Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 142 171
Rank change year-on-year -55 +29 -7
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,665 2,395 2,364
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.68% 2.36% 1.98%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.86% 8.78% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,446 2,044 2,046
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,625 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.67% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,575 £25,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,175 £57,500
UK median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% - -

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 24,255 27,283 34,194
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.42% 26.94% 28.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18,964 21,330 27,057
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 January 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 22 January 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 -107 499 £42,500 +6.25% 56
North of England +24 398 £36,000 - 58
South West -24 248 £38,000 - 22
Midlands -72 246 £37,000 -1.33% 44
Yorkshire +44 205 £37,500 +7.14% 26
East of England +1 194 £42,500 +13.33% 20
North West +2 171 £32,500 -14.47% 28
West Midlands -104 124 £37,500 -3.85% 28
East Midlands 0 111 £33,500 +3.08% 16
Wales +36 63 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Scotland -54 46 £40,000 +14.29% 5
North East -28 22 £24,000 -4.00% 4
Northern Ireland -16 10 £31,000 -34.74%
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, IT jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the UK excluding London region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 1,665 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,189 (71.41%) Cisco
3 790 (47.45%) Firewall
4 697 (41.86%) CCNP
5 625 (37.54%) Windows
6 563 (33.81%) VMware
7 552 (33.15%) ITIL
8 536 (32.19%) WAN
9 496 (29.79%) Microsoft
10 491 (29.49%) LAN
11 425 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 372 (22.34%) Active Directory
13 346 (20.78%) Wireless
14 344 (20.66%) Windows Server
15 328 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
16 294 (17.66%) Juniper
17 289 (17.36%) MCSE
18 282 (16.94%) Linux
19 279 (16.76%) VoIP
20 260 (15.62%) Cisco ASA
21 259 (15.56%) VPN
22 253 (15.20%) Data Centre
23 246 (14.77%) DNS
24 236 (14.17%) MPLS
25 229 (13.75%) Hyper-V
26 224 (13.45%) TCP/IP
27 221 (13.27%) VLAN
28 220 (13.21%) F5
29 214 (12.85%) MS Exchange
29 214 (12.85%) 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
1 214 (12.85%) MS Exchange
2 95 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 57 (3.42%) SharePoint
4 41 (2.46%) IIS
5 35 (2.10%) Exchange Server 2013
6 28 (1.68%) Exchange Server 2007
7 23 (1.38%) Skype for Business
8 19 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (1.08%) Apache
10 15 (0.90%) SharePoint 2010
11 13 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
12 6 (0.36%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.30%) Apache Pig
14 4 (0.24%) CMS
15 2 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2000
15 2 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
15 2 (0.12%) JBoss
15 2 (0.12%) OpenStack
16 1 (0.060%) GlassFish
Applications
1 65 (3.90%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.060%) HipChat
5 1 (0.060%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
2 7 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.24%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.060%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 152 (9.13%) Office 365
2 112 (6.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (4.02%) Amazon AWS
4 17 (1.02%) G Suite
5 11 (0.66%) SaaS
6 10 (0.60%) IaaS
7 9 (0.54%) Mimecast
8 8 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.42%) PaaS
10 6 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
11 4 (0.24%) Google Analytics
12 3 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 2 (0.12%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.12%) Route 53
14 1 (0.060%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 790 (47.45%) Firewall
2 536 (32.19%) WAN
3 491 (29.49%) LAN
4 346 (20.78%) Wireless
5 279 (16.76%) VoIP
6 260 (15.62%) Cisco ASA
7 259 (15.56%) VPN
8 246 (14.77%) DNS
9 236 (14.17%) MPLS
10 224 (13.45%) TCP/IP
11 221 (13.27%) VLAN
12 214 (12.85%) Network Security
13 207 (12.43%) DHCP
14 193 (11.59%) OSPF
15 186 (11.17%) BGP
16 175 (10.51%) SAN
17 158 (9.49%) Cisco Nexus
18 113 (6.79%) Ethernet
19 96 (5.77%) Internet
20 95 (5.71%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 122 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 33 (1.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
4 19 (1.14%) MySQL
5 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 10 (0.60%) Big Data
7 5 (0.30%) Apache Hive
7 5 (0.30%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.12%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.12%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.060%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.060%) DTS
10 1 (0.060%) Flink
10 1 (0.060%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.060%) MS Access
10 1 (0.060%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.060%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.060%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 15 (0.90%) JIRA
3 12 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.60%) Redmine
5 6 (0.36%) Sonatype Nexus
6 5 (0.30%) Metasploit
7 4 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (0.24%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.24%) CodeSonar
7 4 (0.24%) Git (software)
7 4 (0.24%) git-flow
7 4 (0.24%) Robot Framework
7 4 (0.24%) Selenium
8 2 (0.12%) Jenkins
General
1 168 (10.09%) Finance
2 115 (6.91%) Telecoms
3 46 (2.76%) Retail
4 39 (2.34%) Manufacturing
5 29 (1.74%) Games
6 21 (1.26%) Marketing
7 17 (1.02%) Advertising
8 14 (0.84%) Electronics
9 12 (0.72%) Back Office
9 12 (0.72%) Legal
10 11 (0.66%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.36%) Dutch Language
12 5 (0.30%) Automotive
13 4 (0.24%) German Language
13 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Banking
14 3 (0.18%) Billing
14 3 (0.18%) Italian Language
14 3 (0.18%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.12%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 652 (39.16%) Network Engineer
2 238 (14.29%) Cisco Engineer
3 220 (13.21%) Support Engineer
4 212 (12.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 193 (11.59%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 171 (10.27%) Analyst
7 164 (9.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 109 (6.55%) Network Support
9 104 (6.25%) IT Engineer
10 91 (5.47%) Support Analyst
11 82 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
12 75 (4.50%) Senior Network Engineer
13 74 (4.44%) Systems Engineer
14 72 (4.32%) 2nd Line Support
14 72 (4.32%) Network Support Engineer
15 70 (4.20%) IT Support
16 67 (4.02%) Consultant
17 60 (3.60%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
17 60 (3.60%) Linux Engineer
17 60 (3.60%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (1.44%) .NET
2 20 (1.20%) Web Services
3 19 (1.14%) CSS
4 17 (1.02%) HTML
5 12 (0.72%) Ajax
5 12 (0.72%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (0.72%) Entity Framework
5 12 (0.72%) jQuery
5 12 (0.72%) WCF
6 11 (0.66%) RFC 2547
7 9 (0.54%) 802.1X
8 7 (0.42%) Java EE
8 7 (0.42%) STL
9 6 (0.36%) LAMP
10 5 (0.30%) Node.js
10 5 (0.30%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.24%) RabbitMQ
11 4 (0.24%) REST
11 4 (0.24%) SAP CAF
11 4 (0.24%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 253 (15.20%) Data Centre
2 113 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (6.07%) Driving Licence
4 61 (3.66%) Computer Science
5 50 (3.00%) Clustering
6 38 (2.28%) Management Information System
7 31 (1.86%) Replication
8 30 (1.80%) CESG
8 30 (1.80%) User Experience
9 16 (0.96%) Linux Command Line
10 13 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
10 13 (0.78%) Security Operations Centre
11 11 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
13 8 (0.48%) Cyber Kill Chain
13 8 (0.48%) Handset
13 8 (0.48%) Life Science
14 7 (0.42%) Client/Server
14 7 (0.42%) Fintech
14 7 (0.42%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 625 (37.54%) Windows
2 344 (20.66%) Windows Server
3 282 (16.94%) Linux
4 201 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
5 155 (9.31%) Windows Server 2008
6 71 (4.26%) Windows 7
7 61 (3.66%) Unix
8 54 (3.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 54 (3.24%) Windows 10
9 52 (3.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 41 (2.46%) Windows 8
11 26 (1.56%) Windows XP
12 20 (1.20%) CentOS
12 20 (1.20%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.54%) SUSE
14 8 (0.48%) FreeBSD
14 8 (0.48%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
16 6 (0.36%) Android
16 6 (0.36%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 552 (33.15%) ITIL
2 151 (9.07%) Load Balancing
3 122 (7.33%) Network Monitoring
4 108 (6.49%) Change Management
4 108 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
5 107 (6.43%) Disaster Recovery
6 106 (6.37%) Problem Management
7 102 (6.13%) High Availability
8 100 (6.01%) Service Management
9 99 (5.95%) Service Delivery
10 85 (5.11%) Mentoring
11 84 (5.05%) ITSM
12 82 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 80 (4.80%) PRINCE2
14 79 (4.74%) Project Management
15 78 (4.68%) IT Strategy
16 75 (4.50%) Presales
17 70 (4.20%) Network Design
18 69 (4.14%) Network Management
19 68 (4.08%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 111 (6.67%) SQL
2 75 (4.50%) PowerShell
3 43 (2.58%) Bash Shell
4 35 (2.10%) Python
5 33 (1.98%) C
6 30 (1.80%) C#
7 23 (1.38%) JavaScript
8 21 (1.26%) VBScript
9 13 (0.78%) VB
10 12 (0.72%) Shell Script
11 11 (0.66%) Java
11 11 (0.66%) PHP
12 10 (0.60%) Korn
13 9 (0.54%) C++
13 9 (0.54%) T-SQL
14 8 (0.48%) Perl
15 7 (0.42%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.30%) Ruby
17 2 (0.12%) AWK
17 2 (0.12%) R
Qualifications
1 1,665 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 697 (41.86%) CCNP
3 425 (25.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 289 (17.36%) MCSE
5 180 (10.81%) MCSA
6 152 (9.13%) Security Cleared
7 139 (8.35%) CCIE
7 139 (8.35%) Degree
8 131 (7.87%) MCP
9 99 (5.95%) SC Cleared
10 85 (5.11%) CISSP
11 80 (4.80%) MCITP
12 77 (4.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 69 (4.14%) DV Cleared
14 67 (4.02%) ITIL Certification
15 60 (3.60%) CCDA
16 53 (3.18%) RHCE
17 50 (3.00%) Citrix Certification
18 49 (2.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 45 (2.70%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (11.17%) SLA
2 52 (3.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 36 (2.16%) PCI DSS
4 22 (1.32%) PMO
5 9 (0.54%) COBIT
6 6 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 6 (0.36%) QA
7 4 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.24%) FIPS 140-2
8 3 (0.18%) GDPR
9 2 (0.12%) RMADS
9 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.060%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 1 (0.060%) GPG13
System Software
1 372 (22.34%) Active Directory
2 328 (19.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 229 (13.75%) Hyper-V
4 94 (5.65%) vSphere
5 49 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
7 17 (1.02%) VMware NSX
8 14 (0.84%) Firmware
8 14 (0.84%) Terminal Services
9 11 (0.66%) XenApp
10 10 (0.60%) NFS
10 10 (0.60%) Samba
10 10 (0.60%) XenDesktop
11 9 (0.54%) Docker
11 9 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.24%) Snort
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 3 (0.18%) vCloud
13 3 (0.18%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 53 (3.18%) Nagios
2 44 (2.64%) SCCM
3 43 (2.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 37 (2.22%) vCenter Server
5 36 (2.16%) Cisco Prime
6 33 (1.98%) Microsoft Clustering
7 29 (1.74%) Puppet
8 25 (1.50%) FortiGate
9 23 (1.38%) Cisco UCCX
10 22 (1.32%) Cisco LMS
10 22 (1.32%) Opsview
11 19 (1.14%) Ansible
12 14 (0.84%) Backup Exec
12 14 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
13 13 (0.78%) Cacti
14 12 (0.72%) BMC PATROL
15 11 (0.66%) QRadar
16 10 (0.60%) Failover Clustering
17 9 (0.54%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 9 (0.54%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 1,189 (71.41%) Cisco
2 563 (33.81%) VMware
3 496 (29.79%) Microsoft
4 294 (17.66%) Juniper
5 220 (13.21%) F5
6 179 (10.75%) CheckPoint
7 145 (8.71%) HP
8 144 (8.65%) Citrix
9 113 (6.79%) SolarWinds
10 108 (6.49%) Palo Alto
11 81 (4.86%) Avaya
12 78 (4.68%) Red Hat
13 68 (4.08%) NetApp
14 65 (3.90%) Dell
15 54 (3.24%) Fortinet
16 53 (3.18%) Meraki
17 52 (3.12%) Brocade
18 47 (2.82%) Verint
19 46 (2.76%) Genesys
20 40 (2.40%) Infoblox