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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
Rank 207 177 167
Rank change year-on-year -30 -10  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 1368 1980 2043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.61% 1.92% 1.93%
As % of the Qualifications category 6.50% 6.93% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1218 1693 1684
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +1.20%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,500 £26,000
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 21051 28584 29068
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 24.78% 27.76% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16599 22917 22807
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 24 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 24 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 -29 1282 £40,000 -3.61% 142
London -29 399 £45,000 -10.00% 40
South East -6 389 £40,000 - 31
West Midlands -12 123 £42,500 - 14
Surrey -1 112 £40,000 -5.88% 5
East of England -19 98 £37,500 -0.66% 10
North West -10 79 £41,000 +9.33% 20
Berkshire -14 75 £41,525 -7.72% 6
East Sussex +66 74 £40,000 -15.78% 5
Brighton +68 71 £40,000 -15.78% 4
South West -14 69 £37,500 +7.14% 4
City of London +38 68 £41,000 -8.88% 8
Hertfordshire +12 64 £42,500 +6.25% 4
Yorkshire -61 62 £36,500 -8.75% 10
Hampshire -24 56 £37,500 +7.14% 4
East Midlands +3 51 £44,000 +10.00% 8
Manchester -17 45 £40,000 - 14
West Yorkshire -34 43 £37,500 -10.71% 7
Leatherhead +16 37 £37,500 -3.84% 3
Reading +11 37 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Leeds -18 34 £38,000 -15.55% 4
Birmingham -2 33 £49,250 +23.12% 5
Wales +6 31 £36,000 -24.21% 3
Hemel Hempstead +11 29 £40,500 -7.42% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 27 £40,000 +32.23% 5
Bristol +5 27 £40,000 +3.22% 2
South Wales +9 26 £35,500 -23.24% 2
Northamptonshire +38 24 £44,000 -10.20% 3
Milton Keynes +23 22 £40,000 -5.88% 2
Herefordshire 0 22 £45,000 -10.00% 1

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 3017 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2223 (73.68%) Cisco
3 1556 (51.57%) Firewall
4 1474 (48.86%) CCNP
5 1014 (33.61%) Windows
6 905 (30.00%) WAN
7 852 (28.24%) VMware
8 799 (26.48%) LAN
9 728 (24.13%) Microsoft
10 684 (22.67%) ITIL
11 662 (21.94%) Active Directory
12 653 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 616 (20.42%) VPN
14 595 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
15 588 (19.49%) Wireless
16 563 (18.66%) Windows Server
17 559 (18.53%) Juniper
18 543 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
19 541 (17.93%) Data Centre
20 523 (17.34%) Network Security
21 490 (16.24%) MCSE
22 485 (16.08%) DNS
23 466 (15.45%) Linux
24 464 (15.38%) CheckPoint
25 450 (14.92%) TCP/IP
26 408 (13.52%) VoIP
27 398 (13.19%) OSPF
28 390 (12.93%) BGP
29 389 (12.89%) MS Excel
30 378 (12.53%) 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
1 282 (9.35%) MS Exchange
2 138 (4.57%) Exchange Server 2010
3 101 (3.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 91 (3.02%) IIS
5 85 (2.82%) Skype for Business
6 55 (1.82%) SharePoint
7 37 (1.23%) Apache
8 34 (1.13%) Exchange Server 2007
9 20 (0.66%) IBM Notes
10 19 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
12 17 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 12 (0.40%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
15 9 (0.30%) Apache Pig
15 9 (0.30%) JBoss
15 9 (0.30%) OpenStack
15 9 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 9 (0.30%) WebSphere
16 8 (0.27%) Confluence
Applications
1 389 (12.89%) MS Excel
2 150 (4.97%) MS Office
3 50 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 15 (0.50%) MS Project
5 12 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.099%) AutoCAD
6 3 (0.099%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.099%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.066%) HipChat
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.033%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.033%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.099%) Workfront
3 2 (0.066%) Magento
3 2 (0.066%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.033%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 216 (7.16%) Office 365
2 134 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 107 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
4 51 (1.69%) SaaS
5 44 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 30 (0.99%) IaaS
7 25 (0.83%) PaaS
8 18 (0.60%) Google Cloud Platform
9 13 (0.43%) G Suite
10 8 (0.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 4 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.13%) Amazon S3
11 4 (0.13%) CloudFront
12 2 (0.066%) Amazon ELB
12 2 (0.066%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.066%) AWS CloudTrail
12 2 (0.066%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 2 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.033%) Azure Active Directory
13 1 (0.033%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 1556 (51.57%) Firewall
2 905 (30.00%) WAN
3 799 (26.48%) LAN
4 616 (20.42%) VPN
5 595 (19.72%) Cisco ASA
6 588 (19.49%) Wireless
7 523 (17.34%) Network Security
8 485 (16.08%) DNS
9 450 (14.92%) TCP/IP
10 408 (13.52%) VoIP
11 398 (13.19%) OSPF
12 390 (12.93%) BGP
13 378 (12.53%) MPLS
14 362 (12.00%) VLAN
15 357 (11.83%) DHCP
16 276 (9.15%) Cisco Nexus
17 254 (8.42%) SAN
18 203 (6.73%) Cisco IOS
19 177 (5.87%) Wi-Fi
20 149 (4.94%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (6.46%) SQL Server
2 42 (1.39%) MySQL
3 31 (1.03%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (0.80%) Big Data
5 13 (0.43%) Hadoop
6 12 (0.40%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (0.30%) Apache Hive
8 8 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (0.20%) MongoDB
10 4 (0.13%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.099%) NoSQL
11 3 (0.099%) Redis
12 2 (0.066%) Amazon RDS
12 2 (0.066%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.066%) GIS
12 2 (0.066%) Infinispan
12 2 (0.066%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.066%) SQL Server 2014
13 1 (0.033%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.033%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 28 (0.93%) JIRA
2 6 (0.20%) Git (software)
2 6 (0.20%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.17%) Redmine
3 5 (0.17%) Selenium
4 4 (0.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (0.13%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.13%) CodeSonar
4 4 (0.13%) git-flow
4 4 (0.13%) PHPUnit
4 4 (0.13%) Robot Framework
4 4 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 3 (0.099%) Burp Suite
5 3 (0.099%) Metasploit
6 2 (0.066%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.033%) Ant
7 1 (0.033%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.033%) Maven
7 1 (0.033%) NUnit
7 1 (0.033%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 324 (10.74%) Finance
2 307 (10.18%) Telecoms
3 76 (2.52%) Retail
4 71 (2.35%) Banking
5 35 (1.16%) Games
6 34 (1.13%) Back Office
7 29 (0.96%) Legal
8 25 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 23 (0.76%) Advertising
9 23 (0.76%) Marketing
10 21 (0.70%) Military
11 19 (0.63%) Billing
12 18 (0.60%) Electronics
12 18 (0.60%) French Language
13 17 (0.56%) Spanish Language
14 14 (0.46%) Automotive
14 14 (0.46%) German Language
15 13 (0.43%) Publishing
16 10 (0.33%) Aerospace
16 10 (0.33%) Law
Job Titles
1 1254 (41.56%) Network Engineer
2 560 (18.56%) Cisco Engineer
3 429 (14.22%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 422 (13.99%) Support Engineer
5 278 (9.21%) Analyst
6 265 (8.78%) Network Support
7 263 (8.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 206 (6.83%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 198 (6.56%) Network Support Engineer
10 190 (6.30%) Security Engineer
11 171 (5.67%) Consultant
12 161 (5.34%) Network Security Engineer
13 158 (5.24%) Senior Network Engineer
14 139 (4.61%) 3rd Line Support
15 123 (4.08%) Network Analyst
16 121 (4.01%) IT Engineer
17 120 (3.98%) Administrator
18 116 (3.84%) Cisco Support
19 110 (3.65%) 2nd Line Support
20 107 (3.55%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (2.19%) 802.1X
2 28 (0.93%) Web Services
3 25 (0.83%) XMPP
4 18 (0.60%) LAMP
5 17 (0.56%) .NET
6 15 (0.50%) HTML
7 13 (0.43%) Java EE
7 13 (0.43%) STL
8 11 (0.36%) 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 (0.13%) SOAP
13 4 (0.13%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 541 (17.93%) Data Centre
2 172 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (3.38%) Driving Licence
4 101 (3.35%) Computer Science
5 75 (2.49%) Management Information System
6 39 (1.29%) IVR
6 39 (1.29%) Replication
6 39 (1.29%) Video Conferencing
7 36 (1.19%) Linux Command Line
8 34 (1.13%) Clustering
9 25 (0.83%) Cyberthreat
10 24 (0.80%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 23 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.73%) e-Health
12 22 (0.73%) Security Operations Centre
13 21 (0.70%) Virtual Team
14 20 (0.66%) PKI
15 19 (0.63%) iPad
16 18 (0.60%) Public Cloud
17 15 (0.50%) CESG
Operating Systems
1 1014 (33.61%) Windows
2 563 (18.66%) Windows Server
3 466 (15.45%) Linux
4 285 (9.45%) Windows Server 2012
5 284 (9.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 141 (4.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 139 (4.61%) Unix
8 133 (4.41%) Windows 7
9 66 (2.19%) Windows 10
10 54 (1.79%) Windows 8
11 45 (1.49%) Mac OS X
12 39 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 39 (1.29%) Windows XP
13 37 (1.23%) CentOS
14 29 (0.96%) Ubuntu
15 22 (0.73%) Mac OS
16 19 (0.63%) Android
17 17 (0.56%) SUSE
18 16 (0.53%) Solaris
19 10 (0.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 684 (22.67%) ITIL
2 230 (7.62%) Network Design
3 167 (5.54%) Network Monitoring
4 164 (5.44%) Network Management
5 157 (5.20%) Presales
6 153 (5.07%) Load Balancing
7 150 (4.97%) Project Management
8 140 (4.64%) High Availability
9 136 (4.51%) Service Delivery
10 123 (4.08%) Mentoring
11 115 (3.81%) Disaster Recovery
12 111 (3.68%) Service Management
13 110 (3.65%) Cybersecurity
14 107 (3.55%) Information Security
14 107 (3.55%) Migration
15 104 (3.45%) PRINCE2
16 97 (3.22%) Change Management
17 86 (2.85%) Change Control
18 85 (2.82%) Agile Software Development
19 76 (2.52%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 217 (7.19%) SQL
2 88 (2.92%) PowerShell
3 70 (2.32%) Python
4 57 (1.89%) Bash Shell
5 54 (1.79%) C
5 54 (1.79%) Java
6 31 (1.03%) Perl
7 26 (0.86%) JavaScript
8 24 (0.80%) PHP
9 21 (0.70%) C++
10 18 (0.60%) C#
11 16 (0.53%) VB
12 13 (0.43%) Objective-C
12 13 (0.43%) VBScript
13 7 (0.23%) Ruby
13 7 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.17%) Korn
15 3 (0.099%) VBA
16 2 (0.066%) VB.NET
17 1 (0.033%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3017 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1474 (48.86%) CCNP
3 653 (21.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 490 (16.24%) MCSE
5 321 (10.64%) Degree
6 263 (8.72%) Security Cleared
7 259 (8.58%) CCIE
8 247 (8.19%) MCP
9 242 (8.02%) MCSA
10 236 (7.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 193 (6.40%) JNCIA
12 190 (6.30%) CISSP
13 162 (5.37%) SC Cleared
14 119 (3.94%) MCITP
15 109 (3.61%) CCSA
16 104 (3.45%) DV Cleared
17 71 (2.35%) Network+ Certification
18 70 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
19 68 (2.25%) CCNP Voice
20 66 (2.19%) CompTIA Security+
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 231 (7.66%) SLA
2 106 (3.51%) PCI DSS
3 56 (1.86%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 34 (1.13%) QA
5 17 (0.56%) PMO
6 8 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 7 (0.23%) GCP
7 7 (0.23%) ISO 9001
8 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
9 1 (0.033%) COBIT
9 1 (0.033%) GPG13
9 1 (0.033%) ISO27005
9 1 (0.033%) PMBOK
System Software
1 662 (21.94%) Active Directory
2 543 (18.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 338 (11.20%) Hyper-V
4 115 (3.81%) vSphere
5 68 (2.25%) XenApp
6 47 (1.56%) VMware ESX
7 40 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
8 33 (1.09%) Virtual Servers
9 30 (0.99%) XenDesktop
10 24 (0.80%) Terminal Services
11 23 (0.76%) Forefront TMG
12 18 (0.60%) Firmware
13 16 (0.53%) Xen
14 15 (0.50%) ISA Server
14 15 (0.50%) VMware Workstation
15 14 (0.46%) KVM
15 14 (0.46%) UAG
16 13 (0.43%) ProxySG
16 13 (0.43%) Samba
16 13 (0.43%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 210 (6.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 89 (2.95%) Cisco UCCX
3 74 (2.45%) Cisco UCCE
4 72 (2.39%) SCCM
5 66 (2.19%) Cisco Prime
6 54 (1.79%) Puppet
7 40 (1.33%) Nagios
8 37 (1.23%) WSUS
9 35 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
10 34 (1.13%) FortiGate
11 29 (0.96%) Ansible
11 29 (0.96%) Backup Exec
12 26 (0.86%) SCOM
13 16 (0.53%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Clustering
15 12 (0.40%) AirWatch
15 12 (0.40%) Cacti
16 11 (0.36%) Endace
16 11 (0.36%) SolarWinds Orion
17 10 (0.33%) Graylog
Vendors
1 2223 (73.68%) Cisco
2 852 (28.24%) VMware
3 728 (24.13%) Microsoft
4 559 (18.53%) Juniper
5 464 (15.38%) CheckPoint
6 321 (10.64%) Palo Alto
7 294 (9.74%) HP
8 289 (9.58%) F5
9 216 (7.16%) Citrix
10 143 (4.74%) SolarWinds
11 126 (4.18%) Avaya
12 124 (4.11%) NetApp
13 121 (4.01%) Fortinet
14 104 (3.45%) Riverbed
15 95 (3.15%) Dell
16 87 (2.88%) Meraki
17 78 (2.59%) SonicWALL
18 69 (2.29%) Red Hat
19 68 (2.25%) Aruba
20 64 (2.12%) Brocade
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Robert Walters
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brecon, Powys
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £33000 - £35000 per annum + Car Allowance/Car, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
The North Starr
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + training, benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Aesica Pharmaceuticals
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Premier IT
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Package
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits + training
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dewsbury, West Yorkshire
Itecco
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + gym / pension / insurance
Posted: 22 hours ago
Knaresborough, North Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32500 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £48k - 50k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Great Benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
Orpington, Kent
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lancashire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40k-£42k + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Dagenham, Essex
MAPP - IT, Digital, Broadcasting & Media Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum basic + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloud Computing International
Salary: £50000 - £56000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago