The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for CCDA qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Cisco Certified Design Associate (CCDA)
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 787 846 899
Rank change year-on-year +59 +53  
Permanent jobs citing CCDA 70 63 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.085% 0.068% 0.050%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.34% 0.26% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 53 49 40
Median salary £50,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.54% +7.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00%  

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 England.

Academic & Professional Certification
England
Permanent job vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 20327 24589 28451
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 24.58% 26.59% 27.36%
Number of salaries quoted 15927 20103 22746
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,674
% change year-on-year - +1.98%  

CCDA
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

CCDA
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for CCDA in England

CCDA
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing CCDA in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for CCDA in England

CCDA
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CCDA within the England region over the 3 months to 24 June 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
South East +57 31 £50,000 -13.41% 3
London +25 15 £75,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +7 9 £55,000 +30.95%
South West +12 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire +2 5 £51,500 +47.14%
East of England 0 1 - -
Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
North West - 1 - - 1
CCDA
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 England region with a requirement for CCDA.

1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (76.23%) CCNP
3 90 (73.77%) Cisco
4 76 (62.30%) CCNA
5 68 (55.74%) WAN
6 65 (53.28%) Firewall
6 65 (53.28%) MPLS
7 62 (50.82%) OSPF
8 59 (48.36%) BGP
9 51 (41.80%) Data Centre
10 47 (38.52%) Presales
11 43 (35.25%) VMware
12 40 (32.79%) VPN
13 39 (31.97%) VoIP
13 39 (31.97%) F5
14 38 (31.15%) LAN
15 33 (27.05%) CCDP
16 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
16 32 (26.23%) Juniper
16 32 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
17 31 (25.41%) Cisco IOS
18 28 (22.95%) CCIE
18 28 (22.95%) Linux
19 26 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
20 25 (20.49%) High Availability
20 25 (20.49%) Palo Alto
20 25 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
20 25 (20.49%) CheckPoint
21 24 (19.67%) CCIP
21 24 (19.67%) Spanning Tree

CCDA
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 3 (2.46%) Skype for Business
2 1 (0.82%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 21 (17.21%) Amazon AWS
2 20 (16.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.28%) Office 365
4 1 (0.82%) IaaS
4 1 (0.82%) PaaS
4 1 (0.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 68 (55.74%) WAN
2 65 (53.28%) Firewall
2 65 (53.28%) MPLS
3 62 (50.82%) OSPF
4 59 (48.36%) BGP
5 40 (32.79%) VPN
6 39 (31.97%) VoIP
7 38 (31.15%) LAN
8 32 (26.23%) Cisco ASA
9 31 (25.41%) Cisco IOS
10 26 (21.31%) Cisco Nexus
11 24 (19.67%) Spanning Tree
12 23 (18.85%) VLAN
12 23 (18.85%) Wireless
13 19 (15.57%) Internet
14 18 (14.75%) TCP/IP
15 14 (11.48%) Cisco Wireless
16 11 (9.02%) DHCP
16 11 (9.02%) DNS
17 10 (8.20%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.64%) Big Data
2 1 (0.82%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 14 (11.48%) Telecoms
2 11 (9.02%) Finance
3 6 (4.92%) Banking
3 6 (4.92%) Financial Institution
3 6 (4.92%) Law
4 2 (1.64%) Automotive
4 2 (1.64%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (55.74%) Network Engineer
2 37 (30.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 25 (20.49%) Cisco Engineer
4 23 (18.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 21 (17.21%) Network Operations Engineer
5 21 (17.21%) Operations Engineer
6 20 (16.39%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
6 20 (16.39%) Senior Operations Engineer
7 17 (13.93%) Architect
7 17 (13.93%) Consultant
8 13 (10.66%) Senior Cisco Engineer
8 13 (10.66%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
9 11 (9.02%) Network Architect
10 10 (8.20%) Solutions Consultant
11 7 (5.74%) Cloud Architect
12 5 (4.10%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (3.28%) Presales Engineer
14 3 (2.46%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
14 3 (2.46%) Oracle Architect
14 3 (2.46%) Technical Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) Web Services
2 1 (0.82%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 51 (41.80%) Data Centre
2 20 (16.39%) Linux Command Line
3 9 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (5.74%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.28%) NHS
6 2 (1.64%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.64%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.82%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 28 (22.95%) Linux
2 8 (6.56%) Windows
3 5 (4.10%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.64%) SUSE
4 2 (1.64%) Unix
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (38.52%) Presales
2 25 (20.49%) High Availability
3 23 (18.85%) Network Design
4 14 (11.48%) Customer Requirements
4 14 (11.48%) Project Management
5 13 (10.66%) Network Architecture
5 13 (10.66%) Service Delivery
6 10 (8.20%) ITIL
6 10 (8.20%) Load Balancing
7 7 (5.74%) Network Management
8 6 (4.92%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (4.92%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (4.92%) Virtual Environments
9 5 (4.10%) Time Management
10 4 (3.28%) Service Design
11 3 (2.46%) Asset Management
11 3 (2.46%) Capacity Planning
11 3 (2.46%) CRM
11 3 (2.46%) GAP Analysis
11 3 (2.46%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (9.02%) C
2 4 (3.28%) Python
3 1 (0.82%) SQL
Qualifications
1 122 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (76.23%) CCNP
3 76 (62.30%) CCNA
4 33 (27.05%) CCDP
5 28 (22.95%) CCIE
6 24 (19.67%) CCIP
7 22 (18.03%) CCSP
8 17 (13.93%) JNCIA
9 11 (9.02%) Degree
10 9 (7.38%) CCSA
10 9 (7.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 8 (6.56%) Security Cleared
12 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
12 7 (5.74%) SC Cleared
13 6 (4.92%) CISSP
14 5 (4.10%) CISM
14 5 (4.10%) JNCIP
14 5 (4.10%) MCSA
14 5 (4.10%) MCSE
15 4 (3.28%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) SLA
2 8 (6.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.28%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 25 (20.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (9.02%) Nagios
2 8 (6.56%) SCOM
3 3 (2.46%) Cisco Prime
4 2 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (0.82%) Ansible
5 1 (0.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 90 (73.77%) Cisco
2 43 (35.25%) VMware
3 39 (31.97%) F5
4 32 (26.23%) Juniper
4 32 (26.23%) Microsoft
5 25 (20.49%) CheckPoint
5 25 (20.49%) Palo Alto
6 12 (9.84%) SolarWinds
7 11 (9.02%) Fortinet
8 10 (8.20%) HP
9 7 (5.74%) Oracle
10 5 (4.10%) Avaya
10 5 (4.10%) Citrix
11 4 (3.28%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 4 (3.28%) Aruba
11 4 (3.28%) Meraki
12 3 (2.46%) Apple
12 3 (2.46%) Barracuda Networks
12 3 (2.46%) Extreme Networks
12 3 (2.46%) IBM
South West London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Excellent - please discuss
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
aap3
Salary: £45000 - £50000.00 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
North West England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Guildford
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago