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 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 825 830 799
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -31
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 74 80 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.069% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 57 66 70
Average salary £47,500 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.39% +27.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,200 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £65,000 £65,000
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
30325 31410 28892
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.32% 26.98% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24528 24339 23469
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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
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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 +21 72 £47,500 -17.39% 9
South East +9 34 £46,250 -19.56% 3
Yorkshire +14 20 £42,000 -26.95% 1
Leeds +19 19 £41,500 - 1
West Yorkshire +19 19 £41,500 - 1
Surrey +22 17 £41,500 -17.00% 3
Hampshire +23 13 £45,000 -23.40%
London 0 8 £56,750 +8.09% 2
Dorking +16 7 £41,500 -17.00%
Guildford - 7 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire +16 6 £47,500 -9.52%
Aldershot - 6 - -
Farnborough - 6 - -
East of England +3 5 - - 1
Basingstoke - 5 £45,000 -
Kent +2 4 - -
City of London - 3 £57,500 -
Bedford - 3 - -
Bedfordshire - 3 - -
East Midlands +7 2 £52,500 +75.00% 1
Manchester +3 2 £52,500 +2.94%
North West +2 2 £52,500 +2.94%
Hook -1 2 £71,500 +19.16%
Farnham - 2 £58,750 -
Edinburgh - 2 £50,000 -
Scotland - 2 £50,000 -
Sheffield -3 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Hertfordshire -3 1 - - 1
South Yorkshire -4 1 £60,000 +4.34%
Essex -5 1 - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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.

1 129 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 117 (90.70%) Cisco
3 102 (79.07%) CCNP
4 75 (58.14%) CCNA
5 73 (56.59%) WAN
6 66 (51.16%) Firewall
7 61 (47.29%) CCDP
8 56 (43.41%) LAN
9 45 (34.88%) BGP
10 43 (33.33%) MPLS
11 39 (30.23%) CheckPoint
11 39 (30.23%) Data Centre
12 35 (27.13%) VMware
13 33 (25.58%) OSPF
13 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
14 32 (24.81%) Juniper
15 29 (22.48%) VoIP
15 29 (22.48%) ITIL
15 29 (22.48%) F5
16 26 (20.16%) CCSE
16 26 (20.16%) CCSA
16 26 (20.16%) Spanning Tree
17 25 (19.38%) VPN
17 25 (19.38%) Network Security
18 24 (18.60%) Network Design
19 23 (17.83%) Cisco IOS
19 23 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
20 22 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
20 22 (17.05%) Linux
21 20 (15.50%) DNS

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 3 (2.33%) MS Exchange
1 3 (2.33%) CMS
2 1 (0.78%) Lync
2 1 (0.78%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) MS Visio
2 4 (3.10%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.78%) Office 365
2 1 (0.78%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 73 (56.59%) WAN
2 66 (51.16%) Firewall
3 56 (43.41%) LAN
4 45 (34.88%) BGP
5 43 (33.33%) MPLS
6 33 (25.58%) OSPF
7 29 (22.48%) VoIP
8 26 (20.16%) Spanning Tree
9 25 (19.38%) Network Security
9 25 (19.38%) VPN
10 23 (17.83%) Cisco ASA
10 23 (17.83%) Cisco IOS
11 20 (15.50%) Wireless
11 20 (15.50%) DNS
11 20 (15.50%) TCP/IP
12 19 (14.73%) Cisco Nexus
13 17 (13.18%) SSL
14 15 (11.63%) VLAN
15 13 (10.08%) HSRP
15 13 (10.08%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 12 (9.30%) Telecoms
1 12 (9.30%) Finance
2 5 (3.88%) Retail
3 3 (2.33%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.33%) Military
4 1 (0.78%) Banking
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Law
4 1 (0.78%) Legal
Job Titles
1 54 (41.86%) Network Engineer
2 28 (21.71%) Senior Network Engineer
3 26 (20.16%) Architect
4 20 (15.50%) Consultant
5 14 (10.85%) Network Architect
6 13 (10.08%) Operations Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Network Operations Engineer
6 13 (10.08%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Network Implementation Engineer
7 10 (7.75%) Implementation Engineer
8 9 (6.98%) Senior Implementation Engineer
9 8 (6.20%) Technical Architect
9 8 (6.20%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (4.65%) Design Engineer
10 6 (4.65%) Technical Manager
10 6 (4.65%) Network Designer
10 6 (4.65%) Designer
10 6 (4.65%) Communications Manager
10 6 (4.65%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (4.65%) XMPP
2 2 (1.55%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 39 (30.23%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.10%) NHS
2 4 (3.10%) PKI
3 3 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.33%) CMDB
3 3 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 2 (1.55%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.55%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.55%) Replication
4 2 (1.55%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.05%) Linux
2 15 (11.63%) Windows
3 7 (5.43%) UNIX
4 1 (0.78%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (22.48%) ITIL
2 24 (18.60%) Network Design
3 19 (14.73%) Load Balancing
4 17 (13.18%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (12.40%) Mentoring
6 13 (10.08%) Business Continuity
6 13 (10.08%) Project Management
7 11 (8.53%) BCP
7 11 (8.53%) Business Continuity Planning
8 10 (7.75%) Coaching
8 10 (7.75%) Network Monitoring
9 8 (6.20%) Validation
10 7 (5.43%) Migration
10 7 (5.43%) Information Security
10 7 (5.43%) TOGAF
11 6 (4.65%) Risk Management
12 5 (3.88%) PRINCE2
12 5 (3.88%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (3.10%) Ethical Hacking
13 4 (3.10%) Network Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (6.20%) C
2 3 (2.33%) C++
2 3 (2.33%) Java
2 3 (2.33%) Perl
2 3 (2.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 129 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 102 (79.07%) CCNP
3 75 (58.14%) CCNA
4 61 (47.29%) CCDP
5 26 (20.16%) CCSA
5 26 (20.16%) CCSE
6 18 (13.95%) CCIE
7 17 (13.18%) CCSP
8 16 (12.40%) CCIP
9 15 (11.63%) Degree
10 13 (10.08%) CISSP
11 10 (7.75%) Security Cleared
11 10 (7.75%) JNCIA
12 9 (6.98%) JNCIP
13 7 (5.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 7 (5.43%) CCVP
13 7 (5.43%) CISA
13 7 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
14 5 (3.88%) MCSE
14 5 (3.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.20%) SLA
2 7 (5.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (4.65%) COBIT
3 6 (4.65%) PCI DSS
4 3 (2.33%) BS25999
5 1 (0.78%) QA
System Software
1 22 (17.05%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (2.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.55%) XenApp
3 2 (1.55%) XenDesktop
3 2 (1.55%) vSphere
4 1 (0.78%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (4.65%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (3.88%) FortiGate
3 4 (3.10%) SolarWinds Orion
4 2 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
4 2 (1.55%) SCOM
4 2 (1.55%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 117 (90.70%) Cisco
2 39 (30.23%) CheckPoint
3 35 (27.13%) VMware
4 33 (25.58%) Microsoft
5 32 (24.81%) Juniper
6 29 (22.48%) F5
7 11 (8.53%) HP
8 9 (6.98%) SolarWinds
9 6 (4.65%) Fortinet
10 5 (3.88%) Citrix
10 5 (3.88%) NetApp
11 4 (3.10%) Avaya
11 4 (3.10%) SonicWALL
12 3 (2.33%) Siemens
12 3 (2.33%) EMC
13 2 (1.55%) Nortel
13 2 (1.55%) Nokia
13 2 (1.55%) McAfee
13 2 (1.55%) Tufin
13 2 (1.55%) 3PAR
London
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: to £110K+ package (to £80K base)
Posted: 4 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car
Posted: 18 days ago
Reigate
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £54000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago