Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
25 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 188 262 216
Rank change year-on-year +74 -46 -31
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2,520 2,122 2,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.88% 1.30% 1.60%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.55% 5.49% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1,955 1,750 2,280
England median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £22,750 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +6.25% -4.76%

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 33,364 38,623 39,750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 24.84% 23.73% 24.95%
Number of salaries quoted 23,953 29,355 31,381
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -4.76%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +8.89% -2.17%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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
North of England +158 818 £35,000 -6.67% 24
London +38 702 £55,000 +10.00% 27
Yorkshire +170 627 £31,500 -16.00% 8
South East +13 432 £45,000 - 16
Midlands +37 214 £41,500 +3.75% 14
East of England +87 202 £36,000 -15.29% 10
West Midlands +80 171 £41,500 +1.84% 12
North West +17 161 £40,000 +3.23% 12
South West -26 151 £42,500 +6.25% 6
East Midlands -30 43 £40,000 - 2
North East +30 30 £38,000 +16.92% 4
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 2,520 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,906 (75.63%) Cisco
3 1,373 (54.48%) CCNP
4 1,331 (52.82%) Firewall
5 921 (36.55%) WAN
6 666 (26.43%) VMware
7 633 (25.12%) Windows
8 615 (24.40%) Network Security
9 614 (24.37%) Microsoft
10 586 (23.25%) MPLS
11 558 (22.14%) VPN
12 553 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
13 548 (21.75%) ITIL
14 536 (21.27%) LAN
15 528 (20.95%) BGP
16 513 (20.36%) Active Directory
17 503 (19.96%) Cisco ASA
18 496 (19.68%) Linux
19 492 (19.52%) OSPF
20 487 (19.33%) Wireless
21 463 (18.37%) DNS
21 463 (18.37%) Data Centre
22 444 (17.62%) Palo Alto
23 435 (17.26%) VMware Infrastructure
24 402 (15.95%) Windows Server
25 382 (15.16%) VoIP
26 381 (15.12%) MCSE
27 380 (15.08%) CheckPoint
27 380 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
28 373 (14.80%) ISO/IEC 27001

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
1 180 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 79 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2010
3 70 (2.78%) SharePoint
4 61 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 50 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2013
6 41 (1.63%) IIS
7 27 (1.07%) Confluence
8 14 (0.56%) Apache
9 12 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 12 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 9 (0.36%) OpenStack
11 8 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.24%) WebLogic
13 5 (0.20%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.12%) SharePoint 2013
15 2 (0.079%) SharePoint Server
16 1 (0.040%) Apache Pig
16 1 (0.040%) SharePoint 2010
16 1 (0.040%) Site Server
Applications
1 104 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 12 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 15 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.040%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.040%) Sage 300 ERP
3 1 (0.040%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 299 (11.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 283 (11.23%) Office 365
3 164 (6.51%) Amazon AWS
4 31 (1.23%) OneDrive
5 24 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (0.91%) Azure Stack
7 20 (0.79%) SaaS
8 17 (0.67%) OpenShift
9 15 (0.60%) IaaS
10 12 (0.48%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.44%) Power Platform
12 8 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
12 8 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
12 8 (0.32%) Mimecast
13 6 (0.24%) G Suite
13 6 (0.24%) GitHub
14 5 (0.20%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.12%) PaaS
16 2 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.079%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1,331 (52.82%) Firewall
2 921 (36.55%) WAN
3 615 (24.40%) Network Security
4 586 (23.25%) MPLS
5 558 (22.14%) VPN
6 536 (21.27%) LAN
7 528 (20.95%) BGP
8 503 (19.96%) Cisco ASA
9 492 (19.52%) OSPF
10 487 (19.33%) Wireless
11 463 (18.37%) DNS
12 382 (15.16%) VoIP
13 380 (15.08%) Cisco Nexus
14 334 (13.25%) Broadband
15 321 (12.74%) IPsec
16 295 (11.71%) ADSL
17 260 (10.32%) NetScaler
18 256 (10.16%) TCP/IP
19 237 (9.40%) VLAN
20 209 (8.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 23 (0.91%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (0.75%) MySQL
4 11 (0.44%) Big Data
4 11 (0.44%) Power BI
5 9 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.16%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.16%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.12%) Informix
9 3 (0.12%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.12%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.079%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.040%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.040%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.040%) Blockchain
11 1 (0.040%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.040%) Redis
11 1 (0.040%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 39 (1.55%) JIRA
2 23 (0.91%) TestRail
2 23 (0.91%) Visual Studio
2 23 (0.91%) Zephyr
3 17 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 14 (0.56%) Git (software)
5 10 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.28%) Redmine
7 6 (0.24%) Ant
7 6 (0.24%) Bitbucket
7 6 (0.24%) git-flow
7 6 (0.24%) Maven
8 3 (0.12%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.040%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.040%) GitLab
9 1 (0.040%) JUnit
9 1 (0.040%) Robot Framework
9 1 (0.040%) Selenium
9 1 (0.040%) Subversion
9 1 (0.040%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 249 (9.88%) Finance
2 169 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 85 (3.37%) Retail
4 76 (3.02%) Banking
5 56 (2.22%) Law
6 54 (2.14%) Legal
7 36 (1.43%) Advertising
8 25 (0.99%) Marketing
9 19 (0.75%) Manufacturing
10 15 (0.60%) Billing
10 15 (0.60%) Games
11 14 (0.56%) German Language
12 13 (0.52%) Aerospace
12 13 (0.52%) French Language
13 12 (0.48%) Front Office
13 12 (0.48%) Italian Language
14 8 (0.32%) Electronics
15 6 (0.24%) Back Office
15 6 (0.24%) Military
16 5 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1,101 (43.69%) Network Engineer
2 391 (15.52%) Analyst
3 294 (11.67%) Cisco Engineer
4 234 (9.29%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 224 (8.89%) Security Engineer
6 199 (7.90%) Support Analyst
7 197 (7.82%) Support Engineer
8 187 (7.42%) Network Security Engineer
9 186 (7.38%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 182 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 179 (7.10%) Technical Support
12 155 (6.15%) 2nd Line Support
13 152 (6.03%) Technical Analyst
14 147 (5.83%) Technical Support Analyst
15 140 (5.56%) Consultant
16 124 (4.92%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
17 114 (4.52%) Network Analyst
18 112 (4.44%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
18 112 (4.44%) Security Analyst
19 109 (4.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (1.23%) 802.1X
2 26 (1.03%) SailPoint
3 21 (0.83%) Web Services
4 14 (0.56%) .NET
5 11 (0.44%) ASP.NET
6 10 (0.40%) XMPP
7 8 (0.32%) Apache Flex
7 8 (0.32%) REST
7 8 (0.32%) Spring
8 6 (0.24%) Node.js
8 6 (0.24%) Spring MVC
8 6 (0.24%) WCF
9 5 (0.20%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.20%) GraphQL
9 5 (0.20%) Kafka
9 5 (0.20%) React
9 5 (0.20%) Vue.js
9 5 (0.20%) WSH
10 4 (0.16%) Flash
10 4 (0.16%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 463 (18.37%) Data Centre
2 292 (11.59%) Management Information System
3 150 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
4 100 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
5 66 (2.62%) Driving Licence
6 55 (2.18%) Security Operations Centre
7 38 (1.51%) Public Cloud
8 34 (1.35%) Virtual Team
9 32 (1.27%) e-Learning
9 32 (1.27%) Replication
10 28 (1.11%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 26 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
12 21 (0.83%) Clustering
13 19 (0.75%) User Experience
14 18 (0.71%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 18 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
14 18 (0.71%) Handset
15 16 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
16 14 (0.56%) IPTV
17 13 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 633 (25.12%) Windows
2 496 (19.68%) Linux
3 402 (15.95%) Windows Server
4 288 (11.43%) Unix
5 184 (7.30%) Windows Server 2012
6 134 (5.32%) Windows Server 2008
7 80 (3.17%) Windows 7
8 74 (2.94%) Windows 10
9 43 (1.71%) Mac OS
10 41 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (1.03%) CentOS
12 24 (0.95%) Windows 8
13 20 (0.79%) Windows XP
14 15 (0.60%) AIX
14 15 (0.60%) Android
15 11 (0.44%) Apple iOS
15 11 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.36%) CatOS
17 8 (0.32%) Data ONTAP
17 8 (0.32%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 548 (21.75%) ITIL
2 322 (12.78%) Service Delivery
3 313 (12.42%) Network Design
4 301 (11.94%) Network Management
5 265 (10.52%) Problem-Solving
6 251 (9.96%) Presales
7 246 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 241 (9.56%) Change Control
9 186 (7.38%) Product Management
10 172 (6.83%) Cybersecurity
11 168 (6.67%) Load Balancing
12 163 (6.47%) Network Monitoring
13 151 (5.99%) Change Management
14 139 (5.52%) Information Security
15 133 (5.28%) Validation
16 131 (5.20%) Incident Management
17 117 (4.64%) Disaster Recovery
18 116 (4.60%) Service Management
19 114 (4.52%) Project Management
20 107 (4.25%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 265 (10.52%) Python
2 212 (8.41%) Bash Shell
3 193 (7.66%) Perl
4 106 (4.21%) SQL
5 103 (4.09%) PowerShell
6 36 (1.43%) C
7 35 (1.39%) PHP
8 34 (1.35%) Shell Script
9 32 (1.27%) JavaScript
10 25 (0.99%) Java
11 19 (0.75%) VBScript
12 18 (0.71%) C++
13 5 (0.20%) C#
14 4 (0.16%) Korn
14 4 (0.16%) Tcl
14 4 (0.16%) VB
15 2 (0.079%) Apex Code
15 2 (0.079%) SOQL
15 2 (0.079%) SOSL
16 1 (0.040%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2,520 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,373 (54.48%) CCNP
3 553 (21.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 381 (15.12%) MCSE
5 300 (11.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 241 (9.56%) CCIE
7 240 (9.52%) Degree
8 229 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 171 (6.79%) MCSA
10 152 (6.03%) MCP
11 145 (5.75%) MCITP
12 134 (5.32%) SC Cleared
13 130 (5.16%) CISSP
14 122 (4.84%) JNCIA
15 84 (3.33%) CEH
16 80 (3.17%) CCSA
17 75 (2.98%) GIAC
18 63 (2.50%) DV Cleared
19 58 (2.30%) RHCE
20 56 (2.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 373 (14.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 269 (10.67%) ISO 9001
3 162 (6.43%) SLA
4 37 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
5 36 (1.43%) PCI DSS
6 27 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 25 (0.99%) PMO
8 17 (0.67%) GDPR
9 15 (0.60%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 15 (0.60%) ISO 22301
9 15 (0.60%) NIST 800
10 13 (0.52%) QA
11 12 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 9 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.12%) RMADS
System Software
1 513 (20.36%) Active Directory
2 435 (17.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 183 (7.26%) Hyper-V
4 100 (3.97%) vCloud
5 82 (3.25%) vSphere
6 66 (2.62%) XenApp
7 46 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
8 45 (1.79%) XenDesktop
9 34 (1.35%) VMware NSX
10 25 (0.99%) Docker
11 23 (0.91%) Microsoft App-V
12 19 (0.75%) Firmware
13 18 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
14 14 (0.56%) NFS
15 8 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.32%) Samba
15 8 (0.32%) Terminal Services
16 6 (0.24%) Citrix Hypervisor
16 6 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
17 5 (0.20%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 229 (9.09%) Nagios
2 220 (8.73%) FortiGate
3 107 (4.25%) SCCM
4 81 (3.21%) Cisco CUCM
5 53 (2.10%) Stealthwatch
6 39 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
6 39 (1.55%) SCOM
7 35 (1.39%) Puppet
8 32 (1.27%) AirWatch
8 32 (1.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 31 (1.23%) Cisco UCCX
9 31 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
10 29 (1.15%) WSUS
11 27 (1.07%) Ansible
11 27 (1.07%) Backup Exec
11 27 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
12 26 (1.03%) Nessus
13 23 (0.91%) SCOrch
13 23 (0.91%) vCenter Server
14 22 (0.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1,906 (75.63%) Cisco
2 666 (26.43%) VMware
3 614 (24.37%) Microsoft
4 444 (17.62%) Palo Alto
5 380 (15.08%) CheckPoint
6 349 (13.85%) Juniper
7 315 (12.50%) Citrix
7 315 (12.50%) Fortinet
8 221 (8.77%) Meraki
9 174 (6.90%) HP
10 165 (6.55%) F5
11 153 (6.07%) SolarWinds
12 130 (5.16%) NetApp
13 125 (4.96%) Aruba
14 105 (4.17%) Polycom
15 93 (3.69%) Avaya
16 85 (3.37%) Dell
17 65 (2.58%) Huawei
18 64 (2.54%) EMC
19 57 (2.26%) Mitel