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 2 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 800 800 742
Rank change year-on-year
0 -58
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 96 67 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.084% 0.063% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.31% 0.24% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79 52 154
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%

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
30785 28277 33223
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.01% 26.68% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24090 23069 27792
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 £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 2 October 2014 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 2 October 2014. 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 +15 90 £52,500 +10.52% 14
South East -1 29 £52,500 +16.66% 5
London -15 24 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Yorkshire -32 16 £41,500 -12.63% 2
Leeds -18 13 £41,500 -10.27% 1
West Yorkshire -25 13 £41,500 -10.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +10 11 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire -1 10 £52,500 -
West Midlands -9 9 £32,000 -39.04% 1
Reading +2 8 £52,500 -4.54%
South West -10 8 £60,000 +46.34%
High Wycombe - 8 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 8 £52,500 -
East of England -8 7 £60,000 +11.62%
Warwickshire - 7 £32,000 -
Surrey -21 6 £48,000 +14.28%
Essex - 6 £57,500 -
Wiltshire +3 5 £60,000 +30.43%
Swindon - 5 £60,000 -
Kent - 5 £23,000 - 3
Basildon - 5 £55,000 -
Wales +6 4 £37,500 -33.33%
South Wales +11 3 £37,500 -33.33%
Leatherhead -12 3 £46,000 +41.53%
South Yorkshire -15 3 £65,000 +40.54% 1
North West -15 3 £51,500 -6.36% 1
Sheffield -24 3 £65,000 +40.54% 1
Stockport - 3 £51,500 -
Dorking - 3 £50,000 -
Manchester - 3 £51,500 - 1

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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.

1 197 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 156 (79.19%) Cisco
3 147 (74.62%) LAN
4 136 (69.04%) CCDP
5 101 (51.27%) CCNP
6 87 (44.16%) Telecoms
7 78 (39.59%) WAN
8 68 (34.52%) Degree
9 65 (32.99%) CCNA
10 61 (30.96%) HP
11 60 (30.46%) Firewall
12 57 (28.93%) C
13 47 (23.86%) MPLS
14 40 (20.30%) Network Security
15 39 (19.80%) Finance
16 38 (19.29%) CCIE
17 34 (17.26%) Juniper
18 33 (16.75%) F5
19 32 (16.24%) VPN
20 31 (15.74%) VoIP
20 31 (15.74%) CheckPoint
20 31 (15.74%) VMware
20 31 (15.74%) Network Design
21 28 (14.21%) BGP
21 28 (14.21%) OSPF
22 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
23 26 (13.20%) Wireless
24 25 (12.69%) Windows
25 24 (12.18%) TCP/IP
25 24 (12.18%) Network Architecture

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 2014, 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 10 (5.08%) Lync
2 4 (2.03%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.02%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.51%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (10.15%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.51%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.51%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 147 (74.62%) LAN
2 78 (39.59%) WAN
3 60 (30.46%) Firewall
4 47 (23.86%) MPLS
5 40 (20.30%) Network Security
6 32 (16.24%) VPN
7 31 (15.74%) VoIP
8 28 (14.21%) OSPF
8 28 (14.21%) BGP
9 26 (13.20%) Wireless
10 24 (12.18%) TCP/IP
10 24 (12.18%) Cisco ASA
11 20 (10.15%) VPLS
12 13 (6.60%) Cisco Nexus
13 12 (6.09%) Multicast
13 12 (6.09%) Unified Communications
14 11 (5.58%) Cisco PIX
14 11 (5.58%) VLAN
14 11 (5.58%) Ethernet
14 11 (5.58%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.02%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.02%) MS Access
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 87 (44.16%) Telecoms
2 39 (19.80%) Finance
3 4 (2.03%) Electronics
4 3 (1.52%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.51%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.51%) Advertising
5 1 (0.51%) Banking
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Billing
5 1 (0.51%) Marketing
5 1 (0.51%) French Language
5 1 (0.51%) German Language
Job Titles
1 56 (28.43%) Network Engineer
2 50 (25.38%) Consultant
3 36 (18.27%) Technical Design Authority
4 24 (12.18%) Designer
5 19 (9.64%) Architect
6 18 (9.14%) Security Engineer
7 15 (7.61%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (7.11%) Network Architect
8 14 (7.11%) Pre Sales Consultant
8 14 (7.11%) Senior Network Engineer
9 13 (6.60%) Network Designer
10 7 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
10 7 (3.55%) Network Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Network Design Consultant
11 6 (3.05%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.05%) Security Designer
12 5 (2.54%) Solutions Consultant
12 5 (2.54%) Network Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.06%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.03%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.52%) Statistics
4 2 (1.02%) CESG
5 1 (0.51%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.51%) Derivative
5 1 (0.51%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.51%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.51%) iPad
5 1 (0.51%) Replication
5 1 (0.51%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.51%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.51%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.51%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 25 (12.69%) Windows
2 8 (4.06%) Linux
3 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.52%) Mac OS
4 3 (1.52%) SUSE
5 2 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (15.74%) Network Design
2 24 (12.18%) Network Architecture
3 23 (11.68%) ITIL
4 11 (5.58%) Project Management
5 10 (5.08%) Change Control
6 9 (4.57%) Network Management
6 9 (4.57%) Load Balancing
7 8 (4.06%) Incident Management
8 7 (3.55%) Service Delivery
9 4 (2.03%) Change Management
9 4 (2.03%) Business Continuity
9 4 (2.03%) Asset Management
9 4 (2.03%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (2.03%) Capacity Management
10 3 (1.52%) Performance Testing
10 3 (1.52%) Time Management
10 3 (1.52%) Penetration Testing
10 3 (1.52%) SEO
10 3 (1.52%) PRINCE2
11 2 (1.02%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 57 (28.93%) C
2 4 (2.03%) SQL
3 2 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 197 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 136 (69.04%) CCDP
3 101 (51.27%) CCNP
4 68 (34.52%) Degree
5 65 (32.99%) CCNA
6 38 (19.29%) CCIE
7 22 (11.17%) CCSP
8 20 (10.15%) Security Cleared
9 19 (9.64%) SC Cleared
10 17 (8.63%) CCDE
10 17 (8.63%) CCIP
11 15 (7.61%) CISSP
11 15 (7.61%) CCSA
12 13 (6.60%) CCVP
13 11 (5.58%) JNCIA
14 10 (5.08%) JNCIE
15 8 (4.06%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (3.55%) CCSE
17 6 (3.05%) MCSE
18 5 (2.54%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.03%) SLA
2 2 (1.02%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.51%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 17 (8.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.06%) XenApp
4 3 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.02%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.51%) Firmware
6 1 (0.51%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.51%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.52%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.02%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.02%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 156 (79.19%) Cisco
2 61 (30.96%) HP
3 34 (17.26%) Juniper
4 33 (16.75%) F5
5 31 (15.74%) CheckPoint
5 31 (15.74%) VMware
6 27 (13.71%) Microsoft
7 13 (6.60%) Citrix
8 10 (5.08%) Riverbed
9 8 (4.06%) Aruba
9 8 (4.06%) Nokia
9 8 (4.06%) Remedy
10 7 (3.55%) Avaya
11 4 (2.03%) Fortinet
12 3 (1.52%) McAfee
12 3 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 3 (1.52%) Dell
12 3 (1.52%) Polycom
13 2 (1.02%) ProCurve
13 2 (1.02%) SolarWinds
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