Period
to 17 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 17 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 200 209 206
Rank change year-on-year +9 -3 +8
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 185 172 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.40% 1.38% 1.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.55% 6.13% 5.33%
Number of salaries quoted 179 137 147
North West median annual salary £31,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £21,200 £23,500 £21,500
90th Percentile £50,500 £49,250 £46,750
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 2826 2808 3305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.39% 22.51% 25.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2162 2235 2533
North West median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,500 £21,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £60,000
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 17 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 17 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 -35 78 £32,500 -13.33% 8
Cheshire +1 71 £27,500 -29.49% 4
Lancashire +19 22 £30,000 -4.76% 1
Merseyside +5 11 £37,500 -6.25%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 17 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.

1 185 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (84.32%) Cisco
3 87 (47.03%) Firewall
4 76 (41.08%) Windows
5 71 (38.38%) CCNP
6 67 (36.22%) VMware
7 61 (32.97%) Microsoft Certification
8 49 (26.49%) Active Directory
9 44 (23.78%) ITIL
10 43 (23.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 43 (23.24%) Windows Server
11 42 (22.70%) MCSE
11 42 (22.70%) Microsoft
12 40 (21.62%) MS Exchange
13 38 (20.54%) WAN
14 37 (20.00%) LAN
14 37 (20.00%) MCSA
14 37 (20.00%) Hyper-V
15 36 (19.46%) MPLS
16 35 (18.92%) VPN
16 35 (18.92%) DNS
17 33 (17.84%) Wireless
18 31 (16.76%) Juniper
19 30 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
20 28 (15.14%) Telecoms
21 27 (14.59%) BGP
21 27 (14.59%) Network Security
22 26 (14.05%) MCP
23 25 (13.51%) OSPF
23 25 (13.51%) Office 365

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 40 (21.62%) MS Exchange
2 24 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (2.70%) IIS
3 5 (2.70%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.54%) nginx
5 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.54%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.16%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.54%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 25 (13.51%) Office 365
2 10 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (3.78%) G Suite
4 3 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 87 (47.03%) Firewall
2 38 (20.54%) WAN
3 37 (20.00%) LAN
4 36 (19.46%) MPLS
5 35 (18.92%) DNS
5 35 (18.92%) VPN
6 33 (17.84%) Wireless
7 27 (14.59%) BGP
7 27 (14.59%) Network Security
8 25 (13.51%) OSPF
9 24 (12.97%) DHCP
10 20 (10.81%) SAN
10 20 (10.81%) SSL
11 19 (10.27%) Cisco ASA
11 19 (10.27%) IPsec
12 18 (9.73%) Cisco Nexus
12 18 (9.73%) TCP/IP
13 17 (9.19%) VoIP
14 14 (7.57%) Cisco IOS
14 14 (7.57%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.32%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.70%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (3.78%) Metasploit
2 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
General
1 28 (15.14%) Telecoms
2 7 (3.78%) Retail
3 4 (2.16%) Finance
4 3 (1.62%) Advertising
4 3 (1.62%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (0.54%) Games
6 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 72 (38.92%) Network Engineer
2 34 (18.38%) Cisco Engineer
3 32 (17.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (16.76%) Analyst
5 23 (12.43%) Support Engineer
6 21 (11.35%) Support Analyst
7 20 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 19 (10.27%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (8.65%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 15 (8.11%) IT Engineer
11 12 (6.49%) Administrator
12 11 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support
12 11 (5.95%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
13 10 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
13 10 (5.41%) IT Support
14 9 (4.86%) IT Analyst
14 9 (4.86%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
14 9 (4.86%) IT Support Analyst
15 8 (4.32%) Network Administrator
16 7 (3.78%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (1.62%) .NET
2 1 (0.54%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Data Centre
2 23 (12.43%) Driving Licence
3 11 (5.95%) Computer Science
4 8 (4.32%) iPad
4 8 (4.32%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (3.78%) Clustering
6 5 (2.70%) Replication
7 4 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.62%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 2 (1.08%) CCTV
9 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.54%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 76 (41.08%) Windows
2 43 (23.24%) Windows Server
2 43 (23.24%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (11.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (9.73%) Windows 7
5 15 (8.11%) Windows 10
6 11 (5.95%) Linux
7 6 (3.24%) Windows 8
7 6 (3.24%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.70%) Unix
9 1 (0.54%) CentOS
9 1 (0.54%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.78%) ITIL
2 20 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
3 16 (8.65%) Network Management
4 15 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 13 (7.03%) Mentoring
5 13 (7.03%) Network Design
6 12 (6.49%) High Availability
7 11 (5.95%) Open Source
7 11 (5.95%) Root Cause Analysis
7 11 (5.95%) Service Management
8 10 (5.41%) Time Management
9 8 (4.32%) ITSM
9 8 (4.32%) Kalman Filter
10 7 (3.78%) Risk Assessment
10 7 (3.78%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.24%) Information Security
11 6 (3.24%) ITIL V2
11 6 (3.24%) Penetration Testing
12 5 (2.70%) Change Control
12 5 (2.70%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 22 (11.89%) SQL
2 8 (4.32%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.62%) C
3 3 (1.62%) C#
3 3 (1.62%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 185 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (38.38%) CCNP
3 61 (32.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 42 (22.70%) MCSE
5 37 (20.00%) MCSA
6 26 (14.05%) MCP
7 23 (12.43%) Degree
8 21 (11.35%) MCITP
9 20 (10.81%) CCIE
10 16 (8.65%) CCENT
11 15 (8.11%) A+ Certification
12 12 (6.49%) SC Cleared
12 12 (6.49%) Security Cleared
13 8 (4.32%) JNCIP
14 7 (3.78%) DBS Check
15 5 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
16 4 (2.16%) CCDE
17 3 (1.62%) CISSP
17 3 (1.62%) GCIA
17 3 (1.62%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.81%) SLA
2 10 (5.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (5.41%) PMO
3 9 (4.86%) PCI DSS
4 3 (1.62%) QA
System Software
1 49 (26.49%) Active Directory
2 37 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 30 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (3.24%) vSphere
5 4 (2.16%) XenApp
6 3 (1.62%) Snort
6 3 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.08%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.54%) KVM
8 1 (0.54%) OpenSIPS
8 1 (0.54%) Varnish
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
8 1 (0.54%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 9 (4.86%) SCCM
2 8 (4.32%) Cisco Prime
3 7 (3.78%) Failover Clustering
4 5 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Clustering
5 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (1.62%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (1.62%) TrustSec
7 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.08%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (1.08%) Puppet
7 2 (1.08%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.54%) cPanel
8 1 (0.54%) Plesk
8 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 156 (84.32%) Cisco
2 67 (36.22%) VMware
3 42 (22.70%) Microsoft
4 31 (16.76%) Juniper
5 16 (8.65%) CheckPoint
6 10 (5.41%) F5
6 10 (5.41%) Palo Alto
7 9 (4.86%) HP
8 7 (3.78%) Citrix
8 7 (3.78%) Google
9 6 (3.24%) SolarWinds
10 5 (2.70%) Brocade
10 5 (2.70%) Ericsson
10 5 (2.70%) Foundry
10 5 (2.70%) Redback
10 5 (2.70%) Veeam
11 4 (2.16%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.62%) Riverbed
12 3 (1.62%) Sourcefire
12 3 (1.62%) Trend Micro