Period
to 23 January 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 23 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 210 210 213
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 -32
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 140 172 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.32% 1.35% 1.30%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.73% 6.61% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 124 167 131
North West median annual salary £40,000 £32,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.08% -14.47% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,475 £19,900 £28,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.23% +1.25% -1.84%

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 2,443 2,601 2,759
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 23.06% 20.35% 22.54%
Number of salaries quoted 1,957 1,974 2,122
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,721 £23,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 January 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 23 January 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 +31 118 £40,000 +11.11% 14
Cheshire -7 16 £37,750 +37.27% 4
Lancashire -13 5 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Merseyside +11 1 - - 2
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 140 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (84.29%) Cisco
3 61 (43.57%) CCNP
4 57 (40.71%) Firewall
5 54 (38.57%) Windows
6 44 (31.43%) ITIL
7 40 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
7 40 (28.57%) Data Centre
8 38 (27.14%) LAN
8 38 (27.14%) VMware
9 37 (26.43%) Wireless
10 34 (24.29%) Windows Server
11 29 (20.71%) Telecoms
12 28 (20.00%) Active Directory
12 28 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 27 (19.29%) DNS
14 26 (18.57%) WAN
14 26 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
14 26 (18.57%) Palo Alto
15 25 (17.86%) Meraki
15 25 (17.86%) Cisco Firepower
15 25 (17.86%) Stealthwatch
15 25 (17.86%) TCP/IP
15 25 (17.86%) Microsoft
15 25 (17.86%) CheckPoint
15 25 (17.86%) IronPort
16 24 (17.14%) Fortinet
16 24 (17.14%) BGP
17 23 (16.43%) PMO
18 19 (13.57%) 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 17 (12.14%) MS Exchange
2 14 (10.00%) IIS
3 8 (5.71%) Apache
3 8 (5.71%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.71%) WebLogic
4 6 (4.29%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.86%) Skype for Business
6 2 (1.43%) Apache Pig
6 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Project
2 3 (2.14%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.00%) Office 365
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 57 (40.71%) Firewall
2 40 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
3 38 (27.14%) LAN
4 37 (26.43%) Wireless
5 27 (19.29%) DNS
6 26 (18.57%) WAN
7 25 (17.86%) Cisco Firepower
7 25 (17.86%) TCP/IP
8 24 (17.14%) BGP
9 19 (13.57%) MPLS
9 19 (13.57%) VoIP
10 18 (12.86%) Cisco Nexus
11 16 (11.43%) Cisco ISE
11 16 (11.43%) Wi-Fi
12 14 (10.00%) DHCP
12 14 (10.00%) SMTP
12 14 (10.00%) SSL
13 13 (9.29%) OSPF
14 12 (8.57%) Cisco IOS
15 11 (7.86%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (4.29%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.14%) MySQL
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.43%) Apache Hive
6 2 (1.43%) Big Data
6 2 (1.43%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (1.43%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.43%) CodeSonar
1 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.43%) git-flow
1 2 (1.43%) JIRA
1 2 (1.43%) Robot Framework
1 2 (1.43%) Selenium
General
1 29 (20.71%) Telecoms
2 10 (7.14%) Finance
3 5 (3.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (32.14%) Network Engineer
2 27 (19.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 26 (18.57%) Consultant
3 26 (18.57%) Security Consultant
4 25 (17.86%) Cisco Consultant
4 25 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
4 25 (17.86%) Cisco Security Consultant
5 19 (13.57%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 17 (12.14%) Support Engineer
7 15 (10.71%) NOC Engineer
8 13 (9.29%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 13 (9.29%) VMware Engineer
8 13 (9.29%) VMware Infrastructure Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) IP Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) IP Network Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Junior
9 11 (7.86%) Junior Cisco Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Junior Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Junior Network Engineer
9 11 (7.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.14%) HTML
2 2 (1.43%) .NET
2 2 (1.43%) .NET Framework
2 2 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.43%) Django
2 2 (1.43%) Java EE
2 2 (1.43%) LAMP
2 2 (1.43%) Node.js
2 2 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (1.43%) REST
2 2 (1.43%) SOAP
2 2 (1.43%) Spring MVC
2 2 (1.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 40 (28.57%) Data Centre
2 9 (6.43%) Driving Licence
3 7 (5.00%) IVR
4 5 (3.57%) FlexPod
5 4 (2.86%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.71%) NHS
7 1 (0.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 54 (38.57%) Windows
2 34 (24.29%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (9.29%) Windows 10
5 12 (8.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (7.86%) Linux
6 11 (7.86%) Windows 7
7 8 (5.71%) Unix
8 6 (4.29%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.57%) Apple iOS
9 5 (3.57%) Data ONTAP
10 3 (2.14%) Android
10 3 (2.14%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.71%) Debian
11 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (31.43%) ITIL
2 28 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 19 (13.57%) Change Management
4 14 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 12 (8.57%) Incident Management
6 10 (7.14%) ITIL V3
6 10 (7.14%) Project Management
7 9 (6.43%) DNA
8 8 (5.71%) Mentoring
8 8 (5.71%) OWASP
8 8 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
8 8 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 8 (5.71%) Vulnerability Management
9 7 (5.00%) Change Control
10 6 (4.29%) Configuration Management
10 6 (4.29%) Network Monitoring
10 6 (4.29%) Service Delivery
10 6 (4.29%) Service Management
10 6 (4.29%) Trend Analysis
11 5 (3.57%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 15 (10.71%) SQL
2 8 (5.71%) PowerShell
3 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
4 3 (2.14%) C#
4 3 (2.14%) Java
4 3 (2.14%) PHP
4 3 (2.14%) Python
4 3 (2.14%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.43%) Bash Shell
5 2 (1.43%) C
5 2 (1.43%) C++
5 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 140 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (43.57%) CCNP
3 26 (18.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (12.86%) CCIE
5 16 (11.43%) Degree
6 14 (10.00%) MCSE
7 11 (7.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 10 (7.14%) MCP
8 10 (7.14%) MCSA
9 7 (5.00%) Network+ Certification
10 5 (3.57%) NCDA
10 5 (3.57%) VCAP
11 3 (2.14%) CCENT
11 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.43%) GIAC
12 2 (1.43%) JNCIA
12 2 (1.43%) Linux+ Certification
12 2 (1.43%) MCITP
12 2 (1.43%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (16.43%) PMO
2 15 (10.71%) SLA
3 9 (6.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (5.71%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 3 (2.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.71%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 28 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (8.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (7.14%) vSphere
4 8 (5.71%) XenApp
4 8 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 5 (3.57%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.43%) Docker
7 1 (0.71%) pfSense
Systems Management
1 25 (17.86%) Stealthwatch
2 13 (9.29%) FortiGate
3 9 (6.43%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.43%) Puppet
4 2 (1.43%) Salt
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.71%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (0.71%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 118 (84.29%) Cisco
2 38 (27.14%) VMware
3 26 (18.57%) Palo Alto
4 25 (17.86%) CheckPoint
4 25 (17.86%) IronPort
4 25 (17.86%) Meraki
4 25 (17.86%) Microsoft
5 24 (17.14%) Fortinet
6 19 (13.57%) Juniper
7 17 (12.14%) NetApp
8 16 (11.43%) Citrix
9 14 (10.00%) F5
10 7 (5.00%) Veeam
11 6 (4.29%) Huawei
12 5 (3.57%) Forcepoint
13 4 (2.86%) Mitel
13 4 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
14 3 (2.14%) Apple
14 3 (2.14%) Genesys
14 3 (2.14%) Ivanti