The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
Rank 882 848 -
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 22 27 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.025% -
As % of the Qualifications category 0.070% 0.091% -
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 0
Average salary £58,750 £50,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £58,750 £50,000 -
% change year-on-year
+17.50% -
Qualifications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
31535 29694 33047
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.12% 27.27% 28.02%
Number of salaries quoted 24720 23936 28341
Average salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £66,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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 23 July 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 -40 22 £58,750 +17.50%
Hampshire +11 11 £60,000 +33.33%
South East -12 11 £60,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -26 11 £57,500 +55.40%
Hook - 11 £60,000 -
South Yorkshire - 6 £57,500 -
Sheffield - 6 £57,500 -
West Yorkshire -28 5 £57,500 +55.40%
Leeds - 5 £57,500 -

CCDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (68.29%) Cisco
3 25 (60.98%) LAN
4 23 (56.10%) CCDP
5 21 (51.22%) CCNP
6 20 (48.78%) CCDA
7 15 (36.59%) CCIE
7 15 (36.59%) MPLS
8 12 (29.27%) Firewall
9 11 (26.83%) BGP
10 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
11 9 (21.95%) WAN
11 9 (21.95%) CCSE
11 9 (21.95%) Riverbed
12 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (19.51%) Network Security
12 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
12 8 (19.51%) Wireless
13 7 (17.07%) VMware
13 7 (17.07%) VPN
13 7 (17.07%) CCNA
13 7 (17.07%) vSphere
13 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
13 7 (17.07%) F5
14 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
14 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
14 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
14 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 6 (14.63%) Games

CCDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (9.76%) Apache
1 4 (9.76%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 25 (60.98%) LAN
2 15 (36.59%) MPLS
3 12 (29.27%) Firewall
4 11 (26.83%) BGP
5 9 (21.95%) WAN
6 8 (19.51%) Network Security
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco ASA
6 8 (19.51%) Wireless
6 8 (19.51%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (17.07%) VPN
8 6 (14.63%) TCP/IP
8 6 (14.63%) IPsec
9 5 (12.20%) Broadband
9 5 (12.20%) SAN
9 5 (12.20%) OSPF
9 5 (12.20%) Unified Communications
10 4 (9.76%) Internet
10 4 (9.76%) NAS
11 3 (7.32%) VPLS
11 3 (7.32%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.76%) MySQL
1 4 (9.76%) Informix
1 4 (9.76%) RDBMS
1 4 (9.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Subversion
1 4 (9.76%) JIRA
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.76%) Hudson
1 4 (9.76%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (14.63%) Publishing
1 6 (14.63%) Games
2 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 1 (2.44%) Law
3 1 (2.44%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Technical Design Authority
2 7 (17.07%) Network Engineer
2 7 (17.07%) Senior Network Engineer
3 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Engineering Manager
4 4 (9.76%) Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Network Architect
4 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
5 3 (7.32%) Cisco Consultant
5 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 2 (4.88%) Security Architect
6 2 (4.88%) Network Security Architect
7 1 (2.44%) Professional Services Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) VMware Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) Cisco Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.76%) Middleware
1 4 (9.76%) RabbitMQ
2 2 (4.88%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Storage
1 4 (9.76%) IBM XIV
2 3 (7.32%) PKI
3 2 (4.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.63%) Linux
1 6 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (14.63%) ITIL
1 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
1 6 (14.63%) Network Architecture
1 6 (14.63%) Test Strategy
2 5 (12.20%) Project Management
3 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Management
3 4 (9.76%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (7.32%) Security Architecture
4 3 (7.32%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 3 (7.32%) Migration
5 2 (4.88%) Business Continuity
5 2 (4.88%) Information Security
5 2 (4.88%) Asset Management
5 2 (4.88%) Network Design
5 2 (4.88%) Service Delivery
5 2 (4.88%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (4.88%) GAP Analysis
5 2 (4.88%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (4.88%) BCP
Programming Languages
1 4 (9.76%) Perl
1 4 (9.76%) PHP
1 4 (9.76%) Shell Script
1 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 41 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 23 (56.10%) CCDP
3 21 (51.22%) CCNP
4 20 (48.78%) CCDA
5 15 (36.59%) CCIE
6 9 (21.95%) CCSE
7 7 (17.07%) CCNA
8 6 (14.63%) CCSP
8 6 (14.63%) CCIP
8 6 (14.63%) Check Point Certification
9 5 (12.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (9.76%) CISSP
10 4 (9.76%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (2.44%) MCSE
11 1 (2.44%) JNCIE
11 1 (2.44%) MCTS
11 1 (2.44%) MCITP
11 1 (2.44%) VCAP
11 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (17.07%) VMware Infrastructure
1 7 (17.07%) vSphere
2 4 (9.76%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Nagios
1 4 (9.76%) NetBackup
1 4 (9.76%) Cacti
1 4 (9.76%) SolarWinds Orion
1 4 (9.76%) Puppet
1 4 (9.76%) Opsview
2 2 (4.88%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 28 (68.29%) Cisco
2 10 (24.39%) CheckPoint
3 9 (21.95%) Riverbed
4 8 (19.51%) SolarWinds
5 7 (17.07%) F5
5 7 (17.07%) VMware
6 6 (14.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (12.20%) HP
8 4 (9.76%) IBM
8 4 (9.76%) NetApp
8 4 (9.76%) Veritas
8 4 (9.76%) Symantec
9 3 (7.32%) IronPort
9 3 (7.32%) MobileIron
10 2 (4.88%) Microsoft
11 1 (2.44%) Dell
11 1 (2.44%) EMC
11 1 (2.44%) Juniper