Period
to 9 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH) with a requirement for CCNA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 9 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 401 211 220
Rank change year-on-year -190 +9 -25
Permanent jobs citing CCNA 160 107 70
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.55% 1.21% 0.91%
As % of the Qualifications category 2.81% 7.73% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 147 101 54
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,000 £37,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £46,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% -9.52% +13.51%
75th Percentile £60,000 £60,000 £61,688
90th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £80,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% +6.25%

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 5,693 1,384 1,311
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 19.49% 15.66% 17.07%
Number of salaries quoted 3,814 1,171 1,098
10th Percentile £34,567 £31,250 £33,750
25th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,499 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.36% - -2.65%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,375
90th Percentile £88,750 £85,000 £82,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

CCNA
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing CCNA as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

CCNA trend for jobs with a WFH option

CCNA
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing CCNA.

CCNA salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

CCNA
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing CCNA over the 6 months to 9 December 2021.

CCNA salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, CCNA job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for CCNA.

1 160 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (73.75%) Cisco
3 88 (55.00%) Firewall
4 61 (38.13%) Microsoft
5 54 (33.75%) VMware
6 53 (33.13%) CCNP
6 53 (33.13%) Social Skills
7 49 (30.63%) VPN
7 49 (30.63%) Azure
8 47 (29.38%) Windows
9 41 (25.63%) Linux
9 41 (25.63%) TCP/IP
10 40 (25.00%) Meraki
11 38 (23.75%) Microsoft 365
12 37 (23.13%) Wireless
13 32 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 31 (19.38%) AWS
14 31 (19.38%) Juniper
15 30 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
15 30 (18.75%) Active Directory
15 30 (18.75%) Windows Server
16 28 (17.50%) Data Centre
17 27 (16.88%) WAN
18 26 (16.25%) ITIL
18 26 (16.25%) Network Design
19 25 (15.63%) VLAN
19 25 (15.63%) LAN
19 25 (15.63%) DNS
19 25 (15.63%) BGP
20 24 (15.00%) DHCP

CCNA
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.50%) Apache
3 2 (1.25%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) nginx
4 1 (0.63%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.63%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 7 (4.38%) MS Visio
2 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 49 (30.63%) Azure
2 38 (23.75%) Microsoft 365
3 31 (19.38%) AWS
4 11 (6.88%) IaaS
5 10 (6.25%) OneDrive
6 5 (3.13%) SaaS
7 4 (2.50%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (1.88%) Google Workspace
8 3 (1.88%) Mimecast
9 2 (1.25%) PaaS
10 1 (0.63%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.63%) Azure ExpressRoute
10 1 (0.63%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 88 (55.00%) Firewall
2 49 (30.63%) VPN
3 41 (25.63%) TCP/IP
4 37 (23.13%) Wireless
5 27 (16.88%) WAN
6 25 (15.63%) BGP
6 25 (15.63%) DNS
6 25 (15.63%) LAN
6 25 (15.63%) VLAN
7 24 (15.00%) DHCP
8 23 (14.38%) OSPF
8 23 (14.38%) VoIP
9 16 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
9 16 (10.00%) MPLS
9 16 (10.00%) SAN
10 11 (6.88%) Ethernet
10 11 (6.88%) WLAN
11 9 (5.63%) NAS
12 8 (5.00%) Network Security
12 8 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (0.63%) MySQL
3 1 (0.63%) Redis
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 7 (4.38%) Selenium
2 2 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (0.63%) GitLab
3 1 (0.63%) Maven
3 1 (0.63%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (33.13%) Social Skills
2 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (5.63%) Advertising
3 9 (5.63%) Finance
4 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.75%) Presentation Skills
6 4 (2.50%) Documentation Skills
6 4 (2.50%) Law
7 3 (1.88%) Public Sector
8 2 (1.25%) Banking
8 2 (1.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 2 (1.25%) Influencing Skills
8 2 (1.25%) Retail
9 1 (0.63%) Back Office
9 1 (0.63%) Legal
9 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.63%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 53 (33.13%) Network Engineer
2 31 (19.38%) Consultant
3 17 (10.63%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 15 (9.38%) Analyst
6 13 (8.13%) Network Consultant
7 12 (7.50%) Architect
8 11 (6.88%) Cisco Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 11 (6.88%) Support Engineer
9 10 (6.25%) Cisco Consultant
9 10 (6.25%) Cisco Network Consultant
9 10 (6.25%) Cisco Wireless Consultant
9 10 (6.25%) Wireless Network Consultant
10 9 (5.63%) Cloud Engineer
10 9 (5.63%) Network Analyst
11 8 (5.00%) 1st Line Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) 1st Line Support
11 8 (5.00%) 1st Line Support Engineer
11 8 (5.00%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.25%) RFC 2544
1 2 (1.25%) XML
2 1 (0.63%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.63%) Elastic Stack
2 1 (0.63%) LEMP Stack
2 1 (0.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 28 (17.50%) Data Centre
2 18 (11.25%) Self-Motivation
3 10 (6.25%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.38%) Public Cloud
5 6 (3.75%) HP Storage
5 6 (3.75%) Hybrid Cloud
6 4 (2.50%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.50%) Clustering
6 4 (2.50%) IVR
7 3 (1.88%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 3 (1.88%) Internet of Things
7 3 (1.88%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (1.25%) Life Science
8 2 (1.25%) NHS
8 2 (1.25%) SCADA
9 1 (0.63%) CCTV
9 1 (0.63%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.63%) Housing Association
9 1 (0.63%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 1 (0.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.38%) Windows
2 41 (25.63%) Linux
3 30 (18.75%) Windows Server
4 16 (10.00%) Unix
5 14 (8.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 7 (4.38%) Android
6 7 (4.38%) VyOS
6 7 (4.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (3.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 4 (2.50%) CentOS
9 2 (1.25%) Windows 10
9 2 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.63%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (16.25%) ITIL
1 26 (16.25%) Network Design
2 22 (13.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (13.75%) Problem-Solving
3 19 (11.88%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (8.75%) Cybersecurity
5 13 (8.13%) Information Security
5 13 (8.13%) Network Management
6 12 (7.50%) Time Management
7 11 (6.88%) Mentoring
8 10 (6.25%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.63%) Capacity Management
9 9 (5.63%) Change Management
9 9 (5.63%) Penetration Testing
10 8 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
10 8 (5.00%) High Availability
10 8 (5.00%) Network Monitoring
10 8 (5.00%) SIEM
10 8 (5.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 14 (8.75%) SQL
2 6 (3.75%) PowerShell
3 3 (1.88%) Python
4 2 (1.25%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.25%) C++
5 1 (0.63%) C
5 1 (0.63%) Java
Qualifications
1 160 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (33.13%) CCNP
3 30 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (10.63%) MCSE
5 16 (10.00%) Degree
5 16 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 12 (7.50%) MCSA
7 9 (5.63%) CISSP
7 9 (5.63%) CompTIA Security+
8 7 (4.38%) CCIE
8 7 (4.38%) CEH
8 7 (4.38%) SSCP
9 6 (3.75%) CISA
9 6 (3.75%) JNCIS
9 6 (3.75%) NCSIE
9 6 (3.75%) SC Cleared
9 6 (3.75%) Security Cleared
10 5 (3.13%) TOGAF Certification
11 4 (2.50%) JNCIA
11 4 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (8.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (7.50%) SLA
3 6 (3.75%) GDPR
3 6 (3.75%) NIST
4 3 (1.88%) COBIT
5 2 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 17025
6 1 (0.63%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.63%) NCSC
System Software
1 32 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 30 (18.75%) Active Directory
3 18 (11.25%) Hyper-V
4 7 (4.38%) BitLocker
5 4 (2.50%) vSphere
6 2 (1.25%) Docker
7 1 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.63%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (5.63%) Cisco Prime
2 8 (5.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (4.38%) Single Sign-On
3 7 (4.38%) WSUS
4 4 (2.50%) CASB
4 4 (2.50%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.50%) Terraform
5 3 (1.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (1.88%) Ansible
5 3 (1.88%) Nessus
5 3 (1.88%) QRadar
6 2 (1.25%) Amdocs OSS
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.25%) Puppet
6 2 (1.25%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.63%) SCCM
7 1 (0.63%) SolarWinds Orion
7 1 (0.63%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 118 (73.75%) Cisco
2 61 (38.13%) Microsoft
3 54 (33.75%) VMware
4 40 (25.00%) Meraki
5 31 (19.38%) Juniper
6 24 (15.00%) Aruba
7 21 (13.13%) Palo Alto
8 16 (10.00%) CheckPoint
9 13 (8.13%) HP
10 10 (6.25%) EMC
10 10 (6.25%) Extreme Networks
10 10 (6.25%) F5
10 10 (6.25%) NetApp
10 10 (6.25%) Nimble Storage
10 10 (6.25%) SolarWinds
11 7 (4.38%) Apple
11 7 (4.38%) Avaya
11 7 (4.38%) Brocade
11 7 (4.38%) Veeam
11 7 (4.38%) Vyatta