Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 236 177 196
Rank change year-on-year -59 +19 +9
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2659 3730 3814
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.48% 1.97% 1.75%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.15% 7.51% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 2379 3233 3317
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,400 £58,750 £61,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,500 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +5.33% -1.32% +1.33%

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 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 43221 49687 59678
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 23.99% 26.18% 27.44%
Number of salaries quoted 33227 39832 47689
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £25,969
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Top 16 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 23 November 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 -52 2514 £40,000 - 108
UK excluding London -52 1772 £39,500 +5.33% 77
London -49 813 £45,000 -5.26% 34
South East -120 479 £40,000 - 19
North of England +36 462 £35,000 -2.78% 25
Midlands -72 270 £37,500 - 17
East of England +27 263 £43,179 +15.14% 5
Yorkshire +70 255 £37,500 - 6
South West -28 233 £38,000 +2.70% 8
North West +2 187 £31,500 -16.00% 16
West Midlands -73 166 £40,000 +6.67% 10
East Midlands -15 94 £33,500 +1.52% 7
Wales +17 52 £36,500 -2.67% 1
Scotland -63 32 £39,000 +20.00% 1
North East -14 20 £25,000 +11.11% 3
Northern Ireland -13 12 £35,000 -12.50% 1

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 2659 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1847 (69.46%) Cisco
3 1332 (50.09%) Firewall
4 1124 (42.27%) CCNP
5 1068 (40.17%) Windows
6 886 (33.32%) VMware
7 824 (30.99%) WAN
8 799 (30.05%) Microsoft
9 768 (28.88%) ITIL
10 747 (28.09%) LAN
11 714 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
12 662 (24.90%) Active Directory
13 574 (21.59%) Windows Server
14 539 (20.27%) MCSE
15 535 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
16 504 (18.95%) DNS
17 472 (17.75%) VPN
18 446 (16.77%) Linux
19 436 (16.40%) Juniper
20 430 (16.17%) Data Centre
21 428 (16.10%) Wireless
22 426 (16.02%) TCP/IP
23 405 (15.23%) Cisco ASA
23 405 (15.23%) Network Security
24 390 (14.67%) MS Exchange
25 376 (14.14%) DHCP
26 374 (14.07%) VoIP
27 372 (13.99%) MPLS
28 370 (13.92%) CheckPoint
29 337 (12.67%) Hyper-V

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
1 390 (14.67%) MS Exchange
2 199 (7.48%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (3.46%) Exchange Server 2013
4 82 (3.08%) IIS
5 68 (2.56%) SharePoint
6 47 (1.77%) Exchange Server 2007
6 47 (1.77%) Skype for Business
7 34 (1.28%) Apache
8 20 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
10 15 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
11 14 (0.53%) Tomcat
12 13 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
13 11 (0.41%) CMS
14 10 (0.38%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.26%) Apache Pig
15 7 (0.26%) WordPress
16 6 (0.23%) Confluence
17 5 (0.19%) Joomla!
18 2 (0.075%) Exchange Server 2000
Applications
1 149 (5.60%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (1.05%) MS Visio
3 23 (0.86%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.075%) HipChat
6 1 (0.038%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 13 (0.49%) Remedy ITSM
2 10 (0.38%) WebTrends
3 9 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (0.23%) Magento
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.075%) BASE24
6 2 (0.075%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 286 (10.76%) Office 365
2 211 (7.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 157 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (1.62%) SaaS
5 36 (1.35%) G Suite
6 29 (1.09%) IaaS
7 25 (0.94%) Mimecast
8 18 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 18 (0.68%) PaaS
9 10 (0.38%) Google Analytics
10 6 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 6 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.11%) Azure Active Directory
13 2 (0.075%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 2 (0.075%) Catchpoint
13 2 (0.075%) Google Cloud Platform
13 2 (0.075%) Route 53
14 1 (0.038%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1332 (50.09%) Firewall
2 824 (30.99%) WAN
3 747 (28.09%) LAN
4 504 (18.95%) DNS
5 472 (17.75%) VPN
6 428 (16.10%) Wireless
7 426 (16.02%) TCP/IP
8 405 (15.23%) Cisco ASA
8 405 (15.23%) Network Security
9 376 (14.14%) DHCP
10 374 (14.07%) VoIP
11 372 (13.99%) MPLS
12 324 (12.19%) SAN
13 317 (11.92%) OSPF
14 308 (11.58%) BGP
15 295 (11.09%) VLAN
16 212 (7.97%) Cisco Nexus
17 178 (6.69%) Internet
18 168 (6.32%) EIGRP
19 140 (5.27%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 53 (1.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 35 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 33 (1.24%) MySQL
5 31 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 25 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
7 22 (0.83%) Big Data
8 13 (0.49%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.41%) SQL Server 2016
10 8 (0.30%) RDBMS
11 7 (0.26%) Apache Hive
11 7 (0.26%) Hadoop
12 4 (0.15%) Amazon RDS
13 3 (0.11%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (0.11%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.11%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.11%) Oracle Database
14 2 (0.075%) Blockchain
15 1 (0.038%) Flink
Development Applications
1 30 (1.13%) JIRA
2 16 (0.60%) Metasploit
3 14 (0.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 12 (0.45%) Jenkins
5 11 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (0.38%) Redmine
7 9 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 8 (0.30%) Git (software)
9 6 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 6 (0.23%) Burp Suite
9 6 (0.23%) CodeSonar
9 6 (0.23%) git-flow
9 6 (0.23%) Robot Framework
9 6 (0.23%) Selenium
10 4 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
10 4 (0.15%) Sonatype Nexus
11 1 (0.038%) JMeter
11 1 (0.038%) Rational Rose
11 1 (0.038%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.038%) WebDriver
General
1 329 (12.37%) Finance
2 188 (7.07%) Telecoms
3 65 (2.44%) Banking
4 55 (2.07%) Retail
5 45 (1.69%) Law
6 34 (1.28%) Back Office
7 33 (1.24%) Advertising
8 32 (1.20%) Manufacturing
9 30 (1.13%) Games
10 28 (1.05%) Legal
11 26 (0.98%) Marketing
12 24 (0.90%) Financial Institution
13 23 (0.86%) Electronics
14 18 (0.68%) Investment Banking
15 11 (0.41%) Billing
15 11 (0.41%) French Language
15 11 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
16 8 (0.30%) German Language
16 8 (0.30%) Italian Language
16 8 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 898 (33.77%) Network Engineer
2 367 (13.80%) Analyst
3 348 (13.09%) Cisco Engineer
4 334 (12.56%) Support Engineer
5 315 (11.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 274 (10.30%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 215 (8.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 168 (6.32%) Network Support
9 157 (5.90%) IT Engineer
10 154 (5.79%) Network Analyst
11 134 (5.04%) Consultant
12 133 (5.00%) IT Support
12 133 (5.00%) Support Analyst
13 121 (4.55%) 3rd Line Support
13 121 (4.55%) Security Engineer
14 114 (4.29%) Senior Network Engineer
15 112 (4.21%) Security Analyst
16 103 (3.87%) Network Support Engineer
17 96 (3.61%) 2nd Line Support
18 95 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (1.20%) Web Services
2 28 (1.05%) CSS
3 27 (1.02%) HTML
4 23 (0.86%) .NET
4 23 (0.86%) 802.1X
5 15 (0.56%) XMPP
6 14 (0.53%) LAMP
7 12 (0.45%) Entity Framework
8 11 (0.41%) Ajax
8 11 (0.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (0.41%) Java EE
8 11 (0.41%) jQuery
8 11 (0.41%) STL
8 11 (0.41%) WCF
9 9 (0.34%) FIX Protocol
10 8 (0.30%) ASP.NET
10 8 (0.30%) RabbitMQ
11 7 (0.26%) .NET Framework
11 7 (0.26%) Node.js
12 6 (0.23%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 430 (16.17%) Data Centre
2 167 (6.28%) Analytical Skills
3 138 (5.19%) Driving Licence
4 135 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 77 (2.90%) Management Information System
6 65 (2.44%) Clustering
7 58 (2.18%) Replication
8 32 (1.20%) iPad
9 30 (1.13%) CESG
9 30 (1.13%) Hedge funds
10 28 (1.05%) User Experience
11 26 (0.98%) PKI
12 22 (0.83%) Video Conferencing
13 21 (0.79%) Linux Command Line
14 18 (0.68%) Data Protection Act
15 16 (0.60%) Enterprise Storage
16 15 (0.56%) Client/Server
17 12 (0.45%) Fintech
18 11 (0.41%) CCTV
19 10 (0.38%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1068 (40.17%) Windows
2 574 (21.59%) Windows Server
3 446 (16.77%) Linux
4 331 (12.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 273 (10.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 152 (5.72%) Windows 7
7 113 (4.25%) Unix
8 108 (4.06%) Windows Server 2003
9 102 (3.84%) Windows 10
10 74 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 65 (2.44%) Windows 8
12 64 (2.41%) Windows XP
13 40 (1.50%) CentOS
14 37 (1.39%) Debian
15 31 (1.17%) Mac OS X
16 29 (1.09%) Ubuntu
17 27 (1.02%) Windows 2000 Server
18 18 (0.68%) Android
19 16 (0.60%) Apple iOS
19 16 (0.60%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (28.88%) ITIL
2 212 (7.97%) Load Balancing
3 165 (6.21%) Network Monitoring
4 164 (6.17%) Disaster Recovery
5 152 (5.72%) Change Management
6 147 (5.53%) Project Management
7 146 (5.49%) Service Delivery
8 144 (5.42%) Network Management
9 143 (5.38%) Network Design
10 138 (5.19%) Problem Management
11 134 (5.04%) Service Management
12 129 (4.85%) Information Security
13 120 (4.51%) High Availability
14 119 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
15 105 (3.95%) Change Control
15 105 (3.95%) Mentoring
16 101 (3.80%) Presales
17 97 (3.65%) SIEM
18 96 (3.61%) Kalman Filter
19 93 (3.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 197 (7.41%) SQL
2 136 (5.11%) PowerShell
3 84 (3.16%) Python
4 70 (2.63%) Bash Shell
5 55 (2.07%) C
6 45 (1.69%) JavaScript
7 33 (1.24%) VBScript
8 32 (1.20%) C#
8 32 (1.20%) Perl
9 29 (1.09%) Java
9 29 (1.09%) Shell Script
10 24 (0.90%) PHP
11 21 (0.79%) C++
12 19 (0.71%) Erlang
13 18 (0.68%) VB
14 17 (0.64%) Ruby
15 16 (0.60%) Korn
16 11 (0.41%) Objective-C
17 6 (0.23%) C-shell
18 5 (0.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2659 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1124 (42.27%) CCNP
3 714 (26.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 539 (20.27%) MCSE
5 303 (11.40%) MCSA
6 296 (11.13%) Degree
7 225 (8.46%) MCP
8 224 (8.42%) CCIE
9 194 (7.30%) Security Cleared
10 186 (7.00%) CISSP
11 181 (6.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 132 (4.96%) SC Cleared
13 105 (3.95%) CCSA
14 102 (3.84%) MCITP
15 86 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
16 81 (3.05%) CCDA
17 79 (2.97%) DV Cleared
18 78 (2.93%) Citrix Certification
19 76 (2.86%) ITIL Certification
19 76 (2.86%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 278 (10.46%) SLA
2 113 (4.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 95 (3.57%) PCI DSS
4 25 (0.94%) PMO
5 24 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
6 11 (0.41%) COBIT
6 11 (0.41%) GDPR
7 10 (0.38%) QA
8 8 (0.30%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 7 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 5 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.15%) Def Stans
13 3 (0.11%) HIPAA
14 2 (0.075%) BS25999
14 2 (0.075%) RMADS
15 1 (0.038%) GCP
15 1 (0.038%) GPG13
15 1 (0.038%) NIST 800
System Software
1 662 (24.90%) Active Directory
2 535 (20.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 337 (12.67%) Hyper-V
4 130 (4.89%) vSphere
5 85 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
6 78 (2.93%) XenApp
7 42 (1.58%) Terminal Services
8 30 (1.13%) Virtual Servers
9 29 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
10 22 (0.83%) VMware NSX
10 22 (0.83%) XenServer
11 20 (0.75%) XenDesktop
12 16 (0.60%) Firmware
12 16 (0.60%) VMware Workstation
13 15 (0.56%) Docker
14 14 (0.53%) KVM
15 11 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
16 10 (0.38%) NFS
16 10 (0.38%) Samba
16 10 (0.38%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 90 (3.38%) SCCM
2 66 (2.48%) Nagios
3 59 (2.22%) Puppet
4 58 (2.18%) Cisco CUCM
5 46 (1.73%) vCenter Server
6 42 (1.58%) Cisco Prime
7 41 (1.54%) Backup Exec
8 37 (1.39%) FortiGate
9 34 (1.28%) Ansible
10 30 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
11 29 (1.09%) Cacti
12 28 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
13 27 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
14 26 (0.98%) ZABBIX
15 25 (0.94%) SCOM
16 21 (0.79%) Cisco UCCX
17 19 (0.71%) Cisco IPCC
18 17 (0.64%) WSUS
19 14 (0.53%) Cisco LMS
19 14 (0.53%) Opsview
Vendors
1 1847 (69.46%) Cisco
2 886 (33.32%) VMware
3 799 (30.05%) Microsoft
4 436 (16.40%) Juniper
5 370 (13.92%) CheckPoint
6 269 (10.12%) Citrix
6 269 (10.12%) F5
7 217 (8.16%) HP
8 172 (6.47%) Palo Alto
9 171 (6.43%) SolarWinds
10 126 (4.74%) Dell
11 117 (4.40%) Red Hat
12 104 (3.91%) Avaya
13 88 (3.31%) Meraki
14 75 (2.82%) NetApp
15 70 (2.63%) Brocade
16 67 (2.52%) SonicWALL
17 66 (2.48%) Veeam
18 57 (2.14%) EMC
19 56 (2.11%) Google