Period
to 21 February 2018

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 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 193 192
Rank change year-on-year -50 -1 -9
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2,285 3,009 3,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.38% 1.81% 1.81%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.85% 7.14% 6.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1,978 2,618 3,091
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £63,750
UK median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.25% -5.88% +6.25%

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 39,046 42,163 53,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.66% 25.41% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 30,509 33,579 43,371
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 -25 733 £45,000 -1.10% 81
South East -99 506 £42,500 +6.25% 54
North of England +9 352 £36,742 +0.66% 69
South West +14 260 £38,000 +0.66% 19
Midlands -68 254 £37,500 -1.32% 34
East of England -5 179 £43,858 +25.31% 17
Yorkshire +31 174 £37,500 +4.90% 27
North West -5 153 £32,500 -18.75% 38
West Midlands -102 127 £37,500 -5.06% 17
East Midlands -16 116 £35,750 +2.88% 17
North East -36 25 £30,000 +20.00% 4
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 21 February 2018, 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 2,285 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,565 (68.49%) Cisco
3 1,019 (44.60%) Firewall
4 942 (41.23%) CCNP
5 846 (37.02%) Windows
6 753 (32.95%) VMware
7 685 (29.98%) WAN
8 672 (29.41%) Microsoft
9 653 (28.58%) ITIL
10 619 (27.09%) LAN
11 584 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 499 (21.84%) Active Directory
13 466 (20.39%) Wireless
14 464 (20.31%) Windows Server
15 456 (19.96%) VMware Infrastructure
16 438 (19.17%) MCSE
17 419 (18.34%) Juniper
18 415 (18.16%) Linux
19 377 (16.50%) Data Centre
20 364 (15.93%) DNS
21 346 (15.14%) VPN
22 340 (14.88%) F5
23 338 (14.79%) TCP/IP
24 331 (14.49%) VoIP
25 330 (14.44%) MPLS
26 323 (14.14%) Network Security
27 307 (13.44%) Finance
28 295 (12.91%) Cisco ASA
29 292 (12.78%) CheckPoint
30 287 (12.56%) DHCP

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
1 287 (12.56%) MS Exchange
2 119 (5.21%) Exchange Server 2010
3 71 (3.11%) SharePoint
4 66 (2.89%) IIS
5 49 (2.14%) Skype for Business
6 38 (1.66%) Exchange Server 2013
7 32 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2007
8 28 (1.23%) Apache
9 20 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 16 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (0.57%) CMS
12 13 (0.57%) SAS
13 9 (0.39%) Apache Pig
13 9 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.31%) OpenStack
14 7 (0.31%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.22%) WordPress
16 3 (0.13%) Joomla!
17 2 (0.088%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 102 (4.46%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (0.83%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.044%) HipChat
5 1 (0.044%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.35%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.13%) Magento
5 2 (0.088%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.044%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 265 (11.60%) Office 365
2 197 (8.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 121 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (1.53%) SaaS
5 27 (1.18%) Mimecast
6 22 (0.96%) IaaS
7 16 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.66%) PaaS
9 9 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
9 9 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
10 8 (0.35%) G Suite
11 5 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 4 (0.18%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.13%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.088%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.044%) Amazon Glacier
15 1 (0.044%) Catchpoint
15 1 (0.044%) Route 53
15 1 (0.044%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1,019 (44.60%) Firewall
2 685 (29.98%) WAN
3 619 (27.09%) LAN
4 466 (20.39%) Wireless
5 364 (15.93%) DNS
6 346 (15.14%) VPN
7 338 (14.79%) TCP/IP
8 331 (14.49%) VoIP
9 330 (14.44%) MPLS
10 323 (14.14%) Network Security
11 295 (12.91%) Cisco ASA
12 287 (12.56%) DHCP
13 280 (12.25%) VLAN
14 251 (10.98%) OSPF
15 245 (10.72%) SAN
16 231 (10.11%) BGP
17 191 (8.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 155 (6.78%) Internet
19 124 (5.43%) Ethernet
20 107 (4.68%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 184 (8.05%) SQL Server
2 43 (1.88%) Big Data
3 38 (1.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 33 (1.44%) MySQL
5 25 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (1.09%) SQL Server 2014
6 20 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
7 15 (0.66%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (0.39%) Apache Hive
8 9 (0.39%) Hadoop
9 7 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.18%) Amazon Redshift
11 3 (0.13%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.088%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.088%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.044%) DTS
13 1 (0.044%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.044%) NoSQL
13 1 (0.044%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.044%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (1.27%) JIRA
2 27 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 23 (1.01%) Metasploit
4 14 (0.61%) Burp Suite
4 14 (0.61%) Redmine
5 10 (0.44%) Git (software)
6 9 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (0.39%) Selenium
7 8 (0.35%) Bitbucket
7 8 (0.35%) CodeSonar
7 8 (0.35%) git-flow
7 8 (0.35%) Robot Framework
7 8 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.26%) Sonatype Nexus
9 5 (0.22%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.13%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.088%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.044%) MSI
12 1 (0.044%) Rational Rose
General
1 307 (13.44%) Finance
2 164 (7.18%) Telecoms
3 85 (3.72%) Retail
4 59 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 51 (2.23%) Banking
6 42 (1.84%) Games
7 38 (1.66%) Advertising
8 36 (1.58%) Law
9 33 (1.44%) Marketing
10 29 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
11 25 (1.09%) Legal
12 21 (0.92%) German Language
13 19 (0.83%) Italian Language
14 17 (0.74%) Back Office
15 13 (0.57%) Investment Banking
16 12 (0.53%) Financial Institution
17 11 (0.48%) Electronics
18 8 (0.35%) French Language
19 5 (0.22%) Dutch Language
19 5 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 828 (36.24%) Network Engineer
2 315 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 299 (13.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 296 (12.95%) Support Engineer
5 241 (10.55%) Analyst
6 224 (9.80%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 202 (8.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 141 (6.17%) Network Support
9 133 (5.82%) IT Engineer
10 117 (5.12%) 3rd Line Support
11 112 (4.90%) Consultant
11 112 (4.90%) Senior Network Engineer
12 98 (4.29%) Network Support Engineer
12 98 (4.29%) Systems Engineer
13 96 (4.20%) Architect
14 95 (4.16%) Support Analyst
15 93 (4.07%) Security Engineer
16 89 (3.89%) IT Support
17 88 (3.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 86 (3.76%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (1.27%) .NET
2 28 (1.23%) 802.1X
3 23 (1.01%) Web Services
4 15 (0.66%) LAMP
5 13 (0.57%) Java EE
5 13 (0.57%) STL
6 12 (0.53%) CSS
6 12 (0.53%) HTML
7 9 (0.39%) .NET Framework
7 9 (0.39%) ASP.NET
7 9 (0.39%) Entity Framework
7 9 (0.39%) Node.js
8 8 (0.35%) Ajax
8 8 (0.35%) Django
8 8 (0.35%) jQuery
8 8 (0.35%) REST
8 8 (0.35%) SOAP
8 8 (0.35%) Spring MVC
8 8 (0.35%) WCF
8 8 (0.35%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 377 (16.50%) Data Centre
2 151 (6.61%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.94%) Driving Licence
5 53 (2.32%) Clustering
6 48 (2.10%) Management Information System
7 38 (1.66%) User Experience
8 37 (1.62%) Replication
9 35 (1.53%) CESG
10 20 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
11 19 (0.83%) Data Protection Act
11 19 (0.83%) Security Operations Centre
12 18 (0.79%) Enterprise Storage
13 16 (0.70%) Private Cloud
14 15 (0.66%) Cyberthreat
14 15 (0.66%) Fintech
15 13 (0.57%) Public Cloud
16 12 (0.53%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (0.48%) Algorithms
17 11 (0.48%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 846 (37.02%) Windows
2 464 (20.31%) Windows Server
3 415 (18.16%) Linux
4 221 (9.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 164 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
6 102 (4.46%) Unix
7 80 (3.50%) Windows Server 2003
8 70 (3.06%) Windows 7
9 67 (2.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 64 (2.80%) Windows 10
11 37 (1.62%) CentOS
12 32 (1.40%) Windows 8
12 32 (1.40%) Windows XP
13 30 (1.31%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.23%) Kali Linux
15 26 (1.14%) Debian
16 24 (1.05%) Windows 2000 Server
17 18 (0.79%) Ubuntu
18 16 (0.70%) SUSE
19 15 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 653 (28.58%) ITIL
2 180 (7.88%) Load Balancing
2 180 (7.88%) Network Monitoring
3 147 (6.43%) Network Design
4 137 (6.00%) Change Management
5 136 (5.95%) Service Management
6 134 (5.86%) Disaster Recovery
7 129 (5.65%) Root Cause Analysis
8 121 (5.30%) Presales
9 120 (5.25%) Service Delivery
10 119 (5.21%) SIEM
11 118 (5.16%) Problem Management
12 114 (4.99%) Information Security
13 111 (4.86%) Incident Management
14 107 (4.68%) Network Management
15 104 (4.55%) High Availability
16 103 (4.51%) Mentoring
17 101 (4.42%) Project Management
18 99 (4.33%) Change Control
19 86 (3.76%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 146 (6.39%) SQL
2 96 (4.20%) PowerShell
3 62 (2.71%) Python
4 61 (2.67%) Bash Shell
5 48 (2.10%) C
6 34 (1.49%) C#
7 31 (1.36%) JavaScript
8 27 (1.18%) Perl
9 26 (1.14%) PHP
10 23 (1.01%) Shell Script
11 22 (0.96%) VBScript
12 20 (0.88%) Java
12 20 (0.88%) Korn
13 18 (0.79%) C++
14 13 (0.57%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.53%) T-SQL
16 8 (0.35%) Ruby
16 8 (0.35%) VB
17 6 (0.26%) C-shell
18 4 (0.18%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 2,285 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 942 (41.23%) CCNP
3 584 (25.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 438 (19.17%) MCSE
5 269 (11.77%) MCSA
6 261 (11.42%) Degree
7 246 (10.77%) CCIE
8 193 (8.45%) Security Cleared
9 179 (7.83%) CISSP
10 147 (6.43%) MCP
11 132 (5.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 120 (5.25%) SC Cleared
13 101 (4.42%) MCITP
14 79 (3.46%) CCSA
15 78 (3.41%) JNCIA
16 77 (3.37%) CCDA
17 76 (3.33%) DV Cleared
18 74 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
19 67 (2.93%) CCDP
19 67 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 223 (9.76%) SLA
2 80 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 48 (2.10%) PCI DSS
4 30 (1.31%) GDPR
5 27 (1.18%) PMO
6 11 (0.48%) COBIT
7 9 (0.39%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.26%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 5 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.18%) FIPS 140-2
11 3 (0.13%) QA
11 3 (0.13%) RMADS
12 2 (0.088%) Government Security Classifications
12 2 (0.088%) HIPAA
12 2 (0.088%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 1 (0.044%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 1 (0.044%) GCP
13 1 (0.044%) GPG13
13 1 (0.044%) ISO 22301
13 1 (0.044%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 499 (21.84%) Active Directory
2 456 (19.96%) VMware Infrastructure
3 260 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 116 (5.08%) vSphere
5 73 (3.19%) VMware ESXi
6 51 (2.23%) XenApp
7 26 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (1.05%) Virtual Servers
9 20 (0.88%) VMware NSX
10 16 (0.70%) Docker
10 16 (0.70%) Firmware
11 14 (0.61%) NFS
11 14 (0.61%) Samba
12 12 (0.53%) Snort
12 12 (0.53%) XenDesktop
13 11 (0.48%) VMware Workstation
13 11 (0.48%) XenServer
14 10 (0.44%) Virtual Desktop
15 9 (0.39%) Terminal Services
16 8 (0.35%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 83 (3.63%) Nagios
2 82 (3.59%) SCCM
3 60 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
4 54 (2.36%) Puppet
5 45 (1.97%) Cisco Prime
6 37 (1.62%) Ansible
7 36 (1.58%) vCenter Server
8 33 (1.44%) Cisco UCCX
8 33 (1.44%) Microsoft Clustering
9 26 (1.14%) Cisco LMS
9 26 (1.14%) Opsview
10 25 (1.09%) FortiGate
10 25 (1.09%) Nessus
11 23 (1.01%) Core Impact
12 19 (0.83%) Salt
13 18 (0.79%) Opscode Chef
13 18 (0.79%) ZABBIX
14 17 (0.74%) SCOM
15 16 (0.70%) Backup Exec
16 12 (0.53%) QRadar
Vendors
1 1,565 (68.49%) Cisco
2 753 (32.95%) VMware
3 672 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 419 (18.34%) Juniper
5 340 (14.88%) F5
6 292 (12.78%) CheckPoint
7 218 (9.54%) Citrix
8 187 (8.18%) HP
9 177 (7.75%) Palo Alto
10 156 (6.83%) SolarWinds
11 136 (5.95%) NetApp
12 115 (5.03%) Dell
13 108 (4.73%) Red Hat
14 93 (4.07%) Avaya
15 84 (3.68%) Meraki
16 74 (3.24%) EMC
17 66 (2.89%) Fortinet
18 60 (2.63%) Splunk
19 59 (2.58%) Brocade
20 47 (2.06%) Blue Coat