Period
to 29 February 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 29 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
29 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 239 252 253
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1 -52
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,510 1,970 2,261
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.34% 1.40% 1.37%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.14% 5.72% 5.73%
Number of salaries quoted 1,243 1,614 1,948
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.43% - +3.75%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,350 £62,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +9.76% - +2.50%

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 24,585 34,426 39,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 21.79% 24.52% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 18,269 25,291 30,807
England median annual salary £50,911 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.82% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,750 £81,250 £80,000
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 29 February 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 29 February 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 +22 541 £50,000 -9.09% 98
South East +42 397 £45,000 +14.65% 65
North of England -30 205 £40,000 +14.29% 46
Midlands -13 130 £41,500 +3.75% 34
East of England -7 124 £40,000 +14.29% 24
North West +29 112 £40,000 - 28
South West +4 109 £37,500 -2.60% 15
West Midlands +1 78 £42,500 +2.41% 22
Yorkshire -53 69 £42,500 +34.92% 9
East Midlands +19 52 £40,000 +15.94% 9
North East +8 24 £30,000 -14.29% 9
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 29 February 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 1,510 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,038 (68.74%) Cisco
3 755 (50.00%) Firewall
4 661 (43.77%) CCNP
5 494 (32.72%) WAN
6 471 (31.19%) Microsoft
7 469 (31.06%) Windows
8 467 (30.93%) LAN
9 416 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
10 398 (26.36%) VMware
11 348 (23.05%) Azure
12 324 (21.46%) Active Directory
13 312 (20.66%) MCSE
14 296 (19.60%) VPN
15 286 (18.94%) ITIL
15 286 (18.94%) Network Security
16 278 (18.41%) Data Centre
17 277 (18.34%) Office 365
18 272 (18.01%) TCP/IP
19 267 (17.68%) Windows Server
20 262 (17.35%) BGP
21 256 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
22 246 (16.29%) Juniper
23 236 (15.63%) MPLS
24 226 (14.97%) Wireless
25 225 (14.90%) OSPF
26 222 (14.70%) DNS
27 221 (14.64%) Linux
28 217 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
29 203 (13.44%) Infrastructure Engineering

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 81 (5.36%) MS Exchange
2 80 (5.30%) SharePoint
3 68 (4.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (3.25%) IIS
5 46 (3.05%) Skype for Business
6 41 (2.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 19 (1.26%) OpenStack
8 12 (0.79%) Apache Spark
8 12 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.60%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
11 5 (0.33%) Apache
12 4 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
13 3 (0.20%) Confluence
14 2 (0.13%) CMS
14 2 (0.13%) nginx
15 1 (0.066%) SAS
Applications
1 80 (5.30%) Microsoft Office
2 34 (2.25%) MS Visio
3 20 (1.32%) Microsoft Excel
4 14 (0.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
5 4 (0.26%) Camtasia
6 2 (0.13%) Gephi
Business Applications
1 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.066%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.066%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 348 (23.05%) Azure
2 277 (18.34%) Office 365
3 150 (9.93%) AWS
4 36 (2.38%) IaaS
5 35 (2.32%) SaaS
6 28 (1.85%) Azure Active Directory
7 22 (1.46%) PaaS
8 20 (1.32%) OpenShift
9 19 (1.26%) GCP
9 19 (1.26%) Mimecast
10 10 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.46%) OneDrive
12 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
12 4 (0.26%) G Suite
12 4 (0.26%) GitHub
12 4 (0.26%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.13%) Azure Stack
13 2 (0.13%) Stackdriver
Communications & Networking
1 755 (50.00%) Firewall
2 494 (32.72%) WAN
3 467 (30.93%) LAN
4 296 (19.60%) VPN
5 286 (18.94%) Network Security
6 272 (18.01%) TCP/IP
7 262 (17.35%) BGP
8 236 (15.63%) MPLS
9 226 (14.97%) Wireless
10 225 (14.90%) OSPF
11 222 (14.70%) DNS
12 187 (12.38%) DHCP
13 181 (11.99%) VLAN
14 165 (10.93%) Cisco ASA
15 161 (10.66%) VoIP
16 159 (10.53%) Internet
17 142 (9.40%) Wi-Fi
18 140 (9.27%) IPsec
19 91 (6.03%) SAN
20 87 (5.76%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (6.95%) SQL Server
2 33 (2.19%) Big Data
3 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (0.53%) Amazon RDS
5 6 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.20%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.20%) Impala
9 2 (0.13%) MySQL
9 2 (0.13%) Power BI
10 1 (0.066%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (1.79%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.13%) JIRA
3 14 (0.93%) Bitbucket
3 14 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (0.79%) git-flow
4 12 (0.79%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.66%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.33%) Metasploit
7 3 (0.20%) Bitbucket Server
7 3 (0.20%) Fiddler
7 3 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
8 2 (0.13%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.13%) MSI
8 2 (0.13%) Postman
8 2 (0.13%) TestRail
8 2 (0.13%) Zephyr
General
1 177 (11.72%) Finance
2 126 (8.34%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.25%) Legal
4 46 (3.05%) Public Sector
5 41 (2.72%) Banking
6 39 (2.58%) Law
7 31 (2.05%) Retail
8 20 (1.32%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.13%) French Language
10 13 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 13 (0.86%) German Language
11 12 (0.79%) Japanese Language
12 11 (0.73%) Electronics
13 10 (0.66%) Aerospace
14 8 (0.53%) Games
14 8 (0.53%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.53%) Military
15 7 (0.46%) Marketing
16 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
17 5 (0.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 651 (43.11%) Network Engineer
2 164 (10.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 154 (10.20%) Support Engineer
4 152 (10.07%) Cisco Engineer
5 127 (8.41%) Analyst
6 126 (8.34%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 107 (7.09%) Security Engineer
8 89 (5.89%) Network Security Engineer
8 89 (5.89%) Senior Network Engineer
9 83 (5.50%) IT Engineer
10 77 (5.10%) Consultant
11 63 (4.17%) Architect
12 58 (3.84%) IT Support
13 54 (3.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 54 (3.58%) Network Analyst
13 54 (3.58%) NOC Engineer
14 45 (2.98%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 37 (2.45%) 2nd Line Support
15 37 (2.45%) Network Support
16 36 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (2.45%) 802.1X
2 20 (1.32%) OAuth
2 20 (1.32%) OpenID
2 20 (1.32%) SailPoint
2 20 (1.32%) SAML
3 14 (0.93%) .NET
4 12 (0.79%) ASP.NET
4 12 (0.79%) Kafka
5 11 (0.73%) Web Services
6 10 (0.66%) Elastic Stack
6 10 (0.66%) REST
7 9 (0.60%) AngularJS
7 9 (0.60%) GraphQL
7 9 (0.60%) Node.js
7 9 (0.60%) React
7 9 (0.60%) Spring
7 9 (0.60%) Spring MVC
7 9 (0.60%) Vue.js
7 9 (0.60%) XMPP
8 5 (0.33%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 278 (18.41%) Data Centre
2 159 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (6.69%) Self-Motivation
4 47 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 41 (2.72%) Driving Licence
6 34 (2.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 28 (1.85%) PKI
8 25 (1.66%) Public Cloud
9 21 (1.39%) Private Cloud
9 21 (1.39%) Replication
10 18 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
11 15 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
12 14 (0.93%) CCTV
13 13 (0.86%) Handset
13 13 (0.86%) Video Conferencing
14 12 (0.79%) CMDB
15 10 (0.66%) Clustering
16 8 (0.53%) Enterprise Cloud
16 8 (0.53%) iPhone
17 7 (0.46%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 469 (31.06%) Windows
2 267 (17.68%) Windows Server
3 221 (14.64%) Linux
4 100 (6.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (6.49%) Windows 10
6 87 (5.76%) Windows Server 2008
7 66 (4.37%) Unix
8 47 (3.11%) Windows 7
9 38 (2.52%) Windows 8
10 23 (1.52%) CentOS
11 22 (1.46%) Ubuntu
12 20 (1.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 17 (1.13%) Fedora
14 14 (0.93%) Mac OS X
15 12 (0.79%) Android
15 12 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
16 10 (0.66%) Apple iOS
17 8 (0.53%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.53%) Solaris
17 8 (0.53%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 286 (18.94%) ITIL
2 217 (14.37%) Problem-Solving
3 203 (13.44%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 136 (9.01%) Network Design
5 114 (7.55%) Load Balancing
6 105 (6.95%) Cybersecurity
7 94 (6.23%) Information Security
8 92 (6.09%) Network Monitoring
9 87 (5.76%) Mentoring
10 79 (5.23%) Configuration Management
11 78 (5.17%) Service Delivery
12 75 (4.97%) Network Management
13 73 (4.83%) Agile Software Development
13 73 (4.83%) Disaster Recovery
14 70 (4.64%) Computer Science
15 69 (4.57%) Project Delivery
16 64 (4.24%) Change Management
17 62 (4.11%) Service Management
18 56 (3.71%) SIEM
18 56 (3.71%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 141 (9.34%) PowerShell
2 105 (6.95%) SQL
3 75 (4.97%) Python
4 50 (3.31%) C
5 49 (3.25%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.46%) C#
6 7 (0.46%) Perl
6 7 (0.46%) Ruby
7 6 (0.40%) C++
7 6 (0.40%) Shell Script
8 5 (0.33%) PHP
8 5 (0.33%) VBScript
9 4 (0.26%) Java
10 3 (0.20%) JavaScript
10 3 (0.20%) R
11 2 (0.13%) Ada
12 1 (0.066%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,510 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 661 (43.77%) CCNP
3 416 (27.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 312 (20.66%) MCSE
5 179 (11.85%) MCSA
6 167 (11.06%) Degree
7 132 (8.74%) Security Cleared
7 132 (8.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 127 (8.41%) JNCIA
9 92 (6.09%) CCIE
10 89 (5.89%) CISSP
11 75 (4.97%) SC Cleared
12 67 (4.44%) CCSA
12 67 (4.44%) JNCIS
13 62 (4.11%) Network+ Certification
14 60 (3.97%) MCP
15 51 (3.38%) MCITP
16 49 (3.25%) DV Cleared
17 41 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
18 38 (2.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (8.54%) SLA
2 71 (4.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 25 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 18 (1.19%) GDPR
5 15 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 7 (0.46%) PMO
7 7 (0.46%) QA
8 6 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.26%) GPG13
11 3 (0.20%) ISO 14001
12 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.13%) NCSC
12 2 (0.13%) NIST
12 2 (0.13%) RMADS
13 1 (0.066%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 324 (21.46%) Active Directory
2 256 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 129 (8.54%) Hyper-V
4 55 (3.64%) vSphere
5 51 (3.38%) Docker
6 49 (3.25%) VMware ESXi
7 37 (2.45%) XenApp
8 34 (2.25%) Firmware
9 27 (1.79%) XenDesktop
10 23 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
11 22 (1.46%) VMware NSX
12 19 (1.26%) NFS
12 19 (1.26%) VirtualBox
13 16 (1.06%) Xen
14 15 (0.99%) Samba
15 13 (0.86%) Virtual Servers
16 8 (0.53%) Terminal Services
17 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
18 3 (0.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 3 (0.20%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 62 (4.11%) SCCM
2 49 (3.25%) Ansible
2 49 (3.25%) FortiGate
3 45 (2.98%) Kubernetes
4 44 (2.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 40 (2.65%) Puppet
6 32 (2.12%) Cisco CUCM
6 32 (2.12%) vCenter Server
7 31 (2.05%) SolarWinds Orion
8 22 (1.46%) Nagios
9 18 (1.19%) Cisco Prime
9 18 (1.19%) ZABBIX
10 16 (1.06%) Nessus
11 15 (0.99%) Docker Swarm
11 15 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
11 15 (0.99%) OpenNMS
12 14 (0.93%) SCOM
13 13 (0.86%) Backup Exec
13 13 (0.86%) WSUS
14 11 (0.73%) Cisco CME
Vendors
1 1,038 (68.74%) Cisco
2 471 (31.19%) Microsoft
3 398 (26.36%) VMware
4 246 (16.29%) Juniper
5 202 (13.38%) Palo Alto
6 168 (11.13%) CheckPoint
7 142 (9.40%) Citrix
8 126 (8.34%) HP
9 125 (8.28%) SolarWinds
10 110 (7.28%) F5
11 102 (6.75%) Meraki
12 64 (4.24%) Dell
13 62 (4.11%) NetApp
14 50 (3.31%) Fortinet
15 48 (3.18%) Sophos
16 46 (3.05%) Mitel
17 39 (2.58%) Avaya
18 37 (2.45%) Brocade
19 31 (2.05%) Veeam
20 28 (1.85%) Aruba