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 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 99 93 108
Rank change year-on-year -6 +15  
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 124 177 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.63% 2.88% 2.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 11.43% 10.53% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 117 145 96
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +30.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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 academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Academic & Professional Certification
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 1085 1681 1349
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 22.98% 27.32% 26.27%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1279 1074
Median salary £44,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCNA
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing CCNA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

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 3 months to 27 March 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +3 34 £48,500 +21.25% 6
Herefordshire -1 21 £45,000 -10.00% 1
Worcestershire -6 21 £39,000 -8.23% 2
Warwickshire +16 18 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Coventry -6 13 £45,500 +1.11%
Solihull -10 6 £37,500 - 2
Shropshire +1 4 £32,500 -27.77%
Staffordshire +5 1 £23,500 -10.47% 1
Wolverhampton +2 1 £23,500 -41.25%
West Bromwich - 1 - -
CCNA
England

CCNA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 276 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 245 (88.77%) Cisco
3 200 (72.46%) Firewall
4 190 (68.84%) CCNP
5 114 (41.30%) WAN
6 111 (40.22%) Network Security
7 89 (32.25%) LAN
8 83 (30.07%) Cisco ASA
9 66 (23.91%) Cisco Nexus
9 66 (23.91%) ITIL
10 64 (23.19%) Data Centre
11 53 (19.20%) DNS
11 53 (19.20%) Wireless
12 52 (18.84%) Windows
13 47 (17.03%) DHCP
14 45 (16.30%) MPLS
15 44 (15.94%) OSPF
16 43 (15.58%) VMware
17 42 (15.22%) VLAN
17 42 (15.22%) Microsoft
18 41 (14.86%) DMVPN
19 40 (14.49%) VoIP
20 38 (13.77%) TCP/IP
20 38 (13.77%) CheckPoint
21 36 (13.04%) VPN
21 36 (13.04%) F5
22 35 (12.68%) 802.1X
23 34 (12.32%) Windows Server
23 34 (12.32%) Project Management
23 34 (12.32%) Load Balancing

CCNA
Top Related 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 (1.45%) MS Exchange
2 2 (0.72%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.36%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 22 (7.97%) MS Excel
2 11 (3.99%) MS Office
3 5 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.09%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.54%) G Suite
2 2 (0.72%) Office 365
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 200 (72.46%) Firewall
2 114 (41.30%) WAN
3 111 (40.22%) Network Security
4 89 (32.25%) LAN
5 83 (30.07%) Cisco ASA
6 66 (23.91%) Cisco Nexus
7 53 (19.20%) DNS
7 53 (19.20%) Wireless
8 47 (17.03%) DHCP
9 45 (16.30%) MPLS
10 44 (15.94%) OSPF
11 42 (15.22%) VLAN
12 41 (14.86%) DMVPN
13 40 (14.49%) VoIP
14 38 (13.77%) TCP/IP
15 36 (13.04%) VPN
16 33 (11.96%) Cisco IOS
17 30 (10.87%) Wi-Fi
18 29 (10.51%) BGP
19 23 (8.33%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (2.17%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.72%) GIS
General
1 28 (10.14%) Telecoms
2 14 (5.07%) Finance
3 4 (1.45%) Back Office
4 3 (1.09%) Automotive
4 3 (1.09%) Marketing
5 1 (0.36%) Banking
5 1 (0.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 146 (52.90%) Network Engineer
2 62 (22.46%) Cisco Engineer
3 59 (21.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 27 (9.78%) Support Engineer
5 24 (8.70%) Network Support
5 24 (8.70%) Network Support Engineer
6 20 (7.25%) Analyst
7 19 (6.88%) Security Engineer
8 18 (6.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
8 18 (6.52%) Cisco Support
8 18 (6.52%) Network Security Engineer
8 18 (6.52%) Senior Network Engineer
9 16 (5.80%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 16 (5.80%) Switch Engineer
10 15 (5.43%) Cisco Security Engineer
11 14 (5.07%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
11 14 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
11 14 (5.07%) Administrator
11 14 (5.07%) Network Administrator
11 14 (5.07%) Project Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (12.68%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 64 (23.19%) Data Centre
2 10 (3.62%) Client/Server
2 10 (3.62%) PKI
3 8 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (2.90%) Security Operations Centre
4 7 (2.54%) Driving Licence
5 5 (1.81%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (1.45%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.45%) Cyberthreat
7 3 (1.09%) Cyber Defence
7 3 (1.09%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.09%) FMCG
8 2 (0.72%) Handset
9 1 (0.36%) EPoS
9 1 (0.36%) iPad
9 1 (0.36%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.36%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.36%) SCADA
9 1 (0.36%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 52 (18.84%) Windows
2 34 (12.32%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (5.80%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (4.71%) Unix
5 12 (4.35%) Linux
6 10 (3.62%) Windows 7
7 7 (2.54%) Windows 8
7 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (2.17%) Windows 10
8 6 (2.17%) Windows Vista
9 3 (1.09%) Solaris
10 2 (0.72%) VyOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (23.91%) ITIL
2 34 (12.32%) Load Balancing
2 34 (12.32%) Project Management
3 28 (10.14%) Change Control
3 28 (10.14%) Network Design
4 26 (9.42%) High Availability
5 25 (9.06%) SIEM
6 23 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 22 (7.97%) Mentoring
8 19 (6.88%) Security Operations
9 18 (6.52%) Information Security
9 18 (6.52%) Presales
9 18 (6.52%) Problem Management
9 18 (6.52%) Service Delivery
10 17 (6.16%) Project Planning
11 16 (5.80%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 15 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 12 (4.35%) Change Management
14 11 (3.99%) Cybersecurity
14 11 (3.99%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (2.54%) PowerShell
2 6 (2.17%) VB
3 2 (0.72%) C
Qualifications
1 276 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 190 (68.84%) CCNP
3 32 (11.59%) CCIE
4 31 (11.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (10.51%) MCSE
6 23 (8.33%) CISSP
7 21 (7.61%) SC Cleared
7 21 (7.61%) Security Cleared
8 17 (6.16%) Degree
9 16 (5.80%) CCSA
9 16 (5.80%) CEH
10 13 (4.71%) CCDA
10 13 (4.71%) MCP
11 12 (4.35%) GCIA
11 12 (4.35%) GCIH
12 10 (3.62%) CCSP
12 10 (3.62%) SANS
13 9 (3.26%) CISM
14 8 (2.90%) CWNA
14 8 (2.90%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (11.23%) PCI DSS
2 24 (8.70%) SLA
3 9 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (8.70%) Active Directory
2 23 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.45%) Firmware
5 2 (0.72%) pfSense
5 2 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.36%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (7.97%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (2.90%) SolarWinds Orion
3 6 (2.17%) AirWatch
3 6 (2.17%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (2.17%) SCCM
4 5 (1.81%) Cisco CUCM
4 5 (1.81%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (0.72%) FortiGate
5 2 (0.72%) Nagios
Vendors
1 245 (88.77%) Cisco
2 43 (15.58%) VMware
3 42 (15.22%) Microsoft
4 38 (13.77%) CheckPoint
5 36 (13.04%) F5
6 29 (10.51%) Avaya
7 27 (9.78%) SolarWinds
8 26 (9.42%) Palo Alto
9 22 (7.97%) HP
10 21 (7.61%) Cyberoam
11 15 (5.43%) Meraki
11 15 (5.43%) Mitel
12 14 (5.07%) Juniper
12 14 (5.07%) Riverbed
13 13 (4.71%) Fortinet
14 9 (3.26%) Qualys
15 8 (2.90%) Dell
16 7 (2.54%) Intel Security
16 7 (2.54%) ProCurve
16 7 (2.54%) SonicWALL
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recruit 4 Talent
Salary: £22000 - £45000 Per Annum £22,000 - £45,000 DOE and Location + Benefit
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus additional benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Parity Professionals
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Sanderson
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£50,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £23000 - £28000 per annum + Bonus + MORE
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £52000.00 per annum + Car All + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Kcom Group Plc
Salary: Additional benefits
Posted: 23 days ago
Solihull
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £21000 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago