Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 252 245 181
Rank change year-on-year -7 -64 +19
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,944 2,364 3,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.45% 1.95%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 6.10% 7.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,576 2,062 2,826
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
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 34,134 38,727 43,226
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.24% 23.78% 25.83%
Number of salaries quoted 25,176 30,225 34,563
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 January 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 18 January 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 -12 639 £50,000 +11.11% 85
South East -26 379 £37,500 -11.76% 62
North of England -26 297 £35,000 -2.78% 52
East of England +80 289 £35,000 -17.65% 33
Midlands 0 190 £38,000 +1.33% 38
South West -31 147 £37,500 -1.32% 34
North West -5 139 £40,000 +23.08% 25
Yorkshire -30 135 £30,000 -20.00% 19
West Midlands +23 117 £40,000 +6.67% 23
East Midlands -12 73 £32,500 -3.35% 15
North East +15 23 £35,000 +45.83% 8
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 1,944 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,455 (74.85%) Cisco
3 1,033 (53.14%) Firewall
4 838 (43.11%) CCNP
5 645 (33.18%) Windows
6 578 (29.73%) WAN
7 554 (28.50%) VMware
8 544 (27.98%) Microsoft
9 486 (25.00%) LAN
10 454 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 438 (22.53%) ITIL
12 430 (22.12%) Active Directory
13 409 (21.04%) CheckPoint
14 388 (19.96%) Wireless
15 375 (19.29%) Windows Server
16 358 (18.42%) Network Security
17 349 (17.95%) TCP/IP
18 347 (17.85%) MCSE
19 344 (17.70%) Juniper
20 342 (17.59%) Data Centre
21 324 (16.67%) VoIP
22 315 (16.20%) BGP
23 313 (16.10%) Linux
23 313 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
24 310 (15.95%) OSPF
25 285 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
26 283 (14.56%) MPLS
27 275 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
28 268 (13.79%) Palo Alto
29 257 (13.22%) VPN

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
1 203 (10.44%) MS Exchange
2 93 (4.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 68 (3.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 60 (3.09%) IIS
5 52 (2.67%) SharePoint
6 40 (2.06%) Skype for Business
7 30 (1.54%) Apache
8 24 (1.23%) Tomcat
9 23 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
10 17 (0.87%) Apache Pig
11 10 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
12 9 (0.46%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.46%) WordPress
13 8 (0.41%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
15 6 (0.31%) CMS
16 5 (0.26%) SharePoint 2013
17 4 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
18 3 (0.15%) Confluence
19 2 (0.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 110 (5.66%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.10%) CATIA
5 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.051%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 24 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.051%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 253 (13.01%) Office 365
2 199 (10.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 93 (4.78%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (0.93%) IaaS
5 15 (0.77%) PaaS
6 14 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (0.72%) SaaS
7 13 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.57%) Mimecast
9 10 (0.51%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 8 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (0.26%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.26%) G Suite
11 5 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (0.21%) OneDrive
13 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
14 1 (0.051%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.051%) Dropbox
14 1 (0.051%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,033 (53.14%) Firewall
2 578 (29.73%) WAN
3 486 (25.00%) LAN
4 388 (19.96%) Wireless
5 358 (18.42%) Network Security
6 349 (17.95%) TCP/IP
7 324 (16.67%) VoIP
8 315 (16.20%) BGP
9 310 (15.95%) OSPF
10 283 (14.56%) MPLS
11 275 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
12 257 (13.22%) VPN
13 244 (12.55%) DNS
14 212 (10.91%) VLAN
15 205 (10.55%) Cisco Nexus
16 203 (10.44%) DHCP
17 174 (8.95%) Wi-Fi
18 140 (7.20%) Ethernet
19 137 (7.05%) Wireshark
20 134 (6.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (5.61%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.80%) MySQL
3 26 (1.34%) Big Data
4 21 (1.08%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
7 17 (0.87%) Apache Hive
8 16 (0.82%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
10 6 (0.31%) Couchbase
11 5 (0.26%) Cognos Impromptu
11 5 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.21%) Power BI
13 3 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (0.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 2 (0.10%) Informix
14 2 (0.10%) MongoDB
14 2 (0.10%) Relational Database
15 1 (0.051%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 43 (2.21%) JIRA
2 20 (1.03%) Redmine
3 18 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 18 (0.93%) Git (software)
3 18 (0.93%) Selenium
4 17 (0.87%) Bitbucket
4 17 (0.87%) CodeSonar
4 17 (0.87%) git-flow
4 17 (0.87%) Robot Framework
5 3 (0.15%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.10%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.10%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.051%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.051%) Burp Suite
7 1 (0.051%) Hudson
7 1 (0.051%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.051%) Metasploit
7 1 (0.051%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 166 (8.54%) Finance
1 166 (8.54%) Retail
2 159 (8.18%) Telecoms
3 81 (4.17%) Banking
4 41 (2.11%) Advertising
5 23 (1.18%) Front Office
5 23 (1.18%) Games
5 23 (1.18%) Legal
6 18 (0.93%) Law
7 15 (0.77%) French Language
7 15 (0.77%) German Language
8 14 (0.72%) Italian Language
9 9 (0.46%) Billing
10 7 (0.36%) Aerospace
11 5 (0.26%) Automotive
11 5 (0.26%) Marketing
12 4 (0.21%) Back Office
13 3 (0.15%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.15%) Local Government
13 3 (0.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 746 (38.37%) Network Engineer
2 306 (15.74%) Analyst
3 248 (12.76%) Cisco Engineer
4 234 (12.04%) Support Engineer
5 199 (10.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 169 (8.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 123 (6.33%) Security Engineer
8 119 (6.12%) Network Analyst
9 107 (5.50%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 104 (5.35%) Security Analyst
11 103 (5.30%) Consultant
12 96 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
13 91 (4.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 89 (4.58%) Network Security Engineer
15 86 (4.42%) IT Engineer
16 83 (4.27%) Network Support
17 82 (4.22%) 2nd Line Support
17 82 (4.22%) Technical Support
18 76 (3.91%) 3rd Line Support
19 74 (3.81%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (1.44%) LAMP
2 27 (1.39%) RabbitMQ
3 24 (1.23%) SailPoint
4 20 (1.03%) Java EE
4 20 (1.03%) STL
5 19 (0.98%) .NET
6 18 (0.93%) ASP.NET
6 18 (0.93%) REST
7 17 (0.87%) .NET Framework
7 17 (0.87%) Django
7 17 (0.87%) Node.js
7 17 (0.87%) SOAP
7 17 (0.87%) Spring MVC
8 16 (0.82%) HTML
9 13 (0.67%) 802.1X
9 13 (0.67%) Web Services
10 12 (0.62%) XMPP
11 10 (0.51%) Visualforce
12 9 (0.46%) XML
12 9 (0.46%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 342 (17.59%) Data Centre
2 160 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
3 159 (8.18%) Self-Motivation
4 73 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 66 (3.40%) Security Operations Centre
6 40 (2.06%) Driving Licence
7 39 (2.01%) Clustering
8 35 (1.80%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 32 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
10 30 (1.54%) Cyber Defence
11 20 (1.03%) CMDB
11 20 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
12 19 (0.98%) Linux Command Line
12 19 (0.98%) Public Cloud
12 19 (0.98%) Video Conferencing
13 18 (0.93%) Replication
14 16 (0.82%) e-Learning
14 16 (0.82%) Private Cloud
15 15 (0.77%) Wiki
16 14 (0.72%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 645 (33.18%) Windows
2 375 (19.29%) Windows Server
3 313 (16.10%) Linux
4 185 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 139 (7.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 73 (3.76%) Windows 10
7 62 (3.19%) Windows 7
8 45 (2.31%) Unix
8 45 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
9 41 (2.11%) Windows 8
10 33 (1.70%) Mac OS X
11 22 (1.13%) CentOS
12 21 (1.08%) Android
13 20 (1.03%) Ubuntu
14 19 (0.98%) Apple iOS
15 12 (0.62%) Windows XP
16 11 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
18 8 (0.41%) Kali Linux
19 5 (0.26%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 438 (22.53%) ITIL
2 285 (14.66%) Problem-Solving
3 206 (10.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 186 (9.57%) Cybersecurity
5 181 (9.31%) Network Management
6 167 (8.59%) Information Security
7 115 (5.92%) SIEM
8 111 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 110 (5.66%) Service Management
10 100 (5.14%) Mentoring
11 96 (4.94%) Change Control
12 94 (4.84%) Network Design
13 93 (4.78%) Change Management
14 91 (4.68%) Kalman Filter
15 90 (4.63%) Agile Software Development
16 87 (4.48%) Incident Management
16 87 (4.48%) Service Delivery
17 83 (4.27%) Migration
18 81 (4.17%) Computer Science
19 80 (4.12%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 100 (5.14%) PowerShell
2 98 (5.04%) SQL
3 94 (4.84%) Python
4 80 (4.12%) Bash Shell
5 70 (3.60%) C
6 29 (1.49%) Java
7 28 (1.44%) JavaScript
8 24 (1.23%) C#
8 24 (1.23%) Perl
9 23 (1.18%) PHP
10 22 (1.13%) C++
11 20 (1.03%) Objective-C
12 16 (0.82%) Korn
13 11 (0.57%) R
14 10 (0.51%) Apex Code
14 10 (0.51%) SOQL
14 10 (0.51%) SOSL
15 9 (0.46%) Tcl
16 8 (0.41%) Shell Script
16 8 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,944 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 838 (43.11%) CCNP
3 454 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 347 (17.85%) MCSE
5 207 (10.65%) Degree
6 200 (10.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 185 (9.52%) CCIE
8 164 (8.44%) Security Cleared
9 161 (8.28%) CISSP
10 135 (6.94%) MCP
11 125 (6.43%) MCSA
12 101 (5.20%) CEH
13 100 (5.14%) Network+ Certification
14 99 (5.09%) CCSA
15 87 (4.48%) DV Cleared
15 87 (4.48%) GIAC
16 83 (4.27%) JNCIA
17 79 (4.06%) SC Cleared
18 71 (3.65%) CompTIA Security+
19 69 (3.55%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (7.51%) SLA
2 91 (4.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 38 (1.95%) PMO
4 34 (1.75%) PCI DSS
5 28 (1.44%) GDPR
6 26 (1.34%) ISO 9001
7 22 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials
8 15 (0.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 11 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 8 (0.41%) QA
11 1 (0.051%) COBIT
11 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.051%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 1 (0.051%) NIST 800
System Software
1 430 (22.12%) Active Directory
2 313 (16.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 186 (9.57%) Hyper-V
4 106 (5.45%) vSphere
5 69 (3.55%) VMware ESXi
6 58 (2.98%) VMware NSX
7 33 (1.70%) XenApp
8 29 (1.49%) NFS
9 26 (1.34%) Docker
10 24 (1.23%) Samba
11 18 (0.93%) XenDesktop
12 13 (0.67%) Terminal Services
12 13 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
13 11 (0.57%) Firmware
13 11 (0.57%) ProxySG
14 9 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
15 8 (0.41%) XenServer
16 7 (0.36%) Snort
17 6 (0.31%) VirtualBox
17 6 (0.31%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 117 (6.02%) Stealthwatch
2 83 (4.27%) Cisco CUCM
3 80 (4.12%) Nagios
4 55 (2.83%) SCCM
5 54 (2.78%) Puppet
6 51 (2.62%) Ansible
7 44 (2.26%) Cisco Prime
8 39 (2.01%) vCenter Server
9 38 (1.95%) Backup Exec
10 34 (1.75%) Cisco UCCX
11 32 (1.65%) FortiGate
12 26 (1.34%) McAfee ePO
13 25 (1.29%) Nessus
14 24 (1.23%) RSA Security Analytics
15 22 (1.13%) AirWatch
16 20 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
17 18 (0.93%) Cisco UCCE
18 17 (0.87%) Cacti
18 17 (0.87%) Salt
19 15 (0.77%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1,455 (74.85%) Cisco
2 554 (28.50%) VMware
3 544 (27.98%) Microsoft
4 409 (21.04%) CheckPoint
5 344 (17.70%) Juniper
6 268 (13.79%) Palo Alto
7 227 (11.68%) SolarWinds
8 208 (10.70%) Citrix
9 172 (8.85%) HP
10 171 (8.80%) Meraki
11 166 (8.54%) F5
12 134 (6.89%) NetApp
13 120 (6.17%) Fortinet
14 103 (5.30%) Dell
15 102 (5.25%) Symantec
16 79 (4.06%) Avaya
17 78 (4.01%) EMC
18 66 (3.40%) Riverbed
19 64 (3.29%) Mitel
20 54 (2.78%) Aruba