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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 248 246 239
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -7
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 3 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.046% 0.014% 0.055%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.19% 0.061% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 4
Average salary £52,500 £50,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +12.22%
UK excluding London average salary £46,250 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-19.56% +27.77%
CCDA
England

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

Qualifications Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1565 1629 1678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 23.83% 22.89% 22.95%
Number of salaries quoted 1215 1258 1405
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £38,085
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

CCDA
Salary Trend in the North West

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

CCDA Salary Trend in the North West

CCDA
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +5 3 £52,500 +3.96%
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (87.50%) Firewall
4 13 (81.25%) Cisco
5 10 (62.50%) Network Design
6 8 (50.00%) CCNA
7 7 (43.75%) WAN
7 7 (43.75%) SLA
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%) 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%) Business Development
11 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
11 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
11 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
11 1 (6.25%) Degree
11 1 (6.25%) Network Security
11 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
11 1 (6.25%) PKI

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 27 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 14 (87.50%) Firewall
3 7 (43.75%) 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 10 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Design Engineer
2 7 (43.75%) Network Design Engineer
3 6 (37.50%) Architect
4 4 (25.00%) 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 1 (6.25%) PKI
1 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Network Design
2 4 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 2 (12.50%) Business Development
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.25%) Mentoring
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL
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 7 (43.75%) SLA
Vendors
1 13 (81.25%) Cisco
2 4 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (18.75%) EMC
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper