The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for CCDP qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Professional (CCDP)
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 142 118
Rank change year-on-year +20 -24  
Permanent jobs citing CCDP 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 0.084% 0.23%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.66% 0.32% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Median salary £48,500 £50,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.00% -16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.50% +3.63%  

CCDP 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 458 630 543
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 24.51% 26.37% 31.19%
Number of salaries quoted 325 438 429
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 £25,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

CCDP
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

Job vacancy trend for CCDP in Birmingham

CCDP
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for CCDP in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT jobs citing CCDP 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 CCDP.

1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
2 5 (83.33%) WAN
3 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
3 4 (66.67%) Firewall
3 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (50.00%) Network Security
4 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Presales
4 3 (50.00%) MPLS
4 3 (50.00%) Network Design
4 3 (50.00%) CCNA
4 3 (50.00%) CCDA
4 3 (50.00%) VPN
5 2 (33.33%) IBM
5 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 2 (33.33%) Avaya
5 2 (33.33%) CCIE
5 2 (33.33%) CISSP
5 2 (33.33%) Mitel
5 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
5 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
5 2 (33.33%) OSPF
5 2 (33.33%) BGP
5 2 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (33.33%) VMware

CCDP
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) WAN
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
2 4 (66.67%) Firewall
2 4 (66.67%) LAN
3 3 (50.00%) MPLS
3 3 (50.00%) Network Security
3 3 (50.00%) VPN
4 2 (33.33%) BGP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
4 2 (33.33%) OSPF
4 2 (33.33%) SSL
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) FWSM
5 1 (16.67%) Internet
5 1 (16.67%) IPsec
5 1 (16.67%) TACACS
5 1 (16.67%) VLAN
5 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (16.67%) Wireshark
5 1 (16.67%) WLAN
General
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (16.67%) Local Government
2 1 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
1 3 (50.00%) Principal Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Principal Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) CyberArk Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Security Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Security Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) OAuth
1 1 (16.67%) OpenID
1 1 (16.67%) SailPoint
1 1 (16.67%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Cyberthreat
2 1 (16.67%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
2 1 (16.67%) EPoS
2 1 (16.67%) Online Banking
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
1 3 (50.00%) Network Design
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 2 (33.33%) Network Architecture
2 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
2 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) SIEM
2 2 (33.33%) Vulnerability Management
3 1 (16.67%) B2B
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) Identity Management
3 1 (16.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL
3 1 (16.67%) ITIL V3
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) CCNP
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (50.00%) CCDA
2 3 (50.00%) CCNA
3 2 (33.33%) CCIE
3 2 (33.33%) CISSP
4 1 (16.67%) CCSE
4 1 (16.67%) IISP
4 1 (16.67%) ISSAP
4 1 (16.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) GPG13
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (16.67%) PCI DSS
1 1 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) QRadar
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) CheckPoint
3 4 (66.67%) Juniper
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya
4 2 (33.33%) F5
4 2 (33.33%) IBM
4 2 (33.33%) Mitel
4 2 (33.33%) Palo Alto
4 2 (33.33%) Splunk
4 2 (33.33%) Tufin
4 2 (33.33%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) AlgoSec
5 1 (16.67%) ArcSight
5 1 (16.67%) Computacenter
5 1 (16.67%) CyberArk
5 1 (16.67%) FireEye
5 1 (16.67%) Qualys
5 1 (16.67%) Rapid7
5 1 (16.67%) ServiceNow
5 1 (16.67%) Sourcefire