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 27 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 858 920 902
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -18
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 65 52 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.048% 0.082%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.25% 0.17% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 51 40 93
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,400 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -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
26213 29952 33204
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.62% 27.38% 27.50%
Number of salaries quoted 21215 23761 26316
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +2.43%

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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +50 64 £54,250 +8.50% 5
South East +47 21 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London +37 18 £62,500 +19.04% 1
West Midlands -2 12 £42,000 -32.80%
Yorkshire +31 9 £35,000 -15.66%
Berkshire +17 7 £52,500 - 1
Kent - 6 £68,750 - 1
West Sussex - 6 - -
Crawley - 6 - -
Gatwick - 6 - -
Sheffield - 5 £35,000 -
Rugby - 5 £42,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Hereford - 5 - -
Herefordshire - 5 - -
Warwickshire - 5 £42,000 -
Leeds +10 4 £51,000 +2.00%
West Yorkshire +4 4 £51,000 +22.89%
Maidenhead - 3 £47,500 -
Slough - 3 £55,000 -
West Malling - 3 £75,000 -
Worcestershire - 2 £38,750 -
Bristol - 2 £45,000 -
South West - 2 £45,000 -
Maidstone - 2 £67,500 - 1
Worcester - 2 £38,750 -
City of London +55 1 £55,000 +2.32%
East of England +33 1 £49,500 - 1
Reading +13 1 £60,500 - 1
East Midlands +10 1 £32,500 -3.70%

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 June 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 173 (89.64%) Cisco
3 153 (79.27%) CCNP
4 145 (75.13%) CCNA
5 127 (65.80%) CCDP
6 111 (57.51%) WAN
7 101 (52.33%) Firewall
8 97 (50.26%) CCIE
8 97 (50.26%) Network Design
9 89 (46.11%) LAN
10 84 (43.52%) Juniper
11 83 (43.01%) Wireless
12 75 (38.86%) Data Centre
13 74 (38.34%) F5
14 69 (35.75%) CheckPoint
15 65 (33.68%) VPN
16 61 (31.61%) MPLS
17 60 (31.09%) OSPF
18 59 (30.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 58 (30.05%) Cisco ASA
20 51 (26.42%) Load Balancing
21 48 (24.87%) CCSA
22 44 (22.80%) Microsoft
22 44 (22.80%) CCSE
23 43 (22.28%) Palo Alto
24 41 (21.24%) VMware
25 39 (20.21%) BGP
26 38 (19.69%) Avaya
26 38 (19.69%) SSL
27 36 (18.65%) DNS

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 15 (7.77%) Skype for Business
2 9 (4.66%) MS Exchange
3 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 24 (12.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.04%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 111 (57.51%) WAN
2 101 (52.33%) Firewall
3 89 (46.11%) LAN
4 83 (43.01%) Wireless
5 65 (33.68%) VPN
6 61 (31.61%) MPLS
7 60 (31.09%) OSPF
8 59 (30.57%) Cisco Nexus
9 58 (30.05%) Cisco ASA
10 39 (20.21%) BGP
11 38 (19.69%) SSL
12 36 (18.65%) DNS
13 32 (16.58%) VLAN
13 32 (16.58%) VoIP
14 31 (16.06%) IPsec
15 30 (15.54%) Cisco Wireless
16 26 (13.47%) Network Security
17 19 (9.84%) IPv4
18 16 (8.29%) ADSL
19 14 (7.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (2.59%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.52%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 28 (14.51%) Telecoms
2 16 (8.29%) Finance
3 6 (3.11%) Multimedia
3 6 (3.11%) Retail
4 3 (1.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.04%) Games
5 2 (1.04%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (47.67%) Network Engineer
2 46 (23.83%) Architect
3 36 (18.65%) Network Architect
4 28 (14.51%) Cisco Engineer
5 22 (11.40%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 22 (11.40%) Network Design Architect
6 17 (8.81%) Analyst
6 17 (8.81%) Consultant
6 17 (8.81%) Senior Network Engineer
7 16 (8.29%) Network Analyst
7 16 (8.29%) Network Consultant
8 13 (6.74%) Project Engineer
8 13 (6.74%) Solutions Architect
9 10 (5.18%) Cisco Design Engineer
9 10 (5.18%) Designer
9 10 (5.18%) Network Designer
10 8 (4.15%) Support Analyst
10 8 (4.15%) Support Engineer
10 8 (4.15%) Wireless Engineer
11 7 (3.63%) Network Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.18%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.52%) CSS
2 1 (0.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 75 (38.86%) Data Centre
2 18 (9.33%) iPad
3 13 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.59%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 2 (1.04%) BYOD
7 2 (1.04%) CCTV
7 2 (1.04%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.58%) Windows
2 21 (10.88%) Windows Server
3 16 (8.29%) Linux
4 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (2.07%) Debian
7 3 (1.55%) CoreOS
7 3 (1.55%) Solaris
7 3 (1.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Fedora
8 1 (0.52%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.52%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.52%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (50.26%) Network Design
2 51 (26.42%) Load Balancing
3 32 (16.58%) Presales
4 29 (15.03%) Service Delivery
5 24 (12.44%) ITIL
6 16 (8.29%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
7 10 (5.18%) High Availability
7 10 (5.18%) Migration
7 10 (5.18%) Project Management
8 8 (4.15%) Change Control
8 8 (4.15%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (4.15%) Validation
9 7 (3.63%) Service Design
10 6 (3.11%) DevOps
10 6 (3.11%) Network Monitoring
11 5 (2.59%) Coaching
11 5 (2.59%) Network Management
11 5 (2.59%) Virtual Team Management
11 5 (2.59%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.55%) Python
2 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 193 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 153 (79.27%) CCNP
3 145 (75.13%) CCNA
4 127 (65.80%) CCDP
5 97 (50.26%) CCIE
6 48 (24.87%) CCSA
7 44 (22.80%) CCSE
8 33 (17.10%) CCSP
8 33 (17.10%) JNCIE
8 33 (17.10%) JNCIP
9 32 (16.58%) Security Cleared
10 28 (14.51%) SC Cleared
11 19 (9.84%) JNCIA
12 18 (9.33%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (7.77%) Degree
14 12 (6.22%) CCIP
14 12 (6.22%) MCSA
15 9 (4.66%) MCSE
16 8 (4.15%) CCDE
17 7 (3.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) SLA
2 4 (2.07%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.55%) HIPAA
4 2 (1.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (16.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 28 (14.51%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.22%) Hyper-V
4 4 (2.07%) vSphere
5 3 (1.55%) VirtualBox
5 3 (1.55%) VMware ESX
6 2 (1.04%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 2 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.52%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (2.59%) SCCM
1 5 (2.59%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (1.55%) Puppet
4 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco CME
5 1 (0.52%) Nagios
5 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 173 (89.64%) Cisco
2 84 (43.52%) Juniper
3 74 (38.34%) F5
4 69 (35.75%) CheckPoint
5 44 (22.80%) Microsoft
6 43 (22.28%) Palo Alto
7 41 (21.24%) VMware
8 38 (19.69%) Avaya
9 26 (13.47%) HP
9 26 (13.47%) Meraki
10 16 (8.29%) IBM
11 15 (7.77%) Fortinet
12 7 (3.63%) SonicWALL
13 5 (2.59%) Intel
13 5 (2.59%) Intel Security
14 3 (1.55%) Citrix
14 3 (1.55%) EMC
14 3 (1.55%) Infoblox
14 3 (1.55%) Oracle
15 2 (1.04%) AirMagnet
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