Period
to 20 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 227 181 169
Rank change year-on-year -46 -12 +47
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2721 3762 4288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.54% 1.85% 1.94%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.26% 6.86% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 2472 3329 3727
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,050 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +8.33%

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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies.

Academic & Professional Certification
UK
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 43483 54832 60992
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 27.02% 27.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33711 44194 48131
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Top 17 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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
England -52 2562 £40,000 - 127
UK excluding London -27 1793 £40,000 +2.56% 90
London -34 863 £45,000 -10.00% 42
South East -44 593 £40,000 - 21
North of England -22 385 £37,500 -1.32% 29
Midlands 0 317 £41,000 +2.50% 24
East of England -1 255 £42,000 +5.00% 6
West Midlands -9 233 £41,000 +2.50% 21
North West -2 190 £39,000 +6.85% 16
Yorkshire -8 177 £35,250 -15.06% 9
South West -37 153 £37,750 +11.03% 5
East Midlands +9 85 £42,500 +19.08% 3
Wales -16 48 £36,000 +18.03% 1
Scotland -33 38 £35,530 -1.31% 4
North East -7 18 £36,500 +32.73% 4
Northern Ireland +3 12 £32,500 -13.33%
Channel Islands -1 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, IT jobs citing CCNA 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 CCNA.

1 2721 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1892 (69.53%) Cisco
3 1420 (52.19%) Firewall
4 1256 (46.16%) CCNP
5 1069 (39.29%) Windows
6 883 (32.45%) WAN
7 823 (30.25%) VMware
8 764 (28.08%) LAN
9 713 (26.20%) Microsoft
10 700 (25.73%) ITIL
11 649 (23.85%) Active Directory
12 618 (22.71%) Windows Server
13 601 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 553 (20.32%) VPN
15 514 (18.89%) DNS
16 498 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
17 473 (17.38%) Juniper
18 455 (16.72%) MCSE
19 451 (16.57%) Linux
19 451 (16.57%) Wireless
20 432 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
21 426 (15.66%) TCP/IP
22 416 (15.29%) Data Centre
23 394 (14.48%) MPLS
24 390 (14.33%) Network Security
25 376 (13.82%) BGP
26 370 (13.60%) CheckPoint
27 369 (13.56%) DHCP
28 368 (13.52%) Windows Server 2012
29 355 (13.05%) VoIP

CCNA
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
1 319 (11.72%) MS Exchange
2 170 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (3.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 61 (2.24%) Skype for Business
5 52 (1.91%) IIS
6 51 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 34 (1.25%) Apache
8 25 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 14 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.37%) Confluence
12 8 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
13 7 (0.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 7 (0.26%) IBM Notes
14 4 (0.15%) nginx
14 4 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.11%) OpenStack
15 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 143 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (2.06%) MS Visio
3 34 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.11%) HipChat
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.22%) WebTrends
2 4 (0.15%) Magento
2 4 (0.15%) Workfront
3 2 (0.074%) BASE24
4 1 (0.037%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.037%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.037%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 237 (8.71%) Office 365
2 155 (5.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 104 (3.82%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (0.99%) G Suite
5 25 (0.92%) SaaS
6 23 (0.85%) IaaS
7 18 (0.66%) Cloud Computing
8 12 (0.44%) PaaS
9 8 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
10 7 (0.26%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 6 (0.22%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.074%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.074%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.074%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.074%) Catchpoint
12 2 (0.074%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.074%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.074%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.074%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1420 (52.19%) Firewall
2 883 (32.45%) WAN
3 764 (28.08%) LAN
4 553 (20.32%) VPN
5 514 (18.89%) DNS
6 451 (16.57%) Wireless
7 432 (15.88%) Cisco ASA
8 426 (15.66%) TCP/IP
9 394 (14.48%) MPLS
10 390 (14.33%) Network Security
11 376 (13.82%) BGP
12 369 (13.56%) DHCP
13 355 (13.05%) VoIP
14 333 (12.24%) OSPF
15 285 (10.47%) VLAN
16 258 (9.48%) SAN
17 224 (8.23%) Cisco Nexus
18 168 (6.17%) Internet
19 159 (5.84%) Wi-Fi
20 147 (5.40%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 36 (1.32%) MySQL
3 35 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 26 (0.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (0.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 4 (0.15%) Big Data
11 3 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.074%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.074%) Blockchain
12 2 (0.074%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.074%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.074%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.074%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 21 (0.77%) JIRA
2 10 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 8 (0.29%) Jenkins
4 5 (0.18%) Metasploit
5 4 (0.15%) PHPUnit
5 4 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (0.11%) Burp Suite
6 3 (0.11%) Redmine
7 2 (0.074%) Git (software)
7 2 (0.074%) JMeter
7 2 (0.074%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.074%) Subversion
7 2 (0.074%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.037%) Ant
8 1 (0.037%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.037%) Introscope
8 1 (0.037%) Maven
8 1 (0.037%) NUnit
8 1 (0.037%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.037%) QUnit
General
1 300 (11.03%) Telecoms
2 279 (10.25%) Finance
3 73 (2.68%) Banking
4 49 (1.80%) Back Office
5 47 (1.73%) Retail
6 38 (1.40%) Manufacturing
7 28 (1.03%) Electronics
8 27 (0.99%) Marketing
9 24 (0.88%) Games
10 23 (0.85%) Legal
11 20 (0.74%) Advertising
12 18 (0.66%) Law
13 17 (0.62%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.59%) Automotive
14 16 (0.59%) Military
15 15 (0.55%) Financial Institution
16 14 (0.51%) French Language
17 11 (0.40%) German Language
18 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1067 (39.21%) Network Engineer
2 459 (16.87%) Cisco Engineer
3 404 (14.85%) Support Engineer
4 356 (13.08%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 343 (12.61%) Analyst
6 262 (9.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 229 (8.42%) Network Support
8 167 (6.14%) Senior Network Engineer
9 166 (6.10%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 160 (5.88%) Network Analyst
11 157 (5.77%) Network Support Engineer
12 153 (5.62%) IT Engineer
13 136 (5.00%) Support Analyst
14 134 (4.92%) Security Engineer
15 131 (4.81%) 3rd Line Support
16 130 (4.78%) IT Support
17 128 (4.70%) Consultant
18 104 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
19 98 (3.60%) 2nd Line Support
20 89 (3.27%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (1.47%) 802.1X
2 23 (0.85%) Web Services
3 21 (0.77%) CSS
4 17 (0.62%) HTML
5 15 (0.55%) XMPP
6 10 (0.37%) Regular Expression
7 9 (0.33%) LAMP
7 9 (0.33%) XML
8 8 (0.29%) .NET
8 8 (0.29%) RFC 2547
9 6 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (0.18%) XSLT
11 4 (0.15%) ADSI
11 4 (0.15%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.15%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.15%) Symfony
11 4 (0.15%) ZeroMQ
12 3 (0.11%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.11%) COM
13 2 (0.074%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 416 (15.29%) Data Centre
2 174 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.93%) Computer Science
4 94 (3.45%) Driving Licence
5 74 (2.72%) Management Information System
6 34 (1.25%) Clustering
7 32 (1.18%) iPad
8 31 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (0.99%) CESG
9 27 (0.99%) Replication
10 26 (0.96%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 25 (0.92%) Hedge funds
12 20 (0.74%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (0.62%) Cyberthreat
13 17 (0.62%) Fintech
14 14 (0.51%) Client/Server
14 14 (0.51%) PKI
15 13 (0.48%) IVR
16 11 (0.40%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.37%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 1069 (39.29%) Windows
2 618 (22.71%) Windows Server
3 451 (16.57%) Linux
4 368 (13.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 297 (10.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 170 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 137 (5.03%) Windows Server 2003
8 122 (4.48%) Unix
9 96 (3.53%) Windows 10
10 63 (2.32%) Windows XP
11 44 (1.62%) Windows 8
12 41 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 37 (1.36%) CentOS
14 33 (1.21%) Ubuntu
15 26 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.77%) Android
17 20 (0.74%) AIX
18 17 (0.62%) Debian
18 17 (0.62%) SUSE
19 14 (0.51%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (25.73%) ITIL
2 172 (6.32%) Network Management
3 164 (6.03%) Load Balancing
4 149 (5.48%) Network Design
4 149 (5.48%) Project Management
5 135 (4.96%) Information Security
6 133 (4.89%) Disaster Recovery
6 133 (4.89%) Presales
7 130 (4.78%) Network Monitoring
8 128 (4.70%) Change Management
9 126 (4.63%) Service Delivery
10 108 (3.97%) High Availability
10 108 (3.97%) Mentoring
11 98 (3.60%) Migration
12 95 (3.49%) Service Management
13 89 (3.27%) Change Control
14 87 (3.20%) Time Management
15 86 (3.16%) Problem Management
16 81 (2.98%) Kalman Filter
17 77 (2.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 177 (6.50%) SQL
2 99 (3.64%) PowerShell
3 94 (3.45%) Python
4 56 (2.06%) Bash Shell
5 40 (1.47%) Shell Script
6 39 (1.43%) C
6 39 (1.43%) Perl
7 37 (1.36%) Java
8 24 (0.88%) JavaScript
9 17 (0.62%) PHP
10 14 (0.51%) C++
10 14 (0.51%) Ruby
11 13 (0.48%) VB
12 12 (0.44%) VBScript
13 6 (0.22%) Erlang
14 3 (0.11%) Korn
15 2 (0.074%) C#
15 2 (0.074%) Lisp
15 2 (0.074%) VBA
16 1 (0.037%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2721 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1256 (46.16%) CCNP
3 601 (22.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 455 (16.72%) MCSE
5 282 (10.36%) Degree
6 229 (8.42%) MCSA
7 227 (8.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 221 (8.12%) MCP
9 212 (7.79%) Security Cleared
10 181 (6.65%) CCIE
11 170 (6.25%) CISSP
12 154 (5.66%) SC Cleared
13 140 (5.15%) JNCIA
14 93 (3.42%) CCSA
15 86 (3.16%) MCITP
16 85 (3.12%) JNCIP
17 81 (2.98%) CCDA
18 79 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
19 78 (2.87%) JNCIS
20 71 (2.61%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 228 (8.38%) SLA
2 102 (3.75%) PCI DSS
3 100 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 21 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (0.66%) QA
6 13 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 6 (0.22%) GPG13
9 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 5 (0.18%) GDPR
9 5 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.15%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.15%) GCP
10 4 (0.15%) PMO
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.074%) BS25999
System Software
1 649 (23.85%) Active Directory
2 498 (18.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 341 (12.53%) Hyper-V
4 97 (3.56%) vSphere
5 84 (3.09%) XenApp
6 77 (2.83%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (1.87%) Terminal Services
8 34 (1.25%) VMware Workstation
9 25 (0.92%) XenDesktop
10 24 (0.88%) KVM
11 21 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.62%) XenServer
13 15 (0.55%) Firmware
13 15 (0.55%) VMware Server
14 11 (0.40%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 11 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (0.37%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.26%) MetaFrame
16 7 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 146 (5.37%) Cisco CUCM
2 61 (2.24%) SCCM
3 58 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
4 57 (2.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 51 (1.87%) Cisco Prime
6 42 (1.54%) Backup Exec
7 40 (1.47%) FortiGate
8 32 (1.18%) Puppet
9 26 (0.96%) WSUS
10 25 (0.92%) Ansible
10 25 (0.92%) Nagios
11 24 (0.88%) Cacti
12 23 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (0.85%) SCOM
13 21 (0.77%) vCenter Server
14 20 (0.74%) ZABBIX
15 14 (0.51%) Cisco CME
16 11 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
17 9 (0.33%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1892 (69.53%) Cisco
2 823 (30.25%) VMware
3 713 (26.20%) Microsoft
4 473 (17.38%) Juniper
5 370 (13.60%) CheckPoint
6 257 (9.45%) HP
7 255 (9.37%) F5
8 244 (8.97%) Citrix
9 222 (8.16%) Palo Alto
10 149 (5.48%) SolarWinds
11 108 (3.97%) Dell
12 107 (3.93%) Avaya
13 92 (3.38%) Red Hat
14 85 (3.12%) Aruba
15 74 (2.72%) Fortinet
15 74 (2.72%) SonicWALL
16 73 (2.68%) NetApp
17 70 (2.57%) Meraki
18 60 (2.21%) Riverbed
19 52 (1.91%) Veeam
Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Middlesex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £57,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
South East London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £28,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 3 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £34,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £24,000 to £24,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Aviva
Salary: Salary circa £45,000 dependent on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Aviva
Salary: Salary circa £62,500 dependant on experience
Posted: 6 hours ago
West Sussex
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Rullion
Posted: 4 hours ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £26000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
South East London
Lloyds Banking Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 23 hours ago
Ashford, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £18,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago