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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
Rank 886 890 854
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -36
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 4 15 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.013% 0.024%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.013% 0.049% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 9
Average salary £65,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -4.16%
UK excluding London average salary £65,000 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+36.84% -20.83%

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
29644 30676 30153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.40% 27.18% 27.89%
Number of salaries quoted 23286 24384 24383
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 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 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 30 March 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
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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 +1 2 £65,000 +13.04%
South East +2 1 £65,000 +36.84%
London -8 1 - -
Kent - 1 £65,000 -

CCDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCIE
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) CCDP
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
3 7 (58.33%) Firewall
4 6 (50.00%) Juniper
5 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (33.33%) MPLS
6 4 (33.33%) BGP
6 4 (33.33%) VoIP
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
7 3 (25.00%) VPN
7 3 (25.00%) CCDA
7 3 (25.00%) ISDN
7 3 (25.00%) MGCP
7 3 (25.00%) H.323
7 3 (25.00%) OSPF
7 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (25.00%) Wireless
7 3 (25.00%) CCSA
7 3 (25.00%) Mitel
7 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
7 3 (25.00%) F5
8 2 (16.67%) Document Management
8 2 (16.67%) ITIL

CCDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) Firewall
2 4 (33.33%) BGP
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP
2 4 (33.33%) WAN
2 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (25.00%) OSPF
3 3 (25.00%) ISDN
3 3 (25.00%) VPN
3 3 (25.00%) MGCP
3 3 (25.00%) H.323
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (8.33%) Network Security
4 1 (8.33%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) LAN
General
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Network Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Designer
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Designer
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Cisco Support
5 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Network Support
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (8.33%) jQuery
1 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) UNIX
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 2 (16.67%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Document Management
3 1 (8.33%) Data Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) TOGAF
3 1 (8.33%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Budget Control
3 1 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) Java
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
1 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
1 1 (8.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) CCIE
2 11 (91.67%) CCNP
2 11 (91.67%) CCDP
3 7 (58.33%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) CCDA
4 3 (25.00%) CCSA
5 1 (8.33%) CCSE
5 1 (8.33%) JNCIS
5 1 (8.33%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) BS15000
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (50.00%) Juniper
3 3 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (25.00%) Mitel
3 3 (25.00%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) Huawei