Period
to 1 October 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 1 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
1 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 213 163 269
Rank change year-on-year -50 +106 -28
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 701 2,810 1,928
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 1.59% 2.17% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.11% 9.14% 5.25%
Number of salaries quoted 605 2,183 1,608
Median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,500 £23,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £120,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 9,858 30,749 36,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 22.33% 23.73% 23.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7,310 22,462 27,381
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +7.53%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +65 302 £70,000 +40.00% 22
South East -1 126 £45,000 -5.26% 30
North of England -116 105 £45,000 +12.50% 18
Midlands +35 75 £40,500 -4.71% 13
North West +29 62 £45,000 +5.88% 14
South West +50 57 £42,500 -3.41% 12
West Midlands +23 46 £40,500 -4.71% 8
East of England -7 35 £47,500 +35.71% 11
East Midlands +59 29 £41,250 +17.86% 4
Yorkshire -106 28 £42,000 +12.00% 2
North East +24 15 £37,500 -6.83% 2
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 1 October 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.

1 701 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 440 (62.77%) Cisco
3 338 (48.22%) CCNP
4 288 (41.08%) Firewall
5 240 (34.24%) WAN
6 228 (32.52%) LAN
7 224 (31.95%) Microsoft
8 183 (26.11%) Azure
9 175 (24.96%) VMware
10 159 (22.68%) Windows
11 150 (21.40%) Office 365
12 148 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 147 (20.97%) VPN
14 138 (19.69%) Active Directory
15 135 (19.26%) Network Security
16 130 (18.54%) ITIL
17 123 (17.55%) BGP
18 114 (16.26%) MPLS
19 112 (15.98%) Information Security
20 110 (15.69%) Wireless
21 108 (15.41%) CISSP
22 107 (15.26%) Data Centre
23 106 (15.12%) AWS
24 105 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
25 103 (14.69%) Linux
25 103 (14.69%) MCSE
26 94 (13.41%) VoIP
26 94 (13.41%) OSPF
27 93 (13.27%) Juniper
28 92 (13.12%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 35 (4.99%) Skype for Business
2 23 (3.28%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.00%) IIS
4 13 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 11 (1.57%) Exchange Server 2010
6 10 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (1.00%) CMS
8 6 (0.86%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) Drupal
9 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.14%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (7.42%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.14%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 183 (26.11%) Azure
2 150 (21.40%) Office 365
3 106 (15.12%) AWS
4 30 (4.28%) IaaS
4 30 (4.28%) PaaS
5 28 (3.99%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 27 (3.85%) GCP
7 20 (2.85%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (2.14%) Route 53
8 15 (2.14%) Slack
9 11 (1.57%) SaaS
10 6 (0.86%) Mimecast
11 5 (0.71%) G Suite
12 4 (0.57%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.29%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.29%) Serverless
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon Glacier
15 1 (0.14%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 288 (41.08%) Firewall
2 240 (34.24%) WAN
3 228 (32.52%) LAN
4 147 (20.97%) VPN
5 135 (19.26%) Network Security
6 123 (17.55%) BGP
7 114 (16.26%) MPLS
8 110 (15.69%) Wireless
9 94 (13.41%) OSPF
9 94 (13.41%) VoIP
10 85 (12.13%) DNS
11 76 (10.84%) Cisco ASA
11 76 (10.84%) VLAN
12 65 (9.27%) Wi-Fi
13 62 (8.84%) DHCP
13 62 (8.84%) TCP/IP
14 57 (8.13%) Internet
15 52 (7.42%) SAN
16 46 (6.56%) Skype
17 39 (5.56%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 19 (2.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 19 (2.71%) NoSQL
3 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (0.71%) Big Data
5 5 (0.71%) Relational Database
5 5 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.43%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (0.29%) MySQL
7 2 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.14%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.14%) KDB
8 1 (0.14%) Kdb+
8 1 (0.14%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.14%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (2.85%) Git (software)
1 20 (2.85%) Jenkins
2 3 (0.43%) JIRA
2 3 (0.43%) Visual Studio
2 3 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.14%) Redmine
3 1 (0.14%) Subversion
General
1 64 (9.13%) Finance
2 51 (7.28%) Telecoms
3 29 (4.14%) Law
4 18 (2.57%) Banking
5 13 (1.85%) Back Office
6 11 (1.57%) Public Sector
7 9 (1.28%) Military
8 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.00%) Retail
9 6 (0.86%) Marketing
10 3 (0.43%) Korean Language
11 2 (0.29%) Advertising
11 2 (0.29%) Electronics
11 2 (0.29%) French Language
11 2 (0.29%) German Language
11 2 (0.29%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.29%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.14%) Legal
Job Titles
1 286 (40.80%) Network Engineer
2 81 (11.55%) Consultant
3 66 (9.42%) Senior Network Engineer
4 63 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 59 (8.42%) Cisco Engineer
6 53 (7.56%) Support Engineer
7 48 (6.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 44 (6.28%) Architect
9 42 (5.99%) IP Engineer
10 32 (4.56%) NOC Engineer
11 31 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 31 (4.42%) IP Network Engineer
12 28 (3.99%) IT Engineer
12 28 (3.99%) Network Support
13 27 (3.85%) Analyst
13 27 (3.85%) Security Engineer
14 26 (3.71%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
15 24 (3.42%) Network Support Engineer
16 21 (3.00%) CyberArk Consultant
16 21 (3.00%) ForgeRock Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (11.13%) OAuth
1 78 (11.13%) OpenID
1 78 (11.13%) SAML
2 36 (5.14%) SailPoint
3 18 (2.57%) Node.js
3 18 (2.57%) React
4 7 (1.00%) Web Services
4 7 (1.00%) XMPP
5 6 (0.86%) 802.1X
6 3 (0.43%) COM
6 3 (0.43%) CSS
7 2 (0.29%) X-Windows
8 1 (0.14%) Django
8 1 (0.14%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.14%) FIX Protocol
8 1 (0.14%) Itk
8 1 (0.14%) LAPP Stack
8 1 (0.14%) WebRTC
8 1 (0.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 107 (15.26%) Data Centre
2 43 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.28%) Management Information System
3 23 (3.28%) Private Cloud
3 23 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
4 22 (3.14%) Cybercrime
4 22 (3.14%) Public Cloud
5 18 (2.57%) Cloud Native
6 17 (2.43%) Hybrid Cloud
7 15 (2.14%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 15 (2.14%) Driving Licence
8 9 (1.28%) Handset
9 8 (1.14%) Client/Server
9 8 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (0.86%) NHS
11 5 (0.71%) Mobile App
11 5 (0.71%) Security Operations Centre
12 4 (0.57%) Clustering
12 4 (0.57%) Reinsurance
12 4 (0.57%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 159 (22.68%) Windows
2 103 (14.69%) Linux
3 79 (11.27%) Windows Server
4 29 (4.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (3.42%) Unix
5 24 (3.42%) Windows Server 2016
6 20 (2.85%) Windows 10
7 15 (2.14%) Mac OS X
8 9 (1.28%) Windows 7
8 9 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
10 6 (0.86%) Windows 8
11 5 (0.71%) CentOS
11 5 (0.71%) Data ONTAP
12 4 (0.57%) SUSE
13 3 (0.43%) HPUX
13 3 (0.43%) Oracle Linux
13 3 (0.43%) Solaris
14 2 (0.29%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (18.54%) ITIL
2 112 (15.98%) Information Security
3 86 (12.27%) Identity Access Management
4 85 (12.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 80 (11.41%) Security Architecture
6 61 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
7 55 (7.85%) Network Monitoring
8 49 (6.99%) DevOps
9 41 (5.85%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (5.42%) Change Management
10 38 (5.42%) Computer Science
11 36 (5.14%) Network Design
12 35 (4.99%) ITIL V3
13 33 (4.71%) Project Management
14 32 (4.56%) Cybersecurity
14 32 (4.56%) Network Virtualisation
15 31 (4.42%) Customer Requirements
15 31 (4.42%) Identity Management
15 31 (4.42%) Load Balancing
15 31 (4.42%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 48 (6.85%) PowerShell
2 42 (5.99%) SQL
3 39 (5.56%) Python
4 19 (2.71%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.28%) Shell Script
6 8 (1.14%) C
7 7 (1.00%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.71%) C++
9 4 (0.57%) VBScript
10 2 (0.29%) Java
11 1 (0.14%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.14%) C-shell
11 1 (0.14%) Korn
11 1 (0.14%) Perl
11 1 (0.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 701 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 338 (48.22%) CCNP
3 148 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 108 (15.41%) CISSP
5 103 (14.69%) MCSE
6 91 (12.98%) Degree
7 81 (11.55%) Security Cleared
8 73 (10.41%) SC Cleared
9 57 (8.13%) MCSA
10 56 (7.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 52 (7.42%) JNCIA
12 31 (4.42%) CCIE
12 31 (4.42%) DV Cleared
12 31 (4.42%) MCP
13 25 (3.57%) CCSA
14 23 (3.28%) JNCIS
15 21 (3.00%) MCITP
16 19 (2.71%) Check Point Certification
16 19 (2.71%) MCTS
17 18 (2.57%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (13.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 48 (6.85%) SLA
3 10 (1.43%) GDPR
4 9 (1.28%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.57%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.29%) NCSC
6 2 (0.29%) NIST
7 1 (0.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 138 (19.69%) Active Directory
2 105 (14.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (5.14%) Hyper-V
4 26 (3.71%) vSphere
5 21 (3.00%) Docker
6 12 (1.71%) VMware NSX
7 10 (1.43%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 8 (1.14%) XenApp
9 7 (1.00%) Firmware
10 5 (0.71%) XenDesktop
11 3 (0.43%) Citrix Presentation Server
11 3 (0.43%) VMware Workstation
12 2 (0.29%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.29%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.14%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.14%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.14%) Xen
13 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 31 (4.42%) SCCM
2 28 (3.99%) Microsoft Intune
3 27 (3.85%) Ansible
3 27 (3.85%) FortiGate
4 25 (3.57%) Kubernetes
5 24 (3.42%) Puppet
6 22 (3.14%) Cisco CUCM
6 22 (3.14%) Nagios
7 21 (3.00%) Terraform
8 19 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
9 17 (2.43%) Cisco Prime
10 16 (2.28%) vCenter Server
11 8 (1.14%) Nessus
12 6 (0.86%) Cisco CME
12 6 (0.86%) McAfee ePO
13 4 (0.57%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.43%) Cisco UCCX
14 3 (0.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
14 3 (0.43%) SCOM
14 3 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 440 (62.77%) Cisco
2 224 (31.95%) Microsoft
3 175 (24.96%) VMware
4 93 (13.27%) Juniper
5 86 (12.27%) CheckPoint
6 63 (8.99%) Meraki
7 62 (8.84%) Palo Alto
8 57 (8.13%) ForgeRock
9 55 (7.85%) SolarWinds
10 45 (6.42%) Citrix
11 44 (6.28%) F5
12 36 (5.14%) CyberArk
13 31 (4.42%) HP
14 29 (4.14%) Zscaler
15 27 (3.85%) Blue Coat
16 24 (3.42%) NetApp
17 23 (3.28%) Fortinet
17 23 (3.28%) Mitel
18 22 (3.14%) Avaya
19 21 (3.00%) Brocade