Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 221 189 144
Rank change year-on-year -32 -45 +17
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,353 1,712 2,580
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.46% 1.78% 2.35%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.92% 6.92% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 1,535 2,258
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.53% +5.33% -1.32%
10th Percentile £23,750 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £54,800 £55,000
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 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 22,864 24,755 30,905
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.75% 25.77% 28.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16,962 19,561 24,348
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -20 402 £40,000 - 63
North of England -53 283 £38,500 +10.00% 58
East of England +3 249 £36,000 -15.29% 32
North West 0 184 £40,000 +23.08% 31
Midlands -37 178 £37,500 -3.54% 49
South West -15 175 £38,750 -3.13% 37
East Midlands -1 102 £35,000 - 15
Yorkshire -85 88 £37,500 +1.35% 15
West Midlands -51 80 £42,500 +6.25% 34
Scotland +14 53 £40,000 +8.84% 10
Wales -12 12 £37,000 +8.82% 6
North East -13 11 £31,250 +13.64% 12
Channel Islands - 4 £29,500 -
Northern Ireland -2 3 - - 1
South Coast - 1 - -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 1,353 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 939 (69.40%) Cisco
3 698 (51.59%) Firewall
4 551 (40.72%) CCNP
5 472 (34.89%) Windows
6 402 (29.71%) WAN
7 384 (28.38%) VMware
8 352 (26.02%) LAN
9 349 (25.79%) Microsoft
10 345 (25.50%) ITIL
11 284 (20.99%) Active Directory
11 284 (20.99%) Windows Server
12 281 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
13 271 (20.03%) Wireless
14 261 (19.29%) Data Centre
15 257 (18.99%) Linux
16 238 (17.59%) TCP/IP
17 213 (15.74%) MPLS
18 208 (15.37%) Juniper
18 208 (15.37%) MCSE
19 204 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
20 200 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
21 192 (14.19%) Network Security
22 185 (13.67%) CheckPoint
23 179 (13.23%) OSPF
24 178 (13.16%) VPN
25 177 (13.08%) Security Cleared
25 177 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
26 171 (12.64%) VoIP
27 170 (12.56%) Problem-Solving

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
1 133 (9.83%) MS Exchange
2 61 (4.51%) Exchange Server 2010
3 45 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 31 (2.29%) Apache Pig
5 28 (2.07%) SharePoint
6 27 (2.00%) IIS
7 25 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
8 21 (1.55%) Skype for Business
9 20 (1.48%) Apache
10 16 (1.18%) OpenStack
11 10 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 4 (0.30%) Confluence
12 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.22%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
15 1 (0.074%) IBM Domino
15 1 (0.074%) IBM Notes
15 1 (0.074%) JBoss
15 1 (0.074%) nginx
Applications
1 81 (5.99%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.03%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.15%) CATIA
3 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.074%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.15%) SAP R/3
1 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
2 1 (0.074%) assyst
2 1 (0.074%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.074%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 149 (11.01%) Office 365
2 136 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 85 (6.28%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (2.07%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
6 14 (1.03%) SaaS
7 13 (0.96%) PaaS
8 8 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (0.59%) IaaS
9 6 (0.44%) G Suite
10 5 (0.37%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.074%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.074%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.074%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.074%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 698 (51.59%) Firewall
2 402 (29.71%) WAN
3 352 (26.02%) LAN
4 271 (20.03%) Wireless
5 238 (17.59%) TCP/IP
6 213 (15.74%) MPLS
7 200 (14.78%) Cisco ASA
8 192 (14.19%) Network Security
9 179 (13.23%) OSPF
10 178 (13.16%) VPN
11 171 (12.64%) VoIP
12 169 (12.49%) DNS
13 159 (11.75%) BGP
14 128 (9.46%) DHCP
15 126 (9.31%) VLAN
16 122 (9.02%) SAN
17 116 (8.57%) Cisco Nexus
18 108 (7.98%) Wi-Fi
19 97 (7.17%) Wireshark
20 90 (6.65%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (7.10%) SQL Server
2 51 (3.77%) MySQL
3 38 (2.81%) Big Data
4 31 (2.29%) Apache Hive
4 31 (2.29%) Hadoop
5 16 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (0.89%) SQL Server 2014
7 9 (0.67%) Cognos Impromptu
8 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (0.59%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (0.30%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.22%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
12 2 (0.15%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.074%) Amazon RDS
13 1 (0.074%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.074%) PostgreSQL
13 1 (0.074%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 46 (3.40%) JIRA
2 40 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 38 (2.81%) Selenium
4 36 (2.66%) Git (software)
5 31 (2.29%) Bitbucket
5 31 (2.29%) CodeSonar
5 31 (2.29%) git-flow
5 31 (2.29%) Robot Framework
6 19 (1.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 8 (0.59%) Redmine
8 7 (0.52%) Jenkins
8 7 (0.52%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.15%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 154 (11.38%) Retail
2 142 (10.50%) Telecoms
3 67 (4.95%) Finance
4 26 (1.92%) Banking
5 15 (1.11%) Games
5 15 (1.11%) German Language
5 15 (1.11%) Italian Language
6 11 (0.81%) Advertising
6 11 (0.81%) French Language
7 10 (0.74%) Billing
7 10 (0.74%) Manufacturing
8 9 (0.67%) Legal
9 8 (0.59%) Marketing
10 7 (0.52%) Law
11 6 (0.44%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.37%) Electronics
13 4 (0.30%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.30%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Automotive
15 2 (0.15%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 534 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 235 (17.37%) Analyst
3 158 (11.68%) Cisco Engineer
4 143 (10.57%) Support Engineer
5 128 (9.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 125 (9.24%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 88 (6.50%) Security Engineer
8 78 (5.76%) Senior Network Engineer
9 73 (5.40%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 72 (5.32%) Network Security Engineer
11 70 (5.17%) Network Analyst
12 66 (4.88%) IT Engineer
13 61 (4.51%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 56 (4.14%) Service Analyst
15 52 (3.84%) IT Support
16 51 (3.77%) Network Support
16 51 (3.77%) Service Desk Analyst
17 50 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
18 49 (3.62%) Security Analyst
19 48 (3.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
2 38 (2.81%) LAMP
3 35 (2.59%) Java EE
3 35 (2.59%) STL
4 34 (2.51%) SOAP
5 33 (2.44%) .NET
6 32 (2.37%) REST
7 31 (2.29%) .NET Framework
7 31 (2.29%) ASP.NET
7 31 (2.29%) Django
7 31 (2.29%) Node.js
7 31 (2.29%) Spring MVC
8 11 (0.81%) Flash
9 9 (0.67%) Elastic Stack
10 5 (0.37%) JSON
10 5 (0.37%) RESTful
11 4 (0.30%) LDAP
11 4 (0.30%) Spring
11 4 (0.30%) Web Services
12 3 (0.22%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 261 (19.29%) Data Centre
2 113 (8.35%) Analytical Skills
3 93 (6.87%) Self-Motivation
4 54 (3.99%) Driving Licence
5 51 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 33 (2.44%) Computer Science
7 32 (2.37%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 31 (2.29%) Security Operations Centre
9 28 (2.07%) Public Cloud
10 25 (1.85%) NHS
11 23 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
12 21 (1.55%) Clustering
13 18 (1.33%) Enterprise Storage
14 17 (1.26%) Cyber Defence
15 15 (1.11%) Replication
16 13 (0.96%) EMC VMAX
17 12 (0.89%) Video Conferencing
18 11 (0.81%) CMDB
19 10 (0.74%) IVR
19 10 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 472 (34.89%) Windows
2 284 (20.99%) Windows Server
3 257 (18.99%) Linux
4 145 (10.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 98 (7.24%) Windows Server 2008
6 51 (3.77%) Mac OS X
7 46 (3.40%) Windows 10
8 39 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 33 (2.44%) Android
10 31 (2.29%) Apple iOS
11 30 (2.22%) Unix
12 25 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (1.63%) CentOS
13 22 (1.63%) Windows 8
13 22 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (1.33%) Windows XP
15 17 (1.26%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.96%) FreeBSD
17 8 (0.59%) Fedora
18 7 (0.52%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 345 (25.50%) ITIL
2 177 (13.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 170 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
4 136 (10.05%) Cybersecurity
5 113 (8.35%) Incident Management
6 105 (7.76%) Network Management
7 102 (7.54%) Information Security
7 102 (7.54%) Service Management
8 101 (7.46%) Load Balancing
9 91 (6.73%) Service Delivery
10 86 (6.36%) Problem Management
11 84 (6.21%) Change Management
12 81 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
12 81 (5.99%) Migration
13 77 (5.69%) Network Monitoring
14 74 (5.47%) Network Design
15 64 (4.73%) Root Cause Analysis
15 64 (4.73%) SIEM
16 63 (4.66%) ITIL V3
17 56 (4.14%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 102 (7.54%) Python
2 89 (6.58%) PowerShell
3 78 (5.76%) C
4 66 (4.88%) Bash Shell
5 59 (4.36%) SQL
6 48 (3.55%) JavaScript
7 45 (3.33%) PHP
8 43 (3.18%) Java
9 38 (2.81%) C#
10 36 (2.66%) C++
11 35 (2.59%) Objective-C
12 30 (2.22%) Perl
13 9 (0.67%) VBA
14 8 (0.59%) Korn
14 8 (0.59%) VBScript
15 7 (0.52%) R
16 4 (0.30%) VB
17 3 (0.22%) Tcl
17 3 (0.22%) T-SQL
18 2 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1,353 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 551 (40.72%) CCNP
3 281 (20.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 208 (15.37%) MCSE
5 177 (13.08%) Security Cleared
6 160 (11.83%) Degree
7 114 (8.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 111 (8.20%) Network+ Certification
9 105 (7.76%) MCSA
10 96 (7.10%) CISSP
11 88 (6.50%) DV Cleared
12 82 (6.06%) CompTIA Security+
13 78 (5.76%) MCP
13 78 (5.76%) SC Cleared
14 75 (5.54%) SSCP
15 70 (5.17%) CCIE
16 59 (4.36%) CEH
17 54 (3.99%) GIAC
17 54 (3.99%) SANS
18 50 (3.70%) Linux+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 147 (10.86%) SLA
2 38 (2.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 30 (2.22%) GDPR
4 28 (2.07%) PCI DSS
5 25 (1.85%) PMO
6 22 (1.63%) Cyber Essentials
7 7 (0.52%) QA
8 6 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 4 (0.30%) GPG13
9 4 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 3 (0.22%) Government Security Classifications
10 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
10 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.15%) COBIT
11 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.074%) PA-DSS
System Software
1 284 (20.99%) Active Directory
2 204 (15.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 134 (9.90%) Hyper-V
4 66 (4.88%) vSphere
5 65 (4.80%) VMware ESXi
6 47 (3.47%) Docker
7 25 (1.85%) XenApp
8 15 (1.11%) NFS
8 15 (1.11%) Samba
9 14 (1.03%) vCloud
9 14 (1.03%) VMware NSX
9 14 (1.03%) XenDesktop
10 10 (0.74%) ProxySG
11 9 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
12 8 (0.59%) Firmware
13 7 (0.52%) pfSense
13 7 (0.52%) VirtualBox
13 7 (0.52%) Xen
14 6 (0.44%) KVM
15 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 60 (4.43%) Stealthwatch
2 58 (4.29%) Nagios
2 58 (4.29%) Puppet
3 48 (3.55%) Cisco CUCM
4 41 (3.03%) Cisco Prime
5 32 (2.37%) Ansible
5 32 (2.37%) SCCM
6 31 (2.29%) Salt
7 29 (2.14%) QRadar
8 24 (1.77%) FortiGate
9 23 (1.70%) Cacti
9 23 (1.70%) vCenter Server
10 19 (1.40%) RSA Security Analytics
11 18 (1.33%) ZABBIX
12 10 (0.74%) CSIRT
13 9 (0.67%) Cisco LMS
13 9 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
13 9 (0.67%) Opsview
14 8 (0.59%) Kubernetes
14 8 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 939 (69.40%) Cisco
2 384 (28.38%) VMware
3 349 (25.79%) Microsoft
4 208 (15.37%) Juniper
5 185 (13.67%) CheckPoint
6 119 (8.80%) F5
6 119 (8.80%) SolarWinds
7 115 (8.50%) HP
8 109 (8.06%) Palo Alto
9 108 (7.98%) Citrix
10 96 (7.10%) Fortinet
11 86 (6.36%) Meraki
12 53 (3.92%) Dell
12 53 (3.92%) EMC
13 47 (3.47%) Symantec
14 45 (3.33%) NetApp
15 42 (3.10%) Riverbed
16 37 (2.73%) Huawei
17 36 (2.66%) Splunk
18 34 (2.51%) Avaya