Period
to 5 December 2019

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 5 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
5 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 207 271 246
Rank change year-on-year +64 -25 -66
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2,068 1,903 2,459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.66% 1.26% 1.46%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.34% 5.26% 6.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1,650 1,539 2,205
England median annual salary £43,121 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.80% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,525 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.31% - -

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 28,187 36,213 40,487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.57% 23.91% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 21,031 26,935 31,364
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in England over the 6 months to 5 December 2019.

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 5 December 2019. 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 +46 584 £50,000 +5.26% 81
South East +89 521 £50,000 +33.33% 70
North of England +104 441 £40,000 +3.90% 56
Yorkshire +147 296 £40,000 +12.68% 20
East of England +12 188 £35,000 -2.78% 32
Midlands +26 168 £40,750 +16.43% 48
South West +12 161 £37,500 - 20
North West +22 125 £42,500 +6.25% 28
West Midlands +31 103 £43,000 +1.18% 31
East Midlands -7 65 £40,000 +14.29% 17
North East +24 20 £32,500 -7.14% 8
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 5 December 2019, 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 2,068 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,432 (69.25%) Cisco
3 1,061 (51.31%) Firewall
4 1,060 (51.26%) CCNP
5 741 (35.83%) WAN
6 623 (30.13%) Windows
7 594 (28.72%) Microsoft
8 573 (27.71%) LAN
9 539 (26.06%) Microsoft Certification
10 495 (23.94%) MPLS
11 481 (23.26%) VMware
12 473 (22.87%) Network Security
13 459 (22.20%) VPN
14 450 (21.76%) Active Directory
15 438 (21.18%) Azure
16 426 (20.60%) BGP
17 414 (20.02%) MCSE
18 406 (19.63%) Data Centre
19 397 (19.20%) DNS
20 391 (18.91%) Linux
21 384 (18.57%) ITIL
22 366 (17.70%) OSPF
23 349 (16.88%) TCP/IP
24 344 (16.63%) Windows Server
25 333 (16.10%) Juniper
26 322 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
27 312 (15.09%) Wireless
28 304 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
29 290 (14.02%) Palo Alto
30 288 (13.93%) Office 365

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
1 122 (5.90%) SharePoint
2 102 (4.93%) MS Exchange
3 81 (3.92%) Skype for Business
4 53 (2.56%) IIS
5 40 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 31 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 28 (1.35%) OpenStack
8 27 (1.31%) Elasticsearch
9 25 (1.21%) Apache Spark
10 22 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2007
11 16 (0.77%) Confluence
12 12 (0.58%) Apache
13 7 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 6 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.15%) nginx
16 2 (0.097%) CMS
16 2 (0.097%) Exchange Server 2003
16 2 (0.097%) SharePoint Server
17 1 (0.048%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 93 (4.50%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (2.76%) MS Visio
3 20 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 16 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.19%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.19%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 8 (0.39%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.097%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.048%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.048%) Infor M3
3 1 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 438 (21.18%) Azure
2 288 (13.93%) Office 365
3 216 (10.44%) AWS
4 66 (3.19%) Azure Active Directory
5 40 (1.93%) OpenShift
6 35 (1.69%) IaaS
7 30 (1.45%) SaaS
8 29 (1.40%) GCP
9 24 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
10 20 (0.97%) OneDrive
11 19 (0.92%) PaaS
12 10 (0.48%) G Suite
13 8 (0.39%) Azure Stack
14 6 (0.29%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.097%) AWS CloudFormation
16 2 (0.097%) GitHub
16 2 (0.097%) Power Platform
16 2 (0.097%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,061 (51.31%) Firewall
2 741 (35.83%) WAN
3 573 (27.71%) LAN
4 495 (23.94%) MPLS
5 473 (22.87%) Network Security
6 459 (22.20%) VPN
7 426 (20.60%) BGP
8 397 (19.20%) DNS
9 366 (17.70%) OSPF
10 349 (16.88%) TCP/IP
11 322 (15.57%) Cisco ASA
12 312 (15.09%) Wireless
13 279 (13.49%) Internet
14 271 (13.10%) DHCP
15 236 (11.41%) IPsec
16 189 (9.14%) VoIP
17 178 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
17 178 (8.61%) VLAN
18 157 (7.59%) Wi-Fi
19 124 (6.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.35%) Big Data
3 8 (0.39%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (0.34%) MySQL
4 7 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
7 3 (0.15%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.097%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.097%) Power BI
8 2 (0.097%) SQL Server 2014
9 1 (0.048%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.048%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.048%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.048%) Impala
9 1 (0.048%) MS Access
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.048%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.048%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 41 (1.98%) JIRA
2 33 (1.60%) Git (software)
3 27 (1.31%) Bitbucket
4 25 (1.21%) git-flow
5 16 (0.77%) Visual Studio
6 13 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 11 (0.53%) TestRail
8 9 (0.44%) Jenkins
9 8 (0.39%) Zephyr
10 6 (0.29%) Fiddler
11 4 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (0.15%) Artifactory
12 3 (0.15%) Robot Framework
13 2 (0.097%) MSI
14 1 (0.048%) Bitbucket Server
General
1 240 (11.61%) Finance
2 218 (10.54%) Telecoms
3 62 (3.00%) Public Sector
4 47 (2.27%) Retail
5 39 (1.89%) Banking
5 39 (1.89%) Manufacturing
6 37 (1.79%) Law
7 26 (1.26%) Aerospace
8 24 (1.16%) Legal
9 22 (1.06%) Electronics
10 20 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 20 (0.97%) Marketing
11 18 (0.87%) French Language
12 14 (0.68%) Games
13 13 (0.63%) German Language
14 12 (0.58%) Italian Language
15 11 (0.53%) Military
16 7 (0.34%) Back Office
17 6 (0.29%) Automotive
18 5 (0.24%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 985 (47.63%) Network Engineer
2 272 (13.15%) Cisco Engineer
3 241 (11.65%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 227 (10.98%) Security Engineer
5 202 (9.77%) Network Security Engineer
6 195 (9.43%) Support Engineer
7 190 (9.19%) Analyst
8 141 (6.82%) Consultant
9 139 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 113 (5.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 111 (5.37%) IT Engineer
12 103 (4.98%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 102 (4.93%) Senior Network Engineer
14 101 (4.88%) Architect
15 92 (4.45%) Network Support
16 83 (4.01%) Network Support Engineer
17 76 (3.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
18 74 (3.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 68 (3.29%) IT Support
19 68 (3.29%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.69%) 802.1X
2 30 (1.45%) .NET
3 28 (1.35%) ASP.NET
4 25 (1.21%) Kafka
5 24 (1.16%) AngularJS
5 24 (1.16%) GraphQL
5 24 (1.16%) Node.js
5 24 (1.16%) React
5 24 (1.16%) REST
5 24 (1.16%) Spring
5 24 (1.16%) Spring MVC
5 24 (1.16%) Vue.js
6 17 (0.82%) Web Services
7 14 (0.68%) XMPP
8 6 (0.29%) Django
9 5 (0.24%) Flash
10 4 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
10 4 (0.19%) LDAP
11 3 (0.15%) Middleware
12 2 (0.097%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 406 (19.63%) Data Centre
2 183 (8.85%) Analytical Skills
3 139 (6.72%) Management Information System
4 85 (4.11%) Self-Motivation
5 52 (2.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 49 (2.37%) Driving Licence
7 33 (1.60%) Public Cloud
8 28 (1.35%) PKI
9 22 (1.06%) User Experience
10 19 (0.92%) CCTV
10 19 (0.92%) Clustering
11 18 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
12 16 (0.77%) CMDB
13 15 (0.73%) Cybercrime
13 15 (0.73%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.58%) Replication
15 11 (0.53%) BBC
15 11 (0.53%) Cyberattack
15 11 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
15 11 (0.53%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 623 (30.13%) Windows
2 391 (18.91%) Linux
3 344 (16.63%) Windows Server
4 176 (8.51%) Unix
5 150 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 149 (7.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 117 (5.66%) Windows 10
8 79 (3.82%) Windows 7
9 44 (2.13%) Windows 8
10 31 (1.50%) Mac OS X
11 27 (1.31%) Android
11 27 (1.31%) Apple iOS
12 25 (1.21%) Mac OS
13 21 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (0.87%) CentOS
15 18 (0.87%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.63%) Solaris
17 8 (0.39%) HPUX
17 8 (0.39%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 384 (18.57%) ITIL
2 248 (11.99%) Network Design
3 246 (11.90%) Problem-Solving
4 201 (9.72%) Network Management
5 188 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 158 (7.64%) Presales
7 157 (7.59%) Service Delivery
8 136 (6.58%) Cybersecurity
9 131 (6.33%) Change Control
10 130 (6.29%) Network Monitoring
11 123 (5.95%) Load Balancing
12 113 (5.46%) Configuration Management
13 108 (5.22%) Service Management
13 108 (5.22%) Validation
14 104 (5.03%) Mentoring
15 101 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
16 97 (4.69%) Project Delivery
17 94 (4.55%) Information Security
18 89 (4.30%) TOGAF
19 87 (4.21%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 148 (7.16%) SQL
2 144 (6.96%) Python
3 119 (5.75%) PowerShell
4 100 (4.84%) Bash Shell
5 87 (4.21%) Perl
6 71 (3.43%) C
7 20 (0.97%) C#
7 20 (0.97%) C++
8 18 (0.87%) PHP
9 11 (0.53%) JavaScript
10 10 (0.48%) Ruby
10 10 (0.48%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.34%) Ada
11 7 (0.34%) Java
12 4 (0.19%) VBScript
13 3 (0.15%) T-SQL
14 1 (0.048%) R
14 1 (0.048%) Tcl
14 1 (0.048%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,068 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,060 (51.26%) CCNP
3 539 (26.06%) Microsoft Certification
4 414 (20.02%) MCSE
5 233 (11.27%) Degree
6 200 (9.67%) MCSA
7 174 (8.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 156 (7.54%) Security Cleared
9 138 (6.67%) JNCIA
10 116 (5.61%) CCIE
11 104 (5.03%) SC Cleared
12 100 (4.84%) CCSA
13 81 (3.92%) MCITP
14 77 (3.72%) CISSP
14 77 (3.72%) JNCIS
15 75 (3.63%) MCP
16 65 (3.14%) Network+ Certification
17 49 (2.37%) CCDP
17 49 (2.37%) CCSE
17 49 (2.37%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 157 (7.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 115 (5.56%) SLA
3 103 (4.98%) ISO 9001
4 39 (1.89%) PCI DSS
5 23 (1.11%) Cyber Essentials
6 18 (0.87%) GDPR
7 16 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 11 (0.53%) PMO
9 4 (0.19%) GPG13
9 4 (0.19%) NIST
10 3 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 2 (0.097%) NCSC
11 2 (0.097%) RMADS
12 1 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 1 (0.048%) QA
System Software
1 450 (21.76%) Active Directory
2 304 (14.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 168 (8.12%) Hyper-V
4 82 (3.97%) vCloud
5 70 (3.38%) XenApp
6 55 (2.66%) vSphere
7 54 (2.61%) Docker
7 54 (2.61%) XenDesktop
8 33 (1.60%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (1.60%) VMware NSX
9 27 (1.31%) Firmware
10 22 (1.06%) Virtual Servers
11 19 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
12 11 (0.53%) NFS
13 9 (0.44%) Terminal Services
14 8 (0.39%) BitLocker
14 8 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
14 8 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (0.39%) VirtualBox
15 6 (0.29%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 143 (6.91%) FortiGate
2 85 (4.11%) SCCM
3 75 (3.63%) Nagios
4 63 (3.05%) Cisco CUCM
5 40 (1.93%) Ansible
5 40 (1.93%) Kubernetes
6 38 (1.84%) SolarWinds Orion
7 28 (1.35%) SCOM
8 22 (1.06%) Nessus
9 21 (1.02%) WSUS
10 20 (0.97%) Puppet
11 16 (0.77%) Backup Exec
11 16 (0.77%) Cisco Prime
11 16 (0.77%) Microsoft Intune
12 15 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
13 14 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
14 13 (0.63%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.53%) Stealthwatch
16 10 (0.48%) Cisco CME
17 9 (0.44%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 1,432 (69.25%) Cisco
2 594 (28.72%) Microsoft
3 481 (23.26%) VMware
4 333 (16.10%) Juniper
5 290 (14.02%) Palo Alto
6 255 (12.33%) CheckPoint
7 246 (11.90%) Citrix
8 188 (9.09%) HP
9 187 (9.04%) Fortinet
10 153 (7.40%) F5
11 133 (6.43%) Meraki
12 129 (6.24%) SolarWinds
13 97 (4.69%) Dell
13 97 (4.69%) NetApp
14 88 (4.26%) Aruba
15 62 (3.00%) Mitel
16 60 (2.90%) Avaya
17 55 (2.66%) Nimble Storage
18 53 (2.56%) Blue Coat
19 47 (2.27%) Google