Period
to 26 June 2019

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 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 171 262 225
Rank change year-on-year +91 -37 -39
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 2,911 2,266 2,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.01% 1.30% 1.57%
As % of the Qualifications category 8.22% 5.47% 6.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2,208 1,854 2,473
UK median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £26,250 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual 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 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 35,419 41,430 43,232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 24.52% 23.74% 24.90%
Number of salaries quoted 25,437 31,105 33,846
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +10.00% -1.10%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,925 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,898 £42,500
% change year-on-year +0.23% +5.64% -

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 26 June 2019.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the UK

CCNA
Top 18 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 26 June 2019. 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 +96 2,798 £42,000 -1.18% 102
UK excluding London +98 2,203 £40,000 - 78
North of England +180 1,103 £37,500 - 26
Yorkshire +194 906 £35,000 -6.67% 10
London +41 673 £55,000 +12.82% 28
South East +22 446 £45,000 - 19
Midlands +44 221 £40,000 - 12
East of England +66 187 £36,500 -17.75% 9
West Midlands +86 169 £41,500 -7.78% 8
North West +15 168 £42,000 +9.09% 11
South West 0 167 £42,500 +6.25% 8
East Midlands -18 52 £40,000 - 4
Scotland -30 38 £30,000 -25.00% 3
North East +27 29 £38,000 +16.92% 5
Wales +6 19 £31,000 +3.33% 1
Isle of Man - 10 £46,750 -
Northern Ireland -24 7 £37,500 +20.97%
Channel Islands +10 6 £30,000 +1.69%

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, IT jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for CCNA.

1 2,911 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2,066 (70.97%) Cisco
3 1,652 (56.75%) CCNP
4 1,511 (51.91%) Firewall
5 1,159 (39.81%) WAN
6 863 (29.65%) MPLS
7 735 (25.25%) Network Security
8 716 (24.60%) Microsoft
9 715 (24.56%) VMware
10 707 (24.29%) VPN
11 706 (24.25%) Windows
12 663 (22.78%) BGP
13 654 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 644 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
15 643 (22.09%) Linux
16 602 (20.68%) ITIL
17 595 (20.44%) DNS
17 595 (20.44%) OSPF
18 592 (20.34%) Active Directory
19 572 (19.65%) LAN
20 524 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
21 522 (17.93%) Wireless
22 519 (17.83%) Data Centre
23 514 (17.66%) Palo Alto
24 489 (16.80%) Cisco Nexus
25 480 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
26 476 (16.35%) MCSE
27 461 (15.84%) Fortinet
28 459 (15.77%) Broadband
29 445 (15.29%) Service Delivery

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
1 183 (6.29%) MS Exchange
2 93 (3.19%) SharePoint
3 90 (3.09%) Skype for Business
4 67 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 40 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 37 (1.27%) IIS
7 28 (0.96%) Confluence
7 28 (0.96%) OpenStack
8 26 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
9 24 (0.82%) Apache Spark
10 13 (0.45%) Apache
10 13 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2003
12 6 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
13 4 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
14 3 (0.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.10%) Tomcat
14 3 (0.10%) WebLogic
15 2 (0.069%) BizTalk Server
15 2 (0.069%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 125 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (1.27%) MS Visio
3 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Excel
4 10 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.10%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.069%) Cisco SocialMiner
3 2 (0.069%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.034%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 388 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (10.96%) Office 365
3 224 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (1.41%) OpenShift
5 37 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
6 35 (1.20%) OneDrive
7 27 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
8 24 (0.82%) Azure Stack
9 23 (0.79%) SaaS
10 14 (0.48%) IaaS
11 13 (0.45%) AWS CloudFormation
12 10 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.34%) G Suite
13 9 (0.31%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.21%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.21%) GitHub
14 6 (0.21%) Mimecast
14 6 (0.21%) PaaS
15 3 (0.10%) Amazon EC2
16 2 (0.069%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1,511 (51.91%) Firewall
2 1,159 (39.81%) WAN
3 863 (29.65%) MPLS
4 735 (25.25%) Network Security
5 707 (24.29%) VPN
6 663 (22.78%) BGP
7 644 (22.12%) Cisco ASA
8 595 (20.44%) DNS
8 595 (20.44%) OSPF
9 572 (19.65%) LAN
10 522 (17.93%) Wireless
11 489 (16.80%) Cisco Nexus
12 459 (15.77%) Broadband
13 419 (14.39%) ADSL
14 418 (14.36%) IPsec
15 382 (13.12%) VoIP
16 375 (12.88%) NetScaler
17 342 (11.75%) Internet
18 300 (10.31%) RIP
19 297 (10.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 180 (6.18%) SQL Server
2 28 (0.96%) Big Data
3 27 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (0.41%) MySQL
5 10 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 9 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (0.31%) Power BI
7 7 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
7 7 (0.24%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (0.14%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Database
8 4 (0.14%) SQL Server 2017
9 2 (0.069%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.069%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.069%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.069%) Informix
9 2 (0.069%) MS Access
9 2 (0.069%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.069%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.069%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (1.82%) JIRA
2 32 (1.10%) Git (software)
3 25 (0.86%) Visual Studio
4 24 (0.82%) Bitbucket
4 24 (0.82%) git-flow
4 24 (0.82%) TestRail
4 24 (0.82%) Zephyr
5 21 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 13 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.21%) Ant
7 6 (0.21%) Maven
8 4 (0.14%) JUnit
8 4 (0.14%) Subversion
9 3 (0.10%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.10%) Redmine
10 1 (0.034%) GitLab
10 1 (0.034%) GoCD
10 1 (0.034%) Hudson
10 1 (0.034%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 272 (9.34%) Finance
2 261 (8.97%) Telecoms
3 74 (2.54%) Retail
4 60 (2.06%) Banking
5 54 (1.86%) Law
6 47 (1.61%) Legal
7 37 (1.27%) Advertising
8 31 (1.06%) Marketing
9 28 (0.96%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.65%) Games
11 15 (0.52%) Billing
12 14 (0.48%) Aerospace
12 14 (0.48%) German Language
13 13 (0.45%) French Language
14 12 (0.41%) Electronics
14 12 (0.41%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.41%) Italian Language
15 7 (0.24%) Back Office
15 7 (0.24%) Front Office
16 6 (0.21%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1,360 (46.72%) Network Engineer
2 418 (14.36%) Analyst
3 392 (13.47%) Cisco Engineer
4 335 (11.51%) Security Engineer
5 326 (11.20%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 297 (10.20%) Network Security Engineer
7 259 (8.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 242 (8.31%) Support Analyst
9 211 (7.25%) Technical Support
10 206 (7.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 202 (6.94%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
12 192 (6.60%) Support Engineer
13 187 (6.42%) Technical Analyst
14 186 (6.39%) Consultant
15 182 (6.25%) Technical Support Analyst
16 165 (5.67%) Cisco Security Engineer
17 159 (5.46%) 2nd Line Support
18 150 (5.15%) Project Engineer
19 129 (4.43%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
20 116 (3.98%) 2nd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (1.20%) Web Services
2 32 (1.10%) .NET
3 31 (1.06%) 802.1X
4 29 (1.00%) ASP.NET
5 26 (0.89%) Spring
6 25 (0.86%) REST
7 24 (0.82%) AngularJS
7 24 (0.82%) GraphQL
7 24 (0.82%) Kafka
7 24 (0.82%) Node.js
7 24 (0.82%) React
7 24 (0.82%) Spring MVC
7 24 (0.82%) Vue.js
8 14 (0.48%) XMPP
9 13 (0.45%) SailPoint
10 11 (0.38%) Flash
11 8 (0.27%) Apache Flex
12 6 (0.21%) CSS
12 6 (0.21%) HTML
12 6 (0.21%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 519 (17.83%) Data Centre
2 411 (14.12%) Management Information System
3 155 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
4 84 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
5 79 (2.71%) Driving Licence
6 44 (1.51%) Public Cloud
7 43 (1.48%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 42 (1.44%) Security Operations Centre
9 40 (1.37%) Replication
10 37 (1.27%) Virtual Team
11 30 (1.03%) e-Learning
12 25 (0.86%) Cyberthreat
13 24 (0.82%) Video Conferencing
14 23 (0.79%) Clustering
15 22 (0.76%) User Experience
16 19 (0.65%) Greenfield Project
17 18 (0.62%) Cyber Kill Chain
18 16 (0.55%) Handset
19 15 (0.52%) PKI
20 14 (0.48%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 706 (24.25%) Windows
2 643 (22.09%) Linux
3 442 (15.18%) Windows Server
4 405 (13.91%) Unix
5 191 (6.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 138 (4.74%) Windows Server 2008
7 101 (3.47%) Windows 7
8 98 (3.37%) Windows 10
9 48 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
10 44 (1.51%) Mac OS
11 35 (1.20%) Android
12 30 (1.03%) CentOS
13 29 (1.00%) Apple iOS
14 26 (0.89%) Windows 8
15 20 (0.69%) Windows XP
16 15 (0.52%) AIX
17 14 (0.48%) CatOS
18 12 (0.41%) Mac OS X
18 12 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 11 (0.38%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 602 (20.68%) ITIL
2 445 (15.29%) Service Delivery
3 438 (15.05%) Network Design
4 391 (13.43%) Network Management
5 373 (12.81%) Presales
6 365 (12.54%) Change Control
7 313 (10.75%) Product Management
8 268 (9.21%) Problem-Solving
9 263 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 237 (8.14%) Validation
11 190 (6.53%) Cybersecurity
12 180 (6.18%) Network Monitoring
13 167 (5.74%) Load Balancing
14 149 (5.12%) Change Management
15 142 (4.88%) Information Security
16 141 (4.84%) Incident Management
17 138 (4.74%) Disaster Recovery
18 136 (4.67%) Project Management
19 132 (4.53%) Supplier Management
20 129 (4.43%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 377 (12.95%) Python
2 320 (10.99%) Bash Shell
3 309 (10.61%) Perl
4 130 (4.47%) SQL
5 129 (4.43%) PowerShell
6 75 (2.58%) C
7 38 (1.31%) PHP
8 36 (1.24%) JavaScript
8 36 (1.24%) Shell Script
9 27 (0.93%) Java
10 26 (0.89%) C++
11 19 (0.65%) VBScript
12 13 (0.45%) C#
13 4 (0.14%) VB
14 2 (0.069%) Ada
14 2 (0.069%) Tcl
14 2 (0.069%) T-SQL
15 1 (0.034%) Korn
15 1 (0.034%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2,911 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1,652 (56.75%) CCNP
3 654 (22.47%) Microsoft Certification
4 476 (16.35%) MCSE
5 318 (10.92%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 271 (9.31%) Degree
7 223 (7.66%) Security Cleared
8 214 (7.35%) CCIE
9 206 (7.08%) MCSA
10 174 (5.98%) MCITP
11 139 (4.77%) MCP
12 128 (4.40%) CISSP
13 127 (4.36%) SC Cleared
14 125 (4.29%) JNCIA
15 92 (3.16%) CCSA
16 76 (2.61%) CCDP
17 71 (2.44%) Network+ Certification
18 68 (2.34%) CEH
19 64 (2.20%) GIAC
20 61 (2.10%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 524 (18.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 407 (13.98%) ISO 9001
3 162 (5.57%) SLA
4 50 (1.72%) PCI DSS
5 34 (1.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 28 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 28 (0.96%) PMO
7 21 (0.72%) GDPR
8 20 (0.69%) NIST
9 17 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
10 15 (0.52%) ISO 22301
10 15 (0.52%) NIST 800
11 9 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 9 (0.31%) QA
12 5 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 3 (0.10%) NCSC
13 3 (0.10%) RMADS
System Software
1 592 (20.34%) Active Directory
2 480 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 206 (7.08%) Hyper-V
4 202 (6.94%) vCloud
5 77 (2.65%) XenApp
6 57 (1.96%) vSphere
7 52 (1.79%) XenDesktop
8 50 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
9 47 (1.61%) Docker
10 28 (0.96%) VMware NSX
11 24 (0.82%) Microsoft App-V
12 22 (0.76%) Firmware
13 19 (0.65%) NFS
13 19 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
14 16 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
15 9 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 8 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
17 7 (0.24%) Terminal Services
18 5 (0.17%) DFS Replication
19 4 (0.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 347 (11.92%) FortiGate
2 331 (11.37%) Nagios
3 117 (4.02%) SCCM
4 99 (3.40%) Cisco CUCM
5 45 (1.55%) Kubernetes
5 45 (1.55%) SCOM
6 40 (1.37%) Stealthwatch
7 35 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
8 33 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 33 (1.13%) Puppet
8 33 (1.13%) WSUS
9 31 (1.06%) Cisco UCCX
10 30 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
11 25 (0.86%) Backup Exec
12 24 (0.82%) SCOrch
13 23 (0.79%) Ansible
14 21 (0.72%) AirWatch
15 20 (0.69%) Nessus
16 19 (0.65%) Terraform
17 18 (0.62%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 2,066 (70.97%) Cisco
2 716 (24.60%) Microsoft
3 715 (24.56%) VMware
4 514 (17.66%) Palo Alto
5 461 (15.84%) Fortinet
6 364 (12.50%) CheckPoint
7 345 (11.85%) Citrix
8 331 (11.37%) Juniper
9 242 (8.31%) Meraki
10 174 (5.98%) HP
11 169 (5.81%) F5
12 152 (5.22%) Aruba
13 130 (4.47%) SolarWinds
14 124 (4.26%) Polycom
15 118 (4.05%) NetApp
16 96 (3.30%) Avaya
17 86 (2.95%) Dell
18 67 (2.30%) Mitel
19 66 (2.27%) Huawei
20 60 (2.06%) Veeam