Period
to 12 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 12 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 170 179 157
Rank change year-on-year +9 -22 +50
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 28 45 109
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.92% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.64% 5.50% 7.38%
Number of salaries quoted 16 31 98
10th Percentile £42,500 £27,000 £23,525
25th Percentile £43,656 £30,000 £30,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +19.05% +7.69%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,000 £53,000
90th Percentile £71,875 £67,500 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +6.67%

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 Manchester with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Manchester
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 603 818 1,477
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.33% 16.72% 23.70%
Number of salaries quoted 437 606 1,172
10th Percentile £30,300 £26,250 £26,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £33,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +10.47%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £73,000 £77,500 £70,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Manchester

CCNA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for CCNA in Manchester

CCNA
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNA in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 April 2021.

Salary histogram for CCNA in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 April 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 Manchester region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (89.29%) Cisco
3 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
4 11 (39.29%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (32.14%) CCNP
6 8 (28.57%) Firewall
6 8 (28.57%) Wireless
6 8 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
6 8 (28.57%) Linux+ Certification
6 8 (28.57%) VMware
6 8 (28.57%) Network Security
6 8 (28.57%) Linux
7 6 (21.43%) VoIP
7 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 5 (17.86%) WAN
8 5 (17.86%) SD-WAN
8 5 (17.86%) Azure
8 5 (17.86%) AWS
9 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
9 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications
9 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
9 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
9 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
9 4 (14.29%) DHCP
9 4 (14.29%) DNS
9 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (14.29%) SQL Server

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (14.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.86%) AWS
1 5 (17.86%) Azure
2 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (7.14%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) Firewall
1 8 (28.57%) Network Security
1 8 (28.57%) Wireless
2 6 (21.43%) VoIP
3 5 (17.86%) SD-WAN
3 5 (17.86%) WAN
4 4 (14.29%) DHCP
4 4 (14.29%) DNS
4 4 (14.29%) Unified Communications
5 3 (10.71%) BGP
5 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (10.71%) MPLS
5 3 (10.71%) NX-OS
6 2 (7.14%) Cisco Firepower
6 2 (7.14%) LAN
6 2 (7.14%) OSPF
7 1 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) IT Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Network Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Trainee
2 8 (28.57%) Trainee Administrator
2 8 (28.57%) Trainee Network Administrator
3 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Network Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Network Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Network Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Security Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Cloud Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) OAuth
1 2 (7.14%) OAuth2
1 2 (7.14%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Driving Licence
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (14.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (10.71%) Analytics
3 3 (10.71%) Cybersecurity
3 3 (10.71%) Network Design
3 3 (10.71%) Software Licensing
3 3 (10.71%) Time Management
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Identity Management
4 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 2 (7.14%) Network Packet Capture
4 2 (7.14%) Project Delivery
4 2 (7.14%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Incident Management
5 1 (3.57%) Problem Management
5 1 (3.57%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 28 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (32.14%) CCNP
3 8 (28.57%) Linux+ Certification
3 8 (28.57%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCP
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 4 (14.29%) SSCP
5 2 (7.14%) CCIE
5 2 (7.14%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 6 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (7.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
4 2 (7.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Ansible
1 2 (7.14%) FortiGate
1 2 (7.14%) Kubernetes
1 2 (7.14%) Nessus
Vendors
1 25 (89.29%) Cisco
2 17 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (28.57%) VMware
4 4 (14.29%) Palo Alto
5 3 (10.71%) Adobe
5 3 (10.71%) Apple
6 2 (7.14%) Citrix
6 2 (7.14%) Darktrace
6 2 (7.14%) Fortinet
6 2 (7.14%) McAfee
6 2 (7.14%) Meraki
6 2 (7.14%) WatchGuard
7 1 (3.57%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.57%) Juniper