Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 212 199 140
Rank change year-on-year -13 -59 +34
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,336 1,684 2,485
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.58% 1.70% 2.43%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.10% 6.89% 8.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,029 1,466 2,115
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £39,625 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.36% +5.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £24,200 £24,875 £25,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £53,550
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 21,912 24,456 27,802
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 25.93% 24.71% 27.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15,970 19,139 21,749
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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 -22 378 £37,500 -11.76% 67
North of England -30 296 £35,000 -2.78% 53
East of England +83 289 £35,000 -17.65% 33
Midlands -11 185 £38,000 +2.70% 38
South West -45 148 £37,500 -1.32% 34
North West +5 140 £40,000 +23.08% 25
Yorkshire -28 133 £30,000 -20.00% 20
West Midlands +28 112 £39,000 +4.00% 23
East Midlands -13 73 £32,500 -3.70% 15
Scotland -15 30 £38,000 -5.00% 6
North East +18 23 £35,000 +45.83% 8
Wales -41 8 £37,000 -7.50% 8
Northern Ireland -17 2 £27,500 -11.29% 3
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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 1,336 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 970 (72.60%) Cisco
3 721 (53.97%) Firewall
4 526 (39.37%) CCNP
5 429 (32.11%) Windows
6 396 (29.64%) WAN
7 384 (28.74%) VMware
8 354 (26.50%) ITIL
9 353 (26.42%) Microsoft
10 350 (26.20%) LAN
11 304 (22.75%) Microsoft Certification
12 289 (21.63%) TCP/IP
13 282 (21.11%) Active Directory
14 278 (20.81%) Network Security
15 265 (19.84%) CheckPoint
16 262 (19.61%) Wireless
17 259 (19.39%) Data Centre
18 240 (17.96%) Windows Server
19 234 (17.51%) VoIP
19 234 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
20 222 (16.62%) MCSE
21 213 (15.94%) OSPF
22 203 (15.19%) Juniper
23 200 (14.97%) Linux
24 199 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
25 192 (14.37%) BGP
26 189 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
27 178 (13.32%) DNS
28 174 (13.02%) Palo Alto
29 170 (12.72%) VLAN

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
1 135 (10.10%) MS Exchange
2 44 (3.29%) IIS
3 39 (2.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2013
5 25 (1.87%) SharePoint
6 22 (1.65%) Apache
7 20 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 19 (1.42%) Skype for Business
8 19 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 17 (1.27%) Apache Pig
10 10 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
11 8 (0.60%) WebLogic
12 4 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
13 3 (0.22%) OpenStack
14 2 (0.15%) Confluence
15 1 (0.075%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 59 (4.42%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.15%) CATIA
4 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.15%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.075%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.15%) SAP R/3
1 2 (0.15%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 136 (10.18%) Office 365
2 111 (8.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (4.04%) Amazon AWS
4 13 (0.97%) PaaS
5 12 (0.90%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (0.75%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 9 (0.67%) SaaS
8 7 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
8 7 (0.52%) IaaS
9 5 (0.37%) G Suite
10 4 (0.30%) Mimecast
11 3 (0.22%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.075%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.075%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.075%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.075%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 721 (53.97%) Firewall
2 396 (29.64%) WAN
3 350 (26.20%) LAN
4 289 (21.63%) TCP/IP
5 278 (20.81%) Network Security
6 262 (19.61%) Wireless
7 234 (17.51%) VoIP
8 213 (15.94%) OSPF
9 192 (14.37%) BGP
10 189 (14.15%) Cisco ASA
11 178 (13.32%) DNS
12 170 (12.72%) VLAN
13 157 (11.75%) MPLS
14 154 (11.53%) VPN
15 151 (11.30%) DHCP
16 136 (10.18%) Wi-Fi
17 132 (9.88%) Ethernet
18 119 (8.91%) Wireshark
19 113 (8.46%) Cisco Nexus
20 110 (8.23%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (5.84%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.54%) MySQL
3 25 (1.87%) Big Data
4 21 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 17 (1.27%) Apache Hive
6 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (0.82%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (0.75%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2016
10 5 (0.37%) Cognos Impromptu
10 5 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.30%) Power BI
12 3 (0.22%) MongoDB
12 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 2 (0.15%) Informix
13 2 (0.15%) Relational Database
14 1 (0.075%) OLAP
14 1 (0.075%) Oracle Discoverer
14 1 (0.075%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 33 (2.47%) JIRA
2 19 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 19 (1.42%) Selenium
3 17 (1.27%) Bitbucket
3 17 (1.27%) CodeSonar
3 17 (1.27%) Git (software)
3 17 (1.27%) git-flow
3 17 (1.27%) Robot Framework
4 14 (1.05%) Redmine
5 2 (0.15%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.15%) TeamCity
5 2 (0.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 143 (10.70%) Retail
2 107 (8.01%) Telecoms
3 55 (4.12%) Finance
4 15 (1.12%) Games
5 14 (1.05%) Advertising
6 10 (0.75%) Banking
7 8 (0.60%) Legal
8 7 (0.52%) Aerospace
8 7 (0.52%) Billing
9 5 (0.37%) Automotive
9 5 (0.37%) Marketing
10 3 (0.22%) Back Office
10 3 (0.22%) French Language
10 3 (0.22%) German Language
10 3 (0.22%) Local Government
10 3 (0.22%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.15%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.075%) Law
12 1 (0.075%) Polish Language
12 1 (0.075%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 522 (39.07%) Network Engineer
2 267 (19.99%) Analyst
3 143 (10.70%) Support Engineer
4 135 (10.10%) Cisco Engineer
5 130 (9.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 112 (8.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 107 (8.01%) Network Analyst
8 89 (6.66%) Security Engineer
9 81 (6.06%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 77 (5.76%) Security Analyst
11 65 (4.87%) Consultant
11 65 (4.87%) Support Analyst
12 64 (4.79%) Network Security Engineer
13 63 (4.72%) Senior Network Engineer
14 62 (4.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 61 (4.57%) IT Engineer
15 61 (4.57%) Technical Support
16 60 (4.49%) 2nd Line Support
17 57 (4.27%) Network Support
18 55 (4.12%) Network Security Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.02%) RabbitMQ
2 20 (1.50%) Java EE
2 20 (1.50%) STL
3 19 (1.42%) LAMP
4 18 (1.35%) REST
5 17 (1.27%) .NET
5 17 (1.27%) .NET Framework
5 17 (1.27%) ASP.NET
5 17 (1.27%) Django
5 17 (1.27%) Node.js
5 17 (1.27%) SOAP
5 17 (1.27%) Spring MVC
6 10 (0.75%) Visualforce
7 7 (0.52%) 802.1X
7 7 (0.52%) HTML
7 7 (0.52%) Spring
8 5 (0.37%) Elastic Stack
8 5 (0.37%) Web Services
9 2 (0.15%) Flash
9 2 (0.15%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 259 (19.39%) Data Centre
2 141 (10.55%) Analytical Skills
3 126 (9.43%) Self-Motivation
4 63 (4.72%) Security Operations Centre
5 40 (2.99%) Management Information System
6 37 (2.77%) Clustering
7 35 (2.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
8 33 (2.47%) Driving Licence
9 25 (1.87%) Cyberthreat
10 24 (1.80%) Cyber Defence
11 20 (1.50%) CMDB
12 18 (1.35%) Enterprise Storage
13 17 (1.27%) Public Cloud
14 15 (1.12%) e-Learning
15 13 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (0.82%) Replication
17 10 (0.75%) Life Science
17 10 (0.75%) Linux Command Line
18 9 (0.67%) IVR
18 9 (0.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 429 (32.11%) Windows
2 240 (17.96%) Windows Server
3 200 (14.97%) Linux
4 128 (9.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 100 (7.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 54 (4.04%) Windows 10
7 49 (3.67%) Windows 7
8 35 (2.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 31 (2.32%) Mac OS X
9 31 (2.32%) Windows 8
10 27 (2.02%) Unix
11 20 (1.50%) Android
12 19 (1.42%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.97%) CentOS
14 12 (0.90%) Windows XP
15 11 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 11 (0.82%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.37%) Data ONTAP
16 5 (0.37%) Kali Linux
17 4 (0.30%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 354 (26.50%) ITIL
2 234 (17.51%) Problem-Solving
3 154 (11.53%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 144 (10.78%) Network Management
5 123 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
6 122 (9.13%) Information Security
7 101 (7.56%) Load Balancing
8 86 (6.44%) Change Management
9 83 (6.21%) Service Management
10 77 (5.76%) Incident Management
11 76 (5.69%) Change Control
12 75 (5.61%) Agile Software Development
13 72 (5.39%) Security Operations
13 72 (5.39%) Service Delivery
14 70 (5.24%) SIEM
15 67 (5.01%) ITIL V3
16 66 (4.94%) Kalman Filter
17 64 (4.79%) Network Design
18 61 (4.57%) Mentoring
19 59 (4.42%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (5.54%) PowerShell
2 68 (5.09%) Python
3 65 (4.87%) SQL
4 59 (4.42%) C
5 58 (4.34%) Bash Shell
6 27 (2.02%) Java
6 27 (2.02%) JavaScript
7 23 (1.72%) C#
8 22 (1.65%) C++
9 21 (1.57%) PHP
10 20 (1.50%) Objective-C
10 20 (1.50%) Perl
11 10 (0.75%) Apex Code
11 10 (0.75%) Korn
11 10 (0.75%) SOQL
11 10 (0.75%) SOSL
12 7 (0.52%) Tcl
13 6 (0.45%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.37%) VB
15 4 (0.30%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1,336 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 526 (39.37%) CCNP
3 304 (22.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 222 (16.62%) MCSE
5 158 (11.83%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 144 (10.78%) Security Cleared
7 131 (9.81%) Degree
8 104 (7.78%) CISSP
9 90 (6.74%) Network+ Certification
10 89 (6.66%) MCSA
11 86 (6.44%) CCSA
12 80 (5.99%) MCP
13 79 (5.91%) DV Cleared
14 74 (5.54%) SC Cleared
15 63 (4.72%) CCIE
16 61 (4.57%) MCITP
17 60 (4.49%) CompTIA Security+
18 59 (4.42%) CEH
19 58 (4.34%) SSCP
20 51 (3.82%) JNCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (8.83%) SLA
2 61 (4.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 37 (2.77%) PMO
4 30 (2.25%) PCI DSS
5 26 (1.95%) ISO 9001
6 23 (1.72%) GDPR
7 15 (1.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 12 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
9 11 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 6 (0.45%) QA
11 1 (0.075%) COBIT
11 1 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 282 (21.11%) Active Directory
2 199 (14.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 113 (8.46%) Hyper-V
4 47 (3.52%) vSphere
5 40 (2.99%) VMware NSX
6 39 (2.92%) VMware ESXi
7 24 (1.80%) Docker
7 24 (1.80%) XenApp
8 18 (1.35%) NFS
8 18 (1.35%) Samba
9 16 (1.20%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.82%) Firmware
11 9 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
12 7 (0.52%) Snort
13 5 (0.37%) VirtualBox
14 4 (0.30%) ProxySG
14 4 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
14 4 (0.30%) Xen
15 2 (0.15%) Terminal Services
15 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 107 (8.01%) Stealthwatch
2 54 (4.04%) Nagios
3 38 (2.84%) Puppet
4 31 (2.32%) Ansible
5 29 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
5 29 (2.17%) FortiGate
6 27 (2.02%) vCenter Server
7 24 (1.80%) Cisco CUCM
7 24 (1.80%) RSA Security Analytics
8 22 (1.65%) SCCM
9 20 (1.50%) AirWatch
10 17 (1.27%) Salt
11 14 (1.05%) Cacti
12 13 (0.97%) QRadar
13 11 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
13 11 (0.82%) ZABBIX
14 10 (0.75%) Linux-HA
15 9 (0.67%) SCOM
16 8 (0.60%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
16 8 (0.60%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 970 (72.60%) Cisco
2 384 (28.74%) VMware
3 353 (26.42%) Microsoft
4 265 (19.84%) CheckPoint
5 203 (15.19%) Juniper
6 174 (13.02%) Palo Alto
7 151 (11.30%) Citrix
8 137 (10.25%) SolarWinds
9 128 (9.58%) Meraki
10 120 (8.98%) F5
11 94 (7.04%) Fortinet
12 75 (5.61%) HP
12 75 (5.61%) Symantec
13 60 (4.49%) Avaya
13 60 (4.49%) NetApp
14 50 (3.74%) Aruba
15 44 (3.29%) Polycom
16 42 (3.14%) Riverbed
17 37 (2.77%) Nokia
18 33 (2.47%) Dell