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

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Expert (CCDE)
Rank 887 850 882
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +32
Permanent jobs citing CCDE 9 31 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.029% 0.004%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.029% 0.11% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 8 24 1
Average salary £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +10.00%

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
31096 29130 32721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 27.29% 26.78% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 24587 23777 27213
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 £26,826
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% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCDE over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 within the UK.

CCDE Salary Histogram in the UK

CCDE
Top 10 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 24 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 -32 9 £55,000 -8.33%
Leeds - 5 £55,000 -
West Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £55,000 -
Hampshire -9 2 £70,000 -
South East -22 2 £70,000 +27.27%
Southampton - 2 £70,000 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
South West - 1 £40,000 -
North East - 1 £40,000 -

CCDE
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) CCDP
3 19 (61.29%) CCDA
4 18 (58.06%) Cisco
5 17 (54.84%) LAN
6 14 (45.16%) CCIE
6 14 (45.16%) CCNP
7 13 (41.94%) Firewall
8 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
9 10 (32.26%) VMware
9 10 (32.26%) CCSP
9 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
9 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
10 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (29.03%) vSphere
10 9 (29.03%) F5
10 9 (29.03%) Linux
10 9 (29.03%) Games
11 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (25.81%) Middleware
11 8 (25.81%) Symantec
11 8 (25.81%) Project Management
11 8 (25.81%) Internet
11 8 (25.81%) CISSP
11 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Storage
11 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
11 8 (25.81%) Line Management
12 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
12 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (22.58%) Relational Database

CCDE
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 7 (22.58%) Apache
1 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) LAN
2 13 (41.94%) Firewall
3 8 (25.81%) Internet
4 7 (22.58%) SAN
4 7 (22.58%) NAS
5 2 (6.45%) Cisco Nexus
5 2 (6.45%) ISDN
5 2 (6.45%) MPLS
5 2 (6.45%) OSPF
5 2 (6.45%) BGP
5 2 (6.45%) VoIP
5 2 (6.45%) WAN
5 2 (6.45%) VPN
6 1 (3.23%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) MySQL
1 7 (22.58%) Informix
1 7 (22.58%) RDBMS
1 7 (22.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Subversion
1 7 (22.58%) JIRA
1 7 (22.58%) Git (software)
1 7 (22.58%) Hudson
1 7 (22.58%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (29.03%) Games
2 2 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Technical Design Authority
2 10 (32.26%) Infrastructure Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Engineering Manager
3 7 (22.58%) Infrastructure Engineering Manager
4 2 (6.45%) Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Network Designer
4 2 (6.45%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Network Architect
5 1 (3.23%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Infrastructure Designer
5 1 (3.23%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) Middleware
2 7 (22.58%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.81%) Enterprise Storage
2 7 (22.58%) IBM XIV
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
1 9 (29.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (22.58%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Load Balancing
2 8 (25.81%) Project Management
2 8 (25.81%) Network Architecture
2 8 (25.81%) Line Management
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (22.58%) Continuous Integration
3 7 (22.58%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.23%) Budget Control
4 1 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) Change Management
4 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
4 1 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 7 (22.58%) Perl
1 7 (22.58%) PHP
1 7 (22.58%) Shell Script
1 7 (22.58%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 31 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (67.74%) CCDP
3 19 (61.29%) CCDA
4 14 (45.16%) CCIE
4 14 (45.16%) CCNP
5 10 (32.26%) CCSP
6 8 (25.81%) CISSP
6 8 (25.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (22.58%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (6.45%) CCSA
8 2 (6.45%) CCNA
9 1 (3.23%) CCSE
9 1 (3.23%) JNCIS
System Software
1 10 (32.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (29.03%) vSphere
3 7 (22.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 7 (22.58%) Nagios
1 7 (22.58%) NetBackup
1 7 (22.58%) Cacti
1 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds Orion
1 7 (22.58%) Puppet
1 7 (22.58%) Opsview
Vendors
1 18 (58.06%) Cisco
2 10 (32.26%) Red Hat
2 10 (32.26%) VMware
3 9 (29.03%) F5
4 8 (25.81%) Symantec
5 7 (22.58%) Riverbed
5 7 (22.58%) SolarWinds
5 7 (22.58%) NetApp
5 7 (22.58%) Veritas
5 7 (22.58%) IBM
5 7 (22.58%) HP
6 4 (12.90%) Juniper
7 2 (6.45%) CheckPoint
7 2 (6.45%) Mitel