Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 203 213
Rank change year-on-year +1 +10 -4
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 170 185 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.46% 1.40% 1.38%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.70% 6.47% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 147 179 137
North West median annual salary £40,000 £31,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.98% -16.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £23,050 £21,200 £23,500
90th Percentile £56,250 £50,500 £49,250
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 2,539 2,859 2,826
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.81% 21.62% 22.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1,968 2,181 2,247
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £22,500 £25,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +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 17 November 2018.

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 17 November 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
Manchester +47 120 £40,000 +23.08% 28
Cheshire -20 27 £37,500 +36.36% 2
Lancashire +7 13 £31,000 +3.33% 2
Merseyside +8 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Cumbria - 1 £42,500 - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 West region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 170 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (82.35%) Cisco
3 81 (47.65%) CCNP
4 71 (41.76%) Firewall
5 56 (32.94%) ITIL
6 55 (32.35%) Windows
7 49 (28.82%) Telecoms
8 48 (28.24%) WAN
9 47 (27.65%) Cisco ASA
10 46 (27.06%) LAN
11 39 (22.94%) VMware
12 36 (21.18%) Windows Server
13 35 (20.59%) Juniper
14 33 (19.41%) BGP
14 33 (19.41%) Active Directory
14 33 (19.41%) TCP/IP
14 33 (19.41%) Fortinet
15 32 (18.82%) MPLS
15 32 (18.82%) Wireless
16 31 (18.24%) DNS
16 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
17 30 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
17 30 (17.65%) CheckPoint
18 28 (16.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 27 (15.88%) Palo Alto
19 27 (15.88%) Incident Management
20 26 (15.29%) MCSE
20 26 (15.29%) Meraki
21 25 (14.71%) VoIP
21 25 (14.71%) Problem Management

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 18 (10.59%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.88%) IIS
3 9 (5.29%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.12%) Apache Pig
5 6 (3.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (2.35%) Skype for Business
7 3 (1.76%) Apache
7 3 (1.76%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.76%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.59%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (5.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.41%) Office 365
2 6 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.59%) IaaS
4 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (41.76%) Firewall
2 48 (28.24%) WAN
3 47 (27.65%) Cisco ASA
4 46 (27.06%) LAN
5 33 (19.41%) BGP
5 33 (19.41%) TCP/IP
6 32 (18.82%) MPLS
6 32 (18.82%) Wireless
7 31 (18.24%) DNS
8 25 (14.71%) VoIP
9 21 (12.35%) OSPF
10 20 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
11 18 (10.59%) Cisco Firepower
11 18 (10.59%) Cisco ISE
11 18 (10.59%) Cisco Nexus
12 17 (10.00%) ADSL
12 17 (10.00%) SAN
13 16 (9.41%) VPN
14 15 (8.82%) Ethernet
14 15 (8.82%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (5.29%) SQL Server 2014
3 8 (4.71%) MySQL
3 8 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.12%) Apache Hive
4 7 (4.12%) Big Data
4 7 (4.12%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (4.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 7 (4.12%) Bitbucket
1 7 (4.12%) CodeSonar
1 7 (4.12%) Git (software)
1 7 (4.12%) git-flow
1 7 (4.12%) JIRA
1 7 (4.12%) Robot Framework
1 7 (4.12%) Selenium
General
1 49 (28.82%) Telecoms
2 11 (6.47%) Finance
3 3 (1.76%) Advertising
3 3 (1.76%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Law
5 1 (0.59%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (40.00%) Network Engineer
2 38 (22.35%) Cisco Engineer
3 31 (18.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 23 (13.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 20 (11.76%) Consultant
6 19 (11.18%) Security Consultant
6 19 (11.18%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (10.59%) Analyst
7 18 (10.59%) Cisco Consultant
7 18 (10.59%) Cisco Security Consultant
8 14 (8.24%) NOC Engineer
8 14 (8.24%) Service Analyst
8 14 (8.24%) Service Desk Analyst
8 14 (8.24%) Support Analyst
9 13 (7.65%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
10 12 (7.06%) IP Engineer
10 12 (7.06%) IP Network Engineer
10 12 (7.06%) Support Engineer
11 11 (6.47%) 1st Line Support
11 11 (6.47%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.12%) .NET
1 7 (4.12%) .NET Framework
1 7 (4.12%) ASP.NET
1 7 (4.12%) Django
1 7 (4.12%) Java EE
1 7 (4.12%) LAMP
1 7 (4.12%) Node.js
1 7 (4.12%) RabbitMQ
1 7 (4.12%) REST
1 7 (4.12%) SOAP
1 7 (4.12%) Spring MVC
1 7 (4.12%) STL
2 3 (1.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 9 (5.29%) Driving Licence
2 9 (5.29%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (3.53%) IVR
4 5 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.94%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (1.76%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) FlexPod
7 1 (0.59%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.59%) RSA SecurID
7 1 (0.59%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (32.35%) Windows
2 36 (21.18%) Windows Server
3 21 (12.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (9.41%) Linux
5 14 (8.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (4.71%) Android
7 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
7 7 (4.12%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.94%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.35%) Unix
10 3 (1.76%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.59%) AIX
11 1 (0.59%) CentOS
11 1 (0.59%) Data ONTAP
11 1 (0.59%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (32.94%) ITIL
2 28 (16.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 27 (15.88%) Incident Management
4 25 (14.71%) Problem Management
5 24 (14.12%) Change Management
6 16 (9.41%) Service Management
7 15 (8.82%) Change Control
8 13 (7.65%) Knowledge Management
8 13 (7.65%) Statistics
9 12 (7.06%) Asset Management
9 12 (7.06%) Load Balancing
10 11 (6.47%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (5.29%) ITIL V3
11 9 (5.29%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (5.29%) Project Management
12 8 (4.71%) Mentoring
12 8 (4.71%) Network Management
13 7 (4.12%) API Design
13 7 (4.12%) Network Monitoring
13 7 (4.12%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.47%) JavaScript
1 11 (6.47%) PowerShell
1 11 (6.47%) Python
1 11 (6.47%) SQL
2 8 (4.71%) C
2 8 (4.71%) C#
2 8 (4.71%) Java
2 8 (4.71%) PHP
3 7 (4.12%) Bash Shell
3 7 (4.12%) C++
3 7 (4.12%) Objective-C
4 3 (1.76%) Perl
4 3 (1.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.59%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 170 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 81 (47.65%) CCNP
3 30 (17.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (15.29%) MCSE
5 23 (13.53%) Degree
6 20 (11.76%) Network+ Certification
7 15 (8.82%) Security Cleared
8 11 (6.47%) CCIE
9 8 (4.71%) MCP
9 8 (4.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 7 (4.12%) CCENT
10 7 (4.12%) CISSP
10 7 (4.12%) CompTIA Security+
10 7 (4.12%) DV Cleared
10 7 (4.12%) GIAC
10 7 (4.12%) Linux+ Certification
10 7 (4.12%) MCSA
10 7 (4.12%) SANS
10 7 (4.12%) SSCP
11 6 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (14.12%) SLA
2 16 (9.41%) PMO
3 3 (1.76%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 3 (1.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 33 (19.41%) Active Directory
2 18 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (8.24%) vSphere
4 8 (4.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.71%) XenApp
4 8 (4.71%) XenDesktop
5 7 (4.12%) Docker
6 4 (2.35%) pfSense
7 3 (1.76%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.59%) vCloud
8 1 (0.59%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) Stealthwatch
2 16 (9.41%) FortiGate
3 7 (4.12%) Puppet
3 7 (4.12%) Salt
4 6 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (2.35%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.35%) SCCM
6 1 (0.59%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.59%) Nessus
6 1 (0.59%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.59%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.59%) WSUS
Vendors
1 140 (82.35%) Cisco
2 39 (22.94%) VMware
3 35 (20.59%) Juniper
4 33 (19.41%) Fortinet
5 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
6 30 (17.65%) CheckPoint
7 27 (15.88%) Palo Alto
8 26 (15.29%) Meraki
9 18 (10.59%) IronPort
10 15 (8.82%) Citrix
11 13 (7.65%) F5
11 13 (7.65%) Huawei
12 8 (4.71%) NetApp
12 8 (4.71%) SolarWinds
13 5 (2.94%) Forcepoint
14 3 (1.76%) Genesys
14 3 (1.76%) Mitel
14 3 (1.76%) Nortel
14 3 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (1.76%) Sophos