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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK
Rank 802 806 851
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +45
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 50 143 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.060% 0.14% 0.092%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.24% 0.50% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 35 114 73
Median salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,200 £40,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £71,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £51,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-13.04% +3.50%

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
20501 28545 29324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 24.71% 27.87% 27.51%
Number of salaries quoted 16181 22844 23293
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,823 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 26 February 2017 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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +5 48 £45,000 -14.28% 2
South East +33 16 £45,000 -14.28%
London +69 14 £65,000 -
Surrey +32 9 £42,500 -19.04%
Dorking +2 8 - -
East Midlands - 8 £30,250 -
West Midlands +10 6 £49,250 +13.21%
Derbyshire - 5 £20,500 -
Chesterfield - 4 £20,500 -
Berkshire +48 3 £35,000 -40.42%
Hampshire +25 3 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire +19 3 £44,031 +3.60% 1
Yorkshire +16 3 £44,031 +3.60% 1
Leeds +16 3 £44,031 -4.79% 1
Southampton +15 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Hereford - 3 £50,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £45,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 2 £45,000 -
Eastleigh - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +32 1 £40,000 -57.89%
Scotland +21 1 £55,000 - 1
Cardiff +19 1 £55,000 -10.20%
Kent +15 1 £65,000 +63.52%
Wales +15 1 £55,000 -10.20%
Birmingham +14 1 £48,500 +21.25%
South Wales +10 1 £55,000 -10.20%
Shropshire -7 1 £42,500 -10.52%
West Malling -9 1 £65,000 +15.55%
Telford -9 1 £42,500 -10.52%

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 97 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 87 (89.69%) Cisco
3 77 (79.38%) CCNP
4 57 (58.76%) CCNA
5 41 (42.27%) CCDP
5 41 (42.27%) Firewall
6 37 (38.14%) WAN
7 36 (37.11%) CCIE
8 35 (36.08%) Presales
9 33 (34.02%) CheckPoint
10 32 (32.99%) VoIP
11 31 (31.96%) Data Centre
12 29 (29.90%) VPN
12 29 (29.90%) MPLS
13 27 (27.84%) F5
14 25 (25.77%) LAN
15 23 (23.71%) OSPF
16 22 (22.68%) Juniper
16 22 (22.68%) VLAN
17 21 (21.65%) VMware
18 20 (20.62%) BGP
19 17 (17.53%) Linux
19 17 (17.53%) Telecoms
19 17 (17.53%) Cisco ASA
19 17 (17.53%) Spanning Tree
20 16 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 16 (16.49%) CCIP
21 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
22 13 (13.40%) Internet
22 13 (13.40%) Wireless

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 5 (5.15%) OpenStack
2 3 (3.09%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.25%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (7.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.22%) Office 365
3 6 (6.19%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (5.15%) IaaS
4 5 (5.15%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (42.27%) Firewall
2 37 (38.14%) WAN
3 32 (32.99%) VoIP
4 29 (29.90%) MPLS
4 29 (29.90%) VPN
5 25 (25.77%) LAN
6 23 (23.71%) OSPF
7 22 (22.68%) VLAN
8 20 (20.62%) BGP
9 17 (17.53%) Cisco ASA
9 17 (17.53%) Spanning Tree
10 13 (13.40%) Cisco IOS
10 13 (13.40%) Internet
10 13 (13.40%) Wireless
11 9 (9.28%) DSL
11 9 (9.28%) IPsec
12 8 (8.25%) Q.931
12 8 (8.25%) SS7
12 8 (8.25%) Unified Communications
13 7 (7.22%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.19%) Big Data
General
1 17 (17.53%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.28%) Finance
3 7 (7.22%) Retail
4 3 (3.09%) Banking
5 1 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 32 (32.99%) Network Engineer
2 26 (26.80%) Cisco Engineer
3 24 (24.74%) Architect
4 20 (20.62%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 16 (16.49%) Network Architect
5 16 (16.49%) Solutions Architect
6 13 (13.40%) Senior Network Engineer
7 11 (11.34%) Consultant
8 10 (10.31%) Network Operations Engineer
8 10 (10.31%) Operations Engineer
8 10 (10.31%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 10 (10.31%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 9 (9.28%) Senior Cisco Engineer
9 9 (9.28%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
10 7 (7.22%) Technical Consultant
11 6 (6.19%) Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Architect
11 6 (6.19%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
11 6 (6.19%) Network Analyst
11 6 (6.19%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 31 (31.96%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.28%) Linux Command Line
3 6 (6.19%) Digital Media
3 6 (6.19%) Internet of Things
4 5 (5.15%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.12%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.06%) CMDB
6 2 (2.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (2.06%) iPad
6 2 (2.06%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.03%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.03%) EPoS
7 1 (1.03%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.03%) NHS
7 1 (1.03%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 17 (17.53%) Linux
2 7 (7.22%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Unix
4 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (36.08%) Presales
2 13 (13.40%) High Availability
3 12 (12.37%) Network Design
4 9 (9.28%) Service Delivery
5 8 (8.25%) Migration
6 7 (7.22%) Project Management
6 7 (7.22%) Time Management
6 7 (7.22%) TOGAF
7 6 (6.19%) Enterprise Architecture
7 6 (6.19%) ITIL
7 6 (6.19%) MODAF
7 6 (6.19%) Zachman Framework
8 5 (5.15%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (4.12%) CRM
9 4 (4.12%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (3.09%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.09%) Data Security
10 3 (3.09%) Fault Management
10 3 (3.09%) Load Balancing
10 3 (3.09%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.03%) C
Qualifications
1 97 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 77 (79.38%) CCNP
3 57 (58.76%) CCNA
4 41 (42.27%) CCDP
5 36 (37.11%) CCIE
6 16 (16.49%) CCIP
7 12 (12.37%) CCSP
8 9 (9.28%) CCDE
9 6 (6.19%) Security Cleared
10 4 (4.12%) CISM
10 4 (4.12%) CISSP
10 4 (4.12%) MCSA
10 4 (4.12%) MCSE
10 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (4.12%) SC Cleared
11 3 (3.09%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (3.09%) CCSA
11 3 (3.09%) CCSE
12 2 (2.06%) MCTS
12 2 (2.06%) VTSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.19%) PCI DSS
1 6 (6.19%) SLA
2 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 2 (2.06%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.09%) Nagios
2 2 (2.06%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.06%) OPNET
3 1 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 87 (89.69%) Cisco
2 33 (34.02%) CheckPoint
3 27 (27.84%) F5
4 22 (22.68%) Juniper
5 21 (21.65%) VMware
6 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
7 12 (12.37%) Aruba
7 12 (12.37%) Fortinet
8 11 (11.34%) Barracuda Networks
9 10 (10.31%) HP
9 10 (10.31%) Meraki
10 9 (9.28%) NETGEAR
10 9 (9.28%) WatchGuard
11 8 (8.25%) Palo Alto
12 6 (6.19%) Citrix
13 5 (5.15%) Aerohive Networks
13 5 (5.15%) Remedy
14 4 (4.12%) EMC
14 4 (4.12%) NetApp
15 3 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
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Posted: 2 days ago
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