Period
to 24 January 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 24 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
England > West Midlands
6 months to
24 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 91 94
Rank change year-on-year -103 +3 +31
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 128 306 288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.30% 2.91% 2.79%
As % of the Qualifications category 5.70% 11.63% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 95 269 240
West Midlands median annual salary £37,500 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,550 £27,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £49,100 £52,500
England median annual salary £40,500 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -2.44% +2.50%

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 2,246 2,630 2,533
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 22.82% 25.05% 24.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,618 1,926 2,014
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
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 24 January 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 24 January 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 0 60 £37,500 -6.25% 10
Staffordshire +5 19 £33,500 -4.29% 4
Warwickshire -10 19 £33,750 -11.18%
Coventry -38 16 £39,000 -6.02% 2
Worcestershire -24 7 £45,000 +20.00% 5
Solihull -14 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
CCNA
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 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.

1 128 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 103 (80.47%) Cisco
3 76 (59.38%) Firewall
4 65 (50.78%) WAN
5 62 (48.44%) CCNP
6 56 (43.75%) LAN
7 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
7 42 (32.81%) Juniper
8 39 (30.47%) Windows
9 37 (28.91%) VMware
10 35 (27.34%) ITIL
10 35 (27.34%) VoIP
11 30 (23.44%) Wireless
11 30 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
11 30 (23.44%) Data Centre
12 27 (21.09%) Windows Server
12 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
13 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
14 25 (19.53%) MPLS
15 24 (18.75%) CheckPoint
16 23 (17.97%) WLAN
16 23 (17.97%) Fortinet
17 22 (17.19%) HP
18 21 (16.41%) Disaster Recovery
19 19 (14.84%) F5
20 18 (14.06%) BGP
21 17 (13.28%) OSPF
21 17 (13.28%) Project Management
21 17 (13.28%) Finance
21 17 (13.28%) SAN

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 15 (11.72%) MS Exchange
2 3 (2.34%) Apache
2 3 (2.34%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (2.34%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (3.91%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 76 (59.38%) Firewall
2 65 (50.78%) WAN
3 56 (43.75%) LAN
4 35 (27.34%) VoIP
5 30 (23.44%) Wireless
6 25 (19.53%) MPLS
7 23 (17.97%) WLAN
8 18 (14.06%) BGP
9 17 (13.28%) OSPF
9 17 (13.28%) SAN
9 17 (13.28%) VPN
10 16 (12.50%) Cisco Wireless
10 16 (12.50%) Network Security
10 16 (12.50%) SSL
11 14 (10.94%) Internet
12 13 (10.16%) DNS
13 12 (9.38%) EIGRP
14 11 (8.59%) IPsec
14 11 (8.59%) Unified Communications
15 10 (7.81%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 17 (13.28%) Finance
2 15 (11.72%) Telecoms
3 12 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
4 1 (0.78%) French Language
4 1 (0.78%) German Language
4 1 (0.78%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.78%) Marketing
4 1 (0.78%) Multimedia
4 1 (0.78%) Polish Language
4 1 (0.78%) Russian Language
4 1 (0.78%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (39.06%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.28%) Analyst
3 15 (11.72%) Cisco Engineer
4 13 (10.16%) 3rd Line Support
4 13 (10.16%) Administrator
5 12 (9.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 11 (8.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 9 (7.03%) Network Administrator
7 9 (7.03%) Network Manager
7 9 (7.03%) Technical Specialist
8 8 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 8 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 7 (5.47%) Network Services Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Network Specialist
9 7 (5.47%) Network Support
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Network Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Senior Service Manager
9 7 (5.47%) Service Manager
10 6 (4.69%) Network Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 30 (23.44%) Data Centre
2 7 (5.47%) Algorithms
3 6 (4.69%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.69%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.13%) Driving Licence
5 3 (2.34%) Clustering
5 3 (2.34%) Handset
5 3 (2.34%) iPad
6 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
7 1 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (0.78%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (30.47%) Windows
2 27 (21.09%) Windows Server
3 11 (8.59%) Linux
3 11 (8.59%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (3.13%) CentOS
5 4 (3.13%) Unix
6 2 (1.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.78%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (27.34%) ITIL
2 21 (16.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 17 (13.28%) Project Management
4 15 (11.72%) Service Delivery
5 13 (10.16%) Network Design
6 12 (9.38%) Business Continuity
6 12 (9.38%) Business Continuity Planning
7 11 (8.59%) Load Balancing
8 10 (7.81%) Contingency Planning
9 9 (7.03%) BCP
9 9 (7.03%) IT Strategy
9 9 (7.03%) Line Management
9 9 (7.03%) Network Virtualisation
9 9 (7.03%) PRINCE2
9 9 (7.03%) Six Sigma
9 9 (7.03%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.03%) Translating Business Requirements
10 7 (5.47%) Capacity Planning
10 7 (5.47%) Change Management
10 7 (5.47%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.47%) SQL
2 3 (2.34%) Bash Shell
2 3 (2.34%) C
2 3 (2.34%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 128 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 62 (48.44%) CCNP
3 26 (20.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (10.94%) MCSE
5 11 (8.59%) MCSA
6 10 (7.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (6.25%) VCP5
8 6 (4.69%) CCA
8 6 (4.69%) Citrix Certification
8 6 (4.69%) MCITP
9 5 (3.91%) MCP
10 4 (3.13%) CCENT
11 3 (2.34%) CCDA
11 3 (2.34%) CCDP
11 3 (2.34%) CISSP
11 3 (2.34%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.34%) Security Cleared
12 2 (1.56%) CISM
12 2 (1.56%) GIAC
12 2 (1.56%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.94%) SLA
2 11 (8.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 9 (7.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 42 (32.81%) Active Directory
2 30 (23.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (9.38%) Hyper-V
3 12 (9.38%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.13%) vSphere
5 1 (0.78%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 10 (7.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 8 (6.25%) Cisco UCCE
2 8 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (2.34%) QRadar
3 3 (2.34%) vCenter Server
4 2 (1.56%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (1.56%) Netcool
4 2 (1.56%) WhatsUp Gold
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.78%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (0.78%) SCCM
Vendors
1 103 (80.47%) Cisco
2 42 (32.81%) Juniper
3 37 (28.91%) VMware
4 27 (21.09%) Microsoft
5 24 (18.75%) CheckPoint
6 23 (17.97%) Fortinet
7 22 (17.19%) HP
8 19 (14.84%) F5
9 11 (8.59%) Brocade
9 11 (8.59%) Motorola
10 10 (7.81%) Huawei
10 10 (7.81%) SolarWinds
11 9 (7.03%) Citrix
12 6 (4.69%) Remedy
13 4 (3.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
13 4 (3.13%) Mitel
13 4 (3.13%) Red Hat
14 3 (2.34%) Aerohive Networks
14 3 (2.34%) Aruba
14 3 (2.34%) Meraki