Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 40 28
Rank change year-on-year -21 -12 +17
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 9 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 1.90% 0.63% 2.50%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.49% 1.52% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 4
Northern Ireland median annual salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.75% +14.29% +45.83%
10th Percentile £27,000 £36,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £43,100 £43,250 £37,500
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 permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 164 132 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 34.67% 41.90% 35.00%
Number of salaries quoted 81 99 45
Northern Ireland median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +50.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £26,200 £28,850
90th Percentile £51,250 £60,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -16 8 £30,000 -25.00%
County Armagh - 1 £35,000 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (77.78%) LAN
2 7 (77.78%) WAN
3 6 (66.67%) CCNP
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Firewall
4 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) Change Management
5 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) HP
6 3 (33.33%) Unix
6 3 (33.33%) Linux
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Juniper
6 3 (33.33%) VPN
6 3 (33.33%) Symantec
6 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
6 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
6 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (33.33%) Fintech
7 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (22.22%) Network Security
7 2 (22.22%) Wireless
7 2 (22.22%) OSPF
7 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint

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:

Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) LAN
1 7 (77.78%) WAN
2 5 (55.56%) Firewall
3 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
4 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) EIGRP
5 2 (22.22%) Network Security
5 2 (22.22%) OSPF
5 2 (22.22%) SNMP
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
6 1 (11.11%) BGP
6 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
6 1 (11.11%) HSRP
6 1 (11.11%) SAN
6 1 (11.11%) VLAN
6 1 (11.11%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Automotive
2 1 (11.11%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Junior
2 3 (33.33%) Junior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Network Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Network Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Security Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Data Centre
2 3 (33.33%) Fintech
3 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (11.11%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Linux
1 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Change Management
2 3 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 1 (11.11%) Network Design
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
4 1 (11.11%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) Bash Shell
1 3 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) VB
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCIE
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Cacti
1 1 (11.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (44.44%) HP
3 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 3 (33.33%) Juniper
4 3 (33.33%) SonicWALL
4 3 (33.33%) Symantec
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
6 1 (11.11%) Avaya
6 1 (11.11%) CommVault
6 1 (11.11%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Extreme Networks
6 1 (11.11%) Polycom