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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
England / West Midlands
Rank 200 200 220
Rank change year-on-year
0 +20
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 8 20 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.38% 0.040%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.73% 1.55% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 2
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,500 £57,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £48,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.00%

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
1096 1290 1325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 22.95% 24.45% 26.46%
Number of salaries quoted 806 1017 1138
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,350 £25,750 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £58,780 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCDA
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing CCDA as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing CCDA across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

CCDA Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

CCDA
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Shropshire -12 3 £42,500 -10.52%
Birmingham - 1 £57,500 -
Dudley - 1 - -
Walsall - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
CCDA
England

CCDA
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, IT jobs citing CCDA also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 23 (100.00%) CCNP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 21 (91.30%) Cisco
3 16 (69.57%) CCNA
4 15 (65.22%) VPN
5 14 (60.87%) WAN
6 13 (56.52%) MPLS
6 13 (56.52%) Firewall
7 12 (52.17%) LAN
8 11 (47.83%) CCIE
9 10 (43.48%) VoIP
9 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
10 9 (39.13%) VLAN
10 9 (39.13%) CCIP
10 9 (39.13%) CCDP
10 9 (39.13%) DSL
11 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
12 7 (30.43%) BGP
13 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
13 6 (26.09%) Internet
13 6 (26.09%) Presales
14 5 (21.74%) VPLS
14 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
14 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (21.74%) OSPF
14 5 (21.74%) SLA
14 5 (21.74%) Migration
14 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
15 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
15 4 (17.39%) Finance

CCDA
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 15 (65.22%) VPN
2 14 (60.87%) WAN
3 13 (56.52%) Firewall
3 13 (56.52%) MPLS
4 12 (52.17%) LAN
5 10 (43.48%) VoIP
6 9 (39.13%) DSL
6 9 (39.13%) VLAN
7 7 (30.43%) BGP
8 6 (26.09%) Internet
9 5 (21.74%) OSPF
9 5 (21.74%) VPLS
9 5 (21.74%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (17.39%) DMZ
10 4 (17.39%) Intranet
11 2 (8.70%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (8.70%) IPv4
11 2 (8.70%) Network Security
12 1 (4.35%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (4.35%) IOS XR
General
1 4 (17.39%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.35%) Banking
3 1 (4.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (30.43%) Network Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 6 (26.09%) Network Analyst
3 5 (21.74%) Presales Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Architect
4 4 (17.39%) Network Architect
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Cisco Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Lead Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Design Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support
6 2 (8.70%) Network Support Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Check Point Analyst
7 1 (4.35%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
7 1 (4.35%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) Data Centre
2 5 (21.74%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) EPoS
3 1 (4.35%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Presales
1 6 (26.09%) Service Delivery
2 5 (21.74%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
3 4 (17.39%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (13.04%) Network Design
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Security
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) ITIL
5 2 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 2 (8.70%) Process Improvement
6 1 (4.35%) B2B
6 1 (4.35%) Case Management
6 1 (4.35%) Change Management
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Network Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (4.35%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 23 (100.00%) CCNP
1 23 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (69.57%) CCNA
3 11 (47.83%) CCIE
4 9 (39.13%) CCDP
4 9 (39.13%) CCIP
5 1 (4.35%) CCSA
5 1 (4.35%) CCSE
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIE
5 1 (4.35%) JNCIP
5 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) SLA
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Cisco
2 8 (34.78%) CheckPoint
3 3 (13.04%) Palo Alto
4 2 (8.70%) F5
4 2 (8.70%) SonicWALL
5 1 (4.35%) Avaya
5 1 (4.35%) Juniper