The table below looks at the statistics for CCDA in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited CCDA over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank - 205 204
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 0 5 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.093% 0.073%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.34% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 4
Average salary - £65,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +36.84%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-21.73% +27.77%
CCDA
England

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

Qualifications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Qualifications category
1470 1482 1594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 25.85% 27.58% 29.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1182 1227 1383
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% -1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,850 £26,425
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCDA Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

CCDA
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

CCDA Salary Trend in the West Midlands

CCDA
Top 28 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
3 1 (33.33%) Converged Networks
3 1 (33.33%) VPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DWDM
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) VoIP
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) DWDM
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) VPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Converged Networks
General
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Team Leader
2 1 (33.33%) Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Network Monitoring
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) MCTS
2 2 (66.67%) CCENT
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) VMware