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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 799 786 734
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -52
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 87 86 141
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.082% 0.083% 0.13%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.30% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 67 74 122
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £69,250 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +9.94%

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
29320 28292 30741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.76% 27.22% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 23521 22225 25772
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 +19 82 £50,000 -16.66% 7
South East -17 39 £50,000 -11.11% 1
London -4 28 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Surrey -10 23 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Yorkshire -6 12 £50,000 +38.88%
West Yorkshire -2 10 £50,000 +38.88%
Leeds -3 10 £50,000 +38.88%
Berkshire +6 8 £52,500 -4.54%
Hounslow - 8 £57,000 -
Dorking - 8 £50,000 -
Guildford -6 6 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +8 4 £54,750 -15.76%
Reading +7 4 £57,000 -0.86%
East Sussex -11 3 - -
Kent - 3 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 3 £45,000 -
New Malden - 3 £50,000 -
Newbury - 3 £42,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £57,000 -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 3 - -
North West -5 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Manchester -8 2 £32,500 -7.14% 1
East of England -15 2 £65,000 +8.33%
Weybridge - 2 £65,000 -
Essex - 2 £65,000 -
South Yorkshire -8 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Warwickshire -8 1 £32,000 -50.76%
Sheffield -9 1 £60,000 +41.17%
West Midlands -26 1 £32,000 -46.66%
Slough - 1 - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 192 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (83.33%) CCNP
3 139 (72.40%) Cisco
4 137 (71.35%) WAN
5 123 (64.06%) LAN
6 114 (59.38%) CCNA
7 102 (53.13%) CCDP
8 90 (46.88%) Firewall
9 81 (42.19%) MPLS
10 65 (33.85%) Network Design
11 62 (32.29%) VPN
11 62 (32.29%) Telecoms
12 61 (31.77%) VMware
13 57 (29.69%) OSPF
14 56 (29.17%) CCIE
14 56 (29.17%) BGP
15 53 (27.60%) CheckPoint
16 52 (27.08%) Juniper
17 48 (25.00%) ITIL
17 48 (25.00%) Windows
17 48 (25.00%) F5
18 46 (23.96%) VoIP
18 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
19 41 (21.35%) CCIP
20 39 (20.31%) Linux
21 38 (19.79%) DNS
21 38 (19.79%) Wireless
21 38 (19.79%) Network Security
21 38 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
22 37 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 25 (13.02%) Lync
2 8 (4.17%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.04%) CMS
3 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 137 (71.35%) WAN
2 123 (64.06%) LAN
3 90 (46.88%) Firewall
4 81 (42.19%) MPLS
5 62 (32.29%) VPN
6 57 (29.69%) OSPF
7 56 (29.17%) BGP
8 46 (23.96%) VoIP
8 46 (23.96%) TCP/IP
9 38 (19.79%) DNS
9 38 (19.79%) Wireless
9 38 (19.79%) Network Security
9 38 (19.79%) Cisco ASA
10 35 (18.23%) VPLS
11 34 (17.71%) DHCP
12 32 (16.67%) SAN
13 25 (13.02%) EIGRP
14 24 (12.50%) VLAN
15 21 (10.94%) Ethernet
16 20 (10.42%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.65%) SQL Server
1 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2008
1 7 (3.65%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 62 (32.29%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.73%) Electronics
2 11 (5.73%) Aerospace
3 5 (2.60%) Finance
3 5 (2.60%) French Language
4 3 (1.56%) Military
4 3 (1.56%) Publishing
5 2 (1.04%) Banking
5 2 (1.04%) Retail
5 2 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
Job Titles
1 115 (59.90%) Network Engineer
2 33 (17.19%) Consultant
3 28 (14.58%) Architect
3 28 (14.58%) Senior Network Engineer
3 28 (14.58%) Designer
4 26 (13.54%) Network Designer
5 23 (11.98%) Network Architect
6 20 (10.42%) Network Operations Engineer
6 20 (10.42%) Operations Engineer
7 17 (8.85%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 17 (8.85%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 16 (8.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 13 (6.77%) Security Engineer
9 13 (6.77%) Network Consultant
10 11 (5.73%) Network Security Engineer
11 10 (5.21%) Security Designer
12 8 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 8 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 7 (3.65%) Cisco Engineer
13 7 (3.65%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.25%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 16 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.25%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (2.60%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.56%) Replication
4 3 (1.56%) Clustering
4 3 (1.56%) PKI
4 3 (1.56%) Statistics
5 2 (1.04%) CESG
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) IVR
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 48 (25.00%) Windows
2 39 (20.31%) Linux
3 18 (9.38%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.85%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.81%) SUSE
6 7 (3.65%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (33.85%) Network Design
2 48 (25.00%) ITIL
3 36 (18.75%) Network Architecture
4 24 (12.50%) Project Management
5 20 (10.42%) Load Balancing
6 14 (7.29%) Change Control
7 13 (6.77%) Capacity Planning
8 12 (6.25%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (6.25%) Business Continuity
8 12 (6.25%) Capacity Management
8 12 (6.25%) Incident Management
9 11 (5.73%) Network Management
9 11 (5.73%) Change Management
10 10 (5.21%) PRINCE2
11 9 (4.69%) Performance Testing
11 9 (4.69%) Penetration Testing
11 9 (4.69%) Mentoring
12 7 (3.65%) TOGAF
13 6 (3.13%) BCP
13 6 (3.13%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.81%) SQL
2 4 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 192 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 160 (83.33%) CCNP
3 114 (59.38%) CCNA
4 102 (53.13%) CCDP
5 56 (29.17%) CCIE
6 41 (21.35%) CCIP
7 30 (15.63%) CCSP
8 26 (13.54%) CCSA
9 21 (10.94%) JNCIP
10 20 (10.42%) Degree
11 19 (9.90%) Security Cleared
11 19 (9.90%) JNCIA
11 19 (9.90%) CCSE
12 17 (8.85%) SC Cleared
13 16 (8.33%) VCAP
14 15 (7.81%) CISSP
15 14 (7.29%) Microsoft Certification
15 14 (7.29%) VCDX
15 14 (7.29%) JNCIS
16 13 (6.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.90%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) COBIT
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 37 (19.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (9.38%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.81%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (3.65%) Terminal Services
5 6 (3.13%) XenApp
6 4 (2.08%) vSphere
7 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.56%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 139 (72.40%) Cisco
2 61 (31.77%) VMware
3 53 (27.60%) CheckPoint
4 52 (27.08%) Juniper
5 48 (25.00%) F5
6 37 (19.27%) Microsoft
7 15 (7.81%) Red Hat
8 14 (7.29%) Dell
9 12 (6.25%) Nokia
9 12 (6.25%) Remedy
10 11 (5.73%) Aruba
11 10 (5.21%) HP
12 9 (4.69%) Avaya
13 7 (3.65%) Citrix
14 6 (3.13%) Riverbed
15 3 (1.56%) McAfee
15 3 (1.56%) Sophos
15 3 (1.56%) Mitel
15 3 (1.56%) Fortinet
15 3 (1.56%) Polycom
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Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago