Period
to 23 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 45 43
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 11 3 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 2.48% 0.99% 4.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.53% 2.00% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 11 2 10
Northern Ireland median annual salary £30,000 £40,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £34,500 £19,400
90th Percentile £43,250 £43,500 £39,000
UK 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland.

Academic & Professional Certification
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 129 150 105
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 29.12% 49.67% 43.03%
Number of salaries quoted 96 106 68
Northern Ireland median annual salary £36,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% +14.29% +19.66%
10th Percentile £20,500 £25,000 £19,925
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,000 £46,625
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Northern Ireland

CCNA
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNA in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for CCNA in Northern Ireland

CCNA
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Northern Ireland over the 6 months to 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in Northern Ireland

CCNA
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Northern Ireland region over the 6 months to 23 July 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
County Antrim -1 9 £30,000 -25.00%
County Armagh - 2 £41,250 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (90.91%) LAN
2 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 10 (90.91%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) Firewall
4 6 (54.55%) Finance
4 6 (54.55%) CCNP
4 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
5 5 (45.45%) VPN
5 5 (45.45%) Network Security
5 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
6 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 4 (36.36%) ITIL
6 4 (36.36%) Unix
6 4 (36.36%) Linux
6 4 (36.36%) Python
6 4 (36.36%) HP
6 4 (36.36%) Juniper
6 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
6 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
7 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (27.27%) Fintech
7 3 (27.27%) SAN
7 3 (27.27%) Symantec
7 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
7 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
7 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (9.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) LAN
1 10 (90.91%) WAN
2 8 (72.73%) Firewall
3 5 (45.45%) Network Security
3 5 (45.45%) VPN
4 4 (36.36%) IP Telephony
5 3 (27.27%) SAN
5 3 (27.27%) VLAN
6 2 (18.18%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
7 1 (9.09%) DHCP
7 1 (9.09%) DNS
7 1 (9.09%) EIGRP
7 1 (9.09%) HSRP
7 1 (9.09%) OSPF
7 1 (9.09%) SNMP
7 1 (9.09%) Wireless
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
3 1 (9.09%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Network Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Junior
2 3 (27.27%) Junior Network Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Cisco Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Juniper Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Network Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Security Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Network Specialist
3 2 (18.18%) Security Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Cloud Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Data Centre
2 3 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (27.27%) Fintech
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (9.09%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (27.27%) Change Management
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (27.27%) Disaster Recovery
2 3 (27.27%) PRINCE2
3 2 (18.18%) Change Control
3 2 (18.18%) Computer Forensics
3 2 (18.18%) Information Security
3 2 (18.18%) Security Patching
3 2 (18.18%) Threat Detection
4 1 (9.09%) Data Protection
4 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (9.09%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) Bash Shell
1 4 (36.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (54.55%) CCNP
3 3 (27.27%) A+ Certification
3 3 (27.27%) Degree
4 2 (18.18%) CCSA
4 2 (18.18%) Check Point Certification
4 2 (18.18%) CISSP
4 2 (18.18%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (9.09%) MCITP
5 1 (9.09%) MCSE
5 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (9.09%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
1 4 (36.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (27.27%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Cacti
1 1 (9.09%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Cisco
2 5 (45.45%) VMware
3 4 (36.36%) HP
3 4 (36.36%) Juniper
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
4 3 (27.27%) SonicWALL
4 3 (27.27%) Symantec
5 2 (18.18%) CheckPoint
5 2 (18.18%) Palo Alto
6 1 (9.09%) Google