Period
to 17 October 2021

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 17 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 266 166 155
Rank change year-on-year -100 -11 +84
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 189 125 536
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 1.06% 1.59% 2.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.75% 6.02% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 153 93 435
10th Percentile £24,500 £31,500 £30,600
25th Percentile £37,890 £36,525 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +25.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% +3.66%

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 5,039 2,075 6,975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.36% 26.38% 27.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,716 1,543 5,231
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £33,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%
75th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £73,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing CCNA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCNA in the South East.

Salary trend for CCNA in the South East

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNA in the South East over the 6 months to 17 October 2021.

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 17 October 2021. 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
Surrey -18 69 £47,500 -24.00% 8
Thames Valley -72 55 £47,000 +17.50% 19
Hampshire -127 45 £52,500 +16.67% 6
Berkshire -57 31 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Buckinghamshire -56 18 £45,000 +12.50% 10
West Sussex -1 16 £53,750 +2.38% 3
Kent -50 7 £65,000 +52.94% 8
Oxfordshire -29 6 £39,000 +20.93% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 2021, 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.

1 189 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 124 (65.61%) Cisco
3 99 (52.38%) Firewall
4 77 (40.74%) CCNP
5 65 (34.39%) VPN
5 65 (34.39%) Social Skills
6 62 (32.80%) Microsoft
7 57 (30.16%) Azure
8 56 (29.63%) VMware
9 49 (25.93%) Microsoft 365
10 48 (25.40%) ITIL
11 45 (23.81%) Data Centre
12 42 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
13 41 (21.69%) Windows
14 40 (21.16%) LAN
14 40 (21.16%) WAN
15 36 (19.05%) MCSE
15 36 (19.05%) BGP
15 36 (19.05%) AWS
15 36 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (17.99%) TCP/IP
16 34 (17.99%) Active Directory
17 33 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
18 31 (16.40%) VLAN
18 31 (16.40%) OSPF
18 31 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
18 31 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 30 (15.87%) Degree
20 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
20 29 (15.34%) DNS

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 29 (15.34%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.65%) Apache
3 3 (1.59%) IIS
4 2 (1.06%) Confluence
4 2 (1.06%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.06%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.53%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 14 (7.41%) Microsoft Excel
1 14 (7.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 57 (30.16%) Azure
2 49 (25.93%) Microsoft 365
3 36 (19.05%) AWS
4 14 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (6.35%) IaaS
6 9 (4.76%) PaaS
7 6 (3.17%) SaaS
8 4 (2.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (1.59%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.59%) OneDrive
10 2 (1.06%) Cloud Computing
11 1 (0.53%) Cloudflare
11 1 (0.53%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 99 (52.38%) Firewall
2 65 (34.39%) VPN
3 40 (21.16%) LAN
3 40 (21.16%) WAN
4 36 (19.05%) BGP
5 34 (17.99%) TCP/IP
6 33 (17.46%) Cisco ASA
7 31 (16.40%) OSPF
7 31 (16.40%) VLAN
8 29 (15.34%) DNS
9 24 (12.70%) Wi-Fi
10 23 (12.17%) Network Security
11 21 (11.11%) Wireless
12 19 (10.05%) DHCP
12 19 (10.05%) IPsec
12 19 (10.05%) MPLS
13 17 (8.99%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (8.99%) Internet
14 16 (8.47%) Unified Communications
15 14 (7.41%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 7 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 65 (34.39%) Social Skills
2 14 (7.41%) Finance
3 10 (5.29%) Military
4 9 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.23%) Presentation Skills
6 5 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.12%) Organisational Skills
8 3 (1.59%) Public Sector
9 2 (1.06%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.06%) Banking
9 2 (1.06%) Legal
9 2 (1.06%) Retail
10 1 (0.53%) Advertising
10 1 (0.53%) Electronics
10 1 (0.53%) Law
10 1 (0.53%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 107 (56.61%) Network Engineer
2 26 (13.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 25 (13.23%) Senior Network Engineer
4 21 (11.11%) Architect
5 20 (10.58%) Cisco Engineer
5 20 (10.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 20 (10.58%) Security Engineer
6 19 (10.05%) Analyst
7 17 (8.99%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 14 (7.41%) Support Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) 1st Line Support
9 12 (6.35%) 1st Line Support Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) Service Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) Service Desk Analyst
9 12 (6.35%) Service Desk Support
9 12 (6.35%) Service Desk Support Analyst
10 11 (5.82%) Infrastructure Architect
11 10 (5.29%) Network Security Engineer
12 6 (3.17%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.06%) SAML
2 1 (0.53%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.81%) Data Centre
2 16 (8.47%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (4.23%) Hybrid Cloud
4 7 (3.70%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.17%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.17%) PKI
5 6 (3.17%) Private Cloud
5 6 (3.17%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.65%) Driving Licence
7 4 (2.12%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 4 (2.12%) Security Operations Centre
7 4 (2.12%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (1.59%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.06%) Device Driver
9 2 (1.06%) EPoS
9 2 (1.06%) Legacy Systems
9 2 (1.06%) Life Science
9 2 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (1.06%) NHS
9 2 (1.06%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 41 (21.69%) Windows
2 28 (14.81%) Linux
3 24 (12.70%) Windows Server
4 8 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.59%) Unix
7 2 (1.06%) Android
7 2 (1.06%) CentOS
7 2 (1.06%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.06%) Ubuntu
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (25.40%) ITIL
2 31 (16.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 31 (16.40%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (14.81%) Network Design
4 25 (13.23%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (8.47%) Cybersecurity
5 16 (8.47%) Incident Management
6 15 (7.94%) PRINCE2
7 14 (7.41%) Computer Science
8 13 (6.88%) Information Security
9 11 (5.82%) Configuration Management
9 11 (5.82%) ITIL V3
9 11 (5.82%) ITSM
9 11 (5.82%) Line Management
9 11 (5.82%) Mentoring
9 11 (5.82%) Proactive Monitoring
9 11 (5.82%) Service Delivery
9 11 (5.82%) SIEM
10 10 (5.29%) Change Control
10 10 (5.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 16 (8.47%) SQL
2 6 (3.17%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.06%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
4 1 (0.53%) C
4 1 (0.53%) JavaScript
4 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 189 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (40.74%) CCNP
3 42 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (19.05%) MCSE
5 30 (15.87%) Degree
6 29 (15.34%) Security Cleared
7 20 (10.58%) SC Cleared
8 11 (5.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (5.29%) CISSP
9 10 (5.29%) JNCIA
10 9 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
11 7 (3.70%) DV Cleared
11 7 (3.70%) JNCIS
12 6 (3.17%) CompTIA Security+
12 6 (3.17%) MCSA
13 5 (2.65%) CCSA
14 4 (2.12%) CCDA
14 4 (2.12%) CCDP
14 4 (2.12%) CEH
14 4 (2.12%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (12.17%) SLA
2 11 (5.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (3.70%) NIST
4 5 (2.65%) GDPR
5 3 (1.59%) NCSC
5 3 (1.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (1.59%) SOC 2
6 2 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 1 (0.53%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.53%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (19.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 34 (17.99%) Active Directory
3 7 (3.70%) Hyper-V
3 7 (3.70%) VMware NSX
4 6 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (3.17%) vSphere
5 4 (2.12%) Firmware
6 3 (1.59%) VMware Workstation
7 2 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.53%) Docker
8 1 (0.53%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (4.23%) SCCM
3 6 (3.17%) CSIRT
4 5 (2.65%) Ansible
4 5 (2.65%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.59%) FortiGate
5 3 (1.59%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (1.59%) Nessus
5 3 (1.59%) QRadar
5 3 (1.59%) vCenter Server
5 3 (1.59%) WSUS
6 2 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 2 (1.06%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (1.06%) Terraform
7 1 (0.53%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.53%) Puppet
7 1 (0.53%) SCSM
7 1 (0.53%) SmoothWall
Vendors
1 124 (65.61%) Cisco
2 62 (32.80%) Microsoft
3 56 (29.63%) VMware
4 24 (12.70%) Juniper
4 24 (12.70%) Palo Alto
5 23 (12.17%) CheckPoint
6 21 (11.11%) Meraki
7 12 (6.35%) SolarWinds
8 10 (5.29%) Barracuda Networks
8 10 (5.29%) Censornet
9 9 (4.76%) Dell
10 7 (3.70%) Citrix
11 5 (2.65%) NetApp
12 4 (2.12%) EMC
12 4 (2.12%) F5
12 4 (2.12%) HP
12 4 (2.12%) McAfee
12 4 (2.12%) Veeam
13 3 (1.59%) Aruba
13 3 (1.59%) Splunk