Period
to 21 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 21 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 160 201 94
Rank change year-on-year +41 -107 +3
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 131 127 293
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.65% 1.29% 2.83%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.55% 5.47% 11.64%
Number of salaries quoted 113 94 265
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -5.06% -1.25%
10th Percentile £27,250 £28,500 £27,400
90th Percentile £53,750 £52,500 £51,250
England median annual salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.47% +1.25% -5.88%

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 2,361 2,320 2,517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 29.70% 23.52% 24.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,552 1,608 1,862
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -2.44%
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £62,950
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing CCNA as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for CCNA in the West Midlands

CCNA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCNA in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for CCNA in the West Midlands

CCNA
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCNA in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

Salary histogram for CCNA in the West Midlands

CCNA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCNA within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 February 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
Birmingham +2 62 £42,500 +13.33% 4
Solihull +23 15 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Worcestershire -3 14 £43,250 -3.89% 2
Coventry +15 13 £29,500 -24.36% 1
Staffordshire +12 8 £29,000 -13.43% 4
Warwickshire +12 7 £50,000 +42.86% 1
Shropshire - 3 £35,250 - 1
Dudley - 2 £32,500 -
Wolverhampton - 2 £47,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £38,000 - 3
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 131 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 98 (74.81%) Cisco
3 76 (58.02%) Firewall
4 71 (54.20%) CCNP
5 46 (35.11%) WAN
5 46 (35.11%) ITIL
6 38 (29.01%) Load Balancing
7 35 (26.72%) VLAN
8 34 (25.95%) Wireless
9 33 (25.19%) LAN
10 32 (24.43%) Windows
11 28 (21.37%) VoIP
12 26 (19.85%) VMware
12 26 (19.85%) Service Delivery
13 24 (18.32%) SLA
14 23 (17.56%) Incident Management
15 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
16 21 (16.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 21 (16.03%) Network Security
16 21 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
16 21 (16.03%) HP
16 21 (16.03%) Juniper
16 21 (16.03%) MCSE
17 20 (15.27%) Change Management
17 20 (15.27%) Cisco ASA
18 19 (14.50%) High Availability
18 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
18 19 (14.50%) Network Design
18 19 (14.50%) Active Directory
19 18 (13.74%) Palo Alto

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 14 (10.69%) MS Exchange
2 12 (9.16%) IIS
3 11 (8.40%) Tomcat
4 8 (6.11%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (6.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (3.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (58.02%) Firewall
2 46 (35.11%) WAN
3 35 (26.72%) VLAN
4 34 (25.95%) Wireless
5 33 (25.19%) LAN
6 28 (21.37%) VoIP
7 21 (16.03%) Network Security
8 20 (15.27%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (12.98%) BGP
10 14 (10.69%) MPLS
11 12 (9.16%) OSPF
12 11 (8.40%) Cisco IOS
12 11 (8.40%) WLAN
13 9 (6.87%) Cisco Nexus
13 9 (6.87%) Internet
14 8 (6.11%) DHCP
14 8 (6.11%) DNS
14 8 (6.11%) VPN
15 7 (5.34%) ADSL
16 5 (3.82%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (9.16%) MySQL
1 12 (9.16%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (12.21%) Telecoms
2 13 (9.92%) Finance
3 9 (6.87%) Billing
4 7 (5.34%) Retail
5 2 (1.53%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (40.46%) Network Engineer
2 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Support
3 9 (6.87%) Analyst
3 9 (6.87%) Network Manager
3 9 (6.87%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (6.87%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (6.11%) IT Engineer
5 7 (5.34%) Architect
5 7 (5.34%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (5.34%) Senior IT Engineer
6 6 (4.58%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (4.58%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (4.58%) Consultant
6 6 (4.58%) Network Analyst
6 6 (4.58%) Network Security Consultant
6 6 (4.58%) Security Consultant
6 6 (4.58%) Security Engineer
7 5 (3.82%) Network Consultant
7 5 (3.82%) Network Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) Spring
2 2 (1.53%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.53%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (14.50%) Data Centre
2 13 (9.92%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (9.92%) Handset
3 12 (9.16%) Clustering
3 12 (9.16%) Enterprise Storage
4 7 (5.34%) Management Information System
5 6 (4.58%) Virtual Team
6 4 (3.05%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.53%) Driving Licence
7 2 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.76%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 32 (24.43%) Windows
2 22 (16.79%) Windows Server
3 17 (12.98%) Linux
4 7 (5.34%) Windows 10
4 7 (5.34%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.53%) CatOS
6 1 (0.76%) CentOS
6 1 (0.76%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.76%) Unix
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (35.11%) ITIL
2 38 (29.01%) Load Balancing
3 26 (19.85%) Service Delivery
4 23 (17.56%) Incident Management
5 20 (15.27%) Change Management
6 19 (14.50%) High Availability
6 19 (14.50%) Network Design
7 16 (12.21%) Mentoring
8 15 (11.45%) Continuous Improvement
9 14 (10.69%) Change Control
9 14 (10.69%) Project Planning
10 13 (9.92%) Configuration Management
10 13 (9.92%) IT Strategy
11 11 (8.40%) Cybersecurity
11 11 (8.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 11 (8.40%) Problem Management
12 10 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (6.87%) Network Management
13 9 (6.87%) Project Management
14 8 (6.11%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 12 (9.16%) SQL
2 2 (1.53%) C
3 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 131 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 71 (54.20%) CCNP
3 21 (16.03%) MCSE
3 21 (16.03%) Microsoft Certification
3 21 (16.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 15 (11.45%) Security Cleared
5 12 (9.16%) CCA
5 12 (9.16%) CCAA
5 12 (9.16%) Citrix Certification
5 12 (9.16%) VCAP
6 9 (6.87%) CISSP
6 9 (6.87%) SC Cleared
7 7 (5.34%) CISM
8 6 (4.58%) DV Cleared
9 4 (3.05%) CCDA
9 4 (3.05%) Degree
9 4 (3.05%) MCSA
10 3 (2.29%) CCSP
10 3 (2.29%) JNCIA
10 3 (2.29%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (18.32%) SLA
2 9 (6.87%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.76%) GDPR
3 1 (0.76%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (14.50%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.05%) VMware NSX
3 3 (2.29%) vSphere
4 2 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.76%) Firmware
5 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.76%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.76%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 10 (7.63%) Linux-HA
2 4 (3.05%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.53%) Nagios
3 2 (1.53%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (0.76%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 98 (74.81%) Cisco
2 26 (19.85%) VMware
3 21 (16.03%) HP
3 21 (16.03%) Juniper
4 18 (13.74%) Palo Alto
5 17 (12.98%) Microsoft
6 15 (11.45%) Avaya
7 14 (10.69%) Mitel
8 13 (9.92%) CheckPoint
8 13 (9.92%) Citrix
8 13 (9.92%) F5
8 13 (9.92%) Fortinet
9 9 (6.87%) Dell
9 9 (6.87%) SolarWinds
10 8 (6.11%) Meraki
11 7 (5.34%) McAfee
12 2 (1.53%) Red Hat
12 2 (1.53%) Remedy
12 2 (1.53%) Riverbed
13 1 (0.76%) Nimble Storage