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

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 808 824 748
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -76
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 87 82 156
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.079% 0.072% 0.14%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.29% 0.26% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 70 123
Average salary £52,500 £48,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.24% -11.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £36,450 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £48,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year
+8.24% -11.00%

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
30031 31161 30625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.92%
Number of salaries quoted 23591 24788 24798
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £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 31 March 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 31 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 +3 85 £52,500 +5.00% 7
South East -5 27 £50,000 - 1
London +19 26 £51,250 -10.86% 3
Surrey +3 17 £50,000 +5.26%
North West +23 14 £36,250 - 1
Manchester +8 14 £36,250 - 1
Dorking -2 9 £50,000 +5.26%
City of London +11 7 £45,000 -29.41% 2
East Sussex - 6 - -
Bexhill-On-Sea - 6 - -
East of England +12 5 £62,500 +78.57% 1
West Yorkshire 0 5 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Leeds -6 5 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Yorkshire -9 5 £52,500 +45.83% 1
Berkshire +3 4 £70,000 +47.36%
Essex - 4 £63,750 - 1
Weybridge - 4 £70,000 -
Reading -11 3 £70,000 +47.36%
Hounslow - 3 - -
Nottinghamshire +7 2 £30,000 -33.33%
East Midlands +5 2 £30,000 -33.33%
Bristol +1 2 £53,750 +53.57%
Birmingham -6 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Nottingham -7 2 £30,000 -33.33%
South West -9 2 £53,750 +53.57%
West Midlands -15 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Chelmsford - 2 £63,750 - 1
Bedfordshire +13 1 £53,500 +52.85%
Woking +8 1 £80,000 +88.23%
Guildford +6 1 - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 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.

1 179 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (78.21%) CCNP
3 134 (74.86%) Cisco
4 121 (67.60%) CCNA
5 117 (65.36%) WAN
6 93 (51.96%) LAN
7 87 (48.60%) Firewall
8 86 (48.04%) CCDP
9 81 (45.25%) MPLS
10 67 (37.43%) Network Design
11 64 (35.75%) VMware
12 62 (34.64%) BGP
13 56 (31.28%) Juniper
14 50 (27.93%) OSPF
14 50 (27.93%) Telecoms
15 48 (26.82%) CCIE
16 45 (25.14%) VPN
16 45 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
17 44 (24.58%) CheckPoint
18 43 (24.02%) ITIL
19 41 (22.91%) Linux
19 41 (22.91%) VoIP
20 38 (21.23%) Windows
20 38 (21.23%) DNS
21 37 (20.67%) CCIP
21 37 (20.67%) Microsoft
22 36 (20.11%) Spanning Tree
23 34 (18.99%) TCP/IP
24 32 (17.88%) F5
25 31 (17.32%) CCSA

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (13.41%) Lync
2 9 (5.03%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.23%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (10.06%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.56%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 117 (65.36%) WAN
2 93 (51.96%) LAN
3 87 (48.60%) Firewall
4 81 (45.25%) MPLS
5 62 (34.64%) BGP
6 50 (27.93%) OSPF
7 45 (25.14%) VPN
8 41 (22.91%) VoIP
9 38 (21.23%) DNS
10 36 (20.11%) Spanning Tree
11 34 (18.99%) TCP/IP
12 31 (17.32%) DHCP
13 29 (16.20%) VPLS
14 27 (15.08%) SAN
15 26 (14.53%) EIGRP
15 26 (14.53%) Wireless
16 25 (13.97%) Cisco ASA
17 23 (12.85%) HSRP
17 23 (12.85%) Cisco IOS
17 23 (12.85%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.47%) SQL Server
1 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2008
1 8 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 50 (27.93%) Telecoms
2 8 (4.47%) Electronics
2 8 (4.47%) Aerospace
3 7 (3.91%) Finance
4 6 (3.35%) Law
5 5 (2.79%) Retail
5 5 (2.79%) French Language
6 4 (2.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.68%) Publishing
7 3 (1.68%) Military
8 2 (1.12%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Legal
Job Titles
1 107 (59.78%) Network Engineer
2 30 (16.76%) Architect
3 29 (16.20%) Senior Network Engineer
4 24 (13.41%) Network Architect
5 22 (12.29%) Operations Engineer
5 22 (12.29%) Network Operations Engineer
6 21 (11.73%) Consultant
7 19 (10.61%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 19 (10.61%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
8 18 (10.06%) Designer
8 18 (10.06%) Network Designer
9 11 (6.15%) Pre Sales Consultant
10 9 (5.03%) Network Consultant
10 9 (5.03%) Technical Architect
10 9 (5.03%) Network Design Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Cisco Network Consultant
11 7 (3.91%) Technical Design Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Network Technical Architect
11 7 (3.91%) Network Design Engineer
11 7 (3.91%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (2.23%) CSS
2 1 (0.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.38%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.59%) Performance Metrics
3 9 (5.03%) PKI
4 7 (3.91%) Replication
4 7 (3.91%) Clustering
5 4 (2.23%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.56%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.91%) Linux
2 38 (21.23%) Windows
3 13 (7.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 12 (6.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 12 (6.70%) SUSE
5 8 (4.47%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (37.43%) Network Design
2 43 (24.02%) ITIL
3 29 (16.20%) Network Architecture
4 24 (13.41%) Project Management
5 19 (10.61%) Disaster Recovery
6 18 (10.06%) Load Balancing
7 15 (8.38%) Business Continuity
7 15 (8.38%) Mentoring
8 11 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
9 10 (5.59%) Migration
9 10 (5.59%) Change Management
9 10 (5.59%) Capacity Management
10 9 (5.03%) TOGAF
11 8 (4.47%) BCP
11 8 (4.47%) Business Continuity Planning
12 7 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
12 7 (3.91%) Service Delivery
12 7 (3.91%) PRINCE2
12 7 (3.91%) Penetration Testing
12 7 (3.91%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (6.70%) SQL
2 2 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 179 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 140 (78.21%) CCNP
3 121 (67.60%) CCNA
4 86 (48.04%) CCDP
5 48 (26.82%) CCIE
6 37 (20.67%) CCIP
7 31 (17.32%) CCSA
8 28 (15.64%) CCSE
9 24 (13.41%) CCSP
10 23 (12.85%) JNCIP
11 22 (12.29%) Degree
12 19 (10.61%) Security Cleared
13 17 (9.50%) VCAP
13 17 (9.50%) JNCIA
13 17 (9.50%) Microsoft Certification
14 16 (8.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 16 (8.94%) MCSE
15 15 (8.38%) VCDX
15 15 (8.38%) SC Cleared
16 14 (7.82%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (13.97%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) COBIT
3 2 (1.12%) QA
4 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 45 (25.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 19 (10.61%) Active Directory
3 12 (6.70%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (4.47%) Terminal Services
5 4 (2.23%) vSphere
6 3 (1.68%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) SCOM
1 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.12%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 134 (74.86%) Cisco
2 64 (35.75%) VMware
3 56 (31.28%) Juniper
4 44 (24.58%) CheckPoint
5 37 (20.67%) Microsoft
6 32 (17.88%) F5
7 12 (6.70%) Red Hat
8 11 (6.15%) Dell
9 9 (5.03%) Avaya
10 7 (3.91%) HP
10 7 (3.91%) 3PAR
11 6 (3.35%) Fortinet
12 5 (2.79%) SolarWinds
13 4 (2.23%) Aruba
13 4 (2.23%) Nokia
13 4 (2.23%) Remedy
14 3 (1.68%) Sophos
14 3 (1.68%) EMC
14 3 (1.68%) Mitel
15 2 (1.12%) Citrix
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