The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 844 839 799
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -40
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 71 93 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.065% 0.079% 0.085%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.29% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 51 84 84
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £46,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%

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

Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
29837 31780 29684
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.23% 27.14% 27.29%
Number of salaries quoted 23763 24876 23903
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCDA
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK.

CCDA Salary Trend in the UK

CCDA
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCDA over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 within the UK.

CCDA Salary Histogram in the UK

CCDA
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 30 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
England +18 69 £47,500 -17.39% 11
South East -25 28 £47,500 -17.39% 5
Yorkshire +9 19 £41,500 -27.82% 3
West Yorkshire +19 18 £39,250 -3.08% 2
Leeds +13 15 £42,500 +4.93% 2
Surrey - 15 £41,500 - 3
Hampshire -30 12 £47,500 -19.14%
East of England +13 8 - - 2
Guildford - 8 £35,000 - 2
London +33 7 £56,750 -3.40% 1
Bedfordshire - 7 - -
Aldershot - 6 - -
Farnborough - 6 - -
Kent +5 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £45,000 -
Bedford - 4 - -
Dorking - 4 £41,500 -
City of London +37 3 £57,500 -4.16%
Manchester +15 3 £52,500 +3.96%
North West +1 3 £52,500 +3.96%
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
Weybridge - 3 £75,000 -
Berkshire +10 2 £47,500 - 1
Hook -9 2 £71,500 +19.16%
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 - 1
Scotland - 2 £50,000 - 1
South Yorkshire -3 1 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Sheffield -10 1 £60,000 +4.34% 1
South West -14 1 £42,500 -39.28%
Northamptonshire - 1 £37,500 -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 149 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (88.59%) Cisco
3 108 (72.48%) CCNP
4 88 (59.06%) CCNA
5 86 (57.72%) Firewall
6 83 (55.70%) WAN
7 61 (40.94%) LAN
7 61 (40.94%) CCDP
8 57 (38.26%) BGP
8 57 (38.26%) MPLS
9 45 (30.20%) VMware
10 43 (28.86%) Data Centre
11 42 (28.19%) CheckPoint
11 42 (28.19%) Juniper
12 40 (26.85%) Network Design
13 36 (24.16%) OSPF
13 36 (24.16%) ITIL
14 33 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
15 31 (20.81%) Microsoft
16 30 (20.13%) Network Security
17 29 (19.46%) F5
17 29 (19.46%) VPN
17 29 (19.46%) VoIP
18 28 (18.79%) CCSA
19 27 (18.12%) CCSE
19 27 (18.12%) Spanning Tree
20 25 (16.78%) Cisco ASA
20 25 (16.78%) Cisco IOS
21 23 (15.44%) Linux
21 23 (15.44%) DNS

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 4 (2.68%) MS Exchange
1 4 (2.68%) Lync
2 3 (2.01%) CMS
3 1 (0.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.03%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.68%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.01%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.34%) IaaS
3 1 (0.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 86 (57.72%) Firewall
2 83 (55.70%) WAN
3 61 (40.94%) LAN
4 57 (38.26%) BGP
4 57 (38.26%) MPLS
5 36 (24.16%) OSPF
6 30 (20.13%) Network Security
7 29 (19.46%) VoIP
7 29 (19.46%) VPN
8 27 (18.12%) Spanning Tree
9 25 (16.78%) Cisco ASA
9 25 (16.78%) Cisco IOS
10 23 (15.44%) DNS
10 23 (15.44%) SSL
11 22 (14.77%) TCP/IP
11 22 (14.77%) Wireless
12 21 (14.09%) Cisco Nexus
13 20 (13.42%) EIGRP
14 18 (12.08%) HSRP
15 16 (10.74%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.34%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 13 (8.72%) Telecoms
2 12 (8.05%) Finance
3 7 (4.70%) Retail
4 6 (4.03%) Law
5 5 (3.36%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.67%) Legal
6 1 (0.67%) Banking
Job Titles
1 68 (45.64%) Network Engineer
2 31 (20.81%) Architect
3 27 (18.12%) Senior Network Engineer
4 18 (12.08%) Consultant
4 18 (12.08%) Network Architect
5 13 (8.72%) Operations Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Network Operations Engineer
5 13 (8.72%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Network Implementation Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Implementation Engineer
6 11 (7.38%) Technical Architect
6 11 (7.38%) Design Engineer
7 9 (6.04%) Team Leader
7 9 (6.04%) Senior Implementation Engineer
8 8 (5.37%) Network Design Engineer
9 6 (4.03%) Designer
9 6 (4.03%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (4.03%) Network Designer
10 5 (3.36%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.01%) XMPP
1 3 (2.01%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 43 (28.86%) Data Centre
2 6 (4.03%) PKI
3 5 (3.36%) Public Cloud
4 4 (2.68%) NHS
4 4 (2.68%) Replication
4 4 (2.68%) Clustering
4 4 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.34%) CMDB
5 2 (1.34%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.44%) Linux
2 18 (12.08%) Windows
3 6 (4.03%) UNIX
4 2 (1.34%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.67%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.85%) Network Design
2 36 (24.16%) ITIL
3 21 (14.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 20 (13.42%) Load Balancing
5 19 (12.75%) Mentoring
6 15 (10.07%) Business Continuity
6 15 (10.07%) Project Management
7 11 (7.38%) BCP
7 11 (7.38%) Business Continuity Planning
8 10 (6.71%) Coaching
8 10 (6.71%) Network Architecture
8 10 (6.71%) Validation
9 9 (6.04%) Migration
9 9 (6.04%) TOGAF
10 8 (5.37%) Network Monitoring
11 7 (4.70%) Enterprise Architecture
12 6 (4.03%) Risk Management
12 6 (4.03%) Information Security
13 5 (3.36%) PRINCE2
13 5 (3.36%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.70%) C
2 2 (1.34%) C++
2 2 (1.34%) Java
2 2 (1.34%) Perl
2 2 (1.34%) Python
Qualifications
1 149 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 108 (72.48%) CCNP
3 88 (59.06%) CCNA
4 61 (40.94%) CCDP
5 28 (18.79%) CCSA
6 27 (18.12%) CCSE
7 17 (11.41%) CCIP
7 17 (11.41%) CCSP
8 16 (10.74%) CCIE
8 16 (10.74%) Degree
9 12 (8.05%) CISSP
10 10 (6.71%) Microsoft Certification
10 10 (6.71%) Security Cleared
11 9 (6.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 9 (6.04%) JNCIP
12 8 (5.37%) JNCIA
13 7 (4.70%) SC Cleared
13 7 (4.70%) MCSE
14 6 (4.03%) CISA
15 5 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (10.07%) SLA
2 7 (4.70%) COBIT
3 6 (4.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (3.36%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.34%) QA
5 2 (1.34%) BS25999
System Software
1 33 (22.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.68%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.34%) XenApp
4 2 (1.34%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.34%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.36%) FortiGate
2 4 (2.68%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (1.34%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.34%) SCOM
3 2 (1.34%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 132 (88.59%) Cisco
2 45 (30.20%) VMware
3 42 (28.19%) Juniper
3 42 (28.19%) CheckPoint
4 31 (20.81%) Microsoft
5 29 (19.46%) F5
6 12 (8.05%) HP
7 10 (6.71%) SolarWinds
8 9 (6.04%) Fortinet
9 6 (4.03%) Citrix
10 5 (3.36%) Avaya
11 4 (2.68%) NetApp
11 4 (2.68%) 3PAR
12 3 (2.01%) Siemens
12 3 (2.01%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.01%) EMC
13 2 (1.34%) Nortel
13 2 (1.34%) Nokia
13 2 (1.34%) McAfee
13 2 (1.34%) IronPort
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Explore Group
Salary: £30k - £50k per annum + 12k commission
Posted: Yesterday
Farnham, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + + 12k commission
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £37,000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
CGI
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Ace European Group
Salary: £73000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
CACI Network Services
Salary: Unspecified High market salary and benefits
Posted: 22 days ago