Period
to 25 October 2021

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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > England
6 months to
25 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 404 221 182
Rank change year-on-year -183 -39 +95
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 834 689 2,505
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.75% 1.54% 1.99%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 7.06% 8.55%
Number of salaries quoted 715 569 1,936
10th Percentile £28,550 £31,361 £24,875
25th Percentile £34,500 £36,250 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +6.25%
75th Percentile £57,500 £70,000 £57,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £120,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 23,126 9,754 29,311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.85% 21.74% 23.28%
Number of salaries quoted 13,448 7,569 22,003
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,430
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing CCNA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNA in England.

Salary trend for CCNA in England

CCNA
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNA in England over the 6 months to 25 October 2021.

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 October 2021. 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 -243 292 £50,000 -23.08% 55
South East -97 195 £48,500 +7.78% 48
Midlands -75 110 £45,000 +20.00% 32
North of England -114 109 £42,500 -3.41% 39
East of England -65 84 £35,500 -25.26% 16
West Midlands -80 67 £45,000 +28.57% 19
Yorkshire -68 57 £38,250 -6.13% 12
North West -94 56 £45,000 - 19
South West -106 48 £43,000 +1.18% 20
East Midlands -66 42 £37,500 - 13
North East -28 16 £45,000 +20.00% 8
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 25 October 2021, 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.

1 834 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 539 (64.63%) Cisco
3 424 (50.84%) Firewall
4 324 (38.85%) CCNP
5 269 (32.25%) Azure
6 264 (31.65%) Windows
7 257 (30.82%) Microsoft
8 240 (28.78%) Social Skills
9 237 (28.42%) WAN
10 223 (26.74%) VPN
11 215 (25.78%) Microsoft 365
12 212 (25.42%) ITIL
13 211 (25.30%) LAN
14 206 (24.70%) VMware
15 190 (22.78%) Active Directory
16 160 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
17 152 (18.23%) Windows Server
18 145 (17.39%) VLAN
19 139 (16.67%) Data Centre
20 130 (15.59%) BGP
21 129 (15.47%) Juniper
22 122 (14.63%) AWS
23 119 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
24 118 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 115 (13.79%) OSPF
26 114 (13.67%) DNS
26 114 (13.67%) Linux
27 113 (13.55%) MCSE
28 111 (13.31%) TCP/IP
28 111 (13.31%) MPLS

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 79 (9.47%) SharePoint
2 47 (5.64%) MS Exchange
3 18 (2.16%) IIS
4 5 (0.60%) Apache
5 4 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (0.48%) SAS
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
6 3 (0.36%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.24%) Confluence
7 2 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.12%) nginx
8 1 (0.12%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 75 (8.99%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (2.64%) MS Visio
3 17 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (0.36%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 269 (32.25%) Azure
2 215 (25.78%) Microsoft 365
3 122 (14.63%) AWS
4 53 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
5 36 (4.32%) IaaS
6 26 (3.12%) OneDrive
7 25 (3.00%) SaaS
8 20 (2.40%) Mimecast
9 18 (2.16%) PaaS
10 17 (2.04%) Power Platform
11 16 (1.92%) PowerApps
12 11 (1.32%) Azure Sentinel
13 8 (0.96%) Azure Storage
13 8 (0.96%) Google Workspace
14 7 (0.84%) GCP
15 6 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (0.60%) Dynamics 365
16 5 (0.60%) Virtual Private Cloud
17 3 (0.36%) Azure ExpressRoute
17 3 (0.36%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 424 (50.84%) Firewall
2 237 (28.42%) WAN
3 223 (26.74%) VPN
4 211 (25.30%) LAN
5 145 (17.39%) VLAN
6 130 (15.59%) BGP
7 115 (13.79%) OSPF
8 114 (13.67%) DNS
9 111 (13.31%) MPLS
9 111 (13.31%) TCP/IP
10 103 (12.35%) Wireless
11 97 (11.63%) DHCP
12 89 (10.67%) Cisco ASA
13 83 (9.95%) VoIP
14 81 (9.71%) Network Security
14 81 (9.71%) Wi-Fi
15 65 (7.79%) SAN
16 55 (6.59%) Internet
17 52 (6.24%) Cisco Nexus
18 50 (6.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 9 (1.08%) MySQL
3 8 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (0.48%) SQL Server 2019
6 3 (0.36%) MongoDB
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle Database
6 3 (0.36%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.36%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.24%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.24%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.12%) Big Data
8 1 (0.12%) Blockchain
8 1 (0.12%) FileMaker
8 1 (0.12%) InfluxDB
8 1 (0.12%) Power BI
8 1 (0.12%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (1.20%) JIRA
2 6 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.36%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.24%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.12%) GitLab
6 1 (0.12%) Maven
6 1 (0.12%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 240 (28.78%) Social Skills
2 70 (8.39%) Finance
3 68 (8.15%) Telecoms
4 46 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
5 29 (3.48%) Documentation Skills
6 27 (3.24%) Banking
6 27 (3.24%) Organisational Skills
7 26 (3.12%) Presentation Skills
7 26 (3.12%) Public Sector
8 22 (2.64%) Law
9 19 (2.28%) Legal
10 14 (1.68%) Manufacturing
11 13 (1.56%) French Language
11 13 (1.56%) German Language
11 13 (1.56%) Italian Language
11 13 (1.56%) Military
11 13 (1.56%) Spanish Language
12 12 (1.44%) Portuguese Language
13 9 (1.08%) Aerospace
13 9 (1.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 336 (40.29%) Network Engineer
2 87 (10.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 80 (9.59%) Cisco Engineer
4 71 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 62 (7.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 55 (6.59%) Analyst
7 54 (6.47%) Consultant
8 51 (6.12%) Senior Network Engineer
9 50 (6.00%) Security Engineer
10 45 (5.40%) Architect
11 40 (4.80%) IT Engineer
12 36 (4.32%) Network Security Engineer
13 33 (3.96%) IP Engineer
14 32 (3.84%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 32 (3.84%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
15 29 (3.48%) IT Support
16 28 (3.36%) NOC Engineer
17 26 (3.12%) Support Analyst
18 24 (2.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
19 22 (2.64%) Juniper Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.44%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.72%) XMPP
3 5 (0.60%) HTML
3 5 (0.60%) OAuth
4 4 (0.48%) CSS
4 4 (0.48%) Elastic Stack
4 4 (0.48%) ISPF
4 4 (0.48%) Web Services
5 3 (0.36%) LDAP
6 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Graph
6 2 (0.24%) REST
6 2 (0.24%) RESTful
6 2 (0.24%) SAML
6 2 (0.24%) SOAP
7 1 (0.12%) .NET
7 1 (0.12%) COM+
7 1 (0.12%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.12%) ModSecurity
7 1 (0.12%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 139 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 51 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
3 45 (5.40%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.52%) Hybrid Cloud
5 20 (2.40%) Public Cloud
6 16 (1.92%) Video Conferencing
7 15 (1.80%) Driving Licence
8 12 (1.44%) Fibre Optics
8 12 (1.44%) PKI
9 11 (1.32%) User Experience
10 10 (1.20%) BYOD
10 10 (1.20%) Data Protection Act
11 9 (1.08%) HP Storage
11 9 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 7 (0.84%) Cyberthreat
12 7 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 7 (0.84%) Internet of Things
12 7 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
12 7 (0.84%) Replication
13 5 (0.60%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 264 (31.65%) Windows
2 152 (18.23%) Windows Server
3 114 (13.67%) Linux
4 39 (4.68%) Windows Server 2016
5 37 (4.44%) Windows Server 2019
6 36 (4.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 34 (4.08%) Windows 10
8 21 (2.52%) Android
8 21 (2.52%) CentOS
8 21 (2.52%) Unix
8 21 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 17 (2.04%) Mac OS X
10 14 (1.68%) Windows 7
11 12 (1.44%) Apple iOS
12 11 (1.32%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (0.96%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.72%) AIX
15 4 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 4 (0.48%) VMS
16 3 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (25.42%) ITIL
2 118 (14.15%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 111 (13.31%) Problem-Solving
4 84 (10.07%) Change Management
5 79 (9.47%) Cybersecurity
6 70 (8.39%) Information Security
7 61 (7.31%) Mentoring
7 61 (7.31%) Network Design
8 52 (6.24%) Project Management
9 48 (5.76%) Network Monitoring
10 47 (5.64%) Computer Science
11 46 (5.52%) Project Delivery
12 44 (5.28%) PRINCE2
13 42 (5.04%) Service Delivery
14 41 (4.92%) Incident Management
15 40 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
16 37 (4.44%) ITSM
16 37 (4.44%) Network Management
17 35 (4.20%) SIEM
18 33 (3.96%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 71 (8.51%) PowerShell
1 71 (8.51%) SQL
2 28 (3.36%) Python
3 19 (2.28%) Bash Shell
4 10 (1.20%) C
5 6 (0.72%) PHP
6 5 (0.60%) JavaScript
6 5 (0.60%) Perl
7 4 (0.48%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.36%) Ruby
9 2 (0.24%) Java
9 2 (0.24%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 834 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 324 (38.85%) CCNP
3 160 (19.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 113 (13.55%) MCSE
5 104 (12.47%) Degree
6 79 (9.47%) Security Cleared
7 65 (7.79%) MCSA
8 61 (7.31%) SC Cleared
9 56 (6.71%) JNCIA
10 47 (5.64%) CISSP
11 45 (5.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 35 (4.20%) MCP
13 33 (3.96%) CCENT
14 31 (3.72%) CCIE
15 29 (3.48%) Computer Science Degree
16 23 (2.76%) Network+ Certification
17 22 (2.64%) CEH
18 21 (2.52%) DV Cleared
18 21 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
19 18 (2.16%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (10.55%) SLA
2 47 (5.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.12%) GDPR
4 16 (1.92%) PCI DSS
5 12 (1.44%) NIST
6 7 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.48%) SOC 2
8 3 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.36%) PMO
9 2 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17025
9 2 (0.24%) NCSC
10 1 (0.12%) COBIT
10 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 1 (0.12%) IEC 61508
10 1 (0.12%) ISO 31000
10 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.12%) JSP 440
System Software
1 190 (22.78%) Active Directory
2 119 (14.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 70 (8.39%) Hyper-V
4 31 (3.72%) vSphere
5 27 (3.24%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (2.04%) Firmware
7 14 (1.68%) VMware NSX
8 10 (1.20%) XenApp
9 9 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
10 8 (0.96%) Terminal Server
11 6 (0.72%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.60%) Docker
12 5 (0.60%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.36%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
15 2 (0.24%) XenDesktop
16 1 (0.12%) EMC RecoverPoint
16 1 (0.12%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 64 (7.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 37 (4.44%) SCCM
3 21 (2.52%) Terraform
3 21 (2.52%) WSUS
4 18 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
5 17 (2.04%) Ansible
6 16 (1.92%) vCenter Server
7 15 (1.80%) Cisco Prime
8 14 (1.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 13 (1.56%) Nagios
10 11 (1.32%) FortiGate
10 11 (1.32%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.96%) Puppet
12 6 (0.72%) CSIRT
12 6 (0.72%) Icinga
12 6 (0.72%) Kubernetes
12 6 (0.72%) Nessus
12 6 (0.72%) SolarWinds Orion
12 6 (0.72%) ZABBIX
13 4 (0.48%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 539 (64.63%) Cisco
2 257 (30.82%) Microsoft
3 206 (24.70%) VMware
4 129 (15.47%) Juniper
5 106 (12.71%) Meraki
6 103 (12.35%) Palo Alto
7 102 (12.23%) CheckPoint
8 62 (7.43%) HP
9 54 (6.47%) Citrix
10 49 (5.88%) Aruba
11 46 (5.52%) Fortinet
12 45 (5.40%) F5
13 44 (5.28%) Veeam
14 43 (5.16%) SolarWinds
15 31 (3.72%) Dell
16 25 (3.00%) NetApp
17 23 (2.76%) Apple
18 20 (2.40%) Nimble Storage
19 17 (2.04%) EMC
19 17 (2.04%) Red Hat