Period
to 18 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 18 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 191 158
Rank change year-on-year -43 -33 -10
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,417 1,801 2,509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.43% 1.79% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.86% 6.96% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1,166 1,625 2,244
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £53,750 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 24,176 25,886 33,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.38% 25.70% 28.63%
Number of salaries quoted 18,099 20,295 26,235
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,898 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.64% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the UK excluding London

CCNA
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

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

Salary trend for CCNA in the UK excluding London

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 18 July 2018.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the UK excluding London

CCNA
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
South East -47 435 £45,000 +12.50% 35
North of England -12 320 £38,500 +2.67% 37
East of England -33 200 £45,000 +7.14% 31
North West +14 195 £38,500 -1.28% 24
Midlands -59 194 £40,000 -2.44% 34
South West +15 185 £40,000 +5.26% 19
Yorkshire -25 107 £38,125 +8.93% 12
East Midlands +16 106 £40,000 -5.88% 11
West Midlands -82 92 £45,000 +9.76% 23
Scotland +8 64 £40,000 +12.58% 7
Wales -13 21 £30,000 -17.81% 6
North East -16 18 £39,000 +6.85% 1
Channel Islands +2 4 £29,500 -52.80%
Northern Ireland -8 4 £35,000 -
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 1,417 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,040 (73.39%) Cisco
3 674 (47.57%) Firewall
4 650 (45.87%) CCNP
5 501 (35.36%) WAN
6 446 (31.47%) Windows
7 436 (30.77%) LAN
8 434 (30.63%) VMware
9 398 (28.09%) ITIL
10 361 (25.48%) Microsoft
11 322 (22.72%) Wireless
12 288 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
13 283 (19.97%) Active Directory
14 281 (19.83%) Linux
15 269 (18.98%) Data Centre
16 266 (18.77%) Windows Server
17 264 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
18 240 (16.94%) VPN
19 234 (16.51%) MPLS
20 226 (15.95%) Cisco ASA
21 214 (15.10%) MCSE
22 195 (13.76%) Juniper
23 193 (13.62%) VoIP
24 190 (13.41%) Security Cleared
25 189 (13.34%) F5
25 189 (13.34%) SLA
26 181 (12.77%) TCP/IP
27 178 (12.56%) OSPF
28 176 (12.42%) DNS
29 162 (11.43%) Network Security

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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
1 105 (7.41%) MS Exchange
2 40 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 21 (1.48%) Skype for Business
5 20 (1.41%) Apache Pig
6 18 (1.27%) Apache
7 16 (1.13%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.13%) SharePoint
8 14 (0.99%) IIS
9 12 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.21%) JBoss
10 3 (0.21%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.14%) Confluence
11 2 (0.14%) Elasticsearch
11 2 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
11 2 (0.14%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.14%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.14%) WildFly
12 1 (0.071%) nginx
Applications
1 86 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.19%) MS Visio
3 9 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.071%) CATIA
6 1 (0.071%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.14%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.071%) assyst
3 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.071%) SAP R/3
3 1 (0.071%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 155 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (8.54%) Office 365
3 117 (8.26%) Amazon AWS
4 38 (2.68%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (0.92%) SaaS
7 10 (0.71%) IaaS
8 8 (0.56%) Dynamics 365
9 5 (0.35%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 4 (0.28%) G Suite
10 4 (0.28%) PaaS
11 3 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
12 2 (0.14%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.071%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.071%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.071%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.071%) Cloudflare
13 1 (0.071%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 674 (47.57%) Firewall
2 501 (35.36%) WAN
3 436 (30.77%) LAN
4 322 (22.72%) Wireless
5 240 (16.94%) VPN
6 234 (16.51%) MPLS
7 226 (15.95%) Cisco ASA
8 193 (13.62%) VoIP
9 181 (12.77%) TCP/IP
10 178 (12.56%) OSPF
11 176 (12.42%) DNS
12 162 (11.43%) Network Security
13 161 (11.36%) VLAN
14 133 (9.39%) BGP
15 130 (9.17%) SAN
16 125 (8.82%) DHCP
17 122 (8.61%) Cisco Nexus
18 85 (6.00%) Wi-Fi
19 78 (5.50%) WLAN
20 70 (4.94%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (5.50%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.03%) MySQL
3 26 (1.83%) Big Data
4 20 (1.41%) Apache Hive
4 20 (1.41%) Hadoop
5 9 (0.64%) SQL Server 2014
6 7 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (0.35%) SQL Server 2005
9 4 (0.28%) Cognos Impromptu
9 4 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.14%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.14%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.14%) Power BI
10 2 (0.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.14%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 1 (0.071%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (2.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 33 (2.33%) JIRA
3 30 (2.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 28 (1.98%) Selenium
5 25 (1.76%) Git (software)
6 20 (1.41%) Bitbucket
6 20 (1.41%) CodeSonar
6 20 (1.41%) git-flow
6 20 (1.41%) Robot Framework
7 8 (0.56%) Jenkins
7 8 (0.56%) Redmine
7 8 (0.56%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.071%) AutoIt
9 1 (0.071%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 122 (8.61%) Finance
1 122 (8.61%) Retail
2 113 (7.97%) Telecoms
3 27 (1.91%) Manufacturing
4 25 (1.76%) Banking
5 20 (1.41%) German Language
6 19 (1.34%) Games
7 18 (1.27%) Italian Language
7 18 (1.27%) Marketing
8 14 (0.99%) Advertising
9 12 (0.85%) Electronics
10 11 (0.78%) French Language
11 9 (0.64%) Billing
12 8 (0.56%) Law
12 8 (0.56%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.35%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.21%) Automotive
15 3 (0.21%) Legal
16 2 (0.14%) Polish Language
Job Titles
1 573 (40.44%) Network Engineer
2 179 (12.63%) Analyst
3 172 (12.14%) Cisco Engineer
4 163 (11.50%) Support Engineer
5 131 (9.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 130 (9.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 97 (6.85%) Senior Network Engineer
8 80 (5.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 72 (5.08%) IT Engineer
10 70 (4.94%) Security Engineer
11 68 (4.80%) Network Support
12 67 (4.73%) IT Support
13 62 (4.38%) Service Analyst
14 59 (4.16%) Network Security Engineer
15 56 (3.95%) Network Analyst
15 56 (3.95%) Service Desk Analyst
16 52 (3.67%) Support Analyst
17 42 (2.96%) Architect
18 40 (2.82%) 3rd Line Support
18 40 (2.82%) Cisco Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (2.26%) LAMP
2 24 (1.69%) RabbitMQ
3 23 (1.62%) .NET
3 23 (1.62%) SOAP
4 21 (1.48%) Java EE
4 21 (1.48%) REST
4 21 (1.48%) STL
5 20 (1.41%) .NET Framework
5 20 (1.41%) ASP.NET
5 20 (1.41%) Django
5 20 (1.41%) Node.js
5 20 (1.41%) Spring MVC
6 15 (1.06%) Flash
6 15 (1.06%) Web Services
7 10 (0.71%) LDAP
8 8 (0.56%) 802.1X
9 5 (0.35%) Elastic Stack
9 5 (0.35%) JSON
9 5 (0.35%) RESTful
10 3 (0.21%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 269 (18.98%) Data Centre
2 101 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
3 66 (4.66%) Driving Licence
4 65 (4.59%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (3.32%) Management Information System
6 34 (2.40%) NHS
7 31 (2.19%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.98%) Private Cloud
9 22 (1.55%) Public Cloud
10 21 (1.48%) CESG
11 18 (1.27%) EMC VMAX
12 16 (1.13%) Cyberattack
12 16 (1.13%) Cyberthreat
13 15 (1.06%) Enterprise Storage
14 14 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
14 14 (0.99%) Replication
15 13 (0.92%) Clustering
16 11 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
17 9 (0.64%) IVR
18 8 (0.56%) Cyber Kill Chain
Operating Systems
1 446 (31.47%) Windows
2 281 (19.83%) Linux
3 266 (18.77%) Windows Server
4 112 (7.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 82 (5.79%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (3.32%) Unix
7 40 (2.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 39 (2.75%) Windows 7
9 34 (2.40%) CentOS
9 34 (2.40%) Mac OS X
10 31 (2.19%) Windows 10
11 26 (1.83%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (1.55%) Android
13 20 (1.41%) Apple iOS
14 19 (1.34%) Windows XP
15 16 (1.13%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.99%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.85%) AIX
18 11 (0.78%) FreeBSD
19 7 (0.49%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (28.09%) ITIL
2 160 (11.29%) Problem-Solving
3 122 (8.61%) Service Management
4 119 (8.40%) Load Balancing
5 118 (8.33%) Incident Management
6 115 (8.12%) Service Delivery
7 113 (7.97%) Change Management
8 109 (7.69%) Problem Management
9 103 (7.27%) Network Monitoring
10 100 (7.06%) Network Management
11 96 (6.77%) Network Design
12 90 (6.35%) Cybersecurity
13 87 (6.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 80 (5.65%) Presales
15 76 (5.36%) Kalman Filter
16 66 (4.66%) Agile Software Development
17 65 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
18 62 (4.38%) Network Architecture
19 59 (4.16%) Information Security
19 59 (4.16%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 65 (4.59%) Python
2 64 (4.52%) PowerShell
3 61 (4.30%) C
4 48 (3.39%) SQL
5 45 (3.18%) Bash Shell
6 37 (2.61%) PHP
7 30 (2.12%) JavaScript
8 25 (1.76%) Java
9 23 (1.62%) C#
10 21 (1.48%) C++
10 21 (1.48%) Objective-C
11 17 (1.20%) Perl
12 11 (0.78%) Shell Script
13 9 (0.64%) VBScript
14 8 (0.56%) Korn
15 7 (0.49%) R
16 6 (0.42%) T-SQL
16 6 (0.42%) VBA
17 2 (0.14%) Lisp
17 2 (0.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 1,417 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 650 (45.87%) CCNP
3 288 (20.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 214 (15.10%) MCSE
5 190 (13.41%) Security Cleared
6 148 (10.44%) Degree
7 125 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 120 (8.47%) MCSA
9 118 (8.33%) CCIE
10 97 (6.85%) SC Cleared
11 95 (6.70%) Network+ Certification
12 89 (6.28%) CISSP
13 77 (5.43%) DV Cleared
14 76 (5.36%) MCP
15 53 (3.74%) SSCP
16 50 (3.53%) CompTIA Security+
16 50 (3.53%) MCITP
17 49 (3.46%) ITIL Certification
18 42 (2.96%) JNCIA
19 39 (2.75%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 189 (13.34%) SLA
2 46 (3.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (1.62%) GDPR
4 21 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (1.27%) PCI DSS
6 10 (0.71%) PMO
7 6 (0.42%) GPG13
7 6 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.35%) Government Security Classifications
9 4 (0.28%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.28%) QA
10 2 (0.14%) COBIT
10 2 (0.14%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.071%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 1 (0.071%) PA-DSS
11 1 (0.071%) RMADS
11 1 (0.071%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 283 (19.97%) Active Directory
2 264 (18.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 130 (9.17%) Hyper-V
4 76 (5.36%) vSphere
5 66 (4.66%) VMware ESXi
6 38 (2.68%) Docker
7 26 (1.83%) XenApp
8 19 (1.34%) vCloud
9 18 (1.27%) Firmware
10 15 (1.06%) Virtual Desktop
11 13 (0.92%) NFS
12 12 (0.85%) Samba
13 9 (0.64%) Xen
13 9 (0.64%) XenDesktop
14 8 (0.56%) ProxySG
14 8 (0.56%) VMware NSX
15 7 (0.49%) KVM
16 6 (0.42%) pfSense
16 6 (0.42%) VMware Workstation
17 5 (0.35%) LXC
Systems Management
1 72 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
2 61 (4.30%) Cisco Prime
3 53 (3.74%) Puppet
4 45 (3.18%) Nagios
5 36 (2.54%) SCCM
6 27 (1.91%) QRadar
6 27 (1.91%) vCenter Server
7 24 (1.69%) Ansible
8 21 (1.48%) Cisco LMS
8 21 (1.48%) Opsview
9 20 (1.41%) Salt
10 19 (1.34%) FortiGate
11 17 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
12 16 (1.13%) Cacti
12 16 (1.13%) ZABBIX
13 13 (0.92%) WhatsUp Gold
14 9 (0.64%) WSUS
15 7 (0.49%) SmoothWall
16 6 (0.42%) AirWatch
17 5 (0.35%) Graphite
Vendors
1 1,040 (73.39%) Cisco
2 434 (30.63%) VMware
3 361 (25.48%) Microsoft
4 195 (13.76%) Juniper
5 189 (13.34%) F5
6 158 (11.15%) CheckPoint
7 152 (10.73%) HP
8 130 (9.17%) SolarWinds
9 129 (9.10%) Citrix
10 102 (7.20%) Palo Alto
11 78 (5.50%) Fortinet
12 67 (4.73%) Meraki
13 62 (4.38%) NetApp
14 61 (4.30%) Dell
15 58 (4.09%) Red Hat
16 55 (3.88%) EMC
17 45 (3.18%) Huawei
18 44 (3.11%) Avaya
19 43 (3.03%) Blue Coat
20 36 (2.54%) Riverbed