Period
to 25 July 2021

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 25 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 375 236 169
Rank change year-on-year -139 -67 +103
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 822 965 2,840
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.82% 1.48% 2.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.96% 6.69% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 661 776 2,140
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,750 £23,250
25th Percentile £36,000 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £63,750 £55,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £85,000 £65,250
UK median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% -1.18%

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 20,767 14,425 32,578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.84% 22.14% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 12,508 10,875 24,043
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £26,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,475 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 25 July 2021.

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 25 July 2021. 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 -195 259 £50,000 -16.67% 46
South East -71 188 £47,500 +5.56% 34
North of England -107 126 £43,875 +7.01% 37
Midlands -51 97 £43,000 +12.42% 27
East of England -24 78 £37,500 -19.35% 13
North West -59 69 £45,000 -10.00% 19
South West -70 67 £43,000 +13.91% 22
West Midlands -37 66 £47,500 +11.76% 20
Yorkshire -76 42 £43,250 +1.76% 15
East Midlands -50 31 £37,500 +4.61% 7
North East -33 19 £32,500 -13.33% 3
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 July 2021, 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.

1 822 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 550 (66.91%) Cisco
3 399 (48.54%) Firewall
4 333 (40.51%) CCNP
5 296 (36.01%) Microsoft
6 242 (29.44%) WAN
6 242 (29.44%) Azure
7 236 (28.71%) Windows
8 223 (27.13%) LAN
9 211 (25.67%) VMware
10 183 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
11 179 (21.78%) Active Directory
12 177 (21.53%) VPN
13 170 (20.68%) ITIL
14 158 (19.22%) Microsoft 365
14 158 (19.22%) Social Skills
15 152 (18.49%) Linux
16 151 (18.37%) Data Centre
17 146 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
18 141 (17.15%) Windows Server
19 134 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
20 129 (15.69%) Wireless
21 120 (14.60%) MCSE
22 116 (14.11%) BGP
23 115 (13.99%) Juniper
24 110 (13.38%) Network Security
25 109 (13.26%) MPLS
26 108 (13.14%) DNS
26 108 (13.14%) TCP/IP
27 107 (13.02%) 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 61 (7.42%) SharePoint
2 48 (5.84%) MS Exchange
3 8 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (0.85%) IIS
5 6 (0.73%) Apache Spark
5 6 (0.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.73%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.49%) Apache
7 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.12%) Confluence
9 1 (0.12%) Jetty
9 1 (0.12%) nginx
9 1 (0.12%) OpenStack
Applications
1 65 (7.91%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (3.04%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.73%) Gephi
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.12%) assyst
1 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 242 (29.44%) Azure
2 158 (19.22%) Microsoft 365
3 94 (11.44%) AWS
4 40 (4.87%) IaaS
5 39 (4.74%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (2.80%) PaaS
7 20 (2.43%) Mimecast
8 16 (1.95%) SaaS
9 13 (1.58%) OneDrive
10 7 (0.85%) Azure Storage
10 7 (0.85%) GCP
11 5 (0.61%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 4 (0.49%) Google Workspace
13 3 (0.36%) Power Automate
13 3 (0.36%) Slack
14 2 (0.24%) Azure App Service
14 2 (0.24%) Azure Logic Apps
14 2 (0.24%) Azure Service Bus
14 2 (0.24%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 399 (48.54%) Firewall
2 242 (29.44%) WAN
3 223 (27.13%) LAN
4 177 (21.53%) VPN
5 129 (15.69%) Wireless
6 116 (14.11%) BGP
7 110 (13.38%) Network Security
8 109 (13.26%) MPLS
9 108 (13.14%) DNS
9 108 (13.14%) TCP/IP
10 103 (12.53%) OSPF
11 90 (10.95%) VLAN
12 88 (10.71%) Cisco ASA
13 82 (9.98%) DHCP
14 69 (8.39%) VoIP
15 68 (8.27%) Wi-Fi
16 59 (7.18%) SAN
17 55 (6.69%) Cisco Nexus
18 54 (6.57%) SD-WAN
19 51 (6.20%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (5.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.22%) Big Data
2 10 (1.22%) MySQL
3 6 (0.73%) Apache Hive
3 6 (0.73%) Impala
4 5 (0.61%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
5 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
5 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.24%) InfluxDB
7 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.12%) MS Access
7 1 (0.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.12%) Redis
7 1 (0.12%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 15 (1.82%) JIRA
2 11 (1.34%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.73%) Bitbucket
3 6 (0.73%) Bitbucket Server
3 6 (0.73%) git-flow
4 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.24%) GCC
6 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.12%) GitLab
7 1 (0.12%) Maven
7 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.12%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 158 (19.22%) Social Skills
2 67 (8.15%) Finance
3 62 (7.54%) Telecoms
4 46 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (3.41%) Documentation Skills
6 25 (3.04%) Legal
7 23 (2.80%) Banking
7 23 (2.80%) Law
7 23 (2.80%) Public Sector
8 22 (2.68%) Presentation Skills
9 20 (2.43%) Organisational Skills
10 18 (2.19%) Military
11 13 (1.58%) Retail
12 10 (1.22%) Local Government
13 7 (0.85%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.73%) Mandarin Language
15 5 (0.61%) Back Office
15 5 (0.61%) Games
16 4 (0.49%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.49%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 354 (43.07%) Network Engineer
2 83 (10.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 78 (9.49%) Support Engineer
4 57 (6.93%) Cisco Engineer
5 55 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
6 53 (6.45%) Analyst
7 52 (6.33%) Architect
8 51 (6.20%) Consultant
9 50 (6.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 49 (5.96%) Administrator
11 43 (5.23%) Network Administrator
12 39 (4.74%) IT Administrator
13 38 (4.62%) IT Engineer
14 37 (4.50%) Trainee
14 37 (4.50%) Trainee Administrator
14 37 (4.50%) Trainee Network Administrator
15 35 (4.26%) IP Engineer
16 34 (4.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 31 (3.77%) Security Engineer
18 28 (3.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (1.34%) 802.1X
2 8 (0.97%) Web Services
3 7 (0.85%) Elastic Stack
4 6 (0.73%) Kafka
4 6 (0.73%) OAuth
4 6 (0.73%) XMPP
5 5 (0.61%) ISPF
6 3 (0.36%) COM
6 3 (0.36%) ModSecurity
6 3 (0.36%) SAML
7 2 (0.24%) LDAP
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Graph
7 2 (0.24%) OAuth2
7 2 (0.24%) REST
7 2 (0.24%) SOAP
8 1 (0.12%) Django
8 1 (0.12%) LEMP Stack
8 1 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 151 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 34 (4.14%) Management Information System
3 33 (4.01%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (3.53%) Public Cloud
5 28 (3.41%) Hybrid Cloud
6 18 (2.19%) PKI
7 13 (1.58%) Driving Licence
7 13 (1.58%) Private Cloud
8 10 (1.22%) BYOD
9 9 (1.09%) HP Storage
10 7 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 6 (0.73%) Analytical Mindset
11 6 (0.73%) Cyber Kill Chain
11 6 (0.73%) Data Protection Act
11 6 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (0.73%) NHS
11 6 (0.73%) Replication
12 5 (0.61%) Cyberthreat
12 5 (0.61%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.49%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 236 (28.71%) Windows
2 152 (18.49%) Linux
3 141 (17.15%) Windows Server
4 33 (4.01%) Windows 10
4 33 (4.01%) Windows Server 2016
5 29 (3.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (2.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (2.80%) Windows Server 2019
7 21 (2.55%) Android
8 19 (2.31%) CentOS
8 19 (2.31%) Unix
9 15 (1.82%) Apple iOS
10 14 (1.70%) Windows 7
11 9 (1.09%) Ubuntu
12 7 (0.85%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.61%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.36%) AIX
14 3 (0.36%) Solaris
14 3 (0.36%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (20.68%) ITIL
2 146 (17.76%) Problem-Solving
3 107 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 62 (7.54%) Cybersecurity
5 56 (6.81%) Information Security
6 55 (6.69%) Presales
7 52 (6.33%) Network Design
8 49 (5.96%) PRINCE2
9 48 (5.84%) Migration
10 47 (5.72%) Change Management
11 46 (5.60%) Mentoring
11 46 (5.60%) Project Management
12 45 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
13 38 (4.62%) Network Management
13 38 (4.62%) Project Delivery
14 36 (4.38%) ITIL V3
15 33 (4.01%) Customer Requirements
15 33 (4.01%) Service Delivery
16 28 (3.41%) Computer Science
17 27 (3.28%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 68 (8.27%) PowerShell
2 50 (6.08%) SQL
3 34 (4.14%) Python
4 23 (2.80%) Bash Shell
5 18 (2.19%) C
6 12 (1.46%) Perl
7 7 (0.85%) R
8 6 (0.73%) PHP
9 3 (0.36%) Ruby
10 2 (0.24%) Java
10 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.24%) Tcl
11 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 822 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 333 (40.51%) CCNP
3 183 (22.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 120 (14.60%) MCSE
5 104 (12.65%) Security Cleared
6 98 (11.92%) Degree
7 77 (9.37%) SC Cleared
8 72 (8.76%) MCSA
9 56 (6.81%) Network+ Certification
10 49 (5.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 48 (5.84%) JNCIA
12 47 (5.72%) CISSP
13 45 (5.47%) DV Cleared
13 45 (5.47%) Linux+ Certification
14 41 (4.99%) CCIE
15 36 (4.38%) MCP
16 31 (3.77%) CCENT
17 24 (2.92%) CompTIA Security+
18 20 (2.43%) CEH
19 18 (2.19%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (6.08%) SLA
2 18 (2.19%) GDPR
3 16 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (1.70%) PMO
5 10 (1.22%) NIST
6 9 (1.09%) PCI DSS
7 7 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
8 6 (0.73%) QA
9 5 (0.61%) NCSC
10 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17025
11 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 31000
11 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
11 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 179 (21.78%) Active Directory
2 134 (16.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 88 (10.71%) Hyper-V
4 40 (4.87%) vSphere
5 35 (4.26%) VMware ESXi
6 19 (2.31%) XenApp
7 16 (1.95%) VMware NSX
8 10 (1.22%) Firmware
9 9 (1.09%) Docker
9 9 (1.09%) Terminal Services
10 8 (0.97%) Terminal Server
10 8 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
11 7 (0.85%) XenDesktop
12 6 (0.73%) Apache Flume
12 6 (0.73%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.73%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.49%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.49%) Virtual Servers
14 2 (0.24%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
14 2 (0.24%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 47 (5.72%) Microsoft Intune
2 39 (4.74%) SCCM
3 25 (3.04%) Ansible
4 21 (2.55%) FortiGate
5 18 (2.19%) vCenter Server
6 17 (2.07%) Nagios
7 16 (1.95%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 14 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
9 13 (1.58%) Kubernetes
10 12 (1.46%) SCOM
11 11 (1.34%) Puppet
11 11 (1.34%) Terraform
11 11 (1.34%) WSUS
12 8 (0.97%) Backup Exec
12 8 (0.97%) Cisco Prime
12 8 (0.97%) Kibana
13 7 (0.85%) Nmap
13 7 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
14 6 (0.73%) Icinga
14 6 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 550 (66.91%) Cisco
2 296 (36.01%) Microsoft
3 211 (25.67%) VMware
4 115 (13.99%) Juniper
5 87 (10.58%) Palo Alto
6 80 (9.73%) Meraki
7 74 (9.00%) CheckPoint
8 71 (8.64%) HP
9 55 (6.69%) Citrix
10 48 (5.84%) SolarWinds
11 47 (5.72%) Aruba
12 43 (5.23%) F5
13 39 (4.74%) Veeam
14 33 (4.01%) Fortinet
14 33 (4.01%) NetApp
15 26 (3.16%) Dell
16 24 (2.92%) Nimble Storage
17 22 (2.68%) Apple
18 19 (2.31%) McAfee
18 19 (2.31%) Sophos