The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 135 120
Rank change year-on-year +13 -15  
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 2 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.084% 0.11%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.45% 0.32% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 2
Median salary £48,500 £46,250 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.86% -22.91%  
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,250 £53,000
% change year-on-year -10.44% -5.18%  

CCDA is in the academic qualifications and professional certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all academic qualifications and professional certifications cited in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham.

Academic & Professional Certification
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 448 623 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.30% 26.26% 31.10%
Number of salaries quoted 316 432 430
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -11.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,150 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing CCDA as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Qualifications category.

Job vacancy trend for CCDA in Birmingham

CCDA
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing CCDA in Birmingham.

Salary trend for CCDA in Birmingham

CCDA
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 2 (66.67%) Network Design
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
3 1 (33.33%) Case Management
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) EPoS
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (66.67%) LAN
2 2 (66.67%) Network Security
3 1 (33.33%) ATM
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
3 1 (33.33%) IPsec
3 1 (33.33%) MPLS
3 1 (33.33%) SSL
3 1 (33.33%) VPN
3 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
1 1 (33.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Principal Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Principal Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) EPoS
1 1 (33.33%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Network Architecture
1 2 (66.67%) Network Design
1 2 (66.67%) Project Planning
1 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (33.33%) B2B
2 1 (33.33%) Case Management
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (66.67%) Avaya
2 2 (66.67%) Juniper
2 2 (66.67%) Mitel
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto