Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 130 182
Rank change year-on-year -63 +52 +17
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 32 87 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 1.68% 1.00%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.37% 6.97% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 21 51 41
Scotland median annual salary £39,000 £32,500 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +1.56% -14.67%
10th Percentile £31,250 £21,000 £21,250
90th Percentile £56,750 £48,750 £47,500
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 Scotland with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Scotland
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1350 1249 1714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 23.92% 24.08% 26.74%
Number of salaries quoted 855 742 1176
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,800 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £58,250 £61,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 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
Edinburgh -50 15 £41,500 +18.57% 1
Glasgow -22 11 £38,250 +4.79%
Aberdeen -1 4 £48,750 +156.58%
West Lothian -8 1 - -
Dundee - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Scotland region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (59.38%) Cisco
3 18 (56.25%) CCNP
4 12 (37.50%) WAN
4 12 (37.50%) MCSE
4 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (34.38%) LAN
6 10 (31.25%) MCP
6 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
6 10 (31.25%) Firewall
7 9 (28.13%) VMware
7 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (28.13%) Windows
8 7 (21.88%) ITIL
8 7 (21.88%) Office 365
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) Citrix
9 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
9 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (15.63%) Finance
10 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (15.63%) CCIE
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
11 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
11 4 (12.50%) F5
11 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 4 (12.50%) Juniper
11 4 (12.50%) MPLS
11 4 (12.50%) SLA

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 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.88%) Office 365
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (6.25%) SaaS
5 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) WAN
2 11 (34.38%) LAN
3 10 (31.25%) Firewall
4 6 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
5 4 (12.50%) MPLS
5 4 (12.50%) TCP/IP
5 4 (12.50%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
6 3 (9.38%) SAN
6 3 (9.38%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
7 2 (6.25%) BGP
7 2 (6.25%) Internet
7 2 (6.25%) OSPF
7 2 (6.25%) SMS
7 2 (6.25%) VLAN
7 2 (6.25%) VPN
7 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
7 2 (6.25%) WLAN
General
1 5 (15.63%) Finance
2 3 (9.38%) Back Office
3 2 (6.25%) Banking
3 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.13%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (28.13%) Network Engineer
2 5 (15.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (12.50%) Technical Leader
4 3 (9.38%) Administrator
4 3 (9.38%) Mitel Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.25%) Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Network Communications Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Technical Operations Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Telephony Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Data Centre Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.13%) 802.1X
1 1 (3.13%) RFC 2547
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 3 (9.38%) Driving Licence
2 3 (9.38%) IVR
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.13%) EMC VNX
4 1 (3.13%) Hedge funds
4 1 (3.13%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.13%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server
2 5 (15.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.25%) Unix
5 1 (3.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) ITIL
2 5 (15.63%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.25%) Change Control
4 2 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (6.25%) Facilities Management
4 2 (6.25%) ITSM
4 2 (6.25%) Network Design
4 2 (6.25%) Network Management
4 2 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) System Testing
5 1 (3.13%) Data Governance
5 1 (3.13%) High Availability
5 1 (3.13%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 1 (3.13%) Line Management
5 1 (3.13%) Service Design
5 1 (3.13%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
1 1 (3.13%) SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (56.25%) CCNP
3 12 (37.50%) MCSE
3 12 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (31.25%) MCP
5 5 (15.63%) CCIE
6 3 (9.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (3.13%) CCDP
7 1 (3.13%) CCENT
7 1 (3.13%) CCIP
7 1 (3.13%) Degree
7 1 (3.13%) JNCIS
7 1 (3.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
2 9 (28.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (9.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.25%) Firmware
4 2 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
1 1 (3.13%) HAProxy
1 1 (3.13%) Nagios
1 1 (3.13%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (3.13%) WMI
Vendors
1 19 (59.38%) Cisco
2 9 (28.13%) VMware
3 6 (18.75%) CheckPoint
3 6 (18.75%) Citrix
3 6 (18.75%) Microsoft
4 4 (12.50%) F5
4 4 (12.50%) Juniper
5 3 (9.38%) Mitel
6 2 (6.25%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.13%) Avaya
7 1 (3.13%) Brocade
7 1 (3.13%) BT
7 1 (3.13%) Dell
7 1 (3.13%) EMC
7 1 (3.13%) EqualLogic
7 1 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (3.13%) Infoblox
7 1 (3.13%) Palo Alto
7 1 (3.13%) Veeam
7 1 (3.13%) Zerto