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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
Rank 205 175 164
Rank change year-on-year -30 -11  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1364 1990 2113
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.92% 1.96%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.51% 6.93% 7.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1701 1759
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +1.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 20959 28714 29743
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.77% 27.54%
Number of salaries quoted 16525 22997 23332
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £68,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing CCNA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -30 1280 £40,000 -3.61% 137
London -28 401 £45,000 -10.00% 37
South East -8 387 £40,000 - 29
West Midlands -6 124 £43,750 +2.94% 14
Surrey +5 113 £40,000 -5.88% 8
East of England -12 98 £37,500 -0.66% 12
North West -4 79 £41,000 +9.33% 19
Berkshire -16 74 £41,250 -8.33% 5
East Sussex +66 73 £40,000 -15.78% 3
Brighton +63 70 £40,000 -15.78% 3
South West -9 67 £37,500 +7.14% 4
City of London +35 66 £40,500 -10.00% 7
Yorkshire -56 64 £35,250 -11.87% 10
Hertfordshire +19 63 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Hampshire -29 55 £37,500 +7.14% 3
East Midlands +4 50 £44,000 +16.26% 6
Manchester -17 46 £40,000 - 13
West Yorkshire -21 45 £37,000 -11.90% 7
Leatherhead +17 38 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Reading +16 36 £34,500 -13.75% 2
Birmingham +3 34 £48,500 +21.25% 5
Leeds -9 34 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Wales +6 31 £36,000 -24.21% 3
Hemel Hempstead +12 30 £40,500 -7.42% 1
Bristol +1 27 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 26 £40,000 +29.03% 5
South Wales +9 26 £35,500 -23.24% 2
Northamptonshire +37 23 £44,000 -10.20% 1
Milton Keynes +24 21 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Cardiff +14 21 £35,000 -17.64% 2

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2962 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2177 (73.50%) Cisco
3 1528 (51.59%) Firewall
4 1463 (49.39%) CCNP
5 999 (33.73%) Windows
6 891 (30.08%) WAN
7 829 (27.99%) VMware
8 789 (26.64%) LAN
9 713 (24.07%) Microsoft
10 671 (22.65%) ITIL
11 650 (21.94%) Active Directory
12 636 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
13 604 (20.39%) VPN
14 587 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
15 576 (19.45%) Wireless
16 555 (18.74%) Juniper
16 555 (18.74%) Windows Server
17 538 (18.16%) Data Centre
18 527 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
19 515 (17.39%) Network Security
20 477 (16.10%) MCSE
21 472 (15.94%) DNS
22 458 (15.46%) Linux
23 453 (15.29%) CheckPoint
24 436 (14.72%) TCP/IP
25 404 (13.64%) VoIP
26 392 (13.23%) OSPF
27 387 (13.07%) BGP
28 382 (12.90%) MS Excel
29 374 (12.63%) MPLS

CCNA
Top Related 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
1 275 (9.28%) MS Exchange
2 134 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 98 (3.31%) Exchange Server 2013
4 91 (3.07%) IIS
5 81 (2.73%) Skype for Business
6 55 (1.86%) SharePoint
7 37 (1.25%) Apache
8 32 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (0.64%) IBM Notes
9 19 (0.64%) Tomcat
10 18 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2003
11 17 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
13 11 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 9 (0.30%) JBoss
14 9 (0.30%) OpenStack
14 9 (0.30%) WebLogic
14 9 (0.30%) WebSphere
15 8 (0.27%) Apache Pig
15 8 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 382 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 146 (4.93%) MS Office
3 50 (1.69%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.51%) MS Project
5 11 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.10%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.10%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.068%) HipChat
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.10%) Workfront
3 2 (0.068%) Magento
3 2 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 214 (7.22%) Office 365
2 134 (4.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 106 (3.58%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (1.72%) SaaS
5 44 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (1.01%) IaaS
7 25 (0.84%) PaaS
8 18 (0.61%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.41%) G Suite
10 8 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.14%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.068%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.068%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.068%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.068%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.068%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.034%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.034%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 1528 (51.59%) Firewall
2 891 (30.08%) WAN
3 789 (26.64%) LAN
4 604 (20.39%) VPN
5 587 (19.82%) Cisco ASA
6 576 (19.45%) Wireless
7 515 (17.39%) Network Security
8 472 (15.94%) DNS
9 436 (14.72%) TCP/IP
10 404 (13.64%) VoIP
11 392 (13.23%) OSPF
12 387 (13.07%) BGP
13 374 (12.63%) MPLS
14 351 (11.85%) VLAN
15 347 (11.72%) DHCP
16 272 (9.18%) Cisco Nexus
17 245 (8.27%) SAN
18 198 (6.68%) Cisco IOS
19 178 (6.01%) Wi-Fi
20 143 (4.83%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 191 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 41 (1.38%) MySQL
3 31 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (0.78%) Big Data
5 12 (0.41%) Hadoop
5 12 (0.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.27%) Apache Hive
7 7 (0.24%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (0.20%) MongoDB
9 4 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.10%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.10%) Redis
11 2 (0.068%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.068%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.068%) GIS
11 2 (0.068%) Infinispan
11 2 (0.068%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.068%) SQL Server 2014
12 1 (0.034%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.034%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (0.95%) JIRA
2 6 (0.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.17%) Redmine
3 5 (0.17%) Selenium
4 4 (0.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.14%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.14%) CodeSonar
4 4 (0.14%) git-flow
4 4 (0.14%) PHPUnit
4 4 (0.14%) Robot Framework
4 4 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.10%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.10%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.068%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.034%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.034%) NUnit
7 1 (0.034%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.034%) QUnit
7 1 (0.034%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 314 (10.60%) Finance
2 297 (10.03%) Telecoms
3 73 (2.46%) Retail
4 68 (2.30%) Banking
5 35 (1.18%) Games
6 33 (1.11%) Back Office
7 27 (0.91%) Legal
8 25 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.78%) Advertising
9 23 (0.78%) Marketing
10 21 (0.71%) Military
11 19 (0.64%) Billing
12 18 (0.61%) Electronics
12 18 (0.61%) French Language
13 17 (0.57%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.47%) Automotive
14 14 (0.47%) German Language
15 11 (0.37%) Publishing
16 10 (0.34%) Aerospace
17 9 (0.30%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 1245 (42.03%) Network Engineer
2 547 (18.47%) Cisco Engineer
3 422 (14.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 419 (14.15%) Support Engineer
5 266 (8.98%) Analyst
5 266 (8.98%) Network Support
6 254 (8.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 200 (6.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 199 (6.72%) Network Support Engineer
9 191 (6.45%) Security Engineer
10 169 (5.71%) Consultant
11 162 (5.47%) Network Security Engineer
12 155 (5.23%) Senior Network Engineer
13 137 (4.63%) 3rd Line Support
14 120 (4.05%) IT Engineer
15 119 (4.02%) Network Analyst
16 117 (3.95%) Administrator
16 117 (3.95%) Cisco Support
17 108 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
18 107 (3.61%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (2.23%) 802.1X
2 28 (0.95%) Web Services
3 25 (0.84%) XMPP
4 18 (0.61%) LAMP
5 16 (0.54%) .NET
6 14 (0.47%) HTML
7 12 (0.41%) Java EE
7 12 (0.41%) STL
8 11 (0.37%) XML
9 9 (0.30%) Regular Expression
9 9 (0.30%) XSLT
10 8 (0.27%) .NET Framework
10 8 (0.27%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (0.20%) CSS
11 6 (0.20%) FFmpeg
11 6 (0.20%) Middleware
12 5 (0.17%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.17%) LEMP Stack
13 4 (0.14%) Node.js
13 4 (0.14%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 538 (18.16%) Data Centre
2 174 (5.87%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (3.41%) Driving Licence
4 98 (3.31%) Computer Science
5 71 (2.40%) Management Information System
6 39 (1.32%) Replication
6 39 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
7 36 (1.22%) IVR
8 35 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
9 32 (1.08%) Clustering
10 24 (0.81%) Cyberthreat
11 23 (0.78%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.74%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 22 (0.74%) Security Operations Centre
13 20 (0.68%) e-Health
13 20 (0.68%) PKI
13 20 (0.68%) Virtual Team
14 18 (0.61%) iPad
14 18 (0.61%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.51%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 999 (33.73%) Windows
2 555 (18.74%) Windows Server
3 458 (15.46%) Linux
4 283 (9.55%) Windows Server 2012
5 278 (9.39%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (4.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 138 (4.66%) Unix
8 132 (4.46%) Windows 7
9 65 (2.19%) Windows 10
10 53 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 43 (1.45%) Mac OS X
12 39 (1.32%) Windows XP
13 37 (1.25%) CentOS
14 36 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 29 (0.98%) Ubuntu
16 20 (0.68%) Mac OS
17 18 (0.61%) SUSE
18 17 (0.57%) Android
19 15 (0.51%) Solaris
20 9 (0.30%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 671 (22.65%) ITIL
2 229 (7.73%) Network Design
3 164 (5.54%) Network Management
4 162 (5.47%) Network Monitoring
5 153 (5.17%) Load Balancing
5 153 (5.17%) Presales
6 143 (4.83%) Project Management
7 138 (4.66%) High Availability
8 132 (4.46%) Service Delivery
9 123 (4.15%) Mentoring
10 107 (3.61%) Disaster Recovery
10 107 (3.61%) Service Management
11 106 (3.58%) Information Security
12 104 (3.51%) Cybersecurity
12 104 (3.51%) Migration
13 99 (3.34%) PRINCE2
14 95 (3.21%) Change Management
15 85 (2.87%) Agile Software Development
15 85 (2.87%) Change Control
16 77 (2.60%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 209 (7.06%) SQL
2 86 (2.90%) PowerShell
3 69 (2.33%) Python
4 56 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 51 (1.72%) C
6 50 (1.69%) Java
7 29 (0.98%) Perl
8 27 (0.91%) JavaScript
9 23 (0.78%) PHP
10 18 (0.61%) C++
11 17 (0.57%) C#
12 15 (0.51%) VB
13 13 (0.44%) VBScript
14 12 (0.41%) Objective-C
15 7 (0.24%) Shell Script
16 5 (0.17%) Korn
16 5 (0.17%) Ruby
17 3 (0.10%) VBA
18 2 (0.068%) VB.NET
19 1 (0.034%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 2962 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1463 (49.39%) CCNP
3 636 (21.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 477 (16.10%) MCSE
5 312 (10.53%) Degree
6 256 (8.64%) CCIE
6 256 (8.64%) Security Cleared
7 238 (8.04%) MCP
8 232 (7.83%) MCSA
9 229 (7.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 194 (6.55%) JNCIA
11 188 (6.35%) CISSP
12 157 (5.30%) SC Cleared
13 118 (3.98%) MCITP
14 112 (3.78%) CCSA
15 99 (3.34%) DV Cleared
16 71 (2.40%) ITIL Certification
17 68 (2.30%) CCNP Voice
18 67 (2.26%) Network+ Certification
19 65 (2.19%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (7.73%) SLA
2 104 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 54 (1.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 33 (1.11%) QA
5 17 (0.57%) PMO
6 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.24%) GCP
8 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
10 1 (0.034%) GPG13
10 1 (0.034%) ISO27005
10 1 (0.034%) PMBOK
System Software
1 650 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 527 (17.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 332 (11.21%) Hyper-V
4 114 (3.85%) vSphere
5 66 (2.23%) XenApp
6 45 (1.52%) VMware ESX
7 40 (1.35%) VMware ESXi
8 32 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
9 30 (1.01%) XenDesktop
10 22 (0.74%) Terminal Services
11 21 (0.71%) Forefront TMG
12 17 (0.57%) Firmware
13 15 (0.51%) KVM
14 14 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
15 13 (0.44%) ISA Server
15 13 (0.44%) ProxySG
15 13 (0.44%) Samba
15 13 (0.44%) UAG
15 13 (0.44%) Xen
15 13 (0.44%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 205 (6.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 87 (2.94%) Cisco UCCX
3 70 (2.36%) Cisco UCCE
4 68 (2.30%) SCCM
5 61 (2.06%) Cisco Prime
6 54 (1.82%) Puppet
7 40 (1.35%) Nagios
8 35 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
8 35 (1.18%) WSUS
9 33 (1.11%) FortiGate
10 29 (0.98%) Ansible
10 29 (0.98%) Backup Exec
11 25 (0.84%) SCOM
12 15 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
13 13 (0.44%) Microsoft Clustering
14 12 (0.41%) AirWatch
14 12 (0.41%) Cacti
15 11 (0.37%) Endace
15 11 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
16 10 (0.34%) Graylog
Vendors
1 2177 (73.50%) Cisco
2 829 (27.99%) VMware
3 713 (24.07%) Microsoft
4 555 (18.74%) Juniper
5 453 (15.29%) CheckPoint
6 318 (10.74%) Palo Alto
7 289 (9.76%) HP
8 283 (9.55%) F5
9 214 (7.22%) Citrix
10 137 (4.63%) SolarWinds
11 127 (4.29%) Avaya
12 121 (4.09%) NetApp
13 120 (4.05%) Fortinet
14 101 (3.41%) Riverbed
15 91 (3.07%) Dell
16 88 (2.97%) Meraki
17 79 (2.67%) SonicWALL
18 69 (2.33%) Aruba
19 66 (2.23%) Red Hat
20 62 (2.09%) Brocade
Derby, Derbyshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £21000 - £24000 per annum + training
Posted: 2 hours ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Derbyshire
Itecco
Salary: £22000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West
Yoh
Salary: £0.00 - £35000 per annum + car or car allowance
Posted: 51 minutes ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £33,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Intelligent Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £42,000 per annum Superb base with first class bonus a
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
The One Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Brecon, Powys
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + 25 days holiday, 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + gym / pension / insurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 4 days ago