Period
to 27 May 2020

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 27 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
27 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 218 153 226
Rank change year-on-year -65 +73 -41
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 718 1,888 1,476
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 1.43% 2.30% 1.49%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.21% 8.50% 6.18%
Number of salaries quoted 584 1,451 1,281
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,750 £21,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 11,558 22,209 23,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 22.95% 27.10% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 8,377 15,761 18,114
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +5.95%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +2.04% +8.89%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing CCNA as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNA in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 27 May 2020.

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 27 May 2020. 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 -7 214 £45,000 - 6
North of England -119 176 £40,000 +14.29% 14
East of England +8 96 £45,000 +23.29%
Midlands -17 96 £42,500 - 15
South West +32 88 £37,500 -14.77% 9
North West +17 80 £41,250 -1.79% 8
Yorkshire -125 57 £42,500 +34.92% 6
West Midlands -40 49 £42,500 - 12
East Midlands +56 47 £40,000 - 3
North East +26 39 £34,250 -9.87%
Scotland +58 30 £50,000 +66.67% 3
Wales +11 18 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Northern Ireland +11 1 £40,000 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 27 May 2020, 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.

1 718 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 522 (72.70%) Cisco
3 381 (53.06%) Firewall
4 308 (42.90%) CCNP
5 283 (39.42%) WAN
6 253 (35.24%) LAN
7 231 (32.17%) Microsoft
8 224 (31.20%) Windows
9 219 (30.50%) VMware
10 189 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
11 167 (23.26%) Azure
12 154 (21.45%) ITIL
13 151 (21.03%) Office 365
14 145 (20.19%) VPN
15 142 (19.78%) MCSE
15 142 (19.78%) Active Directory
16 138 (19.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
17 137 (19.08%) Data Centre
18 136 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
19 130 (18.11%) Juniper
20 121 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
21 115 (16.02%) MPLS
22 114 (15.88%) Wireless
22 114 (15.88%) Windows Server
23 108 (15.04%) TCP/IP
24 106 (14.76%) BGP
25 105 (14.62%) VLAN
26 100 (13.93%) Linux
27 96 (13.37%) VoIP
28 91 (12.67%) MCSA

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 36 (5.01%) Exchange Server 2013
2 32 (4.46%) MS Exchange
3 28 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.76%) Skype for Business
5 18 (2.51%) IIS
6 12 (1.67%) OpenStack
7 10 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.14%) Apache
9 1 (0.14%) CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Joomla!
9 1 (0.14%) SAS
9 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (5.15%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (2.23%) MS Visio
3 14 (1.95%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.28%) Gephi
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.14%) Camtasia
Cloud Services
1 167 (23.26%) Azure
2 151 (21.03%) Office 365
3 70 (9.75%) AWS
4 24 (3.34%) PaaS
5 20 (2.79%) SaaS
6 19 (2.65%) IaaS
7 9 (1.25%) Azure Active Directory
8 8 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
8 8 (1.11%) GCP
9 7 (0.97%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 6 (0.84%) Amazon EC2
10 6 (0.84%) Amazon S3
10 6 (0.84%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.84%) GitHub
11 2 (0.28%) Stackdriver
12 1 (0.14%) G Suite
12 1 (0.14%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 381 (53.06%) Firewall
2 283 (39.42%) WAN
3 253 (35.24%) LAN
4 145 (20.19%) VPN
5 115 (16.02%) MPLS
6 114 (15.88%) Wireless
7 108 (15.04%) TCP/IP
8 106 (14.76%) BGP
9 105 (14.62%) VLAN
10 96 (13.37%) VoIP
11 91 (12.67%) OSPF
12 89 (12.40%) Network Security
13 81 (11.28%) Cisco ASA
14 80 (11.14%) DNS
15 65 (9.05%) DHCP
16 63 (8.77%) Internet
17 59 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
18 47 (6.55%) SAN
19 41 (5.71%) Cisco Nexus
20 39 (5.43%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (9.19%) SQL Server
2 22 (3.06%) Big Data
3 6 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
4 5 (0.70%) Oracle Database
4 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (0.28%) Apache Hive
5 2 (0.28%) Impala
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2017
6 1 (0.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (0.97%) Metasploit
2 4 (0.56%) Selenium
3 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket
3 2 (0.28%) Bitbucket Server
3 2 (0.28%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.28%) git-flow
3 2 (0.28%) JIRA
3 2 (0.28%) WebScarab
4 1 (0.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (0.14%) TestLink
4 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (6.55%) Finance
2 31 (4.32%) Telecoms
3 30 (4.18%) Public Sector
4 21 (2.92%) Legal
5 20 (2.79%) Retail
6 19 (2.65%) Law
7 16 (2.23%) Back Office
8 10 (1.39%) Manufacturing
9 8 (1.11%) Local Government
10 6 (0.84%) Advertising
11 3 (0.42%) French Language
11 3 (0.42%) German Language
11 3 (0.42%) Korean Language
11 3 (0.42%) Military
11 3 (0.42%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.14%) Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.14%) Fire and Rescue
13 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 318 (44.29%) Network Engineer
2 113 (15.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 67 (9.33%) Support Engineer
4 63 (8.77%) Cisco Engineer
5 49 (6.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 48 (6.69%) Senior Network Engineer
7 43 (5.99%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 41 (5.71%) IT Engineer
9 37 (5.15%) Consultant
10 35 (4.87%) IT Support
11 34 (4.74%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (4.60%) Analyst
13 32 (4.46%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
14 31 (4.32%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
15 29 (4.04%) Security Engineer
16 28 (3.90%) Architect
17 26 (3.62%) Administrator
18 25 (3.48%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
18 25 (3.48%) 3rd Line Support
19 24 (3.34%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.25%) 802.1X
2 6 (0.84%) Elastic Stack
3 4 (0.56%) COM
4 3 (0.42%) CSS
4 3 (0.42%) HTML
5 2 (0.28%) .NET
5 2 (0.28%) Kafka
5 2 (0.28%) OAuth
5 2 (0.28%) OAuth2
5 2 (0.28%) OpenID
5 2 (0.28%) SAML
5 2 (0.28%) Web Services
6 1 (0.14%) Apache Flex
6 1 (0.14%) Apache NiFi
6 1 (0.14%) HTML5
6 1 (0.14%) LDAP
6 1 (0.14%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 137 (19.08%) Data Centre
2 61 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
4 29 (4.04%) Driving Licence
5 20 (2.79%) Management Information System
6 16 (2.23%) Cybercrime
6 16 (2.23%) Private Cloud
7 15 (2.09%) Public Cloud
8 14 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
8 14 (1.95%) Replication
9 13 (1.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 9 (1.25%) Hybrid Cloud
11 8 (1.11%) PKI
12 6 (0.84%) iPad
12 6 (0.84%) iPhone
12 6 (0.84%) Life Science
12 6 (0.84%) Video Conferencing
13 4 (0.56%) Cyberthreat
13 4 (0.56%) Social Media
14 3 (0.42%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 224 (31.20%) Windows
2 114 (15.88%) Windows Server
3 100 (13.93%) Linux
4 64 (8.91%) Windows 10
5 35 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 30 (4.18%) Unix
7 27 (3.76%) Windows Server 2016
8 21 (2.92%) Windows 8
9 20 (2.79%) Windows Server 2019
10 17 (2.37%) Windows Server 2008
11 13 (1.81%) Windows 7
12 10 (1.39%) CentOS
12 10 (1.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 10 (1.39%) Ubuntu
13 9 (1.25%) Fedora
14 6 (0.84%) Windows Server 2003
14 6 (0.84%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.70%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.56%) VyOS
17 3 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (21.45%) ITIL
2 138 (19.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 121 (16.85%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (8.08%) Mentoring
5 55 (7.66%) Project Delivery
6 45 (6.27%) Network Design
7 43 (5.99%) Agile Software Development
8 41 (5.71%) Change Management
8 41 (5.71%) Load Balancing
9 33 (4.60%) Cybersecurity
9 33 (4.60%) Presales
9 33 (4.60%) Service Delivery
10 32 (4.46%) Configuration Management
11 30 (4.18%) Network Management
12 29 (4.04%) Disaster Recovery
13 28 (3.90%) Capacity Management
13 28 (3.90%) Incident Management
13 28 (3.90%) Service Management
13 28 (3.90%) WAN Optimisation
14 27 (3.76%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.96%) PowerShell
2 41 (5.71%) Python
3 40 (5.57%) SQL
4 21 (2.92%) Bash Shell
5 17 (2.37%) C
6 4 (0.56%) VB
7 3 (0.42%) Perl
8 2 (0.28%) PHP
8 2 (0.28%) R
8 2 (0.28%) Ruby
8 2 (0.28%) VBScript
9 1 (0.14%) Ada
9 1 (0.14%) C#
9 1 (0.14%) C++
9 1 (0.14%) Java
9 1 (0.14%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 718 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 308 (42.90%) CCNP
3 189 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 142 (19.78%) MCSE
5 91 (12.67%) MCSA
6 79 (11.00%) Security Cleared
7 72 (10.03%) JNCIA
8 68 (9.47%) Degree
9 58 (8.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 47 (6.55%) JNCIS
11 40 (5.57%) CCIE
11 40 (5.57%) SC Cleared
12 38 (5.29%) DV Cleared
13 31 (4.32%) Network+ Certification
14 26 (3.62%) CISSP
15 24 (3.34%) MCP
16 19 (2.65%) CCDP
17 18 (2.51%) A+ Certification
17 18 (2.51%) SANS
18 16 (2.23%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (10.58%) SLA
2 21 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (2.23%) PCI DSS
4 9 (1.25%) GDPR
5 5 (0.70%) QA
6 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.42%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 2 (0.28%) PMO
9 1 (0.14%) GPG13
9 1 (0.14%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 142 (19.78%) Active Directory
2 136 (18.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (7.52%) Hyper-V
4 32 (4.46%) vSphere
5 29 (4.04%) VMware ESXi
6 16 (2.23%) Docker
6 16 (2.23%) Virtual Machines
7 14 (1.95%) Firmware
8 10 (1.39%) VirtualBox
9 9 (1.25%) NFS
9 9 (1.25%) Samba
9 9 (1.25%) Xen
10 7 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (0.70%) XenApp
11 5 (0.70%) XenDesktop
12 4 (0.56%) Virtual Desktop
13 3 (0.42%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 3 (0.42%) VMware NSX
14 2 (0.28%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 31 (4.32%) FortiGate
2 30 (4.18%) Microsoft Intune
3 28 (3.90%) Kubernetes
4 26 (3.62%) SCCM
5 22 (3.06%) Ansible
6 18 (2.51%) Puppet
7 14 (1.95%) Nagios
8 13 (1.81%) ZABBIX
9 11 (1.53%) vCenter Server
10 10 (1.39%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (1.39%) Cisco Prime
11 9 (1.25%) Docker Swarm
11 9 (1.25%) OpenNMS
12 7 (0.97%) Nessus
12 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
13 5 (0.70%) Backup Exec
14 4 (0.56%) CASB
14 4 (0.56%) Cisco UCCX
14 4 (0.56%) Grafana
14 4 (0.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 522 (72.70%) Cisco
2 231 (32.17%) Microsoft
3 219 (30.50%) VMware
4 130 (18.11%) Juniper
5 72 (10.03%) Palo Alto
6 67 (9.33%) Citrix
7 63 (8.77%) CheckPoint
8 57 (7.94%) Meraki
9 42 (5.85%) HP
10 36 (5.01%) Veeam
11 33 (4.60%) SolarWinds
12 31 (4.32%) F5
13 28 (3.90%) Sophos
14 27 (3.76%) Fortinet
15 26 (3.62%) Brocade
16 24 (3.34%) Dell
17 22 (3.06%) NetApp
18 21 (2.92%) Avaya
19 17 (2.37%) Mitel
20 15 (2.09%) EMC