The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 170 172 161
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 10 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.29% 0.062% 0.10%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.14% 0.30% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 1
Average salary £50,000 £52,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +15.78%
CCDA
West Yorkshire

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

Qualifications Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
877 667 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 25.64% 20.64% 19.68%
Number of salaries quoted 767 494 471
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

CCDA
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

CCDA Salary Trend in Leeds

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 20 (100.00%) VMware
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 15 (75.00%) WAN
3 15 (75.00%) CCDP
4 13 (65.00%) CCSP
4 13 (65.00%) CCNA
4 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 12 (60.00%) CCIE
5 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
5 12 (60.00%) LAN
5 12 (60.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
6 10 (50.00%) Citrix
6 10 (50.00%) Riverbed
6 10 (50.00%) Wireless
6 10 (50.00%) Network Security
6 10 (50.00%) CCVP
7 9 (45.00%) MPLS
7 9 (45.00%) OSPF
7 9 (45.00%) BGP
8 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
8 8 (40.00%) Linux
8 8 (40.00%) XenApp
9 7 (35.00%) Network Design
9 7 (35.00%) CISSP
10 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
10 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
10 6 (30.00%) Firewall

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) WAN
2 12 (60.00%) LAN
2 12 (60.00%) TCP/IP
3 10 (50.00%) Wireless
3 10 (50.00%) Network Security
4 9 (45.00%) MPLS
4 9 (45.00%) OSPF
4 9 (45.00%) BGP
5 6 (30.00%) EIGRP
5 6 (30.00%) Firewall
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (25.00%) SAN
7 4 (20.00%) SSL
7 4 (20.00%) VPN
7 4 (20.00%) IPsec
7 4 (20.00%) DMVPN
7 4 (20.00%) VPLS
8 3 (15.00%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (15.00%) VLAN
8 3 (15.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Architect
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Support
5 2 (10.00%) Network Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Network Design Architect
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Linux
3 5 (25.00%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Network Design
2 5 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 5 (25.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 5 (25.00%) Project Management
2 5 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 5 (25.00%) TOGAF
3 4 (20.00%) Network Architecture
3 4 (20.00%) BCP
3 4 (20.00%) Business Continuity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (15.00%) Coaching
4 3 (15.00%) High Availability
5 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
6 1 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (5.00%) Change Management
6 1 (5.00%) B2B
Qualifications
1 20 (100.00%) CCNP
1 20 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (75.00%) CCDP
3 13 (65.00%) CCSP
3 13 (65.00%) CCNA
4 12 (60.00%) CCIE
5 10 (50.00%) CCVP
6 7 (35.00%) CISSP
7 5 (25.00%) MCSE
7 5 (25.00%) MCSA
7 5 (25.00%) CCSE
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (25.00%) CCSA
7 5 (25.00%) VCP5
8 3 (15.00%) CCIP
9 2 (10.00%) VCAP
10 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) SLA
2 2 (10.00%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (40.00%) XenApp
3 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 5 (25.00%) Terminal Services
4 2 (10.00%) ISA Server
4 2 (10.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) VMware
2 18 (90.00%) Cisco
3 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Citrix
3 10 (50.00%) Riverbed
4 5 (25.00%) CheckPoint
5 3 (15.00%) F5