Period
to 24 September 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 September 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 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 185 194 193
Rank change year-on-year +9 -1 +7
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 188 194 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.58% 1.50% 1.48%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.52% 6.77% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 166 181 150
North West median annual salary £39,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.18% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £19,500 £21,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £50,500 £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 2,499 2,865 2,782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 21.03% 22.11% 23.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1,902 2,191 2,255
North West median annual salary £43,876 £40,001 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.69% +0.00% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 September 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 September 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 +33 116 £38,750 +13.97% 15
Cheshire -9 45 £37,500 +36.36% 5
Merseyside +16 12 £45,000 +20.00% 4
Lancashire -2 11 £31,000 -25.75%
Cumbria +2 1 £42,500 +6.25%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 188 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (80.85%) Cisco
3 83 (44.15%) Firewall
4 78 (41.49%) CCNP
5 59 (31.38%) ITIL
6 57 (30.32%) Windows
6 57 (30.32%) Telecoms
7 55 (29.26%) WAN
8 47 (25.00%) LAN
9 45 (23.94%) Fortinet
10 42 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
11 41 (21.81%) Incident Management
12 40 (21.28%) Microsoft
13 39 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
14 38 (20.21%) Problem Management
15 37 (19.68%) Windows Server
16 36 (19.15%) Network+ Certification
17 35 (18.62%) MCSE
18 34 (18.09%) VMware
19 33 (17.55%) Active Directory
19 33 (17.55%) MPLS
20 32 (17.02%) BGP
21 31 (16.49%) Service Management
21 31 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
22 30 (15.96%) Change Management
22 30 (15.96%) Wireless
22 30 (15.96%) DNS
23 27 (14.36%) SLA
23 27 (14.36%) TCP/IP
23 27 (14.36%) Juniper

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 16 (8.51%) MS Exchange
2 10 (5.32%) Apache Pig
3 9 (4.79%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.72%) IIS
5 6 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.53%) Apache
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.53%) nginx
6 1 (0.53%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.11%) Office 365
2 6 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.53%) IaaS
4 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 83 (44.15%) Firewall
2 55 (29.26%) WAN
3 47 (25.00%) LAN
4 42 (22.34%) Cisco ASA
5 33 (17.55%) MPLS
6 32 (17.02%) BGP
7 30 (15.96%) DNS
7 30 (15.96%) Wireless
8 27 (14.36%) TCP/IP
9 25 (13.30%) VoIP
10 23 (12.23%) OSPF
11 21 (11.17%) VPN
12 19 (10.11%) Ethernet
12 19 (10.11%) Wi-Fi
13 18 (9.57%) SSL
14 17 (9.04%) ADSL
14 17 (9.04%) SAN
15 16 (8.51%) HTTP
16 15 (7.98%) Cisco IOS
16 15 (7.98%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (11.17%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.85%) MySQL
3 10 (5.32%) Apache Hive
3 10 (5.32%) Big Data
3 10 (5.32%) Hadoop
4 8 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2014
5 6 (3.19%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database
6 1 (0.53%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (5.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 10 (5.32%) Bitbucket
1 10 (5.32%) CodeSonar
1 10 (5.32%) Git (software)
1 10 (5.32%) git-flow
1 10 (5.32%) JIRA
1 10 (5.32%) Robot Framework
1 10 (5.32%) Selenium
General
1 57 (30.32%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.26%) Finance
3 7 (3.72%) Retail
4 4 (2.13%) Advertising
5 3 (1.60%) Games
6 2 (1.06%) Law
7 1 (0.53%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 76 (40.43%) Network Engineer
2 38 (20.21%) Cisco Engineer
3 33 (17.55%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 31 (16.49%) Analyst
5 27 (14.36%) Service Analyst
5 27 (14.36%) Service Desk Analyst
6 26 (13.83%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
7 23 (12.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 17 (9.04%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (8.51%) Telecoms Analyst
10 13 (6.91%) Consultant
10 13 (6.91%) Support Analyst
11 12 (6.38%) Support Engineer
12 11 (5.85%) Cisco Consultant
12 11 (5.85%) Cisco Security Consultant
12 11 (5.85%) Security Consultant
13 10 (5.32%) 1st Line Support Analyst
13 10 (5.32%) Java Engineer
13 10 (5.32%) Service Desk Support
13 10 (5.32%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.38%) .NET
2 10 (5.32%) .NET Framework
2 10 (5.32%) ASP.NET
2 10 (5.32%) Django
2 10 (5.32%) Java EE
2 10 (5.32%) LAMP
2 10 (5.32%) Node.js
2 10 (5.32%) RabbitMQ
2 10 (5.32%) REST
2 10 (5.32%) SOAP
2 10 (5.32%) Spring MVC
2 10 (5.32%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 11 (5.85%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.66%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.13%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.60%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.53%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.53%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.32%) Windows
2 37 (19.68%) Windows Server
3 21 (11.17%) Linux
4 19 (10.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (9.04%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (5.85%) Android
7 10 (5.32%) Apple iOS
7 10 (5.32%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.19%) Windows 7
9 4 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 2 (1.06%) Unix
11 1 (0.53%) AIX
11 1 (0.53%) CentOS
11 1 (0.53%) Debian
11 1 (0.53%) Fedora
11 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.53%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (31.38%) ITIL
2 41 (21.81%) Incident Management
3 38 (20.21%) Problem Management
4 31 (16.49%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 31 (16.49%) Service Management
5 30 (15.96%) Change Management
6 26 (13.83%) Knowledge Management
6 26 (13.83%) Statistics
7 17 (9.04%) Cybersecurity
8 14 (7.45%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (6.91%) Change Control
10 12 (6.38%) Asset Management
10 12 (6.38%) Penetration Testing
11 10 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 10 (5.32%) Ethical Hacking
11 10 (5.32%) Kanban
11 10 (5.32%) Multithreading
11 10 (5.32%) Reverse Engineering
11 10 (5.32%) Scrum
11 10 (5.32%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.45%) Python
2 13 (6.91%) C#
2 13 (6.91%) PowerShell
3 11 (5.85%) C
3 11 (5.85%) Java
3 11 (5.85%) JavaScript
3 11 (5.85%) PHP
4 10 (5.32%) Bash Shell
4 10 (5.32%) C++
4 10 (5.32%) Objective-C
5 9 (4.79%) SQL
6 4 (2.13%) Perl
7 2 (1.06%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 188 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 78 (41.49%) CCNP
3 39 (20.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (19.15%) Network+ Certification
5 35 (18.62%) MCSE
6 20 (10.64%) Degree
7 18 (9.57%) Security Cleared
8 13 (6.91%) CISSP
9 12 (6.38%) MCP
10 10 (5.32%) CompTIA Security+
10 10 (5.32%) DV Cleared
10 10 (5.32%) GIAC
10 10 (5.32%) Linux+ Certification
10 10 (5.32%) SANS
10 10 (5.32%) SSCP
11 9 (4.79%) MCSA
12 8 (4.26%) CCENT
12 8 (4.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 6 (3.19%) CCIE
13 6 (3.19%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (14.36%) SLA
2 9 (4.79%) PMO
3 1 (0.53%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 33 (17.55%) Active Directory
2 19 (10.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (9.04%) vSphere
4 11 (5.85%) Hyper-V
5 10 (5.32%) Docker
6 8 (4.26%) XenApp
6 8 (4.26%) XenDesktop
7 5 (2.66%) pfSense
8 3 (1.60%) Firmware
8 3 (1.60%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.53%) vCloud
9 1 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.53%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.53%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 15 (7.98%) FortiGate
2 11 (5.85%) Stealthwatch
3 10 (5.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 10 (5.32%) Puppet
3 10 (5.32%) Salt
4 5 (2.66%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (2.13%) SCCM
6 3 (1.60%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.53%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.53%) Nessus
7 1 (0.53%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.53%) TrustSec
7 1 (0.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 152 (80.85%) Cisco
2 45 (23.94%) Fortinet
3 40 (21.28%) Microsoft
4 34 (18.09%) VMware
5 27 (14.36%) Juniper
6 26 (13.83%) Huawei
7 20 (10.64%) CheckPoint
7 20 (10.64%) Meraki
8 19 (10.11%) Palo Alto
9 15 (7.98%) Citrix
10 11 (5.85%) IronPort
10 11 (5.85%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.79%) F5
12 7 (3.72%) NetApp
13 6 (3.19%) HP
13 6 (3.19%) Riverbed
14 5 (2.66%) Dell
15 4 (2.13%) MikroTik
16 3 (1.60%) Nortel
16 3 (1.60%) Sophos