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

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 795 820 722
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -98
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 102 79 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.072% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.33% 0.27% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 89 58 164
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £73,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +2.15%

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
31179 29231 32475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.41% 26.81% 28.88%
Number of salaries quoted 24746 23786 27043
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 31 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 31 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 +2 98 £52,500 +5.00% 6
London +31 38 £55,000 -6.38% 3
South East -4 34 £52,500 +5.00%
Buckinghamshire +11 17 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire +23 16 £52,500 -
Reading -3 14 £52,500 -2.32%
High Wycombe - 14 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 14 £52,500 -
West Midlands -15 13 £32,000 -41.81%
Yorkshire -31 11 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Warwickshire - 11 £32,000 -
West Yorkshire -16 9 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Leeds -20 9 £41,500 -12.63% 1
Surrey -11 8 £50,000 +53.84%
City of London +29 6 £52,500 -12.50%
East of England -21 6 £60,000 +11.62%
South West -21 5 £41,500 +1.21%
New Malden - 5 £55,000 - 1
Dorking - 5 £50,000 -
Essex - 5 £57,500 -
Wales +13 4 £37,500 -31.81%
Kent - 4 £34,500 -
Basildon - 4 £55,000 -
South Wales +12 3 £37,500 -31.81%
East Midlands -8 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Leatherhead -10 3 £46,000 +41.53%
Bristol - 3 £41,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 £52,500 -
West Malling - 3 £24,000 -
Birmingham -6 2 £60,000 -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 193 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (78.76%) Cisco
3 138 (71.50%) LAN
4 130 (67.36%) CCDP
5 125 (64.77%) CCNP
6 92 (47.67%) WAN
7 84 (43.52%) CCNA
8 79 (40.93%) Telecoms
9 71 (36.79%) Firewall
10 57 (29.53%) MPLS
11 47 (24.35%) Degree
12 46 (23.83%) CCIE
13 44 (22.80%) VPN
14 42 (21.76%) Network Design
14 42 (21.76%) Network Security
15 40 (20.73%) HP
15 40 (20.73%) CheckPoint
16 39 (20.21%) OSPF
17 38 (19.69%) Juniper
17 38 (19.69%) VoIP
18 36 (18.65%) C
18 36 (18.65%) BGP
18 36 (18.65%) VMware
18 36 (18.65%) F5
19 33 (17.10%) Wireless
20 31 (16.06%) ITIL
21 30 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
22 29 (15.03%) Network Architecture
23 28 (14.51%) VPLS
23 28 (14.51%) Windows

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 13 (6.74%) Lync
2 5 (2.59%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.04%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (10.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 138 (71.50%) LAN
2 92 (47.67%) WAN
3 71 (36.79%) Firewall
4 57 (29.53%) MPLS
5 44 (22.80%) VPN
6 42 (21.76%) Network Security
7 39 (20.21%) OSPF
8 38 (19.69%) VoIP
9 36 (18.65%) BGP
10 33 (17.10%) Wireless
11 30 (15.54%) Cisco ASA
12 28 (14.51%) VPLS
13 27 (13.99%) TCP/IP
14 19 (9.84%) Cisco Nexus
15 17 (8.81%) DHCP
15 17 (8.81%) DNS
16 16 (8.29%) EIGRP
17 15 (7.77%) Cisco PIX
18 14 (7.25%) DMVPN
18 14 (7.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.04%) MS Access
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 79 (40.93%) Telecoms
2 25 (12.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.11%) Electronics
4 5 (2.59%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.55%) Publishing
5 3 (1.55%) French Language
6 1 (0.52%) German Language
6 1 (0.52%) Banking
6 1 (0.52%) Retail
6 1 (0.52%) Billing
6 1 (0.52%) Marketing
6 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.52%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 71 (36.79%) Network Engineer
2 42 (21.76%) Consultant
3 29 (15.03%) Designer
4 25 (12.95%) Technical Design Authority
5 23 (11.92%) Architect
6 19 (9.84%) Network Designer
7 18 (9.33%) Senior Network Engineer
7 18 (9.33%) Network Architect
8 16 (8.29%) Security Engineer
9 15 (7.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 13 (6.74%) Network Security Engineer
11 11 (5.70%) Network Consultant
12 9 (4.66%) Security Designer
13 6 (3.11%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Operations Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Senior Operations Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Pre Sales Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Network Operations Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Network Design Consultant
13 6 (3.11%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (6.22%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.15%) Performance Metrics
3 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.55%) Statistics
5 2 (1.04%) CESG
6 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (14.51%) Windows
2 13 (6.74%) Linux
3 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.59%) SUSE
5 4 (2.07%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (21.76%) Network Design
2 31 (16.06%) ITIL
3 29 (15.03%) Network Architecture
4 14 (7.25%) Change Control
4 14 (7.25%) Project Management
5 12 (6.22%) Incident Management
5 12 (6.22%) Network Management
6 10 (5.18%) Load Balancing
7 9 (4.66%) Capacity Planning
7 9 (4.66%) Capacity Management
8 7 (3.63%) Service Delivery
8 7 (3.63%) Change Management
9 5 (2.59%) Business Continuity
9 5 (2.59%) Performance Testing
9 5 (2.59%) Penetration Testing
10 4 (2.07%) Asset Management
10 4 (2.07%) PRINCE2
11 3 (1.55%) Disaster Recovery
11 3 (1.55%) SEO
11 3 (1.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (18.65%) C
2 6 (3.11%) SQL
3 2 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 193 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 130 (67.36%) CCDP
3 125 (64.77%) CCNP
4 84 (43.52%) CCNA
5 47 (24.35%) Degree
6 46 (23.83%) CCIE
7 24 (12.44%) CCSP
8 19 (9.84%) CCIP
9 18 (9.33%) CCDE
10 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
11 16 (8.29%) SC Cleared
12 14 (7.25%) CCSA
13 13 (6.74%) CCVP
13 13 (6.74%) CISSP
14 10 (5.18%) JNCIA
15 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Certification
16 7 (3.63%) MCSE
16 7 (3.63%) JNCIP
16 7 (3.63%) JNCIE
16 7 (3.63%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.63%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.52%) QA
System Software
1 20 (10.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (5.70%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.15%) XenApp
4 5 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.04%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.04%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) vSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.04%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 152 (78.76%) Cisco
2 40 (20.73%) HP
2 40 (20.73%) CheckPoint
3 38 (19.69%) Juniper
4 36 (18.65%) VMware
4 36 (18.65%) F5
5 27 (13.99%) Microsoft
6 13 (6.74%) Citrix
7 12 (6.22%) Nokia
7 12 (6.22%) Remedy
8 11 (5.70%) Aruba
9 10 (5.18%) Riverbed
10 6 (3.11%) Avaya
11 5 (2.59%) Red Hat
11 5 (2.59%) Dell
12 4 (2.07%) Fortinet
13 3 (1.55%) Polycom
13 3 (1.55%) McAfee
14 2 (1.04%) Mitel
14 2 (1.04%) Blue Coat
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