Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 184 199 196
Rank change year-on-year +15 -3 -33
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 197 188 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.57% 1.43% 1.29%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.58% 6.30% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 171 167 133
North West median annual salary £38,500 £39,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.28% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £16,250 £25,000 £21,600
90th Percentile £52,500 £51,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 2,599 2,982 2,796
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.70% 22.67% 24.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,926 2,247 2,293
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £23,625 £23,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,800 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +27 100 £38,500 +9.71% 7
Cheshire +12 58 £37,500 +29.31% 8
Lancashire +4 17 £35,000 -14.63% 2
Merseyside -1 14 £43,000 +1.18% 5
Cumbria -15 1 £42,500 +6.25%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 159 (80.71%) Cisco
3 91 (46.19%) Firewall
4 88 (44.67%) CCNP
5 67 (34.01%) WAN
6 55 (27.92%) LAN
7 54 (27.41%) ITIL
7 54 (27.41%) Windows
8 46 (23.35%) Telecoms
9 42 (21.32%) Incident Management
9 42 (21.32%) Fortinet
10 41 (20.81%) Microsoft Certification
11 38 (19.29%) Microsoft
11 38 (19.29%) Problem Management
11 38 (19.29%) Windows Server
12 36 (18.27%) VMware
12 36 (18.27%) Network+ Certification
13 35 (17.77%) Service Management
13 35 (17.77%) BGP
14 34 (17.26%) MPLS
15 31 (15.74%) OSPF
15 31 (15.74%) Change Management
15 31 (15.74%) MCSE
16 29 (14.72%) Cisco ASA
17 28 (14.21%) Huawei
17 28 (14.21%) Statistics
17 28 (14.21%) Knowledge Management
17 28 (14.21%) Active Directory
17 28 (14.21%) SLA
18 27 (13.71%) VPN

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 12 (6.09%) MS Exchange
2 8 (4.06%) Apache Pig
3 4 (2.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.52%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.51%) Apache
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.51%) IIS
5 1 (0.51%) nginx
5 1 (0.51%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.02%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.15%) Office 365
2 9 (4.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.51%) IaaS
4 1 (0.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (46.19%) Firewall
2 67 (34.01%) WAN
3 55 (27.92%) LAN
4 35 (17.77%) BGP
5 34 (17.26%) MPLS
6 31 (15.74%) OSPF
7 29 (14.72%) Cisco ASA
8 27 (13.71%) VPN
9 26 (13.20%) Wireless
10 24 (12.18%) Network Security
11 23 (11.68%) VoIP
12 22 (11.17%) DNS
13 20 (10.15%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (9.64%) Ethernet
14 19 (9.64%) SSL
15 18 (9.14%) TCP/IP
16 17 (8.63%) SAN
17 16 (8.12%) Cisco IOS
18 13 (6.60%) ADSL
19 12 (6.09%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.06%) Apache Hive
2 8 (4.06%) Big Data
2 8 (4.06%) Hadoop
2 8 (4.06%) MySQL
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.51%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 8 (4.06%) Bitbucket
1 8 (4.06%) CodeSonar
1 8 (4.06%) Git (software)
1 8 (4.06%) git-flow
1 8 (4.06%) JIRA
1 8 (4.06%) Robot Framework
1 8 (4.06%) Selenium
General
1 46 (23.35%) Telecoms
2 13 (6.60%) Retail
3 9 (4.57%) Games
4 6 (3.05%) Finance
5 4 (2.03%) Advertising
6 2 (1.02%) Law
7 1 (0.51%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (38.58%) Network Engineer
2 34 (17.26%) Analyst
3 31 (15.74%) Cisco Engineer
4 29 (14.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 28 (14.21%) Service Analyst
5 28 (14.21%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (13.20%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 22 (11.17%) Support Engineer
8 20 (10.15%) Telecoms Analyst
9 19 (9.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 16 (8.12%) Senior Network Engineer
11 10 (5.08%) Support Analyst
12 9 (4.57%) VMware Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) 1st Line Support
13 8 (4.06%) C# Software Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) C++ Software Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) Java Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) Java Software Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) Software Engineer
13 8 (4.06%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.08%) .NET
2 8 (4.06%) .NET Framework
2 8 (4.06%) ASP.NET
2 8 (4.06%) Django
2 8 (4.06%) Java EE
2 8 (4.06%) LAMP
2 8 (4.06%) Node.js
2 8 (4.06%) RabbitMQ
2 8 (4.06%) REST
2 8 (4.06%) SOAP
2 8 (4.06%) Spring MVC
2 8 (4.06%) STL
3 3 (1.52%) Flash
3 3 (1.52%) Web Services
4 1 (0.51%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 27 (13.71%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.09%) Computer Science
3 8 (4.06%) Management Information System
3 8 (4.06%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
5 4 (2.03%) Replication
6 3 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.52%) FlexPod
7 2 (1.02%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.51%) Clustering
8 1 (0.51%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.51%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.51%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 54 (27.41%) Windows
2 38 (19.29%) Windows Server
3 18 (9.14%) Linux
3 18 (9.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.06%) Android
5 8 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 8 (4.06%) Mac OS X
6 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (1.52%) Data ONTAP
7 3 (1.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (1.02%) Unix
8 2 (1.02%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.51%) AIX
9 1 (0.51%) CentOS
9 1 (0.51%) Debian
9 1 (0.51%) Fedora
9 1 (0.51%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (27.41%) ITIL
2 42 (21.32%) Incident Management
3 38 (19.29%) Problem Management
4 35 (17.77%) Service Management
5 31 (15.74%) Change Management
6 28 (14.21%) Knowledge Management
6 28 (14.21%) Statistics
7 24 (12.18%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (10.66%) Cybersecurity
9 20 (10.15%) Disaster Recovery
10 17 (8.63%) Kalman Filter
11 14 (7.11%) E-Commerce
12 13 (6.60%) Information Security
12 13 (6.60%) Network Design
12 13 (6.60%) Network Management
13 12 (6.09%) Change Control
13 12 (6.09%) Security Patching
14 11 (5.58%) Asset Management
14 11 (5.58%) Penetration Testing
15 10 (5.08%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.09%) C
1 12 (6.09%) PowerShell
2 11 (5.58%) Python
3 10 (5.08%) C#
4 8 (4.06%) Bash Shell
4 8 (4.06%) C++
4 8 (4.06%) Java
4 8 (4.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (4.06%) Objective-C
4 8 (4.06%) PHP
5 4 (2.03%) Perl
6 3 (1.52%) SQL
7 2 (1.02%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 197 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 88 (44.67%) CCNP
3 41 (20.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (18.27%) Network+ Certification
5 31 (15.74%) MCSE
6 18 (9.14%) Degree
6 18 (9.14%) MCSA
7 17 (8.63%) CISSP
8 15 (7.61%) MCP
8 15 (7.61%) Security Cleared
9 14 (7.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (5.08%) CCENT
11 9 (4.57%) JNCIP
12 8 (4.06%) CompTIA Security+
12 8 (4.06%) DV Cleared
12 8 (4.06%) GIAC
12 8 (4.06%) Linux+ Certification
12 8 (4.06%) SANS
12 8 (4.06%) SSCP
13 7 (3.55%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (14.21%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.51%) COBIT
3 1 (0.51%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.51%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.51%) PMO
3 1 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 28 (14.21%) Active Directory
2 26 (13.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (11.68%) Hyper-V
4 10 (5.08%) vSphere
5 8 (4.06%) Docker
5 8 (4.06%) Firmware
6 4 (2.03%) pfSense
7 3 (1.52%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.51%) vCloud
8 1 (0.51%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.51%) XenApp
8 1 (0.51%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.51%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.61%) FortiGate
2 14 (7.11%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (4.06%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (4.06%) Puppet
3 8 (4.06%) Salt
4 5 (2.54%) SCCM
5 4 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.51%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.51%) Nessus
6 1 (0.51%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.51%) Stealthwatch
6 1 (0.51%) TrustSec
6 1 (0.51%) WSUS
Vendors
1 159 (80.71%) Cisco
2 42 (21.32%) Fortinet
3 38 (19.29%) Microsoft
4 36 (18.27%) VMware
5 28 (14.21%) Huawei
6 24 (12.18%) Juniper
7 17 (8.63%) F5
7 17 (8.63%) SolarWinds
8 16 (8.12%) Meraki
9 15 (7.61%) HP
10 14 (7.11%) CheckPoint
11 12 (6.09%) Citrix
12 9 (4.57%) Riverbed
13 8 (4.06%) NetApp
13 8 (4.06%) Palo Alto
14 5 (2.54%) Dell
15 4 (2.03%) IBM
15 4 (2.03%) MikroTik
15 4 (2.03%) Veeam
16 3 (1.52%) Blue Coat