Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 181 193
Rank change year-on-year -59 +12 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2521 3508 3641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.49% 1.97% 1.78%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.20% 7.52% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2278 3076 3177
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £61,250
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 40677 46646 55891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.99% 26.16% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 31496 37719 44878
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -37 827 £45,000 -5.26% 30
South East -116 477 £40,000 - 24
North of England +40 461 £35,000 -2.78% 27
Midlands -59 268 £37,500 - 17
East of England +23 262 £43,858 +16.95% 8
Yorkshire +64 256 £37,500 - 4
South West -31 232 £38,000 +2.70% 5
North West +7 185 £31,500 -16.00% 20
West Midlands -59 165 £40,000 +6.67% 9
East Midlands -4 93 £33,500 +1.52% 8
North East -14 20 £25,000 +11.11% 3
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 2521 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1739 (68.98%) Cisco
3 1277 (50.65%) Firewall
4 1039 (41.21%) CCNP
5 1014 (40.22%) Windows
6 837 (33.20%) VMware
7 785 (31.14%) WAN
8 770 (30.54%) Microsoft
9 729 (28.92%) ITIL
10 708 (28.08%) LAN
11 682 (27.05%) Microsoft Certification
12 631 (25.03%) Active Directory
13 550 (21.82%) Windows Server
14 517 (20.51%) MCSE
15 501 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
16 477 (18.92%) DNS
17 445 (17.65%) VPN
18 422 (16.74%) Linux
19 417 (16.54%) Wireless
20 414 (16.42%) Juniper
21 407 (16.14%) TCP/IP
22 393 (15.59%) Data Centre
23 391 (15.51%) Network Security
24 384 (15.23%) Cisco ASA
25 381 (15.11%) MS Exchange
26 363 (14.40%) MPLS
27 357 (14.16%) CheckPoint
28 354 (14.04%) DHCP
29 341 (13.53%) VoIP
30 317 (12.57%) Finance

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
1 381 (15.11%) MS Exchange
2 194 (7.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 80 (3.17%) IIS
5 67 (2.66%) SharePoint
6 48 (1.90%) Skype for Business
7 46 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
8 34 (1.35%) Apache
9 19 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
10 18 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
11 15 (0.60%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.40%) CMS
13 10 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.28%) Apache Pig
14 7 (0.28%) WordPress
15 5 (0.20%) Confluence
15 5 (0.20%) Joomla!
16 3 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 141 (5.59%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (0.91%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.079%) HipChat
6 1 (0.040%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.40%) WebTrends
3 8 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.24%) Magento
5 3 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.079%) BASE24
6 2 (0.079%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 264 (10.47%) Office 365
2 203 (8.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 148 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
4 40 (1.59%) SaaS
5 30 (1.19%) G Suite
6 27 (1.07%) IaaS
7 24 (0.95%) Mimecast
8 17 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 16 (0.63%) PaaS
10 10 (0.40%) Google Analytics
11 6 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.12%) Azure Active Directory
12 3 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.079%) Route 53
14 1 (0.040%) Catchpoint
14 1 (0.040%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1277 (50.65%) Firewall
2 785 (31.14%) WAN
3 708 (28.08%) LAN
4 477 (18.92%) DNS
5 445 (17.65%) VPN
6 417 (16.54%) Wireless
7 407 (16.14%) TCP/IP
8 391 (15.51%) Network Security
9 384 (15.23%) Cisco ASA
10 363 (14.40%) MPLS
11 354 (14.04%) DHCP
12 341 (13.53%) VoIP
13 299 (11.86%) OSPF
13 299 (11.86%) SAN
14 292 (11.58%) BGP
15 274 (10.87%) VLAN
16 210 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
17 172 (6.82%) Internet
18 155 (6.15%) EIGRP
19 137 (5.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 193 (7.66%) SQL Server
2 54 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (1.31%) MySQL
5 31 (1.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 26 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
7 21 (0.83%) Big Data
8 13 (0.52%) Relational Database
9 12 (0.48%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (0.44%) SQL Server 2016
11 8 (0.32%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.28%) Apache Hive
12 7 (0.28%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.079%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.079%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.079%) NoSQL
15 1 (0.040%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 29 (1.15%) JIRA
2 16 (0.63%) Metasploit
3 14 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (0.48%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.40%) Redmine
7 9 (0.36%) Bitbucket
8 7 (0.28%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.24%) Burp Suite
9 6 (0.24%) CodeSonar
9 6 (0.24%) git-flow
9 6 (0.24%) Robot Framework
9 6 (0.24%) Selenium
10 4 (0.16%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.040%) JMeter
11 1 (0.040%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.040%) Subversion
11 1 (0.040%) WebDriver
General
1 317 (12.57%) Finance
2 171 (6.78%) Telecoms
3 62 (2.46%) Banking
4 56 (2.22%) Retail
5 46 (1.82%) Law
6 32 (1.27%) Back Office
7 30 (1.19%) Games
7 30 (1.19%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.15%) Advertising
9 26 (1.03%) Legal
10 25 (0.99%) Financial Institution
11 24 (0.95%) Electronics
12 23 (0.91%) Marketing
13 17 (0.67%) Investment Banking
14 11 (0.44%) French Language
15 10 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.32%) German Language
16 8 (0.32%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.32%) Publishing
17 6 (0.24%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 855 (33.92%) Network Engineer
2 355 (14.08%) Analyst
3 340 (13.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 329 (13.05%) Support Engineer
5 294 (11.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 267 (10.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 214 (8.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 154 (6.11%) IT Engineer
8 154 (6.11%) Network Analyst
9 153 (6.07%) Network Support
10 128 (5.08%) Consultant
11 126 (5.00%) IT Support
12 125 (4.96%) Support Analyst
13 118 (4.68%) 3rd Line Support
13 118 (4.68%) Security Engineer
14 111 (4.40%) Security Analyst
15 104 (4.13%) Senior Network Engineer
16 100 (3.97%) Network Support Engineer
17 93 (3.69%) 2nd Line Support
18 91 (3.61%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.15%) Web Services
2 28 (1.11%) CSS
3 27 (1.07%) HTML
4 22 (0.87%) .NET
5 21 (0.83%) 802.1X
6 14 (0.56%) XMPP
7 13 (0.52%) LAMP
8 12 (0.48%) Entity Framework
9 11 (0.44%) Ajax
9 11 (0.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (0.44%) Java EE
9 11 (0.44%) jQuery
9 11 (0.44%) STL
9 11 (0.44%) WCF
10 9 (0.36%) FIX Protocol
11 8 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (0.28%) .NET Framework
12 7 (0.28%) ASP.NET
12 7 (0.28%) Node.js
13 6 (0.24%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 393 (15.59%) Data Centre
2 157 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (5.08%) Computer Science
4 122 (4.84%) Driving Licence
5 69 (2.74%) Clustering
6 66 (2.62%) Management Information System
7 56 (2.22%) Replication
8 33 (1.31%) iPad
9 30 (1.19%) CESG
10 29 (1.15%) Hedge funds
11 28 (1.11%) User Experience
12 24 (0.95%) PKI
13 23 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
14 18 (0.71%) Data Protection Act
14 18 (0.71%) Linux Command Line
15 15 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
16 13 (0.52%) Client/Server
17 11 (0.44%) CCTV
17 11 (0.44%) Cyberthreat
18 10 (0.40%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1014 (40.22%) Windows
2 550 (21.82%) Windows Server
3 422 (16.74%) Linux
4 303 (12.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 258 (10.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 142 (5.63%) Windows 7
7 102 (4.05%) Unix
8 98 (3.89%) Windows Server 2003
9 89 (3.53%) Windows 10
10 70 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 59 (2.34%) Windows XP
12 57 (2.26%) Windows 8
13 37 (1.47%) CentOS
14 35 (1.39%) Debian
15 31 (1.23%) Mac OS X
16 27 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
17 26 (1.03%) Ubuntu
18 19 (0.75%) Android
19 17 (0.67%) Apple iOS
20 15 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (28.92%) ITIL
2 208 (8.25%) Load Balancing
3 162 (6.43%) Network Monitoring
4 152 (6.03%) Disaster Recovery
5 147 (5.83%) Project Management
6 143 (5.67%) Change Management
6 143 (5.67%) Network Management
7 141 (5.59%) Service Delivery
8 137 (5.43%) Problem Management
9 136 (5.39%) Network Design
10 133 (5.28%) Information Security
11 132 (5.24%) Service Management
12 118 (4.68%) Root Cause Analysis
13 116 (4.60%) High Availability
14 106 (4.20%) Mentoring
15 101 (4.01%) Change Control
16 99 (3.93%) SIEM
17 97 (3.85%) Kalman Filter
18 93 (3.69%) Presales
19 87 (3.45%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 188 (7.46%) SQL
2 129 (5.12%) PowerShell
3 80 (3.17%) Python
4 63 (2.50%) Bash Shell
5 53 (2.10%) C
6 45 (1.79%) JavaScript
7 32 (1.27%) VBScript
8 31 (1.23%) C#
9 29 (1.15%) Java
9 29 (1.15%) Perl
10 26 (1.03%) Shell Script
11 22 (0.87%) PHP
12 20 (0.79%) C++
13 17 (0.67%) Ruby
13 17 (0.67%) VB
14 16 (0.63%) Korn
15 11 (0.44%) Objective-C
16 6 (0.24%) C-shell
17 5 (0.20%) T-SQL
18 4 (0.16%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2521 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1039 (41.21%) CCNP
3 682 (27.05%) Microsoft Certification
4 517 (20.51%) MCSE
5 293 (11.62%) MCSA
6 274 (10.87%) Degree
7 209 (8.29%) MCP
8 200 (7.93%) CCIE
9 190 (7.54%) CISSP
10 188 (7.46%) Security Cleared
11 180 (7.14%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 128 (5.08%) SC Cleared
13 102 (4.05%) CCSA
14 99 (3.93%) MCITP
15 85 (3.37%) Network+ Certification
16 79 (3.13%) CCDA
16 79 (3.13%) Citrix Certification
17 76 (3.01%) ITIL Certification
18 75 (2.98%) DV Cleared
19 74 (2.94%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 244 (9.68%) SLA
2 116 (4.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 92 (3.65%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
4 25 (0.99%) PMO
5 12 (0.48%) ISO 9001
6 11 (0.44%) COBIT
6 11 (0.44%) GDPR
7 10 (0.40%) QA
8 8 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.28%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.16%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.12%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.079%) GPG13
14 2 (0.079%) RMADS
15 1 (0.040%) GCP
15 1 (0.040%) NIST 800
System Software
1 631 (25.03%) Active Directory
2 501 (19.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 310 (12.30%) Hyper-V
4 129 (5.12%) vSphere
5 84 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 77 (3.05%) XenApp
7 44 (1.75%) Terminal Services
8 29 (1.15%) Virtual Servers
9 27 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (0.87%) VMware NSX
10 22 (0.87%) XenServer
11 19 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 17 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 15 (0.60%) KVM
14 14 (0.56%) Docker
14 14 (0.56%) Firmware
15 10 (0.40%) Microsoft App-V
15 10 (0.40%) NFS
15 10 (0.40%) Samba
15 10 (0.40%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 89 (3.53%) SCCM
2 65 (2.58%) Nagios
3 57 (2.26%) Cisco CUCM
4 55 (2.18%) Puppet
5 46 (1.82%) vCenter Server
6 43 (1.71%) Cisco Prime
7 39 (1.55%) Backup Exec
8 38 (1.51%) FortiGate
9 33 (1.31%) Ansible
10 29 (1.15%) Cacti
10 29 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
11 27 (1.07%) ZABBIX
12 25 (0.99%) SCOM
13 24 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
14 19 (0.75%) Cisco UCCX
15 18 (0.71%) WSUS
16 14 (0.56%) Cisco LMS
16 14 (0.56%) Opsview
17 12 (0.48%) Salt
17 12 (0.48%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1739 (68.98%) Cisco
2 837 (33.20%) VMware
3 770 (30.54%) Microsoft
4 414 (16.42%) Juniper
5 357 (14.16%) CheckPoint
6 263 (10.43%) F5
7 258 (10.23%) Citrix
8 213 (8.45%) HP
9 173 (6.86%) SolarWinds
10 166 (6.58%) Palo Alto
11 118 (4.68%) Dell
12 113 (4.48%) Red Hat
13 102 (4.05%) Avaya
14 89 (3.53%) Meraki
15 71 (2.82%) NetApp
16 68 (2.70%) Brocade
17 62 (2.46%) SonicWALL
17 62 (2.46%) Veeam
18 52 (2.06%) Fortinet
19 49 (1.94%) Google