Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. It includes a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months leading up to 21 July 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
21 Jul 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 347 337 530
Rank change year-on-year -10 +193 -131
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 738 772 1,122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.77% 0.93% 0.63%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.92% 2.77% 2.27%
Number of salaries quoted 513 553 854
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% +3.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK

CCNA falls under the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications.

Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 25,276 27,846 49,472
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 26.39% 33.57% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14,597 13,988 20,226
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,083 £30,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £71,250 £76,250 £73,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £95,000 £91,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,500
% change year-on-year -4.76% +8.25% +1.04%

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 21 July 2024.

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 21 July 2024. 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 +15 657 £47,500 +5.56% 103
UK excluding London +5 611 £45,000 +5.88% 95
Work from Home -23 225 £50,000 +11.11% 34
South East -19 159 £44,089 +4.97% 22
Midlands +40 157 £48,500 +12.14% 15
North of England +44 140 £44,250 +4.12% 36
London +4 118 £55,000 -4.35% 24
West Midlands +30 114 £49,500 +14.45% 12
North West +31 85 £41,000 -8.89% 21
Yorkshire +54 50 £47,500 +25.00% 12
East of England +5 43 £45,000 -2.17% 3
East Midlands +2 43 £44,225 +4.06% 3
South West -44 42 £48,500 +15.48% 4
Wales +31 31 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Scotland -61 29 £50,000 +29.87% 8
Isle of Man - 10 £43,750 -
North East -23 7 £70,000 +47.37% 5
Northern Ireland +14 2 £32,500 -38.10% 1

CCNA
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 51 (6.91%) Microsoft Exchange
2 35 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.68%) CMS
4 3 (0.41%) Confluence
5 2 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (0.27%) IIS
6 1 (0.14%) OpenStack
Applications
1 33 (4.47%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (2.03%) Ripple
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.27%) SAP Business One
3 1 (0.14%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 240 (32.52%) Azure
2 140 (18.97%) Microsoft 365
3 112 (15.18%) AWS
4 47 (6.37%) GCP
5 39 (5.28%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (4.07%) Entra ID
7 20 (2.71%) IaaS
7 20 (2.71%) PaaS
8 11 (1.49%) SaaS
9 10 (1.36%) AWS Direct Connect
10 8 (1.08%) Azure DevOps
10 8 (1.08%) OneDrive
11 7 (0.95%) Azure ExpressRoute
12 5 (0.68%) OCI
13 4 (0.54%) Azure Sentinel
13 4 (0.54%) Azure Stack
13 4 (0.54%) Power Platform
13 4 (0.54%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 3 (0.41%) WhatsApp
15 2 (0.27%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 290 (39.30%) Firewall
2 246 (33.33%) WAN
3 162 (21.95%) Network Security
4 157 (21.27%) LAN
5 150 (20.33%) VPN
6 135 (18.29%) SD-WAN
7 124 (16.80%) TCP/IP
8 117 (15.85%) Wireless
9 113 (15.31%) Internet
10 103 (13.96%) DHCP
11 97 (13.14%) DNS
12 91 (12.33%) WLAN
13 88 (11.92%) BGP
14 84 (11.38%) MPLS
15 80 (10.84%) OSPF
16 72 (9.76%) Wi-Fi
17 70 (9.49%) VLAN
18 68 (9.21%) Cisco Firepower
19 51 (6.91%) IPsec
19 51 (6.91%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 5 (0.68%) Big Data
2 5 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (0.54%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (0.54%) MySQL
4 2 (0.27%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (0.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 19 (2.57%) Git
2 15 (2.03%) Artifactory
3 7 (0.95%) JIRA
4 2 (0.27%) Bitbucket
4 2 (0.27%) GitLab
4 2 (0.27%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) Hudson
5 1 (0.14%) Selenium
5 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 201 (27.24%) Social Skills
2 68 (9.21%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.15%) Finance
3 38 (5.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
4 31 (4.20%) Telecoms
5 27 (3.66%) Manufacturing
6 26 (3.52%) Law
7 25 (3.39%) Retail
8 19 (2.57%) Organisational Skills
9 18 (2.44%) Public Sector
10 15 (2.03%) Financial Institution
11 13 (1.76%) Electronics
12 12 (1.63%) Aerospace
13 11 (1.49%) Documentation Skills
14 7 (0.95%) Games
15 6 (0.81%) Legal
15 6 (0.81%) Marketing
16 5 (0.68%) Automotive
16 5 (0.68%) Welsh Language
17 4 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 244 (33.06%) Network Engineer
2 134 (18.16%) Senior
3 121 (16.40%) IT Engineer
4 113 (15.31%) Support Engineer
5 107 (14.50%) IT Support
6 92 (12.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 87 (11.79%) IT Support Engineer
8 71 (9.62%) Architect
9 57 (7.72%) Senior Architect
10 52 (7.05%) Analyst
10 52 (7.05%) Cisco Architect
11 51 (6.91%) Senior Cisco Architect
12 36 (4.88%) Cisco Security Architect
12 36 (4.88%) Security Architect
12 36 (4.88%) Security Engineer
12 36 (4.88%) Senior Security Architect
13 31 (4.20%) Network Analyst
13 31 (4.20%) Senior Network Engineer
14 25 (3.39%) IT Manager
15 22 (2.98%) 3rd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.93%) 802.1X
2 7 (0.95%) HTML
2 7 (0.95%) XML
3 5 (0.68%) ADO
3 5 (0.68%) EDI
3 5 (0.68%) XMPP
4 3 (0.41%) Elastic Stack
4 3 (0.41%) YAML
5 1 (0.14%) LDAP
5 1 (0.14%) NETCONF
5 1 (0.14%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.14%) REST
5 1 (0.14%) RFC 2544
Miscellaneous
1 167 (22.63%) Data Centre
2 114 (15.45%) Driving Licence
3 75 (10.16%) Onboarding
4 42 (5.69%) Public Cloud
5 34 (4.61%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.12%) Replication
7 19 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (2.30%) Product Ownership
9 15 (2.03%) Blockchain
9 15 (2.03%) Hybrid Cloud
10 14 (1.90%) PKI
11 10 (1.36%) Analytical Mindset
11 10 (1.36%) IoT
12 8 (1.08%) CCTV
12 8 (1.08%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.08%) Security Posture
13 7 (0.95%) Social Media
14 6 (0.81%) CMDB
14 6 (0.81%) Operational Technology
15 5 (0.68%) Cyber Threat
Operating Systems
1 265 (35.91%) Windows
2 180 (24.39%) Linux
3 115 (15.58%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.98%) Windows Server 2016
4 22 (2.98%) Windows Server 2019
5 15 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (1.76%) Windows 10
8 11 (1.49%) Mac OS
9 10 (1.36%) Unix
10 9 (1.22%) VyOS
11 5 (0.68%) Android
11 5 (0.68%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.54%) Apple iOS
12 4 (0.54%) CentOS
12 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 4 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.54%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.41%) Debian
13 3 (0.41%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (30.49%) ITIL
2 176 (23.85%) Problem-Solving
3 147 (19.92%) Cybersecurity
4 126 (17.07%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 120 (16.26%) Computer Science
6 115 (15.58%) Mentoring
7 94 (12.74%) Customer Service
8 87 (11.79%) Network Management
9 82 (11.11%) Asset Management
10 80 (10.84%) Time Management
11 67 (9.08%) IT Asset Management
12 65 (8.81%) Presales
13 62 (8.40%) Project Management
14 61 (8.27%) Project Delivery
15 54 (7.32%) Disaster Recovery
16 51 (6.91%) Customer Engagement
16 51 (6.91%) Software Licensing
17 49 (6.64%) Continuous Improvement
18 48 (6.50%) DevOps
19 47 (6.37%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 54 (7.32%) Python
2 45 (6.10%) PowerShell
3 10 (1.36%) SQL
4 9 (1.22%) Bash
5 7 (0.95%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.54%) C
6 4 (0.54%) C#
6 4 (0.54%) Java
6 4 (0.54%) Shell Script
7 2 (0.27%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.14%) C++
8 1 (0.14%) C-shell
8 1 (0.14%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 738 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 362 (49.05%) CCNP
3 257 (34.82%) Degree
4 177 (23.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 137 (18.56%) MCSE
6 123 (16.67%) Security Cleared
7 116 (15.72%) Computer Science Degree
8 87 (11.79%) MCP
9 73 (9.89%) SC Cleared
10 67 (9.08%) LPIC
11 65 (8.81%) Network+ Certification
12 49 (6.64%) JNCIA
13 46 (6.23%) DV Cleared
14 44 (5.96%) Azure Certification
15 35 (4.74%) CISSP
15 35 (4.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 34 (4.61%) MCSA
17 33 (4.47%) A+ Certification
18 20 (2.71%) CCIE
18 20 (2.71%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (7.18%) SLA
2 38 (5.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 26 (3.52%) Cyber Essentials
4 9 (1.22%) QA
5 6 (0.81%) GDPR
6 4 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 4 (0.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.41%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 2 (0.27%) NIST
System Software
1 118 (15.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 116 (15.72%) Active Directory
3 83 (11.25%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.85%) VMware NSX
4 21 (2.85%) vSphere
5 14 (1.90%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (1.22%) Firmware
7 5 (0.68%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.54%) vCloud
8 4 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
9 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 49 (6.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 36 (4.88%) Stealthwatch
3 27 (3.66%) FortiGate
4 23 (3.12%) Terraform
5 22 (2.98%) Ansible
6 16 (2.17%) CASB
7 13 (1.76%) SCCM
8 10 (1.36%) Cisco CUCM
8 10 (1.36%) EMC NetWorker
9 9 (1.22%) ServiceCenter
9 9 (1.22%) vCenter Server
9 9 (1.22%) WSUS
10 7 (0.95%) Cisco Prime
10 7 (0.95%) Progress Chef
10 7 (0.95%) Puppet
11 5 (0.68%) Active Directory Federation Services
11 5 (0.68%) Kubernetes
11 5 (0.68%) NetBackup
11 5 (0.68%) SCOM
12 4 (0.54%) Cacti
Vendors
1 497 (67.34%) Cisco
2 336 (45.53%) Microsoft
3 158 (21.41%) VMware
4 114 (15.45%) Meraki
5 99 (13.41%) Juniper
6 90 (12.20%) Fortinet
7 79 (10.70%) Palo Alto
8 59 (7.99%) Apple
9 54 (7.32%) Adobe
10 38 (5.15%) CheckPoint
11 37 (5.01%) HP
12 32 (4.34%) Ruckus Wireless
13 31 (4.20%) Veeam
14 30 (4.07%) Dell
15 28 (3.79%) Aruba
15 28 (3.79%) Citrix
16 24 (3.25%) SolarWinds
17 19 (2.57%) F5
18 15 (2.03%) Nokia
19 14 (1.90%) Oracle