Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 160 165 162
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3 -9
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 78 34 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 1.36% 0.72% 1.25%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.07% 3.05% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 70 29 34
Scotland median annual salary £40,000 £35,530 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.58% -13.87% +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,000 £26,250 £26,450
90th Percentile £55,375 £61,500 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +5.00%

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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1,284 1,115 1,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 22.32% 23.52% 27.67%
Number of salaries quoted 884 697 970
Scotland median annual salary £40,250 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.29% -1.73% +1.76%
10th Percentile £27,000 £27,500 £25,725
90th Percentile £66,750 £63,750 £62,500
UK median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.89% - -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in Scotland

CCNA
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for CCNA in Scotland

CCNA
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in Scotland over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNA in Scotland

CCNA
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 26 May 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
Edinburgh +22 50 £40,000 - 2
Glasgow -28 18 £40,000 +14.29% 1
Stirling - 3 £34,000 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 69 (88.46%) Cisco
3 52 (66.67%) CCNP
4 36 (46.15%) Firewall
5 33 (42.31%) LAN
5 33 (42.31%) Data Centre
6 30 (38.46%) F5
7 28 (35.90%) Wireless
8 27 (34.62%) WAN
9 24 (30.77%) JNCIP
9 24 (30.77%) Presales
10 23 (29.49%) VMware
10 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 19 (24.36%) Juniper
12 18 (23.08%) MPLS
13 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
14 14 (17.95%) VoIP
14 14 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
14 14 (17.95%) vCenter Server
15 13 (16.67%) Telepresence
15 13 (16.67%) Unified Communications
15 13 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
16 12 (15.38%) OSPF
17 11 (14.10%) VPN
17 11 (14.10%) HP
18 10 (12.82%) Cisco Wireless
19 9 (11.54%) Extreme Networks
19 9 (11.54%) Ethernet
19 9 (11.54%) BGP
19 9 (11.54%) NHS

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 5 (6.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.56%) JBoss
3 2 (2.56%) WebLogic
3 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.56%) WildFly
Cloud Services
1 9 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (46.15%) Firewall
2 33 (42.31%) LAN
3 28 (35.90%) Wireless
4 27 (34.62%) WAN
5 18 (23.08%) MPLS
6 14 (17.95%) VoIP
7 13 (16.67%) Telepresence
7 13 (16.67%) Unified Communications
8 12 (15.38%) OSPF
9 11 (14.10%) VPN
10 10 (12.82%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (11.54%) BGP
11 9 (11.54%) Ethernet
12 7 (8.97%) SAN
12 7 (8.97%) WLAN
13 6 (7.69%) TCP/IP
14 5 (6.41%) Cisco Nexus
15 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (5.13%) Network Security
16 3 (3.85%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.56%) SAP HANA
1 2 (2.56%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (11.54%) Retail
2 7 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.56%) Finance
4 1 (1.28%) Advertising
4 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 45 (57.69%) Network Engineer
2 44 (56.41%) Cisco Engineer
3 29 (37.18%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 19 (24.36%) Project Engineer
5 14 (17.95%) Cloud Engineer
6 13 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 7 (8.97%) IP Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) IP Design Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) IP Network Engineer
8 6 (7.69%) Network Design Engineer
9 5 (6.41%) Analyst
10 4 (5.13%) Cisco Design Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Core Network Design Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Core Network Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Design Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Juniper Engineer
10 4 (5.13%) Network Analyst
11 3 (3.85%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.56%) J2EE
1 2 (2.56%) RFC 2547
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 33 (42.31%) Data Centre
2 9 (11.54%) NHS
3 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.28%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 1 (1.28%) IVR
5 1 (1.28%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.41%) Windows
1 5 (6.41%) Windows Server
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.77%) Presales
2 9 (11.54%) Network Management
2 9 (11.54%) Performance Monitoring
3 8 (10.26%) ITIL
3 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.97%) Network Design
5 5 (6.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (5.13%) Facilities Management
7 3 (3.85%) Fault Analysis
7 3 (3.85%) Proactive Management
8 2 (2.56%) Configuration Management
8 2 (2.56%) CRM
8 2 (2.56%) ITIL V2
8 2 (2.56%) ITSM
8 2 (2.56%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.56%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (2.56%) Process Management
8 2 (2.56%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (2.56%) Service Management
9 1 (1.28%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.28%) Bash Shell
1 1 (1.28%) C
1 1 (1.28%) Java
1 1 (1.28%) Python
Qualifications
1 78 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 52 (66.67%) CCNP
3 24 (30.77%) JNCIP
4 6 (7.69%) CCIP
5 5 (6.41%) CCIE
5 5 (6.41%) CCIE Security
6 4 (5.13%) MCP
6 4 (5.13%) MCSE
6 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (2.56%) Degree
7 2 (2.56%) JNCIA
7 2 (2.56%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.56%) VCAP
7 2 (2.56%) VCDX
8 1 (1.28%) GPEN
8 1 (1.28%) OSCP
8 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
8 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 2 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.28%) SLA
System Software
1 23 (29.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (17.95%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (1.28%) KVM
Systems Management
1 14 (17.95%) vCenter Server
2 13 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 69 (88.46%) Cisco
2 30 (38.46%) F5
3 23 (29.49%) VMware
4 19 (24.36%) Juniper
5 16 (20.51%) CheckPoint
6 11 (14.10%) HP
7 9 (11.54%) Extreme Networks
8 7 (8.97%) Citrix
9 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
10 3 (3.85%) Forcepoint
11 2 (2.56%) Mitel
11 2 (2.56%) Oracle
11 2 (2.56%) SAP
12 1 (1.28%) Palo Alto
12 1 (1.28%) Remedy
12 1 (1.28%) SolarWinds