Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 220 137 181
Rank change year-on-year -83 +44 +25
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 110 80 170
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.03% 1.68% 1.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.62% 8.29% 6.43%
Number of salaries quoted 102 68 135
10th Percentile £31,775 £29,250 £24,000
25th Percentile £35,875 £31,813 £27,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,000 £37,500 £41,000
Median % change year-on-year +14.67% -8.54% +17.14%
75th Percentile £50,000 £44,250 £48,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £56,625 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +10.47% +7.50%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,380 965 2,645
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 22.26% 20.21% 23.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,438 726 2,053
10th Percentile £27,200 £26,560 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,313 £33,750 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £58,750
90th Percentile £74,122 £72,500 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
West Midlands -74 67 £45,000 +20.00% 15
East Midlands -54 42 £37,500 - 12
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 92 (83.64%) Cisco
3 63 (57.27%) Firewall
4 60 (54.55%) CCNP
5 41 (37.27%) VMware
6 39 (35.45%) Windows
7 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
7 35 (31.82%) Social Skills
8 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
8 33 (30.00%) Juniper
9 29 (26.36%) WAN
9 29 (26.36%) VPN
9 29 (26.36%) VLAN
10 28 (25.45%) Azure
11 27 (24.55%) LAN
11 27 (24.55%) ITIL
12 26 (23.64%) Active Directory
12 26 (23.64%) BGP
13 25 (22.73%) Meraki
13 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
14 24 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
15 23 (20.91%) Hyper-V
16 22 (20.00%) DNS
16 22 (20.00%) Palo Alto
16 22 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 21 (19.09%) Problem-Solving
17 21 (19.09%) SLA
18 20 (18.18%) Linux
18 20 (18.18%) MPLS
19 19 (17.27%) VoIP

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (7.27%) MS Exchange
2 2 (1.82%) IIS
2 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.91%) Apache
3 1 (0.91%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (25.45%) Azure
2 15 (13.64%) AWS
3 13 (11.82%) Microsoft 365
4 2 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (1.82%) Cloudflare
4 2 (1.82%) OpenDNS
4 2 (1.82%) SaaS
5 1 (0.91%) Azure Key Vault
5 1 (0.91%) GCP
5 1 (0.91%) OneDrive
5 1 (0.91%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 63 (57.27%) Firewall
2 29 (26.36%) VLAN
2 29 (26.36%) VPN
2 29 (26.36%) WAN
3 27 (24.55%) LAN
4 26 (23.64%) BGP
5 22 (20.00%) DNS
6 20 (18.18%) MPLS
7 19 (17.27%) VoIP
8 18 (16.36%) EIGRP
8 18 (16.36%) OSPF
9 17 (15.45%) TCP/IP
10 15 (13.64%) IPsec
10 15 (13.64%) WLAN
11 14 (12.73%) DHCP
11 14 (12.73%) Internet
11 14 (12.73%) SAN
11 14 (12.73%) Wireless
12 13 (11.82%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (9.09%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.27%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (0.91%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 35 (31.82%) Social Skills
2 14 (12.73%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.27%) Organisational Skills
5 7 (6.36%) Presentation Skills
5 7 (6.36%) Retail
6 4 (3.64%) Back Office
6 4 (3.64%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (3.64%) Public Sector
7 3 (2.73%) Finance
8 2 (1.82%) Billing
8 2 (1.82%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.82%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.91%) Advertising
9 1 (0.91%) Automotive
9 1 (0.91%) Law
9 1 (0.91%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (42.73%) Network Engineer
2 22 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 21 (19.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 15 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 13 (11.82%) Consultant
6 12 (10.91%) IP Engineer
7 11 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 10 (9.09%) IP Network Engineer
8 10 (9.09%) Juniper Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Analyst
9 8 (7.27%) NOC Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Support Engineer
9 8 (7.27%) Technical Consultant
10 7 (6.36%) SAN Consultant
10 7 (6.36%) Virtualisation Consultant
10 7 (6.36%) Virtualisation Technical Consultant
11 6 (5.45%) Cloud Consultant
11 6 (5.45%) Firewall Engineer
11 6 (5.45%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.91%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (16.36%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.27%) Public Cloud
3 7 (6.36%) HP Storage
4 6 (5.45%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.73%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.82%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.91%) BYOD
7 1 (0.91%) CCTV
7 1 (0.91%) Cyber Kill Chain
7 1 (0.91%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.91%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (35.45%) Windows
2 33 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 20 (18.18%) Linux
4 7 (6.36%) Unix
4 7 (6.36%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (4.55%) CentOS
6 4 (3.64%) Android
6 4 (3.64%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.73%) Windows Server 2016
8 2 (1.82%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.91%) Data ONTAP
9 1 (0.91%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.91%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (24.55%) ITIL
2 22 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 21 (19.09%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (14.55%) Network Design
5 14 (12.73%) Change Management
6 13 (11.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (10.91%) Problem Management
8 11 (10.00%) Project Delivery
9 10 (9.09%) Capacity Management
9 10 (9.09%) Change Control
9 10 (9.09%) ITSM
10 9 (8.18%) Network Management
11 7 (6.36%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.36%) Logistics
11 7 (6.36%) Mentoring
12 6 (5.45%) Information Security
13 5 (4.55%) ITIL V3
13 5 (4.55%) Service Management
13 5 (4.55%) Supplier Management
14 4 (3.64%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.36%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.45%) SQL
3 1 (0.91%) C
Qualifications
1 110 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (54.55%) CCNP
3 24 (21.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (16.36%) JNCIA
5 16 (14.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 13 (11.82%) MCSE
7 11 (10.00%) MCSA
8 9 (8.18%) Degree
9 8 (7.27%) NCSIE
9 8 (7.27%) Security Cleared
10 5 (4.55%) SC Cleared
11 4 (3.64%) VCAP
12 3 (2.73%) CCSA
12 3 (2.73%) CWNA
12 3 (2.73%) MCP
13 2 (1.82%) CISSP
13 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (1.82%) MCITP
14 1 (0.91%) A+ Certification
14 1 (0.91%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (19.09%) SLA
2 2 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (1.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.91%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.91%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (23.64%) Active Directory
2 25 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (20.91%) Hyper-V
4 15 (13.64%) VMware ESXi
5 10 (9.09%) Firmware
6 5 (4.55%) Terminal Server
6 5 (4.55%) vSphere
7 4 (3.64%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (3.64%) VMware NSX
8 1 (0.91%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.91%) Docker
8 1 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.91%) VirtualBox
8 1 (0.91%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (6.36%) Cisco Prime
2 6 (5.45%) vCenter Server
3 3 (2.73%) FortiGate
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco CME
4 2 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.91%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
5 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.91%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.91%) WSUS
Vendors
1 92 (83.64%) Cisco
2 41 (37.27%) VMware
3 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
4 33 (30.00%) Juniper
5 25 (22.73%) Meraki
6 22 (20.00%) Palo Alto
7 18 (16.36%) HP
8 14 (12.73%) CheckPoint
9 11 (10.00%) Aruba
9 11 (10.00%) Fortinet
10 10 (9.09%) NetApp
11 9 (8.18%) EMC
12 7 (6.36%) Dell
12 7 (6.36%) Nimble Storage
13 6 (5.45%) Apple
13 6 (5.45%) Avaya
13 6 (5.45%) SolarWinds
14 5 (4.55%) Mitel
15 4 (3.64%) Citrix
15 4 (3.64%) ServiceNow