Period
to 18 September 2019

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 18 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North West
6 months to
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 181 196
Rank change year-on-year +7 +15 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 173 190 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.64% 1.59% 1.54%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.73% 7.60% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 122 168 190
North West median annual salary £42,500 £39,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.59% +9.72% -
10th Percentile £27,587 £19,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

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 2,237 2,499 2,900
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.24% 20.90% 22.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,476 1,900 2,217
North West median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,312 £68,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% -

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 -6 95 £44,000 +14.29% 24
Lancashire -1 34 £32,750 -9.66% 4
Cheshire +5 25 £48,750 +30.00% 6
Merseyside 0 13 £42,500 -5.56%
Cumbria -3 6 £32,500 -23.53%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, 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.

1 173 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 151 (87.28%) Cisco
3 82 (47.40%) CCNP
4 67 (38.73%) VMware
5 64 (36.99%) Firewall
6 58 (33.53%) ITIL
7 50 (28.90%) Active Directory
8 49 (28.32%) Microsoft
9 48 (27.75%) LAN
10 45 (26.01%) Windows
11 43 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
12 39 (22.54%) Change Management
13 38 (21.97%) DNS
13 38 (21.97%) Wireless
14 36 (20.81%) WAN
15 35 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (19.65%) HP
16 34 (19.65%) Hyper-V
17 33 (19.08%) DHCP
17 33 (19.08%) Windows Server
18 32 (18.50%) Linux
19 31 (17.92%) Broadband
19 31 (17.92%) Migration
19 31 (17.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
20 28 (16.18%) Network Security
21 27 (15.61%) Azure
22 26 (15.03%) Office 365
23 25 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 25 (14.45%) VPN
23 25 (14.45%) MPLS

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 20 (11.56%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2007
3 4 (2.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.58%) CMS
5 1 (0.58%) IIS
5 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.61%) Azure
2 26 (15.03%) Office 365
3 21 (12.14%) AWS
4 4 (2.31%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.58%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 64 (36.99%) Firewall
2 48 (27.75%) LAN
3 38 (21.97%) DNS
3 38 (21.97%) Wireless
4 36 (20.81%) WAN
5 33 (19.08%) DHCP
6 31 (17.92%) Broadband
7 28 (16.18%) Network Security
8 25 (14.45%) MPLS
8 25 (14.45%) VoIP
8 25 (14.45%) VPN
9 22 (12.72%) TCP/IP
10 20 (11.56%) Fibre Channel
10 20 (11.56%) iSCSI
11 17 (9.83%) BGP
11 17 (9.83%) Cisco Nexus
12 16 (9.25%) DSLAM
12 16 (9.25%) WLAN
13 15 (8.67%) Wi-Fi
14 14 (8.09%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.25%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.16%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (1.16%) MS Access
3 2 (1.16%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 12 (6.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 14 (8.09%) Retail
2 10 (5.78%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.31%) Finance
4 3 (1.73%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.16%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 69 (39.88%) Network Engineer
2 33 (19.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (16.76%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 26 (15.03%) Support Engineer
5 22 (12.72%) Network Support
5 22 (12.72%) Network Support Engineer
6 21 (12.14%) IP Engineer
7 19 (10.98%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (9.25%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 15 (8.67%) NOC Engineer
10 14 (8.09%) IT Engineer
10 14 (8.09%) IT Support
11 13 (7.51%) Consultant
11 13 (7.51%) Infrastructure Consultant
12 12 (6.94%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
12 12 (6.94%) Cisco Support
13 11 (6.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 11 (6.36%) Cisco Support Engineer
13 11 (6.36%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 11 (6.36%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.94%) Flash
1 12 (6.94%) Web Services
2 9 (5.20%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.16%) .NET
3 2 (1.16%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.16%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 21 (12.14%) Data Centre
2 16 (9.25%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (8.09%) IPTV
4 13 (7.51%) Replication
5 12 (6.94%) FlexPod
5 12 (6.94%) Management Information System
6 8 (4.62%) PKI
7 7 (4.05%) Driving Licence
8 4 (2.31%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.16%) Client/Server
9 2 (1.16%) Video\Live Streaming
10 1 (0.58%) Clustering
10 1 (0.58%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.58%) EMC VNX
10 1 (0.58%) iPad
10 1 (0.58%) Life Science
10 1 (0.58%) Mashup
10 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 45 (26.01%) Windows
2 33 (19.08%) Windows Server
3 32 (18.50%) Linux
4 15 (8.67%) Unix
4 15 (8.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (7.51%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (6.94%) Data ONTAP
7 8 (4.62%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (4.05%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.31%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.31%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (33.53%) ITIL
2 39 (22.54%) Change Management
3 31 (17.92%) Migration
4 25 (14.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (13.87%) Problem Management
6 20 (11.56%) Network Monitoring
7 19 (10.98%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (10.98%) Project Delivery
8 18 (10.40%) Disaster Recovery
8 18 (10.40%) Project Management
9 16 (9.25%) Network Optimisation
9 16 (9.25%) Service Management
10 14 (8.09%) Kalman Filter
11 13 (7.51%) Information Security
12 12 (6.94%) Incident Management
12 12 (6.94%) Information Security Management
12 12 (6.94%) ISMS
12 12 (6.94%) PRINCE2
12 12 (6.94%) Security Management
12 12 (6.94%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.94%) C
2 8 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (0.58%) C++
3 1 (0.58%) Java
3 1 (0.58%) PHP
3 1 (0.58%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.58%) Python
Qualifications
1 173 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (47.40%) CCNP
3 35 (20.23%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (17.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 23 (13.29%) MCSA
6 21 (12.14%) JNCIA
7 18 (10.40%) MCSE
8 15 (8.67%) MCP
9 13 (7.51%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 11 (6.36%) Degree
10 11 (6.36%) SSCP
11 8 (4.62%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 7 (4.05%) CCIE
13 5 (2.89%) NCDA
13 5 (2.89%) NCIE
14 4 (2.31%) DBS Check
14 4 (2.31%) Network+ Certification
14 4 (2.31%) VCAP
15 3 (1.73%) A+ Certification
15 3 (1.73%) CISMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 13 (7.51%) PMO
3 8 (4.62%) GDPR
3 8 (4.62%) ISO 22301
3 8 (4.62%) ISO 9001
4 7 (4.05%) SLA
5 1 (0.58%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 50 (28.90%) Active Directory
2 43 (24.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (19.65%) Hyper-V
4 12 (6.94%) NFS
4 12 (6.94%) VMware NSX
5 8 (4.62%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.47%) Virtual Servers
7 3 (1.73%) vSphere
7 3 (1.73%) XenApp
8 2 (1.16%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.58%) Firmware
9 1 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 16 (9.25%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (7.51%) Nagios
3 12 (6.94%) Cacti
4 11 (6.36%) SolarWinds Orion
5 9 (5.20%) SCCM
6 6 (3.47%) FortiGate
6 6 (3.47%) WSUS
7 2 (1.16%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.58%) SmoothWall
8 1 (0.58%) Stealthwatch
Vendors
1 151 (87.28%) Cisco
2 67 (38.73%) VMware
3 49 (28.32%) Microsoft
4 34 (19.65%) HP
5 24 (13.87%) BT
6 23 (13.29%) Juniper
7 19 (10.98%) Veeam
8 18 (10.40%) NetApp
9 16 (9.25%) Ericsson
9 16 (9.25%) Huawei
9 16 (9.25%) Redback
10 12 (6.94%) SolarWinds
10 12 (6.94%) Sonus
11 10 (5.78%) Meraki
12 9 (5.20%) Fortinet
12 9 (5.20%) IBM
13 8 (4.62%) CheckPoint
13 8 (4.62%) Nimsoft
13 8 (4.62%) Red Hat
14 6 (3.47%) Citrix