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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 779 812 743
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -69
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 96 66 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.062% 0.12%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.30% 0.23% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 72 62 100
Average salary £50,000 £48,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.09% -11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,000 £41,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -7.61%

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
32172 29152 30009
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 30.24% 27.32% 28.05%
Number of salaries quoted 25580 22933 24625
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 £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

CCDA Salary Histogram in the UK

CCDA
Top 27 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 4 March 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 +37 91 £50,000 - 21
London +46 35 £55,000 -4.34% 5
South East -15 32 £50,000 +3.09% 3
Surrey +2 22 £50,000 +3.09%
North West +7 12 £32,500 -38.09% 6
Manchester - 12 £32,500 - 6
Dorking -4 10 £50,000 +5.26%
Leeds -7 6 £51,250 +42.36% 1
Yorkshire -13 6 £51,250 +42.36% 1
West Yorkshire -17 6 £51,250 +42.36% 1
East Sussex - 6 - -
Hounslow - 6 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
City of London +8 5 £45,000 -28.00%
Guildford +2 4 - -
Weybridge - 4 £70,000 -
East of England 0 3 £62,500 +19.04% 2
Berkshire -9 3 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Essex - 3 £62,500 - 2
Woking +4 2 £80,000 +68.42%
Reading -3 2 £70,000 +21.73% 1
Reigate -4 1 £60,000 +26.31%
Bristol -4 1 £35,000 -
South West -17 1 £35,000 - 3
Chelmsford - 1 £62,500 - 2
Bracknell - 1 £37,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £33,750 -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 199 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (78.89%) CCNP
3 148 (74.37%) Cisco
4 141 (70.85%) WAN
5 129 (64.82%) CCNA
6 115 (57.79%) LAN
7 103 (51.76%) CCDP
8 98 (49.25%) Firewall
9 85 (42.71%) MPLS
10 76 (38.19%) Network Design
11 66 (33.17%) VMware
12 63 (31.66%) BGP
13 62 (31.16%) VPN
14 60 (30.15%) Juniper
15 59 (29.65%) Telecoms
16 55 (27.64%) OSPF
17 54 (27.14%) CCIE
18 50 (25.13%) ITIL
18 50 (25.13%) CheckPoint
19 47 (23.62%) Windows
20 46 (23.12%) VoIP
21 45 (22.61%) TCP/IP
22 44 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
23 43 (21.61%) F5
23 43 (21.61%) Linux
24 42 (21.11%) DNS
25 39 (19.60%) CCIP
25 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
26 38 (19.10%) Wireless
27 37 (18.59%) DHCP

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 26 (13.07%) Lync
2 9 (4.52%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.01%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (13.07%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.50%) IaaS
1 1 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 141 (70.85%) WAN
2 115 (57.79%) LAN
3 98 (49.25%) Firewall
4 85 (42.71%) MPLS
5 63 (31.66%) BGP
6 62 (31.16%) VPN
7 55 (27.64%) OSPF
8 46 (23.12%) VoIP
9 45 (22.61%) TCP/IP
10 42 (21.11%) DNS
11 38 (19.10%) Wireless
12 37 (18.59%) DHCP
13 34 (17.09%) Cisco ASA
14 32 (16.08%) VPLS
15 31 (15.58%) Network Security
15 31 (15.58%) SAN
16 26 (13.07%) EIGRP
17 24 (12.06%) Ethernet
18 23 (11.56%) VLAN
18 23 (11.56%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.02%) SQL Server
1 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (29.65%) Telecoms
2 11 (5.53%) Electronics
2 11 (5.53%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.52%) Finance
4 5 (2.51%) Retail
4 5 (2.51%) French Language
4 5 (2.51%) Law
5 4 (2.01%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (1.51%) Publishing
6 3 (1.51%) Military
7 2 (1.01%) Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 123 (61.81%) Network Engineer
2 29 (14.57%) Senior Network Engineer
2 29 (14.57%) Architect
3 25 (12.56%) Designer
3 25 (12.56%) Consultant
4 24 (12.06%) Network Designer
5 23 (11.56%) Network Architect
6 21 (10.55%) Operations Engineer
6 21 (10.55%) Network Operations Engineer
7 18 (9.05%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 18 (9.05%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 14 (7.04%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 9 (4.52%) Network Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) Network Design Architect
10 8 (4.02%) Security Designer
10 8 (4.02%) Network Design Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Cisco Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 8 (4.02%) Design Engineer
11 7 (3.52%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (4.02%) CSS
2 1 (0.50%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (6.03%) Performance Metrics
3 7 (3.52%) PKI
4 6 (3.02%) Replication
4 6 (3.02%) Clustering
5 4 (2.01%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.01%) Statistics
6 2 (1.01%) CESG
7 1 (0.50%) IVR
7 1 (0.50%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.50%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 47 (23.62%) Windows
2 43 (21.61%) Linux
3 18 (9.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 15 (7.54%) SUSE
6 8 (4.02%) Mac OS
7 3 (1.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.50%) UNIX
8 1 (0.50%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (38.19%) Network Design
2 50 (25.13%) ITIL
3 34 (17.09%) Network Architecture
4 25 (12.56%) Project Management
5 21 (10.55%) Load Balancing
6 18 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (8.04%) Business Continuity
8 13 (6.53%) Capacity Planning
8 13 (6.53%) Mentoring
9 12 (6.03%) Capacity Management
9 12 (6.03%) Change Management
10 11 (5.53%) Change Control
11 10 (5.03%) TOGAF
12 9 (4.52%) Penetration Testing
12 9 (4.52%) Performance Testing
12 9 (4.52%) Network Management
12 9 (4.52%) Migration
13 8 (4.02%) PRINCE2
13 8 (4.02%) Incident Management
14 7 (3.52%) Business Continuity Planning
Programming Languages
1 15 (7.54%) SQL
2 1 (0.50%) C
Qualifications
1 199 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 157 (78.89%) CCNP
3 129 (64.82%) CCNA
4 103 (51.76%) CCDP
5 54 (27.14%) CCIE
6 39 (19.60%) CCIP
7 30 (15.08%) CCSA
8 26 (13.07%) CCSP
9 25 (12.56%) JNCIP
10 23 (11.56%) CCSE
10 23 (11.56%) Degree
11 21 (10.55%) Security Cleared
12 18 (9.05%) SC Cleared
13 17 (8.54%) VCAP
13 17 (8.54%) JNCIA
14 16 (8.04%) Microsoft Certification
15 15 (7.54%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 15 (7.54%) VCDX
15 15 (7.54%) MCSE
16 14 (7.04%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (13.07%) SLA
2 4 (2.01%) COBIT
3 2 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 44 (22.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (10.55%) Active Directory
3 15 (7.54%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.02%) Terminal Services
5 5 (2.51%) XenApp
6 4 (2.01%) vSphere
7 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (1.01%) CiscoWorks
1 2 (1.01%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (1.01%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (0.50%) FortiGate
2 1 (0.50%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 148 (74.37%) Cisco
2 66 (33.17%) VMware
3 60 (30.15%) Juniper
4 50 (25.13%) CheckPoint
5 43 (21.61%) F5
6 39 (19.60%) Microsoft
7 15 (7.54%) Red Hat
8 14 (7.04%) Dell
9 11 (5.53%) Avaya
10 8 (4.02%) Remedy
10 8 (4.02%) Nokia
10 8 (4.02%) HP
10 8 (4.02%) Aruba
11 6 (3.02%) Citrix
11 6 (3.02%) 3PAR
12 5 (2.51%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.51%) Riverbed
13 4 (2.01%) SolarWinds
14 3 (1.51%) Mitel
14 3 (1.51%) Sophos
North London
Adroit People Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + £6K per year car allowance
Posted: 19 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Capita
Salary: Car
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + SALARY NEGOTIABLE
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car
Posted: 7 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 26 days ago