
Midlands -1 86 £35,000 -17.65% 24
East of England +4 59 £40,000 -11.11% 7
West Midlands -4 50 £42,500 - 16
Yorkshire -11 45 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +1 36 £32,500 -18.75% 8
North East -7 25 £35,000 +4.48% 3
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 20 April 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.

1 809 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 510 (63.04%) Cisco
3 359 (44.38%) Firewall
4 321 (39.68%) CCNP
5 307 (37.95%) Microsoft
6 218 (26.95%) WAN
6 218 (26.95%) VMware
7 211 (26.08%) Windows
8 195 (24.10%) Azure
9 181 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
10 177 (21.88%) ITIL
10 177 (21.88%) LAN
11 174 (21.51%) Active Directory
12 166 (20.52%) Microsoft 365
13 152 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
14 147 (18.17%) Linux
15 143 (17.68%) Network Security
16 142 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
17 140 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 135 (16.69%) Windows Server
19 124 (15.33%) MCSE
20 118 (14.59%) Wireless
21 113 (13.97%) VPN
22 112 (13.84%) Security Cleared
23 108 (13.35%) DNS
24 98 (12.11%) MPLS
24 98 (12.11%) Data Centre
25 91 (11.25%) TCP/IP
26 90 (11.12%) BGP
26 90 (11.12%) Juniper

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 60 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 51 (6.30%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2003
4 14 (1.73%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (1.11%) IIS
6 8 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
7 7 (0.87%) Apache
8 6 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.49%) Skype for Business
10 3 (0.37%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.12%) Confluence
11 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.12%) Jetty
Applications
1 58 (7.17%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.74%) Gephi
3 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) assyst
1 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 195 (24.10%) Azure
2 166 (20.52%) Microsoft 365
3 63 (7.79%) AWS
4 37 (4.57%) IaaS
5 27 (3.34%) PaaS
6 18 (2.22%) Mimecast
7 12 (1.48%) SaaS
8 7 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.62%) Google Workspace
9 5 (0.62%) OneDrive
10 3 (0.37%) Slack
11 2 (0.25%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 2 (0.25%) Azure Storage
11 2 (0.25%) Cloudflare
11 2 (0.25%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.12%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.12%) GCP
12 1 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 359 (44.38%) Firewall
2 218 (26.95%) WAN
3 177 (21.88%) LAN
4 143 (17.68%) Network Security
5 118 (14.59%) Wireless
6 113 (13.97%) VPN
7 108 (13.35%) DNS
8 98 (12.11%) MPLS
9 91 (11.25%) TCP/IP
10 90 (11.12%) BGP
11 79 (9.77%) DHCP
11 79 (9.77%) VLAN
12 73 (9.02%) Cisco ASA
13 70 (8.65%) OSPF
14 63 (7.79%) VoIP
15 55 (6.80%) Cisco Nexus
16 50 (6.18%) SD-WAN
17 40 (4.94%) Internet
17 40 (4.94%) Wi-Fi
18 37 (4.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.07%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 9 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (1.11%) Big Data
4 6 (0.74%) Apache Hive
4 6 (0.74%) Impala
5 5 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.37%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.25%) Power BI
9 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
9 1 (0.12%) MS Access
9 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 17 (2.10%) JIRA
2 10 (1.24%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.74%) Bitbucket
3 6 (0.74%) Bitbucket Server
3 6 (0.74%) git-flow
4 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.37%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (0.25%) GCC
General
1 53 (6.55%) Finance
2 50 (6.18%) Telecoms
3 25 (3.09%) Legal
4 23 (2.84%) Military
5 18 (2.22%) Public Sector
6 17 (2.10%) Law
7 14 (1.73%) Banking
7 14 (1.73%) Retail
8 9 (1.11%) Local Government
9 5 (0.62%) Aerospace
9 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
9 5 (0.62%) Fire and Rescue
9 5 (0.62%) Mandarin Language
9 5 (0.62%) Publishing
10 3 (0.37%) Billing
10 3 (0.37%) Games
10 3 (0.37%) German Language
10 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
11 2 (0.25%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 328 (40.54%) Network Engineer
2 111 (13.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 68 (8.41%) Consultant
4 67 (8.28%) Support Engineer
5 59 (7.29%) Administrator
6 58 (7.17%) Analyst
7 57 (7.05%) Senior Network Engineer
8 55 (6.80%) Network Administrator
9 54 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 51 (6.30%) Trainee
10 51 (6.30%) Trainee Administrator
10 51 (6.30%) Trainee Network Administrator
11 50 (6.18%) Architect
11 50 (6.18%) Cisco Engineer
12 49 (6.06%) IT Engineer
13 47 (5.81%) IT Administrator
14 43 (5.32%) Cisco Network Engineer
15 32 (3.96%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
16 27 (3.34%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 26 (3.21%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (1.73%) OAuth
1 14 (1.73%) SAML
1 14 (1.73%) Web Services
2 12 (1.48%) OpenID
3 6 (0.74%) Elastic Stack
3 6 (0.74%) Kafka
4 5 (0.62%) 802.1X
5 4 (0.49%) COM
5 4 (0.49%) SailPoint
5 4 (0.49%) XMPP
6 3 (0.37%) HTML
7 2 (0.25%) .NET
7 2 (0.25%) COM+
7 2 (0.25%) Jinja
7 2 (0.25%) ModSecurity
7 2 (0.25%) OAuth2
8 1 (0.12%) Django
8 1 (0.12%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 98 (12.11%) Data Centre
2 52 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.08%) Management Information System
4 31 (3.83%) Self-Motivation
5 24 (2.97%) Public Cloud
6 22 (2.72%) Driving Licence
6 22 (2.72%) Hybrid Cloud
7 18 (2.22%) Private Cloud
8 14 (1.73%) Replication
9 10 (1.24%) Clustering
10 8 (0.99%) PKI
10 8 (0.99%) User Experience
11 7 (0.87%) Fibre Optics
12 6 (0.74%) Analytical Mindset
12 6 (0.74%) Cyber Kill Chain
12 6 (0.74%) Organisational Skills
13 5 (0.62%) FMCG
14 4 (0.49%) Internet of Things
14 4 (0.49%) NHS
15 3 (0.37%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 211 (26.08%) Windows
2 147 (18.17%) Linux
3 135 (16.69%) Windows Server
4 50 (6.18%) Windows 10
5 43 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
6 40 (4.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (4.33%) Windows Server 2016
8 30 (3.71%) Windows 7
9 20 (2.47%) Android
10 19 (2.35%) Ubuntu
10 19 (2.35%) Unix
11 17 (2.10%) Windows Server 2019
12 11 (1.36%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.11%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.99%) CentOS
15 6 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.62%) Mac OS
17 4 (0.49%) Apple iOS
18 3 (0.37%) Solaris
18 3 (0.37%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (21.88%) ITIL
2 152 (18.79%) Problem-Solving
3 140 (17.31%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 65 (8.03%) Presales
5 59 (7.29%) Information Security
5 59 (7.29%) ITIL V3
6 52 (6.43%) Migration
7 51 (6.30%) Network Design
8 46 (5.69%) Project Management
9 45 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
10 40 (4.94%) Network Management
11 35 (4.33%) PRINCE2
12 32 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 32 (3.96%) High Availability
12 32 (3.96%) Project Delivery
13 28 (3.46%) Continuous Improvement
14 27 (3.34%) Kalman Filter
15 24 (2.97%) Security Architecture
16 23 (2.84%) Network Monitoring
17 22 (2.72%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 61 (7.54%) PowerShell
2 49 (6.06%) SQL
3 27 (3.34%) Python
4 15 (1.85%) C
5 13 (1.61%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.87%) Perl
6 7 (0.87%) Shell Script
7 6 (0.74%) R
8 3 (0.37%) C++
8 3 (0.37%) JavaScript
8 3 (0.37%) PHP
9 2 (0.25%) Java
9 2 (0.25%) Tcl
9 2 (0.25%) VB
10 1 (0.12%) Korn
Qualifications
1 809 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 321 (39.68%) CCNP
3 181 (22.37%) Microsoft Certification
4 124 (15.33%) MCSE
5 112 (13.84%) Security Cleared
6 80 (9.89%) SC Cleared
7 77 (9.52%) Degree
8 66 (8.16%) MCSA
9 64 (7.91%) Network+ Certification
10 59 (7.29%) Linux+ Certification
10 59 (7.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 58 (7.17%) CISSP
12 54 (6.67%) DV Cleared
13 39 (4.82%) MCP
14 36 (4.45%) CCIE
15 29 (3.58%) JNCIA
16 25 (3.09%) MCITP
17 23 (2.84%) CCENT
18 22 (2.72%) CCSA
19 19 (2.35%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.32%) SLA
2 25 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 12 (1.48%) GDPR
5 11 (1.36%) QA
6 10 (1.24%) PMO
7 9 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
8 4 (0.49%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.25%) NCSC
9 2 (0.25%) NIST
10 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 174 (21.51%) Active Directory
2 142 (17.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (11.12%) Hyper-V
4 47 (5.81%) vSphere
5 36 (4.45%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (3.21%) XenApp
7 17 (2.10%) Firmware
7 17 (2.10%) VMware NSX
8 14 (1.73%) XenDesktop
9 8 (0.99%) VMware Workstation
10 7 (0.87%) Docker
10 7 (0.87%) Terminal Services
11 6 (0.74%) Apache Flume
12 5 (0.62%) Forefront TMG
12 5 (0.62%) ProxySG
13 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
14 2 (0.25%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 2 (0.25%) Shibboleth
14 2 (0.25%) VirtualBox
14 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 51 (6.30%) SCCM
2 38 (4.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (2.60%) FortiGate
4 18 (2.22%) Ansible
5 16 (1.98%) SCOM
6 14 (1.73%) Kubernetes
7 12 (1.48%) Nmap
8 11 (1.36%) Nagios
9 10 (1.24%) Puppet
9 10 (1.24%) vCenter Server
10 7 (0.87%) Backup Exec
10 7 (0.87%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (0.87%) Kibana
10 7 (0.87%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 7 (0.87%) Nessus
11 6 (0.74%) Cacti
11 6 (0.74%) Norton AntiVirus
11 6 (0.74%) Oozie
11 6 (0.74%) WSUS
12 5 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 510 (63.04%) Cisco
2 307 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 218 (26.95%) VMware
4 90 (11.12%) Juniper
5 74 (9.15%) Palo Alto
6 66 (8.16%) CheckPoint
7 58 (7.17%) Citrix
7 58 (7.17%) HP
8 45 (5.56%) Meraki
9 42 (5.19%) SolarWinds
10 40 (4.94%) Veeam
11 37 (4.57%) F5
12 32 (3.96%) Fortinet
13 27 (3.34%) Apple
14 26 (3.21%) NetApp
15 24 (2.97%) McAfee
16 23 (2.84%) Avaya
17 20 (2.47%) Sophos
18 19 (2.35%) Blue Coat
19 18 (2.22%) Aruba