Period
to 20 July 2018

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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 134 126
Rank change year-on-year -81 -8 +10
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 92 233 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.98% 2.31% 2.20%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.61% 9.70% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 73 220 235
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.76% +2.50% +10.81%
10th Percentile £26,750 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £55,600 £57,500 £52,000
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -

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 2,547 2,403 3,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.09% 23.87% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1,632 1,925 2,488
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,850 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +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 20 July 2018.

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 20 July 2018. 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 -60 42 £45,000 +2.86% 5
Coventry -8 11 £45,000 - 2
Solihull +10 8 £26,250 -30.00% 4
Warwickshire -6 7 - - 1
Shropshire +21 5 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Worcestershire -3 4 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Herefordshire +17 2 - -
Staffordshire -7 2 £30,500 +1.67% 6
Wolverhampton -10 2 £36,613 +55.80% 1
West Bromwich +13 1 £32,500 -
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 2018, 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 92 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 73 (79.35%) Cisco
3 51 (55.43%) Firewall
4 50 (54.35%) WAN
5 48 (52.17%) CCNP
6 38 (41.30%) LAN
6 38 (41.30%) ITIL
7 37 (40.22%) Windows
8 31 (33.70%) MPLS
8 31 (33.70%) VMware
8 31 (33.70%) F5
9 28 (30.43%) Service Delivery
10 27 (29.35%) CheckPoint
11 26 (28.26%) Data Centre
12 25 (27.17%) Windows Server
13 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
13 24 (26.09%) Juniper
13 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
14 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
14 23 (25.00%) MCSE
14 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
15 22 (23.91%) Wireless
16 20 (21.74%) Network Architecture
17 19 (20.65%) Load Balancing
17 19 (20.65%) HP
17 19 (20.65%) Cisco Wireless
18 18 (19.57%) VPN
19 17 (18.48%) SolarWinds
19 17 (18.48%) Network Management
20 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared

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 5 (5.43%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.09%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (2.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) assyst
1 1 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.13%) Amazon AWS
1 13 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.17%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (55.43%) Firewall
2 50 (54.35%) WAN
3 38 (41.30%) LAN
4 31 (33.70%) MPLS
5 22 (23.91%) Wireless
6 19 (20.65%) Cisco Wireless
7 18 (19.57%) VPN
8 16 (17.39%) VLAN
9 15 (16.30%) OSPF
10 11 (11.96%) Cisco Firepower
10 11 (11.96%) Internet
10 11 (11.96%) Software-Defined Networking
10 11 (11.96%) TACACS
11 10 (10.87%) SAN
12 9 (9.78%) Cisco ASA
13 8 (8.70%) DNS
13 8 (8.70%) VoIP
14 7 (7.61%) WLAN
15 6 (6.52%) SSL
16 5 (5.43%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.09%) MySQL
3 1 (1.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (5.43%) Finance
2 4 (4.35%) Advertising
3 3 (3.26%) Billing
4 2 (2.17%) Banking
4 2 (2.17%) French Language
4 2 (2.17%) German Language
4 2 (2.17%) Polish Language
4 2 (2.17%) Russian Language
4 2 (2.17%) Spanish Language
4 2 (2.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.09%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (33.70%) Network Engineer
2 12 (13.04%) Cisco Consultant
2 12 (13.04%) Consultant
3 11 (11.96%) Cisco Network Consultant
3 11 (11.96%) Network Consultant
4 10 (10.87%) Support Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support
5 7 (7.61%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (7.61%) IT Manager
5 7 (7.61%) Technical Specialist
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 6 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Engineer
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.52%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Systems Engineer
7 5 (5.43%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.17%) COM
1 2 (2.17%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.09%) 802.1X
2 1 (1.09%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 26 (28.26%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.96%) Driving Licence
3 9 (9.78%) Self-Motivation
4 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.17%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.17%) Fintech
5 2 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.09%) EPoS
6 1 (1.09%) iPad
6 1 (1.09%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (40.22%) Windows
2 25 (27.17%) Windows Server
3 15 (16.30%) Linux
4 8 (8.70%) Windows 10
5 7 (7.61%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (6.52%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (5.43%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.17%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.17%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (41.30%) ITIL
2 28 (30.43%) Service Delivery
3 20 (21.74%) Network Architecture
4 19 (20.65%) Load Balancing
5 17 (18.48%) Network Management
6 12 (13.04%) Presales
7 9 (9.78%) Line Management
7 9 (9.78%) Service Management
8 8 (8.70%) Incident Management
9 7 (7.61%) Change Management
9 7 (7.61%) Network Virtualisation
10 6 (6.52%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (6.52%) Document Management
10 6 (6.52%) Integration Testing
10 6 (6.52%) Migration
10 6 (6.52%) PRINCE2
10 6 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
10 6 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
11 5 (5.43%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.43%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.35%) SQL
2 2 (2.17%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.09%) C
3 1 (1.09%) Python
3 1 (1.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 92 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 48 (52.17%) CCNP
3 24 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 23 (25.00%) MCSE
5 16 (17.39%) Security Cleared
6 11 (11.96%) Degree
6 11 (11.96%) SC Cleared
7 8 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (7.61%) DV Cleared
8 7 (7.61%) MCSA
9 6 (6.52%) Check Point Certification
9 6 (6.52%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (6.52%) MCITP
10 5 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (4.35%) CISSP
11 4 (4.35%) JNCIA
11 4 (4.35%) JNCIP
11 4 (4.35%) JNCIS
12 3 (3.26%) CCDA
12 3 (3.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (16.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (5.43%) Cyber Essentials
2 5 (5.43%) PCI DSS
3 4 (4.35%) GDPR
4 3 (3.26%) SLA
5 1 (1.09%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 1 (1.09%) RMADS
System Software
1 24 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (8.70%) Hyper-V
4 6 (6.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.17%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 11 (11.96%) QRadar
1 11 (11.96%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (5.43%) WSUS
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco CME
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.09%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 73 (79.35%) Cisco
2 31 (33.70%) F5
2 31 (33.70%) VMware
3 27 (29.35%) CheckPoint
4 24 (26.09%) Juniper
5 23 (25.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (20.65%) HP
7 17 (18.48%) SolarWinds
8 14 (15.22%) Meraki
9 11 (11.96%) Fortinet
9 11 (11.96%) Tripwire
10 10 (10.87%) Nokia
11 8 (8.70%) Brocade
12 7 (7.61%) Huawei
13 5 (5.43%) CA
14 2 (2.17%) Avaya
14 2 (2.17%) Capita
15 1 (1.09%) Blue Coat
15 1 (1.09%) Ivanti
15 1 (1.09%) WatchGuard