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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank 95 103 92
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 4 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.32% 0.073% 0.69%
As % of the Qualifications category 1.11% 0.22% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 8
Average salary £37,500 £55,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.81% +22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%
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
359 446 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 28.47% 32.67% 33.13%
Number of salaries quoted 304 389 334
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCDA across the Wales region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

CCDA Salary Histogram 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 20 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
South Wales +6 3 £37,500 -31.81%
North Wales - 1 - -
CCDA
UK

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CCSA
2 6 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 6 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) F5
4 3 (33.33%) MPLS
4 3 (33.33%) OSPF
4 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 3 (33.33%) CCDP
4 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (22.22%) VLAN
5 2 (22.22%) VPLS
5 2 (22.22%) VMware
5 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
5 2 (22.22%) CCSP
5 2 (22.22%) CCIP
5 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) RIP
5 2 (22.22%) HP
5 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
1 1 (11.11%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Office
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
1 1 (11.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security
3 3 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 3 (33.33%) MPLS
3 3 (33.33%) OSPF
3 3 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (22.22%) RIP
4 2 (22.22%) VLAN
4 2 (22.22%) VPLS
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (11.11%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
5 1 (11.11%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (11.11%) VPN
5 1 (11.11%) Internet
5 1 (11.11%) LAN
5 1 (11.11%) WAN
5 1 (11.11%) EIGRP
General
1 1 (11.11%) Electronics
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
1 1 (11.11%) Advertising
1 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Security Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 6 (66.67%) Network Security Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Security Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Network Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) DTV
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (11.11%) ITIL
1 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Project Management
1 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
1 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
1 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
1 1 (11.11%) Data Management
1 1 (11.11%) Network Design
1 1 (11.11%) Project Planning
1 1 (11.11%) Load Balancing
1 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
1 1 (11.11%) Network Architecture
1 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
1 1 (11.11%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) CCNP
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (66.67%) CISSP
2 6 (66.67%) CCSA
2 6 (66.67%) JNCIA
2 6 (66.67%) JNCIE
2 6 (66.67%) SC Cleared
2 6 (66.67%) Security Cleared
3 3 (33.33%) CCDP
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
4 2 (22.22%) CCSP
4 2 (22.22%) CCIP
4 2 (22.22%) CCNA
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
2 6 (66.67%) Juniper
3 5 (55.56%) F5
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) CheckPoint
4 2 (22.22%) McAfee
4 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 2 (22.22%) Blue Coat
4 2 (22.22%) Fortinet
4 2 (22.22%) ProCurve
5 1 (11.11%) SAP