Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 172 110
Rank change year-on-year -45 -62 +8
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 85 166 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.00% 1.63% 2.51%
As % of the Qualifications category 3.69% 6.89% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 82 137 257
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,888 £25,650 £25,750
90th Percentile £56,263 £57,500 £48,300
England 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 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 2,305 2,408 3,054
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 27.00% 23.58% 26.40%
Number of salaries quoted 1,538 1,859 2,243
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £23,750 £22,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £66,250 £63,950
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -36 34 £42,500 +3.66% 14
Solihull +17 11 £25,000 -41.18%
Staffordshire +6 9 £29,000 -10.77% 6
Coventry +1 8 £45,000 +24.14% 2
Warwickshire +28 4 £43,500 +41.46%
Shropshire +5 4 £55,000 - 4
Wolverhampton - 4 £42,113 - 1
Worcestershire -5 2 £43,250 +1.76% 1
Dudley - 2 £24,500 - 1
Brierley Hill - 1 £24,500 - 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 60 (70.59%) Cisco
3 51 (60.00%) Firewall
4 45 (52.94%) CCNP
5 40 (47.06%) WAN
6 27 (31.76%) LAN
7 26 (30.59%) Windows
8 22 (25.88%) ITIL
8 22 (25.88%) Windows Server
9 21 (24.71%) Wireless
10 20 (23.53%) VMware
11 19 (22.35%) MCSE
11 19 (22.35%) VoIP
11 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
12 18 (21.18%) Juniper
13 17 (20.00%) MPLS
13 17 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
14 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
15 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
16 14 (16.47%) VPN
16 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
17 13 (15.29%) HP
17 13 (15.29%) OSPF
17 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
17 13 (15.29%) VLAN
17 13 (15.29%) Network Management
18 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
18 12 (14.12%) Network Security
19 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
19 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing

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 (5.88%) Apache
2 4 (4.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (3.53%) IIS
4 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.18%) assyst
1 1 (1.18%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.35%) Office 365
4 1 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (60.00%) Firewall
2 40 (47.06%) WAN
3 27 (31.76%) LAN
4 21 (24.71%) Wireless
5 19 (22.35%) VoIP
6 17 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (20.00%) MPLS
7 14 (16.47%) VPN
8 13 (15.29%) OSPF
8 13 (15.29%) VLAN
9 12 (14.12%) Network Security
10 11 (12.94%) BGP
11 10 (11.76%) Cisco Nexus
12 9 (10.59%) Cisco Firepower
12 9 (10.59%) DHCP
12 9 (10.59%) DNS
13 8 (9.41%) Cisco IOS
13 8 (9.41%) Cisco Wireless
13 8 (9.41%) Internet
14 7 (8.24%) Cisco ISE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.53%) MySQL
3 1 (1.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.18%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (7.06%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.88%) Retail
3 3 (3.53%) Billing
4 1 (1.18%) Advertising
4 1 (1.18%) Banking
4 1 (1.18%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (36.47%) Network Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) NOC Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Senior Network Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Cisco Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) Network Consultant
6 6 (7.06%) SC Cleared Network Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco Network Consultant
7 5 (5.88%) IT Manager
7 5 (5.88%) Network Support
7 5 (5.88%) Operations Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Security Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Architect
8 4 (4.71%) Network Security Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (1.18%) COM
2 1 (1.18%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.12%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.59%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.88%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.53%) Handset
5 2 (2.35%) Clustering
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.18%) Fintech
6 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 26 (30.59%) Windows
2 22 (25.88%) Windows Server
3 10 (11.76%) Linux
4 5 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.18%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (25.88%) ITIL
2 14 (16.47%) Service Delivery
3 13 (15.29%) Network Management
4 11 (12.94%) Load Balancing
5 10 (11.76%) Incident Management
5 10 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (10.59%) Network Design
6 9 (10.59%) Project Management
7 8 (9.41%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (9.41%) Cybersecurity
7 8 (9.41%) High Availability
7 8 (9.41%) Problem Management
8 7 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
8 7 (8.24%) Supplier Management
8 7 (8.24%) Time Management
9 6 (7.06%) Root Cause Analysis
10 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
10 5 (5.88%) Data Privacy
10 5 (5.88%) Mentoring
10 5 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.71%) SQL
2 2 (2.35%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.18%) Bash Shell
3 1 (1.18%) C
3 1 (1.18%) Python
3 1 (1.18%) R
3 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 85 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 45 (52.94%) CCNP
3 19 (22.35%) MCSE
3 19 (22.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (15.29%) Security Cleared
5 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
6 8 (9.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (5.88%) CISM
7 5 (5.88%) CISSP
8 3 (3.53%) Degree
8 3 (3.53%) DV Cleared
9 2 (2.35%) CCA
9 2 (2.35%) CCAA
9 2 (2.35%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (2.35%) VCAP
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIA
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIP
10 1 (1.18%) JNCIS
10 1 (1.18%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.59%) PCI DSS
1 9 (10.59%) SLA
2 7 (8.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (7.06%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (5.88%) GDPR
System Software
1 15 (17.65%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (4.71%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (1.18%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (1.18%) vSphere
4 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (4.71%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (4.71%) Nagios
1 4 (4.71%) Stealthwatch
2 3 (3.53%) QRadar
2 3 (3.53%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (2.35%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.18%) Linux-HA
4 1 (1.18%) SCCM
Vendors
1 60 (70.59%) Cisco
2 20 (23.53%) VMware
3 18 (21.18%) Juniper
4 16 (18.82%) Microsoft
5 13 (15.29%) HP
6 11 (12.94%) F5
6 11 (12.94%) Meraki
7 10 (11.76%) CheckPoint
8 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
9 6 (7.06%) Fortinet
9 6 (7.06%) Palo Alto
10 5 (5.88%) Avaya
10 5 (5.88%) Dell
11 4 (4.71%) Mitel
12 3 (3.53%) Citrix
12 3 (3.53%) McAfee
12 3 (3.53%) Remedy
12 3 (3.53%) Tripwire
13 2 (2.35%) Draytek
13 2 (2.35%) SonicWALL