Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCENT qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1018 1133 1243
Rank change year-on-year +115 +110 +29
Permanent jobs citing CCENT 193 89 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.047% 0.037%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 192 82 75
UK median annual salary £20,500 £20,000 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -11.11% -19.21%
10th Percentile £19,250 £17,000 £15,750
90th Percentile £30,450 £34,500 £41,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £20,500 £19,000 £22,500
% change year-on-year +7.89% -15.56% -

CCENT 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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43206 49488 60078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.15% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 33198 39694 48014
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

CCENT
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CCENT as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCENT.

Salary trend for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCENT over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCENT within the UK over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
UK excluding London +160 183 £20,500 +7.89% 2
England +137 166 £20,500 +2.50% 2
North of England +51 51 £20,500 -4.65%
South East +68 36 £20,500 -8.89% 2
North West +12 36 £20,500 -14.58%
Midlands +52 29 £20,500 +13.89%
East of England +27 21 £20,500 +7.89%
South West +33 20 £20,500 -21.15%
West Midlands +30 16 £20,500 +2.50%
East Midlands +37 13 £20,500 +13.89%
Scotland -1 13 £20,500 +7.89%
Wales +24 12 £20,500 +2.50%
North East +7 10 £20,500 +9.33%
London +1 9 £90,000 +164.71%
Yorkshire +27 5 £20,500 -39.69%
Northern Ireland - 1 £20,500 -

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCENT also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCENT.

1 178 (92.23%) Cisco Certification
2 176 (91.19%) Windows
3 162 (83.94%) Cisco
4 161 (83.42%) Microsoft
5 155 (80.31%) Network+ Certification
6 148 (76.68%) A+ Certification
7 30 (15.54%) CCNA
8 26 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
9 25 (12.95%) MCSA
10 16 (8.29%) VMware
11 15 (7.77%) MS Exchange
12 14 (7.25%) MCITP
13 13 (6.74%) Active Directory
14 12 (6.22%) SQL
14 12 (6.22%) Degree
14 12 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (5.70%) Computer Science
15 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
16 9 (4.66%) ITIL
16 9 (4.66%) Linux
16 9 (4.66%) Data Centre
17 8 (4.15%) Firewall
18 6 (3.11%) MCSE
19 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
19 5 (2.59%) Nagios
19 5 (2.59%) BGP
19 5 (2.59%) CISSP
19 5 (2.59%) IBM
19 5 (2.59%) OS/400
19 5 (2.59%) AS400

CCENT
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 15 (7.77%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.55%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (2.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.15%) Firewall
2 5 (2.59%) BGP
2 5 (2.59%) VLAN
3 4 (2.07%) LAN
3 4 (2.07%) WAN
4 3 (1.55%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (1.55%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.55%) ICMP
4 3 (1.55%) OSPF
5 2 (1.04%) DSL
5 2 (1.04%) EIGRP
5 2 (1.04%) L2TP
5 2 (1.04%) MPLS
5 2 (1.04%) Network Security
5 2 (1.04%) SAN
5 2 (1.04%) TACACS
5 2 (1.04%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.04%) VoIP
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.52%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.04%) Power BI
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 11 (5.70%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.59%) Advertising
3 1 (0.52%) Finance
3 1 (0.52%) Marketing
3 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 148 (76.68%) Trainee
2 14 (7.25%) Analyst
3 11 (5.70%) Support Analyst
4 7 (3.63%) Support Engineer
5 6 (3.11%) Administrator
5 6 (3.11%) Network Engineer
6 5 (2.59%) Architect
6 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Architect
6 5 (2.59%) Enterprise Security Architect
6 5 (2.59%) Security Architect
6 5 (2.59%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (2.07%) 1st Line Engineer
7 4 (2.07%) 1st Line Support
7 4 (2.07%) 1st Line Support Engineer
8 3 (1.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (1.55%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (1.55%) IT Engineer
8 3 (1.55%) Senior Analyst
8 3 (1.55%) Senior Support Analyst
9 2 (1.04%) Junior Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.52%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.70%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.66%) Data Centre
3 5 (2.59%) AS400
3 5 (2.59%) iSeries
3 5 (2.59%) LPAR
4 3 (1.55%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.04%) User Experience
6 1 (0.52%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 176 (91.19%) Windows
2 9 (4.66%) Linux
3 5 (2.59%) OS/400
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.04%) Unix
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (4.66%) ITIL
2 5 (2.59%) Information Security
2 5 (2.59%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (2.59%) Risk Management
3 4 (2.07%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (1.55%) CRM
4 3 (1.55%) ITIL V3
5 2 (1.04%) Asset Management
5 2 (1.04%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (1.04%) Change Control
5 2 (1.04%) Change Management
5 2 (1.04%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (1.04%) Fault Analysis
5 2 (1.04%) Incident Management
5 2 (1.04%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (1.04%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (1.04%) Proactive Monitoring
5 2 (1.04%) Software Deployment
6 1 (0.52%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (0.52%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.22%) SQL
2 5 (2.59%) Shell Script
3 3 (1.55%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.55%) RPG
Qualifications
1 178 (92.23%) Cisco Certification
2 155 (80.31%) Network+ Certification
3 148 (76.68%) A+ Certification
4 30 (15.54%) CCNA
5 26 (13.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 25 (12.95%) MCSA
7 14 (7.25%) MCITP
8 12 (6.22%) Degree
9 6 (3.11%) MCSE
10 5 (2.59%) CISM
10 5 (2.59%) CISSP
10 5 (2.59%) GIAC
10 5 (2.59%) GSEC
11 4 (2.07%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
12 2 (1.04%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
13 1 (0.52%) CRISC
13 1 (0.52%) MCP
13 1 (0.52%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) SLA
2 1 (0.52%) COBIT
2 1 (0.52%) HIPAA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.52%) NIST 800
2 1 (0.52%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (6.74%) Active Directory
2 12 (6.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) Nagios
2 2 (1.04%) Opsview
3 1 (0.52%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.52%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.52%) WMI
Vendors
1 162 (83.94%) Cisco
2 161 (83.42%) Microsoft
3 16 (8.29%) VMware
4 5 (2.59%) IBM
5 2 (1.04%) Brocade
5 2 (1.04%) Citrix
5 2 (1.04%) Ericsson
5 2 (1.04%) Foundry
5 2 (1.04%) Juniper
5 2 (1.04%) Openreach
5 2 (1.04%) Redback
6 1 (0.52%) Apple
6 1 (0.52%) Avaya
6 1 (0.52%) CommVault
6 1 (0.52%) Dell
6 1 (0.52%) EqualLogic
6 1 (0.52%) HP
6 1 (0.52%) NetApp
6 1 (0.52%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.52%) SunGard