Period
to 23 September 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 192 186 203
Rank change year-on-year -6 +17 +5
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 196 176 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.50% 1.47% 1.36%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.87% 6.32% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 183 150 157
North West median annual salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.43% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £21,500 £23,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £50,500 £47,500 £56,250
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 North West with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
North West
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2854 2784 3275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.91% 23.31% 24.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2187 2261 2573
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £61,900
England median annual salary £46,902 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.96% +2.22% -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the North West over the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the North West

CCNA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the North West region over the 6 months to 23 September 2017. 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
Manchester -24 89 £34,000 -9.33% 10
Cheshire -14 58 £27,500 -26.67% 2
Lancashire +17 25 £41,750 +38.02% 1
Merseyside -6 15 £37,500 +25.00%
Cumbria +7 6 £40,000 +23.08%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, IT jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 196 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (81.63%) Cisco
3 103 (52.55%) Firewall
4 81 (41.33%) CCNP
5 70 (35.71%) Windows
6 50 (25.51%) VMware
6 50 (25.51%) Windows Server
7 48 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 45 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012
9 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
9 42 (21.43%) MS Exchange
9 42 (21.43%) ITIL
10 41 (20.92%) Wireless
11 39 (19.90%) Active Directory
11 39 (19.90%) Juniper
12 38 (19.39%) DNS
13 37 (18.88%) LAN
13 37 (18.88%) WAN
14 36 (18.37%) MPLS
15 34 (17.35%) VPN
16 32 (16.33%) MCSE
17 31 (15.82%) Hyper-V
17 31 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
18 29 (14.80%) Data Centre
18 29 (14.80%) Network Security
18 29 (14.80%) BGP
19 28 (14.29%) OSPF
19 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
20 27 (13.78%) Network Management
21 26 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 42 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 31 (15.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.04%) IIS
4 3 (1.53%) nginx
5 2 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.02%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.51%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.51%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Magento
2 1 (0.51%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.61%) Office 365
2 7 (3.57%) G Suite
3 6 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 103 (52.55%) Firewall
2 41 (20.92%) Wireless
3 38 (19.39%) DNS
4 37 (18.88%) LAN
4 37 (18.88%) WAN
5 36 (18.37%) MPLS
6 34 (17.35%) VPN
7 29 (14.80%) BGP
7 29 (14.80%) Network Security
8 28 (14.29%) OSPF
9 22 (11.22%) SSL
10 21 (10.71%) Cisco Nexus
10 21 (10.71%) DHCP
11 20 (10.20%) VoIP
12 18 (9.18%) Ethernet
12 18 (9.18%) TCP/IP
13 17 (8.67%) IPsec
13 17 (8.67%) SAN
14 15 (7.65%) Cisco ASA
14 15 (7.65%) Cisco Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.12%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.51%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.51%) Big Data
2 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (3.57%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.02%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.57%) Finance
3 5 (2.55%) Retail
4 4 (2.04%) Advertising
4 4 (2.04%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.02%) Legal
6 1 (0.51%) Games
6 1 (0.51%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 96 (48.98%) Network Engineer
2 38 (19.39%) Cisco Engineer
3 35 (17.86%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 22 (11.22%) Analyst
5 19 (9.69%) Support Engineer
6 17 (8.67%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (8.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 15 (7.65%) 3rd Line Support
8 15 (7.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (6.63%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.12%) Network Analyst
11 10 (5.10%) 2nd Line Support
11 10 (5.10%) Administrator
12 9 (4.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 9 (4.59%) Support Analyst
13 8 (4.08%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) 1st Line Support
14 7 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 7 (3.57%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
14 7 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.51%) .NET
1 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.51%) Java EE
1 1 (0.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.80%) Data Centre
2 21 (10.71%) Driving Licence
3 10 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.10%) iPad
4 9 (4.59%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.08%) Video Conferencing
6 5 (2.55%) Replication
7 4 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.53%) Clustering
9 2 (1.02%) CCTV
9 2 (1.02%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.51%) Cybercrime
10 1 (0.51%) FlexPod
10 1 (0.51%) IPTV
10 1 (0.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 70 (35.71%) Windows
2 50 (25.51%) Windows Server
3 45 (22.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 24 (12.24%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (11.22%) Windows 10
5 22 (11.22%) Windows 7
6 13 (6.63%) Linux
7 7 (3.57%) Windows XP
8 6 (3.06%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.04%) Unix
10 3 (1.53%) CentOS
10 3 (1.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.51%) AIX
11 1 (0.51%) Android
11 1 (0.51%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.51%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.51%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.43%) ITIL
2 27 (13.78%) Network Management
3 17 (8.67%) Network Design
4 15 (7.65%) Mentoring
5 13 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (6.63%) Load Balancing
5 13 (6.63%) Risk Assessment
6 11 (5.61%) Root Cause Analysis
7 10 (5.10%) Data Protection
7 10 (5.10%) High Availability
8 7 (3.57%) Change Management
8 7 (3.57%) Migration
8 7 (3.57%) Open Source
8 7 (3.57%) Time Management
9 6 (3.06%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (3.06%) Fault Management
9 6 (3.06%) ITIL V2
9 6 (3.06%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.06%) Service Management
10 5 (2.55%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 11 (5.61%) PowerShell
2 9 (4.59%) SQL
3 4 (2.04%) VB
4 2 (1.02%) C#
4 2 (1.02%) R
5 1 (0.51%) Java
5 1 (0.51%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 196 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (41.33%) CCNP
3 48 (24.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 32 (16.33%) MCSE
5 25 (12.76%) MCSA
6 22 (11.22%) CCIE
7 20 (10.20%) Degree
7 20 (10.20%) MCP
8 19 (9.69%) Security Cleared
9 18 (9.18%) SC Cleared
10 14 (7.14%) JNCIP
11 13 (6.63%) CCENT
11 13 (6.63%) MCITP
12 11 (5.61%) A+ Certification
13 7 (3.57%) DBS Check
13 7 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (2.55%) CCDE
15 3 (1.53%) CCSA
15 3 (1.53%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (1.53%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (11.73%) SLA
2 8 (4.08%) PMO
3 6 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (2.55%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.53%) QA
System Software
1 39 (19.90%) Active Directory
2 31 (15.82%) Hyper-V
3 26 (13.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.08%) vSphere
5 6 (3.06%) XenApp
6 3 (1.53%) KVM
6 3 (1.53%) Varnish
6 3 (1.53%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.53%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.02%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (6.63%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (4.08%) SCCM
3 7 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (3.06%) SCVMM
5 5 (2.55%) FortiGate
6 4 (2.04%) SCDPM
6 4 (2.04%) SCOM
7 3 (1.53%) cPanel
7 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 3 (1.53%) Plesk
7 3 (1.53%) TrustSec
8 2 (1.02%) Failover Clustering
8 2 (1.02%) Norton AntiVirus
8 2 (1.02%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (1.02%) Puppet
9 1 (0.51%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.51%) Nagios
9 1 (0.51%) Netcool
9 1 (0.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 160 (81.63%) Cisco
2 50 (25.51%) VMware
3 42 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 39 (19.90%) Juniper
5 18 (9.18%) CheckPoint
6 13 (6.63%) HP
7 10 (5.10%) Citrix
7 10 (5.10%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.08%) F5
9 7 (3.57%) Google
9 7 (3.57%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.55%) NetApp
11 4 (2.04%) Avaya
11 4 (2.04%) Brocade
11 4 (2.04%) Ericsson
11 4 (2.04%) Fortinet
11 4 (2.04%) Foundry
11 4 (2.04%) Redback
11 4 (2.04%) Veeam
12 3 (1.53%) EqualLogic