Period
to 23 November 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 November 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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 201 203 193
Rank change year-on-year +2 -10 +16
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 187 168 172
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.41% 1.34% 1.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.71% 5.97% 5.26%
Number of salaries quoted 181 133 142
North West median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +5.63% -3.40%
10th Percentile £19,750 £23,975 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £48,750 £45,900
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 2786 2814 3273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.03% 22.50% 25.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2132 2225 2499
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,100 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 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 November 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 -34 80 £32,500 -13.91% 12
Cheshire +5 71 £27,500 -26.67% 2
Lancashire +20 22 £30,000 -14.29% 1
Merseyside +3 11 £37,500 -6.25%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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.

1 187 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (82.89%) Cisco
3 85 (45.45%) Firewall
4 80 (42.78%) Windows
5 71 (37.97%) VMware
6 67 (35.83%) CCNP
7 63 (33.69%) Microsoft Certification
8 53 (28.34%) Active Directory
9 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
9 43 (22.99%) ITIL
9 43 (22.99%) Windows Server
10 42 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
10 42 (22.46%) MCSE
10 42 (22.46%) MS Exchange
11 40 (21.39%) MCSA
12 39 (20.86%) WAN
13 37 (19.79%) DNS
14 36 (19.25%) LAN
14 36 (19.25%) MPLS
14 36 (19.25%) Hyper-V
15 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
16 33 (17.65%) VPN
17 30 (16.04%) Wireless
17 30 (16.04%) Telecoms
17 30 (16.04%) Juniper
18 27 (14.44%) Office 365
19 26 (13.90%) DHCP
19 26 (13.90%) BGP
20 25 (13.37%) MCP
20 25 (13.37%) SQL

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 (22.46%) MS Exchange
2 23 (12.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.67%) IIS
3 5 (2.67%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.53%) nginx
4 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.28%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.60%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.60%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 27 (14.44%) Office 365
2 9 (4.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.21%) G Suite
4 3 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 85 (45.45%) Firewall
2 39 (20.86%) WAN
3 37 (19.79%) DNS
4 36 (19.25%) LAN
4 36 (19.25%) MPLS
5 33 (17.65%) VPN
6 30 (16.04%) Wireless
7 26 (13.90%) BGP
7 26 (13.90%) DHCP
8 25 (13.37%) Network Security
8 25 (13.37%) OSPF
9 20 (10.70%) SAN
10 19 (10.16%) VoIP
11 18 (9.63%) IPsec
11 18 (9.63%) SSL
12 17 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
12 17 (9.09%) TCP/IP
13 15 (8.02%) Cisco Nexus
13 15 (8.02%) Ethernet
14 13 (6.95%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.74%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.07%) Jenkins
General
1 30 (16.04%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.74%) Retail
3 4 (2.14%) Finance
4 3 (1.60%) Advertising
4 3 (1.60%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.07%) Legal
6 1 (0.53%) Games
6 1 (0.53%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 68 (36.36%) Network Engineer
2 33 (17.65%) Analyst
3 30 (16.04%) Cisco Engineer
4 28 (14.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 24 (12.83%) Support Analyst
5 24 (12.83%) Support Engineer
6 20 (10.70%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 19 (10.16%) Senior Network Engineer
8 18 (9.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (7.49%) IT Engineer
10 12 (6.42%) Administrator
11 11 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
11 11 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 10 (5.35%) 2nd Line Support
12 10 (5.35%) IT Support
13 9 (4.81%) IT Analyst
13 9 (4.81%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
13 9 (4.81%) IT Support Analyst
14 8 (4.28%) Network Administrator
14 8 (4.28%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.60%) .NET
2 1 (0.53%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.83%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.76%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.74%) Clustering
4 7 (3.74%) iPad
4 7 (3.74%) Video Conferencing
5 5 (2.67%) Replication
6 4 (2.14%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.60%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 2 (1.07%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (1.07%) CCTV
8 2 (1.07%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.53%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 80 (42.78%) Windows
2 43 (22.99%) Windows Server
3 42 (22.46%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (11.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (10.16%) Windows 7
6 15 (8.02%) Windows 10
7 11 (5.88%) Linux
8 6 (3.21%) Windows 8
8 6 (3.21%) Windows XP
9 5 (2.67%) Unix
10 1 (0.53%) CentOS
10 1 (0.53%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (22.99%) ITIL
2 22 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (8.02%) Load Balancing
4 13 (6.95%) Network Management
5 12 (6.42%) Mentoring
5 12 (6.42%) Network Design
6 11 (5.88%) High Availability
6 11 (5.88%) Open Source
6 11 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
6 11 (5.88%) Service Management
7 10 (5.35%) Time Management
8 8 (4.28%) ITSM
8 8 (4.28%) Kalman Filter
9 7 (3.74%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.21%) Coaching
10 6 (3.21%) Information Security
10 6 (3.21%) ITIL V2
10 6 (3.21%) Penetration Testing
10 6 (3.21%) Risk Assessment
11 5 (2.67%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 25 (13.37%) SQL
2 8 (4.28%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.60%) C
3 3 (1.60%) C#
3 3 (1.60%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 187 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (35.83%) CCNP
3 63 (33.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (22.46%) MCSE
5 40 (21.39%) MCSA
6 25 (13.37%) MCP
7 23 (12.30%) MCITP
8 22 (11.76%) Degree
9 18 (9.63%) CCENT
9 18 (9.63%) CCIE
10 15 (8.02%) A+ Certification
11 12 (6.42%) SC Cleared
11 12 (6.42%) Security Cleared
12 8 (4.28%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.21%) DBS Check
14 5 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
15 3 (1.60%) CREST Certified
15 3 (1.60%) GCIA
15 3 (1.60%) GCIH
15 3 (1.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (11.23%) SLA
2 10 (5.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.35%) PMO
3 9 (4.81%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.60%) QA
System Software
1 53 (28.34%) Active Directory
2 36 (19.25%) Hyper-V
3 34 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.21%) vSphere
5 4 (2.14%) XenApp
6 3 (1.60%) Snort
7 2 (1.07%) Terminal Services
7 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.53%) KVM
8 1 (0.53%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.53%) Varnish
8 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.53%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.81%) SCCM
2 7 (3.74%) Failover Clustering
3 6 (3.21%) Cisco Prime
4 5 (2.67%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.60%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (1.60%) TrustSec
7 2 (1.07%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.07%) Puppet
7 2 (1.07%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.53%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (0.53%) cPanel
8 1 (0.53%) Plesk
8 1 (0.53%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 155 (82.89%) Cisco
2 71 (37.97%) VMware
3 43 (22.99%) Microsoft
4 30 (16.04%) Juniper
5 15 (8.02%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.35%) Palo Alto
7 9 (4.81%) F5
8 8 (4.28%) HP
9 7 (3.74%) Citrix
10 6 (3.21%) Ericsson
10 6 (3.21%) Google
11 5 (2.67%) Brocade
11 5 (2.67%) Foundry
11 5 (2.67%) Redback
11 5 (2.67%) SolarWinds
11 5 (2.67%) Veeam
12 4 (2.14%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.60%) Riverbed
13 3 (1.60%) Sourcefire
13 3 (1.60%) Trend Micro