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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 18 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
6 months to
18 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 314 334 257
Rank change year-on-year +20 -77 -46
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1,971 849 1,221
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 0.94% 1.28%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.99% 4.53% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 821 645 999
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,100 £27,750
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.88% +2.50%

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 with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 39,479 18,744 20,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.57% 20.84% 21.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16,915 12,251 15,426
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £41,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,675 £72,500 £68,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CCNA over the 6 months to 18 May 2022.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Top 18 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 18 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England 0 1,603 £47,500 +5.56% 152
UK excluding London +93 1,581 £45,000 +4.65% 123
North of England +99 511 £40,000 -8.83% 25
Work from Home -144 353 £45,000 -9.55% 40
Midlands +79 309 £45,000 +12.50% 30
London -181 302 £52,500 - 35
South East -30 244 £50,000 - 27
Yorkshire +102 242 £42,500 +13.33% 10
North West +6 181 £40,500 -14.74% 10
West Midlands +53 175 £45,000 +2.27% 20
Scotland +55 142 £39,000 -29.09% 4
South West +14 139 £45,000 +4.65% 23
East Midlands +52 134 £42,500 +30.77% 10
East of England -46 111 £44,250 +18.00% 11
Wales +48 89 £42,500 -7.61% 2
North East +39 88 £36,000 +2.86% 5
Northern Ireland +28 50 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Channel Islands -4 5 £50,000 +38.89%

For the 6 months to 18 May 2022, 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 with a requirement for CCNA.

1 1,971 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,598 (81.08%) Cisco
3 1,112 (56.42%) Linux
4 1,108 (56.22%) Wireless
5 928 (47.08%) Network+ Certification
6 905 (45.92%) A+ Certification
7 882 (44.75%) Linux+ Certification
8 565 (28.67%) Firewall
9 477 (24.20%) CCNP
10 446 (22.63%) WAN
11 351 (17.81%) LAN
12 349 (17.71%) Windows
13 283 (14.36%) Azure
14 281 (14.26%) Microsoft
15 257 (13.04%) Active Directory
16 255 (12.94%) VMware
17 240 (12.18%) ITIL
18 239 (12.13%) Social Skills
19 216 (10.96%) Microsoft 365
20 207 (10.50%) Windows Server
21 200 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
22 196 (9.94%) DNS
23 192 (9.74%) VPN
24 185 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
25 182 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
26 181 (9.18%) Palo Alto
27 178 (9.03%) TCP/IP
28 172 (8.73%) Security Cleared
29 170 (8.63%) BGP
30 169 (8.57%) Juniper

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 79 (4.01%) MS Exchange
2 46 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 29 (1.47%) Apache
4 17 (0.86%) IIS
5 13 (0.66%) Jetty
6 6 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (0.15%) Confluence
8 3 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.15%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.051%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.051%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 78 (3.96%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (1.07%) MS Visio
3 14 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.051%) Blender
5 1 (0.051%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
1 2 (0.10%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.051%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 283 (14.36%) Azure
2 216 (10.96%) Microsoft 365
3 135 (6.85%) AWS
4 49 (2.49%) Azure Active Directory
5 35 (1.78%) IaaS
6 16 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.81%) Mimecast
7 14 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 13 (0.66%) Google Workspace
8 13 (0.66%) Rubrik
8 13 (0.66%) SaaS
9 8 (0.41%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (0.41%) Azure Sentinel
10 7 (0.36%) Amazon S3
10 7 (0.36%) AWS CloudFormation
11 6 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.30%) Apple Pay
11 6 (0.30%) AWS Lambda
11 6 (0.30%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 6 (0.30%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1,108 (56.22%) Wireless
2 565 (28.67%) Firewall
3 446 (22.63%) WAN
4 351 (17.81%) LAN
5 196 (9.94%) DNS
6 192 (9.74%) VPN
7 182 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
8 178 (9.03%) TCP/IP
9 170 (8.63%) BGP
10 164 (8.32%) Network Security
11 144 (7.31%) DHCP
11 144 (7.31%) OSPF
12 137 (6.95%) MPLS
13 122 (6.19%) Cisco ASA
14 118 (5.99%) VoIP
15 116 (5.89%) SD-WAN
16 113 (5.73%) SAN
17 101 (5.12%) Internet
18 96 (4.87%) VLAN
19 89 (4.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.49%) SQL Server
2 28 (1.42%) MySQL
3 19 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
4 14 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
4 14 (0.71%) InfluxDB
5 13 (0.66%) MariaDB
6 6 (0.30%) MongoDB
6 6 (0.30%) Oracle Database
6 6 (0.30%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.15%) Redis
8 2 (0.10%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.051%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.051%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.051%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.051%) Big Data
9 1 (0.051%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.051%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 20 (1.01%) JIRA
2 8 (0.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 6 (0.30%) Git (software)
4 3 (0.15%) Metasploit
5 1 (0.051%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.051%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.051%) Bitbucket Server
5 1 (0.051%) CodeSonar
5 1 (0.051%) git-flow
5 1 (0.051%) GitLab
5 1 (0.051%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.051%) Selenium
General
1 239 (12.13%) Social Skills
2 157 (7.97%) Analytical Skills
3 105 (5.33%) Finance
4 86 (4.36%) Telecoms
5 59 (2.99%) Organisational Skills
6 32 (1.62%) Public Sector
7 29 (1.47%) Documentation Skills
7 29 (1.47%) Retail
8 28 (1.42%) Military
9 22 (1.12%) Legal
10 20 (1.01%) Banking
11 18 (0.91%) Presentation Skills
12 16 (0.81%) Law
13 15 (0.76%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 12 (0.61%) Aerospace
15 11 (0.56%) Advertising
16 10 (0.51%) Manufacturing
16 10 (0.51%) Multimedia
17 7 (0.36%) Games
17 7 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 882 (44.75%) IT Technician
2 881 (44.70%) Network Technician
2 881 (44.70%) Trainee
2 881 (44.70%) Trainee IT Technician
2 881 (44.70%) Trainee Technician
3 449 (22.78%) Network Engineer
4 139 (7.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 81 (4.11%) Support Engineer
6 75 (3.81%) Cisco Engineer
7 72 (3.65%) IT Engineer
8 70 (3.55%) Senior Network Engineer
9 67 (3.40%) Analyst
10 64 (3.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
11 62 (3.15%) Security Engineer
12 52 (2.64%) Network Manager
12 52 (2.64%) Network Security Engineer
13 45 (2.28%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 45 (2.28%) Architect
14 43 (2.18%) NOC Engineer
15 40 (2.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (1.27%) .NET
2 11 (0.56%) 802.1X
3 9 (0.46%) Elastic Stack
4 8 (0.41%) REST
5 5 (0.25%) LAMP
5 5 (0.25%) Middleware
5 5 (0.25%) Web Services
6 4 (0.20%) XML
7 3 (0.15%) ARM Templates
7 3 (0.15%) Celery
7 3 (0.15%) CSS
7 3 (0.15%) DOM
7 3 (0.15%) HTML
7 3 (0.15%) Jinja
7 3 (0.15%) JSON
7 3 (0.15%) OpenAPI
7 3 (0.15%) Swagger
7 3 (0.15%) XMPP
7 3 (0.15%) YAML
8 2 (0.10%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 164 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 56 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 30 (1.52%) Replication
4 27 (1.37%) Driving Licence
4 27 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
5 22 (1.12%) Public Cloud
6 20 (1.01%) IoT
7 19 (0.96%) PKI
8 18 (0.91%) NHS
9 16 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
9 16 (0.81%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 15 (0.76%) User Experience
11 14 (0.71%) Cyberattack
12 12 (0.61%) EPoS
13 11 (0.56%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.51%) IVR
15 9 (0.46%) Cybercrime
15 9 (0.46%) Fibre Optics
16 8 (0.41%) GPGPU
16 8 (0.41%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1,112 (56.42%) Linux
2 349 (17.71%) Windows
3 207 (10.50%) Windows Server
4 83 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
5 79 (4.01%) Windows 10
6 61 (3.09%) Unix
7 57 (2.89%) Windows Server 2016
8 56 (2.84%) Windows Server 2019
9 29 (1.47%) Mac OS X
10 28 (1.42%) Android
11 27 (1.37%) CentOS
11 27 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 19 (0.96%) Solaris
13 18 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
14 16 (0.81%) Apple iOS
14 16 (0.81%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.61%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.51%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.25%) Debian
18 3 (0.15%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 240 (12.18%) ITIL
2 169 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 142 (7.20%) Problem-Solving
4 120 (6.09%) Cybersecurity
5 98 (4.97%) Change Management
6 91 (4.62%) Information Security
7 77 (3.91%) Load Balancing
8 75 (3.81%) Project Delivery
9 69 (3.50%) Agile
10 65 (3.30%) Project Management
11 63 (3.20%) Incident Management
12 62 (3.15%) Network Management
13 60 (3.04%) Change Control
14 57 (2.89%) Service Delivery
15 55 (2.79%) Network Architecture
16 51 (2.59%) Computer Science
17 49 (2.49%) Migration
18 47 (2.38%) Mentoring
18 47 (2.38%) Systems Engineering
19 46 (2.33%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 99 (5.02%) PowerShell
2 87 (4.41%) Python
3 53 (2.69%) SQL
4 23 (1.17%) Shell Script
5 17 (0.86%) Bash
6 9 (0.46%) C
6 9 (0.46%) Perl
7 8 (0.41%) C++
8 6 (0.30%) PHP
8 6 (0.30%) VB.NET
9 5 (0.25%) JavaScript
10 4 (0.20%) Java
11 3 (0.15%) Ruby
12 1 (0.051%) C#
12 1 (0.051%) Go
12 1 (0.051%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.051%) Rust
12 1 (0.051%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1,971 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 928 (47.08%) Network+ Certification
3 905 (45.92%) A+ Certification
4 882 (44.75%) Linux+ Certification
5 477 (24.20%) CCNP
6 200 (10.15%) Microsoft Certification
7 172 (8.73%) Security Cleared
8 164 (8.32%) Degree
9 155 (7.86%) MCSE
10 117 (5.94%) SC Cleared
11 99 (5.02%) JNCIA
12 79 (4.01%) DV Cleared
13 60 (3.04%) MCP
13 60 (3.04%) MCSA
14 57 (2.89%) CCIE
15 43 (2.18%) CEH
16 33 (1.67%) CCDP
16 33 (1.67%) CISSP
17 28 (1.42%) CompTIA Security+
18 26 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 131 (6.65%) SLA
2 31 (1.57%) JSP 440
3 23 (1.17%) GDPR
4 21 (1.07%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 16 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.81%) NIST
6 10 (0.51%) PCI DSS
7 8 (0.41%) Cyber Essentials
7 8 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 5 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.10%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.10%) QA
10 1 (0.051%) ITGC
10 1 (0.051%) NCSC
10 1 (0.051%) PMO
System Software
1 257 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 185 (9.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (2.79%) Hyper-V
4 37 (1.88%) vSphere
5 30 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (1.22%) Docker
7 23 (1.17%) Firmware
7 23 (1.17%) Virtual Desktop
8 18 (0.91%) XenApp
9 17 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
10 16 (0.81%) iptables
10 16 (0.81%) Snort
11 14 (0.71%) ProxySG
12 13 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (0.51%) VMware NSX
14 8 (0.41%) LXC
14 8 (0.41%) VirtualBox
14 8 (0.41%) VMware Workstation
14 8 (0.41%) Xen
15 7 (0.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 41 (2.08%) FortiGate
2 38 (1.93%) Microsoft Intune
2 38 (1.93%) Terraform
3 28 (1.42%) Ansible
4 27 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
5 26 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
6 20 (1.01%) SCCM
7 17 (0.86%) SolarWinds Orion
7 17 (0.86%) vCenter Server
8 16 (0.81%) ZABBIX
9 14 (0.71%) Kubernetes
10 13 (0.66%) NetBackup
10 13 (0.66%) WSUS
11 11 (0.56%) Endace
12 10 (0.51%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
12 10 (0.51%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.46%) Grafana
13 9 (0.46%) SCOM
14 8 (0.41%) Cisco IPCC
14 8 (0.41%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 1,598 (81.08%) Cisco
2 281 (14.26%) Microsoft
3 255 (12.94%) VMware
4 181 (9.18%) Palo Alto
5 169 (8.57%) Juniper
6 128 (6.49%) Meraki
7 108 (5.48%) SolarWinds
8 107 (5.43%) Fortinet
9 106 (5.38%) Citrix
10 103 (5.23%) CheckPoint
11 93 (4.72%) F5
12 83 (4.21%) Aruba
13 61 (3.09%) Veeam
14 49 (2.49%) HP
15 34 (1.73%) Apple
16 31 (1.57%) Zscaler
17 28 (1.42%) Forcepoint
17 28 (1.42%) Infoblox
18 27 (1.37%) Oracle
19 26 (1.32%) Red Hat