The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank - 87 80
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 0 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales - 0.55% 0.72%
As % of the Qualifications category - 1.63% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 8
Average salary - £57,500 £47,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.41%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
CCDA
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Qualifications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Qualifications Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
334 368 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 25.23% 34.01% 22.14%
Number of salaries quoted 285 311 217
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
3 2 (50.00%) CCSA
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 2 (50.00%) CCDP
3 2 (50.00%) HP
3 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
3 2 (50.00%) JNCIE
3 2 (50.00%) Juniper
3 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
3 2 (50.00%) CCIE
4 1 (25.00%) CCSP
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) ITIL
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) RIP

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) Lync
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (50.00%) Network Security
3 2 (50.00%) MPLS
3 2 (50.00%) OSPF
3 2 (50.00%) BGP
4 1 (25.00%) EIGRP
4 1 (25.00%) LAN
4 1 (25.00%) WAN
4 1 (25.00%) RIP
4 1 (25.00%) VPN
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (25.00%) Wireless
4 1 (25.00%) VLAN
4 1 (25.00%) VPLS
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco PIX
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Security Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Security Engineer
3 1 (25.00%) Architect
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Network Design
1 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
1 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 4 (100.00%) CCNP
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) CCSA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIA
2 2 (50.00%) JNCIE
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) CCIE
2 2 (50.00%) CCDP
2 2 (50.00%) CISSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Blue Coat
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Juniper
2 2 (50.00%) CheckPoint
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
2 2 (50.00%) ProCurve
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft