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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 222 189 175
Rank change year-on-year -33 -14  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1362 1757 2076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.79% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.24% 6.71% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1230 1522 1760
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -3.84%  

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 21844 26201 30066
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.56% 26.63% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17036 21214 23848
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 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 -33 1292 £40,500 -2.40% 132
London -32 440 £45,000 -10.00% 34
South East -39 253 £40,000 - 23
East of England +11 146 £42,500 +8.28% 18
West Midlands +12 117 £40,000 +2.56% 15
Yorkshire +7 106 £32,500 -23.52% 4
North West -15 104 £37,500 +7.14% 15
South West -44 84 £38,000 +10.94% 12
West Yorkshire +13 69 £30,750 -37.24% 3
Hampshire -21 69 £40,000 +6.66% 9
Berkshire -38 68 £45,000 +5.88% 3
City of London -12 64 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Hertfordshire -13 63 £42,500 - 6
Manchester -25 52 £30,000 -14.28% 8
Birmingham +19 50 £41,000 +17.14% 3
Surrey -13 40 £40,000 -
Leeds -16 39 £35,250 -21.66% 1
East Midlands +19 38 £37,500 +7.14% 6
Kent +15 32 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Reading +2 32 £27,500 -38.20% 1
Wiltshire -1 32 £36,250 +20.83% 2
Hemel Hempstead +12 30 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Bristol -5 29 £37,750 -0.65% 4
Suffolk +20 23 £40,000 +5.96% 1
Essex +11 23 £52,500 +38.15% 4
North Yorkshire +6 23 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -10 23 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Basingstoke -16 22 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Scotland -5 21 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cheshire -31 20 £25,000 -42.85% 3

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 2735 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1925 (70.38%) Cisco
3 1431 (52.32%) Firewall
4 1281 (46.84%) CCNP
5 1061 (38.79%) Windows
6 875 (31.99%) WAN
7 803 (29.36%) VMware
8 755 (27.61%) LAN
9 724 (26.47%) Microsoft
10 695 (25.41%) ITIL
11 647 (23.66%) Active Directory
12 624 (22.82%) Windows Server
13 610 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
14 564 (20.62%) VPN
15 506 (18.50%) DNS
16 494 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
17 491 (17.95%) Juniper
18 474 (17.33%) Wireless
19 470 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
20 460 (16.82%) MCSE
21 444 (16.23%) Linux
22 422 (15.43%) Network Security
23 419 (15.32%) Data Centre
24 416 (15.21%) TCP/IP
25 402 (14.70%) MPLS
26 391 (14.30%) BGP
27 380 (13.89%) CheckPoint
28 367 (13.42%) DHCP
29 363 (13.27%) VoIP
30 350 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012

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 (11.48%) MS Exchange
2 160 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 91 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 65 (2.38%) Skype for Business
5 55 (2.01%) SharePoint
6 54 (1.97%) IIS
7 33 (1.21%) Apache
8 23 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (0.69%) Tomcat
10 16 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (0.37%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.37%) IBM Notes
12 9 (0.33%) Confluence
12 9 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
13 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
14 4 (0.15%) nginx
14 4 (0.15%) WebLogic
14 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
15 3 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 156 (5.70%) Microsoft Office
2 57 (2.08%) MS Visio
3 41 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 9 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.073%) HipChat
7 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.037%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.18%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.15%) Magento
4 2 (0.073%) BASE24
4 2 (0.073%) Workfront
5 1 (0.037%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.037%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 228 (8.34%) Office 365
2 147 (5.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.84%) SaaS
5 22 (0.80%) G Suite
6 21 (0.77%) IaaS
7 19 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.40%) PaaS
10 6 (0.22%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 5 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
12 2 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.073%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.073%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.073%) Catchpoint
12 2 (0.073%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.073%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.073%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 2 (0.073%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1431 (52.32%) Firewall
2 875 (31.99%) WAN
3 755 (27.61%) LAN
4 564 (20.62%) VPN
5 506 (18.50%) DNS
6 474 (17.33%) Wireless
7 470 (17.18%) Cisco ASA
8 422 (15.43%) Network Security
9 416 (15.21%) TCP/IP
10 402 (14.70%) MPLS
11 391 (14.30%) BGP
12 367 (13.42%) DHCP
13 363 (13.27%) VoIP
14 347 (12.69%) OSPF
15 296 (10.82%) VLAN
16 242 (8.85%) SAN
17 233 (8.52%) Cisco Nexus
18 172 (6.29%) Wi-Fi
19 157 (5.74%) Internet
20 143 (5.23%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (5.37%) SQL Server
2 35 (1.28%) MySQL
3 34 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 13 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 7 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 7 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (0.15%) Big Data
10 4 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.073%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.073%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.073%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.073%) Oracle Reports
12 2 (0.073%) SQL Server 2016
13 1 (0.037%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 22 (0.80%) JIRA
2 10 (0.37%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 7 (0.26%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.15%) Metasploit
4 4 (0.15%) PHPUnit
4 4 (0.15%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (0.15%) Redmine
5 3 (0.11%) Burp Suite
6 2 (0.073%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.073%) JMeter
6 2 (0.073%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (0.073%) Subversion
6 2 (0.073%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.037%) Ant
7 1 (0.037%) Introscope
7 1 (0.037%) Maven
7 1 (0.037%) NUnit
7 1 (0.037%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.037%) Selenium
7 1 (0.037%) TeamCity
General
1 293 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 284 (10.38%) Finance
3 70 (2.56%) Banking
4 57 (2.08%) Retail
5 45 (1.65%) Back Office
6 38 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.06%) Legal
8 26 (0.95%) Marketing
9 25 (0.91%) Games
10 23 (0.84%) Electronics
11 20 (0.73%) Military
12 18 (0.66%) Automotive
13 17 (0.62%) Advertising
14 16 (0.59%) Investment Banking
15 14 (0.51%) Law
16 13 (0.48%) French Language
17 10 (0.37%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.37%) German Language
18 9 (0.33%) Spanish Language
19 8 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1104 (40.37%) Network Engineer
2 483 (17.66%) Cisco Engineer
3 423 (15.47%) Support Engineer
4 368 (13.46%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 320 (11.70%) Analyst
6 262 (9.58%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 236 (8.63%) Network Support
8 180 (6.58%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 167 (6.11%) Network Support Engineer
10 163 (5.96%) Senior Network Engineer
11 156 (5.70%) Network Analyst
12 155 (5.67%) IT Engineer
13 151 (5.52%) Security Engineer
14 145 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
15 133 (4.86%) Support Analyst
16 131 (4.79%) IT Support
17 126 (4.61%) Consultant
18 124 (4.53%) Network Security Engineer
19 109 (3.99%) 2nd Line Support
20 102 (3.73%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (1.86%) 802.1X
2 21 (0.77%) Web Services
3 18 (0.66%) CSS
4 17 (0.62%) HTML
5 14 (0.51%) XMPP
6 11 (0.40%) XML
7 10 (0.37%) LAMP
7 10 (0.37%) Regular Expression
8 9 (0.33%) .NET
9 7 (0.26%) XSLT
10 6 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (0.22%) RFC 2547
11 5 (0.18%) LAPP Stack
12 4 (0.15%) .NET Framework
12 4 (0.15%) ADSI
12 4 (0.15%) Apache Flex
12 4 (0.15%) Symfony
12 4 (0.15%) ZeroMQ
13 3 (0.11%) Spring Boot
14 2 (0.073%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 419 (15.32%) Data Centre
2 165 (6.03%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.91%) Computer Science
4 90 (3.29%) Driving Licence
5 73 (2.67%) Management Information System
6 34 (1.24%) Clustering
7 29 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (1.02%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
9 27 (0.99%) iPad
10 24 (0.88%) CESG
11 21 (0.77%) Cyberthreat
11 21 (0.77%) Hedge funds
11 21 (0.77%) Replication
12 20 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
13 17 (0.62%) Fintech
13 17 (0.62%) IVR
14 15 (0.55%) Client/Server
15 14 (0.51%) PKI
16 10 (0.37%) FlexPod
17 9 (0.33%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1061 (38.79%) Windows
2 624 (22.82%) Windows Server
3 444 (16.23%) Linux
4 350 (12.80%) Windows Server 2012
5 288 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 164 (6.00%) Windows 7
7 135 (4.94%) Windows Server 2003
8 128 (4.68%) Unix
9 94 (3.44%) Windows 10
10 60 (2.19%) Windows XP
11 45 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 40 (1.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 34 (1.24%) CentOS
14 32 (1.17%) Ubuntu
15 27 (0.99%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.88%) Android
17 18 (0.66%) SUSE
18 16 (0.59%) Debian
18 16 (0.59%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.55%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (25.41%) ITIL
2 171 (6.25%) Network Management
3 159 (5.81%) Network Design
4 147 (5.37%) Project Management
5 142 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 138 (5.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 131 (4.79%) Service Delivery
8 128 (4.68%) Presales
9 127 (4.64%) Network Monitoring
10 126 (4.61%) Information Security
11 122 (4.46%) High Availability
12 120 (4.39%) Change Management
13 113 (4.13%) Mentoring
14 95 (3.47%) Service Management
15 94 (3.44%) Migration
16 89 (3.25%) Change Control
17 83 (3.03%) Time Management
18 78 (2.85%) PRINCE2
19 76 (2.78%) Kalman Filter
20 75 (2.74%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 183 (6.69%) SQL
2 97 (3.55%) Python
3 95 (3.47%) PowerShell
4 58 (2.12%) Bash Shell
5 42 (1.54%) Java
6 41 (1.50%) C
7 40 (1.46%) Perl
8 34 (1.24%) Shell Script
9 24 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 19 (0.69%) PHP
11 15 (0.55%) C++
12 14 (0.51%) Ruby
13 13 (0.48%) VB
13 13 (0.48%) VBScript
14 4 (0.15%) Korn
15 3 (0.11%) VBA
16 2 (0.073%) C#
16 2 (0.073%) Lisp
17 1 (0.037%) ABAP
17 1 (0.037%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2735 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1281 (46.84%) CCNP
3 610 (22.30%) Microsoft Certification
4 460 (16.82%) MCSE
5 292 (10.68%) Degree
6 237 (8.67%) MCSA
7 229 (8.37%) MCP
8 225 (8.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 212 (7.75%) Security Cleared
10 183 (6.69%) CCIE
11 169 (6.18%) CISSP
12 154 (5.63%) JNCIA
13 152 (5.56%) SC Cleared
14 93 (3.40%) CCSA
15 91 (3.33%) MCITP
16 81 (2.96%) JNCIP
17 78 (2.85%) CCDA
18 77 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
19 71 (2.60%) Citrix Certification
19 71 (2.60%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (7.97%) SLA
2 108 (3.95%) PCI DSS
3 86 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.91%) QA
5 16 (0.59%) Cyber Essentials
6 13 (0.48%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 8 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.26%) GCP
8 7 (0.26%) PMO
9 6 (0.22%) GPG13
10 4 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 4 (0.15%) Def Stans
10 4 (0.15%) GDPR
11 2 (0.073%) BS25999
12 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 647 (23.66%) Active Directory
2 494 (18.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 343 (12.54%) Hyper-V
4 94 (3.44%) vSphere
5 83 (3.03%) XenApp
6 80 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (1.57%) Terminal Services
8 30 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
9 28 (1.02%) XenDesktop
10 21 (0.77%) KVM
11 18 (0.66%) Virtual Servers
12 16 (0.59%) Firmware
12 16 (0.59%) XenServer
13 15 (0.55%) ProxySG
14 14 (0.51%) VMware Server
15 11 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
16 9 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
16 9 (0.33%) ISA Server
17 8 (0.29%) NFS
17 8 (0.29%) Samba
Systems Management
1 166 (6.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 62 (2.27%) SCCM
3 59 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 58 (2.12%) Cisco UCCE
5 57 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
6 39 (1.43%) FortiGate
7 38 (1.39%) Backup Exec
8 33 (1.21%) Puppet
9 28 (1.02%) Nagios
10 25 (0.91%) Ansible
11 24 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (0.88%) WSUS
12 21 (0.77%) SCOM
13 20 (0.73%) Cacti
14 17 (0.62%) vCenter Server
14 17 (0.62%) ZABBIX
15 14 (0.51%) Cisco CME
16 11 (0.40%) Endace
16 11 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
16 11 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1925 (70.38%) Cisco
2 803 (29.36%) VMware
3 724 (26.47%) Microsoft
4 491 (17.95%) Juniper
5 380 (13.89%) CheckPoint
6 266 (9.73%) HP
7 260 (9.51%) F5
8 257 (9.40%) Palo Alto
9 247 (9.03%) Citrix
10 150 (5.48%) SolarWinds
11 108 (3.95%) Avaya
12 101 (3.69%) Dell
13 88 (3.22%) NetApp
14 85 (3.11%) Red Hat
15 82 (3.00%) Aruba
16 80 (2.93%) Fortinet
17 77 (2.82%) Riverbed
17 77 (2.82%) SonicWALL
18 75 (2.74%) Meraki
19 46 (1.68%) EMC
Greater Manchester
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ashdown IT
Salary: £27000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car allowance + On call allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package, Overti
Posted: Yesterday
London
Stanford Associates
Salary: From £26,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent bonus/shift + extensive
Posted: 16 hours ago
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
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
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £40,000 to £52,000 per annum £52,000 plus 15% bonus and much more
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 21 hours ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Imperative People
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Modulus Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Training, Travel Expenses
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago