Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 202 97 98
Rank change year-on-year -105 +1 +38
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 111 276 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.14% 2.82% 2.80%
As % of the Qualifications category 4.65% 11.94% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 80 255 271
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - +16.44%
10th Percentile £29,650 £27,000 £25,125
90th Percentile £53,875 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +3.09%

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 2,387 2,311 3,030
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 24.56% 23.60% 26.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,540 1,769 2,296
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £24,250 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £62,500 £65,242
England median annual salary £49,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +8.89% -3.23% +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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -14 56 £40,000 -15.79% 6
Warwickshire -10 21 £36,000 -10.00% 2
Coventry -33 13 £43,250 -3.89% 2
Staffordshire +7 11 £33,500 -4.29% 3
Worcestershire -18 3 - -
Solihull +5 2 £35,000 -6.67% 1
Shropshire +3 2 £50,000 +42.86% 1
West Bromwich +7 1 £32,500 -14.47%
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 111 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 91 (81.98%) Cisco
3 67 (60.36%) CCNP
3 67 (60.36%) Firewall
4 60 (54.05%) WAN
5 47 (42.34%) LAN
6 41 (36.94%) Juniper
7 37 (33.33%) Windows
8 36 (32.43%) ITIL
8 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
9 35 (31.53%) Wireless
10 34 (30.63%) CheckPoint
11 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
11 31 (27.93%) VMware
12 30 (27.03%) MPLS
12 30 (27.03%) F5
13 25 (22.52%) Service Delivery
14 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
15 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
15 23 (20.72%) VPN
15 23 (20.72%) Cisco Wireless
16 22 (19.82%) VoIP
16 22 (19.82%) WLAN
16 22 (19.82%) HP
16 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
18 19 (17.12%) Internet
18 19 (17.12%) SolarWinds
19 18 (16.22%) Fortinet
19 18 (16.22%) 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 8 (7.21%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.80%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.80%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.60%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 67 (60.36%) Firewall
2 60 (54.05%) WAN
3 47 (42.34%) LAN
4 35 (31.53%) Wireless
5 30 (27.03%) MPLS
6 23 (20.72%) Cisco Wireless
6 23 (20.72%) VPN
7 22 (19.82%) VoIP
7 22 (19.82%) WLAN
8 19 (17.12%) Internet
9 18 (16.22%) OSPF
10 13 (11.71%) BGP
10 13 (11.71%) SSL
11 12 (10.81%) SAN
12 9 (8.11%) ISDN
13 8 (7.21%) DHCP
13 8 (7.21%) DNS
13 8 (7.21%) EIGRP
13 8 (7.21%) HSRP
13 8 (7.21%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.01%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 14 (12.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.31%) Finance
3 2 (1.80%) Advertising
3 2 (1.80%) French Language
3 2 (1.80%) German Language
3 2 (1.80%) Polish Language
3 2 (1.80%) Retail
3 2 (1.80%) Russian Language
3 2 (1.80%) Spanish Language
4 1 (0.90%) Billing
4 1 (0.90%) Legal
4 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 46 (41.44%) Network Engineer
2 14 (12.61%) Technical Specialist
3 12 (10.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 12 (10.81%) 3rd Line Support
4 10 (9.01%) Consultant
5 9 (8.11%) Support Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Administrator
6 8 (7.21%) Cisco Consultant
6 8 (7.21%) Cisco Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.21%) Network Manager
7 7 (6.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 7 (6.31%) Network Services Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Network Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Senior Service Manager
7 7 (6.31%) Service Manager
8 6 (5.41%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.90%) 802.1X
1 1 (0.90%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 36 (32.43%) Data Centre
2 17 (15.32%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (7.21%) Driving Licence
4 7 (6.31%) Algorithms
5 6 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (5.41%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Mindset
6 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.80%) Security Operations Centre
6 2 (1.80%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.90%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 37 (33.33%) Windows
2 20 (18.02%) Windows Server
3 9 (8.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (5.41%) Linux
4 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (2.70%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.80%) Unix
6 2 (1.80%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.80%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.90%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (32.43%) ITIL
2 25 (22.52%) Service Delivery
3 16 (14.41%) Load Balancing
3 16 (14.41%) Network Architecture
4 13 (11.71%) Change Management
4 13 (11.71%) Network Management
4 13 (11.71%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (10.81%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (10.81%) Line Management
5 12 (10.81%) Network Virtualisation
6 10 (9.01%) Presales
6 10 (9.01%) Project Management
7 8 (7.21%) Service Management
8 7 (6.31%) Capacity Planning
8 7 (6.31%) Network Optimisation
9 6 (5.41%) Document Management
9 6 (5.41%) Integration Testing
9 6 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
10 5 (4.50%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 6 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (0.90%) C
2 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 111 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 67 (60.36%) CCNP
3 22 (19.82%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (12.61%) MCSE
5 12 (10.81%) Degree
6 10 (9.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 9 (8.11%) MCITP
7 9 (8.11%) VCP5
8 8 (7.21%) Check Point Certification
9 7 (6.31%) MCSA
10 6 (5.41%) CCA
10 6 (5.41%) CISSP
10 6 (5.41%) Citrix Certification
10 6 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (4.50%) MCP
12 4 (3.60%) CCENT
12 4 (3.60%) SANS
13 3 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
13 3 (2.70%) JNCIA
13 3 (2.70%) VCP6
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 3 (2.70%) COBIT
4 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.90%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (27.93%) Active Directory
2 24 (21.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (9.01%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.41%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.90%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 8 (7.21%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (7.21%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (7.21%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (5.41%) QRadar
2 6 (5.41%) WhatsUp Gold
3 2 (1.80%) Netcool
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco CME
4 1 (0.90%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (0.90%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.90%) SCCM
Vendors
1 91 (81.98%) Cisco
2 41 (36.94%) Juniper
3 34 (30.63%) CheckPoint
4 31 (27.93%) VMware
5 30 (27.03%) F5
6 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
7 22 (19.82%) HP
8 19 (17.12%) SolarWinds
9 18 (16.22%) Fortinet
10 14 (12.61%) Brocade
11 13 (11.71%) Huawei
12 8 (7.21%) Nokia
13 7 (6.31%) Citrix
13 7 (6.31%) Meraki
14 6 (5.41%) Tripwire
15 4 (3.60%) Motorola
16 3 (2.70%) Capita
16 3 (2.70%) Mitel
17 2 (1.80%) Blue Coat
17 2 (1.80%) Ivanti