Period
to 20 October 2018

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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 173 139
Rank change year-on-year -31 -34 +18
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 178 276 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.34% 1.85% 2.21%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.26% 8.03% 8.39%
Number of salaries quoted 148 237 327
Midlands median annual salary £35,750 £38,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.74% +3.33% +4.90%
10th Percentile £19,550 £25,750 £25,650
90th Percentile £53,400 £58,000 £47,850
England 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 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 3,385 3,436 4,837
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 25.45% 23.04% 26.30%
Number of salaries quoted 2,325 2,772 3,551
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNA in the Midlands.

Salary trend for CCNA in the Midlands

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

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 20 October 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
East Midlands +5 100 £35,000 +1.82% 14
West Midlands -40 82 £42,500 +6.25% 42
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 178 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 135 (75.84%) Cisco
3 99 (55.62%) Firewall
4 79 (44.38%) CCNP
5 72 (40.45%) WAN
6 58 (32.58%) Windows
7 53 (29.78%) LAN
8 50 (28.09%) VMware
9 45 (25.28%) MPLS
10 44 (24.72%) Data Centre
11 42 (23.60%) Windows Server
11 42 (23.60%) Active Directory
12 41 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 41 (23.03%) ITIL
13 40 (22.47%) MCSE
14 36 (20.22%) Wireless
15 35 (19.66%) Cisco ASA
16 33 (18.54%) Hyper-V
17 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
17 32 (17.98%) DNS
18 30 (16.85%) Telecoms
19 29 (16.29%) SLA
19 29 (16.29%) VLAN
20 28 (15.73%) Retail
20 28 (15.73%) Migration
21 27 (15.17%) OSPF
22 26 (14.61%) MS Exchange
22 26 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
23 25 (14.04%) VoIP
23 25 (14.04%) Juniper

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 26 (14.61%) MS Exchange
2 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2007
2 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (5.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (2.25%) Apache
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) assyst
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.74%) Office 365
3 7 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (2.81%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.12%) SaaS
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.56%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.56%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 99 (55.62%) Firewall
2 72 (40.45%) WAN
3 53 (29.78%) LAN
4 45 (25.28%) MPLS
5 36 (20.22%) Wireless
6 35 (19.66%) Cisco ASA
7 32 (17.98%) DNS
8 29 (16.29%) VLAN
9 27 (15.17%) OSPF
10 25 (14.04%) VoIP
11 24 (13.48%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (13.48%) DHCP
11 24 (13.48%) TCP/IP
11 24 (13.48%) VPN
12 23 (12.92%) Internet
13 22 (12.36%) BGP
14 21 (11.80%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (10.67%) Network Security
16 14 (7.87%) Wi-Fi
17 13 (7.30%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.06%) Cognos Impromptu
2 7 (3.93%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
3 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.56%) MySQL
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Database
General
1 30 (16.85%) Telecoms
2 28 (15.73%) Retail
3 6 (3.37%) Finance
4 5 (2.81%) Billing
5 2 (1.12%) Advertising
5 2 (1.12%) Banking
6 1 (0.56%) Back Office
6 1 (0.56%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 74 (41.57%) Network Engineer
2 25 (14.04%) Support Engineer
3 21 (11.80%) Analyst
4 18 (10.11%) Service Desk Engineer
5 16 (8.99%) Network Support
6 15 (8.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Cisco Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 12 (6.74%) Senior Network Engineer
9 11 (6.18%) Network Support Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) IT Manager
10 8 (4.49%) Operations Engineer
10 8 (4.49%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Network Security Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) NOC Engineer
12 6 (3.37%) Service Analyst
12 6 (3.37%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.25%) Spring
2 2 (1.12%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.56%) COM
3 1 (0.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 44 (24.72%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.74%) Clustering
3 10 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.37%) Driving Licence
5 5 (2.81%) NHS
6 4 (2.25%) Computer Science
7 2 (1.12%) Fintech
7 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.56%) EPoS
8 1 (0.56%) iPad
8 1 (0.56%) Replication
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.58%) Windows
2 42 (23.60%) Windows Server
3 24 (13.48%) Linux
4 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
4 19 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (8.43%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (5.06%) Mac OS X
7 6 (3.37%) Windows 7
8 5 (2.81%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (23.03%) ITIL
2 28 (15.73%) Migration
3 19 (10.67%) Network Management
4 18 (10.11%) Service Delivery
5 16 (8.99%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 16 (8.99%) Network Load Balancing
6 15 (8.43%) Network Monitoring
7 14 (7.87%) ITIL V3
8 13 (7.30%) Incident Management
8 13 (7.30%) IT Strategy
8 13 (7.30%) Load Balancing
8 13 (7.30%) Project Management
9 12 (6.74%) Data Centre Operations
9 12 (6.74%) Patch Management
10 10 (5.62%) Break/Fix
10 10 (5.62%) Problem Management
11 9 (5.06%) Service Management
11 9 (5.06%) Supplier Management
12 8 (4.49%) High Availability
12 8 (4.49%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.93%) SQL
2 6 (3.37%) Python
3 4 (2.25%) Perl
4 2 (1.12%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.56%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.56%) R
5 1 (0.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 178 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 79 (44.38%) CCNP
3 41 (23.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 40 (22.47%) MCSE
5 18 (10.11%) Security Cleared
5 18 (10.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 11 (6.18%) SC Cleared
7 10 (5.62%) Degree
8 9 (5.06%) MCSA
9 7 (3.93%) DV Cleared
9 7 (3.93%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (3.93%) JNCIA
10 5 (2.81%) CISSP
11 4 (2.25%) CISM
11 4 (2.25%) JNCIP
11 4 (2.25%) JNCIS
11 4 (2.25%) MCITP
12 3 (1.69%) CCSA
12 3 (1.69%) CCSE
12 3 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.29%) SLA
2 10 (5.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.06%) PCI DSS
4 7 (3.93%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (3.37%) GDPR
System Software
1 42 (23.60%) Active Directory
2 33 (18.54%) Hyper-V
3 26 (14.61%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (3.93%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.12%) vSphere
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (6.74%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (3.93%) Nagios
3 6 (3.37%) FortiGate
4 5 (2.81%) QRadar
4 5 (2.81%) WhatsUp Gold
4 5 (2.81%) WSUS
5 4 (2.25%) Stealthwatch
6 3 (1.69%) RANCID
6 3 (1.69%) SCCM
7 1 (0.56%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 135 (75.84%) Cisco
2 50 (28.09%) VMware
3 32 (17.98%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.04%) Juniper
5 22 (12.36%) SolarWinds
6 21 (11.80%) CheckPoint
7 20 (11.24%) HP
8 19 (10.67%) F5
9 17 (9.55%) Meraki
10 12 (6.74%) Citrix
11 11 (6.18%) Fortinet
12 10 (5.62%) Remedy
13 7 (3.93%) Riverbed
14 5 (2.81%) CA
14 5 (2.81%) Dell
14 5 (2.81%) Extreme Networks
14 5 (2.81%) Tripwire
15 3 (1.69%) Palo Alto
16 2 (1.12%) Nokia
16 2 (1.12%) Red Hat