The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 766 791 725
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -66
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 86 72 138
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.086% 0.069% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.25% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 67 61 107
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £42,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -11.00%
CCDA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Qualifications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
27485 28257 28459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 27.39% 27.12% 27.83%
Number of salaries quoted 21777 22680 23314
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCDA across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in England

CCDA
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDA across the England region.

CCDA Salary Trend in England

CCDA
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCDA across the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

CCDA Salary Histogram in England

CCDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -18 28 £50,000 - 2
London +50 27 £51,250 -10.86% 4
North West +21 14 £36,250 - 1
East of England +12 5 £62,500 +78.57% 1
Yorkshire -1 5 £52,500 +45.83%
South West -23 2 £53,750 +53.57%
West Midlands -27 2 £60,000 +33.33%
East Midlands +18 1 £30,000 -33.33%
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing CCDA also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCDA.

1 178 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (79.78%) CCNP
3 134 (75.28%) Cisco
4 123 (69.10%) CCNA
5 117 (65.73%) WAN
6 91 (51.12%) LAN
7 89 (50.00%) Firewall
8 83 (46.63%) MPLS
8 83 (46.63%) CCDP
9 65 (36.52%) VMware
10 64 (35.96%) BGP
11 63 (35.39%) Network Design
12 57 (32.02%) Juniper
13 52 (29.21%) OSPF
14 47 (26.40%) VPN
15 46 (25.84%) CheckPoint
15 46 (25.84%) Telecoms
15 46 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 45 (25.28%) ITIL
17 43 (24.16%) VoIP
17 43 (24.16%) CCIE
18 42 (23.60%) Linux
19 39 (21.91%) DNS
20 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
20 38 (21.35%) Windows
21 35 (19.66%) F5
22 34 (19.10%) TCP/IP
23 33 (18.54%) CCIP
24 32 (17.98%) DHCP
25 31 (17.42%) CCSA

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the England region citing CCDA also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited CCDA. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (14.04%) Lync
2 9 (5.06%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.25%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (10.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (65.73%) WAN
2 91 (51.12%) LAN
3 89 (50.00%) Firewall
4 83 (46.63%) MPLS
5 64 (35.96%) BGP
6 52 (29.21%) OSPF
7 47 (26.40%) VPN
8 43 (24.16%) VoIP
9 39 (21.91%) DNS
10 34 (19.10%) TCP/IP
11 32 (17.98%) DHCP
12 30 (16.85%) VPLS
13 28 (15.73%) Wireless
14 27 (15.17%) EIGRP
14 27 (15.17%) SAN
15 26 (14.61%) Cisco ASA
16 24 (13.48%) HSRP
16 24 (13.48%) Cisco IOS
16 24 (13.48%) Network Security
17 23 (12.92%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.49%) SQL Server
1 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 46 (25.84%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.49%) Electronics
2 8 (4.49%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.93%) Finance
4 6 (3.37%) Law
5 5 (2.81%) Retail
5 5 (2.81%) French Language
6 4 (2.25%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.69%) Publishing
7 3 (1.69%) Military
8 2 (1.12%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 105 (58.99%) Network Engineer
2 31 (17.42%) Senior Network Engineer
3 30 (16.85%) Architect
4 24 (13.48%) Network Architect
5 23 (12.92%) Operations Engineer
5 23 (12.92%) Network Operations Engineer
6 22 (12.36%) Consultant
7 20 (11.24%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 20 (11.24%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 19 (10.67%) Designer
9 18 (10.11%) Network Designer
10 11 (6.18%) Pre Sales Consultant
11 9 (5.06%) Network Consultant
11 9 (5.06%) Technical Architect
11 9 (5.06%) Network Design Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Cisco Network Consultant
12 7 (3.93%) Network Technical Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Technical Design Architect
12 7 (3.93%) Network Design Engineer
12 7 (3.93%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (2.81%) CSS
2 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.99%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.18%) Performance Metrics
3 9 (5.06%) PKI
4 7 (3.93%) Replication
4 7 (3.93%) Clustering
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 42 (23.60%) Linux
2 38 (21.35%) Windows
3 13 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (6.74%) SUSE
5 8 (4.49%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.39%) Network Design
2 45 (25.28%) ITIL
3 29 (16.29%) Network Architecture
4 25 (14.04%) Project Management
5 19 (10.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (10.67%) Load Balancing
6 15 (8.43%) Business Continuity
6 15 (8.43%) Mentoring
7 12 (6.74%) Capacity Planning
8 11 (6.18%) Change Management
8 11 (6.18%) Capacity Management
9 10 (5.62%) Migration
10 9 (5.06%) TOGAF
11 8 (4.49%) Penetration Testing
11 8 (4.49%) Performance Testing
11 8 (4.49%) BCP
11 8 (4.49%) Business Continuity Planning
12 7 (3.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.93%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.93%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.74%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 178 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 142 (79.78%) CCNP
3 123 (69.10%) CCNA
4 83 (46.63%) CCDP
5 43 (24.16%) CCIE
6 33 (18.54%) CCIP
7 31 (17.42%) CCSA
8 28 (15.73%) CCSE
9 25 (14.04%) CCSP
10 23 (12.92%) JNCIP
11 22 (12.36%) Degree
12 20 (11.24%) Security Cleared
13 17 (9.55%) JNCIA
13 17 (9.55%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (8.99%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (8.99%) MCSE
14 16 (8.99%) SC Cleared
15 14 (7.87%) JNCIS
16 12 (6.74%) VCAP
17 10 (5.62%) VCDX
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.61%) SLA
2 4 (2.25%) COBIT
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (25.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.67%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.74%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.49%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.25%) vSphere
6 3 (1.69%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) SCOM
1 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 134 (75.28%) Cisco
2 65 (36.52%) VMware
3 57 (32.02%) Juniper
4 46 (25.84%) CheckPoint
5 38 (21.35%) Microsoft
6 35 (19.66%) F5
7 12 (6.74%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.18%) Dell
9 9 (5.06%) Avaya
10 7 (3.93%) HP
10 7 (3.93%) Fortinet
10 7 (3.93%) 3PAR
11 5 (2.81%) Aruba
11 5 (2.81%) Nokia
11 5 (2.81%) Remedy
12 4 (2.25%) SolarWinds
13 3 (1.69%) Mitel
13 3 (1.69%) Sophos
13 3 (1.69%) EMC
14 2 (1.12%) Citrix
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