Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 175 154
Rank change year-on-year -47 -21 +9
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,529 1,942 2,539
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.48% 1.96% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.17% 7.54% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,286 1,707 2,243
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £51,250 £57,500
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%

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 24,801 25,760 33,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.08% 25.96% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 18,902 20,106 26,390
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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 -84 484 £45,000 +12.50% 52
North of England -11 315 £37,500 - 65
South West +41 231 £38,750 -3.13% 30
Midlands -73 225 £40,000 -1.84% 34
East of England -17 174 £44,000 +25.71% 16
North West 0 162 £37,500 -6.25% 36
Yorkshire -7 130 £37,500 +4.17% 24
East Midlands +2 112 £40,000 +1.27% 16
West Midlands -100 111 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Scotland +3 70 £40,000 +23.08% 9
Wales +13 54 £30,000 -20.00% 6
North East -30 23 £30,000 +20.00% 5
Northern Ireland -9 4 £33,000 -14.84% 3
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 1,529 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,096 (71.68%) Cisco
3 697 (45.59%) Firewall
4 694 (45.39%) CCNP
5 547 (35.78%) WAN
6 514 (33.62%) Windows
7 487 (31.85%) ITIL
8 473 (30.94%) LAN
9 469 (30.67%) VMware
10 382 (24.98%) Microsoft
11 365 (23.87%) Wireless
12 357 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
13 332 (21.71%) Active Directory
14 297 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
15 285 (18.64%) Linux
16 284 (18.57%) Windows Server
17 271 (17.72%) F5
18 264 (17.27%) VPN
19 261 (17.07%) Data Centre
20 256 (16.74%) Juniper
21 249 (16.29%) MCSE
22 237 (15.50%) Cisco ASA
23 235 (15.37%) MPLS
24 230 (15.04%) VoIP
25 210 (13.73%) VLAN
26 207 (13.54%) DNS
27 193 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
28 190 (12.43%) TCP/IP
29 186 (12.16%) SLA
30 185 (12.10%) 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
1 144 (9.42%) MS Exchange
2 37 (2.42%) Exchange Server 2010
3 31 (2.03%) SharePoint
4 19 (1.24%) Skype for Business
5 18 (1.18%) Apache
6 15 (0.98%) IIS
7 12 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.33%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 4 (0.26%) Apache Pig
10 4 (0.26%) JBoss
11 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
11 2 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
11 2 (0.13%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.13%) WebLogic
11 2 (0.13%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.13%) WildFly
Applications
1 69 (4.51%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (1.70%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.065%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 8 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.065%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 140 (9.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (9.03%) Office 365
3 95 (6.21%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
5 15 (0.98%) SaaS
6 14 (0.92%) IaaS
7 7 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
7 7 (0.46%) PaaS
8 6 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 5 (0.33%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.26%) G Suite
11 3 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.065%) Cloudflare
12 1 (0.065%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 697 (45.59%) Firewall
2 547 (35.78%) WAN
3 473 (30.94%) LAN
4 365 (23.87%) Wireless
5 264 (17.27%) VPN
6 237 (15.50%) Cisco ASA
7 235 (15.37%) MPLS
8 230 (15.04%) VoIP
9 210 (13.73%) VLAN
10 207 (13.54%) DNS
11 190 (12.43%) TCP/IP
12 185 (12.10%) Network Security
13 182 (11.90%) OSPF
14 168 (10.99%) DHCP
15 147 (9.61%) BGP
16 146 (9.55%) Cisco Nexus
17 137 (8.96%) SAN
18 106 (6.93%) Ethernet
19 98 (6.41%) Wi-Fi
20 92 (6.02%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 86 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 27 (1.77%) MySQL
3 18 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (0.72%) Big Data
4 11 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
5 10 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (0.26%) Apache Hive
7 4 (0.26%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.20%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.13%) SAP HANA
10 1 (0.065%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.065%) DTS
10 1 (0.065%) Flink
10 1 (0.065%) Infinispan
10 1 (0.065%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.065%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.065%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.065%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 35 (2.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 13 (0.85%) JIRA
3 8 (0.52%) Redmine
4 7 (0.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (0.46%) Selenium
5 5 (0.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 5 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.26%) Bitbucket
6 4 (0.26%) CodeSonar
6 4 (0.26%) Git (software)
6 4 (0.26%) git-flow
6 4 (0.26%) Robot Framework
7 3 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 3 (0.20%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.065%) AutoIt
General
1 167 (10.92%) Finance
2 94 (6.15%) Telecoms
3 81 (5.30%) Retail
4 42 (2.75%) Manufacturing
5 30 (1.96%) Games
6 28 (1.83%) Marketing
7 18 (1.18%) Advertising
8 12 (0.78%) German Language
9 11 (0.72%) Electronics
10 9 (0.59%) Italian Language
11 7 (0.46%) Legal
12 6 (0.39%) Banking
13 5 (0.33%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.20%) Back Office
15 2 (0.13%) Automotive
15 2 (0.13%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.13%) Front Office
15 2 (0.13%) Law
15 2 (0.13%) Polish Language
15 2 (0.13%) Russian Language
Job Titles
1 623 (40.75%) Network Engineer
2 200 (13.08%) Cisco Engineer
3 180 (11.77%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 178 (11.64%) Support Engineer
5 163 (10.66%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 152 (9.94%) Analyst
7 112 (7.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 95 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
9 90 (5.89%) Network Support
10 81 (5.30%) IT Engineer
11 72 (4.71%) Support Analyst
12 68 (4.45%) IT Support
13 61 (3.99%) 3rd Line Support
14 59 (3.86%) Architect
15 57 (3.73%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
16 53 (3.47%) Systems Engineer
17 52 (3.40%) Linux Engineer
18 51 (3.34%) Network Support Engineer
19 46 (3.01%) Cisco Support
20 45 (2.94%) Network Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.44%) Web Services
2 14 (0.92%) .NET
3 13 (0.85%) LAMP
4 12 (0.78%) 802.1X
5 7 (0.46%) LDAP
5 7 (0.46%) RFC 2547
6 6 (0.39%) Flash
7 5 (0.33%) Node.js
7 5 (0.33%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.26%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.26%) Ajax
8 4 (0.26%) Django
8 4 (0.26%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.26%) Java EE
8 4 (0.26%) jQuery
8 4 (0.26%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (0.26%) REST
8 4 (0.26%) SAP CAF
8 4 (0.26%) Spring MVC
8 4 (0.26%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 261 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 116 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
3 68 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
4 60 (3.92%) Driving Licence
5 37 (2.42%) Computer Science
6 35 (2.29%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.22%) CESG
8 30 (1.96%) Clustering
9 27 (1.77%) Private Cloud
10 23 (1.50%) User Experience
11 22 (1.44%) NHS
12 16 (1.05%) Linux Command Line
13 12 (0.78%) Algorithms
13 12 (0.78%) Enterprise Storage
13 12 (0.78%) Public Cloud
14 11 (0.72%) Cyber Kill Chain
14 11 (0.72%) Cyberattack
14 11 (0.72%) Cyberthreat
14 11 (0.72%) Security Operations Centre
15 10 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 514 (33.62%) Windows
2 285 (18.64%) Linux
3 284 (18.57%) Windows Server
4 125 (8.18%) Windows Server 2012
5 97 (6.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 57 (3.73%) Unix
7 52 (3.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 44 (2.88%) Windows 7
9 42 (2.75%) Windows Server 2003
10 37 (2.42%) Windows 10
11 25 (1.64%) CentOS
12 21 (1.37%) Windows 8
13 19 (1.24%) Mac OS X
14 18 (1.18%) Windows XP
15 14 (0.92%) AIX
16 9 (0.59%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.52%) FreeBSD
17 8 (0.52%) Mac OS
18 6 (0.39%) SUSE
19 5 (0.33%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 487 (31.85%) ITIL
2 193 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
3 137 (8.96%) Load Balancing
4 129 (8.44%) Network Monitoring
5 121 (7.91%) Service Management
6 120 (7.85%) Change Management
7 107 (7.00%) Problem Management
8 104 (6.80%) Root Cause Analysis
9 99 (6.47%) Service Delivery
10 93 (6.08%) Network Design
11 84 (5.49%) Presales
12 81 (5.30%) Disaster Recovery
13 80 (5.23%) Incident Management
13 80 (5.23%) Network Architecture
14 78 (5.10%) Network Management
15 74 (4.84%) High Availability
16 73 (4.77%) Kalman Filter
16 73 (4.77%) Mentoring
17 67 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
18 61 (3.99%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 74 (4.84%) SQL
2 43 (2.81%) PowerShell
3 36 (2.35%) C
4 31 (2.03%) Python
5 26 (1.70%) Bash Shell
6 16 (1.05%) C#
6 16 (1.05%) Shell Script
7 14 (0.92%) PHP
8 9 (0.59%) JavaScript
8 9 (0.59%) T-SQL
9 8 (0.52%) Java
9 8 (0.52%) Korn
10 7 (0.46%) VBScript
11 6 (0.39%) Perl
12 5 (0.33%) C++
12 5 (0.33%) Ruby
12 5 (0.33%) VB
13 4 (0.26%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.20%) R
15 1 (0.065%) AWK
Qualifications
1 1,529 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 694 (45.39%) CCNP
3 357 (23.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 249 (16.29%) MCSE
5 158 (10.33%) MCSA
6 156 (10.20%) Security Cleared
7 139 (9.09%) CCIE
7 139 (9.09%) Degree
8 105 (6.87%) SC Cleared
9 97 (6.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 92 (6.02%) CISSP
11 90 (5.89%) MCP
12 68 (4.45%) MCITP
13 58 (3.79%) DV Cleared
14 57 (3.73%) CCDA
14 57 (3.73%) ITIL Certification
15 51 (3.34%) JNCIP
16 50 (3.27%) Network+ Certification
17 48 (3.14%) RHCE
18 47 (3.07%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (12.16%) SLA
2 35 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (1.31%) PCI DSS
4 12 (0.78%) PMO
5 10 (0.65%) GDPR
6 8 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (0.26%) COBIT
7 4 (0.26%) FIPS 140-2
8 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 3 (0.20%) QA
9 2 (0.13%) Government Security Classifications
9 2 (0.13%) GPG13
9 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.13%) RMADS
9 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.065%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 332 (21.71%) Active Directory
2 297 (19.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 162 (10.60%) Hyper-V
4 71 (4.64%) vSphere
5 41 (2.68%) VMware ESXi
6 25 (1.64%) XenApp
7 19 (1.24%) Firmware
8 15 (0.98%) Virtual Desktop
9 12 (0.78%) Docker
10 9 (0.59%) NFS
10 9 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
10 9 (0.59%) VMware NSX
11 8 (0.52%) Samba
11 8 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.46%) Terminal Services
12 7 (0.46%) vCloud
13 5 (0.33%) LXC
13 5 (0.33%) Xen
13 5 (0.33%) XenDesktop
14 4 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 70 (4.58%) Cisco CUCM
2 57 (3.73%) Cisco Prime
3 51 (3.34%) Nagios
4 37 (2.42%) SCCM
5 32 (2.09%) Puppet
6 28 (1.83%) Cisco UCCX
7 26 (1.70%) Cisco LMS
7 26 (1.70%) Opsview
8 24 (1.57%) vCenter Server
9 21 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
10 20 (1.31%) FortiGate
11 19 (1.24%) Ansible
12 18 (1.18%) QRadar
13 11 (0.72%) RSA Security Analytics
14 9 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
15 8 (0.52%) Cacti
15 8 (0.52%) Cisco UCCE
15 8 (0.52%) Juniper STRM
15 8 (0.52%) RSA enVision
15 8 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 1,096 (71.68%) Cisco
2 469 (30.67%) VMware
3 382 (24.98%) Microsoft
4 271 (17.72%) F5
5 256 (16.74%) Juniper
6 177 (11.58%) CheckPoint
7 147 (9.61%) HP
8 144 (9.42%) SolarWinds
9 142 (9.29%) Citrix
10 114 (7.46%) Palo Alto
11 71 (4.64%) Red Hat
12 70 (4.58%) NetApp
13 67 (4.38%) Fortinet
14 58 (3.79%) Avaya
15 54 (3.53%) Meraki
16 52 (3.40%) Dell
17 40 (2.62%) Huawei
18 37 (2.42%) Blue Coat
19 33 (2.16%) Brocade
20 32 (2.09%) Genesys