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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
Rank - 179 191
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 0 1 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.024% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category - 0.083% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 4
Average salary - £52,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.52%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% -7.61%
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
1500 1203 1290
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.66% 28.65% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1244 910 1070
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 25 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (80.00%) Change Control
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (80.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) Nokia
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (80.00%) Remedy
2 8 (80.00%) CCDP
2 8 (80.00%) CSS
2 8 (80.00%) ITIL
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
3 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 10 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 8 (80.00%) Firewall
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco PIX
2 8 (80.00%) Cisco ASA
2 8 (80.00%) LAN
2 8 (80.00%) WAN
2 8 (80.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) IPv6
3 2 (20.00%) OSPF
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Network Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Consultant
2 2 (20.00%) Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Network Architect
2 2 (20.00%) Cisco Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (80.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) Change Control
1 8 (80.00%) Incident Management
1 8 (80.00%) ITIL
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) CCNP
1 10 (100.00%) CCNA
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (80.00%) CCDP
3 2 (20.00%) CCIE
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Cisco
2 8 (80.00%) F5
2 8 (80.00%) Juniper
2 8 (80.00%) Nokia
2 8 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 8 (80.00%) Remedy