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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 180 181 190
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +9
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 2 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.059% 0.026% 0.047%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 2
Average salary £52,500 £64,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.96% +42.22%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
CCDA
North West

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

Qualifications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
802 872 1030
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 23.62% 22.35% 24.26%
Number of salaries quoted 668 697 895
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

CCDA
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

CCDA Salary Trend in Manchester

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (100.00%) CCNP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) MPLS
2 15 (93.75%) BGP
3 13 (81.25%) Firewall
4 12 (75.00%) Cisco
5 11 (68.75%) Network Design
6 8 (50.00%) CCNA
6 8 (50.00%) SLA
7 6 (37.50%) WAN
8 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
9 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
9 3 (18.75%) Business Development
9 3 (18.75%) Internet
9 3 (18.75%) CCSP
9 3 (18.75%) CCSE
9 3 (18.75%) Wireless
9 3 (18.75%) LAN
9 3 (18.75%) WLAN
9 3 (18.75%) EMC
9 3 (18.75%) CISSP
10 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
10 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
11 1 (6.25%) PKI
11 1 (6.25%) Degree
11 1 (6.25%) Network Security
11 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (93.75%) MPLS
1 15 (93.75%) BGP
2 13 (81.25%) Firewall
3 6 (37.50%) WAN
4 3 (18.75%) LAN
4 3 (18.75%) WLAN
4 3 (18.75%) Wireless
4 3 (18.75%) Internet
5 1 (6.25%) IPsec
5 1 (6.25%) Network Security
5 1 (6.25%) OSPF
5 1 (6.25%) IKE
5 1 (6.25%) VPN
5 1 (6.25%) SSL
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Design Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Network Design Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) Architect
4 3 (18.75%) Technical Architect
5 2 (12.50%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Design Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Design Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) PKI
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 3 (18.75%) Business Development
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 16 (100.00%) CCNP
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (18.75%) CISSP
3 3 (18.75%) CCSP
3 3 (18.75%) CCSE
3 3 (18.75%) JNCIA
3 3 (18.75%) JNCIS
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
4 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (50.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 12 (75.00%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper