Period
to 22 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 106 117
Rank change year-on-year -68 +11 +24
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 167 299 252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.64% 2.60% 2.34%
As % of the Qualifications category 7.02% 9.88% 9.32%
Number of salaries quoted 136 265 217
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +1.33%
10th Percentile £25,625 £25,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £48,750 £55,000
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 2380 3025 2705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 23.40% 26.34% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1830 2212 2155
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - -
10th Percentile £23,779 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,100 £64,000 £65,480
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +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 22 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 0 87 £41,000 +3.80% 5
Staffordshire 0 26 £32,500 -15.03% 1
Warwickshire -17 15 £30,750 -19.08% 2
Coventry -31 14 £36,500 -9.32% 1
Worcestershire -21 11 £42,500 +13.33%
Shropshire -13 6 £55,000 +57.14%
Solihull -5 1 £42,500 +54.55% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing CCNA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCNA.

1 167 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 123 (73.65%) Cisco
3 109 (65.27%) Firewall
4 91 (54.49%) WAN
5 85 (50.90%) CCNP
6 67 (40.12%) LAN
7 57 (34.13%) ITIL
8 46 (27.54%) Windows
9 43 (25.75%) Juniper
10 41 (24.55%) VMware
11 40 (23.95%) Active Directory
12 36 (21.56%) Data Centre
13 35 (20.96%) HP
14 33 (19.76%) Wireless
15 31 (18.56%) VoIP
15 31 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
16 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
17 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
17 29 (17.37%) MPLS
17 29 (17.37%) Network Security
18 26 (15.57%) Finance
19 24 (14.37%) VPN
19 24 (14.37%) F5
20 23 (13.77%) BGP
21 22 (13.17%) Project Management
21 22 (13.17%) MCSE
21 22 (13.17%) CheckPoint
21 22 (13.17%) Fortinet
21 22 (13.17%) Windows Server
22 21 (12.57%) OSPF

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 13 (7.78%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.80%) Apache
2 3 (1.80%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.60%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.20%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 19 (11.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.98%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.19%) Office 365
4 6 (3.59%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 109 (65.27%) Firewall
2 91 (54.49%) WAN
3 67 (40.12%) LAN
4 33 (19.76%) Wireless
5 31 (18.56%) VoIP
6 29 (17.37%) MPLS
6 29 (17.37%) Network Security
7 24 (14.37%) VPN
8 23 (13.77%) BGP
9 21 (12.57%) OSPF
10 19 (11.38%) DNS
10 19 (11.38%) WLAN
11 17 (10.18%) TCP/IP
12 15 (8.98%) SAN
12 15 (8.98%) Structured Cabling
13 14 (8.38%) Cisco Wireless
14 13 (7.78%) Cisco ASA
14 13 (7.78%) VLAN
15 11 (6.59%) IPsec
15 11 (6.59%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.38%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (1.80%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 26 (15.57%) Finance
2 12 (7.19%) Retail
3 9 (5.39%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.59%) Banking
5 4 (2.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.60%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.60%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 62 (37.13%) Network Engineer
2 23 (13.77%) Analyst
3 22 (13.17%) Cisco Engineer
4 18 (10.78%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 15 (8.98%) 3rd Line Support
6 13 (7.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 12 (7.19%) Administrator
8 11 (6.59%) Network Administrator
9 10 (5.99%) Network Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Network Specialist
9 10 (5.99%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Architect
10 8 (4.79%) Consultant
10 8 (4.79%) Network Support
10 8 (4.79%) NOC Engineer
10 8 (4.79%) Support Analyst
11 7 (4.19%) Technical Specialist
12 6 (3.59%) Network Manager
12 6 (3.59%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.19%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.60%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (21.56%) Data Centre
2 13 (7.78%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.99%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.80%) Clustering
4 3 (1.80%) Enterprise Storage
4 3 (1.80%) Handset
4 3 (1.80%) iPad
5 2 (1.20%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.20%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (0.60%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.60%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (0.60%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 46 (27.54%) Windows
2 22 (13.17%) Windows Server
3 14 (8.38%) Linux
4 13 (7.78%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (2.99%) Unix
5 5 (2.99%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.99%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.99%) Windows 8
5 5 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.99%) Windows Vista
6 4 (2.40%) CentOS
6 4 (2.40%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (34.13%) ITIL
2 22 (13.17%) Project Management
3 19 (11.38%) Network Design
4 17 (10.18%) Load Balancing
5 16 (9.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 14 (8.38%) Network Architecture
7 13 (7.78%) Business Continuity
8 12 (7.19%) Business Continuity Planning
8 12 (7.19%) Network Monitoring
8 12 (7.19%) Presales
8 12 (7.19%) Service Delivery
9 11 (6.59%) Network Management
10 10 (5.99%) Contingency Planning
10 10 (5.99%) PRINCE2
11 9 (5.39%) BCP
11 9 (5.39%) IT Strategy
11 9 (5.39%) Six Sigma
11 9 (5.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (5.39%) Translating Business Requirements
11 9 (5.39%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (2.99%) PowerShell
1 5 (2.99%) VB
2 3 (1.80%) Bash Shell
2 3 (1.80%) C
2 3 (1.80%) Shell Script
2 3 (1.80%) SQL
Qualifications
1 167 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 85 (50.90%) CCNP
3 30 (17.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 22 (13.17%) MCSE
5 15 (8.98%) Degree
6 9 (5.39%) CCDA
6 9 (5.39%) CCDP
7 8 (4.79%) MCSA
7 8 (4.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (2.99%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (2.99%) Master's Degree
8 5 (2.99%) VCP5
9 4 (2.40%) CCSA
10 3 (1.80%) CCA
10 3 (1.80%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (1.80%) MCITP
10 3 (1.80%) MCP
10 3 (1.80%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.80%) Security Cleared
11 2 (1.20%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (11.98%) SLA
2 13 (7.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (5.39%) COBIT
4 5 (2.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 3 (1.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (1.20%) GDPR
System Software
1 40 (23.95%) Active Directory
2 31 (18.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (7.78%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (4.19%) Hyper-V
5 4 (2.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.60%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 6 (3.59%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (3.59%) SCCM
2 5 (2.99%) AirWatch
2 5 (2.99%) QRadar
3 4 (2.40%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (2.40%) WhatsUp Gold
4 3 (1.80%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.20%) CA Spectrum
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (1.20%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (1.20%) Netcool
6 1 (0.60%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 123 (73.65%) Cisco
2 43 (25.75%) Juniper
3 41 (24.55%) VMware
4 35 (20.96%) HP
5 29 (17.37%) Microsoft
6 24 (14.37%) F5
7 22 (13.17%) CheckPoint
7 22 (13.17%) Fortinet
8 15 (8.98%) Motorola
9 14 (8.38%) Citrix
10 13 (7.78%) SolarWinds
11 9 (5.39%) Palo Alto
12 8 (4.79%) Brocade
12 8 (4.79%) Remedy
13 7 (4.19%) Huawei
14 6 (3.59%) Google
14 6 (3.59%) Meraki
14 6 (3.59%) Oracle
15 5 (2.99%) Dell
16 4 (2.40%) Alcatel-Lucent