Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 165 271 243
Rank change year-on-year +106 -28 -56
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2,814 1,969 2,528
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 2.19% 1.27% 1.52%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.21% 5.35% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2,114 1,598 2,288
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,075 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK median annual salary £41,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.19% +5.00% -

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 30,550 36,824 40,573
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.77% 23.71% 24.45%
Number of salaries quoted 22,231 27,477 31,354
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% +2.22%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 +178 1,036 £40,000 +3.90% 66
Yorkshire +185 840 £38,000 +1.33% 20
London +50 641 £50,000 +5.26% 91
South East +55 511 £46,000 +15.00% 101
East of England +52 233 £35,000 -10.06% 22
Midlands +40 206 £41,000 +2.50% 42
South West +16 184 £43,250 +9.49% 22
North West +17 175 £42,500 +7.59% 38
West Midlands +82 140 £42,500 -5.56% 20
East Midlands -17 66 £40,000 +6.52% 22
North East +29 21 £40,500 +22.26% 8
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 2,814 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,906 (67.73%) Cisco
3 1,620 (57.57%) CCNP
4 1,482 (52.67%) Firewall
5 1,090 (38.73%) WAN
6 907 (32.23%) MPLS
7 722 (25.66%) Windows
8 713 (25.34%) Network Security
9 701 (24.91%) Microsoft
10 690 (24.52%) VPN
11 666 (23.67%) Linux
12 653 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
13 647 (22.99%) VMware
14 646 (22.96%) BGP
15 632 (22.46%) DNS
16 604 (21.46%) Cisco ASA
17 593 (21.07%) LAN
18 584 (20.75%) OSPF
19 566 (20.11%) ITIL
20 559 (19.86%) Active Directory
21 535 (19.01%) Data Centre
22 500 (17.77%) MCSE
23 492 (17.48%) Azure
24 469 (16.67%) Palo Alto
25 460 (16.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
26 451 (16.03%) Fortinet
27 448 (15.92%) Wireless
28 447 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
29 442 (15.71%) Network Design
30 441 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus

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
1 126 (4.48%) SharePoint
2 114 (4.05%) MS Exchange
3 112 (3.98%) Skype for Business
4 42 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 42 (1.49%) IIS
5 41 (1.46%) OpenStack
6 39 (1.39%) Apache Spark
7 34 (1.21%) Confluence
8 33 (1.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 31 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
10 21 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.39%) Apache
12 4 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.11%) CMS
13 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.071%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.071%) IBM Notes
14 2 (0.071%) nginx
14 2 (0.071%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 108 (3.84%) Microsoft Office
2 67 (2.38%) MS Visio
3 28 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 20 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (0.25%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.071%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.036%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 492 (17.48%) Azure
2 340 (12.08%) Office 365
3 273 (9.70%) AWS
4 80 (2.84%) Azure Active Directory
5 61 (2.17%) OpenShift
6 43 (1.53%) GCP
7 34 (1.21%) OneDrive
8 31 (1.10%) SaaS
9 27 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
10 25 (0.89%) Azure Stack
11 24 (0.85%) IaaS
12 16 (0.57%) G Suite
13 12 (0.43%) PaaS
14 10 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
15 6 (0.21%) GitHub
15 6 (0.21%) Mimecast
16 5 (0.18%) Power Platform
17 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
18 2 (0.071%) Dynamics 365
18 2 (0.071%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 1,482 (52.67%) Firewall
2 1,090 (38.73%) WAN
3 907 (32.23%) MPLS
4 713 (25.34%) Network Security
5 690 (24.52%) VPN
6 646 (22.96%) BGP
7 632 (22.46%) DNS
8 604 (21.46%) Cisco ASA
9 593 (21.07%) LAN
10 584 (20.75%) OSPF
11 448 (15.92%) Wireless
12 441 (15.67%) Cisco Nexus
13 427 (15.17%) Broadband
14 397 (14.11%) ADSL
15 396 (14.07%) Internet
16 395 (14.04%) IPsec
17 352 (12.51%) NetScaler
18 344 (12.22%) TCP/IP
19 300 (10.66%) RIP
20 288 (10.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 179 (6.36%) SQL Server
2 44 (1.56%) Big Data
3 14 (0.50%) MySQL
4 13 (0.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (0.39%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.18%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (0.18%) Power BI
6 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (0.14%) MongoDB
7 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.11%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.071%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.071%) MS Access
9 2 (0.071%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.071%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.071%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.036%) EDRMS
10 1 (0.036%) Redis
Development Applications
1 72 (2.56%) JIRA
2 50 (1.78%) Git (software)
3 39 (1.39%) Bitbucket
3 39 (1.39%) git-flow
4 28 (1.00%) TestRail
5 26 (0.92%) Visual Studio
6 25 (0.89%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 25 (0.89%) Zephyr
7 19 (0.68%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.21%) Ant
8 6 (0.21%) Maven
9 4 (0.14%) JUnit
9 4 (0.14%) Subversion
10 3 (0.11%) Axure RP
10 3 (0.11%) Fiddler
10 3 (0.11%) Robot Framework
10 3 (0.11%) Sonatype Nexus
11 2 (0.071%) Artifactory
12 1 (0.036%) GitLab
12 1 (0.036%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 285 (10.13%) Telecoms
2 276 (9.81%) Finance
3 86 (3.06%) Public Sector
4 73 (2.59%) Retail
5 41 (1.46%) Banking
6 39 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 34 (1.21%) Marketing
8 24 (0.85%) Electronics
8 24 (0.85%) Games
9 23 (0.82%) Aerospace
10 21 (0.75%) Law
11 18 (0.64%) Legal
12 14 (0.50%) Financial Institution
13 13 (0.46%) French Language
13 13 (0.46%) German Language
14 12 (0.43%) Italian Language
15 10 (0.36%) Advertising
16 8 (0.28%) Military
17 7 (0.25%) Automotive
18 6 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,373 (48.79%) Network Engineer
2 385 (13.68%) Cisco Engineer
3 372 (13.22%) Security Engineer
4 346 (12.30%) Analyst
5 341 (12.12%) Network Security Engineer
6 331 (11.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 250 (8.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 218 (7.75%) Support Analyst
9 202 (7.18%) Consultant
10 200 (7.11%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 194 (6.89%) Technical Support
12 193 (6.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 192 (6.82%) Cisco Security Engineer
13 192 (6.82%) Support Engineer
14 171 (6.08%) Technical Analyst
15 167 (5.93%) Technical Support Analyst
16 147 (5.22%) Project Engineer
17 135 (4.80%) 2nd Line Support
18 126 (4.48%) Architect
19 121 (4.30%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (1.67%) .NET
2 45 (1.60%) ASP.NET
3 40 (1.42%) REST
4 39 (1.39%) AngularJS
4 39 (1.39%) GraphQL
4 39 (1.39%) Kafka
4 39 (1.39%) Node.js
4 39 (1.39%) React
4 39 (1.39%) Spring
4 39 (1.39%) Spring MVC
4 39 (1.39%) Vue.js
5 36 (1.28%) 802.1X
6 32 (1.14%) Web Services
7 16 (0.57%) XMPP
8 12 (0.43%) Flash
9 6 (0.21%) CSS
9 6 (0.21%) HTML
9 6 (0.21%) JSON
9 6 (0.21%) Middleware
10 5 (0.18%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 535 (19.01%) Data Centre
2 367 (13.04%) Management Information System
3 180 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
4 75 (2.67%) Self-Motivation
5 64 (2.27%) Driving Licence
6 62 (2.20%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 57 (2.03%) Public Cloud
8 38 (1.35%) User Experience
9 29 (1.03%) Replication
10 25 (0.89%) Virtual Team
11 21 (0.75%) Cybercrime
11 21 (0.75%) PKI
12 20 (0.71%) CMDB
13 19 (0.68%) Clustering
13 19 (0.68%) e-Learning
14 18 (0.64%) Video Conferencing
15 17 (0.60%) BBC
16 16 (0.57%) Cyberattack
16 16 (0.57%) Private Cloud
17 15 (0.53%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 722 (25.66%) Windows
2 666 (23.67%) Linux
3 425 (15.10%) Unix
4 403 (14.32%) Windows Server
5 174 (6.18%) Windows Server 2012
6 163 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
7 118 (4.19%) Windows 10
8 88 (3.13%) Windows 7
9 52 (1.85%) Mac OS
10 45 (1.60%) Android
11 44 (1.56%) Windows 8
12 43 (1.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 42 (1.49%) Apple iOS
14 31 (1.10%) CentOS
15 27 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (0.53%) Ubuntu
18 13 (0.46%) Solaris
19 12 (0.43%) CatOS
19 12 (0.43%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 566 (20.11%) ITIL
2 442 (15.71%) Network Design
3 415 (14.75%) Service Delivery
4 413 (14.68%) Network Management
5 361 (12.83%) Change Control
6 346 (12.30%) Presales
7 295 (10.48%) Product Management
8 253 (8.99%) Problem-Solving
9 248 (8.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 247 (8.78%) Validation
11 187 (6.65%) Cybersecurity
12 172 (6.11%) Network Monitoring
13 154 (5.47%) Project Delivery
14 138 (4.90%) Load Balancing
14 138 (4.90%) Service Management
15 135 (4.80%) Change Management
16 133 (4.73%) Incident Management
17 126 (4.48%) Disaster Recovery
17 126 (4.48%) Project Management
18 121 (4.30%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 371 (13.18%) Python
2 301 (10.70%) Bash Shell
3 293 (10.41%) Perl
4 168 (5.97%) SQL
5 110 (3.91%) PowerShell
6 97 (3.45%) C
7 43 (1.53%) PHP
8 40 (1.42%) JavaScript
9 31 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 29 (1.03%) C++
11 26 (0.92%) Java
12 25 (0.89%) C#
13 7 (0.25%) Ruby
13 7 (0.25%) VBScript
14 6 (0.21%) Ada
15 3 (0.11%) T-SQL
16 2 (0.071%) Tcl
17 1 (0.036%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,814 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,620 (57.57%) CCNP
3 653 (23.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 500 (17.77%) MCSE
5 290 (10.31%) Degree
6 264 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 214 (7.60%) MCSA
8 198 (7.04%) Security Cleared
9 155 (5.51%) MCITP
10 144 (5.12%) CCIE
11 132 (4.69%) JNCIA
12 122 (4.34%) CCSA
13 116 (4.12%) CISSP
14 115 (4.09%) MCP
15 108 (3.84%) SC Cleared
16 81 (2.88%) Network+ Certification
17 75 (2.67%) CCDP
18 64 (2.27%) JNCIS
18 64 (2.27%) SANS
19 63 (2.24%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 460 (16.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 389 (13.82%) ISO 9001
3 150 (5.33%) SLA
4 45 (1.60%) PCI DSS
5 33 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 27 (0.96%) GDPR
7 25 (0.89%) Cyber Essentials
8 23 (0.82%) PMO
9 15 (0.53%) ISO 22301
9 15 (0.53%) NIST
10 11 (0.39%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 8 (0.28%) NIST 800
12 7 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
13 4 (0.14%) NCSC
13 4 (0.14%) RMADS
14 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 1 (0.036%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 559 (19.86%) Active Directory
2 447 (15.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 218 (7.75%) Hyper-V
4 206 (7.32%) vCloud
5 100 (3.55%) XenApp
6 73 (2.59%) XenDesktop
7 63 (2.24%) Docker
8 59 (2.10%) vSphere
9 48 (1.71%) VMware ESXi
10 28 (1.00%) VMware NSX
11 25 (0.89%) Microsoft App-V
11 25 (0.89%) Virtual Servers
12 20 (0.71%) Firmware
12 20 (0.71%) NFS
13 18 (0.64%) Virtual Machines
14 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 9 (0.32%) BitLocker
16 7 (0.25%) VirtualBox
17 5 (0.18%) Terminal Services
17 5 (0.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 356 (12.65%) FortiGate
2 298 (10.59%) Nagios
3 114 (4.05%) SCCM
4 103 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
5 61 (2.17%) Kubernetes
6 43 (1.53%) SCOM
7 38 (1.35%) Ansible
8 34 (1.21%) Puppet
9 29 (1.03%) WSUS
10 28 (1.00%) Stealthwatch
11 27 (0.96%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 26 (0.92%) Cisco Prime
13 25 (0.89%) SCOrch
14 24 (0.85%) Cisco UCCX
14 24 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
15 22 (0.78%) Nessus
16 19 (0.68%) SolarWinds Orion
17 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
18 14 (0.50%) Backup Exec
18 14 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,906 (67.73%) Cisco
2 701 (24.91%) Microsoft
3 647 (22.99%) VMware
4 469 (16.67%) Palo Alto
5 451 (16.03%) Fortinet
6 354 (12.58%) Juniper
7 352 (12.51%) Citrix
8 340 (12.08%) CheckPoint
9 223 (7.92%) Meraki
10 191 (6.79%) HP
11 167 (5.93%) F5
12 161 (5.72%) Aruba
13 118 (4.19%) NetApp
14 113 (4.02%) SolarWinds
15 103 (3.66%) Dell
15 103 (3.66%) Polycom
16 75 (2.67%) Avaya
17 64 (2.27%) Google
17 64 (2.27%) Mitel
18 63 (2.24%) Huawei