Period
to 26 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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 181 174
Rank change year-on-year -51 -7 +43
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2709 3794 4252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.52% 1.88% 1.92%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 6.97% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2459 3363 3682
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,750 £39,000
% change year-on-year +3.23% -0.64% +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 43458 54468 60879
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.46% 26.99% 27.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33612 43941 48021
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £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 26 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 26 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 -53 2558 £40,000 - 131
UK excluding London -33 1782 £40,000 +3.23% 92
London -45 866 £45,000 -10.00% 44
South East -54 584 £40,000 - 19
North of England -21 393 £37,500 - 32
Midlands -5 309 £41,000 +2.50% 24
East of England -1 261 £42,000 +5.00% 9
West Midlands -2 227 £41,000 +2.50% 20
North West +1 193 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Yorkshire -24 183 £35,250 -15.06% 13
South West -55 149 £40,000 +15.94% 3
East Midlands +19 83 £42,500 +19.08% 4
Wales -13 46 £36,500 +21.67% 1
Scotland -26 38 £35,530 -5.25% 4
North East -10 17 £36,500 +32.73% 1
Northern Ireland 0 10 £30,000 -25.00%
Channel Islands -1 1 £62,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 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 2709 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1890 (69.77%) Cisco
3 1425 (52.60%) Firewall
4 1253 (46.25%) CCNP
5 1057 (39.02%) Windows
6 894 (33.00%) WAN
7 814 (30.05%) VMware
8 772 (28.50%) LAN
9 704 (25.99%) ITIL
10 700 (25.84%) Microsoft
11 635 (23.44%) Active Directory
12 612 (22.59%) Windows Server
13 587 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
14 557 (20.56%) VPN
15 520 (19.20%) DNS
16 489 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
17 475 (17.53%) Juniper
18 449 (16.57%) Linux
19 447 (16.50%) Wireless
20 445 (16.43%) MCSE
21 429 (15.84%) TCP/IP
22 428 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
23 419 (15.47%) Data Centre
24 408 (15.06%) MPLS
25 392 (14.47%) Network Security
26 381 (14.06%) BGP
27 372 (13.73%) CheckPoint
28 370 (13.66%) DHCP
29 367 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
30 357 (13.18%) 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
1 314 (11.59%) MS Exchange
2 173 (6.39%) Exchange Server 2010
3 89 (3.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 59 (2.18%) Skype for Business
5 53 (1.96%) IIS
6 50 (1.85%) SharePoint
7 34 (1.26%) Apache
8 25 (0.92%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (0.74%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2003
11 9 (0.33%) Confluence
12 8 (0.30%) 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%) MS Project Server
15 3 (0.11%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 134 (4.95%) Microsoft Office
2 52 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 32 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.11%) HipChat
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 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%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.037%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.037%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 234 (8.64%) Office 365
2 156 (5.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
4 27 (1.00%) G Suite
5 26 (0.96%) SaaS
6 24 (0.89%) IaaS
7 14 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.41%) PaaS
9 8 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 8 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 6 (0.22%) Google Analytics
11 5 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
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 1425 (52.60%) Firewall
2 894 (33.00%) WAN
3 772 (28.50%) LAN
4 557 (20.56%) VPN
5 520 (19.20%) DNS
6 447 (16.50%) Wireless
7 429 (15.84%) TCP/IP
8 428 (15.80%) Cisco ASA
9 408 (15.06%) MPLS
10 392 (14.47%) Network Security
11 381 (14.06%) BGP
12 370 (13.66%) DHCP
13 357 (13.18%) VoIP
14 339 (12.51%) OSPF
15 286 (10.56%) VLAN
16 262 (9.67%) SAN
17 221 (8.16%) Cisco Nexus
18 169 (6.24%) Internet
19 157 (5.80%) Wi-Fi
20 152 (5.61%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (5.17%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (1.26%) MySQL
4 25 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 9 (0.33%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (0.30%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.26%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.11%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.074%) Big Data
11 2 (0.074%) Blockchain
11 2 (0.074%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.074%) Infinispan
11 2 (0.074%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.074%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 20 (0.74%) JIRA
2 10 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 9 (0.33%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.22%) 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%) Introscope
8 1 (0.037%) Maven
8 1 (0.037%) NUnit
8 1 (0.037%) Selenium
8 1 (0.037%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.037%) TeamCity
General
1 299 (11.04%) Telecoms
2 285 (10.52%) Finance
3 76 (2.81%) Banking
4 47 (1.73%) Back Office
5 46 (1.70%) Retail
6 36 (1.33%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.07%) Electronics
8 27 (1.00%) Marketing
9 26 (0.96%) Games
10 23 (0.85%) Legal
11 22 (0.81%) Law
12 21 (0.78%) Advertising
13 18 (0.66%) Investment Banking
14 16 (0.59%) Automotive
14 16 (0.59%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.55%) Military
16 14 (0.52%) French Language
17 11 (0.41%) German Language
18 9 (0.33%) Aerospace
18 9 (0.33%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1069 (39.46%) Network Engineer
2 449 (16.57%) Cisco Engineer
3 400 (14.77%) Support Engineer
4 351 (12.96%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 350 (12.92%) Analyst
6 263 (9.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 232 (8.56%) Network Support
8 168 (6.20%) Network Analyst
9 166 (6.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 166 (6.13%) Senior Network Engineer
10 158 (5.83%) Network Support Engineer
11 149 (5.50%) IT Engineer
12 134 (4.95%) Security Engineer
13 132 (4.87%) Support Analyst
14 129 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
15 126 (4.65%) Consultant
16 122 (4.50%) IT Support
17 103 (3.80%) Network Security Engineer
18 94 (3.47%) 2nd Line Support
19 88 (3.25%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (1.51%) 802.1X
2 27 (1.00%) Web Services
3 22 (0.81%) CSS
4 18 (0.66%) HTML
5 17 (0.63%) XMPP
6 10 (0.37%) Regular Expression
7 9 (0.33%) LAMP
8 8 (0.30%) .NET
8 8 (0.30%) RFC 2547
9 7 (0.26%) XML
10 6 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
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%) XSLT
11 4 (0.15%) ZeroMQ
12 3 (0.11%) .NET Framework
12 3 (0.11%) COM
13 2 (0.074%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 419 (15.47%) Data Centre
2 170 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.95%) Computer Science
4 96 (3.54%) Driving Licence
5 74 (2.73%) Management Information System
6 35 (1.29%) Clustering
7 31 (1.14%) iPad
7 31 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (1.03%) Replication
9 27 (1.00%) CESG
10 26 (0.96%) Hedge funds
11 24 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 19 (0.70%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (0.63%) PKI
14 16 (0.59%) Cyberthreat
14 16 (0.59%) Fintech
15 13 (0.48%) Client/Server
16 11 (0.41%) Enterprise Storage
17 10 (0.37%) FlexPod
17 10 (0.37%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 1057 (39.02%) Windows
2 612 (22.59%) Windows Server
3 449 (16.57%) Linux
4 367 (13.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 291 (10.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 166 (6.13%) Windows 7
7 134 (4.95%) Windows Server 2003
8 119 (4.39%) Unix
9 95 (3.51%) Windows 10
10 61 (2.25%) Windows XP
11 43 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 41 (1.51%) Windows 8
13 39 (1.44%) CentOS
14 33 (1.22%) Ubuntu
15 26 (0.96%) Mac OS X
16 21 (0.78%) Android
17 20 (0.74%) AIX
18 18 (0.66%) Debian
19 16 (0.59%) SUSE
20 15 (0.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (25.99%) ITIL
2 174 (6.42%) Network Management
3 167 (6.16%) Load Balancing
4 149 (5.50%) Network Design
4 149 (5.50%) Project Management
5 139 (5.13%) Information Security
6 136 (5.02%) Network Monitoring
7 131 (4.84%) Presales
8 130 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
9 129 (4.76%) Change Management
10 124 (4.58%) Service Delivery
11 108 (3.99%) High Availability
11 108 (3.99%) Mentoring
12 98 (3.62%) Service Management
13 92 (3.40%) Migration
14 91 (3.36%) Change Control
15 89 (3.29%) Problem Management
16 87 (3.21%) Time Management
17 79 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
17 79 (2.92%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 173 (6.39%) SQL
2 100 (3.69%) PowerShell
3 93 (3.43%) Python
4 57 (2.10%) Bash Shell
5 40 (1.48%) Shell Script
6 39 (1.44%) Perl
7 38 (1.40%) C
8 36 (1.33%) Java
9 24 (0.89%) JavaScript
10 16 (0.59%) PHP
11 14 (0.52%) Ruby
11 14 (0.52%) VB
12 13 (0.48%) C++
12 13 (0.48%) VBScript
13 7 (0.26%) Erlang
14 3 (0.11%) C#
14 3 (0.11%) Korn
15 2 (0.074%) Lisp
15 2 (0.074%) VBA
16 1 (0.037%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 2709 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1253 (46.25%) CCNP
3 587 (21.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 445 (16.43%) MCSE
5 274 (10.11%) Degree
6 227 (8.38%) MCSA
7 223 (8.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 213 (7.86%) Security Cleared
9 212 (7.83%) MCP
10 180 (6.64%) CCIE
11 171 (6.31%) CISSP
12 155 (5.72%) SC Cleared
13 141 (5.20%) JNCIA
14 96 (3.54%) CCSA
15 87 (3.21%) JNCIP
16 82 (3.03%) JNCIS
16 82 (3.03%) MCITP
17 80 (2.95%) CCDA
17 80 (2.95%) ITIL Certification
18 70 (2.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 233 (8.60%) SLA
2 102 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 97 (3.58%) PCI DSS
4 21 (0.78%) Cyber Essentials
5 18 (0.66%) QA
6 13 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.30%) 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%) PMO
11 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 2 (0.074%) BS25999
12 2 (0.074%) GCP
System Software
1 635 (23.44%) Active Directory
2 489 (18.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 331 (12.22%) Hyper-V
4 99 (3.65%) vSphere
5 82 (3.03%) XenApp
6 78 (2.88%) VMware ESXi
7 51 (1.88%) Terminal Services
8 34 (1.26%) VMware Workstation
9 24 (0.89%) KVM
10 23 (0.85%) XenDesktop
11 22 (0.81%) Virtual Servers
12 17 (0.63%) XenServer
13 15 (0.55%) Firmware
13 15 (0.55%) VMware Server
14 11 (0.41%) Forefront TMG
14 11 (0.41%) ISA Server
14 11 (0.41%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (0.37%) ProxySG
16 7 (0.26%) MetaFrame
16 7 (0.26%) Samba
Systems Management
1 142 (5.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 58 (2.14%) SCCM
3 56 (2.07%) Cisco UCCE
4 55 (2.03%) Cisco UCCX
5 49 (1.81%) Cisco Prime
6 42 (1.55%) Backup Exec
7 41 (1.51%) FortiGate
8 32 (1.18%) Puppet
9 26 (0.96%) WSUS
10 25 (0.92%) Ansible
10 25 (0.92%) Cacti
11 24 (0.89%) Nagios
12 23 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
12 23 (0.85%) SCOM
12 23 (0.85%) vCenter Server
13 22 (0.81%) ZABBIX
14 14 (0.52%) Cisco CME
15 11 (0.41%) WMI
16 10 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 9 (0.33%) SmokePing
Vendors
1 1890 (69.77%) Cisco
2 814 (30.05%) VMware
3 700 (25.84%) Microsoft
4 475 (17.53%) Juniper
5 372 (13.73%) CheckPoint
6 261 (9.63%) HP
7 255 (9.41%) F5
8 241 (8.90%) Citrix
9 218 (8.05%) Palo Alto
10 152 (5.61%) SolarWinds
11 110 (4.06%) Dell
12 108 (3.99%) Avaya
13 92 (3.40%) Red Hat
14 86 (3.17%) Aruba
15 77 (2.84%) SonicWALL
16 76 (2.81%) Meraki
17 73 (2.69%) Fortinet
18 71 (2.62%) NetApp
19 58 (2.14%) Riverbed
20 53 (1.96%) Veeam
London
Talent International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £38,000 to £43,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + 10% shift allowance
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £29000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 52 minutes ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 hours ago
UK
Hitachi Consulting UK
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
I3
Salary: £52000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Ventula Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum Bonus + Excellent Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chorley, Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + Generous Benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Fareham, Hampshire
NATIONAL AIR TRAFFIC SERVICES (NATS)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago