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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 798 808 729
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -79
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 106 71 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.066% 0.16%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.24% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 89 50 168
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £64,250 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%

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
30936 29020 33232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.19% 26.82% 28.91%
Number of salaries quoted 24445 23647 27646
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 21 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 21 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 +15 101 £52,500 +5.00% 12
London +5 35 £52,500 -8.69% 5
South East -3 33 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Buckinghamshire +18 16 £52,500 +5.00%
Berkshire +8 15 £52,500 -
Reading +3 13 £52,500 -4.54%
West Midlands -15 13 £32,000 -41.81% 1
Yorkshire -16 13 £41,500 -12.63%
High Wycombe - 13 £52,500 -
Hounslow - 13 £52,500 -
West Yorkshire -22 11 £41,500 -12.63%
Leeds -24 11 £41,500 -12.63%
Warwickshire - 10 £32,000 -
Surrey -15 7 £50,000 +53.84%
East of England -19 7 £60,000 +11.62%
South West -20 7 £48,250 +17.68% 1
City of London +11 6 £52,500 +31.25%
Essex - 6 £57,500 -
New Malden - 5 £55,000 - 1
Basildon - 5 £55,000 -
Wales +3 4 £37,500 -31.81%
Dorking - 4 £50,000 -
Kent - 4 £24,000 - 2
South Wales +13 3 £37,500 -31.81%
Wiltshire -1 3 £60,000 +30.43%
East Midlands -8 3 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Leatherhead -12 3 £46,000 +41.53%
Birmingham -12 3 £60,000 - 1
Bristol - 3 £41,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 3 £52,500 -

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 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.

1 194 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 152 (78.35%) Cisco
3 141 (72.68%) LAN
4 132 (68.04%) CCDP
5 118 (60.82%) CCNP
6 87 (44.85%) WAN
7 82 (42.27%) Telecoms
8 78 (40.21%) CCNA
9 68 (35.05%) Firewall
10 53 (27.32%) MPLS
10 53 (27.32%) Degree
11 46 (23.71%) HP
12 44 (22.68%) CCIE
13 42 (21.65%) C
13 42 (21.65%) Network Security
14 41 (21.13%) VPN
15 40 (20.62%) Network Design
16 38 (19.59%) Juniper
17 37 (19.07%) CheckPoint
18 35 (18.04%) OSPF
18 35 (18.04%) VoIP
18 35 (18.04%) F5
19 34 (17.53%) VMware
20 33 (17.01%) BGP
21 32 (16.49%) Wireless
22 29 (14.95%) Finance
23 28 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
23 28 (14.43%) ITIL
24 27 (13.92%) Windows
24 27 (13.92%) Network Architecture

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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 12 (6.19%) Lync
2 4 (2.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.03%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 20 (10.31%) 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
1 141 (72.68%) LAN
2 87 (44.85%) WAN
3 68 (35.05%) Firewall
4 53 (27.32%) MPLS
5 42 (21.65%) Network Security
6 41 (21.13%) VPN
7 35 (18.04%) OSPF
7 35 (18.04%) VoIP
8 33 (17.01%) BGP
9 32 (16.49%) Wireless
10 28 (14.43%) Cisco ASA
11 26 (13.40%) TCP/IP
12 25 (12.89%) VPLS
13 17 (8.76%) Cisco Nexus
14 16 (8.25%) DNS
14 16 (8.25%) DHCP
15 14 (7.22%) EIGRP
15 14 (7.22%) Cisco PIX
16 13 (6.70%) Ethernet
16 13 (6.70%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.03%) SQL Server
1 2 (1.03%) MS Access
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 82 (42.27%) Telecoms
2 29 (14.95%) Finance
3 6 (3.09%) Electronics
4 5 (2.58%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.55%) Publishing
6 2 (1.03%) French Language
7 1 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.52%) Advertising
7 1 (0.52%) German Language
7 1 (0.52%) Banking
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
7 1 (0.52%) Billing
7 1 (0.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (35.05%) Network Engineer
2 43 (22.16%) Consultant
3 29 (14.95%) Designer
3 29 (14.95%) Technical Design Authority
4 21 (10.82%) Architect
5 18 (9.28%) Network Designer
6 17 (8.76%) Security Engineer
6 17 (8.76%) Network Architect
7 16 (8.25%) Senior Network Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Network Security Engineer
8 14 (7.22%) Pre Sales Consultant
9 10 (5.15%) Network Consultant
10 9 (4.64%) Security Designer
11 6 (3.09%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.09%) Pre Sales Engineer
11 6 (3.09%) Network Design Consultant
11 6 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
11 6 (3.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (3.09%) Cisco Engineer
12 5 (2.58%) Network Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (5.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.61%) Performance Metrics
3 4 (2.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.55%) Statistics
5 2 (1.03%) CESG
6 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.52%) DTV
6 1 (0.52%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.52%) Replication
6 1 (0.52%) iPad
6 1 (0.52%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.52%) Derivative
6 1 (0.52%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 27 (13.92%) Windows
2 11 (5.67%) Linux
3 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (3.61%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (2.58%) SUSE
5 3 (1.55%) Mac OS
6 2 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (20.62%) Network Design
2 28 (14.43%) ITIL
3 27 (13.92%) Network Architecture
4 13 (6.70%) Change Control
5 12 (6.19%) Project Management
5 12 (6.19%) Network Management
6 11 (5.67%) Incident Management
7 9 (4.64%) Load Balancing
8 8 (4.12%) Capacity Planning
8 8 (4.12%) Capacity Management
9 7 (3.61%) Service Delivery
10 6 (3.09%) Change Management
11 4 (2.06%) Penetration Testing
11 4 (2.06%) Asset Management
11 4 (2.06%) Performance Testing
11 4 (2.06%) Business Continuity
12 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2
12 3 (1.55%) SEO
12 3 (1.55%) Time Management
13 2 (1.03%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 42 (21.65%) C
2 6 (3.09%) SQL
3 2 (1.03%) VBA
Qualifications
1 194 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 132 (68.04%) CCDP
3 118 (60.82%) CCNP
4 78 (40.21%) CCNA
5 53 (27.32%) Degree
6 44 (22.68%) CCIE
7 23 (11.86%) CCSP
8 19 (9.79%) CCDE
9 18 (9.28%) Security Cleared
9 18 (9.28%) CCIP
10 17 (8.76%) SC Cleared
11 13 (6.70%) CCSA
11 13 (6.70%) CCVP
11 13 (6.70%) CISSP
12 11 (5.67%) JNCIA
13 8 (4.12%) JNCIE
13 8 (4.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 7 (3.61%) JNCIP
15 6 (3.09%) MCSE
16 5 (2.58%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.58%) SLA
2 2 (1.03%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.52%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (9.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (5.15%) Active Directory
3 8 (4.12%) XenApp
4 5 (2.58%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (1.03%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.52%) Firmware
6 1 (0.52%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) CiscoWorks
2 2 (1.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (1.03%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (0.52%) BMC PATROL
Vendors
1 152 (78.35%) Cisco
2 46 (23.71%) HP
3 38 (19.59%) Juniper
4 37 (19.07%) CheckPoint
5 35 (18.04%) F5
6 34 (17.53%) VMware
7 26 (13.40%) Microsoft
8 13 (6.70%) Citrix
9 11 (5.67%) Nokia
9 11 (5.67%) Remedy
10 10 (5.15%) Aruba
10 10 (5.15%) Riverbed
11 6 (3.09%) Avaya
12 5 (2.58%) Dell
12 5 (2.58%) Red Hat
13 4 (2.06%) Fortinet
14 3 (1.55%) McAfee
14 3 (1.55%) Polycom
15 2 (1.03%) Brocade
15 2 (1.03%) Blue Coat
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Car + Bens
Posted: 2 hours ago
Other
Vodafone
Posted: 5 hours ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £52,000 to £62,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Malling, Kent
Capita
Posted: 3 days ago
London
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £55k - 60k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Malling
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
North East
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £55000 to £65000 per annum - Excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £52,000 to £62,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hayes, Middlesex
@ITS
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
New Malden, Surrey
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago