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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 866 888 897
Rank change year-on-year
+22 +9
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 66 59 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.055% 0.090%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.20% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 50 46 94
Median salary £54,250 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.50% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £32,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,500 £63,750 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-14.00% -13.04%

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
26745 29349 32683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.13% 27.52% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 21499 23020 26235
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 May 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +48 63 £53,500 +7.00% 7
West Midlands +3 20 £42,000 -30.00% 1
South East +31 18 £68,500 +37.00% 4
London +31 15 £63,750 +27.50%
Kent - 11 £70,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 9 £42,000 -
Rugby - 9 £42,000 -
Yorkshire +12 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
West Yorkshire +11 6 £40,000 -5.88%
Herefordshire - 6 £50,000 -
Hereford - 6 £50,000 -
West Malling - 5 £73,500 -
Bradford - 4 £40,000 -
South West +10 3 £43,000 -40.68%
West Sussex - 3 - - 1
Crawley - 3 - -
Gatwick - 3 - - 1
Solihull - 3 - -
Leeds +11 2 - -
Berkshire +8 2 £43,250 - 1
Bristol +5 2 £43,000 -40.68%
Chatham - 2 - -
Edinburgh - 2 £53,750 -
Maidstone - 2 £67,500 - 1
Sittingbourne - 2 £23,500 -
Scotland - 2 £53,750 -
City of London +43 1 £95,000 +80.95%
East of England +21 1 £49,500 -20.80%
Reading +9 1 £60,500 -
Birmingham -11 1 £52,500 -12.50%

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCDA.

1 212 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 184 (86.79%) Cisco
3 166 (78.30%) CCNP
4 162 (76.42%) CCNA
5 127 (59.91%) WAN
6 126 (59.43%) Firewall
7 120 (56.60%) CCDP
8 100 (47.17%) Network Design
9 98 (46.23%) LAN
10 97 (45.75%) Juniper
11 93 (43.87%) Data Centre
12 90 (42.45%) CCIE
13 85 (40.09%) Wireless
14 80 (37.74%) F5
15 74 (34.91%) OSPF
16 71 (33.49%) MPLS
16 71 (33.49%) VPN
16 71 (33.49%) Cisco ASA
17 68 (32.08%) CheckPoint
18 62 (29.25%) Microsoft
19 59 (27.83%) Load Balancing
20 58 (27.36%) BGP
21 53 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
22 52 (24.53%) VMware
23 50 (23.58%) CCSA
24 49 (23.11%) Palo Alto
25 48 (22.64%) Avaya
26 47 (22.17%) CCSE
27 45 (21.23%) Presales
28 44 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 18 (8.49%) Skype for Business
2 15 (7.08%) MS Exchange
3 11 (5.19%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (4.72%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.47%) IIS
Applications
1 31 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.94%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
3 1 (0.47%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (1.42%) Office 365
2 2 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 127 (59.91%) WAN
2 126 (59.43%) Firewall
3 98 (46.23%) LAN
4 85 (40.09%) Wireless
5 74 (34.91%) OSPF
6 71 (33.49%) Cisco ASA
6 71 (33.49%) MPLS
6 71 (33.49%) VPN
7 58 (27.36%) BGP
8 53 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
9 44 (20.75%) SSL
10 42 (19.81%) VLAN
11 39 (18.40%) DNS
12 34 (16.04%) IPsec
12 34 (16.04%) Network Security
13 31 (14.62%) Cisco Wireless
13 31 (14.62%) VoIP
14 21 (9.91%) ADSL
15 19 (8.96%) EIGRP
15 19 (8.96%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.60%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
2 10 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.47%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (14.15%) Telecoms
2 23 (10.85%) Finance
3 6 (2.83%) Multimedia
3 6 (2.83%) Retail
4 5 (2.36%) Law
5 4 (1.89%) Banking
5 4 (1.89%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.42%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.47%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 100 (47.17%) Network Engineer
2 39 (18.40%) Architect
3 31 (14.62%) Network Architect
4 27 (12.74%) Consultant
5 25 (11.79%) Senior Network Engineer
6 23 (10.85%) Analyst
7 22 (10.38%) Network Analyst
7 22 (10.38%) Network Consultant
8 21 (9.91%) Cisco Engineer
9 20 (9.43%) Cisco Network Engineer
10 19 (8.96%) Network Design Architect
11 13 (6.13%) Project Engineer
12 10 (4.72%) Support Analyst
12 10 (4.72%) Support Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Network Operations Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Network Support
13 9 (4.25%) Network Support Analyst
13 9 (4.25%) Network Support Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Operations Engineer
13 9 (4.25%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (4.72%) 802.1X
2 2 (0.94%) CSS
3 1 (0.47%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 93 (43.87%) Data Centre
2 16 (7.55%) iPad
3 14 (6.60%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.42%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 3 (1.42%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.94%) CCTV
5 2 (0.94%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.47%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 36 (16.98%) Windows
2 31 (14.62%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.66%) Linux
3 12 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (4.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.42%) CoreOS
6 1 (0.47%) CentOS
6 1 (0.47%) Debian
6 1 (0.47%) Fedora
6 1 (0.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (47.17%) Network Design
2 59 (27.83%) Load Balancing
3 45 (21.23%) Presales
4 34 (16.04%) Service Delivery
5 23 (10.85%) ITIL
6 21 (9.91%) Network Architecture
7 14 (6.60%) Project Management
8 13 (6.13%) Migration
9 11 (5.19%) Change Control
9 11 (5.19%) Validation
10 10 (4.72%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (4.72%) High Availability
11 9 (4.25%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (3.30%) Change Management
12 7 (3.30%) Coaching
12 7 (3.30%) Network Monitoring
13 6 (2.83%) DevOps
13 6 (2.83%) PRINCE2
14 5 (2.36%) Mentoring
14 5 (2.36%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.42%) Python
2 2 (0.94%) SQL
3 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 212 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 166 (78.30%) CCNP
3 162 (76.42%) CCNA
4 120 (56.60%) CCDP
5 90 (42.45%) CCIE
6 50 (23.58%) CCSA
7 47 (22.17%) CCSE
8 36 (16.98%) Security Cleared
9 34 (16.04%) CCSP
9 34 (16.04%) JNCIE
9 34 (16.04%) JNCIP
10 29 (13.68%) SC Cleared
11 25 (11.79%) Microsoft Certification
12 21 (9.91%) JNCIA
13 17 (8.02%) MCSA
14 15 (7.08%) CCIP
15 14 (6.60%) Degree
16 12 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (5.19%) MCSE
18 10 (4.72%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.47%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 43 (20.28%) Active Directory
3 20 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 13 (6.13%) vSphere
5 3 (1.42%) vCloud
6 2 (0.94%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.94%) ISA Server
6 2 (0.94%) XenApp
7 1 (0.47%) Firmware
7 1 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 10 (4.72%) SCCM
1 10 (4.72%) SCOrch
2 5 (2.36%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.42%) Puppet
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (0.47%) Nagios
4 1 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
4 1 (0.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 1 (0.47%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 184 (86.79%) Cisco
2 97 (45.75%) Juniper
3 80 (37.74%) F5
4 68 (32.08%) CheckPoint
5 62 (29.25%) Microsoft
6 52 (24.53%) VMware
7 49 (23.11%) Palo Alto
8 48 (22.64%) Avaya
9 35 (16.51%) HP
10 34 (16.04%) Meraki
11 23 (10.85%) Fortinet
12 21 (9.91%) IBM
13 6 (2.83%) SonicWALL
14 5 (2.36%) Intel
14 5 (2.36%) Intel Security
15 4 (1.89%) Citrix
15 4 (1.89%) EMC
15 4 (1.89%) Infoblox
16 3 (1.42%) Riverbed
16 3 (1.42%) SolarWinds
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