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

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 224 189 175
Rank change year-on-year -35 -14  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1364 1754 2084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.53% 1.78% 1.90%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.23% 6.68% 6.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1229 1519 1768
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 21909 26245 30043
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.57% 26.65% 27.46%
Number of salaries quoted 17067 21243 23843
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 £74,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 27 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 27 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 -31 1295 £40,500 -2.99% 130
London -17 442 £45,000 -10.00% 33
South East -43 256 £40,000 - 23
East of England +4 144 £42,000 +5.00% 19
West Midlands +11 121 £40,000 +3.22% 15
Yorkshire -3 104 £32,500 -27.77% 5
North West -22 103 £37,500 +7.14% 13
South West -45 82 £40,000 +16.78% 12
Berkshire -36 71 £45,000 - 3
Hampshire -25 68 £40,000 +6.66% 8
West Yorkshire +6 67 £30,000 -40.00% 4
City of London -13 64 £47,500 -9.52% 10
Hertfordshire -21 64 £42,500 - 6
Birmingham +25 51 £41,000 +17.14% 3
Manchester -28 51 £30,000 -18.36% 6
Surrey -10 40 £40,000 - 1
East Midlands +8 39 £38,750 +10.71% 6
Leeds -19 38 £35,250 -24.59% 1
Reading +5 33 £27,500 -47.61% 1
Kent +18 32 £40,000 +37.93% 2
Hemel Hempstead +9 30 £50,000 +21.95% 3
Bristol -11 30 £37,750 -0.65% 4
Wiltshire -5 29 £40,000 +31.14% 2
Suffolk +21 24 £41,000 +8.60% 1
North Yorkshire +11 23 £40,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -19 22 £42,500 +19.71% 1
Essex +10 21 £52,500 +38.15% 5
Basingstoke -18 21 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Scotland -20 21 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Cheshire -27 20 £25,000 -41.17% 3

For the 6 months to 27 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 2728 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1915 (70.20%) Cisco
3 1424 (52.20%) Firewall
4 1274 (46.70%) CCNP
5 1062 (38.93%) Windows
6 865 (31.71%) WAN
7 801 (29.36%) VMware
8 746 (27.35%) LAN
9 721 (26.43%) Microsoft
10 695 (25.48%) ITIL
11 649 (23.79%) Active Directory
12 624 (22.87%) Windows Server
13 611 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
14 563 (20.64%) VPN
15 504 (18.48%) DNS
16 494 (18.11%) Juniper
17 493 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
18 470 (17.23%) Wireless
19 466 (17.08%) Cisco ASA
20 459 (16.83%) MCSE
21 442 (16.20%) Linux
22 423 (15.51%) Network Security
23 416 (15.25%) Data Centre
24 413 (15.14%) TCP/IP
25 402 (14.74%) MPLS
26 391 (14.33%) BGP
27 376 (13.78%) CheckPoint
28 365 (13.38%) DHCP
29 361 (13.23%) VoIP
30 351 (12.87%) 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
1 313 (11.47%) MS Exchange
2 160 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2010
3 92 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2013
4 66 (2.42%) Skype for Business
5 55 (2.02%) SharePoint
6 54 (1.98%) IIS
7 33 (1.21%) Apache
8 23 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 19 (0.70%) 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
1 157 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 56 (2.05%) MS Visio
3 41 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
4 8 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.073%) HipChat
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 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%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.037%) SAP Business One
5 1 (0.037%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.037%) SAP SRM
Cloud Services
1 228 (8.36%) Office 365
2 149 (5.46%) Microsoft Azure
3 96 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (0.84%) SaaS
5 22 (0.81%) G Suite
6 20 (0.73%) IaaS
7 19 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
8 15 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
9 11 (0.40%) PaaS
10 5 (0.18%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 5 (0.18%) Google Analytics
11 4 (0.15%) AWS CloudFormation
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 1424 (52.20%) Firewall
2 865 (31.71%) WAN
3 746 (27.35%) LAN
4 563 (20.64%) VPN
5 504 (18.48%) DNS
6 470 (17.23%) Wireless
7 466 (17.08%) Cisco ASA
8 423 (15.51%) Network Security
9 413 (15.14%) TCP/IP
10 402 (14.74%) MPLS
11 391 (14.33%) BGP
12 365 (13.38%) DHCP
13 361 (13.23%) VoIP
14 346 (12.68%) OSPF
15 295 (10.81%) VLAN
16 238 (8.72%) SAN
17 228 (8.36%) Cisco Nexus
18 172 (6.30%) Wi-Fi
19 157 (5.76%) Internet
20 141 (5.17%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (5.39%) SQL Server
2 34 (1.25%) MySQL
2 34 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (0.51%) Relational Database
6 13 (0.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (0.29%) RDBMS
8 7 (0.26%) Oracle Database
8 7 (0.26%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (0.15%) Big Data
9 4 (0.15%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (0.11%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.11%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (0.073%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.073%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.073%) Infinispan
11 2 (0.073%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.073%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.037%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (0.81%) 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
1 295 (10.81%) Telecoms
2 284 (10.41%) Finance
3 70 (2.57%) Banking
4 57 (2.09%) Retail
5 45 (1.65%) Back Office
6 38 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 29 (1.06%) Legal
8 26 (0.95%) Marketing
9 24 (0.88%) Games
10 23 (0.84%) Electronics
11 20 (0.73%) Military
12 17 (0.62%) Advertising
12 17 (0.62%) Automotive
13 16 (0.59%) Investment Banking
14 14 (0.51%) Law
15 13 (0.48%) French Language
16 10 (0.37%) Financial Institution
16 10 (0.37%) German Language
17 9 (0.33%) Spanish Language
18 8 (0.29%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1101 (40.36%) Network Engineer
2 481 (17.63%) Cisco Engineer
3 422 (15.47%) Support Engineer
4 366 (13.42%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 317 (11.62%) Analyst
6 260 (9.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 236 (8.65%) Network Support
8 179 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 167 (6.12%) Network Support Engineer
10 162 (5.94%) Senior Network Engineer
11 155 (5.68%) IT Engineer
12 154 (5.65%) Network Analyst
13 151 (5.54%) Security Engineer
14 144 (5.28%) 3rd Line Support
15 130 (4.77%) IT Support
15 130 (4.77%) Support Analyst
16 126 (4.62%) Consultant
17 124 (4.55%) Network Security Engineer
18 110 (4.03%) 2nd Line Support
19 101 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (1.87%) 802.1X
2 20 (0.73%) Web Services
3 18 (0.66%) CSS
4 17 (0.62%) HTML
5 14 (0.51%) XMPP
6 10 (0.37%) LAMP
6 10 (0.37%) Regular Expression
6 10 (0.37%) XML
7 9 (0.33%) .NET
8 7 (0.26%) XSLT
9 6 (0.22%) RabbitMQ
9 6 (0.22%) RFC 2547
10 5 (0.18%) LAPP Stack
11 4 (0.15%) .NET Framework
11 4 (0.15%) ADSI
11 4 (0.15%) Apache Flex
11 4 (0.15%) Symfony
11 4 (0.15%) ZeroMQ
12 3 (0.11%) Spring Boot
13 2 (0.073%) HornetQ
Miscellaneous
1 416 (15.25%) Data Centre
2 164 (6.01%) Analytical Skills
3 107 (3.92%) Computer Science
4 89 (3.26%) Driving Licence
5 73 (2.68%) Management Information System
6 33 (1.21%) Clustering
7 29 (1.06%) Video Conferencing
8 28 (1.03%) 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 18 (0.66%) IVR
14 17 (0.62%) Fintech
15 15 (0.55%) Client/Server
16 14 (0.51%) PKI
17 10 (0.37%) FlexPod
17 10 (0.37%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 1062 (38.93%) Windows
2 624 (22.87%) Windows Server
3 442 (16.20%) Linux
4 351 (12.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 288 (10.56%) Windows Server 2008
6 163 (5.98%) Windows 7
7 134 (4.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 129 (4.73%) Unix
9 93 (3.41%) Windows 10
10 61 (2.24%) Windows XP
11 45 (1.65%) Windows 8
12 39 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 33 (1.21%) CentOS
14 30 (1.10%) Ubuntu
15 28 (1.03%) Mac OS X
16 24 (0.88%) Android
17 18 (0.66%) SUSE
18 16 (0.59%) Mac OS
19 15 (0.55%) AIX
19 15 (0.55%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 695 (25.48%) ITIL
2 171 (6.27%) Network Management
3 160 (5.87%) Network Design
4 147 (5.39%) Project Management
5 142 (5.21%) Load Balancing
6 137 (5.02%) Disaster Recovery
7 132 (4.84%) Service Delivery
8 128 (4.69%) Presales
9 126 (4.62%) Information Security
10 125 (4.58%) Network Monitoring
11 121 (4.44%) High Availability
12 119 (4.36%) Change Management
13 113 (4.14%) Mentoring
14 96 (3.52%) Service Management
15 93 (3.41%) Migration
16 88 (3.23%) Change Control
17 79 (2.90%) Time Management
18 78 (2.86%) PRINCE2
19 76 (2.79%) Kalman Filter
20 74 (2.71%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 184 (6.74%) SQL
2 96 (3.52%) PowerShell
3 95 (3.48%) Python
4 57 (2.09%) Bash Shell
5 42 (1.54%) Java
6 41 (1.50%) C
7 39 (1.43%) Perl
8 34 (1.25%) Shell Script
9 24 (0.88%) JavaScript
10 18 (0.66%) 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 2728 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1274 (46.70%) CCNP
3 611 (22.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 459 (16.83%) MCSE
5 294 (10.78%) Degree
6 237 (8.69%) MCSA
7 230 (8.43%) MCP
8 223 (8.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 213 (7.81%) Security Cleared
10 181 (6.63%) CCIE
11 170 (6.23%) CISSP
12 156 (5.72%) JNCIA
13 153 (5.61%) SC Cleared
14 93 (3.41%) CCSA
15 91 (3.34%) MCITP
16 81 (2.97%) JNCIP
17 78 (2.86%) CCDA
18 77 (2.82%) ITIL Certification
19 71 (2.60%) DV Cleared
19 71 (2.60%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 218 (7.99%) SLA
2 105 (3.85%) PCI DSS
3 86 (3.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.92%) 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
1 649 (23.79%) Active Directory
2 493 (18.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 340 (12.46%) Hyper-V
4 93 (3.41%) vSphere
5 82 (3.01%) XenApp
6 80 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
7 43 (1.58%) Terminal Services
8 30 (1.10%) VMware Workstation
9 28 (1.03%) XenDesktop
10 21 (0.77%) KVM
11 17 (0.62%) 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
1 167 (6.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 62 (2.27%) SCCM
3 59 (2.16%) Cisco UCCX
4 58 (2.13%) Cisco UCCE
5 57 (2.09%) Cisco Prime
6 40 (1.47%) FortiGate
7 38 (1.39%) Backup Exec
8 33 (1.21%) Puppet
9 28 (1.03%) Nagios
10 25 (0.92%) Ansible
11 24 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
11 24 (0.88%) WSUS
12 21 (0.77%) SCOM
13 18 (0.66%) Cacti
14 17 (0.62%) vCenter Server
15 16 (0.59%) ZABBIX
16 14 (0.51%) Cisco CME
17 11 (0.40%) Endace
17 11 (0.40%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 11 (0.40%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 1915 (70.20%) Cisco
2 801 (29.36%) VMware
3 721 (26.43%) Microsoft
4 494 (18.11%) Juniper
5 376 (13.78%) CheckPoint
6 266 (9.75%) HP
7 259 (9.49%) F5
8 256 (9.38%) Palo Alto
9 246 (9.02%) Citrix
10 149 (5.46%) SolarWinds
11 107 (3.92%) Avaya
12 100 (3.67%) Dell
13 88 (3.23%) NetApp
14 84 (3.08%) Red Hat
15 83 (3.04%) Aruba
16 82 (3.01%) Fortinet
17 77 (2.82%) Riverbed
17 77 (2.82%) SonicWALL
18 74 (2.71%) Meraki
19 46 (1.69%) EMC
Stroud, Gloucestershire
Roc Search
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Central London / West End
DCV Technologies
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum Excellent Salary and Benefits packag
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Yoh
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Networking People
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Car allowance + On call allowance
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
ninesharp
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum, Benefits Excellent Benefits Package, Overti
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Reflex Computer Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Firway Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum £50k - £60k + Bens Depending on Exp
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Exponential-e Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum + 5% on call allowance
Posted: 3 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: 8 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Thebes IT
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus & Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
West London
Searchability
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£45k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
Oscar
Salary: £16000 - £18000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
FT Select
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum plus car, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday