Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > South East
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 173 109
Rank change year-on-year -44 -64 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 426 534 1,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.44% 1.83% 2.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.52% 6.58% 9.27%
Number of salaries quoted 351 484 969
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £27,000 £24,050 £25,767
90th Percentile £61,250 £55,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% -

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 7,724 8,120 11,708
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 26.06% 27.89% 31.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,084 6,588 9,472
South East median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -59 122 £45,000 +7.66% 12
Surrey +2 93 £45,000 +12.50% 11
Hampshire -55 93 £40,000 - 8
Berkshire -53 66 £42,500 - 3
Kent +24 64 £34,000 -20.93% 6
Buckinghamshire +11 43 £45,000 +34.33% 5
West Sussex +20 28 £43,750 +34.62% 4
East Sussex -28 20 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Oxfordshire -21 13 £40,000 +1.27% 4
Middlesex +16 5 £31,500 -36.36%
Sussex - 2 - -
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 426 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 297 (69.72%) Cisco
3 185 (43.43%) CCNP
4 173 (40.61%) Firewall
5 138 (32.39%) VMware
6 127 (29.81%) WAN
7 125 (29.34%) Windows
8 117 (27.46%) LAN
9 111 (26.06%) ITIL
10 98 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 93 (21.83%) Microsoft
12 92 (21.60%) Windows Server
13 91 (21.36%) Linux
13 91 (21.36%) Wireless
14 80 (18.78%) VPN
14 80 (18.78%) MPLS
15 77 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
16 75 (17.61%) Data Centre
17 73 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
18 71 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
19 70 (16.43%) Juniper
20 66 (15.49%) MCSE
21 65 (15.26%) Active Directory
21 65 (15.26%) VLAN
22 58 (13.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
23 57 (13.38%) CCIE
23 57 (13.38%) BGP
24 55 (12.91%) VoIP
24 55 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 54 (12.68%) Amazon AWS

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 35 (8.22%) MS Exchange
2 21 (4.93%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (4.23%) OpenStack
4 11 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.88%) Skype for Business
6 7 (1.64%) IIS
7 3 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.47%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.47%) Confluence
8 2 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (0.47%) Tomcat
Applications
1 47 (11.03%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.47%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 73 (17.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 54 (12.68%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (10.33%) Office 365
4 11 (2.58%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (1.17%) SaaS
6 4 (0.94%) PaaS
7 3 (0.70%) IaaS
8 2 (0.47%) G Suite
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) Cloudflare
9 1 (0.23%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 173 (40.61%) Firewall
2 127 (29.81%) WAN
3 117 (27.46%) LAN
4 91 (21.36%) Wireless
5 80 (18.78%) MPLS
5 80 (18.78%) VPN
6 71 (16.67%) Cisco ASA
7 65 (15.26%) VLAN
8 57 (13.38%) BGP
9 55 (12.91%) VoIP
10 50 (11.74%) Network Security
11 40 (9.39%) OSPF
11 40 (9.39%) TCP/IP
12 38 (8.92%) NetScaler
13 31 (7.28%) DNS
14 29 (6.81%) Cisco Nexus
14 29 (6.81%) IP Telephony
15 28 (6.57%) SAN
15 28 (6.57%) WLAN
16 19 (4.46%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (1.41%) MySQL
1 6 (1.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (0.94%) MongoDB
3 2 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
General
1 46 (10.80%) Finance
2 21 (4.93%) Telecoms
3 18 (4.23%) Banking
4 16 (3.76%) German Language
4 16 (3.76%) Italian Language
5 10 (2.35%) Retail
6 9 (2.11%) French Language
7 6 (1.41%) Spanish Language
8 4 (0.94%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.47%) Electronics
9 2 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.47%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.23%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.23%) Legal
Job Titles
1 194 (45.54%) Network Engineer
2 59 (13.85%) Cisco Engineer
3 56 (13.15%) Support Engineer
4 51 (11.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 33 (7.75%) Analyst
6 29 (6.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 28 (6.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 25 (5.87%) Security Engineer
9 24 (5.63%) IT Support
9 24 (5.63%) Senior Network Engineer
10 22 (5.16%) IT Engineer
10 22 (5.16%) Network Security Engineer
11 20 (4.69%) NOC Engineer
12 19 (4.46%) Architect
12 19 (4.46%) Cloud Engineer
12 19 (4.46%) Operations Engineer
13 18 (4.23%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
13 18 (4.23%) Network Operations Engineer
13 18 (4.23%) Support Analyst
13 18 (4.23%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (1.41%) LDAP
2 2 (0.47%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (0.23%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.23%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.61%) Data Centre
2 21 (4.93%) Driving Licence
3 20 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.99%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.29%) Private Cloud
6 11 (2.58%) EMC VMAX
7 10 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
8 9 (2.11%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (1.88%) Wiki
10 7 (1.64%) BBC
10 7 (1.64%) CESG
10 7 (1.64%) IVR
10 7 (1.64%) Public Cloud
11 5 (1.17%) Computer Science
12 4 (0.94%) Clustering
12 4 (0.94%) FlexPod
12 4 (0.94%) Linux Command Line
13 3 (0.70%) CMDB
13 3 (0.70%) Enterprise Storage
13 3 (0.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 125 (29.34%) Windows
2 92 (21.60%) Windows Server
3 91 (21.36%) Linux
4 37 (8.69%) Windows Server 2012
5 33 (7.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 15 (3.52%) Windows 7
7 13 (3.05%) FreeBSD
8 12 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (2.35%) Unix
10 5 (1.17%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.94%) Data ONTAP
12 3 (0.70%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.47%) Debian
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.47%) Mac OS X
13 2 (0.47%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.23%) CentOS
14 1 (0.23%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (26.06%) ITIL
2 55 (12.91%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 49 (11.50%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (10.56%) Network Design
5 39 (9.15%) Service Delivery
6 38 (8.92%) Change Management
7 33 (7.75%) Load Balancing
8 31 (7.28%) Network Monitoring
8 31 (7.28%) Presales
9 29 (6.81%) Problem Management
9 29 (6.81%) Service Management
10 27 (6.34%) Root Cause Analysis
11 22 (5.16%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (4.69%) Decision-Making
12 20 (4.69%) Risk Management
13 19 (4.46%) Incident Management
14 18 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
14 18 (4.23%) ITIL V3
14 18 (4.23%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 21 (4.93%) SQL
2 6 (1.41%) PowerShell
3 5 (1.17%) C
4 1 (0.23%) Python
4 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 426 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 185 (43.43%) CCNP
3 98 (23.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 66 (15.49%) MCSE
5 58 (13.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 57 (13.38%) CCIE
7 50 (11.74%) Degree
8 43 (10.09%) Security Cleared
9 34 (7.98%) SC Cleared
10 31 (7.28%) MCP
10 31 (7.28%) MCSA
11 21 (4.93%) ITIL Certification
12 20 (4.69%) VCAP
13 19 (4.46%) A+ Certification
14 18 (4.23%) CCSP
14 18 (4.23%) JNCIA
15 16 (3.76%) CCVP
16 13 (3.05%) CCDP
16 13 (3.05%) MCITP
16 13 (3.05%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (11.97%) SLA
2 11 (2.58%) Cyber Essentials
2 11 (2.58%) GDPR
3 9 (2.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.41%) GPG13
4 6 (1.41%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.94%) PMO
6 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.23%) PA-DSS
7 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 77 (18.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 65 (15.26%) Active Directory
3 34 (7.98%) Hyper-V
4 20 (4.69%) vSphere
5 19 (4.46%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (3.99%) vCloud
7 7 (1.64%) XenApp
8 3 (0.70%) XenDesktop
9 2 (0.47%) Docker
9 2 (0.47%) Firmware
9 2 (0.47%) pfSense
9 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.23%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
2 6 (1.41%) SCCM
3 5 (1.17%) Nagios
3 5 (1.17%) SCOM
4 3 (0.70%) SCSM
4 3 (0.70%) SCVMM
5 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.23%) Ansible
6 1 (0.23%) Backup Exec
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (0.23%) Netcool
6 1 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.23%) QRadar
6 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
6 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.23%) WhatsUp Gold
6 1 (0.23%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 297 (69.72%) Cisco
2 138 (32.39%) VMware
3 93 (21.83%) Microsoft
4 70 (16.43%) Juniper
5 53 (12.44%) F5
5 53 (12.44%) HP
6 46 (10.80%) Palo Alto
7 44 (10.33%) Citrix
8 38 (8.92%) SolarWinds
9 30 (7.04%) CheckPoint
10 27 (6.34%) NetApp
11 23 (5.40%) Dell
12 22 (5.16%) Ivanti
13 17 (3.99%) Blue Coat
13 17 (3.99%) EMC
13 17 (3.99%) Meraki
14 16 (3.76%) SonicWALL
15 15 (3.52%) 3PAR
15 15 (3.52%) Forcepoint
16 14 (3.29%) Zscaler