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 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 213 177 162
Rank change year-on-year -36 -15  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1353 1956 2219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.58% 1.89% 2.01%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.39% 6.95% 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1209 1695 1840
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £27,000
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 21182 28138 30526
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.71% 27.23% 27.59%
Number of salaries quoted 16703 22651 23830
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 £69,000 £70,000
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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -40 1267 £40,000 - 124
London -19 426 £45,000 -10.00% 38
South East -30 343 £40,000 - 30
West Midlands -1 128 £42,500 +1.19% 6
East of England -24 104 £40,000 - 12
North West -6 94 £40,000 +14.28% 15
Berkshire -15 94 £42,500 -5.55% 6
Surrey -11 87 £40,000 +4.57% 5
City of London -4 71 £42,500 -15.00% 14
Hertfordshire +6 66 £42,500 - 6
Yorkshire -45 64 £38,000 -8.43% 4
Manchester -13 55 £35,000 -6.66% 8
South West -32 54 £40,000 +18.51% 11
Hampshire -31 52 £37,500 - 8
East Midlands +23 48 £42,500 +19.08% 5
Reading +5 47 £31,500 -21.25% 3
East Sussex +46 44 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Brighton +50 42 £40,000 -12.56% 1
Birmingham +13 40 £47,500 +21.01% 1
Wales +5 36 £37,500 -
South Wales +13 33 £37,500 -
West Yorkshire -43 31 £38,000 -10.58% 2
Leatherhead +15 30 £39,500 +5.33% 2
Hemel Hempstead +7 28 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cardiff +6 24 £36,000 +11.62%
Bristol +3 24 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Warwickshire +18 22 £40,000 +1.91% 1
Leeds -29 22 £38,000 -20.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 21 £35,000 +12.90% 3
Worcestershire -3 19 £40,000 -20.00%

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 2808 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2039 (72.61%) Cisco
3 1441 (51.32%) Firewall
4 1408 (50.14%) CCNP
5 980 (34.90%) Windows
6 862 (30.70%) WAN
7 764 (27.21%) VMware
8 752 (26.78%) LAN
9 682 (24.29%) Microsoft
10 622 (22.15%) ITIL
11 619 (22.04%) Active Directory
12 580 (20.66%) VPN
13 567 (20.19%) Windows Server
14 565 (20.12%) Microsoft Certification
15 545 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
16 528 (18.80%) Wireless
17 510 (18.16%) Juniper
18 493 (17.56%) Data Centre
19 481 (17.13%) Network Security
20 476 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
21 463 (16.49%) DNS
22 436 (15.53%) Linux
23 415 (14.78%) MCSE
24 411 (14.64%) TCP/IP
25 401 (14.28%) BGP
26 399 (14.21%) MPLS
27 385 (13.71%) OSPF
27 385 (13.71%) VoIP
28 384 (13.68%) CheckPoint
29 350 (12.46%) DHCP

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
1 267 (9.51%) MS Exchange
2 127 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
3 88 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 74 (2.64%) Skype for Business
5 73 (2.60%) IIS
6 59 (2.10%) SharePoint
7 28 (1.00%) Apache
8 21 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
9 18 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2003
10 13 (0.46%) Tomcat
11 12 (0.43%) IBM Notes
11 12 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.36%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 10 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
13 9 (0.32%) nginx
14 8 (0.28%) Confluence
15 7 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
15 7 (0.25%) JBoss
16 5 (0.18%) Apache Pig
16 5 (0.18%) OpenStack
Applications
1 136 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 54 (1.92%) MS Visio
3 43 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
4 11 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.11%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.11%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.071%) HipChat
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.036%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.14%) Magento
2 3 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.11%) Workfront
3 2 (0.071%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.036%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 204 (7.26%) Office 365
2 136 (4.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.53%) Cloud Computing
5 42 (1.50%) SaaS
6 26 (0.93%) IaaS
7 20 (0.71%) PaaS
8 18 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
9 8 (0.28%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.18%) G Suite
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.11%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.071%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.071%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.071%) Catchpoint
12 2 (0.071%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.036%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.036%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1441 (51.32%) Firewall
2 862 (30.70%) WAN
3 752 (26.78%) LAN
4 580 (20.66%) VPN
5 545 (19.41%) Cisco ASA
6 528 (18.80%) Wireless
7 481 (17.13%) Network Security
8 463 (16.49%) DNS
9 411 (14.64%) TCP/IP
10 401 (14.28%) BGP
11 399 (14.21%) MPLS
12 385 (13.71%) OSPF
12 385 (13.71%) VoIP
13 350 (12.46%) DHCP
14 320 (11.40%) VLAN
15 241 (8.58%) Cisco Nexus
16 223 (7.94%) SAN
17 186 (6.62%) Wi-Fi
18 178 (6.34%) Cisco IOS
19 142 (5.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (5.52%) SQL Server
2 37 (1.32%) MySQL
3 24 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (0.68%) Big Data
5 8 (0.28%) Hadoop
5 8 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (0.18%) Apache Hive
6 5 (0.18%) MongoDB
6 5 (0.18%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (0.14%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.11%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (0.11%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.071%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (0.071%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.071%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.071%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.071%) Infinispan
9 2 (0.071%) Redis
9 2 (0.071%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 19 (0.68%) JIRA
2 7 (0.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 5 (0.18%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.14%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.14%) PHPUnit
5 3 (0.11%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.11%) Metasploit
5 3 (0.11%) Selenium
6 2 (0.071%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (0.071%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.071%) CodeSonar
6 2 (0.071%) git-flow
6 2 (0.071%) Redmine
6 2 (0.071%) Robot Framework
7 1 (0.036%) Ant
7 1 (0.036%) Introscope
7 1 (0.036%) Maven
7 1 (0.036%) NUnit
7 1 (0.036%) Sonatype Nexus
7 1 (0.036%) TeamCity
General
1 302 (10.75%) Telecoms
2 298 (10.61%) Finance
3 68 (2.42%) Banking
4 63 (2.24%) Retail
5 33 (1.18%) Back Office
6 32 (1.14%) Games
7 29 (1.03%) Manufacturing
8 25 (0.89%) Legal
9 21 (0.75%) Billing
9 21 (0.75%) Marketing
9 21 (0.75%) Military
10 17 (0.61%) Advertising
11 16 (0.57%) Automotive
11 16 (0.57%) Electronics
12 14 (0.50%) French Language
12 14 (0.50%) Investment Banking
13 10 (0.36%) Aerospace
13 10 (0.36%) Spanish Language
14 9 (0.32%) Law
15 8 (0.28%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1196 (42.59%) Network Engineer
2 537 (19.12%) Cisco Engineer
3 416 (14.81%) Support Engineer
4 415 (14.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 274 (9.76%) Analyst
6 268 (9.54%) Network Support
7 248 (8.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 196 (6.98%) Network Support Engineer
9 190 (6.77%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 178 (6.34%) Security Engineer
11 171 (6.09%) Senior Network Engineer
12 157 (5.59%) Network Security Engineer
13 143 (5.09%) 3rd Line Support
14 142 (5.06%) Consultant
15 130 (4.63%) Network Analyst
16 124 (4.42%) IT Engineer
17 116 (4.13%) Support Analyst
18 112 (3.99%) Cisco Support
19 106 (3.77%) 2nd Line Support
20 104 (3.70%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (2.39%) 802.1X
2 24 (0.85%) XMPP
3 16 (0.57%) LAMP
3 16 (0.57%) Web Services
4 13 (0.46%) HTML
5 12 (0.43%) XML
6 11 (0.39%) .NET
7 10 (0.36%) CSS
8 9 (0.32%) XSLT
9 8 (0.28%) Regular Expression
10 7 (0.25%) Java EE
11 6 (0.21%) .NET Framework
11 6 (0.21%) FFmpeg
11 6 (0.21%) RabbitMQ
11 6 (0.21%) STL
12 4 (0.14%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.14%) LEMP Stack
12 4 (0.14%) Middleware
12 4 (0.14%) Symfony
12 4 (0.14%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 493 (17.56%) Data Centre
2 156 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 101 (3.60%) Driving Licence
4 90 (3.21%) Computer Science
5 63 (2.24%) Management Information System
6 33 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
7 30 (1.07%) Replication
8 29 (1.03%) Video Conferencing
9 27 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
10 26 (0.93%) IVR
11 25 (0.89%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 24 (0.85%) Clustering
13 18 (0.64%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.61%) Virtual Team
15 15 (0.53%) iPad
15 15 (0.53%) Public Cloud
15 15 (0.53%) Security Operations Centre
16 14 (0.50%) PKI
17 12 (0.43%) CESG
17 12 (0.43%) e-Health
Operating Systems
1 980 (34.90%) Windows
2 567 (20.19%) Windows Server
3 436 (15.53%) Linux
4 283 (10.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 258 (9.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (5.02%) Unix
7 135 (4.81%) Windows Server 2003
8 128 (4.56%) Windows 7
9 66 (2.35%) Windows 10
10 45 (1.60%) Windows XP
11 41 (1.46%) Windows 8
12 36 (1.28%) CentOS
13 34 (1.21%) Mac OS X
14 28 (1.00%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 21 (0.75%) SUSE
17 17 (0.61%) Android
18 15 (0.53%) Mac OS
19 13 (0.46%) Solaris
20 9 (0.32%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 622 (22.15%) ITIL
2 207 (7.37%) Network Design
3 167 (5.95%) Network Management
4 157 (5.59%) Presales
5 147 (5.24%) Network Monitoring
6 133 (4.74%) Load Balancing
7 132 (4.70%) Project Management
8 128 (4.56%) High Availability
9 118 (4.20%) Mentoring
9 118 (4.20%) Service Delivery
10 110 (3.92%) Information Security
11 107 (3.81%) Service Management
12 100 (3.56%) Migration
13 95 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 91 (3.24%) Change Management
14 91 (3.24%) Cybersecurity
15 86 (3.06%) Change Control
16 83 (2.96%) PRINCE2
17 74 (2.64%) Problem Management
18 71 (2.53%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 174 (6.20%) SQL
2 82 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 74 (2.64%) Python
4 55 (1.96%) Bash Shell
5 42 (1.50%) Java
6 40 (1.42%) C
7 35 (1.25%) Perl
8 25 (0.89%) JavaScript
8 25 (0.89%) PHP
9 19 (0.68%) Shell Script
10 13 (0.46%) C++
11 11 (0.39%) VB
12 10 (0.36%) C#
13 9 (0.32%) VBScript
14 6 (0.21%) Objective-C
15 4 (0.14%) Ruby
15 4 (0.14%) VBA
16 2 (0.071%) Korn
16 2 (0.071%) Lisp
17 1 (0.036%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2808 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1408 (50.14%) CCNP
3 565 (20.12%) Microsoft Certification
4 415 (14.78%) MCSE
5 277 (9.86%) Degree
6 231 (8.23%) CCIE
6 231 (8.23%) MCP
7 221 (7.87%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 218 (7.76%) Security Cleared
9 214 (7.62%) MCSA
10 191 (6.80%) JNCIA
11 163 (5.80%) CISSP
12 140 (4.99%) SC Cleared
13 102 (3.63%) CCSA
14 94 (3.35%) MCITP
15 78 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
16 77 (2.74%) CCDA
17 76 (2.71%) DV Cleared
18 68 (2.42%) CCNP Voice
18 68 (2.42%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 214 (7.62%) SLA
2 98 (3.49%) PCI DSS
3 58 (2.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 29 (1.03%) QA
5 15 (0.53%) PMO
6 8 (0.28%) GCP
7 7 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.18%) Cyber Essentials
8 5 (0.18%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.14%) GPG13
10 1 (0.036%) GDPR
10 1 (0.036%) ISO27002
System Software
1 619 (22.04%) Active Directory
2 476 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 323 (11.50%) Hyper-V
4 104 (3.70%) vSphere
5 66 (2.35%) XenApp
6 40 (1.42%) VMware ESX
7 32 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
7 32 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 23 (0.82%) Terminal Services
9 19 (0.68%) Virtual Servers
10 18 (0.64%) Firmware
11 17 (0.61%) KVM
11 17 (0.61%) VMware Workstation
12 16 (0.57%) ProxySG
13 14 (0.50%) XenServer
14 13 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
15 10 (0.36%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.32%) Xen
17 8 (0.28%) pfSense
18 7 (0.25%) BlackBerry Internet Service
Systems Management
1 187 (6.66%) Cisco CUCM
2 81 (2.88%) Cisco UCCX
3 68 (2.42%) Cisco UCCE
4 62 (2.21%) SCCM
5 61 (2.17%) Cisco Prime
6 42 (1.50%) Puppet
7 34 (1.21%) FortiGate
8 31 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
9 28 (1.00%) WSUS
10 26 (0.93%) Nagios
11 25 (0.89%) Ansible
11 25 (0.89%) Backup Exec
12 20 (0.71%) SCOM
13 14 (0.50%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 13 (0.46%) vCenter Server
15 11 (0.39%) Cacti
15 11 (0.39%) Endace
15 11 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
16 10 (0.36%) Graylog
16 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2039 (72.61%) Cisco
2 764 (27.21%) VMware
3 682 (24.29%) Microsoft
4 510 (18.16%) Juniper
5 384 (13.68%) CheckPoint
6 311 (11.08%) Palo Alto
7 268 (9.54%) F5
8 264 (9.40%) HP
9 224 (7.98%) Citrix
10 126 (4.49%) SolarWinds
11 115 (4.10%) NetApp
12 109 (3.88%) Avaya
13 101 (3.60%) Fortinet
14 99 (3.53%) Riverbed
15 85 (3.03%) Meraki
16 82 (2.92%) Aruba
16 82 (2.92%) Dell
17 79 (2.81%) SonicWALL
18 65 (2.31%) Red Hat
19 49 (1.75%) EMC
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
onezeero.
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
onezeero.
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension, Lifestyle Discounts
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
South East London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Chertsey, Surrey
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 2 days ago
Rickmansworth, Hertfordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 4 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £29800 per annum + Pen, DIS, 5w hols
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Robert Half
Salary: £27000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + on-call, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £Neg p/a plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £32000 - £50000 per annum + bonuses + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newmarket, Suffolk
Ashdown IT
Salary: £24000 - £38000 per annum + benefits + certified training
Posted: 3 days ago