Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North of England
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 213 189
Rank change year-on-year +28 -24 -15
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 401 354 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 1.66% 1.46% 1.73%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.53% 6.49% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 364 315 388
North of England median annual salary £36,000 £35,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.41% -11.25% -
10th Percentile £21,750 £21,850 £21,500
90th Percentile £49,625 £48,751 £50,000
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year +1.25% -1.84% +1.88%

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 North of England with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North of England
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 4,703 5,453 6,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 19.50% 22.43% 25.46%
Number of salaries quoted 3,747 4,356 5,107
North of England median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,500 £22,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Salary Trend in the North of England

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

Salary trend for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the North of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the North of England over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the North of England

CCNA
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the North of England region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Yorkshire +46 206 £37,500 +7.14% 26
North West +1 172 £32,500 -14.47% 30
North East -33 23 £24,000 -4.00% 4
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 North of England region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 401 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 299 (74.56%) Cisco
3 219 (54.61%) Firewall
4 189 (47.13%) CCNP
5 165 (41.15%) VMware
6 160 (39.90%) Windows
7 145 (36.16%) ITIL
8 114 (28.43%) Microsoft
9 108 (26.93%) WAN
9 108 (26.93%) Wireless
10 107 (26.68%) LAN
11 97 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
12 87 (21.70%) Active Directory
13 85 (21.20%) VPN
14 75 (18.70%) MPLS
14 75 (18.70%) Load Balancing
15 68 (16.96%) OSPF
15 68 (16.96%) BGP
15 68 (16.96%) MCSE
16 64 (15.96%) MCSA
17 63 (15.71%) VoIP
17 63 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
18 62 (15.46%) DNS
19 61 (15.21%) TCP/IP
19 61 (15.21%) Windows Server
20 60 (14.96%) Data Centre
21 58 (14.46%) Degree
21 58 (14.46%) CCIE
21 58 (14.46%) Finance
22 56 (13.97%) Cisco ASA

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of 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 51 (12.72%) MS Exchange
2 24 (5.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.75%) IIS
5 5 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.00%) Apache
6 4 (1.00%) CMS
6 4 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.50%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.25%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.25%) JBoss
8 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (4.99%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.00%) MS Visio
3 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.00%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 46 (11.47%) Office 365
2 20 (4.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.25%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 219 (54.61%) Firewall
2 108 (26.93%) WAN
2 108 (26.93%) Wireless
3 107 (26.68%) LAN
4 85 (21.20%) VPN
5 75 (18.70%) MPLS
6 68 (16.96%) BGP
6 68 (16.96%) OSPF
7 63 (15.71%) VoIP
8 62 (15.46%) DNS
9 61 (15.21%) TCP/IP
10 56 (13.97%) Cisco ASA
11 49 (12.22%) Network Security
12 48 (11.97%) DHCP
13 45 (11.22%) VLAN
14 40 (9.98%) Ethernet
15 39 (9.73%) EIGRP
16 30 (7.48%) Wi-Fi
17 28 (6.98%) Cisco Nexus
18 26 (6.48%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (3.99%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (1.25%) MySQL
4 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.25%) DTS
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.25%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.25%) Metasploit
General
1 58 (14.46%) Finance
2 42 (10.47%) Telecoms
3 17 (4.24%) Retail
4 10 (2.49%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.50%) Marketing
6 5 (1.25%) Games
6 5 (1.25%) Legal
7 4 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.50%) Automotive
9 1 (0.25%) Law
9 1 (0.25%) Local Government
9 1 (0.25%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 135 (33.67%) Network Engineer
2 79 (19.70%) Cisco Engineer
3 66 (16.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 61 (15.21%) Analyst
5 52 (12.97%) Support Engineer
6 31 (7.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 31 (7.73%) Network Operations Engineer
6 31 (7.73%) Operations Engineer
7 29 (7.23%) Support Analyst
8 26 (6.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 23 (5.74%) 2nd Line Support
9 23 (5.74%) IT Analyst
10 21 (5.24%) Network Support
10 21 (5.24%) Team Leader
11 17 (4.24%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 17 (4.24%) Network Support Engineer
12 16 (3.99%) Network Analyst
13 15 (3.74%) IT Support
13 15 (3.74%) Security Engineer
13 15 (3.74%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (2.00%) .NET
2 5 (1.25%) Software Packaging
3 4 (1.00%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.50%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.25%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.96%) Data Centre
2 22 (5.49%) Computer Science
3 20 (4.99%) Driving Licence
4 12 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 8 (2.00%) Replication
7 5 (1.25%) Clustering
7 5 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
8 4 (1.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 4 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.50%) FMCG
10 2 (0.50%) iPad
10 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.50%) NHS
11 1 (0.25%) EPoS
11 1 (0.25%) Private Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) Security Operations Centre
11 1 (0.25%) User Experience
11 1 (0.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 160 (39.90%) Windows
2 61 (15.21%) Windows Server
3 50 (12.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (11.47%) Linux
5 28 (6.98%) Windows 7
6 26 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (4.74%) Windows 10
8 12 (2.99%) Unix
9 11 (2.74%) Windows 8
10 8 (2.00%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.75%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.75%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.25%) CentOS
12 1 (0.25%) Data ONTAP
12 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (36.16%) ITIL
2 75 (18.70%) Load Balancing
3 43 (10.72%) Root Cause Analysis
4 35 (8.73%) Disaster Recovery
4 35 (8.73%) Problem Management
5 34 (8.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 27 (6.73%) High Availability
6 27 (6.73%) Mentoring
7 22 (5.49%) Project Management
8 19 (4.74%) Network Design
9 18 (4.49%) Information Security
10 17 (4.24%) Network Management
10 17 (4.24%) Service Management
11 16 (3.99%) Network Monitoring
12 15 (3.74%) Change Control
12 15 (3.74%) Kalman Filter
12 15 (3.74%) Proactive Monitoring
12 15 (3.74%) SIEM
12 15 (3.74%) Workload Management
13 13 (3.24%) Fault Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (9.98%) SQL
2 20 (4.99%) PowerShell
3 10 (2.49%) C#
4 8 (2.00%) Python
5 7 (1.75%) T-SQL
6 4 (1.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (1.00%) Ruby
7 3 (0.75%) C
8 2 (0.50%) R
9 1 (0.25%) Java
9 1 (0.25%) Perl
9 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 401 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 189 (47.13%) CCNP
3 97 (24.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 68 (16.96%) MCSE
5 64 (15.96%) MCSA
6 58 (14.46%) CCIE
6 58 (14.46%) Degree
7 40 (9.98%) MCP
8 33 (8.23%) CCDA
9 28 (6.98%) MCITP
10 19 (4.74%) CISSP
11 17 (4.24%) CCENT
12 16 (3.99%) SC Cleared
12 16 (3.99%) Security Cleared
13 15 (3.74%) A+ Certification
14 12 (2.99%) JNCIA
15 11 (2.74%) CISM
15 11 (2.74%) JNCIP
16 10 (2.49%) CEH
16 10 (2.49%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.73%) SLA
2 17 (4.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (3.74%) PCI DSS
4 10 (2.49%) PMO
5 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.50%) QA
7 1 (0.25%) GDPR
System Software
1 87 (21.70%) Active Directory
2 63 (15.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 48 (11.97%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.24%) vSphere
5 7 (1.75%) Terminal Services
6 4 (1.00%) Snort
7 3 (0.75%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (0.75%) VMware NSX
8 2 (0.50%) XenApp
8 2 (0.50%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.25%) OpenSIPS
9 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (3.99%) SCCM
2 8 (2.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (2.00%) FortiGate
3 6 (1.50%) WMI
4 5 (1.25%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (1.25%) ZABBIX
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (1.00%) Nagios
5 4 (1.00%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 2 (0.50%) AirWatch
6 2 (0.50%) Cisco Prime
6 2 (0.50%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.25%) OpenView
7 1 (0.25%) TrustSec
Vendors
1 299 (74.56%) Cisco
2 165 (41.15%) VMware
3 114 (28.43%) Microsoft
4 53 (13.22%) Juniper
5 52 (12.97%) Avaya
6 46 (11.47%) Genesys
6 46 (11.47%) Verint
7 34 (8.48%) F5
8 33 (8.23%) Brocade
9 24 (5.99%) Citrix
10 23 (5.74%) CheckPoint
11 22 (5.49%) HP
12 21 (5.24%) Dell
13 15 (3.74%) Palo Alto
14 13 (3.24%) Google
14 13 (3.24%) SonicWALL
15 11 (2.74%) SolarWinds
16 10 (2.49%) Fortinet
17 9 (2.24%) Aruba
17 9 (2.24%) Meraki