Period
to 25 February 2020

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 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > North West
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 180 213 220
Rank change year-on-year +33 +7 -3
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 116 134 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.37% 1.31% 1.22%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.91% 5.66% 5.98%
Number of salaries quoted 94 117 145
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +23.08% -18.75%
10th Percentile £27,150 £23,450 £20,700
90th Percentile £59,250 £66,250 £53,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% +1.22% +2.50%

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 1,678 2,367 2,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 19.82% 23.11% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,171 1,902 1,950
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,760 £23,475
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +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 25 February 2020.

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 25 February 2020. 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 0 58 £45,500 +13.75% 16
Lancashire +20 30 £32,500 +4.84% 6
Cheshire +23 18 £40,500 +8.00% 2
Merseyside +12 10 £41,250 -21.43% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, 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.

1 116 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 82 (70.69%) Cisco
3 53 (45.69%) Firewall
4 42 (36.21%) CCNP
5 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
6 38 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
6 38 (32.76%) LAN
6 38 (32.76%) Wireless
7 35 (30.17%) Windows
8 34 (29.31%) Network Security
9 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
9 32 (27.59%) WAN
10 31 (26.72%) MCSE
11 27 (23.28%) VPN
12 26 (22.41%) ITIL
12 26 (22.41%) MPLS
13 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
14 22 (18.97%) VMware
15 20 (17.24%) Juniper
16 17 (14.66%) Azure
16 17 (14.66%) MCSA
16 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
17 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
17 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
18 14 (12.07%) WLAN
18 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
18 14 (12.07%) HP
18 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 14 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
18 14 (12.07%) 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 9 (7.76%) IIS
2 3 (2.59%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.59%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.86%) CMS
3 1 (0.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.86%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 17 (14.66%) Azure
2 14 (12.07%) Office 365
3 12 (10.34%) AWS
4 7 (6.03%) IaaS
4 7 (6.03%) PaaS
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (3.45%) Amazon S3
5 4 (3.45%) AWS CloudFormation
5 4 (3.45%) GitHub
5 4 (3.45%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 2 (1.72%) GCP
7 1 (0.86%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 53 (45.69%) Firewall
2 38 (32.76%) LAN
2 38 (32.76%) Wireless
3 34 (29.31%) Network Security
4 32 (27.59%) WAN
5 27 (23.28%) VPN
6 26 (22.41%) MPLS
7 14 (12.07%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (12.07%) TCP/IP
7 14 (12.07%) WLAN
8 11 (9.48%) VLAN
8 11 (9.48%) VoIP
9 10 (8.62%) BGP
10 9 (7.76%) Cisco Wireless
11 8 (6.90%) Cisco Firepower
11 8 (6.90%) OSPF
11 8 (6.90%) Unified Communications
12 7 (6.03%) ADSL
12 7 (6.03%) Cisco Nexus
13 6 (5.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (1.72%) MySQL
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.86%) Big Data
4 1 (0.86%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.72%) Bitbucket
1 2 (1.72%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (8.62%) Manufacturing
2 7 (6.03%) Finance
3 6 (5.17%) Aerospace
3 6 (5.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.59%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.72%) Games
5 2 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.86%) Automotive
6 1 (0.86%) Fire and Rescue
6 1 (0.86%) Law
6 1 (0.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 57 (49.14%) Network Engineer
2 21 (18.10%) Cisco Engineer
3 20 (17.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 14 (12.07%) Support Engineer
5 13 (11.21%) IT Engineer
6 10 (8.62%) Architect
6 10 (8.62%) Senior Network Engineer
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Architect
7 9 (7.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (6.90%) Analyst
8 8 (6.90%) Team Leader
9 7 (6.03%) Security Analyst
9 7 (6.03%) Trainee
9 7 (6.03%) Trainee Network Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) IT Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (5.17%) Network Support
10 6 (5.17%) Network Support Engineer
10 6 (5.17%) Network Team Leader
10 6 (5.17%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.72%) 802.1X
1 2 (1.72%) Web Services
2 1 (0.86%) .NET
2 1 (0.86%) ASP.NET
2 1 (0.86%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.93%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.48%) Data Centre
3 8 (6.90%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.17%) Cyberthreat
5 4 (3.45%) Replication
6 3 (2.59%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.72%) IPTV
7 2 (1.72%) Life Science
7 2 (1.72%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.86%) CMDB
8 1 (0.86%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.86%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.86%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.86%) EPoS
8 1 (0.86%) FlexPod
8 1 (0.86%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 35 (30.17%) Windows
2 24 (20.69%) Windows Server
3 15 (12.93%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (6.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.17%) Linux
5 6 (5.17%) Windows 10
6 4 (3.45%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.86%) Data ONTAP
8 1 (0.86%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.86%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (22.41%) ITIL
2 13 (11.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (11.21%) Service Management
3 10 (8.62%) TOGAF
4 8 (6.90%) Change Management
4 8 (6.90%) Network Management
4 8 (6.90%) Network Monitoring
4 8 (6.90%) Problem Management
4 8 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (6.90%) Service Delivery
5 7 (6.03%) Cybersecurity
5 7 (6.03%) DNA
6 6 (5.17%) Change Control
6 6 (5.17%) Proactive Monitoring
6 6 (5.17%) Project Delivery
6 6 (5.17%) Security Operations
7 5 (4.31%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (4.31%) Configuration Management
7 5 (4.31%) Decision-Making
7 5 (4.31%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.90%) SQL
2 7 (6.03%) Python
3 6 (5.17%) PowerShell
4 4 (3.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 116 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 42 (36.21%) CCNP
3 38 (32.76%) Microsoft Certification
4 31 (26.72%) MCSE
5 17 (14.66%) MCSA
6 11 (9.48%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (8.62%) MCTS
8 9 (7.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 8 (6.90%) TOGAF Certification
10 7 (6.03%) Degree
10 7 (6.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 6 (5.17%) MCP
12 5 (4.31%) CCIE
12 5 (4.31%) JNCIA
13 4 (3.45%) A+ Certification
13 4 (3.45%) MCDBA
13 4 (3.45%) Security Cleared
14 3 (2.59%) HP APS
14 3 (2.59%) MCITP
14 3 (2.59%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (6.90%) PCI DSS
3 6 (5.17%) SLA
4 4 (3.45%) GDPR
5 1 (0.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (27.59%) Active Directory
2 14 (12.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.59%) Docker
5 2 (1.72%) vSphere
6 1 (0.86%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (4.31%) Ansible
1 5 (4.31%) Kubernetes
1 5 (4.31%) SolarWinds Orion
2 4 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 2 (1.72%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.72%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (1.72%) Puppet
3 2 (1.72%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.86%) SCCM
4 1 (0.86%) SCOM
4 1 (0.86%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 82 (70.69%) Cisco
2 40 (34.48%) Microsoft
3 22 (18.97%) VMware
4 20 (17.24%) Juniper
5 14 (12.07%) HP
6 9 (7.76%) CheckPoint
7 7 (6.03%) Meraki
7 7 (6.03%) SolarWinds
8 6 (5.17%) Fortinet
8 6 (5.17%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.31%) F5
10 4 (3.45%) arcserve
10 4 (3.45%) Forcepoint
10 4 (3.45%) IBM
10 4 (3.45%) Intel
10 4 (3.45%) Mitel
10 4 (3.45%) ProCurve
10 4 (3.45%) Sophos
11 3 (2.59%) NetApp
11 3 (2.59%) Remedy