Period
to 25 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > South East
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 140 125
Rank change year-on-year -67 -15 +1
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 469 702 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.53% 2.42% 2.66%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.82% 8.59% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 389 631 899
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £23,000 £25,700
90th Percentile £61,250 £51,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76% +3.70%

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 South East with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
South East
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 8,064 8,168 11,930
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.33% 28.20% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,374 6,603 9,630
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,800 £25,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -4.26% +4.44%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the South East over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the South East region over the 6 months to 25 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
Thames Valley -53 137 £41,250 +3.13% 10
Surrey -59 101 £45,000 +12.50% 10
Hampshire -40 100 £44,250 +10.63% 15
Berkshire -57 85 £42,500 +3.03% 6
Kent +33 77 £45,000 +12.50% 2
Buckinghamshire -11 37 £37,500 +5.63% 4
East Sussex -77 29 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Sussex -2 21 £51,500 +28.75% 6
Oxfordshire -35 14 £40,000 +3.23%
M4 Corridor - 3 - -
Sussex - 1 - - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 25 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 South East region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 469 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 339 (72.28%) Cisco
3 207 (44.14%) CCNP
4 203 (43.28%) Firewall
5 164 (34.97%) WAN
6 131 (27.93%) LAN
7 130 (27.72%) ITIL
8 126 (26.87%) VMware
9 109 (23.24%) Windows
9 109 (23.24%) Microsoft
10 108 (23.03%) Wireless
11 107 (22.81%) Linux
12 105 (22.39%) VPN
13 101 (21.54%) Juniper
14 99 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 97 (20.68%) MPLS
16 96 (20.47%) F5
17 94 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
18 80 (17.06%) Data Centre
19 79 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
20 76 (16.20%) CCIE
21 73 (15.57%) VoIP
22 72 (15.35%) VLAN
23 71 (15.14%) MCSE
24 70 (14.93%) Palo Alto
25 68 (14.50%) Active Directory
26 67 (14.29%) Finance
27 65 (13.86%) Change Management
27 65 (13.86%) Windows Server
28 64 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 37 (7.89%) MS Exchange
2 14 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.77%) OpenStack
4 12 (2.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (2.56%) Skype for Business
5 6 (1.28%) Apache
5 6 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (1.28%) IIS
6 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.21%) Confluence
7 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 39 (8.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.43%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 64 (13.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (10.66%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (7.46%) Office 365
4 8 (1.71%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.64%) SaaS
6 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.43%) G Suite
6 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.21%) Cloudflare
7 1 (0.21%) IaaS
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 203 (43.28%) Firewall
2 164 (34.97%) WAN
3 131 (27.93%) LAN
4 108 (23.03%) Wireless
5 105 (22.39%) VPN
6 97 (20.68%) MPLS
7 94 (20.04%) Cisco ASA
8 73 (15.57%) VoIP
9 72 (15.35%) VLAN
10 63 (13.43%) BGP
11 60 (12.79%) OSPF
12 54 (11.51%) Network Security
13 50 (10.66%) TCP/IP
14 39 (8.32%) NetScaler
15 36 (7.68%) SAN
15 36 (7.68%) VPLS
15 36 (7.68%) WLAN
16 33 (7.04%) DNS
17 31 (6.61%) Cisco Wireless
17 31 (6.61%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.71%) MySQL
3 5 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 67 (14.29%) Finance
2 20 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.35%) Retail
4 10 (2.13%) German Language
4 10 (2.13%) Italian Language
5 9 (1.92%) Banking
6 5 (1.07%) Advertising
7 3 (0.64%) Games
8 2 (0.43%) Front Office
8 2 (0.43%) Marketing
8 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.21%) Legal
9 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.21%) Military
9 1 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 215 (45.84%) Network Engineer
2 52 (11.09%) Support Engineer
3 51 (10.87%) Cisco Engineer
4 50 (10.66%) Analyst
5 46 (9.81%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 35 (7.46%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 35 (7.46%) Network Support
7 31 (6.61%) Architect
8 29 (6.18%) Senior Network Engineer
8 29 (6.18%) Support Analyst
9 28 (5.97%) Systems Engineer
10 27 (5.76%) Linux Engineer
11 26 (5.54%) Network Analyst
12 25 (5.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 24 (5.12%) Operations Engineer
13 24 (5.12%) Technical Architect
14 23 (4.90%) Cisco Support
15 22 (4.69%) IT Support
15 22 (4.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
15 22 (4.69%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.07%) RFC 2547
2 4 (0.85%) LDAP
2 4 (0.85%) SAP CAF
3 2 (0.43%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.43%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (17.06%) Data Centre
2 26 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (5.54%) Private Cloud
3 24 (5.12%) Driving Licence
4 21 (4.48%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.77%) Clustering
6 9 (1.92%) Computer Science
7 8 (1.71%) EMC VMAX
7 8 (1.71%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.49%) Linux Command Line
9 6 (1.28%) Cyber Kill Chain
9 6 (1.28%) Security Operations Centre
10 5 (1.07%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.07%) Wiki
11 4 (0.85%) AS400
11 4 (0.85%) CESG
11 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
12 3 (0.64%) CMDB
12 3 (0.64%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.64%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 109 (23.24%) Windows
2 107 (22.81%) Linux
3 65 (13.86%) Windows Server
4 27 (5.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 25 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 23 (4.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 17 (3.62%) Unix
8 10 (2.13%) FreeBSD
8 10 (2.13%) Windows 7
9 5 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.85%) SUSE
10 4 (0.85%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.64%) Data ONTAP
11 3 (0.64%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.43%) CentOS
12 2 (0.43%) Debian
12 2 (0.43%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (27.72%) ITIL
2 65 (13.86%) Change Management
3 59 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
4 55 (11.73%) Load Balancing
5 42 (8.96%) Network Architecture
6 38 (8.10%) Service Delivery
7 37 (7.89%) Network Design
8 35 (7.46%) Problem Management
9 32 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
10 30 (6.40%) Network Monitoring
10 30 (6.40%) Service Management
11 29 (6.18%) Data Security
12 27 (5.76%) Risk Management
13 26 (5.54%) High Availability
14 25 (5.33%) Kalman Filter
14 25 (5.33%) Presales
15 19 (4.05%) Incident Management
16 18 (3.84%) Disaster Recovery
16 18 (3.84%) Root Cause Analysis
16 18 (3.84%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.12%) SQL
2 8 (1.71%) C
3 6 (1.28%) PowerShell
3 6 (1.28%) Python
4 4 (0.85%) Bash Shell
5 3 (0.64%) Perl
6 1 (0.21%) C++
6 1 (0.21%) Java
6 1 (0.21%) Ruby
6 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 469 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 207 (44.14%) CCNP
3 99 (21.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 76 (16.20%) CCIE
5 71 (15.14%) MCSE
6 60 (12.79%) Security Cleared
7 44 (9.38%) SC Cleared
8 42 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 34 (7.25%) Degree
9 34 (7.25%) MCP
10 27 (5.76%) RHCE
11 22 (4.69%) MCSA
12 20 (4.26%) CCSA
13 19 (4.05%) CCDP
13 19 (4.05%) JNCIA
13 19 (4.05%) MCITP
14 18 (3.84%) ITIL Certification
15 15 (3.20%) A+ Certification
15 15 (3.20%) CCSP
16 14 (2.99%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (10.02%) SLA
2 10 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.28%) GDPR
4 4 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
4 4 (0.85%) FIPS 140-2
4 4 (0.85%) GPG13
5 2 (0.43%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 79 (16.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 68 (14.50%) Active Directory
3 36 (7.68%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.26%) vSphere
5 16 (3.41%) vCloud
6 9 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (1.71%) XenApp
8 7 (1.49%) Firmware
9 6 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.28%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.64%) Virtual Desktop
12 1 (0.21%) Docker
12 1 (0.21%) pfSense
12 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 14 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (1.49%) QRadar
5 6 (1.28%) Juniper STRM
5 6 (1.28%) RSA enVision
5 6 (1.28%) RSA Security Analytics
6 5 (1.07%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.07%) SCCM
7 3 (0.64%) Ansible
8 2 (0.43%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.43%) Puppet
8 2 (0.43%) SCOM
9 1 (0.21%) ServiceCenter
9 1 (0.21%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.21%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 339 (72.28%) Cisco
2 126 (26.87%) VMware
3 109 (23.24%) Microsoft
4 101 (21.54%) Juniper
5 96 (20.47%) F5
6 70 (14.93%) Palo Alto
7 61 (13.01%) CheckPoint
8 60 (12.79%) HP
9 53 (11.30%) Citrix
10 49 (10.45%) SolarWinds
11 37 (7.89%) NetApp
12 33 (7.04%) Blue Coat
13 31 (6.61%) Red Hat
14 26 (5.54%) Forcepoint
15 24 (5.12%) Zscaler
16 21 (4.48%) Dell
17 20 (4.26%) Ivanti
18 19 (4.05%) Riverbed
19 17 (3.62%) 3PAR
19 17 (3.62%) Fortinet