The first table below looks at the demand for CCDA in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 10 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 for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 96 81 -
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 5 8 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.38% 0.63% -
As % of the Qualifications category 1.18% 2.25% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 0
Average salary £45,000 £56,250 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+27.77% +12.50%
Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
424 355 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 32.34% 27.91% 27.39%
Number of salaries quoted 330 313 244
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing CCDA across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Qualifications category.

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

CCDA
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDA across the Wales region.

CCDA Salary Trend in Wales

CCDA
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the Wales region over the 3 months to 10 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
South Wales -5 4 £45,000 -20.00%
North Wales - 1 £50,000 -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 12 (100.00%) Cisco
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) F5
3 9 (75.00%) Firewall
4 8 (66.67%) CCSA
4 8 (66.67%) JNCIA
4 8 (66.67%) JNCIE
4 8 (66.67%) Network Security
4 8 (66.67%) CISSP
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (25.00%) Legal
6 3 (25.00%) Wireless
6 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
6 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (25.00%) ProCurve
6 3 (25.00%) Aruba
6 3 (25.00%) Lync
6 3 (25.00%) ITIL
6 3 (25.00%) LAN
6 3 (25.00%) VoIP
6 3 (25.00%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) HP
6 3 (25.00%) SAN
7 1 (8.33%) Firmware

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, IT jobs across the Wales region 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 3 (25.00%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 3 (25.00%) Wireless
3 3 (25.00%) LAN
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) WAN
3 3 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (8.33%) Internet
4 1 (8.33%) MPLS
4 1 (8.33%) OSPF
4 1 (8.33%) BGP
4 1 (8.33%) RIP
4 1 (8.33%) VLAN
4 1 (8.33%) VPLS
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (25.00%) Legal
3 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (8.33%) Marketing
3 1 (8.33%) Finance
3 1 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (91.67%) Network Engineer
2 9 (75.00%) Security Engineer
3 8 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Security Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Firmware
1 1 (8.33%) DTV
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (8.33%) Project Management
2 1 (8.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (8.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (8.33%) Programme Management
2 1 (8.33%) Data Management
2 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (100.00%) CCNP
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (91.67%) SC Cleared
2 11 (91.67%) Security Cleared
3 8 (66.67%) CISSP
3 8 (66.67%) CCSA
3 8 (66.67%) JNCIA
3 8 (66.67%) JNCIE
4 1 (8.33%) Degree
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) CCIE
4 1 (8.33%) CCSP
4 1 (8.33%) CCIP
4 1 (8.33%) CCNA
4 1 (8.33%) CCDP
System Software
1 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Cisco
2 11 (91.67%) Juniper
2 11 (91.67%) F5
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Fortinet
4 3 (25.00%) ProCurve
4 3 (25.00%) Aruba
4 3 (25.00%) Blue Coat
4 3 (25.00%) HP
5 1 (8.33%) VMware
5 1 (8.33%) SAP