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

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 269 237 184
Rank change year-on-year -32 -53 +8
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,949 2,502 3,490
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.25% 1.53% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.29% 6.25% 7.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,584 2,260 3,103
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 36,811 40,056 48,163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 23.70% 24.43% 26.48%
Number of salaries quoted 27,455 30,953 39,199
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
% 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 24 September 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 September 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 -40 647 £47,500 +5.56% 66
South East -24 408 £40,000 - 58
North of England -50 295 £38,500 +6.94% 57
East of England +1 250 £38,916 -8.43% 23
North West +9 188 £39,500 +16.18% 28
Midlands -48 186 £40,000 +1.27% 50
South West -10 167 £39,500 -1.25% 33
East Midlands +13 109 £37,775 +7.93% 21
Yorkshire -79 94 £37,500 - 21
West Midlands -69 81 £45,000 +12.50% 29
North East -14 13 £33,125 -9.25% 8
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 1,949 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,377 (70.65%) Cisco
3 972 (49.87%) Firewall
4 851 (43.66%) CCNP
5 691 (35.45%) Windows
6 642 (32.94%) WAN
7 568 (29.14%) VMware
8 509 (26.12%) Microsoft
9 493 (25.30%) LAN
10 469 (24.06%) ITIL
11 433 (22.22%) Wireless
12 415 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
13 407 (20.88%) Data Centre
14 406 (20.83%) Active Directory
15 385 (19.75%) Linux
16 375 (19.24%) Windows Server
17 374 (19.19%) MPLS
18 346 (17.75%) VPN
19 345 (17.70%) Cisco ASA
20 335 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
21 332 (17.03%) TCP/IP
22 322 (16.52%) MCSE
23 285 (14.62%) OSPF
24 277 (14.21%) Juniper
25 274 (14.06%) BGP
26 252 (12.93%) Network Security
27 251 (12.88%) CheckPoint
28 249 (12.78%) F5
29 248 (12.72%) Degree
30 245 (12.57%) 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
1 173 (8.88%) MS Exchange
2 77 (3.95%) Exchange Server 2010
3 52 (2.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 52 (2.67%) Skype for Business
4 48 (2.46%) SharePoint
5 43 (2.21%) Apache Pig
6 41 (2.10%) IIS
7 27 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 23 (1.18%) Apache
9 18 (0.92%) OpenStack
10 9 (0.46%) Joomla!
10 9 (0.46%) WordPress
11 7 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.21%) Confluence
13 3 (0.15%) CMS
13 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 130 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
2 36 (1.85%) MS Visio
3 17 (0.87%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.10%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.10%) CATIA
5 2 (0.10%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.051%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.10%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.10%) SAP R/3
3 2 (0.10%) Teamcenter
4 1 (0.051%) assyst
4 1 (0.051%) Rolfe and Nolan
Cloud Services
1 226 (11.60%) Office 365
2 199 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 134 (6.88%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 19 (0.97%) Google Cloud Platform
6 16 (0.82%) SaaS
7 15 (0.77%) PaaS
8 13 (0.67%) IaaS
9 11 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
10 8 (0.41%) Mimecast
11 6 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.26%) G Suite
13 3 (0.15%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 2 (0.10%) OneDrive
15 1 (0.051%) Akamai
15 1 (0.051%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 1 (0.051%) CloudFront
15 1 (0.051%) Dropbox
15 1 (0.051%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 972 (49.87%) Firewall
2 642 (32.94%) WAN
3 493 (25.30%) LAN
4 433 (22.22%) Wireless
5 374 (19.19%) MPLS
6 346 (17.75%) VPN
7 345 (17.70%) Cisco ASA
8 332 (17.03%) TCP/IP
9 285 (14.62%) OSPF
10 274 (14.06%) BGP
11 252 (12.93%) Network Security
12 235 (12.06%) Cisco Nexus
12 235 (12.06%) DNS
13 218 (11.19%) VoIP
14 179 (9.18%) VLAN
15 176 (9.03%) DHCP
16 155 (7.95%) SAN
17 136 (6.98%) Wi-Fi
18 109 (5.59%) Cisco Wireless
19 104 (5.34%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 130 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.75%) Big Data
3 64 (3.28%) MySQL
4 43 (2.21%) Apache Hive
4 43 (2.21%) Hadoop
5 25 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
7 11 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (0.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 9 (0.46%) Cognos Impromptu
9 8 (0.41%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.26%) Relational Database
11 4 (0.21%) MongoDB
11 4 (0.21%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.10%) Amazon Redshift
12 2 (0.10%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.10%) Power BI
12 2 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 1 (0.051%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 68 (3.49%) JIRA
2 50 (2.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 50 (2.57%) Git (software)
3 48 (2.46%) Selenium
4 41 (2.10%) Bitbucket
4 41 (2.10%) CodeSonar
4 41 (2.10%) git-flow
4 41 (2.10%) Robot Framework
5 25 (1.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 15 (0.77%) Redmine
7 11 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.36%) Jenkins
9 6 (0.31%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (0.21%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.051%) AppScan
11 1 (0.051%) AutoIt
General
1 231 (11.85%) Telecoms
2 205 (10.52%) Retail
3 194 (9.95%) Finance
4 85 (4.36%) Banking
5 45 (2.31%) German Language
5 45 (2.31%) Italian Language
6 40 (2.05%) Manufacturing
7 39 (2.00%) Advertising
8 27 (1.39%) Games
8 27 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 25 (1.28%) French Language
10 20 (1.03%) Law
11 19 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 18 (0.92%) Legal
13 9 (0.46%) Back Office
13 9 (0.46%) Marketing
14 7 (0.36%) Billing
14 7 (0.36%) Spanish Language
15 5 (0.26%) Electronics
15 5 (0.26%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 763 (39.15%) Network Engineer
2 260 (13.34%) Analyst
3 235 (12.06%) Cisco Engineer
4 204 (10.47%) Support Engineer
5 197 (10.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 186 (9.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 149 (7.64%) Security Engineer
8 126 (6.46%) Network Security Engineer
9 97 (4.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 97 (4.98%) Senior Network Engineer
10 93 (4.77%) IT Engineer
11 80 (4.10%) Network Analyst
12 77 (3.95%) Consultant
13 76 (3.90%) Project Engineer
14 75 (3.85%) IT Support
15 74 (3.80%) Network Support
16 67 (3.44%) Architect
17 66 (3.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
18 64 (3.28%) Service Analyst
19 61 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (2.92%) LAMP
2 52 (2.67%) RabbitMQ
3 49 (2.51%) .NET
4 47 (2.41%) Java EE
5 45 (2.31%) STL
6 44 (2.26%) SOAP
7 42 (2.15%) REST
8 41 (2.10%) .NET Framework
8 41 (2.10%) ASP.NET
8 41 (2.10%) Django
8 41 (2.10%) Node.js
8 41 (2.10%) Spring MVC
9 16 (0.82%) Flash
10 13 (0.67%) HTML
11 12 (0.62%) XMPP
12 11 (0.56%) 802.1X
13 9 (0.46%) CSS
13 9 (0.46%) LEMP Stack
13 9 (0.46%) Web Services
13 9 (0.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 407 (20.88%) Data Centre
2 136 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 128 (6.57%) Self-Motivation
4 76 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 72 (3.69%) Management Information System
6 69 (3.54%) Driving Licence
7 37 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 32 (1.64%) NHS
9 29 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
9 29 (1.49%) Video Conferencing
10 24 (1.23%) Fintech
11 23 (1.18%) Clustering
11 23 (1.18%) Cyberthreat
12 21 (1.08%) EMC VMAX
13 20 (1.03%) Enterprise Storage
14 19 (0.97%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 19 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
14 19 (0.97%) Replication
15 17 (0.87%) BBC
15 17 (0.87%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 691 (35.45%) Windows
2 385 (19.75%) Linux
3 375 (19.24%) Windows Server
4 178 (9.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 132 (6.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 63 (3.23%) Unix
7 60 (3.08%) Mac OS X
8 56 (2.87%) Windows 10
9 50 (2.57%) Android
9 50 (2.57%) Windows 7
10 43 (2.21%) Apple iOS
11 33 (1.69%) CentOS
11 33 (1.69%) Windows 8
12 30 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
13 29 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 27 (1.39%) Windows XP
15 18 (0.92%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.67%) FreeBSD
17 8 (0.41%) Fedora
17 8 (0.41%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 469 (24.06%) ITIL
2 235 (12.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 221 (11.34%) Problem-Solving
4 184 (9.44%) Cybersecurity
5 177 (9.08%) Network Management
6 139 (7.13%) Incident Management
7 124 (6.36%) Network Design
8 116 (5.95%) Load Balancing
9 115 (5.90%) Information Security
10 113 (5.80%) Service Management
11 111 (5.70%) Service Delivery
12 110 (5.64%) Agile Software Development
13 103 (5.28%) Network Monitoring
14 99 (5.08%) Change Management
14 99 (5.08%) Migration
14 99 (5.08%) Presales
15 95 (4.87%) Problem Management
16 94 (4.82%) Root Cause Analysis
17 87 (4.46%) Kalman Filter
18 80 (4.10%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 149 (7.64%) Python
2 119 (6.11%) PowerShell
3 117 (6.00%) C
4 102 (5.23%) Bash Shell
5 96 (4.93%) SQL
6 64 (3.28%) C#
7 60 (3.08%) JavaScript
8 59 (3.03%) Java
9 56 (2.87%) PHP
10 51 (2.62%) C++
11 45 (2.31%) Objective-C
12 42 (2.15%) Perl
13 21 (1.08%) VBA
14 15 (0.77%) Korn
15 12 (0.62%) VBScript
16 11 (0.56%) R
17 9 (0.46%) Ruby
18 8 (0.41%) VB
19 7 (0.36%) T-SQL
20 6 (0.31%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,949 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 851 (43.66%) CCNP
3 415 (21.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 322 (16.52%) MCSE
5 248 (12.72%) Degree
6 214 (10.98%) Security Cleared
7 161 (8.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 156 (8.00%) CISSP
9 147 (7.54%) MCSA
10 131 (6.72%) Network+ Certification
11 120 (6.16%) CCIE
12 117 (6.00%) DV Cleared
13 112 (5.75%) MCP
14 93 (4.77%) CompTIA Security+
15 90 (4.62%) SSCP
16 88 (4.52%) SANS
17 83 (4.26%) GIAC
18 79 (4.05%) JNCIA
18 79 (4.05%) SC Cleared
19 69 (3.54%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (10.72%) SLA
2 56 (2.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 45 (2.31%) PCI DSS
4 33 (1.69%) GDPR
5 31 (1.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 24 (1.23%) PMO
7 8 (0.41%) QA
8 6 (0.31%) GPG13
9 4 (0.21%) COBIT
9 4 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.15%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.15%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.10%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.051%) COSO
12 1 (0.051%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
12 1 (0.051%) HIPAA
12 1 (0.051%) NIST 800
12 1 (0.051%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 406 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 335 (17.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 185 (9.49%) Hyper-V
4 96 (4.93%) vSphere
5 81 (4.16%) VMware ESXi
6 58 (2.98%) Docker
7 44 (2.26%) XenApp
8 28 (1.44%) VMware NSX
9 25 (1.28%) ProxySG
9 25 (1.28%) VMware Server
10 23 (1.18%) NFS
11 22 (1.13%) Samba
12 21 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
13 20 (1.03%) Terminal Services
14 18 (0.92%) XenDesktop
15 16 (0.82%) vCloud
16 8 (0.41%) Firmware
17 7 (0.36%) pfSense
17 7 (0.36%) VirtualBox
17 7 (0.36%) Xen
Systems Management
1 121 (6.21%) Nagios
2 107 (5.49%) Cisco Prime
3 88 (4.52%) Puppet
4 73 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
5 71 (3.64%) Stealthwatch
6 54 (2.77%) Ansible
7 53 (2.72%) SCCM
8 42 (2.15%) Salt
9 27 (1.39%) Cacti
9 27 (1.39%) QRadar
10 26 (1.33%) vCenter Server
11 25 (1.28%) FortiGate
12 19 (0.97%) Cisco UCCX
13 17 (0.87%) ZABBIX
14 16 (0.82%) RSA Security Analytics
14 16 (0.82%) SolarWinds Orion
15 15 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
16 13 (0.67%) Backup Exec
16 13 (0.67%) WSUS
17 12 (0.62%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1,377 (70.65%) Cisco
2 568 (29.14%) VMware
3 509 (26.12%) Microsoft
4 277 (14.21%) Juniper
5 251 (12.88%) CheckPoint
6 249 (12.78%) F5
7 245 (12.57%) SolarWinds
8 172 (8.83%) HP
9 159 (8.16%) Meraki
10 146 (7.49%) Citrix
11 136 (6.98%) Palo Alto
12 123 (6.31%) Dell
13 114 (5.85%) EMC
14 110 (5.64%) Fortinet
15 107 (5.49%) NetApp
16 64 (3.28%) Splunk
17 57 (2.92%) Riverbed
18 50 (2.57%) Huawei
19 49 (2.51%) Red Hat
19 49 (2.51%) Symantec