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

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 830 830 776
Rank change year-on-year
0 -54
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 65 96 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.082% 0.099%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.22% 0.30% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 46 91 94
Average salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.04% +21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £60,000 £59,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%

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
29728 32154 29910
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.21% 27.30% 27.58%
Number of salaries quoted 23596 25395 24243
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 £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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
(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 -3 65 £50,000 -13.04% 12
South East -37 28 £50,000 -13.04% 2
Surrey - 18 £50,000 - 1
Yorkshire +14 14 £38,250 -33.47% 2
West Yorkshire - 14 £38,250 - 2
Hampshire -51 13 £50,000 -13.04%
Leeds - 10 £42,500 - 2
London +23 8 £56,250 -4.25% 4
Aldershot - 8 - -
Guildford - 8 £35,000 - 1
Farnborough - 8 - -
East of England +12 6 - - 1
Bedfordshire +12 6 - - 1
Dorking - 5 £50,000 -
Kent - 4 - - 1
East Midlands - 4 £38,750 - 2
City of London +36 3 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Manchester +6 3 £52,500 -17.96% 1
North West -1 3 £52,500 -17.96% 1
Nottinghamshire - 3 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 -
Bedford - 3 - - 1
Nottingham - 3 £40,000 - 1
Weybridge - 3 £75,000 -
Berkshire 0 2 - -
Hook -7 2 £71,500 +24.34%
Woking - 2 - -
Reading - 2 - -
West Midlands -6 1 £62,500 -3.84%
South West - 1 £42,500 -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 6 July 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.

1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 126 (82.89%) Cisco
3 110 (72.37%) CCNP
4 97 (63.82%) WAN
5 92 (60.53%) CCNA
6 82 (53.95%) Firewall
7 71 (46.71%) CCDP
8 68 (44.74%) LAN
9 66 (43.42%) MPLS
10 55 (36.18%) BGP
11 50 (32.89%) VMware
12 47 (30.92%) Data Centre
13 46 (30.26%) Juniper
13 46 (30.26%) Network Design
14 41 (26.97%) CheckPoint
15 38 (25.00%) ITIL
15 38 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
16 34 (22.37%) OSPF
17 32 (21.05%) Microsoft
17 32 (21.05%) F5
18 31 (20.39%) Network Security
19 30 (19.74%) VoIP
20 29 (19.08%) CCSA
20 29 (19.08%) CCSE
21 26 (17.11%) Spanning Tree
22 25 (16.45%) Linux
22 25 (16.45%) VPN
23 23 (15.13%) CCIP
23 23 (15.13%) Disaster Recovery
23 23 (15.13%) Cisco IOS

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 10 (6.58%) Lync
2 5 (3.29%) MS Exchange
3 4 (2.63%) CMS
4 1 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (4.61%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.97%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.97%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.32%) IaaS
3 1 (0.66%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 97 (63.82%) WAN
2 82 (53.95%) Firewall
3 68 (44.74%) LAN
4 66 (43.42%) MPLS
5 55 (36.18%) BGP
6 34 (22.37%) OSPF
7 31 (20.39%) Network Security
8 30 (19.74%) VoIP
9 26 (17.11%) Spanning Tree
10 25 (16.45%) VPN
11 23 (15.13%) Cisco IOS
12 22 (14.47%) Cisco ASA
12 22 (14.47%) DNS
12 22 (14.47%) TCP/IP
13 20 (13.16%) SSL
13 20 (13.16%) Wireless
14 18 (11.84%) EIGRP
15 17 (11.18%) VLAN
15 17 (11.18%) Cisco Nexus
16 16 (10.53%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 19 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 9 (5.92%) Finance
3 8 (5.26%) Retail
4 7 (4.61%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (3.95%) Law
6 1 (0.66%) Legal
Job Titles
1 64 (42.11%) Network Engineer
2 38 (25.00%) Architect
3 26 (17.11%) Network Architect
4 25 (16.45%) Senior Network Engineer
5 16 (10.53%) Consultant
6 15 (9.87%) Operations Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Senior Operations Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Network Operations Engineer
6 15 (9.87%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
7 14 (9.21%) Technical Architect
8 10 (6.58%) Design Engineer
9 8 (5.26%) Team Leader
9 8 (5.26%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 8 (5.26%) Solutions Architect
9 8 (5.26%) Network Designer
9 8 (5.26%) Designer
9 8 (5.26%) Network Design Architect
9 8 (5.26%) Network Design Engineer
10 7 (4.61%) Technical Design Architect
10 7 (4.61%) Implementation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.66%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 47 (30.92%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.26%) PKI
3 7 (4.61%) Public Cloud
4 6 (3.95%) Replication
4 6 (3.95%) Clustering
5 4 (2.63%) NHS
6 2 (1.32%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 25 (16.45%) Linux
2 21 (13.82%) Windows
3 5 (3.29%) UNIX
4 3 (1.97%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.66%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (30.26%) Network Design
2 38 (25.00%) ITIL
3 23 (15.13%) Disaster Recovery
4 22 (14.47%) Load Balancing
5 19 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 15 (9.87%) Business Continuity
6 15 (9.87%) Project Management
7 14 (9.21%) Network Architecture
8 11 (7.24%) Migration
9 10 (6.58%) TOGAF
10 9 (5.92%) BCP
10 9 (5.92%) Validation
10 9 (5.92%) Business Continuity Planning
11 8 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
12 7 (4.61%) Service Delivery
12 7 (4.61%) Coaching
12 7 (4.61%) Network Monitoring
12 7 (4.61%) DevOps
13 6 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
13 6 (3.95%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 7 (4.61%) C
2 2 (1.32%) C++
2 2 (1.32%) Java
2 2 (1.32%) Perl
2 2 (1.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 152 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 110 (72.37%) CCNP
3 92 (60.53%) CCNA
4 71 (46.71%) CCDP
5 29 (19.08%) CCSA
5 29 (19.08%) CCSE
6 23 (15.13%) CCIP
7 19 (12.50%) CCSP
8 17 (11.18%) CCIE
8 17 (11.18%) Degree
9 14 (9.21%) Security Cleared
10 13 (8.55%) CISSP
10 13 (8.55%) Microsoft Certification
11 12 (7.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 11 (7.24%) JNCIP
12 11 (7.24%) SC Cleared
13 10 (6.58%) MCSE
14 7 (4.61%) JNCIE
14 7 (4.61%) JNCIA
15 6 (3.95%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.21%) SLA
2 9 (5.92%) COBIT
3 6 (3.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 2 (1.32%) QA
5 2 (1.32%) BS25999
System Software
1 38 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (5.92%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.63%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.97%) Terminal Services
5 2 (1.32%) XenApp
5 2 (1.32%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (3.29%) FortiGate
2 3 (1.97%) SolarWinds Orion
3 2 (1.32%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.32%) CiscoWorks
3 2 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 126 (82.89%) Cisco
2 50 (32.89%) VMware
3 46 (30.26%) Juniper
4 41 (26.97%) CheckPoint
5 32 (21.05%) Microsoft
5 32 (21.05%) F5
6 12 (7.89%) HP
7 9 (5.92%) Avaya
7 9 (5.92%) Fortinet
7 9 (5.92%) SolarWinds
8 6 (3.95%) 3PAR
8 6 (3.95%) Citrix
9 3 (1.97%) EMC
9 3 (1.97%) NetApp
9 3 (1.97%) Siemens
10 2 (1.32%) Mitel
10 2 (1.32%) Sourcefire
10 2 (1.32%) IronPort
10 2 (1.32%) Tufin
10 2 (1.32%) Aerohive Networks
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Michael Page Technology
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Anderson Lamb
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum plus excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Maidstone And Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
Salary: Band 6 £26,041 to £34,876
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45 000 - £65 000 (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 4 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 6,900 car allowance + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £38000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Nottingham
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago