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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 166 148 160
Rank change year-on-year -18 +12  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 105 81 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.54% 1.44% 1.61%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.99% 5.93% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 94 70 90
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,400 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West.

Academic & Professional Certification
North West
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1502 1367 1560
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 22.00% 24.28% 24.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1165 1157 1262
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing CCNA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 22 June 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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 52 £32,000 -12.92% 8
Cheshire -30 19 £25,000 -41.17% 2
Merseyside +1 15 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Lancashire +12 10 £42,500 +46.55% 1
Cumbria +3 6 £40,000 +23.07%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 181 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (75.14%) Cisco
3 105 (58.01%) Firewall
4 80 (44.20%) CCNP
5 59 (32.60%) Windows
6 46 (25.41%) VMware
7 41 (22.65%) Microsoft
7 41 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (22.10%) WAN
8 40 (22.10%) Wireless
9 39 (21.55%) Windows Server
10 38 (20.99%) Network Management
10 38 (20.99%) Juniper
11 37 (20.44%) Network Security
11 37 (20.44%) LAN
11 37 (20.44%) MS Exchange
12 35 (19.34%) Telecoms
13 33 (18.23%) MPLS
13 33 (18.23%) ITIL
13 33 (18.23%) VPN
14 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 29 (16.02%) Active Directory
16 28 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
16 28 (15.47%) MCSE
16 28 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2010
17 27 (14.92%) BGP
18 25 (13.81%) SLA
18 25 (13.81%) Degree
18 25 (13.81%) Data Centre
19 23 (12.71%) Cisco Wireless

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 37 (20.44%) MS Exchange
2 28 (15.47%) Exchange Server 2010
3 10 (5.52%) IIS
4 8 (4.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (3.31%) Confluence
6 4 (2.21%) nginx
7 2 (1.10%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.55%) Apache
8 1 (0.55%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.55%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.21%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (2.21%) Office 365
4 2 (1.10%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 105 (58.01%) Firewall
2 40 (22.10%) WAN
2 40 (22.10%) Wireless
3 37 (20.44%) LAN
3 37 (20.44%) Network Security
4 33 (18.23%) MPLS
4 33 (18.23%) VPN
5 27 (14.92%) BGP
6 23 (12.71%) Cisco Wireless
7 22 (12.15%) OSPF
8 20 (11.05%) VoIP
9 18 (9.94%) DNS
9 18 (9.94%) SSL
10 17 (9.39%) Cisco ASA
11 16 (8.84%) Cisco Nexus
12 13 (7.18%) Ethernet
13 11 (6.08%) SAN
13 11 (6.08%) TCP/IP
14 7 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
14 7 (3.87%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.55%) Apache Hive
2 1 (0.55%) Big Data
2 1 (0.55%) Hadoop
2 1 (0.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.31%) JIRA
2 3 (1.66%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.55%) Ant
3 1 (0.55%) Maven
3 1 (0.55%) NUnit
3 1 (0.55%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.55%) QUnit
3 1 (0.55%) Selenium
3 1 (0.55%) TeamCity
General
1 35 (19.34%) Telecoms
2 15 (8.29%) Finance
3 8 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.76%) Advertising
5 3 (1.66%) Banking
5 3 (1.66%) Retail
6 2 (1.10%) Games
6 2 (1.10%) Legal
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (51.38%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.99%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (16.02%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 28 (15.47%) Analyst
5 19 (10.50%) 3rd Line Support
6 17 (9.39%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 17 (9.39%) Network Analyst
7 12 (6.63%) IT Engineer
7 12 (6.63%) Lead Network Engineer
8 11 (6.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 10 (5.52%) Support Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Firewall Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Senior Cisco Engineer
10 9 (4.97%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 8 (4.42%) Cisco Analyst
11 8 (4.42%) Cisco Network Analyst
12 7 (3.87%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
12 7 (3.87%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.66%) Web Services
2 2 (1.10%) .NET
2 2 (1.10%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.55%) Java EE
3 1 (0.55%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.81%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.94%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (6.63%) Driving Licence
4 7 (3.87%) iPad
5 6 (3.31%) FlexPod
5 6 (3.31%) Life Science
6 4 (2.21%) Computer Science
6 4 (2.21%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.10%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.10%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.10%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) Replication
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) Cybercrime
8 1 (0.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 59 (32.60%) Windows
2 39 (21.55%) Windows Server
3 32 (17.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (11.05%) Linux
5 17 (9.39%) Windows 10
5 17 (9.39%) Windows 7
6 13 (7.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (3.87%) CentOS
8 5 (2.76%) Data ONTAP
9 4 (2.21%) Debian
10 2 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (1.10%) Unix
11 1 (0.55%) AIX
11 1 (0.55%) Android
11 1 (0.55%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.55%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (20.99%) Network Management
2 33 (18.23%) ITIL
3 21 (11.60%) Network Design
4 18 (9.94%) High Availability
4 18 (9.94%) Mentoring
5 17 (9.39%) Migration
5 17 (9.39%) Risk Assessment
6 16 (8.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 15 (8.29%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (7.18%) Data Protection
9 12 (6.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (4.97%) Change Management
10 9 (4.97%) IT Strategy
11 8 (4.42%) Service Delivery
12 6 (3.31%) Fault Management
12 6 (3.31%) Information Security
12 6 (3.31%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (3.31%) Service Management
12 6 (3.31%) Time Management
12 6 (3.31%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 7 (3.87%) PowerShell
1 7 (3.87%) SQL
2 4 (2.21%) VB
3 2 (1.10%) C#
4 1 (0.55%) Java
4 1 (0.55%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 181 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 80 (44.20%) CCNP
3 41 (22.65%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (15.47%) MCSE
5 25 (13.81%) Degree
6 18 (9.94%) JNCIP
7 17 (9.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 15 (8.29%) Security Cleared
9 14 (7.73%) MCITP
9 14 (7.73%) MCSA
9 14 (7.73%) SC Cleared
10 12 (6.63%) CCIE
11 11 (6.08%) MCP
12 10 (5.52%) NCDA
13 9 (4.97%) CISSP
14 5 (2.76%) CCDE
15 4 (2.21%) CCENT
15 4 (2.21%) JNCIA
15 4 (2.21%) RHCE
15 4 (2.21%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.81%) SLA
2 5 (2.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.66%) Cyber Essentials
3 3 (1.66%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 29 (16.02%) Active Directory
2 28 (15.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (10.50%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.42%) vSphere
5 7 (3.87%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (3.31%) XenApp
7 4 (2.21%) KVM
7 4 (2.21%) Varnish
8 3 (1.66%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.55%) Postfix
9 1 (0.55%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.55%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.55%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (11.60%) Cisco Prime
2 16 (8.84%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (2.76%) FortiGate
3 5 (2.76%) SCVMM
4 4 (2.21%) cPanel
4 4 (2.21%) Plesk
4 4 (2.21%) SCCM
4 4 (2.21%) SCDPM
4 4 (2.21%) SCOM
5 3 (1.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.10%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (1.10%) Puppet
7 1 (0.55%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.55%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.55%) Icinga
7 1 (0.55%) Nagios
7 1 (0.55%) Netcool
7 1 (0.55%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 136 (75.14%) Cisco
2 46 (25.41%) VMware
3 41 (22.65%) Microsoft
4 38 (20.99%) Juniper
5 14 (7.73%) CheckPoint
5 14 (7.73%) HP
6 13 (7.18%) NetApp
7 11 (6.08%) Citrix
7 11 (6.08%) Palo Alto
8 8 (4.42%) Avaya
9 7 (3.87%) Fortinet
10 6 (3.31%) Atlassian
10 6 (3.31%) Red Hat
10 6 (3.31%) SolarWinds
11 4 (2.21%) 3Com
11 4 (2.21%) Dell Compellent
11 4 (2.21%) EqualLogic
11 4 (2.21%) F5
12 3 (1.66%) Dell
12 3 (1.66%) Meraki
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