Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North West
6 months to
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 209 164
Rank change year-on-year +14 -45 +6
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 174 160 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.42% 1.29% 1.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.01% 5.71% 6.27%
Number of salaries quoted 157 140 171
North West median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £16,250 £26,250 £21,500
90th Percentile £52,905 £51,250 £50,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 2,481 2,801 2,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.28% 22.64% 25.96%
Number of salaries quoted 1,849 2,088 2,351
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +19 93 £39,000 +4.00% 21
Cheshire -5 51 £37,500 - 6
Lancashire -10 16 £40,500 -1.22%
Merseyside -1 7 £37,500 -16.67% 6
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 174 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 141 (81.03%) Cisco
3 70 (40.23%) Firewall
4 67 (38.51%) CCNP
5 64 (36.78%) WAN
6 52 (29.89%) LAN
7 45 (25.86%) ITIL
8 36 (20.69%) Windows
8 36 (20.69%) Telecoms
9 33 (18.97%) Wireless
9 33 (18.97%) Service Management
10 32 (18.39%) MPLS
10 32 (18.39%) Fortinet
11 31 (17.82%) BGP
11 31 (17.82%) Data Centre
12 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
13 29 (16.67%) Incident Management
14 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
14 28 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
15 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
15 27 (15.52%) VPN
15 27 (15.52%) Ethernet
16 26 (14.94%) VoIP
16 26 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
16 26 (14.94%) OSPF
16 26 (14.94%) Network+ Certification
17 25 (14.37%) VMware
18 24 (13.79%) Huawei
18 24 (13.79%) Problem Management
18 24 (13.79%) Change 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 6 (3.45%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.72%) Apache Pig
3 2 (1.15%) Apache
3 2 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.57%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.57%) IIS
4 1 (0.57%) JBoss
4 1 (0.57%) nginx
4 1 (0.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.57%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (2.87%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 10 (5.75%) Office 365
2 4 (2.30%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 70 (40.23%) Firewall
2 64 (36.78%) WAN
3 52 (29.89%) LAN
4 33 (18.97%) Wireless
5 32 (18.39%) MPLS
6 31 (17.82%) BGP
7 27 (15.52%) Ethernet
7 27 (15.52%) VPN
8 26 (14.94%) OSPF
8 26 (14.94%) VoIP
8 26 (14.94%) Wi-Fi
9 20 (11.49%) Network Security
10 18 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
11 15 (8.62%) Broadband
12 14 (8.05%) ADSL
13 13 (7.47%) DNS
13 13 (7.47%) SSL
13 13 (7.47%) Wireshark
14 11 (6.32%) Cisco IOS
14 11 (6.32%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.72%) Apache Hive
2 3 (1.72%) Big Data
2 3 (1.72%) Hadoop
2 3 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database
3 2 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) DTS
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
1 3 (1.72%) CodeSonar
1 3 (1.72%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.72%) git-flow
1 3 (1.72%) JIRA
1 3 (1.72%) Robot Framework
1 3 (1.72%) Selenium
General
1 36 (20.69%) Telecoms
2 14 (8.05%) Retail
3 12 (6.90%) Games
4 6 (3.45%) Finance
5 2 (1.15%) Legal
5 2 (1.15%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.57%) Advertising
6 1 (0.57%) Law
Job Titles
1 54 (31.03%) Network Engineer
2 29 (16.67%) Analyst
3 23 (13.22%) Service Analyst
3 23 (13.22%) Service Desk Analyst
4 22 (12.64%) Support Engineer
5 21 (12.07%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
6 20 (11.49%) Cisco Engineer
7 19 (10.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 19 (10.92%) Telecoms Analyst
8 14 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 13 (7.47%) Technical Leader
10 8 (4.60%) Head of Security
10 8 (4.60%) VMware Engineer
11 7 (4.02%) Head of Information Security
11 7 (4.02%) Head of IT
11 7 (4.02%) Head of IT Security
11 7 (4.02%) Information Security Officer
11 7 (4.02%) IT Security Officer
11 7 (4.02%) Security Officer
11 7 (4.02%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.60%) .NET
2 4 (2.30%) 802.1X
3 3 (1.72%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.72%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.72%) Django
3 3 (1.72%) Flash
3 3 (1.72%) Java EE
3 3 (1.72%) LAMP
3 3 (1.72%) Node.js
3 3 (1.72%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (1.72%) REST
3 3 (1.72%) SOAP
3 3 (1.72%) Spring MVC
3 3 (1.72%) STL
3 3 (1.72%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.82%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.90%) Computer Science
3 9 (5.17%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.87%) Replication
6 3 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.72%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.15%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.57%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.69%) Windows
2 27 (15.52%) Windows Server
3 10 (5.75%) Linux
4 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (4.60%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.45%) Unix
6 5 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (2.30%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (1.72%) Android
8 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.72%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.72%) Windows 7
9 2 (1.15%) Ubuntu
9 2 (1.15%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.57%) AIX
10 1 (0.57%) CentOS
10 1 (0.57%) Debian
10 1 (0.57%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (25.86%) ITIL
2 33 (18.97%) Service Management
3 29 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 28 (16.09%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (13.79%) Change Management
5 24 (13.79%) Problem Management
6 23 (13.22%) Kalman Filter
6 23 (13.22%) Knowledge Management
6 23 (13.22%) Statistics
7 22 (12.64%) Disaster Recovery
8 17 (9.77%) Security Patching
9 14 (8.05%) Cybersecurity
10 13 (7.47%) Information Security
11 12 (6.90%) Performance Monitoring
12 11 (6.32%) E-Commerce
12 11 (6.32%) SIEM
13 10 (5.75%) Configuration Management
13 10 (5.75%) Network Design
13 10 (5.75%) Web Filtering
14 9 (5.17%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.75%) SQL
2 8 (4.60%) C#
3 6 (3.45%) C
3 6 (3.45%) T-SQL
4 5 (2.87%) PowerShell
4 5 (2.87%) Python
5 4 (2.30%) Java
5 4 (2.30%) Perl
6 3 (1.72%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.72%) C++
6 3 (1.72%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.72%) Objective-C
6 3 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 174 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (38.51%) CCNP
3 30 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 26 (14.94%) Network+ Certification
5 20 (11.49%) MCSE
6 19 (10.92%) Degree
7 18 (10.34%) MCSA
8 13 (7.47%) CISSP
9 10 (5.75%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 9 (5.17%) JNCIP
10 9 (5.17%) MCP
11 8 (4.60%) CCENT
12 7 (4.02%) MCITP
13 5 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
14 4 (2.30%) SANS
14 4 (2.30%) Security Cleared
15 3 (1.72%) CompTIA Security+
15 3 (1.72%) DV Cleared
15 3 (1.72%) NCDA
15 3 (1.72%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.77%) SLA
2 7 (4.02%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.72%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.57%) COBIT
4 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 18 (10.34%) Hyper-V
1 18 (10.34%) VMware Infrastructure
2 17 (9.77%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.60%) Firmware
4 4 (2.30%) vSphere
5 3 (1.72%) Docker
6 2 (1.15%) XenServer
7 1 (0.57%) pfSense
7 1 (0.57%) Snort
7 1 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (6.90%) FortiGate
2 9 (5.17%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (4.60%) Cisco Prime
4 3 (1.72%) Puppet
4 3 (1.72%) Salt
5 2 (1.15%) SCCM
6 1 (0.57%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.57%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 141 (81.03%) Cisco
2 32 (18.39%) Fortinet
3 28 (16.09%) Microsoft
4 25 (14.37%) VMware
5 24 (13.79%) Huawei
6 23 (13.22%) Juniper
7 19 (10.92%) HP
8 18 (10.34%) F5
9 11 (6.32%) CheckPoint
9 11 (6.32%) Meraki
9 11 (6.32%) SolarWinds
10 10 (5.75%) Citrix
11 9 (5.17%) NetApp
11 9 (5.17%) Riverbed
12 5 (2.87%) Dell
12 5 (2.87%) Ericsson
12 5 (2.87%) IBM
13 4 (2.30%) Brocade
13 4 (2.30%) Foundry
13 4 (2.30%) Redback