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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 858 917 891
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -26
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 69 67 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.070% 0.061% 0.077%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.26% 0.22% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 58 48 83
Median salary £51,000 £48,750 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.61% -15.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £71,500 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%

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
26046 30087 31705
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.58% 27.33% 27.21%
Number of salaries quoted 21052 23940 24845
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year
- +3.65%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 July 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the UK over the 3 months to 27 July 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +30 68 £50,500 +6.31% 14
South East +9 25 £51,250 +7.89% 3
London +53 18 £62,500 +8.69%
Yorkshire +19 10 £35,000 -15.66% 3
Berkshire +14 10 £53,750 +13.15% 1
Sheffield +31 8 £35,000 -41.66% 2
South Yorkshire +21 8 £35,000 -41.66% 2
West Sussex - 8 - -
Crawley - 8 - -
Gatwick - 8 - -
West Midlands - 8 £46,000 - 2
South West +18 4 £44,000 +3.52% 2
Slough - 4 £55,000 -
Hampshire -7 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bristol - 3 £45,000 - 1
Birmingham - 3 £50,000 - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £47,500 - 1
Leeds +16 2 £51,000 +20.00%
Kent +13 2 £67,500 -
Surrey +12 2 £58,000 +39.75% 1
West Yorkshire +10 2 £51,000 +29.93% 1
Basingstoke -23 2 £46,250 +2.77%
Reading - 2 £55,000 -
Hereford - 2 - -
Maidstone - 2 £67,500 -
Worcester - 2 £38,750 -
Worcestershire - 2 £38,750 -
Herefordshire - 2 - -
City of London +57 1 £55,000 -4.34%
East of England +27 1 £66,000 - 1

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, IT jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for CCDA.

1 179 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 164 (91.62%) Cisco
3 143 (79.89%) CCNP
4 132 (73.74%) CCDP
5 128 (71.51%) CCNA
6 104 (58.10%) WAN
7 99 (55.31%) CCIE
8 89 (49.72%) Firewall
9 83 (46.37%) Network Design
10 81 (45.25%) LAN
11 76 (42.46%) Juniper
12 75 (41.90%) Wireless
13 70 (39.11%) F5
14 69 (38.55%) CheckPoint
15 66 (36.87%) VPN
16 61 (34.08%) Cisco Nexus
17 60 (33.52%) MPLS
17 60 (33.52%) OSPF
18 55 (30.73%) Cisco ASA
19 49 (27.37%) Data Centre
20 48 (26.82%) CCSA
21 47 (26.26%) Load Balancing
22 44 (24.58%) CCSE
23 42 (23.46%) Palo Alto
24 39 (21.79%) SSL
25 34 (18.99%) JNCIP
25 34 (18.99%) JNCIE
26 33 (18.44%) Security Cleared
26 33 (18.44%) BGP
27 31 (17.32%) Avaya

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (7.82%) Skype for Business
2 6 (3.35%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (1.12%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 16 (8.94%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.12%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 104 (58.10%) WAN
2 89 (49.72%) Firewall
3 81 (45.25%) LAN
4 75 (41.90%) Wireless
5 66 (36.87%) VPN
6 61 (34.08%) Cisco Nexus
7 60 (33.52%) MPLS
7 60 (33.52%) OSPF
8 55 (30.73%) Cisco ASA
9 39 (21.79%) SSL
10 33 (18.44%) BGP
11 31 (17.32%) DNS
11 31 (17.32%) IPsec
12 30 (16.76%) Cisco Wireless
12 30 (16.76%) VoIP
13 21 (11.73%) Network Security
13 21 (11.73%) VLAN
14 19 (10.61%) IPv4
15 13 (7.26%) DHCP
15 13 (7.26%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.23%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 5 (2.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 26 (14.53%) Telecoms
2 13 (7.26%) Finance
3 6 (3.35%) Multimedia
3 6 (3.35%) Retail
4 2 (1.12%) Banking
4 2 (1.12%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.12%) Games
4 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 77 (43.02%) Network Engineer
2 47 (26.26%) Architect
3 37 (20.67%) Network Architect
4 30 (16.76%) Cisco Engineer
5 23 (12.85%) Network Design Architect
6 21 (11.73%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) Solutions Architect
8 13 (7.26%) Consultant
9 12 (6.70%) Analyst
9 12 (6.70%) Designer
9 12 (6.70%) Network Designer
9 12 (6.70%) Senior Network Engineer
10 11 (6.15%) Network Analyst
10 11 (6.15%) Network Consultant
11 10 (5.59%) Cisco Design Engineer
12 9 (5.03%) Project Engineer
13 8 (4.47%) Wireless Engineer
14 7 (3.91%) IT Architect
14 7 (3.91%) Network Design Engineer
14 7 (3.91%) Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.59%) 802.1X
2 2 (1.12%) XMPP
3 1 (0.56%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 49 (27.37%) Data Centre
2 18 (10.06%) iPad
3 14 (7.82%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.12%) BYOD
5 2 (1.12%) CCTV
6 1 (0.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.41%) Windows
2 14 (7.82%) Linux
3 12 (6.70%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.23%) Debian
5 3 (1.68%) CoreOS
5 3 (1.68%) Solaris
5 3 (1.68%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.56%) CentOS
7 1 (0.56%) Fedora
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (46.37%) Network Design
2 47 (26.26%) Load Balancing
3 30 (16.76%) Presales
4 29 (16.20%) Service Delivery
5 22 (12.29%) ITIL
6 13 (7.26%) Migration
6 13 (7.26%) Network Architecture
7 10 (5.59%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (5.03%) High Availability
8 9 (5.03%) Validation
9 8 (4.47%) Disaster Recovery
10 7 (3.91%) Change Control
10 7 (3.91%) Project Management
10 7 (3.91%) Service Design
11 6 (3.35%) PRINCE2
12 5 (2.79%) ITIL V2
12 5 (2.79%) Network Load Balancing
12 5 (2.79%) Network Management
12 5 (2.79%) Virtual Team Management
12 5 (2.79%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 3 (1.68%) Python
2 1 (0.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 179 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 143 (79.89%) CCNP
3 132 (73.74%) CCDP
4 128 (71.51%) CCNA
5 99 (55.31%) CCIE
6 48 (26.82%) CCSA
7 44 (24.58%) CCSE
8 34 (18.99%) JNCIE
8 34 (18.99%) JNCIP
9 33 (18.44%) Security Cleared
10 30 (16.76%) CCSP
11 29 (16.20%) SC Cleared
12 17 (9.50%) Degree
12 17 (9.50%) JNCIA
13 14 (7.82%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (6.70%) CCIP
15 10 (5.59%) CCDE
16 9 (5.03%) MCSE
17 8 (4.47%) MCSA
18 6 (3.35%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.15%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) HIPAA
2 4 (2.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (11.17%) Active Directory
2 16 (8.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (5.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (1.68%) VirtualBox
4 3 (1.68%) VMware ESX
5 2 (1.12%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (1.12%) ISA Server
5 2 (1.12%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) Puppet
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco CME
2 2 (1.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.12%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.56%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 164 (91.62%) Cisco
2 76 (42.46%) Juniper
3 70 (39.11%) F5
4 69 (38.55%) CheckPoint
5 42 (23.46%) Palo Alto
6 31 (17.32%) Avaya
7 28 (15.64%) Microsoft
8 24 (13.41%) VMware
9 22 (12.29%) HP
10 17 (9.50%) Meraki
11 13 (7.26%) Fortinet
12 11 (6.15%) IBM
13 7 (3.91%) SonicWALL
14 5 (2.79%) Intel
14 5 (2.79%) Intel Security
15 3 (1.68%) Aruba
15 3 (1.68%) Oracle
16 2 (1.12%) AirMagnet
16 2 (1.12%) Infoblox
16 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds
West Yorkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £50,000 per annum + £6,000 Car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Corsham, Wiltshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Healthcare, Life Insuarnc
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum 22 days Holidays + Company car or Ca
Posted: 5 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Anthony James Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Glasgow
Capita Internal Resourcing
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Telford
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Car Allowance, Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Surrey
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £67000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 24 days ago