Period
to 24 February 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 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 212 188
Rank change year-on-year +2 -24 +5
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 154 163 182
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.21% 1.31% 1.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.02% 5.72% 5.70%
Number of salaries quoted 146 133 159
North West median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £20,750 £29,150 £21,500
90th Percentile £53,000 £55,000 £50,000
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.75% -5.88% +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 2,558 2,851 3,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 20.16% 22.99% 26.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,939 2,139 2,461
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £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 24 February 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 February 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 -6 73 £37,500 -6.25% 20
Cheshire -21 50 £28,750 -26.28% 7
Lancashire +18 24 £32,500 -20.73% 2
Merseyside +8 4 £42,500 -5.56% 3
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 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.

1 154 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 119 (77.27%) Cisco
3 59 (38.31%) Firewall
4 56 (36.36%) VMware
5 55 (35.71%) Windows
6 51 (33.12%) CCNP
7 50 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
8 43 (27.92%) WAN
9 41 (26.62%) ITIL
9 41 (26.62%) MCSA
10 40 (25.97%) Active Directory
11 36 (23.38%) LAN
12 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
13 32 (20.78%) MCSE
14 31 (20.13%) MPLS
14 31 (20.13%) Disaster Recovery
15 30 (19.48%) Data Centre
16 29 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
17 28 (18.18%) Hyper-V
17 28 (18.18%) VPN
18 27 (17.53%) SQL
18 27 (17.53%) Degree
18 27 (17.53%) Windows Server
19 25 (16.23%) Wireless
19 25 (16.23%) MS Exchange
19 25 (16.23%) Office 365
20 24 (15.58%) Juniper
20 24 (15.58%) Telecoms
21 22 (14.29%) BGP
21 22 (14.29%) Network Security

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 25 (16.23%) MS Exchange
2 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 5 (3.25%) IIS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.65%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.65%) JBoss
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.90%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (3.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 25 (16.23%) Office 365
2 8 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.65%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 59 (38.31%) Firewall
2 43 (27.92%) WAN
3 36 (23.38%) LAN
4 31 (20.13%) MPLS
5 28 (18.18%) VPN
6 25 (16.23%) Wireless
7 22 (14.29%) BGP
7 22 (14.29%) Network Security
8 21 (13.64%) VoIP
9 19 (12.34%) Ethernet
9 19 (12.34%) OSPF
9 19 (12.34%) Wi-Fi
10 18 (11.69%) DNS
11 17 (11.04%) DHCP
11 17 (11.04%) SAN
12 14 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
13 13 (8.44%) VLAN
14 11 (7.14%) ADSL
15 10 (6.49%) Broadband
15 10 (6.49%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.65%) DTS
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.30%) Metasploit
General
1 24 (15.58%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.55%) Retail
3 6 (3.90%) Finance
3 6 (3.90%) Games
4 2 (1.30%) Legal
4 2 (1.30%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 36 (23.38%) Network Engineer
2 30 (19.48%) Analyst
3 26 (16.88%) Support Engineer
4 22 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 18 (11.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Cisco Engineer
7 11 (7.14%) Administrator
7 11 (7.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 10 (6.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 9 (5.84%) IT Analyst
9 9 (5.84%) Network Administrator
9 9 (5.84%) Technical Leader
10 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
10 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
10 8 (5.19%) Cisco Administrator
10 8 (5.19%) Cisco Network Administrator
10 8 (5.19%) IT Support
10 8 (5.19%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (5.19%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.90%) .NET
2 4 (2.60%) 802.1X
3 2 (1.30%) Flash
3 2 (1.30%) Web Services
4 1 (0.65%) FreeSWITCH
Miscellaneous
1 30 (19.48%) Data Centre
2 11 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 11 (7.14%) Driving Licence
3 7 (4.55%) Replication
4 5 (3.25%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 4 (2.60%) Clustering
5 4 (2.60%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.30%) FlexPod
6 2 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 55 (35.71%) Windows
2 27 (17.53%) Windows Server
3 19 (12.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (5.84%) Linux
5 8 (5.19%) Windows 7
5 8 (5.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.90%) Unix
7 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (1.95%) Data ONTAP
8 3 (1.95%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.65%) CentOS
9 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.65%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (26.62%) ITIL
2 31 (20.13%) Disaster Recovery
3 15 (9.74%) Kalman Filter
4 12 (7.79%) Service Management
5 10 (6.49%) Load Balancing
5 10 (6.49%) Network Design
5 10 (6.49%) Network Monitoring
6 9 (5.84%) Change Control
6 9 (5.84%) Information Security
6 9 (5.84%) Security Patching
6 9 (5.84%) SIEM
7 8 (5.19%) Configuration Management
7 8 (5.19%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.19%) Six Sigma
7 8 (5.19%) Web Filtering
8 7 (4.55%) Coaching
8 7 (4.55%) CRM
8 7 (4.55%) High Availability
8 7 (4.55%) Performance Monitoring
9 6 (3.90%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 27 (17.53%) SQL
2 7 (4.55%) T-SQL
3 6 (3.90%) C#
4 5 (3.25%) C
5 3 (1.95%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.65%) Java
6 1 (0.65%) Perl
Qualifications
1 154 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 51 (33.12%) CCNP
3 50 (32.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 41 (26.62%) MCSA
5 32 (20.78%) MCSE
6 27 (17.53%) Degree
7 18 (11.69%) MCITP
8 15 (9.74%) CCENT
9 14 (9.09%) MCP
10 9 (5.84%) A+ Certification
11 8 (5.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 7 (4.55%) CISSP
12 7 (4.55%) JNCIP
13 6 (3.90%) Computer Science Degree
14 5 (3.25%) CREST Certified
14 5 (3.25%) SC Cleared
14 5 (3.25%) Security Cleared
15 4 (2.60%) GCIA
15 4 (2.60%) GCIH
15 4 (2.60%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.79%) PCI DSS
2 11 (7.14%) SLA
3 7 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (3.90%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (25.97%) Active Directory
2 29 (18.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 28 (18.18%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.60%) Snort
4 4 (2.60%) vSphere
5 1 (0.65%) Firmware
5 1 (0.65%) OpenSIPS
5 1 (0.65%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.65%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.65%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) SCCM
2 5 (3.25%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (2.60%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.60%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 3 (1.95%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.65%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.65%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 119 (77.27%) Cisco
2 56 (36.36%) VMware
3 35 (22.73%) Microsoft
4 24 (15.58%) Juniper
5 12 (7.79%) F5
6 8 (5.19%) Ericsson
6 8 (5.19%) HP
7 7 (4.55%) CheckPoint
8 6 (3.90%) Brocade
8 6 (3.90%) Foundry
8 6 (3.90%) Redback
9 5 (3.25%) Citrix
9 5 (3.25%) IBM
9 5 (3.25%) NetApp
9 5 (3.25%) Veeam
10 4 (2.60%) McAfee
10 4 (2.60%) NetWitness
10 4 (2.60%) Sourcefire
10 4 (2.60%) Splunk
10 4 (2.60%) Trend Micro