The table below looks at the statistics for CCDE in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCDE over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
Rank 892 838 -
Rank change year-on-year
-54 -
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 7 35 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.033% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.022% 0.12% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 31 0
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+15.00% -

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
31403 28879 33391
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 26.98% 27.15% 28.58%
Number of salaries quoted 24333 23456 28266
Average salary £44,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

CCDE
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCDE within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDE Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

CCDE
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDE within the UK.

CCDE Salary Trend in the UK

CCDE
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDE within the UK over the 3 months to 29 August 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
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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 -63 7 £57,500 +9.52%
Yorkshire -42 4 £57,500 +55.40%
Hampshire -14 3 £60,000 +33.33%
South East -36 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Hook - 3 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 3 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -38 1 £57,500 +55.40%
Leeds - 1 £57,500 -

CCDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CCDE 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 CCDE.

1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 20 (68.97%) LAN
3 18 (62.07%) CCDP
4 17 (58.62%) CCDA
5 16 (55.17%) Cisco
6 12 (41.38%) CCNP
7 9 (31.03%) Firewall
8 7 (24.14%) CCIE
9 6 (20.69%) CCSP
9 6 (20.69%) Linux
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
9 6 (20.69%) MPLS
9 6 (20.69%) Games
9 6 (20.69%) VMware
9 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
9 6 (20.69%) vSphere
9 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
9 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
9 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
9 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 5 (17.24%) WAN
11 4 (13.79%) VPN
11 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
11 4 (13.79%) IBM
11 4 (13.79%) Informix
11 4 (13.79%) Apache
11 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
11 4 (13.79%) Perl
11 4 (13.79%) PHP

CCDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing CCDE 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 CCDE. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.79%) Apache
1 4 (13.79%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) LAN
2 9 (31.03%) Firewall
3 6 (20.69%) MPLS
4 5 (17.24%) WAN
5 4 (13.79%) VPN
5 4 (13.79%) SAN
5 4 (13.79%) Internet
5 4 (13.79%) BGP
5 4 (13.79%) NAS
6 3 (10.34%) IPsec
6 3 (10.34%) Network Security
6 3 (10.34%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
7 2 (6.90%) Wireless
7 2 (6.90%) DMVPN
8 1 (3.45%) EIGRP
8 1 (3.45%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) MySQL
1 4 (13.79%) Informix
1 4 (13.79%) RDBMS
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
1 4 (13.79%) JIRA
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
1 4 (13.79%) Hudson
1 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.69%) Games
2 3 (10.34%) Publishing
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
4 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (58.62%) Technical Design Authority
2 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Engineering Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Network Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Middleware
1 4 (13.79%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (6.90%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.79%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (13.79%) IBM XIV
2 2 (6.90%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.69%) Linux
1 6 (20.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.69%) Load Balancing
1 6 (20.69%) Network Architecture
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
2 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (13.79%) Performance Management
2 4 (13.79%) Project Management
3 3 (10.34%) ITIL
3 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (6.90%) Network Management
4 2 (6.90%) BCP
4 2 (6.90%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (6.90%) Business Continuity
4 2 (6.90%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (13.79%) Perl
1 4 (13.79%) PHP
1 4 (13.79%) Shell Script
1 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 29 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 18 (62.07%) CCDP
3 17 (58.62%) CCDA
4 12 (41.38%) CCNP
5 7 (24.14%) CCIE
6 6 (20.69%) CCSP
7 4 (13.79%) CCNA
7 4 (13.79%) CISSP
7 4 (13.79%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
7 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (10.34%) Check Point Certification
8 3 (10.34%) CCSE
9 1 (3.45%) JNCIE
9 1 (3.45%) CCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (20.69%) vSphere
2 4 (13.79%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (13.79%) Nagios
1 4 (13.79%) NetBackup
1 4 (13.79%) Cacti
1 4 (13.79%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (13.79%) Puppet
1 4 (13.79%) Opsview
Vendors
1 16 (55.17%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) Red Hat
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
2 6 (20.69%) Riverbed
2 6 (20.69%) SolarWinds
3 4 (13.79%) F5
3 4 (13.79%) Symantec
3 4 (13.79%) NetApp
3 4 (13.79%) Veritas
3 4 (13.79%) IBM
3 4 (13.79%) HP
4 3 (10.34%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Juniper