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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 808 837 738
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -99
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 82 96 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.080% 0.15%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.27% 0.29% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 67 82 133
Average salary £50,000 £52,000 £54,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £43,750 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%

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
30383 32724 31424
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.46% 27.25% 27.98%
Number of salaries quoted 23753 26140 25296
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £65,000 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +8 82 £50,000 -13.04% 9
London +45 28 £50,000 -13.04% 2
South East -20 22 £50,000 -13.04% 1
Surrey +21 15 £50,000 +5.26%
North West +24 13 £37,500 -41.40% 1
Manchester +19 13 £37,500 -41.40% 1
City of London +41 9 £52,500 -14.28%
Dorking +3 8 £50,000 +5.26%
Berkshire -2 6 £53,500 +12.63%
West Yorkshire +14 5 £50,000 +38.88% 2
Yorkshire +1 5 £50,000 +38.88% 3
Reading -3 5 £70,000 +47.36%
East Midlands +20 4 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Leeds +8 4 £51,250 +42.36% 1
Woking +7 4 £80,000 +88.23%
Nottingham 0 4 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Nottinghamshire -2 4 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Hampshire -37 4 - -
Farnborough - 4 - -
East Sussex - 4 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 4 - -
East of England +19 3 £62,500 +61.29%
West Midlands -25 3 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Aldershot - 3 - -
Bristol -2 2 £53,750 +53.57%
Birmingham -11 2 £60,000 +33.33%
South West -21 2 £53,750 +53.57%
Chelmsford - 2 £63,750 -
Essex - 2 £63,750 -
Weybridge - 2 £75,000 -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 169 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (74.56%) Cisco
2 126 (74.56%) CCNP
3 111 (65.68%) CCNA
4 110 (65.09%) WAN
5 85 (50.30%) Firewall
5 85 (50.30%) LAN
6 77 (45.56%) MPLS
7 75 (44.38%) CCDP
8 67 (39.64%) Network Design
9 65 (38.46%) VMware
10 61 (36.09%) BGP
11 55 (32.54%) Juniper
12 45 (26.63%) OSPF
12 45 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
13 40 (23.67%) VPN
13 40 (23.67%) ITIL
14 39 (23.08%) Linux
14 39 (23.08%) Telecoms
15 38 (22.49%) CCIE
16 37 (21.89%) CheckPoint
17 36 (21.30%) Microsoft
17 36 (21.30%) VoIP
18 35 (20.71%) Windows
18 35 (20.71%) CCIP
19 34 (20.12%) DNS
19 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
19 34 (20.12%) Spanning Tree
20 30 (17.75%) F5
20 30 (17.75%) CCSA

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 20 (11.83%) Lync
2 10 (5.92%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.37%) CMS
4 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.59%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 110 (65.09%) WAN
2 85 (50.30%) LAN
2 85 (50.30%) Firewall
3 77 (45.56%) MPLS
4 61 (36.09%) BGP
5 45 (26.63%) OSPF
6 40 (23.67%) VPN
7 36 (21.30%) VoIP
8 34 (20.12%) DNS
8 34 (20.12%) TCP/IP
8 34 (20.12%) Spanning Tree
9 27 (15.98%) EIGRP
10 26 (15.38%) DHCP
10 26 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
10 26 (15.38%) VPLS
11 25 (14.79%) Cisco IOS
11 25 (14.79%) SAN
12 23 (13.61%) SSL
12 23 (13.61%) Wireless
12 23 (13.61%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (4.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 39 (23.08%) Telecoms
2 10 (5.92%) Finance
3 6 (3.55%) Aerospace
3 6 (3.55%) Law
3 6 (3.55%) Electronics
4 5 (2.96%) Retail
5 4 (2.37%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.78%) Military
6 3 (1.78%) French Language
7 2 (1.18%) Banking
8 1 (0.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 96 (56.80%) Network Engineer
2 31 (18.34%) Architect
3 30 (17.75%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (14.20%) Network Architect
5 22 (13.02%) Operations Engineer
5 22 (13.02%) Network Operations Engineer
6 19 (11.24%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 19 (11.24%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 16 (9.47%) Designer
7 16 (9.47%) Consultant
7 16 (9.47%) Network Designer
8 10 (5.92%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 9 (5.33%) Technical Architect
9 9 (5.33%) Network Design Architect
10 8 (4.73%) Team Leader
11 7 (4.14%) Design Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Systems Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Network Technical Architect
11 7 (4.14%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.59%) CSS
1 1 (0.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.33%) PKI
3 7 (4.14%) Replication
3 7 (4.14%) Clustering
4 6 (3.55%) Performance Metrics
5 4 (2.37%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.18%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.59%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.08%) Linux
2 35 (20.71%) Windows
3 11 (6.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 10 (5.92%) SUSE
5 8 (4.73%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.59%) Solaris
6 1 (0.59%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.64%) Network Design
2 40 (23.67%) ITIL
3 26 (15.38%) Network Architecture
4 25 (14.79%) Project Management
5 21 (12.43%) Disaster Recovery
5 21 (12.43%) Load Balancing
6 17 (10.06%) Mentoring
6 17 (10.06%) Business Continuity
7 10 (5.92%) BCP
7 10 (5.92%) Business Continuity Planning
8 9 (5.33%) Migration
8 9 (5.33%) Change Management
8 9 (5.33%) TOGAF
9 8 (4.73%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (4.73%) Coaching
10 7 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.14%) Service Delivery
10 7 (4.14%) Validation
10 7 (4.14%) PRINCE2
11 6 (3.55%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 10 (5.92%) SQL
2 4 (2.37%) C
Qualifications
1 169 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (74.56%) CCNP
3 111 (65.68%) CCNA
4 75 (44.38%) CCDP
5 38 (22.49%) CCIE
6 35 (20.71%) CCIP
7 30 (17.75%) CCSA
8 29 (17.16%) CCSE
9 23 (13.61%) CCSP
10 22 (13.02%) Degree
11 21 (12.43%) JNCIP
12 19 (11.24%) Security Cleared
13 17 (10.06%) VCAP
13 17 (10.06%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (9.47%) MCSE
14 16 (9.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (8.88%) JNCIA
15 15 (8.88%) VCDX
15 15 (8.88%) SC Cleared
16 12 (7.10%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (15.38%) SLA
2 4 (2.37%) COBIT
3 2 (1.18%) QA
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (26.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (11.24%) Active Directory
3 10 (5.92%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.73%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.37%) vSphere
6 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (2.96%) FortiGate
2 2 (1.18%) SCOM
2 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 126 (74.56%) Cisco
2 65 (38.46%) VMware
3 55 (32.54%) Juniper
4 37 (21.89%) CheckPoint
5 36 (21.30%) Microsoft
6 30 (17.75%) F5
7 10 (5.92%) Red Hat
8 9 (5.33%) Dell
8 9 (5.33%) Avaya
9 8 (4.73%) Fortinet
10 7 (4.14%) SolarWinds
10 7 (4.14%) 3PAR
10 7 (4.14%) HP
11 3 (1.78%) EMC
11 3 (1.78%) Siemens
11 3 (1.78%) Sophos
12 2 (1.18%) Mitel
12 2 (1.18%) Citrix
12 2 (1.18%) Aruba
12 2 (1.18%) Aerohive Networks
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: generous benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + generous benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago