Period
to 20 October 2021

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 20 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 1007 694 1032
Rank change year-on-year -313 +338 +69
Permanent jobs citing CCENT 38 11 46
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.030% 0.023% 0.034%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.14% 0.10% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 36 11 40
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,750 £20,500
25th Percentile £24,125 £30,875 £21,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £36,000 £35,000 £27,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +27.27% -8.33%
75th Percentile £49,375 £40,175 £33,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £52,500 £37,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,000 £33,750 £30,250
% change year-on-year -2.22% +11.57% +13.08%

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 27,199 10,525 31,439
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.60% 21.53% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 15,140 8,108 23,398
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,000
25th Percentile £40,500 £41,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £66,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £48,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.03% +7.78% -

CCENT
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CCENT.

Salary trend for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCENT over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Salary histogram for CCENT in the UK

CCENT
Top 8 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 20 October 2021. 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
England -282 33 £35,500 +1.43% 4
UK excluding London -216 21 £33,000 -2.22% 3
London - 17 £65,000 - 1
East of England - 13 £33,000 -
Wales - 5 £38,500 -
South West -90 2 £31,000 -4.62% 1
West Midlands -108 1 £35,500 +1.43%
Midlands -127 1 £35,500 +1.43% 1

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, IT jobs citing CCENT 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 with a requirement for CCENT.

1 33 (86.84%) CCNA
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (60.53%) Cisco
3 18 (47.37%) Social Skills
4 14 (36.84%) Change Management
4 14 (36.84%) ITIL
4 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
4 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
5 13 (34.21%) Azure
6 12 (31.58%) Linux
6 12 (31.58%) Firewall
7 11 (28.95%) Python
8 9 (23.68%) VoIP
8 9 (23.68%) SNMP
8 9 (23.68%) VPN
8 9 (23.68%) Juniper
8 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
8 9 (23.68%) Workflow
8 9 (23.68%) Law
8 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
8 9 (23.68%) CentOS
8 9 (23.68%) Ansible
8 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
9 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
9 8 (21.05%) Windows
10 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
10 7 (18.42%) Network+ Certification
10 7 (18.42%) VMware
10 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
10 7 (18.42%) SCCM

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 1 (2.63%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Azure
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft 365
3 6 (15.79%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (31.58%) Firewall
2 9 (23.68%) SNMP
2 9 (23.68%) VoIP
2 9 (23.68%) VPN
3 4 (10.53%) TCP/IP
4 3 (7.89%) DHCP
4 3 (7.89%) DNS
5 2 (5.26%) HTTP
5 2 (5.26%) HTTPS
5 2 (5.26%) Network Security
5 2 (5.26%) VLAN
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.63%) LAN
6 1 (2.63%) Skype
6 1 (2.63%) WAN
6 1 (2.63%) Wireless
6 1 (2.63%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.63%) SQL Server
General
1 18 (47.37%) Social Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Law
3 4 (10.53%) Finance
4 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Network Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) NOC Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) Technical Support
3 4 (10.53%) AS400 Support
3 4 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Monitoring Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Analyst
4 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (5.26%) Technical Support Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) 1st Line Support
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Network Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Network Analyst
5 1 (2.63%) Network Security Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Security Engineer
5 1 (2.63%) Service Desk Support
5 1 (2.63%) SOC Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) AS400
2 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
2 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Storage
2 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (31.58%) Linux
2 9 (23.68%) CentOS
3 8 (21.05%) Windows
4 4 (10.53%) OS/400
5 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.63%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (36.84%) Change Management
1 14 (36.84%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Customer Requirements
2 9 (23.68%) Workflow
3 6 (15.79%) Proactive Monitoring
3 6 (15.79%) Problem-Solving
3 6 (15.79%) Security Patching
4 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
4 3 (7.89%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (5.26%) Full Stack Development
6 1 (2.63%) Change Control
6 1 (2.63%) Cloud Operations
6 1 (2.63%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (2.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 1 (2.63%) ITIL 4
6 1 (2.63%) Line Management
6 1 (2.63%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.63%) SIEM
6 1 (2.63%) Tech Ops
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) Python
2 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
3 7 (18.42%) PowerShell
4 6 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 33 (86.84%) CCNA
1 33 (86.84%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (36.84%) SC Cleared
2 14 (36.84%) Security Cleared
3 8 (21.05%) DV Cleared
4 7 (18.42%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (7.89%) A+ Certification
5 3 (7.89%) CCNP
5 3 (7.89%) CEH
5 3 (7.89%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (7.89%) Degree
5 3 (7.89%) MCSE
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (5.26%) CCDA
6 2 (5.26%) CWNA
6 2 (5.26%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.63%) GCIA
7 1 (2.63%) GCIH
7 1 (2.63%) GSEC
7 1 (2.63%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (23.68%) Ansible
2 7 (18.42%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (18.42%) SCCM
3 6 (15.79%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Cisco
2 9 (23.68%) Juniper
2 9 (23.68%) Red Hat
3 7 (18.42%) VMware
4 6 (15.79%) CheckPoint
4 6 (15.79%) Citrix
4 6 (15.79%) F5
4 6 (15.79%) Fortinet
4 6 (15.79%) Remedy
4 6 (15.79%) Veeam
4 6 (15.79%) Zscaler
5 1 (2.63%) LogicMonitor
5 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.63%) SolarWinds