The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Qualifications currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 824 727 811
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +84
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 93 156 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.077% 0.14% 0.089%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.28% 0.50% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 79 124 95
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £42,600 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £54,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.25% +9.00%
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
32831 30927 34904
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.06% 27.85% 27.77%
Number of salaries quoted 26235 24874 29613
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -105 84 £55,000 - 6
South East -2 54 £57,500 +27.77% 2
Hampshire +27 32 £57,500 +21.05%
Hook - 30 £57,500 -
London -80 13 £57,500 -8.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +6 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Surrey -18 7 £47,500 +5.55%
South Wales +3 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
North West +1 5 £64,000 +28.00% 1
Wales -2 5 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Guildford -3 5 £48,500 +10.85%
Bedfordshire -12 5 £38,750 -28.89% 1
East of England -28 5 £38,750 -28.89% 1
Yorkshire -58 5 £36,000 -34.54%
Oxfordshire - 5 £47,500 -
Oxford - 5 £47,500 -
High Wycombe - 5 £50,000 - 1
Berkshire -13 4 £47,500 +5.55%
West Yorkshire -32 4 £36,000 -34.54%
Manchester +4 3 £64,000 +28.00%
South West -3 3 £35,000 -36.36%
Luton -5 3 - -
Reading -9 3 £47,500 +5.55%
Leeds -26 3 £36,000 -34.54%
Woking -5 2 £42,500 -36.09%
York -22 2 £36,000 -34.54%
East Midlands -22 2 £45,000 -
City of London -25 2 £61,250 -9.25%
North Yorkshire -47 2 £36,000 -33.02%
Stockport - 2 - -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 182 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 170 (93.41%) Cisco
3 100 (54.95%) CCNP
3 100 (54.95%) CCDP
4 92 (50.55%) LAN
5 73 (40.11%) Telecoms
6 62 (34.07%) WAN
7 60 (32.97%) HP
8 57 (31.32%) Wireless
9 53 (29.12%) CCIE
10 51 (28.02%) CCNA
11 46 (25.27%) C
12 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
12 41 (22.53%) Firewall
12 41 (22.53%) Unified Communications
13 37 (20.33%) VPN
14 36 (19.78%) Network Design
15 34 (18.68%) Degree
16 31 (17.03%) Cisco Nexus
16 31 (17.03%) Juniper
17 30 (16.48%) ITIL
17 30 (16.48%) MPLS
18 29 (15.93%) CheckPoint
18 29 (15.93%) F5
19 28 (15.38%) VoIP
20 27 (14.84%) Finance
21 25 (13.74%) CCSA
21 25 (13.74%) CCIP
22 22 (12.09%) Lync
23 21 (11.54%) VMware

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 22 (12.09%) Lync
2 4 (2.20%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.10%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.10%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 10 (5.49%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.65%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.55%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 92 (50.55%) LAN
2 62 (34.07%) WAN
3 57 (31.32%) Wireless
4 41 (22.53%) Firewall
4 41 (22.53%) Unified Communications
5 37 (20.33%) VPN
6 31 (17.03%) Cisco Nexus
7 30 (16.48%) MPLS
8 28 (15.38%) VoIP
9 21 (11.54%) OSPF
10 20 (10.99%) Network Security
11 17 (9.34%) SAN
12 15 (8.24%) Cisco ASA
13 14 (7.69%) Internet
14 12 (6.59%) Cisco PIX
15 11 (6.04%) VLAN
15 11 (6.04%) VPLS
16 10 (5.49%) BGP
17 9 (4.95%) FWSM
17 9 (4.95%) BT 21CN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database
1 2 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (1.10%) MySQL
1 2 (1.10%) DB2
1 2 (1.10%) Informix
1 2 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
2 1 (0.55%) SQL Server
General
1 73 (40.11%) Telecoms
2 27 (14.84%) Finance
3 17 (9.34%) Multimedia
4 10 (5.49%) Legal
5 5 (2.75%) Marketing
6 3 (1.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.55%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 67 (36.81%) Consultant
2 38 (20.88%) Network Engineer
3 23 (12.64%) Pre Sales Consultant
4 19 (10.44%) Cisco Engineer
5 18 (9.89%) Architect
6 17 (9.34%) Network Consultant
7 16 (8.79%) Sales Consultant
7 16 (8.79%) Pre Sales Engineer
8 13 (7.14%) Network Designer
8 13 (7.14%) Designer
9 10 (5.49%) Technical Architect
9 10 (5.49%) Senior Network Engineer
9 10 (5.49%) Cisco Consultant
9 10 (5.49%) Technical Design Authority
10 8 (4.40%) Network Security Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Security Engineer
11 7 (3.85%) Network Architect
12 6 (3.30%) Network Support Engineer
12 6 (3.30%) Network Support
12 6 (3.30%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.10%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.34%) Computer Science
2 7 (3.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 4 (2.20%) iPad
4 2 (1.10%) Smartphone
4 2 (1.10%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.10%) Symmetrix DMX
4 2 (1.10%) iPhone
4 2 (1.10%) Blackberry
4 2 (1.10%) Firmware
4 2 (1.10%) AS400
5 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 19 (10.44%) Windows
2 10 (5.49%) UNIX
3 9 (4.95%) Linux
4 6 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (2.75%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.65%) AIX
6 3 (1.65%) Solaris
7 2 (1.10%) Android
7 2 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.10%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.55%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.55%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (19.78%) Network Design
2 30 (16.48%) ITIL
3 17 (9.34%) Business Development
3 17 (9.34%) GAP Analysis
4 12 (6.59%) Network Monitoring
5 10 (5.49%) Project Management
6 9 (4.95%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.30%) Network Management
8 5 (2.75%) Product Management
9 3 (1.65%) Change Management
9 3 (1.65%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (1.65%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (1.65%) Time Management
9 3 (1.65%) Problem Management
9 3 (1.65%) Incident Management
10 2 (1.10%) Network Load Balancing
10 2 (1.10%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (1.10%) Mobile Device Management
11 1 (0.55%) Risk Management
11 1 (0.55%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 46 (25.27%) C
2 2 (1.10%) SQL
3 1 (0.55%) PowerHouse
Qualifications
1 182 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 100 (54.95%) CCNP
2 100 (54.95%) CCDP
3 53 (29.12%) CCIE
4 51 (28.02%) CCNA
5 34 (18.68%) Degree
6 25 (13.74%) CCSA
6 25 (13.74%) CCIP
7 20 (10.99%) SC Cleared
7 20 (10.99%) Security Cleared
8 16 (8.79%) Microsoft Certification
8 16 (8.79%) MCSE
8 16 (8.79%) CCVP
9 15 (8.24%) Check Point Certification
10 12 (6.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 10 (5.49%) MCSA
12 9 (4.95%) CCSE
13 8 (4.40%) VCAP
13 8 (4.40%) VCDX
13 8 (4.40%) HP AIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.55%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (8.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (2.75%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.20%) vSphere
4 2 (1.10%) Oracle RAC
4 2 (1.10%) Xen
4 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.10%) KVM
5 1 (0.55%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 18 (9.89%) Cisco IPCC
1 18 (9.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 17 (9.34%) Cisco UCCE
3 11 (6.04%) CiscoWorks
4 9 (4.95%) SolarWinds Orion
5 2 (1.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (1.10%) Tivoli
5 2 (1.10%) OpenView
5 2 (1.10%) Unicenter
6 1 (0.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 170 (93.41%) Cisco
2 60 (32.97%) HP
3 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
4 31 (17.03%) Juniper
5 29 (15.93%) CheckPoint
5 29 (15.93%) F5
6 21 (11.54%) VMware
7 17 (9.34%) Fortinet
7 17 (9.34%) Avaya
8 15 (8.24%) SolarWinds
9 10 (5.49%) ProCurve
10 9 (4.95%) BT
11 8 (4.40%) EMC
11 8 (4.40%) Blue Coat
11 8 (4.40%) Aruba
12 6 (3.30%) Riverbed
12 6 (3.30%) NetApp
13 5 (2.75%) Nokia
13 5 (2.75%) Citrix
13 5 (2.75%) Oracle
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