Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 273 242 181
Rank change year-on-year -31 -61 +16
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,854 2,502 3,519
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.24% 1.49% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.19% 6.15% 7.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,494 2,265 3,092
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,575 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £58,750
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 35,736 40,663 47,103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.88% 24.22% 26.28%
Number of salaries quoted 26,587 31,467 38,063
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 November 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 18 November 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 -40 604 £47,500 +5.56% 71
South East -12 390 £37,500 -6.25% 50
North of England -67 268 £38,500 +10.00% 60
East of England +27 259 £36,000 -17.92% 34
Midlands -27 177 £35,000 -6.67% 45
North West +3 168 £40,000 +25.98% 34
South West -24 161 £37,500 -1.32% 27
East Midlands +6 96 £35,000 +4.48% 10
West Midlands -34 85 £42,500 +6.25% 35
Yorkshire -93 85 £36,000 -4.00% 18
North East -11 15 £35,000 +40.00% 8
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 1,854 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,299 (70.06%) Cisco
3 943 (50.86%) Firewall
4 756 (40.78%) CCNP
5 660 (35.60%) Windows
6 563 (30.37%) WAN
7 516 (27.83%) VMware
8 509 (27.45%) Microsoft
9 444 (23.95%) LAN
10 431 (23.25%) ITIL
11 398 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 391 (21.09%) Active Directory
13 377 (20.33%) Wireless
14 367 (19.80%) Windows Server
15 355 (19.15%) TCP/IP
16 351 (18.93%) Linux
17 329 (17.75%) Data Centre
18 324 (17.48%) MPLS
19 313 (16.88%) CheckPoint
20 311 (16.77%) MCSE
21 309 (16.67%) Juniper
22 299 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
23 292 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
24 288 (15.53%) BGP
25 284 (15.32%) OSPF
26 274 (14.78%) Network Security
27 273 (14.72%) VPN
28 258 (13.92%) VoIP
29 245 (13.21%) DNS
30 239 (12.89%) SolarWinds

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
1 183 (9.87%) MS Exchange
2 86 (4.64%) Exchange Server 2010
3 59 (3.18%) Exchange Server 2013
4 49 (2.64%) IIS
5 48 (2.59%) SharePoint
6 47 (2.54%) Skype for Business
7 36 (1.94%) Apache Pig
8 33 (1.78%) Apache
9 27 (1.46%) Exchange Server 2007
10 13 (0.70%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
11 10 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (0.49%) CMS
12 9 (0.49%) Joomla!
12 9 (0.49%) WordPress
13 6 (0.32%) OpenStack
14 5 (0.27%) Confluence
15 3 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
15 3 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
15 3 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 121 (6.53%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (1.19%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.16%) CATIA
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.16%) PTC Creo
5 2 (0.11%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.054%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 3 (0.16%) SAP R/3
2 3 (0.16%) Teamcenter
3 1 (0.054%) assyst
3 1 (0.054%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 239 (12.89%) Office 365
2 193 (10.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 115 (6.20%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (0.92%) PaaS
5 14 (0.76%) IaaS
6 13 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.70%) SaaS
7 12 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 12 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
8 9 (0.49%) Mimecast
9 7 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.32%) G Suite
11 5 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.27%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.11%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.054%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.054%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.054%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 943 (50.86%) Firewall
2 563 (30.37%) WAN
3 444 (23.95%) LAN
4 377 (20.33%) Wireless
5 355 (19.15%) TCP/IP
6 324 (17.48%) MPLS
7 299 (16.13%) Cisco ASA
8 288 (15.53%) BGP
9 284 (15.32%) OSPF
10 274 (14.78%) Network Security
11 273 (14.72%) VPN
12 258 (13.92%) VoIP
13 245 (13.21%) DNS
14 214 (11.54%) Cisco Nexus
15 192 (10.36%) DHCP
16 179 (9.65%) VLAN
17 164 (8.85%) Wi-Fi
18 141 (7.61%) SAN
19 124 (6.69%) Ethernet
20 115 (6.20%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.24%) MySQL
3 51 (2.75%) Big Data
4 37 (2.00%) Hadoop
5 36 (1.94%) Apache Hive
6 25 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
7 21 (1.13%) SQL Server 2014
8 15 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
11 8 (0.43%) Cognos Impromptu
12 6 (0.32%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
14 4 (0.22%) MongoDB
15 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 3 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 2 (0.11%) Relational Database
17 1 (0.054%) Amazon RDS
17 1 (0.054%) Oracle Database
17 1 (0.054%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 59 (3.18%) JIRA
2 41 (2.21%) Git (software)
3 40 (2.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 40 (2.16%) Selenium
4 35 (1.89%) Bitbucket
4 35 (1.89%) CodeSonar
4 35 (1.89%) git-flow
4 35 (1.89%) Robot Framework
5 16 (0.86%) Redmine
6 7 (0.38%) TeamCity
6 7 (0.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.27%) Jenkins
8 4 (0.22%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.054%) AppScan
10 1 (0.054%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.054%) Hudson
10 1 (0.054%) Metasploit
General
1 216 (11.65%) Telecoms
2 183 (9.87%) Retail
3 157 (8.47%) Finance
4 75 (4.05%) Banking
5 40 (2.16%) Advertising
6 29 (1.56%) German Language
6 29 (1.56%) Italian Language
7 27 (1.46%) French Language
8 21 (1.13%) Games
9 13 (0.70%) Front Office
9 13 (0.70%) Legal
10 10 (0.54%) Manufacturing
11 9 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 8 (0.43%) Marketing
13 7 (0.38%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.32%) Law
14 6 (0.32%) Mandarin Language
15 5 (0.27%) Back Office
15 5 (0.27%) Electronics
15 5 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 705 (38.03%) Network Engineer
2 266 (14.35%) Analyst
3 239 (12.89%) Cisco Engineer
4 206 (11.11%) Support Engineer
5 191 (10.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 176 (9.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 130 (7.01%) Security Engineer
8 104 (5.61%) Network Security Engineer
9 94 (5.07%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 91 (4.91%) Senior Network Engineer
11 89 (4.80%) IT Engineer
12 84 (4.53%) 2nd Line Engineer
12 84 (4.53%) Consultant
13 81 (4.37%) Network Analyst
14 73 (3.94%) Security Analyst
15 68 (3.67%) Network Support
16 64 (3.45%) NOC Engineer
17 63 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support
18 62 (3.34%) Project Engineer
19 58 (3.13%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (2.75%) LAMP
2 47 (2.54%) RabbitMQ
3 40 (2.16%) .NET
4 39 (2.10%) Java EE
5 38 (2.05%) SOAP
5 38 (2.05%) STL
6 36 (1.94%) ASP.NET
6 36 (1.94%) REST
7 35 (1.89%) .NET Framework
7 35 (1.89%) Django
7 35 (1.89%) Node.js
7 35 (1.89%) Spring MVC
8 19 (1.02%) HTML
9 17 (0.92%) XMPP
10 12 (0.65%) Web Services
11 10 (0.54%) Flash
12 9 (0.49%) LDAP
12 9 (0.49%) LEMP Stack
12 9 (0.49%) XML
12 9 (0.49%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 329 (17.75%) Data Centre
2 150 (8.09%) Self-Motivation
3 146 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
4 70 (3.78%) Management Information System
5 63 (3.40%) Computer Science
6 52 (2.80%) Driving Licence
7 39 (2.10%) Security Operations Centre
8 35 (1.89%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 31 (1.67%) Clustering
10 29 (1.56%) Cyberthreat
11 28 (1.51%) Public Cloud
12 27 (1.46%) Cyber Defence
12 27 (1.46%) Video Conferencing
13 22 (1.19%) Replication
14 21 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
15 20 (1.08%) Enterprise Storage
15 20 (1.08%) NHS
16 18 (0.97%) IVR
17 16 (0.86%) Private Cloud
18 15 (0.81%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 660 (35.60%) Windows
2 367 (19.80%) Windows Server
3 351 (18.93%) Linux
4 180 (9.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 137 (7.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (2.91%) Mac OS X
7 51 (2.75%) Windows 10
8 45 (2.43%) Windows 7
9 43 (2.32%) Android
10 42 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
11 39 (2.10%) Unix
12 36 (1.94%) Apple iOS
12 36 (1.94%) Windows 8
13 32 (1.73%) CentOS
14 27 (1.46%) Ubuntu
15 21 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 14 (0.76%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.54%) FreeBSD
18 9 (0.49%) Mac OS
19 8 (0.43%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (23.25%) ITIL
2 238 (12.84%) Problem-Solving
3 220 (11.87%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 201 (10.84%) Cybersecurity
5 168 (9.06%) Network Management
6 138 (7.44%) Information Security
7 112 (6.04%) Service Management
8 110 (5.93%) Incident Management
9 103 (5.56%) Load Balancing
10 102 (5.50%) Agile Software Development
10 102 (5.50%) Service Delivery
10 102 (5.50%) SIEM
11 89 (4.80%) Change Control
11 89 (4.80%) Network Design
12 87 (4.69%) Change Management
13 86 (4.64%) Migration
14 85 (4.58%) Kalman Filter
15 82 (4.42%) Problem Management
16 79 (4.26%) Network Monitoring
17 75 (4.05%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 128 (6.90%) Python
2 116 (6.26%) PowerShell
3 105 (5.66%) C
4 100 (5.39%) SQL
5 99 (5.34%) Bash Shell
6 56 (3.02%) JavaScript
7 51 (2.75%) Java
7 51 (2.75%) PHP
8 44 (2.37%) C#
9 40 (2.16%) C++
10 38 (2.05%) Objective-C
11 36 (1.94%) Perl
12 15 (0.81%) Korn
13 10 (0.54%) VBA
14 8 (0.43%) R
15 7 (0.38%) Ruby
15 7 (0.38%) Shell Script
15 7 (0.38%) SOQL
15 7 (0.38%) SOSL
15 7 (0.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,854 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 756 (40.78%) CCNP
3 398 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 311 (16.77%) MCSE
5 216 (11.65%) Degree
6 192 (10.36%) Security Cleared
7 156 (8.41%) CISSP
8 150 (8.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 134 (7.23%) CCIE
10 125 (6.74%) MCSA
11 122 (6.58%) Network+ Certification
12 112 (6.04%) MCP
13 104 (5.61%) DV Cleared
14 90 (4.85%) CompTIA Security+
14 90 (4.85%) SSCP
15 83 (4.48%) JNCIA
16 77 (4.15%) CEH
17 76 (4.10%) SC Cleared
18 72 (3.88%) GIAC
18 72 (3.88%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 172 (9.28%) SLA
2 74 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 47 (2.54%) PCI DSS
4 38 (2.05%) GDPR
5 31 (1.67%) PMO
6 27 (1.46%) Cyber Essentials
7 11 (0.59%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 6 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 6 (0.32%) QA
10 3 (0.16%) COBIT
10 3 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
11 2 (0.11%) GPG13
11 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 1 (0.054%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.054%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.054%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.054%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 391 (21.09%) Active Directory
2 292 (15.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 193 (10.41%) Hyper-V
4 86 (4.64%) vSphere
5 85 (4.58%) VMware ESXi
6 52 (2.80%) Docker
7 44 (2.37%) XenApp
8 36 (1.94%) VMware NSX
9 29 (1.56%) NFS
10 24 (1.29%) ProxySG
10 24 (1.29%) Samba
11 18 (0.97%) Terminal Services
11 18 (0.97%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.86%) VMware Server
13 11 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
14 10 (0.54%) Firmware
15 9 (0.49%) VirtualBox
16 8 (0.43%) Xen
17 7 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
18 6 (0.32%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 105 (5.66%) Nagios
2 97 (5.23%) Stealthwatch
3 82 (4.42%) Cisco CUCM
4 77 (4.15%) Puppet
5 65 (3.51%) Cisco Prime
6 51 (2.75%) Ansible
7 37 (2.00%) SCCM
8 36 (1.94%) Salt
9 33 (1.78%) vCenter Server
10 31 (1.67%) FortiGate
11 30 (1.62%) Cisco UCCX
12 27 (1.46%) Cacti
13 25 (1.35%) QRadar
14 24 (1.29%) RSA Security Analytics
15 23 (1.24%) Backup Exec
16 22 (1.19%) ZABBIX
17 19 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
18 15 (0.81%) SolarWinds Orion
19 11 (0.59%) CSIRT
20 10 (0.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1,299 (70.06%) Cisco
2 516 (27.83%) VMware
3 509 (27.45%) Microsoft
4 313 (16.88%) CheckPoint
5 309 (16.67%) Juniper
6 239 (12.89%) SolarWinds
7 199 (10.73%) F5
8 177 (9.55%) Palo Alto
9 159 (8.58%) Citrix
10 153 (8.25%) HP
11 148 (7.98%) Meraki
12 122 (6.58%) Fortinet
13 105 (5.66%) Dell
14 98 (5.29%) NetApp
15 88 (4.75%) EMC
16 71 (3.83%) Symantec
17 63 (3.40%) Avaya
18 60 (3.24%) Riverbed
19 52 (2.80%) Mitel
20 46 (2.48%) Blue Coat