Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 256 216 185
Rank change year-on-year -40 -31 -3
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2,105 2,564 3,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.30% 1.61% 1.89%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.51% 6.45% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 1,734 2,293 3,133
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £58,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 38,174 39,753 52,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.65% 24.91% 27.57%
Number of salaries quoted 29,060 31,398 42,230
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -19 724 £50,000 +11.11% 74
South East -74 464 £45,000 +12.50% 47
North of England -4 313 £37,500 - 69
South West +36 218 £40,000 - 24
Midlands -69 213 £40,000 -2.44% 32
North West +14 174 £38,500 -3.75% 33
East of England -37 168 £42,500 +10.39% 23
Yorkshire +2 118 £37,500 +12.78% 32
East Midlands +13 115 £40,000 - 13
West Midlands -93 98 £40,000 -1.23% 19
North East -25 21 £32,500 +20.37% 4
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 2,105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,498 (71.16%) Cisco
3 947 (44.99%) CCNP
4 931 (44.23%) Firewall
5 701 (33.30%) Windows
6 685 (32.54%) WAN
7 658 (31.26%) VMware
8 565 (26.84%) ITIL
9 552 (26.22%) LAN
9 552 (26.22%) Microsoft
10 516 (24.51%) Wireless
11 426 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
12 414 (19.67%) Linux
13 412 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 406 (19.29%) Data Centre
15 400 (19.00%) Active Directory
16 382 (18.15%) Windows Server
17 379 (18.00%) F5
18 363 (17.24%) VPN
19 360 (17.10%) MPLS
20 328 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
21 326 (15.49%) MCSE
22 317 (15.06%) Juniper
23 313 (14.87%) Finance
24 285 (13.54%) TCP/IP
25 276 (13.11%) DNS
25 276 (13.11%) Degree
26 257 (12.21%) Network Security
27 248 (11.78%) VLAN
28 238 (11.31%) VoIP

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
1 164 (7.79%) MS Exchange
2 76 (3.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 46 (2.19%) Skype for Business
4 44 (2.09%) IIS
5 32 (1.52%) SharePoint
6 31 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2013
7 23 (1.09%) Apache
8 16 (0.76%) Apache Pig
9 13 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
10 12 (0.57%) OpenStack
10 12 (0.57%) SAS
11 9 (0.43%) CMS
12 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
12 5 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.19%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.095%) BizTalk Server
14 2 (0.095%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 2 (0.095%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.048%) Exchange Server 2003
15 1 (0.048%) JBoss
Applications
1 97 (4.61%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.04%) MS Visio
3 27 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.095%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.095%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.048%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 207 (9.83%) Office 365
2 206 (9.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (6.84%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (1.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 18 (0.86%) SaaS
7 13 (0.62%) IaaS
8 9 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
9 8 (0.38%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.33%) PaaS
11 6 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.29%) G Suite
12 5 (0.24%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 5 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.19%) Mimecast
14 3 (0.14%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.048%) Akamai
15 1 (0.048%) Amazon Glacier
15 1 (0.048%) Route 53
15 1 (0.048%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 931 (44.23%) Firewall
2 685 (32.54%) WAN
3 552 (26.22%) LAN
4 516 (24.51%) Wireless
5 363 (17.24%) VPN
6 360 (17.10%) MPLS
7 328 (15.58%) Cisco ASA
8 285 (13.54%) TCP/IP
9 276 (13.11%) DNS
10 257 (12.21%) Network Security
11 248 (11.78%) VLAN
12 238 (11.31%) VoIP
13 232 (11.02%) OSPF
14 205 (9.74%) DHCP
15 200 (9.50%) BGP
16 194 (9.22%) Cisco Nexus
17 177 (8.41%) SAN
18 115 (5.46%) Unified Communications
19 113 (5.37%) Ethernet
20 108 (5.13%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.28%) Big Data
3 34 (1.62%) MySQL
4 16 (0.76%) Apache Hive
4 16 (0.76%) Hadoop
5 13 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.57%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 8 (0.38%) Amazon Redshift
11 6 (0.29%) Oracle Database
12 5 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.19%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.095%) Blockchain
14 2 (0.095%) Cognos Impromptu
14 2 (0.095%) NoSQL
14 2 (0.095%) Oracle Database 10g
14 2 (0.095%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (2.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 30 (1.43%) JIRA
3 22 (1.05%) Git (software)
4 21 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (0.90%) Selenium
6 14 (0.67%) Bitbucket
6 14 (0.67%) CodeSonar
6 14 (0.67%) git-flow
6 14 (0.67%) Robot Framework
7 12 (0.57%) Metasploit
7 12 (0.57%) TeamCity
8 10 (0.48%) Redmine
9 9 (0.43%) Octopus Deploy
10 8 (0.38%) Burp Suite
11 6 (0.29%) Jenkins
12 3 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
13 2 (0.095%) MSI
13 2 (0.095%) Team Foundation Server
14 1 (0.048%) AppScan
14 1 (0.048%) AutoIt
General
1 313 (14.87%) Finance
2 183 (8.69%) Telecoms
3 158 (7.51%) Retail
4 96 (4.56%) Manufacturing
5 84 (3.99%) Banking
6 56 (2.66%) Pharmaceutical
7 44 (2.09%) German Language
8 42 (2.00%) Games
8 42 (2.00%) Law
9 41 (1.95%) Italian Language
10 31 (1.47%) Advertising
11 27 (1.28%) Marketing
12 20 (0.95%) Legal
13 18 (0.86%) Investment Banking
14 13 (0.62%) Back Office
15 11 (0.52%) Electronics
16 5 (0.24%) Spanish Language
17 4 (0.19%) Billing
17 4 (0.19%) French Language
18 3 (0.14%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 775 (36.82%) Network Engineer
2 262 (12.45%) Cisco Engineer
3 248 (11.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 230 (10.93%) Support Engineer
5 220 (10.45%) Analyst
6 198 (9.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 130 (6.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 119 (5.65%) Architect
9 108 (5.13%) Network Support
9 108 (5.13%) Security Engineer
10 105 (4.99%) Senior Network Engineer
11 104 (4.94%) Consultant
12 100 (4.75%) IT Engineer
13 87 (4.13%) Technical Architect
14 83 (3.94%) Network Security Engineer
15 76 (3.61%) Network Analyst
15 76 (3.61%) Solutions Architect
16 75 (3.56%) 3rd Line Support
17 74 (3.52%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
18 68 (3.23%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.66%) 802.1X
2 30 (1.43%) .NET
3 22 (1.05%) LAMP
4 18 (0.86%) Java EE
4 18 (0.86%) Web Services
5 16 (0.76%) RabbitMQ
5 16 (0.76%) REST
5 16 (0.76%) STL
6 15 (0.71%) SOAP
7 14 (0.67%) .NET Framework
7 14 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 14 (0.67%) Django
7 14 (0.67%) Node.js
7 14 (0.67%) Spring MVC
8 9 (0.43%) Flash
9 7 (0.33%) LDAP
10 6 (0.29%) RFC 2547
11 5 (0.24%) Elastic Stack
12 4 (0.19%) SAP CAF
12 4 (0.19%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 406 (19.29%) Data Centre
2 140 (6.65%) Analytical Skills
3 92 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 90 (4.28%) Self-Motivation
5 58 (2.76%) Management Information System
6 55 (2.61%) Driving Licence
7 35 (1.66%) Private Cloud
8 34 (1.62%) CESG
8 34 (1.62%) Clustering
9 30 (1.43%) NHS
10 28 (1.33%) Public Cloud
10 28 (1.33%) Security Operations Centre
11 25 (1.19%) Cybercrime
12 24 (1.14%) Cyberthreat
12 24 (1.14%) EMC VMAX
12 24 (1.14%) Fintech
13 20 (0.95%) User Experience
14 19 (0.90%) Linux Command Line
15 17 (0.81%) Replication
16 16 (0.76%) Cyberattack
Operating Systems
1 701 (33.30%) Windows
2 414 (19.67%) Linux
3 382 (18.15%) Windows Server
4 174 (8.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 124 (5.89%) Windows Server 2008
6 106 (5.04%) Unix
7 50 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 48 (2.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 42 (2.00%) CentOS
10 39 (1.85%) Windows 10
10 39 (1.85%) Windows 7
11 31 (1.47%) Mac OS X
12 28 (1.33%) Windows XP
13 21 (1.00%) Android
13 21 (1.00%) Kali Linux
14 19 (0.90%) AIX
15 18 (0.86%) Ubuntu
16 17 (0.81%) Apple iOS
17 15 (0.71%) Windows 8
18 12 (0.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 565 (26.84%) ITIL
2 225 (10.69%) Problem-Solving
3 168 (7.98%) Network Design
4 163 (7.74%) Incident Management
5 159 (7.55%) Load Balancing
5 159 (7.55%) Presales
6 152 (7.22%) Network Monitoring
7 141 (6.70%) Change Management
8 140 (6.65%) Network Management
9 137 (6.51%) Service Management
10 136 (6.46%) Information Security
11 135 (6.41%) Root Cause Analysis
12 125 (5.94%) Cybersecurity
13 111 (5.27%) Problem Management
14 105 (4.99%) Service Delivery
15 102 (4.85%) Kalman Filter
16 99 (4.70%) SIEM
17 91 (4.32%) Network Architecture
18 90 (4.28%) Security Operations
19 86 (4.09%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 108 (5.13%) SQL
2 94 (4.47%) Python
3 73 (3.47%) PowerShell
4 69 (3.28%) C
5 52 (2.47%) Bash Shell
6 45 (2.14%) C#
7 27 (1.28%) Java
8 26 (1.24%) Perl
9 25 (1.19%) C++
9 25 (1.19%) PHP
10 23 (1.09%) VBA
11 20 (0.95%) Shell Script
12 16 (0.76%) JavaScript
12 16 (0.76%) Objective-C
13 12 (0.57%) T-SQL
13 12 (0.57%) VBScript
14 10 (0.48%) Korn
15 7 (0.33%) R
16 4 (0.19%) Ruby
16 4 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 2,105 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 947 (44.99%) CCNP
3 426 (20.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 326 (15.49%) MCSE
5 276 (13.11%) Degree
6 229 (10.88%) CCIE
7 212 (10.07%) Security Cleared
8 188 (8.93%) CISSP
9 174 (8.27%) MCSA
10 157 (7.46%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 115 (5.46%) SC Cleared
12 97 (4.61%) MCP
13 96 (4.56%) MCITP
14 91 (4.32%) DV Cleared
15 86 (4.09%) Network+ Certification
16 75 (3.56%) JNCIA
17 65 (3.09%) SANS
18 63 (2.99%) Computer Science Degree
18 63 (2.99%) ITIL Certification
19 58 (2.76%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 220 (10.45%) SLA
2 70 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 43 (2.04%) GDPR
4 29 (1.38%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.57%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (0.48%) PMO
7 6 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.24%) COBIT
8 5 (0.24%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 4 (0.19%) FIPS 140-2
9 4 (0.19%) GPG13
10 3 (0.14%) QA
11 2 (0.095%) COSO
11 2 (0.095%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.095%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 2 (0.095%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.095%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 1 (0.048%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.048%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 412 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 400 (19.00%) Active Directory
3 189 (8.98%) Hyper-V
4 98 (4.66%) vSphere
5 50 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (2.23%) XenApp
7 35 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
8 24 (1.14%) Docker
9 22 (1.05%) Firmware
10 17 (0.81%) Terminal Services
10 17 (0.81%) XenDesktop
11 15 (0.71%) vCloud
11 15 (0.71%) VMware Server
12 14 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
13 13 (0.62%) Virtual Desktop
13 13 (0.62%) VMware NSX
14 11 (0.52%) NFS
14 11 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
15 10 (0.48%) Samba
16 7 (0.33%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 88 (4.18%) Cisco Prime
2 83 (3.94%) Nagios
3 79 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
4 72 (3.42%) SCCM
5 49 (2.33%) Puppet
6 34 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
7 33 (1.57%) Ansible
8 29 (1.38%) Cisco LMS
8 29 (1.38%) Opsview
9 24 (1.14%) SCOM
10 23 (1.09%) FortiGate
11 20 (0.95%) QRadar
11 20 (0.95%) Salt
11 20 (0.95%) WSUS
12 18 (0.86%) vCenter Server
13 17 (0.81%) Core Impact
14 15 (0.71%) Nessus
15 13 (0.62%) Stealthwatch
15 13 (0.62%) ZABBIX
16 12 (0.57%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1,498 (71.16%) Cisco
2 658 (31.26%) VMware
3 552 (26.22%) Microsoft
4 379 (18.00%) F5
5 317 (15.06%) Juniper
6 224 (10.64%) CheckPoint
7 211 (10.02%) HP
8 189 (8.98%) SolarWinds
9 181 (8.60%) Citrix
10 176 (8.36%) NetApp
11 146 (6.94%) Dell
12 139 (6.60%) Palo Alto
13 130 (6.18%) Meraki
14 121 (5.75%) EMC
15 93 (4.42%) Splunk
16 81 (3.85%) Fortinet
17 78 (3.71%) Red Hat
18 63 (2.99%) Avaya
18 63 (2.99%) Blue Coat
19 51 (2.42%) Huawei