Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 152 120
Rank change year-on-year -65 -32 +17
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 81 199 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.93% 2.00% 2.33%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.44% 8.35% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 78 171 238
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £24,963 £25,500 £25,525
90th Percentile £60,125 £58,750 £50,000
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 2,352 2,382 3,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 26.96% 23.94% 26.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1,536 1,902 2,335
West Midlands median annual salary £44,000 £40,545 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.52% +1.36% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,080 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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 22 September 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 22 September 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 -47 37 £43,750 +6.71% 10
Solihull - 10 £30,000 - 2
Coventry -7 7 £45,000 - 3
Staffordshire -1 5 £29,000 -10.77% 2
Shropshire +16 4 £52,500 -4.55% 4
Wolverhampton - 3 £36,725 -
Herefordshire +12 2 - -
Warwickshire +12 2 £42,250 +20.71%
Dudley - 2 £24,500 - 1
Worcestershire -4 1 £42,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £24,500 - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 58 (71.60%) Cisco
3 45 (55.56%) Firewall
4 38 (46.91%) CCNP
4 38 (46.91%) WAN
5 35 (43.21%) Windows
6 29 (35.80%) Windows Server
7 27 (33.33%) LAN
8 25 (30.86%) MCSE
8 25 (30.86%) Microsoft Certification
9 24 (29.63%) ITIL
10 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
10 23 (28.40%) VMware
11 22 (27.16%) MPLS
12 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
13 19 (23.46%) VPN
14 18 (22.22%) Wireless
14 18 (22.22%) Service Delivery
15 17 (20.99%) F5
16 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
16 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
16 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
17 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
17 14 (17.28%) Meraki
17 14 (17.28%) OSPF
18 13 (16.05%) CheckPoint
18 13 (16.05%) Juniper
18 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
19 12 (14.81%) VLAN
19 12 (14.81%) HP

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 4 (4.94%) MS Exchange
2 3 (3.70%) Apache
3 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.23%) assyst
1 1 (1.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
4 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 45 (55.56%) Firewall
2 38 (46.91%) WAN
3 27 (33.33%) LAN
4 22 (27.16%) MPLS
5 19 (23.46%) VPN
6 18 (22.22%) Wireless
7 14 (17.28%) Cisco ASA
7 14 (17.28%) OSPF
8 12 (14.81%) DNS
8 12 (14.81%) VLAN
8 12 (14.81%) VoIP
9 11 (13.58%) Cisco Firepower
10 10 (12.35%) Cisco Wireless
11 9 (11.11%) BGP
12 8 (9.88%) Cisco Nexus
13 7 (8.64%) Cisco ISE
13 7 (8.64%) DHCP
13 7 (8.64%) Internet
14 6 (7.41%) Software-Defined Networking
14 6 (7.41%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) NoSQL
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.23%) MySQL
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (4.94%) Billing
1 4 (4.94%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Advertising
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (28.40%) Network Engineer
2 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) Cisco Engineer
3 7 (8.64%) IT Manager
4 6 (7.41%) Analyst
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco Consultant
4 6 (7.41%) Cisco Network Consultant
4 6 (7.41%) Consultant
4 6 (7.41%) Network Consultant
4 6 (7.41%) NOC Engineer
4 6 (7.41%) Support Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 5 (6.17%) Security Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Deployment Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Network Analyst
6 4 (4.94%) Network Manager
6 4 (4.94%) Network Security Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Network Support
6 4 (4.94%) Project Engineer
6 4 (4.94%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.70%) Spring
2 2 (2.47%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (1.23%) COM
3 1 (1.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (19.75%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (7.41%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Fintech
4 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.47%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.23%) EPoS
5 1 (1.23%) iPad
5 1 (1.23%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 35 (43.21%) Windows
2 29 (35.80%) Windows Server
3 11 (13.58%) Linux
4 8 (9.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (8.64%) Windows 10
6 6 (7.41%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (4.94%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (29.63%) ITIL
2 18 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 13 (16.05%) Load Balancing
4 11 (13.58%) Network Management
5 10 (12.35%) Incident Management
5 10 (12.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (11.11%) Migration
7 8 (9.88%) Project Management
8 7 (8.64%) IT Strategy
8 7 (8.64%) Network Architecture
8 7 (8.64%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.64%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.41%) Presales
10 5 (6.17%) Business Continuity
10 5 (6.17%) Cybersecurity
10 5 (6.17%) Service Management
10 5 (6.17%) Time Management
11 4 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (4.94%) Release Management
11 4 (4.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.70%) SQL
2 2 (2.47%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.23%) Python
3 1 (1.23%) R
3 1 (1.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 81 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 38 (46.91%) CCNP
3 25 (30.86%) MCSE
3 25 (30.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 16 (19.75%) Security Cleared
5 11 (13.58%) SC Cleared
6 7 (8.64%) DV Cleared
7 6 (7.41%) Degree
7 6 (7.41%) MCSA
8 5 (6.17%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (4.94%) CISSP
9 4 (4.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 3 (3.70%) CCDA
10 3 (3.70%) CISM
10 3 (3.70%) MCITP
11 2 (2.47%) CIPD
12 1 (1.23%) JNCIA
12 1 (1.23%) JNCIP
12 1 (1.23%) JNCIS
12 1 (1.23%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (9.88%) SLA
3 7 (8.64%) PCI DSS
4 6 (7.41%) Cyber Essentials
5 5 (6.17%) GDPR
System Software
1 23 (28.40%) Active Directory
2 16 (19.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
4 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.47%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.23%) vSphere
6 1 (1.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (7.41%) QRadar
1 6 (7.41%) WhatsUp Gold
2 5 (6.17%) WSUS
3 4 (4.94%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.94%) Nagios
3 4 (4.94%) Stealthwatch
4 1 (1.23%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.23%) SCCM
Vendors
1 58 (71.60%) Cisco
2 23 (28.40%) VMware
3 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
4 17 (20.99%) F5
5 14 (17.28%) Meraki
6 13 (16.05%) CheckPoint
6 13 (16.05%) Juniper
7 12 (14.81%) HP
8 10 (12.35%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.41%) Tripwire
10 5 (6.17%) CA
10 5 (6.17%) Fortinet
11 3 (3.70%) Dell
11 3 (3.70%) Nokia
11 3 (3.70%) Palo Alto
11 3 (3.70%) Remedy
12 2 (2.47%) Draytek
12 2 (2.47%) Huawei
12 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
12 2 (2.47%) SonicWALL