Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 233 200
Rank change year-on-year +84 -33 -60
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,781 1,337 1,770
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.27% 1.46% 1.76%
As % of the Qualifications category 9.24% 5.82% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 1,346 1,051 1,590
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -5.06% +5.33%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,875 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £55,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 19,283 22,971 25,628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 24.62% 25.09% 25.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14,057 16,929 20,206
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 15 November 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 15 November 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
North of England +154 647 £40,000 +3.90% 55
South East +84 549 £50,000 +29.03% 84
Yorkshire +168 483 £40,000 +6.67% 19
East of England +24 196 £35,000 -2.78% 19
Midlands +33 178 £40,500 +15.71% 39
South West +6 158 £39,500 +5.33% 20
North West 0 143 £42,500 +6.25% 28
West Midlands +64 114 £42,500 - 24
East Midlands -5 64 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Scotland +3 26 £44,000 +10.00% 8
North East +28 21 £35,000 - 8
Wales +20 19 £29,000 -21.62% 6
Northern Ireland +2 5 £36,750 - 2
Isle of Man - 3 £51,000 -
CCNA
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,781 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,235 (69.34%) Cisco
3 973 (54.63%) CCNP
4 911 (51.15%) Firewall
5 693 (38.91%) WAN
6 533 (29.93%) MPLS
7 520 (29.20%) Microsoft
8 478 (26.84%) Windows
9 438 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 412 (23.13%) Network Security
11 401 (22.52%) BGP
12 399 (22.40%) VPN
13 393 (22.07%) LAN
14 390 (21.90%) Linux
15 367 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
16 359 (20.16%) ITIL
17 355 (19.93%) MCSE
18 354 (19.88%) DNS
19 351 (19.71%) VMware
20 348 (19.54%) Active Directory
21 345 (19.37%) Azure
21 345 (19.37%) Data Centre
22 336 (18.87%) OSPF
23 294 (16.51%) Palo Alto
24 282 (15.83%) Wireless
25 262 (14.71%) Network Management
26 259 (14.54%) Juniper
27 258 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
28 257 (14.43%) TCP/IP
29 253 (14.21%) ISO/IEC 27001

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 97 (5.45%) SharePoint
2 80 (4.49%) MS Exchange
3 39 (2.19%) IIS
4 36 (2.02%) Skype for Business
5 35 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
5 35 (1.97%) OpenStack
6 34 (1.91%) Apache Spark
7 23 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 20 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (0.95%) Confluence
10 11 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.56%) Apache
12 6 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.28%) SharePoint 2013
14 3 (0.17%) nginx
15 2 (0.11%) IBM Notes
16 1 (0.056%) CMS
16 1 (0.056%) WebSphere
Applications
1 54 (3.03%) Microsoft Office
2 47 (2.64%) MS Visio
3 21 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 17 (0.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.11%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.11%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 9 (0.51%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.11%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.056%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 345 (19.37%) Azure
2 185 (10.39%) Office 365
3 154 (8.65%) AWS
4 61 (3.43%) Azure Active Directory
5 37 (2.08%) GCP
6 32 (1.80%) OpenShift
7 29 (1.63%) IaaS
7 29 (1.63%) SaaS
8 18 (1.01%) OneDrive
9 17 (0.95%) PaaS
10 15 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
11 10 (0.56%) Azure Stack
12 4 (0.22%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.17%) GitHub
13 3 (0.17%) Power Platform
14 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
14 2 (0.11%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.11%) Dynamics 365
14 2 (0.11%) OpenDNS
14 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 911 (51.15%) Firewall
2 693 (38.91%) WAN
3 533 (29.93%) MPLS
4 412 (23.13%) Network Security
5 401 (22.52%) BGP
6 399 (22.40%) VPN
7 393 (22.07%) LAN
8 367 (20.61%) Cisco ASA
9 354 (19.88%) DNS
10 336 (18.87%) OSPF
11 282 (15.83%) Wireless
12 257 (14.43%) TCP/IP
13 251 (14.09%) Internet
14 243 (13.64%) IPsec
15 211 (11.85%) Cisco Nexus
16 207 (11.62%) ADSL
16 207 (11.62%) Broadband
17 175 (9.83%) NetScaler
18 167 (9.38%) RIP
19 164 (9.21%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.08%) Big Data
3 9 (0.51%) Amazon RDS
4 8 (0.45%) MySQL
4 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.22%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.17%) Power BI
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2014
7 3 (0.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.11%) MS Access
8 2 (0.11%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.056%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.056%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.056%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.056%) Impala
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.056%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 50 (2.81%) JIRA
2 40 (2.25%) Git (software)
3 35 (1.97%) Bitbucket
4 33 (1.85%) git-flow
5 13 (0.73%) TestRail
6 12 (0.67%) Jenkins
7 11 (0.62%) Visual Studio
8 10 (0.56%) Zephyr
9 5 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.22%) Sonatype Nexus
11 3 (0.17%) Artifactory
11 3 (0.17%) Robot Framework
12 2 (0.11%) JUnit
12 2 (0.11%) Subversion
13 1 (0.056%) Ant
13 1 (0.056%) Bitbucket Server
13 1 (0.056%) Fiddler
13 1 (0.056%) Maven
General
1 215 (12.07%) Telecoms
2 144 (8.09%) Finance
3 63 (3.54%) Public Sector
4 38 (2.13%) Manufacturing
5 35 (1.97%) Retail
6 22 (1.24%) Aerospace
7 19 (1.07%) Electronics
8 18 (1.01%) Marketing
9 17 (0.95%) Banking
9 17 (0.95%) Games
10 11 (0.62%) Advertising
10 11 (0.62%) Law
11 10 (0.56%) Military
12 7 (0.39%) Automotive
13 6 (0.34%) French Language
14 4 (0.22%) Czech Language
14 4 (0.22%) Dutch Language
14 4 (0.22%) Local Government
15 3 (0.17%) Back Office
16 2 (0.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 938 (52.67%) Network Engineer
2 296 (16.62%) Cisco Engineer
3 264 (14.82%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 232 (13.03%) Security Engineer
5 208 (11.68%) Network Security Engineer
6 163 (9.15%) Analyst
7 152 (8.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 151 (8.48%) Cisco Security Engineer
9 148 (8.31%) Support Engineer
10 124 (6.96%) Consultant
11 119 (6.68%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 100 (5.61%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 90 (5.05%) Technical Support
14 88 (4.94%) Architect
15 78 (4.38%) Support Analyst
16 76 (4.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 76 (4.27%) Network Support
17 74 (4.15%) Senior Network Engineer
18 71 (3.99%) Technical Analyst
19 69 (3.87%) Network Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (1.85%) .NET
1 33 (1.85%) ASP.NET
1 33 (1.85%) Kafka
1 33 (1.85%) REST
2 32 (1.80%) AngularJS
2 32 (1.80%) GraphQL
2 32 (1.80%) Node.js
2 32 (1.80%) React
2 32 (1.80%) Spring
2 32 (1.80%) Spring MVC
2 32 (1.80%) Vue.js
3 29 (1.63%) 802.1X
4 18 (1.01%) Web Services
5 9 (0.51%) Flash
6 6 (0.34%) Django
7 4 (0.22%) Elastic Stack
7 4 (0.22%) JSON
7 4 (0.22%) LDAP
8 3 (0.17%) CSS
8 3 (0.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 345 (19.37%) Data Centre
2 198 (11.12%) Management Information System
3 144 (8.09%) Analytical Skills
4 55 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
5 47 (2.64%) Driving Licence
6 34 (1.91%) Public Cloud
7 24 (1.35%) PKI
8 22 (1.24%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 19 (1.07%) Clustering
9 19 (1.07%) CMDB
10 17 (0.95%) Cybercrime
11 16 (0.90%) BBC
12 14 (0.79%) Cyberattack
12 14 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
13 13 (0.73%) User Experience
14 11 (0.62%) Enterprise Cloud
14 11 (0.62%) Replication
14 11 (0.62%) Virtual Team
15 10 (0.56%) AS400
15 10 (0.56%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 478 (26.84%) Windows
2 390 (21.90%) Linux
3 251 (14.09%) Unix
3 251 (14.09%) Windows Server
4 104 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 96 (5.39%) Windows Server 2012
6 73 (4.10%) Windows 10
7 56 (3.14%) Windows 7
8 33 (1.85%) Android
9 32 (1.80%) Apple iOS
10 25 (1.40%) Windows 8
11 21 (1.18%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 15 (0.84%) CentOS
13 15 (0.84%) Mac OS
14 11 (0.62%) Solaris
15 10 (0.56%) CatOS
15 10 (0.56%) Data ONTAP
15 10 (0.56%) HPUX
16 7 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 359 (20.16%) ITIL
2 262 (14.71%) Network Management
3 226 (12.69%) Service Delivery
4 224 (12.58%) Network Design
5 223 (12.52%) Change Control
6 213 (11.96%) Presales
7 200 (11.23%) Problem-Solving
8 168 (9.43%) Validation
9 166 (9.32%) Product Management
10 130 (7.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 119 (6.68%) Project Delivery
12 104 (5.84%) Configuration Management
12 104 (5.84%) Load Balancing
13 100 (5.61%) Cybersecurity
14 94 (5.28%) Mentoring
15 87 (4.88%) PRINCE2
16 80 (4.49%) Network Monitoring
17 77 (4.32%) Disaster Recovery
17 77 (4.32%) Project Management
18 76 (4.27%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (11.90%) Python
2 169 (9.49%) Bash Shell
3 160 (8.98%) Perl
4 128 (7.19%) SQL
5 87 (4.88%) C
6 74 (4.15%) PowerShell
7 23 (1.29%) C++
8 22 (1.24%) C#
9 19 (1.07%) PHP
10 17 (0.95%) JavaScript
11 12 (0.67%) Ruby
12 8 (0.45%) Java
12 8 (0.45%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.39%) Ada
14 3 (0.17%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.056%) R
Qualifications
1 1,781 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 973 (54.63%) CCNP
3 438 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 355 (19.93%) MCSE
5 163 (9.15%) Degree
6 154 (8.65%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 150 (8.42%) Security Cleared
8 128 (7.19%) MCSA
9 102 (5.73%) JNCIA
10 96 (5.39%) SC Cleared
11 83 (4.66%) CCIE
12 78 (4.38%) CISSP
13 67 (3.76%) CCSA
13 67 (3.76%) Network+ Certification
14 65 (3.65%) MCITP
15 58 (3.26%) MCP
16 57 (3.20%) JNCIS
17 53 (2.98%) CCDP
18 47 (2.64%) DV Cleared
19 43 (2.41%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (14.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 201 (11.29%) ISO 9001
3 102 (5.73%) SLA
4 38 (2.13%) PCI DSS
5 21 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 14 (0.79%) PMO
7 13 (0.73%) GDPR
8 11 (0.62%) Cyber Essentials
9 3 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 2 (0.11%) ISO 22301
10 2 (0.11%) NCSC
10 2 (0.11%) NIST
10 2 (0.11%) RMADS
10 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 1 (0.056%) GPG13
11 1 (0.056%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 1 (0.056%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 348 (19.54%) Active Directory
2 258 (14.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 144 (8.09%) Hyper-V
4 135 (7.58%) vCloud
5 62 (3.48%) XenApp
6 46 (2.58%) vSphere
7 45 (2.53%) XenDesktop
8 39 (2.19%) Docker
9 24 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
10 23 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
10 23 (1.29%) VMware NSX
11 15 (0.84%) Firmware
11 15 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
12 14 (0.79%) NFS
13 10 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
14 9 (0.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 8 (0.45%) VirtualBox
16 5 (0.28%) Terminal Services
17 2 (0.11%) Citrix Hypervisor
17 2 (0.11%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 192 (10.78%) FortiGate
2 151 (8.48%) Nagios
3 79 (4.44%) SCCM
4 58 (3.26%) Cisco CUCM
5 32 (1.80%) Kubernetes
6 27 (1.52%) Ansible
6 27 (1.52%) SCOM
7 26 (1.46%) SolarWinds Orion
8 24 (1.35%) WSUS
9 16 (0.90%) Norton AntiVirus
10 15 (0.84%) Cisco Prime
10 15 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
11 12 (0.67%) Backup Exec
11 12 (0.67%) Cisco UCCX
11 12 (0.67%) Stealthwatch
12 11 (0.62%) Puppet
12 11 (0.62%) SCOrch
13 10 (0.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
13 10 (0.56%) Nessus
13 10 (0.56%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 1,235 (69.34%) Cisco
2 520 (29.20%) Microsoft
3 351 (19.71%) VMware
4 294 (16.51%) Palo Alto
5 259 (14.54%) Juniper
6 247 (13.87%) Fortinet
7 200 (11.23%) Citrix
8 197 (11.06%) CheckPoint
9 130 (7.30%) HP
10 118 (6.63%) Meraki
11 95 (5.33%) Dell
12 91 (5.11%) F5
13 88 (4.94%) NetApp
14 72 (4.04%) Aruba
15 68 (3.82%) SolarWinds
16 66 (3.71%) Mitel
17 54 (3.03%) Google
18 49 (2.75%) Avaya
19 48 (2.70%) Veeam
20 45 (2.53%) Polycom